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Dell & Alienware Deliver The Ultimate PC Gaming Ecosystem At Gamescom

Posted in Commentary with tags , on August 19, 2019 by itnerd

Dell and Alienware arrive at the 11th annual Gamescom trade fair with new tech to satisfy the needs of die-hard gamers and newbies alike – laptops, desktops, monitors, headsets, keyboards, mice – a complete gaming ecosystem shaped by tenacity and relentless innovation.

New Alienware Aurora with Legend Industrial Design
Earlier this year at CES, Alienware began rolling out a new design identity, Alienware’s Legend industrial design, which was seen as a bold departure from its current look and the sea of sameness in the industry. The new Alienware Aurora brings this Legend industrial design to a desktop for the first time. Born from the ethos of purposeful innovation, Alienware’s new Legend industrial design has been awarded for its ground up engineering that merges design innovations and high-performance torque

The new Alienware Aurora introduces a new chassis design for this mid-tower classic, with Legend industrial design bringing an even more compact form factor as it has with Alienware’s thin-and-light laptops. A proven powerhouse with Intel’s latest 9th Gen Core Processors and NVIDIA® GeForce® graphic cards, the improved airflow let’s gamers game to their best. And a tool-less upgrade option offers product longevity and scalable performance. U.S. availability August 20, starting at $969.99.

Introducing first G series Dell G5 desktop
For the new PC gamer, to gamers looking to game on a budget, the new Dell G5 Desktop extends the G Series brand into the realm of desktops. The Dell G5 Desktop is designed to offer game-ready power, graphics and features in a compact, upgradeable form. Up to i9 K-Series CPUs and VR-capable NVIDIA GeForce GTX® and RTX™ or AMD Radeon™ RX 5700 XT and RX 5700 graphic cards provide amazing performance, high-fidelity visuals and split-second responsiveness for superior 1440p gaming experience. It is easy to expand or upgrade with a tool-less entry and additional storage slots inside. Optimal cooling design along with four thermal mode options that can be set in the Alienware Command Center, provide the ability to adjust to your needs, whether gaming, working, studying or watching videos. The surprisingly compact design takes up minimal space, making it easier to game in a smaller space like a dorm room, bedroom, or den. A distinctive, gamer-inspired design with optional blue LED lighting and optional clear window side panel gives the G5 gaming desktop a dynamic look and feel. U.S. availability August 19, starting at $629.00.

Display Innovation
Dell and Alienware continue to push the boundaries in monitor design, innovation and functionality to heighten the visual gaming experience. Marking yet another milestone, Alienware rolls out the world’s first 55-inch OLED Gaming Monitorand introduces fast IPS (in-plane switching) technology with the new Legend industrial design to its gaming monitors line-up for the first time.

  • Alienware 55 OLED Gaming Monitor | AW5520QF brings the world a true gaming spectacle, a vision-filling screen with stunning image quality for which OLED is known. Featuring the Alienware’s new Legend industrial design, the Alienware 55 OLED Gaming Monitor offers a 120Hz variable refresh rate, response time of 0.5ms (gray-to-gray), and low input latency so images get to the screen much faster allowing a gamer’s reactions to be quicker, more accurate and ahead of the competition. Incredible color accuracy and depth with 98.5% DCI-P3 color coverage lets gamers experience the colors as it was designed. The sharp 4k UHD resolution allows for either sitting up close for intense gaming, or farther away with a gamepad, for a more casual experience. AMD Radeon FreeSync™ technology2 minimizes graphic distortions such as tearing, stuttering and artifacts for smooth and steady imagery. Customize the gaming experience with AlienFX lighting, gaming-centric on-screen display (OSD) and a remote control whether having the monitor placed on the gaming desk or mounted on the wall, thanks to the included VESA mount adapter. Built-in speakers are tuned with Waves MaxxAudio® for audio accuracy and clarity. U.S. availability September 30, starting at $3,999.99.
  • Alienware 34 Curved Gaming Monitor | AW3420DW pulls gamers right into the gaming action with an immersive 1900R curved, wide 21:9 WQHD-resolution monitor. Alienware’s first 34-inch WQHD 120Hz curved gaming monitor with fast IPS response time and IPS Nano Color technology3 that provides 98% DCI-P3 color coverage, along with a 120Hz (native) refresh rate and NVIDIA G-SYNC® display technology that offers smooth and realistic images. Both speed and high-quality imagery are made possible by the new IPS technology that allows for the fast response time while still delivering on the well-known benefits of IPS: high color accuracy and wide-angle viewing. The monitor also features AlienFX lighting with four customizable zones, gaming-centric on-screen-display and height-adjustable stand allowing elegant cable management. U.S. availability August 28, starting at $1,499.99.
  • Alienware 27 Gaming Monitor | AW2720HF is all about speed with the new fast IPS technology, a blazing 240Hz refresh rate and true 1ms response time (gray-to-gray) in Extreme mode with AMD Radeon FreeSync technology. Native FHD resolution provides for sharper images for games running at 1080p while IPS delivers wide-viewing angle and 99% sRGB coverage. The monitor comes with AlienFX lighting, adjustable stand and gaming-centric OSD.  U.S. availability September 17, starting at $599.99.
  • Dell 32 Curved Gaming Monitor | S3220DGF is a curved 1800R screen which enhances field-of-vision and provides a wrap-around perspective for a truly immersive gaming and movie experience. Gamers can experience up to 165Hz refresh rates4 for astonishingly fast gameplay and see up to 77% more on-screen game content with QHD resolution compared to FHD. They can also enjoy smooth, low-latency high dynamic range gaming with AMD Radeon FreeSyncTM 2 HDR technology5 and conquer with clarity as lifelike visuals and vivid colors comes standard with VESA DisplayHDRTM 400 and more than 90% DCI-P3 color coverage. U.S. availability August 28, starting at$599.99.

