Conclusion: We love the Alienware M15x for being an unadulterated gaming rig that is so exuberant. It's difficult not to be drawn to it's over-the-top looks and attention to detail. But you do pay for it. The lowest spec (which is still fairly impressive) comes in at £1199.
Pros: Power, design, Alienware FX, build quality
Cons: Price, trackpad could be better, battery life
Summary: Over the years, Alienware's laptops have been many things, a lot of them completely contradictory. Big, small, gaudy, powerful, expensive and even sometimes good value for money. They've always been distinctive, though. And the new m15x is just about the most unusual yet.
Excerpt: On the design front, Alienware’s high-end gaming rigs tend to turn people on or off based on their looks alone. The design ethic of the company is pretty unique, and it is often either loved or hated; which is why we were quite surprised by this rather understated notebook design when it crossed our...
Summary: Das Notebook Alienware Area-51 m15x bringt die Leistung eines Desktop-Rechners in einem Notebook-Gehäuse mit 15-Zoll-Display unter. Dabei ist es nicht nur schneller als die meisten mobilen Geräte, auch das Display löst die sonst für 17-Zoll-Screens übliche Auflösung von 1920 mal 1200 Pixeln auf.
Pros: hintergrundbeleuchtete Tastatur, hohe Display-Auflösung, sehr schnell
Cons: etwas dick und schwer, Touchpad schlecht zu bedienen