Alienware Area-51m Specifications

Here's what you need to know about Alienware Area-51m including price, display info, CPU, RAM, storage, battery, and more.

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Alienware Area-51m

Key FeaturesAlienware Area-51m
At Glance
Released in Early
2019
16:9 FHD
17.3”
1080p 144Hz
Weight
8.54 lb
3.87 kg
Up to
Intel Core i9-9900K
8C/16T, 3.60 → 5.00 GHz
Geekbench 5
1,309
Single Core
Geekbench 5
8,543
Multi-Core
With integrated
Intel® UHD Graphics 630
24 Execution Units, 350 → 1200 MHz
Upgradable up to
64GB
2800 MHz DDR4 XMP
Alienware Area-51m Ports
Up to Nvidia GeForce
RTX 2080
8GB GDDR6
AvailabilityAlienware Area-51m
Released2019
Release Info
  • Announced at CES 2019
  • Available on January 29, 2019
PricingStarting at $2,549.99
Generations
Stores
Alienware Area-51m Price
Alienware Area 51M Gaming Laptop, 17.3" 300hz 3ms FHD Display, Intel Core i7-10700K, Nvidia GeForce RTX 2070 Super 8GB GDDR6, 1TB SSD, 16GB RAM, Lunar Light (AWARR2-7323WHT-PUS)
Alienware Area 51M Gaming Laptop, 17.3" 300hz 3ms FHD Display, Intel Core i7-10700K, Nvidia GeForce RTX 2070 Super 8GB GDDR6, 1TB SSD, 16GB RAM, Lunar Light (AWARR2-7323WHT-PUS)
By Alienware
$2,565.00
Was: $2,899.99
New Alienware Area 51M Gaming Laptop, 17.3" 300hz 3ms FHD Display, Intel Core i7-10700K, Nvidia GeForce RTX 2070 Super 8GB GDDR6, 1TB SSD, 16GB RAM, Lunar Light (AWARR2-7323WHT-PUS) (Renewed)
New Alienware Area 51M Gaming Laptop, 17.3" 300hz 3ms FHD Display, Intel Core i7-10700K, Nvidia GeForce RTX 2070 Super 8GB GDDR6, 1TB SSD, 16GB RAM, Lunar Light (AWARR2-7323WHT-PUS) (Renewed)
By Alienware
$3,999.00
Dell Alienware Area 51M Laptop, 17.3 FHD (1920 x 1080) 144Hz G-Sync Tobii Eye, 9th Gen Intel Core i7-9700K, 16GB RAM, 256GB SSD 1TB SSHD, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080, Windows 10 (Renewed)
Dell Alienware Area 51M Laptop, 17.3 FHD (1920 x 1080) 144Hz G-Sync Tobii Eye, 9th Gen Intel Core i7-9700K, 16GB RAM, 256GB SSD 1TB SSHD, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080, Windows 10 (Renewed)
By Dell
$5,899.00
Dell Alienware Area 51M Gaming Laptop 17.3" 1TB RAID 0 (2 x 512GB PCIe SSD) + 1TB (+8GB SSHD) Hybrid Drive (3.6GHz i9-9900K, 32GB RAM, RTX 2080, Windows 10 Home) Dark Side of The Moon
Dell Alienware Area 51M Gaming Laptop 17.3" 1TB RAID 0 (2 x 512GB PCIe SSD) + 1TB (+8GB SSHD) Hybrid Drive (3.6GHz i9-9900K, 32GB RAM, RTX 2080, Windows 10 Home) Dark Side of The Moon
By Alienware
$4,999.95
Dell Alienware Area 51M Core i7-9700K 3.60Ghz 8-Core 16GB RAM 256GB PCIe SSD FHD IPS RTX 2060 6GB WiFi AX 1650 Windows 10 Home (Renewed)
Dell Alienware Area 51M Core i7-9700K 3.60Ghz 8-Core 16GB RAM 256GB PCIe SSD FHD IPS RTX 2060 6GB WiFi AX 1650 Windows 10 Home (Renewed)
By Alienware
$3,999.00
Alienware M15 Gaming Laptop, 9th Gen Intel Core i7-9750H, 15. 6" FHD 1920x1080 144Hz IPS, 16GB DDR4, 2666MHz, 512GB SSD, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 6GB GDDR6
Alienware M15 Gaming Laptop, 9th Gen Intel Core i7-9750H, 15. 6" FHD 1920x1080 144Hz IPS, 16GB DDR4, 2666MHz, 512GB SSD, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 6GB GDDR6
By Alienware
$1,297.99
ExteriorAlienware Area-51m
Dimensions15.85 x 12.565 x 1.09 - 1.23 in (402.6 x 319.14 x 27.65 - 31.2 mm)
  • Width: 15.85 in. (402.6 mm)
  • Depth: 12.565 in. (319.14 mm)
