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Alienware Area-51 Extreme Specifications

Alienware Area-51 Extreme

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Alienware Area-51 Extreme

Part Number: CNETALIENWAREAREA-51 (Reviewed) Released: 5 February 2004

General

  • Desktop type
    Monitor included
  • Product Form Factor
    Tower
  • Packaged Quantity
    1
  • Manufacturer
    Dell, Inc.

Processor / Chipset

  • CPU
    Intel Pentium 4 Extreme Edition 3.4 GHz
  • 64-bit Computing
    Yes
  • Cache Level 2 Size (for systems with L3 only)
    512 KB
  • Data Bus Speed
    800 MHz
  • Chipset Type
    Intel 875P
  • Processor Main Features
    Hyper-Threading Technology
  • Processor Socket
    Socket 478

Cache Memory

  • Installed Size
    L3 cache - 2 MB
  • Cache Per Processor
    2 MB
  • Type
    L3 cache
  • Per Processor Size
    2 MB
  • Installed Size
    2 MB

Storage

  • RAID Level
    RAID 0, RAID 0+1, RAID 1
  • Interface Type
    Serial ATA-150
  • Type
    CD-RW
  • Read Speed
    40x (CD) / 12x (DVD)
  • Write Speed
    40x (CD) / 4x (DVD-R) / 8x (DVD+R)
  • Rewrite Speed
    24x (CD) / 2x (DVD-RW) / 4x (DVD+RW)

Memory

  • Max Supported Size
    4 GB
  • Form Factor
    DIMM 184-pin
  • Slots Qty
    4
  • Empty Slots
    2

RAM

  • Installed Size
    1 GB / 4 GB (max)
  • Memory Speed
    400 MHz
  • Memory Specification Compliance
    PC3200
  • Features
    dual channel memory architecture
  • Technology
    DDR SDRAM
  • Installed Size
    1 GB
  • Rated Memory Speed
    400 MHz

Display

  • Type
    LCD
  • Diagonal Size (metric)
    45.7 cm

Hard Drive

  • Interface Type
    SATA 1.5Gb/s
  • Spindle Speed
    10000 rpm
  • Type
    HDD
  • Interface Class
    Serial ATA
  • Installed Qty
    2
  • Capacity
    74 GB

Storage Controller

  • Interface Type
    ATA-133 / Serial ATA-150
  • Type
    RAID
  • Installed Qty
    1

Input

  • Type
    keyboard, mouse

Storage Controller (2nd)

  • Controller Interface Type
    Serial ATA-150
  • Channel Qty
    2
  • Installed Qty
    1

Optical Storage

  • Drive Type
    DVD-Writer
  • Type
    DVD±RW
  • Interface Type
    IDE

Processor

  • Installed Qty
    1
  • Max Supported Qty
    1
  • Type
    Pentium 4 Extreme Edition
  • Manufacturer
    Intel
  • Clock Speed
    3.4 GHz

Optical Storage (2nd)

  • Read Speed
    52x
  • Write Speed
    52x
  • Rewrite Speed
    32x
  • Drive Type
    CD-RW

Floppy Drive

  • Type
    3.5" 1.44 MB floppy

Storage Removable

  • Type
    none

Header

  • Brand
    Alienware
  • Product Line
    Alienware
  • Model
    Area-51 Extreme
  • Packaged Quantity
    1
  • Compatibility
    PC

Networking

  • Data Link Protocol
    Ethernet, Fast Ethernet, Gigabit Ethernet
  • Remote Management Protocol
    DMI 2.0
  • Form Factor
    integrated
  • Features
    Wake on LAN (WoL)

System

  • Type
    personal computer
  • Hard Drive Capacity
    148 GB

Monitor

  • Monitor Type
    LCD
  • Diagonal Size
    18 in
  • Viewable Size
    18 in

Graphics Controller

  • Form Factor
    plug-in card
  • Interface Type
    AGP 8x
  • Graphics Processor
    NVIDIA GeForce FX 5950 Ultra
  • Video Memory
    256 MB / 256 MB (max) DDR SDRAM
  • Video Interfaces
    DVI, S-Video, VGA
  • Max Monitors Supported
    2

Chassis

  • Form Factor
    tower
  • Manufacturer Form Factor
    tower

Dimensions & Weight

  • Width
    9.5 in
  • Depth
    22.5 in
  • Height
    22 in

Manufacturer Warranty

  • Type
    1 year warranty

Mainboard

  • Processor Socket
    Socket 478
  • Data Bus Speed
    800 MHz
  • Chipset Type
    Intel 875P

Audio Output

  • Form Factor
    plug-in card
  • Sound Card Name
    Creative Sound Blaster Audigy 2 ZS
  • Sound Output Mode
    7.1 channel surround
  • Max Sampling Rate
    192 Hz
  • Compliant Standards
    AC '97

Printer

  • Type
    none

Expansion / Connectivity

  • Bays
    4 (total) / 2 (free) x external 5.25" x 1/2H
    2 (total) / 1 (free) x external 3.5" x 1/2H
    Internal 3.5" x 1/2H

Physical Characteristics

  • Form Factor
    tower

Power

  • Type
    power supply

Operating System / Software

  • OS Provided: Type
    Microsoft Windows XP Professional
  • OS Provided
    Microsoft Windows XP Professional
  • Type
    Drivers & Utilities, Microsoft Works Suite 2004

Video Output

  • Interface Type
    AGP 8x
  • Graphics Processor
    NVIDIA GeForce FX 5950 Ultra
  • Graphics Processor Series
    NVIDIA Geforce FX
  • Max Monitors Supported
    2
  • Video Interfaces
    DVI, S-Video, VGA

Video Memory

  • Technology
    DDR SDRAM
  • Installed Size
    256 MB

General

  • Manufacturer
    Dell, Inc.

Where to Buy

Alienware Area-51 Extreme

Part Number: CNETALIENWAREAREA-51 Released: 5 Feb 2004

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