At E3 2017 this week Alienware and Dell unveiled two new versions of their Alienware Area-51 desktop PC, which will be one of the first desktops with either an Intel Core X-Series or an AMD Ryzen Threadripper processors.
You will be able to choose between either of these for an awesome 16-core and 32-thread experience.
Here’s the full list of specifications for these new Area 51 editions:
|Alienware Area-51 Threadripper Edition|
|Processor||AMD Ryzen Threadripper (Up to 16C/32T)|
|Memory||Up To 64 GB 2933 MHz DDR4 (4x DIMM)|
|Graphics||Up to 2 x Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080 Ti in SLI or
Up to 3 x AMD Radeon RX 580 in Crossfire
|Storage||HDD: Up to 2TB
SSD (M.2 PCIe): Up to 1TB
|Wireless||Dell 1820 802.11ac 2×2 or
Killer 1535 802.11ac 2×2 Wi-Fi
|Front||2x USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type-A
Media Card Reader
|Rear||10 USB ports (unspecified form-factors)
Includes 1 USB Type-C (w/ 15W Powershare)
Dual Killer Networks E2500 Gigabit NICs
5 1/8″ Audio Jacks
|Dimensions||569 x 638 x 272 mm|
|Weight||Starting at 28kg|
You will be able to pick up the Threadripper edition of Area 51 from July 27th or the Intel Core X-Series version from August 22nd.
Unfortunately, we don’t know about the pricing of either of these versions just yet.
We will update you if/when we hear it.