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Dell Alienware X51 R3

Dell Alienware X51 R3
alaScore 89

32 reviews

Dec, 2018

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 32 reviews of Dell Alienware X51 R3. The average rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other Desktops for all reviews. People are impressed by the usability. The price also gets good opinions.

price, usability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Desktops the Dell Alienware X51 R3 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 89/100 = Very good quality.

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Amazon.com review summary for Dell Alienware X51 R3

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 27 user reviews of Dell Alienware X51 R3 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Desktops on Amazon.com.

81% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Alienware X51 AX51R3-5510BLK Desktop (6th Generaton Intel Core i7, 8 GB RAM, 2 TB HDD) NVIDIA GTX 960Alienware X51 AX51R3-5510BLK Desktop (6th Generaton Intel Core i7, 8 GB RAM, 2 TB HDD) NVIDIA GTX 960

Dec, 2018

Expert review by : Brad Bourque (digitaltrends.com)

Alienware X51 R3 review

 

Slim, powerful, and well-priced, the Alienware X51 brings balance to the force.

Feb, 2016

Product Specifications

Design

Cable lock slot: Yes
Chassis type:Small Desktop
Color of product:Black
Placement supported:Horizontal/Vertical
Water cooling system:N

Energy Management

Power supply:240
Power supply input frequency:50 - 60
Power supply input voltage:100 - 240

Graphics

CUDA: Yes
CUDA cores:1024 / 384
Discrete graphics adapter memory:2 / 2048 / 4 / 4096
Discrete graphics adapter model:AMD Radeon R9 370 / No / NVIDIA GeForce GTX 745 / NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960
Discrete graphics memory type:GDDR3 / GDDR5
Graphics adapter DisplayPorts quantity:3
Graphics adapter DVI-D ports quantity:1
Graphics adapter DVI-I ports quantity:1
Graphics adapter HDMI ports quantity:1
Graphics adapter Open GL support: Yes
Graphics adapter VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1
Maximum on-board graphics adapter memory:1.7 / 1.74 / 64
Number of discrete graphics adapters:1
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):3
Number of execution units:24
NVIDIA G-SYNC:Y
NVIDIA GameWorks VR:N
On-board graphics adapter:Y / Yes
On-board graphics adapter base frequency:300 / 350
On-board graphics adapter DirectX version:11.2 / 11.2/12 / 12 / 12.0
On-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max):1050 / 1150 / 850 / 950
On-board graphics adapter family:Intel® HD Graphics
On-board graphics adapter ID:0x1912 / 1912
On-board graphics adapter model:Intel HD Graphics 530 / Intel HD Graphics 5500
On-board graphics adapter OpenGL version:4.3 / 4.4

Memory

Internal memory:16 / 8
Internal memory type:DDR4-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:32
Memory clock speed:2133
Memory layout:2 x 4
Memory layout (slots x size):2 x 4
Memory slots:2x DIMM
Non-ECC: Yes

Networking

Bluetooth: Yes
Bluetooth version:4.0 / 4.2
Cabling technology:10/100/1000Base-T(X)
Ethernet LAN:Y
Ethernet LAN connection: Yes
Ethernet LAN data rates:10,100,1000 / 10,1000,100
Wi-Fi: Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11a, 802.11ac, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n / 802.11ac

Operational Conditions

Non-operating altitude:-598.4 - 420000 / -600 - 420000
Operating altitude:-598.4 - 120000 / -600 - 120000
Operating relative humidity (H-H):20 - 80
Operating relative humidity range:20 - 80
Operating temperature (T-T):10 - 35
Operating temperature range (T-T):10 - 35
Storage temperature (T-T):-40 - 65
Storage temperature range (T-T):-40 - 65

Optical Drive

Optical Drive Type:DVD Super Multi / DVD Super Multi DL / DVD±RW / No
Optical drives quantity:1

Other Features

Intel Virtualization Technology:VT-x, VT-d
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT):VT-x,VT-d

Packaging Content

AC adapter bundled: Yes
AC adapter included:Y
Display included: No
Drivers included: Yes
Keyboard supplied: No
Manual: Yes
Mouse included:N / No

Performance

Audio output channels:5.1
Audio system:5.1 channel, Intel High Definition Audio / HD
Chipset:Intel Z170
Motherboard chipset:Intel Z170
Motherboard form factor:Mini ITX
Password protection:Y
Product type:PC

Ports & interfaces

DVI port: No
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports quantity:1
HDMI ports quantity:1
HDMI version:2.0
Headphone outputs:1
Line-in: Yes
Line-out: Yes
Microphone in: Yes
USB 2.0 ports quantity:2
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:4
USB 3.0 ports quantity:4
USB 3.1 (3.1 Gen 2) Type-A ports quantity:2

Power

Power supply:240
Power supply input frequency:50 - 60
Power supply input voltage:100 - 240

