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Alienware 14

alaTest has collected and analyzed 44 reviews of Alienware 14. The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. Comments about the usability and durability are overall positive. The screen and design also get good opinions, whereas there are some less positive comments about the reliability and battery.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Alienware 14 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 88/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 21 user reviews of Alienware 14 from The average user rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Laptops on People really like the usability and design. The durability and size are also appreciated. There are some negative comments about the reliability and price, while there are mixed comments on the screen and portability.

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

This summary is based on the products: 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 HAlienware 14 ALW14-1250sLV 14-Inch Gaming Laptop

Nov, 2015

Expert review by: (

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 (

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

Expert review by: (

Alienware 14 Gaming


Of course, this is Alienware. So even a significant shift, in this case, a new case design and a stripped-down name (the Alienware M14X, for example, becomes simply the Alienware 14), still looks and feels very Alienware-like, which is to say that it...

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 (

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...

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

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

Alienware knows its audience well... but is this possible in a thinner shell?

Jun, 2013

Expert review by: Dan Howley (

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 (

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

Performance and power are the real raison d'être here: serious specs that can be taken from one location to another. It's a machine designed for gamers but is also great for those who need a high end laptop for applications such as video editing, but...

Sep, 2013

Expert review by: Mike Jennings (

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 (

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 (

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


Oct, 2013

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Alienware 14


If you're after a small yet serious gaming laptop which you won't want to take too far then this may very well be a serious contender. The Alienware 14 is a serious gaming laptop with a sub-par battery life but otherwise an excellent all-round gaming...

Seriously fast, Great range of options including 1080p IPS screen, Great build quality

Heavy and thick design, Battery life is not great

Sep, 2013

Product Specifications


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


Bluetooth: Yes
TV Output: Yes
WiFi Connectivity: Yes


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


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


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