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[Engadget] Manual for M11x R3 indicates GT540M

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If the previous Alienware M11x R3 spec leak got you all giddy, then we have some good news for you: according to a manual dug up by one of our eagle-eyed readers, it appears that this year's M11x refresh will indeed be coming with second-gen Core i5 ULV and Core i7 ULV options, along with a faster DDR3 bus (1333MHz instead of 800MHz), a higher-res webcam (2MP instead of 1.3MP), an HD TrueLife LCD, and optional 3G / 4G mobile broadband. But of course, the real meat on this laptop is its graphics card, which turns out to be an NVIDIA GeForce GT540M with either 1Gb or 2GB of dedicated memory -- not bad for a laptop of this size.


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Edited by Mr.Pie - 4/8/11 at 9:31pm
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Not bad, but does it actually need the 2Gb Vram?
 
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Overpriced, overhyped netbook. lol @ "gaming" on an 11" screen.
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Who cares!? A GT 540M will conquer any game out there. Very powerful little GPU there, at least it is for 1366x768. That is gonna be sweeeeeet. ^_^ I might consider buying one just because.
     
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Who cares!? A GT 540M will conquer any game out there. Very powerful little GPU there, at least it is for 1366x768. That is gonna be sweeeeeet. ^_^ I might consider buying one just because.
this
its comparable to a 5650/6550M from the AMD side
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If people think they've experienced a game on an 11" screen they are mistaken and I pity them.
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If people think they've experienced a game on an 11" screen they are mistaken and I pity them.
It's still nice to have both a desktop and portable gaming solution
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not a huge upgrade from the original gt 335m. nevertheless still a great card to pack into a 11" notebook
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wow... that's a very powerful card for that laptop...

according to http://www.notebookcheck.net/NVIDIA-...M.41715.0.html It's comparable to a 5770/5750, that's insane O.o

Starcraft: High - ~37FPS

Bad Company 2: Medium - ~46FPS / High - ~31FPS

Black Ops: High - ~57fps

MW2: Ultra - 58FPS

Crysis: High - ~31FPS

Pretty impressive for a laptop of this caliber
Edited by ZainyAntics - 4/8/11 at 5:24am
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Originally Posted by ZainyAntics View Post
wow... that's a very powerful card for that laptop...

according to http://www.notebookcheck.net/NVIDIA-...M.41715.0.html It's comparable to a 5770/5750, that's insane O.o
It's actually a little faster -- Major issue is going to be maturing drivers on a mobile platform, actually.
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