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Alienware 14

alaTest has collected and analyzed 44 reviews of Alienware 14. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. Opinions about the usability and screen are generally positive. The durability and design also get good feedback, but some have doubts about the size and battery. Reviews are divided on the reliability.

performance, design, durability, screen, usability

portability, battery, size

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Alienware 14 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 89/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 44 reviews)

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Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Alienware 14

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 20 user reviews of Alienware 14 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Laptops on Amazon.com. People really like the usability and design. The durability and size are also appreciated. There are some critical reviews about the reliability and price. Views about the screen and portability are mixed.

performance, size, durability, design, usability

price, reliability

95% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Alienware 14 ALW14-1250sLV 14-Inch Gaming Laptop (i5-4200M, 8GB Memory, 750GB Hard Drive, 1GB NVIDIA GeForce GT 750M, DVD+/-RW, Bluetooth, Windows 7 H

Sep, 2015

Expert review by: (notebookcheck.net)

Review Alienware 14 Notebook

 

Tempting. New case, new name and new components: Alienware risks a lot to offer the best gaming notebooks in 2013. The integrated features won't be easy to beat for the competition. Despite its 14-inch form factor the notebook can be equipped with a...

Non-glare display with high contrast, Respectable performance, High-quality materials, Excellent build quality, Convenient keyboard, Nice illumination, Large touchpad, Flat PSU, Configurable, Matte finish, mSATA-SSD, 3x USB 3.0, We really appreciate...

Not all the components are accessible, Enormous noise development, No CPU-turbo under full load, GPU throttling under full load, Meager box content, Bad battery runtimes, Idle temperatures, Bulky case, High weight, A thinner and lighter case with...

Jul, 2013

Expert review by: Charles P. Jefferies (NotebookReview.com)

Alienware 14 Review

 

The Alienware 14 is a noticeable upgrade over its predecessors; it's a well-rounded notebook with very few cons.

Excellent performance ; Beautiful 1080p IPS display ; Superb build quality and exterior design ; Respectable battery life ; Good keyboard and touchpad

A little thick and heavy ; Expensive as configured

Sep, 2013
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Expert review by: Dan Ackerman (cnet.com)

Alienware 14 review: PC gaming in a semiportable package

 

Some laptops have loud fans that kick in when performing high-end tasks that drive the CPU or GPU. Other laptops, such as the new Alienware 14, have fans so distractingly loud that you practically have to put on headphones (and crank them up) to escape...

Dell's new Alienware 14 offers great performance, competitive prices, and quirky features such as a backlit touch pad.

The new design still feels dated, and it's as thick as a few slim laptops stacked together. The fan is insanely loud.

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.

Aug, 2013

Expert review by: Sean Hollister (theverge.com)

Alienware 14 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...

Fantastically fast for a 14-incher ; Killer optional 1080p IPS screen ; Great build quality

Thick slab-like design ; Sub-par battery life ; Software quirks

The welterweight extraterrestrial beefs up, in more ways than one

Jun, 2013

Expert review by: Dan Howley (laptopmag.com)

Alienware 14 Review

 

The Alienware 14 is a powerful portable gaming laptop with serious graphics punch and a slick redesign, but it gets toasty.

Slick design with customizable lighting; Powerful Intel Haswell processor; Outstanding graphics performance; Comfortable keyboard; Great audio quality

Relatively dim display; Runs hot while gaming

The Alienware 14 is a portable gaming notebook with a slick redesign and graphics might, but it runs hot under pressure.

Jun, 2013

Expert review by: Dan Grabham (techradar.com)

Alienware 14 review

 

A hefty slice of gaming goodness

1080p screen ; Good processor choice ; Strong graphics ; 16GB of RAM ; Blu-ray drive

No SSD ; Heavy

This gaming laptop packs a wallop with Haswell and Nvidia GTX chips powering a 1080p panel. Portable PC gaming doesn't much better than this.

Sep, 2013

Expert review by: Elias Plastiras (goodgearguide.com.au)

Alienware 14 gaming notebook (4th gen Core)

 

Get your game on with this beautiful 14in Alienware lappy

Sturdy construction ; Excellent performance ; Lovely lighting system

Its optical drive made some startling noises ; Graphics switching is a little cumbersome

The Alienware 14 supplies plenty of speed in a relatively small frame. It's mainly aimed at gamers, but even professionals who want a fast laptop should consider it.

Jul, 2013

Expert review by: Mike Jennings (pcadvisor.co.uk)

Alienware 14 review

 

The Alienware brand dominates gaming laptops, but the latest addition to Dell's range isn't the huge, brash notebook you'd expect – it's got a 14in screen, and it looks fantastic. See: The 7 best gaming laptops of 2013.

Alienware's designers have done a great job tempering the excesses of traditional gaming laptops with good looks and matte aluminium, and the Alienware 14 doesn't just look great – it shifts, too. The quad-core processors puts paid to applications, and...

Oct, 2013

Expert review by: Trusted Reviews (trustedreviews.com)

Alienware M14x

 

A 14.1in gaming laptop that has it all; stunning design, more lights than you can shake a stick at, great ergonomics, and oodles of power under the hood.

Beautiful design in red or black, Individually controllable light zones, Lovely soft-touch finish and excellent build, Good screen, impressive speakers, Lots of configuration flexibility

Noisy under load, Expensive, Relatively underpowered graphics, No Blu-ray drive option

Aug, 2011

Expert review by: Dan Ackerman (cnet.com.au)

Alienware 14

 

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.

Great performance ; Competitive price ; Quirky features

Dated design ; Extremely loud fan ; Very thick

Via CNET.com

Oct, 2013
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Product Specifications

Configuration

Convertible: No
DVD Writer:DVD-Writer
Embedded 3G/4G: No
Fingerprint Reader: No
Hard Drive Type:Hard Disk Drive
Remote Control: No
TV Card: No
Video Editing Card: No
Web Cam: Yes

Connectivity

Bluetooth: Yes
TV Output: Yes
WiFi Connectivity: Yes

Display

Aspect Ratio:16:9
LED Technology:Edge LED
Touchscreen: No
True Resolution:Full HD

General Features

Media Centre Edition: No
Operating System Version:Windows 8

Graphic

Brand of Graphic Chip:nVidia
GPU Model (Graphic Card):GeForce GT 750M

Processor

Chipset Brand:Intel®
Chipset Type:HM87
Processor:Core™ i7
Processor Brand:Intel®
Processor Number:I7-4700MQ
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