Dell have taken to E3 this year to announce their latest Alienware hardware. The gaming segment of Dell is always aimed at offering premium product for gamers, but of course with a hefty price tag. This year we will see the launch of new monitors and keyboards, as well as a refresh of their Area 51 desktops with Threadripper from AMD.
The new 25-inch displays will feature 1080p resolution and 240Hz refresh rate. There will be models for both AMD Freesync and Nvidia G-Sync, with the latter priced at $700 verses the Freesync model at $500. Both models are exactly the same apart from their AMD/Nvidia adaptor sync differences. Both monitors include 1000:1 contrast ratio, and 400 nits of brightness.
We have two new Alienware keyboards from Dell this year. The Advanced Gaming, and Pro Gaming keyboards will cost $90 and $120 respectively. Both keyboards feature RGB lighting, with it being more extravgant on the Pro Gaming keyboard.
They are both Mechanical keyboards with KaiHua brown switches. The Pro Gaming also has a volume roller, and on board memory for Macros.
We have two new mice to commend the new keyboards. The Advanced Gaming Mouse is $50 and the Elite Gaming Mouse is $90. Both feature instant DPI switching, and similar designs. The Elite version adds a little more design for comfort, and includes modular sides and weights for user changeability.
Area 51 Desktop
Lastly, Dell will be launching a new Area 51 desktop gaming computer that will be running AMD’s newly announced X399 chipset and 16-core Threadripper CPU’s and Intel’s X-series X299 processors and chipset. The new Area 51 desktop will launch July 27th for AMD’s based systems with more information coming closer to launch for Intel based systems.