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Alienware Aurora M-7700

alaTest has collected and analyzed 34 reviews of Alienware Aurora M-7700. The average rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Reviews about the durability and sound are overall positive. The image quality and design also get good feedback. There are mixed reviews on the reliability and screen, while the keyboard and battery get negative comments.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Alienware Aurora M-7700 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 82/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by : Trusted Reviews (trustedreviews.com)

Alienware Area-51m 7700 - Gaming Notebook

 

Alienware has a reputation for building hardcore gaming notebooks with killer performance, but can the Area-51m 7700 knock the Rock Xtreme Ti off its perch?

Feb, 2011

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Area-51m 7700 Gaming Notebook

 
Apr, 2005

Expert review by : Ben Camm-Jones (techadvisor.co.uk)

Alienware Area-51m 7700

 

This is a hulking great brute of a notebook. Packed with powerful components and the fastest mobile graphics processor we've seen, the Alienware would rip your arms from their sockets if you dared to carry it around for more than a few minutes.

For gaming the Area-51m 7700 is great. However, we'd have liked a screen that stretches to a higher resolution than 1,440x900 and with better quality, and the WorldBench score of 90 wasn't as high as we expected. As for the price, you're having a laugh.

Nov, 2005

Expert review by : Christopher Null (wired.co.uk)

Alienware Area-51 X-58

 

For such a supposedly secret location, that Area 51 sure does turn out a lot of computers.

Loaded with the absolute latest technology from top to bottom. Infinite connectivity options include six USB, two gigabit Ethernet, one eSATA, and one Firewire port... and that's just in the back. Includes a free hat

Incredibly heavy and imposingly large. Only one optical drive? At this price we'd expect more than a one-year warranty. 1,200 watt power supply ensures the unit doubles as a space heater

Apr, 2009

Expert review by (itreviews.co.uk)

Alienware - Area-51m 7700

 

The question is: when is a laptop a 'desktop replacement'? The usual answer is when it is capable of emulating most of the features of a desktop while still remaining comparatively portable. However, the recent boom ...

It looks cool, it's too heavy to carry around, but it's a dream machine for serious gamers who want graphics, speed and performance cranked up to the max. You just have to be willing to pay the equally hefty price tag.

Aug, 2005

Expert review by : Danny Allen (goodgearguide.com.au)

Alienware Area 51m 7700

 

In true Alienware style, the Area 51m is a quality, high-end notebook. Apart from the lid, it's actually the same notebook as the fantastic Pioneer Dr...

Performance, Alienware extras

Price

Too pricey for what is being offered.

Apr, 2005

Expert review by : Marc Perton (engadget.com)

Alienware Area-51m 7700 Mobile Desktop reviewed

 

Here's another review of Alienware's $3,000 Area-51m 7700 Mobile Desktop, this time from the perspective of business users. NewsFactor took a look at the 13-pound behemoth's suitability as a mobile workstation, and found it to be a good solution,...

Jun, 2005

Expert review by : Donald Melanson (engadget.com)

Alienware's Area-51m 7700 Mobile Desktop reviewed

 

Digital Video Editing has a review of Alienware's ridiculously big Area-51m 7700 laptop, appropriately dubbed a "Mobile Desktop". The 13.5 pound (!) laptop has a 17-inch LCD (not widescreen) and a 3.4GHz Intel desktop CPU, which accounts for some of...

Apr, 2005

Expert review by (pcworld.com)

Alienware Area 51 Power Desktop

 

This updated version of an old favorite remains competitive, but we wouldn't place bets on it winning races.

Well-constructed

Tired case design

We can't bear to shoot Alienware's Area 51, but there's no question that this thoroughbred PC has outlived its days at the top of the system charts. At $3219 (as of December 3, 2008; $380 extra with a bundled Samsung 2253BW monitor), it's far too...

Dec, 2008

Expert review by : Christopher Null (wired.com)

Review: Alienware Area-51 X-58

 

For such a supposedly secret location, that Area 51 sure does turn out a lot of computers. Alienware Area-51 X-58 8/10 Learn How We Rate...

Loaded with the absolute latest technology from top to bottom. Infinite connectivity options include six USB, two gigabit Ethernet, one eSATA, and one Firewire port … and that’s just in the back. Includes a free hat

Incredibly heavy and imposingly large. Only one optical drive? At this price we’d expect more than a one-year warranty. 1200 watt power supply ensures the unit doubles as a space heater

Nov, 2008

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