Alienware Area 51 gets CrossfireX

Alienware Area 51 gets CrossfireX

Alienware has announced that they are now offering 4 GPU CrossFireX graphics using a pair of Radeon HD 3879 X2 cards on their Area-51 gaming PC.

Alienware are famous for their high performance gaming PCs and this enhancement helps keep them at the top of the field.

(press release after the jump)

(via engadget)


For the first time, users can choose between the industry’s two dominant multi-GPU solutions on the same platform

Miami – April 28, 2008 – Alienware – the leading manufacturer of desktop, notebook and entertainment systems – now offers ATI CrossFireXâ„¢ on the Area-51® desktop computer. Alienware recently retooled and re-launched the Area-51, its flagship system, with NVIDIA® Quad SLI® graphics.

With four GPUs across dual graphics cards, CrossFireX cranks out not only intense, lifelike graphics but also the raw processing power necessary to manipulate and navigate real-time 3D environments for a never-before-seen gaming experience.

“This is huge,” says Marc Diana, Product Marketing Manager for Alienware. “One of the biggest reasons our customers choose Alienware is unmatched graphics performance. Adding a CrossFireX option to the award-winning Area-51 reaffirms its status as the world’s best gaming desktop.”