Alienware's CRAZY upgradeable laptop

  • Published on:  1/10/2019
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  • Mythryl
    Mythryl 5 hours ago

    Linus I find your lack of ESD awareness disturbing. What message are we sending to the kids?

  • clintinterface
    clintinterface 17 hours ago

    The last model had probs with the heat? And only 2usb ports!
    Two of the reasons i didnt buy it. 3usb ports, well we getting somewhere.
    I cant wait for some tests to see how it is on a longer gaming sessions!
    May worth it for me this time. Also upgradeable, sweet.

  • Tom Hsia
    Tom Hsia 18 hours ago

    That does NOT seem like adequate cooling.

  • antoinebugleboy
    antoinebugleboy 19 hours ago

    Anyone else start to get a little nervous around 3:53? /r/sweatypalms

  • Jamie Hasted
    Jamie Hasted 19 hours ago

    Soooo... they have added tech that I had in my 7 yearold M17x R4...?

  • Todd no last name
    Todd no last name 20 hours ago

    I don't think I'd want Linus to put it back together.

  • nick mann
    nick mann yesterday

    A lot of laptops have upgradeable gpus

  • male grotesque
    male grotesque yesterday

    he is a sales guy
    not from design/ production line
    what do u expect

  • 1980seb1980
    1980seb1980  yesterday

    Linus good job mate

  • DaWrightWay DatWay

    I have been watching your videos for about 2 years and I`m not too good with CPU and GPU upgrading but I fell that your videos are great and that I can learn a lot from them thanks Linus or Mr. Linus

  • Xander Zoolander
    Xander Zoolander yesterday

    Upgradable graphics isn't that hard, all you need is a PCIe connector and power source. Migrate all the power to a single connector, and the PCIe connector can be made relatively small. It's not rocket science.
    Is Dell/Alienware planning on truely keeping this upgradable though? If I buy one at release, will it have components for it in a couple years, 5 years, maybe even a decade later if the chassis survives that long? There's no point in hyping upgradability if the product is killed within a few years, or if a new model is released every year. Are they going to have a solution for older components, like maybe a cheap case you can throw everything into to have as a backup desktop, or something?
    What about the case of the laptop itself, if the chassis does last 10+ years, is it planned to have different I/O plates for future standards of I/O? Say USB type C becomes the bottom line but also has a generation or two of successors, would I have to get an all new chassis for this, or could I just swap out an I/O plate with a new motherboard that has the newer I/O? Again, there's no point to the upgradable hype if the idea doesn't work after a few years.

  • Demore Gains
    Demore Gains yesterday

    10:08 Fat blond woman fancies linus

  • Yaron Langer
    Yaron Langer yesterday

    I actually laughed at the end

  • velvetMXO
    velvetMXO 2 days ago

    Why is Linus going crazy when Sager, Clevo, and many other laptops come with non BGA Processors and graphics cards? The GFX is cool I will say.

  • richard p
    richard p 2 days ago

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  • Daniel Fernández Barrera

    Hey! Did they mention when they’d release the 240 Hz panel? You say “later this year”, did they share a specific month? Quarter? FHD @ 144 Hz for this beast is kind of lackluster. QHD @ 144 or 240 Hz should have been offered since now... like on the m15 and m17. I’m on the fence for this sole reason and would spend 4.5K immediately were it not for this.

  • Bionic Elf
    Bionic Elf 2 days ago

    Take my money

  • *Shrek*
    *Shrek* 2 days ago

    tfw this laptop is better than most people’s towers

  • John Destroyer
    John Destroyer 2 days ago

    Just remove the goddamn WiFi Antenna cables.

  • Need help
    Need help 2 days ago+1

    But the question is why will you upgrade this thing.