Alienware Area-51 Desktop Delivers Unprecedented Speed and Performance with the Intel QX9770 Quad-Core Processor

Athlone, Ireland– 26th March 2008 - Alienware® the leading manufacturer of high-performance desktop, notebook and professional systems now offers the Intel® QX9770 Core™ 2 Extreme Quad-Core processor on the new Area-51® desktop computer. With four cores churning out clock speeds of 3.2GHz, the QX9770 brings unprecedented multitasking capabilities to Alienware desktops already known for pushing the outer limits of computer performance.

www.alienware.co.uk/QX9770

Intel built the QX9770 around the 45nm microarchitecture and its dynamic thermal management solutions. This makes the Area-51 the most robust gaming platform ever offered by Alienware. Whether users take on next-generation games, 3D and video rendering or day-to-day productivity applications, the

Area-51 delivers with power to spare. A 1600MHz Front Side Bus allows for faster read/write speeds between the processor and memory and any PCI-Express devices. Combine a QX9770 CPU with the new NVIDIA® nForce® 790i motherboard, with support for both DDR3 memory and PCI-E 2.0, and the new

Area-51 desktop speeds past not only the competition, but all expectations, as well.

“Alienware is about empowering our customers by providing the highest performing, most versatile computers possible,” said Brian Joyce, Senior Vice President at Alienware.“Incorporating the Intel QX9770 processor into our award-winning Area-51 desktop is just one more example of how Alienware is at the forefront of cutting-edge PC technology.”

Area-51 Desktop

• Most robust gaming platform ever offered by Alienware

• Intel® QX9770 Core™ 2 Extreme Quad-Core processor

• Clock speeds of 3.2GHz

• Unprecedented multitasking capabilities

Price:

Area-51 Desktop from£2,300 Inc VAT and free delivery

Also available on AlienFinance packages.

For more information on the Alienware Area-51, please visit:

www.alienware.co.uk/QX9770

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/QX9770 or call 0800

279 9751 within the UK or +353 906 456 500 outside the UK.

Alienware Press Contact

Jackie Seear

The Verbal PR and Marketing

Tel: 08453730132

(+44 845 3730132 outside UK)

jackie@the-verbal.co.uk

Web:

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Mat Bettinson

Marketing Manager UK&Ireland

Tel: 08700 624 379

(+44 (0)8700 624 379)

mat_bettinson@alienware.co.uk

Web:

www.alienware.co.uk/QX9770

Alienware EMEA headquarters

Alienware Limited

Unit 1 Blyry Court

Blyry Industrial Estate

Athlone, Co. Westmeath, Ireland

Tel: +353 906 456 516

Fax: +353 906 486 967

Web:

www.alienware.co.uk/QX9770


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