CONSIDER THE GAME CHANGED
The Alienware Area-51m is unlike any mobile gaming machine ever created. With unprecedented desktop-level processing power, CPU and GPU upgradability, advanced cooling and a premium, revolutionary design, a true desktop-gaming experience is now available in the form of a laptop.
DESKTOP POWER PACKED INTO A LAPTOP
The Area-51m features a host of firsts for peak performance and power. It’s our first-ever Alienware laptop to feature 8-core, 16-thread Intel® processors, giving it a whole new level of compute power versus other gaming laptops. Engineered with desktop processors, the CPU is enabled with up to 125% rated power, allowing high-end overclocking. This results in higher performance for megatasking, CPU-intensive gaming, as well as day-to-day applications.
Lose yourself in vivid, uninterrupted gaming thanks to NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ graphics with full-throttle power and up to 30W of overclocking headroom—all on an immersive 144Hz G-SYNC 17" Full HD display. Users can overclock their settings via the new Alienware Command Center.
The Area-51m is also our first-ever Alienware laptop to support up to 64GB of DDR4 memory, ensuring you have enough RAM for even the most performance-intensive tasks.
Gamers have made it clear that they’ve noticed a lack of CPU and GPU upgradability in gaming laptops.
The Area-51m was engineered with this in mind, finally allowing gamers to harness power comparable to even the highest-performance desktop.
CPU upgrades can be done using standard desktop-class processors, while GPU upgrades can be done via onboard graphics module replacement or with the Alienware Graphics Amplifier.
ADVANCED ALIENWARE CRYO-TECH COOLING
Our thermal technology, Advanced Alienware Cryo-Tech v2.0, optimizes component cooling, which maximizes overall performance and keeps your laptop cool to the touch. Here’s a closer look at our innovative cooling solution.
Dual-Intake, Dual-Exhaust Airflow Design: The Area-51m chassis prioritizes performance with a dual fan design that pulls in cool air from the bottom and top vents, while exhaling exhaust out the rear and side vents for optimal core component cooling. (The Intel® Core™ i7-8700 with NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 2060 configuration does not have a side-exhaust)
High Voltage Driving Fan: The fire resistant, liquid-crystal polymer fan is built with 0.2mm blades, sleeve bearings and 3-phase fan control to create less friction and circulate air more efficiently. The Area-51m fans occupy an area of 95x105mm with a thickness ranging from 19mm to 21.5mm and can push over 25 CFM in open air conditions—something normally seen only in desktops.
Load-balancing Heat Pipes: The dynamics of thermal activity across critical components like the GPU and the CPU are intelligently discharged across various dedicated and shared 8mm and 6mm copper-composite heat pipes. The highest-end configurations carry 8 total heat pipes.
Copper Fin Stacks: The Area-51m features best-in-class surface temperatures, largely due to a thermal module, including four 0.15mm copper fins.Heat is drawn away from the most critical components to prioritize system performance and longevity.
Thermal Control: Cryo-Tech v2.0 ensures that 100% of the system's GPU thermal design power is enabled, while also ensuring CPU-intensive games benefit from high performance.
Whisper-quiet: The cooling system of the Area-51m is so powerful, virtually no noise is heard while engaged in daily tasks.
ICONIC DESIGN WITH A MODERN EDGE
The Alienware Area-51m raises the bar for innovative engineering with its game-changing design. The new visual ID was inspired by our early industrial designs, marking a return to form while taking cues from our original roots.
The new futuristic design of the Area-51m reflects the diverse, evolving nature of gamers everywhere, incorporating high contrast, performance-focused engineering with blended bone lines, angled sections, bold lighting, and celebrated thermals.
Bold lighting: The latest evolution of AlienFX lighting features a striking ring of light at the rear of the system, highlighting system performance while maintaining ultimate customizability.
Narrow bezel: The Area-51m features a drastic reduction of screen borders thanks to its narrow bezel with a three-knuckle hinge. This reduces the mass and maintains a strong connection to the base.
Honeycomb design: The new thermal pattern features hexagonal vents for an enhanced airflow with a 47% improvement rate from previous designs, enabling higher performance while keeping your system cool.
Premium shell: The unique magnesium alloy exoskeleton enables enhanced rigidity, while reducing overall chassis weight. This allows more space for high-performance components inside the machine.
Dual color options: Gamers can choose between a new, futuristic look in Lunar Light or Dark Side of the Moon, a darker, more traditional appearance.
ADVANCED EYE TRACKING
The next generation Tobii eye tracking adds a completely new form of immersion to your game. Smaller sensors with wake capabilities enable features and sensitivity to track head pose, face ID, presence, fine gaze, foveated rendering, and eye position.
Enhanced interactions: UI elements fade when not making eye contact so you can get deeper into the game. Characters know when you’re looking at them and will respond accordingly.
New tracking tools: Learn, train and improve using eye tracking-enabled tools designed to measure your mini map awareness and help you learn when to pay attention to the clock.
Software support: Show viewers where you’re looking while streaming your favorite game. Tobii Ghost software supports all major streaming platforms and software.
Twitch-ready: Toggle between visualizations like heatmaps, shadow, and spotlight using our extension. You no longer need to move your mouse to show viewers what you’re talking about, just glance at it.
