Alienware M15 R6 Specifications

Here's what you need to know about Alienware M15 R6 including price, display info, CPU, RAM, storage, battery, and more.

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Alienware M15 R6

Key FeaturesAlienware M15 R6
At Glance
Released in Mid
2021
16:9 QHD
15.6”
1440p 240Hz
Weight
5.93 lb
2.69 kg
Up to
Intel Core i9-11900H
8C/16T, 2.50 → 4.90 GHz
Geekbench 5
1,430
Single Core
Geekbench 5
8,121
Multi-Core
With integrated
Intel® UHD Graphics
32 Execution Units, 350 → 1450 MHz
Upgradable up to
64GB
3466 MHz DDR4 XMP
Alienware M15 R6 Ports
Up to Nvidia GeForce
RTX 3080
8GB GDDR6 115W TGP
AvailabilityAlienware M15 R6
Released2021
Release InfoAnnounced on May 11, 2021
Pricing
  • $1,299.99
    i7-11800H 8GB 256GB RTX 3050 Ti FHD 165Hz
  • $1,649.99
    i7-11800H 16GB 512GB RTX 3060 FHD 165Hz
  • $1,829.99
    i7-11800H 16GB 1TB RTX 3070 QHD 240Hz
  • $2,079.99
    i7-11800H 16GB 1TB RTX 3070 QHD 240Hz
Generations
Stores
Alienware M15 R6 Price
Alienware M15 R6 Gaming Laptop - 15.6-inch FHD (1920 x 1080) 1ms 360Hz Display, Core i7-11800H, 32GB DDR4 RAM, 1TB SSD, NVIDIA RTX 3070 8GB Graphics, Windows 11 Home - Black
Alienware M15 R6 Gaming Laptop - 15.6-inch FHD (1920 x 1080) 1ms 360Hz Display, Core i7-11800H, 32GB DDR4 RAM, 1TB SSD, NVIDIA RTX 3070 8GB Graphics, Windows 11 Home - Black
By Alienware
$1,949.99
Alienware M15 R6 Gaming Laptop, 15.6 inch QHD 240Hz Display, Intel Core i7-11800H, 32GB DDR4 RAM, 1TB SSD, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 8GB GDDR6, Windows 11 Home, Dark Side of The Moon
Alienware M15 R6 Gaming Laptop, 15.6 inch QHD 240Hz Display, Intel Core i7-11800H, 32GB DDR4 RAM, 1TB SSD, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 8GB GDDR6, Windows 11 Home, Dark Side of The Moon
By Alienware
$2,855.00
Alienware M15 R6 VR Ready Gaming Laptop - 15.6 inch QHD 2K 240Hz Display, Intel Core i7-11800H, 16GB DDR4 RAM, HDMI, WiFi ,512GB SSD, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 6GB GDDR6, Windows 11-Black
Alienware M15 R6 VR Ready Gaming Laptop - 15.6 inch QHD 2K 240Hz Display, Intel Core i7-11800H, 16GB DDR4 RAM, HDMI, WiFi ,512GB SSD, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 6GB GDDR6, Windows 11-Black
By Alienware
$1,724.99
Dell Alienware m15 R6 Gaming Laptop (2021) | 15.6" FHD | Core i7 - 512GB SSD - 16GB RAM - RTX 3060 | 8 Cores @ 4.6 GHz - 11th Gen CPU - 12GB GDDR6
Dell Alienware m15 R6 Gaming Laptop (2021) | 15.6" FHD | Core i7 - 512GB SSD - 16GB RAM - RTX 3060 | 8 Cores @ 4.6 GHz - 11th Gen CPU - 12GB GDDR6
By Dell
$1,679.99
Dell Alienware M15 R6 (Latest Model) I5-11400H 6-CORE 256GB SSD 8GB RAM 15.6" FHD (1920 X 1080) 165Hz RTX 3060 6GB Dark Moon Win 10 (Renewed)
Dell Alienware M15 R6 (Latest Model) I5-11400H 6-CORE 256GB SSD 8GB RAM 15.6" FHD (1920 X 1080) 165Hz RTX 3060 6GB Dark Moon Win 10 (Renewed)
By Dell
$1,099.99
Dell Alienware m15 R6 Gaming Laptop (2021) | 15.6" FHD | Core i5 - 512GB SSD - 8GB RAM - RTX 3060 | 6 Cores @ 4.5 GHz - 11th Gen CPU - 12GB GDDR6 (Renewed)
Dell Alienware m15 R6 Gaming Laptop (2021) | 15.6" FHD | Core i5 - 512GB SSD - 8GB RAM - RTX 3060 | 6 Cores @ 4.5 GHz - 11th Gen CPU - 12GB GDDR6 (Renewed)
By Dell
$1,150.97
ExteriorAlienware M15 R6
Dimensions14.02” x 10.73” x 0.51 - 0.76” (356.20 x 272.50 x 12.9 - 19.25 mm)
Weight5.93 lbs (2.69 kg)
Colors
Dark Moon
Dark Side of the Moon with High Endurance Clear Coat and Silky Smooth Finish
Keyboard and Trackpad
  • Alienware mSeries 4-Zone AlienFX RGB keyboard.
    • 1.7mm key travel
    • Includes anti-ghosting technology
  • Alienware's CherryMX ultra-low-profile mechanical laptop keyboard with per-key AlienFX lighting.
    • 1.8mm key travel
    • Includes N-key rollover technology
  • Touchpad
    • Multi-touch gesture touchpad with integrated scrolling.
    • 4.13 x 2.36 in (105 mm x 80 mm) precision touchpad with multi-touch gesture support.
DisplayAlienware M15 R6
Size15.6 Inches
Info
  • 15.6” FHD with 165Hz
    1920 x 1080 141 PPI ComfortView Plus 3ms response time 300 nits 16:9 100% sRGB color gamut 1000:1 Anti-glare WVA 6W
