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[CES 2022] A Slew of New Alienware Gaming Products Have Been Unleashed

by Aiman MaulanaJanuary 10, 2022
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At CES 2022, Dell announced a slew of Alienware gaming products, from gaming laptops to gaming peripherals, there’s something for everyone. Let’s break them down one by one.

Alienware x14

[CES 2022] A Slew of New Alienware Gaming Products Have Been Unleashed

Starting off with the Alienware x14, it’s the company’s answer to a very compact gaming laptop that isn’t lacking in firepower. It weight roughly 1.79kg and features a 14-inch display, NVIDIA Advanced Optimus, G-SYNC, Dynamic Boost 2.0, and DDR5 RAM clocking in at 5,200MHz that is soldered on. The battery is surprisingly big, at 80Whr capacity.

Specifications

CPU Intel Core i7-12700H (up to 4.7 GHz Boost), 14C/20T, 24M Smart Cache, 45W TDP, 7nm Intel 7
Intel Core i9-12900H (up to 5 GHz Boost), 14C/20T, 24M Smart Cache, 45W TDP, 7nm Intel 7
RAM 16GB /32GB 4800MHz / 5200MHz LPDDR5
GPU NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050 4GB GDDR6
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050 Ti 4GB GDDR6
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 6GB GDDR6
Storage 256GB to 2TB PCIe NVMe M.2 SSD
Software Microsoft Windows 11 Home / Pro
Connectivity Wireless
Killer AX1690i 802.11ax 2×2 MIMO Wi-Fi 6E / Intel AX211 Wi-Fi 6E
Bluetooth 5.2
Wired
2 x Thunderbolt 4
1 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-A
1 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-C (Power Delivery and DisplayPort 1.4 support)
Display 14″ FHD (1920x 1080) 144Hz 7ms with ComfortView Plus, G-SYNC, Advanced Optimus, 100% DCI-P3, 400 Nits
Dolby Vision-certified
1 x HDMI 2.1
Webcam Alienware HD camera (720p) with Windows Hello support
Audio Dolby Atmos
Dual array microphones
1 x 3.5mm combo audio jack
Power 130W power adapter (USB-C)
80 WHr Li-Ion battery
Express Charge capable
Dimensions 321.5 x 262.77 x 14.5 mm
Weight 1.798kg

[CES 2022] A Slew of New Alienware Gaming Products Have Been Unleashed

The Alienware x14 will be available sometime in early 2022 with retail prices starting from USD $1,799. No word yet on availability and pricing in Malaysia but we will report more on this as soon as information becomes available so stay tuned.

Alienware x15 R2 and x17 R2

[CES 2022] A Slew of New Alienware Gaming Products Have Been Unleashed

[CES 2022] A Slew of New Alienware Gaming Products Have Been Unleashed

If you would rather have a bigger, more traditional gaming laptop size, we have the Alienware x15 R2 and x17 R2. Now, it includes new GPU options from the NVIDIA GeForce RTX 30-series, 12th Gen Intel Core CPU, DDR5 memory up to 6400MHz, AlienFX stadium lighting, and more.

Specifications

CPU Intel Core i7-12700H (up to 4.7 GHz Boost), 14C/20T, 24M Smart Cache, 45W TDP, 7nm Intel 7
Intel Core i7-12900H (up to 5 GHz Boost), 14C/20T, 24M Smart Cache, 45W TDP, 7nm Intel 7
RAM 16GB /32GB 5200MHz LPDDR5
GPU NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 6GB GDDR6
Storage 256GB to 2TB PCIe NVMe M.2 SSD (single storage)
512GB to 4TB RAID0 PCIe NVMe M.2 SSD (dual storage)
Software Microsoft Windows 11 Home / Pro
Connectivity Wireless
Killer Wi-Fi 6 (6E certified) AX1675 802.11ax 2×2 Wi-Fi
Bluetooth 5.2
Wired
1 x USB 3.2 Gen1 Type-A (supports PowerShare)
1 x USB 3.2 Gen2 Type-C (supports PowerDelivery)
1 x Thunderbolt 4
1 x 2.5Gbps Ethernet NIC Type-C to RJ45 dongle
1 x microSD card reader
Display 15.6″ / 17.3 FHD (1920 x 1080) 165Hz / 360Hz, 3ms / 1ms with ComfortView Plus, G-SYNC, Advanced Optimus, 100% sRGB, 300 Nits
15.6″ / 17.3 QHD (2560 x 1440) 240Hz, 2ms with ComfortView Plus, G-SYNC, Advanced Optimus, 99% DCI-P3, 400 Nits
Dolby Vision-certified
1 x HDMI 2.1
Webcam Alienware HD camera (720p) with Windows Hello support
Audio Dolby Atmos
Dual array microphones
1 x 3.5mm combo audio jack
Power 240W / 330 power adapter
87 WHr Li-Ion battery
Express Charge capable
Dimensions 359.7 x 277.33 x 15.9 – 16.3 mm / 399.23 x 299.57 x 20.9 – 21.4 mm
Weight 2.36kg / 2.96kg

The Alienware x15 R2 and x17 R2 will be available sometime in early 2022 with retail prices starting from USD $2,199 and USD $2,299 respectively. No word yet on availability and pricing in Malaysia but we will report more on this as soon as information becomes available so stay tuned.

