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Poll Results: Which one of the two in the picture?

 
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  • 48% (18)
    Neither
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post #11 of 32
Honestly I think you should wait until amd comes out with their hybrid graphics, which turns off the discrete gpu when not needed leading to better battery.
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post #12 of 32
The one on the left, it's smaller, probably lighter and would have a lot better battery life. I warn you though, my friend has an alienware laptop and his cpu idles at 70c and goes up to 90c on load
    
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post #13 of 32
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Originally Posted by ace8uk View Post
The one on the left, it's smaller, probably lighter and would have a lot better battery life. I warn you though, my friend has an alienware laptop and his cpu idles at 70c and goes up to 90c on load
Not really worried about that much... if it breaks they fix it lol...

Again battery life isn't an issue because I would almost always be plugged in.
post #14 of 32
why spend so much money on a laptop simply because its alienware? cheaper laptops can be had that perform the same, right?

I guess the one on the left looks better, raid and SLI are totally unnecessary on a laptop...
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post #15 of 32
If you are going to spend >75% of the time with the laptop plugged in....why the hell would you get a laptop?!

Get a freaking desktop and a PDA
    
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post #16 of 32
17" laptop is to much

the screen kills battery, the power required to fuel graphics to that screen is also too much for a battery

get the 15" and be glad it isnt any bigger!besides 8700M's in SLI....come on dude an 8800GTX M is more than enough
    
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post #17 of 32
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If you are going to spend >75% of the time with the laptop plugged in....why the hell would you get a laptop?!

Get a freaking desktop and a PDA
Because of travel? Who wants to carry around a cosmos S that weights maybe 50 pounds with both loops full? A 22" monitor and all the hardware to go with it?
post #18 of 32
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why spend so much money on a laptop simply because its alienware? cheaper laptops can be had that perform the same, right?

I guess the one on the left looks better, raid and SLI are totally unnecessary on a laptop...

The pure looks honestly. If you do have some links for some other laptops with the same performance I will be more than willing to take a look at them. I seen one from asus, but I don't buy asus products any more.
post #19 of 32
How much are you willing to spend?
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post #20 of 32
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How much are you willing to spend?
I'm up to around 3400-4000.
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