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to everyone that thinks ALIENWARE is ripoff. is this m18x worth it?

#1pspmaster23Posted 6/1/2012 10:18:59 AM
ll get a phone call this afternoon to confirm everything i got...everything BASE on m18x+sli 7970m cf discounts..
15% all gpu upgrades
5% gift card of whatever u spent 200$ gift card
m18x backpack 2 day shipping everything was
$2,491.90 (with tax... i know subtotal was like $2,300)


i get all those gift cards later to spend..but i dont know what to get! and i asked for 1 day shipping i had an option of +25$ more. i plan on asking this afternoon for the 1 day shipping. and see if everythin idk what else i can ask to milk them more. im not sure how well i did but yea......! rate 1-10, and has anybody gotten a deal like this? if not better?! im also not sure if i need to upgrade ram. i hope this last 4years. ssd i can upgrading my processor i heard its not needed but for games in near futire..
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#2SzymaaPosted 6/1/2012 10:21:32 AM
$2400 for a laptop...
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#3Code 51 50Posted 6/1/2012 10:26:26 AM
Why not spend $1,400 for a top of the line Desktop and $1,000 on a laptop...
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#4pspmaster23(Topic Creator)Posted 6/1/2012 10:28:28 AM
i have no rooom for desktop, i have my reason to not say so in gamefaqs.
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#5MaestroSSXPosted 6/1/2012 10:33:38 AM
then get a sager from xotic pc...
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#6pspmaster23(Topic Creator)Posted 6/1/2012 10:37:13 AM
this is sli, dual graphics cards...

do u guys know theres big difference between sager np9170 to the m18x. the closest would be m17x but yeah.idk what else runs dual 7970m's

i guess u guys dont really think the price is good?

why buy mercedes when u can buy honda?
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#7Benjamin_ButtonPosted 6/1/2012 10:41:55 AM
Yes the m18x is worth it. You could have probably gotten a better discount by haggling on the phone with a rep.

m18x is an awesome laptop. I have a m17x and i wish i had a m18x instead. It has an anodized aluminum case. The thing is built like a sherman tank. Its extremely classy and is definitely something cool to look at with all the lighting controls. Also, with the 7970m Crossfire, you would easily have a better computer than most users here. Even with the lowest ivy bridge cpu (which is all you're gona need gaming-wise), you'd still have one hell of a beast with those GPUs.

If you can, i would get the lowest possible RAM and cheapest HDD available from Dell (to knock off some $$ from the price) and upgrade it yourself for half the price.
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#8ShubPosted 6/1/2012 10:42:54 AM
Alienware laptops are typically not overpriced, they're just expensive. Every gaming laptop out there is expensive. Currently Sager doesn't have anything that can compete with the M18x.
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#9r0ge00Posted 6/1/2012 10:43:43 AM
Decent price for that laptop with those GPUs. Better lift some weights, it's gonna be huge.
#10centsyPosted 6/1/2012 10:48:01 AM
I guess if you have the money it's worth it... But to me it doesn't seem like the difference between 7970m and 2x 7970m is worth $1000 (for the np9170 vs m18x).
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