Alienware m15 R7

[CES 2022] A Slew of New Alienware Gaming Products Have Been Unleashed

Moving back to the M-series, the Alienware m15 R7 is here as well. It’s a 15.6-inch gaming laptop that is thicker than the x15, and comes in the choice of either the AMD Ryzen or 12th Gen Intel Core-H CPU. You also get to enjoy powerful graphics from a selection of NVIDIA GeForce RTX 30-series GPUs.

Unfortunately, we don’t have the official specifications sheet so we can’t write it here for now. The Alienware m15 R7 will be available sometime in early 2022 with retail prices starting from USD $1,799. No word yet on availability and pricing in Malaysia but we will report more on this as soon as information becomes available so stay tuned.

Alienware m17 R5 Ryzen Edition

[CES 2022] A Slew of New Alienware Gaming Products Have Been Unleashed

Building off the success of their previous AMD Ryzen gaming laptop, the Alienware m17 R5 Ryzen Edition is here to solidify its mark. It comes with a choice of AMD Ryzen 6000-series CPU, AMD Radeon RX graphics, FreeSync Premium, AMD SmartShift MAX, Smart Access Memory, and more.

To ensure that the system runs as cool as possible, it makes use of the signature Alienware Cryo-tech cooling technology with the vapour chamber. Apart from that, gamers can also opt to get the gaming laptop with the optional Cherry MX mechanical keyboard for a true mechanical, tactile typing experience.

Specifications

CPU AMD Ryzen 7 6800H (up to 4.7 GHz Boost), 8C/16T, 20M Cache, 45W TDP, TSMC 6nm FinFET
AMD Ryzen 9 6900HX (up to 4.9 GHz Boost), 8C/16T, 20M Cache, 45W TDP, TSMC 6nm FinFET
AMD Ryzen 9 6980HX (up to 5 GHz Boost), 8C/16T, 20M Cache, 45W TDP, TSMC 6nm FinFET
RAM 8GB to 64GB 4800MHz DDR5
GPU NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050 Ti 4GB GDDR6
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 6GB GDDR6
AMD Radeon RX 6700M 10GB GDDR6
AMD Radeon RX 6850M 12GB GDDR6
Storage 256GB to 4TB PCIe NVMe M.2 SSD (single storage)
512GB to 4TB PCIe NVMe M.2 SSD (dual storage)
Software Microsoft Windows 11 Home / Pro
Connectivity Wireless
Mediatek Wi-Fi 6 MT7921 2×2
Qualcomm Wi-Fi 6E WCN6856 Dual 2×2
Bluetooth 5.2
Wired
1 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-A
1 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-A (PowerShare support)
1 x USB 4 Gen 2 Type-C (Power Delivery and DisplayPort 1.4 support) (on non-3050 Ti variants only)
1 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-C (Power Delivery and DisplayPort 1.4 support (3050 Ti only
1 x RJ45 LAN
Display 17.3″ FHD (1920 x 1080) 165Hz / 360Hz 3ms / 1ms with ComfortView Plus, FreeSync, G-SYNC, Advanced Optimus, 100% sRGB, 300 Nits
17.3″ UHD (3840 x 2160) 120Hz 3ms with ComfortView Plus, FreeSync, SmartAccess Graphics, Advanced Optimus, 100% DCI-P3, 500 Nits
Dolby Vision-certified
1 x HDMI 2.1
Webcam Alienware HD camera (720p) with Windows Hello support
Audio Dolby Atmos
Dual array microphones
1 x 3.5mm combo audio jack
Power 130W power adapter (USB-C)
64 / 97 WHr Li-Ion battery
Express Charge capable
Dimensions 397.3 x 298.7 x 26.7 mm
Weight 3.3kg

The Alienware m17 R5 Ryzen Edition will be available sometime in early 2022, but the retail price is still unknown at this time. No word yet on availability and pricing in Malaysia but we will report more on this as soon as information becomes available so stay tuned.

New Alienware Gaming Headset and Gaming Mouse

[CES 2022] A Slew of New Alienware Gaming Products Have Been Unleashed

Let’s start off with the Alienware Tri-mode Wireless Gaming Headset (AW920H). It’s a wireless gaming headset with their signature Legend design language, featuring leatherette covers, soft memory foam earcups, active noise cancelling, Dolby Atmos support, versatile device connectivity and integrated touch controls.

It’s not just meant for PC gaming and you can use it on console and mobile as well. The battery is quite an interesting as a 15-minute charge is said to give up to 6 hours of battery life, and it’s said to be capable of up to 55 hours with a single full charge.

[CES 2022] A Slew of New Alienware Gaming Products Have Been Unleashed

Then we have the Alienware Tri-Mode Wireless Gaming Mouse (AW720M). It’s a lightweight gaming mouse, at just 89g, with a slim, ambidextrous design. It features the AlienFX RGB lighting, 26,000 DPI optical sensor, magnetic force keyplates, NVIDIA Reflex system latency measurement, and multiple connectivity options. It’s said to last up to 140 hours of battery life per full charge, and will use a magnetic, snap-on charger for convenience.

No word yet on the availability and pricing of both of these peripherals but we will report more on these as soon as information becomes available so stay tuned.

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Pokdepinion: I do wonder if the Alienware x14 is capable of keeping all those components cooled down for a long period of time. Certain competitors have a strong 14-inch gaming laptop offering so it would be interesting to see someone finally putting up a fight in this area.

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Aiman Maulana
Jack of all trades, master of none, but oftentimes better than a master of one. YouTuber, video editor, tech head, and a wizard of gaming. What's up? :)