But get past the brash exterior and there’s plenty to like. Because the M11x R2 doesn’t have an optical drive, we were forced to run the obligatory movie test with an avi video file. The larger heat sink required for the higher performance CPUs means that one of the three video out ports on the M11x had to be sacrificed. Your browser does not support the canvas element! The Alienware M11x refresh can hardly ever set itself apart from the first version. Alienware hasn’t built in a VGA-out this time.

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Alienware M11x R2 – External Reviews

The use outdoors, where a combination of annoying reflections and low display brightness hardly graphicz for seeing anything on the display, proves to be even more difficult. The Alienware M11x R2 finds medium details and a waiver on quality enhancement x more palatable Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: The build quality and sturdiness of the laptop are superior to any notebook I have ever used in the past.

This weight is typical for very big tablets, subnotebooks, ultrabooks and convertibles with a inch display-diagonal. Please share our article, every link counts! Regardless, this is still the smallest viable gaming system right now, with the only real alternative being the Sony VAIO Z series.

Also like a ThinkPad, the M11x R2 maintains the boxy design of the original M11x without a tapered edge like most notebooks. Now that more USB 3.


Unfortunately, hardly any improvements have been made in this regard. A Legend Reborn Source: Basically, the M11 R2 provides the same interfaces as in the first review.

Review Alienware M11x R2 Subnotebook

The buyer is spoilt for choice when it comes to the hard disk. But get past the brash exterior and there’s plenty to like.

The M11x might seem thick with its height of 1. You’ll already frequently face disagreeable reflections indoors. If you’re after a small gaming laptop, there simply aren’t any other compelling options right now.

Both loudspeakers are placed on the case’s bottom. If you’re looking for a small as possible notebook with as m1x performance as possible, the Alienware M11x R2 is just right. In many ways the designers at Alienware tried to make this inch notebook look like a tiny twin of the inch M15x or the inch M17x. However, the user doesn’t have to intervene manually any more switchable graphics. Is this the perfect M11x?

Now, less than 6 months after the release of the M11x comes the M11x R2 with Intel Core i7 and Nvidia Optimus technology for automatic graphicss switching. Nevertheless, we found the noise development better than in the first M11x, which proved to be more present especially under load.

We have very few complaints and the overall experience is very good. All content posted on TechnologyGuide is granted to TechnologyGuide with electronic publishing rights in perpetuity, as all content posted on this site becomes a part of the community.


Review Alienware M11x R2 Subnotebook – Reviews

First an extreme dimming of the room weakens this circumstance noticeably. That said, the Alienware M11x is still your only choice if you’re looking for an ultraportable gaming notebook. This screen diagoal is quite large for tablets but small for subnotebooks. I would own a m17x if it wasn’t for the shit screen. Single Review, online available, Short, Date: The M11x R2 again falls behind its predecessor, M11x Hexus Dell’s Alienware M11x is undoubtedly the most powerful Granted, the new Core i7 configuration doesn’t offer that much more performance than the old M11x with overclocked Intel Pentium Dual Core SU, but the better processor and Nvidia Optimus provide two more reasons to buy the Alienware M11x R2 if you didn’t already buy the original M11x.

Alienware-typical, the chic lighted, outstandingly manufactured and made with high-quality material case is a whopper.