G Styled: The Alienware M17x – Kanye West “All of The Lights” Approved

This week I checked out the Alienware M17x gaming laptop. I was supposed to compare it with an MSI rig, but after seeing “All of the lights” from the M17x, I completely pushed the MSI notebook aside.

The Alienware M17x looks great. Its design is futuristic, and the lights would make Kanye West proud. In fact he should have had this laptop in his recent “All of the Lights” video. Speaking about the lights on the M17x, I love the fact that there are 9 different sections of lights you can control. For any customization buff, this is a beautiful thing.

Another cool feature, and I’ve said this time and time again: add rubber to your product. Every electronic device is better when you add some rubber to it. For the M17x it’s practical too. With something this heavy, you wouldn’t want it to be slippery and prone to just fall out your hands. This makes having the rubberized feel to the laptop a welcome addition!

The only thing not sexy about this Alienware gaming laptop is its price. I’m hearing the one I looked at was about $3,300 ….ouch! Hey, if you have the cash, fine. But that is more than my rent. Either way, the Alienware M17x is a nice looking machine and it completely blows everything else out of the water in terms of style!

Alienware M17x G Style Rating : Fashion Forward

Jason Anderson is a self-proclaimed gadget head and publisher of G Style Magazine where he covers all things “fashionably technical.” He contributes a weekly post on laptop and gadget panache. The views and opinions Jason expresses are his own.


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  1. bryan labchuk Says:

    oh no. please correct “should of” with “should have” – fourth sentence.

  2. Goose Says:

    Yeah, that and “suppose to” should be “supposed to.”

  3. johnW Says:

    I bought my Alienware M17X R3 in January. I have seen videos and read information on the internet about the wireless HD capabilities but I can’t get my computer to recognize the wiHD card. What am I missing. I purchased the m17x R3 with intel 2820, Intel Ultimate N 6300 wireless card, nvidia 460M. Can you help me understand. What is wrong?

  4. wirefreek Says:

    John, you may have an Alienware laptop without WirelessHD option. I beleive when you choose the configuration it should be selected. WirelessHD is a cool option to stream full HD video to TV.

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