  • 15.6” FHD with 360Hz
    1920 x 1080 141 PPI ComfortView Plus NVIDIA G-Sync Advanced Optimus 1ms response time 300 nits 16:9 100% sRGB color gamut 1000:1 Anti-glare WVA 7.6W
  • 15.6” QHD with 240Hz
    2560 x 1440 188 PPI ComfortView Plus NVIDIA G-Sync Advanced Optimus 2ms response time 400 nits 16:9 99% DCI-P3 color gamut 1000:1 Anti-glare WVA 10.15 W
PortsAlienware M15 R6
Ports
Alienware M15 R6 Ports
Image Source: Dell
  • 1 x Thunderbolt 4
    Supports 3.2 Gen 2, DisplayPort 1.4, and PD output 15W (5V/3A).
  • 2 x USB-A 3.2 Gen 1 Port
  • 1 x USB-A 3.2 Gen 1 port with PowerShare
  • 1 x RJ-45
  • 1 x HDMI 2.1
    Supports up to [email protected] display out.
  • 1 x Headset port
  • 1 x Power/DC-in Port
Internal SpecsAlienware M15 R6
Processor
  1. 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-11400H
    6 cores, 12 threads, 2.70 → 4.50 GHz, 12MB SmartCache, 45W
  2. 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-11800H
    8 cores, 16 threads, 2.30 → 4.60 GHz, 24MB SmartCache, 45W
  3. 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-11900H
    8 cores, 16 threads, 2.50 → 4.90 GHz, 24MB SmartCache, 45W
Geekbench 5 Single Core
Alienware M15 R61
11th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-11400H1,32090.04%
2
11th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-11800H1,466100.00%
3
11th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-11900H1,43097.54%
01,466
Geekbench 5 Multi-Core
Alienware M15 R61
11th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-11400H5,59268.86%
2
11th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-11800H7,90897.38%
3
11th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-11900H8,121100.00%
08,121
Integrated Graphics
  1. 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-11400H
    Intel® UHD Graphics
    16 Execution Units, 350 → 1450 MHz
  2. 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-11800H
    Intel® UHD Graphics
    32 Execution Units, 350 → 1450 MHz
  3. 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-11900H
    Intel® UHD Graphics
    32 Execution Units, 350 → 1450 MHz
Memory
8 GB 16 GB 32 GB
3200MHz or 3466MHz Dual-channel DDR4 SDRAM.
2 x SO-DIMM slots.
  • Max 32GB of 3200 MHz DDR4 Memory
  • Max 64GB of 3466 MHz XMP DDR4 Memory
Discrete Graphics
  • NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 3050 Ti
    4GB GDDR6 TGP: 80W Max Power: 80W Speed: 1462.5 → 1695 MHz
  • NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 3060
    6GB GDDR6 TGP: 115W Dynamic Boost: 10W Max Power: 125W Speed: 1387 → 1702 MHz
  • NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 3070
    8GB GDDR6 TGP: 115W Dynamic Boost: 10W Max Power: 125W Speed: 1110 → 1560 MHz
  • NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 3080
    8GB GDDR6 TGP: 115W Dynamic Boost: 10W Max Power: 125W Speed: 1110 → 1545 MHz
Storage2 x M.2 2230/2280 slots (Up to 2TB each)
ConnectivityAlienware M15 R6
Wi-FiRivet Killer Wi-Fi 6 AX1650
Dual Band 2.4 GHz/5 GHz Up to 2400 Mbps WiFi 6 802.11a/b/g/n/ac/ax
BluetoothBluetooth 5.2
EthernetKiller E2600 Gigabit Ethernet Controller
Transfer rate: 10/100/1000 Mbps
BatteryAlienware M15 R6
Size
  • 56 WHr, 3-cell smart lithium-ion battery
  • 86 WHr, 6-cell smart lithium-ion battery
Power Supply
180W 240W
power adapter.
SoftwareAlienware M15 R6
OS
Windows 10 Home Windows 10 Pro
Upgradable to Windows 11
Built-in Apps
  • Alienware Command Center
    Supports AlienFX lighting, Game Library with auto-tune game profile functionality.
  • Alienware Adrenalin
  • Alienware Mobile Connect
  • Microsoft Office 365 (30-day trial)
Camera & AudioAlienware M15 R6
Camera
  • Front-facing camera.
    Alienware HD (1280x720 resolution) camera.
  • Optional Windows Hello IR support.
Audio
  • Controller: Realtek ALC3254
    • 7.1 Digital Audio out using HDMI out connection
    • Alienware Sound Center via Alienware Command Center
  • Speakers:
    • 2 x 2W speakers
  • Microphone:
    • Dual-array microphones
MiscAlienware M15 R6
SensorsWindows Hello IR Camera

