Alienware adds Area-51 ALX to ALX desktop PC range


alienware-area-51.jpgAlienware have just added the Area-51 ALX desktop PC to their ALX range of computers, boasting an Intel Core 2 Extreme processor and the latest NVIDIA GeForce 8800GTX SLI graphics processor.

Thanks to the Intel chip, the Area-51 delivers quad-core processing power, and is backed up by the cutting-edge graphical power of the GeForce GPU. The graphics processor is HDCP (High Definition Copy Protection) enabled, meaning that these machines will happily chomp their way through processing and displaying high definition content.

Talking of high definition, Alienware have plumped for Blu-ray in these machines, with a 2x speed player/burner available as an order option.

Other technical specifications of note are:

* Intel Core 2 Extreme Processor with Dual Core Technology
* Extreme 2.93GHz, 1066MHz FSB, 1 x 4MB full-speed level 2 Cache
* Intel Core 2 Extreme Processor with Quad Core Technology
* Extreme 2.66GHz, 1066MHz FSB, 1 x 8MB full-speed level 2 Cache
* NVIDIA nForce 680i SLI
* Standard 2GB Dual CHannel DDR2 SDRAM at 1066MHz
* Up to 4GB of system memory
* Standard 2GB Dual CHannel DDR2 SDRAM at 1066MHz
* Standard High Definition Surround Sound Audio
* Supports 8–channel (7.1) 24–bit audio
* Supports 8-channel (7.1) 24-bit high-definition audio
* Up to 64MB dedicated Audio XRAM
* Dual Ethernet ports
* 8xUSB ports, 2xFirewire 400, 4xDVI outputs

It’s available in colouring such as Space Black, Saucer Sliver, Cyborg Green, or Conspiracy Blue, and Alienware SpectraFX and Alienware Liquid Cooling as standard.

The Area-51 ALX starts at £3,254, with customisation available at their website.

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Andy Merrett
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