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Testseek.co.uk have collected 55 expert reviews of the Alienware X51 and the average rating is 80%. Scroll down and see all reviews for Alienware X51.
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February 2012


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The editors liked

  • PCs
  • And in particular gaming PCs can take up a lot of room on the floor
  • Desktop or wherever you store them. The Alienware X51 somehow manages to squeeze all the gaming goodness needed to play high-end PC games into a unit not much bigger than a PS3 or Xbox 360
  • Making it a possible alternative to slot under the television laid on its side or vertically. HDMI connectivity means you can easily pl
  • Extremely powerful
  • Small size means it's easy to fit in your living room
  • Relatively affordable
  • Superb value
  • Small footprint
  • Phenomally powerful
  • Very powerful and fast
  • Smallish size
  • Not too pricey
  • Good processing power
  • Keyboard and mouse included
  • Fantastic chassis design
  • Efficient
  • Small physical footprint
  • Runs fairly cool
  • Good performance
  • Well engineered

The editors didn't like

  • The Alienware X51 offers up some decent specs. The basic model comes with an Intel Core i3 3.30GHz processor and an NVIDIA GeForce GT 545 video card
  • But if you’re already a PC tech head you may be able to customise your own gaming PC with better specs for a similar price. The Alienware X51 starts at £559
  • But goes up to £849. That said
  • The Alienware X51 still offers a no-fuss solution in an all
  • Lowpower PSU limits upgrade options
  • Styling won't appeal to everyone
  • Tricky to upgrade
  • Still pricier than a console
  • Gameboy styling isn't for everyone
  • Not a gaming powerhouse
  • Price

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  Published: 2012-06-01, Author: Dave James , review by: techradar.com

  • Good performance, Small footprint, Well engineered
  • Not a gaming powerhouse, Price

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  Published: 2012-05-18, review by: wired.co.uk

  • Very powerful and fast, smallish size, not too pricey,
  • Gameboy styling isn't for everyone
  • For a good all-round PC with some serious gaming grunt the Alienware X51 takes some beating. The small form factor means it won't dominate the living room if you're hooking it up to your TV (though it also means it's cramped inside and awkward to modif...

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  Published: 2012-05-15, review by: kitguru.net

  • Good processing power, keyboard and mouse included, Fantastic chassis design, efficient, small physical footprint, Runs fairly cool,

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  Published: 2012-04-10, review by: CNET.co.uk

  • Extremely powerful, Small size means it's easy to fit in your living room, Relatively affordable
  • Lowpower PSU limits upgrade options, Styling won't appeal to everyone
  • The Alienware X51 achieves the magic combination of being small yet extremely powerful. If you want a gaming PC that doesn't dominate an entire room but can still chew through the latest titles, the X51 is an excellent choice....

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  Published: 2012-04-01, Author: Peter Dreyer , review by: T3.com

  • Superb value, Small footprint, Phenomally powerful
  • Tricky to upgrade, Still pricier than a console,
  • For £899 at the top of the range, the Alienware X51 is packed to the gunnels with power and a gaming PC of this size and power for this price is astounding. Unfortunately, that still doesn’t hide the fact that the Xbox 360 and PS3 are now cheaper than

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  Published: 2012-03-26, Author: Mike Jennings , review by: pcpro.co.uk

  • A well-designed and striking living room PC to challenge consoles, but it treads a fine line on gaming power...

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67%
 
  Published: 2012-03-08, review by: fwd.five.tv

  • PCs, and in particular gaming PCs can take up a lot of room on the floor, desktop or wherever you store them. The Alienware X51 somehow manages to squeeze all the gaming goodness needed to play high-end PC games into a unit not much bigger than a PS3 or Xbox 360, making it a possible alternative to slot under the television laid on its side or vertically. HDMI connectivity means you can easily pl
  • The Alienware X51 offers up some decent specs. The basic model comes with an Intel Core i3 3.30GHz processor and an NVIDIA GeForce GT 545 video card, but if you’re already a PC tech head you may be able to customise your own gaming PC with better specs for a similar price. The Alienware X51 starts at £559, but goes up to £849. That said, the Alienware X51 still offers a no-fuss solution in an all
  • The Alienware X51 is great option for those in need of a gaming PC without the fuss and higher cost of some more advanced set-ups. The fact it’s the size of a console is just an added bonus. The Alienware X51 is worth checking out. Alienware X51 is ta...

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  Published: 2012-03-01, review by: expertreviews.co.uk

  • A neat design, but the X51 could do with a more powerful graphics card ...

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  Published: 2012-03-01, review by: stuff.tv

  • Well built, well specced and versatile, the skinny but mighty X51 is a killer addition to your study or living room ...

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  Published: 2012-02-23, review by: hardwareheaven.com

  • When we were first briefed on the X51 back in January it was clear that Alienware were very proud of their new system and couldn't wait to get it out to reviewers and consumers. That said we did have our reservations about the system, comparisons with ...

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