The future of gaming is here
Place yourself in the thick of it with the Oculus Rift VR headset and Alienware X51 desktop.* Rift’s revolutionary technology has you stepping right into your favorite game, jumping to destinations on the other side of the world, watching VR movies, or kicking it with friends in VR. Combined with the blazing power of the Alienware X51, it’s everything you need to welcome the new era of VR gaming and entertainment. Includes the game Lucky's Tale and Xbox One wireless controller.
Blistering NVIDIA graphics
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970 graphics delivers blazing-fast and silky-smooth performance, even when cranked to the highest settings.
Alienware Command Center
Get up to 8,000 possible lighting color combinations with Command Center software. Set triggers, make your system glow and blink, morph lights from one color to the next, and more.
Powerful Intel Core i5 processor
Faster than ever, the 6th Gen Intel Core i5 delivers striking visuals, extended battery life, and higher data transfer rates.
Feel the presence
Rift delivers the sensation of presence through its advanced display technology that uses a precise, low-latency constellation tracking system.
Game like never before
Play games from an entirely new perspective. Download across genres, including action RPGs, sci-fi shooters, mind-bending puzzles, and more.
Customizable, comfortable, adaptable, and lightweight, Rift features technology and design as remarkable as the experience it enables.
The Microsoft difference
Signature Edition PCs
No Junkware or 3rd party trialware
The best computer meticulously configured
World-class security software
Powered by Windows
Discover new ways to work and play with Windows on all your devices. Be productive with Office, Skype with friends, watch movies and play games with Xbox, or access files anywhere with OneDrive.
Support from Answer Desk
Enjoy worry-free technical support and protection. Our friendly Answer Techs can answer your questions, resolve your problems, and help safeguard your new device.
PC tech specs
Intel Core i5-6400 2.70 GHz with Turbo Boost Technology up to 3.30 GHz
16GB DDR4 2133 MHz
Hard drive size
Windows 10 Home, 64-bit
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970 with 4GB graphics memory, Intel HD Graphics 530
4 USB 3.0 (2 back, 2 front) • 2 USB 3.1 Type-A • 2 USB 2.0 (back) • 1 HDMI • 2 Mini DisplayPort • 1 Alienware Graphics Amplifier port • 1 DVI (on video card) • 1 line-out • 1 center/subwoofer • 1 side L/R surround • Headphone output • Microphone input • LAN (10/100/1000)
802.11a/b/g/n/ac (Miracast enabled)
12.53-13.50 x 12.52 x 3.74 in (318.26-342.90 x 318.00 x 94.99 mm)
12.30 lbs (5.57 kg)
Model number: Alienware X51 R3 AX51R3-10510BLK • TPM 2.0 • Includes Oculus Rift virtual reality headset (ships separately) • Includes wired mouse and wired keyboard • Keyboard travel: 2.3 mm
Rift system requirements
NVIDIA GTX 970 / AMD R9 290 equivalent or greater
Intel i5-4590 equivalent or greater
Compatible HDMI 1.3 video output
3 USB 3.0 ports plus 1 USB 2.0 port
Windows 7 SP1 64-bit or newer