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Im actually kinda upset to see they didn't give it an i5 haswell option. the i7 on that 14 is so overdone. I would like to see more options from alienware on this.


Their M15X had an aluminum case before btw.
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overpriced for children that don't know better - may have fell for this sort of hardware when i just left school. Its great to grow up sometimes even if i am a child at heart thumb.gif
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14 inch has a 1366x768 res. That's terrible. Still, I must be the only one who thinks the only M series was in need of a refresh. I mean, they've had these same chassis for years now. These redesigns look like crap though. Maybe it's one of those things where they look like crap in pictures and cool when you have one in your hands.
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14 inch has a 1366x768 res. That's terrible. Still, I must be the only one who thinks the only M series was in need of a refresh. I mean, they've had these same chassis for years now. These redesigns look like crap though. Maybe it's one of those things where they look like crap in pictures and cool when you have one in your hands.

They have a 1080P res option now.

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Im actually kinda upset to see they didn't give it an i5 haswell option. the i7 on that 14 is so overdone. I would like to see more options from alienware on this.


Their M15X had an aluminum case before btw.

They are coming with an i5 option soon. It will be 100 usd cheaper. It was on a news site you can google it. Yeah i know about the m15x. That was a few years ago though.
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14 inch has a 1366x768 res. That's terrible. Still, I must be the only one who thinks the only M series was in need of a refresh. I mean, they've had these same chassis for years now. These redesigns look like crap though. Maybe it's one of those things where they look like crap in pictures and cool when you have one in your hands.
It goes up to 1080P

And no I posted a thread on their official forums about how I hope they wouldn't change the way the laptops look, but hey its not my product or company I'm just a supporter.
Still for the equipement included they are some pretty damn nicely done laptops with reasonable price points. I just would like to see 2 options from the 14.
i5 haswell, and a 1600x900 screen like in the last 14 inch iterations.

For the 17, I want to see my AMD cards. I want a 17 with an AMD like the one I just got done building. Or rather I want that to be an option incase alienware has to replace my m17x due to warranty concerns.
Edited by FranBunnyFFXII - 6/11/13 at 10:46am
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http://www.engadget.com/2013/06/11/dell-alienware-14-17-18-hands-on/?utm_medium=feed&utm_source=Feed_Classic&utm_campaign=Engadget

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A Core i5 version of the 14 is also on the way, and will start around $1,099. Hopefully we'll review one of these soon, but until then have a look at some hands-on photos, a detailed spec table and a trio of promo videos, all embedded after the break.

Edit: Something else that grew on me is the screen. It won't have the glass that gets the key marks all over it after closing then opening it now.
Edited by Shiftstealth - 6/11/13 at 10:48am
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It goes up to 1080P

And no I posted a thread on their official forums about how I hope they wouldn't change the way the laptops look, but hey its not my product or company I'm just a supporter.
Still for the equipement included they are some pretty damn nicely done laptops with reasonable price points. I just would like to see 2 options from the 14.
i5 haswell, and a 1600x900 screen like in the last 14 inch iterations.

For the 17, I want to see my AMD cards. I want a 17 with an AMD like the one I just got done building. Or rather I want that to be an option incase alienware has to replace my m17x due to warranty concerns.

AMD Hasn't released their high end notebook GPU's yet. I think they are a bit baffled that the GTX 780m has the full 1536 Shaders. All they had planned for the 8970m was a 50Mhz clock increase.
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Oh nice.

Im not too worried myself I just finished my laptop rig, and im saving up for my triple screens, and the HD9970M, but I help people with laptops all the time and people need my insight.
So its a need to know for me.
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Oh nice.

Im not too worried myself I just finished my laptop rig, and im saving up for my triple screens, and the HD9970M, but I help people with laptops all the time and people need my insight.
So its a need to know for me.
They didn't introduce the i5 on the m14x R2 at launch either i think.
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what?

http://www.laptopspec.net/wp-content/uploads/2009/07/Alienware_Area-51_m9750.jpg

such a SICK looking lid :O
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