Forget everything you know.
- Intel® Core™ i7-5820K (6-cores, 15MB Cache, Overclocked up to 3.8 GHz w/ Turbo Boost) (Standard)
Intel® Core™ i7-5930K (6-cores, 15MB Cache, Overclocked up to 3.9 GHz w/ Turbo Boost)
Intel® Core™ i7-5960X (8-cores, 20MB Cache, Overclocked up to 4.0 GHz w/ Turbo Boost)
- Windows 8.1 (64-bit)
Windows 8.1 Pro (64-bit) (Includes Windows 10 Pro License)
Windows 7 Professional (64-bit) (Includes Windows 10 Pro License)
- 8GB Dual Channel DDR4 at 2133MHz (Standard)
16GB Quad Channel DDR4 at 2133MHz
32GB Quad Channel DDR4 at 2133MHz
- 2TB 7200RPM SATA 6Gb/s (Standard)
128GB SSD 6Gb/s Main + 2TB 7200RPM SATA 6Gb/s Storage
256GB SSD 6Gb/s Main + 4TB 6kRPM SATA 6Gb/s Storage
512GB SSD 6Gb/s Main + 4TB 6kRPM SATA 6Gb/s Storage
Single Video Card Options
AMD Radeon™ R9 270 with 2GB GDDR5 (Standard)
NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 770 with 2GB GDDR5
NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 780 with 3GB GDDR5
NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX™ Titan Z with 12GB GDDR5 – Dual GPU Card
Dual Video Card Options
Dual AMD Radeon™ R9 270 graphics with 4GB total GDDR5 (2x 2GB) - AMD Crossfire™ Enabled
Dual NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 770 graphics with 4GB total GDDR5 (2x 2GB) GDDR5 -NVIDIA SLI® Enabled
Dual NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 780 graphics with 6GB total GDDR5 (2x 3GB) GDDR5 -NVIDIA SLI® Enabled
Dual NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX™ Titan Z graphics with 24GB total (2x 12GB) GDDR5 - NVIDIA SLI® Enabled - Quad GPU Technology
Triple Video Card Options
Triple NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 770 graphics with 6GB total GDDR5 (3x 2GB) GDDR5 -NVIDIA SLI® Enabled
Triple AMD Radeon™ R9 290X graphics with 12GB total (3x 4GB) GDDR5 - AMD Crossfire™ Enabled
Triple NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 780 graphics with 9GB total GDDR5 (3x 3GB) GDDR5 -NVIDIA SLI® Enabled
- Height: 569.25mm (22.411") | Depth: 638.96mm (25.156") | Width: 272.71mm (10.736") | Starting at Weight: 28 Kg. (61.73lbs)*
- Slot-Loading Dual-Layer Burner (DVD±RW) (Standard)
Slot-Loading Dual Layer Blu-ray Disc™ Reader (BD-ROM, DVD±RW, CD-RW)
- External Chassis Connections
2 SuperSpeed USB 3.0
1 RJ-45 Gigabit Ethernet
4 Hi-Speed USB 2.0
4 SuperSpeed USB 3.0
1 SPDIF Digital Output (TOSLINK)
1 SPDIF Digital Output (Coax)
Internal Expansion Slots
Slot 1: PCI-Express x16 Gen 3*
Slot 2: PCI-Express x4 Gen 2
Slot 3: PCI-Express x16 Gen 3*
Slot 4: PCI-Express x1 Gen 2
Slot 5: PCI-Express x16 Gen 3*
- Media Card Reader
Kensington Lock Security Port
- Alienware Command Center
AlienFX™ exclusive lighting controls
AlienFusion advanced power management controls
- Game Mode custom game and application launcher
- Accelerator performance optimizer
- In-game and system Performance Monitoring
AlienFX Lighting Zones
Enhanced AlienFX System Lighting - 9 Lighting Zones
Internal Theater Lighting
Rear I/O Accessability Lighting
Intel® X99 Express Chipset w/ Unlocked BIOS for Overclocking, CPU Socket 2011
Alienware™ 850 Watt Multi-GPU Approved Power Supply
Alienware™ 1500 Watt Multi-GPU Approved Power Supply with modular cabling
Alienware Premium CPU Liquid Cooling
- Audio and Speakers
Internal High-Definition Audio via Creative Sound Core3D (Standard)
You've never seen anything like the Alienware Area-51. It’s more than an iconic design. It's a perfect convergence of power and beautiful design. We reimagined this system from the inside out, and built it without compromises. It’s an engineering marvel and a completely new experience that performs true to our legacy of excellence.
