Not the one I always wanted but the one I could afford
Hobby ADD Guy, Amazon
19 July 2013
Summary: I got this one with 16GB RAM, a slower 1TB HDD, and Windows 7. It has a 265GB boot drive on it too. My wife gets a Dell discount through her job and I saved probably $200-300 and got away with a very powerful machine.
Summary: My son loves his new computer he got for Christmas this last season, however, the sound card went on the fritz recently. He called tech support/customer service, got through easily and was walked through various steps to try to debug the problem.
Summary: I have to admit before you continue reading... I bought the computer after coming back from a Macbook Pro. I absolutely loved the Macbook, but for compatibility and price (of upgrades) issues, I decided to go back to the PC.
Summary: I've got to say I love this laptop. I just got one last Christmas, and can tell you it lives up too expectations. I will agree, apparently Dell support is horrendous. My laptop does have a speaker problem, and neither audio jack is working, but I have yet to contact anyone.
Summary: I like the m14x. But also think it lacks the identity compared to other Alienware line ups. It isn't as performance driven and customizable as the m17x or the m18x. And the m11x is much more quiet and portable. However, that doesn't mean the m14x isn't a great product.
Pros: m14x has great specs overall. both i5, i7 processors are strong enough to run most tasks with ease. The Nvidia gt555m, even though it is not on par with higher-end gtx series, still offers adequate frames in most demanding modern games. You can also overclock it to juice out more performace(12,50...
Cons: As some of the reviewers have mentioned, it does get warm compared to other alienwares. Unlike other bigger alienware laptops which has two fans each dedicated to the cpu and the gpu, the m14x only have one fan to cool both chips. This in return causes the unit to heat up faster and warmer so the...