Alienware X51 (2012)

Verge Review

Do you identify yourself as a PC gamer? Or do you prefer consoles, perhaps? Truth be told, there's not a lot separating the two these days. With notable exceptions, today's top games are built for Xbox 360, PS3 and PC, and unless you can't live without the likes of Mario, Solid Snake or Master Chief, you'll likely pick based on the controller you prefer, graphical fidelity, and the distance you sit from your screen. Inevitably, tradeoffs have to be made. There's a lot to be said for vegging...

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Basic Specs

Desktop type Gaming PC
Operating system Windows 7
CPU brand Intel
CPU family Sandy Bridge
Base CPU model Core i3-2120
Graphics type Discrete
Base discrete GPU brand Nvidia
Base discrete GPU model GeForce GT 545
Base RAM size 4 GB
Base storage capacity 1 TB
Optical drive Yes
Wi-Fi Yes

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Tech Specs

Hardware

Desktop type Gaming PC
Case Dimensions (largest) 13.5 inches
Case Dimensions (middle) 12.52 inches
Case Dimensions (smallest) 3.74 inches
Weight 12.1 pounds
Color Black / Green

Software

Operating system Windows 7

Processor (base)

CPU brand Intel
CPU family Sandy Bridge
Base CPU model Core i3-2120
Cores 2
Clockspeed 3.3 GHz

Processor (max)

Brand Intel
Family Sandy Bridge
Model Core i7-2600
Cores 4
Clockspeed 3.4 GHz
Turbo clockspeed 3.8 GHz

GPU (base)

Graphics type Discrete
Base discrete GPU brand Nvidia
Base discrete GPU model GeForce GT 545
Dedicated VRAM size 1 GB

GPU (max)

Discrete GPU brand Nvidia
Discrete GPU model GeForce GTX 555
Dedicated VRAM size 1 GB

Memory

Base RAM size 4 GB
Max. config RAM 8 GB
RAM type DDR3
Slots 2

Storage

Options HDD (7200RPM)
Base storage type HDD (7200RPM)
Base storage capacity 1 TB

Optical Drive

Drive(s) 1
Optical drive Yes
Drive type Slot-loading
Optical disc support Dual-layer DVD burner, BD-ROM

Ports

USB 6
USB 3.0 2
Ethernet 1
Ethernet type 10/100/1000 (Gigabit)
HDMI 1
3.5mm headphone 1
3.5mm line-in / microphone 1
Digital coaxial audio (S/PDIF) 1
Digital optical audio (S/PDIF) 1

Connectivity

Wi-Fi Yes
Wi-Fi options 802.11n, 802.11g, 802.11b, 802.11a

Power

PSU wattage 240 W

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