ALIENWARE BRINGS HARDCORE GAMING TO THE MAINSTREAM WITH LAUNCH OF AREA-51 750i DESKTOP

Utilises the NVIDIA nForce 750i SLI motherboard

Intel quad-core processing and dual graphics from NVIDIA or ATI

Mainstream gamers can configure a system starting at£797

ATHLONE, IRELAND– 14th November 2008–Alienware, Dell’s premier high-performance PC gaming brand, launches the Area-51® 750i desktop. Engineered around its namesake NVIDIA nForce® 750i SLI® motherboard, this system delivers a combination of performance and flexibility guaranteed to appeal to a broad range of users.

Whether you’re looking for a system that can take on today’s most popular titles or a hardcore rig capable of dominating next-generation DirectX® 10 games such as Crysis® or Far Cry® 2, the Area-51 750i can be easily customized to fit your needs. The base configuration delivers intense gaming performance at a budget-friendly starting price of£797, while more aggressive configurations include the Intel® Core™2 Extreme CPU, NVIDIA® SLI® or ATI CrossFireX™ multi-GPU graphics, up to 8GB of DDR2 memory and 64-bit OS.

The Area-51 750i is the ideal desktop platform whether you’re building For the Wallet or For the Win.

The News:

The Intel Core 2 Extreme QX9650 quad-core processor for blistering speeds

NVIDIA nForce 750i Motherboard featuring 45 nanometer Intel quad-core support

Dual ATI® Radeon™ HD 4870 X2 graphics cards for quad-GPU performance

Dual NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 280 graphics cards for outstanding gaming performance

8GB of DDR2 memory for extreme multitasking capabilities

Windows Vista 64-bit OS for maximizing your hardware’s potential

PCI-Express 2.0 for twice the speed and bandwidth of the previous generation

Quotes:

“The Area-51 750i desktop is one of the most robust computers we’ve ever developed,” says Brian Joyce, Senior Vice President at Alienware.“There is something here for everyone– from the entry-level system to the high-end maxed out configuration– the Area-51 750i promises an experience that will fit your gaming needs and your budget.”

“We’re excited to have the NVIDIA nForce 750i SLI motherboard as the centerpiece of this aggressive platform,” says Tom Petersen, director of SLI products at NVIDIA.“With support for PCI-Express 2.0, NVIDIA SLI, GeForce GPUs with support for PhysX and CUDA, DirectX 10 and more, the nForce 750i delivers an unbeatable system for gamers and enthusiasts alike.”

For more information on the Alienware Area-51 750i desktop, please visit: http://www.alienware.co.uk/750i

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About Alienware

Alienware, Dell’s premier high-performance PC gaming brand, offers unique and award-winning computers that incorporate state–of–the–art components, innovative engineering and design, and unprecedented customer service. Alienware has been recognised worldwide as an industry leader in innovation and was ranked in PC World’s“The 25 Greatest PCs of All Time.” Alienware manufactures a diverse selection of customizable high-performance desktop and notebook systems that are targeted toward a broad range of customers, ranging from gamers to government agencies. Alienware systems are available direct within the United States, Canada, Europe, Australia, and New Zealand. For more information, please visit www.alienware.co.uk or call 0800 279 9751 within the UK or +353 906 456 500 outside the UK.

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Alienware Press Contact

Jackie Seear

Verbal Communications

Tel: 0845 3730132

(+44 845 3730132 outside UK)

jackie@verbalcomms.com

Web:

www.alienware.co.uk//750i

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/750i

 


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