Alienware X15 R2 Specifications

Here's what you need to know about Alienware X15 R2 including price, display info, CPU, RAM, storage, battery, and more.

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Alienware X15 R2

Key FeaturesAlienware X15 R2
At Glance
Released in Early
2022
16:9 QHD
15.6”
1440p 240Hz
Weight
5.15 lb
2.34 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 X15 R2 Ports
Up to Nvidia GeForce
RTX 3080 Ti
16GB GDDR6
AvailabilityAlienware X15 R2
Released2022
Release Info
  • Announced on January 4, 2022.
  • Available starting in Winter 2022.
PricingStarting at $2,199
Generations
Stores
Alienware X15 R2 Price
Alienware X15 R2 Gaming Laptop - 15.6-inch FHD 360Hz 1ms Display, Intel Core i7-12700H, 16GB RAM, 512GB SSD, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070Ti 8GB GDDR6, USB-C, WiFi 6, Bluetooth, Windows 11 Home - White
Alienware X15 R2 Gaming Laptop - 15.6-inch FHD 360Hz 1ms Display, Intel Core i7-12700H, 16GB RAM, 512GB SSD, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070Ti 8GB GDDR6, USB-C, WiFi 6, Bluetooth, Windows 11 Home - White
By Alienware
$2,634.99
Dell Alienware X15 R2 Gaming Laptop (2022) | 15.6" FHD | Core i9 - 1TB SSD - 32GB RAM - 3080 Ti | 14 Cores @ 5 GHz - 12th Gen CPU - 12GB GDDR6X Win 11 Home (Renewed)
Dell Alienware X15 R2 Gaming Laptop (2022) | 15.6" FHD | Core i9 - 1TB SSD - 32GB RAM - 3080 Ti | 14 Cores @ 5 GHz - 12th Gen CPU - 12GB GDDR6X Win 11 Home (Renewed)
By Dell
$3,893.63
Dell Alienware X15 R2 Gaming Laptop (2022) | 15.6" QHD | Core i9 - 1TB SSD - 32GB RAM - 3080 Ti | 14 Cores @ 5 GHz - 12th Gen CPU - 12GB GDDR6X Win 11 Pro
Dell Alienware X15 R2 Gaming Laptop (2022) | 15.6" QHD | Core i9 - 1TB SSD - 32GB RAM - 3080 Ti | 14 Cores @ 5 GHz - 12th Gen CPU - 12GB GDDR6X Win 11 Pro
By Dell
$3,299.00
Dell Alienware X15 R2 Gaming Laptop (2022) | 15.6" QHD | Core i9 - 2TB SSD - 32GB RAM - 3080 Ti | 14 Cores @ 5 GHz - 12th Gen CPU - 12GB GDDR6X Win 11 Home
Dell Alienware X15 R2 Gaming Laptop (2022) | 15.6" QHD | Core i9 - 2TB SSD - 32GB RAM - 3080 Ti | 14 Cores @ 5 GHz - 12th Gen CPU - 12GB GDDR6X Win 11 Home
By Dell
$3,819.24
Dell Alienware X15 R2 Gaming Laptop (2022) | 15.6" 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 X15 R2 Gaming Laptop (2022) | 15.6" 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
$1,501.49
Dell Alienware X15 R2 Gaming Laptop (2022) | 15.6" QHD | Core i7 - 512GB SSD + 512GB SSD - 32GB RAM - 3070 Ti | 14 Cores @ 4.7 GHz - 12th Gen CPU - 8GB GDDR6X Win 11 Home (Renewed)
Dell Alienware X15 R2 Gaming Laptop (2022) | 15.6" QHD | Core i7 - 512GB SSD + 512GB SSD - 32GB RAM - 3070 Ti | 14 Cores @ 4.7 GHz - 12th Gen CPU - 8GB GDDR6X Win 11 Home (Renewed)
By Dell
$2,958.35
ExteriorAlienware X15 R2
Dimensions
  • 14.16” x 10.915” x 0.642” (359.7 x 277.25 x 16.3 mm)
    With FHD 165Hz diplay.
  • 14.16” x 10.915” x 0.626” (359.7 x 277.25 x 15.9 mm)
    With FHD 360Hz or QHD 240Hz diplay.
Weight5.15 ~ 5.2 lbs. (2.34 ~ 2.36 kg)
Colors
Lunar light
Keyboard and Trackpad
  • Keyboard
    • Alienware X-Series thin keyboard
    • Per-key RGB LED with AlienFX lighting
    • Anti-ghosting and N-key rollover technology.
    • 1.5mm key travel.
  • Touchpad
    • Multi-touch gesture Premium Precision glass touchpad with integrated scrolling.
    • 4.13 x 2.36 in (105 mm x 80 mm) precision touchpad with multi-touch gesture support.
    • Supports AlienFX touchpad.
Chasis Information
  • Based on Alienware's Legend 2.0 industrial design language
  • Constructed with CNC aluminum and magnesium alloy parts
  • Engineered with Alienware Cryo-Tech™Cooling technology
  • Includes Alienware's Quad-Fan Design (patent-pending)
  • Element 31 thermal interface material (available with all configurations)
DisplayAlienware X15 R2
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 X15 R2
Ports
Alienware X15 R2 Ports
Image Source: Dell
Left
  • 1 x Power/DC-in Port
Right
  • 1 x Headset port
Back
  • 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
Internal SpecsAlienware X15 R2
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 X15 R21
12th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-12700H1,65894.31%
2
12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-12900H1,758100.00%
01,758
Geekbench 5 Multi-Core
Alienware X15 R21
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 32GB
    Dual Channel LPDDR5 5200MHz
Memory Slots
  • Onbaord memory
Memory Configurations
  • Speed: 5200MHz
  • Memory Type: Dual-channel LPDDR5
  • Minimum Memory: 16 GB
  • Maximum Memory: 32 GB
Discrete Graphics
  • NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 3060 - 6GB GDDR6
  • NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 3070 Ti - 6GB GDDR6
  • NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 3080 Ti - 6GB GDDR6
* All configurations include 8-phase HyperEfficient graphics voltage regulation.
Storage
  • Storage slots: 2 x M.2 2280 PCIe slots
Single Storage Configuration
  • 256GB 512GB 1TB 2TB
    PCIe NVMe M.2 SSD
Dual Storage Configuration
  • 512GB 1TB 2TB 4TB
    RAID-0 (2 x PCIe NVMe M.2 SSD)
ConnectivityAlienware X15 R2
Wi-FiKiller Wi-Fi 6E AX1675
Dual Band 2.4 GHz/5 GHz WiFi 6E 802.11a/b/g/n/ac/ax
BluetoothBluetooth 5.2
Ethernet2.5Gbps Ethernet NIC via included Type-C to RJ-45 port dongle
BatteryAlienware X15 R2
Size87 WHr, 6-cell smart lithium-ion battery
Power Supply
240W
power adapter.
SoftwareAlienware X15 R2
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 & AudioAlienware X15 R2
Camera
  • Front-facing camera.
    Alienware HD (1280x720 resolution) camera.
  • Optional Windows Hello IR support.
Audio
  • Speakers:
    • Stereo speakers with Dolby Atmos
  • Microphone:
    • Dual-array microphones
MiscAlienware X15 R2
SensorsWindows Hello IR Camera
SecurityWindows Hello IR camera for Facial Biometrics
Warranty1 Year Hardware Service with Onsite/In-Home Service After Remote Diagnosis

