Alienware 15 R2 (Black, Silver)

MPN: AW15R2-1546SLV  |  EAN: 0884116169246  |  Model: 15 R2

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as at 25 Sep 19 | 2:05 AM CET









Choosist's Ratings

Alienware 15 R2 (Black, Silver) - AW15R2-1546SLV Performance, Usage and Feature Ratings
Use Rating
Amateur Photo Editing
Just Right
Hardcore Gaming
Just Right
Casual Gaming
Very Good
College (Students)
Just Right
Watching Movies
Just Right
Simple Music Editing
Just Right
Just Right
Just Right
Social Media
Short Journeys
Just Right
Use Around the Office
Just Right
Use in Public Places
Just Right
Working in Low Light
Gaming Look
Funky Look
15 Inches
Serious Multitasking
Just Right

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.

Music and Audio

Making your first steps in music editing? The 15 R2 has what it takes to deliver your audio craft.

Book keeping

Managing finances has never been simpler. The 15 R2 has enough processing power to manage even the largest spreadsheets. And the inclusion of a makes typing and updating numbers even easier.

Regular Stuff / Everyday Tasks

Modern productivity apps like Office 365 and Google G Suite are relatively lightweight – but it never hurts to have some power under the hood. The 15 R2 packs a decent Intel Core i5-6300HQ processor and 8 GB RAM so this is machine that will last.

Surf comfortably as all components of your Alienware will easily handle the web

Sending and receiving email is a relatively lightweight activity that the 15 R2 can comfortably handle. It also comes with 1000 GB of total storage so you never have to delete a message or attachment again.

Although less powerful than other laptops, the 15 R2 is more than capable of keeping you connected to Facebook, Twitter and all the other social networks you love.

Battery life is fairly decent

Designed to be carried about, the 15 R2 can be used everywhere in your home thanks to its 7 hours battery life.

The 7 hours battery life in the 15 R2 is sufficient for short sessions of use in coffee shops, parks etc.

The 7 hours battery life in the 15 R2 has got enough juice to help you work while on the move during quick trips around the city.

If you’re always on the move around your office, you need a laptop that moves with you. The 15 R2 offers 7 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.


When delivering presentations, you need to be sure you can connect to the meeting room projector or screen. The 1 offers several different display ports to make sure everyone can see your slideshow.

Very stylized look

The 15 R2 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

It oozes style while offering a combo of form and function that suits the needs of a serious gamer.

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Product Description

Strap in and get gaming, this is a titan that doesn't mess about. The Alienware 15 R2 strikes a great balance between weight, thickness, and performance, hitting all of the right notes. This laptop incorporates thinner design, with durability and power assured from carbon fiber styling. The 15.6-inches allow for an immersive gaming experience, with IPS-based LCD technology and full HD that gives you the color and definition you've been dreaming of. SoundBlaster X-Fi technology gives this laptop incredible audio capacity and the 2.0MP Full HD webcam is an added bonus. High performance output is assured with copper heat sinks for proper cooling. A 6th Gen Intel Core i5 processor can keep up with intensive game play, as will the TactX keyboard. The sleek solid design of this laptop won't let you down, nor will the 4GB of GDDR5 standard memory. Ambitious, powerful, and loaded with top quality specs, Alienware 15 R2 has a lot to offer.

Technical Specifications

Alienware 15 R2 (Black, Silver) - AW15R2-1546SLV Technical Specifications
Specification Description
Colour Black, Silver
Form Factor Clamshell
Housing Material Carbon fiber
Display Brightness 220 cd/m²
Display HD Type FHD
Display Resolution 1920 x 1080 pixels
Display Size 15.6 inches
Display Technology Name IPS
Processor Architecture 64 Bit
Processor Cores 4 cores
Processor Family Intel Core i5-6xxx
Processor Model Intel Core i5-6300HQ
Processor Speed 2.3 GHz
Processor Threads 4
RAM Size 8 GB
RAM Speed 2133 MHz
HDD Capacity 1000 GB
Storage Total Capacity 1000 GB
Storage Type HDD
Graphics Card Model - Dedicated NVIDIA GeForce GTX 965M
Graphics Card Model - Integrated Intel HD Graphics 530
Graphics Card Type Dedicated
Sound System Creative Sound Blaster X-Fi MB3
Network Bluetooth Type 4.1
Network Wired Type 10/100/1000 Mbps
Network Wireless Type b/g/n/ac
Ports & Interfaces
Docking Port 1
HDMI Port 1
Memory Card Reader 1
Microphone 2
Mini DisplayPort 1
Thunderbolt 3 USB Type-C Port Ports 1
USB 3.0/3.1 (Gen 1) Type-A Ports 4
USB Sleep-and-Charge Ports 1
Camera 1
Camera Frame Rate 30 fps
Camera Resolution 1920 x 1080 pixels
Camera Resolution (Numeric) 2.1 MP
Keyboard Back-lit Yes
Operating System Architecture 64 Bit
Operating System Name Microsoft Windows
Operating System Version Windows 10 Home
Battery Life 7 hours
Cable Lock Slot Yes
Weight & Dimensions
Dimesnsions - Depth 27 inches
Dimesnsions - Height 3.4 inches
Dimesnsions - Width 38.5 inches
Weight 7.07 lbs