Alienware 15 R3

MPN: AW15R3-3831SLV  |  EAN: 0884116253808  |  Model: 15 R3

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as at 7 Nov 18 | 1:45 AM CET

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Choosist's Ratings

Alienware 15 R3 - AW15R3-3831SLV Performance, Usage and Feature Ratings
Use Rating
Pro Video Editing
Just Right
Amateur Photo Editing
Outstanding
Casual Gaming
Outstanding
Hardcore Gaming
Very Good
College (Students)
Outstanding
Watching Movies
Just Right
Basic Video Editing
Very Good
Pro Graphic Design
Very Good
Simple Music Editing
Outstanding
Pro Music Production
Very Good
Bookkeeping
Outstanding
Front-end Development
Very Good
Back-end Development
Just Right
Email
Outstanding
Social Media
Outstanding
Browsing
Outstanding
Documents
Outstanding
Use in Public Places
Just Right
Short Journeys
Just Right
Use Around the Office
Just Right
Working in Low Light
Outstanding
Presentations
Outstanding
Funky Look
Outstanding
Gaming Look
Outstanding
15 Inches
Outstanding
Outstanding
Pro Photo Editing
Very Good
Serious Multitasking
Outstanding
Windows
Outstanding

Professional Video Production

A multi-core Intel Core i7-6700HQ sits at the heart of the 15 R3, providing plenty of raw processing power for editing 4K high definition video. With a total storage capacity of 1128 GB, the 15 R3 ensures you have plenty of space to store your footage.

Great for photo editing

Resolution of up to 1920 x 1080 pixels means you can work in greater detail

Running editing programs such as photoshop is possible due to the inclusion of 16 GB of RAM and the 4 cores-core processor.

Even more, you can render your image and design work with ease as this laptops comes with a robust graphics card with a strong 3Dmark benchmark score of 11477.5 .

In addition, this laptop can be used night or day thanks to the built in back-lit keyboard.

Gaming

A resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, means rich graphics to shoot Zombies or cross the galaxy in detail

Your Alienware 's Intel Core i7-6700HQ processor means whilst your thumbs may struggle with Call of Duty or Doom your will not. 

The 16 GB RAM combines nicely with the GPU on the NVIDIA GeForce GTX1060 which hits a 3DMark benchmark score of 11477.5 , and the 4 cores CPU hit a Passmark benchmark of 8137

You can have the dark arcade experience without tapping blindly thanks to the built in back-lit keyboard. 

It's good for academic research

As a student or researcher, the 15 R3 provides a good balance of portability and performance. With b/g/n/ac WiFi support, you can easily roam between networks in libraries, offices and labs. This laptop gives you the tools you need to research and write outstanding papers.

All about the Films!

High quality video on your 15 R3's Advanced resolution display

IPS screen technology makes video content richer and more viewable.

You won't have to struggle to pause or rewind in the dark with its backlit keyboard.

Connecting to a TV or monitor to watch content on a bigger screen will be simple as its HDMI port is the most common connection option available.

Videos for fun

You need to pack a lot into this screen, hence a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels pixels, you'll have sufficient visual clarity to decide which video sequence will give the impact you're looking for.

Continuously tweaking video clips are fun but requires a quite a bit of computing power. Which is why the memory size of 16 GB, the multi-core processor and the NVIDIA GeForce GTX1060 graphics card all combine to provide a level of performance that matches your needs.

In addition, this laptop can be used night or day thanks to the built in back-lit keyboard.

Give your Images the professional touch

With plenty of RAM, processing power and a dedicated graphics card, the 15 R3 gives you everything you need to complete high quality photos and graphic design projects.

Music and Audio

Making your first steps in music editing? The 15 R3 has what it takes to deliver your audio craft.

Its all about the Beats

With its wide selection of ports the 15 R3 sits at the heart of your music production workflow. And with a total storage capacity of 1128 GB hard drive, you’ve got plenty of space to store work in progress

Book keeping

Capable of running spreadsheets or dedicated accounts software, the 15 R3 is perfect for keeping finances in check. And with a you’ll find it even easier to enter and update figures.

Can handle UI Dev & Design work

With a 8137 CPU and 16 GB of RAM, the 15 R3 is ideal for front-end development. Whether you’re coding basic HTML5, or working with more complex JavaScript frameworks, this laptop has everything you need.

