DELL Alienware 13 AW13R2-8900SLV

DELL Alienware 13 AW13R2-8900SLV

Description

Intel Core i7-6500U 2.5 GHz, 13.3", 1920 x 1080, 16 GB RAM, 500 GB HDD, GeForce GTX 960M, Windows 10 Home, 10.5 hours battery life, 4.54 lbs.
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Gaming Performance

Price from $1199.00 (see 2 offers below)

Benchmarks / ratings

CPU Benchmark:75
GPU Benchmark:80
Popularity score:80

Verdict

  • Fast processor suitable for demanding tasks.
  • Mid-Range graphics card, suitable for modern 3D games at medium detail settings.
  • Reasonable value for the money (better alternatives exist, see below)
Shopineer score:66/ 100

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DELL Alienware 13 AW13R2-8900SLV
Faster CPU
Faster GPU
MSI P Series PL60 7RD-002
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ASUS Zenbook UX303UB-DH74T
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Product nameDELL Alienware 13 AW13R2-8900SLVDell XPS9350-8008SLV 13.3" 3200x1800 LaptopMSI P Series PL60 7RD-002ASUS Zenbook UX303UB-DH74TASUS ZenBook Pro UX501VW-DS71T
CPU Benchmark75better78better8075better89
GPU Benchmark80worse50better85worse6980
Value for Money48better59better64better94
Popularity80better98808080
Rating
Shopineer score66better88better72better72better89
Price$1199.00worse$1199.99$1199.00$1199.00$1199.00
Theoretical Price
(based on other laptops with similar specs)
$1049.00$1184.00$1251.00$1908.00
Operating SystemWindows 10 HomeWindows 10 Microsoft Signature ImageWindows 10 Pro 64-BitWindows 10 Home 64-BitWindows 10 Home 64-Bit
BrandDELLDellMSIASUSASUS
Screen13.3"13.3"15.6"13.3"15.6"
Display TypeFull HDFull HDQHD+
Resolution1920 x 10801920 x 1080better3200 x 1800better3840 x 2160
LCD FeaturesIPS Anti-Glare 220-nits DisplayAnti-Glare eDP Vivid Color 94%In-plane Switching (IPS) Technology, GlossyIn-plane Switching (IPS) Technology, glossy
TouchscreenNoNobetterYesbetterYes
ProcessorIntel Core i7-6500U 2.5 GHzbetterIntel Core i7-6560UbetterIntel Core i7-7500U 2.7 GHzIntel Core i7-6500U 2.5 GHzbetterIntel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6 GHz
Cores2222better4
Base Frequency2.5 GHzbetter2.7 GHz2.5 GHzbetter2.6 GHz
Boost Frequency3.1 GHzbetter3.5 GHzbetter3.5 GHz
Memory16 GB16 GB16 GBworse12 GB16 GB
Max Memory Supported32 GB12 GB16 GB
Memory SpeedDDR3L 1600betterDDR4 2400DDR3L 1600betterDDR4 2133
HDD500 GBbetter1 TB
HDD RPM5400 RPMbetter7200 RPM
SSD512 GB128 GB512 GB512 GB
Optical Drive
WebcamFull HD 2 MP Camera with dual digital microphonesFHD type (30fps@1080p)1.2 MP HD Camera1.2 MP HD Camera
Battery4-cell lithium ion6 cell (51 Whr)50 WHrs, 3S1P, 3-cell Li-ion Polymer Battery Pack96 WHrs, 3S2P, 6-cell Li-ion Polymer Battery Pack
Battery Life10.5 hours7 hours6 hours
Graphics TypeDedicated CardDedicated CardDedicated CardDedicated Card
Graphics CardGeForce GTX 960MworsebetterGeForce GTX 1050worseNVIDIA GeForce 940MGeForce GTX 960M
Video Memory2 GB2 GB2 GB2 GB
CommunicationGigabit LAN and WLANGigabit LAN and WLAN
WLANKiller 1535 802.11ac 2x2 WiFiIntel 3168 Sandy Peak 1 (1x1 802.11 ac)802.11ac Wireless LAN802.11ac Wireless LAN
ColorEpic SilverAluminum SilverSmokey BrownAluminum / Silver
Weight4.54 lbs.better2.8 lbs.worse4.85 lbs.better3.2 lbs.worse5 lbs.

