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Chassis Dimensions & Weight
Height: 2.7” (55mm)
Depth: 7.87” (200mm)
Width: 7.87” (200mm)
Starting at Weight: 4lbs (1.81 Kg.)
External Chassis Connections
2x USB 2.0 (Front)
2x USB 3.0 (Back)
1x RJ45 GbE
1x HDMI-Out 1.4a
1x optical audio out (Toslink)
1x DC in
Internal Chassis Connections
1x USB 2.0 – Tool-less access via bottom door
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2 Zones (Triangle and Alienhead)
Dimensions & Weight
Height: 3" (76.2mm)
Width: 8" (203.2mm)
Depth: 8" (203.2mm)
Starting Weight: 4.4lbs. (2kg)
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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 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 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.
Gaming, simplified: Quickly download games straight to your Alpha Console with the click of a few buttons, or remotely from your phone. All your games stay up to date and ready to play, all the time.
Multiple accounts, one system: Merge everything you love about PC gaming with the sociability of your living room. Steam Big Picture supports multiple Steam accounts and libraries on one system, so you can have fun with your Steam friends whether they’re sitting right next to you or gaming from afar.
It's your choice: Whether you want a console gaming experience with an included Xbox controller, or a keyboard/mouse combination in desktop mode, you can game the way you want on the big screen in 1080p Full HD beauty.
- Alienware HiveMindHiveMind Interface Welcome Menu: Start the experience by watching Help Videos to Learn how to use and customize the new HiveMind Interface.
- Alienware HiveMindHivemind Interface Main Menu: Easily access your Games, Pictures, Videos, and programs with your controller in a fully-customizable environment.
- Alienware HiveMindLaunch your Steam games directly from the HiveMind Interface Menu.
- Alienware HiveMindCustomize your media center by choosing among hundreds of Add-ons for Music, Videos, Programs, and Pictures.
- Alienware HiveMindFull Controller Mapping Capability.
- Alienware HiveMindHotkeys: ability to control AlienFX, Network, Audio, Video, Bluetooth, and updates at your fingertips.
- Alienware HiveMindHelp Videos: Learn how to use and customize your HiveMind Interface with detailed help videos.
- Alienware HiveMindFavorites Menu: Access your favorite applications, games, music, videos… at anytime.
- Alienware HiveMindComplete customization of the Interface: personalize your overall theme colors, font, language, sounds, and startup window.
- Alienware HiveMindComplete customization of the background: personalize your background color, image, and display option.
The Next Generation of Graphics: Based on NVIDIA’s newest ‘Maxwell’ architecture, with 2GB of GDDR5 memory at its disposal, the Alienware Alpha’s custom-built GPU ensures you get plenty of performance to crank up your settings on your big screen TV. In fact, the Alpha's NVIDIA GeForce GTX GPU outperforms the NVidia GeForce GTX 860M GPU*.
Start with a strong core: New 4th generation Intel® Core™ processors allow for fantastic gaming on all the latest and greatest titles.
Four powerful configurations: Choose from multiple Alienware Alpha options — detailed in the Configurations tab — ranging up to Intel® Quad-Core™ i7 processor power, a custom NVIDIA Maxwell GTX graphics with 2GB GDDR5 memory, 8GB RAM and 2TB* of hard drive space. Each configuration comes with a dual-band AC wireless card for prioritized wireless network connectivity and increased range.
More than A Gaming Console: Alpha takes you where other consoles can’t; plug in a keyboard and mouse and transform your Alpha into a fully functional Windows 8 PC.
Upgrades welcome: The Alienware Alpha is user-accessible, so you can feel free to upgrade the CPU and RAM for better in-game performance and background application multitasking and add hard drive space to store more games.
An army of gamers: The Steam community is 75+ million strong and growing, with up to seven million players are online at any given time. When you’re ready to game, they’ll be waiting for you.
Family Sharing: Family sharing remembers familiar users on your console, and lets you create kids' accounts that feature custom parental settings.
Locked and loaded: Alienware Alpha will come bundled with free bonus content including the complete versions of Anomaly: Warzone Earth, Awesomenauts, Magicka, Metro: Last Light, PAYDAY 2 and Strike Suit Zero. Alienware Alpha will also include an exclusive Gauntlet in-game item, the Magicka: Dungeons and Daemons DLC, as well as Alienware exclusive demos of Defense Grid 2 and Super Splatters.
* Requires registration for a Steam account and active internet connection for digital download of game.
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