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Starting today, Dell and Alienware(R) customers purchasing select XPSTM , AuroraTM and Area 51(R) gaming desktop computers can super-size their storage space by adding the world's first consumer one terabyte (TB) hard drive from Hitachi Global Storage Technologies. The extra hard drive capacity provides enough space to store an incredible amount of data - a million photos, 16 days of DVD quality video or even a million minutes of music. "Digital content use is exploding in the consumer market - with this 1TB hard drive, a lifetime of memories, music and other information can be made, stored and shared with others," said Neil Hand, vice president, worldwide consumer marketing consumer... Read more...
ALIENWARE ANNOUNCES NEW PERFORMANCE-DRIVEN DESKTOPS EQUIPPED WITH INTEL'S GROUND-BREAKING QUAD-CORE PROCESSOR TECHNOLOGY Intel Core 2 Extreme QX6700 Ratchets Up Gaming, Multimedia and Multitasking Capabilities on Alienware's Area-51 7500 and Area-51 ALX MIAMI - Nov. 14, 2006 - Alienware - the leading manufacturer of high-performance desktop, notebook, media center and professional systems - has unleashed the power of quad-core processing by making the new Intel Core 2 Extreme QX6700 processor available on Area-51 7500 and Area-51 ALX desktops. As the world's first quad-core processor, the Core 2 Extreme QX6700 easily tackles numerous tasks simultaneously, which frees up time for Alienware... Read more...
ALIENWARE UNLEASHES ENHANCED NEW DESKTOP CHASSIS AND POWERFUL INTEL CORE 2 DUO PROCESSORS Boldly Innovative, Feature-Rich Alienware P2 Full-Tower Case and Intel's Next-Generation Dual-Core Processors Now Available on Select Systems MIAMI - July 27, 2006 - Alienware -- the leading manufacturer of high-performance desktop, notebook, media center and professional systems -- has introduced the breakthrough new Alienware P2 Full-Tower Case on select desktop systems, including the Area-51 7500, Area-51 ALX, Aurora 7500, and Aurora ALX. The Area-51 7500 and Area-51 ALX feature the new Intel Core 2 Extreme and Intel Core 2 Duo processors. In addition, select Alienware notebooks, including the popular... Read more...
Costing around $3200, the Alienware Aurora 7500 is not for those looking to pinch pennies. Featuring an Athlon 64 4200+ (Dual-core), 2x 7900GT cards in SLI, and Alienware's liquid cooling system, you know the system is ready for games like F.E.A.R. and The Elder Scrolls: Oblivion. While you can build a system with similar performance for much cheaper, Alienware has a reputation for quality and is a great choice for those looking for an already built gaming machine. "Before getting too far into the review some time should be given to the Alienware lineup. The desktop models currently available are the Aurora and Area-51 systems;... Read more...
Hello everyone.  Just in case you missed the fresh link at the top of the page, we wanted to let you all know that we've just posted the world's first review of Alienware's Aurora m9700 17" SLI Notebook.  Armed with a fast Turion 64 processor, 2GB of RAM, dual 7200 RPM hard drives, and a pair of GeForce 7900 MXM cards, the Alienware Aurora m9700 SLI is as powerful as some high-end desktop systems.  Click here to check it out...  ... Read more...
  With the advent of NVIDIA's SLI technology in 2004, gaming performance on the desktop was dramatically increased which allowed users to run games at higher resolutions with more image quality enhancements. Unfortunately for mobile users, the notebook platform was left behind with no immediate solution made available beyond a single flagship GPU. Fast forward two years and we find ourselves looking at a brand new mobile platform that features NVIDIA's proven nForce4 SLI chipset as well as two discrete graphics cards. The Alienware Aurora m9700 is the world's first 17" SLI capable notebook to hit the market and it promises to provide unrivaled levels... Read more...
NVIDIA and Alienware Showcase World's First SLI Notebook with Dual GeForce Go 7900 GPUs at E3 ELECTRONIC ENTERTAINMENT EXPO - LOS ANGELES, CA - May 10, 2006 - NVIDIA Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA), the worldwide leader in programmable graphics processor technologies, today announced it will demonstrate Alienware notebooks based on NVIDIA SLI technology - the world's first available notebooks to feature dual GeForce Go 7900 series graphics processing units (GPUs), at E3 in Los Angeles. Delivering new levels of visual realism at extreme high-definition (XHD) resolutions of 1680x1050 and higher, NVIDIA SLI technology enables dual NVIDIA GPUs to be used in notebooks based on the NVIDIA nForce4 SLI... Read more...
Alienware has just announced two new mobile platforms that feature NVIDIA SLI technology. The Aurora m9700 is a 17" system that includes an AMD Turion 64 mobile processor and two GeForce Go 7900 GS graphics cards. The new flagship Aurora mALX system is a 19" monster also using the new AMD Turion 64 processor though it is fitted with two GeForce Go 7900 GTX GPU's. Per usual, prepare to be picking your jaw off the floor when you see the price as it comes in at a cool $4500 in the default configuration.  Fortunately for most, the base price of the Aurora m9700 is "only" $1999. Keep your eyes open for a review of the Aurora... Read more...
