Alienware Rigs Can Get Even Cooler: Introducing PCI-E Liquid-Cooled Graphics to Beat the Heat

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Alienware Rigs Can Get Even Cooler: Introducing PCI-E Liquid-Cooled Graphics to Beat the Heat

Author: Vivian Lien 

The Alienware crew is a competitive group. We can’t stop ourselves from beating our own top scores and staying ahead of the curve, bringing you the latest technology across our portfolio.

Our new lineup of gaming rigs takes our premium design and performance principles to the max:

  • The Alienware Area-51m - world’s most powerful gaming laptop*
  • Alienware m15/m17 - thin and powerful gaming laptops packed with power and performance
  • Alienware Aurora - esports desktop of choice, now available with new graphics liquid cooling technology

Let’s dive in! 



Alienware Area-51m Gets Ripped: Desktop-Class Performance with Overclockable CPUs and GPUs  

The Alienware Area-51m, based on the Legend industrial design, stands apart as a gaming laptop with upgradeable and overclockable desktop-processors and graphics cards for on-the-go gamers who want the best gaming experiences. Now we’re upping the ante and making this gaming laptop even more powerful with blazing speed. With the new 10th Gen Intel® Core™ S-series processors, Area-51m features 10 cores (a first on an Alienware laptop), 20 threads and up to 5.3GHz with Thermal Velocity Boost to maximize efficiency and drive performance. 

 Our new Alienware Cryo-Tech™ cooling technology increases airflow and boosts performance. This innovative design includes a new honeycomb air-intake panel above the keyboard, larger fan blades and feet for better elevation. For the first time, we are also introducing vapor chamber cooling and up to 12-phase HyperEfficient Voltage Regulation on select configurations to help maintain power levels for uninterrupted, marathon gaming sessions. And for gamers looking for an alternative in their GPU selection, Area-51m now offers AMD Radeon RX graphic options.

 Designed to offer the best 17-inch screen experience, the upgraded Area-51m offers UHD and esports-ready high refresh rate FHD panel options (up to 300Hz) that deliver stunning visuals and fast-action gameplay to dominate all challengers. Game with style using the newly engineered Alienware keyboard featuring 1.7mm of key travel, N-key rollover technology and per-key RGB LED lighting that’s fully customizable for another-world experience right here on Earth. It’s available June 9th with a starting price of $3,049.99 USD. For a closer look at the new Alienware Area-51m laptop, check it out on the Alienware Arena.

The Perfect Blend - Alienware m15/m17: Thin and Powerful Gaming Laptops Packed with Performance and Power 

The new Alienware m15/m17 boasts a slick, portable design packed full of performance. Among the thinnest and most powerful gaming laptops on the market, they’re no lightweights when it comes to grinding on your favorite AAA titles for hours on end with uncompromised gameplay.  

 Paired with the fastest 10th Gen Intel Core H-series mobile processors, this generation m15/m17 is unlocked for overclocking on the i9-10980HK processors and features amazing responsiveness, consistent performance and visually stunning display options for smoother gameplay. The m15/m17 chills gamer’s biggest opponent – heat – with its new Alienware Cryo-tech cooling design. Its first-to-market HyperEfficient Voltage Regulation technology helps keep power levels high to push performance for the long haul. The m17 gamer also gets maximum graphics performance with NVIDIA’s GeForce RTX 2080 SUPER Max-P graphics.

The m15/m17 has an impressive list of specs and feature options including up to 32GB of DDR4 memory, a Micro-SD media card reader, Thunderbolt™ 3 capable of PD fast charging, along with new internal graphic options for higher frames-per-second (NVIDIA GeForce/ AMD Radeon GPUs) and color options including: Dark Side of the Moon and Lunar Light both of which are now formulated with a new High Endurance Clear Coat for advanced stain resistance. The latest version is available May 21st with a starting price of $1,499.99 USD (15”) and $1,549.99 USD (17”).   For a closer look at the new Alienware m15 and m17 laptops, check them out on the Alienware Arena.

