Alienware's CRAZY upgradeable laptop

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  • Adrian
    Adrian 20 hours ago

    what kinda of gaming chairs are those in the back round looks like they have lights in them

  • Bit Whiskey
    Bit Whiskey Day ago

    Btw, dell should have talked to Clevo and the the a51 would have mxm

  • Bit Whiskey
    Bit Whiskey Day ago

    I have an Eurocom sky x4c with desktop parts. I’m running a 9600k and rtx 2060 MXM 3.1 and it’s way easier to open and upgrade compared to the a51

  • Clem Fandango
    Clem Fandango 2 days ago

    Just plug me alienware graphics amp in.....

  • Pham Son
    Pham Son 4 days ago

    This thing will probably cost like 6 or 7000 bucks
    Too much money for me.......

  • jigga jaw
    jigga jaw 4 days ago +1

    I dunno man... 1080p video? Don't think so. Gotta be at least 2k these days, but preferably 4k.

  • Baja CaliFa
    Baja CaliFa 6 days ago

    ✊✊🤣🤣🤣 this guy always crack me out always God bless u and ur future man!!🙏🏽

  • Occhio Doro
    Occhio Doro 6 days ago

    This right here is mah pretty boy swag

  • Norbert Baylon
    Norbert Baylon 9 days ago +11

    *Meanwhile Apple casually solders their RAM into the motherboard*

  • aprettybadgamer
    aprettybadgamer 9 days ago

    51k likes for a video about the Alienware Area 51M. Genius.

  • Sergio Hernández
    Sergio Hernández 9 days ago

    This incredible expansion but hahaha I laughed the young man who did not know how to disarm it hahahaha and wanted to show it. but great job good video I liked. I was watching the video and said you need to disconnect more things, and the wifi hahahaha xd, great video. it made my day. a hug from Mexico.

  • Evan Le
    Evan Le 10 days ago

    Australian price for 2080 is 5700

  • Mario Cruz
    Mario Cruz 11 days ago

    Can you upgrade the screen on this

  • virus nano
    virus nano 11 days ago

    I would be wet when I start take off alienware.

  • khent bernardo
    khent bernardo 11 days ago

    any one hear this haha 5:44 hahaha

  • I۞_۞I
    I۞_۞I 12 days ago

    Maybe we'll get to the point of modular GPUs

  • Muddy Digger
    Muddy Digger 14 days ago

    I notice ypu seem to be swearing more lately. love you vids tech tips but I can no longer watch them with my son.

  • Lepadatu cristian-mihail

    10:12 No clapping (just pretend) ? :(

  • Vincent L.
    Vincent L. 15 days ago

    Everything I know about size.. and heat ... 👌🏼

  • Daryl Quincy
    Daryl Quincy 16 days ago

    Dell of all people!? They always made the least accessible, least upgradeable kit. You have to admire a company that can learn the simplest single lesson in a mere 30 years!

  • Jo-Erlend Schinstad
    Jo-Erlend Schinstad 17 days ago

    That is very impressive hardware and the ability to open it up and clean it, makes me think it could last for a long time, making the cost less scary. But I'm wondering; can you choose to use the Intel graphics on the monitor instead of the Nvidia graphics? The ability to use a laptop for gaming is very cool, but you still want to do serious stuff with such an expensive machine. It would be very nice if I could just run Windows in a VM, passing through the nVidia graphics to that VM, stealing the graphics using Looking Glass and displaying it as a window on Ubuntu.

  • I am Trash
    I am Trash 17 days ago

    at 2:27 to 3:35 linus sounds very british

  • Cewkie Beats
    Cewkie Beats 17 days ago

    I never watched the video half way but I’m sure this laptop is over 2k ;-;

  • simon gleybman
    simon gleybman 19 days ago

    holy laptop

  • Azam HuQ
    Azam HuQ 20 days ago

    have to admit that is one beautiful looking laptop

  • Deebo Nash
    Deebo Nash 21 day ago

    Linus is so smooth in talking. And humble and honest.... truly has a passion for his Job. 👏

  • Kirby
    Kirby 22 days ago

    It would look pretty sick in spacegray or black.

