Alienware Area-51m R2 Specs

Here's what you need to know about Alienware Area-51m R2 including price, display info, CPU, RAM, storage, battery, and more.

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Alienware Area-51m R2

Key FeaturesAlienware Area-51m R2
At Glance
Released in Mid
2020
16:9 FHD
17.3”
360Hz w/ Tobii
Weight
9.04 lb
4.10 kg
Up to
Intel Core i9-10900K
10C/20T, 3.70 → 5.30 GHz
Geekbench 5
1,392
Single Core
Geekbench 5
10,800
Multi-Core
With integrated
Intel® UHD Graphics 630
24 Execution Units, 350 → 1200 MHz
Upgradable up to
64GB
3200 MHz DDR4 XMP
Alienware Area-51m R2 Ports
Up to Nvidia GeForce
RTX 2080 SUPER
8GB GDDR6
AvailabilityAlienware Area-51m R2
Released2020
Release InfoAnnounced on June 22, 2020.
Pricing$2,569.99
i7-10700 RTX 2060 16GB 256GB
Generations
Stores
Alienware Area-51m R2 Price
Dell Alienware 51M R2 Gaming Laptop (Intel i7-10700 8-Core, 16GB RAM, 512GB SSD, RTX 2070 Super, 17.3" Full HD (1920x1080), WiFi, Bluetooth, Webcam, 2xUSB 3.0, 1xHDMI, Win 10 Home)
Dell Alienware 51M R2 Gaming Laptop (Intel i7-10700 8-Core, 16GB RAM, 512GB SSD, RTX 2070 Super, 17.3" Full HD (1920x1080), WiFi, Bluetooth, Webcam, 2xUSB 3.0, 1xHDMI, Win 10 Home)
By Dell
$3,288.88
Puccy Tempered Glass Screen Protector Film, compatible with DELL ALIENWARE AREA-51m R2 17.3" (Active Area Cover Only) Protective Protectors Guard
Puccy Tempered Glass Screen Protector Film, compatible with DELL ALIENWARE AREA-51m R2 17.3" (Active Area Cover Only) Protective Protectors Guard
By Puccy
$40.98
Vaxson Anti Blue Light Tempered Glass Screen Protector, compatible with DELL ALIENWARE AREA-51m R2 17.3" Visible Area, 9H Film Protectors [ Not Full Coverage ]
Vaxson Anti Blue Light Tempered Glass Screen Protector, compatible with DELL ALIENWARE AREA-51m R2 17.3" Visible Area, 9H Film Protectors [ Not Full Coverage ]
By Vaxson
$42.99
Puccy 2 Pack Keyboard Cover Skin Protector, compatible with DELL ALIENWARE AREA-51m R2 17.3" Silicone Keyboard Film ( Not Tempered Glass Screen Protectors/Not Case)
Puccy 2 Pack Keyboard Cover Skin Protector, compatible with DELL ALIENWARE AREA-51m R2 17.3" Silicone Keyboard Film ( Not Tempered Glass Screen Protectors/Not Case)
By Puccy
$15.98
[2 Pack] Synvy Back Protector Film, compatible with DELL ALIENWARE AREA-51m R2 17.3" Black Carbon TPU Guard Skin Sticker [ Not Front Tempered Glass Screen Protectors ]
[2 Pack] Synvy Back Protector Film, compatible with DELL ALIENWARE AREA-51m R2 17.3" Black Carbon TPU Guard Skin Sticker [ Not Front Tempered Glass Screen Protectors ]
By Synvy
$18.99
Puccy 2 Pack Film Protector, compatible with DELL ALIENWARE AREA-51m R2 17.3" Silicone Keyboard Film Guard Cover ( Not Tempered Glass Screen Protectors ) new version
Puccy 2 Pack Film Protector, compatible with DELL ALIENWARE AREA-51m R2 17.3" Silicone Keyboard Film Guard Cover ( Not Tempered Glass Screen Protectors ) new version
By Puccy
$15.98
ExteriorAlienware Area-51m R2
Dimensions15.85 x 12.565 x 1.089 - 1.7 in (402.60 x 319.14 x 27.65 - 44 mm)
Weight
  • 9.04 lb (4.10 Kg)
    Alienware Area-51m R2 with NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti.
  • 10.36 lb (4.70 Kg) 
