06 January 2021
Dell has unveiled new Alienware x15 and Alienware x17 high-end gaming laptops. These are claimed to be the slimmest gaming laptops powered by the NVIDIA GeForce RTX 30 series GPUs. The unique thing about these offerings is that despite having a beast of graphics cards and super-slim profiles, they are said to be one of the best at cooling as well.
Dell's Alienware x17 features a 17.3-inches Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels) display with a 165Hz refresh rate, 300 nits of brightness, 3ms latency, and 100% sRGB support. It is also available with Quad HD (2560 x 1440 pixels) resolution, 120Hz refresh rate, 500 nits of brightness, 4ms latency, and 100% AdobeRGB support.
It can be purchased with either an 11th Gen Intel Core i7-11800H or Core i9-11900HK processor. There is up to 64GB of DDR4 XMP RAM with an option to choose from NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060, RTX 3070, and RTX 3080 GPUs. It offers up to 4TB of PCIe SSD along with Dual SSDs and RAID 0 support. The connectivity options include two USB-A 3.2 (Gen 1) ports, a USB-C 3.2 (Gen 2) port, a Thunderbolt 4 port, an HDMI 2.1 port, and a 3.5mm audio jack.
The laptop has a 720p IR camera on the front and is powered by an 87Wh battery. The operating system would be a choice between Windows 10 Home and Windows 10 Pro. It will be available in a single color option Lunar Light for a price of $2,099 starting June 1st i.e. today.
- 15.6-inch Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels) with 300 nits brightness, 3ms, 165Hz refresh rate, and G-Sync
- 15.6-inch Quad HD (2560 x 1440 pixels) with 400 nits brightness, 2ms, 240Hz refresh rate, and G-Sync
- 11th Gen Intel Core i7-11800H and Core i9-11900H CPUs
- NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060, RTX 3070, and RTX 3080
- Up to 32GB DDR4 RAM
- Up to 4TB of SSD storage with Dual SSDs and RAID 0
- One USB-A 3.2 (Gen 1) port, One USB-A 3.2 (Gen 2) port, Thunderbolt 4, an HDMI 2.1 port, and a 3.5mm audio jack
- 87Wh battery
- Windows 10 Home and Windows 10 Pro
- Lunar Light color
The Dell Alienware x15 is priced at $1,999 with sales beginning July 1st.