  • AndreasH900
    AndreasH900 23 days ago

    What RTX 2080Ti i havent seen that on dells website or heard of it.. the laptop where i got has max config RTX 2080

  • AndreasH900
    AndreasH900 23 days ago

    Yep i was thinking get that alienware laptop.. instead i got a laptop off germany cheaper with more storage same specs i9 9900K RTX 2080

    • AndreasH900
      AndreasH900 23 days ago

      And the alienware brand holds resell value better

    • AndreasH900
      AndreasH900 23 days ago

      But again the alienware looks way better than mine

    • AndreasH900
      AndreasH900 23 days ago

      840 dollars more less storage

  • DCFUKSURMOM/BENDER
    DCFUKSURMOM/BENDER 23 days ago

    "you got a dented ass prism, but you have a pristine screen." If thats not advertising nothing is.

  • Kai Meier
    Kai Meier 24 days ago +2

    Lol? An RTX 2080 Ti with 6Gigs of Gddr6 Memory?

  • Owen Wint
    Owen Wint Month ago

    He so funny

  • It's Teddy
    It's Teddy Month ago

    LMAO that thermal paste application tho

  • Veritech Girl
    Veritech Girl Month ago +1

    ugh! This machine is so gorgeous - trying to justify pulling the trigger on its price tag though . . .

    • DrawTimeInc
      DrawTimeInc 15 days ago

      I’d wait. People are having a good amount of issues with them.

  • Veritech Girl
    Veritech Girl Month ago +1

    0:32 what brand gaming chair is that???

  • miguel riveiro
    miguel riveiro Month ago

    01:29 Ghost frame!!!!

  • Gunny
    Gunny Month ago +1

    you can buy now with the cheap cheap price of two googolplex dollars

  • Steam
    Steam Month ago

    Seriously this device is over priced for a machine that only does 1080p lol haha wow Alienware being brought by Dell was a sad day for gaming laptops.

  • speedracer123222
    speedracer123222 Month ago

    They should add this new flu standard to the dell g series. Imagine a g3 17” having upgradeable gpu even though I don’t like the look of the exhaust for higher end ones I would take it if it only added barely on the back and be able to upgrade

  • No Name
    No Name Month ago

    I'm considering one of these for the 64Gb RAM it can take and the 8 core i9. Should be a good portable machine for heavy numerical computational work. I checked the Razer Blade but it seems the RAM is limited. So far I'm liking this Dell.
    Does anyone know if it would take more than 64Gb if the memory became available in the future?

  • Xtreme Performance
    Xtreme Performance Month ago

    This isn't the first time or even near that with desktop CPUs...One gaming laptop has CPU that hits 5.1ghz plus numerous other laptops with amd and Intel CPUs plus desktop GPUs...why do they think this is the first modular laptop...most laptops besides for Mac have all hardware not soldered to the board....and come on its still a fucking dell

  • INDIVELOPE
    INDIVELOPE Month ago

    my Alienware mx17 r4 has had 3 GPU changes :)

  • Helloitzkenny
    Helloitzkenny Month ago

    I couldn't have been the only one with sweaty palms seeing how fluttery Linus was with that screwdriver so close to the internal components... Was honestly expecting Dell security to tackle him lol

  • Floyd Hopfinger
    Floyd Hopfinger Month ago +2

    Linus called the four dimm slots a "body thing".

  • Scott
    Scott Month ago

    That was boring.

  • Jonathan B
    Jonathan B Month ago +5

    I wouldn't spend that kind of money on a laptop but I'm excited at what this technology could mean for future laptops.

  • Mr. Seekur
    Mr. Seekur Month ago +1

    Screw the laptop I just want the rgb chair behind him

  • tevin mathes
    tevin mathes Month ago

    I cant Believe they really took heat to My suggestion in made it a reality a bout a year ago i contacted dell asking them was my Alienware m17xr3 upgradable which they toll me no its was not .so I gave them a suggestion that they should start making there laptops upgradeable .dell really does listen to the people .

  • Bryce Gillam
    Bryce Gillam Month ago

    M2.5 LUL that's the screw

  • Bill Bird
    Bill Bird Month ago

    Not the first alien upgradeable

  • MrSilverFox
    MrSilverFox Month ago

    This was an amazing video.

  • Anthony Sandoval
    Anthony Sandoval Month ago

    Dude ure tweaking 5:21-5:51

  • Tforce Sims
    Tforce Sims Month ago +3

    2/10 not nuff thermal paste.

  • yul merced
    yul merced Month ago

    omg what's with the thermal paste

  • Shinyaia
    Shinyaia Month ago

    0:50
    2080ti with 6 gb gddr6 memory whattt????

    • Shinyaia
      Shinyaia Month ago

      +JViello 11gb gddr6

    • JViello
      JViello Month ago

      Um...yeah. What were you expecting?

