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Alienware Windows-based Alpha Steam Machine pictures and hands-on

Alienware Windows-based Alpha Steam Machine pictures and hands-on

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Alienware has shown off its new Alpha Steam Machine at E3 2014 in Los Angeles, where Pocket-lint experienced a brief demo with the console and learned about a recent change in plans. Here's the big twist: Alienware's new Steam Machine actually runs Windows.By... >>

Alienware will ship its X51 Steam Machine in September

Alienware will ship its X51 Steam Machine in September

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Alienware plans to launch its Steam Machine in September, the company announced at Valve's Steam Dev Days developer summit on Wednesday. Alienware, which is owned by Dell, is one of the first companies to partner with Valve to create a SteamOS game.Alienware... >>

The Steam Machines of CES 2014: Valve, Alienware, Gigabyte, Zotac and more

The Steam Machines of CES 2014: Valve, Alienware, Gigabyte, Zotac and more

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At the start of CES 2014 Valve announced 12 partners that will be making Steam Machines. As they've been unveiled we've been bringing you the news and now we have them here in one place. 2014 could be the year PC gaming overtakes consoles, even with... >>

Alienware X51 Steam Machine announced at CES 2014

Alienware X51 Steam Machine announced at CES 2014

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During CES, Alienware has announced it will be working with Valve to create the first Alienware Steam Machine.While details are scarce at this stage Dell subsidiary Alienware has said that it will be creating a gaming machine that remains small, like... >>

Alienware launches new-look laptops, Haswell processors in tow

Alienware launches new-look laptops, Haswell processors in tow

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Alienware has given its entire product range a redesign both inside and out, launching new-look laptops and desktops with Intel Haswell processors and Nvidia 7-series GPUs.The new Alienware 14, 17 and 18 laptops all feature brushed-aluminium clamshell... >>

Alienware M17x R4
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Alienware M17x R4

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Alienware has been flying the flag for gamers for a while now. While its hardware isn’t exactly cheap, for those serious about PC gaming, it is one of the go-to brands.The M17x sits right at the top of the company’s line-up. With a 17-inch screen,... >>

Alienware M14x, M17x, and M18 get Ivy Bridge and GeForce refresh

Alienware M14x, M17x, and M18 get Ivy Bridge and GeForce refresh

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Dell has announced that it is refreshing the M14x, M17x and M18 gaming laptops with new Nvidia GeForce and AMD Radeon HD graphics cards and Intel's new third-generation Ivy Bridge processors.The enhanced systems include: the M14x, the 3D-capable M17x,... >>

Would Alienware consider a gaming tablet?

Would Alienware consider a gaming tablet?

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Remember Razer's slightly mad Project Fiona? Still in its infancy, it is an attempt to transfer proper gaming internals to a tablet designed specifically for that very task. Speaking to Alienware product manager Eoin Leyden, it appears the high-end... >>

Alienware X51 pictures and hands-on

Alienware X51 pictures and hands-on

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The Alienware X51 has arrived. Designed to be a small form factor PC that can actually handle a decent bit of gaming, it is Alienware's first attempt at a cheap(ish) desktop. Aimed squarely at the casual PC gaming market, the X51 is a halfway house between... >>

Alienware X51: Compact PC for gaming glory

Alienware X51: Compact PC for gaming glory

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Alienware has entered the compact desktop market with the Alienware X51. Just a fraction bigger than an Xbox 360, the new hardware packs a top end Nvidia graphics card and more than enough processor grunt to run the latest games.Conventional small desktop... >>

Alienware teases new desktop, promises to be triumphant (video)

Alienware teases new desktop, promises to be triumphant (video)

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It looks like Alienware is lining up to launch their next generation of gaming desktop, teasing with their Let Your Hero Out video.There isn't much to go on, but we can expect plenty of gaming power and breath-taking design for the new PC. The date given... >>

Alienware M11x R3 review
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Alienware M11x R3 review

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Gaming laptops don't need to be great hulking brutes. They can be small and (relatively) light while still giving you the power you need, like the Alienware M11x which packs a Sandy Bridge Core i7 and an Nvidia GT540M graphics card into an 11.6-inch frame... >>

Alienware M18x and M14x official - gamers rejoice!

Alienware M18x and M14x official - gamers rejoice!

