DELL Alienware 15 R2 (AW15R2-4624SLV)

DELL Alienware 15 R2 (AW15R2-4624SLV)

Description

Intel Core i5-6300HQ 2.3 GHz, 15.6", 1920 x 1080, 16 GB RAM, 256 GB SSD, 1 TB HDD, Geforce GTX 965M, Windows 10 Home 64-Bit, 7.07 lbs.
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Gaming Performance

Price from $1199.00 (see 2 offers below)

Benchmarks / ratings

CPU Benchmark:83
GPU Benchmark:83
Popularity score:95

Verdict

  • Very fast processor suitable for the most demanding tasks.
  • High-End graphics card, suitable for the latest 3D games at medium/high settings.
  • Good value for the money (but even better alternatives exist, see below)
Shopineer score:89/ 100

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CPU Benchmark83better9083better90better90
GPU Benchmark83worse81better91worse81better87
Value for Money89worse83worse56better91better91
Popularity95worse94better96better100worse77
Ratingbetter85better65better79
Shopineer score89worse87worse71better93worse86
Price$1199.00worse$1199.99worse$1199.99$1199.00$1199.00
Theoretical Price
(based on other laptops with similar specs)
$1548.00$1473.00$1147.00$1641.00$1625.00
Operating SystemWindows 10 Home 64-BitWindows 10 Home 64-BitWindows 10 Home 64-BitWindows 10 Home 64-BitWindows 10 Home
BrandDELLLenovoDELLAcerGIGABYTE
Screen15.6"15.6"15.6"15.6"15.6"
Display TypeFull HDFull HDFull HDFull HDFull HD
Resolution1920 x 10801920 x 10801920 x 10801920 x 10801920 x 1080
LCD FeaturesIPS Anti-Glare 220-nits DisplayIn-plane Switching (IPS) TechnologyIPS Anti-Glare 300-nits DisplayLED-backlit IPS display, 16:9 aspect ratio, Wide viewing angle, Wide viewing angle anti-glare display LCD
TouchscreenNobetterYesNoNoNo
ProcessorIntel Core i5-6300HQ 2.3 GHzbetterIntel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6 GHzIntel Core i5-6300HQ 2.3 GHzbetterIntel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6 GHzbetterIntel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6 GHz
Cores44444
Base Frequency2.3 GHzbetter2.6 GHz2.3 GHzbetter2.6 GHzbetter2.6 GHz
Boost Frequency3.2 GHz3.2 GHzbetter3.5 GHzbetter3.5 GHz
Memory16 GB16 GBworse8 GB16 GB16 GB
Max Memory Supported16 GB32 GB32 GB
Memory SpeedDDR4 2133DDR4 2133DDR4 2133
HDD1 TB1 TB1 TB1 TB1 TB
HDD RPM7200 RPMworse5400 RPM7200 RPMworse5400 RPMworse5400 RPM
SSD256 GBworse8 GB256 GB256 GB
Optical DriveSuper Multi DVD RW
WebcamFull HD 2.0 MP Camera with dual digital microphonesYesAlienware HD + IR presence detection cameraHD Webcam (1280 x 720)HD Camera
Battery8-cell Lithium Ion (92 Wh) Battery4-cell (60 Wh)4-cell lithium ion 68 Wh3-cell Li-ion Battery (4605 mAh)Li-ion 6-cell, 5400 mAh, 63 Wh
Battery Life6 hours
Graphics TypeDedicated CardDedicated CardDedicated CardDedicated CardDedicated Card
Graphics CardGeforce GTX 965MworseNVIDIA GeForce GTX 960MbetterGeForce GTX 1060worseGeForce GTX 960MbetterGeForce GTX 970M
Video Memory2 GBbetter4 GBbetter6 GBbetter4 GBbetter3 GB
CommunicationGigabit LAN and WLANGigabit LAN and WLANGigabit LAN and WLANGigabit LAN and WLAN
