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Old March 27, 2015, 07:33 PM
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Hold the phone. I can get a X8 for 25% off if I send in my Alien... Buggers got me cornered.
Is that a deal they do all the time, or just a deal they made for you? I assume they will fix yours and sell. Nice build. What was the $ damage in the end? Was it the one you priced out before?
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Old March 27, 2015, 09:40 PM
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I was told it's the current promotion for the 8X. I'm assuming they adjust the discount based on what you have for trade in?

The total was like $3800. Minus around $950.
I paid a little over $2800

Could have made a nice desktop, but then I'd need a monitor, and desk, and speakers... and room, lol.
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Old March 28, 2015, 03:51 AM
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I was told it's the current promotion for the 8X. I'm assuming they adjust the discount based on what you have for trade in?

The total was like $3800. Minus around $950.
I paid a little over $2800

Could have made a nice desktop, but then I'd need a monitor, and desk, and speakers... and room, lol.
Cool stuff. Impressive sounding computer. Out of curiosity what was it going to cost to upgrade the GPUs on the AW?
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Old March 28, 2015, 07:10 AM
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$1000 just for one 4gb 980
Figured it was time to just do the entire thing
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Old March 28, 2015, 09:20 AM
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So did you end up buying? Almost $950 for that notebook is more than fair IMO....PROVIDED they allow you to transfer your Windows install.
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Old March 29, 2015, 09:03 AM
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Sky, that is exactly why I just did the full upgrade. the value of my current Alienware, with one of the GPUs going, would not have a resale value of $950.

I never really asked about the OS. I should confirm tomorrow and see if they can just use W7 and my old serial number.

Yes, it is ordered.
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From what I know the OS will not come loaded, unless specified. If you didn't select an OS than chances are you are not getting one. But with Windows 10 dropping does it really matter?
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