Alienware M15 R3 Specifications

Here's what you need to know about Alienware M15 R3 including price, display info, CPU, RAM, storage, battery, and more.

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Alienware M15 R3

Key FeaturesAlienware M15 R3
At Glance
Released in Mid
2020
16:9 FHD
15.6”
1080p 300Hz
Weight
4.65 lb
2.11 kg
Up to
Intel Core i9-10980HK
8C/16T, 2.40 → 5.30 GHz
Geekbench 5
1,223
Single Core
Geekbench 5
7,013
Multi-Core
With integrated
Intel® UHD Graphics 630
24 Execution Units, 350 → 1250 MHz
Configurable up to
32GB
2666 MHz DDR4
Alienware M15 R3 Ports
Up to Nvidia GeForce
RTX 2080 SUPER
8GB GDDR6 with Max-Q
AvailabilityAlienware M15 R3
Released2020
Release InfoAvailable on May 2020
PricingStarting at $1,499.99
Generations
Stores
Alienware M15 R3 Price
Dell Alienware m15 R3 Gaming Laptop (2020) | 15.6" FHD | Core i7 - 1TB SSD - 16GB RAM - RTX 2070 | 6 Cores @ 5 GHz - 10th Gen CPU - 8GB GDDR6 Win 10 Home
Dell Alienware m15 R3 Gaming Laptop (2020) | 15.6" FHD | Core i7 - 1TB SSD - 16GB RAM - RTX 2070 | 6 Cores @ 5 GHz - 10th Gen CPU - 8GB GDDR6 Win 10 Home
By Dell
$1,699.99
Alienware m15 R3 Gaming Laptop, 15.6 inches 300hz 3ms FHD Display, Intel Core i7-10th Gen, Nvidia GeForce RTX 2080 Super 8GB GDDR6, 1TB SSD, 32GB RAM, Lunar Light (Renewed)
Alienware m15 R3 Gaming Laptop, 15.6 inches 300hz 3ms FHD Display, Intel Core i7-10th Gen, Nvidia GeForce RTX 2080 Super 8GB GDDR6, 1TB SSD, 32GB RAM, Lunar Light (Renewed)
By Alienware
$2,098.44
Dell 2020 Alienware m15 R3 Laptop 15.6-inch - Intel Core i7 10th Gen - i7-10875H - Eight Core 5.1Ghz - 1TB SSD - 32GB RAM - Nvidia GeForce RTX 2080 Super - 1920x1080 FHD - Windows 10 Home (Renewed)
Dell 2020 Alienware m15 R3 Laptop 15.6-inch - Intel Core i7 10th Gen - i7-10875H - Eight Core 5.1Ghz - 1TB SSD - 32GB RAM - Nvidia GeForce RTX 2080 Super - 1920x1080 FHD - Windows 10 Home (Renewed)
By Dell
$2,119.64
2020 Dell Alienware m15 R3 Laptop 15.6" - Intel Core i7 10th Gen - i7-10750H - Six Core 5Ghz - 512GB SSD + 512GB SSD - 16GB RAM - Nvidia GeForce RTX 2060 - 1920x1080 FHD - Windows 10 Home (Renewed)
2020 Dell Alienware m15 R3 Laptop 15.6" - Intel Core i7 10th Gen - i7-10750H - Six Core 5Ghz - 512GB SSD + 512GB SSD - 16GB RAM - Nvidia GeForce RTX 2060 - 1920x1080 FHD - Windows 10 Home (Renewed)
By Dell
$1,634.78
2020 Dell Alienware m15 R3 Laptop 15.6" - Intel Core i7 10th Gen - i7-10750H - Six Core 5Ghz - 512GB SSD - 16GB RAM - Nvidia GeForce RTX 2070 Super - 1920x1080 FHD - Windows 10 Home Dark (Renewed)
2020 Dell Alienware m15 R3 Laptop 15.6" - Intel Core i7 10th Gen - i7-10750H - Six Core 5Ghz - 512GB SSD - 16GB RAM - Nvidia GeForce RTX 2070 Super - 1920x1080 FHD - Windows 10 Home Dark (Renewed)
By Dell
$1,696.96
Dell Alienware m15 R3 Gaming Laptop (2020) | 15.6" FHD | Core i7 - 512GB SSD - 16GB RAM - 2070 Super | 6 Cores @ 5 GHz - 10th Gen CPU - 8GB GDDR6
Dell Alienware m15 R3 Gaming Laptop (2020) | 15.6" FHD | Core i7 - 512GB SSD - 16GB RAM - 2070 Super | 6 Cores @ 5 GHz - 10th Gen CPU - 8GB GDDR6
By Dell
$1,935.99
ExteriorAlienware M15 R3
DimensionsBase
Width: 14.19 in. (360.30 mm)
Depth: 10.87 in. (276.20 mm)
Height: 0.72 - 0.78 in. (18.30 - 19.70 mm)
