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Ubuntu now available on Dell’s Alienware X51

Alienware, one of the world’s leading gaming PC hardware manufacturers, has revealed a new variant of its Alienware X51 gaming PCs that comes complete with Canonical’s Ubuntu Linux operating system as an option for customers in the United States.


Alienware has been selling Windows-sporting versions of the X51 for more than a year now at $699 and up, but only recently began offering a Ubuntu-powered variant.
According to Dell, the Ubuntu build of its AlienWare X51 gaming rig has a starting price of $599 and spans across four base configurations, each featuring a third-generation Intel Core CPU and Nvidia GeForce graphics.

The Linux-based PC promises 1080p gaming at a base price of $599, in a compact tower design that can stand upright or lie flat. With Ubuntu installed, the basic X51 is $100 cheaper than a comparable Windows configuration.

It will feature an Intel Core i3 processor at 3.3GHz-3220 CPU clocked at 3.3 GHz, 6GB of RAM, a GeForce GTX 645 GPU with 1 GB of GDDR5 VRAM, and a 1 TB 7200 RPM SATA 2 HDD. Customers can upgrade the CPU to aCore i7-3770 clocked at 3.4 GHz for $300 more among other options.

The system comes with supported drivers from Nvidia,” Dell promised. “You are able to game right out of the box.”

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