New gaming laptops are launching left, proper and centre in 2021, with Alienware very a lot at the leading edge. The Dell-owned logo has pulled the wraps off the m15 R6, its 3rd computer in as many months.

It is arguably much less formidable than the Ryzen Version predecessor, which introduced AMD silicon to Alienware {hardware} for the primary time in over a decade. The m15 R6 sees the corporate revert to kind in some ways, pairing Intel’s newest Eleventh-gen processors with Nvidia’s RTX 30 Sequence graphics.

Along with the prevailing 3060, 3070 and 3080 graphics chips, the m15 R6 additionally has the choice for the extra inexpensive 3050 Ti. This configuration has 4GB of GDDR6 RAM, however costlier fashions bump this as much as 8GB.

It’s now not the primary computer to be powered by means of Nvidia’s new GPU, regardless that – Samsung’s Galaxy Guide Odyssey introduced nearly two weeks forward of the reputable announcement. The 3050 Ti has additionally made its manner onto the brand new Dell XPS 15 and G15, which we’ll get to in a minute.

Alternatively, many key specifications are in keeping with earlier fashions. The m15 R6 has a fifteen.6in LCD show, with choices for FHD (1920×1080) at 165Hz, FHD at 360Hz and QHD (2560×1440) at 240Hz. All 3 will ship a vital spice up over 60Hz monitors, but it surely’s value checking if the video games you wish to have to play fortify the upper refresh charges.

The gaming computer additionally options Cherry MX keys, which debuted at the m15 R4 and supply a mechanical keyboard revel in inside of a light-weight computer frame. Possibly light-weight is the unsuitable method to describe this hefty tool, which weighs 2.69kg.

Different notable options come with a variety of ports and as much as 4TB of SSD garage. There’s additionally an 86Wh battery with 240W rapid charging, however Alienware hasn’t discussed how briskly it could possibly price the tool.

The m15 R6 will get started at $1,299 (approx. £920/€1,070) in america and is anticipated to move on sale sooner or later this summer time. It’s now not transparent when the tool will come to the United Kingdom and different markets, or how a lot it’ll value.

Dell G15

Dell’s extra inexpensive G15 were given the Ryzen remedy along the m15 R5 ultimate month, earlier than returning to extra acquainted flooring this day out. Main points of this new fashion are reasonably skinny at the flooring, even supposing we comprehend it additionally comprises Eleventh-gen Intel chips (as much as i7) and the most recent RTX 30 Sequence graphics. Regardless of no reputable affirmation, the latter is prone to come with an choice for the 3050 Ti.

Dell G15
The brand new Dell G15. Symbol: Dell

A fifteen.6in show is restricted to Complete HD (1920×1080), however has choices for 120Hz or 165Hz. There’s additionally an RGB backlit keyboard, with lighting fixtures results that may be absolutely customised. The G15’s thermal design has additionally been according to Alienware {hardware}, that includes a complete of 53 fan blades and as much as 4 exhaust vents for efficient cooling.

Dell has showed that the G15 will move on sale in america from 3 June, with a beginning value of $949.99 (approx. £670/€780). Global pricing and availability is but to be showed.

It is still observed whether or not both will make it into our absolute best gaming computer chart.