Dell announces Alienware m15 thin-and-light gaming notebook

Subject: Mobile | October 4, 2018 - 03:00 AM |
Tagged: nvidia, m15, Intel, gtx 1070 max-q, gtx 1060, dell, alienware

Dell today unveiled their latest gaming notebook, the Alienware m15. Weighing in at just under 5 lbs, the Alienware m15 is Dell's smallest 15-in gaming notebook ever.

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Buyers have the choice of either the quad-core Intel Core i5-8500H or the six-core i7-8750H. On the graphics side, the Alienware m15 will be offered with an "overclocked" GTX 1060, as well as with the GTX 1070 Max-Q.

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Display options on the Alienware m15 include two 1080p options, a 60Hz TN and a 144Hz IPS, as well as a 4K 60Hz IPS panel. Despite the availability for a high-refresh display, none of these displays seem to support G-SYNC variable refresh technology. 

Considering the relatively small size for a gaming notebook, the Alienware m15 still features an impressive array of ports including Ethernet, 3 USB 3.0 Type-A ports, a Thunderbolt 3 port, HDMI 2.0 as well as Mini DisplayPort 1.3.

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The Alienware m15 continues support for the Alienware Graphics Amplifier, which utilizes a proprietary PCI-Express cable to connect external graphics to a given notebook. While the m15 also features a Thunderbolt 3 port, it remains unclear if Thunderbolt 3 graphics will also be supported.

The Alienware m15 will become available on October 25th, at a starting price of $1,299.99.

Source: Dell

October 4, 2018 | 08:34 AM - Posted by Anonymously Anonymous (not verified)

thin-n-light with a 6 core spu? wonder if the freezer treatment would needed on this laptop too

October 4, 2018 | 09:30 AM - Posted by ItHasSpreadMuchTooFarAndMustBeChecked (not verified)

Thin and light is the Litmus Test Folks, and here's Thermal Throttling. Oh yes Folks in Gamer Land that spells form(Too F-ing Thin) over function(Gaming)!

It's time to Check(Hockey style) those stupid Marketing Oriented Design Pucks! The money that stays in yor wallet is the best way to stop that Intel Ultrabook(TM) pathogenesis!

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