It's not the boldest new gaming laptop design out there, but the Alienware m15 gets the basics right while evolving past the bulky look of older models.
With its fusion of a low-voltage processor and high-end graphics, the 11.6-inch Alienware M11x is a unique and extremely compact hybrid gaming laptop with a few compromises for its size.
With an OLED touch display, VR-ready graphics, and a reasonably portable 13-inch body, the new Alienware 13 hits almost every item on my gaming laptop wish list.
The bold Alienware Alpha makes good on many parts of its promise to meld the gaming PC and living room game console, but there are still too many rough edges to make this a true console killer.
For something truly different and eye-catching, the OLED display on this "limited edition" Alienware 13 gives it great visual punch, but keep in mind this is not a top-end gaming rig.
Dell's latest gaming laptops offer beefy specs in marginally slimmer shells.
It's not as much of a conversation piece as the tank-like Alienware 18, but the slimmer, lighter Alienware 17 is arguably more practical for serious gamers with realistic budgets.
Plug your favorite PCIe graphics card into this sold-separately breakout box for a performance boost.
A solid if somewhat uninspiring gaming laptop, the Alienware 15 is a good choice when you need fast performance but not the big screen.
This giant gaming desktop fits three graphics cards and five hard drives into its unique pyramid-ish shape.
Dell has revamped its gaming line, including the new Alienware 14. The design changes don't go nearly far enough, but no complaints about the performance.
The Core 2 Duo-based Alienware Area-51 m5550 can perform as well as larger, more expensive systems, but its short battery life means you won't be very mobile.
The Alienware M17 is a magnificent beast. It's attractive, can be kitted out with just about any component you need and is blisteringly quick. Alternatives exist, but few laptops can match this polygon-munching monster's customisation options and features
The 14-inch Alienware M14x laptop will devour your games and then demand seconds. Our pre-production sample's appearance failed to match its inner beauty, though, due to a dim display and less-than-perfect keyboard.
It's not quite the fastest gaming laptop we've seen, but the Alienware Area-51 M9750 is ruthlessly quick. It's also surprisingly attractive and can be configured to within an inch of its life. Overall, it's one of the nicest gaming laptops we've seen
The m9700 is without a doubt an extremely capable laptop that'll crush most of the competition. Twin 512MB 7900GS SLI graphics did impress at medium resolutions, but can clam up when maxed out on today's most demanding titles. Still a good machine, but you may want to consider a more basic spec to save some cash
The Alienware M17x is a monstrously fast laptop that makes mincemeat of the latest games, even at high resolutions. Unfortunately, it also costs an arm and a leg
Our configuration of the revamped Alienware M17x is expensive, but it's not bad value for money, considering the awesome components that lurk within. The Intel Core i7 CPU seems to really make a difference in terms of performance, and everything's wrapped up in a very stylish chassis