Two Alienware gaming laptops launched with 32 GB RAM and 320 Hz refresh rate, know the price


Dell subsidiary Alienware has unveiled new gaming laptop models called Alienware x15 R1 and Alienware x17 R1. These new laptop models have been launched with a very compact design and can be called the thinnest laptops in this segment. In regards to the Alienware x15 in particular, the company says it is the world’s most powerful sub-16mm 15-inch gaming laptop. The thickness is 15.9 mm. The thickness is close to the Razer Blade 15 Advanced ever launched which comes with a thickness of 15.8mm. Both models have 11th generation Intel Core H-series mobile processors. The Alienware x17 also gets an optional Cherry MX mechanical keyboard that will give PC gamers a different experience.

Alienware x15 R1, Alienware x17 R1 price

The starting price of Alienware x15 R1 is $1,999.99 (approximately Rs 1,45,800), while the starting price of Alienware x17 R1 is $2,099.99 (approximately Rs 1,53,100). As of now, the company has not disclosed the price of its higher range models. The company has said that both limited-configuration laptop models will be available in the US from June 1. Their sale will start from June 15 with all configurations. At the same time, the company has not disclosed their price and availability in India and other markets.

Alienware x15 R1 Specifications

The Alienware x15 R1 is the company’s thinnest gaming laptop. To make it so thin, the company has used multiple advanced thermal technology in it. It also includes Alienware Cryo-Tech, which offers up to 25 percent thermal resistance compared to other laptops. Thermal interface material called Element 31 is used for this. It is owned by the company which is made of gallium silicon liquid metal material. It is placed between the CPU and the thermal elements that dissipate heat and keep the core temperature low.
Taking into account the long gameplay, the company has also put its HyperEfficient Voltage Regulation in it, which increases the performance. Apart from this, this machine also has Smart Fan Control Technology which is based on artificial intelligence. This allows each fan to run, slow down and stay on independently of the sensors in the core system components.

Apart from this, the company has created the Alienware x15 R1 with the Legend 2.0 design that comes with a “Dark Core” chassis. It uses a black keyboard to avoid screen reflection. Previously, it was also seen in Alienware m15 R5 and m15 R6 devices.

The Alienware x15 has a 15.6-inch display with a choice of 1080p resolution / 360 Hz refresh rate or 1440p resolution / 240 Hz refresh rate. Consumers can also opt for the hardware-based low-blue light technology ComfortView Plus to reduce eye strain. It is powered by an Intel Core i9-11900H CPU coupled with an Nvidia GeForce RTX 3080 GPU with 8GB of dedicated GDDR6 memory. It has up to 32 GB DDR4 RAM. The laptop has storage space of no less than 4 TB.
This gaming laptop has a 87 Whr battery paired with a 240 W power adapter. The Alienware x15 R1 also comes with Windows Hello IR configuration in which the camera can be used for biometric login. It also gets connectivity options like USB Type-C and USB-A ports, as well as bundled USB Type-C and Ethernet adapters. The laptop weighs 2.27 kg and is available in the highest configurations up to 2.36 kg, depending on the variant.

Alienware x17 R1 Specifications

Like the Alienware x15 R1, the Alienware x17 R1 has thermal management features such as Element 31 and HyperEfficient Voltage Regulation. It has a large screen of 17.3 inches. It is available with 1080p resolution / 360 Hz refresh rate or 1440p resolution / 120 Hz refresh rate. It is powered by Intel Core i9-11980HK CPU combined with Nvidia GeForce RTX 3080 GPU (16GB GDDR6 memory).

It has 64 GB DDR4 RAM. This device also offers onboard storage of up to 4 TB. The Alienware x17 R1 has the same connectivity options as the x15 R1 model. Since it is a large machine, it also has a built-in Ethernet port. It is also more in thickness and weight. The thickness is 20.9 mm and the weight is 3.02 kg.