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Alienware x15 R1, Alienware x17 R1 Debut as Brand’s Thinnest Gaming Laptops

Alienware x15 R1 and Alienware x17 R1 gaming laptops have been unveiled as a part of a brand new collection by the Dell-owned subsidiary Alienware. The new fashions have a compact construct that’s touted to be the thinnest of their section. Particularly for the Alienware x15, the corporate calls it the “world’s most powerful sub-16mm 15-inch gaming laptop” so far with 15.9mm of thickness. This is near the 15.8mm-thickness provided by the just lately launched Razer Blade 15 Advanced. Both new machines include 11th Gen Intel Core H-series cell processors. The Alienware x17 within the collection moreover comes with an optionally available Cherry MX mechanical keyboard to ship a definite expertise to PC avid gamers.

Alienware x15 R1, Alienware x17 R1 value

The Alienware x15 R1 carries a beginning value of $1,999.99 (roughly Rs. 1,45,800), whereas the Alienware x17 R1 shall be obtainable at a beginning value of $2,099.99 (roughly Rs. 1,53,100). Alienware, nevertheless, has not offered the pricing of upper configurations obtainable with each the fashions. The firm stated in a press release that restricted configurations of each new Alienware x-series laptops shall be obtainable within the US beginning Tuesday (June 1), and their full configuration will go on sale from June 15.

Details in regards to the pricing and availability of the Alienware x15 R1 and Alienware x17 R1 in India and different markets are but to be revealed.

Alienware x15 R1 specs

The Alienware x15 R1 is the corporate’s slimmest gaming laptop computer. But to make it so glossy, Alienware has used a number of developments in its thermal applied sciences. These embody the proprietary Alienware Cryo-Tech that’s claimed to ship as much as 25 % enchancment in thermal resistance over different gaming laptops through the use of a thermal interface materials known as Element 31. This is a proprietary, gallium-silicon liquid metallic materials that exists between the CPU and their thermal components to disperse warmth and mitigate spikes in core temperatures.

The firm has additionally provided its HyperEfficient Voltage Regulation that’s aimed toward extending efficiency throughout lengthy hours of gameplay. Further, the machine features a Smart Fan management expertise that makes use of synthetic intelligence (AI) to allow every fan to independently spin-up, slow-down, or stay regular in accordance with numerous sensors positioned round core system elements.

In addition to thermal management-focussed developments, the Alienware x15 R1 is constructed utilizing the corporate’s Legend 2.Zero design identification that comes with a “Dark Core” chassis. It primarily provides a black keyboard deck to scale back display reflections. It additionally options on the Alienware m15 R5 and m15 R6 machines earlier.

The Alienware x15 has a 15.6-inch show with configuration choices that embody 1080p decision/ 360Hz refresh price or 1440p decision/ 240Hz refresh price. Customers may add on ComfortView Plus, which is a hardware-based, low-blue-light expertise to assist scale back eye pressure. There is as much as Intel Core i9-11900H CPU, paired with as much as Nvidia GeForce RTX 3080 GPU (8GB of devoted GDDR6 reminiscence), and as much as 32GB of DDR4 RAM. The laptop computer has space for storing of as much as 4TB.

The gaming laptop computer packs an 87WHr battery that’s paired with a 240W energy adapter. The Alienware x15 R1 additionally is available in configurations that embody Windows Hello IR digicam for biometric login. You’ll additionally get a variety of connectivity choices together with USB Type-C and USB-A ports in addition to a bundled USB Type-C-to-Ethernet adapter. Besides, the laptop computer weighs 2.27 kilograms and goes as much as 2.36 kilograms for the very best configuration.

Alienware x17 R1 specs

Just just like the x15 R1, the Alienware x17 R1 has options together with Element 31 for thermal administration and HyperEfficient Voltage Regulation for prolonged efficiency. It, nevertheless, gives a bigger, 17.3-inch show with 1080p decision/ 360Hz refresh price or 1440p decision/ 120Hz refresh price as choices. The laptop computer is powered by as much as Intel Core i9-11980HK CPU, paired with as much as Nvidia GeForce RTX 3080 GPU (16GB GDDR6 reminiscence), and as much as 64GB DDR4 RAM. It additionally comes with as much as 4TB of onboard storage. The Alienware x17 R1 additionally has the identical connectivity choices because the x15 R1, although the larger machine has a built-in Ethernet port along with USB ports.

Alienware x17 R1 comes with a 17.3-inch show that has 120Hz and 360Hz refresh price choices
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The Alienware x17 R1 can be thicker and heavier with 20.9mm of thickness and a beginning weight of three.02kg.


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