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01-26-2011   #1 (permalink)
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Default Alienware M15x

I'm about to order one through Amazon, and I just want to ask the opinion of all of you, if you guys think it's worth 1,500$ (On Amazon Sale) without the shipping fee

And if any of you guys have one, please share your sentiments!

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If you're willing, wait a while more for Sandy Bridge before you buy.
But no idea when Dell will add the new sandy bridge Alienware.
Intel’s Sandy Bridge i7-2820QM: Upheaval in the Mobile Landscape - AnandTech :: Your Source for Hardware Analysis and News

I'm guessing, it won't really take that long
http://www.tomshardware.com/news/San...ark,11772.html
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sandy bridge is such a monster.

There are way better gaming laptops out there. Alienware is lol, overhyped, and expensive. MSi and ASUS has been making better gaming laptops then Alienware for the price.
 
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nooooo ASUS g73!! is so win that thing, costs around... 1200 1400 last time i checked
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i think that owns m15x
 
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nooooo ASUS g73!! is so win that thing, costs around... 1200 1400 last time i checked
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i think that owns m15x
looks better too.

 
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5870 model has a lot of issues. GTX460 one is a better buy, but GTX560 is out and laptop GPU will be follow.

I suggest you don't buy any laptop until a good number of sandy bridge gaming laptops are out.
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New: Sandy Bridge recalled due to design flaw.
Guess it would be a while later before you can buy them.
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My system running Sandy Bridge is at my parent's place now. Gotta RMA it in April. My own i7 rig will have to wait until school is done. T_T; arg.
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Thanks guys, I might buy the GTX460 or 560 instead. I can't wait for Sandy Bridge anymore, my laptop is falling apart. XD
 
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I suggest you to get an ASUS. They're designed to be beasts.
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I'm about to order one through Amazon, and I just want to ask the opinion of all of you, if you guys think it's worth 1,500$ (On Amazon Sale) without the shipping fee

And if any of you guys have one, please share your sentiments!

Thanks.
I didn't recognize this thread until now. At Woot® : One Day, One Deal™, they were selling the M15x for around $800 for free shipping. The site is a 1 day sale website, but you can search for other sales in the SellOut section. I'm not sure if the offer is still available, but best of luck to you if you find it!
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i have the exact same problem.

uncharted, i searched asus g73. 1,669.95? ohmygod. :c
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G73 cost under $1000 during boxing day.
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