Alienware introduced two new versions of their Area 51 flagship desktop. Powered by the AMD Threadripper and Intel X-Series multi-core processors, Alienware’s newest desktops are designed for those want top-of-the-line performance when it comes to gaming and for run resource intensive applications. Marking Alienware’s first 16-core/32-thread Area 51, Dell will be the exclusive launch partner to deliver the new systems to market throughout 2017. The new Area 51 Threadripper Edition will be available on July 27th while the Area 51 featuring Intel Core X-Series will launch on August 22nd. Pricing for both of these models will be announced at a later date.
Dell introduced their gaming desktop at E3 as well. Following the success of their Inspiron gaming laptop, the Inspiron gaming desktop will launch with Windows 10 and incorporates the latest AMD multicore Ryzen processors. The Inspiron gaming desktop also features SenseMI, thermally-optimized airflow routing, Polar Blue LED illumination and power supply options up to 850 watts for supporting dual discrete VR-ready graphics from AMD and NVIDIA. Dell’s Inspiron gaming desktop is aimed at gamers seeking affordably priced products, launching at $599.99, starting tomorrow.
Alienware is also offering two new keyboards in the form of Advanced and Pro variations. The advanced gaming keyboard features mechanical keys with brown switches and five keys dedicated to macro commands. Alienware’s Control Center allows gamers to configure all keys to desired commands. Alienware’s Pro Gaming keyboard features an optional palm rest and a dedicated volume roller along with 13 zone-based RGB Alien FX backlit lighting options. The pro keyboard also features onboard memory for assigning key stroke combinations. Both keyboards will be available starting tomorrow and will cost $89.99 and $119.99 respectively.
In addition, Alienware announced new advanced and elite gaming mice to be released tomorrow as well. The Alienware Advanced Gaming Mouse offers multiple configurations with its ability to switch been precision and speed style gameplay. It is also outfitted with nine unique buttons for in-game customization. The Alienware Elite Gaming Mouse offers all of the same features with swappable grips and an additional four programmable buttons. The Alienware Advanced Gaming Mouse and Elite Gaming mouse will cost $49.99 and $89.99 respectively.
Alienware’s final announcement was that the Alienware 15 laptop will offer the new NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 with Max-Q technology. Alienware’s adoption of Max-Q’s design will provide the highest performance available in a 15.6” laptop when it comes to PC gaming. The Alienware 15 features all of the popular gaming peripherals needed for VR gaming and features a 99Whr battery. It will be available on June 27th with pricing to be announced later.