- Alienware Area-51 (2014)We spent years designing and refining to create a superior chassis that will change the way you see and use PCs from now on. It’s an innovative system designed with purpose and tuned for ultimate performance.
- Alienware Aurora (2011)Groundbreaking, innovative design with tool-less hard drive bays, internal theater lighting, up to 6-core processors and CPU liquid cooling.
- Alienware Phobos (2009)Dell's first Area-51 introduced Active Venting, Command Center, Thermal Controls, tool-less and cable-free drive cages, motorized door and compartmentalized components.
- Alienware P2 (2006)The first to include 100% exclusive ID, advanced liquid cooling and the now legendary AlienFX.
The Area-51 is not only perfect for serious gamers, it’s also the platform of choice for developers and programmers who demand concurring gaming workloads at the highest 4K resolution. It’s not just the highest-performance gaming experience – it’s a breathtaking display you can lose yourself in.
Designed to support up to three full-length double-wide graphics cards and the new Intel® Core™ i7 X-Series processors with up to 10 cores, managing multiple tasks at once has never been easier. Flawless concurrent execution of data-intensive workloads lets you spend more time creating and less time waiting. You can also play your favorite games in 4k while broadcasting live HD streams around the world on Twitch.
Get deeper: Unprecedented power make the Area-51 the ideal platform for today’s most graphic intensive, hyper-immersive gaming experiences, including premium VR.
Unrivaled PC gaming: Take your gaming performance to the next level with overclockable CPU cores and Turbo Max 3.0 for amazing, single-threaded gameplay.
A full studio in your PC: Whether you’re creating new music, developing games or designing models for a 3D printer, the Area-51 lets you easily edit and render high resolution 4k and VR video and effects.
DirectX 12 - Break down boundaries and step into your game with graphics more stunning than ever before with the new DirectX 12 technology. Windows 10's API is armed with new features that will provide quicker processing in real time to generate higher FPS and richer graphics as well as reduced power consumption to play longer.
Expand your community - Xbox app lets you see what your friends are playing now, chat with your community, and track your scores and achievements. Plus, Game DVR* lets you record your best hero moves for sharing with friends.
Play more games - The greatest Xbox games are now at your fingertips, and you will get built-in support for the Xbox controller* and even stream Xbox One games to a
Windows 10 Home PC, laptop, or tablet anywhere in your home. Even the cross-device barriers are down – start a game on your PC and move to your Xbox to continue playing.
Start menu - Back and improved. You will be an expert from the get-go since your windows Start menu is back in an expanded form. Plus, all your pinned applications will carry over so your experience is familiar, productive and better than ever.
The speed you need - Windows 10 Home starts up and resumes fast so there's no buffer between you and your game. Even your updates reach you as soon as they are available so you always have the latest and greatest features.
Customize your lighting experience with AlienFX across nine independent programmable lighting zones, and with over 20 colors to choose you can create up to 512 trillion color combos.
AlienAdrenaline – Performance Monitoring
The new Alien Adrenaline performance monitoring app lets you view detailed graphs that tell you real-time details about the CPU, memory, graphics card, and network adapter.
Manually tinker with the settings of your CPU to raise performance even beyond the stock settings.
Manual DRAM adjustments
Optimize your memory for maximum performance and ensure that your system runs at peak power for extreme gaming.
Break your limits and make the rules with extreme memory settings that can go way beyond standard specifications. Enhance your gaming features and squeeze as much power as possible.
Alienware’s Thermal Controls allow you to control the thermal and venting behavior of your Area-51. You can also create and save multiple thermal and venting profiles for different usage scenarios.
- AlienFXCustomize your lighting experience with AlienFX across nine independent programmable lighting zones, and with over 20 colors to choose you can create up to 512 trillion color combos.
- AlienAdrenalineThe new Alien Adrenaline performance monitoring app lets you view detailed graphs that tell you real-time details about the CPU, memory, graphics card, and network adapter.
- Overclocking controlsManually tinker with the settings of your CPU to raise performance even beyond the stock settings.
- Manual DRAM adjustmentsOptimize your memory for maximum performance and ensure that your system runs at peak power for extreme gaming.
- Overclocking ProfileBreak your limits and make the rules with extreme memory settings that can go way beyond standard specifications. Enhance your gaming features and squeeze as much power as possible.
- Thermal ControlsAlienware’s Thermal Controls allow you to control the thermal and venting behavior of your Area-51. You can also create and save multiple thermal and venting profiles for different usage scenarios.
*Dell consumer PC or select Venue tablets