  • Jason S
    Jason S Month ago

    Impressive machine. It's about time someone worked toward what we want

  • Brian Lauretta
    Brian Lauretta Month ago

    I would never buy an Alienware 👽 again, I had bought a m14 r2 in the past I customize for over $2,000 and when I got it I tried to game on it but could never game cause temps got to 95 to 100 degrees Celsius throttling right away and couldn't enjoy no good games on it, I only could use as like only a regular laptop for RU-clip and browsing. Now today I just bought a Sagar NP8356, I can't wait to get and try it. Hopefully I have better success to game with and do other stuff with it. This will be my 2nd gaming laptop after I had bad luck with Alienware.

  • Christian Latoja
    Christian Latoja Month ago

    i9900k and Rtx 2080ti inside but 1080p 144hz panel WTF

    • Helloitzkenny
      Helloitzkenny Month ago

      +Christian Latoja yeah.

    • Christian Latoja
      Christian Latoja Month ago

      +Helloitzkenny well it probably Cost around 5000$+ and the Hardware Inside it can run 1080p 240fps or 1440p 144hz or 4k 60fps Max Settings

    • Helloitzkenny
      Helloitzkenny Month ago

      You think they're going to put a 1440 @ 144Hz in there? Please

  • PhatLonelySkater PLS
    PhatLonelySkater PLS 2 months ago

    Alienware ❤️

  • Logan Ronzone
    Logan Ronzone 2 months ago

    If you wanted to go cheap on the graphics card (2060) could you later shove in 2080?

  • Intelligence Injection
    Intelligence Injection 2 months ago +2

    That employee guy is just a slave bee they send to the conference, he’s not even an engineer and he doesn’t know anything profound

  • t jones
    t jones 2 months ago

    maxed out right this moment around 5500$ USD

  • RunFor OurLives
    RunFor OurLives 2 months ago

    What a stupid idea upgradeable laptop.
    Technology improves. There’s really no point to upgrade a laptop unless its ram or storage. That’s it.
    Everything else is a waste of time.
    Power envelope of gpu changes.
    Who makes mxm cards anymore?
    It’s a noble idea but a stupid idea nevertheless

  • Arturo Tabera
    Arturo Tabera 2 months ago +1

    So the CPU is not TDP limited at all!?

  • E W
    E W 2 months ago

    What’s that thing to the left

  • trusstee1
    trusstee1 2 months ago

    you should add the product name to the fucking title of the video. "proverbial money shot" earned the like

  • Wong Elfski
    Wong Elfski 2 months ago

    Dude you’re gettin a Dell

  • Gibson299
    Gibson299 2 months ago

    ya this thing is an overpriced waste of money. for one nobody is going to be needing to go from a 9900 in 4 years, and that GPU is proprietary and any future new ones would have to be custom made for this particular computer, witch would probably be bloody expensive. this hardly compares to the wonderful upgradability of a desktop where i can physically take any video card out their now and in the future and put one in guranteed within the next 5 years, hell More to be honest. i could take a 10 year old tower with a pci express x16 slot and fit a new 2060 in, your telling me their will be new video cards for this laptop around then? nah, just get a new lapotp.

  • Ohmloud
    Ohmloud 2 months ago

    Why cut..3 ahahah, 4 ahahah, 5 ahahah, 6 ahahah, 7 ahahah, 8 ahahah, 9 ahahah, 10 ahahah, 11, ahahah, 12 ahahah, 13 ahahah, 14 ahahah, 15, ahahah, 16 ahahah, 17 ahahah and 18 ahahah? That kild my boner..

  • houston texas
    houston texas 2 months ago +1

    Trash!!!!

  • S Dj
    S Dj 2 months ago

    Lose fucking macro keys its useless and makes you lose feeling of where real keys are. Wtf its 2019 and still useless macro keys. Also oval design at the back doesnt make any sense. Besides that its pretty amazing!

  • Clay Kann
    Clay Kann 2 months ago +1

    I bet the temps are insane! My msi ge75 with a I7 8750 gets pretty warm. I cant imagine this beast!

  • cody 3629
    cody 3629 2 months ago

    the person that made this
    lives next to me

  • Gaetan Denis
    Gaetan Denis 2 months ago

    Waring to anyone buying this system thinking it is an easy upgrade to a new gpu. Dell is selling this system with 3 different heat pipe setups. So if you are thinking of saving money now and getting the 2060 or 2070 and want to upgrade in the future you will need to buy a new heat pipes also. Don't forget a new power brick too. There is a 7 pipe config, 8 pipe config and a 8 pipe config with side pipes. Dell is not advertising this.

