Alienware S-4 m5500
Reviews for the Alienware S-4 m5500
Based on the size and specification of the M5500 Alienware obviously went out to create one of the fastest 15 inch notebooks available. Using a high spec Pentium M and the Mobility X1600 almost guarantees excellent performance. The laptop could have been let down by a bad choice on the other components though and a 5400rpm drive or inadequate memory would really kill performance. Thankfully the system is available with up to 2Gb of memory (ours featured 1Gb). The bundle provided with the system is (as always) very good and the personalised folder of information, t-shirt and mouse mat are nice touches. The laptop arrives very well packaged and there is almost no chance that it will be damaged in transit.
sehr umfangreicher und voll ausgestatteter Testbericht mit vielen Seiten
Leistung sehr gut
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 07/27/2006
Source: Notebook / Organizer / Handy DE→EN
User Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 07/16/2006
Source: Netzwelt DE→EN
User Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 04/19/2006
CommentATI 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 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.
15-16 inch is a standard display size for laptops and offers the biggest variety of products.» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.
This weight is representative for typical laptops with a 14-16 inch display-diagonal.
Alienware: Alienware was founded in the USA in 1996. Alienware established its EMEA (Europe, the Middle East, and Africa) headquarters in Ireland, in 2002. Alienware has belonged to the Dell Group since 2006. The product range mainly focuses on gaming laptops and desktops. Trademark is a slightly futuristic design with an alien logo. In addition, Alienware offers workstations for private and business customers.
Alienware belongs to the mid-sized manufacturers of the notebook market. There are some reviews with average ratings overall.
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