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Discussion in 'Technology' started by Robertocritser, Feb 3, 2011.

  1. Feb 3, 2011 at 12:07 PM
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    what do you think about alienware now that dell bought them out?

    or what do you think about them in general?
     
  2. Feb 3, 2011 at 12:11 PM
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    If you have a lot of money laying around that you're not attached to...go for it. They are decent systems I just think they're way overpriced.

    You can build your own much better and much cheaper than alienware. The case and pretty lights might be hard to match though :rolleyes: ;)
     
  3. Feb 3, 2011 at 12:18 PM
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    alienware used to be the best gaming cumputer that you can buy, but in recenty years, their quality has really suffered. i bought an alienware about 10 years ago and it kicked ass, however, both my mom and my wife had bought alienware computer within the last 5 years and the computers went to shit within a year or 2.

    i just stick to dells now. they seem to be decent.
     
  4. Feb 4, 2011 at 4:26 AM
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    i got a alienware laptop last summer and regret every bit of it, if i was to do it again for the money i would get a lenovo laptop and then build a desktop for the same price haha
     
  5. Feb 4, 2011 at 5:05 AM
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    My buddy has mx11 and mx15. Both he says have been nitemares. Just recently sent them in because the vid drivers weren't playing nice with win 7.
    He got it back and there are major scratches down to the metal.
     
  6. Feb 4, 2011 at 5:07 AM
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    Here's how dell treats a $2400 laptop, brand new for warrenty work.

    [​IMG]
     
  7. Feb 4, 2011 at 5:10 AM
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  8. Feb 4, 2011 at 5:20 AM
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    if you you don't know how to build one and you a Fry Electronics you can pick out the parts you want and for about 125.00 they will build it for you.
     
  9. Feb 4, 2011 at 5:26 AM
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    u got a website for this? my current alienware laptop just fry'd the graphics card and according to alienware cant be repaired...
     
  10. Feb 4, 2011 at 5:30 AM
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    Best buy carries them. I think I got mine for $1100
     
  11. Feb 4, 2011 at 5:33 AM
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  12. Feb 4, 2011 at 5:45 AM
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    damn it, i think i'm sold on this laptop now. told myself i was gonna wait till after i get my tax return since my mortgage comes first but life w/o a computer sucks ass. guess its time to finally use a credit card for once
     
  13. Feb 4, 2011 at 5:55 AM
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    Hey. I'm a hardcore gamer. Use to play semi-professional.
    I didn't get the blue ray which I don't really care about and my rez is only 1600x900 (the jh series).
    I run all COD including black ops to an external 24 in monitor, run my 24 in iMAC next to it and my toshiba sat for chat.

    Everything a full 16x anti alaising and antriscopic filtering and this thing does not stutter. And thats not even overclocked.
    It's amazing. Lemmee see if I can find a pic of my setup.
     
  14. Feb 4, 2011 at 5:58 AM
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    Here ya go.

    [​IMG]
     
  15. Feb 4, 2011 at 6:00 AM
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    i'm jealous :(
     
  16. Feb 4, 2011 at 6:03 AM
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    Sorry, didn't mean to poop in this thread.
    Just suggesting that Alienware nowadays just isn't that great of a machine compared to whats on the market for way less.

    Thx Matt. :)
     
  17. Feb 4, 2011 at 11:22 AM
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    i agree, i wasted 2300 on mine, but atleast it should last me a few years one i upgrade my video card
     
  18. Feb 4, 2011 at 3:54 PM
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    We have one.... It's old and my husband uses it for his vinyl cutter (software).

    It used to be his main computer for many years - but he's since upgraded.

    I'm guessing it didn't impress him enough to buy another one. He runs a Dell now as his main computer.
     
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