We’ll be bringing our launch of the Alienware m15/m17 to life on May 21st with a fun-packed digital event featuring live game matches with your favorite Team Liquid pros, Industry Influencers and Alienware Hive members. DJ mashups from game soundtracks, live digital fan art sessions and a cool interface letting you interact with products, watch content, sign-up for exclusive rewards, and more. Check out for more information and enter the fan art contest, which starts today!

Alienware Aurora Gets Even Cooler: Esports Desktop of Choice with Liquid Cooling Graphics 

Alienware pioneered the first liquid-cooled desktop in 2004, and now we’re introducing our first PCI-e liquid cooling graphics on the Alienware Aurora. It’s available on NVIDIA’s GeForce RTX 2080 SUPER graphics and will deliver up to a 19.5% temperature reduction and up to a 69.2% noise reduction.  With this new add, gamers and pros considering the Alienware Aurora can now get liquid cooled processors AND liquid cooled graphics!

 Designed for easy, tool-less upgrades, Aurora now makes it easier to frag the competition with 10th Gen Intel Core i9-10980KF processor, HyperX FURY XMP DDR4 memory and a massive optional 1000W power supply. We offer a range of upgradeable configs for overclockers, and for those who appreciate external goodies, we have a new ambient light ring that adds a fully customizable 4th AlienFX lighting zone on our Lunar Light models.

 The de facto desktop for Team Liquid, Alienware Aurora also powers championship events like Riot’s LCS and LEC tournaments. We’ve also forged partnerships with schools to make Aurora the standard for gaming and esports programs. Available now with price starting at $1,129.99 USD and more configurations for as low as $879.99 USD starting on May 28th.  For a closer look at the new Alienware Aurora R11 gaming desktop, check it out on the Alienware Arena or pick yours up right away on

Early Preview of the Alienware 25 360Hz Gaming Monitor: Built for Esports

For gamers who demand an incredibly fast and responsive display, the upcoming Alienware 25 Gaming 360Hz Monitor (AW2521H) in our signature Legend ID will pull gamers right into the action. This 24.5-inch monitor has a 360Hz refresh rate – three times faster than most gaming monitors – coupled with NVIDIA G-SYNC®. Thanks to fast IPS technology, PC games will run buttery-smooth with virtually no screen tearing or blurring, with consistent colors from every angle.  It will be available in Dark Side of the Moon color later this year.  More details to come your way soon. 


Game Shift Technology and Next Gen CPUs and GPUs Optimize Performance for Gamers on a Budget

For our budget-conscious gamers, we’ve updated the Dell G3 15 and G5 15 to support intense hours of gameplay. These laptops will be available with Intel’s latest 10th Gen H-series mobile processors and NVIDIA’s GeForce graphic cards. Game Shift technology gives you maximum fan speed and optimal performance at a click of a button. Both laptops will offer 144 Hz display panels, with the G5 15 offering an optional 300Hz for smooth visual game play. The G3 15 and G5 15 will be available on May 21st with price starting at $779.99 USD and $829.99 USD.You can also take a quick glance at all of our new Alienware and G Series desktops and laptops here.

 Introducing Dell Migrate

We also introduced Dell Migrate, a new, simple, do-it-yourself tool that moves important data and files from ANY Windows-based PC with Windows 8 or higher to your new Alienware device. You can move data and files, while working on your new PC, making it easier to get up and running – and gaming – faster. Dell Migrate is available today in the United States. You can find information on this new tool here.


Our gaming solutions can give you a competitive advantage whether you’re a casual or professional gamer. How have you been using your Alienware PC these last few months? I’d love to hear about it. Please tweet or Instagram your experiences @Alienware and tag #Alienware.



*When equipped with Intel Core 19-9900K processor, 64GB of DDR4 2666MHz memory and NVIDIA GeForce RTX (8GB) graphics. Based on internal analysis of competitive gaming laptops as of Dec 2018. 

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