Alienware Alpha Price in Singapore & Specifications

Just as you should not judge a book by its cover, you should not judge the Alienware Alpha by its size. It may be smaller than other consoles out there, but it still packs a powerful punch. Click here to find out more about the Alienware Alpha.

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Just as you should not judge a book by its cover, you should not judge the Alienware Alpha by its size. It may be smaller than other consoles out there, but it still packs a powerful punch. Click here to find out more about the Alienware Alpha.

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Alienware Alpha Specs

Release Date in Singapore
ModelAlpha
DateOct 2014
Processor
Processor frequency2 GHz
Processor family4th gen Intel® Core™ i7
Processor modeli7-4765T
Processor cores4
Number of processors installed1
Processor boost frequency3 GHz
Processor socketLGA 1150 (Socket H3)
Processor cache8 MB
Processor cache typeSmart Cache
Processor threads8
Bus typeQPI
FSB ParityNo
Processor lithography22 nm
Processor operating modes64-bit
Processor seriesIntel Core i7-4700 Desktop series
Processor codenameHaswell
Thermal Design Power (TDP)35 W
Tcase66.35 °C
PCI Express slots version3.0
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes16
PCI Express configurations1x16,2x8,1x8+2x4
Number of QPI links1
SteppingC0
Maximum internal memory supported by processor32 GB
Memory types supported by processorDDR3-SDRAM
Memory clock speeds supported by processor1333,1600 MHz
Memory bandwidth supported by processor (max)25.6 GB/s
ECC supported by processorNo
Memory
Internal memory8 GB
Internal memory typeDDR3L-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory16 GB
Memory slots2x SO-DIMM
Memory clock speed1600 MHz
Memory channelsDual
Optical drive
Optical drive typeNo
Ports & interfaces
USB 2.0 ports quantity3
USB 3.2 Gen 1 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity2
DVI portNo
HDMI ports quantity2
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports1
Microphone inNo
HDMI version1.4a
S/PDIF out portYes
DC-in jackYes
Weight & dimensions
Width200 mm
Depth200 mm
Height55 mm
Weight1.81 kg
Power
Power supply130 W
Power supply input voltage100 - 240 V
Power supply input frequency50 - 60 Hz
Network
Ethernet LANYes
Wi-FiYes
Ethernet LAN data rates10,100,1000 Mbit/s
Cabling technology10/100/1000Base-T(X)
Top Wi-Fi standardWi-Fi 5 (802.11ac)
Wi-Fi standards802.11a,Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac),802.11g,Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
BluetoothYes
Bluetooth version4.0
Storage
Total storage capacity2000 GB
Card reader integratedNo
Storage mediaHDD
Number of storage drives installed1
Number of HDDs installed1
HDD capacity2000 GB
HDD interfaceSerial ATA III
HDD size2.5"
Software
Operating system installedWindows 8.1
Operating system architecture64-bit
Drivers includedYes
Packaging content
Display includedNo
Mouse includedNo
Keyboard includedNo
Cables includedAC
ManualYes
AC adapter includedYes
Design
Product colourBlack
Chassis typeDesktop
Placement supportedHorizontal
Water cooling systemNo
Graphics
On-board graphics adapterYes
On-board graphics adapter modelIntel® HD Graphics 4600
Discrete graphics memory typeGDDR5
Discrete graphics adapter memory2 GB
On-board graphics adapter familyIntel® HD Graphics
On-board graphics adapter base frequency350 MHz
On-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)1200 MHz
Maximum on-board graphics adapter memory1.74 GB
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics)3
On-board graphics adapter DirectX version11.1
On-board graphics adapter ID0x412
Performance
Product typeMini PC
Motherboard chipsetIntel® H81
Audio systemHD
Password protectionYes

Alienware Alpha – The Best Things Come in Small Packages

American computer giants Dell have introduced into their Alienware series the Alpha, that infuses the freedom and power of a gaming PC with the simplicity of a game console into one machine. It is built with enough horsepower to compete against the bigger boys of the current game consoles. Experience 60FPS gameplay on high-resolution games such as Call of Duty, Middle Earth: Shadows of Mordor, and The Witcher 3 with the Alpha.