  • Height: 1.09 - 1.23 in. (27.65 - 31.2 mm)
WeightMaximum at 8.54 lbs. (3.87 Kg)
Colors
  • Lunar Light
  • Dark Side of the Moon
Keyboard and Trackpad
  • Keyboard
    • Alienware TactX keyboard with per-key RGB LED AlienFX lighting.
    • Includes anti-ghosting and N-key rollover technology.
    • 2.2mm key travel, programmable macro keys, alphanumeric keys
  • Touchpad
    • 4.13 x 2.56 in (105 mm x 65 mm) All-points addressable (APA) trackpad.
    • AlienFX backlit.
DisplayAlienware Area-51m
Size17.3 Inches
InfoFull HD with 60Hz refresh rate
  • 1920 x 1080, 127 PPI, 35ms response time, 300 nits, 16:9, 72% color gamut, 600:1 contrast ratio, Anti-glare, 8W max power consumption.
Full HD with 144Hz refresh rate
  • 1920 x 1080, 127 PPI, 19ms response time, 300 nits, 16:9, 72% color gamut, 600:1 contrast ratio, Anti-glare, 8.5W max power consumption.
  • Tobii Eyetracking
  • Options:
    • Anti-Glare
    • Eyesafe® Display Tech
    • Eyesafe® Display Tech + NVIDIA G-SYNC
All options
  • Wide Viewing Angles on all displays with 85 degrees viewing from all directions
PortsAlienware Area-51m
Ports
Alienware Area-51m Ports
Image Source: Dell
  • 1 x Power/DC-in Jack
  • 1 x RJ-45 Killer E3000 2.5Gbps Ethernet port
  • 2 x Type-A SuperSpeed USB 3.0 Port
  • 1 x Type-A SuperSpeed USB 3.0 Port with PowerShare technology
  • 1 x Thunderbolt™ 3 Port (USB Type-C™ with support for SuperSpeed USB 10Gbps, 40Gbps Thunderbolt, and DisplayPort)
  • 1 x Alienware Graphics Amplifier Port
  • 1 x HDMI 2.0 Output
  • 1 x Mini-Display Port 1.4 (certified) Output
  • 1 x Headphone / MIC (retaskable)
  • 1 x Global Headset Jack
  • 1 x Wedge-shaped lock slot (cable and lock sold separately)
Internal SpecsAlienware Area-51m
Processor
  1. 8th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-8700
    6 cores, 12 threads, 3.20 → 4.60 GHz, 12MB SmartCache, 65W
  2. 9th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-9700K
    8 cores, 8 threads, 3.60 → 4.90 GHz, 12MB SmartCache, 95W
  3. 9th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-9900
    8 cores, 16 threads, 3.10 → 5.00 GHz, 16MB SmartCache, 65W
  4. 9th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-9900K
    8 cores, 16 threads, 3.60 → 5.00 GHz, 16MB SmartCache, 95W
Geekbench 5 Single Core
Alienware Area-51m1
8th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-87001,15588.24%
2
9th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-9700K1,28097.78%
3
9th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-99001,25195.57%
4
9th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-9900K1,309100.00%
01,309
Geekbench 5 Multi-Core
Alienware Area-51m1
8th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-87005,81068.01%
2
9th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-9700K7,19284.19%
3
9th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-99007,66989.77%
4
9th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-9900K8,543100.00%
08,543
Integrated Graphics
  1. 8th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-8700
    Intel® UHD Graphics 630
    24 Execution Units, 350 → 1200 MHz
  2. 9th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-9700K
    Intel® UHD Graphics 630
    24 Execution Units, 350 → 1200 MHz
  3. 9th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-9900
    Intel® UHD Graphics 630
