Alienware X14, M15 R7 with 12th-Gen Intel CPUs, Nvidia 30-Series GPUs Launched in the US

Alienware X14, M15 R7 with 12th-Gen Intel CPUs, Nvidia 30-Series GPUs Launched in the US. Dell expanded its Alienware X-series and M-series gaming laptops, packing Intel and Nvidia’s latest components earlier this year at CES 2022. Now, the company has brought its thinnest and ultra-portable Alienware X14 laptop to the US. Along with that, the Alienware M15 R7 has also been launched in the country. Check out the details below to find out about their key specs, features, pricing, and availability.

Both laptops feature the company’s Cryo-Tech cooling technology that comes with 5 power modes depending on the usage. These include Full Speed, Performance, Balanced, Battery Saver, and Quiet mode. Alienware’s Command Centre application allows you to switch between these modes and also customize the RGB lights for the laptops. Dell had also recently launched the X15 R2 and X17 R2 gaming laptops too.

Alienware has always retained the design of its laptops and it remains one of the most premium gaming laptops that you can buy. The UFO looks are not going anywhere and the X14 is just proof that the company is capable of bringing a slim power machine too. While there is a wide variety of configurations available for the product, there is a clear defining role for each of these devices.

While the X14 still looks like a gaming laptop, it offers features that make it a machine capable of creative and productive tasks with a side of casual gaming all in a premium slim form factor. The M15 is aimed at pure gamers who like to be on the move and would like to game wherever they want.

Alienware X14 and Alienware M15 R7 Price and Availability in the US

Now, coming to the prices of the new Alienware laptops in India, the Alienware X14 starts at $2,240 and goes up to $2,650 in the US. The Alienware M15 R7 is $2,350 and goes up to $3,550 for the RTX 3080 Ti variant in the country.

The Alienware X14 is available in Lunar Light at a starting price of $2,240 for the base variant with the 12th generation Intel Core i5, with 16GB RAM, and 256GB of SSD storage, and Nvidia’s RTX 3050 GPU.

The Alienware M15 R7 is available in the Dark Side of the Moon color option with base configurations of the latest 12th generation Intel Core i7 with 16GB RAM, 256GB SSD storage, and an RTX 3050 Ti GPU with a 15-inch 165Hz FullHD display at a starting price of $2,350. The laptops will go on sale on Dell’s online store as well as their partner reseller stores.

Alienware X14 specifications and features

The Alienware X14 laptop comes with a 14-inch FullHD display with a high refresh rate of 144Hz which makes it compatible with most games. The company has also redesigned the hinges of the display to ensure that the display merges seamlessly with the rest of the chassis making it one of the thinnest laptops that Alienware has in its lineup.

The laptop can be had with a choice of 12th generation Intel Core i5 12500H and i7 12700H chipsets with either 16GB or 32GB of dual-channel RAM. The base variant of the Alienware X14 comes with 256GB of storage PCIe NVMe M.2 SSD, but you can choose between 512GB, 1TB, and 2TB configurations too. The laptop also comes with an 80 WHr Lithium-Ion battery pack with a 130W Type-C GaN power adapter.

The Alienware X14 comes with a choice of Nvidia’s RTX 3050, RTX 3050 Ti, or RTX 3060 6GB VRAM which makes it great for gaming at 1080p resolutions at high settings and also supports the Adaptive GSYNC for a smooth gaming experience. The laptop also comes preloaded with either Windows 11 Home or Windows 11 Pro.

In terms of connectivity options, the laptop has an HDMI 2.1 port, a USB 3.2 Type-A port, a microSD card slot, a USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-C port for charging, and two Thunderbolt 4 ports.

Alienware M15 R7 specs and features

Coming the Alienware M15 R7, the device was also launched alongside the new Alienware laptops at CES 2022. It features a Dolby Vision-supported 15-inch display with support for either a 165Hz refresh rate or a 240Hz refresh rate and a screen resolution of 2560 x 1440 pixels. This one also supports Nvidia’s G-Sync and Advanced Optimus technologies, much like the X14.

Under the hood, the M15 R7 can pack either an AMD Ryzen 6000-series CPU or Intel’s latest 12th-Gen Core processors. For graphical performance, the device gets Nvidia’s latest 30-series GPUs, including the RTX 3070 Ti or the RTX 3080 Ti. And much like the latest high-end laptops, the M15 R7 also comes with a MUX switch to switch between the integrated and the discrete GPUs on-demand.

As for the memory, the Alienware M15 R7 comes equipped with DDR5 RAM clocked at 4,800Mhz and comes with an M.2 SSD slot. It also supports the Cryo-Tech Cooling system that offers 1.3x airflow and improved internal airflow to maximize battery life and battle thermal issues. Other than these, there is a backlit keyboard with support for per-key RGB, support for Wi-Fi 6E, and an 86Whr battery that charges with the included 240W power adapter.

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