Alienware and Dell introduced gaming PC based on Linux
Alienware, a division of Dell, specialized in manufacturing high-end PC for gamers, has presented the first model of a gaming computer, comes preloaded with Linux.
Model Alienware X51 is available in complete co specially adapted distribution Ubuntu 12.04, which are pre-fresh NVIDIA proprietary drivers and provided the ability to quickly install Linux-version of the client for the service delivery of games Steam.
As the advantages of Ubuntu is mentioned in the description of the model mix of style and ease of use, flexibility and openness, performance and security.
The initial cost of the device is $ 599 for a model with an Intel Core i3 3220 and graphics card NVIDIA GeForce GTX 645, the most complete set equipped with CPU Intel Core i7 3770 and graphics card NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660 is available at a price of 1049 dollars. Junior model Alienware X51 with Ubuntu for about $ 100 cheaper than completely analogous to hardware filling model that comes with Windows.
Valve Company has published a Linux-version of the game Half-Life Opposing Forces and Half-Life Blue Shift. The games are available for download through the Steam client for Linux and have the beta status.
Alienware X51 gaming PC