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December 22, 2012 8:40:55 PM

Hi guys, it's me again.
I was thinking about to buy alienware m17x r4 but my question is:
Will he run games like Crysis 3 and "Battlefield 4" using his own configuration, and with 7970m

Thanks.

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December 22, 2012 8:46:00 PM

ballarin said:
Hi guys, it's me again.
I was thinking about to buy alienware m17x r4 but my question is:
Will he run games like Crysis 3 and "Battlefield 4" using his own configuration, and with 7970m

Thanks.


We dont know, but probably on high.

Youl get a much better deal on a gaming laptop from other brands like ASUS

example:

m17x 2300$
-i7 @ 3.2ghz
-7970m
-8gb DDR3
-1tb HDD
-DVD
-2.5 hour battery life

ASUS RoG laptop- $1800
-i7 @ 3.6ghz
-GTX 685m
-16GB DDR3
-256gb SSD + 500GB HDD
-Blu-Ray
-5 hour battery life
December 22, 2012 9:15:00 PM

This asus should probably have 675 not 685... I need a laptop which will run at ultra settings just can be around $2000... or a little bit more.
Just have to know which Laptop will run. I know it doesn't lauch yet but we can imagine if it will run
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December 22, 2012 9:46:20 PM

+1 on that Asus. If those are the specs, it's a beast. Way better than the M17
a b D Laptop
December 22, 2012 9:56:28 PM

Also, if you're going to buy the M17x, then you need to make sure that you are buying it in a configuration that includes the upgraded 1920x1080 display. You generally should not buy the Alienware M17x in any configuration that includes the default 1600x900 display.

1600x900 resolution in a 17.3" display makes things onscreen large, and 17.3" displays that have 1600x900 resolution tend to be low-grade LCD panels with very poor image quality due to low contrast. You should make a point to avoid displays like this (15.6" 1366x768, 17.3" 1600x900, etc.) when it is reasonable to do so, unless you require the larger text for eyesight-related reasons.

This puts the cheapest recommendable configuration of the M17x at $1649, and then the GPU upgrades will add further cost onto that.
December 22, 2012 10:24:40 PM

M17x r4 is a good buy? Or it's better to get another laptop?
December 23, 2012 12:49:47 AM

These asus is better than alienware? Not possible... anyway I need a great pc you guys are saying g75vw is a big deal, but I can get better performamce with some more bucks... any alternative to the asus g75vw?
December 23, 2012 12:54:27 AM

austing said:
And, heres the exact proof why alienware is Overpriced.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...


This is a 15" display by the way... but yeah, alienware is overpriced.
Can you guys convince me that I shouldn't buy an alienware because I like him A LOOOT, and I want him... Any benchmarks that proves another gaming pc cheaper than him is better? And, I'll have the possibility to play bf3 in ultra settings? And any future games possibly on ultra?
December 23, 2012 12:57:24 AM

The 2099$ MSI Laptop will blow any Alienware away at that pricepoint.
December 23, 2012 1:03:25 AM

MSI I don't like so much, It's an ugly Laptop... well asus beats alienware? Can you or anyone convince me to buy if another gaming laptop is better?
December 23, 2012 4:24:18 AM

SSD is used for what? and this 670m is worse than 7970m... Well anyway, I don't know what I'm feeling but I don't think it's a good deal these laptops... I search the web and some sites said that m17x r4 is the best gaming laptop... Well... I'm thinking about getting this asus or maybe alienware... Actually I reaaaaally need a lot of help choosing a laptop because I'm so confused
December 23, 2012 6:25:37 AM

Liking the alternatives! Thanks.

Any other recommendation?
a b D Laptop
December 23, 2012 6:38:22 AM

No, the ASUS G75 with GTX 670m is not in the same league as the Alienware with 7970m. But Alienware is overprice charging so much for 7970m.

Clevo P150EM at xoticpc with a 7970m and i7-3630QM is only $1514.

http://www.xoticpc.com/sager-np9150-clevo-p150em-p-4341...

Select $100 off, 7970m, 8GB 1333MHz RAM, Windows 8.

If you want to max out the $2000 you have:

http://www.xoticpc.com/sager-np9370-gaming-laptop-clevo...

Select $100 off, Crossfire 7970m, 8GB 1333MHz DDR3 and Windows 8 for $2014.
a b D Laptop
December 23, 2012 4:12:23 PM

Oh, yeah, don't buy a Sager/Clevo straight from Sagernotebooks. You don't get any customer service through them like you'll get from a reseller like XoticPC.com or Malibal.com.
December 23, 2012 4:52:42 PM

This Sager seems like a great laptop... Let me ask something which mouse should I get? I see one Razer 8200dpi is this a lot of change from 3500dpi or the others?
December 23, 2012 8:45:47 PM

ballarin said:
This Sager seems like a great laptop... Let me ask something which mouse should I get? I see one Razer 8200dpi is this a lot of change from 3500dpi or the others?


