Dell announced at CES 2021 that Dell will use Nvidia GeForce RTX 30 series GPUs to refresh the Alienware m15 R4 and Alienware m17 R4. Dell has not yet clearly stated which GeForce RTX 30 series GPUs will be equipped in these notebooks. After Nvidia showed off its new GeForce RTX 3060 GPU and released a gaming laptop powered by the GeForce RTX 30 series, it shared this announcement. However, the new Alienware m15 and Alienware m17 models still run Intel’s 10th-generation CPU instead of the 11th-generation Tiger Lake CPU. In addition, Dell also announced its new Alienware Aurora Ryzen Edition R10 desktop.
At the CES 2021 virtual conference, Nvidia announced its new GeForce RTX 3060 GPU and the GeForce RTX 30 series active notebook models that will be launched by all OEMs. Dell subsequently announced that its Alienware m15 R4 and Alienware m17 R4 will also be updated to the latest GeForce RTX 30 series GPUs, without specifying which GPUs will enter the notebook.
Alienware m15 R4, Alienware m17 R4, Alienware Aurora Ryzen Edition R10 price, availability
The starting price of the Alienware m15 R4 and Alienware m17 R4 laptop models is $2,149.99 (approximately Rs 15.7 million) and will go on sale on January 26. They will provide “Moonlight” and “Dark Side of the Moon” color options. Nvidia announced that all OEMs will have laptop models powered by the GeForce RTX 30 series, which will be released on January 26.
The Alienware Aurora Ryzen Edition R10 desktop is now available in the US, starting at US$1,079.99 (approximately Rs 79,000). It offers “Moonlight” and “Dark Side of the Moon” color options. There is no information about international availability yet.
Alienware m15 R4, Alienware m17 R4 specifications
Alienware m15 R4 and Alienware m17 R4 have 15.6-inch and 17.3-inch displays, respectively. According to reports from XDA developers, they can be equipped with full HD displays up to 360Hz (up to 300Hz on m15 models) or UHD displays with a standard 60Hz refresh rate. Under the hood, they have a 10th generation Intel Core i7-10870H or Core i9-10980HK CPU and up to 32GB of DDR4 RAM. They will provide up to 4TB of storage space in RAID0 striping. Both Alienware m15 R4 and Alienware M17 R4 will use the latest Nvidia GeForce RTX 30 series GPU.
Both models have an 86Wh battery, connection options include Thunderbolt 3, USB Type-A 3.2 Gen 1 with PowerShare technology, two USB Type-A 3.2 Gen 1 ports, Alienware graphics amplifier port, Mini-DisplayPort 1.4, HDMI 2.1 port , RJ-45 Killer Ethernet and a microSD slot. They also come with Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 5.1.
Alienware m15 R4 and Alienware M17 R4 models use vapor chamber cooling, which is part of the Alienware Cryo-Tech cooling technology design for R4 generation laptops.
Alienware Aurora Ryzen Edition R10 desktop specifications
Dell’s Alienware Aurora Ryzen Edition R10 desktop computer uses the latest AMD Ryzen 5000 series desktop processor, which has up to 16 cores, and can be optionally equipped with AMD Radeon RX 6800 XT series GPU or Nvidia GeForce RTX 30 series GPU . It supports up to 128GB RAM in dual channels. According to the company, Alienware Aurora Ryzen Edition R10 has “innovative airflow design and vapor chamber technology that can dissipate heat and provide players with additional power.”
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