    24 Execution Units, 350 → 1200 MHz
  4. 9th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-9900K
    Intel® UHD Graphics 630
    24 Execution Units, 350 → 1200 MHz
Memory
  • Memory Slots
    • 4-SODIMMs
  • Memory Configurations
    • 16GB, 2x8GB, DDR4, 2400MHz
    • 32GB, 2x16GB, DDR4, 2400MHz
    • 16GB, 2x8GB, DDR4 XMP 2933MHz
    • 64GB, 4x16GB, DDR4 2400MHz
    • 32GB, 2x16GB, DDR4 XMP 2933MHz
    • 64GB, 4x16GB, DDR4 XMP 2800MHz
Discrete Graphics
  • NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 2060 6GB GDDR6 (OC Ready)
  • NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 2070 8GB GDDR6 (OC Ready)
  • NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 2080 8GB GDDR6 (OC Ready)
StorageAvailable Slots
  • Two M.2 2230/2280 slots (Up to 1TB each)
  • One SATA AHCI 6 Gbps (Up to 1TB)
Single Drive
  • 1TB (+8GB SSHD) Hybrid Drive
  • 256GB PCIe M.2 SSD
  • 512GB PCIe M.2 SSD
  • 1TB PCIe M.2 SSD
Dual Drives
  • 128GB PCIe M.2 SSD + 1TB (+8GBSSHD) Hybrid
  • 256GB PCIe M.2 SSD + 1TB (+8GBSSHD) Hybrid
  • 512GB PCIe M.2 SSD + 1TB (+8GBSSHD) Hybrid
  • 1TB PCIe M.2 SSD + 1TB (+8GBSSHD) Hybrid
  • 116GB Intel OptaneSSD + 1TB (+8GBSSHD) Hybrid
RAID-0 Drives
  • 512GB RAID0 (2x 256GB PCIe M.2 SSDs)
  • 1TB RAID0 (2x 512GB PCIe M.2 SSDs)
  • 2TB RAID0 (2x 1TB PCIe M.2 SSDs)
  • 236GB RAID0 (2x 116GB Intel OptaneSSDs)
RAID-0 Plus Drives
  • 512GB RAID0 (2x 256GB PCIe M.2 SSDs) + 1TB (+8GB SSHD) Hybrid Drive
  • 1TB RAID0 (2x 512GB PCIe M.2 SSDs) + 1TB (+8GB SSHD) Hybrid Drive
  • 2TB RAID0 (2x 1TB PCIe M.2 SSDs) + 1TB (+8GB SSHD) Hybrid Drive
  • 236GB RAID0 (2x 116GB Intel OptaneSSDs) + 1TB (+8GB SSHD) Hybrid Drive
ConnectivityAlienware Area-51m
Wi-Fi
  • Rivet Killer 1550
    Dual Band 2.4 GHz/5 GHz up to 1733 Mbps, WiFi 802.11a/b/g/n/ac.
  • Rivet Killer WiFi 6 AX1650
    Dual Band 2.4 GHz/5 GHz up to 2400 Mbps, WiFi 802.11a/b/g/n/ac/ax.
Bluetooth
  • Rivet Killer 1550 › Bluetooth 5.0
  • Rivet Killer AX1650 › Bluetooth 5.1
Ethernet
  • Killer™ Ethernet E3000 PCI-e Gigabit ethernet controller
    Transfer rate: 10/100/1000/2500 Mbps
BatteryAlienware Area-51m
Size
  • 6-cell smart lithium-ion (90Wh)
Power Supply
  • 180W (19.50 VDC/9.23A)
  • 240W (19.50 VDC/9.23A)
  • 330W (19.50 VDC/9.23A)
SoftwareAlienware Area-51m
OS
Windows 10 Home Windows 10 Pro
Upgradable to Windows 11
Built-in Apps
  • Alienware Command Center
  • Alienware Mobile Connect
  • Microsoft Office 365 (30-day trial)
Camera & AudioAlienware Area-51m
Camera
  • Front-facing camera
    Alienware HD (1280 x 720 resolution) camera.
Audio
  • Controller: Realtek ALC3282-CG
    • 7.1 Digital Audio out using HDMI out connection
    • Alienware Sound Center via Alienware Command Center
  • Speakers:
    • 4-Way Stereo Speaker Design
    • Output: 8-10W
  • Microphone:
    • Dual-array microphones in the camera assembly
MiscAlienware Area-51m
Sensors
  • Tobii Eye Tracking (Optional)
Security
  • Wedge-shaped lock slot
Warranty1 Year Hardware Service with Onsite/In-Home Service After Remote Diagnosis
MoreCHASIS
  • Exterior Chassis Materials
    • Magnesium Alloy
  • Thermal
    • Cryo-Tech v2.0 Cooling Technology
    • Dual-Intake, Dual-Exhaust Airflow Design
    • High-Voltage Driving Fans
    • Load-balancing Heat Pipes
    • Copper Fin Stacks
    • Thermal Controls
    • Whisper-quiet operation

