Alienware introduced the new Intel Pentium processor Extreme Edition 955, the latest dual-core processor from Intel with HyperThreading Technology, to the Area-51 7500 and ALX lines. Armed with the Pentium processor Extreme Edition, high-end gamers, creative professionals and multi-media enthusiasts will experience an increase in realism and richness in graphic performance by enabling increased bi-directional bandwidth to the graphics and I/O interfaces.
The Area-51 7500 and ALX, equipped with the Intel Pentium processor Extreme Edition 955, permit users to create virtual "partitions" isolating multiple user environments, such as dedicating resources to a PC game, graphics application or video creation-type environments with Intel Virtualization Technology. Gamers and creative professionals who require effortless multi-tasking performance will be able to create, edit, and encode graphically intensive files while also running a virus scan in the background without a glitch. In addition, the Intel Pentium processor Extreme Edition 955 includes Intel(R) High Definition Audio, uniting improved digital entertainment with support for surround-sound audio technologies.