Alienware 15 R3

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

Price Information

$1,399.99

as at 25 Sep 19 | 1:05 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
Watching Movies
Just Right
Pro Graphic Design
Very Good
Simple Music Editing
Outstanding
Pro Music Production
Very Good
Bookkeeping
Outstanding
Front-end Development
Very Good
Email
Outstanding
Social Media
Outstanding
Browsing
Outstanding
Documents
Outstanding
Short Journeys
Just Right
Use Around the Office
Just Right
Use in Public Places
Just Right
Working in Low Light
Outstanding
Presentations
Outstanding
Funky Look
Outstanding
Gaming Look
Outstanding
15 Inches
Outstanding
Outstanding
Pro Photo Editing
Very Good
Windows
Outstanding
Serious Multitasking
Outstanding

Professional Video Production

The 15 R3's resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels pixels, offers exceptional visual clarity for editing videos. It has a decent total storage capacity of 1128 GB, a powerful 2.6 GHz processor and a dedicated graphics card which makes this laptop perfect for high-resolution video projects.

Great for photo editing

The Alienware powerful processor makes image manipulation a breeze. And the high resolution 1920 x 1080 pixels display ensures your pictures really ‘pop’ when you’re done.

Gaming

Click, shoot, scroll, or type, the 15 R3 is more than capable of running light games that don’t require high end hardware. And at $1,399.99, this laptop won’t break the bank either.

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 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

The on-board Memory size of 16 GB and the quad-core Intel Core i7-6700HQ processor on this laptop allows you to quickly convert high ppi image formats and rapidly iterate through your concepts.

The NVIDIA GeForce GTX1060 graphics card offers extra power for rendering your creative work on to your spacious 15.6 inches display. 

The screen built with IPS technology gives you vivid colours and great viewing angles whilst the 1920 x 1080 pixels resolutions provides the necessary detail.

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

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

When you need crystal clear audio and plenty of grunt for processing and encoding, the 15 R3 can handle everything you throw at it. A selection of ports allow you to connect instruments and devices, while the 2.6 GHz takes care of the actual production work.

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.

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

Surf the web at speed thanks to the 15 R3’s speedy b/g/n/ac WiFi interface.

A sizeable 1000 GB drive allows you to download and manage hundreds of thousands of emails on the 15 R3.

Although less powerful than other laptops, the 15 R3 is more than capable of keeping you connected to Facebook, Twitter and all the other social networks you love.

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 4 hours battery life in the 15 R3 is sufficient for short sessions of use in coffee shops, parks etc.

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.

If you work in a hot desk environment, portability will be key. The 15 R3 comes with 4 hours battery life so you can move around the office as much as you need.

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

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

Very stylized look

Fed up with the black and grey machines that dominate the laptop market? The bold colours and exciting design of the 1 offer a very funky alternative.

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 7.94 lbs