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.
Ideal for graphics professionals, game, web and application developers, for an affordable mid range "games/Pro" Windows 8 Touch Screen 64bit PC, featuring nvidia x60M and higher ranged +2GB graphics. Designed in a similar manner as the XPS 18 AIO Touch model, wirh 8GB and more RAM and combined with the ability to use a pressure sensitive pen (similar to Wacom Cintiq) directly on the glass surface. The idea is to give a budget choice of Prosumer/Professional Grade Graphics, (nvidia x60M or higher and QuadroM) that could take advantage of the portable format people who move a lot would love, and an amount of CUDA processors for iray and high end graphics from nvidia strong enough for Entry/Mid Range 3dsmax/maya/mudbox professionals and create a device, that would be ideal for mid/high end gamers, developers, and designers. Of course keyboard and mouse remains. Price it smart, (between mid XPS 18 and mid XPS 27 One) and Artists, Developers, Students, and Gamers are going to love it!
Hey with the next version of AlienFX can you add a heartbeat features for all the lighting zones?
Dell, I've been a fan of Alienware ever since I saw the original M15X with the Ripley lid and another lid type that I forget the name of. I've been wanting one of these machines ever since, but I haven't been able to afford one. I'm now 20 years old, and since you have bought Alienware, they've gained access to your resources and in turn lowered their prices a bit. This allowed me to finally purchase one.I do have to say though, after having my M14X for a few months now, I will never go back to using another brand of computers. This laptop is truly satisfying to the gamer-on-the-go. I didn't upgrade to the quad core I7, nor did I get the 900p screen (looking into upgrading it soon). With that said, this laptop has truly amazed me in performance and portability. I used to have a 15" HP Pavilion I used for gaming and it was heavy. What didn't make sense to me was that it was 'thinner' than my M14X, yet heavier and less powerful. You crammed this power in a 14" beast and it has impressed me greatly. But I do have a complaint/idea/opportunity.Like me, many Alienware fans who buy the laptops miss the M15X. I read that the M15X (before it was discontinued to bring the M14X) was fully GPU upgradeable, as opposed to the M14X not being GPU upgradeable. The M15X would also be big enough to cram a 1080p screen into, something some gamers like to have even in a 15" laptop, so screen options could range from 768p, to 900p to 1080p. More quality screens with a wider range of colors would also justify the price of the laptop even more - also offer matte and glossy choices, rather than jusy glossy.In all honesty, I do not see the 'why' in changing from the M15X to the M14X. If I had a say-so in what builds you put out in Alienware, I would make a 13" model, a 15" model and the 17" model (dropping the 18"). In the 17" model, give it back the crossfire/sli support and make it the beast machine of your line-up again.I also believe a new design on the laptop cases would be appropriate should you choose to go for another line-up in a next 'revision'. This design is beautiful, yes, but something a tad thinner and less bulky would appeal to a wider range of laptop users. Technology is getting thinner and thinner in the computer area and I think Alienware should keep up with it. It would bring more business should you appeal to the people who like the thinner laptops. I personally do not mind the bulkyness, but It's a bit odd when I'm around my friends with their Macbooks doing design like I do on my M14X and they have a simple design in an aluminum case that looks beautiful. I wish Alienware would make something thing, aluminum body to help with cooling yet shove the signature AlienFX lighting in there. I'd buy it.Thank you for reviewing this, and I hope this eventually get's implemented. Status Update: This idea is currently Under Review as stated in this comment from Francisco_S. Please understand that we will be limited in what what can share during this process. Thank you for posting!
I am from india, unlike USA , we cannot customise dell alienware in india.. and the stock model available here is very costly!so it would be really good if dell could make customization of alienware in India as well. this way sales of these laptops would increase in huge amount, also customers can choose whatever they need ! thanx
Fortune Finders is an app that creates scavenger hunts. Is take random barcodes from items you find in everyday stores and has people go to find and scan them. Now it is also a race. The first people to finish the hunt wins a prize. There is a $5 membership monthly, or $50 for the year. Some of the hunts will be team hunts, but most will be individual hunts. Monthly prize drawings, and lottery winners are also being worked out in hopes of being apart of the membership. Shoot please let me know if this is an idea that will keep people interested and if its worth the investment, as well as any ideas you might have. Thanks.