As one of the pioneers of the gaming notebook, it comes as no surprise to see Alienware coming to the table with yet another innovation. In 2002, the original Area-51m represented the world's first gaming-specific notebook. In typical Alienware fashion, the notebook carried a pricetag that was equally as breathtaking as its performance. With the arrival of the Area-51 m5500, Alienware has given a consumers a much more cost-conscious notebook that still provides the same level of performance enthusiasts have come to expect from this manufacturer. Alienware Area51 m5500 Specifications Processor ._Intel Pentium M 760 processor (2.0GHz) Chipset ._Intel 915GM + ICH6 Memory ._Two SODIMM sockets... Read more...
With the acquisition of Alienware, Dell will sell computers with chips from Advanced Micro Devices. The deal closes in about 30 to 45 days. Alienware will operate as a wholly owned subsidiary, and Alienware CEO Nelson Gonzalez said that the deal will not affect its relationship with AMD. Granted, circumstances can change, but that's the plan now. The number of AMD PCs Alienware offers rises and falls, but AMD chips are typically always part of the company's active line of computers. Right now, Alienware sells AMD-based desktops, workstations, media centers and a notebook.... Read more...
ALIENWARE WORKSTATIONS NOW FEATURE ATI FIREGL V7350 AND V7300 GRAPHICS CARDS New FireGL V7350 Represents Industry's First 1GB Workstation Graphics Accelerator MIAMI - March 20, 2006 - Alienware -- the leading manufacturer of high-performance desktop, notebook, media center, server and professional systems -- is now making ATI's powerful new FireGL V7350 and V7300 graphics cards available on MJ-12 desktop workstations. Loaded with 1GB of GDDR3 graphics memory, the FireGL V7350 is the industry's first 1GB workstation graphics accelerator, and along with the 512MB FireGL V7300, delivers optimal performance for Alienware users working with complicated 3D models and large data sets. The FireGL V7350... Read more...
Both Dell and Alienware have declined to comment on the issue, but rumor has it Dell plans to acquire enthusiast PC builder Alienware. Alienware currently uses AMD CPUs in their builds, while Dell continues to use Intel, so it'll be interesting to see what happens if this turns out to be more than just a rumor. "The deal would be somewhat surprising given Dell's historical reluctance to grow through acquistions, and the heavy marketing budget it allocated for its own high-end XPS PC lineup, said Roger Kay, president of Endpoint Technologies Associates. Alienware makes distinctively styled PCs for gamers and PC enthusiasts that tend to be pricier... Read more...
It appears as though Voodoo PC's Rahul Sood and the folks at the Inquirer are developing a small gambling problem as their latest wager has been posted online. Here, the two ponder the possibilities of Dell eventually buying out the boutique PC vendor Alienware. Having some considerable experience with both companies, I would be absolutely shocked were this to ever happen. Regardless, you have to love how fast the rumor mill has been churning as of late.My main issue with the Dell/AMD hookup was volume, and this would be the perfect way to slow start the deal.... Read more...
Having worked for Alienware in the past, I can attest to the fact that they have some of the highest performance notebooks money can buy. Today, the company has completed their refresh of their notebook lineup with the release of a slick new 12" widescreen system and their first-ever shipping AMD notebook. For those looking for a killer gaming notebook, the Aurora M7700 certainly looks the part with specs like this:Cutting-Edge Desktop Processing Power The Aurora m7700 features AMD's Athlon 64 FX and Athlon 64 X2 desktop processors to give you a true desktop replacement. Unbeatable Graphics Performance Powered by the NVIDIA GeForce Go 7800 GTX graphics card, the Aurora m7700 gives you a... Read more...
Good evening HotHardware Fans!  We've got some interesting news for you tonight, hot off the presses... Alienware to offcer NVIDIA SLI Configurations... Area-51 ALX with SLI Alienware ALX Full-Tower Chassis Alienware X2 and NVIDIA SLI Technology Cutting Edge Performance-Enhanced Hardware Personalized Pre- and Post-Sales Support Alienware ALX Game Support Portal Award Winning AlienCare Service Program Don't beleive us?  :)  Check these out... Alienware SLI Information Alienware SLI Configurations  FarCry Patch v1.3 with SM 2.x & 3.0 Support Released: That's right! The long awaited Far Cry patch 1.3 is out along with the linux dedicated server. ·_Fixed a crash with... Read more...
Good evening folks!  The news has been coming in at a steady pace today, so I figured I'd pop in with a quick update before the in-box get's overloaded!  Here are some more of today's interesting happenings...  Alienware's Dual PCI-E Graphics System Uncovered @ PCPer.Com: "The first ALX system consumers will see will be based upon the new upcoming Intel platform. In an effort to ensure the ALX brand lives up to its name, Alienware will be overclocking every component within the system direct from the factory. Enthusiasts yearning to push the envelope can now sigh with relief as the envelope will be as far as possible while still being covered under warranty. Given how the... Read more...
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