M15 R6 TopSource: Dell

What you need to know

  • The Alienware m15 R6 has been unveiled.
  • It features the latest in Intel CPU and NVIDIA GPU hardware.
  • Its starting price will be $1,299.

Just a month after the debut of the Alienware m15 Ryzen Edition R5, we now have the Alienware m15 R6 to look forward to. As expected, it's in line with all the other Alienware m15s in that it's an absolute tank of a laptop featuring the latest and greatest in gaming-centric hardware.

The m15 R6 features many benefits and special features, ranging from its stain-resistant paint formula and ultra-low-profile keyboard with 1.8 millimeters of total key travel to its new, optional 240W small form factor power adapter and wide array of hardware options.

If you're looking for an m15 R6 that's more affordable than the most expensive configs, you can get that and have your machine kitted with an RTX 3050 and less storage. Or, if you want to go all the way to the top of the gaming food chain, you can opt for an RTX 3080, Intel Core i9 11900H, and 32GB of RAM. Whatever your preference and budgetary limit is, Alienware has you covered — as long as you have $1,299 to start with, not including whatever sales tax you may have to pay in your area.

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As is common knowledge, Alienware products are expensive, and the m15 line is no different. Here are the m15 R6 config options you'll get for your hard-earned dollar:

Category Alienware m15 R6
OS Windows 10 Home
Windows 10 Pro
Processor 11th Gen Intel
Core i5-11400H
Core i7-11800H
Core i9-11900H
RAM 8GB, 16GB, 32GB
DDR4-3200MHz
Graphics NVIDIA GTX 3050 Ti
NVIDIA RTX 3060
NVIDIA RTX 3070
NVIDIA RTX 3080
Storage Up to dual 2TB M.2 PCIe SSDs
Non-RAID
Display 15.6 inches
1920x1080 (FHD)
300 nits, 100% sRGB
165Hz, 3ms
360Hz, 1ms, G-Sync
2560x1440 (QHD)
400 nits, 100% DCI-P3
144Hz, 2ms, G-Sync
Ports Three USB-A 3.2 (Gen 1)
USB-C 3.2 (Gen 2)
HDMI 2.1
RJ45 Ethernet
3.5mm audio
Connectivity Killer Wi-Fi 6 AX1650
Bluetooth 5.2
Camera Front-facing HD
IR camera
Keyboard Alienware mSeries
Four-zone RGB
1.7mm travel
Alienware CherryMX
Per-key AlienFX RGB
1.8mm travel
Battery 86Wh
240W AC adapter
Dimensions 14.02 x 10.73 x 0.47 - 0.9 inches
(356.2mm x 272.5mm x 12 - 22.8mm)
Weight From 5.34 pounds (2.42kg)
Color Dark Side of the Moon

As you can see, the options are plentiful with the m15 R6, much as they were across previous m15 laptops. The key takeaway is that you'll benefit from the latest hardware refresh featuring Intel's and NVIDIA's most cutting-edge components. Mind you, these refreshes happen pretty often, but for at least a few months, you'll be able to say you have one of the strongest laptops on the market.