Its just crazy fast as far as response time, they take some time to get used to, but once you get used to a high dpi mouse, your targeting is much faster compared to ther peoples.
a b D Laptop
December 23, 2012 9:16:53 PM

ballarin said:
This Sager seems like a great laptop... Let me ask something which mouse should I get? I see one Razer 8200dpi is this a lot of change from 3500dpi or the others?


i have the razer deathadder black edition and zowie ec1 black gaming mouses. they are both comfortable and great.
December 23, 2012 11:06:31 PM

Understand...
For FPS gaming what should be the best mouse?
a b D Laptop
December 23, 2012 11:14:56 PM

well the Zowie Ec1 black was designed by a former counter strike pro Emil “HeatoN” Christensen so it has the approval of a FPS legend :) 

personally i havent used a more comfortable mouse than the ec1 black. i used razer death adder, logitech g9x, steelseries sensei and a few others.

however i do like the loud solid clicks of the deathadder
a b D Laptop
December 24, 2012 1:11:26 AM

never tried the imperator but i know razer makes good mouses. you probably dont have to worry about the quality.
December 24, 2012 5:03:53 AM

computernewb said:
never tried the imperator but i know razer makes good mouses. you probably dont have to worry about the quality.

Yeah heard a lot about razer gaming mouse and keyboard... just good things about him
December 24, 2012 6:06:37 PM

I own a razer Naga, and I love it.

The LED's make the mouse get alil warm though.

As far as keyboards go, I have a ThermalTake Challenger Pro, and I love it for FPS.
December 24, 2012 6:30:58 PM

austing said:
I own a razer Naga, and I love it.

The LED's make the mouse get alil warm though.

As far as keyboards go, I have a ThermalTake Challenger Pro, and I love it for FPS.

Naga isn't designed for MMO? Is he good for fps and tps too?
December 25, 2012 1:43:34 AM

ballarin said:
Naga isn't designed for MMO? Is he good for fps and tps too?


The Naga series is designed for MMO's, but I play BF3 and Bops2 very well, infact, the side buttons work very well for quick things like weapon swaps or grenades and the like.
December 28, 2012 10:02:46 PM

I just bought an m17x r4 like new condition off ebay -- i7 3720qm -- 8gb ram -- 256gb ssd -- 750gb hdd -- 7970m -- all for $1500.
Awesome deal, and I think people bash alienware to much, I came from my custom built desktop with a i52500k -- gtx 680 with a triple monitor Nvidia surround setup. So I know best of both worlds, and I can say alienware is worth it ....*IF* you search for a deal, don't settle for brand new overpricing. Alienware has awesome solid build, and the features are pretty cool. Most people just like to bash alienware because they like to go with the flow of enthusiasts.

Just my point of view, always gotta have at least one person not bashing alienware :) 

(I'm not a fanboy in anyway either, I have a laptop now because I have started to travle a lot. haha)



Nah those are actually overpriced, the 670 is still fermi based, and it isn't kepler, just a remake of the 570. Gotta get the 670MX for true kepler, and those aren't even found in the asus lineup.

austing said:
At 2000$, Alienware wont give you a 250GB SSD like this:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...



Unless of course you actually look around on ebay or someother website besides the retailers. :) 
January 1, 2013 10:01:56 PM

Guys my dad is going to the US and he will be there until 21th january... Dell sucks but I really want the crap of alienware... It's my choice. Was trying to buy and that's what I saw: "estimated ship date 22 Jan 2013" - I was actually getting m18x

Nice thing... And was talking to a customer he said that alienware customized will be there later than 22th...

I'm going to be in a hotel in Las Vegas do you guys please know another place that I can get him until 21 january? (I prefer until 20) another site that I can get and deliver in hotel? any place? and if I can't get him the way I want can you guys say me a good place to buy him online or in physical stores in Las Vegas ?

Thanks guys. I'm really disapointed at dell... but It's my choice

Budget arround $2700 (less is better , ofc haha)

Will be great with these specs but can be without them:
Killer Wireless 1103
Crossfire 7970m (this is actually needed have to be with this)
i7 3630QM or more
Windows 8 will be great but can be with Windows 7
HD 750GB or more
8GB ram
Space Black Anodized Aluminium
and I'd love to personalize the plate but if I can't it's ok
!