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So I bought an Alienware m11x for $700 after tax (including internal bluetooth).
i3 520um
GT 335m
8GB RAM
320GB HD

BUT NOW I SEE A LENOVO IDEAPAD Y560 FOR $520 AFTER TAX!
i3 380m (NOT UNDERCLOCKED like the m11x)
HD 5730 (Better than 335m)
4GB RAM (Who needs more than 4 on a laptop!?)
500GB HD

DILEMMA!!!!!

I already canceled an order for an m11x before. I'm not sure what to do!!! Should I cancel again?
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post #2 of 34
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Both of these deals are/were REALLY, REALLY great deals but I'd have to say that the Y560 is a better deal.

But I also have to consider the hassle of canceling the order and the loss of backlit keys.
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I know I would! Saving a lot of money for a better performing machine.
    
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post #4 of 34
Ideapad. The M11x has hinge issues. Dreadful, dreadful, hinge issues.
post #5 of 34
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Is Lenovo's build quality better than Alienware's, ignoring the hinge issues?
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post #6 of 34
Quote:
Originally Posted by Idra View Post
Is Lenovo's build quality better than Alienware's, ignoring the hinge issues?
Alienware is trash, Lenovo is a god.
If you are looking for a laptop Lenovo or Asus. End of story.
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post #7 of 34
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I've decided I want the Lenovo more.

However, to make this more dramatic. This price is the result of a mistake. The coupon code to make the price so low is not meant to be used on this laptop.

If I cancel my m11x (whose sale is over) to buy this laptop, I might end up with NO laptop.
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post #8 of 34
Difficult, I would never waste my time with alienware unless it was the full blown full spec model
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post #9 of 34
Quote:
Originally Posted by Idra View Post
I've decided I want the Lenovo more.

However, to make this more dramatic. This price is the result of a mistake. The coupon code to make the price so low is not meant to be used on this laptop.

If I cancel my m11x (whose sale is over) to buy this laptop, I might end up with NO laptop.
That sucks...But I would still recommend Lenovo.
Also, you have a very powerful tower, do you need a premium level laptop too?
Buy a Lenovo Laptop within your budget and call it done.
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post #10 of 34
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Originally Posted by PhilWrir View Post
That sucks...But I would still recommend Lenovo.
Also, you have a very powerful tower, do you need a premium level laptop too?
Buy a Lenovo Laptop within your budget and call it done.
But I might end up with no laptop if I go for the Lenovo.

$480 + tax is a very great deal for an i3 380m + HD 5730 laptop. I'm not sure if they'd honor it.
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