The last Alienware laptop have an AMD processor was the Aurora mALX back in 2007, but today, the company announces the m15 Ryzen Edition R5. It features Alienware’s fastest displays on a 15-inch notebook ever, allowing users to select up to QHD 240Hz or FHD 360Hz panels to deliver silky smooth gameplay. This is also the first Legend 2.0-based Alienware notebook, thanks to a new design feature called Dark Core, which darkens the interior shade of the laptop to minimize distractions and keep your mind in the game. Read more for a video, additional pictures and information.
Alienware’s 7.1 PC Gaming Headset is touted best in class, and you can get a pair for $84.99 shipped, today only, originally $99.99. Immersive 7.1 virtual surround sound lets you hear encounter much better, while custom-tuned 50mm 20Hz-40KHz drivers provide high-resolution audio. Alienware’s Immersive Audio technology includes custom-tuned drivers, custom-designed acoustic chambers and comfort-fit earpads for a more dynamic soundstage. Product page. Read more for a hands-on video review and additional information.
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Think of the Alienware Concept UFO as a Nintendo Switch that runs Windows. It’s powered by a 10th Gen Intel processor and features Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, as well as Thunderbolt connectivity. This handheld PC lets gamers enjoy triple-A titles on the go on an 8-inch screen at 1900×1200 resolution. There’s no word yet on pricing or availability, but we won’t be surprised to see a production model when the Switch Pro is released later this year. Read more for a hands-on video and additional information.
Alienware has just revealed its monstrous desktop replacement at CES 2019, the all-new Area-51m laptop. Priced from $2549, this massive 8.54-pound laptop boasts Intel’s 9th-generation desktop CPUs and “full-fat” versions of NVIDIA’s GeForce RTX GPUs. The base model comes equipped with a six-core Core i7-8700 chip and RTX 2060 with 6GB GDDR6 video memory, but can easily be upgraded to the eight-core i9-9900K and RTX 2080 with 8GB GDDR6. Other features include a 17.3-inch 1080p IPS display (NVIDIA G-Sync and Tobii eye-tracking compatible), up to 64GB of DDR4 RAM , and a triple storage configuration that includes two 1TB PCIe M.2 SSDs as well as a 1TB hybrid drive. Read more for two more videos, hands-on pictures and additional information.
Room 2425 at the Hilton Panama has been transformed into the “Alienware Hotel Room”, or at least temporarily. In addition to the beach view, guests will get to enjoy the luxuries of a 65″ 4K OLED TV, a fully-loaded Alienware PC with an Intel Core i7-7800 CPU, GTX 1080Ti, Xbox One Elite controllers, racing chair, and an Oculus Rift. Should you want to game while lazing in bed, there’s also an Alienware laptop hooked up to a 34-inch ultra wide monitor. Continue reading for more pictures and information.
The Octopus Tree House shows us what some famous Star Wars characters looked like as kids in an alternate universe, starting with Darth Vader. There’s also “bounty hunter extraordinaire Boba Fett with a carbonite-filled balloon.” Click here to see more. Continue reading to watch a real kids Star Wars lightsaber battle.
Alienware is mostly known for its crazy gaming PCs and laptops, but it’s also dabbling in the gaming tournament arena. Some upcoming events include: the Linksys FTW: Heroes of Newerth Launch Tournament (June 13th) and Samsung SSD Battlefield: Bad Company 2 Conquest Touranment (July 5th). More information. Continue reading for a video review of Alienware’s M11x gaming laptop.
Dell presents the Alienware M11X, the ultimate gaming notebook, which “demonstrates the graphics power of a 15-inch laptop in an 11-inch form factor.” Even more surprising, this “netbook-sized ultraportable managed 6,000 to 7,000 scores in 3DMark, which adds up to 50fps performance in Crysis and 30fps in Call of Duty at the highest settings.” Video after the break.
Dell representatives say the M11x should achieve over six hours of battery life in its lower-graphics function mode and attain around two hours of intense gaming time in its other mode.
Alienware’s m17x is claimed to be the world’s fastest 17-inch gaming notebook as of yet. Featuring a 1920 x 1200 display, an Intel Core 2 Duo Extreme processor, up to 4GB DDR2 memory, 2 x 250GB HDDs in RAID 0, and dual NVIDIA GeForce 8800M GTX graphics cards in SLI. Prices start from $2,949. Click here for first picture in gallery.
Other worthy tidbits from the show: They’re not planning on a MacBook Air competitor. They’re big-boned and proud of it. Also, they’re looking at making some cheaper notebooks for more mainstream gamers that can’t afford to drop $3k on a sweet gaming notebook
At just $999 (base model), the Alienware Aurora desktop can be configured with “one of four AMD CPUs, a liquid-cooling system, twin 512MB 3870 X2 GPUs, up to 4GB of DDR2 RAM, a few terabytes of HDD space, a Blu-ray reader, Ageia PhysX processor and your choice of colored enclosures.” Click here for first picture in gallery.
Naturally, tricking this thing out with all of the higher-end options is going to make the price ridiculous in a hurry, but a $999 base is about as good as it will get for an Alienware