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post #501 of 671
It was a terrible experience trying to get it ordered, but after 2 days, I have a new m14x on its way. Will be my first Alienware Computer and I have had a macbook the last 4 years...hoping this lives up to my expectations and i don't end up wishing i would have spent the extra money and gotten another macbook.
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post #502 of 671
I had macbooks and I currently have an Alienware, they are different depending on the purpose. But overall I feel like the Alienware was not a bad decision
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post #503 of 671
I used to only use pc laptops and once i got my first macbook(current macbook) 4 years ago I couldnt believe I didn't try it earlier. None of my pc laptops ever lasted this long and worked this well the whole time. A few months ago i was in the market for a desktop and ended up buying a 27'' Imac, had it for a week and took it back and went back to my roots and built my own PC. The Imac was too slow and the specs were too low for what it cost me. I built my PC for the same cost with much much better specs. I was skeptical for the first week but I am happy I went the route i did. So recently when i decided its time for a new laptop I looked at the Macs...to get a decently equipped macbook with a quad core it was gonna cost me over 2k...So I started looking at PC laptops and love the look of the alienware. Specs were pretty good and the price wasnt bad either. Now i just need to stop clicking refresh on my order status page and wait Im hoping to have it by the end of the month.
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post #504 of 671
I just had to RMA my m18x D: Drive died and the case was loose.
    
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post #505 of 671
Hey guys can I get an add? Did not realize there was a an AW community over here.
I have the M15x 940XM, 460M, 8GB DDR3 Intel 300GB 320 SSD for a work rig.
Edited by Kurtis - 9/28/11 at 10:27pm
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post #506 of 671
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Added! Welcome to the club!
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post #507 of 671
Is the battery life on Alienwares still abysmal?
 
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post #508 of 671
Which ones? My M11x does ~2-3hrs of gaming and ~7hrs of office work (with wifi)
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post #509 of 671
Quote:
Originally Posted by Pibbz View Post
Is the battery life on Alienwares still abysmal?
My m14x does about 5 hours surfing 2 gaming on battery.

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post #510 of 671
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I get about 6 hours of passive use, 2 and a half hours of Furmark on my M15x with the extended battery.
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