Alienware Area-51 m17x

  |   by NotebookReview Staff

The most advanced notebook Alienware has engineered to date, the Area-51 m17x was designed for the serious computer enthusiast. Content creators render out 3D models, edit digital video and audio and encode music all in a real-time environment. Hardcore gamers can rip through the latest DirectX 10 games in full 1080p quality.

  • Pros

    • Phenomenal gaming performance
    • AlienFX LED lighting system
    • Solid build quality
    • Fantastic screen
    • Good keyboard & touchpad
    • Input & output port selection
    • Modular bay (SmartBay)

  • Cons

    • Sky-high price
    • Loud fans
    • Keyboard flex
    • Weight (11 pounds)
    • Dismal battery life (66 minutes as tested)

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