One of the benefits of the machine — in contrast to traditional laptops — is that you can upgrade the graphics subsystem when new chipsets become available. Alienware Area m Special Edition Source: Alienware has finally released the system, and its performance in CNET Labs more than lived up to expectations. Alienware Area m Review Source: Tue Apr 18, 7: See any errors on this page? It also weighs about 10 pounds, a figure that swells a little when the rather large AC adapter is taken into account.

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The Aream that Alienware sent us came with a Pentium 4 3.

The most compact gaming notebook around, with excellent processor and graphics card and a unique lighting system. Alienware’s desktop and laptop computers — like the Aream shown here — are often overlooked in corporate environments because the company has largely focused on the power-user community, a niche market.

Kroeker Jan 14, 8: The new DirectX12 takes better advantage of multi-core processors, giving games a performance boost, even on older hardware.

That sounds like a lot, but if you were to add up the cost of the high-quality components separately, you would be hard pressed to build alisnware own system with as much power or style. If portability is a primary consideration, the XPS M’s added weight might be a concern. If you’re looking to drop some major change on a show-off gaming laptop, it’s hard to do better than the Alienware Area m17x, a mean-looking, high-performance black slab.

Alienware’s Aream: A Future-Proof Laptop Arrives

Alienware Area m Laptop Review Source: Alienware Area m15x notebook computer Source: Dell Area R2 overview. Now for the pictures of the lovely machine: I would recommend this computer to anyone that is considering going with a semi-portable machine, suitable for all purposes.


Of course, notebook graphics power still falls short of the speed you can achieve with a desktop machine, because the laptop form factor has limited space, limited power and limited cooling capability. I was pretty put down reading about all of the negative comments about the m15x.

Alienware Area-51 Series

If you do not want to be noticed while working at your local coffee shop, leave your Aream at home. PC Advisor If you can afford it and you have the muscles to carry it about, the Alienware Area 51 m15x is quite simply the quickest and best gaming laptop we’ve seen. This is one mean machine.

After numerous paint jobs, performance configurations, and media bundles, Alienware finally got it right with the Area m With the unprecedented versatility of the Intel Core 2 Duo Chip, dueling nVidia video cards with SLI enabled and an HD 17 inch screen, there is very little this notebook cannot achieve when it comes to gaming.

This is one of not 51 a handful of machines that can comfortably max out Crysis. My old computer is a Dell Inspiron It may not be the fastest, most macho gaming notebook in the world, and the lack of features like a built-in TV tuner keep it from challenging the fanciest Zrea Center or home-entertainment portables such as HP’s Pavilion dv and Toshiba’s Qosmio series.

Unfortunately every Alien Queen has an acid side and m’s is the layout. The breakthrough offering is the first inch laptop to fuse alienaare astounding graphics capabilities of dual MB nVidia GeForce Go GTX graphics cards and the blazing speed of Intel Core 2 Duo mobile processors, making it alineware dream system for mobile gamers and design professionals.


Alienware Area Series – External Reviews

Sun Mar 19, This machine is so nicely designed that it will raise eyebrows and draw lots of attention wherever you go. In fact, the keyboard is the kind you’d want to spend hours typing on because it is so forgiving.

Both the Nvidia and ATI laptop cards are relatively new, having been introduced to the industry in the latter half of Alienware Area M Review Source: You can type or even talk with aliewnare, if your system has a microphone. The notebook itself weighs two pounds more, and the power brick is also a pound heavier than the one included with Alienware’s Area m If anyone is thinking of going for this m15x.

Alienware’s Area-51m: A Future-Proof Laptop Arrives

After a considerable amount of reading and research, I realized I was far more into computers now than four years ago. In comparison to the monster gaming notebooks from Alienware like the Aurora m, this notebook’s graphics performance comes off as a bit puny.

The main reason to buy this notebook is for extreme gaming. Alienware has finally released the system, and its performance in CNET Labs more than lived up to expectations.