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Alienware Sentia m3200
Alienware Sentia m3200

Alienware Sentia m3200

Specifications

Alienware Sentia m3200Notebook: Alienware Sentia m3200
Processor: Intel Pentium M 760
Graphics Adapter: Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 900 128 MB
Display: 12.1 inch, 16:10, 1280x800 pixels
Weight: 1.9kg
Average Score: 76% - good
Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)
price: 85%, performance: 64%, features: 82%, display: - % mobility: - %, workmanship: - %, ergonomy: - %, emissions: - %

Reviews for the Alienware Sentia m3200

76% Alienware scores big with first ultraportable laptop
Source: PC World English
Alienware's smallest notebook yet, the Sentia m3200, offers a bright 12.1-inch wide-screen display, a good case design, and zippy performance. Only its slightly disappointing keyboard should give you pause. (That and maybe the big alien head on the lid.) Using a 2-GHz Pentium M 760 processor and 1GB of RAM, the Sentia earned an impressive WorldBench 5 score of 92, placing in the top four of our current group of ultraportables. At $1525 (as of 2/16/06), our test unit included an 80GB hard drive; however, the 4.8-pound Sentia m3200 beats most thin-and-light competitors with the option of a capacious 160GB drive, which costs $298 more than the drive in our configuration.
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(von 100): 76, Preis/Leistung billig, Leistung 64, Ausstattung 82
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 05/07/2006
Rating: Total score: 76% price: 85% performance: 64% features: 82%

Comment

Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 900: Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 900 is an integrated (onboard) graphic chip with shared memory on Mobile Intel 915GM chipset. It is the predecessor of Graphics Media Accelerator 950. The performance can be compared with the Mobile Radeon 9000 (with a 64 bit memory bus).

These graphics cards are not suited for Windows 3D games. Office and Internet surfing however is possible.

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


Intel Pentium M: With Intel chip set (855 or 915) and Intel WLAN also available with the name Centrino (name for the package).
In the comparison very fast per megahertz and very modest with weaknesses in floating point operations.
It is also available as a low voltage version with very small current consumption.


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


12.1": This is a common display format for subnotebooks. Most netbooks have a tinier display. The advantage is, that the subnotebook can be small dimensioned and can be carried easily. Further the small display needs few energy, which improves the battery runtime and in consequence the mobility. The disadvantage is that the reading of texts is a bit exhausting for the eyes, especially with high resolutions.» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


1.9 kg: These sub-notebooks weight less than the average of all notebooks, but represent a heavier class of weight among the sub-notebooks. 12 inch displays are normal for 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


76%: This rating is not convincing. The laptop is evaluated below average, this is not really 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

» HP Compaq tc4200
Pentium M 750
» HP Compaq nc4200
Pentium M 740
» Asus W5
Pentium M 740
» Asus U5A
Pentium M 750
» Lenovo ThinkPad X41
Pentium M 758
» Dell Latitude D410
Pentium M 750

Devices with the same GPU and/or Screen Size

» Acer TravelMate 3002WTCI
Pentium M 740, 1.4 kg
» Samsung Q30 Plus
Pentium M 753, 1 kg
» Acer TravelMate 3000
Pentium M 740, 1.4 kg
» LG LE1600
Pentium M 758, 1.4 kg
» Toshiba Portégé R200
Pentium M 753, 1.3 kg
» Acer TravelMate 3002WTMi
Pentium M 740, 1.4 kg
» Dell Latitude X1
Pentium M 733, 1.1 kg

Devices with the same GPU

» Acer Aspire One D260-23797
Atom Z540, 10.1", 1.4 kg
» Asus U43F
Core i5 450M, 14.0", 2.3 kg
» Acer eMachines E525-901G1Mi
Celeron M 900, 15.6", 2.2 kg
» Hi-Grade Notino R5500
Core 2 Duo T6500, 15.4", 3.1 kg
» Sony Vaio VPCW12S1E
Atom N270, 10.1", 1.2 kg
» Advent Roma 2000
Celeron M 900, 15.6", 2.9 kg
» Advent Verona
Celeron M 743, 13.3", 1.6 kg
» Gammatech Durabook D14RM
Celeron M 743, 14.1", 2.5 kg
» Zoostorm Fizzbook Bang
Atom N270, 8.9", 1.4 kg
» Hercules E-Café 900-H60G/IAW
Atom N270, 8.9", 1.2 kg
» Asus Eee PC 900A
Atom N270, 8.9", 1 kg
» Asus Eee PC 900
Celeron M 353, 8.9", 1 kg
» Asus Eee PC 701 4G
Celeron M 630 MHz, 7.0", 1 kg
» Toshiba Satellite L40-139
Celeron M 520, 15.4", 2.7 kg
» Toshiba Satellite Pro L40
Celeron M 520, 15.4", 2.7 kg
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Author: Stefan Hinum (Update: 2013-01-14)