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Alienware Area-51m Gaming Laptop

  • 9th Generation Intel® Core™ i9-9900 (8-Core, 16MB Cache, up to 5.0GHz w/ Turbo Boost)
  • Windows 10 Home 64bit English
  • NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 2080 8GB GDDR6 (OC Ready)
  • 32GB, 2x16GB, DDR4, 2400MHz
  • 512GB RAID 0 (2x 256GB PCIe M.2 SSDs) + 1TB (+8GB SSHD) Hybrid Drive
$4,299.99
$3,924.99
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9th Generation Intel® Core™ i9-9900 (8-Core, 16MB Cache, up to 5.0GHz w/ Turbo Boost)
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9th Generation Intel® Core™ i9-9900K (8-Core, 16MB Cache, up to 5.0Ghz w/Turbo Boost)
+ $100.00
Operating System
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Windows 10 Home
Windows 10 Home 64bit English
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Windows 10 PRO
Windows 10 Pro 64bit English
+ $95.00
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NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 2080 8GB GDDR6 (OC Ready)
32GB, 2x16GB, DDR4, 2400MHz
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64GB, 4x16GB, DDR4 2400MHz
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+ $400.00 + $200.00
Hard Drive
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Single Drive
1TB PCIe M.2 SSD
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+ $200.00 + $100.00
Dual Drives
118GB Intel Optane SSD + 1TB (+8GB SSHD) Hybrid Drive
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+ $100.00 + $50.00
2TB RAID 0 (2x 1TB NVMe M.2 SSDs) + 1TB (+8GB SSHD) Hybrid Drive
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+ $650.00 + $325.00
RAID 0 Drives
512GB RAID 0 (2x 256GB PCIe M.2 SSDs) + 1TB (+8GB SSHD) Hybrid Drive
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1TB RAID 0 (2x 512GB PCIe M.2 SSDs)
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+ $200.00 + $100.00
1TB RAID 0 (2x 512GB PCIe M.2 SSDs) + 1TB (+8GB SSHD) Hybrid Drive
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+ $250.00 + $125.00
236GB RAID 0 (2x 118GB Optane M.2 SSDs)
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+ $450.00 + $225.00
236GB RAID 0 (2x 118GB Optane M.2 SSDs) + 1TB (+8GB SSHD) Hybrid Drive
  • 50% Off Storage on select Alienware PCs
+ $500.00 + $250.00
2TB RAID 0 (2x 1TB NVMe M.2 SSDs)
  • 50% Off Storage on select Alienware PCs
+ $600.00 + $300.00
Display
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17.3" FHD (1920 x 1080) 144Hz, IPS, NVIDIA G-SYNC, Eyesafe® Display Tech + Tobii Eyetracking
Wireless
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Killer Wi-Fi 6 AX1650 (2x2) and Bluetooth 5.0

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Premium Support: 24x7 hardware & software support
1 Year Premium Support
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2 Years Premium Support
+ $160.00
3 Years Premium Support
+ $310.00
4 Years Premium Support
+ $440.00
5 Years Premium Support
+ $520.00
Premium Support Plus - accident repairs included
1 Year Premium Support Plus
+ $100.00
2 Years Premium Support Plus
+ $360.00
3 Years Premium Support Plus
+ $570.00
4 Years Premium Support Plus
+ $770.00
5 Years Premium Support Plus
+ $910.00
Accidental Damage Service
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None
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1 Year Accidental Damage Service
+ $59.00
2 Years Accidental Damage Service
+ $109.00
3 Years Accidental Damage Service
+ $149.00
4 Years Accidental Damage Service
+ $189.00
5 Years Accidental Damage Service
+ $219.00
Extended Service
None
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1 Year Extended Battery Service for Year 2 of System Life
+ $79.00
2 Years Extended Battery Service for Years 2 and 3 of System Life
+ $89.00
Home Installation Services
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Home PC Setup Base
+ $99.00
Home PC Setup Base + User Settings & Data Migration (100GB) Add-on
+ $189.00
Home PC Setup Base + Component Installation Add-on
+ $139.00

