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Originally Posted by nz3777 View Post

Build it yourself man, that way you can pick whatever your heart desires~! Nothing wrong with Alienware I just perfer to choose my own equipment. You can get a hell of a much better build if you do it yourself

*facepalm* Its a laptop guys.

 

the laptop thegreatsquare posted is fantastic and of MUCH better build quality.

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Check some of ASUS laptop, also saw some of MSI's on sale as well few days ago with a 780M around 1700 and had a SSD included.
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Oh laptop? Iam sorry then. Digital Storm has some nice lap tops do they not?
     
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post #24 of 29
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Originally Posted by TehOnlyMITTENS View Post

*facepalm* Its a laptop guys.

the laptop thegreatsquare posted is fantastic and of MUCH better build quality.

If by "build quality" you mean durability and sturdiness, then no. The build quality of Sagers is not as good as people like to think. Sager beats Alienware and Dell in quality control, because Sager resellers have competent testers, but that's about it.

That deal is not good.
Edited by Indefatigable - 9/3/13 at 7:08pm
post #25 of 29
Yea my r3 is still going strong after 2.5 years of use. Plus I can stick whatever card I want (680m, 780m, 7970m, 8970m) and beyond if I chose to. Can't say the same of most of the sagers from the same eras. wink.gif
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post #26 of 29
So much Alienware hate here. LOL.

Ignore the trolls, if you like the Alienware styling and can get a decent price - then go for it. The support is no better or worse than anybody else, I've heard enough HP, MSI and ASUS horror stories to say it's probably a crap shoot when the time calls to make a support call.

The machine you linked is roughly equivalent to the ASUS G750JX I bought about 1.5 months ago, and the price is almost exactly the same. I prefer the styling of the G750 and the raked/sloped profile of the keyboard/front of the machine. The Alienware was too "tall" for me in the front, and didn't mesh well with my typing posture. That thing is REALLY tall in the front, seems like 1.5" high. LOL.

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Originally Posted by hammong View Post

So much Alienware hate here. LOL.

Ignore the trolls, if you like the Alienware styling and can get a decent price - then go for it. The support is no better or worse than anybody else, I've heard enough HP, MSI and ASUS horror stories to say it's probably a crap shoot when the time calls to make a support call.

The machine you linked is roughly equivalent to the ASUS G750JX I bought about 1.5 months ago, and the price is almost exactly the same. I prefer the styling of the G750 and the raked/sloped profile of the keyboard/front of the machine. The Alienware was too "tall" for me in the front, and didn't mesh well with my typing posture. That thing is REALLY tall in the front, seems like 1.5" high. LOL.

Greg

Yea that is quite a large change compared to their previous generation of notebooks. The older ones were kinda sloped with the grills. New look is growing on me though. smile.gif
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Gotta say... for the price, there are a good number of G75VX machines on fleabay going for $900 as a refurb. They've got the 670MX as the GPU. I'm gonna snag one for my next machine. The other thread about OCing that GPU is kinda crazy and shows that GPU has tremendous value for the potential performance it gives. biggrin.gif
     
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Gotta say... for the price, there are a good number of G75VX machines on fleabay going for $900 as a refurb. They've got the 670MX as the GPU. I'm gonna snag one for my next machine. The other thread about OCing that GPU is kinda crazy and shows that GPU has tremendous value for the potential performance it gives. biggrin.gif

Newegg has them too, in case you wish to add a warranty.
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