At idle, it is almost silent. Have Comments about Windows 7 Beta. Alienware Aurora m Notebook Features: At this point I’m considering upgrading to a single as the score is just a few hundered points from my SLI run see sig. For just Internet surfing and other easy tasks it is fine, but gaming is impossible. Hell, it barely fits into a laptop bag–I had to pull pretty hard to get the zipper of my messenger bag all the way around it–and it’s too heavy to sling over-shoulder for long. Also, I believe all m’s come with SoundMax audio rather than realtek.

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Noise is kept to a minimum, while running games, the fans are certainly audible, but not annoyingly so. There are some reviews with average ratings overall. Please, switch off ad blockers.

On the right side of the notebook you will find the control center for all of the audio outputs. Hot Hardware Overall, it is hard to be anything but impressed by Alienware’s latest gaming notebook.

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Alienware showed us once again how a gaming notebook should be built through their design and performance. Visit our network of sites: It’s too bad the two ati cards didn’t work, I would be dumping the two ‘s in a heart beat! It’s an archetypal desktop replacement. Once the site finds the drivers for your card install them, they will work.


Vasudev Dec 29, at chipswt Techspot Rather, Alienware has fully engineered a masterpiece with the Aurora m Chiipset am going to be a freshman in college come fall, and the chi;set really seemed like a good choice for me.

On the left side of the laptop, there are two USB 2. Your name or email address: It’s heavy, but in a strong way.

Alienware Aurora m9700

This screaming machine has just been launched and we were one of the first to check it out in person and give it a minor test drive. I have always wanted an Alienware, and the fhipset not disappointed.

They also included RAID for increased performance and security. The glossy paint resembles that of a car, and might even need some wax in the future!

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Tried realtek drivers, no luck. Gaming Software and Graphics Cards. My criticisms washed away upon the realization that this pretty machine isn’t a laptop at all.

Alienware belongs to the mid-sized manufacturers of the notebook market. But that alone was not enough for Alienware, no sir! Usually upon a purchase of an alienware machine you can have a section for you on their site for downloading driver chipest That said, the glowing alien-head ornament and rubber-grip embellishments are eye-catching, and the sturdy hinges and scratch-resistant case are built to last.


Chipste dual Nvidia MB graphics cards, the processor is going to be the bottleneck in this system. Resources for IT Professionals. Alienware and Nvidea truly intend for this combo to be the fastest gaming laptop on the market.

The right side has the headphone jack, mic jack, volume control knob, surround sound ports, optical port and a single USB 2.

Alienware M9700 Review

Windows 7 IT Pro. For ,9700 Internet surfing and other easy tasks it is fine, but gaming is impossible. Until Intel’s Conroe comes out, AMD is the gaming platform of choice and Alienware has done well to select the components it did for this gaming notebook.