My Deep-Dive Look At Dell’s Alienware X51 R3 Console-Sized Game PC

The Dell Alienware team has been relatively quiet for the past 18 – 24 months or so with respect to their X51 small form factor gaming rigs, but Intel’s recent Skylake processor launch and NVIDIA’s further optimization in the Maxwell GPU architecture have given the company a frenzied salvo of artillery to work with for their tiny but mighty gaming PC product line. To boot, the past few months have brought forth new innovation at the platform chipset level, as well as within the storage space. And so it was fitting that almost from top to bottom, the Alienware X51 R3 was given a complete overhaul of the lastest technologies, all of which play very well with the tighter power budgets and thermal constraints of this class of machine…

Alienware X51 R3 Review: Console-Sized Gaming PC Gets Skylake Infusion:


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