Alienware X15 R2: Quick Look

Here is our quick look at Alienware X15 R2.

Alienware X15 R2

Dell has revealed the Alienware X15 R2, a 15.6-inch machine, in early-2022. It is powered by up to 14-core Intel Core i9-12900H with a boost clock speed up to 5.00 GHz. The laptop has a dedicated GPU option up to Nvidia GeForce RTX 3080 Ti with 16GB GDDR6. 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 R2 supports up to 32GB of 5200 MHz LPDDR5 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 R2 measures 14.16” x 10.915” x 0.626” (359.66 x 277.24 x 15.90 mm) and weight at 5.15 lbs. (2.34 kg). The laptop features the following ports:

Left
  • 1 x Power/DC-in Port
Right
  • 1 x Headset port
Back
  • 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 R2.

  • Up to 15.6” QHD with 240Hz display
    2560 x 1440, 16:9, 400-nits, 99% DCI-P3, Dolby Vision, G-Sync.
  • 12th Generation Intel Alder Lake H processors
  • Up to 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-12900H
    6/12 P cores, 8 E cores, 2.50 → 5.00 GHz, 24MB SmartCache, 45W.
  • Starting with NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 3060 with 6GB GDDR6 VRAM.
  • Up to 32GB 5200MHz LPDDR5 128-bit dual-channel memory.
  • Up to 4TB RAID-0 PCIe NVMe SSD.
  • Main Features
    • 1 x Thunderbolt™ 4 port
    • Killer Wi-Fi 6E AX1675.
    • Built-in Windows Hello face authentication camera.
    • Supports Dolby Vision and Dolby Atmos.
    • Smart Fan control technology
    • 8 phase graphics voltage regulation.
Alienware X15 R2 image

Alienware X15 R2: Key Features

This generation of Alienware x15 is a more powerful and feature-rich laptop that includes new 12th generation Intel Core processors, DDR5 memory, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 30-series laptop graphics with more power than the previous generation, and even improved display features –all within a thin profile to encourage mobility while prioritizing performance and functionality.