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Alienware DPCWXV42

Alienware DPCWXV42
alaScore 91

72 reviews

Apr, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 72 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviews about the reliability and size are on the whole positive. The value for money and design also get good feedback.

usability, design, value for money, size, reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Desktops the Alienware DPCWXV42 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 91/100 = Excellent quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 72 reviews)

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Consumer review by:

Love it so far


Computer works well and is quite fast with Incredible graphics. Love the additional feature Of the auto back up to the ecternal hard drive. This is the 1st computer I have owned that is Not HP and I love it.This product is... Perfect for Business,...

Its not HP

Nothing so far

Consumer review by:

awesome for gamers


very powerful computer, with all the extras, especially awesome for gamers, who need that little bit extra to maximize the enjoyment of gaming.This product is... lightning fastAbout me... Parent with kids, Technology guru, Business Professional,...

Consumer review by:

Easy setup, easy to use.


Loving the desktop, was expecting to get better mouse and keyboard though but I'm not complaining. Don't really want to go on , on a tangent about this desktop but it suits me.This product is... quiet, A nice compact size, Attractive design, easy to...

Price for the system

Don't know of any yet


Consumer review by:

Game or not


It took me some time to get use to Windows 8, but the computer itself I have no complaints about. My husband has had his Alienware for about 3 years now. He games on his and still has no issues.This product is... quiet, Attractive design, Premium...

Great speed

Windows 8

Consumer review by:

Great Desktop for my Gaming Experience


Has ability to handle my gaming needs and is speedyThis product is... quiet, A nice compact size, Attractive design, lightning fast, Sharp graphicsAbout me... Budget Conscious, Gamer, retired

Can handle my gaming needs

Nothing so far

Consumer review by:

Always a catch


the issue is with Pre- Factory settings and manufactured meaning it's not custom built . The best way and it's actually cheaper in the long run is to Self-Build Your Own Desktop. You will need to replace this X51 desktop Power Supply and Graphics Card...

Alienware built well

can't play new games

Consumer review by:

Good Graphics Card but it has issues....


This computer was recommended as a gaming computer for my son. Dell customer service will not even talk to you on the phone until you register your product and start an account online (which is long and tedious). We couldn't get the computer to start....

Graphics Card and Processor

You must plug the HDMI cord into the graphics card NOT the HDMI port - it will beep and not start if you don't

Consumer review by:

Great Mid-level Gaming PC


Bought this PC for my son and cannot believe how quickly it has become the Goto PC in my house! Speed, Processing power, Graphics, its all there and THEN some. Alienware and Dell really got this one right!This product is... Inputs which I need, quiet,...

Runs most FPS games at 60FPS

I dont have 2 of them

Consumer review by:

Blazing fast


This computer is very fast. The gig of gddr5 runs my home design software like a charm. GTA 5, call of duty ghost and, skyrim ran very nicely. People that say you can't upgrade this computer are numb. You can buy larger power supply and bigger graphic...



Consumer review by:

Fast computer


Computer came in great shape, fast shipping. It is very fast and my son loves how it plays online games.This product is... lightning fastAbout me... Parent with kids

Online games play better


Product Specifications


DVD Writer:DVD-Writer
Fingerprint Reader: No
Hard Drive Type:Hard Disk Drive
Remote Control: No
TV Card: No
Video Editing Card: No
Web Cam: No


Bluetooth: No
TV Output: Yes


Aspect Ratio:Not Applicable
True Resolution:Not Applicable

General Features

Digital Entertainment Platform:vPro
Media Centre Edition: No
Operating System Version:Windows 8
Product Type:Desktop


Brand of Graphic Chip:nVidia
GPU Model (Graphic Card):GEF GTX660
GPU TYPE:Dedicated GPU + OnBoard


Chipset Brand:Unknown
Chipset Type:Unknown
Hyper Threading: Yes
Processor:Core™ i7
Processor Brand:Intel ®
Processor Number:I7-4770