Processor

Bus type:DMI2 / DMI3
Configurable TDP-down:10
Conflict Free processor:Y
ECC supported by processor:N / Y
FSB Parity: No
Maximum internal memory supported by processor:16 / 32 / 64
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:12 / 16
Memory bandwidth supported by processor (max):25.6 / 34.1 / 34.2
Memory channels supported by processor:Dual
Memory clock speeds supported by processor:1333,1600 / 1333,1600,1866,2133 / 1600,2133 / 1866,1333,2133,1600 / 2133,1333,1600,1866
Memory types supported by processor:DDR3L-SDRAM / DDR3L-SDRAM,DDR4-SDRAM
Memory voltage supported by processor:1.35
Number of processors installed:1
PCI Express configurations:1x16, 1x8+2x4, 2x8 / 1x16, 2x8, 1x8+2x4 / 1x8+2x4, 1x16, 2x8 / 2x4, 4x1 / 2x8, 1x8+2x4, 1x16
PCI Express slots version:2.0 / 3.0
Processor:i3-6100 / i5-6400 / i5-6600K / i7-6700 / i7-6700K
Processor boost frequency:3.3 / 3.9 / 4 / 4.2
Processor cache:3 / 6 / 8
Processor cache type:Smart Cache
Processor codename:Broadwell / Skylake
Processor cores:2 / 4
Processor family:5th gen Intel® Core™ i3 / Intel Core i3-6xxx / Intel Core i3-xxx / Intel Core i5-6xxx / Intel Core i7-6xxx
Processor frequency:2.1 / 2.7 / 3.4 / 3.5 / 3.7 / 4
Processor lithography:14
Processor model:i3-6100 / i5-6400 / i5-6600K / i7-6700 / i7-6700K
Processor operating modes:64-bit
Processor series:Intel Core i3-6100 Desktop series / Intel Core i5-6400 Desktop series / Intel Core i5-6600 Desktop series / Intel Core i7-6700 Desktop series
Processor socket:BGA1168 / LGA1151
Processor threads:4 / 8
Stepping:R0 / S0
System bus data transfer rate:5 / 8
System bus rate:5 / 8
Tcase:64 / 65 / 71
Thermal Design Power (TDP):15 / 47, 51 / 65 / 91
Tjunction:105

Processor special features

CPU configuration (max):1
Embedded options available:No / Yes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology: Yes
Execute Disable Bit: Yes
Graphics & IMC lithography:14
Idle States: Yes
Intel 64:Y
Intel Active Management Technology: No
Intel AES New Instructions: Yes
Intel Anti-Theft Technology:No / Yes
Intel Clear Video HD Technology: Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology:Y
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID: Yes
Intel Demand Based Switching: No
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology: No
Intel Enhanced Halt State: Yes
Intel Fast Memory Access:No / Yes
Intel FDI Technology:No / Yes
Intel Flex Memory Access:No / Yes
Intel HD Graphics:Y
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology:No / Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology: Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology version:1.00
Intel Insider: Yes
Intel InTru 3D Technology: Yes
Intel My WiFi Technology:No / Yes
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology: Yes
Intel Rapid Storage Technology: No
Intel Secure Key Technology version:1.00
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) version:1.00
Intel Smart Cache:No / Yes
Intel Smart Response Technology: Yes
Intel Software Guard Extensions (Intel SGX):Y
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP):N / Y
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP) version:0.00 / 1.00
Intel Trusted Execution Technology:No / Yes
Intel TSX-NI:N / Y
Intel TSX-NI version:0.00 / 1.00
Intel Turbo Boost Technology:2.0 / No
Intel Virtualization Technology:VT-x, VT-d
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):Y
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):Y
Intel vPro Technology:No / Yes
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT): Yes
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology: Yes
Intel® Active Management Technology (Intel® AMT):N
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI):Y
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT):N / Y
Intel® Built-in Visuals Technology: Yes
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD):Y
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID):Y
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology):N / Y
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT):Y
Intel® Insider™: Yes
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:Y / Yes
Intel® Iris™ Pro Graphics: No
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT):N / Y
Intel® OS Guard:Y
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology: Yes
Intel® Secure Key:Y
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA):N / Y
Intel® Smart Cache:N / Y
Intel® Smart Response Technology: Yes
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology:2.0 / No
Intel® vPro™ Technology:N / Y
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):Y
Intel® Wireless-AC Technology: Yes
InTru™ 3D Technology: Yes
Processor ARK ID:88185 / 88191 / 88195 / 88196 / 90729
Processor code:SR2BT / SR2BY / SR2HG
Processor package size:37.5
Scalability:1S
Supported instruction sets:AVX 2.0, SSE4.1, SSE4.2 / SSE4.1, AVX 2.0, SSE4.2 / SSE4.1, SSE4.2 / SSE4.2, AVX 2.0, SSE4.1
Thermal Monitoring Technologies:No / Yes
Thermal solution specification:PCG 2015C / PCG 2015D

Software

Operating system architecture:64-bit
Operating system installed:Windows 10 Home
Operating system language:English

Storage

Card reader integrated: No
Hard disk rotational speed:7200
Hard Drive Capacity:1000 / 2000
Hard Drive Interface:Serial ATA / Serial ATA III
Hard drive speed:7200
Host interface:SATA / Serial ATA III
Number of hard drives installed:1
Number of SSDs installed:1
Number of storage drives installed:1 / 2
Number of storage drives supported:2
Solid-state drive capacity:256
Solid-state drive interface:PCI Express
Solid-state drive interfaces:PCI Express
Storage media:HDD / HDD+SSD
Total Storage Capacity:1000 / 2000 / 2256

Technical Details

Intel visual technologies:Intel Clear Video HD, Intel Insider, Intel InTru 3D, Intel Quick Sync Video / Intel Clear Video HD, Intel InTru 3D, Intel Quick Sync Video, Intel Insider

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:12.5
Height:13.5
Weight:12.1
Width:3.74