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Alienware Area-51 Gaming Desktop

Superior gameplay. Unstoppable performance.

High-end gaming desktop with up to 18-core Intel® 9th Gen processors and triple graphics card capabilities. Re-engineered with new 2nd gen triad chassis now with tool-less graphics cards.

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Alienware Area51 R5

Tech Specs & Customization Alienware Area-51 Gaming Desktop

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Processor

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9000 Series
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+ $900.00
+ $1,200.00
+ $1,500.00
+ $1,800.00
+ $2,100.00
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Operating System

Windows 10 Pro makes protecting and accessing your personal PC and important files easy, whether you’re at home or away. Safeguard sensitive material with encryption settings in BitLocker, and have the flexibility to share with specific recipients via USB. And never be without access to your PC through Remote Desktop -- placing your files at your fingertips, anywhere and anytime.

Operating System recovery media is not included with this purchase.

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Windows 10 Home
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Windows 10 PRO
+ $60.00

Video Cardi

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NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX™ Graphics
+ $400.00
NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ Graphics
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+ $200.00
+ $750.00
+ $1,150.00
+ $1,850.00
AMD Radeon™ RX Graphics
+ $150.00
+ $200.00
+ $500.00

Memoryi

Increasing memory allows you to load robust games at incredible speeds, as well giving you the ability to run heavy workloads simultaneously without interference. The higher the Mhz, the faster your memory is. DDR4 memory is the golden standard in gaming memory, letting you hit much higher clock speeds.
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2666MHz Memory
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+ $200.00
+ $200.00
+ $600.00
2933MHz Memory
Alienware recommended
+ $100.00
+ $400.00
+ $1,000.00
3200MHz Memory
+ $150.00
+ $550.00
+ $1,100.00

Hard Drive

The newest storage options combine size with unbelievable read and write speeds, so you won’t bottleneck your memory and CPU performance in-game. The best combination for gaming is a powerful PCIe SSD for fast, unrestrained access to games and Windows with a large HDD for long term storage
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Single Drive
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+ $100.00
+ $220.00
+ $260.00
+ $620.00
+ $1,170.00
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Dual Drives
+ $100.00
+ $230.00
+ $350.00
+ $390.00
+ $750.00
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Chassis Options

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Alienware recommended
+ $250.00

Optical Drive

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+ $25.00

Wireless

For a better and stronger Wi-Fi connection, upgrade to The Killer 1535 and its ExtremeRange technology. By including additional signal amplifiers, the 1535 is delivers a stronger connection and more data throughput at longer ranges than standard networking products.
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+ $10.00

Keyboard

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Mouse

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Services & Support

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Basic Hardware Support
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Premium Support: 24x7 hardware & software support
+ $119.00
+ $249.00
Alienware recommended
+ $359.00
+ $449.00
+ $569.00
Premium Support Plus - accident repairs included
+ $229.00
+ $409.00
+ $559.00
+ $710.00
+ $899.00

Accidental Damage Service

Simplify repairs from drops, spills and surges with Dell Accidental Damage Service.

Please note the coverage periods for selected Accidental Damage Service and Support Service must be the same.

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+ $49.00
+ $79.00
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+ $119.00
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Home Installation Services

Choose Home Installation Service for fast, expert installation. Our certified technicians are regularly trained and certified on the latest technologies.

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+ $99.00
+ $189.00
+ $139.00

Accessories & Software

Microsoft Office

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Microsoft Office 2019
+ $249.99
+ $149.99
+ $439.99
No Office license included
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Security Software

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Included in price
+ $50.00
+ $99.00
Alienware recommended
Upgrade to 3-Year Subscription, $99.99. Limited time offer.
+ $229.99
+ $99.99

Photo and Video Editing

CyberLink software makes it easy for you to create and play HD, 4K and 360 VR media with the World's No. 1 Movie & Media Player, PowerDVD. Unleash your creativity with the most powerful creative bundle including Award-Winning Video Editor- PowerDirector, and Creative Photo Editor-PhotoDirector.
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Digital Media Entertainment
+ $79.99
Alienware recommended
+ $79.99

Alienware Gaming Essentials

Get an uncompromised gaming experience with these high-performance products, all designed to change the game and fuel your win.
Headsets
ALIENWARE WIRELESS GAMING HEADSET: AW988
BRING ON THE SOUND.
Gaming headset designed for the most dedicated audiophile. Lightweight design with crystal-clear communication and iconic Alienware style.
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+ $209.99
Keyboards
New Alienware Pro Gaming Keyboard: AW768
The world at your fingertips

Keyboard with iconic Alienware aesthetics, 15 programmable marco key functions, mechanical switch keys and a zone-based RGB backlight with AlienFXTM technology.

Otherworldly beauty
Increased control and accuracy
Quick actuation and comfortable typing
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+ $119.99
+ $89.99
Mice
New Alienware Advanced Gaming Mouse: AW558
Point. Click. Destroy.

Bring the iconic Alienware design to your gaming mouse - engineered for superior performance and comfort to get you deeper in the game.

Precision perfected
Built to last
AlienFX lighting effects
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+ $39.99
Alienware Extra Large Gaming - Mouse pad
The Alienware Extra Large Gaming Mouse Mat allows for extra space when you need it most. Designed with enough space for both your keyboard and mouse. Whether it's for gaming at home or on the road, the Alienware Extra Large Gaming Mouse Pad has you covered.
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+ $26.99
Gaming Monitors
Dell AW2518H Monitor
Alienware 25 Monitor - AW2518H, G-sync, 240Hz, 1ms
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+ $699.99
+ $479.99
Alienware 25 Gaming Monitor
Alienware 25 Monitor - AW2518HF, Free-sync, 240Hz, 1ms
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+ $499.99
+ $349.99
Alienware 34 monitor AW3418dw
Alienware 34 Curved Monitor - AW3418DW
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+ $1,499.99
+ $999.99
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Others
Alienware S5000 Gaming Chair
The S5000 is truly a gamer’s delight and will hit the sweet spot for extreme gamers. The racing-style gaming chair empowers your everyday gaming with the right features. Designed to give a wide range of adjustability that provides gamers with the best comfort and ergonomic support in every position for extended periods of time. The high backrest is designed to provide greater neck, shoulder,and lumbar support.

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ALIENWARE ELITE GAMING MOUSE : AW959
Gaming mouse with 12,000 DPI optical sensor from PixArt. Featuring redesigned side wings for improved grip and AlienFX™ with RGB lighting.
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+ $84.99
+ $69.99

25% off Gaming Monitors

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Dell AW2518H Monitor
Alienware 25 Monitor - AW2518H, G-sync, 240Hz, 1ms
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+ $699.99
+ $479.99
Dell S2716DG Monitor
Dell 27 Gaming Monitor - S2716DG
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+ $810.98
+ $578.78
Alienware 34 monitor AW3418dw
Alienware 34 Curved Monitor - AW3418DW
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+ $1,499.99
+ $999.99
Dell 24 Gaming Monitor | S2417DG
Dell 24 Gaming Monitor - S2417DG
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+ $569.99
+ $399.99
Alienware 25 Gaming Monitor
Alienware 25 Monitor - AW2518HF, Free-sync, 240Hz, 1ms
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+ $499.99
+ $349.99
Dell UltraSharp U3818DW Curved Monitor
Dell UltraSharp 38 Curved Monitor - U3818DW
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+ $1,099.99
Dell UP2718Q Monitor
Dell UltraSharp 27 4K HDR Monitor - UP2718Q
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Alienware Area-51 Gaming Desktop
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Features

Operating System

Available with Windows 10 Home: Gaming is better than ever on Windows 10, with games in 4K, DirectX 12, and streaming your gameplay*.
Witness ultimate power

Witness ultimate power

Powerhouse performance: The Alienware Area-51 delivers unbeatable performance with Intel® Core™ processors. Choose between an Intel Core i7, i9, or i9 Extreme with Turbo Boost Max 3.0 Technology for extreme megatasking capabilities. Record, game and stream simultaneously in 4K resolutions with options for up to 18 core processors.

