Editors Liked

  • Excellent gaming performance
  • Very good audio
  • Cool AlienFX lighting
  • Runs cool even when gaming
  • Good keyboard and touchpad
  • Decent battery life
  • Packs amazing performance into a smaller-than-expected body
  • Plenty of configuration options

Editors Didn't Like

  • Kinda heavy
  • No solid state drive
  • Glossy screen
  • Thick and heavy
  • Poor performance at this price
  • High-end configurations can be insanely expensive
  • Alienware's laptop design is overdue for a refresh