Alienware 15 & Alienware 17
“If your idea of the perfect Windows 10 PC is a mobile gaming station, then you should look to Alienware’s 2015 laptop range.”
— The Verge
Features & Design
The best Windows ever for gaming is here.
DirectX 12 - Break down boundaries and step into your game with graphics more stunning than ever before with the new DirectX 12 technology. Windows 10's API is armed with new features that will provide quicker processing in real time to generate higher FPS and richer graphics as well as reduced power consumption to play longer.
Expand your community - Xbox app lets you see what your friends are playing now, chat with your community, and track your scores and achievements. Plus, Game DVR* lets you record your best hero moves for sharing with friends.
Play more games - The greatest Xbox games are now at your fingertips, and you will get built-in support for the Xbox controller* and even stream Xbox One games to a
Windows 10 Home PC, laptop, or tablet anywhere in your home. Even the cross-device barriers are down – start a game on your PC and move to your Xbox to continue playing.
Start menu - Back and improved. You will be an expert from the get-go since your windows Start menu is back in an expanded form. Plus, all your pinned applications will carry over so your experience is familiar, productive and better than ever.
The speed you need - Windows 10 Home starts up and resumes fast so there's no buffer between you and your game. Even your updates reach you as soon as they are available so you always have the latest and greatest features.
The rush is real.
Engineered with no-nonsense design that gives gamers what they want, the all new Alienware 15 is built thin without sacrificing performance. It’s crafted with aerospace-inspired carbon fiber that provides styled stiffness and impressive durability. It’s outfitted with copper heat sinks that enable proper cooling, full-throttle graphics performance for up to 100W of dedicated graphics power from AMD or NVIDIA, and the very first optional Ultra HD 4K screen in an Alienware notebook.
When paired with the optional Alienware Graphics Amplifier, you can transform the Alienware 15 with up to 375W of AMD or NVIDIA desktop graphics performance. Alienware 15 configurations that include an Intel® Core™ i7 processor will also become overclocked when paired to the Graphics Amplifier for even more total system performance. Just plug in and get lost in the vivid display and massive performance boost of desktop-class graphics.
Amplified graphics. Advanced gaming.
Killer combo: Matched with the Alienware 15, the Graphics Amplifier provides a perfect solution for the gamer who desires the full rush of ultimate gaming anytime. Get the most out of your gaming by plugging two monitors into your Alienware 15 and enjoying its vivid built-in LCD display, while also attaching as many extra monitors as the graphics card and outputs in your Alienware Amplifier will allow.
Graphics powerhouse: When gaming on the go, the AMD or NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980M based graphics feature 4GB of GDDR5 standard memory, for smooth, crisp, responsive performance that will keep you immersed and engaged.
See the Alienware Graphics Amplifier in action
True upgradeable graphics performance
Engineered for extreme action.
Intense inside:With the optional Intel® Core™ i7 processor for truly intense, full-voltage quad-core action, the Alienware 15 is equipped for up to 3.5 GHz of turbo power and a seamless gaming experience. Intel offers the only processors that allow you to hyper thread so your machine can simultaneously perform multiple functions faster.
Keep your cool: The Alienware 15’s main thermal module consists of copper heat pipes and plates set on the GPU and a CPU – optimizing heat dissipation so your graphics card can use up as much wattage as it desires, and the chassis won’t get too hot during battle.
Your keyboard advantage: Built to stand up to the most intense gaming usage, the premium reinforced keyboard includes 9-Alienware TactX programmable keys so you can launch applications in the midst of the action with just the touch of a button. A metal plate built-in behind the keyboard provides uniform feedback and responsiveness for all keys while typing, and the travel distance between each key is engineered to facilitate flawless, smooth motion.
Engage your senses.
Sound and fury: Rich, impressive Alienware 15 audio is powered by Klipsch and Creative SoundBlaster X-Fi technology. Look directly into the eyes of your friends and opponents with a 2.0MP Full HD webcam and let the banter flow with a dual microphone array.
Command Center 4.0
Ports and slots
Peace of mind comes standard.
• Advice and alerts to let you know about issues before they happen and tools to fix issues if they arise
• Flexible, automated backup and recovery through Alienware Respawn to ensure that your important documents, pictures and media files remain safe
• Easy access to Dell support, warranty information and services, saving time and reducing hassle
Alienware 15 & Alienware 17
Alienware 15: Editors´Choice
“It delivers everything you want in a gaming laptop, with excellent performance, long battery life, and all sorts of customizable features.” — PCMag
Alienware 15: Recommended Award
“From a performance standpoint, the Alienware 15 is a winner.” — HotHardware.com
Alienware 15: Good for Gaming
“Alienware's latest 15-inch gaming rig is sleek, solid, and a good value.” — Computer Shopper
Alienware 15: Recommended Award
“Performance wise it’s a powerhouse and exactly what you’d expect for the price.” — Trusted Reviews
Alienware 15: CES 2015 Excellence Award
“The Alienware 15 wins a Notebooks.com CES Excellence Award for reintroducing high-end gaming innards to a 15-inch form factor.” – Notebooks.com
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