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Alienware Expands Mobile Product Line With new Notebook Systems

New 17” Area-51 m5700 and 15.4” Area-51 m5500 Notebooks Give Mobile Users Impressive Balance of Power and Portability

Athlone, Ireland - November 1st, 2005 - Alienware®, the leading manufacturer of high-performance notebook, desktop, media center, and professional systems, has expanded its award-winning notebook line by introducing two new mobile systems featuring Intel® Centrino® mobile technology: the 17" Area-51® m5700 and the 15.4" Area-51 m5500. Whether looking for cutting-edge performance for demanding activities like gaming and digital media, or a versatile balance of performance and portability, customers can find the ideal solution for their specific needs with Alienware's latest notebooks.

In addition to delivering next-generation mobile advancements, Alienware's new Intel Centrino® mobile technology-based notebooks are available at very appealing price points for the budget-conscious customer. The new notebooks include:

Area-51 m5700

Offering NVIDIA® GeForceTM Go 6800 graphics and dual SATA hard drives in RAID configurations, the Area-51 m5700 represents a terrific platform for running demanding games and multimedia applications on the go. The Area-51 m5700 also showcases a 17" wide-screen LCD with ClearView technology that provides users with ample workspace and a crystal-clear display.

Area-51 m5500

The Area-51 m5500 balances the capabilities of high-performance mobile graphics, Intel Centrino® mobile technology, and DDR2 Alienware-qualified memory with a highly mobile design that weighs 6 lbs and features a 15.4" wide-screen LCD. In addition, the Area-51 m5500 features a new Alienware innovation, Graphics Control Technology, giving customers the flexibility of switching between the advanced capabilities of graphic solutions like the NVIDIA GeForce Go 6600 and Intel Media Graphics Accelerator depending on performance and battery needs.

"As the popularity of notebooks continues to increase, the needs of mobile customers have diversified. Alienware's new notebooks address these varying demands directly," said Stefan Konopatzki, vice president of sales and marketing for Alienware.

"Building upon the success of the award-winning Area-51 m7700 mobile system, our latest notebooks gives customers the kind of versatility and performance that could only come from Alienware."

"Intel Centrino mobile technology enhances the on-the-go lifestyles of every type of mobile user," said Karen Regis, marketing director, Mobile Platforms Group, Intel Corporation. "With fully integrated wireless LAN capability and optimized mobile performance that enables great extended battery life, Intel Centrino mobile technology makes it easy for Alienware customers to play, work, and stay connected on the go."

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About Alienware

Alienware Ltd. manufactures high-performance computer desktop and mobile systems and leading-edge professional systems. Alienware offers unique and award-winning products that incorporate state-of-the-art components, innovative engineering and design, and unprecedented customer service. Alienware systems are available direct within the United States and Europe. For more information, please visit or call 0800 279 9751 within the UK or +353 906 456 500 outside the UK.

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