Close

Loading image...
Alienware X51
+ 43 Videos

Alienware X51 4 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 3.6GHz 16GB 256GB SSD

Digitaltrends.com Recommended Product PC Mag Editor's Choice Digital Versus 5 Star tomsguide.com Editor's Choice PC Advisor.co.uk Recommended
4 Intel Core I7-4xxx 3.6GHz 16GB Dec 2014
Processor Cores Processor Family Processor Frequency Internal Memory Release Date
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... More
Available from international sellers only
Tell Me When It Becomes Available
You are subscribed to price alerts for this product
Unsubscribe
Searching for international prices ...

Assumed Exchange Rates

Searching for prices in ...
ALIENS IN MY LIVINGROOM! - Alienware X51 Unboxing & Setup! (1080p)
Alienware X51 Small Form Factor Gaming PC Review
TmarTn's Introduction to PC Gaming!! (Battlefield 3 on Alienware X51)
Alienware X51 Review

13 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This personal computer supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most frequently supported processor operating modes on computers that have been available for more than two years.

Chart Edit

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

Most medium processor cores computers that have been on the market for more than two years have between one and eight USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys, including the Alienware X51 which has six USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys.

Chart Edit

11 On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version

This desktop computer supports a 11.1 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version, which is typical of many medium processor cores computers that are a similar age to it.

Chart Edit

Alienware Has Good Computer Reviews

Medium processor cores computers manufactured by Alienware have good reviews on average. We also checked the reviews for all desktop computers (not just medium processor cores computers) and found that Alienware also has good reviews across its entire range.

Fairly Fast Processor Frequency

Across all the desktop computers of a similar age and spec to the X51 the processor frequencys range from 1GHz to 4.1GHz. With a processor frequency of 3.6 gigahertz, the Alienware X51 has a fairly fast processor frequency compared to most of the other PCs that are a similar age to the X51.

Chart Edit

Quite Big Internal Memory

At 16 gigabytes, the Alienware X51 has a quite big internal memory compared to most of the other personal computers of this spec and age. The average internal memory of personal computers of this age and spec is 8.5GB.

Chart Edit

SSD Storage Media

The Alienware X51 has an SSD storage media which is faster than the HDD storage media found on most personal computers of a similar age and type to it. Solid State Drives (SSD) store information in transistors on a circuit board rather than on optical or magnetic media. This has the advantage of being much faster than a traditional HDD drive.

An SSD storage media is in fact the best storage speed amongst all desktop computers of this age and spec.

The worst storage speed across comparable types of PC is HDD.

Read more Less Chart Edit

3 PCI Express Slots Version

This PC supports a 3 PCI Express slots version, which is the most frequently supported PCI Express slots version on medium processor cores computers that have been on the market for more than two years.

Chart Edit

Fairly Fast Processor Boost Frequency

The processor boost frequencys of medium processor cores computers that were released more than two years ago range from 1.3GHz to 4.4GHz, and the average processor boost frequency is 3.6GHz. At 4 gigahertz, the Alienware X51 has a fairly fast processor boost frequency compared to most of the other medium processor cores computers that were released more than two years ago.

Chart Edit

Eight Processor Threadss

The Alienware X51 has more processor threadss than most of the PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the X51. This Alienware PC is a eight processor threads desktop computer compared to most of the medium processor cores computers that were released more than two years ago which only have between four and seven processor threadss.

Chart Edit

7.1 Audio Output Channels

The Alienware X51 has a 7.1 audio output channels which is better than most desktop computers that were released more than two years ago. Most desktop computers of this age and type have a 5.1 audio output channels.

This computer's audio output (7.1) is actually the best audio output across all comparable spec desktop computers that were released around the same time as the X51.

The worst audio output amongst similar types of computer is 5.1.

Read more Less Chart Edit

Has One Cables Included

The Alienware X51 has a greater number of included cables than most similar spec desktop computers that were released around the same time as it. This personal computer has an AC cables included, which is the most commonly found cables included found on desktop computers of this type and age.

Chart Edit

GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

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

Chart Edit

5 Reasons Against

Quite Small Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

Across all the medium processor cores computers that have been around for around the same time as the X51 the discrete graphics adapter memorys range from 1GB to 6.2TB, and the average discrete graphics adapter memory is 2.4TB. At only 2 gigabytes, the Alienware X51 has a very small discrete graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other medium processor cores computers that were released more than two years ago.

Chart Edit

Very Small Total Storage Capacity

The Alienware X51 has one of the smaller total storage capacitys (only 256 gigabytes) amongst comparable spec desktop computers of this age. The total storage capacitys of PCs of a similar spec and age to the X51 range from 32GB to 3.3TB, and the average total storage capacity is 720GB.

Chart Edit

Very Small Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

The Alienware X51 has a fairly small maximum on-board graphics adapter memory (only 1.024 gigabytes) compared to most of the other PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the X51. The maximum on-board graphics adapter memorys of PCs that are a comparable age to the X51 range from 1GB to 2GB.

Chart Edit

Only Has One Memory Slots

The Alienware X51 has a greater number of memory slots than most personal computers of a comparable spec and age to it. The most frequently found memory slots is 4x DIMM, but this memory slots is not found on this personal computer. The memory slotss 2x DIMM are also found on this computer.

Chart Edit

Only Two USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

The Alienware X51 is a two USB 2.0 ports quantity desktop computer.

Chart Edit

1 Other reason to consider the Alienware X51

Released Over Two Years Ago

Alienware released the X51 over two years ago.

