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Old 30-08-2003, 06:16 AM   #1
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Default Cool Laptop is out of this world:)

New Alienware LAPTOP!!!


...well, better looking than apple's "makeup" laptop case IMHO


http://www.alienware.com/system_page...1m_sentia.aspx
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Old 30-08-2003, 08:06 AM   #2
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the case is soo cool you get twice as many posiblities to get it stolen than with a regular laptop...
I find it lacks connection ports... or they are all inside a protective case?
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Old 30-08-2003, 09:46 AM   #3
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Alienware pc's are really cool. I would get one but the system I designed was like 11K!:saywhat: So I guess I'll stick with my VIAO for now. It's not all bad though, the processer is a whole GHz faster than my desktop system.
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Old 30-08-2003, 11:33 AM   #4
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I have an alienware latop and I would sound a note of caution based on my experience with customer support in the UK.

It is a deeply lovely machine and it runs really well, but when it required a new HDD due to component failure (machine was less than 6 months old) it took more than 20 phone calls and emails and a great deal of hassle to get it replaced, and I have full coverage and on site service, allegedly. I found their support people really very unhelpful in wanting to resolve the problem - great machine until it goes wrong, in my experience. But, great machine. I have a Dell desktop however and I know who i'll be buying from next time.
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Old 31-08-2003, 03:27 AM   #5
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Had a friend with an Alienware tower a few years back, and he LOVED it, but he paid a TON for it.

He said it was pretty much off-the-shelf composnents, with a snazzy case.


...I think the cases are cool personally, but i couldn't justify the current price as I configured it from thier site too. (ouch!)
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My site will be offering custom computer building. If someone wanted an alienware case, so thats they basialy bought an AlienWare, where can i get Alienware cases?
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I don't think you can. Alienware rip people off, it's a normal computer in a special case and their prices are extortionate. I will never be tempted to buy from them scammers!
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BAH! You all shop like WOMEN(no offense to the women intended:p) "Look at that one, isn't it pretty?"

Give me a big old grey tower for $20 anyday.

EDIT: ...or in this case, a big old black laptop
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Them things look amazing, however the prices they sell them computers are no way worth it. Would love one of them cases though.
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The one case I saw that I just loved was a Lego case. That way, when you're waiting on the god-awful render times, you can make a castle or throw the little Lego people in your moat, or whatever.

The hubby saw one that had a coffepot in it. That's his idea of a perfect case.
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Old 31-08-2003, 04:21 PM   #11
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you know I could never understand why people like these cases...whats the deal with having a grill or a strange grove at every available space, whats wrong with a flat surface (like an apple or sony laptop...sorry ragecgi)

anyway...anyone know who designed them?
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its the same reason why lots of people buy expenssive cell phones... the functionality is the same... yet its cool... you can have that tower as a piece of furniture in your room...
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Yeah, I agree with all of ya.

At first glance it just appealed to the old gamer in me a bit is all

I'm a fan of wacky-a$$ case mods, tho I would never have the time or patience to do it, so that's why I posted the link for others' opinions
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I saw once a women body case .. guy used a mannequin or something ... now that I think about it, I think the link was around here somewhere.
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best computer ever is Yoshi's Boxx you should search for it, it is unbelievable
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