Alienware 14

Verge Review

"There's a thousand thin notebooks out there. If you want one, there's plenty of options," says Alienware's Frank Azor. Here at E3, the company's announcing the first new industrial design for its laptops in four years... and yet where most firms are focusing their efforts on ever-thinner machines (see: the Razer Blade), all of Alienware's latest products are actually thicker than their predecessors. They're slabs. They're tanks.Take the new Alienware 14, for example. At 1.6 inches thick, you...

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Basic Specs

Laptop type Gaming PC
Thickness 1.64 inches
Weight 6.12 pounds
Operating system Windows 7, Windows 8
Screen size (diagonal) 14 inches
CPU brand Intel
CPU family Haswell
Graphics type Discrete
Base discrete GPU brand Nvidia
Optical drive type Slot-loading

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Tech Specs

Hardware

Laptop type Gaming PC
Width 13.19 inches
Depth 10.17 inches
Thickness 1.64 inches
Weight 6.12 pounds

Software

Operating system Windows 7, Windows 8

Display (base)

Screen size (diagonal) 14 inches
Display surface Matte
Technology LCD
Backlight LED
Resolution (X) 1366 px
Resolution (Y) 768 px

Display (max)

Size (diagonal) 14 inches
Technology IPS LCD
Backlit WLED
Resolution (X) 1920 px
Resolution (Y) 1080 px

Keyboard

Type Standard
Backlit Yes
Number pad No

Mouse

Type(s) Trackpad

Processor (base)

CPU brand Intel
CPU family Haswell
Model Core i7-4700MQ
Cores 4
Clockspeed 2.4 GHz
Turbo clockspeed 3.4 GHz

Processor (max)

Brand Intel
Family Haswell
Model Core i7-4900MQ
Cores 4
Clockspeed 2.8 GHz
Turbo clockspeed 3.8 GHz

GPU (base)

Graphics type Discrete
Base discrete GPU brand Nvidia
Discrete GPU model GeForce GT 750M
Dedicated VRAM size 1 GB

GPU (max)

Discrete GPU brand Nvidia
Discrete GPU model GeForce GTX 765M
Dedicated VRAM size 2 GB

Memory

Base RAM size 8 GB
Max. config RAM size 16 GB
RAM type DDR3
Base RAM speed 1600 MHz
RAM slots 2

Storage

Options HDD (7200RPM), Flash Memory (SSD), RAID 0 (SSD)
Base drive type HDD (7200RPM)
Base drive capacity 750 GB
Max. config SSD 512 GB
Max. config Hybrid 814 GB
Card reader Yes
Card reader support Other, SD

Optical Drive

Optical drive type Slot-loading
Compatible media DVD Super Multi, BD-ROM

Audio

Speakers 2
Subwoofer Yes
Surround sound Yes
Audio brand Dolby Home Theater v4, Klipsch

Webcam

Effective pixels 2 megapixels
Video resolution 1080p

Sensors

Accelerometer Yes

Port options

USB 3.0 3
Ethernet 1
Ethernet type 10/100/1000 (Gigabit)
Mini DisplayPort 1
HDMI 1
3.5mm headphone 1
3.5mm line-in / microphone 1
3.5mm mic / headphone combo 1

Connectivity

Wi-Fi Yes
Wi-Fi options 802.11n, 802.11g, 802.11b
Bluetooth Yes
Bluetooth version 4.0

Battery

Size 6 cell, 69 Wh
Chemistry Lithium Ion (Li-Ion)

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