The Dell Alienware X51 R2 Desktop conforms to the Mini-ITX form factor.
|Form Factor||Mini-ITX||Tool-less Rails||no|
|Motherboard Form Factors||-||IO Display Panel||no|
|Material||Plastic||Front USB 2.0 Slots||2|
|Color||Black||Front USB 3.0 Slots||6|
|5.25″ Drive Bays||0||eSATA||no|
|3.5″ Drive Bays||0||Audio IO||no|
|2.5" Drive Bays||0|
The Dell Alienware X51 R2 Desktop has a the Mini-ITX form factor. Mini-ITX is even smaller than Micro-ATX, allowing PC builders the opportunity to create a low-performance, but discreet and low-power system.
Made primarily of Plastic, the Dell Alienware X51 R2 Desktop is built to be lightweight, but strong enough to keep your components protected. Plastic cases generally have a thin metal layer to improve protection, and are also generally fairily cheap. Whatever your case's material, it is important to keep a consistent airflow so that heat doesn't build up inside. It is therefore advised that you make use of the available built-in case fans and fan installation sections.