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alienware m17x

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  1. i nEeD HeLp New Member

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    i have just one quick question about the alienware m17x.

    ?????/CAN IT PLAY CRISIS ON HIGH SETTINGS??????????
    all in the stock, straight from the company, just the way they sell it, version?

    there was a video on youtube that said that it could. im sorry i couldn't find the system specs but it should be on the site. if you reply then thank you
     
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    Probably, it doesn't take much to run Crysis on high with the GPUs that are out these days.
     
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    Having had a quick look at the specs id say yes but not a great frame rate you would be better going with medium setting as Crysis is particularly brutal with hardware and would be doublely brutal with lappys. =/
     
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    ok thanxs guys do u think i should get the m17x or the m17 the 17x looks better. what do u think. p.s. i cant respond anymore because its late and i gotta sleep
     
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    The m17x for sure if you can afford it it's definitly the better option.
     
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    at first i was thinking of going for the m17 because its cheaper. but when i was done customizing it the total came up to $2,499.99 which is far more then what i was expecting. then i realized that the m17x looks better and it is almost as good as the m17 customized. so I'm going with the m17x.

    thanks for your help
     
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    What are the specs that you are looking at for the m17x?
     
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    The m17x can have dual 9800M GT's

    I say go with the M17 w/ CF 3870's they preform better.
    If you bound and determined to go AW I suggest the m17 w/ dual gpu's, upgrade the cpu to at least the 2.5 dual core, and upgrade the screen 1900x1200 :cool:
    Skip on the memory, HDD, and colors. I've heard the backlit kb's are on back order forever anyway!
    You can always upgrade the ram and add a second HDD and not pay through the nose for AW to put thier official sticker on the parts(trust me they do put their stickers on the ram).

    I would suggest the OCZ Whitebook. Same specs, but from a different vedor plus alot less. I configured the same speced system here:
    http://www.rkcomputer.net/rkcnotebooks/index.php?l=product_detail&p=103
    and it was $150 less than AW's


    Either way, if your spending $2k on a laptop, GET THE WARRANTY!! 3YEAR, Dont get anything less!
     
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    Asus has some lappy with the same specs with a cheap price tag
     

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