Features & Design
VR Ready with a Vive-Optimized PC.
A legacy of excellence takes shape.
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.
Triad chassis. Intelligent design.
Designed to keep cool.
Behold the jaw-dropping power of 12K.
Designed to support up to three full-length double-wide graphics cards, or quad GPU configurations (available soon), 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.
Ridiculously awesome – inside and out.
Experience the full spectrum.
The best Windows ever for gaming is here.
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.
Alienware Command Center 4.0
AlienAdrenaline: 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.
Overclocking controls: 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.
Overclocking Profile: 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.
Thermal Controls: 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.
Ports and Slots.
Dimensions and Weights
What you need. Anytime, anywhere.
*Dell consumer PC or select Venue tablets
Essential accessories for your Alienware Area-51
Convenience comes standard.
If you run into an issue and our technical experts cannot resolve the issue remotely, a field support engineer will come to you, usually within 1-2 business days. Never lose productivity with hardware support that is available when you need it, where you need it .
Alienware Respawn offers flexible, automated backup and recovery to ensure your important document, pictures and media files remain safe.
Dell support saves time and reduces hassle with valuable warranty information and services.
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