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Alienware X51 R2

Alienware X51 R2 4 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 3.6GHz 16GB 2TB HDD

4 Intel Core I7-4xxx 3.6GHz 16GB May 2015
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All the power you want in any room you choose. Connect to your monitor or big screen TV and enjoy full PC gaming performance. Whether you choose to display your Alienware X51 vertically on your... More
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17 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This desktop computer supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most frequently supported processor operating mode on computers of this age and spec.

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Very Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

Across all the PCs of this age and spec the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies range from 640MHz to 1,300MHz. The Alienware X51 R2 has a quite fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (1,200 megahertz) compared to most of the other medium processor core personal computers that are a similar age to the X51 R2.

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

The Alienware X51 R2 is a six USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port personal computer. Most of the other computers of a similar age and spec to the X51 R2 have between one and seven USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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Quite Big Hard Drive Capacity

The average hard drive capacity of similar spec computers that were launched more than a year ago is 930GB, and the hard drive capacity range from 1GB to 3TB. At 2,000 gigabytes, the Alienware X51 R2 has a quite big hard drive capacity compared to most of the other medium processor core personal computers that came out around the same time as the X51 R2.

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Fairly Fast Processor Clock Speed

Medium processor core personal computers that have been around for more than a year have processor clock speeds of between 1.3GHz and 4GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 3.1GHz. The Alienware X51 R2 has one of the faster processor clock speeds (3.6 gigahertz) amongst medium processor core personal computers of this age.

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Fairly Big Total Storage Capacity

At 2,000 gigabytes, the Alienware X51 R2 has a fairly big total storage capacity compared to most of the other PCs that were launched around the same time as the X51 R2. The smallest total storage capacity of medium processor core personal computers that are a similar age to the X51 R2 is 4GB and the biggest is 3.6TB.

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Quite Big Internal Memory

Across all the personal computers of a comparable age and type to the X51 R2 the internal memory range from 2GB to 64GB, and the average internal memory is 8.3GB. The Alienware X51 R2 has one of the bigger internal memory (16 gigabytes) amongst computers of this age.

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L3 Processor Cache Level

This personal computer has a L3 processor cache level, which is the most commonly found processor cache level on PCs of a comparable age and spec to it.

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Fairly Fast Maximum Turbo Frequency

With a maximum turbo frequency of 4 gigahertz, the Alienware X51 R2 has a fairly fast maximum turbo frequency compared to most of the other personal computers of this age and type. Across all the desktop computers of a comparable age and type to the X51 R2 the maximum turbo frequencies range from 1.8GHz to 4.4GHz.

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3 PCI Express Slots Version

This personal computer supports a 3 PCI Express slots version, which is the most commonly supported PCI Express slots version on medium processor core personal computers that have been around for more than a year.

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10/100/1000Base-T(X) Cabling Technology

This desktop computer has a 10/100/1000Base-T(X) cabling technology, which is typical of many medium processor core personal computers that have been around for more than a year.

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Six USB 3.0 Ports

The Alienware X51 R2 is a six USB 3.0 port personal computer.

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Eight Processor Threads

Most of the other desktop computers of this age and type only have between four and seven processor threads, however the Alienware X51 R2 has eight processor threads.

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Fairly Big Processor Cache

The Alienware X51 R2 has a fairly big processor cache (8 megabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor core personal computers that have been around for around the same time as the X51 R2. The processor caches of PCs that were released one year ago range from 2MB to 10MB, and the average processor cache is 6.6MB.

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Three Storage Drives

Most medium processor core personal computers that have been on the market for a similar time to the X51 R2 have between one and five storage drives, including the Alienware X51 R2 which has three storage drives.

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Light

The Alienware X51 R2 is one of the lighter similar spec desktop computers that came out around the same time as the X51 R2 (only 5.5 kilograms) amongst medium processor core personal computers of this age. The average weight of PCs of a similar spec and age to the X51 R2 is 7.5kg, and the weights range from 38g to 100kg.