Revolutionary Console for Superior Gaming Experience

The core behind Alpha’s impressive powerful performance is the GPU, a result Alienware and NVIDIA’s brilliance. The engineers customized a graphics solution that is able to maximize gaming performance, without heating up too quickly or utilizing too much power. This allows for the console to run cool and quiet while guaranteeing continuous ultimate gameplay experience that gamers demand. Enjoy playing your favourite games at 1080p resolutions on the Alpha that delivers gaming performance at the highest level.

High-Tech Components for Advanced Gameplay

The Alienware Alpha is outfitted with up to 6th Generation Intel processors, which heightens game play by providing smooth uninterrupted action even for high resolution games. They also provide 60% increase in GPU performance for more stunning and immersive visuals which will definitely bring your gaming to a whole new level. Additionally, the 4K video support adds new dimensions to the gameplay.

Compact Size

While the interior of the Alpha has increased both in quantity and quality, the exterior remains impressively compact. The Alienware Alpha stands at only 8 inches wide and deep, making it significantly smaller and less bulky than the other game consoles currently available in the market. This makes it easy for the Alpha to blend in right next to a TV or home stereo. Its sleek and polished design also makes it a cool addition to your existing hardware for you to show off to your friends!

Simplified Gaming

With just a few clicks of the button, you can transfer games from your phone straight into your Alpha. Even after the games have been transferred, your games stay updated and ready to play anytime. Moreover, the Alpha also provides you with a choice on how you want your games to be played. You can choose the settings you prefer, whether to have a console experience with an optional Xbox controller, or a PC experience with a keyboard and mouse.

