Alienware S-4 m5550
Alienware S-4 m5550

Alienware S-4 m5550


Alienware S-4 m5550Notebook: Alienware S-4 m5550
Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo T7600
Graphics Adapter: ATI Mobility Radeon X1600 128 MB
Display: 15.4 inch, 16:10, 1920x1200 pixels, glossy: no
Weight: 3.2kg
Price: euro
Average Score: 72.6% - average
Average of 5 scores (from 6 reviews)
price: 65%, performance: 87%, features: 70%, display: 79% mobility: 49%, workmanship: 84%, ergonomy: 79%, emissions: 58%

Reviews for the Alienware S-4 m5550

60% Stückwerk
Source: German DE→EN
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 04/20/2007
Rating: Total score: 60% price: 60% performance: 90% mobility: 60% workmanship: 80%
58% Alienware S-4 m5550 Notebook
Source: Hartware German DE→EN
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 03/12/2007
Rating: Total score: 58% price: 50% performance: 80% features: 60% display: 70% mobility: 30% workmanship: 90% ergonomy: 70%
92% Power-Books
Source: TV Movie Multimedia German DE→EN
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 02/20/2007
Rating: Total score: 92% price: 80% performance: 90%
74% Alienware S-4 m5550
Source: PC Go German DE→EN
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 02/05/2007
Rating: Total score: 74% price: 70% performance: 90%
Alienware S-4 m5550
Source: Notebook / Organizer / Handy German DE→EN
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 01/05/2007
Rating: performance: 80% features: 80%
79% Arbeitstier - Test Alienware S-4 m5550 Notebook
Source: Notebookcheck German DE→EN
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 12/22/2006
Rating: Total score: 79% performance: 93% display: 87% mobility: 57% workmanship: 82% ergonomy: 87% emissions: 58%


ATI Mobility Radeon X1600: ATI Mobility Radeon X1600 is a middle class graphic card for notebooks of the X1000 series. Its performance can be compared with NVIDIA GeForce Go 7600.

Only some 3D games with very low demands are playable with these cards.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.

Intel Core 2 Duo: This is the Core Duo and Core Solo successor with a longer pipeline and 5-20% more speed without more power consumption. As an addition to the Core Duo design there exists a fourth decoder, an amplified SSE-unit and an additional arithmetical logical unit (ALU).

The Core 2 Duo for laptops is identical to the desktop Core 2 Duo processors but the notebook-processors work with lower voltages (0.95 to 1188 Volt) and a lower Frontside bus clock (1066 vs 667 MHz). The performance of equally clocked notebooks is 20-25% lower than Desktop PCs because of the lower Frontside bus clock and the slower hard disks.


The Core 2 Duo T7600 is a Merom based Core 2 Duo with 4MB Level 2 Cache. It is positioned in the middle class (in 2009) and performs on par with a modern P7550 or Turion II Ultra M660.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.

15.4": 15 inch display-variants are the standard and are used for more than the half of all notebooks. 15.4 inch display with 16:10 are the standard for notebook displays. Nowadays, more and more 16:9 displays with 15.6 inch appear. The reason why so many people like displays with medium size is, that this size is not exhausting for the eyes, does not need too much energy and the laptops can be kept quite compact.» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.

3.2 kg: This weight is average for notebooks. Therefore the numerous mass of laptops with 15 inch display fits in this class of weight.

Alienware: Alienware is an American computer hardware company and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Dell. It mainly assembles for high-performance gaming. Alienware also offers for sale rebadged laptops and computer peripherals, such as headsets, computer mice, monitors and keyboards. Alienware was founded in 1996. The corporate headquarters is located in Florida. Alienware established its EMEA (Europe, the Middle East, and Africa) headquarters in Ireland, in 2002. 2005, Alienware brought in upwards of $170 million USD in annual sales and launched an international in 2003 with a presence in Australia, Canada, France, Germany, the United Kingdom, and Costa Rica. The international market share is limited.


Alienware reviews

72.6%: This rating is bad. Most notebooks are better rated. This is not a recommendation for purchase.

» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

Devices from a different Manufacturer and/or with a different CPU

» Alienware S-4 m5500
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Core Duo T2600
» LG S1 Pro
Core 2 Duo T5600
» Acer Aspire 5114WLMi
Turion 64 X2 TL-56
» Acer TravelMate 8210
Core 2 Duo T7400
» Asus A6Kt
Turion 64 MT-34
» Medion MD96116
Core 2 Duo T5200
Core Duo T2600
» Dell Inspiron 1051
Turion 64 X2 TL-60
» Acer TravelMate 8215WLMi
Core 2 Duo T7200
» Acer Ferrari 5005WLHi
Turion 64 X2 TL-60
» Acer Ferrari 5005WHMi
Turion 64 X2 TL-60
» Asus F3JA
Core Duo T2250
» Acer TravelMate 8215WLHi
Core 2 Duo T7200
» Acer Ferrari 5005WLMi
Turion 64 X2 TL-60
» LG S1
Core Duo T2600
» Acer Aspire 5112WLMi
Turion 64 X2 TL-50
Core Duo T2500
» Acer Ferrari 5000
Turion 64 X2 TL-60
» Acer TravelMate 8200
Core Duo T2500
» Asus A6JA
Core Duo T2300
» Acer TravelMate 8204WLMi
Core Duo T2500

Devices with the same GPU and/or Screen Size

» HP Compaq nc8430
Core Duo T2500, 2.7 kg
» Asus V1J
Core Duo T2500, 2.7 kg
» Toshiba Satellite A100-153
Core Duo T2300, 2.7 kg
» Samsung X60-T2600 Becudo
Core Duo T2600, 2.6 kg
» Samsung X60
Core Duo T2500, 2.6 kg

Devices with the same GPU

» Zoostorm Versa 83-6701
Core 2 Duo T9300, 17.0", 3.5 kg
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Author: Stefan Hinum (Update: 2013-01-15)