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Check my sig! M15x
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post #182 of 671
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Check my sig! M15x

Gratz m8. Should be able to do some decent gaming on that




On another note.. been meaning to post this just haven't gotten to it..

Being a first time Alienware owner, does the brand offer anymore freedom to overclock, mod drivers, or whatnot as compared to the rest of Dell's laptops?
I own several Dell laptops and none of them can have 3rd party programs like Rivatuner or a number of other things work. I haven't gotten them to work on here either, but I began to think back and if I recall, back before Dell bought Alienware, there was a few things that could be done to these machines. I couldn't find any of that old stuff like old websites and the sort, probably because Dell had them taken down or whathaveyou.

Are there any programs or apps that I can use to clock my 5870's or my i7 or something useful that is missing?
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post #183 of 671
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You can use the NVIDIA Control Panel in conjunction with the NVIDIA System Tools to overclock your GPU.

Overclocking laptops is almost always more trouble than it's worth, temps go up, battery life and component life goes down rapidly.
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post #184 of 671
And Proof at last of my Baby Pre-dell Alienware laptop with in my opinion their sickest case design.



Epic mouse pad they game me this thing is amazing dual sided high res mouse pad with rubber feet, best mouse pad I have ever used.

since people are talking about it,
will be buying a new alienware laptop when this one dies that or a voodoo.
Edited by Darkice - 7/17/10 at 12:07am
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post #185 of 671
I remember those designs! They were one of a kind!
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post #186 of 671
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Voodoo has been bought out by HP and their products have taken a pretty big hit, their laptops aren't really worth it anymore. If I were to buy from HP I'd probably get an Envy series (not the Voodoo Envy 133). I actually live in Calgary and I used to know a system builder that worked for Voodoo when they did completely custom gaming systems, during the tour I saw them working on a gold plated system... Really nice work, the entire case had been gold plated (weighed a ton) and a lot of the cables had been sleeved with black/gold-fleck sleeve, looked very shiny.

I do like the old Skullcap design, I wish they still offered it since it looks a bit more unique than the new design. Unfortunately it wouldn't go very will with the rest of the laptop design anymore. What model is that laptop? I'll add you to the list once you let me know!
Edited by Freelancer852 - 7/18/10 at 3:51pm
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post #187 of 671
oh sad to hear voodoo fell their laptops used too look sick have looked in years honestly, you already have me on your list just needed to be verified
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Darkice View Post
you already have me on your list just needed to be verified
...

Shows how great my memory is!
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Hey its cool, don't sweat it.
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post #190 of 671
I have an Area-51M 5700.
Will post a picture as soon as I get home and take it.

Really looking at getting back inside of it and at least updating the thermal paste. Kind of afraid to though since the first backpack it was in had no padding and there are several cracks in the base.


Edited by elecwolf1138 - 7/23/10 at 7:26am
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