Alienware Sentia

Alienware SentiaSummary: 12.1″ Widescreen, Intel Pentium M, Early 2005, Discontinued
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Product Name: Alienware Sentia
Official Page: Discontinued
Manufacturer: Alienware
Available: Early 2005
Status: Discontinued
Price: Originally around $1040 USD base
Markets: Possibly Worldwide

Related Laptops:
– Replaced by the Alienware Sentia m3200

– Instant-ON Media Playback featuring PowerCinema (using Cyberlink Linux) – plays DVDs, videos, photos or MP3s
– Special button “SmartPower II” to restrict CPU speed to save on battery life
– Can have second hard drive installed

– Upgrade hard drive through bottom cover
– “SmartBay” – can exchange optical drive with second hard drive

Manufacturer’s Description:
Light on Weight, Not on Features

The new Alienware Sentia, powered by Intel Centrino Mobile Technology, represents the epitome of portability and performance. The exclusive Alienware design provides for an extremely light and compact platform which makes no sacrifices in functionality.

Alienware Sentia

CPU: Intel ‘Dothan’
– Intel ??? M 1.5GHz, 1MB L2 Cache, 1.6GHz, 1MB L2, 1.7GHz 1MB L2
– Intel Pentium M 725 (1.6GHz, 2MB L2 Cache), Pentium M 735 (1.7GHz, 2MB L2), Pentium M 745 (1.8GHz, 2MB L2), Pentium M 755 (2GHz, 2MB L2), and 765 (2.1GHz, 2MB L2)
Chipset: Intel 855 chipset – Intel® 855GME
Front-side Bus: 400MHz
Memory: DDR 333MHz PC2700 SDRAM
Memory Capacity: Possibly up to 2GB (2 slots)

Display: 12.1″ LCD with Clearview Technology
Resolution: 1280×800 WXGA
Touchscreen: No
Widescreen: Yes
Graphics Chipset: Intel Extreme Graphics 2 – Intel 855GM
Graphics Memory: Probably 64MB
Other: VGA Out, S-Video Out

Hard Drive: IDE ATA100, 5400rpm – 20Gb, 40GB, 80GB, 120GB, 7200rpm – 40GB or 60GB
Optical: Internal CD-RW/DVD Combo or DVD+/-RW Dual-Layer Combo
Other: “SmartBay” – can exchange optical drive with second hard drive

Wireless: Intel® PRO/Wireless 2200 802.11b/g
Modem: 56K V.90
Ethernet: 10/100
Bluetooth: Optional, USB
Mobile Broadband:

Audio Chipset: VIA Vinyl audio card (1612A Codec)
Speakers: 2x integrated speakers
Audio I/O: 1xHeadphone, 5.1 Digital Out (SPDIF), line in,
USB: 3x USB 2.0
Firewire: 1x IEEE 1394
PC Card: 1x Type II
Flash/Memory Card Reader: MultiMedia Card (MMC), Secure Digital (SD), Memory Stick (MS)
Other: toughpad

Biometric/Fingerprint: No

Software & Warranty:
Operating System: Microsoft Windows XP Professional, Windows XP Home
Other Software:
Warranty: Varied – see for details
Alienware Sentia Drivers:

Options: Lithium Ion 6 Cell 2200mAh
Battery Life: Around 4 hours

Width: 11.5 inches / 292mm
Depth: 9 inches / 228.6mm
Height: 1.75 inches / 44.5mm
Weight: From 3.8 pounds / 1.7kg

Alienware Sentia Reviews and Articles:

LAPTOP Magazine – Review, April 2005
The Inquirer – Review, February 2005