Brand New Gaming Rigs and Peripherals Unveiled by Dell and Alienware

By Kurtis Chan on Nov 9, 2017

Dell and Alienware recently launched the brand new Inspiron 15 7000 gaming laptop and Alienware Aurora desktop powered with Intel 8th Gen six-core processor, along with two Alienware gaming monitors, two Alienware gaming keyboard, and two Alienware gaming mouse.

Inspiron 15 7000 Gaming Laptop

The laptop houses an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 graphics card with NVIDIA Max Q Design technology, 7th Gen Intel Quad Core CPU options, and dual fans to keep the system's temperature low and quiet while playing the most demanding games out there. The laptop screen also offers an anti-glare IPS wide viewing angle FHD display that provides excellent visual clarity, while the amazing sound system is powered by Waves MaxxAudio Pro software.

The new laptop is also equipped with a 2x2 WiFi antenna design that provides great wireless performance, as well as the SmartByte software that helps to prioritize gaming and video content to keep the game's ping low and reduce the occurrence of video buffering even when you are downloading a large file.

The Inspiron 15 7000 features a new quick-charge battery that can be charged to 80% within an hour. Users can connect up to two 4K displays with transfers up to 40Gbps thanks to the Thunderbolt 3 multi-use port. The price of the laptop starts from RM 3,899 with Intel Core i5.

Alienware Aurora Desktop

The Alienware Aurora Desktop marks the debut of the new Aurora system that is first to be paired with the new Intel 8th Gen six-core CPU that delivers 40% performance boost and up to 25% more frames per second as compared with the 7th Gen to provide seamless gaming experience. The desktop provides outstanding performance and upgradability for jumping into 4K gaming and VR, with CPU liquid cooling, overclocking and other amenities for full-power gameplay, despite the fact that it is Alienware's smallest dual-graphics mid-tower desktop.

The desktop also features customizable AlienFX lighting and it is made out of premium materials such as anodized aluminum, magnesium alloy, steel reinforcement, and a chassis that provides easy, tool-less access for GPU and other upgrades.

The price of the Aurora Desktop starts from RM4,999 with Intel Core i5.

Alienware 34-inch Curved Gaming Monitor & Alienware 25-inch Gaming Monitor

The Alienware 34-inch curved gaming monitor features the iconic Alienware design with custom AlienFX lighting with ultrathin bezels, and you can choose from the WQHD (3440x1440) resolution model (AW3418DW) or the WFHD (2560x1080) resolution version (AW3418HW). The monitor is also equipped with NVIDIA G-SYNC technology for smooth gameplay. The price is set to be RM5,599 for the WQHD model and RM5,079 for the WFHD model.

As for the Alienware 25-inch gaming monitor, it comes with either NVIDIA G-SYNC (AW2518H) or AMD FreeSync (AW2518HF) that offers highly responsive gameplay with virtually no input lag, at a rapid 1ms panel response time, 240Hz refresh rate, full HD resolution. The price of this monitor is half the price of the 34-inch, at RM2,699.

Alienware Pro Gaming Keyboard AW768 and Alienware Advanced Gaming Keyboard AW568

 

Both of these new keyboards are very similar to each other, except for one thing, which is the AW768 has RGB back-lit keys, whereas AW568 does not. Both keyboards feature the brown mechanical switch for a more precise, responsive, and consistent keystrokes. The keyboards also come with five macro keys that give gamers a competitive edge and can be configured by using the Alienware Control Center, which can also be used to customize the keyboard lighting. The AW768 keyboard is priced at RM569, whereas the AW568 is priced at RM369.

Alienware Elite Gaming Mouse AW958 and Alienware Advanced Gaming Mouse AW558

The AW958 gaming mouse is a unique one. You can choose to swap between two different grips, one with the standard mouse button 4 and 5, while the other has 6 extra mouse buttons which will be perfect for MMOs. Besides that, there are four variable levels of weight adjustment to provide the ultimate control over cursor precision and movement speed. Furthermore, you can switch the DPI of the mouse with just a click of a button, up to 12,000 DPI. With Alienware Control Center, you are able to configure and tweak each profile that suits you while playing different games. The mouse is being sold at RM429.

For the AW558 mouse, the design is similar to the AW958 including the RGB lighting. The difference between these two mice is that you cannot change the grips for the AW558, the DPI only goes up to 5,000, and the weight is not adjustable. For all the differences, the mouse is priced RM200 cheaper, at RM229.

For more information on all these products, head over to Dell's and Alienware's official website and read on to see if it's the product you're looking for.

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Kurtis Chan
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Assistant Editor at Gamehubs who is an e-Sports enthusiast (mainly on League of Legends and Overwatch). Still saving up for a PS4.....
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