Alienware X14 R1 specs, features, and analysis

Here's what you need to know about 2022 Alienware X14 R1 including price, display info, CPU, RAM, storage, battery, and more.

Availability

Alienware X14 R1
Released2022
Release Date
  • Announced on January 4, 2022 (CES 2022)
  • Available starting in Winter 2022.
PricingStarting at $1,799
Applicable Models
  • Alienware x14 Gaming Laptop
  • Alienware x14 R1 Gaming Laptop
  • Alienware x14 (2022) Gaming Laptop
  • Alienware x14 with 12th Gen Intel-H45 Series processors
  • Alienware x14 with RTX 3000-Series
Generations
Alienware X14 Price
Dell Alienware X14 R2 Laptop (2023) | 14" 2560x1600 QHD+ 165Hz | Core i7-13620H - 512GB SSD Hard Drive - 16GB RAM - Nvidia GeForce RTX 4050 | 10 cores @ 4.9 GHz - 6 GDDR6 Win 11 Home (Renewed)
Dell Alienware X14 R2 Laptop (2023) | 14" 2560x1600 QHD+ 165Hz | Core i7-13620H - 512GB SSD Hard Drive - 16GB RAM - Nvidia GeForce RTX 4050 | 10 cores @ 4.9 GHz - 6 GDDR6 Win 11 Home (Renewed)
By Dell
$1,524.42
Alienware X14 R1 Laptop i7-12700H 16G 512G RTX 3060 14" FHD 144Hz
Alienware X14 R1 Laptop i7-12700H 16G 512G RTX 3060 14" FHD 144Hz
By Alienware
$1,248.40
$1,349.00 7% OFF
Dell Alienware X14 Gaming Laptop (2022) | 14" FHD | Core i7 - 512GB SSD - 16GB RAM - RTX 3060 | 14 Cores @ 4.7 GHz - 12th Gen CPU - 12GB GDDR6 Win 11 Home (Renewed)
Dell Alienware X14 Gaming Laptop (2022) | 14" FHD | Core i7 - 512GB SSD - 16GB RAM - RTX 3060 | 14 Cores @ 4.7 GHz - 12th Gen CPU - 12GB GDDR6 Win 11 Home (Renewed)
By Dell
$1,090.38
Dell Alienware X14 R2 Gaming Laptop (2023) | 14" QHD+ | Core i7-4TB SSD - 32GB RAM | 10 Cores @ 4.9 GHz - 13th Gen CPU Win 11 Home (Renewed)
Dell Alienware X14 R2 Gaming Laptop (2023) | 14" QHD+ | Core i7-4TB SSD - 32GB RAM | 10 Cores @ 4.9 GHz - 13th Gen CPU Win 11 Home (Renewed)
By Dell
$2,355.01
Dell Alienware X14 R2 Laptop (2023) | 14" 2560x1600 QHD+ 165Hz | Core i7-13620H - 1TB SSD Hard Drive - 16GB RAM - Nvidia GeForce RTX 4050 | 10 cores @ 4.9 GHz - 6 GDDR6 Win 11 Home
Dell Alienware X14 R2 Laptop (2023) | 14" 2560x1600 QHD+ 165Hz | Core i7-13620H - 1TB SSD Hard Drive - 16GB RAM - Nvidia GeForce RTX 4050 | 10 cores @ 4.9 GHz - 6 GDDR6 Win 11 Home
By Dell
$1,654.54

Exterior

Alienware X14 R1
Dimensions12.66 x 10.345 x 0.57 inches (321.5 x 262.77 x 14.5)
Weight3.96 ~ 4.06 lbs. (1.798 ~ 1.841 kg)
Colors
Lunar light
Keyboard and Trackpad
  • Keyboard
    • Alienware X-Series thin keyboard
    • 1-Zone AlienFX lighting
    • Anti-ghosting and N-key rollover technology.
    • 1.5mm key travel.
  • Touchpad
    • Multi-touch gesture Premium Precision glass touchpad with integrated scrolling.
Alienware X14 R1 Keyboard and Touchpad
Image Source: Dell

Display

Alienware X14 R1
Size14 Inches
Info14” FHD 144Hz
1920 x 1080, 16:9, 144Hz, 400-nits, 100% DCI-P3, Dolby Vision, 7ms response time, NVIDIA G-Sync, Advanced Optimus.

Ports

Alienware X14 R1
Ports
Alienware X14 R1 Ports
Image Source: Dell
Back (7)
  • 1 x USB-C
    USB 3.2 Gen 2 (10 Gbps), Power Delivery, DisplayPort 1.4
  • 1 x headphone jack
    Headphone/Microphone
  • 1 x HDMI
    v2.1, HDCP 2.3 support with NVIDIA GeForce graphics
  • 1 x USB-A
    USB 3.2 Gen 1 (5 Gbps)
  • 1 x microSD card slot
    v5.2, UHS-II
  • 2 x Thunderbolt 4
    40 Gpbs, USB 4.0 (40 Gbps), Power Delivery, DisplayPort 1.4

Internal Specs

Alienware X14 R1
Processor
  1. 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-12700H
    14 cores, 20 threads, 2.30 → 4.70 GHz, 24MB SmartCache, 45W
  2. 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-12900H
    14 cores, 20 threads, 2.50 → 5.00 GHz, 24MB SmartCache, 45W

Geekbench 5 Single Core

Alienware X14 R11
12th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-12700H1,65894.31%
2
12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-12900H1,758100.00%
01,758

