Dell Alienware m15 and m17 laptops refreshed with GeForce RTX 30-series GPU: price, specifications

New Dell Alienware m15 and Alienware m17 laptops will be available for purchase starting January 26th.

Highlights
  • Dell Alienware m15 and m17 laptops with the latest GeForce RTX 30-series have gone official in the US
  • The laptops rock the same Intel 10th-Gen CPUs as last year’s models and not the newer 11th-Gen Tiger Lake CPUs
  • Dell also announced Alienware Aurora Ryzen Edition R10 desktop

Dell has refreshed its Alienware m15 and m17 laptops in the US with the new R4 models. Both Dell Alienware m15 R4 and Alienware m17 R4 come with the latest Nvidia GeForce RTX 30-series GPUs, which were announced at the CES 2021. The new GPU series comes in three models: GeForce RTX 3060, GeForce RTX 3070, GeForce RTX 3080. That said, Dell is yet to confirm exactly which GeForce RTX 30 series GPU will be present in these laptops. The Dell Alienware m15 and m17 specifications also highlight Intel’s 10th-gen CPUs, which are the same as last year’s model. The m15 R4 has options for high refresh rate full-HD display, while Alienware m17 R4 has options with up to UHD resolution. Here’s a quick look at the new Dell Alienware m15 R4 and m17 R4 price, availability, and other details.

Dell Alienware m15 R4, m17 R4 price and availability

Dell Alienware m15 R4 and Alienware m17 R4 price in the US starts at $2,149.99 that roughly translates to Rs 1.57 lakh in the Indian currency. The laptops come in Lunar Light and Dark Side of the Moon colour options and will be available for sale in the country from January 26th onwards.

Dell also announced Alienware Aurora Ryzen Edition R10 desktop in the US with a starting price of $1,079.99 (~ Rs 79,000). The desktop is now available in the country Lunar Light and Dark Side of the Moon colour options. There is no information on international availability yet.

Dell Alienware m15 R4, m17 R4 specifications

Dell Alienware m15 R4 and m17 R4 specs remain pretty much the same. They both come with up to 300Hz refresh rate FHD displays or UHD displays with standard 60Hz refresh rate. While Alienware m15 R4 sports a 15.6-inch display, m17 R4 packs a 17.4-inch screen. Besides that, both laptops are powered by 10th-Gen Intel Core i7-10870H or Core i9-10980HK CPU with up to 32GB of DDR4 RAM and up to 4TB storage. The machines also rock the latest Nvidia GeForce RTX 30-series GPUs.

The Dell Alienware m15 R4 and m17 R4 are driven by 86Wh batteries and use vapour chamber cooling as part of Alienware Cryo-Tech cooling technology designs for the R4 generation of laptops. In terms of connectivity, the Dell Alienware m15 R4 and m17 R4 packs Wi-Fi, Bluetooth v5.1, Thunderbolt 3, USB Type-A 3.2 Gen 1 with PowerShare technology, two USB Type-A 3.2 Gen 1 ports, Alienware Graphics Amplifier port, Mini-DisplayPort 1.4, an HDMI 2.1 port, RJ-45 Killer Ethernet, and a microSD slot. Other highlights of the laptops include Smart Amp Woofer technology-backed 2-way stereo speaker design and multi-touch gesture precision-point glass touchpads.

Dell Alienware Aurora Ryzen Edition R10 desktop specifications

The Alienware Aurora Ryzen Edition R10 specs include up to an AMD Ryzen 9 5950X desktop processors with 16-cores, up to 128GB RAM in dual channel + 4TB of storage, Killer Wi-Fi 6 AX1650, USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-C ports, and USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-A ports. The desktop is also fitted with an ‘innovative’ airflow design and vapour chamber technology, which the company claims dissipates heat and gives players an extra boost.