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Alienware Alpha (i3)

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Alienware Alpha (i3) review: specs and price

Alienware Alpha (i3)
Alienware Alpha (i3)
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Why is Alienware Alpha (i3) better than the average?

  • CPU speed
    2 x 2.9GHzvs4.7GHz
  • RAM
    4GBvs1.59GB
  • USB ports
    4vs2.51
  • Internal storage
    500GBvs243.67GB
  • Number of analog sticks
    2vs1.84
  • Bluetooth version
    4vs2.7
  • USB version
    3vs2.15
  • Number of buttons
    13vs12.43

Top specs and features

General info

1.Hard drive is replaceable
Alienware Alpha (i3)

The internal hard drive can be replaced by the user, for example if you wish to upgrade to a larger storage capacity.

2.Is region free
Alienware Alpha (i3)

Region free devices allow you to play games from different continents. This enables you to collect a larger game library, and you could play games before they are released in your region.

Performance

1.RAM

4GB

Best

Microsoft Xbox One X

12GB

2.CPU speed

2 x 2.9GHz

Best

Microsoft Xbox One S

8 x 1.75GHz

3.Can connect to an external drive
Alienware Alpha (i3)

You can easily connect an external hard drive via USB if you need more space.

4.internal storage

500GB

Best

Alienware Alpha (i7)

2000GB

5.RAM speed

1600MHz

It can support faster memory, which will give quicker system performance.

Best

Alienware Alpha (i7)

1600MHz

Connectivity

1.Has WiFi
Alienware Alpha (i3)

The device can connect to WiFi.

2.has a HDMI output
Alienware Alpha (i3)

Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.

3.USB ports

4

With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.

Best

Valve Steam Machine

8

4.Is DLNA certified
Alienware Alpha (i3)

All DLNA certified products are compatible with one another. When different devices are connected to the same network, data can be transferred easily between them.

5.Has 802.11n WiFi connection
Alienware Alpha (i3)

802.11n is a wireless standard released in 2009. It has faster transfer rates and improved security compared to its predecessors - a, b and g.

6.Bluetooth version

4

Best

Nintendo Switch

4.1

Controllers

1.number of analog sticks

2

The more analog sticks, the more complex the input can be.

Best

Microsoft Xbox One S

2

2.controller weight

300g

A lighter controller puts less strain on the hands while playing.

Best

Nintendo SNES

141g

3.Has a wireless controller
Alienware Alpha (i3)

The device controllers connect to the console wirelessly, allowing for a tangle free gaming experience.

4.number of buttons

13

The more buttons the device has, the more complex the input can be.

Best

Nintendo Switch

18

Features

1.number of games

447

Consoles which have more games offer more choice to the user. It is also an indicator of how popular a console is.

Best

Sony PlayStation 2

3870

2.Streaming without subscription
Alienware Alpha (i3)

You can access big name video streaming services such as Netflix and Hulu Plus, without a subscription to the console’s manufacturer.

3.Can play games while they download
Alienware Alpha (i3)

This means you don’t have to wait for the entire game to download first, as the later stages of the game download while you are playing.

4.Supports 3D
Alienware Alpha (i3)

Allows you to view in 3D (if you have a 3D display and glasses).

5.Access high scores and achievements
Alienware Alpha (i3)

Your gaming history is stored online, so you can keep your reputation when you change console.

Miscellaneous

1.Has Bluetooth
Alienware Alpha (i3)

Bluetooth is a wireless technology that allows you to easily transfer data between different devices, such as smartphones, tablets and computers.

2.Has S/PDIF Out port
Alienware Alpha (i3)

S/PDIF is an interface used to transmit digital audio with high fidelity.

3.RJ45 ports

1

RJ-45 ports are used for LAN (Local Area Network) connections. With more ports you can achieve increased bandwidth across a LAN, or connect to multiple networks. It also has the added benefit of not losing connection to the network if one fails.

Best

Alienware Alpha (i7)

1

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