Gaming laptops announced at CES 2022, Alienware x15 R2 and Alienware x17 R2 in 15 and 17-inch formats with screens up to 4K 120Hz or 2.5kHz 240Hz running Windows 11 with an Intel Alder Lake processor or card NVIDIA Ampere GeForce RTX graphics or even Wi-Fi 6E and Thunderbolt 4 connectivity.
L ‘Alienware x15 R2 it’s new A laptop aimed at gamers Built around a processor Intel Alder Lake More precisely, Alder Lake-H, meaning Core i7-12700H (14 cores, 6P 2.5 GHz, 8E 1.8 GHz) or Core i9-12900H (14 cores, 6P 2.3GHz, 8E 1.7GHz), both with integrated graphics solution Iris Xe.
This is supported by a dedicated graphics card nvidia amp, This is GeForce RTX 3060 6 GB GDDR6, or later.
The screen is entrusted to the 15.6-inch ComfortView Plus anti-glare display, i.e. IPS Full HD (1920 x 1080) 165 Hz 100% sRGB 3 ms 300cd/m², ie IPS Full HD 360Hz 100% sRGB 1ms 300cd/sqm, or IPS 2.5K QHD (2560 x 1440) 240 Hz 100% DCI-P3 2ms 400 cd / m².
Each option declares itself with NVIDIA G-Sync And Optimus Advanced.
Above we find a Infrared web camera HD 720p with microphones that allowBiometric authentication by facial recognition via Windows Hello.
We also note the presence of Dolby Atmos speakers and Chiclet keyboard backlit keyboard AlienFX (1.5mm stroke) and anti-ghosting on the N key. Yet it is No numeric keypad While this feature is standard from 15 inches.
The heart of this gaming laptop, in addition to Alder Lake, consists of 16/32GB LPDDR5 5200MHz RAM (welded) plus two storage slots. SSD M.2 NVMe 256 / 512GB PCIe, 1TB or 2TB, max total 4 to RAID 0 (2 x 2 to).
The Alienware x15 R2 also includes a connector (placed in the back) Wi-Fi 6E ax (2×2, Killer AX1675), Bluetooth 5.2, HDMI 2.1, Audio/micro box, 1 USB 3.2 (Gen1, PowerShare), 1 USB 3.2 Type-C (Gen2) et 1 USB 3.2 Type-C (Gen2) Thunderbolt 4 . port.
Equipped with a frame in Magnesium and aluminum alloy CNC, the Alienware x15 R2 comes with a Lunar Light design. turns down Windows 11 (Pro) with 87Wh Li-Ion battery. It is cooled by solution Alienware Cryo-Tech 4 . Cooling Fan.
Weighs 2.34 kg 2.36 kg Depending on the configuration, it measures 359.7 x 277.33, at 15.9 mm thick (Full HD 360Hz or 2.5K 240Hz display) or 16.3 mm (écran Full HD 165Hz).
L ‘Alienware x17 R2 It stands out for its larger format 17 inches Which offers the same options as a Full HD panel, as well as a screen IPS 4K Ultra HD (3840×2160) 4 ms 120 Hz 99% DCI-P3 500 cd/m².
Weighs from 2.96 kg to 3.09 kg It measures 399.23 x 299.57 mm, with a thickness of 20.9 mm (Full HD 360Hz panel) or 21.4 mm (écran Full HD 165Hz or 4K 120Hz).
In addition, this laptop aimed at gamers offers an option to CherryMX mechanical switch keyboard (1.8 mm turn) N-Key Rollover Anti-Ghosting.
but always There is no numeric keypad!
Its Core i9 processor option is different: Core i9-12900HK (14 cores, 6P 2.5GHz, 8E 1.8GHz), still with integrated graphics Iris Xe.
Additionally in terms of connectivity, the Alienware x17 R2 offers a port Gigabit Ethernet (Killer E3100, 2.5 Gbit/s), while its RAM is 16/32 GB DDR5 4800MHz (2 slots).
Alienware x15 R2 and Alienware x17 R2 are designed for PC First Quarter 2022, from $2,199 and $2,299, respectively.
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