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Alienware X51 R2

Alienware X51 R2 4 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 3.2GHz 16GB 2TB HDD

4 Intel Core I5-4xxx 3.2GHz 16GB May 2015
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All the power you want in any room you choose. Connect to your monitor or big screen TV and enjoy full PC gaming performance. Whether you choose to display your Alienware X51 vertically on your... More
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13 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This PC supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most commonly supported processor operating mode on medium processor core personal computers that were launched around the same time as it.

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Six USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports

The Alienware X51 R2 is a six USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port personal computer.

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Very Big Hard Drive Capacity

Across all the computers of this spec and age the hard drive capacity range from 1GB to 3TB. The Alienware X51 R2 has a fairly big hard drive capacity (2,000 gigabytes) compared to most of the other desktop computers that are a similar age to the X51 R2.

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Quite Big Total Storage Capacity

The Alienware X51 R2 has a quite big total storage capacity (2,000 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor core personal computers that have been around for a similar time to the X51 R2. The total storage capacity of personal computers that have been on the market for around the same time as the X51 R2 range from 4GB to 3.6TB, and the average total storage capacity is 840GB.

PCs with a bigger total storage capacity that might be worth looking at include the DELL 8900 (2TB and higher rated).

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Fairly Big Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 16 gigabytes, the Alienware X51 R2 has a quite big internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor core personal computers that are a comparable age to the X51 R2. The average internal memory of computers of a similar age and spec to the X51 R2 is 8.3GB, and the internal memory range from 2GB to 64GB.

If this Alienware desktop computer internal memory is not big enough for you then you might want to look at the HP 440 MT (32GB and higher rated).

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3 PCI Express Slots Version

This PC supports a 3 PCI Express slots version, which is typical of many medium processor core personal computers that are a similar age to it.

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L3 Processor Cache Level

This personal computer has a L3 processor cache level, which is the most commonly found processor cache level on comparable spec desktop computers that have been around for more than a year.

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10/100/1000Base-T(X) Cabling Technology

This PC has a 10/100/1000Base-T(X) cabling technology, which is the most commonly found cabling technology on computers of this age and type.

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Six USB 3.0 Ports

The Alienware X51 R2 is a six USB 3.0 port computer.

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Three Storage Drives

The Alienware X51 R2 is a three storage drive personal computer. Most of the other comparable spec desktop computers that are a similar age to the X51 R2 have between one and five storage drives.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This personal computer supports a GDDR5 discrete graphics memory type, which is typical of many personal computers of this type and age.

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Light

Personal computers of this age and type have weights of between 38g and 100kg, and the average weight is 7.5kg. With a weight of only 5.5 kilograms, the Alienware X51 R2 is quite light compared to most of the other comparable spec PCs that were released around the same time as the X51 R2.

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Very Narrow

Across all the medium processor core personal computers that are a similar age to the X51 R2 the widths range from 33mm to 510mm. With a width of only 95 millimeters, the Alienware X51 R2 is fairly narrow compared to most of the other personal computers that are a comparable age to the X51 R2.

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13 Reasons Against

Alienware Only Has Unexceptional Computer Reviews

Average reviews across all Alienware desktop computers are unexceptional, however average reviews across just Alienware's medium processor core personal computers are good.

Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

The Alienware X51 R2 has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (only 1,100 megahertz) compared to most of the other personal computers of a similar spec and age to the X51 R2. The average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of medium processor core personal computers that were released one year ago is 1,100MHz.

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Quite Slow Max Memory Bandwidth Supported Processor

The Alienware X51 R2 has one of the slower max memory bandwidth supported processor (only 25.6 gigabytes per second) amongst medium processor core personal computers of this age. PCs of this age and type have max memory bandwidth supported processor of between 10GB/s and 68GB/s, and the average max memory bandwidth supported processor is 30GB/s.

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Very Small Max Internal Memory Supported Processor

Across all the personal computers that were launched more than a year ago the max internal memory supported processors range from 2GB to 770GB. The Alienware X51 R2 has a quite small max internal memory supported processor (only 32 gigabytes) compared to most of the other PCs that were released one year ago.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

The storage speed of this personal computer is HDD, which is typical of many personal computers of this age and spec. 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.

Personal computers with a faster storage speed that might also be worth looking at include the HP EliteDesk 800 G2 Mini (SSD).