Geekbench 5 Multi-Core

Alienware X14 R11
12th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-12700H11,77497.90%
2
12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-12900H12,027100.00%
012,027
Integrated Graphics
  1. 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-12700H
    Intel® Iris® Xe Graphics
    96 Execution Units, 400 → 1400 MHz
  2. 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-12900H
    Intel® Iris® Xe Graphics
    96 Execution Units, 400 → 1450 MHz
Memory
  • 16GB
    Dual Channel LPDDR5 4800MHz
    RTX 3050 & 3050 Ti models
  • 16GB 32GB
    Dual Channel LPDDR5 5200MHz
    RTX 3060 models
Memory Slots
  • Onbaord memory
Memory Configurations
  • Speed:
    4800 MHz 5200 MHz
  • Memory Type: Dual-channel LPDDR5
  • Minimum Memory: 16 GB
  • Maximum Memory: 32 GB
Discrete Graphics
  • NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 3050 - 4GB GDDR6
    Includes 5 phase HyperEfficient graphics voltage regulation
    TGP: 50W, Dynamic Boost: 15W, Max Power: 65W, Speed: 1177.5 → 1455 MHz.
  • NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 3050 Ti - 4GB GDDR6
    Includes 5 phase HyperEfficient graphics voltage regulation
    TGP: 50W, Dynamic Boost: 15W, Max Power: 65W, Speed: 1140 → 1410 MHz.
  • NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 3060 - 6GB GDDR6
    Includes 7 phase HyperEfficient graphics voltage regulation
    TGP: 60W, Dynamic Boost: 25W, Max Power: 85W, Speed: 817 → 1282 MHz.
Storage
256GB 512GB 1TB 2TB
PCIe NVMe M.2 SSD
  • 1 x M.2 2280 PCIe Gen SSD slot.

Connectivity

Alienware X14 R1
Wi-Fi
  • Rivet Killer Wi-Fi 6E AX1675i 2x2 MIMO
    Triple Band 2.4 GHz/5 GHz/6GHz Up to 2974 Mbps WiFi 6E 802.11a/b/g/n/ac/ax
  • Intel AX211 2x2 MIMO
    Triple Band 2.4 GHz/5 GHz/6GHz Up to 2400 Mbps WiFi 6E 802.11a/b/g/n/ac/ax
BluetoothBluetooth 5.2

Battery

Alienware X14 R1
Size80 WHr Lithium-ion battery
With Alienware Battery Defender technology.
Power Supply
130W
USB Type-C small form factor power adapter.

Software

Alienware X14 R1
OSWindows 11
Home Pro
Built-in AppsAlienware Command Center
  • Dashboard navigates all features, including themes, system performance, and overclocking
  • Five Tailored Power States
    full speed performance balanced quiet battery saver
  • Game Library to manage titles from multiple services
  • FX supports full RBG values up to 16.8 million colors
  • Power Management adjusts power plans with a game
  • Overclocking controls system performance and overclocking profiles
  • Sound Center dials in the perfect sound by managing sound profiles, audio effects, and Audio Recon

Camera & Audio

Alienware X14 R1
Camera
  • Front-facing camera.
    Alienware HD (1280x720 resolution) camera.
  • Windows Hello IR support.
Audio
  • Speakers:
    • Stereo speakers with Dolby Atmos
  • Microphone:
    • Dual-array microphones

Misc

Alienware X14 R1
SensorsWindows Hello IR Camera
SecurityWindows Hello IR camera for Facial Biometrics
Warranty1 Year Hardware Service with Onsite/In-Home Service After Remote Diagnosis

Key Features

Alienware X14 R1
At Glance
Released in Early
2022
16:9 FHD
14”
1080p 144Hz
Weight
3.96 lb
1.80 kg
Up to
Intel Core i9-12900H
14C/20T, 2.50 → 5.00 GHz
Geekbench 5
1,758
Single Core
Geekbench 5
12,027
Multi-Core
With integrated
Intel® Iris® Xe Graphics
96 Execution Units, 400 → 1450 MHz
Configurable up to
32GB
5200 MHz LPDDR5
Alienware X14 R1 Ports
Nvidia GeForce
RTX 3060
6GB GDDR6 85W TGP

Photos

Our analysis and reviews

Alienware X14 R1 image

What we like

Reasons to like about Alienware X14 R1.

Supports Windows 11

Alienware X14 R1 exceed all minimum system requirements for Windows 11.

RequirementsAlienware X14 R1
Secure BootYes
TPM 2.0 TPM 2.0
ProcessorIntel Core i7-12700H → Intel Core i9-12900H
4GB RAM16GB → 32GB
64GB Drive256GB → 2TB
2 Cores CPU14 cores
Upgradable storage

Alienware X14 R1 comes with a single removable M.2 SSD slot that you can replace and upgrade in the future. Learn more

Storage SlotsAlienware X14 R1
M.2x1
Supports discrete graphics

Configurable up to Nvidia GeForce RTX 3060 6GB GDDR6 85W TGP

What we don't like

Reasons not to like about Alienware X14 R1.

Non-upgradable memory

The memory on Alienware X14 R1 is soldered to the motherboard, and there is no additional RAM slot for expansion. Since you can't change or add more RAM after you buy, you want to make sure you pick the configuration with the right amount of memory at the initial purchase. Learn more

MemoryAlienware X14 R1
Slots0 - Onboard
TypeLPDDR5
Speed5200 MHz

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