Alienware M15 R6 Price

Here is the latest price update for Alienware M15 R6.

Alienware M15 R6 Price
Alienware M15 R6 Gaming Laptop - 15.6-inch FHD (1920 x 1080) 1ms 360Hz Display, Core i7-11800H, 32GB DDR4 RAM, 1TB SSD, NVIDIA RTX 3070 8GB Graphics, Windows 11 Home - Black
Alienware M15 R6 Gaming Laptop - 15.6-inch FHD (1920 x 1080) 1ms 360Hz Display, Core i7-11800H, 32GB DDR4 RAM, 1TB SSD, NVIDIA RTX 3070 8GB Graphics, Windows 11 Home - Black
By Alienware
$1,949.99
Alienware M15 R6 Gaming Laptop, 15.6 inch QHD 240Hz Display, Intel Core i7-11800H, 32GB DDR4 RAM, 1TB SSD, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 8GB GDDR6, Windows 11 Home, Dark Side of The Moon
Alienware M15 R6 Gaming Laptop, 15.6 inch QHD 240Hz Display, Intel Core i7-11800H, 32GB DDR4 RAM, 1TB SSD, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 8GB GDDR6, Windows 11 Home, Dark Side of The Moon
By Alienware
$2,855.00
Alienware M15 R6 VR Ready Gaming Laptop - 15.6 inch QHD 2K 240Hz Display, Intel Core i7-11800H, 16GB DDR4 RAM, HDMI, WiFi ,512GB SSD, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 6GB GDDR6, Windows 11-Black
Alienware M15 R6 VR Ready Gaming Laptop - 15.6 inch QHD 2K 240Hz Display, Intel Core i7-11800H, 16GB DDR4 RAM, HDMI, WiFi ,512GB SSD, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 6GB GDDR6, Windows 11-Black
By Alienware
$1,724.99
Dell Alienware m15 R6 Gaming Laptop (2021) | 15.6" FHD | Core i7 - 512GB SSD - 16GB RAM - RTX 3060 | 8 Cores @ 4.6 GHz - 11th Gen CPU - 12GB GDDR6
Dell Alienware m15 R6 Gaming Laptop (2021) | 15.6" FHD | Core i7 - 512GB SSD - 16GB RAM - RTX 3060 | 8 Cores @ 4.6 GHz - 11th Gen CPU - 12GB GDDR6
By Dell
$1,679.99
Dell Alienware M15 R6 (Latest Model) I5-11400H 6-CORE 256GB SSD 8GB RAM 15.6" FHD (1920 X 1080) 165Hz RTX 3060 6GB Dark Moon Win 10 (Renewed)
Dell Alienware M15 R6 (Latest Model) I5-11400H 6-CORE 256GB SSD 8GB RAM 15.6" FHD (1920 X 1080) 165Hz RTX 3060 6GB Dark Moon Win 10 (Renewed)
By Dell
$1,099.99
Dell Alienware m15 R6 Gaming Laptop (2021) | 15.6" FHD | Core i5 - 512GB SSD - 8GB RAM - RTX 3060 | 6 Cores @ 4.5 GHz - 11th Gen CPU - 12GB GDDR6 (Renewed)
Dell Alienware m15 R6 Gaming Laptop (2021) | 15.6" FHD | Core i5 - 512GB SSD - 8GB RAM - RTX 3060 | 6 Cores @ 4.5 GHz - 11th Gen CPU - 12GB GDDR6 (Renewed)
By Dell
$1,150.97