Estimated Gaming Performance (FPS)

Here is the estimated gaming performance based on similar computers with the same graphics card. It is indicated as FPS (frames per second). Above 40 FPS is considered to be fluent gameplay (marked in green).
Game Low Medium High Ultra
Alan Wake1227838
Anno 1404330109
Anno 207019614310855
Anno 2205105602610
ArmA 246
Ashes of the Singularity312320
Assassin's Creed Syndicate5948305
Assassin's Creed Unity51392611
AssassinĀ“s Creed III524229
Battlefield 1129843734
Battlefield 3106926136
Battlefield 41441108133
Battlefield Hardline1441095132
BioShock Infinite16512911845
Borderlands 21251099459
Call of Duty 4 - Modern Warfare37743190
Call of Duty Infinite Warfare78724133
Civilization 510037
Civilization VI82603325
Company of Heroes 259584016
Crysis - CPU Benchmark2971759926
Crysis - GPU Benchmark362789529
Crysis 2103576948
Crysis 3119795421
Crysis Warhead49
Darksiders II15996
Dawn of War II - Chaos Rising560353278163
Dead Space 330920515793
Deus Ex Human Revolution35713772
Deus Ex Mankind Divided38301710
Diablo III293224202121
Dirt 318314612462
Dirt Rally2341097333
Dirt Showdown113855945
Dishonored 241362725
Dishonored126126126104
Doom 31396
Doom69573428
Dota 2 Reborn80635758
Dota 2118113101
Evolve86663631
F.E.A.R. 21925629266
F1 2011114899923171
F1 201216914512896
F1 201311811910783
F1 201411911010887
FIFA 1617814599
FIFA 1718116110398
Fallout 497573125
Far Cry 299103274
Far Cry 3104936123
Far Cry 486743731
Far Cry Primal72342922
Farming Simulator 171911658760
Fifa 112865319
Fifa 12635371248165
Fifa 13456316309205
Fifa 14344266261231
Fifa 15201183129
For Honor111413927
GRID 216612910146
GTA IV - Grand Theft Auto30185
GTA V1251144418
Ghost Recon Wildlands60272512
Guild Wars 21005731
Half Life 2 - Lost Coast Benchmark266
Hitman 201647462018
Just Cause 267
Just Cause 372643631
Left 4 Dead37155
Mad Max994945
Mafia 215714112780
Mafia 3342412
Mass Effect 3606060
Mass Effect Andromeda69321915
Max Payne 374725046
Metal Gear Solid V60605638
Metro 20331501619531
Mirror's Edge Catalyst96623024
Need for Speed 201677703928
Need for Speed Shift275263140
No Man's Sky48412411
Overwatch1901446940
Quake 462
Rainbow Six Siege1591055646
Resident Evil 582411185
Resident Evil 7124593919
Rise of the Tomb Raider65472623
Risen2931008467
Saints Row IV88775836
SimCity116655533
Sims 32279785647
Sims 41831097162
Sleeping Dogs1861469224
Star Wars Battlefront105793833
StarCraft 229711110563
Supreme Commander - FA Bench4569621829
The Crew60605233
The Division71532519
The Elder Scrolls Online89817141
The Evil Within946840
The Secret World226315235
The Witcher 381512414
Thief73635428
Titanfall 2115813631
Titanfall60606046
Tomb Raider28117111251
Torchlight 2124108102
Trackmania Nations Forever34213266
Watch Dogs 264532615
Watch Dogs75612915
World in Conflict - Benchmark170855847
World of Tanks v8113797252
World of Warcraft34221214957
World of Warships1351199869
X-Plane 10.25105542917
XCOM 27232209