The Alienware x15 R1 is one of the best gaming laptops to buy for numerous reasons. It boasts a thin, striking design, speed, power, and quad-speakers. Act fast, and this high-performance gaming rig can be had for a fraction of the price.
Dell currently offers the Alienware x15 R1 with RTX 3070 GPU and 32GB of RAM for $1,910 via coupon, “50OFF699”. Usually, this system would set you back $2,999, so that’s a handsome discount of $1,089. It’s the lowest price we’ve seen for this configuration and one of the best gaming laptop deals of the season.
Alienware’s X series laptops are among the industry’s best gaming-specific machines. The laptop in this deal packs a 15.6-inch (1920 x 1080) 360Hz display with a fast 1ms response time. Its hardware specs include Intel’s Core i7-11800H 8-core CPU coupled with 32GB of RAM and a 1TB SSD. Nvidia’s GeForce RTX 3070 GPU with 8GB of dedicated memory handles graphics.
In our review of the 17-inch model Alienware X17, we praise its gorgeous, slim design and battery life which endured 4 and half hours on our Laptop Mag Battery test. That beats the 4:07 premium gaming laptop average. We gave the Alienware X17 4 out of 5 stars and our Editor’s Choice Award for its great overall and gaming performance. You can expect Alienware X15 R1’s performance to be on par with seamless gaming and multitasking.
Design-wise, the Alienware sports a magnesium alloy chassis and the brand’s signature alien head on the top of the lid. Its built-in front-firing quad speakers delivered room-filling, clean sound during real-world tests.
Alienware engineers outfitted the X15 with security features often seen on business laptops. It features a Windows Hello compatible webcam for face recognition login, a TPM 2.0 (Trusted Platform Module) secure cryptoprocessor that employs a cryptographic key to ward off malware and hackers.
If you’re looking for a gaming laptop that’s big on performance, the Alienware X15 is a solid choice.
Hilda Scott uses her combined passion for gadgets and bargain shopping to bring you the best prices on all things tech. She has a bachelor’s degree in film and media studies from Hunter College and 11 years of tech and entertainment journalism. Her work has been featured on Tom’s Guide, iTechPost, Examiner.com, Parlemag, Enstars, and Latin Times. When she’s not scouting for the best deals, Hilda’s catching up on her favorite TV shows and pro-wrestling matches.