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Gamescom 2018: Dell launches new Alienware gaming laptops and gaming monitors

Besides the laptops, Alienware also launched new desktops with the latest Nvidia RTX GPUs.

  • Updated: August 22, 2018 10:42 AM IST
Alienware 15 per key

Dell has launched it new lineup of Alienware gaming laptops at Gamescom 2018 in Cologne, Germany. And besides the new gaming laptops, Alienware has also launched it very own online training service for gamers that will help them get better. Dell itself has launched it own lineup of gaming monitors at Gamescom that promise a top-of-the-line gaming experience.

The gaming monitors from Dell were launched by the leading game hardware manufacturer at the Windows Gaming area in Gamescom 2018. There are two new variants of monitors launched, a 24-inch model that comes with Full HD resolution, and a 27-inch model that features a QHD panel. With a 1ms response time for both the monitors, the 24-inch monitor will have 144Hz refresh rate while the 27-inch variant will have 155Hz refresh rate. The monitors will also come with AMD’s very own FreeSync technology, and will have the ability to have three preset profiles for the user to switch between as they see fit.

Both monitor variants come with Dell Premium Panel Exchange, which guarantees users a panel replacement of the monitor even if one pixel dies. The monitors will be made available in North America and Asia Pacific region from August 28, and will be priced at $319.99 for the 24-inch model and $549.99 for the 27-inch model.

On the Alienware side of things, Dell has launched it new powerhouse Alienware 15 and 17 laptops with per-key LED lighting for more than 80 quadrillion lighting combos with countless effects and modes. The upgraded TactX keyboard and n-key rollover enable more than 100 key commands for maximum actions per minute, and it’s the only keyboard on a laptop with 2.2mm of key travel, providing rapid keystroke response. The Alienware 15 and 17 with per-key LED lighting available online on Dell.com from August 21 at a starting price of $1,399.99 and $1,599.99 respectively.

Dell has also launched new desktop at the Gamescom event which are the new “designated training PC for Team Liquid”. The Alienware Aurora comes with the just announced Nvidia GeForce RTX 2070, 2080 and 2080 Ti GPUs. Dell claims that the new Aurora is ideal for VR, 4K gaming, and even up to 12K gaming with its highest-end graphics options.

Alienware’s flagship gaming desktop, the Area-51, will be available with just announced Nvidia GeForce RTX 2070, 2080 and 2080 Ti GPUs as well. Dell says that it is built for gaming with the latest VR, 4K or 8K games and streaming, the new Area-51 is a powerful desktop with up to 18-core Intel processors.

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Both the Alienware Aurora and Alienware Area 51 will be available for pre-order on Dell.com in early September.

  • Published Date: August 21, 2018 5:01 PM IST
  • Updated Date: August 22, 2018 10:42 AM IST