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  1. snaven

    M14X cable

    So my power cable that came with my M14X R2 seems dead, the light at the end isn't coming on and it doesn't charge my laptop, no tear visible no drop. even my laptop said battery at 0%, im using another cable but I got a warning saying it wasn't powerful enough -.- really..... so how can I get a...
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    Change hard drive to SSD

    Hi guys, I have a 720gb 7200rms hard drive that came with the computer and id like to go for 1TB ssd, is that poaaible, like would it fit? thanks
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    upgrade time?

    Quick question, I see most people here keep getting the new system like alienware 14, I have the M14X specs below. So is it time to throw it or can I run stuff coming out like BF4??? I feel like AW owner are rich lol and especially shopping around I terribly regret my choice since I see MSI...
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    So my subsciption ran out and i decided to delete mcafee, what else should I get or should I even care really??? i mean i never had a virus before but anyway i dont mind getting something basic but i dont want to pay for mcafee or should I ?
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    quick question, I got mcafee with my M14X a year ago now im wondering is it worth keeping? I PC uses AVG but really and honestly i dont believe that much in anti virus i game and check emails, i know norton slows down your computer but i was wondering if I should kill McAfee or replace it...
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    gpu change

    hey everybody! how easy is it to change the gpu and processor in the M14X? i was wondering should I send it to Dell or ask a store around here that i trust, the thing is I do have a AW warranty and dont want to void that so I dont mind sending it to dell, id like to get the best current GPU...
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    M14X hardrive question

    hey my AW brothers :) question, a year ago month to month I got my M14X with the 750gb drive at 7200rpm vice the 1gb 5400rpm now im curious since SSD is only at 500gb or so can I get a 2tb drive 72000rpm for this kit? like can i upgrade the hardrive i want more space :(
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    is the M14X microphone really cheap? I always disable mine because i dont want it to run but i tried skype today and its been a while but it will barely get any sound now i i tap my laptop or around the bar moves quite a lot so i dont know what im missing or if its busted
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    update question

    my alien autopsy recently started to scan quite often so i turned it off so i can scan when i want however, it told me 3 things needed a firmware update so i clicked and it brought me to the Dell website where 12!!! updates are recommended and 1 urgent for Bios. am i suppose to do those...
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    hey I have the M14X R1 and I was wondering whats the max RAM can I have, Im looking at a deal for 18gig and after watching a video online it seems actually baby easy to switch it so I could plug 2 x 8g but how can I know what the max a machine can handle?
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    Merry Christmas!

    Merry Christmas to you all my Alien friends :) Lets hope we can conquer a new world and fill it with alienware in 2013 muhahahaha :p
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    recent games

    hey folks! I was wondering, so far i can pretty much play whatever i want at high settings on my M14X but Im looking at games like the new simcity coming out or crysis 3. do you think my setup that you can see below will be any good? like i just got this in march 2012 and then the nvidia 600...
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    starcraft 2

    hey guys, anyone play SC2 ?? if so i was wondering what setting you use for the M14X I have my spec below and i set the game at high and i used win 7 gadget and my cpu is at 18% and ram 47% is that good, i dont get lag much unless some retarded game like special forces cause of the amount...
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    System requirements questions

    Good day my fellow Alien buddies! I am trying to understand something with video card, when I check a game online how do I compare laptop GPU VS PC ? Like for example im checking the next sim city game but it doesnt say however the new medal of honour ask for CPU: Intel Core 2 Quad 3GHz /...
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    Battery & performance

    Sup folks! question I usually use my M14X on battery but I noticed that when I use the setting for power like: Power saver or balanced my games are affected sometimes quite a bit. I played BF3 on balanced and it wasnt that great but when I plug it and use high performance all is number 1...
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    new options !?!?

    So I got my M14X in Feb now dell offers like 16g ram much better processor and the new Nvidia card.....OMG WTF right....I have the 2.2ghx i7 with 8gig ram and the GT555M 3g ..... is it worth it to invest on upgrading it at all or not and they also offer blue ray.....i know its hard to keep up...