Dell's new Alienware m15 can pack 6C/12T CPU, GTX 1070 Max-Q

The new Alienware m15 can come with 1080p 60Hz or 144Hz panel, right up to 4K60.

Published Thu, Oct 4 2018 9:29 PM CDT   |   Updated Tue, Nov 3 2020 11:50 AM CST

Dell has just announced the new Alienware m15, the latest in their growing line up for super-powered gaming notebooks with the new Alienware m15 being the smallest 15-inch gaming notebook Dell has ever made.

The new Alienware m15 can be configured with either an Intel Core i5-8500H or Core i7-8750H, with Dell offering an overclocked GeForce GTX 1060 or a higher-end GTX 1070 Max-Q. There will be a few different LCD configurations with 1080p 60Hz display with a TN panel while an IPS panel powers the 1080p 144Hz version of the Alienware m15 laptop. Dell will also offer a 4K 60Hz IPS panel, but none of them support G-Sync unfortunately.

Inside, there's up to 16GB of DDR4 RAM, dual storage options for a 1TB SSD and 1TB HDD. There's also Gigabit Ethernet, USB 3.0 Type-A ports, Thunderbolt 3, HDMI 2.0 and even mini DisplayPort 1.3 connectivity.

Dell's new Alienware m15 laptop starts at $1299 and will be available starting October 25.

Dell's new Alienware m15 can pack 6C/12T CPU, GTX 1070 Max-Q |

Anthony joined the TweakTown team in 2010 and has since reviewed 100s of graphics cards. Anthony is a long time PC enthusiast with a passion of hate for games built around consoles. FPS gaming since the pre-Quake days, where you were insulted if you used a mouse to aim, he has been addicted to gaming and hardware ever since. Working in IT retail for 10 years gave him great experience with custom-built PCs. His addiction to GPU tech is unwavering.

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