Specification

Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
PCI Express Slots Version
Processor Threads
System Bus Rate
Processor Cache
Processor Socket
Processor Boost Frequency
Processor Model
ECC Supported by Processor
Memory Channels Supported by Processor
Memory Bandwidth Supported by Processor (max)
Memory Clock Speeds Supported by Processor
Memory Types Supported by Processor
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Conflict Free Processor
Processor Series
Tcase
Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
Stepping
Processor Operating Modes
PCI Express Configurations
Processor Codename
Processor Lithography
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Bus Type
Processor Cache Type
Number of Processors Installed
Memory
Internal Memory
Non-ECC
Memory Clock Speed
Memory Slots
Maximum Internal Memory
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Number of SSDs Installed
Card Reader Integrated
Optical Drive
Optical Drives Quantity
Optical Drive Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
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 (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Family
Software
Operating System Installed
Operating System Architecture
Networking
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
Cabling Technology
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Ports & Interfaces
SmartCard Slot
S/PDIF Out Port
Headphone Outputs
Microphone in
Line-Out
Line-in
DC-In Jack
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
HDMI Ports Quantity
DVI Port
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Combo Headphone/mic Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Design
Chassis Type
Placement Supported
Colour of Product
Water Cooling System
Performance
Password Protection
Audio Output Channels
Audio System
Motherboard Chipset
Product Type
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Smart Response Technology
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Intel 64
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel® Rapid Start Technology
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
Intel® Secure Key
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
Intel FDI Technology
Intel TSX-NI
Idle States
Intel® OS Guard
Intel® Insider™
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
Execute Disable Bit
InTru™ 3D Technology
Intel Trusted Execution Technology
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Fast Memory Access
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Supported Instruction Sets
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Processor Code
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Scalability
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) Version
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Thermal Solution Specification
Processor Package Size
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Demand Based Switching
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
Power Supply Input Voltage
Power Supply Input Frequency
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Operational Conditions
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Non-Operating Altitude
Operating Altitude
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Packaging Content
Manual
Cables Included
Display Included
AC Adapter Included
Other Features
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

13 Awards

pcactual.com Recommended Les Numeriques.com 5 Star computershopper.com Editor's Choice hardwareheaven.com Recommended CNET.co.uk Editor's Choice kitguru.net Worth Buying Digitaltrends.com Recommended Product PC Mag Editor's Choice Digital Versus 5 Star 01net.com 5 Star hothardware.com Editor's Choice tomsguide.com Editor's Choice PC Advisor.co.uk Recommended

Expert Reviews

(61)
10 July 2016

What is the Alienware X51? Alienware is one of the strongest global brands of gaming PCs, with a range that now stretches to multiple mobile and desktop form factors. While many gaming PCs come in... Read more…

2 July 2015

The Alienware X51 gaming desktop provides impressive performance for the price in a stylish, living-room-friendly package...

Tomsguide.com

27 May 2014

The Alienware X51 is a prime example of why not all serious gamers require a full-sized configuration. The only reason you might want to build your own barebones unit or spend more money on the...

23 May 2014

The Alienware X51 is a small, powerful gaming PC. It tends to get rather loud and toasty and the keyboard and mouse could have been better suited for gaming purposes, but it's still a great way to...

Digital Versus

23 August 2013

Alienware's updated X51 delivers good performance in a compact package, thanks to a new Intel CPU and a solid Nvidia graphics card. But competing systems offer better design and higher-end...

« Prev 1 of 13 Next »

User Reviews

(6)

Alienware... Just buy all the parts on its own and pay someone to build it. save $$$...

Reviewed 27 September 2016 by Greased Lizard

Wouldn't touch this with a bargepole to be honest. It used to be that Alienware were the mutts nuts, not so much these days. The price tag is exceptionally high for a 2gb 960, and what's with only... Read more…

Reviewed 31 August 2016 by N RHODES | 11 Comments
(Verified Purchase)

Nothing wrong with the PC to be fair, however you couldn't upgrade the video card to the latest 1080 models.

Reviewed 26 July 2016 by Amazon Customer

For the people who said the graphics were bad when you were gaming, it could of been your monitor, not the PC. However, that's for you to decide upon.

Reviewed 4 June 2016 by Amazon Customer
(Verified Purchase)

At first we were excited because this is our first alienware. But the unit that was delivered to us had an issue with the dedicated graphics card. It worked at set-up. but when we started using it... Read more…

« Prev 1 of 2 Next »

Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers x513436, dell usb30, dell hdd256, dell usb30h, dell hdd256g, dell usb30hd, dell hdd256gb, dell usb30hdm, dell usb30hdmi, dell ax51r218599, alienware gbssd1, alienware gbssd1t, dell ax51r218599b, dell ax51r218599bk, alienware gbssd1tb, dell mdlax51r218599, dell mdlax51r218599b, dell mdlax51r218599bk
Barcodes 00627275997813, 00804067311655, 05397063523436

Save Money with These Great PC Vouchers & Offers

£25 Off
Voucher
£25 Off Apple Mac orders over £350
Valid 25 Apr 16 - 25 Apr 17
£20 Off
Voucher
£20 OFF A £100 SPEND
Valid 3 Jan 17 - 3 Jan 18
10% Off
Voucher
10% Discount for New Customers
Valid 28 Dec 16 - 29 Dec 17
£25 Off
Voucher
£25 Off all Apple Macs over £350
Valid 20 Apr 16 - 21 Apr 17
Feedback