A keyboard like no other: With an upgraded Alienware TactX keyboard, N-key rollover technology enables over 108-key commands for maximum actions per minute and 2.2mm of key travel allows for rapid response for any keystroke. Per-key AlienFX lighting delivers customizable lighting profiles, while programmable macro keys let you create gaming and non-gaming shortcuts for over 150 game titles. The TactX keyboard also features a steel back plate which offers improved rigidity and uniform feedback while typing across all keys for an enhanced experience that guarantees up to 10 million keystrokes.
2.5Gbps Ethernet: The Area-51m is our first-ever system to feature a 2.5Gbps bandwidth Ethernet connection, giving gamers 2.5x the amount of common wired Ethernet connections for blazing-fast file transfers.
Thunderbolt™ Type-C port: This multi-use port is ready to be used as a USB 3.1 port, offering 10Gbps of data transfer, a Thunderbolt™ connection capable of 40Gbps, or even a DisplayPort enabling various monitors supporting the DisplayPort protocol.
Exceptional battery life: Up to a 90Wh battery delivers longer uninterrupted gameplay.
Hear every battle cry: Experience every sound with best-in-class speakers for a laptop. High-end headphone support delivers outstanding fidelity while Far Field Audio improves microphone performance.
TAKE YOUR GRAPHICS FURTHER
The Alienware Graphics Amplifier supports next generation NVIDIA® and AMD graphics cards and includes an additional 4-port USB 3.0 hub for added peripherals. With a dedicated PCI-Express X4 Gen 3 with up to 40Gbps throughout, you never have to worry about the disadvantages that come with a shared connection.
PORTS & SLOTS
1. (2x) SuperSpeed USB 3.1 Type-A Ports | 2. HDMI 2.0 Output with HDCP 2.2 Output Port (Supports direct drive VR interfaces) | 3. Mini-Display 1.4 Output Port (supports NVIDIA G-SYNC) | 4. RJ45 10/100/1000/2500 Base-T, IPv6, Ethernet Port | 5. Alienware Graphics Amplifier Port | 6. Dual DC Power Inputs | 7. Thunderbolt™ 3 Port (supports USB 3.1 and DisplayPort 1.2) | 8. SuperSpeed USB 3.1 Type-A Port with Powershare Technology | 9. Global Headset Jack | 10. Headphone/MIC Retaskable Jack
DIMENSIONS & WEIGHT
1. Height: Front 1.09" (27.65mm) – Rear 1.23" (31.2mm), Peak 1.7" | 2. Width: 410 mm (16.1") | 3. Depth: 402.6 mm (15.85") | Maximum Weight: 8.54 lbs. (3.87 Kg)
- Technical Specification
Specifications are subject to change without notice. Display Display: 17.3" FHD (1920 x 1080) 144Hz Anti-Glare IPS Display w/ NVIDIA G-SYNC + Tobii eyetracking technology Processor Processor:
9th Generation Intel® Core™ i7-9700K (8-Core, 12MB Cache, up to 4.9GHz w/ Turbo Boost)
Hard Drive & Optical Drive Standard Hard Drive:
Standard Optical Drive:
1TB (+8GB SSHD) Hybrid Drive (Upgradeable)
No Optical Drive (External upgrades available)
Graphics Graphics Controller: NVIDIA® GeForce® RTX 2080 GDDR6 8GB
- Intel® UHD Graphics 620
Memory Standard Memory:
Number of SODIMMS:
16GB DDR4 2400MHz (Max 64GB)
4-SODIMMs, support for DDR4 2666 MHz* (Real operation frequency depends on processor)
Audio Features Audio Features: Alienware Sound Center via Alienware Command Center
2.0 Speaker configuration
7.1 Digital Audio out using HDMI out connection
Network Network / Communication: Realtek 2.5Gbps Ethernet NIC
Killer Wireless 1550 2x2 AC and Bluetooth 5.0
Slots / Interface Card Reader:
Input / Output Ports:
1x Power/DC-in Jack
1x RJ-45 Realtek 2.5Gbps Ethernet Port
2x Type-A SuperSpeed USB 3.0 Port
1x Type-A SuperSpeed USB 3.0 Port with PowerShare technology
1x Thunderbolt™ 3 Port (USB Type-C™ with support for SuperSpeed USB 10Gbps, 40Gbps Thunderbolt, and DisplayPort)
1x Alienware Graphics Amplifier Port
1x HDMI 2.0 Output
1x Mini-Display Port 1.4 (certified) Output
1x Headphone / MIC (retaskable)
1x Global Headset Jack
1x Wedge-shaped lock slot (cable and lock sold separately)
Power System Battery: Lithium Ion (90 Wh) Battery
- 180W Power Adapter and 330W Power
Cooling Standard Cooling:
Copper CPU Heatsink
IC Diamond Thermal Compound
Size & Weight Size:
16.10(W) x 15.85(D) x 1.09(H) inch
9.7 lbs including Bare bone and Battery Pack
Keyboard / Point Device Keyboard:
Alienware TactX keyboard with per-key RGB LED AlienFX lighting, N-Key rollover, and anti-ghosting technology 2.2mm key travel, programmable macro keys
AlienFX backlit, All-points addressable (APA) trackpad
Additional Features Extra Features: Alienware HD (1280x720 resolution) camera with dual-array integrated microphones Operating System Standard OS: Microsoft® Windows® 10 Home
(if OS is purchased some custom drivers may be downloaded and not supplied with the system)