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Alienware X51 R3 4 Core Intel Core I7-6xxx 3.4GHz 8GB 1TB HDD

4 Intel Core I7-6xxx 3.4GHz 8GB Aug 2016
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Play like a pro with the Alienware X51, reengineered with optional liquid cooling and amplified graphics for the power to win the tournament. You know X51. You ve seen it at eSports tournaments... More
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17 Reasons For

Just Released Four Months Ago

The X51 R3 was only relased by Alienware four months ago. Newer computers like this one are likely to use more advanced technology.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most frequently supported processor operating mode on comparable spec personal computers that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Three Graphics Adapter DisplayPorts

Most similar spec desktop computers that were launched around the same time as the X51 R3 have between one and three graphics adapter DisplayPorts, including the Alienware X51 R3 which has three graphics adapter DisplayPorts.

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Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

The slowest on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of medium processor core personal computers that have been around for the last year is 500MHz and the fastest is 1,400MHz. At 1,150 megahertz, the Alienware X51 R3 has a quite fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other latest PCs.

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Fairly Fast Processor Clock Speed

Across all the medium processor core personal computers that have been on the market for a similar time to the X51 R3 the processor clock speeds range from 1.3GHz to 4GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 3.1GHz. At 3.4 gigahertz, the Alienware X51 R3 has a quite fast processor clock speed compared to most of the other medium processor core personal computers that have been around for a comparable time to the X51 R3.

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Quite Big Hard Drive Capacity

At 1,000 gigabyte, the Alienware X51 R3 has a quite big hard drive capacity compared to most of the other computers that were launched around the same time as the X51 R3. The average hard drive capacity of desktop computers that came out around the same time as the X51 R3 is 910GB, and the hard drive capacity range from 250GB to 3TB.

If this PC hard drive capacity is not big enough for you then you might want to consider the DELL 3650 (£596.60) (2TB), or the HP 460-p059na (£449.99) (2TB).

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Fairly Big Total Storage Capacity

The Alienware X51 R3 has a fairly big total storage capacity (1,000 gigabyte) compared to most of the other medium processor core personal computers that have been on the market for a similar time to the X51 R3. The average total storage capacity of personal computers that were launched around the same time as the X51 R3 is 730GB, and the total storage capacity range from 32GB to 3.3TB.

Personal computers with a bigger total storage capacity that might also be worth considering include the DELL 3650 (£596.60) (2TB), or the HP 460-p059na (£449.99) (2TB).

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Quite Big Internal Memory

The smallest internal memory of latest comparable spec computers is 2GB, the biggest is 32GB, and the average internal memory is 7.9GB. With an internal memory of 8 gigabytes, the Alienware X51 R3 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 R3.

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3 PCI Express Slots Version

This desktop computer supports a 3 PCI Express slots version, which is typical of many similar spec desktop computers that are a comparable age to it.

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Quite Fast Maximum Turbo Frequency

At 4 gigahertz, the Alienware X51 R3 has a fairly fast maximum turbo frequency compared to most of the other latest comparable spec desktop computers. The slowest maximum turbo frequency of recently released PCs is 1.8GHz, the fastest is 4.2GHz, and the average maximum turbo frequency is 3.6GHz.

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Fairly Fast Memory Clock Speed

At 2,133 megahertz, the Alienware X51 R3 has a quite fast memory clock speed compared to most of the other medium processor core personal computers that were launched in the last 12 months. The average memory clock speed of newly released medium processor core personal computers is 2,000MHz.

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DDR4-SDRAM Internal Memory Type

This PC has a DDR4-SDRAM internal memory type, which is typical of many comparable spec personal computers that have been around for the last year.

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Eight Processor Threads

The Alienware X51 R3 is a eight processor thread personal computer. Most of the other latest similar spec PCs only have between four and seven processor threads.

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Quite Big Processor Cache

At 8 megabytes, the Alienware X51 R3 has a quite big processor cache compared to most of the other comparable spec PCs that are a similar age to the X51 R3. Comparable spec computers that are a similar age to the X51 R3 have processor caches of between 2MB and 10MB.

