Ubuntu on Dell Alienware X51

The Dell Alienware X51 desktop with the components described below has been awarded the status of Certified for Ubuntu.

Please note that for pre-installed systems:

  1. The system is available in some regions with a special image of Ubuntu pre-installed by the manufacturer. It takes advantage of the hardware features for this system and may include additional software. You should check when buying the system whether this is an option.
  2. Standard images of Ubuntu may not work at all on the system or may not work well, though Canonical and computer manufacturers will try to certify the system with future standard releases of Ubuntu.

Releases

Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS 64-bit

Certification notes

Slow Resume from Suspend
This system does not not meet our performance criteria for resuming from suspend, but suspend/resume is functional and other functionality is not affected.

Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 64-bit

Certification notes

There are no notes for this release.

Hardware overview

This system was tested with these key components:

Processor
Intel Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-3450 CPU @ 3.10GHz
BIOS
Alienware A08
Video
nVidia GK107 [GeForce GT 640 OEM]
Network
Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL8111/8168/8411 PCI Express Gigabit Ethernet Controller
Storage
Advanced Silicon S.A. WDC WD10EZEX-75ZF5A0
Storage
None WDC WD10EZEX-75ZF5A0