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PC-maker relaunches the award-winning Area-51 ALX desktop with quad graphics and a CPU overclocked to an industry-first 4.0GHz

Athlone, Ireland– 29th May 2008 - Alienware? the leading manufacturer of high-performance desktop, notebook and professional systems has announced the relaunch of its acclaimed Area-51 ALX desktop. Long held as the standard for elite, ultra-high-performance computers, the all-new ALX shocks the industry as the first and only desktop to offer the 3.2GHz Intel? Core™ 2 Extreme QX9770 overclocked to an unimaginable 4.0GHz.


Alienware’s expert engineers have pushed the QX9770 to its maximum stable output for an intense experience that you can get only from an Alienware computer. Every new Area-51 ALX comes standard with Alienware ALX High-Performance Liquid Cooling.

Powering the Area-51 ALX desktop’s graphics, users have their choice between NVIDIA? Quad SLI? featuring dual NVIDIA? GeForce? 9800 GX2 cards or an ATI™ CrossFireX™ configuration with dual ATI Radeon™ HD 3870 X2 cards. Rounding out the system’s performance is up to 4GB of Corsair™ Dominator™ DDR3 1600MHz memory. No other system offers this level of raw power and aggression.

“The performance packed into the Area-51 ALX desktop is flat-out unheard-of,” said Brian Joyce, Senior Vice President at Alienware.“Alienware has always been committed to building only the fastest, most powerful systems available, and that’s exactly what we’ve done with the new ALX.”

“By enabling the Area-51 ALX to operate at blazing speed with a great mix of performance and energy efficiency, the Intel Core 2 Extreme QX9770 is the heart of a system sure to excite any Alienware user,” said CJ Bruno, VP, GM Americas Sales&Marketing.

For more information on the Alienware ALX, please visit: www.alienware.co.uk/ALX

About Alienware

Alienware Ltd. manufactures high-performance mobile systems and computer desktop and leading-edge professional systems. Alienware offers unique and award-winning products that incorporate state-of-the-art components, innovative engineering and design, and unprecedented customer service. Alienware systems are available direct within the United States and Europe. For more information, please visit www.alienware.co.uk/ALX or call 0800 279 9751 within the UK or +353 906 456 500 outside the UK.

Area-51 ALX

• First and only desktop to offer 3.2GHz Intel? Core™ 2 Extreme QX9770 overclocked to an unimaginable 4.0GHz

• Alienware ALX High-Performance Liquid Cooling as standard

• Choice of NVIDIA? Quad SLI? featuring dual NVIDIA? GeForce? 9800 GX2 cards or an ATI™ CrossFireX™ configuration

• Up to 4GB of Corsair™ Dominator™ DDR3 1600MHz memory


Area-51 ALX from?3,251 Inc

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