  • Vamer Hazard
    Vamer Hazard 2 months ago

    7:42 linus is going bald

  • JB DUARTE
    JB DUARTE 2 months ago

    Oh sorry i commented about this today in another video

  • Omgwtfpwnd
    Omgwtfpwnd 2 months ago

    Should I wait to buy this later when the screen is updated(?) or nah?

    • Omgwtfpwnd
      Omgwtfpwnd 2 months ago

      eQuALiZeR Is it true though that around June there will be an “updated” screen? Like OLED or some shit. As if it mattered.

    • eQuALiZeR
      eQuALiZeR 2 months ago

      Omgwtfpwnd yeah, 240hz is just a little smoother than 144hz, but not that much

  • alfredoandroid357
    alfredoandroid357 2 months ago

    Thanks for the video..
    Funny stuff
    " Yes Linus their is a Fuxxkin I9 processer ..." lol

  • Chinh Phan
    Chinh Phan 2 months ago

    Someone needs to make an itx/atx laptop case with different screen/monitor MHz accessories. There is a market for it, matter of fact it could get rid of most of the bullshit laptops on the market.

    • Chinh Phan
      Chinh Phan 2 months ago

      +reza wahyu what are you babbling about still? Get standardized then talk.

    • reza wahyu
      reza wahyu 2 months ago

      Chinh Phan UPDATE
      it seems m17x r4 could run rtx series better than 1080 since it has lower power requirements cdn.discordapp.com/attachments/375444941905854464/553912396054396929/csm_36922_bf0ca3acad.jpg
      Taken from eurocom discord.

    • reza wahyu
      reza wahyu 2 months ago

      Chinh Phan but we have m15x, m17x r4 and this thing, they using the standard 3.0b in fact almost 70% of these kind of laptops were using 3.0b and 3.1b, that's standardization you're looking for.

    • Chinh Phan
      Chinh Phan 2 months ago

      +reza wahyu look, I believe we both want the same thing here. A fully customizable laptop. This can not happen until there is a standardization of components. This starts at the base aka motherboard. The smallest form factor supported by AMD and Intel is the itx, it sounds like a good starting point.

    • Chinh Phan
      Chinh Phan 2 months ago

      +reza wahyu read my last comment about MXM3 Riser's made by Eurocom for itx boards to use mxm gpus. You're late

  • Randall Rash
    Randall Rash 2 months ago

    I am disappointed that Linus hasn’t yet got one himself yet to review in full.

  • Rospin Casocl
    Rospin Casocl 2 months ago +1

    The other "M2.5" label is the screw size lmao

  • Vi Xi
    Vi Xi 2 months ago

    OMG, when he removed the heat sink from the mobo, the sloppy thermal paste all over the side of the socket surprised me. Also, not surprised to see that Dell hasn't done anything to improve their crappy monitor hinges. I had an MX-14 R1, within 3 months of using it the plastic hinges cracked. I superglued that hinge back together and got rid of it asap. Since then I've never considered an Alienware laptop ever again.

  • MiniGamer1205
    MiniGamer1205 2 months ago

    I love the fact that it’s white

  • Christopher Moodaley
    Christopher Moodaley 2 months ago +2

    Alienware non affordable laptop

    • reza wahyu
      reza wahyu 2 months ago

      Christopher Moodaley forum.notebookreview.com/threads/successful-mxm-gpu-upgraded-laptops.805136/ there you go
      Anyway an used m17x r4 would cost probably 200usd or 300usd
      While a gtx 1080 for laptop probably as much as 800usd.

    • reza wahyu
      reza wahyu 2 months ago

      Christopher Moodaley I give you the thread where you can find all successful gpu upgrades but keep in mind if you're looking to re-build a barebook like that Alienware you needs a lot of research first.

    • Christopher Moodaley
      Christopher Moodaley 2 months ago

      reza wahyu hmmm that might work thanks

    • reza wahyu
      reza wahyu 2 months ago

      Christopher Moodaley forum.notebookreview.com/threads/m17x-r4-with-gtx-1080-gddr5x-8gb.822707/ Alienware have been being the most flexible barebook from 2008 with m15x.
      This not even new

    • reza wahyu
      reza wahyu 2 months ago

      Christopher Moodaley get the older ones then

  • ASM Kalrizion
    ASM Kalrizion 2 months ago

    I really want to see more laptops like this, future proof laptops not only brings a good opportunity for competition in the pc market, but also allows for the benefits of a laptop without the shortcomings.

