Dell has announced a new Alienware PC called the X51, a mini gaming desktop only slightly larger than an Xbox 360.
Like a console, it can sit horizontally or stand vertically, and will fit nicely in your entertainment cabinet or under your TV: it’s only 13.5″ wide and 12.5″ deep.
It comes with a 1TB hard drive, a 24X dual-layer burner, a choice of three different Intel i-model processors, and one of HDMI 1.4, 4x USB 2.0 slots or 2x USB 3.0.
Here are the various configurations available:
- Intel Core i3-2120 (3.30GHz, 3MB L3 Cache, 2C)
- Intel Core i5-2320 (3.00GHz, 6MB L3 Cache, 4C)
- Intel Core i7-2600 (3.40GHz, 8MB L3 Cache, 8C)
- 1GB NVIDIA GeForce GT 545
- 1GB NVIDIA GeForce GTX 555
- 4096MB (2x2GB) 1333MHz DDR3 Dual Channel
- 6144MB (1x4GB) (1x2GB) 1333MHz DDR3 Dual Channel
- 8192MB (2x4GB) 1333MHz DDR3 Dual Channel
Here’s what’s standard:
Hard Drive: 1TB (32MB Cache) 7,200RPM Hard Drive
Optical: 24X Dual-Layer Burner (DVD±RW) (Standard)
Audio: Internal High-Definition 7.1 Performance Audio with Waves MAXX Audio Software
Wireless: Integrated 802.11 a/b/g/n Wi-Fi Wireless LAN
Now all you need is a wireless mouse and keyboard and you can play Skyrim and SWTOR in your living room and still have extra room under your TV for a Blu-ray player.
The X51 starts at £699/$699 and is available directly from Dell.