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  1. cookinwitdiesel replied to the thread Alienware M15 (Brand New Slim Model) - Gamescom 2018.

    Note my avatar :) I used to be scook9, changed it to reflect the name plate since it is awesome haha (hard to get a good picture of...

    Oct 20, 2018 at 12:13 AM
  2. cookinwitdiesel replied to the thread Alienware M15 (Brand New Slim Model) - Gamescom 2018.

    Yes, MXM cards are what made the past Alienware models awesome, you could actually upgrade them (if you could find one)! It was sad when...

    Oct 19, 2018 at 12:22 PM
  3. cookinwitdiesel replied to the thread Alienware M15 (Brand New Slim Model) - Gamescom 2018.

    Alienware (post Dell, so the M17x onwards) can do their own chassis design BECAUSE of the size and scale and resources that Dell brings...

    Oct 19, 2018 at 12:15 PM
  4. cookinwitdiesel replied to the thread Alienware M15 (Brand New Slim Model) - Gamescom 2018.

    We are on the same page, the M17x R2 and M18x R2 were the same laptops as the R1s just with updated chips on the board (and a GORGEOUS...

    Oct 19, 2018 at 12:10 PM
  5. cookinwitdiesel replied to the thread Alienware M15 (Brand New Slim Model) - Gamescom 2018.

    Even in their prime, Alienware was still just selling branded ODM stuff from Flextronics and Clevo same as everyone does today (XoticPC,...

    Oct 19, 2018 at 11:47 AM
  6. cookinwitdiesel replied to the thread Alienware M15 (Brand New Slim Model) - Gamescom 2018.

    No company will invest engineering resources to improve an old product. It makes more sense to bring something new to market that has...

    Oct 19, 2018 at 10:47 AM
  7. cookinwitdiesel replied to the thread Alienware M15 (Brand New Slim Model) - Gamescom 2018.

    That screenshot was the exact instant I paused the video to analyze haha

    Oct 18, 2018 at 11:36 PM
  8. cookinwitdiesel replied to the thread Alienware M15 (Brand New Slim Model) - Gamescom 2018.

    Dynamic overclocking - sounds like throttling when needed to me :P I accept that most of the time unless tuned, these laptops will...

    Oct 18, 2018 at 2:54 PM
  9. cookinwitdiesel replied to the thread Alienware M15 (Brand New Slim Model) - Gamescom 2018.

    I was ignoring their pitch and looking at the actual design, the way the heat pipes are laid out, where the screws are, the amount of...

    Oct 18, 2018 at 2:43 PM
  10. cookinwitdiesel replied to the thread Alienware M15 (Brand New Slim Model) - Gamescom 2018.

    Saw this video posted on facebook by Alienware: [MEDIA] Assuming it is an accurate representation of the cooling, I am encouraged,...

    Oct 18, 2018 at 12:43 PM
  11. cookinwitdiesel replied to the thread *OFFICIAL* Alienware "Graphics Amplifier" Owner's Lounge and Benchmark Thread (All 13, 15 and 17).

    Ya, I tested out a Razer Core v2 when they were new, that thing was beautifully built and rock solid physically (flaky as hell in use...

    Oct 17, 2018 at 10:56 PM
  12. cookinwitdiesel replied to the thread *OFFICIAL* Alienware "Graphics Amplifier" Owner's Lounge and Benchmark Thread (All 13, 15 and 17).

    Well, opened my AGA to take a peak today while rearranging my office and the 4 metal threadings for the center hinge ALL broke loose of...

    Oct 17, 2018 at 10:03 PM
  13. cookinwitdiesel replied to the thread Alienware M15 (Brand New Slim Model) - Gamescom 2018.

    Very safe bet it will support 32 GB of RAM (via 2x 16 GB DIMMs) Won't be more though. When they refresh some day to 9000 series, maybe...

    Oct 17, 2018 at 12:35 AM
  14. cookinwitdiesel replied to the thread *OFFICIAL* Alienware "Graphics Amplifier" Owner's Lounge and Benchmark Thread (All 13, 15 and 17).

    Can you share some pics? My main concern was lining up with the hole for the AC power cord and the screw holes. Thanks!

    Oct 16, 2018 at 1:35 PM
  15. cookinwitdiesel replied to the thread Alienware M15 (Brand New Slim Model) - Gamescom 2018.

    Next week is when it is supposed to be orderable, I don't think there are much unknown on specs in the mean time? What do you need to know.

    Oct 16, 2018 at 1:35 PM