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We loved last year's hinge problem, and the choice of 100Mb Ethernet was odd, but it proved what could be done in a tiny chassis. At 2kg it's no , but if you're looking at the Alienware, you're a different breed of laptop user.. Sure, it did have a
The M11x is back in 2011 with revision three in red or black, the hinge has been fixed and the Ethernet port bumped up to gigabit. It even picks up two USB 3.0 ports to keep up with the times, and ditches the confusing Alienware custom Windows theme. Sadly, the SIM slot is still an empty promise: Dell does not ship the 11x R3 with a WWAN module in Australia.
What can be put inside is still pleasingly mad: up to a Core i7 2617M, 16GB RAM and a 512GB SSD of indeterminate origin, if you've got more cashflow than a Saudi oil baron. If you're ever so pedantic about performance, you can throw in a Killer NIC, too, to ensure your networking abilities are top notch.