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FAQ Alienware Monitors

Dell Gaming and Alienware Monitors Support for Gaming Consoles

Dell Gaming and Alienware Monitor Frequently Asked Questions

Windows 11 driver?
As of November 2, 2021, none of the Alienware monitors have a specific Windows 11 driver. Some have the DDM for Windows 11. All you and we can do is periodically check the specific monitor drivers page to see if a Windows 11 driver appears.

2010 Alienware monitors
AW2210 = Drivers Windows XP/Vista/7/8
AW2310 = Drivers Windows XP/Vista/7/8

2018 Alienware monitors
AW2518H = Drivers Windows 7/8/8.1/10
AW2518HF = Drivers Windows 7/8/8.1/10, DDM 1.54.0.2068 for Windows 7/10/11
AW3418DW = Drivers Windows 7/8/8.1/10
AW3418HW = Drivers Windows 7/8/8.1/10

2020 Alienware monitors
AW2720HF = Drivers Windows 7/8/8.1/10, DDM 1.54.0.2068 for Windows 7/10/11
AW2720HFA = Drivers Windows 7/8/8.1/10/10S, DDM 1.54.0.2068 for Windows 7/10/11
AW3420DW = Drivers Windows 7/8/8.1/10/10S
AW5520QF = Drivers Windows 7/8/8.1/10/10S, DDM 1.54.0.2068 for Windows 7/10/11

2021 Alienware monitors
AW2521H = Drivers Windows 7/8/8.1/10/10S
AW2521HF = Drivers Windows 7/8/8.1/10, DDM 1.54.0.2068 for Windows 7/10/11
AW2521HFA = Drivers Windows 7/8/8.1/10, DDM 1.54.0.2068 for Windows 7/10/11
AW2521HFL = Drivers Windows 7/8/8.1/10/10S, DDM 1.54.0.2068 for Windows 7/10/11
AW2521HFLA = Drivers Windows 7/8/8.1/10/10S, DDM 1.54.0.2068 for Windows 7/10/11
AW2721D = Drivers Windows 7/8/8.1/10/10S
AW3821DW = Drivers Windows 7/8/8.1/10/10S

 

AW2210 Drivers, Documents
AW2310 Drivers, Documents
AW2518H Nvidia G-Sync, Drivers, Documents
AW2518HF AMD FreeSync, Drivers, Documents
AW2521H Nvidia G-Sync, Drivers, Documents
AW2521HF
AMD FreeSync & Nvidia G-Sync, Drivers, Documents
AW2521HFL AMD FreeSync & Nvidia G-Sync, Drivers, Documents
AW2720HF AMD FreeSync & Nvidia G-Sync, Drivers, Documents
AW2721D Nvidia G-Sync, Drivers, Documents
AW3418DW
 Nvidia G-Sync, Drivers, Documents
AW3418HW Nvidia G-Sync, Drivers, Documents
AW3420DW Nvidia G-Sync, Drivers, Documents
AW3821DW Nvidia G-Sync, Drivers, Documents
AW5520QF
AMD FreeSync & Nvidia G-Sync compatible, Drivers, Documents

AW3821DW, flickering

Flickering Alienware Monitors

Policy: Alienware stuck pixel

Policy: Dell AMD FreeSync monitors and Nvidia

Policy: AW2518H and AW2518HF and video cards

120Hz, Alienware AW2518 monitors discussion

Note, except for the AW5520QF, none of these Alienware monitors have built-in speakers. You connect powered external speakers to the Alienware monitor Audio Line out port.

DDM (Dell Display Manager)

DDM is supported with AMD FreeSync models = AW2518HF, AW2521HF, AW2521HFA, AW2521HFL, AW2521HFLA, AW2720HF, AW2720HFA, AW5520QF

DDM is not supported with Nvidia G-Sync models = AW2518H, AW2521H, AW2721D, AW3418DW, AW3420DW, AW3821DW

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