    Alienware Area-51m R2 with other graphics cards.
Colors
Lunar Light Dark Side of the Moon
Keyboard and Trackpad
  • Alienware mSeries Keyboard
    • Alienware TactX keyboard with per-key RGB LED AlienFX lighting.
    • Includes anti-ghosting and N-key rollover technology.
    • 1.7mm key travel, programmable macro keys, alphanumeric keys.
  • Touchpad
    • 3.94 x 2.20 in (100 mm x 56 mm) All-points addressable (APA) trackpad.
    • AlienFX backlit.
DisplayAlienware Area-51m R2
Size17.3 Inches
Info
  • 17.3” FHD 144Hz with Tobii
    1920 x 1080 127 PPI 9ms response time 300 nits 16:9 72% NTSC 600:1 contrast ratio Anti-glare Tobii Eyetracking technology WVA
  • 17.3” FHD 144Hz with NVIDIA-GSYNC
    1920 x 1080 127 PPI 7ms response time 300 nits 16:9 72% NTSC NVIDIA G-SYNC Technology 600:1 contrast ratio Anti-glare WVA
  • 17.3” FHD 300Hz with Tobii
    1920 x 1080 127 PPI 3ms response time 300 nits 16:9 100% sRGB color gamut 700:1 Anti-glare Tobii Eyetracking technology WVA
  • 17.3” FHD 360Hz with Tobii & NVIDIA-GSYNC
    1920 x 1080 127 PPI 5ms response time 300 nits 16:9 100% sRGB color gamut NVIDIA G-SYNC Technology 700:1 Anti-glare Tobii Eyetracking technology WVA
  • 17.3” UHD 60Hz with Tobii
    3840 x 2160 255 PPI 25ms response time 500 nits 16:9 100% Adobe RGB 1 200:1 contrast ratio Tobii Eyetracking technology WVA
PortsAlienware Area-51m R2
Ports
Alienware Area-51m R2 Ports
Image Source: Dell
  • 1 x Thunderbolt™ 3 
    supports USB 3.2 Gen 2 and DisplayPort 1.2
  • 2 x USB-A 3.2 Gen 1
  • 1 x USB-A 3.2 Gen 1 with Powershare.
  • 1 x HDMI 2.0
    Output with HDCP 2.2 Output Port (Supports direct-drive VR interfaces).
  • 1 x mini DisplayPort™ 1.4
    Output Port (supports NVIDIA® G-Sync™).
  • 1 x RJ-45
    Killer™ Ethernet E3000 2.5Gbps Port.
  • 1 x Alienware Graphics Amplifier Port
  • 2 x power adapter Ports
  • 1 x Global Headset Port
  • 1 x Audio Out 1/8" Port
    Compatible with inline mic headset.
  • 1 x Wedge-shaped lock slot (cable and lock sold separately)
Internal SpecsAlienware Area-51m R2
Processor
  1. 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-10700
    8 cores, 16 threads, 2.90 → 4.80 GHz, 16MB SmartCache, 65W
  2. 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-10700K
    8 cores, 16 threads, 3.80 → 5.10 GHz, 16MB SmartCache, 125W
  3. 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-10900
    10 cores, 20 threads, 2.80 → 5.20 GHz, 20MB SmartCache, 65W
  4. 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-10900K
    10 cores, 20 threads, 3.70 → 5.30 GHz, 20MB SmartCache, 125W
Geekbench 5 Single Core
Alienware Area-51m R24
10th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-10900K1,392100.00%
01,392
Geekbench 5 Multi-Core
Alienware Area-51m R24
10th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-10900K10,800100.00%
010,800
Integrated Graphics
  1. 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-10700
    Intel® UHD Graphics 630
    24 Execution Units, 350 → 1200 MHz
  2. 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-10700K
    Intel® UHD Graphics 630
    24 Execution Units, 350 → 1200 MHz
  3. 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-10900
