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Well my screen came completely off on my M11x :\ the hinges were getting weaker and weaker and I was getting dust on the inside of my screen. Well today I went to open up my laptop and it broke frown.gif my warranty was over last month.

Anyone know if alienware is treating the hinge issue differently or do I have a overpriced paperweight now? Screen still works though.

Did you ever reported the issue? There's an official statement somewhere from Dell that they will work with people with hinges issues.
Since mine broke in summer I got a new one around September.
Give them a call, don't say anything about your warranty. They owe you a working product.
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Originally Posted by X3NIA;13374401 
Haven't joined yet

Two m17x r3, both identical.

I can't post pics until tomorrow because everything is saved on my camera at home frown.gif

(EDIT) Heres some gameplay videos I made to show FPS when I first got it I guess..

(EDIT2)

Found some pics from my posts on notebookreview.com

Ignore the rear hinge of the bottom m17x, I forgot to snap the frame surrounding the keyboard back together when I took it apart. (which pokes out the back and snaps to the bottom half of the hinge cover) One press with the fingers 5 minutes after uploading my pictures (and facepalming to myself) and its back to looking normal

They look very nice smile.gif

Why two may I ask? You have a roommate or something or you're one of those hardcore One-Guy-Team-Of-Four-People? biggrin.gif
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m11x owner here. I actually picked mine up over Black Friday, but saved a pic of the first boot for posterity's sake.
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Awaiting my M18X!!! Post pictures in.. oh.. a month? lol
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ordered a m17x r1!
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I am so tempted to upgrade to an m14x...
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Me too! But I know it's not going to be so much better than my m11x for what I do and I have my main rig to take care of...
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Hello all,

I'm looking into buying a new laptop and I am targetting the m11x R3. Ironically, where I used to buy laptops in college for "work" but actually used it for gaming, I am now buying a laptop for "gaming" but will likely use it mostly for work.

Anyway, I'm on the road a fair bit and the mx11's form factor appeals to me. I do not need a huge screen as long as the resolution looks crisp. Also, the mx11 R3 features the sandy bridge processor line and runs about $1000-1100, both of which are certainly appealing. I would think my budget would be around $1500 or so, but given that this will be a secondary machine, I don't want to go spend crazy on something that will only get used while on the road.

Thoughts or opinions? Is there a comparable PC that is superior? Is ASUS launching a series of laptops with SB processors close enough that it's worth waiting? Thanks in advance.
    
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Hello all,

I'm looking into buying a new laptop and I am targetting the m11x R3. Ironically, where I used to buy laptops in college for "work" but actually used it for gaming, I am now buying a laptop for "gaming" but will likely use it mostly for work.

Anyway, I'm on the road a fair bit and the mx11's form factor appeals to me. I do not need a huge screen as long as the resolution looks crisp. Also, the mx11 R3 features the sandy bridge processor line and runs about $1000-1100, both of which are certainly appealing. I would think my budget would be around $1500 or so, but given that this will be a secondary machine, I don't want to go spend crazy on something that will only get used while on the road.

Thoughts or opinions? Is there a comparable PC that is superior? Is ASUS launching a series of laptops with SB processors close enough that it's worth waiting? Thanks in advance.
I am not sure I have seen anything out there that offers the performance of the M11x r3 at the same size. I am looking at the M11x r3 myself due to the size/power factor.
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Hello all,

I'm looking into buying a new laptop and I am targetting the m11x R3. Ironically, where I used to buy laptops in college for "work" but actually used it for gaming, I am now buying a laptop for "gaming" but will likely use it mostly for work.

Anyway, I'm on the road a fair bit and the mx11's form factor appeals to me. I do not need a huge screen as long as the resolution looks crisp. Also, the mx11 R3 features the sandy bridge processor line and runs about $1000-1100, both of which are certainly appealing. I would think my budget would be around $1500 or so, but given that this will be a secondary machine, I don't want to go spend crazy on something that will only get used while on the road.

Thoughts or opinions? Is there a comparable PC that is superior? Is ASUS launching a series of laptops with SB processors close enough that it's worth waiting? Thanks in advance.
Well I did the same thing, I bought the r1 though, and I'm using it for work/school > gaming. I'd say keep it at minimum configs since there's barely any difference in gaming, let alone office work, maybe you want to buy an aftermarket SSD afterwards, that would be a great idea!
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Add me in as an M14x Owner.


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