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Depends how much gaming you want to do; if a lot, M14x will be your choice, if just a bit, M11x would be better. I use mine for school purposes most of the time and light gaming.

 

Also weight/size is a factor. Although they are quite similar ;)

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How is the M11X for playing crysis 2?
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post #593 of 671

According to these guys: http://forum.notebookreview.com/alienware-m11x/606704-crysis-2-dx-11-m11x-r3.html

 

It should be able to play it maxed out; which is quite nice!

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By the fact that he has an Area 51 and Bose Companion 2s, I don't think he's exactly that great at making decisions...

Lol @ hating on my desktop and my speakers. I love my speakers, they are perfectly fine for what I wanted them for. Sure, in a lot of people's eyes, Alienware desktops are overpriced and a waste of money, but I love the look of my Area 51, and I honestly don't have the time to waste to build a computer that's better than it. Sure, I could have had another company build me a better computer, but I don't think any other rig looks as nice as mine, but that's just my preference.
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$5K and you didn't get the 2960XM (or whatever the EE chip is now adays)

The i7 2860QM is the best chip that Alienware offers for the m17x.
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Lol @ hating on my desktop and my speakers. I love my speakers, they are perfectly fine for what I wanted them for. Sure, in a lot of people's eyes, Alienware desktops are overpriced and a waste of money, but I love the look of my Area 51, and I honestly don't have the time to waste to build a computer that's better than it. Sure, I could have had another company build me a better computer, but I don't think any other rig looks as nice as mine, but that's just my preference.

That's not exactly the right mindset but okay :/
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The i7 2860QM is the best chip that Alienware offers for the m17x.

indeed such is the case.....

now you just need to ebay yourself the XM! biggrin.gif
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That's not exactly the right mindset but okay :/


These speakers are actually amazing, if you can get them ~100$ cheaper. I wouldn't qualify them as bad.

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post #599 of 671
Hi,
You can add me to the M17x club:)

i7-2630QM
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HD 6870m 1gb



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Edited by celticguardian1 - 2/6/12 at 6:35am
post #600 of 671
I have a question for you guys. biggrin.gif

A friend of mine recently got a M18x and is having problems connecting to his Samsung LED TV via the HDMI out. Is there something beyond the Nvidia control panel he should be using? I've read posts in other forums with the same issue. Thanks for the help! thumb.gif
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