Five Gaming Rigs From Alienware

Alienware has upgraded its range of rigs to make gaming even bigger, faster, better!

Gaming rig manufacturer Dell has released five new Alienware gaming consoles, including four overclocked, liquid-cooled desktop systems.

The line-up includes Alienware Aurora, Aurora ALX, Area-51 and Area-51 ALX desktops and the Alienware M15x laptop join the M17x, launched in October, to expand the Alienware arsenal and reaffirm Dell’s position as visionary and designer of the industry’s most coveted gaming systems.

The Alienware M15x has the company’s new mobile ID, which debuted with the M17x laptop, the M15x offers a mobile Core i7 processor. It also also offers a 1GB NVIDIA GeForce GTX 260M GPU and up to 8GB DDR3 1333MHz memory.

Then there is the Alienware Aurora and Aurora ALX. The Aurora is the most upgradeable and the Aurora ALX is the most powerful MicroATX desktops Alienware has ever created. Featuring the latest Intel Core i7 processors, including an optional Extreme Edition overclocked to 3.6GHz, the Aurora line of desktops are designed to deliver the power needed for hardcore gaming, pro-level HD audio and video editing, 3D animation and more. To crank up your gaming performance, Aurora and Aurora ALX have options for dual 1GB ATI Radeon HD 5870 graphics cards, up to 24GB DDR3 1333MHz memory or 12GB DDR3 1600MHz memory, respectively, and up to 2TB of hard drive storage.

Alienware Area-51 and Area-51 ALX are designed for gamers and tech enthusiasts who demand only the latest, most advanced equipment, claims Dell. The Area-51 features Intel Core i7 processors factory overclocked to 3.86GHz for peak performance. To max out your graphics benchmarks, these systems offer the quad-GPU power of dual NVIDIA GeForce GTX 295 graphics cards. Other featured specs include up to 12GB DDR3 memory clocked at 1333MHz or 1600MHz, respectively, and six easy-access, cable-free hard drive bays that support both 7,200RPM and 10,000RPM drives, solid state drives and RAID 0, RAID 1 and RAID 10 configurations.

Both Aurora ALX and Area-51 ALX offer technology options beyond their respective standard editions. Aurora ALX features design elements not available on Aurora such as the Active Venting louver system, internal theater lighting and cable-free hard drive bays. Area-51 ALX ups the ante with an anodised aluminum body and motorised front panel. All Alienware desktops also offer CPU liquid cooling right out of the box which allows the ease of overclocking that deliver extreme computing.

Also announced today, Alienware customers can now configure the M17x laptop with the intense power of the ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4870 in both single and ATI CrossFireX configurations for up to a 145-percent graphics performance increase1. The result is an immersive, cinematic experience when playing the latest HD games and movies.

Alienware users can build out a complete, high-performance gaming ecosystem with the recently announced Alienware TactX Mouse and Keyboard, and the Alienware OptX AW2210 Monitor which features a 21.5-inch full HD screen for experiencing the latest generation games and HD movies in glorious 1080p resolution.

Alienware M15x from $2,499
Alienware Aurora from $2,499
Aurora ALX from $4,499
The Area-51 from $3,699
Area-51 ALX from $5,499

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