Crank up your gaming with the Alienware AAR2-1222CSB desktop PC, which is designed for extreme performance from the inside out. It's powered by a quad-core Intel Core i5 processor and dual ATI Radeon HD 5670 graphics processors--both with 1 GB of ultra-fast DDR5 video memory. The Intel Core i5 processor automatically allocates processing power where it's needed most, providing you with excellent multitasking capabilities whether you're playing immersive 3D games or creating HD video.
With quad-core Intel Core i5's Turbo Boost technology
and hyper-threading, you'll achieve the highest
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It's also outfitted with a 1 TB hard drive, 6 GB of installed RAM, a 24x DVD/CD burner with double-layer capabilities, HDMI audio/video output, and included Alienware keyboard and optical mouse. It's pre-loaded with the Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium operating system (64-bit).
Note: Monitor not included.
- Alienware Command Center provides intuitive, user-friendly access to exclusive applications, including AlienFX lighting effects, Alienware thermal controls and AlienFusion power management. Updates and new releases download directly into Command Center, creating an evolving tool for personalizing your system.
- AlienFX Lighting: Choose from an array of 20 colors--up to an amazing 25 billion accent lighting color combinations--to customize the effects across eight distinct zones.
- Easy Upgrades: You can access many of the core components without any tools for fast upgrades. And the chassis includes five-zone, internal theater lighting--powered by rechargeable batteries for limited time periods when the A/C cord is unplugged.
- Front Panel Access: Simply press down on the first louver to connect USB and front audio cables, without needing to reach to the back of the chassis. The ports are articulated to reduce front-door snag when cables are connected, so you can avoid unwanted tangling and costly mishaps.
- Alienware Cable Management: Rather than having a birds-nest of component wires that reduce the airflow within your system, you can optimize the airflow to your high-performance components with bundled wires and cables, secured neatly away from view.
- 2.8 GHz Intel Core i5-760 quad-core processor for smart performance with a speed boost (3.46 GHz with Turbo Boost Technology; 8 MB L3 cache). Intel's Turbo Boost technology maximizes speed for demanding applications, dynamically accelerating performance to match your workload--providing more performance when you need it the most.
- 1 TB SATA hard drive (7200 RPM)
- 6 GB of installed RAM
- Dual ATI Radeon HD 5670 graphics processors (each with 1 GB of DDR5 video memory) with enhanced performance for graphics-intensive applications such as games and video editors.
- 24x multi-format DVD drive supports reading/writing of CD-R/RW, DVD±R, DVD±RW, DVD±R DL, and DVD-RAM.
- Windows 7 Home Premium makes it easy to create a home network and share all of your favorite photos, videos, and music. And you can watch shows for free when and where you want with Internet TV on Windows Media Center. Get the best entertainment experience with Windows 7 Home Premium.
- Get more features with Windows Anytime Upgrade. It's the best way to add features to Windows 7, takes as few as ten minutes, requires no software or downloads, and you'll keep your existing programs, files, and settings. Windows will walk you through the simple upgrade process. (Learn more)
- Dimensions: 9.84 x 25.39 x 16.77 inches (WxDxH)
- Warranty: 1-year limited hardware warranty; in-home service after remote diagnosis; 24/7 phone support
Connectivity & Expansion
- 8 USB 2.0 ports for connecting a wide range of peripherals--from digital cameras to MP3 players to external hard drives.
- 1 FireWire (also known as IEEE 1394 or i.Link) port for connecting digital video camcorders and other peripherals
- HDMI port for connecting to a compatible HDTV or home theater receiver for uncompressed digital audio and video via a single cable. This laptop also includes VGA and DVI video outputs.
- Gigabit Ethernet (10/100/1000)
- 7.1-channel audio output
- 1 headphone, 1 microphone
- 1Expansion: PCIe x16 (1), PCI Express (2x), PCIe x1 (1)
What's in the Box
This package contains the Alienware AAR2-1222CSB desktop PC, power cord, mouse, keyboard, and printed documentation.
McAfee SecurityCenter with Anti-Virus, Anti-Spyware, Firewall (6-Month Subscription)
Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium
Pre-installed with the Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium operating system (64-bit version), you'll be able to easily create a home network and share all of your favorite photos, videos, and music. Windows 7 is the easiest, fastest, and most engaging version of Windows yet. Better ways to find and manage files, like Jump Lists and improved taskbar previews, help you speed through everyday tasks. Windows 7 is designed for faster and more reliable performance, so your PC just works the way you want it to.
And with Windows Anytime Upgrade, you'll be able to add new features to your PC in as little as 10 minutes. Windows will walk you through the simple upgrade process, it requires no software or downloads, and you'll keep your existing programs, files, and settings
- The Alienware Vision: We aim to build the brand, shape the future and be the best. We offer speed-of-light execution and outstanding customer service. We strive to set the benchmark for excellence and innovation.
- Alienware shows pride by honoring six core values: innovation, quality, service, communication, people and performance.
- The philosophy is "Build it as if it were your own." The result is worldwide brand recognition and respect.