Alienware M15 R6: Quick Look

Here is our quick look at Alienware M15 R6.

Alienware M15 R6

Dell has revealed the Alienware M15 R6, a 15.6-inch machine, in mid-2021. It is powered by up to an octa-core Intel Core i9-11900H with a boost clock speed up to 4.90 GHz. The laptop has a dedicated GPU option up to Nvidia GeForce RTX 3080 with 8GB GDDR6 115W TGP. For display option, it has a 15.6 inch display with the following key specifications:

  • 15.6” FHD with 165Hz
    1920 x 1080 141 PPI ComfortView Plus 3ms response time 300 nits 16:9 100% sRGB color gamut 1000:1 Anti-glare WVA 6W
  • 15.6” FHD with 360Hz
    1920 x 1080 141 PPI ComfortView Plus NVIDIA G-Sync Advanced Optimus 1ms response time 300 nits 16:9 100% sRGB color gamut 1000:1 Anti-glare WVA 7.6W
  • 15.6” QHD with 240Hz
    2560 x 1440 188 PPI ComfortView Plus NVIDIA G-Sync Advanced Optimus 2ms response time 400 nits 16:9 99% DCI-P3 color gamut 1000:1 Anti-glare WVA 10.15 W

Moreover, Dell claims that the Alienware M15 R6 supports up to 64GB of 3466 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.

Additionally, the Alienware M15 R6 measures 14.02” x 10.73” x 0.76” (356.11 x 272.54 x 19.30 mm) and weight at 5.93 lbs. (2.69 kg). The laptop features the following ports:

  • 1 x Thunderbolt 4
    Supports 3.2 Gen 2, DisplayPort 1.4, and PD output 15W (5V/3A).
  • 2 x USB-A 3.2 Gen 1 Port
  • 1 x USB-A 3.2 Gen 1 port with PowerShare
  • 1 x RJ-45
  • 1 x HDMI 2.1
    Supports up to [email protected] display out.
  • 1 x Headset port
  • 1 x Power/DC-in Port

In summary, here is what you need to know about the Alienware M15 R6.

  • 11th Gen Intel® Core™ processors - Features the latest 11th Generation of Intel H-Series processors up to 8-Core Intel Core i9-11900H up to 4.90 GHz.
  • Upgradable and Faster Memory - It's now equipped with a faster DDR4 memory to bump the speed up from 3200 MHz to 3466 MHz.
  • GeForce RTX™ 30-series graphics - It now comes with the second generation of RTX™ technology that available in NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 3050 Ti, 3060, 3070 and up to RTX 3080 with 8GB of GDDR6.
  • New QHD [email protected] with G-SYNC Display - A great new display with a high display resolution with a 240Hz refresh rate.
  • Native [email protected] Support - The M15 R6 has the latest native HDMI 2.1 port to support 4K at 120Hz display output.

The Alienware M15 R6 also has some downsides that you might want to know, including:

  • No MicroSD card slot
  • No lock slot
  • No Mini DisplayPort
  • No Alienware Graphics Amplifier Port
Alienware M15 R6 image

Alienware M15 R6: Key Features

The Alienware m15 R6 gaming laptop is our first laptop powered with 11th generation Intel Core processors and NVIDIA® GeForce RTXTM 30-series graphics. To keep performance prioritized and temperatures under control the Alienware Cryo-tech™️ cooling technology helps and is designed to keep gameplay and confidence high. Each gaming experience on the m15 is intended to wow players visually, built around a 15” screen, with refresh rates spanning 165Hz, 240Hz, and 360Hz this new generation of M15 is focused on delivering an uncompromised visual experience. Even the visual ID has taken a step forward and introduces newly evolved Legend industrial design.