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Very Narrow

Medium processor core personal computers that have been around for more than a year have widths of between 33mm and 510mm. With a width of only 95 millimeters, the Alienware X51 R2 is one of the narrower medium processor core personal computers that were released around the same time as the X51 R2 amongst comparable spec PCs of this age.

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10 Reasons Against

Alienware Only Has Unexceptional Computer Reviews

Average ratings across all Alienware personal computers are unexceptional, however average ratings across just Alienware's medium processor core personal computers are good.

Quite Slow Max Memory Bandwidth Supported Processor

At only 25.6 gigabytes per second, the Alienware X51 R2 has a fairly slow max memory bandwidth supported processor compared to most of the other medium processor core personal computers that were launched more than a year ago. Personal computers of this type and age have max memory bandwidth supported processor of between 10GB/s and 68GB/s.

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Very Small Max Internal Memory Supported Processor

Medium processor core personal computers that are a similar age to the X51 R2 have max internal memory supported processors of between 2GB and 770GB, and the average max internal memory supported processor is 65GB. At only 32 gigabytes, the Alienware X51 R2 has a quite small max internal memory supported processor compared to most of the other desktop computers that have been on the market for around the same time as the X51 R2.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

The storage speed of this PC is HDD, which is the most commonly found storage medium on similar spec personal computers that have been around for a comparable time to it. 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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Quite Small Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

PCs of a comparable age and spec to the X51 R2 have maximum on-board graphics adapter memories of between 1GB and 64GB, and the average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory is 4.3GB. When compared to other PCs that are a similar age to the X51 R2 that we have checked the maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of, the Alienware X51 R2's maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of only 1.024 gigabytes is one of the smallest.

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Only Has One Memory Slot

The Alienware X51 R2 has a greater number of memory slots than most desktop computers of this age and type. The most commonly found memory slot is 4x DIMM, but this memory slot is not found on this personal computer. The memory slots 2x DIMM are also found on this desktop computer.

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Only Two USB 2.0 Ports

Most medium processor core personal computers that came out more than a year ago have between one and nine USB 2.0 ports, including the Alienware X51 R2 which has two USB 2.0 ports.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory

The smallest maximum internal memory of PCs that were launched around the same time as the X51 R2 is 2GB, the biggest is 260GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 33GB. At only 16 gigabytes, the Alienware X51 R2 has a quite small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other similar spec PCs that were released one year ago.

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Quite Slow Memory Clock Speed

Comparable spec computers that are a similar age to the X51 R2 have memory clock speeds of between 1,000MHz and 2,400MHz. At only 1,600 megahertz, the Alienware X51 R2 has a fairly slow memory clock speed compared to most of the other medium processor core personal computers that are a comparable age to the X51 R2.

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Very Low System Bus Data Transfer Rate

With a system bus data transfer rate of only 5 Gigatransfers per second, the Alienware X51 R2 has one of the lower system bus data transfer rates amongst medium processor core personal computers of this age. Across all the medium processor core personal computers that have been around for more than a year the system bus data transfer rates range from 5GT/s to 8GT/s.

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1 Other reason to consider the Alienware X51 R2

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when this computer was released.

Specification

Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
PCI Express Slots Version
Processor Threads
System Bus Rate
Processor Cache Level
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
Memory Layout (slots X Size)
Maximum Internal Memory
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Number of Storage Drives Supported
Optical Drive
Optical Drives Quantity
Optical Drive Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Number of Discrete Graphics Adapters
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
Trial Software
Operating System Language
Operating System Architecture
Networking
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
Cabling Technology
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Ports & Interfaces
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 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Design
Placement Supported
Colour of Product
Water Cooling System
Performance
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
Drivers Included
Manual
Cables Included
Mouse Included
Display Included
Keyboard Supplied
Other Features
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)
Technical Details
Intel Visual Technology

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers alienware i74770, alienware i74770k
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