Alienware and Dell are at Gamescom with a bevy of gaming hardware. Alienware is celebrating its 10th anniversary and has a new mid-tower, monitors, keyboards, and mice to show off. Meanwhile, Dell has introduced the first G series Dell G5 desktop, as well as a new 32-inch curved gaming monitor.
A trio of Alienware gaming monitors featuring the firm's latest Legend industrial design are catching eyes at Gamescom. At the top of the pile is the new Alienware 55 OLED Gaming Monitor AW5520QF. As per the name this is a 55-inch OLED monitor, with "incredible colour accuracy and depth with 98.5 per cent DCI-P3 colour coverage". For gaming chops this 4K screen offers a max 120Hz refresh rate and is AMD FreeSync friendly. Furthermore, Alienware says it offers a response time of 0.5ms (grey-to-grey), and low input latency.
Other niceties and frills added to this premium OLED gaming monitor are; AlienFX lighting, gaming-centric on-screen display (OSD), built-in speakers are tuned with Waves MaxxAudio, VESA mount adaptor, and a remote control. The AW5520QF will become available in the US from 30th Sept starting at $3,999.
Alienware is also showing off a 34-inch curved gaming monitor AW3420DW. This has a 1900R curved, wide 21:9 WQHD-resolution IPS screen. Alienware says the IPS Nano Colour technology provides 98 per cent DCI-P3 colour coverage, along with a 120Hz (native) refresh rate and Nvidia G-Sync display technology. Again featuring AlienFX lighting with four customizable zones, gaming-centric on-screen-display and height-adjustable stand, this gaming monitor is set to become available from 28th Aug and priced at $1,499.
The third Alienware monitor launched at Gamescom is the fastest yet. The Alienware 27 Gaming Monitor AW2720HF is "all about speed," we are told. It features a fast IPS technology 240Hz refresh rate and true 1ms response time (grey-to-grey) panel in Extreme mode, with AMD Radeon FreeSync technology.
Alienware was also keen to highlight the first Legend industrial design Alienware Aurora mid-tower gaming PC. This powerhouse pre-built can be configured with the latest Intel 9th Gen Core Processors and Nvidia GeForce graphic cards. You can buy this Aurora design gaming desktop from today onwards starting at $969.99.
Legend industrial design peripherals / accessories are on show at Gamescom too. A double dose of mechanical keyboards and triple shot of mice provides numerous input peripheral permutations in this new style.
Dell launched this first G series Dell G5 desktop at Gamescom. These are designed to offer game-ready power, graphics and features in a compact, upgradeable form. Buyers can spec up to Intel Core i9 K-Series CPUs and VR-capable Nvidia GeForce GTX and RTX or AMD Radeon RX 5700 XT and RX 5700 graphic cards.
These desktops feature tool-less entry with free drive bays and expansion slots available. Four thermal modes are possible and are set in the Alienware Command Centre - suggested profiles for gaming, working, studying or watching videos. Dell says the G5 desktops are surprisingly compact to easily fit into minimal space but can be made into a presence with optional blue LED lighting and glass side panels. Available from today, the Dell G5 gaming desktops are priced from $629.
Dell has a new gaming monitor too. The Dell 32 Curved Gaming Monitor S3220DGF uses a 32-inch curved 1800R screen with QHD resolution. In terms of performance, gamers can expect up to a 165Hz refresh and the screen uses AMD Radeon FreeSync 2 HDR technology for smooth visuals. The S3220DGF is VESA DisplayHDR 400 certified and provides more than 90 per cent DCI-P3 colour coverage. Available from 28th Aug, this 32-inch gaming monitor will be priced from $599.99.