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Alienware Alpha (Dell’s littlest gaming PC) now shipping

Dell introduced a small form-factor gaming desktop PC called the Alienware Alpha this summer, and now it’s shipping. Originally designed to be a Steam Machine running Valve’s Linux-based Steam operating system, the Alienware Alpha is currently shipping with Windows. You can thank Valve’s decision to delay launch of Steam OS until 2015 for that. Prices for […]

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Alienware 13 gaming laptop supports optional desktop graphics cards

Dell unveiled a new 13 inch gaming laptop this summer, and now the Alienware 13 available for purchase for $999 and up. It’s the company’s smallest laptop designed for gaming and it combines an Intel Haswell processor with NVIDA GeForce GTX 860M graphics, 802.11ac WiFi an Ethernet jack, HDMI and mini DisplayPort, and 52 Whr battery. […]

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Lilbits (8-29-2014): Hello Haswell-E

Intel may be getting ready to launch its Broadwell processor yet… but that doesn’t mean the company is done with Haswell chips. While the first processors based on 5th generation Intel Core technology will be low-power chips for notebooks and tablets, Intel’s latest 4th-gen Core chips are part of the new Haswell-E “Extreme Edition” processor […]

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Alienware Alpha is a tiny gaming desktop for $549 and up

Alienware is thinking small these days. Not only did the company recently launch a portable gaming laptop, but now the company is taking pre-orders for a small form-factor gaming PC that you can use in the home office or living room. The Alienware Alpha isn’t much larger than a game controller, but it’s a full-blown Windows […]

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Alienware 13 launches this fall (4.5 pound gaming laptop)

Dell’s Alienware division makes laptop and desktop computers aimed at gamers. While most PC makers have been putting an emphasis on thin and light computers in recent years, Dell pulled the plug on its smallest gaming laptop more than 2 years ago when the company discontinued the Alienware M11x. Now the company’s taking another crack […]

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Alienware looks at the gaming tablet space, sits it out for now

Dell’s Alienware division released a new line of gaming laptops this week for folks that like to take their gaming machines with them. But the new Alienware laptops with 14 to 18 inch screens aren’t exactly the most portable laptops on the market. The smallest model weighs over 6 pounds, and the largest is about […]

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Dell Discontinues the Alienware M11x gaming ultraportable

Dell is based in Texas, where everything is allegedly bigger. So maybe it’s not surprising to see that the company is killing off its smallest Alienware gaming laptop. Dell has already largely pulled out of the US netbook, smartphone, and Android tablet space. Dell introduced the Alienware M11x gaming notebook with an 11.6 inch display […]

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Dell offers free Alienware M11x hinge repairs (no warranty needed)

Dell’s Alienware M11x notebook features an 11.6 inch, 1366 x 768 pixel display, a reasonably fast Intel processor, and high performance graphics. At about 4.5 pounds, it’s pretty heavy for an ultraportable laptop, but it’s one of the smallest, lightest, and cheapest ($749 and up) notebooks aimed specifically at video game enthusiasts. Unfortunately a number […]