The refresh rate of the laptop screen panel is getting faster. Especially in the gaming laptop segment. Through the Alienware m17 R5 and Alienware x17 R2 Dell became the first manufacturer to launch a gaming laptop with a screen refresh rate of 480 Hz.
Features of Alienware m17 R5 and Alienware x17 R2
The Alienware m17 R5 and Alienware x17 R2 will come with a 17.3-inch screen panel. There are four panel options available. Among them are Full HD resolution screen panels with a refresh rate of 480 Hz and a response time of 3 milliseconds, the second option is Full HD resolution with a refresh rate of 165 Hz and a response time of 3 milliseconds, and the third option is Full HD resolution with a refresh rate of 360 Hz and a response time of 1 millisecond. .
For gamers looking for a high-resolution screen, the latter option is available with a 4K 3840 x 2160 pixel panel resolution. However, the refresh rate is only 120 Hz and the response time is 3 milliseconds. All of these screen panel options also have support for Nvidia G-Sync, AMD FreeSync and Dolby Vision technology. With a fairly complete screen panel option, gamers can choose a priority between a fast refresh rate panel or a high resolution panel.
The specifications for these two laptops are different. The Alienware m17 R5 specifications will be powered by an AMD Ryzen 6800H or AMD Ryzen 9 6900HX processor option. Supports DDR5 RAM up to 64GB and there are two M.2 PCIe NVMe slots with a choice of capacities up to 4TB. In the graphics sector, the Alienware m17 R5 provides options with Nvidia GeForce RTX 3080Ti or AMD Radeon RX 6850M XT.
Switching to the Alienware x17 R2, the specifications are entrusted to a 12th Gen Intel Core processor. Processor options available are Intel Core i7-12700H or Intel Core i9-12900HK. The graphics sector is available with options up to the Nvidia GeForce RTX 3080Ti. Meanwhile, RAM and storage space are the same as the Alienware m17 R5, there are RAM options up to 64GB and an M.2 PCIe NVMe SSD with a capacity of 4TB.
Alienware m17 R5 and Alienware x17 R2 prices
The Alienware m17 R5 and Alienware x17 R2 are now available in the American market. The Alienware m17 R5 starts at US$1949 and the Alienware x17 R2 starts at US$2249.