The Dell Alienware X51 compact gaming desktop has hit availability status on the company’s website. The rig arrives with the claim of being the smallest ever, while allowing itself to be integrated in the home theater setup to serve entertainment lovers with 7.1 surround sound.
The gaming PC can be customized to house Intel second generation processors covering the standard i3 dual core to the higher end i7 quad core chips. Under the hood, gamers will also find an HDD of up to 1TB which can be configured with a maximum of 8GB DDR3 RAM. Thanks to the HDMI 1.4 connectivity, the system can even be attached to 3DTVs for indulging in 3D Blu-ray movie-watching marathons. It brings the Windows Home Premium edition in tow, catering to professionals and students too.
There is USB 3.0, USB 2.0, a mini-ITX motherboard, a 1GB GDDR5 Nvidia GeForce GT 545 or a 1GB GDDR5 Nvidia GeForce GTX 555 graphics card fitted in its 343mm x 95mm x 318mm form factor to cater to avid gamers on the block. Plus, with the Alienware Command Center, users can access applications such as AlienFX lighting effects and the AlienFusion power management system to enhance the gaming experience.
A post on the official Dell Corporate blog shares that the PC has been draped in a matte black finish complete with dark chrome accents to lend it a stylish edge. The dual-orientation chassis sports three customizable lighting zones, besides being capable of allowing for placement in either vertical or horizontal positions. Additionally, gamers can easily upgrade the HDD, graphics card and the memory whenever the fancy strikes.
The Dell Alienware X51 compact gaming desktop is now purchasable from the company’s official web portal at a starting price of $699.