More memory: With 64GB of memory in quad-channel mode and 4 DIMM slots to populate your memory, you can create games that go beyond what you thought was possible. So whether you’re rendering a 3D model, editing photography, video or sound, know that your only limit is your imagination.

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A new graphical frontier

A new graphical frontier

A gaming breakthrough: Alienware breaks the mold once again with world-bending graphics options including overclocking ready Dual NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ graphics and up to triple AMD Radeon® RX configurations. It also packs the latest NVIDIA® technology like ray tracing, DLSS, and AI enhanced graphics rendering, while delivering low noise operation, and up to 16K high-fidelity gaming.

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Re-engineered with purpose

Re-engineered with purpose

Second-gen triad chassis: A revolutionary new second generation triad chassis with a new retooled swinging cage supporting tool-less graphics and expansion cards for the first time ever on an Area-51, extending the life of your system with easy-to-access components. Also added is the PCI-E card door, which eliminates plastic retention with a screw-less rotation door. And by designing the system with a door built from a single, structural panel, internal components always stay secure.

Superior materials: The triad design is forged from an internal carbon powder-coated metal skeleton and features solid, staked-in rubber grommets. A large surface area holds an internal, stamped-metal panel with cable management ports and 5 storage bays.

Access your entire ecosystem: Experience seamless connectivity with a total of 14 USB ports, including four ports on the front panel. The largest available Alienware desktop cavity is also outfitted with efficient cable management clamps plus four independent HDD cable clips, graphics brackets and locks to keep your cards securely fastened.
Your system stays cool when your game is on fire

Your system stays cool when your game is on fire

Don’t just beat the heat. Annihilate it: The new chassis features high-quality cold copper plates and a 120x120 mm radiator to guarantee your system stays cool under pressure.

Epically efficient: Area-51 features the quietest pump, a double ceramic bearing, super durable dark gray nylon tubing and a 2850 RPM pump cycle guaranteed for up to 50,000 hours of use. Voltage regulators and passive heatsink chipsets prevent overheating.

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Alienware Command Center

We’ve crafted innovative software specifically designed to improve your gaming experience, fine-tune all your game and systems settings, solve problems and manage time.
Calibrate your controls

Calibrate your controls

Now you have control over your hardware and software environments. Not only can you tailor the hardware for each and every game you play, you can personalize the space and setup to make your software look and feel precisely the way you want it, without interfering with your gameplay or other activities.
Ace library science

Ace library science

The easy-to-use interface links all your various system settings with a gaming library, making it simple to access gaming information. No matter what the source, the command center gives you easy access to your games and the ability to fine-tune settings for each one. Create a unique game profile and it stays just how you want it, no matter where you launch.
AlienFX Lighting

AlienFX Lighting

Save new themes, assign them to your games and edit peripheral settings with new AlienFX hardware and software featuring support for full RGB values and up to 16.8 million colors. Included is a new user interface to create and map new system-level effects so you can manage lighting and settings from the same controls. Select systems and hardware also offer settings for individual or group keyboard key colors.
Powered-up performance

Powered-up performance

Additional vents and active fans have been added for increased active blower cooling and greater exhaust from the rear edge, plus two times the U.2 drive support.