300 Hz Refresh Rate Models
Width: 14.19 in. (360.30 mm)
Depth: 10.86 in. (275.90 mm)
Height: 0.70 - 0.78 in. (17.90 - 19.70 mm)
WeightStarting at 4.65 lbs (2.10 kg) up to 5.51 lbs (2.50 kg)
Colors
  • Dark Side of the Moon with High Endurance Clear Coat
  • Lunar Light with High Endurance Clear Coat
Keyboard and Trackpad
  • Keyboard
    • Alienware mSeries 4-Zone AlienFX RGB keyboard.
    • Alienware mSeries keyboard with per-key RGB LED.
  • AlienFX lighting
  • Includes anti-ghosting and N-key rollover technology
  • 1.7mm key travel
  • 0.2mm-dish concave key design
  • 4.13 x 2.36 in (105 mm x 80 mm) precision touchpad with multi-touch gesture support.
DisplayAlienware M15 R3
Size15.6 Inches
InfoFull HD with 144Hz refresh rate
  • 1920 x 1080, 141 PPI, 7ms response time, 300 nits, 16:9, 72% NTSC  color gamut, Anti-glare.
Full HD with 144Hz refresh rate
  • 1920 x 1080, 141 PPI, 7ms response time, 300 nits, 16:9, 72% NTSC color gamut with NVIDIA G-SYNC Technology, Anti-glare.
Full HD with 300Hz refresh rate
  • 1920 x 1080, 141 PPI, 3ms response time, 300 nits, 16:9, 100% sRGB color gamut, Anti-glare.
Ultra HD with 60Hz refresh rate
  • 3180 x 2160, OLED, 282 PPI, 1ms response time, 400 nits, 16:9, HDR-400 100% DCI-P3 color gamut, 100,000:1 contrast ratio, TrueLife, 14.80W max power consumption
  • Tobii Eyetracking technology
All options
  • Wide Viewing Angles on all displays with 85 degrees viewing from all directions
PortsAlienware M15 R3
Ports
Alienware M15 R3 Ports
Image Source: Dell
  • 1 x Power/DC-in Port
  • 1 x RJ-45 Killer™ Ethernet E3000 10/100/1000Mbps/2.5Gbps Port
  • 2 x Type-A USB 3.1 Gen 1 Port
  • 1 x Type-A USB 3.1 Gen 1 port with PowerShare technology
  • 1 x Thunderbolt™ 3 Port (USB Type-C™ with support for USB 3.1 Gen 2 10Gbps, 40Gbps Thunderbolt, and DisplayPort 1.2)
  • 1 x Alienware Graphics Amplifier Port
  • 1 x HDMI 2.0b with HDCP 2.2 Output Port
  • 1 x Mini-Display Port 1.4 (certified) Output Port
  • 1 x Audio Out 1/8" Ports (Compatible with inline mic headset)
  • 1 x Wedge-shaped lock slot (cable and lock sold separately)
  • 1 x microSD 5.1, UHD-II HD312 Card Reader
Internal SpecsAlienware M15 R3
Processor
  1. 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-10300H
    4 cores, 8 threads, 2.50 → 4.50 GHz, 8MB SmartCache, 45W
  2. 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-10750H
    6 cores, 12 threads, 2.60 → 5.00 GHz, 12MB SmartCache, 45W
  3. 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-10980HK
    8 cores, 16 threads, 2.40 → 5.30 GHz, 16MB SmartCache, 45W
Geekbench 5 Single Core
Alienware M15 R31
10th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-10300H1,06186.75%
2
10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-10750H1,13492.72%
3
10th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-10980HK1,223100.00%
01,223
Geekbench 5 Multi-Core
Alienware M15 R31
10th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-10300H3,74753.43%
2
10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-10750H5,41277.17%
3
10th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-10980HK7,013100.00%
07,013
Integrated Graphics
  1. 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-10300H
