Quote (darkyosh @ May 7 2012 09:36pm)
Asus is a MUCH smaller company than Alienware, of course their product is high quality, and cheaper. They don't have the reputation at stake. Don't go flashing your wallet like it matters. What it comes down to, is that you're not going to go toe to toe with an Alienware, with your asus G-Series, and come away from it with anything beyond hurt pride. I'm not a fanboy of Alienware, incase you couldn't understand what I said, I'll point to it again.
-------> ***People like you, are the reason they were bought out, and now produce the same garbage you spoon fed mouth breathers enjoy so much.*** <-------------
Their later models, since their price cut, have been garbage. Built with garbage, compliments of Dell. That's not to say their computers aren't good, but did you not read the part where I just linked two of the Acer models listed? I didn't go to the 2000 dollar Alienware, that will remain capable of handling the latest and greatest game releases for the forseeable future. I didn't even point out the Asus model that'll be good for the next few months. No, I pointed to the Acer model. Because their english speaking support staff and already outstanding reputation for build stability and hardware durability are things of legend for their remarkably budget savvy products. You wanna call me an idiot? Take a look at the alienware model listed on tiger direct for 2 grand. It's running a quad core processor, reportedly reading 8.8ghz, coming equipped with 8gigs of ram, a 750 gig hdd, true HD display from a mobile graphics unit that they build games around. THEY BUILD GAMES AROUND THAT PART. Not their built that part around the games of the time. No. They use that graphics unit, as a basis for graphic capabilities at maximum for games that'll be released well into two years from now.
You're not buying a brand name, if you invest in an Alienware. You're buying a product, that's going to keep out running the competitors. Those specs on that unit are upgradable. Significantly. Well into a range that a year ago when you bought that ASUS they said wasn't even possible. The current specs aren't impressive. Not in any astronomical way. But, their upgradability, durability, and ability to adapt to ever changing requirements. That's something to get behind. You'll spend 7-1500 dollars on a new laptop in a year. Those people who spent 2000 on that alienware. They'll spend 20-30 on upgrade parts for theirs and be good to go.
Who really made the better investment?
Only read this paragraph and stopped.
1. ASUS not having a reputation at stake? It looks like you have no idea what kind of company ASUS is.
2. Alienware's "reputation" you're talking about is EXACTLY why you're paying an overprice machine; just like Apple.
3. I'm not flashing my wallet, just answering your false statement you included in your post before:
Quote (darkyosh @ May 7 2012 09:06pm)
Just because when you were in school, you couldn't afford an alienware, because you were paying for that pretty little alien emblem. Doesn't mean you should rage on the most legit gaming rig producer in the world.
Now if you'll please excuse me, I'm done "arguing" with someone that contradicts himself and throws stupidities on top of said contradiction.