    • reza wahyu
      reza wahyu 2 months ago

      ASM Kalrizion so don't be surprised if this laptop would be the next immortal Laptop like m15x 2008 and m17x r4.

    • reza wahyu
      reza wahyu 2 months ago

      ASM Kalrizion please note that this laptop were the successor of the m17x r4 2012
      That thing still able to run gtx 1080 at full power with i7 3920xm.
      forum.notebookreview.com/threads/m17x-r4-with-gtx-1080-gddr5x-8gb.822707/

    • reza wahyu
      reza wahyu 2 months ago

      ASM Kalrizion these kind of thing already exists from long long time ago, the current standards for laptop gpu were 3.0 for low watt laptops and 3.1 for higher watt laptops.
      forum.notebookreview.com/threads/successful-mxm-gpu-upgraded-laptops.805136/

  • Bryan Brunnemeyer
    Bryan Brunnemeyer 2 months ago +4

    I don't need a new gaming laptop but on the other hand I NEED a new gaming laptop.

  • aldoph glinkler
    aldoph glinkler 2 months ago

    I bought one when they go out of date and are replaced or i break mine im gonna try and put it inside the shell of a toughbook and if i do im gonna slap one with it and proced to sit on top of them and play fallout 4 as i take a shit on the case for fallout 76

    Also linus try and achive 120 fps in fallout 3 i bet you cant on the most overkill pc ill give u a copule hints
    1: run windows 7
    2: try to keep less than 2 threeds
    3: run it in a vm with less than 8 gb ram it refused to run for me on my desktop with a gtx 1080 original gtx 1080
    A i9 9990 and a fuck ton of ram when did we switch ram to hdds i dont know all i know is it only has 4gb ram but i used two diffrent week pcs with 1tb ram each so i could get 2 tb of ram it can un pack those unpacking virus things till win rar says fuck you or i run out of hdd space higly unlikley if i unpack it to my sever of 500 tb sever

  • Feral Adventures
    Feral Adventures 2 months ago

    i want that chair instead

  • Tom [GD]
    Tom [GD] 2 months ago +1

    Alienware created a beast of a computer. But this power is so OP than a predator 21X

    • reza wahyu
      reza wahyu 2 months ago

      Tom [GD] the most overpowered laptop we had currently came from clevo laptops, since they use desktop CPUs and removable GPU.

  • J Doe
    J Doe 2 months ago

    Looks like it still has that sweet Alien keyboard. Love that thing.
    Thumbs up, Linus. Thanks for the great review!

  • yu-ri-_-y
    yu-ri-_-y 2 months ago

    Alienware Area-51m came to Japan
    ​ru-clip.com/video/8ZZmPhAenNY/video.html
    I watch an animation, and -_-y Alienware Area-51m which I order it, and came today is cool

  • Zandersen
    Zandersen 2 months ago

    how about the screen?

  • Robert Bugar
    Robert Bugar 2 months ago

    looool the termo thermal paste on CPU !! 7:54

  • Pushkar Nath
    Pushkar Nath 2 months ago

    The biggest boost i found is with the use of of an SSD, I used Kingston SSD amzn.to/2GH2H7D found now my boot-up time came as quick as 8 seconds.

  • nathan kennedy
    nathan kennedy 2 months ago

    6gb gddr6 for a 2080ti?

  • Seid Latifi
    Seid Latifi 2 months ago

    I can see some good engineers inside that Laptop :D

  • Brian Walker
    Brian Walker 2 months ago

    what model (detailed) is?

  • carlinho00720
    carlinho00720 2 months ago

    I have seen a news that alienware will present in March oled monitors 4k for desktop computers and laptops, I would like to know if this is true and if you can see this screen in the area of 51 m. I would settle for placing the 4k screen of the m17 since this is the reason that prevents me from buying it, since I find it disappointing that the most powerful laptop in the world has a total HD resolution.

  • Harrison Marsh
    Harrison Marsh 2 months ago

    That thermal paste is disgusting...

  • Aequitas Vox
    Aequitas Vox 2 months ago

    17x R5 was semi upgradable and great gaming but with all these improvements I’ll have to save up again. Thanks Dell you’re alienware laptops are awesome.

    • Andreon Smith
      Andreon Smith 2 months ago

      Sir I have that laptop. What do u mean semi upgradeable??