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This version of the Area 51 has an entirely new look and feel, and includes a just-announced high-end processor and chipset from Intel.

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Both side panels are removable, offering access to the motherboard, video card slots, and hard drive trays.

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The Area 51 supports up to five hard drives.

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The system is built around Intel's new Haswell-E CPU, a late entry to the Haswell generation of CPUs designed to give that fourth-gen Core i-series technology a final boost for enthusiast PC gamers.

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The system is designed to support a 1.5K power supply, which is required by the new hardware.

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The Area 51 also supports up to three full-width GPUs

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This new version is three-sided, with allowing you to rock the massive chassis back easily and access ports or doors with only one hand.

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Like just about every Alienware laptop or desktop, there is an entire user-controlled light show built in, with nine separate zones, all controlled by the company's AlienFX software.

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You can grip two of the handle-like points of the triangle to lift or move the system, which will weigh roughly 45 pounds.

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