Just ahead of the official start of Gamescom 2019, Dell has announced some new products under their Alienware brand and G Series.
“For decades, Dell and Alienware have been trailblazers in the PC gaming industry,” said Ray Wah, senior vice president, Consumer and Small Business Product Group for Dell Technologies. “We’re introducing a complete PC gaming ecosystem, with industry firsts, cutting-edge designs and exceptional performance that will keep players ahead of the competition.”
Alienware Aurora R9 (2019)
Alienware’s Aurora desktop has been given a design overhaul for 2019. It now features Alienware’s Legend industrial design language that was first introduced with the Area 51-m and recently the new m15 and m17 laptops.
Powering the Alienware Aurora R9 is up to an 9th Gen Intel Core i9-9900K 8-core processor, up to 64GB of DDR4 RAM and up to dual Nvidia RTX 2080 GPU. It can alos be options with dual AMD Radeon RX570X GPUs.
For storage, you can get the new Alienware Aurora with dual drives with up to a 2TB SSD and 2TB 7200RPM SATA HDD.
There are plenty of ports on the front and back of the Alienware Aurora R9 including:
- 2 Type-A USB 3.1 Gen 1
- 1 Type-A USB 3.1 Gen 1 with Powershare
- 1 Type-C USB 3.1 Gen 1
- Headphone line in and out
- SPDIF Digital Output (TOSLINK)
- SPDIF Digital Output (Coax)
- 5 Type-A USB 2.0
- 1 Type-C USB 3.1 Gen 2 w/ Powershare
- 3 Type-A USB 3.1 Gen 1
- 1 Type-A USB 3.1 Gen 2
- Ethernet Jack
- Full Size DisplayPort 1.2
- Microphone In
- Line In
- Line out
- Centre/Subwoofer Output
- Rear Surround Output
- Side Surround Output
With the new design, the Alienware Aurora R9 has better airflow than previous models. It also makes upgrading the machine easier thanks to a tool-less design.
The Alienware Aurora R9 comes in Lunar Light and Dark Side of the Moon colour options.
The desktop will start at $1,299 CAD ($969 USD) when it launches on August 20th in Canada.
Dell G5 Desktop
Dell G Series of budget gaming machines now has a desktop with the Dell G5 Desktop.
The Dell G5 Desktop can be optioned up to a 9th Gen Intel Core i9-9900K processor, Nvidia RTX 2080, 64GB of DDR4 RAM and dual storage options (up to 1TB SSD and 2TB 7200 RPM HDD).
There’s also 4 USB 2.0 ports, 5 USB 3.1 ports, 1 USB 3.1 Type-C and Ethernet jack. DisplayPort, DVI and HDMI ports are based on graphics card selected.
The Dell G5 Desktop is available now and starts at $999 CAD ($629 USD).
Alienware 55 OLED Gaming Monitor (AW5520QF)
In addition to the new Aurora desktop, Alienware has introduced the Alienware 55 OLED Gaming Monitor which offers 4K resolution at 120Hz variable refresh rate and 98.5% DCI-P3 colour accuracy.
It also supports AMD Radeon FreeSync technology, has built-in speakers and has AlienFX lighting.
The Alienware 55 OLED Gaming Monitor will be available on September 30th and cost $4,599 CAD ($3,999 USD).
Alienware 34 Curved Gaming Monitor (AW3420DW)
The Alienware 34 Curved Gaming Monitor has a 34-inch WQHED curved display at 120Hz and is an IPS panel with IPS Nano Colour technology.
It supports Nvidia G-Sync, AlienFX lighting and ultra-fast response times.
The monitor will go on sale on August 28th for $1,449 CAD ($1,499 USD).
Alienware 27 Gaming Monitor (AW2720HF)
The Alienware 27 Gaming Monitor is a 27-inch display and offers a 1ms response time with IPS technology, 240Hz refresh rate and support AMD FreeSync.
The Full HD resolution will help provide sharper images when gaming at 1080p and 99% sRGB coverage. There’s also AlienFX lighting.
The Alienware 27 Gaming Monitor arrives on September 17th for $649 CAD ($599 USD).
Dell 32 Curved Gaming Monitor (S3220DGF)
The Dell 32 Curved Gaming Monitor is a 32-inch curved display with QHD resolution and 165Hz refresh rate. It supports AMD Radeon FreeSync 2 HDR and has 90% DCI-P3 colour accuracy.
The monitor arrives on August 28th for $589 CAD ($599 USD).
New Alienware peripherals
In terms of Alienware peripherals, the new Alienware Low-Profile RGB Mechanical Gaming Keyboard (AW510K) has the latest generation of Cherry MX Low-Profile Red Keys, per-key RGB lighting.
It’ll cost $199 CAD ($159 USD) when it launches on August 20th.
The Alienware Mechanical Gaming Keyboard (AW310K) offers Cherry MX Red keys in a floating key architecture with white backlit keys. It’ll cost $129 CAD ($99 USD) when it launches on August 20th.
The new Alienware Wired/Wireless Gaming Mouse (AW610M) has up to 350 hours of battery life on a single charge and 1,000 Hz polling rate and a 16,000 DPI sensor. It’ll cost $129 CAD ($99 USD) when it launches on August 20th.
The Alienware RGB Gaming Mouse (AW510M) has 10 fully-customizable buttons, optimized side button layout and custom adjustable scroll wheel. It’ll cost $99 CAD ($75 USD) when it launches on August 20th.
Alienware’s Wireless Gaming Mouse (AW310M) offers 300 hours of gaming (on a single AA battery), six programmable buttons and 12,000 DPI sensor. It’ll cost $80 CAD ($63 USD) when it launches on August 20th.