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Alienware expands Area 51 mobile product line

By Julio Franco
Nov 2, 2005
  1. New 17" Area-51 m5700 and 15.4" Area-51 m5500 Notebooks Deliver Impressive Balance of Power and Portability

    MIAMI – October 31, 2005 - Alienware® -- the leading manufacturer of high-performance desktop, notebook, media center, server and professional systems -- has expanded its award-winning notebook line by introducing two new mobile systems featuring Intel® Centrino® mobile technology: the Area-51® m5700 and the Area-51® m5500. Whether looking for cutting-edge performance for demanding activities like gaming and digital media, or a versatile balance of performance and portability, customers will find the ideal solution for their specific needs with Alienware's newest notebooks.

    In addition to delivering next-generation mobile advancements, Alienware's new Intel Centrino mobile technology-based notebooks are available at very appealing price points for the budget-conscious customer. The new notebooks include:

    Area-51 m5700
    Offering NVIDIA® GeForce™ Go 6800 graphics, dual SATA hard drives in RAID configurations, and Microsoft Windows XP Media Center Edition, the Area-51 m5700 represents a terrific platform for running demanding games and multimedia applications on the go. The Area-51 m5700 also showcases a 17” wide-screen LCD with ClearView technology that provides users with ample workspace and a crystal-clear display.

    Area-51 m5500
    The Area-51 m5500 balances the capabilities of high-performance mobile graphics, Intel Centrino mobile technology, and DDR2 Alienware-qualified memory with a highly mobile design that weighs 6 lbs and features a 15.4” wide-screen LCD. In addition, the Area-51 m5500 features a new Alienware innovation, Graphics Control Technology, giving customers the flexibility of switching between the advanced capabilities of graphic solutions like the NVIDIA GeForce Go 6600 and Intel Media Graphics Accelerator depending on performance and battery needs.

    “As the popularity of notebooks continues to increase, the needs of mobile customers have diversified. Alienware's new notebooks address these varying demands directly,” said Frank Azor, Senior Vice President and General Manager of Alienware’s Worldwide Product Group. “Building upon the success of the award-winning Area-51 brand for mobile products, our latest notebooks give customers the kind of versatility and performance that could only come from Alienware.”

    “Intel Centrino mobile technology enhances the on-the-go lifestyles of every type of mobile user,” said Karen Regis, marketing director, Mobile Platforms Group, Intel Corporation. “With fully integrated wireless LAN capability and optimized mobile performance that enables great extended battery life, Intel Centrino mobile technology makes it easy for Alienware customers to play, work, and stay connected on the go.”
     
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