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DVD Super Multi Optical Drive Type

The optical drive type of this computer is DVD Super Multi DL, which is the most frequently found optical drive type on medium processor core personal computers that have been available for a similar time to it.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This computer supports a GDDR5 discrete graphics memory type, which is typical of many personal computers that were launched in the last 12 months.

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Very Narrow

Across all the new personal computers the widths range from 34mm to 7,100mm, and the average width is 250mm. At only 95 millimeters, the Alienware X51 R3 is quite narrow compared to most of the other similar spec computers that are a comparable age to the X51 R3.

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3 Reasons Against

Alienware Only Has Unexceptional Reviews for Its PCs

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

Only IEEE 802.11a WiFi Standard

This computer supports an IEEE 802.11a|IEEE 802.11ac|IEEE 802.11b|IEEE 802.11g|IEEE 802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many medium processor core personal computers that are a comparable age to it.

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Only Two USB 2.0 Ports

The Alienware X51 R3 is a two USB 2.0 port PC. Most of the other medium processor core personal computers that are a comparable age to the X51 R3 have between one and seven USB 2.0 ports.

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1 Other reason to consider the Alienware X51 R3

HDD Storage Medium

The storage speed of this PC is HDD, which is the most commonly found storage medium on personal computers that are a comparable age to it. 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.

If the storage speed of this computer is not fast enough for you then you might also want to look at the HP 400 G2 (£603.97) (SSD).

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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
Processor Socket
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Model
Processor Memory Voltage
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 Size
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive
Storage Drive
Storage Drive Installed
Optical Drive
Optical Drive
Optical Drive Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Open GL Graphics Adapter
Graphics Adapter DVI-I Port
Graphics Adapter DisplayPort
Graphics Adapter HDMI Port
NVIDIA G-SYNC
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
CUDA
CUDA Core
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
On-Board Graphics Adapter OpenGL Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Maximum Resolution
On-Board Graphics Adapter Output
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Resolution
Displayssupported by On-Board Grap
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Resolution
Operating System/software
Operating System
Operating System Language
Operating System Architecture
Networking
Bluetooth Version
Bluetooth
WiFi Standard
WiFi
Cabling Technology
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Out Port
Microphone in Port
Line-Out Port
Line-In Port
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
HDMI Port
USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.1 (3.1 Gen 2) Type-A Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Design
Chassis Type
Case Placement
Cable Lock Slot
Case Colour
Performance
Password Protection Level
Password Protection
Audio Output Channel
Audio System
Motherboard Form Factor
Motherboard Chipset
Product Type
Processor Special Features
Intell Identity Protection Technology
Intel Quick Sync Videotechnology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Intel 64
Embedded Options Available
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
Intel HD Graphics
Intel Secure Key
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel AES New Instructions
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
Intel TSX-NI
Idle States
Intel Built-In Visuals Technology
OS Guard
Intel Insider
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)
Instruction Set
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Processor Code
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID
Scalability
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) Version
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O
Thermal Solution Specification
Processor Package Size
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP) Version
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel TSX-NI Version
Intel Smart Cache
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Intel® Wireless-AC Technology
Intel Software Guard Extension (Intel SGX)
Processor ARK ID
Power
Power Supply Input Voltage
Power Supply Input Frequency
Power Supply
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
Keyboard Supplied
AC Adapter
Other Features
Intel Virtualization Technology

Expert Reviews

7 January 2016

Alienware's latest X51 gaming PC would not look out of place in an office. Yes, it still has the brand's distinctive alien head logo on the front, but the company shows uncharacteristic restraint... Read more…

9 September 2015

The last time we looked at Dell's Alienware X51 series of console-sized gaming PCs was back in mid-2013. Back then we were working with Intel's 4th generation Haswell Core Series processors and... Read more…

12 November 2015

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Manufacturer Part Numbers alienware win10, alienware win10b, alienware win10bl, alienware win10bla, alienware win10blac, alienware win10black, alienware alienwarex51r304, alienware alienwarex51r304s, alienware alienwarex51r304sa
Barcodes 00750253271572, 00884116205920, 05397063819720

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