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Alienware X51

So it looks as though Alienware have branched out where so many computer companies have went before and decided to go and reveal a small form factor PC. Some might argue what the point of this is, since by and large smaller cased PC’s are less powerful, hardly a selling point for the brand.

The thing is though, they’re not touting inadequate PCs, just over priced ones in this case. The current line up starts at £699, although for that you’re getting a core i3 (2120), along with a nVidia GT 545 (1GB), 4GB of RAM,  a 1TB HDD and also a DVD-RW along with a keyboard and a mouse. That’s it, no monitor, or even speaker, all for the large price of £699.

For the £30 extra, you could get yourself an XPS 17 laptop, which boasts an i5 (clocked at running up to 3 GHz), along with  nVidia GT 550M (1GB), 4GB of RAM and a 750 GB hard drive. Of course, since it’s a laptop, it’ll run a tad slower than its desktop equivalents, but in my opinion, it still top trumps the entry model of the X51. As a comparison, the mid tier x51 runs at £850, for a small bump up in performance.

However, it begs the question, if you’ve hardly got any space as it is, which is prompting you to buy a small form factor PC, wouldn’t you be better off getting a laptop anyway? Sure, you won’t be able to play every game set on very high, but when you factor in that these Alienware small form PC’s don’t even include a monitor and you can get a snappy laptop for a lower price, it’s a bit of a no brainer which you should go for.

Plus, Dell are normally pretty decent when it comes to knocking a bit of the price off the XPS lineup with the voucher codes they put in magazines, and from what I’ve heard, they’ll also knock off a small amount if you phone them up and ask.

Random guffage

Welcome to my blog about random guff I see and hear when I’m out and about. It might be a video of some muppet in the street, a photo of something totally messed up, or just me running my mouth about nothing in particular.

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