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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-059-_-Product vs http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...Tpk=34-157-466

The latter is $50 less expensive after rebate.

The arguments going on in my head:
Same ****ty resolution.
HP has better GPU.
HP has better processor.
Area-51 > Pavilion series
Alienware GLOWS!!!!!111
M11x is fat and bulky for some reason.
Pavilion is not very portable because its 15.6"
M11x processor sucks donkey balls
M11x fail hinges are fail
But Dell is going to fix them soon™
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I'd go for the HP then.
    
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Any other opinions? How is the build quality on the Pavilion though? I hear a lot of bad things about them. But then again, the M11x, with the hinge issue, isn't much better.
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Does anyone know if Starcraft 2 is CPU intensive? Will a core 2 duo work?
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I play SC2 on a E6400 @ 3.2 ghz and a 5770 and its fine


however a 11.6" screen vs a 15.6?

I'd go HP in a heart beat. Cheaper, better cpu, gpu, screen
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I play SC2 on a E6400 @ 3.2 ghz and a 5770 and its fine


however a 11.6" screen vs a 15.6?

I'd go HP in a heart beat. Cheaper, better cpu, gpu, screen
Those two are lightyears above what the m11x has. The C2D is only 1.3ghz.

But okay, I think I'll go for the Pavilion then. But if two screens are the same resolution, isn't the smaller screen more valuable? That's what I thought.
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post #7 of 14
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Bump.

I'm actually leaning towards the M11x just because of the better aesthetics.

Does anyone know if its as bulky as it looks?
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post #8 of 14
Im honestly thinking about getting an M11x due to size, portability, battery life, and awesome looks with good performance over this laptop:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16834215003

Its really what you think is best and what suits your needs best. I would say go with the M11x though.
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post #9 of 14
If you want a netbook with better than netbook performance, then go with an m11x, but if you want something that will actually play games, the HP dv6 is going to be a better laptop. I don't really see how they can be compared, one is marketed towards a specific niche, the other is mainstream.
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I think my biggest question is... is the M11x that much more portable than the dv6? Because from the pictures, it looks quite bulky.
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