Can handle a Full-Stack Coding Environment

Emulating a full-blown virtual server environment requires plenty of grunt. The 15 R3 uses a Intel Core i7-6700HQ CPU and 16 GB RAM to power multiple VMs and your dev tools simultaneously.

Regular Stuff / Everyday Tasks

Spreadsheets, presentations and documents, are relatively undemanding, but the Intel Core i7-6700HQ processor and 16 GB RAM ensures even image laden files won't leave you watching the 'spinning wheel' on the 15 R3

The 15 R3 makes surfing the web easy thanks to a reasonable hardware specification and fast, reliable b/g/n/ac WiFi connectivity.

Sending and receiving email is a relatively lightweight activity that the 15 R3 can comfortably handle. It also comes with 1000 GB of total storage so you never have to delete a message or attachment again.

Social networking is relatively lightweight, so the low power 2.6 GHz processor is ideal. With 4 hours battery life, you can stay connected between charges.

Battery life is fairly decent

Light and powerful, the 4 hours battery life of the 15 R3 allows it to be easily used all around the home for long periods without charging.

The 15 R3 is the perfect size working on the move. With a battery life of 4 hours, this is a machine that slips easily into a bag and goes everywhere with you without worrying too much about the next time you need a charge.

The 4 hours battery life in the 15 R3 has got enough juice to help you work while on the move during quick trips around the city.

The 4 hours battery life in the 15 R3 can keep you going while moving from one meeting space to another.

Working in the dark

The lights may be low, but that doesn’t mean you can’t work. The 15 R3’s built-in 1 allows you to type accurately – even in the dark

Presentations

Ensure everyone can see your presentation with the 1 . With an 1 and several 2 you will always be able to connect to an external projector or screen.

Very stylized look

The 15 R3 comes in an unconventional package that stands out from the typical greys and blacks that are common with such devices.

Package that suits a Gamer

Combining style and ergonomics, the 15 R3 is built for hardcore gaming on the move.

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Product Description

This is a stunning powerhouse of a gaming laptop. Not only does it come with a very useful next-gen graphics card that lets you play some of the most demanding games available, but has already been set up to tackle VR gaming as well. If Oculus or Vive are your parameters, then you should know that the Alienware 15 R3 comes with certification of optimization for those. This beast goes above and beyond what you might expect. It's very sturdy as well, with magnesium alloy finish and reinforced steel on the body and copper touches for cooler running. The 15-inch LCD screen supports FHD, FHD 120Hz and UHD resolutions, and comes with a nice anti-glare finish too. An upgraded sound system means that audio is a pleasure that can improve your gaming response times, and the almost silent SSD means you won't get distracted when mid-battle. Power, design, and portability make this a gaming laptop that should make you salivate.

Technical Specifications

Alienware 15 R3 - AW15R3-3831SLV Technical Specifications
Specification Description
Design
Colour black, silver
Display
Display Resolution 1920 x 1080 pixels
Display Size 15.6 inches
Display Technology Name IPS
Processor
Processor Architecture 64 Bit
Processor Cores 4 cores
Processor Model Intel Core i7-6700HQ
Processor Speed 2.6 GHz
Memory
RAM Size 16 GB
Storage
HDD Capacity 1000 GB
SSD Capacity 128 GB
Storage Total Capacity 1128 GB
Storage Type HDD + SSD
Graphics
Graphics Card Model - Dedicated NVIDIA GeForce GTX1060
Graphics Card Type Dedicated
Audio
Sound System 7.1 Digital Audio
Networking
Network Bluetooth Type 4.1
Network Wired Type 10/100/1000 Mbps
Network Wireless Type b/g/n/ac
Ports & Interfaces
HDMI Port 1
Microphone 1
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-C Ports 2
USB 3.0/3.1 (Gen 1) Type-A Ports 2
USB 3.1 (Gen 2) Type-C Port 1
Camera
Camera 1
Keyboard
Keyboard Back-lit Yes
Software
Operating System Architecture 64 Bit
Operating System Name Microsoft Windows
Operating System Version Windows 10 Home
Battery
Battery Life 4 hours
Weight & Dimensions
Weight 3.6 kg