Did you hear about the UFO that appeared for nine straight days over Lake Erie? It’s been identified as Alienware’s Area-51 powered by Intel’s just-announced 6 core i7-980X CPU and we have the pics to prove it.
Do you see that monster in there? Yeah, that’s the brand new Core i7-980X. You know it’s special because it’s designated with the letter X. This CPU was just previewed by Intel a few days back and is the first 32nm, six-core processor with 12 computing threads.
The rest of the system is pretty standard Area-51 fare. It has a has dual Radeon HD 5970s with two GPUs on each card along with some sort of built-in battery backup system and a water-cooling rig. The top vent louvers automaticly open when extra ventilation is required.