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Dell Alienware M11x Laptop: Intel Core i5 520UM (1.066 GHz) CPU, 8GB DDR3, 11.6" (1366x768) WLED LCD w/ Webcam, 320GB HD, WiFi N, 1GB GeForce GT 335M, Windows 7

All for $700 after 8.75% New York tax.

Not too bad, right?
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That's insane.

But as for the hinge issues, they are real. I had to open up the screen and superglue the stripped screws into their holes. Works great now but not sure if you wanna go through that trouble.
    
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post #33 of 37
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Originally Posted by Idra View Post
How about the HP Envy? No one seems to talk about it on these forums.
After all the overheating issues everybody turned their attention elsewhere.

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Dell Alienware M11x Laptop: Intel Core i5 520UM (1.066 GHz) CPU, 8GB DDR3, 11.6" (1366x768) WLED LCD w/ Webcam, 320GB HD, WiFi N, 1GB GeForce GT 335M, Windows 7

All for $700 after 8.75% New York tax.

Not too bad, right?
Good deal.
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When I spoke to a representative, he said that the the new hinges were already in use. I'm not sure if he was BSing but if anything, Dell is responsible for fixing the hinges for free (or so I think).
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post #35 of 37
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When I spoke to a representative, he said that the the new hinges were already in use. I'm not sure if he was BSing but if anything, Dell is responsible for fixing the hinges for free (or so I think).
Existing systems will have the hinges replaced, whether they are under warranty or not. Probably have to pay though... at least in shipping charges.

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ETA "around March," though "the start date range hinges is dependent on a 3rd party vendor and other details so it is not concrete."
The good news for owners is that broken hinges will be fixed regardless of whether the warranty on the M11x has run out or not
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I thought they were having a technician come over to our houses to replace them. That's what I heard.. but it was from a slickdeal forum member so I'm not sure if it was reliable.
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post #37 of 37
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Originally Posted by Idra View Post
Dell Alienware M11x Laptop: Intel Core i5 520UM (1.066 GHz) CPU, 8GB DDR3, 11.6" (1366x768) WLED LCD w/ Webcam, 320GB HD, WiFi N, 1GB GeForce GT 335M, Windows 7

All for $700 after 8.75% New York tax.

Not too bad, right?
I picked one of those up, $682.29 after taxes, shipped. That's a hard deal to beat IMO, a bit of a niche laptop but it's a capable modern system, just not a powerhouse.
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