Alienware M14x R1 Vs Alienware M14x R2

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  1. L1qu1d

    L1qu1d Notebook Evangelist

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    the 560M is def not 75% faster than the 555M, its around 30% faster. Read Specs:).
     
  2. abceemike

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    I just received my m14x a week ago and was able to get a return authorization. I'm still not sure if I want to let it go either. The biggie for me is no 3x3 killer card. I have an external blue ray but it would be nice to cut the cords and have it integrated if I needed it (used it twice in 2 years). Would like the new CPU and gpu though.
     
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    I hope that we R1 owners can upgrade our current GPUs to GT 650m..:|
     
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    itanongmosaakin Notebook Enthusiast

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    Here is one of the comparison.

    M14x R2 vs. M14x | The Verge
     
  5. L1qu1d

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    camera is worse? and there aren't 2 headphone ports:(.

    Not a big deal but the 2 headphone ports I loved! me and my gf could watch movies/tv shows when on trips.
     
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    It still has two. The 2nd one is a combo headphone/mic like the MacBook.

    I don't understand why they're using a lower mp webcam though. That's weird.
     
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    If you said that the GT555M is a underwhelming card then I'll 100% agree with you, but for the GT650M, no, it is not, as compare the the 500 series, there are BIG improvement for both speed and power consumption.


    QFT
     
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    i think the m14x will have an r3. the m11x didn't since the 14x took its place in the lineup. who really wanted an 11 incher which was that chunky and couldn't crank up the settings on any titles
     
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    It is an underwhelming card when the cost & effort of selling the R1, taking a probable loss to then purchase an even more expensive model with a better GPU is all taken into consideration.
     
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    Why on earth would they downgrade the camera? That's lame.
     
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