Reviews & hands-on

  • Gaming 4 out of 5

    Alienware M17x R4 review

    By 5 October 2012

    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,...

  • Gaming

    Alienware X51 pictures and hands-on

    By 7 February 2012

    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...

  • Online 3.5 out of 5

    Alienware M11x R3 review

    By 8 August 2011

    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...

  • Laptops 4 out of 5

    Alienware M11x notebook review

    By 10 March 2010

    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...

  • Gaming 0 out of 5

    First Look: Alienware M11x review

    By 29 January 2010

    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...

  • Laptops 4 out of 5

    Alienware M15x notebook review

    By 21 December 2009

    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...

  • Gaming 4 out of 5

    Alienware aurora m9700 laptop - EUROPE EXCLUSIVE review

    By 21 September 2006

    So you like going to gaming parties, but are fed up with having to lug that monster of a desktop PC with you, the screen and of course keyboard and mouse set. In steps the newly updated Alienware Aurora m9700 now not only available in three crazy colours;...

  • Online 3.5 out of 5

    Alienware Area-51m 7700 review

    By 26 September 2005

    Alienware is renowned for its powerful laptops and non-traditional designs, but can the company’s latest offering - the Alienware Area-51m 7700 - offer us what we want from a laptop computer? We get travelling and find out. Forgive us for sounding stupid,...

  • Online 3 out of 5

    Alienware Sentia review

    By 11 October 2004

    If you have any interest whatsoever in computer games, at one time or another you will have come across Alienware. They specialise in producing high-end machines with a distinctive look for the gaming enthusiast. Therefore, it comes as something of a...