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Alienware has officially announced the launch of two new gaming laptops, just like we said it would, offering them up in 14- or 18-inch screen size flavours.Top of the pile is the Alienware M18x, which lays claim to the title of "most powerful 18-inch... >>

Dell Alienware m18x and Alienware m14x coming 19 April

Dell Alienware m18x and Alienware m14x coming 19 April

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Dell is getting ready to launch it's Alienware m18x and Alienware m14x gaming laptops, Pocket-lint has learnt.While eagle-eyed visitors to the Dell Alienware site will already spot a number of holding pages for both products, Pocket-lint has been told... >>

2011 Gadget Calendar - when can you buy that new gadget from CES

2011 Gadget Calendar - when can you buy that new gadget from CES

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CES has packed up for another year, so now you know all about the new gadgets that are on the way. But when will you actually be able to get your mitts on them? We've put together a list of all the launch dates that we know about to save you scrabbling... >>

Alienware outs its first first 3D gaming laptop - the M17x R3

Alienware outs its first first 3D gaming laptop - the M17x R3

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CES just wouldn't be CES without a new Alienware machine, and this year it's a real pearler. The new M17x (third revision) is Alienware’s first 3D-capable gaming laptop.To get the 3D features you'll need to go for the 20Hz, WideFHD WLED LCD display... >>

Ten best netbooks for students

Ten best netbooks for students

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While there’s been a lot of chat of late about tablets being the next big thing in the portable, lightweight computer space, right now the average consumer still can’t beat a netbook. Small, capable, easily toted around and in most cases, affordable,... >>

Alienware M11xR2 - extra-terrestrial laptop gaming

Alienware M11xR2 - extra-terrestrial laptop gaming

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Alienware doesn't mess around when it comes to its machines.They are powerful pieces of kit, jam packed with high-end tech to give a seamless gaming experience. And this counts for portable gaming as well.Recently, the Dell owned brand announced Intel... >>

Alienware M11x 11-incher gets performance boost

Alienware M11x 11-incher gets performance boost

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All you PC gamers out there will be pleased to know that Dell has announced that it will be boosting the performance of its Alienware M11x laptop. The extra meat on the already decidedly meaty bone comes from new Intel i5 and Core i7 processor options... >>

Alienware M11x to become even more powerful

Alienware M11x to become even more powerful

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The Alienware M11x is an absolute beast of a netbook. It runs all of the latest games without a hitch. That's because it is, according to a Dell boss-man at least, "the most powerful 11-inch notebook in the world". So the news that its processor is going... >>

Alienware M11x notebook
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Alienware M11x notebook

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When we first heard word of the Alienware M11x, we raised an eyebrow. The company, famous for its mammoth gaming machines claimed it was planning the world's most powerful ultra-portable laptop, with an 11-inch screen but the ability to play Crysis. Surely... >>

Dell Alienware M11x priced in US and UK, UK gets spec boost

Dell Alienware M11x priced in US and UK, UK gets spec boost

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Dell has released pricing details in the UK and the US for its new Alienware gaming laptop the Alienware M11x first announced at CES.Although on the surface gamers are likely to cry "rip-off" Britain once again when they see the $799 price tag replaced... >>

First Look: Alienware M11x
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First Look: Alienware M11x

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Dell surprised many people with its announcement at CES that the next Alienware machine to join the company's hardcore gaming line-up would be a tiny 11-incher that had more in common with a netbook than a traditional gaming PC. But despite its diminutive... >>

Dell Alienware M11x takes gaming on the road

Dell Alienware M11x takes gaming on the road

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Dell has announced a new addition to its Alienware gaming line on Thursday at its press conference at CES in Las Vegas. The new 11-inch screened model will pack an Nvidia graphics card, Intel Core 2 Duo processor and be able to run Call of Duty:... >>

Alienware M15x notebook
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Alienware M15x notebook

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Alienware is one of the most distinctive brands of PCs there is, thanks to interesting attention to detail. Fortunately a move into the Dell family has not destroyed this line of gaming PCs and the M15x still has the traits of something special. From... >>

Alienware M15x, Aurora and Area 51

Alienware M15x, Aurora and Area 51

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Dell has unveiled a pair of new gaming desktop machines, and a 15-inch version of its gaming laptop. Pocket-lint was on hand to take a few photos, and here are the results. It's worth noting that these are prototypes - the lighting on the desktop machines... >>

Dell launches Alienware M15x gaming laptop

Dell launches Alienware M15x gaming laptop

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Dell's ownership of Alienware is starting to take hold, with the company starting to roll out laptops and desktops that take advantage of the multinational's bulk-buying power and economies of scale. As a result, there's more component options crammed... >>

Alienware M17x

Alienware M17x

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We've just been dropped a bunch of pictures of Dell's new Alienware machine, and gosh aren't they pretty. There's also some information about the UK pricing of the machine, which will officially start at £1700, including VAT and delivery. To recap, the... >>

