Graphics, Video Performance of Area-51 m5500 with Mobility Radeon X1600 Enhanced by High Dynamic Range Rendering, Faster Clock Speeds, and Avivo Technology MIAMI - March 22, 2006 - Alienware -- the leading manufacturer of high-performance desktop, notebook, media center, server and professional systems -- has made the Alienware Area-51 m5500 notebook available with new ATI Mobility Radeon X1600 graphics, which delivers over a 50% increase in performance over earlier-generation technology. Designed with an ultra-threaded 3D architecture that utilizes High Dynamic Range (HDR) plus anti-aliasing (AA) rendering and supports Shader Model 3.0, the Mobility Radeon X1600 allows the Area-51 m5500 to showcase light, shadows, and reflections just as they appear in real life for an incredibly realistic gaming experience. With HDR, the Mobility Radeon X1600-powered Area-51 m5500 provides enhanced detail to bright and dark objects, adding an extra degree of visual authenticity to the complex 3D environments of the latest games. The Mobility Radeon X1600 also features 90nm process technology that enables faster clock speeds at lower core voltage to maximize performance while using up less power. Area-51 m5500 notebooks with the Mobility Radeon X1600 include cutting-edge Avivo technology for high-definition video and display quality. Avivo technology gives Area-51 m5500 users full 10-bit color processing, outstanding image reproduction, ultra-smooth video playback, and high-quality scaling on any display.