Alienware Hangar18 HD Entertainment Center Gets Reviewed


The chaps over at Computer Shopper rubbed their paws all over the Alienware Hangar18 HD entertainment center and it looks good, definitely worth the $3,199 you’ll be spending on it. Here’s a quick rundown on the specs to refresh your memories since I know you’ve been bombarded with iPhone coverage lately. The Hangar18 includes an AMD Athlon X2 4600+, 2GB of DDR2, two 1TB HDDs, double-layer DVD±RW/DVD-RAM optical drive, nVidia GeForce7600GS (256MB) and runs on Windows Vista Home Premium (feh!).

Gorgeous design; offers a complete environment for enjoying high-def television; plentiful input and output connectors.

Inconvenient optical-drive disc ejection; computing power is merely entry-level; doesn’t support unencrypted QAM.

Built for the upscale mediaphile, the Hangar18 is a well-equipped PC for home media consumption. Just don’t expect too much from its computing side. 8.6/10.

Alienware Hangar18 HD Entertainment Center Desktop Computer [ComputerShopper]