Dell launches Alienware M17x gaming laptop

Dell launches Alienware M17x gaming laptop

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Dell is set to announce a new Alienware gaming laptop at E3. The company hasn't launched too many gaming products since taking a stake in Alienware in 2006, so this machine represents a couple of years' worth of development. As you'd expect from an Alienware... >>

Alienware launches M17

Alienware launches M17

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Alienware has launched the M17 notebook, that's said to "push gaming performance limits through state of the art technology." Available in the US and Europe, the 17-inch Alienware M17 is powered by the world’s first mobile quad-core processor, the Intel... >>

Alienware PCs get world's most powerful graphics card

Alienware PCs get world's most powerful graphics card

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Alienware is claiming it can deliver a new level of intensity for HD gaming by bringing the "world's most powerful graphics card" to its PCs. Alienware’s top end desktop machines now feature the ATI Radeon HD 4870 X2 Graphics Card. Alienware claims... >>

Alienware updates Area-51 desktop with higher spec

Alienware updates Area-51 desktop with higher spec

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Alienware has relaunched its acclaimed Area-51 ALX desktop with a few tweaks in spec, making the high-performance machine even higher. Long held as the standard for elite, ultra-high performance computers, the new ALX pushes the boundaries of what the... >>

Dell dropping XPS in favour of Alienware

Dell dropping XPS in favour of Alienware

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Computer giant Dell is to drop the XPS sub-brand for its performance PCs in order to concentrate on Alienware offerings, the Wall Street Journal is reporting. Dell bought Alienware, the gaming PC specialist, back in March 2006 and at the time said that... >>

Alienware unleashes the ALX CrossFireX

Alienware unleashes the ALX CrossFireX

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Alienware has quadrupled graphics power by launching ATI CrossFireX on their elite ALX CrossFireX desktop computer. The Alienware ALX CrossFireX is the first-ever quad GPU gaming solution to support DirectX 10.1 and features CrossFireX technology, now... >>

Newly-formed PC Gaming Alliance makes first public speech

Newly-formed PC Gaming Alliance makes first public speech

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The brand new "PC Gaming Alliance" has held its first press conference at the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco, with the message that PC gaming is far from dead. The PC Gaming Alliance is an American non-profit organisation created "to drive... >>

Alienware laptops to offer 640GB Drive

Alienware laptops to offer 640GB Drive

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Alienware has added two new storage options to its line up of laptops that puts the demand for more hard drive space at the top of the list. The two new options will give users up to a whopping 640GB of storage space on the go. The flagship model will... >>

Alienware launches up to 4TB HD Media Server

Alienware launches up to 4TB HD Media Server

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Alienware has introduced the new Alienware HD Media Server at the CEDIA EXPO in the States. "The HD Media Server ... fulfills the demand for an easy-to-use, high definition content storage and distribution device in next-generation digital homes", said... >>

Alienware launches Area-51 m9750 notebook in the UK

Alienware launches Area-51 m9750 notebook in the UK

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Announced at CES earlier this year, Alienware have finally got around to announcing the launch of their latest gaming notebook – the Area-51 m9750 - in the UK. With the boast of being to be the first 17-inch notebook in the world to fuse the two (!)... >>

Alienware unleashes the monster Hangar18

Alienware unleashes the monster Hangar18

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Alienware has launched the Hangar18 HD "Entertainment Center" in the States. Available in various configurations (from a starting price of $1999) the top, most specced model of this monster media centre PC boasts some pretty impressive features. This... >>

Alienware ships desktop computer with 1TB storage

Alienware ships desktop computer with 1TB storage

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There used to be a time when just 1MB was enough storage. Dell doesn't think that's the case anymore however and announced that it will be shipping the first computer system complete with 1Terabyte of storage space. The system which will be aimed at those... >>

Alienware to give away ten World of Warcraft edition PCs

Alienware to give away ten World of Warcraft edition PCs

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Alienware is marking the second anniversary of the launch of MMORPG World of Warcraft with a bumper giveaway promotion. The PC maker has teamed up with games designer Blizzard to give away 10 top-of-the-line Area-51 7500 special edition systems. The Warcraft... >>

Alienware soups up the ALX range with an Area-51 desktop

Alienware soups up the ALX range with an Area-51 desktop

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Alienware has expanded its ALX range of powerful gaming desktops with the Area-51 ALX, feature Intel Core 2 Extreme processors. The desktop supposedly features “four times the speed and four times the power”, but of what is not clear – previous... >>

Alienware throws Intel quad-core at the Area-51 desktop

Alienware throws Intel quad-core at the Area-51 desktop

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Alienware has upgraded its top-of-the-line Area-51 7500 desktop computer with Intel quad-core processors. The new Intel Core 2 Extreme QX6700 is now available for the top-spec desktop. It's made up of four separate processing cores in one package, and... >>