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First, Alienware's M17x got a bit of spit and polish with a new Sandy Bridge CPU and a 3D display, then the M11x got Intel's speedy new silicon too. Now, the middle alien child has gotten a similar makeover. Christened the M14x, Alienware's newest portable rig has an Intel Core i7-2820QM 2.3 GHz CPU, up to a 750GB 7200RPM HDD, 256GB SATA2 or SATA3 SDD, a robust NVIDIA GT555M GPU, LTE or WiMAX connectivity, and your choice of 14-inch screens: either a 1366 x 768 display or a Full HD 1920 x 1080 LCD.

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why can't they make a fricking 13"....
a perfect range of laptops would be 11, 13, 15 and 17"

why the 14"?
I like 13"ers rolleyes.gif
and no cookies to anyone that makes a stupid joke about what I just said wink.gif
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I wish more manufacturers would offer 1080p/1200p on their 14" models. 1366x768 is really ugly on screens that big, and if I wanted that resolution I'd go and buy a netbook.
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You have no idea how excited I am for this! I was maybe going to get a m11xr3 but this looks like the winner... That CPU is better than my sigrigs also, which is pretty funny. Also, the 550m is nothing to sneeze at smile.gif

I saw my cousins 15x in person and it's one of the most gorgeous machines I've ever laid my eyes on. To be honest it's a lot more streamlined rather than "flashy". I know there is better laptops for cheaper but I want to be able to wake up in the morning beside my girlfriend and laptop and say "Why hello there sexy ladies" haha wink.gif
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Impressive specs, but looks like it is made of plasticine to me (maybe just this picture)

Looks fugly IMO but.. I'm considering.... no I mustn't, I have a desktop... but.. portable...
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You have no idea how excited I am for this! I was maybe going to get a m11xr3 but this looks like the winner... That CPU is better than my sigrigs also, which is pretty funny. Also, the 550m is nothing to sneeze at smile.gif

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Hahaha...ha?
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...I want to be able to wake up in the morning beside my girlfriend and laptop and say "Why hello there sexy ladies" haha wink.gif

I don't even want to know why you'd wake up beside both of them at the same time.
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I think you need help.

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harsh

In before my ninja frown.gif
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Originally Posted by Manyak;13008321 
I wish more manufacturers would offer 1080p/1200p on their 14" models. 1366x768 is really ugly on screens that big, and if I wanted that resolution I'd go and buy a netbook.

Its awesome for surfing and general use, but the graphics chips inside are just not enough to really rock 1080p or 1200p gaming. You'd see a pretty huge hit in performance for a screen resolution that is pointless in that size.
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Its awesome for surfing and general use, but the graphics chips inside are just not enough to really rock 1080p or 1200p gaming. You'd see a pretty huge hit in performance for a screen resolution that is pointless in that size.

You can always turn the resolution down in-game, but you can't turn it up.
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