• Paul Fingleton

Revised Dell and Alienware devices offer performance gaming laptops

New Gaming Laptops from Dell and Alienware unleash the beast, overclockable 'up to' 5.0 GHz.

Alienware have announced new Windows 10 gaming laptops based on the new 8th Gen Intel® Core™ high-performance processors, with significant enhancements over prior generations. Dell is also debuting Dell G Series, revitalising the Dell Gaming portfolio. This suite of PCs is designed and engineered for the gamer who prioritises performance and excellent gameplay.


“We are ambassadors to the PC gaming world. From pushing the boundaries of innovation in our Alienware line and creating systems for today’s top competitive gamers and leagues, to our new affordable G Series line-up, we’re enabling gamers of all levels to game at their best.”

- Frank Azor, vice president and general manager, Alienware and Dell Gaming.


Alienware 15 and 17 boost performance with 8th Gen Intel® Core™ CPUs Alienware 15 and 17 gaming laptops will offer new 8th Gen Intel® Core™ i5, i7, and i9 processors with up to 6-cores, enabling overclocking up to 5.0GHZ for the first time on Alienware’s most powerful family of laptops. To extract maximum performance from Intel’s top powerhouse processors, Alienware mechanically engineered improved cooling technology, Alienware Cryo-Tech v2.0, with 50% thinner fan blades and a vapour chamber on the CPU to cool down the higher number of cores more efficiently. Fusing these breakthrough innovations into new Alienware 15 and 17 laptops adds a measurable 10% performance boost, making AAA gameplay and VR immersion significantly smoother.

To help gamers effortlessly yield their most peak performance, Alienware has incorporated the next generation of Alienware Command Center into its latest lineup of laptops. Debuted at CES 2018, this elegant yet straightforward new interface helps novice and experienced gamers optimise, overclock, and tune Alienware PCs and peripherals to their unique gaming needs. Catering further to user-customisation, the Alienware Command Center gives players complete control over the Alienware 15 and 17 laptops’ 13 programmable lighting zones supporting full RGB values and up to 16.8m colours, unlocking more than 80 quadrillion possible lighting combinations to explore.

Joining the Alienware 15 and 17’s iconic Space Grey aesthetic, Alienware welcomes a sleek new Epic Black colour option in both sizes.

Dell G Series, a robust new portfolio of affordable game-ready PCs Building upon a fierce commitment to deliver gaming solutions for players of all levels and budgets, Dell is launching an expansive new suite of Windows 10 gaming PCs. All three systems, Dell G3 15, G3 17 and Dell G5 15, feature gaming-forward design and snappy performance at affordable prices. These new game-ready laptops are equipped with up to powerful NVIDIA GeForce GTX 10-Series GPUs, 8th Gen Intel® Core processors, thermal management solutions, intelligent content prioritisation software, anti-glare IPS panels, and other complimentary features intended to get gamers fully immersed into their games.

eSports expansion

Further expanding its more than a decade-long legacy in esports, Alienware is forging new partnerships with the NBA 2K League, Miami HEAT and Misfits Gaming, and taking its partnership with Team Liquid into uncharted territory for North American eSports. These organisations and teams have turned to Alienware for a competitive advantage.

Miami HEAT and premier esports organisation Misfits Gaming will train and stream on all Alienware hardware including the Alienware Aurora desktops, Alienware 15 laptops, AW2518H 240Hz monitors and mixture of Alienware keyboards and mice, ensuring a world class experience.


  • Alienware 15 will be available online on Dell.ie on April 5 with limited configurations available now and more options coming later.

  • Dell G5 15 will be available May 3 on Dell.ie and select retailers with limited configurations now and more coming soon.

  • Dell G3 17 will be available from April 26 on Dell.ie with limited configurations now and more coming soon.

  • Dell G3 15 will be available on April 26.