Ubuntu on Dell Alienware X51 R2

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The Dell Alienware X51 R2 desktop with the components described below has been awarded the status of certified pre-install 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.

Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS 64-bit

Pre-installed by manufacturer

Certification notes

There are no notes for this release.

BIOS
Alienware: X19 (Legacy)

Hardware overview

This system was tested with these key components:

Audio

Intel Xeon E3-1200 v3/4th Gen Core Processor HD Audio Controller

Intel 8 Series/C220 Series Chipset High Definition Audio Controller

BIOS

Alienware X19

Board

Alienware Not Specified

Cdrom

Advanced Silicon S.A. HL-DT-ST DVDRW/BDROM CA40N

Chassis

Alienware Desktop

Disk

Advanced Silicon S.A. LITEONIT LMS-32L6M mSATA 32GB

Advanced Silicon S.A. WDC WD5000AAKX-75U6AA0

Keyboard

Advanced Silicon S.A. Lite-On Technology Corp. Lenovo Low Profile USB Keyboard

Mouse

Advanced Silicon S.A. Logitech USB Optical Mouse

Logitech, Inc. M90/M100 Optical Mouse

Network

Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL8111/8168/8411 PCI Express Gigabit Ethernet Controller

Other

Advanced Silicon S.A. HDA Intel PCH Front Headphone

Advanced Silicon S.A. HDA Intel PCH Front Mic

Advanced Silicon S.A. HDA Intel PCH Line

Advanced Silicon S.A. HDA Intel PCH Line Out CLFE

Advanced Silicon S.A. HDA Intel PCH Line Out Front

Advanced Silicon S.A. HDA Intel PCH Line Out Side

Advanced Silicon S.A. HDA Intel PCH Line Out Surround

Advanced Silicon S.A. HDA Intel PCH Rear Mic

Advanced Silicon S.A. Power Button

Advanced Silicon S.A. Video Bus

Intel 4th Gen Core Processor DRAM Controller

Intel 8 Series/C220 Series Chipset Family PCI Express Root Port #1

Intel 8 Series/C220 Series Chipset Family PCI Express Root Port #4

Intel 8 Series/C220 Series Chipset Family SMBus Controller

Intel 8 Series/C220 Series Chipset Family MEI Controller #1

Intel H87 Express LPC Controller

Lenovo Unknown

Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub

Linux Foundation 3.0 root hub

Intel Unknown

Intel Unknown

Processor

Intel Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-4770 CPU @ 3.40GHz

Raid

Intel 82801 SATA Controller [RAID mode]

System

Alienware Alienware X51 R2

Usb

Intel 8 Series/C220 Series Chipset Family USB EHCI #1

Intel 8 Series/C220 Series Chipset Family USB EHCI #2

Intel 8 Series/C220 Series Chipset Family USB xHCI

Video

Intel Xeon E3-1200 v3/4th Gen Core Processor Integrated Graphics Controller