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Alienware Alpha ASM100-4980

Alienware Alpha ASM100-4980
alaScore 87

103 reviews

Dec, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 103 reviews of Alienware Alpha ASM100-4980. The average rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other Desktops for all reviews. People are impressed by the size and design. The price and usability are also mentioned favorably, whereas there are some mixed reviews about the reliability.

usability, price, design, size

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Desktops the Alienware Alpha ASM100-4980 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 87/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Alienware Alpha ASM100-4980

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 1 user review of Alienware Alpha ASM100-4980 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 5.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Desktops on Amazon.co.uk.

100% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Alienware Alpha ASM100-4980 Console (3.0 GHz Intel Core i5-4590T Processor, 8GB DDR3, 1TB HDD, Windows 8Alienware Alpha ASM100-4980 Console (3.0 GHz Intel Core i5-4590T Processor, 8GB DDR3, 1TB HDD, Windows 8

Dec, 2018

Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Alienware Alpha ASM100-4980

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 101 user reviews of Alienware Alpha ASM100-4980 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Desktops on Amazon.com. Reviews about the size and design are on the whole positive. The price and usability are also appreciated, whereas opinions are divided on the reliability.

usability, price, design, size

90% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Alienware Alpha ASM100-4980 Console (3.0 GHz Intel Core i5-4590T Processor, 8GB DDR3, 1TB HDD, Windows 8Alienware Alpha ASM100-4980 Console (3.0 GHz Intel Core i5-4590T Processor, 8GB DDR3, 1TB HDD, Windows 8

Dec, 2018

Consumer review (bestbuy.com)

Fantastic Little Machine

 

I have had the Alienware Alpha for over two weeks now and ti does what it says. I bought for the kids who wanted a computer and a console. This killed two birds with one stone. The games on steam (with the exceptions of new releases) tend to be cheaper...

Jul, 2015

Product Specifications

Design

Chassis type:Desktop
Color of product:Black
Placement supported:Horizontal
Water cooling system:N

Energy Management

Power supply:130
Power supply input frequency:50 - 60
Power supply input voltage:100 - 240

Graphics

Discrete graphics adapter memory:2048
Discrete graphics memory type:GDDR5
Maximum on-board graphics adapter memory:1.024
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):3
On-board graphics adapter: Yes
On-board graphics adapter base frequency:350
On-board graphics adapter DirectX version:11.1
On-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max):1150
On-board graphics adapter family:Intel® HD Graphics
On-board graphics adapter ID:0x412
On-board graphics adapter model:Intel HD Graphics 4600

Memory

Internal memory:8
Internal memory type:DDR3L-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:16
Memory clock speed:1600
Memory slots:2x SO-DIMM

Networking

Bluetooth: Yes
Bluetooth version:4.0
Cabling technology:10/100/1000Base-T(X)
Ethernet LAN:Y
Ethernet LAN connection: Yes
Ethernet LAN data rates:10,100,1000
Wi-Fi: Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11a, 802.11ac, 802.11g, 802.11n

Operational Conditions

Non-operating altitude:-600 - 420000
Operating altitude:-600 - 120000
Operating relative humidity (H-H):10 - 90
Operating relative humidity range:10 - 90
Operating temperature (T-T):5 - 35
Operating temperature range (T-T):5 - 35
Storage relative humidity (H-H):0 - 95
Storage relative humidity range:0 - 95
Storage temperature (T-T):-40 - 65
Storage temperature range (T-T):-40 - 65

Optical Drive

Optical Drive Type: No

Other Features

Intel Virtualization Technology:VT-d, VT-x
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT):VT-d,VT-x

Packaging Content

AC adapter bundled: Yes
AC adapter included:Y
Cables included:AC
Display included: No
Drivers included: Yes
Manual: Yes
Mouse included:N

Performance

Audio system:HD
Chipset:Intel H81
Motherboard chipset:Intel H81
Password protection:Y
Product type:Mini PC

Ports & interfaces

DC-in jack: Yes
DVI port: No
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports quantity:1
HDMI ports quantity:2
HDMI version:1.4a
Microphone in: No
S/PDIF out port: Yes
USB 2.0 ports quantity:3
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:2
USB 3.0 ports quantity:2

Power

Power supply:130
Power supply input frequency:50 - 60
Power supply input voltage:100 - 240

Processor

Bus type:DMI
Conflict Free processor:Y
ECC supported by processor:N
FSB Parity: No
Maximum internal memory supported by processor:32
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:16
Memory bandwidth supported by processor (max):25.6
Memory channels supported by processor:Dual
Memory clock speeds supported by processor:1333,1600
Memory types supported by processor:DDR3-SDRAM
Number of processors installed:1
PCI Express configurations:1x16, 2x8, 1x8+2x4
PCI Express slots version:3.0
Processor:i5-4590T
Processor boost frequency:3
Processor cache:6
Processor cache type:Smart Cache
Processor codename:Haswell
Processor cores:4
Processor family:Intel Core i5-4xxx
Processor frequency:2
Processor lithography:22
Processor model:i5-4590T
Processor operating modes:32-bit, 64-bit
Processor series:Intel Core i5-4500 Desktop series
Processor socket:Socket H3 (LGA 1150)
Processor threads:4
Stepping:C0
System bus data transfer rate:5
System bus rate:5
Tcase:66.35
Thermal Design Power (TDP):35

Processor special features

CPU configuration (max):1
Embedded options available: Yes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology: Yes
Execute Disable Bit: Yes
Graphics & IMC lithography:22
Idle States: Yes
Intel 64:Y
Intel AES New Instructions: Yes
Intel Anti-Theft Technology: Yes
Intel Clear Video HD Technology: Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology:N
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID: No
Intel Demand Based Switching: No
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology: No
Intel Enhanced Halt State: Yes
Intel Fast Memory Access: No
Intel FDI Technology: Yes
Intel Flex Memory Access: No
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology: No
Intel Identity Protection Technology: Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology version:1.00
Intel Insider: Yes
Intel InTru 3D Technology: Yes
Intel My WiFi Technology: Yes
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology: Yes
Intel Rapid Storage Technology: No
Intel Secure Key Technology version:1.00
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) version:1.00
Intel Smart Cache: Yes
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP):Y
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP) version:1.00
Intel Trusted Execution Technology: Yes
Intel TSX-NI:Y
Intel TSX-NI version:0.00
Intel Turbo Boost Technology:2.0
Intel Virtualization Technology:VT-d, VT-x
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):Y
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):Y
Intel vPro Technology: Yes
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT): Yes
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology: Yes
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI):Y
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT):Y
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD):Y
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID):N
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology):N
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT):Y
Intel® Insider™: Yes
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:Y
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT):Y
Intel® OS Guard:Y
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology: Yes
Intel® Secure Key:Y
Intel® Smart Cache:Y
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology:2.0
Intel® vPro™ Technology:Y
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):Y
InTru™ 3D Technology: Yes
Processor ARK ID:78928
Processor code:SR1S6
Processor package size:37.5
Scalability:1S
Supported instruction sets:AVX 2.0, SSE4.1, SSE4.2
Thermal Monitoring Technologies: Yes
Thermal solution specification:PCG 2013A

Software

Operating system architecture:64-bit
Operating system installed:Windows 8.1

Storage

Card reader integrated: No
Hard Drive Capacity:1000
Hard Drive Interface:Serial ATA III
Hard Drive Size:2.5
Host interface:Serial ATA III
Number of hard drives installed:1
Number of storage drives installed:1
Storage media:HDD
Total Storage Capacity:1000

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:7.87
Height:2.17
Weight:3.99
Width:7.87