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Area-51m 7700 provides 256MB of high-speed graphics memory for gamers on the Go

Athlone, Ireland - August 10th, 2005 - Alienware®, the leading manufacturer of high-performance desktop, notebook, media center, and professional systems, announced the availability of the NVIDIA® GeForceTM Go 6800 Ultra graphics processing unit (GPU) on the Alienware Area-51m 7700 mobile desktop. Coupled with the GeForce Go 6800 Ultra GPU, the Area-51m 7700 has the power to deliver exciting advancements like 256MB of graphics memory, support for Microsoft's DirectX 9.0 Shader Model 3.0 and NVIDIA UltraShadow II and PureVideoT technologies.

The GeForce Go 6800 Ultra allows Alienware mobile systems to give users an incredibly powerful platform for playing graphics-intensive games and creating stunning visual effects at any location. With NVIDIA UltraShadow II technology, Alienware mobile systems offer increased performance for cutting-edge games that include complex scenes featuring numerous light sources and objects. UltraShadow II delivers four times the shadow processing power of previous generation technology.

GeForce Go 6800 Ultra-powered Alienware mobile systems are equipped with NVIDIA PureVideo technology to flawlessly run high-definition video in all formats without any of the viewing imperfections that often plague traditional PC-based video solutions. The GeForce Go 6800 Ultra is also the only mobile GPU to support Microsoft® DirectX® 9.0 Shader Model 3.0, which gives game developers the power to create ultra-realistic gaming features and effects.

"The integration of NVIDIA GeForce Go 6800 Ultra graphics demonstrates how Alienware continues to offer the highest gaming performance available in mobile systems," said Stefan Konopatzki, vice president of sales and marketing for Alienware. "Gamers no longer have to compromise frame rates and visual quality since the Area-51m 7700 makes desktop-equivalent power transportable through the integration of the latest high-performance graphics from NVIDIA."

"Whether you are looking to play the latest games, create eye-catching 3D effects, or enjoy an exceptional home theater experience, Alienware's mobile systems powered by NVIDIA GeForce Go 6800 Ultra is your solution," said Rob Csongor, general manager, mobile GPUs at NVIDIA. "Best of all, the combined forces of NVIDIA and Alienware allow you to take that solution anywhere you need to go."

For further information please go to: http://www.alienware.co.uk/marketing

Area-51m 7700

  • 256MB High-Speed Graphics Memory
  • NVIDIA GeForceT Go 6800 Ultra graphics technology
  • Microsoft's® DirectX 9.0 Shader Model 3.0
  • NVIDIA UltraShadow II
  • PureVideoTM

Price: From £1,117 inc VAT excl delivery, also available on AlienFinance packages.

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 www.alienware.co.uk or call 0800 279 9751 within the UK or +353 906 456 500 outside the UK.

Alienware Press Contact

Jackie Seear

The Verbal PR and Marketing

Tel: 01932 864625

(+44 1932 864625 outside UK)

jackie@the-verbal.co.uk

Web: www.alienware.co.uk

Mat Bettinson

Marketing Manager UK & Ireland

Tel: 020 7258 4566

(+44 20 7258 4566 outside UK)

mat_bettinson@alienware.co.uk

Web: www.alienware.co.uk

Alienware EMEA headquarters

Alienware Limited

Unit 1 Blyry Court

Blyry Industrial Estate

Athlone, Co. Westmeath, Ireland

Tel: +353 906 456 516

Fax: +353 906 486 967

Web: www.alienware.co.uk

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