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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.