Download CES 2022: Alienware X14 with Ryzen 6000-Series CPUs, Intel Arc GPUs, and More Announced for free
Alienware, Dell’s gaming wing, announced several new gaming-focused products at its CES 2022 event. These include a new 14-inch ultra-thin gaming laptop, upgraded versions of its existing X Series Laptops, a new M-series gaming laptop and a handful of accessories. These laptops contain the latest and greatest components from companies, including: Intel’s New 12th Generation H-Series Processors, AMD’s Ryzen 6000 Series CPUs, Nvidia’s New RTX 30 Series GPUs, and Intel Arc GPUs. Let’s take a look at each of them below.
New Alienware Laptops Announced at CES 2022
Alienware X14, X15 R2 and X17 R2
Starting with the Alienware X14, it’s the company’s thinnest laptop yet and is designed to be ultraportable. The company says it was able to make it so thin because of the new, patented hinge design. This allowed the company to pack more components into the 14.5mm-thick device, including the Cryo-Tech cooling system and a large 80 Whr battery that can deliver 11 hours of HD video playback, according to the company.
Under the hood, the X14 includes 12th-gen Intel Core processors, up to the Core i7-12900H, Nvidia’s RTX3060 GPU with 7-stage voltage regulation, or Intel’s Arc GPU, presumably the first-generation Alchemist line, and DDR5 RAM clocked at 5,200 Mhz. So we can expect high-end gaming and graphics performance from the portable device and comparable RAM performance to the X15 and X17, which also support up to 5,200Mhz RAM.
However, users cannot change or upgrade the RAM on the X14 as Alienware will solder it to the board. For memory, on the other hand, users can have up to 2TB M.2 SSD in the single M.2 slot. Furthermore, Alienware says the X14 is the thinnest 14-inch gaming laptop to support Nvidia’s Advanced Optimus and G-Sync technologies. Apart from this, the device is also the company’s first laptop that can use the built-in USB-C port for charging.
In addition to unveiling the X14 laptop, Alienware also announced upgraded versions of its existing X15 and X17 laptops. The new models, the X15 R2 and the X17 R2, have similar features to their predecessors, although the company now offers them with improved specs, including Intel’s latest 12th-generation Core processors, Nvidia’s GeForce RTX 30-series GPUs, and faster memory. which can now be clocked up to 6,400 Mhz.
Alienware M17 R5 and M15 R7
The Alienware M17 R5 is designed as a powerful 17-inch AMD-centric gaming device, with the latest Ryzen 6000 series CPUs, the newer Radeon RX GPUs and all the other advanced features supported by the new components.
The device comes with support for AMD SmartShift Max, SmartAccess Memory and the debuting SmartAccess Graphics feature to deliver a lag-free and immersive gaming experience. Under the hood, the M17 R5 packs up to the octa-core Ryzen 9 6890HX and a Radeon RX 6850XT GPU, paired with up to 12GB of GDDR6 VRAM that can pull 175W of power using the SmartShift Max feature. The device can also be packed into a 4K display with support for a 120Hz refresh rate and AMD’s FreeSync technology.
For Nvidia enthusiasts, Alienware has announced the M15 R7, a 15-inch gaming notebook that can feature either AMD’s Ryzen 6000 series processors or Intel’s 12th-generation Core processors and Nvidia’s latest RTX 30-series GPUs, including the RTX 3080 Ti. and the RTX 3070 Ti.
In addition to the aforementioned laptops, Alienware also introduced the 34-inch Curved QD-OLED Gaming Monitor (model AW3423DW), the world’s first Quantum Dot OLED gaming monitor, a Tri-Mode Wireless Gaming Headset (model AW920H), and the Tri-Mode Wireless Gaming Mouse (model AW720M).
Price and availability
As for the prices of the latest Alienware laptops, the company has not disclosed any information about them so far. However, the company has confirmed that the new Alienware X14, X15 R2, X17 R2, M15 R7 and the M17 R5 laptops will be released in India in the first half of 2022. We’ll keep you posted, so stay tuned to our website for further updates.