Alienware X15 R1 Specifications
Here's what you need to know about Alienware X15 R1 including price, display info, CPU, RAM, storage, battery, and more.
|Key Features||Alienware X15 R1|
|Availability||Alienware X15 R1|
|Release Info||Available on June 1, 2021|
|Exterior||Alienware X15 R1|
|Weight||5 - 5.2 lbs (2.27 - 2.36 kg)|
|Keyboard and Trackpad|
|Display||Alienware X15 R1|
|Ports||Alienware X15 R1|
|Internal Specs||Alienware X15 R1|
Geekbench 5 Single Core
Alienware X15 R11
11th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-11800H1,466100.00%2
11th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-11900H1,43097.54%01,466
Geekbench 5 Multi-Core
Alienware X15 R11
11th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-11800H7,90897.38%2
11th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-11900H8,121100.00%08,121
|Connectivity||Alienware X15 R1|
|Wi-Fi||Rivet Killer Wi-Fi 6E AX1675x |
Dual Band 2.4 GHz/5 GHz Up to 2400 Mbps WiFi 6 802.11a/b/g/n/ac/ax
|Battery||Alienware X15 R1|
|Size||87 WHr, 6-cell smart lithium-ion battery|
|Software||Alienware X15 R1|
Windows 10 Home Windows 10 Pro
Upgradable to Windows 11
|Camera & Audio||Alienware X15 R1|
|Misc||Alienware X15 R1|
|Sensors||Windows Hello IR Camera|
|Warranty||1 Year Hardware Service with Onsite/In-Home Service After Remote Diagnosis|
Alienware X15 R1 Price
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Alienware X15 R1: Quick Look
Here is our quick look at Alienware X15 R1.
Dell has revealed the Alienware X15 R1, 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 90W 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 X15 R1 supports up to 32GB of 3200 MHz DDR4 memory. Unfortunately, it has an onboard memory module that is not upgradable by the users. 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 X15 R1 measures 14.16” x 10.915” x 0.626” (359.66 x 277.24 x 15.90 mm) and weight at 5 lbs. (2.27 kg). The laptop features the following ports:
- 1 x Headset port
- 1 x Power/DC-in Port
- 1 x Thunderbolt 4 Supports USB 3.2 Gen 2, DisplayPort 1.4, and PD output 15W (5V/3A).
- 1 x USB-C Supports USB 3.2 Gen 2, DisplayPort 1.4, and PD output 15W (5V/3A).
- 1 x USB-A Supports USB 3.2 Gen 1 with PowerShare
- 1 x HDMI 2.1 Supports up to [email protected] display out.
- 1 x MicroSD Card Slot
In summary, here is what you need to know about the Alienware X15 R1.
- Alienware Element 31 thermal interface material - made of a Gallium-Silicone matrix that delivers a 25% improvement in thermal resistance over the previous generation.
- Alienware’s Quad Fan Design - produces dedicated airflow using evacuative fans and dual opposite outlet fans. Moving this much air and managing heat enables this level of performance with this thin design.
- 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.
- GeForce RTX™ 30-series graphics - it now comes with the second generation of RTX™ technology that available in NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 3060, 3070, and up to RTX 3080 with 8GB of GDDR6.
- Nvidia G-Sync & Advanced Optimus Technology - Available on QHD 240Hz and FHD 360Hz display. While the ComfortView Plus, hardware-based low blue light technology available on all x15 configurations.
The Alienware X15 R1 also has some downsides that you might want to know, including:
- Non-upgradable memory
- No lock slot
- No Alienware Graphics Amplifier Port
Alienware X15 R1: Key Features
The Alienware x15 is the world’s most powerful sub-16mm gaming laptop. It is also among the first generation of X-series laptops and while they command an innovation-first prerogative, they are PC gaming masterpieces. Their evolved Legend industrial design makes them beautiful on the outside and the exclusive Alienware Cryo-tech™️ cooling technology is what makes the performance at this thinness a possibility. Any gamer looking for a high-performance gaming laptop that prioritizes design, mobility and wants reassurance of its thermal management needs to look no further. Behold the Alienware x15.
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