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Old 13th January 2011, 10:08   #31
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Overclockable Intel Core2 Duo SU7300 1.3GHz (3MB Cache, 800MHz FSB)

4GB Dual Channel DDR3 at 1066MHz

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Alienware Command Center Software for Alienware M11x

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Old 13th January 2011, 10:57   #32
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Hey tsk1979,

Could you give me the model number for the Toshiba above.
Its 640D I think. Go to toshiba.in webpage and look at the Satellites
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Old 13th January 2011, 11:10   #33
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Alienware M11x, Cosmic Black

Overclockable Intel Core2 Duo SU7300 1.3GHz (3MB Cache, 800MHz FSB)

4GB Dual Channel DDR3 at 1066MHz

11.6-inch WideHD 1366x768 (720p) WLED

1GB NVIDIA GeForce GT 335M

250GB SATAII 7,200RPM

Personalized Nameplate

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AlienFX Color, Quasar Blue

Alienware Command Center Software for Alienware M11x

Genuine Windows 7 Home Premium, 64bit, English

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Did you get it online? And Dell.co.in? Nice spec for 33k
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Old 13th January 2011, 11:18   #34
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I am going to pay 12- 15 % duty PLUS 4 k shipping. That still makes it a cracker of a deal @40k.
I am DYING to configure the different lights via the Alienware Command Centre.
What a contrast from what I wanted. LOL.
I was looking for a laptop that will actually look staid and business like, being light and portable enough to carry for conferences. And look a little 'doctor-like' at them.
Now, LOOK at what I have done!
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Old 13th January 2011, 11:27   #35
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Wow, thats surely overpriced
You get a slow graphics card, slower than an 5650, which is easily available on low end laptops in USA.
+ you get get a non core i5/i7 processor and all for $728!!

$700 can buy you a 14" laptop with a 5650 card!


However, if you want a 13" or smaller, Alienware is the only option out there with a dedicated card.

But remember, with a 335M even older games which came out in 2006-2005 cannot run in high settings.
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Old 13th January 2011, 12:52   #36
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Its 640D I think. Go to toshiba.in webpage and look at the Satellites
Got it, it is the L650. Thanks man.

@frankmehta,

How do you pay for stuff in currency other than INR. Is it as simple as using your credit/debit cards (issued on an Indian address) or do you go via your bank to effect a telegraphic transfer.

The only time I tried to buy some stuff for my car, the site declined to accept any card except those issued on a US address.
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some sites do accept international credit cards, some require shipping address to be in US with billing address same as shipping address. Look through the FAQ of sites for exact info
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Old 13th January 2011, 13:30   #38
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I am going to pay 12- 15 % duty PLUS 4 k shipping. That still makes it a cracker of a deal @40k.
But when Alienwear has presence and even showrooms here why purchase online ?
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Old 13th January 2011, 14:07   #39
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Looks like the order got cancelled due to some credit card verification issues.
I think the Alien is going to get out of my hands this time :-(
So much excitement, and this happens!
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Looks like the order got cancelled due to some credit card verification issues.
I think the Alien is going to get out of my hands this time :-(
So much excitement, and this happens!
Many US websites do not accept foreign CC due to fraud issues.

You can use paypal or google checkout for payment most websites accept atleast one of them and it works perfectly from India
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Wow, thats surely overpriced
You get a slow graphics card + you get get a non core i5/i7 processor
Ditto. Also, you get yesterday's technology as 2nd generation processors have hit the shelves already.

Buying an Alienware and not being able to play future games doesn't sound good. Does it? Majority of laptops are non-scalable. Which means you are stuck with you've got and very limited (read "hardly any") options to upgrade. So, after spending all that money you can only play what you (may) have already played.

You want a laptop basically for day to day use, I'd rather suggest you go for normal laptop than a gaming one. But then again it your choice, its your money...

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ALIENWARE is out guys. Too much trouble with dell. Besides it looked like they just don't wanna take my order. I even went as far as having a friend in USA pay for me online. Even THAT order got cancelled.
But I have no remorse. I do have a surprise. But not telling till I sort out all formalities. I tell you, it will just make you go ooooooooooooh :-)
let's hope payment goes off well. Paypal sucks and so does their silly payment system. I am now waiting for my final payment. Will do it within two to three days
but I repeat again. It's going to be something HOT :-)
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Just forgot to update this thread guys. I eventually got a high end Lenovo X220 Ultraportable with the following configuration:
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Processor: Intel® Core™ i5-2410M (2.30GHz base; 2.9GHz Max Turbo, 3MB Cache)
Operating System: Genuine Windows 7 Home Premium 64 - English
Total Memory: 8GB PC3-10600 DDR3 1333MHz SDRAM SODIMM Memory
Hard Drive: 128GB Samsung Series 9 SSD + 250GB, 5400RPM Serial ATA 2.5" Hard Drive
Display: 12.5” HD WXGA (1366 X 768) IPS , W/ 720p HD Camera
Graphics: Intel® HD Graphics 3000
Optical Device: Optical Not Included
Keyboard/Pointing Device: UltraNav (TrackPoint and TouchPad)
Battery: 6 Cell Lithium Ion Battery (Up to 2.5 Hours Run Time)
Ethernet/Wireless: Intel® Centrino Wireless-N 1000 (1x2 bgn)
Mobile Broadband: Integrated Wireless Wide Area Network upgradable
Bluetooth Yes
Integrated Camera: Yes
Color Black
Fingerprint Reader: Yes
1 year Limited International Warranty
It's been almost a year since I bought this laptop and let me tell you, this is the BEST laptop I have ever, ever purchased!! It's zippy as hell with the built in SSD and has the crispest screen in the business. It's light, fast, portable and has the best keyboard in the business. When I bought it (a year ago) I could have even called it the best laptop in the world.
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Frank,

please check out Asus ux32vd.

http://www.amazon.com/ASUS-Zenbook-U.../dp/B00863L2MS

I have it, its beautifully designed, fast, slim, solid construction and vfm ultrabook.
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Just forgot to update this thread guys. I eventually got a high end Lenovo X220 Ultraportable with the following configuration:
what is the weight and what are the dimensions ?
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