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Quite Small Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

When compared to other similar spec computers that have been around for around the same time as the X51 R2, the Alienware X51 R2's maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of only 1.024 gigabytes is one of the smallest. Across all the medium processor core personal computers that are a comparable age to the X51 R2 the maximum on-board graphics adapter memories range from 1GB to 64GB.

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Only Has One Memory Slot

The Alienware X51 R2 has a greater number of memory slots than most similar spec personal computers that have been around for more than a year. The most commonly found memory slot is 4x DIMM, but this memory slot is not found on this desktop computer. The memory slots 2x DIMM are also found on this Alienware computer.

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Only Two USB 2.0 Ports

Most computers of a comparable spec and age to the X51 R2 have between one and nine USB 2.0 ports, including the Alienware X51 R2 which has two USB 2.0 ports.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory

The Alienware X51 R2 has a quite small maximum internal memory (only 16 gigabytes) compared to most of the other desktop computers that were launched more than a year ago. The maximum internal memory of personal computers that have been available for a similar time to the X51 R2 range from 2GB to 260GB.

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Quite Small Processor Cache

At only 6 megabytes, the Alienware X51 R2 has a quite small processor cache compared to most of the other medium processor core personal computers that came out more than a year ago. The average processor cache of medium processor core personal computers that have been available for a comparable time to the X51 R2 is 6.6MB.

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Only Four Processor Threads

Most desktop computers of this spec and age have between four and seven processor threads, including the Alienware X51 R2 which has four processor threads.

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Quite Slow Memory Clock Speed

Similar spec PCs that have been on the market for more than a year have memory clock speeds of between 1,000MHz and 2,400MHz. The Alienware X51 R2 has one of the slower memory clock speeds (only 1,600 megahertz) amongst comparable spec PCs of this age.

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Very Low System Bus Data Transfer Rate

With a system bus data transfer rate of only 5 Gigatransfers per second, the Alienware X51 R2 has one of the lower system bus data transfer rates amongst comparable spec computers of this age. The system bus data transfer rates of medium processor core personal computers that were launched around the same time as the X51 R2 range from 5GT/s to 8GT/s, and the average system bus data transfer rate is 6GT/s.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Alienware X51 R2

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when Alienware released the X51 R2.

Average Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of 3.2 gigahertz, the Alienware X51 R2 has a relatively standard processor clock speed compared to most of the other desktop computers that came out around the same time as the X51 R2.

There are a number of other 3.2GHz processor clock speed desktop computers currently available that you might want to consider including the MSI Nightblade B85C which has better reviews.

If this medium processor core desktop computer processor clock speed is not fast enough for you then you might want to consider the DELL OptiPlex 9020 (£463.42) (3.3GHz), or the Lenovo ThinkCentre M73 SFF (£316.92) (3.3GHz).

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Specification

Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
PCI Express Slots Version
Processor Thread
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Cache Level
Processor Cache
Processor Socket
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Model
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
Processor Series
Tcase
PCI Express Lane (maximum)
Stepping
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Configuration
Processor Codename
Processor Lithography
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Bus Type
Processor Cache Type
Processor Installed
Memory
Internal Memory
Non-ECC Memory
Memory Clock Speed
Memory Slot
Memory Layout
Maximum Internal Memory
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Storage Drive
Optical Drive
Optical Drive
Optical Drive Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
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/software
Operating System
Trial Software
Operating System Language
Operating System Architecture
Networking
WiFi Standard
WiFi
Cabling Technology
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
Ports & Interfaces
S/PDIF Out Port
Headphone Out Port
Microphone in Port
Line-Out Port
Line-In Port
DC-In Jack
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
HDMI Port
DVI Port
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Design
Case Placement
Case Colour
Water Cooling System
Performance
Password Protection
Audio Output Channel
Audio System
Motherboard Chipset
Product Type
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 64
Embedded Options Available
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel Rapid Start Technology
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
Intel Secure Key
Intel AES New Instructions
Intel FDI Technology
Idle States
OS Guard
Intel Insider
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Thermal Monitoring Technology
Execute Disable Bit
Intel InTru 3D Technology
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Instruction Set
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Processor Code
Scalability
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
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Smart Cache
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Power
Power Supply Input Voltage
Power Supply Input Frequency
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Operational Conditions
Storage Temperature Range
Non-Operating Altitude
Operating Altitude
Relative Humidity Operating Range
Operating Temperature Range
Packaging Content
Software Driver Included
Manual
Cable Included
Mouse Included
Display Included
Keyboard Supplied
Other Features
Intel Virtualization Technology
Technical Details
Intel Visual Technology

Brochures and Manuals

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