Alienware adds RX 6850M XT discrete graphics and 480Hz panel options to m17 R5

The Alienware 17-inch gaming notebook m17, which originally used the Intel system , turned to the AMD camp in the earlier R5 generation and became one of the representatives of AMD Advantage gaming notebooks. Now the m17 is even more powerful with options including a Radeon RX 6850M XT and a 480Hz panel.

The m17 R5 can be purchased with a Ryzen 7 6800H or Ryzen 9 6900HX processor, and is equipped with AMD’s Smart Access Memory, SmartShift Max and FreeSync Premium technologies. 

You can choose NVIDIA’s 3050Ti, 3060, 3070 Ti or 3080Ti independent graphics, or AMD’s 6700M and the newly added 6850M XT. In the panel part, if you want 4K resolution, the highest update rate is only 120Hz. If you drop it to FHD, you can choose 165Hz, 360Hz or the newly added 480Hz. Other optional specifications include up to 64GB RAM and 4TB SSD.

It is worth mentioning that, in order to allow the m17 R5 to dissipate heat smoothly when it is equipped with the 6850M XT, this version of the m17 R5 is specially equipped with a 3.5 times larger area of ​​the thermal guide plate, and the replacement is smaller, but more compact. Efficient CPU. The m17 R5 weighs about 3.3 kg (depending on the accessories), and the lowest price starts from about US$1,600.

Dell G16

At the same time, the first 16-inch product G16 was launched on the Dell’s own brand of gaming laptops. The new 16-inch screen has a 2,560 x 1,600 (16:10) resolution and a 165Hz refresh rate. This basically continues the overall trend of the notebook industry, with a slightly larger 16:10 panel to bring a larger display space without changing the size of the body (here is a 15-inch body).

Other specs include an Intel 12th Gen Core i7-12700H processor, up to 32GB RAM, 2TB NVMe SSD, and options for RTX 3050Ti / 3060 / 3070 Ti. In the keyboard part, you can also choose the same color RGB backlight of the whole keyboard, per key RGB backlight, or even a keyboard with CherryMX switches. Dell 16 US pricing starts at US$1,400.

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