Dell Alienware 15 R3 i7 15.6 inch HDD+SSD Silver

MPN: A15-9597  |  EAN: 5397184019597  |  Model: Alienware 15 R3

Price Information


as at 25 Sep 19 | 1:05 AM CET









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Dell Alienware 15 R3 i7 15.6 inch HDD+SSD Silver - A15-9597 Performance, Usage and Feature Ratings
Use Rating
Casual Gaming
Hardcore Gaming
Very Good
College (Students)
Basic Video Editing
Very Good
Simple Music Editing
Pro Music Production
Very Good
Back-end Development
Just Right
Social Media
Use in Public Places
Just Right
Short Journeys
Just Right
Use Around the Office
Just Right
Working in Low Light
Funky Look
Gaming Look
Serious Multitasking
15 Inches


Click, shoot, scroll, or type, the Alienware 15 R3 is more than capable of running light games that don’t require high end hardware. And at $4,999.11, this laptop won’t break the bank either.

It's good for academic research

Light, portable, and full-featured, the Alienware 15 R3 is ideal for carrying between offices and libraries. You’ll have all the tools you need to research and write outstanding research papers and theses.

Videos for fun

With 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. With 16 GB GB RAM, and a Intel Core i7 CPU, the Alienware 15 R3 delivers great results.

Music and Audio

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

Its all about the Beats

With its wide selection of ports the Alienware 15 R3 sits at the heart of your music production workflow. And with a total storage capacity of 1256 GB hard drive, you’ve got plenty of space to store work in progress

Book keeping

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

Can handle a Full-Stack Coding Environment

You'll need a machine that can handle multiple VMs for your various Dev environments, which is why we've picked something for you that's got an Intel Core i7-7700HQ , (a processor with 4 cores) plus a healthy RAM size of 16 GB.

Also, its 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution provides adequate screen estate to view multiple window or more of your IDE while you work.

Regular Stuff / Everyday Tasks

Spreadsheets, presentations and documents, are relatively undemanding, but the Intel Core i7-7700HQ processor and 16 GB RAM ensures even image laden files won't leave you watching the 'spinning wheel' on the Alienware 15 R3

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

Email demands very little from a laptop. We've taken this into account.

Facebook, twitter etc require little processing power or screen specification so the Alienware 15 R3 will do just fine.

Battery life is fairly decent

Designed to be carried about, the Alienware 15 R3 can be used everywhere in your home thanks to its 4.5 hours battery life.

For anyone who works on the road, or outside the office, portability is everything. With a battery life of 4.5 hours, the Alienware 15 R3 can go the distance for you while working on the move.

The 4.5 hours battery life in the Alienware 15 R3 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 Alienware 15 R3 offers 4.5 hours of battery life so you can swap desks as much as you like between charges.

Working in the dark

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

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

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

The Dell Alienware 15 can keep up with even your most demanding gaming sessions. With its 15.5 inch screen, you will be able to transport this laptop to a friends house, or play during your commute. However, this portability does not diminish the quality of the Alienware's display, with Full HD and a matte finish ensuring that you see less glare when gaming during the day. Additionally, the display provides you with intense and exhilarating visuals during the heat of battle, allowing you to have a consistently high-quality gaming experience. Not only this, but the Tobii eye-tracking software and NVIDIA 10-series graphics card can propel you into the future with their VR-ready technology. Combined with the 7th generation Intel Core i7 processor, this can give your games a powerful boost that puts you in control of your own destiny. Then, the Dell Alienware is specially adapted for gaming and has an Alienware TactX keyboard with n-key rollover, which means that this responsive keyboard will be more comfortable during those long all-night sessions.

Technical Specifications

Dell Alienware 15 R3 i7 15.6 inch HDD+SSD Silver - A15-9597 Technical Specifications
Specification Description
Colour Black, Silver
Form Factor Clamshell
Housing Material Aluminium, Magnesium, Stainless steel
Display Brightness 400 cd/m²
Display HD Type FHD
Display Resolution 1920 x 1080 pixels
Display Size 15.6 inches
Display Technology Name TN
Processor Architecture 64 Bit
Processor Cores 4 cores
Processor Family Intel Core i7
Processor Model Intel Core i7-7700HQ
Processor Speed 2.8 GHz
Processor Threads 8
RAM Size 16 GB
RAM Speed 2400 MHz
HDD Capacity 1000 GB
SSD Capacity 256 GB
Storage Total Capacity 1256 GB
Storage Type HDD + SSD
Graphics Card Model - Dedicated NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060
Graphics Card Model - Integrated Intel HD Graphics 630
Graphics Card Type Dedicated
VR Ready Yes
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 2
USB Sleep-and-Charge Ports 1
Camera 1
Camera Resolution 1280 x 720 pixels
Keyboard Back-lit Yes
Operating System Architecture 64 Bit
Operating System Name Microsoft Windows
Operating System Version Windows 10 Home
Battery Life 4.5 hours
Cable Lock Slot Yes
Cable Lock Slot Type Noble
Weight & Dimensions
Dimesnsions - Depth 30.5 inches
Dimesnsions - Height 2.54 inches
Dimesnsions - Width 38.9 inches
Weight 7.69 lbs