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Alienware X51 R3
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Alienware X51 R3 4 Core Intel Core I5-6xxx 3.5GHz 8GB 1TB HDD

4 Intel Core I5-6xxx 3.5GHz 8GB Apr 2016
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Play like a pro with the Alienware X51, reengineered with optional liquid cooling and amplified graphics for the power to win the tournament. You know X51. You ve seen it at eSports tournaments... More
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12 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This desktop computer supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most commonly supported processor operating mode on computers that have been on the market for the last year.

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Quite Fast Max Memory Bandwidth Supported Processor

Similar spec PCs that are a comparable age to the X51 R3 have max memory bandwidth supported processor of between 10GB/s and 77GB/s, and the average max memory bandwidth supported processor is 34GB/s. The Alienware X51 R3 has one of the faster max memory bandwidth supported processor (34.2 gigabytes per second) amongst comparable spec PCs of this age.

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Just Released Eight Months Ago

The X51 R3 was only relased by Alienware eight months ago.

1024 CUDA Cores

The Alienware X51 R3 is a 1,024 CUDA core personal computer.

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Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

The Alienware X51 R3 has one of the faster on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies (1,150 megahertz) amongst medium processor core personal computers of this age. The slowest on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of comparable spec personal computers that were released around the same time as the X51 R3 is 500MHz and the fastest is 1,400MHz.

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Fairly Fast Processor Clock Speed

The processor clock speeds of comparable spec personal computers that have been available for the last year range from 1.3GHz to 4GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 3.1GHz. With a processor clock speed of 3.5 gigahertz, the Alienware X51 R3 has a quite fast processor clock speed compared to most of the other latest medium processor core personal computers.

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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 were launched around the same time as it.

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DDR4-SDRAM Internal Memory Type

This desktop computer has a DDR4-SDRAM internal memory type, which is the most commonly found internal memory type on similar spec personal computers that have been on the market for the last year.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory

The smallest maximum internal memory of latest medium processor core personal computers is 8.1GB, the biggest is 790GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 81GB. With a maximum internal memory of 65,536 megabytes, the Alienware X51 R3 has a quite big maximum internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor core personal computers that are a similar age to the X51 R3.

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Very Big Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

The smallest discrete graphics adapter memory of medium processor core personal computers that have been on the market for the last year is 1GB and the biggest is 4.1GB. At 4,096 megabytes, the Alienware X51 R3 has a quite big discrete graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other medium processor core personal computers that have been on the market for a comparable time to the X51 R3.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This PC supports a GDDR5 discrete graphics memory type, which is typical of many medium processor core personal computers that were launched around the same time as it.

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Very Narrow

Comparable spec computers that have been available for around the same time as the X51 R3 have widths of between 34mm and 7,100mm, and the average width is 250mm. The Alienware X51 R3 is one of the narrower medium processor core personal computers that have been on the market for a similar time to the X51 R3 (only 95 millimeters) amongst medium processor core personal computers of this age.

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5 Reasons Against

Unexceptional Brand

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

Very Small Max Internal Memory Supported Processor

With a max internal memory supported processor of only 32 gigabytes, the Alienware X51 R3 has one of the smaller max internal memory supported processors amongst similar spec desktop computers of this age. Recently released medium processor core personal computers have max internal memory supported processors of between 2GB and 1.6TB.

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Only 4.3 On-Board Graphics Adapter OpenGL Version

The Alienware X51 R3 supports a 4.3 on-board graphics adapter OpenGL version which is better than most medium processor core personal computers that were released around the same time as it. Most similar spec personal computers that have been available for around the same time as it support a 4.4 on-board graphics adapter OpenGL version. The worst on-board graphics adapter OpenGL version of all medium processor core personal computers that have been around for a similar time to the X51 R3 is 4 and the best is 4.4.

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Only IEEE 802.11a WiFi Standard

This PC supports an IEEE 802.11ac WiFi standard, which is typical of many new medium processor core personal computers.

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Only Has One Memory Slot

The Alienware X51 R3 has a greater number of memory slots than most medium processor core personal computers that came out in the last 12 months. The most commonly found memory slot is 4x DIMM, but this memory slot is not found on this Alienware computer. The memory slots 2x DIMM are also found on this personal computer.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Alienware X51 R3

Average Hard Drive Capacity

At 1,000 gigabyte, the Alienware X51 R3 has a fairly average hard drive capacity compared to most of the other recently released comparable spec personal computers.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 1,000 gigabyte, the Alienware X51 R3 has a fairly typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other medium processor core personal computers that came out in the last 12 months.

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Average Internal Memory

At 8 gigabytes, the Alienware X51 R3 has a relatively standard internal memory compared to most of the other latest medium processor core personal computers.

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HDD Storage Medium

The storage speed of this PC is HDD, which is the most commonly found storage medium on medium processor core personal computers that are a comparable age 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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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
Memory Voltage Supported by Processor
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 Size
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Number of Storage Drives Installed
Card Reader Integrated
Optical Drive
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Number of Discrete Graphics Adapters
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Graphics Adapter Open GL Support
Graphics Adapter VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
Graphics Adapter DVI-D Ports Quantity
Graphics Adapter DVI-I Ports Quantity
Graphics Adapter HDMI Ports Quantity
NVIDIA G-SYNC
NVIDIA GameWorks VR
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
CUDA
Number of Execution Units
CUDA Cores
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
On-Board Graphics Adapter OpenGL Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Maximum Resolution
On-Board Graphics Adapter Output
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Resolution
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Resolution
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Graphics Adapter Mini DisplayPort Ports Quantity
On-Board Graphics Adapter Family
Software
Operating System Installed
Operating System Language
Operating System Architecture
Networking
Bluetooth Version
Bluetooth
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
Cabling Technology
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Outputs
Microphone in
Line-Out
Line-in
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
HDMI Ports Quantity
DVI Port
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
USB 3.1 Port
USB 3.1 (3.1 Gen 2) Type-A Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Design
Chassis Type
Placement Supported
Colour of Product
Water Cooling System
Performance
Password Protection
Audio Output Channels
Audio System
Motherboard Form Factor
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® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Intel 64
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
Intel HD Graphics
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® Built-In Visuals Technology
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
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
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel TSX-NI Version
Intel® Smart Cache
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Intel® Wireless-AC Technology
Intel® Iris Pro Graphics
Processor ARK ID
Power
Power Supply Input Voltage
Power Supply Input Frequency
Power Supply
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Package Width
Package Depth
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
Mouse Included
Display Included
Keyboard Supplied
AC Adapter Included
Other Features
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)
Maximum Internal Memory
Technical Details
Intel Visual Technology

Expert Reviews

7 January 2016

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9 September 2015

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12 November 2015

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