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Alienware X51

Feel the thrill. Fill the room.

Compact and powerful mini-gaming desktop with HD, 3D capabilities, high performance processors and graphics.
Starting at $899.99*
Alienware X51 - Hot Hardware Editor's Choice Award
Alienware X51- Computer Shopper - Best of Year Award
 
Processor
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4th Generation Intel® Core™ i5-4460 Processor (Quad Core, 6MB Cache, up to 3.4GHz w/ Turbo Boost)
Operating System
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Windows® 8.1, 64Bit, English
Productivity Software
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Microsoft Office Trial
Microsoft Office 365
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Security Software
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McAfee LiveSafe 30 Day Trial
Monitors
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8GB Dual Channel DDR3 at 1600Mhz
Hard Drive
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1TB SATA 6Gb/s (7,200RPM) 64MB Cache
Video Card
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NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 745 with 4GB DDR3
Optical Drive
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Slot-Loading Dual Layer DVD Burner (9.5mm)
Digitally Delivered Software
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Adobe Creativity and Productivity Software
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Keyboard
Alienware Multi-Media Keyboard
Mouse
Alienware Standard Optical Mouse
Wireless
DW 1506 802.11 b/g/n Wi-Fi Wireless LAN
1 Year Alienware Basic Support
Accidental Damage Service
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Slots
Memory Slots
2x 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM Slots

Ports

External Chassis Connections

Front
(2x) SuperSpeed USB 3.0
(1x) Microphone In
(1x) Headphone/Speaker Out

Rear
(1x) On-board HDMI 1.4 Output
(1x) RJ-45 Gigabit Ethernet
(2x) Hi-Speed USB 3.0
(4x) SuperSpeed USB 3.0
(1x) Front Left/Right Speakers
(1x) Center Speaker
(1x) Rear Left/Right Speakers
(1x) Side Left/Right Speakers
(1x) SPDIF Digital Output (TOSLINK) (1x) SPDIF Digital Output (Coax)

Internal Chassis Connections
(3x) SATA 6.0Gb/s Ports
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Alienware X51

Featured at$899.99*
 
Estimated Ship Date: 9-29-2014
 
 

Features & Design

Available with Windows 8 - for a smooth, versatile PC experience.
Alienware X51
Alienware X51

Virtual design for virtually any space

Mind-blowing visuals and sound

Expansive experience

Easily bring high-performance PC gaming into any room in your house. Whether you're connected to a monitor or an HDTV, the versatile Alienware X51 lets you experience big-screen gaming wherever you want it.

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Gaming, films and other images jump off the screen with the powerful NVIDIA® graphics, Full HD, 3D and Blu-ray capabilities of the Alienware X51. For those seeking a system that can handle high-performance video and audio content creation, look no further than Alienware X51.

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Play your way, now and in the future. With WiFi and ample front and rear I/O ports (including a total of 8 USB ports), the Alienware X51 is engineered to help you customise your gaming and entertainment experience. And the ability to upgrade key components means that your X51 will help you dominate games well into the future.

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Victory is yours
The key to any victory is preparation. With the Alienware X51 you can have the high-performance 4th Gen Intel® Core™ processors, graphics and storage that you need to overwhelm your opponents now and into the future.

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Gaming and more
The Alienware X51 is a powerful PC ready to not only take on your fiercest gaming challenges, but whatever else comes your way. Email, shopping and social networking are a breeze on the X51. Choose between Windows and Ubuntu operating systems to manage your system your way.

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Ultimate control. All from one place.
Take control of the game. And feel the intensity. The redesigned Alienware Command Centre 3.0 lets you choose lighting and special effects, accelerate your gaming performance, monitor in-game results and more - all in one hub.
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AlienAdrenaline
Launch games your way with personalised shortcuts in Game Mode, maximise performance with the new Accelerator feature, and keep an eye on resource consumption with Performance Monitoring.

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AlienFX system lighting
Create customised lighting and special effects to suit your unique gaming style. Apply 20 different colours to three different zones for 8,000 colour combinations.

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AlienFusion
Access your system's power-management controls so that you can decide when you need maximum performance or when to scale back for more everyday programs.

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Your content. Anywhere, anytime.
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Performance

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First generation vs. New Alienware X51 Gaming Performance
The chart above shows how far the performance has evolved on the Alienware X51 from its first generation launch on January 2012 to the current generation. Using 3DMark 2011 Extreme as a benchmark, you can see how the overall gaming performance has increased by up to 467%.
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Using some of the major titles out there today, like Bioshock Infinite and Tomb Raider, we were able to use their built-in benchmark tools to measure how many frames per second the Alienware X51 can generate using the key configurations. Even with our lowest end configuration, the Alienware X51 can produce up to 41 frames per second at a resolution of 1920 x 1200.
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We've taken some of the key configurations offered and collected the 3DMark Vantage CPU benchmark scores and 3DMark for Windows Fire Strike scores to show a comparison of how increases in performance by configuration with a focus on CPUs and GPUs, respectively.
 

Accessories & Services

Look for these additional services at the checkout
Alienware Enhanced Support
Includes In-Home Service after Remote diagnosis*, plus Premium Phone Support, offering 24/7 access to dedicated Alienware advanced support technicians for hardware and software assistance, including in-game repairs and troubleshooting.

Accidental Damage Service*
Let us repair or replace your system in the event of an accident. Accidental Damage service* covers surges and screen breaks, liquid spills, accidental drops and falls.
Essential accessories for your Alienware X51
Essential accessories for your Alienware X51
Complete your Alienware X51 with any combination of Alienware TactX™ accessories and Alienware Vindicator bags designed to enhance and protect your gaming experience. Look for these great products and more at the checkout.
Alienware TactX™ Mouse
Alienware TactX™ Mouse
Featuring AlienFX customisable lighting and on-the-fly DPI switching for pin-point accuracy.

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Alienware TactX™ Headset
Alienware TactX™ Headset
Experience optimised in-game sounds with a custom-engineered soundscape and a retractable mic.

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Alienware TactX™ Keyboard
Alienware TactX™ Keyboard
Be battle-ready with programmable macro keys and exclusive AlienFX™ customisable lighting for two zones.

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Dell UltraSharp Monitors
Dell UltraSharp Monitors
Immerse yourself in rich colours and razor-sharp details with Dell FullHD UltraSharp monitors.

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Alienware Vindicator 18" Backpack
Alienware Vindicator 18" Backpack
Keep your Alienware system and gear protected on the go with a durable high-density nylon constructed exterior shell.

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Alienware Vindicator 18"Briefcase
Alienware Vindicator 18"Briefcase
Experience minimal lag while on the go with a specially-designed TSA checkpoint-friendly compartment.

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Your Alienware X51 comes with Alienware Basic Support
One-year In-Home Service after Remote diagnosis*
Have a technician and/or part dispatched to your home following remote diagnosis if the issue is covered by Dell's Limited Hardware Warranty. *

Dell Cloud Data Tools, now standard on all PCs
Never be without your data, no matter where you are. PCmover, Dell Backup and Recovery and PocketCloud all come as standard so you can securely store, share and access files.
 

Ratings & Reviews

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Alienware X51 awarded “Best Compact Gaming PC.”

“Top 100 Products of 2013”

“The Alienware X51 is a feat of engineering.” – Computer Shopper,

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“The Alienware X51 R2 delivers a premium gaming experience in a compact design that's both stylish and well-suited for the living room.”

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Drivers, Manuals & Support

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