Alienware 13 R2 and Graphics Amplifier: Recommended
“Suddenly this little laptop had much more pep in its step with performance numbers that would rival many desktops and much larger machines.” — HotHardware.com
Clear, concise, and efficient.
Crystal clear visuals: The Alienware 13 is the first ever gaming notebook with an optional OLED panel, which produces more vivid and lifelike colors at a contrast ratio of 100,000:1. Whether you’re traversing an alien forest or diving for loot in a dark and dreary dungeon, image details stay sharp and appear brighter thanks to an exceptional black representation. With a higher color gamut (Adobe 104%), a more true-to-life color range is created, making every detail pop.
Superb response time: Overtake your opponent with an incredible 1ms response time on OLED display, the fastest on any Alienware notebook yet. A higher refresh reduces artifacts/tearing and allows for more frames/sec so every punch, shot, and lightning bolt lands with precise timing.
Power that makes it all possible.
When paired with the Alienware Graphics Amplifier, powered by an upgradable desktop GPU, you can transform the Alienware 13 into the ultimate at-home experience. Just plug in and get lost in the vivid display and massive performance boost of desktop-class graphics..
Engage your senses.
Sound and fury: Rich, impressive Alienware 13 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.
Connect and conquer: The combination of the Killer™ Wireless-AC 1535 with the Killer™ E2400 provides unprecedented speed, intelligence and control to your gaming experience. Download faster, stream better, and enjoy smoother gaming with Killer DoubleShot™ Pro and Advanced Stream Detect™ technology. Killer DoubleShot Pro provides the ultimate networking experience by smartly having Killer Ethernet and Killer Wireless work together to determine which network traffic should run on each interface. This provides the absolute fastest possible gaming and streaming experience. Plus, all Alienware 13 systems come with Bluetooth 4.1 technology.
External Chassis Connections
2. SuperSpeed USB 10 Gbps Port (USB 3.1)
3. RJ-45 Gigabit Ethernet
4. Alienware Graphics Amplifier Port
5. HDMI 2.0 Output
6. Power/DC-in Jack
7. Noble Lock port (cable and lock sold separately)
8. SuperSpeed USB 10 Gbps Port (USB 3.1)
9. Audio Out 1/8" Ports (Compatible with inline mic headset)
10. Headphone 1/8" Port (retaskable for Microphone/Line-In analog audio input)
Dimensions & Weight
New look, improved performance.
Keep your cool: The Alienware 13’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 a metal plate built-in behind the keys, providing uniform feedback and responsiveness for all keys while typing, and the travel distance between each key is engineered to facilitate flawless, smooth motion.
Rigorously tested for robust durability: Alienware laptops are tested to stand up to tens of thousands of functions : power button pushes, hinges opening and closing, twists, turns, or up to 10 million keystrokes. We test hard so you can game hard, reliably.
Engineered for excellence.
With the 6th generation Intel® Core™ i processor smooth, low-voltage dual-core action, the Alienware 13 is equipped for up to 3.1 GHz of power and a seamless gaming experience. Intel offers the only processors that allow you to use Turbo Boost technology so your machine can deliver more performance when needed.
Introducing Intel’s best processor ever:
Heroic experiences await thanks to the stunning graphics and astounding performance of new 6th generation Intel® Core™ processor based devices running Windows* 10 with DirectX* 12. The new standard for PC performance has arrived with Intel® 6th Gen Core™ processors! This blazing fast, feature packed processor has built-in security and is ready to take your productivity, creativity and 3D gaming to the next level.
Command Center 4.0
Unleash your rig’s greatest capabilities with Windows 10
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 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 game like 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 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.
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
What you need. Anywhere, anytime.
*Dell consumer PC or select Venue tablets
Extend your reach.
Blow your hair back: Use your USB Type- C™ port as a Thunderbolt 3 port, and experience up to 40Gbps; drive 4K displays as if the port were a Thunderbolt or DisplayPort. Or maximize your options by daisychaining your Thunderbolt devices together.
Better, faster, clearer: Run 4K resolution content @60Hz using the new HDMI 2.0 port, for better resolution, smoother graphics and an overall upgrade in awesomeness.
The holy grail of gaming.
Killer combo: Stay light while you battle opponents on the go, and immerse yourself fully in the desktop experience when you’re stationed at home base. Matched with the Alienware 13, the Graphics Amplifier provides a perfect solution for the gamer who wants the best of portability and performance. When gaming away from home, the new NVIDIA® Geforce® GTX TITAN X graphics card with 12GB of memory delivers exceptional, immersive 4K gaming.
Enhanced action: The Graphics Amplifier boosts any gaming experience with a truly impressive 375W of dedicated graphics power and increased support for full-length, dual-wide cards. Crank up the intensity on your gameplay without sacrificing mobility when you pair it with Alienware 13.
See the Alienware Graphics Amplifier in action.
Alienware 13 R2 and Graphics Amplifier: Recommended
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