The Area-51 3550 delivers the integrated functionality of a CD player, DVD player, media server, digital video recorder (DVR) and more while enabling quick and easy distribution of digital media content that can be distributed throughout the home.
The Area-51 3550 with Intel Viiv Technology delivers:
Intel Pentium D processor technology Fast and easy organization of personal music collections, recorded television programs, family pictures, home videos and any other digital media Intel Quick Resume Technology, which provides one-button on/off operation - similar to a traditional television or cable box Immediate access to movie and music content services such as Virgin Digital, MTV and On-Demand media Dual-core processors for a seamless entertainment experience whether playing graphics-intensive games, editing digital videos or simply watching your favorite movie An astonishing home theater experience with support for up to 7.1 surround sound speakers and high-definition output The ability to wirelessly distribute digital media content such as music and videos from the Area-51 3550 to any room in the home
In addition, Alienware is announcing an innovative and incredibly sleek all-in-one form factor that serves as a truly transportable entertainment desktop. The new breakthrough Area-51 5400 includes:
Alienware will begin accepting orders of the Area-51 3550 and Area-51 5400 on its website in late January with expected delivery in the late 1Q06 timeframe. Both products are expected to be affordably priced at less than $2,000.
Intel Centrino Duo mobile technology featuring dual-core processing power that satisfies demanding digital media content applications like video and photo editing Intel Viiv Technology for the ultimate home entertainment experience Ultra-quiet acoustic levels making it an ideal solution for bedroom, home office, dorm and kitchen settings Robust wireless capabilities (including keyboard and mouse) -- with integrated 802.11a/b/g and Bluetooth support, it is virtually cable-free, requiring only a single power cord Impressive desktop-like graphics power of the NVIDIA GeForce Go 6600 256MB graphics card, making it ideal for entertainment applications An integrated camera with microphone array technology that facilitates effortless and crystal-clear VoIP and video chat communications with others Optional TV Tuner support Support for Microsoft Windows XP 2005 Media Center Edition and Windows XP Professional