SimplyMaya Forums

Welcome to the forum, feel free to ask questions here.

Home / forum / Lounges / Members Lounge / Cool Laptop is out of this world:)
Register FAQ Members List Calendar Mark Forums Read

New Thread
 
Thread Tools
Old 30-08-2003, 05:16 AM   #1
ragecgi
Super Moderator
 
ragecgi's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2002
Location: Minnesota, USA
Posts: 3,709
Thanks: 0
Thanked 13 Times in 12 Posts
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
__________________
Israel "Izzy" Long
Motion and Title Design for Broadcast-Film-DS
izzylong.com
ragecgi is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 30-08-2003, 07:06 AM   #2
dragonfx
Registered User
 
dragonfx's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2003
Posts: 1,257
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default

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?
dragonfx is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 30-08-2003, 08:46 AM   #3
TheWhiteWizard
Registered User
 
TheWhiteWizard's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2003
Posts: 9
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default

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.
TheWhiteWizard is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 30-08-2003, 10:33 AM   #4
Witchy
Subscriber
 
Witchy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2003
Posts: 1,254
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default

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.
Witchy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 31-08-2003, 02:27 AM   #5
ragecgi
Super Moderator
 
ragecgi's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2002
Location: Minnesota, USA
Posts: 3,709
Thanks: 0
Thanked 13 Times in 12 Posts
Default

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!)
__________________
Israel "Izzy" Long
Motion and Title Design for Broadcast-Film-DS
izzylong.com
ragecgi is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 31-08-2003, 07:06 AM   #6
Ultragames
Registered User
 
Ultragames's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2003
Posts: 1,113
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default

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?
__________________
Armitrex Studios
Now open!!
Ultragames is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 31-08-2003, 07:07 AM   #7
Zyk0tiK
Registered User
 
Zyk0tiK's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2003
Posts: 800
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default

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!
Zyk0tiK is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 31-08-2003, 07:09 AM   #8
Vampus
 
Posts: n/a
Default

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
  Reply With Quote
Old 31-08-2003, 07:15 AM   #9
Zyk0tiK
Registered User
 
Zyk0tiK's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2003
Posts: 800
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default

Them things look amazing, however the prices they sell them computers are no way worth it. Would love one of them cases though.
Attached Thumbnails
Click image for larger version

Name:	alien.jpg
Views:	68
Size:	23.9 KB
ID:	10248  
Zyk0tiK is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 31-08-2003, 03:08 PM   #10
Nataliia
Registered User
 
Nataliia's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2003
Location: Maxwell AFB, AL
Posts: 279
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default

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.
Nataliia is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 31-08-2003, 03:21 PM   #11
mushroomgod
Subscriber
 
mushroomgod's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2002
Location: the sunny south of England
Posts: 94
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default

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?
__________________
Monsters! Monsters from the id!
mushroomgod is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 31-08-2003, 04:08 PM   #12
dragonfx
Registered User
 
dragonfx's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2003
Posts: 1,257
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default

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...
dragonfx is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 31-08-2003, 10:57 PM   #13
ragecgi
Super Moderator
 
ragecgi's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2002
Location: Minnesota, USA
Posts: 3,709
Thanks: 0
Thanked 13 Times in 12 Posts
Default

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
__________________
Israel "Izzy" Long
Motion and Title Design for Broadcast-Film-DS
izzylong.com
ragecgi is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 31-08-2003, 10:59 PM   #14
adldesigner
Registered User
 
adldesigner's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2002
Location: CCS, Venezuela
Posts: 3,363
Thanks: 0
Thanked 9 Times in 9 Posts
Default

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.
__________________
adldesigner
Caracas, Venezuela
Hell .. not gone perse, but with a certainly lower post count per day.

adldesigner is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-09-2003, 01:53 AM   #15
Zyk0tiK
Registered User
 
Zyk0tiK's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2003
Posts: 800
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default

best computer ever is Yoshi's Boxx you should search for it, it is unbelievable
Zyk0tiK is offline   Reply With Quote
New Thread

« Previous Thread | Next Thread »

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

1 Month

$34

Month-to-month billing
$34/month
Unlimited access to all videos
Project files to download
Easy to cancel at anytime
 
 

3 months

$87

Billing every 3 months
$29/month
Unlimited access to all videos
Project files to download
Easy to cancel at anytime
Save $5 per month or $15 in total compared to monthly billing with this package.

12 months

$288

Billing every 12 months
$24/month
Unlimited access to all videos
Project files to download
Easy to cancel at anytime
Save $10 per month or $120 in total compared to monthly billing with this package.

Your plan will automatically renew. You can cancel at any time via your PayPal account to avoid being charged again.

You can view the FAQ on our video plans here. You can contact us directly here. By clicking one of the buttons above, you agree to our Terms and Privacy Policy.