For some time, Apple has ruled the roost when it comes to product design of personal computers, while PC’s have been stuck with VHS player aesthetics.
A while back though, Dell released the Alienware Area 51 gaming PC, which brings a bold new look to PC design.
The specs are pretty impressive too:
- Intel Core i7-5820K Haswell-E Processor (6-cores, 15MB Cache, Overclocked up to 3.8 GHz w/ Turbo Boost)
- Alienware Area-51, Genuine Windows 7 Profesional 64 bit, Alienware 850 Watt Multi-GPU Approved Power Supply
- 32GB Dual Channel DDR4 at 2133MHz, 2TB SSD (1TB x 2) SATA III 6.0Gb/s 2.5″ Solid State Drive + 18TB (6TB x 3) Serial ATA 6Gb/s Hard Drives, Slot-Loading Dual Layer DVD/CD Burner
- Dual NVIDIA GeForce GTX Titan Z graphics with 24GB total (2x 12GB) GDDR5 – NVIDIA SLI Enabled (2 x HDMI, 2xDisplay Port, 4 x DVI)
But then the sticker shock sets in: $7,939 MSRP. Ouch.
This may be more PC than most people need, but it’s worthwhile to check out the product page on amazon, because the Q & A section has some real gems.
Question: Hi! Can you play minesweeper with this computer?
Answer: If you set it to the lowest graphics and don’t mod it, you should be fine.
Question: Is it a real alienware area51?
Answer: No this model is actually a replica crafted from the souls of orphans
Question: I need to find out if this puppy can run PAINT?
Answer: Yeah this beast can run it like a bad boy. Full 800 x 600 SD 30hz.
Question: HELP ME DECIDE ! This or a down payment on a house 4 bedrooms 2 baths 2 story appliances included NEW?
Answer: Depends do you value gaming, or having a life (I hear having one of those is overrated)
Question: How big is the computer? what are the dimensions?
Answer: Well it happens to be in 5 Dimensions, so you can speak to ghosts spirits depends all that stuff, though it’s the price tag you should worry about.
Question: Is it faster then Chuck Norris?
Answer: No. Chuck Norris runs faster than 33 frames per second.
Question: where is the disc drive.
Answer: There is no disc drive that’s why no one will buy it.
Question: What is the power source.
Answer: The power source is non other from Optimus Prime himself.
Question: What kind of souls does this machine require for optimal performance?
Answer: It runs off the souls of dead presidents, so the older the soul the stronger the performance. If you manage to capture the soul of George Washington you’ll probably get about 13 fps in the Windows Start Menu.