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All that room and no Numpad?
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Originally Posted by Jackeduphard View Post
if i had 2500$ to burn in a bucket of trash i would too. u can get this and better out of a Samsung laptop for 1/3 the price and put hacken tosh on it for you.
trackpad, awesome screen, build quality/materials + being able to walk in to an apple store if i have a problem, is WELL worth the extra price.
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All that room and no Numpad?
yea i agree, it looks rather empty. lol. i was disappointed with that too. its the same size keyboard for 13 15 and 17inch models. lol

but oh well, its a joy to type on.

and not having the number pad keeps it nice and centered.
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All that room and no Numpad?
I'd rather a centred keyboard. The offset on my HP 17 inch due to the numpad drives me nuts. Also, try to avoid dealing with Apple CS. I've had a few small issues with my 2011 upspecced 13, and they were impossible. Aside from that, congratulations, and enjoy your purchase!
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Been kicking around the idea of picking up a laptop lately myself! Hope it fills the niche for you.

Personally I am looking at 13" models, ultra-portable with dedicated graphics. There are some interesting notebooks out there!
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17 inches and no number pad?

not hating, that just seems weird for a laptop of that size.

it will be nice if windows 8 deals with and helps solve some of the issues so that trackpads can function more like mac pads. That is one really nice part about them that pc laptops struggle with mightily.

Also Alienware doesn't blow, just they are overpriced for what you get often times just like macs. If you can find a deal their build quality/feel is very high end and certain of their parts are very nice. My m17xr2 has the WUXGA RGB led screen which is better then any laptop screen I have ever seen
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Yikes
Big ballin! Nice laptop tho, wish I had the money for one.

but im not so sure about your last comment.. apple CS isn't the best
i don't know what you mean, every time I've had an issue with an iPhone or iPod I've usually walked out of there within 10 minutes with a brand new one in my hand.
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post #18 of 102
May not be the best for gaming, but I always drool whenever I see a 17" macbook. Even the older gen 17inchers are just sexy. I don't like Mac os x personally but if I had an unlimited budget on a laptop I'd pick one up, no doubt. Quite jelly mate.
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i don't know what you mean, every time I've had an issue with an iPhone or iPod I've usually walked out of there within 10 minutes with a brand new one in my hand.
I guess its their Phone CS thats not that great then. They try to get every penny out of you when you have a problem with something.
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The build quality and multi-touch trackpad are definitely unparalleled in the laptop world, that's for sure. Enjoy your new gadget!
This. The screen quality is also unparalleled by anything else. Sager...........does not hold a candle....Sager is cheap stuff.

Now all it needs is a format and Windows install and it will be awesome!
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