The Area 51 was only relased by Alienware three months ago.
64-Bit Processor Operating Mode
This computer supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many new many processor core PCs.
1664 CUDA Cores
Most of the other many processor core PCs that came out in the last year only have between 640 and 1,663 CUDA cores, however the Alienware Area 51 has 1664 CUDA cores.
Three Graphics Adapter DisplayPorts
Most of the other many processor core PCs that were released around the same time as the Area 51 only have two graphics adapter DisplayPorts, however the Alienware Area 51 has three graphics adapter DisplayPorts.
Quite Big Hard Drive Capacity
The Area 51 has one of the bigger hard drive capacity (2,000 gigabytes) amongst personal computers of this age. Across all the desktop computers that came out around the same time as the Area 51 the hard drive capacity range from 500GB to 2TB.
Quite Big Total Storage Capacity
The Area 51 has a quite big total storage capacity (2,128 gigabytes) compared to most of the other new comparable spec PCs. Across all the latest many processor core PCs the total storage capacity range from 250GB to 2.3TB, and the average total storage capacity is 820GB.
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Alienware PCs Have Good Reviews
Desktop computers made by Alienware have an average rating of 74 out of 100, which is in the top 92% of all desktop computer manufacturers that we have assessed.
Two Storage Drives Installed
Most of the other many processor core PCs that are a similar age to the Area 51 only have one storage drive installed, however the Alienware Area 51 has two storage drives installed.
DDR4-SDRAM Internal Memory Type
This personal computer has a DDR4-SDRAM internal memory type, which is typical of many desktop computers that were launched in the last 12 months.
Three PCI Express X16 (Gen 3.x) Slots
Most recently released computers have between two and three PCI Express x16 (Gen 3.x) slots, including the Area 51 which has three PCI Express x16 (Gen 3.x) slots.
DVD Super Multi Optical Drive Type
The optical drive type of this desktop computer is DVD Super Multi, which is the most commonly found optical drive type on recently released computers.
Supports One Case Placement
The Area 51 has a greater number of placements than most desktop computers that have been available for a similar time to it. This personal computer supports a Vertical case placement, which is the most commonly supported case placement supported by recently released comparable spec PCs.
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Very Small Max Internal Memory Supported Processor
With a max internal memory supported processor of only 64 gigabytes, the Alienware Area 51 has a fairly small max internal memory supported processor compared to most of the other latest similar spec computers. The smallest max internal memory supported processor of newly released comparable spec desktop computers is 64GB and the biggest is 1.6TB.
Very Small Internal Memory
The smallest internal memory of many processor core PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Area 51 is 8GB and the biggest is 64GB. At only 8 gigabytes, the Alienware Area 51 has a quite small internal memory compared to most of the other comparable spec personal computers that are a similar age to the Area 51.
There are a number of alternative 8GB memory PCs currently available that you might want to consider including because of it's better review score, the Lenovo Thinkstation P500 (£1,454.22).
If this many processor core desktop computer internal memory is not big enough for you then you might want to consider the Apple Mac Pro (£2,046.55) (12GB), or the HP 640 MT (£1,577.84) (16GB).
Only One 5.25" Bay
Most new computers have between one and three 5.25" bays, including the Area 51 which has one 5.25" bay.
Very Small Solid-State Drive Capacity
With a solid-state drive capacity of only 128 gigabytes, the Alienware Area 51 has a fairly small solid-state drive capacity compared to most of the other many processor core PCs that have been available for a similar time to the Area 51. The average solid-state drive capacity of new computers is 340GB, and the solid-state drive capacities range from 120GB to 520GB.
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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory
Personal computers that came out in the last 12 months have maximum internal memory of between 32GB and 520GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 160GB. At only 32 gigabytes, the Alienware Area 51 has a quite small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other comparable spec desktop computers that have been available for a similar time to the Area 51.
Very Small Maximum Internal Memory
Similar spec computers that have been on the market for around the same time as the Area 51 have maximum internal memory of between 65GB and 790GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 630GB. With a maximum internal memory of only 65,536 megabytes, the Area 51 has a quite small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other many processor core PCs that were released around the same time as the Area 51.
Only Two 2.5" Bays
The Alienware Area 51 is a two 2.5" bay computer.
With a weight of 28 kilograms, the Alienware Area 51 is one of the heavier many processor core PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Area 51 amongst many processor core PCs of this age. The weights of recently released desktop computers range from 250g to 30kg, and the average weight is 12kg.
At 638.98 millimeters, the Area 51 is very wide compared to most of the other latest many processor core PCs. The narrowest new similar spec computer is 160mm wide, the widest is 640mm, and the average width is 200mm.
The shortest recently released PC is 250mm high and the tallest is 580mm. With a height of 569.98 millimeters, the Alienware Area 51 is one of the tallest latest many processor core PCs amongst similar spec personal computers of this age.
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Average Processor Clock Speed
The Area 51 has a pretty standard processor clock speed (3.3 gigahertz) compared to most of the other comparable spec personal computers that have been around for the last year.
If you are looking for a faster processor clock speed then you might also want to consider the Mac Pro (£2,046.55) (3.5GHz), or the Mac Pro (£2,700.91) (3.5GHz) both from Apple.
HDD Storage Medium
The Area 51 has an HDD storage medium which is faster than the SSD storage medium found on most many processor core PCs that were launched in the last year. A Hard Disk Drive (HDD) is the traditional storage method for computers. A HDD stores the information on magnetic disks. HDD drives are cheap, but they are slower than Flash and SSD bases storage systems.
Intel High End Desktop Processors
Processor Clock Speed
PCI Express Slots Version
Processor Cache Level
LGA2011, LGA 2011-v3
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Memory Channel Supported Processor
Max Memory Bandwidth Supported Processor
Memory Clock Speed Supported by Processor
Max Internal Memory Supported Processor
Conflict Free Processor
PCI Express Lane (maximum)
Processor Operating Mode
Haswell, Haswell E
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Processor Cache Type
Smart Cache, L3
Memory Clock Speed
2 x 4
Maximum Internal Memory
Internal Memory Type
Total Storage Capacity
HDD, HDD+SSD, SSD
Hard Drive Capacity
Compatible Memory Card
MMC+, MMC+, MS PRO, MS PRO, MS PRO Duo, Memory Stick (MS), SD, SD, SDHC, SD, SDIO, SD, SDXC
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