    Intel® UHD Graphics 630
    24 Execution Units, 350 → 1050 MHz
  2. 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-10750H
    Intel® UHD Graphics 630
    24 Execution Units, 350 → 1150 MHz
  3. 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-10980HK
    Intel® UHD Graphics 630
    24 Execution Units, 350 → 1250 MHz
Memory
8 GB 16 GB 32 GB
2666 MHz Dual-channel DDR4 RAM.
Onboard memory.
Discrete Graphics
  • NVIDIA® GeForce GTX® 1650 Ti (4GB GDDR6)
  • NVIDIA® GeForce GTX® 1660 Ti (6GB GDDR6)
  • NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 2060 (6GB GDDR6) OC Ready
  • NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 2070 (8GB GDDR6)
  • NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 2070 SUPER (8GB GDDR6)
  • NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 2080 SUPER (8GB GDDR6) with Max-Q Design
  • AMD RX5500M (4GB GDDR6)
StorageAvailable Slots
  • One M.2 2230 slot (Up to 512GB)
  • Two M.2 2230/2280 slots (Up to 2TB each)
Single Drive
  • 256 GB PCIe M.2 SSD
  • 512 GB PCIe M.2 SSD
  • 1 TB PCIe M.2 SSD
  • 2 TB PCIe M.2 SSD
RAID-0
  • 512GB (2x256 PCIe M.2 SSD) RAID0
  • 1TB (2x 512 PCIe M.2 SSD) RAID0
  • 2TB (2x 1TB PCIe M.2 SSD) RAID0
  • 4TB (2x 2TB PCIe M.2 SSD) RAID0
RAID-0 Plus
  • 1TB (2x 512GB PCIe M.2 SSD) RAID0 [Boot] + 512GB PCIe M.2 SSD [Storage]
  • 2TB (2x 1TB PCIe M.2 SSD) RAID0 [Boot] + 512GB PCIe M.2 SSD [Storage]
  • 4TB (2x 2TB PCIe M.2 SSD) RAID0 [Boot] + 512GB PCIe M.2 SSD [Storage]
ConnectivityAlienware M15 R3
Wi-Fi
  • Rivet Killer Wi-Fi 6 AX1650
    Dual Band 2.4 GHz/5 GHz up to 2400 Mbps, WiFi 802.11a/b/g/n/ac/ax.
Bluetooth
  • Rivet Killer Wi-Fi 6 AX1650 › Bluetooth 5.1
Ethernet
  • Killer™ Ethernet E3000 PCI-e Gigabit ethernet controller
    Transfer rate: 10/100/1000/2500 Mbps
BatteryAlienware M15 R3
Size
  • 56 WHr, 3-cell smart lithium-ion
  • 86 WHr, 6-cell smart lithium-ion
Power Supply
  • E4 130W (19.50 VDC/6.70A)
  • E4 180W (19.50 VDC/9.23A)
  • E4 240W (19.50 VDC/12.31A)
* Support Hybrid Power
SoftwareAlienware M15 R3
OS
Windows 10 Home Windows 10 Pro
Upgradable to Windows 11
Built-in Apps
  • Alienware Command Center
  • Alienware Adrenlin
  • Alienware Mobile Connect
  • Microsoft Office 365 (30-day trial)
Camera & AudioAlienware M15 R3
Camera
  • Front-facing camera
    Alienware FHD (1920x1080 resolution) camera.
Audio
  • Controller: Realtek ALC3281-CG
    • 7.1 Digital Audio out using HDMI out connection
    • Alienware Sound Center via Alienware Command Center
  • Speakers:
    • 4-Way (Woofer/Tweeter) Stereo Speaker Design
    • Output: 4-5W
    • Introduces Discrete Smart Amp Woofer technology
    • Delivers 2.5x bass improvement over the previous generation
    • Delivers 2x treble improvement over the previous generation
    • Delivers 30% loudness improvement over the previous generation for full-range performance
  • Microphone:
    • Digital-array microphones in camera assembly
MiscAlienware M15 R3
Sensors
  • Tobii Eyetracking technology (optional)
Security
  • Wedge-shaped lock slot
MoreCHASIS
  • 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 and copper alloy thermal components

