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Alienware Area 51 R3

Tech Specs
  • Alienware Area 51 R3
  • Processor: AMD Ryzen(TM) Threadripper 1950X   (16C, 3.4GHz, 40MB Cache, 180W)
  • Windows 10 Home (64bit)
  • 64GB (4x16GB) 2666MHz DDR4 UDIMM Non-ECC
  • 2 TB 3.5inch SATA3 Hard Drive (7200RPM)
  • 512GB M.2 PCIe NVMe Class 40 Solid State Drive
  • 8x DVD+/- RW Drive
  • 8GB GDDR5X Liquid Cooled NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080
  • 850W Chassis
  • Software
  • Killer 1535 802.11ac 2x2 WiFi and Bluetooth 4.1
  • Dell USB Optical Mouse - Black
  • Thermal Heatsink
  • Dell UK/English USB Black Keyboard External
Alienware Area 51 R3

Features

Operating System

Available with Windows 10 Home: Gaming is better than ever on Windows 10, with games in 4K, DirectX 12, and streaming your gameplay*.
Unearthly power. Unbeatable performance.

Unearthly power. Unbeatable performance.

Play, record, and create simultaneously with the Alienware Area-51 Threadripper Edition Desktop featuring the all-new AMD Ryzen Threadripper processors. Killer power, triple graphics and our first 16-core CPU make this machine ideal for gamers, creators and megatasking streamers.
Alienware Area-51 Threadripper Edition

Obsessive attention to detail.

Gain entry to the fortress: Both easy-access doors, crafted from a single structural panel, are designed to protect electronics and internals from debris and interference with other components.

Engineered with intention: The largest available Alienware desktop cavity is outfitted with efficient cable management clamps and four independent HDD cable clips, graphics brackets and locks to keep your cards securely fastened. Even the wireless antennae housing is optimized for the very best reception and placed at the highest point of the system.

Iconic architecture: The Triad design is anchored by the PSU and forged from an internal carbon powder-coated metal skeleton that features solid, staked-in rubber grommets.

Triad chassis. Intelligent design.

Usability perfected.

Usability perfected.

Pivot this desktop – built to support five times its weight – for easy access to rear ports when connecting or disconnecting cables. And with rear accessibility lights at the push of a button, there’s no flashlight necessary.
Carry on.

Carry on.

Rugged handles make it easy to carry this rig with you and avoid tipping because the shape and layout of internal components are designed to have a low center of gravity.
Media management made easy.

Media management made easy.

I/O ports are front and center, so connecting a USB device, headphones or even a media card reader is convenient, thanks to the angular shape.

Stays cool when your game is on fire.

Don’t just beat the heat. Annihilate it: Alienware Advanced Liquid Cooling is a revolutionary cooling solution made with high-quality cold copper plates and a 120x120x48 mm radiator — the biggest there is.

Epically efficient: A critical fan is attached to the radiator and cools the liquid that flows from the Split Flow Copper CPU block. It also features Alienware’s quietest pump, using a double ceramic bearing, durable nylon tubing and a 2850RPM pump cycle.* Even the voltage regulators and chipset include passive heatsinks so you’ll never overheat – even when you’re overclocked.

Ridiculously awesome – inside and out.

More storage than you need.

More storage than you need.

With a new M.2 class drive – the very fastest available today – you can add a PCIe SSD drive to your storage options. Five storage bays support up to five drives of SSD or HDD for pure speed and big storage so you can count on quick boot and massive archiving capabilities.
Connect with confidence.

Connect with confidence.

Killer™ Technology prioritizes streaming video and gaming packets for smooth performance. 802.11ac offers the latest wireless protocol with a 2x2 antennae for fast, best-in-class signal and range. Plus, you get dual Killer™ NIC gigabit Ethernet ports for extra connectivity options.
Start at the source.

Start at the source.

The power supply, with available 850W and 1500W of modular cabling, ensures revved-up performance that’s impressively reliable and efficient.
Unreasonably powerful

Unreasonably powerful

Powerhouse performance: With the first-ever 16-core desktop processor, you can master insane, intensive megatasking, like playing 4K games while following the action on your livestream.

Unrivaled PC gaming: Take gaming to the next level with AMD Ryzen Threadripper processors, overclockable, liquid-cooled CPU cores and up to 64 PCle 3.0 lanes. Count on support for quad-channel memory for gaming, image processing, video editing and other creative tasks.

Graphically superior: With room for up to three graphics cards, you can rely on the highest performance graphics capability so you can create music, develop games or design models for a 3D printer. You can also edit and render high resolution 4K, 12K and VR video and effects.
Overclock your expectations

Overclock your expectations

Super-powered and stable: Expect support for two Alienware-defined overclocking modes available in the BIOS and tested by our engineers to ensure quality and stability.

Personalized profiles: You get five slots of user-created profiles and the ability to modify CPU and RAM or dial in specific MHz, offsets and voltage. Plus, a one-time validation process ensures stability and ease-of-use.

Multilayer protection: Five layers of protection help prevent hardware failure, including real-time monitoring to detect any issues and pre-populated values to speed up the validation process.
Experience the full color spectrum.

Experience the full color spectrum.

Customize your lighting experience with AlienFX across nine independent programmable lighting zones. With over 20 colors to choose from, you can create up to 512 trillion color combos.
Ports and slots

Ports and slots

Rear ports:
1. Rear accessibility lighting button | 2. SuperSpeed USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type-C with 15W PowerShare | 3. SuperSpeed USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type-A (x6) | 4. L/R Side Surround (white port) | 5. SPDIF Digital Output (TOSLINK ) | 6. Front L/R/Headphone (green port) | 7. SuperSpeed USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type-A (x1) | 8. Hi-Speed USB 2.0 (x2) | 9. Dual RJ-45 Killer Networks E2500 Gigabit Ethernet Port | 10. L/R Rear Surround (black port) | 11. Center Channel/Subwoofer (orange port) | 12. Line-In (blue port )

Front ports:
13. Headphone 1/8" | 14. Microphone 1/8" Port | 15. SuperSpeed USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type-A (x2) | 16. Media Card Reader
Dimensions and Weight

Dimensions and Weight

1. Height: 569.25mm (22.41") | 2. Depth: 638.96mm (25.16") | 3. Width: 272.71mm (10.74") | 4. Starting weight: 28kg (61.73lbs)*
Essential accessories for your Alienware Area-51

Essential accessories for your Alienware Area-51

Complete your Alienware purchase with extra Steam Wallet Cards, gaming headsets, a wireless touch keyboard and more. Look for these great products and more at checkout.
Alienware Monitor | AW2518H

Alienware Monitor | AW2518H

This 25-inch monitor features clean, fast-moving graphics with a 240 Hz refresh rate for lag-free gaming and a 3-sided narrow bezel.
Alienware  Pro Gaming Keyboard | AW768

Alienware Pro Gaming Keyboard | AW768

Experience iconic Alienware aesthetics, n-key rollover on all keys and a zone-based backlight.
Alienware Elite Gaming Mouse | AW958

Alienware Elite Gaming Mouse | AW958

Bring precision to every click with optical 12,000 DPI, 250 ips, 50g, an on-the-fly DPI Switch and 9-11 programmable buttons.
Alienware Gaming Palm Rest | AW168

Alienware Gaming Palm Rest | AW168

Game comfortably with a supportive palm rest that attaches magnetically to all Alienware gaming keyboards.
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