Hey Everyone,So I decided to make a post saying what would be nice for the M14x R3.I don't know about everyone else, but I'm looking for a very portable laptop (11-15 inches), with high end power for gaming.The M14x ALMOST made that specification.Here are some ideas that could make the M14x R3 the ultimate portable machine: Add 1080p resolution Give options for AMD HD 7970 or the upcoming 8970 OR Give options for Geforce GTX ___m So far those are the only improvements I want for the M14x, as better graphic cards is the main improvment to make.Good job Dell and Alienware, keep it up!
If there is one thing I want to recommend to Alienware, it is to put mechanical keys in the next versions of their high-end gaming laptops such as the M17x and M18x. It will be heavenly for both gaming and other purposes. A lot of us prospective buyers have the same opinion regarding this. Among all the M18x and M17x users I have surveyed, the only thing they have complained about was the keyboard, it tends to be flex in the middle, this hampers competitve gaming performance. MSI has successfully integrated Steel Series mechanical keyboards in their high-end gaming laptops and the reviews were extremely positive. Honestly, all PC gamers use mechanical keyboards nowadays, since it's much more comfortable to use and it enhances their performance, plus these keyboards last longer. We could all connect an external keyboard, but why should we? We are already paying upwards of $2000 for the laptop, we shouldn't need to use an external keyboard. If any Alienware engineer is reading this, they should really consider this before M18x R3 and M17x R4 launches, as it'll not only flush out one of their few flaws but also enhance their already god-like reputation in the mobile gaming world.
When will Alienware come out with a new monitors for destop users? Don' t you guys think it's been time? Preferably 27" 2560x1440 LED 120hz! alienware area 51 alx setup: 1) windows 8 64 bit 2) dual asus 7970 running CF 3) dual ocz vector 256gb ssd running raid 0 4) asus blu ray internal player 5) alienware optx aw2310 monitor 6)1200w J297R power supply
I think it would be a good idea if Alienware offered their M17x and M18x graphics cards as purchasable accessories on the dell website. Why should we have to go to ebay or attempt to order them from the Dell parts warehouse? It would be much easier if they allowed us to purchase them from the accessories/upgrades website. It seems a bit silly that Dell will teach you how to replace the part, but won't easily sell it. I think they could make a ton of extra money and they would truly make their laptops upgradable.
We had the ability to disable battery charging in bios on the m14x r1, but on the r2 there is no such option. I think it is a great option that allows us to disable our battery at lower battery charge states, as to prolong its life. Research shows that li-ion batteries degrade faster when stored at full charge. It is best to leave them at around 50%.Dell/alienware please put this option back in our pc's!!
Dust is a problem that plagues every device. It is even worse for devices that need to remain cool, like Alienware gaming laptops. The solution is the new Alienware transforming laptop! The new Alienware has a patented hinge design that simultaneously opens and closes the rear exhaust vents as the user opens and closes the LCD lid. When the LCD lid is closed, the rear exhaust vents are closed, sealing the interior from dust pollutants. When the LCD lid is opened to 45 deg, the vents are fully open, allowing exhaust heat to be ventilated out the back. When the LCD lid is opened past 45 deg, nothing happens, the transforming mechanism disengages from the vents because they are already fully open. In the 2nd generation of Alienware transforming laptops, the lid opening action will also engage and expand a "platform" mechanism on the bottom-rear of the laptop, lifting it up to give it more ground-clearance and better ventilation. In the 3rd generation of Alienware tranforming laptops, there will be a mechanism that "expands" speaker compartments to enable larger speakers and subwoofer. Speakers and subwoofers need large surface area to move more air and sound louder. They also need large resonating chambers for deeper base. But, users demand compact, portable laptops. How do we solve this? Alienware...TRANSFORM!!!
GUYS I AM FROM INDIA, AP, HYDERABD. AS IN HYDERABD THERE ARE A LOT OF HARD CORE GAMERS. I AM INTRESTED IN BUYING A M17XR4 LAPTOP FROM INDIAN STORE BUT THERE IS FEASIBILITY OF UPGRADING GRAPHIC CARD FROM GTX 675M. WHAT WE EXPECTING IS FOR AMD RADEON HD 7970M. IF U GUYS ENABEL AMD RADEON HD 7970M IN INDIA DELL STORES TOO IT WILL BE SO GOOD.. PLZZ TRY TO UPGRADE GRAPHIC CARD OF M17XR4 FROM GTX675 TO AMD RADEON 7970M OR GTX 680M. PLZZ TRY TO FIX THIS. HOPE THIS WOULD WORK. THANK YOU.
Well now I own the M17x and the M18x and the nice latitude 14 inch bus laptop. Based on my usage of the m18x as a desktop replacement I think the x51 would be more suitable. As one of your very best customers I also own a Dell 30 inch I would like to suggest one humble change to the x51 or two rather lol.Please, Please add the new Asus gtx 670 dcmoc small card. This thing is purely awesome 6.5 inches long and 30 percent cooler and quieter then the reference card. This will make the X51 perfect except two more things really lol.Drop the darn optical drive That will save space, improve cooling, cabling and weight and cost. Most everyone downloads or you can just add an external, please take the lead in this Dell. Also add the possibility of a 480 to 500 gb ssd.If you just do these things I will once again throw the x51 on my dell financial account and add to the already 15k I have spent in the last 4 years Dell. I am seriously looking at htpc cases from Silverston and Lian Li because the X51 is far from perfect right now. I hope you are listening, I suppose I could add the card myself and the ssd but then it would not be under warranty which is the whole point of buying Alienware.
Please have S/PFID out for digital audio. All the high end PC/Console headsets use it now. This is a deal breaker for a lot of buyers, as most of us high end users have $200+ dollar headsets!
Hey with the next version of AlienFX can you add a heartbeat features for all the lighting zones?