Alienware M15 R3 Price

Here is the latest price update for Alienware M15 R3.

Alienware M15 R3 Price
Dell Alienware m15 R3 Gaming Laptop (2020) | 15.6" FHD | Core i7 - 1TB SSD - 16GB RAM - RTX 2070 | 6 Cores @ 5 GHz - 10th Gen CPU - 8GB GDDR6 Win 10 Home
Dell Alienware m15 R3 Gaming Laptop (2020) | 15.6" FHD | Core i7 - 1TB SSD - 16GB RAM - RTX 2070 | 6 Cores @ 5 GHz - 10th Gen CPU - 8GB GDDR6 Win 10 Home
By Dell
$1,699.99
Alienware m15 R3 Gaming Laptop, 15.6 inches 300hz 3ms FHD Display, Intel Core i7-10th Gen, Nvidia GeForce RTX 2080 Super 8GB GDDR6, 1TB SSD, 32GB RAM, Lunar Light (Renewed)
Alienware m15 R3 Gaming Laptop, 15.6 inches 300hz 3ms FHD Display, Intel Core i7-10th Gen, Nvidia GeForce RTX 2080 Super 8GB GDDR6, 1TB SSD, 32GB RAM, Lunar Light (Renewed)
By Alienware
$2,098.44
Dell 2020 Alienware m15 R3 Laptop 15.6-inch - Intel Core i7 10th Gen - i7-10875H - Eight Core 5.1Ghz - 1TB SSD - 32GB RAM - Nvidia GeForce RTX 2080 Super - 1920x1080 FHD - Windows 10 Home (Renewed)
Dell 2020 Alienware m15 R3 Laptop 15.6-inch - Intel Core i7 10th Gen - i7-10875H - Eight Core 5.1Ghz - 1TB SSD - 32GB RAM - Nvidia GeForce RTX 2080 Super - 1920x1080 FHD - Windows 10 Home (Renewed)
By Dell
$2,119.64
2020 Dell Alienware m15 R3 Laptop 15.6" - Intel Core i7 10th Gen - i7-10750H - Six Core 5Ghz - 512GB SSD + 512GB SSD - 16GB RAM - Nvidia GeForce RTX 2060 - 1920x1080 FHD - Windows 10 Home (Renewed)
2020 Dell Alienware m15 R3 Laptop 15.6" - Intel Core i7 10th Gen - i7-10750H - Six Core 5Ghz - 512GB SSD + 512GB SSD - 16GB RAM - Nvidia GeForce RTX 2060 - 1920x1080 FHD - Windows 10 Home (Renewed)
By Dell
$1,634.78
2020 Dell Alienware m15 R3 Laptop 15.6" - Intel Core i7 10th Gen - i7-10750H - Six Core 5Ghz - 512GB SSD - 16GB RAM - Nvidia GeForce RTX 2070 Super - 1920x1080 FHD - Windows 10 Home Dark (Renewed)
2020 Dell Alienware m15 R3 Laptop 15.6" - Intel Core i7 10th Gen - i7-10750H - Six Core 5Ghz - 512GB SSD - 16GB RAM - Nvidia GeForce RTX 2070 Super - 1920x1080 FHD - Windows 10 Home Dark (Renewed)
By Dell
$1,696.96
Dell Alienware m15 R3 Gaming Laptop (2020) | 15.6" FHD | Core i7 - 512GB SSD - 16GB RAM - 2070 Super | 6 Cores @ 5 GHz - 10th Gen CPU - 8GB GDDR6
Dell Alienware m15 R3 Gaming Laptop (2020) | 15.6" FHD | Core i7 - 512GB SSD - 16GB RAM - 2070 Super | 6 Cores @ 5 GHz - 10th Gen CPU - 8GB GDDR6
By Dell
$1,935.99

Alienware M15 R3: Quick Look

Here is our quick look at Alienware M15 R3.