    Intel® UHD Graphics 630
    24 Execution Units, 350 → 1200 MHz
  4. 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-10900K
    Intel® UHD Graphics 630
    24 Execution Units, 350 → 1200 MHz
Memory
  • Memory Slots
    • 2 x SoDIMM slots
  • Memory Configurations
    • 8 GB, 2 x 4 GB, DDR4, 2933 MHz, dual-channel
    • 16 GB, 2 x 8 GB, DDR4, 2933 MHz, dual-channel
    • 32 GB, 2 x 16 GB, DDR4, 2933 MHz, dual-channel
    • 64 GB, 2 x 32 GB, DDR4, 2933 MHz, dual-channel
    • 16 GB, 2 x 8 GB, DDR4, 3200 MHz, dual-channel, Intel XMP
    • 32 GB, 2 x 16 GB, DDR4, 3200 MHz, dual-channel, Intel XMP
Discrete GraphicsNVIDIA® GeForce®
  • GTX™ 1660 Ti - 6GB GDDR6 (OC Ready)
  • RTX™ 2060 - 6GB GDDR6 (OC Ready)
  • RTX 2070 SUPER™ - 8GB GDDR6 (OC Ready)
  • RTX 2080 SUPER™ - 8GB GDDR6 (OC Ready)
AMD® Radeon™
  • RX 5700M - 8GB GDDR6 (OC Ready)
StorageAvailable Slots
  • 2 x M.2 2230/2280 slots (Up to 1TB each)
  • One SATA AHCI 6 Gbps (Up to 1TB)
Single Drive
256GB 512GB 1TB 2TB
NVMe M.2 PCIe SSD.
Dual Drives
  • 256GB PCIe M.2 SSD + 1TB 7200 RPM Hard Drive
  • 512GB PCIe M.2 SSD + 1TB 7200 RPM Hard Drive
RAID-0 Drives
  • 512GB RAID 0 (2x 256GB NVMe M.2 PCIe SSDs)
  • 1TB RAID 0 (2x 512GB NVMe M.2 PCIe SSDs)
  • 2TB RAID 0 (2x 1TB NVMe M.2 PCIe SSDs)
  • 4TB RAID 0 (2x 2TB NVMe M.2 PCIe SSDs)
RAID-0 Plus Drives
  • 512GB (2x 256GB PCIe M.2 SSDs) RAID 0 [Boot] + 1TB 7200 RPM Hard Drive [Storage]
  • 1TB (2x 512GB PCIe M.2 SSD) RAID 0 [Boot] + 1TB 7200 RPM Hard Drive [Storage]
  • 1TB (2x 512GB PCIe M.2 SSD) RAID 0 [Boot] + 512GB PCIe M.2 SSD [Storage]
  • 1TB (2x 512GB PCIe M.2 SSDs) RAID 0 [Boot] + 1TB (2x 512GB NVMe M.2 PCIe SSD) Non-Raid [Storage]
  • 2TB (2x 1TB PCIe M.2 SSDs) RAID 0 [Boot] + 1TB 7200 RPM Hard Drive [Storage]
  • 2TB (2x 1TB PCIe M.2 SSDs) RAID 0 [Boot] + 1TB NVMe M.2 PCIe SSD [Storage]
  • 2TB (2x 1TB PCIe M.2 SSD) RAID 0 [Boot] + 2TB (2x 1TB PCIe M.2 SSD) Non-Raid [Storage]
ConnectivityAlienware Area-51m R2
Wi-FiRivet Killer WiFi 6 AX1650i 
Up to 2212Mbps Dual band 2.4 GHz/5 GHz WiFi-6 (802.11ax)
BluetoothBluetooth 5.1
EthernetKiller™ Ethernet E3000 PCI-e Gigabit ethernet controller
Transfer rate: 10/100/1000/2500 Mbps
BatteryAlienware Area-51m R2
Size6-cell smart lithium-ion (90Wh)
Power Supply
  • 180W (19.50 VDC/9.23A)
  • 240W (19.50 VDC/9.23A)
  • 330W (19.50 VDC/9.23A)
SoftwareAlienware Area-51m R2
OS
Windows 10 Home Windows 10 Pro
Upgradable to Windows 11
Built-in Apps
  • Alienware Command Center
  • Alienware Mobile Connect
  • Microsoft Office 365 (30-day trial)
Camera & AudioAlienware Area-51m R2
Camera
  • Front-facing camera
    Alienware HD (1280 x 720 resolution) camera.
Audio
  • Controller: Realtek ALC3282-CG
    • 7.1 Digital Audio out using HDMI out connection
    • Alienware Sound Center via Alienware Command Center
  • Speakers:
    • 4-Way Stereo Speaker Design
    • Output: 8-10W
  • Microphone:
    • Dual-array microphones in the camera assembly
MiscAlienware Area-51m R2
Sensors
  • Tobii Eye Tracking (Optional)
Security
  • Wedge-shaped lock slot
Warranty1 Year Hardware Service with Onsite/In-Home Service After Remote Diagnosis

