In Short

Any hardcore gamers know that they way to stay on top is with an Alienware laptop.

Alienware is a U.S. computer manufacturer that is a subsidiary of Dell. Originally founded in 1996, Alienware was acquired by Dell in 2006 and now operates as Dell's gaming division. Alienware is known for their top of the line gaming computers that often include large storage drives, liquid-cooled power supplies, a high amount of RAM and the latest CPUs.

The company has had numerous models of both laptops and desktops over the years, but many have been discontinued. Current laptop models vary in screen size and include the Alienware 17-R2, Alienware 15, and Alienware 13. These Alienware laptops offer features like the Nvidia GeForce 900 Series, rear ports for graphics amplifier, FHD matte display or UHD touch display. The Windows 8.1 machines range in price from $999 to $1,999 or more and can be purchased directly from Alienware.

Alienware also offers a small line of desktop computers that sell for as much as $7,000 or more.