Easily bring high-performance PC gaming into any room in your house. Whether you re connected to a monitor or an HDTV, the versatile Alienware X51 lets you experience big-screen gaming wherever...
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This personal computer supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many computers that have been on the market for more than two years.
Eight USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports
The Alienware X51 is a eight USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port desktop computer.
Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
The slowest on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of similar spec computers that were launched more than two years ago is 850MHz and the fastest is 860,000MHz. At 1,200 megahertz, the Alienware X51 has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other PCs that are a similar age to the X51.
Fairly Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
The average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of desktop computers of this spec and age is 1.4GB. With a maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of 1.74 gigabytes, the Alienware X51 has one of the bigger maximum on-board graphics adapter memories amongst similar spec computers of this age.
11 On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
This PC supports a 11.1 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version, which is the most commonly supported on-board graphics adapter DirectX version on PCs that are a similar age to it.
Quite Big Hard Drive Capacity
The Alienware X51 has one of the bigger hard drive capacity (1,000 gigabyte) amongst medium processor core personal computers of this age. The average hard drive capacity of comparable spec PCs that have been on the market for more than two years is 800GB, and the hard drive capacity range from 320GB to 3TB.
If this personal computer hard drive capacity is not big enough for you then you might want to look at the Lenovo P300 Tower[plb_2501444_price] (2TB), or the Alienware X51[plb_2502156_price] (2TB).
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Fairly Big Total Storage Capacity
The average total storage capacity of desktop computers of this spec and age is 710GB. With a total storage capacity of 1,000 gigabyte, the Alienware X51 has a fairly big total storage capacity compared to most of the other medium processor core personal computers that are a comparable age to the X51.
If you want a bigger total storage capacity then you might also want to look at the Lenovo P300 Tower[plb_2501444_price] (2TB).
L3 Processor Cache Level
This PC has a L3 processor cache level, which is the most commonly found processor cache level on medium processor core personal computers that are a comparable age to it.
3 PCI Express Slots Version
This computer supports a 3 PCI Express slots version, which is typical of many computers that have been on the market for more than two years.
10/100/1000Base-T(X) Cabling Technology
This desktop computer has a 10/100/1000Base-T(X) cabling technology, which is the most commonly found cabling technology on desktop computers that have been on the market for more than two years.
Six USB 3.0 Ports
The Alienware X51 is a six USB 3.0 port PC. Most of the other medium processor core personal computers that are a comparable age to the X51 have between one and eight USB 3.0 ports.
Eight Processor Threads
The Alienware X51 is a eight processor thread computer.
Quite Big Processor Cache
The Alienware X51 has one of the bigger processor caches (8 megabytes) amongst medium processor core personal computers of this age. Across all the personal computers of a comparable type and age to the X51 the processor caches range from 0.51MB to 10MB.
Quite Fast Maximum Turbo Frequency
With a maximum turbo frequency of 3.9 gigahertz, the Alienware X51 has one of the faster maximum turbo frequencies amongst medium processor core personal computers of this age. Across all the similar spec personal computers that came out around the same time as the X51 the maximum turbo frequencies range from 1.3GHz to 4.4GHz.
7.1 Audio Output Channel
The Alienware X51 has a 7.1 audio output channel which is better than most medium processor core personal computers that were launched more than two years ago. Most desktop computers of this type and age have a 5.1 audio output channel.
This computer's audio output (7.1) is actually the best audio output across all PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.
A 5.1 audio output channel is the worst audio output amongst comparable types of computer.
DVD Super Multi Optical Drive Type
The optical drive type of this computer is DVD Super Multi DL, which is the most commonly found optical drive type on computers of a similar type and age to it.
GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type
This PC supports a GDDR5 discrete graphics memory type, which is typical of many computers of this age and spec.
At only 5.5 kilograms, the Alienware X51 is quite light compared to most of the other similar spec PCs that came out more than two years ago. The average weight of medium processor core personal computers that are a comparable age to the X51 is 8.2kg, and the weights range from 250g to 24kg.
