Alienware Alpha ASM100-4980 Console Review (Intel Core i5, RAM 8GB)

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Pros & Cons:
PC gaming on the big screen in 1080P Full HD beauty with a small, quiet and powerful console. 2GB DDR 5 Graphics RAM. 8 GB RAM

The Alien ware Alpha combines the freedom of PC gaming with the ease of a console. The exclusive Alien ware-develop user interface allows you to navigate all of Alpha's core functions without ever needing a keyboard and mouse. With the power of Steam Big Picture, the global online community for downloading and playing games, you can have quick and easy access to thousands of your favorite Steam games, plus other entertainment, all on your big screen TV. Welcome to a new era of fun. The Alien ware Alpha boots directly into an exclusive user interface that provides easy streamlined controller-based navigation- no mouse or keyboard needed. You can choose to launch Steam Big Picture, adjust core system and AlienFX settings and access your media. Put PC gaming on the big screen in 1080P Full HD beauty with a small, quiet and powerful console - without the need for a keyboard or mouse. Quickly download games straight to your Alpha Console with the click of a few buttons, or remotely from your phone. All your games stay up to date and ready to play, all the time. Merge everything you love about PC gaming with the sociability of your living room. Steam Big Picture supports multiple Steam accounts and libraries on one system, so you can have fun with your Steam friends whether they're sitting right next to you or gaming from afar.

ProcessorIntel Core i5-4590T Quad-Core processor (6M Cache, up to 3.0GHz)
Operating SystemExclusive Alienware Alpha Console Interface w/ Microsoft Windows 8.1 (English)
Memory8GB Dual Channel DDR3L 1600MHz (4GBx2)
Video GraphicsNvidia “Maxwell” GTX GPU w/2GB GDDR5 memory
Hard Drive1TB SATA 6Gb/s (5,400RPM)
Multimedia DriveNo Optical Drive
BluetoothBluetooth tied to wireless card
Fax/Data ModemHDMI - Yes
Wireless ConnectivityIntel Dual Band Wireless-AC 7265 2x2 + Bluetooth 4.0
Input DeviceXbox 360 WL Controller/Black

This i5 version of Alienware Alpha best choice compared to i3 & i7 Intel Core Alienware Alpha consoles. Your intention is to play games so go for good. i7 Alienware Alpha have better performance compare to i5 so if you have money buy Alienware Alpha i7 check here.
The Next Generation of Graphics: Based on NVIDIA’s newest ‘Maxwell’ architecture, with 2GB of GDDR5 memory at its disposal, the Alienware Alpha’s custom-built GPU ensures you get plenty of performance to crank up your settings on your big screen TV.

alienware alpha console with controler

An arsenal of games: Access over 3,000 downloadable games from the comfort of your couch, ranging from the most popular blockbusters to the most hardcore independent and mainstream titles. You can play your entire Steam library directly on the Alienware Alpha, or stream all your Steam games and content over your local network — all without the online-play subscription fees, down-resolutioned textures and smaller multi-player maps that you might experience on other consoles.

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