On the outside, the design of this gaming laptop remains sober for Alienware, but still hits the mark. The chassis is cooled by a complete system of 76 fan blades with 318.9 g of copper alloy materials including a copper heat pipe for just perfect thermal management during heavy loads.
Its Anti-Ghosting keyboard is superb and co-developed in partnership with Cherry for a premium rendering and typing comfort that can last you a very long time, 15 million typing according to the manufacturer.
A beautiful 15.6-inch screen will display your video game content by highlighting it thanks to its Crazy 165Hz refresh rate. It is notably anti-glare and backlit by LED with a narrow border. You also have a blue light reduction option, very practical if you need to work from home on your bike.
Component level, we are always on top with Alienware. the Ryzen 9 clocked at 3.3 GHz will take you to new heights with its 8 cores, 16 threads and up to 20 MB of cache memory, for a boost frequency of up to 4.60 GHz. It is coupled to a GeForce RTX 3070 well known now, which can handle DLSS (Deep Learning) and Ray Tracing for enhanced lighting effects. All supported by 16 GB of DDR4 RAM, that you can even upgrade afterwards.
The connection offers you an HDMI 2.1, a USB-C port, three USB 3.2 ports, an Ethernet port and a headphone jack. In terms of autonomy, the PC has a 6-cell 86 Wh battery. With Alienware, you can take advantage of Command Center suite, in order to create profiles to personalize your power supply, sounds, backlighting, macros etc… You can modify the RGB zones of your computer thanks to its integrated software.
If the 512 GB SSD storage is not enough for you, you can not increase it by adding an NVMe SSD:
This PC comes with Windows 10 but the upgrade to Windows 11 will be free when the OS will be available. A laptop of this power will be quite capable of running it, no doubt.
To summarize, at this price point, it is really an opportunity not to be missed to pass on a premium gaming PC of big brand. A big step for Fnac these winter sales, and an even bigger step for gaming!