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I am in the market for a very small laptop. 13 in at the very most. I want a powerful CPU and enough beef video card wise to play modern games well.

The only thing I have found that fits this bill is the Alienware M11x and I would rather burn my money in a bonfire than buy a Dell product...

So is there anything that fits the bill that is from another manufacturer?
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Got a budget? I know after I bought my m11x I found a small gaming computer seller that had a 13" with similar specs.. i'll just have to look for it. lol. But to my knowledge, no, none of the big guys have an opponent.
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post #3 of 37
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by BlackVenom;14585884 
Got a budget? I know after I bought my m11x I found a small gaming computer seller that had a 13" with similar specs.. i'll just have to look for it. lol. But to my knowledge, no, none of the big guys have an opponent.

Well I am hoping to keep it less than $1200. That's what a loaded m11x costs right now.
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post #5 of 37
+1 to what reflex said

the timelineX is a beaut
post #6 of 37
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by reflex99;14586652 
Acer 3830TG

http://www.overclock.net/laptops-netbooks/1087256-got-new-laptop-acer-3830tg-status.html

with a bit of work, it is a very good laptop.

Looks very sweet!!!! What do you mean by a bit of work?
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I heard IBuyPower made a pretty epic laptop, its huge and has PC rather than laptop components, but it's anything but small and compact....
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post #8 of 37
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by Caseyds620;14589251 
I heard IBuyPower made a pretty epic laptop, its huge and has PC rather than laptop components, but it's anything but small and compact....

The whole point is to be small. This will be replacing my netbook. Like I said 13in at the very largest
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post #9 of 37
Quote:
Originally Posted by killeraxemannic;14589225 
Looks very sweet!!!! What do you mean by a bit of work?

Stock, it has a bit of a throttling issue when doing tasks that involve both GPU+GPU.

If you work at it a bit (you can see specifically what i have done in my thread), you can make it manageable, and to where the trottling is not an issue. Even after said mods, it is still faster than m11x.
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RAMHard DriveOSMonitor
1GB DDR 333MHz Samsung Spinpoint 250GB Windows XP Professional 1920X1200 Integrated LCD 
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Alienware M9700 chassis 
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Core i7 3615QM @2.3GHz Apple Logic Board Intel HD 4000 Nvidia GT 650M 512MB 
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16GB 1600MHz DDR3 500GB Samsung 840  OSX 10.10 1440x900  
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85W PSU Schiit Modi Schiit Magni 2 Über DT770 Pro 
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Intel i7 3770K MSI Z77 Big Bang MPower Radeon R9 270X 4X4GB G.Skill  
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post #10 of 37
[ame="http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00519CDDC"]Amazon.com: Lenovo Y570 08622MU 15.6-Inch Laptop (Dusk Black): Computers & Accessories[/ame]

If you can live with a 15.6 I just bought this last week.
Great Spec's

* Intel 2nd Generation Core i5 - 2410M
* 15.6" HD (1366 x 768 pixels) LED backlight, 220 nit, 16:9 aspect ratio
* 4GB DDR3 Memory, 750GB HDD Storage
* NVIDIA Geforce GT555M Discrete Graphics, 1GB Dedicated DDR5 VRAM
* SRS Premium Surround Sound audio enhancement with JBL designed

There is no throttling
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