Well, this idea is not radically different. But if dell can provide me that it will fulfill to purchase one of my dream notebook.Let's start: In India there is still no notebook which offer a full HD(1980X1080) in a 15.5 screen size, with full aluminium body(there may be two option here i.e. one with antiglare screen, another with HDglare but both with 1080p). The overall foot print of the notebook must be slim(~22-23mm). Now this makes normally notebook hotter(slimmer the profile, hotter it becomes during gaming, or processor intensive work) . May be dell engineers try to find some innovative way of cooling. Other specs include: 3rd gen intel corei7 processor, 8gb ram with upgradability option till 16gb, 2gb high end ddr5 graphics (AMD8870), Harddisk both SSD and HDD cusatomization option must be there to cater to the need of the various customer. The battery back up 4-5hr, battery slot too must be accessible. A standard DVD Slot, backlit aluminium key board and other standard I/O's. If dell can keep the price of this machine close to 70-75k (Rs. 75,000/-) its gonna capture majority of customer who loves gamming/professional work in a slimmer profile. In IIT Campus there are lot many who otherwise opt for macbook pro .There is a XPS 15 machine which is closer to this(its fall short in graphics, and heat management, upgradability), but unfortunately dell doesn't offer it in India. I myself looking for a machine with that specs. If dell can provide me that this year(2013), will remain greatful to this company, ever.
The Tactx accessories have a fairly big name when it comes to Pc gaming-for the wrong reasons that is and it's just stupid things that let it down which are:The headset mic and audio quality is very bad considering it's a £59.99 headset replacing the mic and earphone themselves to newer better quality parts would certainly bring it up to scratch.The Tactx mouse left click,I'm currently using it and the ergonomic design is great infact the mouse itself is amazing but I'm worried,I've read up that after as little as 2 months(source:http://reviews.dell.com/2341n/330-5797/alienware-alienware-tactx-mouse-reviews/reviews.htm) the left click begins to hold and radomly click and this isn't a minority.The Tactx mouse cable,I've had it for around two weeks and I'm seeing signs of bending damage where the cable has permanently bent a single way and the raw wiring is sticking out.I hope a few of my ideas are considered implemented-Thanks.
Hows about Dell does it's job and releases some new drivers for the GTX 260m, g9400m and all the other laptop GPUs the charged customers hundreds for. I mean, we actually had to pay service fees for the driver software on the computer, the old drivers have never worked correctly, cause the laptops to crash and if you call Dell they want to charge you more money for something they won't even actually help you fix. I want to play Skyrim the way I should be able to on Windows 8, (supported on the newer NVIDIA drivers by the way) and I shouldn't have to wonder if my games will freeze 5 minutes in to playing, forcing me to hard reset, and if they don't freeze or crash my computer they drivers cause so many graphical glitches it's almost impossible to play a game that the computer should be able to play on the highest settings... which it can't because the drivers don't work right, and I'm talking games that are older then the laptop and gpu iotself, games that the gpus run fine on other laptops from other companies. I payed 4700 dollars for a gaming rig that doesn't play games. [redacted]
Dell has thoughtfully placed DDR3 in all their current premium series laptops other than Alienware for the following reasons:- DDR3 is cheap and TDP is much lesser than the GDDR5 greater battery life with DDR3Promoting only Alienware for gaming purpose thereby unpowering all other laptops in terms of Graphics power. Now I guess, Currently Dell is working on their new models that will probably hit the market in few months.Here is my advice for sweet choice of Graphics cards-Include atleast one graplics card with GDDR5 memory in each series (not in XPSz) because nvidia Kepler can easily manage the TDP and Battery life issue.GT 620m ( with DDR3) / GT 640m( with GDDR5) for Inspiron laptopsGT 640m ( with DDR3) / GT 650m( with GDDR5) / GTX 660m( with GDDR5) for XPS laptopsGT 640m ( with DDR3) for XPSz laptopsGTX 660m, GTX 670m, GTX 675m for Alienware laptops Please don't underpower XPS laptops for promoting Alienware laptops. Status update: Please see bill_b's comment for further information. Thank you for posting!