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Hey guys im having trouble choosing a laptop, im between
Alienware M17x

And MSI

Both laptops cost equally (1499) but i have a discount for the MSI so the real price is 1289 for that one.

Wich one should i buy?

btw. 1500 is my budget so i wont upgrade nothing. smile.gif
THANK YOU.
post #2 of 39
go msi, alienware has horrible customer support

edit: id also take a look at the asus computers, i got a top end gaming laptop for $900 when it was new, didnt disapoint
    
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I would go for the MSI laptop. At this price, it's a no-brainer since it's got a low more memory (not that you'll need 12GB of RAM) and twice the storage. The CPU and GPU are similar and the MSI is 15,6" which I personally prefer. The price is very good too.
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Msi!
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post #5 of 39
Asus's RoG laptops have great specs AND they look great. They are a bit on the big side though.
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post #6 of 39
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And how about the asus, would it be a good choice buying one instead of the msi and the alienware?
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Originally Posted by G3rard;15216053 
And how about the asus, would it be a good choice buying one instead of the msi and the alienware?

as long as you dont plan on adding linux to your boot setup you wont have any problems
    
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Asus
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