Alienware 15 R3

MPN: 693HT  |  EAN: 5397063969319  |  Model: 15 R3

Price Information

£1,844.10

as at 24 Jul 19 | 2:15 AM CET

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Choosist's Ratings

Alienware 15 R3 - 693HT 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
Working with Numbers
Outstanding
Gaming Look
Outstanding
15 Inches
Outstanding
Outstanding
Pro Photo Editing
Very Good
Serious Multitasking
Outstanding
Windows
Outstanding

Professional Video Production

With this 15 R3's resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels pixels, you'll have sufficient visual clarity to discern which video sequence makes the cut.

Continuously tweaking video clips 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 GTX 1060 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.

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 's Intel Core i7-7700HQ 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 GTX 1060 which hits a 3DMark benchmark score of 11477.5, and the 4 cores CPU hit a Passmark benchmark of 8966

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 in the social or physical sciences, this device provides a good balance of portability (with it's 15.6 inches screen size) and performance so that you're free to roam the labs or libraries with a machine that can competently multi-task your data crunching, "multi-tabbed browsing" and the production of academic content.

All about the Films!

In addition to its excellent Advanced screen, this laptop comes with a 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution ensuring scenes pop with colour and great fidelity. Also, while watching in the dark, you can start, stop and skip through scenes using the backlit keyboard.

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 GTX 1060 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

Developing your own tunes and mixes is important to you, so we've recommended a laptop that has got an advanced audio system on-board with HD sound capabilities.

The presence of a 4 cores core process will help speed up music format conversions or codec-based compression.

Its all about the Beats

Since you're all about the music, this laptop will make a great side-kick to you music production gear. It's multi-core processor gives you the necessary muscle to rip, encode or convert your audio craft without having to wait forever. Also, it's on-board audio chip and high resolution screen (1920 x 1080 pixels) offer a competent and mobile deputy to your existing tools and setup.

Book keeping

Managing finances has never been simpler. The 15 R3 has enough processing power to manage even the largest spreadsheets. And the inclusion of a 1 makes typing and updating numbers even easier.

Can handle UI Dev & Design work

Whether it's HTML5, CSS or Javascript-based frameworks such as AJAX, Angular, JQUERY etc, the 15 R3 is a very capable option. 

It's multi-core CPU & 16 GB memory size helps you multi-task as you craft your vision on it's high quality, 1920 x 1080 pixels screen.

Can handle a Full-Stack Coding Environment

You'll need a machine that can handle multiple VMs for your various dev environments. The 15 R3 sports an Intel Core i7-7700HQ, (a processor with 4 cores) plus a healthy 16 GB of RAM to power your VMs and dev tools.

Regular Stuff / Everyday Tasks

Spreadsheets, presentations and documents, don't need much, but your Intel Core i7-7700HQ processor and 16 GB RAM ensures even image laden files won't leave you watching the 'spinning wheel'!

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 2.8 GHz processor is ideal. With 4 hours battery life, you can stay connected between charges.

Battery life is fairly decent

With its 4 hours battery life, the 15 R3 offers a good amount of freedom while moving from place to place around the house.

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 15 R3 allows you to stay productive even when you need to pop out for a few hours thanks to its portability and 4 hours battery life.

If you’re always on the move around your office, you need a laptop that moves with you. The 15 R3 offers 4 hours of battery life so you can swap desks as much as you like between charges.

Working in the dark

This laptop can be used night or day thanks to the built in back-lit keyboard.

Presentations

It's got a good variety of display ports which allows you connect to a good range of projectors and screen types.

Numeric Key Pad

The quality of keyboard is crucial to data entry, so the 15 R3 includes a numeric keypad to make your life easier.

Package that suits a Gamer

Not just a pretty face, the 15 R3 uses ergonomic design to give you a gaming advantage.

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Technical Specifications

Alienware 15 R3 - 693HT Technical Specifications
Specification Description
Design
Colour Silver
Display
Display HD Type FHD
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 i7-7700HQ
Processor Speed 2.8 GHz
Memory
RAM Size 16 GB
Storage
HDD Capacity 1000 GB
SSD Capacity 256 GB
Storage Total Capacity 1256 GB
Storage Type HDD + SSD
Graphics
Graphics Card Model - Dedicated NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060
Graphics Card Type Dedicated
Audio
Sound System Alienware Sound Center 7.1
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
HDMI Version 2.0
Microphone 1
Mini DisplayPort 1
Thunderbolt 3 USB Type-C Port Ports 1
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-C Ports 1
USB 3.0/3.1 (Gen 1) Type-A Ports 3
Camera
Camera 1
Keyboard
Keyboard Back-lit Yes
Keyboard Num-Pad Yes
Software
Operating System Architecture 64 Bit
Operating System Name Microsoft Windows
Operating System Version Windows 10
Battery
Battery Life 4 hours
Security
Cable Lock Slot Type Noble
Weight & Dimensions
Weight 3.49 kg