Alienware D9T Specs
- Alienware D9T has four SO-DIMM sockets using DDR2 memory.
- SO-DIMM memory is designed for small-factor computers, such as laptops or integrated computers.
- Each socket was able to accept 1Gb of memory for a total of 4GB.
Gaming Laptop With Desktop Specs
- Alienware D9T was a laptop also known as the Alienware M7700, Clevo D9T, and D900T or Sager 9860.
- It is a gaming laptop designed as a desktop replacement.
- Was released in 2006 for a price starting at $2,000 and going up to $5,000.
- The laptop was unique in that it used a desktop processor instead of a laptop processor.
- Alienware D9T was using a socket 775 from Intel allowing Alienware to sell it with Pentium 4 processors from 3.0 to 3.6Ghz.
- Processors used the HT (Hyperthreading) technology that allowed them to be seen as a two-processor even though they were single-core.
- The laptop was not capable of using the socket 775 Core Duo processors because the chipset on the motherboard was not compatible with them.
- Alienware D9T has two hard drive bays as seen in the photo below.
- The bays were able to accommodate either SATA or PATA (Serial or Parallel ATA) drives indiscriminately.
- The D9T was able to use the drives as two independent drives or as a RAID array.
- The D9T was able to create RAID 1 where both drives were a mirror of each other or RAID 0 where the two drives were combined into one large drive.
Alienware D9T Specs
- The Alienware D9T was designed as a gaming laptop and sported a high-definition screen and a fast graphics card.
- The card by default was the NVIDIA 6800, but users could upgrade it with ATI X800 or NVIDIA 6800 pro by replacing the video card module.
- The screen sported a resolution of 1680 by 1050 pixels.
- The laptop was also equipped with an analog TV tuner.
- The battery was the weak point of the Alienware D9T.
- Using desktop processors such as the notorious energy-hungry Pentium 4 and high-end graphics meant that the battery was only capable of running the laptop for a short period of time.
- The battery only lasted an hour when playing a DVD.