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Old 02-05-2011, 06:01 PM   #1
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Default Need help modding my Alienware M11X laptop!!! PLEASE READ!!!

I just purchased my $1400 Alienware M11X and it will arrive next week! I have been building a list of crazy mods to do to this laptop and most people I tell don't believe its possible to do to any computer, but I'm pretty sure it is and I will do it anyways! I am wanting to know what everyone would do as far as mods? I am open to any suggestions!

My first mod is going to be: download Nintendo Wii Emulator and Play Wii games in HD(which Wii can't do), then buy a USB Wii sensor receiver to plug up to the laptop and play any game with the Wii controllers! Most people said its not possible, but I've already done it kinda... by wii hacks and bluetooth to make the computer read the controllers, but it wasn't stable and was in beta testing.

Another mod I have listed is to download DeskSpace for the 3D cube effect in windows along with the Aero Theme!

Another mod listed is PS3 and Xbox game controllers via USB, Has anyone got the wireless ones to work with the computer???

Steering Wheel mod would be awesome connected to a flatscreen via HDMI, Logitech G27 has the clutch pedal and shifter too!

External Hard Drive: 1 TB External USB 3.0 Hard Drive

Here is a crazy mod I wanna do: Mod GTA 4 and use the Wii controllers with it, that would be so awesome cuz they don't make Grand Theft Auto for the Wii, just imagine gettin into a car and puttin the Wii controller into a steering wheel then jumpin out of the car and puttin the controller into a gun! I am looking for someone to Design my 2001 Ford Mustang GT Bullitt to put into the game as well, I made a website just for my car 2001 Ford Mustang GT Bullitt and if anyone can help that would be awesome!

Wireless Mouse Mod: The mouse looks like a little mustang and the headlights light up when you press the buttons!

External Screen Mods: Flatscreen via HDMI and Digital Projector via VGA and that will give me 3 monitors that I would be able to drag any window across all 3 screens!

I am also going to load 2 tracking devices on this laptop for security, plus 3 extra layers of security.

Please feel free to list any crazy mods you can think of! Nothing is impossible and I'm about to show the world what this computer can do!

I went all out on this laptop when I purchased it and I will go all out with the mods to make this the best Laptop ever, so any suggestions would be great!

Alienware M11x, Soft Touch Stealth Black
313-9774 1 Overclockable Intel Core i7 640UM (4M Cache, 2.266 GHz Max Turbo Frequency)
317-4700 1 8GB Dual Channel DDR3 at 800MHz
330-9945 1 Alienware M11x 90W A/C Adapter
320-1467 1 11.6-inch WideHD 1366x768 (720p) WLED, no WWAN Antenna
320-9857 1 1GB NVIDIA GeForce GT 335M
342-1324 1 320GB SATAII 7,200RPM
330-9552 1 Personalized Nameplate
330-6106 1 Personalized Nameplate Trigger
313-8791 1 AlienFX Color, Mars Red
421-3095 1 Alienware Command Center Software, M11x
421-1400 1 Genuine Windows 7 Home Premium, 64bit, English
420-9691 1 DataSafe Local BackUp
420-6436 1 PC-Restore, Dim/Insp
313-9856 1 Integrated 10/100 Network Interface Card
410-1883 1 Adobe Acrobat Reader 9.0 Multi-Language
313-9958 1 Integrated High-Definition Surround Sound Audio (5.1)
430-3796 1 Alienware M11x a/b/g/n 2x2 MIMO Wireless
330-6348 1 Automatic Updates: On
330-8995 1 1.3 Megapixel Webcam
922-2597 1 Dell Hardware Limited Warranty, Initial Year
929-5570 1 Dell Limited Hardware Warranty Plus In-Home Service After Remote Diagnosis, Initial Year
950-3337 1 1 Year Limited Warranty
950-9797 1 No Warranty, Year 2 and 3
994-3730 1 Warranty Support, Initial Year
421-1724 1 Soft Contracts Dell In-Home Hardware Agreement for Alienware
330-0171 1 S and P Drop-in-Box Marcom forDHS Notebooks
430-3773 1 No Internal WWAN Antenna Installed
421-1360 1 Steam and Portal Factory Installed
421-1359 1 World of Warcraft Preinstall Edition
421-2965 1 EVE-Online, English, German, Russian
421-2611 1 AlienGUIse Theme Manager with Breed Theme
421-1586 1 Alienhead Chrome Red
421-1596 1 Alienhead Chrome Red

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Old 02-05-2011, 06:11 PM   #2
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Your two other copies of this thread were deleted.

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Old 02-05-2011, 06:18 PM   #3
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now thats not nice...
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Old 02-07-2011, 01:11 AM   #4
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Default Re: Need help modding my Alienware M11X laptop!!! PLEASE READ!!!

Originally Posted by onlineshoppin4u View Post
now thats not nice...
You aren't supposed to create multiple threads. It breaks up the conversation and clutters up the forum.

You didn't list anything that I'd really consider a mod. It's actually pretty normal stuff if you ask me. Are you looking for actual mods to do, or just more things to use your laptop for?

EDIT: A couple more things... You cannot use three monitors with this laptop. The GT 335M only supports two. So when you plug two monitors in, one of the three screens will be disabled. Also, you can use the wireless xbox controllers with computers through an adapter mad by Microsoft. AFAIK, they only sell it bundled with a controller (link) but you can probably get just an adapter from eBay.
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Old 03-27-2011, 06:05 PM   #5
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Default Re: Need help modding my Alienware M11X laptop!!! PLEASE READ!!!

The mouse mod you listed can be bought from road mice. The 1TB hard drive can be bought off the internet too.
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