Photos: Cracking open Alienware's Area 51 ALX

CNET News is publishing this excerpt of a photo gallery that examines the guts of this $8,000 Alienware Area 51 ALX desktop.

Inside Alienware's Area 51 ALX
Once the case door is off, you can see where the folks at Alienware shine. The inside of an Alienware PC is really a work of art. Click on the image above to see more from the gallery. Mark Kaelin/TechRepublic

CNET News sister site TechRepublic runs a regular series called "Cracking Open" in which it takes a look inside a variety of gadgets. CNET News is publishing this excerpt of a photo gallery that examines the guts of this $8,000 Alienware Area 51 ALX, one of the company's flagship desktop computers.

Click on the image above to see more views, including the 1,200-watt power supply; four RAM sticks that make up the 4GB in the ALX system; and each of the 1GB Nvidia GeForce GTX 280 cards.

 

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