Alienware M15 R3

Dell has revealed the Alienware M15 R3, a 15.6-inch machine, in mid-2020. It is powered by up to an octa-core Intel Core i9-10980HK 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 with Max-Q. For display option, it has a 15.6 inch display with the following key specifications:

Full HD with 144Hz refresh rate
  • 1920 x 1080, 141 PPI, 7ms response time, 300 nits, 16:9, 72% NTSC  color gamut, Anti-glare.
Full HD with 144Hz refresh rate
  • 1920 x 1080, 141 PPI, 7ms response time, 300 nits, 16:9, 72% NTSC color gamut with NVIDIA G-SYNC Technology, Anti-glare.
Full HD with 300Hz refresh rate
  • 1920 x 1080, 141 PPI, 3ms response time, 300 nits, 16:9, 100% sRGB color gamut, Anti-glare.
Ultra HD with 60Hz refresh rate
  • 3180 x 2160, OLED, 282 PPI, 1ms response time, 400 nits, 16:9, HDR-400 100% DCI-P3 color gamut, 100,000:1 contrast ratio, TrueLife, 14.80W max power consumption
  • Tobii Eyetracking technology
All options
  • Wide Viewing Angles on all displays with 85 degrees viewing from all directions

Moreover, Dell claims that the Alienware M15 R3 supports up to 32GB of 2666 MHz DDR4 memory. Unfortunately, it has an onboard memory module that is not upgradable by the users. Furthermore, It comes with three M.2 slots that users can easily upgrade and install additional SSDs to expand the storage on the device.

Additionally, the Alienware M15 R3 measures 14.19” x 10.87” x 0.78” (360.43 x 276.10 x 19.81 mm) and weight at 4.65 lbs. (2.11 kg). The laptop features the following ports:

  • 1 x Power/DC-in Port
  • 1 x RJ-45 Killer™ Ethernet E3000 10/100/1000Mbps/2.5Gbps Port
  • 2 x Type-A USB 3.1 Gen 1 Port
  • 1 x Type-A USB 3.1 Gen 1 port with PowerShare technology
  • 1 x Thunderbolt™ 3 Port (USB Type-C™ with support for USB 3.1 Gen 2 10Gbps, 40Gbps Thunderbolt, and DisplayPort 1.2)
  • 1 x Alienware Graphics Amplifier Port
  • 1 x HDMI 2.0b with HDCP 2.2 Output Port
  • 1 x Mini-Display Port 1.4 (certified) Output Port
  • 1 x Audio Out 1/8" Ports (Compatible with inline mic headset)
  • 1 x Wedge-shaped lock slot (cable and lock sold separately)
  • 1 x microSD 5.1, UHD-II HD312 Card Reader

In summary, here is what you need to know about the Alienware M15 R3.

  • Alienware’s most thin and powerful 15" laptop ever. Now with the option for up to 10th gen Intel® Core™ i9k processors with up to 12-phase HyperEfficient Voltage regulation.
  • Up to 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-10980HK (8-Core, up to 5.3GHz w/ Turbo Boost 2.0)
  • Up to NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 2080 SUPER 8GB GDDR6 with Max-Q Design
  • Up to 4TB (2x 2TB PCIe M.2 SSD) RAID0 [Boot] + 512GB PCIe M.2 SSD [Storage]
  • Up to 15.6" OLED UHD (3840 x 2160) 60Hz 1ms 400-nits DCI-P3 color gamut + Tobii Eyetracking technology