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New Ultimate Gaming Machine

by Thomas on June 8, 2002 @ 10:00 a.m. PDT

Alienware Corporation announced that their flagship system, the Area-51, is now available with Rambus 1066MHz RDRAM memory. Alienware's impressive lists of award-winning systems are aimed at providing gaming enthusiasts with the ultimate gaming experience. The Area-51 is the first system with 1066MHz RDRAM memory to hit the consumer desktop market. By pairing the newly released Pentium 4 Processor with 533MHz front side bus and 1066MHz RDRAM memory, the Area-51 delivers a seamless 4.2GB/s of memory bandwidth for optimal gaming performance.

"For performance that is truly out of this world, Alienware uses Samsung 1066 RDRAM memory," said Tom Quinn, vice president of marketing for Samsung Semiconductor, Inc. "Samsung's advanced memory technology empowers our customers to bring you the future faster."

The latest Alienware Area-51 system consists of the following components for The Ultimate Gaming Experience:

IntelĀ® Pentium 4 Processor at 2.53GHz
533MHz front side bus with 512KB Cache
512MB 1066 MHz RDRAM, expandable to 2GB
NVIDIA GeForce4 Ti4600 with 128MB Dual Monitor Support
SoundBlaster Audigy 5.1 Sound Card
"We are excited to offer 1066 MHz RDRAM memory," said Kevin O'Neill, senior product manager for Alienware Corp. "Rambus' latest memory technology helps take the performance of our award-winning systems to new, unprecedented levels."

Alienware's full line of products can be found at or by visiting any Best Buy retail stores nationwide via their Computer Creation Station. Each Alienware system goes through a stringent 200 point quality control process; each is extensively tested for reliability and performance for a minimum of 72 hours and is available in any of eight "extraterrestrial" colors. For more information about Alienware and its products visit or call 800/494-3382.

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