Alienware is a line of high performance laptops from Dell. The Alienware M11x is a very portable device and a very unique thing about this laptop is that comes with a small sized screen. Gaming notebooks usually come with a large sized screen; however this one comes with only 11 inch screen. Let us see how this gaming laptop competes with other large sized laptops.
Display, Video and Audio Performance The most salient feature of this laptop is its display screen. The 11.6 inch display gives a screen resolution of 1366 x 768. The size of the screen is quite small for enjoying games. However, some people love gaming so much that display is not a matter of concern for them. The Nvidia GeForce GT335M video card is suitable for the size of the display but may not be able to handle all games. It comes with 1GB video memory. Alienware is known for customization; however when it comes to graphics card customization, there aren’t any option available. The sound output through internal 5.1 HD surround sound audio is pretty decent.
Processor and Memory The power customization lets you choose from various processors. Here are your options Intel Core 2 Duo SU7300 which delivers a processing speed of 1.3GHz, Intel Core i7 640UM which delivers a processing speed of 1.06GHz and Intel Core i5 520UM which delivers a processing speed of 1.06 GHz. When it comes to choosing a RAM, you can make a choice from 2GB, 3GB, 4GB and 8GB DDR3 RAM.
Storage There are three choices when it comes to deciding on a hard disk on the Alienware M11x, namely 640GB (7200 rpm), 256 GB solid state drive and 160GB (5400 rpm). Even though laptop is quite small, the storage space is quite large.
Additional Features Even for operating system, you have options like Windows 7 Home Premium, Windows 7 Professional and Windows 7 Ultimate. Other features of this laptop include 8 cell battery, USB DVD burner, 3 USB slots, HDMI port, 3-in-1 card reader,USB Digital TV Tuner and many more.
Conclusion The best thing about this laptop is it that it is very portable. You don’t need to carry a bulky bag to carry it. If portability is what you are looking for, you should purchase this gaming notebook.