The narrowest medium processor core desktop computer that was released around the same time as the X51 is 33mm wide and the widest is 490mm. At only 95 millimeters, the Alienware X51 is fairly narrow compared to most of the other desktop computers of a comparable spec and age to the X51.
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Alienware Only Has Unexceptional Reviews for Its Desktop Computers
Whilst Alienware is one of the ok personal computer brands according to average expert and user reviews, Alienware has good ratings specifically for its medium processor core personal computers.
Only HDD Storage Medium
The storage speed of this desktop computer is HDD, which is typical of many similar spec PCs that were released more than two years ago. 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.
Only Has One Memory Slot
The Alienware X51 has a greater number of memory slots than most desktop computers of a comparable spec and age to it. The most commonly found memory slot is 4x DIMM, but this memory slot is not found on this personal computer. The memory slots 2x DIMM are also found on this desktop computer.
Only Two USB 2.0 Ports
The Alienware X51 is a two USB 2.0 port personal computer.
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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory
Medium processor core personal computers that have been around for a comparable time to the X51 have maximum internal memory of between 2GB and 260GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 32GB. At only 16 gigabytes, the Alienware X51 has a quite small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor core personal computers that were released more than two years ago.
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Released Over Two Years Ago
Alienware released the X51 over two years ago.
Average Processor Clock Speed
At 3.4 gigahertz, the Alienware X51 has a pretty typical processor clock speed compared to most of the other medium processor core personal computers that came out around the same time as the X51.
Average Internal Memory
With an internal memory of 8 gigabytes, the Alienware X51 has a pretty standard internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor core personal computers that were launched more than two years ago.
If this personal computer internal memory is too small for you then you might want to consider the Apple Mac Pro[plb_3816853_price] (12GB).
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Intel Core i7, Intel Core i7-4xxx
Processor Clock Speed
PCI Express Slots Version
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Cache Level
Socket H3 (LGA 1150), LGA1150
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Memory Channel Supported Processor
Max Memory Bandwidth Supported Processor
Memory Clock Speed Supported by Processor
Memory Type Supported Processor
Max Internal Memory Supported Processor
Conflict Free Processor
PCI Express Lane (maximum)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Configuration
1x16, 1x1, 2x8, 1x8, 1x8+2x4, 2x4
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Processor Cache Type
Memory Clock Speed
Maximum Internal Memory
Internal Memory Type
Total Storage Capacity
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Serial ATA, Serial ATA II
Integrated Card Reader
Optical Drive Type
DVD Super Multi, DVD Super Multi DL
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Intel HD Graphics, Intel HD Graphics 4600
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Displayssupported by On-Board Grap
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
Operating System Architecture
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
10, 10, 100, 10, 100, 1000
Ethernet LAN Connection
Ports & Interfaces
S/PDIF Out Port
Headphone Out Port
Microphone in Port
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Horizontal, Vertical, Horizontal/Vertical
Water Cooling System
Audio Output Channel
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intell Identity Protection Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Quick Sync Videotechnology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Smart Response Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Intel HD Audio Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel Rapid Start Technology
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
Intel Active Management Technology
Intel Secure Key
Intel AES New Instructions
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Thermal Monitoring Technology
Execute Disable Bit
Intel InTru 3D Technology
Intel Trusted Execution Technology
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
AVX, AVX 2.0, SSE, SSE4.1, SSE, SSE4.2
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) Version
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O
Thermal Solution Specification
Processor Package Size
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP) Version
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Smart Cache
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Power Supply Input Voltage
100 - 240
Power Supply Input Frequency
50 - 60
Weight & Dimensions
Storage Temperature Range
-10 - 45
-15.2 - 10668
-15.2 - 3048
Relative Humidity Operating Range
20 - 80
Operating Temperature Range
10 - 35
Software Driver Included
Intel Virtualization Technology
Intel Visual Technology
Intel Clear Video HD, Intel Insider, Intel InTru 3D, Intel Quick Sync Video
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