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Annual subscription on up to 1 PC + 1 Tablet
Office 365 Personal with Auto-Renewal
+ $69.99
Annual subscription on up to 5 devices
Office 365 Home Annual Subscription with Auto-Renewal
+ $99.99
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Microsoft Office 2019
Microsoft® Office Home and Student 2019
+ $149.99
Microsoft® Office Home and Business 2019
+ $249.99
Microsoft® Office Professional 2019
+ $439.99
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Microsoft Office 30 Day Trial
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McAfee LiveSafe 12 Month Subscription
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McAfee LiveSafe 24 Month Subscription
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McAfee LiveSafe 36 Month Subscription
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+ $229.99 + $99.99
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McAfee Safe Connect 1 year
+ $47.00
Photo and Video Editing
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Foxit PhantomPDF Standard
+ $99.00
Foxit PhantomPDF Business
+ $129.00
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Alienware Area-51m Elite - Notebook carrying backpack - 17.3" - black, dark gray
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Alienware 510M RGB Gaming Mouse - Dark Side of the Moon
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Alienware 610M Wired/Wireless Gaming Mouse - Dark Side of the Moon
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Alienware 310M Wireless Gaming Mouse
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Alienware 510K Low Profile RGB Mechanical Gaming Keyboard - Dark Side of the Moon
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Alienware S5000 Gaming Chair
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Alienware 310K Mechanical Gaming Keyboard
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Noble TZ04T Compact Wedge Lock with Barrel Key - Laptop locking kit - silver
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Alienware 27 Monitor - AW2720HF
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Alienware 34 Monitor - AW3420DW
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Also included in this system

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180W Power Adapter and 330W Power Adapter
Lunar Light
Alienware TactX keyboard with per-key RGB LED AlienFX lighting, anti-ghosting, N-Key US Eng
Lithium Ion (90 Wh) Battery
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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*.

CONSIDER THE GAME CHANGED

The Alienware Area-51m is unlike any mobile gaming machine ever created. With unprecedented desktop-level processing power, CPU and GPU upgradability, advanced cooling and a premium, revolutionary design, a true desktop-gaming experience is now available in the form of a laptop.

DESKTOP POWER PACKED INTO A LAPTOP

The Area-51m features a host of firsts for peak performance and power. It’s our first-ever Alienware laptop to feature 8-core, 16-thread Intel® processors, giving it a whole new level of compute power versus other gaming laptops. Engineered with desktop processors, the CPU is enabled with up to 125% rated power, allowing high-end overclocking. This results in higher performance for megatasking, CPU-intensive gaming, as well as day-to-day applications.

Lose yourself in vivid, uninterrupted gaming thanks to NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ graphics with full-throttle power and up to 30W of overclocking headroom—all on an immersive 144Hz G-SYNC 17" Full HD display. Users can overclock their settings via the new Alienware Command Center. The GeForce RTX™ also gives you the powerhouse performance, next-gen graphics, and NVIDIA technologies like ray tracing, DLSS, and AI-enhanced graphics rendering to take on even the most challenging titles—now, and in the future.

The Area-51m is also our first-ever Alienware laptop to support up to 64GB of DDR4 memory, ensuring you have enough RAM for even the most performance-intensive tasks.
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UNPRECEDENTED UPGRADEABILITY

Gamers have made it clear that they’ve noticed a lack of CPU and GPU upgradability in gaming laptops.

The Area-51m was engineered with this in mind, finally allowing gamers to harness power comparable to even the highest-performance desktop, and taking advantage of latest technologies from NVIDIA® such as ray tracing, DLSS, and AI enhanced graphics.

CPU upgrades can be done using standard desktop-class processors, while GPU upgrades can be done via onboard graphics module replacement or with the Alienware Graphics Amplifier.

