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Alienware m15, GTX 1070 Max-Q

Specifications

Alienware m15, GTX 1070 Max-Q
Alienware m15, GTX 1070 Max-Q
Graphics adapter
Memory
16384 MB 
, DDR4, 2666MHz
Display
15.6 inch 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixel 141 PPI, IPS, glossy: no
Mainboard
Intel CM246
Storage
256 GB NVMe, 256 GB 
, + 1TB SSHD
Connections
2 USB 3.0 / 3.1 Gen1, 1 Thunderbolt, 1 HDMI, 1 DisplayPort, 1 Kensington Lock, Audio Connections: 3.5mm, Card Reader: SD, 1 USB SuperSpeed 3.1 Type-A with Powershare Technology
Networking
Killer E2500 Gigabit Ethernet Controller (10/100/1000MBit), Killer Wireless-AC 1550 Wireless Network Adapter (a/b/g/h/n/ac), Bluetooth 5.0
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 21 x 363 x 275 ( = 0.83 x 14.29 x 10.83 in)
Battery
60 Wh
Operating System
Microsoft Windows 10 Home 64 Bit
Camera
Webcam: FHD 1080p
Additional features
Speakers: Stereo, Keyboard: AlienFX mSeries keyboard with alphanumeric keys, Keyboard Light: yes
Weight
2.16 kg ( = 76.19 oz / 4.76 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)
Price
1850 Euro

 

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Average Score: 80% - good
Average of 1 scores (from 4 reviews)

Reviews for the Alienware m15, GTX 1070 Max-Q

80% Alienware m15 Review
Source: Laptop Mag English
The Alienware m15 enters the thin-and-light gaming arena with a bang, offering Core i7 and Nvidia Max-Q power in a very svelte frame.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 10/25/2018
Rating: Total score: 80%
Hands on: Alienware m15 review
Source: Techradar English
The Alienware m15 is not the most exciting gaming laptop when it comes to raw power, but rather it’s exciting in its portability. Not to mention a full-sized keyboard and impressive battery life claims for a gaming laptop.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/05/2018
Alienware m15
Source: PC Mag English
As Alienware's thinnest and lightest gaming laptop yet, the m15 promises to deliver solid casual gaming performance in a package that won't weigh down your backpack.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 10/04/2018

Foreign Reviews

Promis, l’i5 et la GTX 1060 arrivent sur l’Alienware m15
Source: Portables4Gamers French FR→EN
Negative: Mediocre design; heavy and bulky.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 11/02/2018

Comment

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 Max-Q: Efficient high end graphics card for thin and light laptops based on the same GP104 chip as the normal GTX 1070 for laptops but at slower clock speeds. Offers a approx. 15% lower performance but much lower power consumption. These graphics cards are able to play the latest and most demanding games in high resolutions and full detail settings with enabled Anti-Aliasing. » Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.
Intel Core i7: The Intel Core i7 for laptops is based on the LG1156 Core i5/i7 CPU for desktops. The base clock speed of the CPUs is relatively low, but because of a huge Turbo mode, the cores can dynamically overclock to up to 3.2 GHz (920XM). Therefore, the CPU can be as fast as high clocked dual-core CPUs (using single threaded applications) but still offer the advantage of 4 cores. Because of the large TDP of 45 W / 55 W, the CPU is only intended for large laptops.  
8750H: On Coffee Lake architecture based processor for big and heavy laptops. Integrates six processor cores clocked at 2.2 - 4.1 GHz (4 GHz with 4 cores, 3.9 GHz with 6 cores) that support HyperThreading. Manufactured in an improved 14nm process (14nm++). » Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.
15.6":

15-16 inch is a standard display size for laptops and offers the biggest variety of products.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.
2.16 kg:

Usually subnotebooks, ultrabooks and quite lightweight laptops with 12-16 inch display-diagonal weigh as much.


Alienware: Alienware was founded in the USA in 1996. Alienware established its EMEA (Europe, the Middle East, and Africa) headquarters in Ireland, in 2002. Alienware has belonged to the Dell Group since 2006. The product range mainly focuses on gaming laptops and desktops. Trademark is a slightly futuristic design with an alien logo. In addition, Alienware offers workstations for private and business customers.

Alienware belongs to the mid-sized manufacturers of the notebook market. There are some reviews with average ratings overall.


80%: This rating is not convincing. The laptop is evaluated below average, this is not really a recommendation for purchase.
» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

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Stefan Hinum, 2018-10-30 (Update: 2018-10-30)