The M17x offers excellent performance in an attractive chassis, and the flair provided by the customizable LED lighting is just icing on the cake. The only real flaw is the touchpad - but I?ve yet to come across a large gaming laptop that gets the touchpad right. If you have the itch for high-performance gaming laptop, the M17x R3 can help you scratch it."
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