Virtual Design For Virtually Any SpaceEasily 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...
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The Alienware X51 R2 is a six USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity computer.
11 On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
This PC supports a 11.1 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version, which is typical of many desktop computers of a similar age and type to it.
Fairly Big Hard Drive Capacity
With a hard drive capacity of 2,000 gigabytes, the Alienware X51 R2 has one of the bigger hard drive capacitys amongst PCs of this age. The smallest hard drive capacity of personal computers of this age and type is 320GB, the biggest is 3TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 800GB.
Very Big Total Storage Capacity
The Alienware X51 R2 has one of the biggest total storage capacitys (2,000 gigabytes) amongst comparable spec computers of this age. Across all the personal computers of this type and age the total storage capacitys range from 32GB to 3.3TB.
3 PCI Express Slots Version
This personal computer supports a 3 PCI Express slots version, which is the most frequently supported PCI Express slots version on personal computers of a comparable type and age to it.
7.1 Audio Output Channels
The Alienware X51 R2 has a better audio output than most medium processor cores personal computers that have been on the market for more than two years. This desktop computer has a 7.1 audio output channels, whereas most medium processor cores personal computers that were released around the same time as it have a 5.1 audio output channels.
A 7.1 audio output channels is actually the best audio output across all desktop computers that have been available for a comparable time to the X51 R2.
The worst audio output amongst similar types of personal computer is 5.1.
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Has One Cables Included
The Alienware X51 R2 has a greater number of included cables than most comparable spec PCs 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 medium processor cores personal computers that have been around for a comparable time to the X51 R2.
GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type
This personal computer supports a GDDR5 discrete graphics memory type, which is the most commonly supported discrete graphics memory type on comparable spec computers that have been available for a similar time to it.
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Alienware Only Has Unexceptional Reviews for Its Desktop Computers
Average ratings across all Alienware desktop computers are unexceptional, however average ratings across just Alienware's medium processor cores personal computers are good.
Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
The Alienware X51 R2 has a fairly slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) (only 1,100 megahertz) compared to most of the other medium processor cores personal computers that were launched more than two years ago. The average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of medium processor cores personal computers that were released more than two years ago is 1,200MHz.
Only HDD Storage Media
The storage speed of this computer is HDD, which is the most commonly found storage media on PCs 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.
Very Small Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
The average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of medium processor cores personal computers that came out around the same time as the X51 R2 is 1.4GB. At only 1.024 gigabytes, the Alienware X51 R2 has a quite small maximum on-board graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other medium processor cores personal computers that have been available for around the same time as the X51 R2.
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Only Has One Memory Slots
The number of memory slots found on the Alienware X51 R2 is more than most medium processor cores personal computers that have been around for more than two years. The most frequently found memory slots is 4x DIMM, but this memory slots is not found on this Alienware personal computer. The memory slotss 2x DIMM are also found on this personal computer.
Only Two USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys
Most medium processor cores personal computers that were released more than two years ago have between one and nine USB 2.0 ports quantitys, including the Alienware X51 R2 which has two USB 2.0 ports quantitys.
Only 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 PCs of a comparable spec and age to it.
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Released Over Two Years Ago
It was over two years ago when Alienware released the X51 R2.
Average Processor Frequency
At 3.2 gigahertz, the Alienware X51 R2 has a relatively average processor frequency compared to most of the other computers that came out more than two years ago.
Average Internal Memory
At 8 gigabytes, the Alienware X51 R2 has a pretty average internal memory compared to most of the other personal computers that came out around the same time as the X51 R2.
Alienware is no stranger to making over the top gaming PCs, and its smallest offering, the X51, continues the trend with bright LEDs and an out-of-this-world looking chassis. The second generation... Read more…
Ok so 40Gb might not be a huge amount of space this day and age but for use as a boot hard disk it's perfect and my system has never been as quick as this before. Fantastic price, fantastic... Read more…
Very good price
Very easy to setup. Attach stand with thumbscrew , connect power cable, keyboard mouse. .. done
Big 1080p touchscreen, it looks like a TV display
Good way of introducing Windows 8 to users
Space saving design and light
Could become sluggish when pushed to its limits. But for the intended use (kids PC) is more than enough
Lack of USB 3.0
I would have liked an HDMI in
1 MP webcam. An extra megapixel would have help a lot
I would gladly pay not to have McAfee (McRappy) bundled
Great computer for graphics & speed, but it had some issues off the bat. The USBs, DVD and sound system weren't working on day one. A couple of days later the USB worked. The DVD player doesn't... Read more…