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Four new Alienware and Dell gaming PCs

Four Alienware and Dell releases have arrived with a focus on the gamer audience. From Alienware are two AMD Ryzen 6000 laptops, the Dell G15 laptop and the Aurora desktop, with a very stylish look. The Aurora desktop PC has the Ryzen 7 5800X3D, a high processing power gaming CPU.

Alienware laptops were announced at CES 2022 in January, according to the Tom’s Hardware. The m15 R7 has a 15″ screen and the m17 R5 has a 17″ screen. Each of the products can come with Ryzen 7 or 9 of the 6000 series CPUs, up to 16GB of RAM and an RTX 3080 Ti GPU.

M15 – (Image: Alienware)

The m17 R5 model has an MSRP of $1,599 in the US, and can come with AMD Ryzen 9 6980HX and a choice between Nvidia (RTX 3080 Ti) or AMD (Radeon RX 6580M) card. The 17″ screen has a resolution of 1080p or 4K refresh rates from 120 to 360Hz. The weight is not the lightest, 3.31 kg.

A little lighter, the m15 R7 weighs in at 2.68kg and has a MSRP of $1,499. Can be purchased with Ryzen 9 6900HX and Nvidia RTX 3080 Ti card, there is no AMD GPU option for this product.

M17 - (Image: Alienware)

M17 – (Image: Alienware)

The AMD Ryzen 6000 series CPUs operate up to 5GHz (on the 6980HX model) with 8 cores with 16 threads. Those who opt for the m17 R5 with Radeon card, can also have AMD SmartShift, which shares the power supply between CPU and GPU for better performance. AMD Smart Access technology allows the CPU to get better results with GPU memory, and the graphics card version provides more direct access to the display with a 15% performance improvement. Anyone who wants a model with only AMD items may have to wait until May. Models with Nvidia card have already been released.

The new laptops have the same design aesthetic as other Alienware products but are only available in dark gray. Both have several types of keyboards available, including a mechanical one, the Cherry MX. Storage can reach 4TB and RAM memory up to 64GB DDR5.

Alienware and Dell launches focus on AMD Ryzen

Dell G15 - (Image: Dell)

Dell G15 – (Image: Dell)

The new Dell G15 laptop has a starting MSRP of $899. Model 5525 may have Ryzen 9 6900HX and RTX 3070 Ti graphics, but no AMD graphics option.

The G15 (5525) has a similar look and feel to its predecessors in the range and a premium design with a rear cooling system and a port section. Weighing in at 2.51kg, it is lighter than the Alienware m15 R7 but still has interesting features like DDR5 RAM, fast NVMe storage and a choice of 1080p or 2K, high refresh rate displays. It just doesn’t have a mechanical keyboard option.

Aurora - (Image: Alienware)

Aurora – (Image: Alienware)

The Alienware Aurora Ryzen Edition R14 desktop PC has already been released but now has a new configuration option. Starting at $2,949, it can have a Ryzen 7 5800X3D CPU. The CPU has very good features like 3D V-Cache, a 96MB L3 cache stack that allows 8-core, 16-thread chips to deliver great performance.

The Aurora Ryzen Edition R14 also has an “Advanced CPU Liquid Cooler” cooling system that promises 42% better performance than the regular liquid option. Finally, it includes six different AlienFX lighting types that can be customized to impress.

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