ADVANCED ALIENWARE CRYO-TECH COOLING

Our thermal technology, Advanced Alienware Cryo-Tech v2.0, optimizes component cooling, which maximizes overall performance and keeps your laptop cool to the touch. Here’s a closer look at our innovative cooling solution.

Dual-Intake, Dual-Exhaust Airflow Design: The Area-51m chassis prioritizes performance with a dual fan design that pulls in cool air from the bottom and top vents, while exhaling exhaust out the rear and side vents for optimal core component cooling. (The Intel® Core™ i7-8700 with NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 2060 configuration does not have a side-exhaust)

High Voltage Driving Fan: The fire resistant, liquid-crystal polymer fan is built with 0.2mm blades, sleeve bearings and 3-phase fan control to create less friction and circulate air more efficiently. The Area-51m fans occupy an area of 95x105mm with a thickness ranging from 19mm to 21.5mm and can push over 25 CFM in open air conditions—something normally seen only in desktops.

Load-balancing Heat Pipes: The dynamics of thermal activity across critical components like the GPU and the CPU are intelligently discharged across various dedicated and shared 8mm and 6mm copper-composite heat pipes.The highest-end configurations carry 7 total heat pipes.

Copper Fin Stacks: The Area-51m features best-in-class surface temperatures, largely due to a thermal module, including four 0.15mm copper fins.Heat is drawn away from the most critical components to prioritize system performance and longevity.

Thermal Control: Cryo-Tech v2.0 ensures that 100% of the system's GPU thermal design power is enabled, while also ensuring CPU-intensive games benefit from high performance.

Whisper-quiet:  The cooling system of the Area-51m is so powerful, virtually no noise is heard while engaged in daily tasks.

ICONIC DESIGN WITH A MODERN EDGE

The Alienware Area-51m raises the bar for innovative engineering with its game-changing design. The new visual ID was inspired by our early industrial designs, marking a return to form while taking cues from our original roots.

The new futuristic design of the Area-51m reflects the diverse, evolving nature of gamers everywhere, incorporating high contrast, performance-focused engineering with blended bone lines, angled sections, bold lighting, and celebrated thermals.

Bold lighting: The latest evolution of AlienFX lighting features a striking ring of light at the rear of the system, highlighting system performance while maintaining ultimate customizability.

Narrow bezel: The Area-51m features a drastic reduction of screen borders thanks to its narrow bezel with a three-knuckle hinge. This reduces the mass and maintains a strong connection to the base.

Honeycomb design: The new thermal pattern features hexagonal vents for an enhanced airflow with a 47% improvement rate from previous designs, enabling higher performance while keeping your system cool.

Premium shell: The unique magnesium alloy exoskeleton enables enhanced rigidity, while reducing overall chassis weight. This allows more space for high-performance components inside the machine.

Dual color options: Gamers can choose between a new, futuristic look in Lunar Light or Dark Side of the Moon, a darker, more traditional appearance.

NEW ALIENWARE COMMAND CENTER

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 map and create 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.
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TAKE YOUR GRAPHICS FURTHER

The Alienware Graphics Amplifier supports next generation NVIDIA® and AMD graphics cards and includes an additional 4-port USB 3.0 hub for added peripherals. With a dedicated PCI-Express X4 Gen 3 with up to 40Gbps throughout, you never have to worry about the disadvantages that come with a shared connection.

GAME-ENHANCING FEATURES

A keyboard like no other: With an upgraded Alienware TactX keyboard, N-key rollover technology enables over 108-key commands for maximum actions per minute and 2.2mm of key travel allows for rapid response for any keystroke. Per-key AlienFX lighting delivers customizable lighting profiles, while programmable macro keys let you create gaming and non-gaming shortcuts for over 150 game titles. The TactX keyboard also features a steel back plate which offers improved rigidity and uniform feedback while typing across all keys for an enhanced experience that guarantees up to 10 million keystrokes.

