• Superior performance


  • Hefty price tag

At A Glance

Alienware's latest desktop is a gaming powerhouse, but its power comes at a steep price.

Manufacturer’s Description

Dell Alienware Area-51 ALX Gaming Desktop Computer Alienware Area-51 ALX 12GB DDR3 1333MHz (3x 4GB) Tri Channel Memory Intel Core i7 960 (3.2GHz, 8MB Cache) No Monitor 1.5TB RAID 0 (2x 750GB SATA-II, 7,200 RPM, 16MB Cache HDDs) 24X CD/DVD burner (DVD+/-RW) w/double layer write capability Dual 1GB GDDR5 ATI Radeon HD 5870 CrossfireX Enabled

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The Specs

Part Number DPCWHX13
Processor type Intel Core 2 Extreme X9770
Processor speed 3200.0 MHz
Display size 24.0 inches
Included monitor No
Monitor model number Samsung Syncmaster 245BW
Display type LCD
Primary Graphics Chipset EVGA Nvidia 9800 GX2
Video Bus PCI Express
Video Memory Type DDR3
Raid type RAID 0
Drive size 1320.0 GB
Expansion slots
Open PCI Express X16 Slots 1.0
Number of PCI slots 2.0
Open PCI Express X1 Slots 1.0
Number of PCI-Express Slots 4.0
Ports and Connections
Available Interfaces
  • USB - Universal Serial Bus (rear) (x6)
  • USB - Universal Serial Bus (front) (x2)
  • FireWire Port (rear)
  • FireWire Port (front)
Ethernet Type Ethernet (10/100/1000 Mbps)
Slots 3
Parallel Port No
Memory size 4096.0 MB
Optical Drive
Optical Drive Speed 4.0
Optical Drive Type BD-RE
Included Drives 3
Included Software
Operating System Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium (32 bit)
Chassis style Tower (Midsize)
External Drive Bays 3.0
Internal Drive Bays 4.0