U.2 NVMe PCIe drives are designed for the most demanding workloads, providing industry-leading endurance and incredible speeds

A system built with obsessive attention to detail

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Ridiculously awesome – inside and out

More storage than you need

More storage than you need

With support for 1 M.2 drive, 2 U.2 drives, and 3 3.5" drives, your machine can support up to six drives of SSD or HDD for the fastest storage available.
Connect with confidence

Connect with confidence

The Ethernet assembly was built by Killer™ Technology. It prioritizes streaming video and gaming packets for the smoothest possible performance when you need it most. It comes fully equipped with 802.11ac – the latest wireless protocol with 2x2 antennae for lightning fast, best-in-class signal and range. Plus, you get dual Killer NIC gigabit Ethernet ports for extra connectivity options.
Start at the source

Start at the source

The power supply, with available 850W and 1500W of modular cabling, will ensure revved-up performance that is impressively reliable and efficient.

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Access your data faster, for less

Access your data faster, for less

Intel® Optane™ memory is a smart, adaptable system accelerator for your new Intel® X-Series processor-based computer. It provides uncompromising responsiveness for systems with mega storage drives, making everything you do faster, smoother, easier. Everyday tasks are up to twice as responsive with 16GB Intel® Optane™ Memory. Games launch up to 67% faster with 16GB Intel® Optane™ Memory. A hard drive plus 32GB Intel® Optane™ Memory performs up to 21 times faster than just a hard disk drive. The perfect solution for gamers looking for SSD like performance at a fraction of the cost.*
Ports and slots

Ports and slots

Rear ports:

1. Rear accessibility lighting button | 2. SuperSpeed USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type-C with 15W PowerShare | 3. SuperSpeed USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type-A (x6) | 4. L/R Side Surround (white port) | 5. SPDIF Digital Output (TOSLINK) | 6. Front L/R/Headphone (green port) | 7. SuperSpeed USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type-A (x1) | 8. Hi-Speed USB 2.0 (x2) | 9. Dual RJ-45 Killer Networks E2500 Gigabit Ethernet Port | 10. L/R Rear Surround (black port) | 11. Center Channel/Subwoofer (orange port) | 12. Line-In (blue port )

Front ports:

13. Headphone/Headset 1/8" | 14. Microphone 1/8" Port |15. SuperSpeed USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type-A with Powershare (x2) | 16. SuperSpeed USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type-A (x2)
Dimensions and weight

Dimensions and weight

1. Depth: 25.156" (638.96mm) | 2. Width: 10.736" (272.71mm) | 3. Height: 22.411" (569.25mm)
Starting at Weight: 61.73lbs (28Kg)*
Volume: 59L (The space occupied by the external surfaces of the chassis)
ESSENTIAL ACCESSORIES FOR YOUR ALIENWARE AREA-51

ESSENTIAL ACCESSORIES FOR YOUR ALIENWARE AREA-51

Complete your Alienware purchase with extra Steam Wallet Cards, gaming headsets, a wireless touch keyboard and more. Look for these great products and more at checkout.
Alienware 34 Curved Gaming Monitor | AW3418DW

Alienware 34 Curved Gaming Monitor | AW3418DW

Enhance all the action on this 34-inch curved monitor with WQHD resolution, customizable AlienFX lighting, and NVIDIA® G-Sync™ technology.
Alienware  Pro Gaming Keyboard | AW768

Alienware Pro Gaming Keyboard | AW768

Bring competitive edge to every game with this mechanical keyboard featuring brown switches, 15 programmable macro key functions, onboard memory and 13 RGB lighting zones.
Alienware Elite Gaming Mouse | AW958

Alienware Elite Gaming Mouse | AW958

Count on incredible speed and sensitivity control with a 12,000 DPI optical sensor, up to 13 programmable buttons, and AlienFX RBG lighting.

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Premium Support Plus

Premium Support Plus

Whether you’re a seasoned veteran or a rookie gamer, Premium Support Plus gives you a better gaming experience with 24x7 support*, PC optimization, predictive issue detection*, and more.
Premium Support

Premium Support

Count on 24x7 help from Dell Premium Support. With experts at the ready, you can expect quick and easy issue resolution with less time on hold.
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