On the surface it seems a little ‘bigger than a standard mini-PCs, in fact, the chassis measuring 343/318, 5 x 318 x 95 mm, with a starting weight of Kg 5:49, but Alienware X51 is all it takes also great to play the latest videogame titles and challenging. Externally, the body takes the typical design of Alienware products, with taut lines and aggressive and futuristic look. The color is matte black, chrome with details in dark and red LEDs, but it is within this small desktop hides his skills further.
Alienware offers the opportunity to choose between three of the latest generation Intel processors, all dual core, each belonging to a different price range and with different performance. It starts from the Core i3-2120 at 3.30 GHz, it passes through a Core i5-2320 3 GHz and ends with a Core i7-2600 with a clock rate of 3.40 GHz for the memory you will have a maximum of 8 GB of RAM DDR3 1333 MHz, a non-industrial quantities, but certainly more than enough to easily handle any application, even challenging.
For local storage is provided for traditional hard drives in various sizes, up to a maximum of 1 TB of capacity, all at 7200 RPM. The graphics card can be either hand or an Nvidia GeForce GT 545 1 GB or an even more powerful GeForce GTX 555, with 1 GB of GDDR5 onboard memory type. Then there is still a dual layer DVD burner slot-load and an internal sound card type 7.1 with support for the WAVES MAXX technology, capable of improving the performance of low bitrate audio files, such as the highly compressed MP3.
To complete the budget are finally Gigabit Ethernet LAN and WiFi 802.11b/g/n and many ports including 6 USB 2.0, 2 USB 3.0, HDMI digital video output type 1.4 and jacks for Line In and Out Finally power can choose between the standard power supply of 240 W or 330 W from a more powerful, if you choose the most powerful configuration. The operating system is instead the Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit.