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I'd go with dual 6990M's, because it's $700 cheaper than dual 580's, uses 50W less peak power, 5% slower overall but 15% faster in Metro 2033. AND... Alienware M18x. That origin junk is a joke. No point getting a 6-core that uses 125W, when you can get a quad @2.7ghz using 45W (probably 4ghz and 70W). So, either a i7-2860QM or i7-2960XM($550 more).

http://www.notebookcheck.net/Review-GeForce-GTX-580M-SLI-vs-Radeon-HD-6990M-CF.60232.0.html

http://configure.us.dell.com/dellstore/config.aspx?oc=dkcwkvwhd&c=us&l=en&s=dhs&cs=19&model_id=alienware-m18x As suggested, $3750, probably a little more with extra options (16GB RAM, SSD, blu-ray w/e)
 
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I find xotic and malibal are the best. Go on their websites and customise, you can also go on the phone and ask for some discounts because you are spending a lot, all about persuation techniques biggrin.gif
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Originally Posted by Semedar;15392888 
I've built one on that site for kicks. Over $11k eek.gif

Same one from Alienware is $7300 (The M18x maxed out). Which would still be around $350 cheaper than the maxed out Sager model. tongue.gif

But you would still strugged at certain moments with even twin 580Ms in SLI. they're actually just barely behind a GTX 580 in most games but overclocking can help win that battle. biggrin.gif
     
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post #14 of 19
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Originally Posted by Arinoth;15392751 
Just make sure to never keep that laptop on your lap ever, unless you want to be quickly and permanently sterilized. I imagine as well that beast needs to be plugged in most the time with the battery life last not that long either.

I love how the default free t-shirt from that site is a Large


The sterilization thing is a myth. Get informed before you spout off nonsense.

I work around high powered RF all day, and I did just fine. My best friend (same job field) works around SATCOM systems (and has for the past 20 years) that pump out up to 275 Watts of power on the low end. He has 2 boys and a little girl on the way, all normal and healthy.
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post #15 of 19
Quote:
Originally Posted by Sneaky Payload;15439571 
The sterilization thing is a myth. Get informed before you spout off nonsense.

I work around high powered RF all day, and I did just fine. My best friend (same job field) works around SATCOM systems (and has for the past 20 years) that pump out up to 275 Watts of power on the low end. He has 2 boys and a little girl on the way, all normal and healthy.

The sterilization ordeal isn't a myth. It's been proven that it can hinder your chances at conceiving a child.
     
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post #16 of 19
You would need something with crossfire 6990m's, and that would run you about $2300.

Check out XoticPC, they have good deals.

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post #17 of 19
Quote:
Originally Posted by Imglidinhere;15450152 
The sterilization ordeal isn't a myth. It's been proven that it can hinder your chances at conceiving a child.

It might hinder your chances for a few weeks at most. Hell, they state wearing tight underwear can hinder your chances. I but this in the same vein as the
Mountain Dew alters your sperm count myth". Once your meatballs return to a regular temperature, you are fine.

If this were true, gamers would die off.

And laptops have not been around long enough to see the long term effects.

And yes, laptops being around for around 30ish years still isn't long term enough to decide on this.
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post #18 of 19
Get a smaller resolution monitor and you should be able to max out settings much more easily.
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post #19 of 19
My alienware m18x with a 2860qm and crossfire 6990s does juuuust fine biggrin.gif
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