DELL Alienware 13 AW13R2-8900SLV

DELL Alienware 13 AW13R2-8900SLV


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 $1188.00 (for a new one, see 2 offers below)

Benchmarks / ratings

CPU Benchmark:76
GPU Benchmark:77
Popularity score:80


  • 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:67/ 100

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CPU Benchmark76better80better8576better77
GPU Benchmark77worse51better85worse63worse51
Value for Money51better72better98
Shopineer score67better85better83better76better87
Theoretical Price
(based on other laptops with similar specs)
Operating SystemWindows 10 HomeWindows 10 HomeWindows 10 Home 64-BitWindows 10 Home 64-BitWindows 10 Home
Display TypeFull HDFull HDQHD+Full HD
Resolution1920 x 10801920 x 1080better3200 x 18001920 x 1080
LCD FeaturesIPS Anti-Glare 220-nits DisplayIPS Anti-Glare 300-nits DisplayIn-plane Switching (IPS) Technology, GlossyBrightness: 350nit (outdoor mode: 550nit)
ProcessorIntel Core i7-6500U 2.5 GHzbetter7th generation Intel Core i7-7500U Processor 2.7 GHz (Turbo to 3betterIntel Core i5-7300HQ 2.5 GHzIntel Core i7-6500U 2.5 GHzbetterIntel Core i5-7200U 2.5 GHz
Base Frequency2.5 GHz2.5 GHz2.5 GHz2.5 GHz
Boost Frequency3.1 GHz3.1 GHz
Memory16 GB16 GBworse8 GBworse12 GBworse8 GB
Max Memory Supported12 GB
Memory SpeedDDR3L 1600betterDDR4 2400DDR3L 1600betterDDR4 2133
SSD512 GB256 GB512 GB256 GB
Optical Drive
WebcamFull HD 2 MP Camera with dual digital microphonesAlienware HD + IR presence detection camera1.2 MP HD Camera720p
Battery4-cell lithium ionLithium Ion (76 Wh) Battery50WHrs, 3S1P, 3-cell Li-ion Polymer Battery Pack2-cell lithium ion, 4000mAh, 30Wh
Battery Life10.5 hours7 hours
Graphics TypeDedicated CardDedicated CardDedicated CardIntegrated Card
Graphics CardGeForce GTX 960MworsebetterGeForce GTX 1050 TiworseNVIDIA Geforce 940MworseIntel HD Graphics 620
Video Memory2 GB2 GB2 GB
CommunicationGigabit LAN and WLAN
WLANKiller 1535 802.11ac 2x2 WiFi802.11ac Wireless LAN802.11ac Wireless LANIntel Wireless-AC 8260
ColorEpic SilverEpic SilverSmokey BrownLight Titan
Weight4.54 lbs.better2.8 lbs.better3.2 lbs.better1.8 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
Ark Survival Evolved541614
ArmA 272
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 58537
Civilization VI82603325
Company of Heroes 259584016
Crysis - CPU Benchmark3551699926
Crysis - GPU Benchmark558789529
Crysis 2103576948
Crysis 3119795421
Crysis Warhead49
Darksiders II15996
Dawn of War II - Chaos Rising678426336198
Dead Space 330920515793
Deus Ex Human Revolution35613772
Deus Ex Mankind Divided38301710
Diablo III293224202121
Dirt 318313412262
Dirt 4166544020
Dirt Rally2341097333
Dirt Showdown113855945
Dishonored 241362725
Doom 32308
Dota 2 Reborn88715657
Dota 2118113101
F.E.A.R. 21925629436
F1 2011114899923171
F1 201216914512896
F1 201311811910783
F1 201411911010887
F1 201782433624
FIFA 1617814599
FIFA 1718116110398
Fallout 497573125
Far Cry 299146456
Far Cry 3104936123
Far Cry 486743731
Far Cry Primal72342922
Farming Simulator 171911658760
Fifa 111779319
Fifa 121316763340238
Fifa 13456316309205
Fifa 14344266261231
Fifa 15201183129
For Honor111413927
GRID 216612910147
GTA IV - Grand Theft Auto30203
GTA V1251144418
Ghost Recon Wildlands60272512
Guild Wars 21005731
Half Life 2 - Lost Coast Benchmark266
Hitman 201647462018
Just Cause 267
Just Cause 372643631
Left 4 Dead37199
Mad Max994945
Mafia 215714112780
Mafia 3342412
Mass Effect 3606060
Mass Effect Andromeda69321915
Max Payne 374725046
Metal Gear Solid V60605638
Metro 203386819531
Mirror's Edge Catalyst96623024
Need for Speed 201677703928
Need for Speed Shift2811072140
No Man's Sky48412411
Playerunknown's Battlegrounds74272718
Quake 462
Rainbow Six Siege1591055646
Resident Evil 586911284
Resident Evil 7124593919
Rise of the Tomb Raider65472623
Rocket League24812177
Saints Row IV88775836
Sims 32687912448
Sims 41831097162
Sleeping Dogs1861469224
Star Wars Battlefront105793833
StarCraft 229810810564
Supreme Commander - FA Bench3087421829
Team Fortress 2110787795
The Crew60605233
The Division71532519
The Elder Scrolls Online89817141
The Evil Within946840
The Secret World273384289
The Witcher 381512414
Titanfall 2115813631
Tomb Raider28117111251
Torchlight 2124108102
Trackmania Nations Forever34213366
Watch Dogs 264532615
Watch Dogs75612915
World in Conflict - Benchmark176905847
World of Tanks v8113797252
World of Warcraft34221414957
World of Warships1351199869
X-Plane 10.25105542917
XCOM 27232209