New Alienware Peripherals Complete Ecosystem
Every detail matters. Peripherals are the essential connection between the gamer and the game. They are central to winning the game and Alienware understands this. Guided by the gaming community and pro players, Alienware is rolling out a newly designed assortment of Legend industrial design peripherals, completing the Alienware battle station.

  • Alienware Low-Profile RGB Mechanical Gaming Keyboard | AW510K is a full-featured, maximum performance keyboard that incorporates the latest generation Cherry MX Low-Profile Red keys. Designed for gamer-centric personalization with fully programmable keys, dedicated audio controls and choice of 16.8 million AlienFX per-key RGB lighting for immersive gaming. U.S. availability August 20, starting at $159.99.
  • Alienware Mechanical Gaming Keyboard | AW310K provides all the fundamentals gamers need offering leading edge features like the latest generation Cherry MX Red keys in a floating key architecture with white backlit keys. With fully programmable keys for macros and key assignments and dedicated audio controls, it is an essential gaming keyboard built to last. U.S. availability August 20, starting at $99.99.
  • Alienware Wired/Wireless Gaming Mouse | AW610M provides gamers with the best wireless gaming experience with a leading battery life of up to 350 hours on a single charge6. In addition to a 1,000Hz polling rate in both wired or wireless mode for maximum performance, this mouse has our best-in-class Alienware 16,000 DPI sensor for ultimate accuracy. The custom adjustable scroll wheel, 7 fully-programmable buttons and 16.8 million AlienFX RGB lighting provide a fully personalizable gaming experience. U.S. availability August 20, starting at $99.99.
  • Alienware RGB Gaming Mouse | AW510M delivers true versatility with 10 fully-programmable buttons, optimized side button layout and a custom adjustable scroll wheel to suit all genres. Our best-in-class custom Alienware 16,000 DPI sensor offers outstanding accuracy6 while 16.8 million AlienFX RGB lighting lets gamers personalize their gaming experience. U.S. availability August 20, starting at $74.99.
  • Alienware Wireless Gaming Mouse | AW310M helps gamers take their game wherever they go with this full-sized mobile gaming mouse that comes with six fully programmable buttons and provides almost 300 hours of gaming on a single AA battery6. This mouse sports a custom Alienware 12,000 DPI sensor and signature Alienware design that caters to most hand sizes and usage styles. U.S. availability August 20, starting at $62.99.

Alienware Arena 10-Year Anniversary
When it launched in 2009, Alienware Arena served as a community website focused on tournaments for competition titles. As our community has grown to over 7 million members worldwide over the past decade, we’ve also branched out our content and features on the site– from a portal for live streamed content on Alienware TV to the Alienware Rewards Points Loyalty Program and myriad giveaways – evolving as its audience morphed into the broader gaming community.

Relaunching on August 19, Alienware Arena will sport a fresh new design that better channels the Alienware aesthetic, with side-scrolling items and an enhanced mobile experience. Along with daily login bonuses and weekly promotions, there will be great new ways to earn Alienware Reward Points, exclusive user customization options, and unique content from gaming publishers. Improved forums for quicker posting, new Friends management, one-stop news for “all things gaming” at Dell and, true to its original mission, new community tournaments will kick the site up a few notches.

Starting August 19 at 1030AM (CST), gamers who join or are a member of Alienware Arena can claim a code for a one month membership to Xbox Game Pass for PC (Beta) in the Giveaways section of the website. With Xbox Game Pass for PC, play the highly anticipated “Gears 5” the same day it launches on September 10 or rediscover the Halo saga with “Halo: The Master Chief Collection.”  Xbox Game Pass for PC gives you immediate access to a highly curated library of over 100 high-quality games on Windows 10, with new games added all the time.

Dell & Alienware Gamescom Activations
Dell and Alienware will debut its new gaming portfolio ranging from desktops to monitors and peripherals at Gamescom 2019 in Hall 2, C-059 and Hall 7, B-030.

