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We've been inundated with e-mails from Alienware m15x owners who have shelled out thousands of bucks in order to take home a serious piece of gaming hardware, only to find that their machine is overheating and / or developing cracks in the frame for no apparent reason. If you'll recall, this isn't

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The mothership has already started slapping Penryn chips in lappies, so it was only a matter of time before Alienware followed suit -- yep, here's the Area-51 m15x laptop, now with your choice of T- and X-series Core 2 Duo processors. Stick with the standard 2.5GHz T9300, upgrade to a 2.6GHz T9500

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Alienware made quite a splash when it announced its new Area-51 m15x and m17x laptops a couple of months back, but anyone actually planning on buying one has had to put up with quite a wait for any firm release details. That's now changed in a big way, however, as two of the m15x models are availab

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While they don't exactly come as much of a surprise after a couple of leaks and that little website slip-up, Alienware has finally gotten official with is new Area-51 m15x and m17x laptops, which each pack more power than you'll likely need in your choice of two eye-catching designs. The m15x, as y

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Ready for it? Rumor has it that Monday, Alienware will be busting out their Area-51 m15x and m17x laptops. We're fully expecting the 15- and 17-inch laptops to arrive loaded with 512MB of Nvidia's supreme, GeForce Go 8800M GTX mobile graphics. After all, those leaked specs were pulled straight from

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Well, that didn't take long -- just a few hours after Intel confirmed that those hot new 45nm Penryn processors are shipping, Alienware blasted out a press release announcing the Area-51 ALX CF, the first machine to use the new chips. The QX9650-equipped machines can be ordered overclocked up to 4.

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Alienware, never afraid of spec'ing its machines just a little bit ahead of the curve, has just introduced 4x Blu-ray drives into its Area-51 7500, Aurora 7500, Area-51 ALX, and Aurora ALX desktops, making the systems the first in the industry (or so they claim) to carry the faster drives. The new a

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While Dell is still having trouble shipping one of its most desirable laptops, its subsidiary Alienware looks to be having no such troubles with its Area-51 m5550 laptop, and it's now offering a new \"Quick Ship\" version that it's promising to get to you even sooner. While you won't be able to confi

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Alienware, certainly no stranger to the high-end spec game, has further upped the ante with a recent announcement touting SSD options for three of its laptops -- the Area-51 m9750, m550, and the Aurora m9700. The gamer-centric PC manufacturer is now making the solid-state choice available as a singl

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Alienware's Area-51 7500 desktop has certainly been on the chopping block before, but the inquisitive folks over at Bit-Tech were able to land a refreshed unit that not only featured dual NVIDIA GeForce 8800 GTX graphics card and a 2.93GHz Intel Core 2 Extreme X6800 processor, but a built-in (unbran

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While it might not be the world's \"most powerful 17-inch system\" -- like the recently announced (and similarly named) Area-51 m9750 -- the Area-51 m5790 is no slouch in the specs department. The SLI NVIDIA graphics are out, replaced with the more modest 256MB ATI Mobility Radeon X1900 but the rest

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While we'll have to wait on some benchmarks to find out if Alienware's new Area-51 m9750 laptop is actually the world's \"most powerful 17-inch system,\" there's no denying that the specs are plenty hot. The laptop features SLI NVIDIA graphics, Core 2 Duo processors, a Blu-ray optical drive, dual HDD

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While there aren't too many applications that currently will tax four processors, Alienware hopes that your winter vacation spent playing \"World of Warcraft\" will be as smooth as sliding your old and busted gaming rig down that nearby snow-covered hill. The new Area-51 7500 (pictured) and the highe

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The folks at Alienware haven't really made their trade on budget price-points, but their new line of Core 2 Duo laptops has some of the best pricing we've seen for the new processor. Of course, to score the 17-inch m5750 for it's base price of $1,399 you'll have to settle for the 1.66GHz T5500 Co

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Not to be outdone by parent company Dell's X-men-themed XPS machine, Alienware fired up their factory on the planet Krypton to produce a limited number of their Area-51 laptops (limited to 350) and desktops (limited to 250) with artwork, themes and a mousepad from the upcoming movie Superman Return

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