2.5Gbps Ethernet: The Area-51m is our first-ever system to feature a 2.5Gbps bandwidth Ethernet connection, giving gamers 2.5x the amount of common wired Ethernet connections for blazing-fast file transfers through Killer E3000 ethernet port.

Thunderbolt™ Type-C port: This multi-use port is ready to be used as a USB 3.1 port, offering 10Gbps of data transfer, a Thunderbolt™ connection capable of 40Gbps, or even a DisplayPort enabling various monitors supporting the DisplayPort protocol.

Exceptional battery life: Up to a 90Wh battery delivers longer uninterrupted gameplay.

Hear every battle cry: Experience every sound with best-in-class speakers for a laptop. High-end headphone support delivers outstanding fidelity while Far Field Audio improves microphone performance.
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ALIENWARE MOBILE CONNECT

Alienware Mobile Connect creates an advanced, complete, and wireless integration between your PC and iOS or Android smartphone.

Enjoy your iOS or Android smartphone functionality through your Alienware PC’s mouse, keyboard, and touch screen.

Make or take calls, send and receive text messages, access your contacts, get mobile notifications, and, on Android, mirror your phone’s screen onto your PC for interactive engagement with any of your smartphone apps.
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Ports & Slots

1. (2x) SuperSpeed USB 3.1 Type-A Ports | 2. HDMI 2.0 Output with HDCP 2.2 Output Port (Supports direct drive VR interfaces) | 3. Mini-Display 1.4 Output Port (supports NVIDIA G-SYNC) | 4. (1x) RJ45 Killer E3000 2.5Gbps Ethernet Port, 10/100/1000/2500 Base-T, IPv6 | 5. Alienware Graphics Amplifier Port | 6. Dual DC Power Inputs | 7. Wedge-shaped lock slot (cable and lock sold separately) | 8. Thunderbolt™ 3 Port (supports USB 3.1 and DisplayPort 1.2) | 9. SuperSpeed USB 3.1 Type-A Port with Powershare Technology | 10. Global Headset Jack | 11. Headphone/MIC Retaskable Jack
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Dimensions & Weight

1. Height: Front 27.65mm (1.09"), Rear 31.2mm (1.23"), Peak 42mm (1.7") | 2. Width: 402.6mm (15.85") | 3. Length: 319.14mm (12.565") | Maximum Weight: 8.54 lbs. (3.87 Kg)*
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ADVANCED EYE TRACKING

The next generation Tobii eye tracking adds a completely new form of immersion to your game. Smaller sensors with wake capabilities enable features and sensitivity to track head pose, presence, fine gaze, and eye position.

Enhanced interactions: UI elements fade when not making eye contact so you can get deeper into the game. Characters know when you’re looking at them and will respond accordingly.

New tracking tools: Learn, train and improve using eye tracking-enabled tools designed to measure your mini map awareness and help you learn when to pay attention to the clock.

Software support: Show viewers where you’re looking while streaming your favorite game. Tobii Ghost software supports all major streaming platforms and software.

Twitch-ready: Toggle between visualizations like heatmaps, shadow, and spotlight using our extension. You no longer need to move your mouse to show viewers what you’re talking about, just glance at it.

HIGH-PERFORMANCE GAMING ACCESSORIES

Transform your gaming laptop into a desktop-class gaming rig with the superior graphics and audio performance you crave.
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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.

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ALIENWARE GRAPHICS AMPLIFIER

Supercharge your gameplay with a high-powered amplifier that unleashes stunning, graphics-intensive 4K and virtual reality games. Compatible with select Alienware laptops and desktops, including the Area-51m.

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ALIENWARE WIRELESS GAMING HEADSET | AW988

Lose yourself in the game with virtual 7.1 surround sound, powerful high-fidelity 40mm drivers and low-latency performance – all highlighted by premium materials and iconic Alienware design.

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PERFORMANCE-ENHANCING PERIPHERALS

Introducing all-new Alienware keyboards and mice featuring iconic design you trust for exhilarating, immersive gaming.
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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.

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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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