Alienware Area-51 m17x hands on: Huh. Wow.

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Alienware isn’t just for geeks anymore. This new laptop is uber-powerful and won’t make you look like Senor WoWpants headed for the LAN party. Although it still has the alien head logo, the backlit keys are striking and the Core 2 Extreme processor and up to 4GB of memory make it contender for “laptop I’d give up my MacBook Pro for.”

This thing can hold up to 1.5 terabytes of data, looks super sexy, and is available at I only got to play with it briefly but right now it’s my favorite laptop of the year.

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