Alienware Rolls Out Gaming Rigs With New GTX 280 Graphics

Posted: Jun 17 2008, 10:38am CDT | by , Updated: Aug 11 2010, 8:50am CDT, in News | Notebooks and PCs

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Alienware announced that it is offering Area-51 desktop computers with the new NVIDIA GTX 280 GPUs. Alienware says that the Area-51 7500 will support a single GTX 280, the Area-51 flagship will support SLI GTX 280’s and the Area-51 ALX will support 3-way SLI.

Pricing for rigs with the new NVIDIA graphics inside start at $1849 for a single GTX 280 on the Area-51 7500, the GTX 280 is a $650 option alone. If you move up to SLI GTX 280 cards on the Area-51 flagship it’s a $1200 option putting the starting price at $3099. For 3-way SLI GTX 280 cards on the ALX system you are looking at a $1700 option and a starting price for the system of $6299.

"Alienware has always and will always equip our award-winning desktops with only the most advanced components available," says Marc Diana, Product Marketing Manager for Alienware. "That's why we're thrilled to offer the Area-51 family of desktops with the GeForce GTX 280 graphics card. The combination of Alienware's expert engineering and the world's most powerful GPUs creates an unbeatable gaming experience."

Via Alienware

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