DELL Alienware AW15R2-6161SLV

DELL Alienware AW15R2-6161SLV

Description

Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6 GHz, 15.6", 1920 x 1080, 16 GB RAM, 256 GB SSD, 1 TB HDD, NVIDIA Geforce GTX 970M, Windows 10 Home 64-Bit, 7.07 lbs.
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Gaming Performance

Price from $1399.99 (see 3 offers below)

Benchmarks / ratings

CPU Benchmark:90
GPU Benchmark:87
User ratings:61
Popularity score:93

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:83/ 100

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Better Value
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Product nameDELL Alienware AW15R2-6161SLVCyberpowerPC Fangbook III BX6-346Acer Predator 15 G9-591-70XRMSI GE Series GE62 Apache Pro-001GIGABYTE P Series P55WV5-NE1
CPU Benchmark90better91909090
GPU Benchmark8787better898787
Value for Money86worse68better91worse70better91
Popularity93worse79worse65better97worse77
Rating61worsebetter77better79better79
Shopineer score83worse7883worse81better86
Price$1399.99worse$1449.99better$1299.99better$1387.87better$1199.00
Theoretical Price
(based on other laptops with similar specs)
$1764.00$1562.00$1797.00$1534.00$1627.00
Operating SystemWindows 10 Home 64-BitWindows 10 Home 64-BitWindows 10 Home 64-BitWindows 10 Home 64-BitWindows 10 Home
BrandDELLCyberpowerPCAcerMSIGIGABYTE
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 FeaturesIn-plane Switching (IPS) TechnologyWide viewing angle anti-glare display LCD
TouchscreenNoNoNoNoNo
ProcessorIntel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6 GHzbetterIntel Core i7-5700HQ 2.7 GHzIntel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6 GHzIntel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6 GHzIntel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6 GHz
Cores44444
Base Frequency2.6 GHzbetter2.7 GHz2.6 GHz2.6 GHz2.6 GHz
Boost Frequency3.5 GHz3.5 GHz
Memory16 GB16 GB16 GB16 GB16 GB
Max Memory Supported16 GB64 GB32 GB32 GB
Memory SpeedDDR4 2133worseDDR3 1600DDR4 2133DDR4 2133
HDD1 TB1 TB1 TB1 TB1 TB
HDD RPM7200 RPM7200 RPM7200 RPM7200 RPMworse5400 RPM
SSD256 GBworse120 GB256 GBworse128 GB256 GB
Optical Drive8x DVDRW Super Multi Drive6X Blu-ray DiscDVD Super MultiSuper Multi DVD RW
WebcamFullHD 2MP Camera with dual digital microphonesHD WebcamHD Webcam (1280 x 720)FHD type (30fps@1080p)HD Camera
Battery8-cell Lithium Ion (92 Wh) Battery6-cell lithium ion8-cell Li-ion Battery (6000 mAh)6-cell lithium ionLi-ion 6-cell, 5400 mAh, 63 Wh
Battery Life6 hours
Graphics TypeDedicated CardDedicated CardDedicated CardDedicated CardDedicated Card
Graphics CardNVIDIA Geforce GTX 970MNVIDIA GeForce GTX 970MbetterNVIDIA Geforce GTX 980MNVIDIA Geforce GTX 970MGeForce GTX 970M
Video Memory3 GB3 GBbetter4 GB3 GB3 GB
CommunicationGigabit LAN and WLANGigabit LAN and WLANGigabit LAN and WLANGigabit LAN and WLAN
WLANKiller 1535 Wireless802.11b/g/n Wireless LANKiller Wireless-AC 1535 802.11ac WiFi featuring 2x2 MU-MIMO techIntel 3165 Stone Peak 1 (1 x 1)802.11ac Wireless LAN
ColorEpic SilverBlackBlackAluminum BlackAluminum Black
Weight7.07 lbs.better5.29 lbs.worse7.5 lbs.better5.29 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 Wake12810261
Anno 1404563159
Anno 207024912011788
Anno 22051281075517
ArmA 244
Ashes of the Singularity574238
Assassin's Creed Syndicate79744920
Assassin's Creed Unity67563823
Assassin´s Creed III777445
Battlefield 11421225855
Battlefield 313111410257
Battlefield 419917813457
Battlefield Hardline1701438453
BioShock Infinite17515014972
Borderlands 2151112108100
Call of Duty 4 - Modern Warfare735475182
Call of Duty Infinite Warfare1141086656
Call of Juarez Benchmark216
Civilization 510184
Civilization VI88705143
CoD Modern Warfare 2331246196145
Company of Heroes 258555830
Counter-Strike Source334
Crysis - CPU Benchmark21517119772
Crysis - GPU Benchmark22114018567
Crysis 2101101101101
Crysis 31301118333
Crysis Warhead70
Darksiders II255159
Dawn of War II - Chaos Rising137968678
Dead Space 3425340263177
Deus Ex Human Revolution273262134
Deus Ex Mankind Divided77563217
Diablo III317285269225
Dirt 3205172159115
Dirt Rally27612710159
Dirt Showdown103779178
Dishonored 269583836
Dishonored129129129128
Doom 3373
Doom99774741
Dota 2 Reborn11095156139
Dota 2120117118
Evolve1261036356
F.E.A.R. 238781218226181
F1 2011126728984
F1 201214011210587
F1 2013141121116109
F1 201411411111296
FIFA 16241218172
FIFA 17194190160153
Fallout 41351005343
Far Cry 2393284153
Far Cry 3111938140
Far Cry 495876048
Far Cry Primal90565036
Farming Simulator 1718615812189
Fifa 11571479456257
Fifa 12581398332266
Fifa 13491382372368
Fifa 14549404390367
Fifa 15267249212
GRID 214811010276
GTA IV - Grand Theft Auto50379964
GTA V1351246928
Guild Wars 21616049
Half Life 2 - Lost Coast Benchmark266
Hitman 201662583736
Just Cause 269
Just Cause 386835851
Left 4 Dead984152
Mad Max1648376
Mafia 2148141138129
Mafia 3624021
Mass Effect 3606060
Max Payne 374726962
Metal Gear Solid V60576060
Metro 203314117313648
Mirror's Edge Catalyst125974742
Need for Speed 201696895844
Need for Speed Shift458222143100
No Man's Sky74653821
Overwatch2282029763
Quake 462
Rainbow Six Siege2291618864
Resident Evil 5184140135
Rise of the Tomb Raider106734538
Risen180244186132
Saints Row IV92928158
SimCity1691199868
Sims 348791708188
Sims 41881469991
Sleeping Dogs15814812945
Star Wars Battlefront1681397060
StarCraft 2321120120112
Supreme Commander - FA Bench16416517251
The Crew60606050
The Division116884333
The Elder Scrolls Online93938658
The Evil Within10410265
The Secret World76676643
The Witcher 3138844526
Thief81797748
Titanfall 21411095953
Titanfall60606059
Tomb Raider34228018787
Torchlight 21019486
Trackmania Nations Forever587175150
Watch Dogs 285743725
Watch Dogs99864935
World in Conflict - Benchmark974460148103
World of Tanks v8114736761
World of Warcraft66147612988
World of Warships14011710091
X-Plane 10.25109432420
XCOM 282523516