Hardware

Speed and power to grow on with the Alienware Area-51 7500

Composite score

To put some numbers behind the concepts of fast and powerful, I ran the standard set of FutureMark's 3DMark06 benchmarks available in the free downloadable version of that performance testing suite. The composite result of 12043 does not disappoint.

By Mark Kaelin

Mark W. Kaelin has been writing and editing stories about the IT industry, gadgets, finance, accounting, and tech-life for more than 25 years. Most recently, he has been a regular contributor to BreakingModern.com, aNewDomain.net, and TechRepublic.