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The Alienware Area 51 ALX is a powerful desktop PC designed for gaming. It comes standard with Alienware's custom TactX Keyboard and, mouse and headset combo. To increase performance, it supports dual Nvidia SLI graphics cards and its Intel Core-i7 processor comes pre-overclocked and liquid cooled.

Description

  • Status: Available

Availability

  • Desktop type: Tower, Gaming PC
  • Case Dimensions (largest): 25.84 inches
  • Case Dimensions (middle): 23.44 inches
  • Case Dimensions (smallest): 10.91 inches
  • Weight: 84 pounds
  • Color: Black / Red

Hardware

  • Operating system: Windows 7

Software

  • CPU brand: Intel
  • CPU family: Gulftown
  • Base CPU model: Core i7-980x
  • Cores: 6
  • Clockspeed: 3.33 GHz
  • Turbo clockspeed: 3.6 GHz

Processor (base)

  • Brand: Intel
  • Family: Gulftown
  • Model: Core i7-990x
  • Cores: 6
  • Clockspeed: 4 GHz

Processor (max)

  • Graphics type: Discrete
  • Base discrete GPU brand: ATI
  • Base discrete GPU model: Radeon HD 6870
  • Dedicated VRAM size: 1 GB
  • SLI / Crossfire: Yes

GPU (base)

  • Discrete GPU brand: AMD
  • Discrete GPU model: Radeon HD 6990
  • Dedicated VRAM size: 4 GB
  • SLI / Crossfire: Yes

GPU (max)

  • Base RAM size: 6 GB
  • Max. config RAM: 12 GB
  • RAM type: DDR3
  • Base RAM speed: 1600 MHz
  • Slots: 3

Memory

  • Options: HDD (7200RPM), Flash Memory (SSD), RAID 0 (HDD), RAID 1 (HDD), Raid 0 (SSD), HDD (10000RPM)
  • Base storage type: HDD (7200RPM)
  • Base storage capacity: 1 TB
  • Max. config HDD: 4 TB
  • Max. config SSD: 1 TB
  • Card reader: Optional

Storage

  • Drive(s): 1
  • Optical drive: Yes
  • Drive type: Tray-loading
  • Optical disc support: Dual-layer DVD burner, BD Combo, Blu-ray burner

Optical Drive

  • USB: 9
  • eSATA: 2
  • FireWire 400: 2
  • PS/2: 2
  • Ethernet: 1
  • Ethernet type: 10/100/1000 (Gigabit)
  • 3.5mm headphone: 2
  • 3.5mm line-in / microphone: 2
  • 3.5mm surround sound: 4
  • Digital coaxial audio (S/PDIF): 1
  • Digital optical audio (S/PDIF): 1

Ports

  • Discrete audio card: Optional
  • Discrete audio brand / model: Creative Sound Blaster X-Fi Titanium

Audio

  • Wi-Fi: Optional
  • Wi-Fi options: 802.11n, 802.11g, 802.11b
  • Bluetooth: Optional
  • Bluetooth version: 2.1 + EDR

Connectivity

  • Liquid cooling options: CPU
  • PSU wattage: 1100 W

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