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Pics for M17xR3(Sandybridge) and benchmark(you may wanna c)

Discussion in 'Alienware 17 and M17x' started by yyduinihao0, Dec 7, 2010.

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  1. yyduinihao0

    yyduinihao0 Notebook Enthusiast

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    Sir_Gawain Notebook Consultant

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    wow, like the refined design.
     
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    johnnyviva Newbie

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    oh god, what are the spec like? GTX580M in SLI o_O It just look awesome!!!
     
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    What are he specs of that laptop running those benchmarks please ?

    so far I noticed
    GTX460
    i7 2820QM
    4GB Ram
     
  5. yyduinihao0

    yyduinihao0 Notebook Enthusiast

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    Sry, i wish i know......
     
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    dajohu Notebook Deity

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    Dang, 16k in 2006 off integrated graphics!
     
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    Nice thanks you guys think the screen is 16:10 ?
     
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    Thatoe Notebook Evangelist

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    OH wow. The design is not that different but definitely better.
    But the new CPU's and 460 sli! me wants.
     
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    I wouldn't call it better design but new look is always welcome... and that bigger touch pad is great... does it look a tad bit slimmer to you guys?? and where is the express card slot??
     
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    DR650SE The Whiskey Barracuda

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    Doesn't look differant enough for me to want it. CPU scores look nice though.
     
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    5150Joker Tech|Inferno

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    It looks like it's a bit thinner (I don't see the rear vents on the side anymore) and no express card slot. I wouldn't say the design is better either, just different. It still looks to be a 16:10 design from the photos. I wonder what changes they made to the cooling?
     
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    why would Dell stick with 16:10 ratio if all the manufacturers are pointing different route ? just wonder ;)

    also they should remove the glass from the screen or at least give the buyer the option to pick a matte screen for the rest i thing it looks ok pretty much like the last model
     
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    Couple reasons:

    1. 16:10 is the only one that has the rgb led option as of right now.
    2. 16:10 gives you more screen real estate than 16:9

    That's assuming this new system is still 16:10 which it looks to be. The cooling looks like it got an overhaul as well, that's what I'm most curious about. I'd be curious to see if they went the vapor heatpipe route. And yeah, they should give the option of not having the E2E portion.

    Edit: Looking over the pictures again, the screen doesn't seem to have much of a red shift to it. Maybe it's no longer 16:10/rgb led? So many questions..
     
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    Wow.. how did it get 16k 3DMark06 on integrated graphics?
     
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    ha I get why it looks slim... the aluminum (if it is) shell doesnt go around the bottom...
     
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    Must be an all plastic design.
     
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    Optimus probably.
     
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    If that’s the case then I wouldn’t touch it with a 10ft pole. That is the reason I got rid of the m11x!
     
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    It's fitting that the one thing I was hoping for is omitted from being revealed by these pictures (a place to grip the screen while opening it, as seen in the m11x and m15x). there's always fingerprints where my webcam is because of this >_<

    also, I'm not feeling the look of the touchpanel, though they do look more spaced out, which would help with the accuracy of the touch.

    as far as the touchpad and that whole panel is concerned... i wonder if it could be added to our current m17x r1 and 2's... a better, bigger touchpad and cooler looking speaker grills couldn't hurt!
     
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    A bit blind, aren't we? It's clear that these are 3 different laptops configurations.

    1st one:
    Probably a single GTX 460m + Nvidia Optimus
    i7-2630qm
    4GB RAM
    15940 3Dmarks

    2nd one:
    Probably a single Radeon HD 6970m
    i7-2720qm
    4GB RAM
    20155 3Dmarks

    3rd one:
    Single GTX 460m
    i7-2820qm
    4GB RAM
    16957 3Dmarks
     
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