Reviews of Alienware Alpha

digitalone.com.sg
Reviewed on 2015-05-17
Alienware built the Alpha as a Steam Machine - a PC game console running Valve's Steam OS. This Linux-based operating system is an alternative to Windows 8, with a console-like interface optimised for TV. Unfortunately, its release was delayed. So, Alien...
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techwalls.com
Reviewed on 2016-04-17
Compact Design, Include all necessary connections and peripherals, Offers higher resolution, Good performance for most games released in 2014, Affordable price,
Low frame rate on high settings, Outdated GPU, The Alienware Alpha pricing varies from $549 to $899 depending on the configuration. This is really a good choice if you want to enjoy a huge game catalog on Steam like me, therefore, I totally recommend the...
In recent years, we often had just a couple of choices when it comes to buying a game console for our living room, it is either a Playstation 4, a Xbox One or a Nintendo Wii U. And the reason I haven't bought one since the Playstation One is because I pre...
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makeuseof.com
Reviewed on 2015-02-17
Things have been pretty slow in the world of Steam Machines . Valve announced the initiative and the impending push on its Linux-based Steam OS, but then things went quiet. Alienware decided to take matters into its own hands with the release of the Alien...
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hothardware.com
Reviewed on 2015-01-26
Handles games nicely on HDTV, Small footprint, cool chassis, Upgradeable design (for such a small system), Low power consumption; very little noise
Can't compete with larger PCs, Begging For An SSD
Valve's Steam Machine was all the rage at CES 2014 in Las Vegas, but as we enter 2015, the SteamOS gaming platform (and Valve's tantalizing Steam Controller) are still works in progress. SteamOS hasn't been written off, but Dell, which was one of the firs...
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hothardware.com
Reviewed on 2014-12-28
We first caught wind on the Alienware Alpha in the lead-up to Valve's Steam Box announcements, prior to the Consumer Electronics Show. If you're unfamiliar with the Alienware Alpha, it is a sleek, small form factor gaming PC, designed specifically for gam...
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techspot.com
Reviewed on 2014-12-26
Decent performance provides
5,400RPM hard drive is a big performance bottleneck. Doesn't handle nonSteam games elegantly. Upgrades aren't as great value.
Known as Steam Machines, Valve told us over a year ago this was going to be their brand new hardware platform, set to arrive sometime in 2014 to rival the new generation game consoles. But the year has come and gone, and due to several delays on Valve's e...
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pcgamer.com
Reviewed on 2014-12-24
US$899 UK £699 AU$1,299 (version tested) Intel core i7 processor Windows 8.1 8GB RAM 2TB HDEvidence has mounted over the last two years that there is a market for the PC-as-console experience, though the size of that market is still hard to measure. While...
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engadget.com
Reviewed on 2014-12-12
Alpha UI creates a solid console illusion, Custom gamepad drivers solve most mouse and keyboard problems, Makes it easy to play PC games on a TV
Painfully long load times, Overprotective console mode blocks some games from running, Driver issues can cause trouble with some titles
The Alienware Alpha is simple, small and almost boring to look at -- a subdued black box that won't draw an iota of attention to your entrainment center. There's a little flair, of course: The machine's power button is formed in the shape of the signature...
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pcmag.com
Reviewed on 2014-12-11
Solid gaming performance. Good connectivity. 802.11ac Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 4.0. Includes wireless Xbox 360 controller. Compact chassis.
Loading games is more difficult than on a gaming console. GPU can't be upgraded. Lacks DVI and VGA ports. No keyboard or mouse included
The concept of a gaming PC console is attractive. Case in point: the buzz created by the Steam Machine/Steam OS concept from 2014's Consumer Electronics Show. The Alienware Alpha ($549) is one of the many compact gaming desktop concepts that came out of C...
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cnet.com
Reviewed on 2014-12-04
The compact Alienware Alpha plays a huge library of PC games in a living-room-friendly format, and it works with a standard Xbox 360 controller
It's built around the Steam gaming platform, so it's harder to use for PC games purchased elsewhere. The custom UI is slow and clunky, and the base configuration is underpowered for long-term use
Born of the limbo of Steam Machine prototypes , Dell's Alienware Alpha is one of the most intriguing new computer releases of the year.This is despite the fact that we've had a very long time to get used to the idea of a gaming desktop that looks and fee...
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tomsguide.com
Reviewed on 2014-11-26
Smal, portable desig, Runs quiet when gamin, Growing game library has more than, 500 title, Solid graphics performance
More expensive than traditional game console, Entering text in console mode is tediou, Slow hard driv, Takes too long to boot Alpha UI
Say hello to the gateway drug of PC gaming. Alienware, known for kick-ass laptops and desktops, is turning its attention to console players with the new Alpha. But what is the Alpha exactly? At its core, it’s a small desktop gaming PC, but, thanks to an i...
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gizmodo.com
Reviewed on 2014-11-24
It's powerful for the price. Small, too! Easy to drop it in a bag and carry to a friend's house. Fantastic for LAN parties. The customizable lighting is kind of cool. Five USB 3.0 ports (one for USB dongles, hidden under a panel) gives me plenty of connec...
That blasted 5400rpm hard drive. Not a single one of Alienware's pricier configs has a faster storage option. I asked, Advertisement, Advertisement, No recovery partition means you can't easily swap out that drive unless you plan to clone it yourself. If...
The Alienware Alpha sounds awesome. Its smaller and more powerful than the PS4 and Xbox One. It doubles as an actual Windows PC! But be warned: its not as easy to use as a game console, not as foolproof. Its not nearly the slam dunk I was hoping it wou...
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pcworld.com_techhive.com
Reviewed on 2014-11-24
Surprisingly quiet under gaming loads, It's amazingly well price for the size and gaming performance you get
Still not the perfect PC game console experience, Could use a slightly higher performance GPU
Hardware has a shelf life like a gallon of milk. If it sits on the store shelf too long, it ends up getting poured down the drain.That's ultimately the ugly story behind Alienware's Alpha game console. The Alpha was always intended to run Valve's much hyp...
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au.pcmag.com
Reviewed on 2014-12-12
Solid gaming performance, Good connectivity, 802,11ac Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 4,0, Includes wireless Xbox 360 controller, Compact chassis
Loading games is more difficult than on a gaming console, GPU can't be upgraded, Lacks DVI and VGA ports, No keyboard or mouse included
The concept of a gaming PC console is attractive. Case in point: the buzz created by the Steam Machine/Steam OS concept from 2014's Consumer Electronics Show. The Alienware Alpha ($549) is one of the many compact gaming desktop concepts that came out of C...
Read more >
gizmodo.com.au
Reviewed on 2014-11-27
Powerful for the price, Lots of ports, Easily upgradeable
Slow hard drive, Frustrating controls, Bad sound options
The Alienware Alpha sounds awesome. It's smaller and more powerful than the PS4 and Xbox One. It doubles as an actual Windows PC! But be warned: it's not as easy to use as a game console, not as foolproof. It's not nearly the slam dunk I was hoping it wou...
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