Alienware Area A51

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A interesting banner published on a dedicated website for gamers who play Bethesda’s  “The Elder Scrolls IV – Oblivion” made me buy the official add-on for that time. Of course after visiting the website and watching the videos and the official presentation I began looking for the nearest store where I could find the add-on and install it as Oblivion with the Real Texture Mod and Real Weather Effects looks astounding but also requires a computer system that is higher than the average even in 2011. The next morning I was in the store where I found the marked released DVD in the shelves and once bought went home where the moment of truth came. I had the game installed and also the add-on and once settled down with all the requirements for a whole day of gaming I started the game.

Geek Gadget (Source: ultimatetoy.co.uk)

Geek Gadget (Source: ultimatetoy.co.uk)

The moment of truth came immediately as the game ran quite well, but currently on the screen were not too many details and just some catacombs with too many dark corners that I couldn’t explore without a torch and full brightness. I go out into daylight and the computer seems dead as the frame rate dropped instantly. Quickly I check whether something has happened with the hardware; no, unfortunately the computer works but the game requirements are too high. I start a search again for a computer that would run the game with the add-on at maximum settings.

After a diligent search I managed to find something that will most surely make a run for the big prize and get the second place too as competitors will be left behind. The device that I found is called the Alienware Area – 51 A L X with a starting list price of $ 6,800 with the initial configuration above average and it remained only to see how I could set to customize the “beast” even more and how much would that cost as price is a very important parameter for any customer unless you’re Jay Leno.

Geek Gadget (Source: flightsim.com)

Geek Gadget (Source: flightsim.com)

Five minutes later and about 20 clicks the monster was all ready to be shipped but I easily managed to double the original price. Now the system costs $ 11,700 without taxes, but is not a real problem as I won’t get to pay for it, now is perfect.

The $ 11,700 toy has a blue housing with a wonderful side lighting that makes it seem abducted from a science fiction movie. I can’t wait to use it and play the monster add-on that Bethesda launched.