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Dell refreshes Alienware laptop computer lineup with new graphics and storage choices


Dell has taken the chance of Gamescom 2018 in Cologne, Germany to announce brisker {hardware} choices for the Alienware 15 and 17 laptops in addition to new mainstream gaming screens.

Now, the Alienware 17 comes with the choice to incorporate a factory-overclocked Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080, whereas earlier than that overclocking possibility was solely obtainable as much as the 1070 mannequin. Dell has additionally vastly expanded the storage choices obtainable to each laptops. Along with providing way more single and twin storage configurations, Dell has launched triple storage configurations for the laptops.

Each the Alienware 15 and 17 can now be geared up with something from a single, 256GB solid-state drive (SSD) within the SATA M.2 format to twin 1TB PCIe M.2 SSDs paired with a single 1TB laborious drive spinning at 7,200 rpm for the brand-new triple storage possibility. Dell can also be now providing a twin storage possibility together with a 120GB Intel Optane drive paired with a 1TB spinning drive.

Lastly, each of those laptops have ultimately been up to date with per-key keyboard backlighting. Which means that every key on these laptops’ keyboards is individually backlit, that means that Alienware FX lighting could be utilized otherwise to every key.

The corporate has but to reveal pricing for these beefier, new {hardware} choices, however they’re obtainable beginning August 21.

dell 24 gaming and 27 gaming

Meet the Dell 24 Gaming and 27 Gaming screens.

New Dell Gaming screens seem

Dell has additionally introduced two new gaming screens below its extra mainstream Dell Gaming model. They’re identified respectively as merely the Dell 24 Gaming Monitor (S2419HGF) and Dell 27 Gaming Monitor (S2719DGF), and are geared toward audiences which might be both new to PC gaming or just not as hardcore about it because the Alienware crowd.

Each obtainable on August 28, the 24-inch model of the monitor goes for $319 (about £240, AU$427), providing an FHD (1,920 x 1,080) decision and a 144Hz refresh fee. In the meantime, the 27-incher requires $549 (about £414, AU$735), placing up a QHD (2,560 x 1,440) decision with a 155Hz refresh fee. 

Clearly, each screens are perfect for fast-paced sorts of video games, notably aggressive gaming, with these refresh charges – and each screens use AMD FreeSync for tear discount in addition to sport a 1-millisecond response time.

Gamers can use both monitor to retailer as much as three preset display screen modes for sure video games, and each screens comprise USB ports for connecting peripherals by means of. Whereas they lack the lighting options of Alienware screens, this a fantastic option to save on a second display screen should you simply splurged on that overclocked GTX 1080 model of the Alienware 17.