The Aliens return - more powerful than ever

If JVC won this week's camcorder war and Apple the mobile phone battle, then the gaming spoils surely go to Alienware with this monster of a laptop.Do

If JVC won this week's camcorder war and Apple the mobile phone battle, then the gaming spoils surely go to Alienware with this monster of a laptop.Doubling up on processors with a factory tweaked Core 2 Duo is simply not enough for the men in black, for they have also added dual Nvidia GeForce Go 7950 video cards. Sprinkle in 2GB of memory, a TV tuner, Blu-Ray and twin (sense a pattern here?) 200GB hard-disks and you have the mother of all laptops.No official word on when we'll get our sweat ridden palms on one but rumours abound that it'll be here in time for Vista's 30th January launch. Fingers crossed.

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