Alienware Area-51m: Quick Look

Here is our quick look at Alienware Area-51m.

Alienware Area-51m

Dell has revealed the Alienware Area-51m, a 17.3-inch machine, in early-2019. It is powered by up to an octa-core Intel Core i9-9900K with a boost clock speed up to 5.00 GHz. The laptop has a dedicated GPU option up to Nvidia GeForce RTX 2080 with 8GB GDDR6. For display option, it has a 17.3 inch display with the following key specifications:

Full HD with 60Hz refresh rate
  • 1920 x 1080, 127 PPI, 35ms response time, 300 nits, 16:9, 72% color gamut, 600:1 contrast ratio, Anti-glare, 8W max power consumption.
Full HD with 144Hz refresh rate
  • 1920 x 1080, 127 PPI, 19ms response time, 300 nits, 16:9, 72% color gamut, 600:1 contrast ratio, Anti-glare, 8.5W max power consumption.
  • Tobii Eyetracking
  • Options:
    • Anti-Glare
    • Eyesafe® Display Tech
    • Eyesafe® Display Tech + NVIDIA G-SYNC
All options
  • Wide Viewing Angles on all displays with 85 degrees viewing from all directions

Moreover, Dell claims that the Alienware Area-51m supports up to 64GB of 2800 MHz DDR4 XMP memory that you can upgrade with four memory module slots on the motherboard. Furthermore, It comes with two M.2 slots that users can easily upgrade and install an additional SSD to expand the storage on the device. On top of that, it also has a single SATA slot, that users can use to install a 2.5-inch SATA SSD, SSHD, or a hard disk drive to add even more storage.

Additionally, the Alienware Area-51m measures 15.85” x 12.565” x 1.23” (402.59 x 319.15 x 31.24 mm) and weight at 8.54 lbs. (3.87 kg). The laptop features the following ports:

  • 1 x Power/DC-in Jack
  • 1 x RJ-45 Killer E3000 2.5Gbps Ethernet port
  • 2 x Type-A SuperSpeed USB 3.0 Port
  • 1 x Type-A SuperSpeed USB 3.0 Port with PowerShare technology
  • 1 x Thunderbolt™ 3 Port (USB Type-C™ with support for SuperSpeed USB 10Gbps, 40Gbps Thunderbolt, and DisplayPort)
  • 1 x Alienware Graphics Amplifier Port
  • 1 x HDMI 2.0 Output
  • 1 x Mini-Display Port 1.4 (certified) Output
  • 1 x Headphone / MIC (retaskable)
  • 1 x Global Headset Jack
  • 1 x Wedge-shaped lock slot (cable and lock sold separately)

In summary, here is what you need to know about the Alienware Area-51m.

  • A revolutionary 17-inch gaming laptop with upgradeable, overclockable desktop 9th Gen Intel® Core™ processors and NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ graphics, plus a magnesium alloy chassis.
  • Up to 9th Generation Intel® Core™ i9-9900K (8-Core, up to 5.0Ghz w/Turbo Boost)
  • Up to NVIDIA®, GeForce RTX™ 2080 8GB GDDR6 (OC Ready)
  • Up to 2TB RAID 0 (2x 1TB NVMe M.2 SSDs) + 1TB (+8GB SSHD) Hybrid Drive
  • Up to 17.3" FHD (1920 x 1080) 144Hz, NVIDIA G-SYNC, Eyesafe® Display Tech + Tobii Eyetracking