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Alienware X51 R3 4 Core Intel Core I5-6xxx 2.7GHz 8GB 1TB HDD

4 Intel Core I5-6xxx 2.7GHz 8GB Sep 2016
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12 Reasons For

Only Released Three Months Ago

This desktop computer is one of the newest computers to be released. This means it is likely to have better features than some of the older computers.

Quite Fast Memory Clock Speed Supported by Processor

The Alienware X51 R3 has one of the faster memory clock speeds supported by processors (2,133 megahertz) amongst similar spec PCs of this age. The average memory clock speed supported by processor of new medium processor core PCs is 1,700MHz, and the memory clock speeds supported by processors range from 800MHz to 2,200MHz.

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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 on the market for around the same time as it.

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Very Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

The Alienware X51 R3 has one of the biggest maximum on-board graphics adapter memories (64 gigabytes) amongst medium processor core PCs of this age. Across all the new desktop computers the maximum on-board graphics adapter memories range from 1GB to 64GB.

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1664 CUDA Cores

The Alienware X51 R3 has more CUDA cores than most of the similar spec computers that are a comparable age to the X51 R3. This personal computer is a 1,664 CUDA core PC compared to most of the medium processor core PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the X51 R3 which only have between 48 and 1,663 CUDA cores.

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Alienware PCs Have Good Reviews

On average Alienware medium processor core PCs have good ratings compared to other brands as do all PCs produced by Alienware.

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Fairly Big Total Storage Capacity

The total storage capacity of medium processor core PCs that were released in the last year range from 32GB to 3.3TB. The Alienware X51 R3 has a quite big total storage capacity (1,000 gigabyte) compared to most of the other PCs that are a comparable age to the X51 R3.

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3 PCI Express Slots Version

This computer supports a 3 PCI Express slots version, which is typical of many similar spec desktop computers that were launched in the last year.

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DDR4-SDRAM Internal Memory Type

This personal computer has a DDR4-SDRAM internal memory type, which is typical of many computers that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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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 commonly found optical drive type on PCs that are a similar age to it.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This desktop computer supports a GDDR5 discrete graphics memory type, which is the most commonly supported discrete graphics memory type on medium processor core PCs that have been around for a similar time to it.

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Very Narrow

The narrowest medium processor core personal computer that has been available for around the same time as the X51 R3 is 34mm wide, the widest is 7,100mm, and the average width is 220mm. At only 95 millimeters, the Alienware X51 R3 is fairly narrow compared to most of the other medium processor core PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the X51 R3.

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6 Reasons Against

Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of only 950 megahertz, the Alienware X51 R3's on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency is one of the slowest amongst medium processor core PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the X51 R3. New medium processor core PCs have on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies of between 500MHz and 1,400MHz.

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Only IEEE 802.11a WiFi Standard

This personal computer supports an IEEE 802.11ac WiFi standard, which is typical of many new similar spec computers.

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Only Two USB 2.0 Ports

The Alienware X51 R3 is a two USB 2.0 port PC.

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Quite Small Processor Cache

With a processor cache of only 6 megabytes, the Alienware X51 R3 has one of the smaller processor caches amongst similar spec computers of this age. Similar spec PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the X51 R3 have processor caches of between 2MB and 10MB, and the average processor cache is 6.8MB.

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Only Four Processor Threads

The Alienware X51 R3 is a four processor thread personal computer.

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Quite Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency

Recently released comparable spec desktop computers have maximum turbo frequencies of between 1.8GHz and 4.2GHz, and the average maximum turbo frequency is 3.6GHz. At only 3.3 gigahertz, the Alienware X51 R3 has a fairly slow maximum turbo frequency compared to most of the other newly released PCs.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Alienware X51 R3

Average Hard Drive Capacity

With a hard drive capacity of 1,000 gigabyte, the Alienware X51 R3 has a fairly typical hard drive capacity compared to most of the other recently released comparable spec PCs.

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Average Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 8 gigabytes, the Alienware X51 R3 has a fairly typical internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor core PCs that have been around for the last year.

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HDD Storage Medium

The storage speed of this computer is HDD, which is typical of many similar spec PCs that have been available for the last year. 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.

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Average Processor Clock Speed

At 2.7 gigahertz, the Alienware X51 R3 has a relatively typical processor clock speed compared to most of the other similar spec desktop computers that came out in the last year.

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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
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
Memory
Internal 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 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
Graphics Adapter VGA (D-Sub) Port
Graphics Adapter DVI-D Port
Graphics Adapter DVI-I Port
Graphics Adapter DisplayPort
Graphics Adapter HDMI Port
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
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
Graphics Adapter Mini DisplayPort Ports Quantity
Max On-Board Graphics Adapter Refresh Rate
Max On-Board Graphics Adapter Refresh Rate
Max On-Board Graphics Adapter Refresh Rate
Operating System/software
Operating System
Operating System Language
Operating System Architecture
Networking
Bluetooth Version
WiFi Standard
Cabling Technology
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Out 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
Case Colour
Performance
Password Protection Level
Audio Output Channel
Audio System
Motherboard Form Factor
Motherboard Chipset
Product Type
Processor Special Features
Idle States
Thermal Monitoring Technology
Instruction Set
Processor Code
Scalability
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) Version
Thermal Solution Specification
Processor Package Size
CPU Configuration (max)
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
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
Other Features
Intel Virtualization Technology

Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers alienware ax51r31510, alienware ax51r36510, alienware ax51r31510b, alienware ax51r36510b, alienware ax51r31510bl, alienware ax51r36510bl, alienware ax51r36510blk, alienware ax51r31510blk
Barcodes 00884116203971, 00884116216438, 05397063819645, 05397063819652, 05397063819676

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