Pros

  • Offers optional dual RAID hard drives

Cons

  • Pricey, big and heavy

At A Glance

Heavy laptop has a built-in camera, optional dual RAID hard drives and built-in cable TV connection.

Manufacturer’s Website

http://www.alienware.com

The Specs

Pricing
Inventory Number 24191
Processor
Processor type Pentium 4 560J
Processor speed 3600.0 MHz
Display
Display size 17.0 inches
Resolution 1680 x 1050 pixels
Vertical Resolution 1050
Graphics
Primary Graphics Chipset ATI Mobility Radeon X800
Storage
Drive size 120.0 GB
Floppy Drive No
Other storage Seven-in-one media card reader
Battery
Battery Type Lithium ion
Vendor Rated Battery life 110.0 hours
Standard Number of Batteries 1.0
Number of Included Batteries 1.0
Ports and Connections
Headphone Jack Yes
Available Interfaces
  • A/V (Composite)
  • Audio - Headphone Out (1/8" Mini)
  • Audio - Microphone In (1/8" Mini)
  • FireWire Port
  • Infrared
  • Keyboard/Mouse - 6 pin mini-DIN
  • Serial Port
  • USB - Universal Serial Bus Port (x4)
  • Video - S-Video
Microphone input Yes
Firewire 1
Composite Video Ports Yes
Ethernet Type 10/100/1000 Mbps
Wireless connection 802.11 a/b/g
Bluetooth No
Slots Seven-in-one media card reader
PC Card Slots 1
Memory
Memory size 1024.0 MB
Memory type DDR2 SDRAM
Memory speed 533.0 MHz
Dimensions
Width 15.7 inches
Depth 11.8 inches
Height 2.3 inches
Weight 14.8 pounds
Weight with Accessories 14.8 pounds
Sound
Speakers Stereo
Included Software
Operating System Microsoft Windows XP Professional
Other Features
Docking Station Port No
Devices Phone Cord
Input devices Touchpad
Hardware List Notebook
Pointing Device Touchpad
Case
Multipurpose Bay
  • 2.4x DL+R
  • 24x CDR
  • 8x SL±R

Performance

Battery
Battery Life (Office Applications) 1:10   (hh:mm)
Multitasking
World Bench 6 Multitasking 726.0
Performance
World Bench 5 Rating Superior
World Bench 5 Score 90.0
ACD Systems ACDSee 566.0
Ahead Nero 727.0
Windows Media Encoder 369.0
WinZip 399.0
Adobe Premiere 475.0
Discreet 3ds Max OpenGL 348.0
Musicmatch Jukebox 476.0
Roxio VideoWave 290.0
Number of Included Batteries 1.0
Mozilla 555.0
Adobe Photoshop 361.0
Discreet 3ds Max DirectX 276.0
Microsoft Office XP 544.0