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Dell releases Hertz with a 360 Hz screen

For CES 2021, Dell is renewing its range of Alienware gaming PCs with laptops equipped with RTX 3000 and a screen that can go up to 360 Hz.

Alienware m15

Alienware m15 // Gamesdone : Dell

The segment of laptops for gamers is being renewed at CES 2021 with many products equipped with the new mobile GPUs from Nvidia, the RTX 3000. It is therefore not surprising to see Dell unsheathing its new Alienware range, notably with new m15 and m17 R4.

The gaming PC of superlatives

Alienware is a well-known brand among gamers, and the manufacturer’s new line-up is redoubling its efforts to make an impact with a lot of pumped-up numbers, all in a relatively compact chassis.

Alienware has focused on what matters most to gamers: display performance. We learn in the official press release that the Alienware m15 and m17 R4 are equipped with the brand new mobile GPU from Nvidia, a GeForce RTX 3000. This graphics card allows, on the higher end of the two, to display Full HD images with a mind-blowing 360 Hz refresh rate on games that support it. “Perfect for AAAs like Valorant and Cyberpunk 2077», Assures the brand. For now, the most robust configurations of the current model go up to 300 Hz.

The m15 and m17 R4 also have an HDMI 2.1 port for those who would like to transfer their gaming sessions to a large screen up to 4K at 120 Hz.

Several configurations are of course involved, with faster RAM (2933 MHz against 2666 MHz on the previous generation), and up to 4 TB of storage (in PCIe M.2), against 512 GB maximum on the 2020 models. Finally, all configurations come with a Cryo-Tech steam chamber for cooling.

Different configurations

For configurations, here are some details from the Alienware m15 and m17 R4 datasheets:

Alienware m15 R4 :

  • CPU : Core i7-10807H ou Core i9-10980HK (10e gen)
  • GPU : Nvidia GeForce RTX3000
  • RAM : 8, 16 or 32 Go DDR4 (2933 MHz)
  • Storage: 256 GB, 512 GB, 1 TB or 2 GB PCIe M.2 SSD and up to 4 TB in RAID0
  • Screen: 15.6 ″ FHD, 300 Hz, 100% sRGB ou 15.6 ″ OLED UHD, 60 Hz, 100% DCI-P3
  • Drums : 86 Whr
  • Weight: 2.11 to 2.5 kg

Alienware m17 R4 :

  • CPU : Core i7-10807H ou Core i9-10980HK (10e gen)
  • GPU : Nvidia GeForce RTX3000
  • RAM : 8, 16 or 32 Go DDR4 (2933 MHz)
  • Storage: 256 GB, 512 GB, 1 TB or 2 GB PCIe M.2 SSD and up to 4 TB in RAID0
  • Screen: 17.3 ″ FHD, 144 Hz, 72% NTSC or 17.3 ″ FHD, 360 Hz, 100% sRGB or 17.3 ″ UHD, 60 Hz, 100% Adobe RGB
  • Drums : 86 Whr
  • Weight: 2.5 to 2.97 kg

From $ 2150

For the moment, the availability in Europe of these two PCs is not known. The Alienware m15 and m17 R4 will nevertheless be available in the United States from January 26, 2021 for $ 2,149.

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