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Alienware Command Center & Partnership With Riot Games Announced At CES

Posted in Commentary with tags on January 9, 2019 by itnerd

Alienware Command Center (AW CC) is the only software on the market to address all the needs of gamers in one easy to use application. From thermal and performance, to lights and sounds, AW CC bridges the entire Alienware ecosystem and empowers gamers to setup once, so that they can then simply enjoy their passion for video games. The past year, Alienware Software has conducted numerous user engagement events to learn how to improve our experiences. They’ve introduced over 30 new features or improvements based directly on gamer feedback. Now with the new Alienware m15, Alienware m17, and Alienware Area 51m, gamers will experience what happens when they pair best in class software with a best in class system; an unrivaled gaming experience.

 

Alienware partners with Riot Games and League of Legends

With a continued focus on promoting innovation and approachability of the rapidly expanding esports industry. Alienware forges a new multi year partnership with Riot Games. As the developer and operator behind the world’s most played and most viewed esports title, League of Legends, this monumental partnership enables both Alienware and Dell to demonstrate their expertise in hardware and technology services perfectly suited to support the rigorous operational logistics for a global esports scene like League of Legends. Alienware will become the Official Competition PC and display partner for the League of Legends Championship Series (LCS), the League of Legends European Championship (LEC), as well as in four international competitions: NA vs EU Rift Rivals, the Mid Season Invitational, the World Championship, and the All Star Event. Powering the competition behind League of Legends two premier Leagues and four international tournaments deployed across five continents will be a fleet of Alienware Aurora R8 desktops paired with top of the line AW2518H 240Hz G sync gaming monitors. Each Alienware PC setup within the fleet will run alongside Dell’s SupportAssist diagnostic features enabling proactive tools designed to detect and prevent technical issues before they have a chance to critically impact a match. For the pros competing in the LCS and LEC, this introduces not only a major improvement in the overall performance and responsiveness of the new 2019 PC league hardware but also helps to elevate the competitive experience by ensuring that the hardware used by teams climbing to the top throughout the regular season are the same that will support them in international play as well as throughout the 2019 League of Legends World Championship.

For the fans watching online and especially those who attend local League of Legends esports events, stay tuned. Alienware will be collaborating closely with Riot Games to introduce a variety of exciting broadcast innovations geared towards celebrating the elite skills of their competitors as well as creating pathways to enable the League esports experience to be more approachable and/or engaging for new and advanced players alike.

Alienware Area 51m Announced At CES

Posted in Commentary with tags on January 9, 2019 by itnerd

The Alienware Area 51m is the world’s most powerful gaming laptop. Designed around their new “Legend” industrial design language, the Area 51m is a Return to Form, that is, a sculpted and iconic gaming system that reaches performance and upgradability levels previously only imagined within gaming desktops.

Their new flagship notebook supports the upgradability of its discrete NVIDIA GeForce RTX graphics as well as 9th generation Intel Core i7 and i9 processors. Overclocking tools available within Alienware Command Center enable the Area 51m to accelerate the  performance of its graphics and processors independently allowing gamers to unleash even higher levels of performance. Complete with Intel’s Z390 desktop chipset, Area 51m becomes our first notebook with the capability to support 8 core processors. It is also our first notebook to support 2.5Gbit Ethernet wired networking, 64GB of memory, and a 3 sided narrow bezel display capable of 144Hz G SYNC technology. Incredible overclocking performance and real upgradability within a new brand experience is the power of the Area 51m. Gaming and megatasking performance is delivered with up to 9th generation Intel Core i9K processors and up to NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 graphics.

Alienware Area-51m is available on Jan. 29, 2019, starting at $2,549.

Alienware m17 Announced At CES

Posted in Commentary with tags on January 7, 2019 by itnerd

For gamers desiring a larger screen size to dominate their competition without the excess weight that usually comes with it, the new Alienware m17 makes its triumphant debut at CES.

Alienware’s thinnest, lightest 17” laptop at only 5.79 lbs., which is 40% lighter than its predecessor, combines sizable graphics, uncompromised performance and easy mobility.
Available in Epic Silver and Nebula Red, the m17 derives its light strength from such premium materials as magnesium alloy and copper. Along with exceptional thermal management, gamers will marvel at its gameplay performance with the option of 8th gen Intel Core i9K processors and NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Max Q GPUs for the ultimate laptop gaming experience.

The GeForce RTX 20 Series graphic processors for laptops are powered by Turing architecture with real time ray tracing, artificial intelligence and programmable shading that enable Alienware’s thinnest, fastest and quietest laptops.

The Alienware m17 is available Jan. 29, 2019 starting at $1,649.99

Alienware m15 Announced At CES

Posted in Commentary with tags on January 7, 2019 by itnerd

The Alienware m15 is their thinnest laptop ever. Designed around their “Epic” industrial design language, the m15 introduces the concept of “thin and light” to the notebook gaming portfolio of 2018.

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Staying true to our brand tenants, the m15 is constructed using a combination of premium materials including magnesium alloy and copper serving as light structural components and exceptional thermal management, respectively. Gamers looking for the ability to play their favorite titles with uncompromised graphics performance, support for desktop graphics upgrades, and up to 17 hours of battery life with the optional 90 Whr battery on idle.

The Alienware m15 with is available Jan. 29, 2019, starting at $1,579.99.