Dell has refreshed the Alienware 15 R4 to feature Intel Comet Lake-H and NVIDIA Ampere mobile offerings. The Alienware m15 R4 Dell gaming laptop continues to offer vapor chamber cooling, up to 4 TB of PCIe storage, and also comes with an OLED panel that is HDR500 compliant.
With the m series, Alienware has been offering comparatively thin and light Dell gaming laptops for many years, which do not compromise on performance. And now the next generation of exciting Dell Alienware laptop that offers even more performance thanks to Nvidia GeForce RTX 3000.
We had many good things to say about the Alienware m15 R3, particularly concerning its vapor chamber cooling. At CES 2021, Dell is refreshing the Alienware m15 to include Comet Lake-H and NVIDIA Ampere mobile GPUs.
The Dell Alienware m15 R4 offers a choice of Intel 10th gen Core i7-10870H and Core i9-10980HK processor options along with RAM options ranging from 8 GB to 32 GB. Buyers also get to choose from a range of single and RAID storage configurations adding up to a total of 4 TB of PCIe NVMe storage.
Dell said that the Alienware 15 R4 uses 66 fan blades each for the CPU and the GPU with the former also getting a vapor chamber for added cooling efficiency. Irrespective of the configuration, Dell has endowed the m15 R4 with a 6-phase VRM design for the CPU and a 12-phase design for the GPU.
Display options include a 15.6-inch FHD LCD or a 4K OLED panel. The OLED panel supports HDR500 and sports a 1 ms response time, 400 nits brightness while also offering Tobii eye-tracking and 100% DCI-P3 coverage.
Price and availability
- Alienware M15 R4 with NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 can be pre-ordered via Amazon.com for $2,667.96.
- Alienware M15 R4 with NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 can be pre-ordered via Amazon.com for $2,150.56.
Alienware M15 R4 Specifications
- Chipset: 10th Gen Intel Core i7-10870H Processor ( 8 cores / 16 threads / 2.20Ghz – 5.00Ghz clockspeed / 16MB Intel smart cache )
- Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 8GB GDDR6
- Display: 15.6 inch Full HD screen ( 300hz refresh rate / 3ms response time / 100% sRGB color gamut / 300nits brightness )
- Storage: 1TB SSD storage ( PCIe NVMe SSD )
- Memory: 32GB ram ( DDR4 2933MHz )
- Keyboard: 4-zone RGB N-Key rollover and anti-ghosting technology.
- Webcam: 720p HD Camera with digital-array microphones
- Connectivity: Killer Wi-Fi 6 AX1650 802.11ax 2×2 Wireless LAN and Bluetooth 5.1
- USB Ports: 2x USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-A ports, 1 USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-A with Powershare Technology
- Other Ports: 1x HDMI 2.1b with HDCP 2.2 port, 1x Mini DisplayPort 1.4, 1x Thunderbolt 3 port, 1x Alienware Graphics Amplifier port, 1x Audio Out 1/8″ Port
- Ethernet: Killer Networks E3100x Gigabit Ethernet NIC port
- Other storage: MicroSD-card slot
- Operating system: Windows 10 Home
- Audio: 4-way stereo speakers with dual tweeters and woofer ( 4 W x 2 = 8 W )
- Other Features: Alienware Command Center, AlienFX Lighting Technology
Last year, Dell has introduced the Dell G7 17, and G7 15 7500 latest good gaming laptops, which are not only significantly faster than their predecessors with a current Intel Core i9-10980HK and an Nvidia GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q, the design has also been fundamentally revised.