Alienware Area-51m R2: Quick Look

Here is our quick look at Alienware Area-51m R2.

Alienware Area-51m R2

Dell has revealed the Alienware Area-51m R2, a 17.3-inch machine, in mid-2020. It is powered by up to 10-core Intel Core i9-10900K with a boost clock speed up to 5.30 GHz. The laptop has a dedicated GPU option up to Nvidia GeForce RTX 2080 SUPER with 8GB GDDR6. For display option, it has a 17.3 inch display with the following key specifications:

  • 17.3” FHD 144Hz with Tobii
    1920 x 1080 127 PPI 9ms response time 300 nits 16:9 72% NTSC 600:1 contrast ratio Anti-glare Tobii Eyetracking technology WVA
  • 17.3” FHD 144Hz with NVIDIA-GSYNC
    1920 x 1080 127 PPI 7ms response time 300 nits 16:9 72% NTSC NVIDIA G-SYNC Technology 600:1 contrast ratio Anti-glare WVA
  • 17.3” FHD 300Hz with Tobii
    1920 x 1080 127 PPI 3ms response time 300 nits 16:9 100% sRGB color gamut 700:1 Anti-glare Tobii Eyetracking technology WVA
  • 17.3” FHD 360Hz with Tobii & NVIDIA-GSYNC
    1920 x 1080 127 PPI 5ms response time 300 nits 16:9 100% sRGB color gamut NVIDIA G-SYNC Technology 700:1 Anti-glare Tobii Eyetracking technology WVA
  • 17.3” UHD 60Hz with Tobii
    3840 x 2160 255 PPI 25ms response time 500 nits 16:9 100% Adobe RGB 1 200:1 contrast ratio Tobii Eyetracking technology WVA

Moreover, Dell claims that the Alienware Area-51m R2 supports up to 64GB of 3200 MHz DDR4 XMP memory that you can upgrade with two memory module slots on the motherboard. Furthermore, It comes with two M.2 slots that users can easily upgrade and install an additional SSD to expand the storage on the device. On top of that, it also has a single SATA slot, that users can use to install a 2.5-inch SATA SSD, SSHD, or a hard disk drive to add even more storage.

Additionally, the Alienware Area-51m R2 measures 15.85” x 12.565” x 1.7” (402.59 x 319.15 x 43.18 mm) and weight at 9.04 lbs. (4.10 kg). The laptop features the following ports:

  • 1 x Thunderbolt™ 3 
    supports USB 3.2 Gen 2 and DisplayPort 1.2
  • 2 x USB-A 3.2 Gen 1
  • 1 x USB-A 3.2 Gen 1 with Powershare.
  • 1 x HDMI 2.0
    Output with HDCP 2.2 Output Port (Supports direct-drive VR interfaces).
  • 1 x mini DisplayPort™ 1.4
    Output Port (supports NVIDIA® G-Sync™).
  • 1 x RJ-45
    Killer™ Ethernet E3000 2.5Gbps Port.
  • 1 x Alienware Graphics Amplifier Port
  • 2 x power adapter Ports
  • 1 x Global Headset Port
  • 1 x Audio Out 1/8" Port
    Compatible with inline mic headset.
  • 1 x Wedge-shaped lock slot (cable and lock sold separately)

In summary, here is what you need to know about the Alienware Area-51m R2.

  • World's most powerful and overclockable gaming laptop with NVIDIA or AMD graphics. Featuring up to 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i9K processors.
  • Up to 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i9 10900K (10-Core, 3.7GHz to 5.3GHz w/Thermal Velocity Boost)
  • Up to NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 2080 SUPER 8GB GDDR6
  • Up to 64GB Dual Channel DDR4 at 2933MHz
  • Up to 4TB RAID 0 (2x 2TB NVMe M.2 PCIe SSDs)
  • Up to 17.3" UHD (3840 x 2160) 60Hz 25ms 500-nits 100% Adobe RGB color gamut + Tobii Eyetracking technology
Alienware Area-51m R2 image

Alienware Area-51m R2: Key Features

Chassis Features
  • AlienFX Lighting Zones
    • Programmable with up to 16.8 million distinct colors
  • Customized Features
    • Alienware Command Center
    • AlienFX Lighting Technology
    • Game Library with auto-tune game profile functionality
    • Fusion (Includes support for Overclock, Thermal, Power, Audio, and Audio Recon profiles)
  • Exterior Chassis Materials
    • Based on Alienware's Legend industrial design language
    • Engineered with Alienware's Advanced Cryo-Tech Cooling technology
    • Engineered with HyperEfficient Voltage Regulation
    • Constructed with a Magnesium alloy exterior shell with optional Copper alloy thermal components