For users looking to get gaming performance, the Dell Alienware M17x R4 definitely has it thanks to the new Ivy Bridge processor and accompanying Nvidia graphics. It also benefits from a Blu-ray drive, four USB 3.0 ports and an HDMI-input, which is more than other similar laptops have to offer."
Any major computer upgrade generally requires a full software reinstall too. No so if you heed the advice in the guide to Upgrading a Motherboard without Reinstalling. PCSTATS Tips