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    So, do your lights dim a bit when you power that bad boy on? Click here to enlarge

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    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by DarkPhantom Click here to enlarge
    So, do your lights dim a bit when you power that bad boy on? Click here to enlarge
    Nope, only 330 watt power supply. Although much bigger than the M17X power supply...

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    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by Sticky Click here to enlarge
    Nope, only 330 watt power supply. Although much bigger than the M17X power supply...
    LOL, I guess they've had to up it a bit....heh. My first brick was literally a brick and 220watts.

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    DAMN !!!
    Congrats man, it's killer in red.
    BTW i spotted a Porsche key there, Cayenne ?

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    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by Sorena Click here to enlarge
    DAMN !!!
    Congrats man, it's killer in red.
    BTW i spotted a Porsche key there, Cayenne ?
    Yes.

    And yes it is killer in red Click here to enlarge

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    Any problems? How's the comp been?

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    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by e92 Click here to enlarge
    Any problems? How's the comp been?
    Comp has been perfect, i love it. Just want to add a dual monitor setup.

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    Have you been gaming on it? I went through all the options and clicked the Alienware recommended stuff. Is it worth it to go all out, fully loaded? Maybe I can find a used one at a good price. I haven't received the check yet but I want to be decided on my next comp ahead of time.

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    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by e92 Click here to enlarge
    Have you been gaming on it? I went through all the options and clicked the Alienware recommended stuff. Is it worth it to go all out, fully loaded? Maybe I can find a used one at a good price. I haven't received the check yet but I want to be decided on my next comp ahead of time.
    I did not go fully loaded because they rape you. I thought $4k was enough for a computer.

    I ordered base ram and upgraded to 16 gigs myself. I'll probably go to 32 gigs soon and upgrade the video cards and processor when I get a chance.

    Don't even game much on it.

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    Yea, exactly. I had it at 4 grand and I didn't opt for all the best. That's double what I had planned on spending.
    Anyway, I don't want to question you a whole lot but could you convince me that this comp is worth it? Besides the name and it looking so damn cool

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    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by e92 Click here to enlarge
    Yea, exactly. I had it at 4 grand and I didn't opt for all the best. That's double what I had planned on spending.
    Anyway, I don't want to question you a whole lot but could you convince me that this comp is worth it? Besides the name and it looking so damn cool
    I mostly bought it for the name. However, I have an 18 inch screen and dual videocards so it wasn't all about spending money on a brand. Kind of like a BMW. The hardware was surprisingly impressive.

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    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by e92 Click here to enlarge
    Yea, exactly. I had it at 4 grand and I didn't opt for all the best. That's double what I had planned on spending.
    Anyway, I don't want to question you a whole lot but could you convince me that this comp is worth it? Besides the name and it looking so damn cool
    Buy a laptop with a long battery life, then buy a monster desktop and still have money left over! Click here to enlarge

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    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by DarkPhantom Click here to enlarge
    Buy a laptop with a long battery life, then buy a monster desktop and still have money left over! Click here to enlarge
    Yea, I was considering the AW but it's too much. I don't want to overspend.

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    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by e92 Click here to enlarge
    Yea, I was considering the AW but it's too much. I don't want to overspend.
    I've had 3 and from what sticky tells me, the build quality is much better now than it was back then.

    Still, I'm sticking with my tablet and I have a quad-core desktop for gaming. Does the job and doesn't break my wallet Click here to enlarge

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    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by DarkPhantom Click here to enlarge
    Still, I'm sticking with my tablet and I have a quad-core desktop for gaming. Does the job and doesn't break my wallet
    Ya, well my laptop whoops on both of them. And it's red with an Alien on it.

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    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by Sticky Click here to enlarge
    Ya, well my laptop whoops on both of them. And it's red with an Alien on it.
    True, but it's already outdated Click here to enlarge and soon it will become a heavy paperweight Click here to enlarge

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    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by DarkPhantom Click here to enlarge
    True, but it's already outdated Click here to enlarge and soon it will become a heavy paperweight Click here to enlarge
    Why? I can just buy another one or upgrade it for that matter.

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    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by Sticky Click here to enlarge
    Why? I can just buy another one or upgrade it for that matter.
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    Yes, you're right, you can.

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    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by DarkPhantom Click here to enlarge
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    Yes, you're right, you can.
    That's what makes them nice to have to begin with, others can't.

    Seriously though, going to be a while before the M18X is outgunned.

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    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by Sticky Click here to enlarge
    That's what makes them nice to have to begin with, others can't.

    Seriously though, going to be a while before the M18X is outgunned.
    I think I remember you saying you don't move it much, but have you gauged it for battery life by chance?

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    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by DarkPhantom Click here to enlarge
    I think I remember you saying you don't move it much, but have you gauged it for battery life by chance?
    You can switch off the dual video cards and it will last 5 hours.

    With full everything it is only an hour or so which is enough for me.

    I move around with it, right now I'm watching football while sitting on it upstairs.

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    I am debating between M18X and Aurora R4.............

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    That's just a debate between notebook and desktop.

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    Heard M19X is in the works... Click here to enlarge

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    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by Sticky Click here to enlarge
    That's just a debate between notebook and desktop.
    well that's the debate... should i go back to PC or stay with notebooks... or should i build my own rig and save like a grand with out the alienware tag.

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