Come with a sturdy design and strong performance, this is Alienware M15 AWYA15-7947BLK-PUS, a gaming laptop from DELL. As we have known, the name of Alienware is famous as one of the top gaming laptop. So, if you like gaming, this laptop could be your option to consider.
The gaming laptop Alienware New M15 is equipped by a Hexa Core 9th Generation Intel Core i7 9750H processor that has a turbo frequency up to a max of 4.5 0GHz along with the NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 graphics card which has 6 GB GDDR6 VRAM.
The two processing units together with 16GB DDR4 2666MHz RAM and 512GB PCIe M.2 SSD provide the fast and smooth performance and display live visuals that look real and live on the screen in front of you.
As for cooling the engine above, Dell uses Advanced Alienware Cryo-Tech v3.0 for this M15. This tech is channeling the cooler air onto the most sensitive cores of the system and expected to increase the power efficiency and higher speeds for longer sustained periods.
The 15.6-inch Full HD screen itself is also qualified to display a lively and beautiful display. Thanks to the 1080p resolution, 72% Color Gamut, and 300 nits brightness that provides clear and detailed images with various colors accurately. So does to the 9 ms response time and 144Hz refresh rate that display all motions and actions so smoothly. This screen panel also has Tobii Eyetracking technology that able to track head pose, presence, fine gaze, and eye position.
The I/O ports are spread out on the back and both sides of the device. They are plenty and very useful both for work and gaming. On the right side, you will find two USB3.1 Gen 1 Type-A port while on the other side sit an RJ-45 LAN port, USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type-A port, and Audio Out 1/8″ Port. On the rear, there is an HDMI 2.0b port, Mini-Display Port, Thunderbolt 3 Port, Alienware Graphics Amplifier Port. This is enough for a gaming laptop, isn’t it?
The networking is supported by Killer Networking E3000 2.5Gbps Ethernet NIC and Intel 8265 WIFI and ensures blazing-fast speed. All the possible options, Ethernet LAN, 802.11ax WiFi6, and Bluetooth 5.0, are available.
The chiclet keyboard that has no numeric-pad is nice enough for a gaming laptop with a decent key travel distance that causes no pain to your finger. Each key has an RGB LED backlight that is useful for typing in a dim environment. It has no numeric-pad and has per-key RGB LED backlight. Includes with the keyboard is anti-ghosting and N-key rollover technology.
The touchpad is wide enough and located exactly below the space bar. It is a precision touchpad with a smooth surface.
The power source for the AWYA15-7947BLK-PUS is a 6-cell 76WHr Lithium-Ion battery. No further information about the battery life. But since so much power with this Alienware, we cannot expect too much about it.
With a size of 14.19 x 10.9 x 0.807 inches, the M15 is not too big as a gaming laptop. It is also not too heavy with the weight of 4.75 lbs. Yes, as a gaming laptop, this laptop is still light and though not slim enough, the size is good enough, not too big. Basically, it is a portable device and nice to carry everywhere. But, for us, a gaming laptop is not a companion for traveling or working outdoor. It is better to put on a specific place where we can play games comfortably and without any interruption at all.
Alienware M15 AWYA15-7947BLK-PUS obviously has almost everything as a gaming laptop. It has a sturdy design, powerful engine, and a clear display. It is suitable for a gaming station. However, with the price of $1,799.99, when this writing, Alienware New M15 is expensive enough compare to some competitors that almost similar such as Acer Nitro 5 AN515-54-728C, Acer Predator Helios 300 PH315-52-710B, or MSI GL65 Leopard 10SFK-062.
Summary of DELL Alienware New M15 AWYA15-7947BLK-PUS
|Processor||Intel Core i7-9750H/Hexa-Core/2.60GHz-4.50GHz/12MB|
|RAM||16GB DDR4 2666MHz RAM|
|Storage||512GB PCIe M.2 SSD|
|Graphics Processor||Integrated Intel UHD Graphics 630
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 6GB GDDR6 VRAM.
|Display||15.6-inch Full HD 1920 x 1080 72% Color Gamut 300 nits 9ms 144Hz Tobii Eyetracking display
|I/O Options||2 x SuperSpeed USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type-A
1 x HDMI 2.0b with HDCP 2.2 Output
1 x Mini-Display Port 1.4 Output
1 x Thunderbolt 3 Port (USB Type-C™ with support for USB 3.1 Gen 2 10Gbps, 40Gbps Thunderbolt, and DisplayPort 1.2)
1 x Alienware Graphics Amplifier Port
1 x Power/DC-In Port
1 x Noble Lock port (cable and lock sold separately)
1 x Killer Networks E2600 Gigabit Ethernet NIC
1 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type-A with Powershare Technology
1 x Audio Out
|Battery||6-cell 76WHr Lithium-Ion battery|
|Dimensions||14.19 x 10.9 x 0.807 inches|