Alienware unveil the new Area-51 Desktop.

Area-51 Desktop with NVIDIA GeForce 9800 GX2 Alienware photo

NVIDIA GeForce 9800 GX2 Alienware


Area-51 Desktop

Area-51 Desktop with NVIDIA GeForce 9800 GX2

Operating Systems

* Windows Vista® Home Premium
* Windows Vista® Ultimate

Processors, Chipset & Memory

* 45nm Intel “Penryn” CPU architecture
o Intel® Core™ 2 Duo (6MB Cache, 1333MHz FSB)
o Intel® Core™ 2 Extreme (12MB Cache, 1333MHz FSB)
o Intel® Core™ 2 Extreme (12MB Cache, 1600MHz FSB)
* NVIDIA® 790i Ultra SLI Chipset
* Up to 4GB Dual Channel DDR3 at 1333MHz
* 4 dedicated DIMM slots for Dual Channel DDR3 Memory

Graphics & Video

* Standard Single GPU Graphics Cards
o 512MB NVIDIA® GeForce™ 9600GT
o 512MB ATI® Radeon™ HD 3870
o 512MB NVIDIA® GeForce™ 8800GT
* Optional Dual GPU Graphics Cards
o 1GB ATI® Radeon™ HD 3870 X2
o 1GB NVIDIA® GeForce™ 9800 GX2
* Optional Ageia PhysX Physics Processing Unit
* Connectivity
o 2x Dual-Link DVI and S-Video Outputs


* Single Hard Drive
o 7200 RPM – up to 32MB cache and 1TB storage
o 10,000 RPM – up to 16MB cache and 160GB storage
* Dual RAID 0 Hard Drives
o 7,200 RPM – up to 64MB cache and 2TB storage
* Optical Drives
o 20x Dual Layer DVD Burner (CD-RW/DVD±RW)
+ Lightscribe technology
o Dual Layer Blu-ray Reader (BD-ROM, DVD±RW, CD-RW)
o 4x Dual Layer Blu-ray Burner (BD-RE, DVD±RW, CD-RW)


* Wired Connectivity
o Dual Integrated Gigabit Ethernet RJ-45


* Standard 7.1/5.1 Digital High-Definition Audio (8 Channel)
* Connectivity Front and Rear
o 2x Auto-sensing headphone jack
o 2x Auto-sensing microphone jack
* Optional Enthusiast Audio Options
o Sound Blaster X-Fi High Definition Surround Sound Audio

Peripheral Connections

* 8 Hi-speed USB 2.0 ports
* 2 IEEE 1394b (9-pin) port – Powered
* 1 E-SATA port

Case & Chassis

* Exclusive Alienware chassis design
* AlienIce™ 3.0 high-performance cooling
* Standard system lighting
* Optional AlienFX System Lighting
* Standard 750-watt Multi-GPU-approved power supply
* Optional 1000-watt Multi-GPU-approved power supply
* Tool–less front and side panels
* Height: 19.01”
* Width: 9.97”
* Depth: 25.02”

Area-51 GX2 Alienware

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