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Graphic designs: Six speedy 17-inch gaming laptops

Product Roundup Gaming laptops have a reputation for being big and heavy and providing battery life that is counted in minutes rather than hours. Slowly, though, increased power efficiency in both CPU and GPU designs has given rise to a new generation of gaming laptops that are at least semi-portable. Designs such as MSI’s 22mm Stealth Pro …
Cliff Joseph, 17 Apr 2015
Alienware's Area 51 system uses the new Haswell processors

Alienware injects EVEN MORE ALIEN into redesigned Area-51 gaming PC

Pics Alienware has spent five years honing its Area-51 gaming PC, and - in the process - has sexed up the beast with a menacing-looking new "triad chassis" design. The company said it had chosen the unusual and frankly intimidating shape (the inspiration may just have come from Hollywood: perhaps the movie Batman: The Dark Knight …
Team Register, 30 Aug 2014
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Alienware says it WILL ship a Steam Machine in 2014 – running Windows

High-end gaming PC vendor Alienware says it will still put out a Steam Machine console this year, even if it can't ship it with Valve's vaunted mega-controller – and it won't arrive running SteamOS. The Dell division's console, now officially dubbed the Alienware Alpha, still looks very much like the design that was revealed …
Neil McAllister, 10 Jun 2014

Alienware assimilates Dell FROM THE INSIDE!

Gaming notebooks are a secret hobby of mine. I don't actually game that much – even my wife logs more hours than I do – but gaming notebooks are the only way to get the best of the best in a luggable form factor. Alienware is the name to beat in this space, but I've always wondered how they managed to survive the Dell …
Trevor Pott, 29 Oct 2012
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Alienware takes aim at consoles with mini PC

Alienware joined the mini PC biz this week, revealing a powerful games machine roughly the same size as an Xbox. The Alienware X51 desktop squeezes high-performance components into a compact chassis, the Dell subsidiary said, in a bid to be the brains of a your home entertainment hub. Alienware X51 As such, the X51 veers …
Caleb Cox, 18 Jan 2012
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Dell Alienware M18x 18.4in gaming notebook

Review Last year, Dell added to its Alienware laptop family and simultaneously expanded the definition of ultra-portables with the tiny-beefcake M11x. This year's new addition, the flagship M18x, now expands the other end of the spectrum. Dell Alienware M18x Big player: Dell's Alienware M18x Labelling this colossus a desktop …
Andrew Bailey, 2 Sep 2011
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Dell refreshes Alienware laptops

Dell has boosted its Alienware line-up with some fresh gaming-centric laptops, the M11x, M14x and M18x. The Alienware M11x, which we covered last year, has been refreshed with Sandy Bridge processors and comes with 2nd-gen Core i5 or i7 CPUs, up to 16GB DDR3 RAM and either a 750GB HD or 256GB SSD. There's also the bonus of USB …
Caleb Cox, 21 Apr 2011
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Dell: Alienware m11x hinge crisis closure near

Problems some punters have experience with the hinges on the Alienware M11x gaming laptop may soon be sorted out, at long last. In a brief post on a Dell support forum, spied by Engadget, Dell staffer Chris M reports that M11x hinge fixes will come "around March". He couldn't be more specific than that, he admitted, because …
Tony Smith, 26 Jan 2011
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Dell Alienware M11x 11in gaming notebook

Review The Alienware M11x has been heralded as the world's first true gaming netbook. To be fair, that's not a misnomer Dell uses in its advertising, preferring to position the 285mm wide 11.6in widescreen unit as simply a sub-15in gaming laptop. Alienware M11x Fire walk with me: Dell Alienware M11x It's right to do so. At 33mm …
Andrew Bailey, 9 Jun 2010
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Alienware announces almighty gaming laptop

Dell has unwrapped its latest Alienware gaming laptop, which it’s punting as the world’s universe’s most powerful 15in gaming laptop. alienware_M15x The Alienware M15x is super powerful, when you add all the extras The M15x is apparently the first Alienware laptop to provide mobile enthusiasts and “hardcore gamers on the …
James Sherwood, 23 Sep 2009
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Alienware unveils multi AMD GPU laptop

The latest Alienware gaming laptop has crash landed onto Earth with a promise that it’ll “push gaming performance limits through state-of-the-art technology”. ALienware_M17_02 Alienware's M17 The Area-51 M17 is Alienware’s first notebook to incrporate ATI's CrossFireX multi-GPU technology, and the machine can be specced up …

Alienware Area-51 m15x gaming laptop

Review Alienware claims that its Area-51 m15x gaming laptop is the "fastest 15.4in notebook ever". Not true if you opt for the basic m15x with Intel Core 2 Duo T8100 processor however. You can get a comparable Sony Vaio BZ11 for £850, and it’s safe to say that any time Sony is being used as a comparison, the value-for-money part of …
Leo Waldock, 19 Aug 2008
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'Different' Dell to downgrade XPS brand

Dell has confirmed its XPS brand is to be demoted to a sub-brand, used simply to mark out high-end Inspiron and Studio machines rather than as a product family in its own right. Mark Jarvis, head of Dell's worldwide marketing, said: "You'll soon see high-end Inspiron XPS [laptops] and high-end Studio XPS machines." Jarvis …

Dell denies death of XPS to aid Alienware

Dell has denied that it plans to kill off the XPS gaming PC brand and promote its Alienware gaming PC subsidiary instead. Both names will "live on", it said last night. That the PC giant intends to knock XPS on the head was suggested this week by the Wall Street Journal. There's certainly cross-over between Alienware and XPS …
Tony Smith, 14 May 2008

Alienware ships 'most powerful' 15in laptop to Brits

Alienware's first gaming laptop designed from the ground up by the company itself, the Area 51 m15x, is now on sale to British gamers. The 15.4in machine ticks all the right technology boxes: 45nm 'Penryn' Intel Core 2 Extreme processor and Nvidia GeForce 8800M GTX graphics, up to 4GB of 667MHz DDR 2 memory and the ability to …
Tony Smith, 5 May 2008

Alienware Area 51 ALX CrossFireX gaming PC

Review How much would you spend on a gaming PC? Alienware hopes the answer is ‘about four grand’. It has delivered a colossal gaming PC with two AMD ATI Radeon HD 3870 X2 graphic cards, but does the machine's performance match its price? We’ll get on to the CrossFireX graphics in just a moment, but let’s start with the cosmetic …
Leo Waldock, 8 Apr 2008

Alienware punches out four-GPU CrossFireX gaming PC

Alienware has marked AMD's release of CrossFire X-compatible Catalyst drivers with the launch of a four-graphics chip gaming PC. It's even named the beast after the multi-GPU technology. Dubbed the Area-51 ALX CrossFireX, Alienware's machine comes with two ATI Radeon HD 3870 X2 graphics cards, each of which has a pair of 3870 …
Tony Smith, 7 Mar 2008
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Alienware confirms existence of Area-51 m15x laptop

Alienware has given birth to its latest hardcore laptop, which it claims packs enough capability to ensure it meets the requirements of just about every possible user. area51-m15x_front Alienware's Area-51 m15x laptop The Area-51 m15x has a 15.4in display, with 1920 x 1200 resolution, and incorporates an Intel Core 2 …
James Sherwood, 21 Feb 2008

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