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I'm not sure if I like it yet or not but I noticed today when I play BF3 after the new patch my keyboard changes colors. When i'm at 100% it's white, when I get shot it turns red and when my health gets lower it starts flashing red. When I'm at the spawn screen it changes other colors. Does anyone elses computer do this after the most recent patch? I'm wondering if it's the game or a setting on my computer?

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is that an alienware? rolleyes.gif

I can't comment since I don't have one; but I'll bump this up for ya.

A pretty cool indicator though if the patch did affect the AW keyboard like that; an extra visual indicator wink.gif
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Haha, yea it's an Alienware. I like their laptop line, i'm a sucker for the light up keyboards and enough performance to play bf3 on mostly ultra. But I know it's like a bad word on here.
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I think that's pretty cool. I wouldn't worry about it thumb.gif.

Obviously the visuals change on cue so it's not something unintentional.
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what's wrong with alienware? they're like the most well-known MFG for gaming computers.

anyway looks awesome. probably because of the lastest client update for bf3.
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what's wrong with alienware? they're like the most well-known MFG for gaming computers.
anyway looks awesome. probably because of the lastest client update for bf3.

not really when you have stuff like clevo and sagar around as well....and some people just don't like em cause they got bought by dell.
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not really when you have stuff like clevo and sagar around as well....and some people just don't like em cause they got bought by dell.

Ask someone if he knows Sager or Clevo. He probably doesn't. Alienware on the other hand... How many people here ended up making custom PCs because someone told them their future alienware computer was a bad deal and they should build one themselves? I'm sure there are some. thumb.gif
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what's wrong with alienware? they're like the most well-known MFG for gaming computers.
anyway looks awesome. probably because of the lastest client update for bf3.

Prices can get pretty ridiculous, and like all other dell products they have a cheap proprietary mainboard that has absolutely no overhead. If you plan to upgrade or overclock beyond what they will overclock it for you, expect smoke.

Cyberpowerpc did fine by me, I paid $650 and got a deal thanks to a decent sale. Couldn't buy the components for that at the time.

But back on topic, I hope there's an option in the menu that allows you to disable that, because I imagine it could get annoying after a while. And if I was playing on battery I'd want the LED's off.
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shoot a video of that...
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I actually think this is helping me while in the game. I'm starting to like it quite a bit smile.gif
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