Join in the ultimate gaming experience with the Alienware X51 desktop gaming PC--Alienware's smallest gaming desktop ever with outsized performance capabilities. Its smaller and more versatile form factor easily fits in a variety of environments--from your home's game room to the dorm room to the office.
And despite its size, it's powerful enough to give you the freedom to do it all--play modern games, immerse yourself in PC hobbies and tasks for work or school, or even create an entertainment hub by integrating it into a home theatre setup for watching Blu-ray movies with 7.1 surround sound. The read-only Blu-ray Disc drive enables you to view movies in crystal-clear HD resolution, and it includes an integrated SuperMulti drive for creating your own DVDs and CDs.
It's powered by a second-generation Intel Core i5 quad-core processor, which provides breakthrough digital media management, content creation, and 3D gaming capabilities. And you'll enjoy a rich set of new features for a stunning and seamless visual PC experience with no additional hardware. It's complemented by an NVIDIA GeForce GT 545 graphics processor featuring 1 GB of ultra-fast DDR5 video memory.
This Alienware desktop features two super speedy USB 3.0 ports--the latest development in USB data transfer technology. Perfect for transferring and retrieving large files between your PC and an external hard drive or digital camera, USB 3.0 offers the speediest, most efficient way get what you need from external devices. (It also comes with six standard USB 2.0 ports, plus USB 3.0 is backward compatible.)
The Alienware Command Center brings you intuitive access to applications and controls, so you can easily adjust details like lighting effects and power. Other features include a 1 TB hard drive (7200 RPM), 8 GB of DDR3 RAM, double-layer DVD drive, Wireless-N Wi-Fi networking, and 7.1 channel high-definition audio output with Waves MaxxAudio sound enhancement. It's also pre-loaded with the Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium operating system (64-bit).
Note: Monitor not included.
Unparalleled Case Design
The Alienware X51's chassis is designed with flexibility and style in mind. The desktop's sleek matte black finish with dark chrome accents and three customizable lighting zones create a distinguished appearance and make a statement wherever it is used. Its dual-orientation chassis enables you to set-up the unit in either horizontal or vertical positions to customize the X51's footprint for whatever space you may have available in your home entertainment area. It is also fully upgradeable, enabling you to quickly perform your own hard-drive, graphics, and memory upgrades quickly and easily.
Like all other Alienware systems, the X51 comes with the Alienware Command Center, allowing you to quickly and easily access exclusive Alienware applications, AlienFX lighting effects, and the AlienFusion power management system. AlienAdrenaline, a new module for the Alienware X51, enables gamers to create unique profiles, which launch a series of events when activated, such as closing unnecessary programs to enhance performance, opening predetermined web link, and more. Updates and new releases directly download into Command Center, giving gamers easy access to what they need to modify and personalize their system.
|AlienAdrenaline enables Game Mode, which lets you disable unnecessary programs, activate your music player on launch, and more.||AlienFX Lighting Controls allow you to choose from an array of color and transition effects and assign them to distinct zones, including the keyboard, touchpad and more.||AlienFusion Power Management allows you to decide when you need maximum performance, or when to scale back power for less intensive applications.|
The Stage That Sets Itself
Dell Stage delivers the things that matter to you right to your desktop, with your most recent content always front and center. Seamlessly toggle between your favorite applications (photos, videos, music, Web pages and more) with ease, all from Stage's sleek, movie-reel style interface.
With Stage, you can easily edit and crop your photos, then share them with family and friends on Facebook or Flickr--no extra software required. Want to find that song you love? MusicStage lets you search your music collection by artist, title or even genre. And when you're ready to share your home movies, PhotoStage makes it easy to play and upload video files to Facebook.
When you buy a Dell system equipped with Stage software, you get a one-stop entertainment hub. Download movies, play games, listen to your favorite songs and stream radio stations with RadioTime. Connect with friends on social networks, and view their Facebook and Flickr photos together in a real-time photo stream. And SyncUP (powered by Nero) is the easy way to keep the smartphones, tablets and computers in your network in sync (requires download from Android Market).
Built for Speed
The second-generation Intel Core i5 processor delivers top-of-the-line adaptable speed and responsiveness making it your ideal choice for visibly smart performance. Intel's Turbo Boost Technology 2.0 maximizes speed for demanding applications, dynamically accelerating performance to match your workload--providing more performance when you need it the most.
And Intel's Hyper-Threading Technology enables each core of your processor to work on two tasks at the same time, delivering the performance you need for smart multitasking. It also comes equipped with Intel Quick Sync Video, which provides accelerated encoding, decoding, and transcoding features (for converting video for portable players or online sharing).
3.0 GHz Intel Core i5-2320 quad-core processor (3.3 GHz with Turbo Boost Technology; 6 MB Smart Cache; Intel 6 Series H61 chipset)
1 TB SATA hard drive (7200 RPM)
8 GB of installed DDR3 RAM (1333 MHz, maximum from 2 DIMMs)
NVIDIA GeForce GT 545 graphics processors (with 1.0 GB of DDR5 video memory) equipped with the latest industry leading technologies, including NVIDIA 3D Vision, NVIDIA PhysX, and DirectX 11.
Blu-ray Disc (BD) combo drive (reads BD and writes to DVD/CD)
7.1-channel surround sound with Waves MaxxAudio enhancement
Dimensions: 3.74 x 12.52 x 13.504 inches with vents closed (WxDxH); 17.59 inches tall with vents open
Wireless & Networking
Rear Connectivity & Expansion
Front Connectivity & Expansion
What's in the Box
This package contains the AX51-0066BK desktop PC, power cord, mouse, keyboard, and printed documentation.
McAfee SecurityCenter with Anti-Virus, Anti-Spyware, Firewall (30-day Subscription)
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Windows 7 Home Premium
The Best Entertainment Experience On Your PC
Windows 7 Home Premium makes it easy to create a home network and share all of your favorite photos, videos, and music. You can even watch, pause, and rewind TV or record it to watch whenever and wherever you want. For the best entertainment experience, choose a PC with Windows 7.
Windows 7: Your PC Simplified
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Create, Connect, and Share with Windows Live
Windows 7 and Windows Live bring it all together for free. Get the free set of programs that make it simple to create and share amazing photos and movies, organize mail, and stay connected with your closest friends.
You can download Windows Live for FREE at download.live.com.
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