Alienware Sentia M3200 – 12.1″

Alienware Sentia m3200Summary: 12.1″ Widescreen, Intel Pentium M, Late 2005
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Product Name: Alienware Sentia m3200
Official Page: Discontinued
Manufacturer: Alienware
Announced: November 10, 2005
Available: November 2005
Status: Discontinued
Price: Originally starting at $999 (w/rebate) – $1,150
Markets: United States, United Kingdom/Europe, Australia, New Zealand, elsewhere

Related Laptops:
– Replaces the Alienware Sentia
– Alienware’s ultraportable line was discontinued after the m3200
– The next model up in the Alienware lineup is the Sentia m3450 / m3400 which has a 14.1″ display

– Instant-On Multimedia – boot into a multimedia interface to play DVDs, listen to music, look at pictures, etc., without booting into Windows.
– Battery Control Technology – reduces noise, increases battery life
– Unique case – glowing Alienware logo and head, rubber grips, “Xeno Gray”

– Unique compartment in bottom of laptop with room for a small USB 2.0 flash drive
– Media Center Remote Controls available

– Hard drive, 2 memory slots in bottom of laptop in one compartment (8-9 screws)
– Optical drive removed with one screw
– It’s possible that a a second drive maybe installed in the optical drive bay (or “SmartBay”

Manufacturer’s Description:
As the thinnest and lightest notebook in Alienware’s award-winning line of mobile systems, the Sentia m3200 provides an incredibly convenient way for you to take rock-solid performance and functionality with you wherever you go.

Alienware Sentia m3200

– Intel Celeron M 370 (1.5GHz, 1MB L2 Cache)
– Intel Pentium M 730 (1.6GHz, 2MB L2 Cache), Pentium M740 (1.73GHz, 2MB L2), 760 (2GHz, 2MB L2)
Chipset: Mobile Intel 915GM Express (Intel 915GM + ICH6-M chipset)
Front-side Bus: 400MHz (Celeron), 533MHz (Pentium)
Memory: DDR2 533MHz PC-4200 SDRAM, Dual-Channel
Memory Capacity: 256MB – 1GB (2 slots)

Display: 12.1” LCD with ClearView technology
Resolution: 1280×800
Touchscreen: No
Widescreen: Yes
Graphics Chipset: Intel GMA 900 Extreme Integrated Graphics
Graphics Memory: 128MB or 64MB Shared
Other: S-Video out, VGA Out

Hard Drive: ATA100 5400rpm 40GB, 60GB, 80GB – 160GB, 7200rpm – 100GB
Optical: DVD Writer or CDRW/DVD-ROM writer
Other: It’s possible that a a second drive maybe installed in the optical drive bay

Wireless: Optional – Intel PRO/Wireless 2915 802.11a/b/g or Intel PRO/Wireless 2200 802.11b/g
Modem: 56K V.92
Ethernet: 10/100
Bluetooth: Optional, USB
Mobile Broadband:

Audio Chipset: Sound Blaster Pro Compatible 5.1
Speakers: 4 integrated speakers
Audio I/O: SPDIF digital 5.1 output, Microphone/Line-In, Headphone/line-out
USB: 3x USB 2.0
Firewire: 1x IEEE 1394
PC Card: PCI ExpressCard Slot
Flash/Memory Card Reader: Secure Digital (SD), Memory Stick, Memory Stick Pro, Multimedia Card (MMC)
Other: Touhpad

Alienware Sentia m3200 Ports

Biometric/Fingerprint: No

Software & Warranty:
Operating System: Microsoft Windows XP Media Center Edition, XP Home Edition, XP Professional (all with SP2)
Other Software: Cyberlink PowerDVD
Warranty: Upto 3 years (90 day AlienCare standard) – see
Alienware Sentia m3200 Drivers:

Options: Lithium-Ion “Smart” battery, 6-cell
Battery Life: Up to 4 hours

Width: 11.5 inches / 292mm
Depth: 9 inches / 228.6mm
Height: 1.75 inches / 44.5mm
Weight: 4 pounds / 1.8kg

Alienware Sentia m3200 Reviews and Articles:
Ars Technica – Review, April 2006
PC World – Review, April 2006
Press Release – – November 10, 2005