WLANKiller 1535 802.11ac 2x2 WiFi802.11ac Wireless LANKiller 1535 802.11ac 2x2 WiFi802.11ac Wi-Fi featuring MU-MIMO technology (Dual-Band 2.4 GHz a802.11ac Wireless LAN
ColorEpic SilverBlackEpic SilverBlackAluminum Black
Weight7.07 lbs.better5.73 lbs.worse8 lbs.better5.07 lbs.better5.29 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 Wake1419749
Anno 1404451115
Anno 207019215512264
Anno 22051291014616
ArmA 243
Ashes of the Singularity403027
Assassin's Creed Syndicate6661363
Assassin's Creed Unity27211514
AssassinĀ“s Creed III565439
Battlefield 11301045143
Battlefield 313313411244
Battlefield 415613510443
Battlefield Hardline1301196239
BioShock Infinite19114913354
Borderlands 212811210486
Call of Duty 4 - Modern Warfare603392176
Call of Duty Infinite Warfare82785746
Call of Juarez Benchmark177
Civilization 59579
Civilization VI61504337
CoD Modern Warfare 2298208167138
Company of Heroes 262554521
Counter-Strike Source288
Crysis - CPU Benchmark19514715065
Crysis - GPU Benchmark19412614162
Crysis 210210110173
Crysis 3125886626
Crysis Warhead62
Darksiders II218136
Dawn of War II - Chaos Rising137968682
Dead Space 3360279225145
Deus Ex Human Revolution25713775
Deus Ex Mankind Divided67492613
Diablo III213282245154
Dirt 321115314686
Dirt Rally2271128644
Dirt Showdown87989166
Dishonored 259493433
Dishonored130130130121
Doom 3370
Doom81694037
Dota 2 Reborn99938477
Dota 212011398
Evolve115844641
F.E.A.R. 22916928195176
F1 2011150988873
F1 20121201069581
F1 2013155131123105
F1 201411811710993
FIFA 16234184127
FIFA 17224199144138
Fallout 4121784235
Far Cry 2324235143
Far Cry 31061007631
Far Cry 495884637
Far Cry Primal93464128
Farming Simulator 1718516110582
Fifa 11552441403257
Fifa 12493335278246
Fifa 13456352342317
Fifa 14394305294315
Fifa 15249212150
GRID 217111711065
GTA IV - Grand Theft Auto39260464
GTA V1341115323
Guild Wars 2694440
Half Life 2 - Lost Coast Benchmark265
Hitman 201666642726
Just Cause 267
Just Cause 394874843
Left 4 Dead774144
Mad Max1397064
Mafia 216715415298
Mafia 3543418
Mass Effect 3606060
Max Payne 375736657
Metal Gear Solid V60606048
Metro 203313413410541
Mirror's Edge Catalyst126844136
Need for Speed 201684764534
Need for Speed Shift353188133100
No Man's Sky76663918
Overwatch2311798551
Quake 462
Rainbow Six Siege1901317246
Resident Evil 5184140140
Rise of the Tomb Raider103643730
Risen169198150106
Saints Row IV95846441
SimCity1249210349
Sims 335001244170
Sims 41821198371
Sleeping Dogs12615110733
Star Wars Battlefront1701175647
StarCraft 2325118117106
Supreme Commander - FA Bench14013714183
The Crew60605934
The Division117753527
The Elder Scrolls Online84786951
The Evil Within1208551
The Secret World75666437
The Witcher 3105633319
Thief90766635
Titanfall 21421155247
Titanfall60606059
Tomb Raider35821713259
Torchlight 2958179
Trackmania Nations Forever468152121
Watch Dogs 272683517
Watch Dogs84743719
World in Conflict - Benchmark73034713997
World of Tanks v8100706053
World of Warcraft50737912683
World of Warships1191028177
X-Plane 10.2598512720
XCOM 281432612