Alienware is one of those names in the PC gaming world that everybody instantly recognizes. The brand, now a member of Dell’s stable, is rivaled only by Razer when it comes to putting out the best and beefiest gaming PCs and laptops. That said, Alienware also offers some fantastic gaming monitors and accessories as well, and these certainly shouldn’t be overlooked by deal-hungry gamers shopping around for bargains.
Your wallet can take a nasty hit when buying anything sporting the iconic Alienware logo, but we can help soften the blow if you’re on the hunt for gaming laptop deals, gaming PC deals, and gaming accessory deals. Here, we’ve rounded up a hand-picked selection of the best cheap Alienware deals on gaming machines, along with a few must-have peripherals to round off your gaming loadout. Keep reading if you’re ready to get your game on and save some cash:
Today’s Best Alienware Deals
- — $85, was $100
- — $360, was $510
- — $950, was $1,520
- — $1,029 with code 50OFF699, was $1,150
- — $1,600, was $2,030
- — $1,715 with code 50OFF699, was $2,030
- — $1,870, was $2,525
— $85, was $100
They’re not the most exciting peripherals, but no gaming setup is complete without a good headset. There are a ton of great gaming headset deals to choose from today, but it would be a mistake to overlook Alienware. The excellent AW510H headset is a solid workhorse: It’s got a comfortable and noise-isolating over-ear design, beefy 50mm neodymium magnet audio drivers, simulated 7.1 virtual surround sound, compatibility with just about every platform, and a built-in noise-canceling mic — in other words, everything you want from a good budget-friendly gaming headset.
Just as appealing is this Alienware deal, which lets you grab the AW510H over-ear gaming headset for just $85 after a modest (but welcome) $15 price cut.
— $360, was $510
PC displays are easily the most complex and expensive computer peripherals. Thankfully, monitor deals almost always abound, and the Alienware AW2521HFL is available for a big markdown at the moment. This monitor features a 25-inch 1080p IPS panel with an impressive refresh rate of 240Hz (twice the 120Hz minimum that we recommend for gaming) along with a DisplayPort, two HDMI ports, and four USB 3.0 ports. Better still, this thing is compatible with both AMD FreeSync and Nvidia G-Sync vertical sync technologies — the vast majority of gaming monitors only feature one or the other, meaning that your graphics card will limit your options, but the Alienware AW2521HFL works with virtually any setup.
The Alienware AW2521HFL 25-inch monitor would normally set you back $510, but you can grab one for a much more affordable $360 right now.
— $950, was $1,520
Ultrawide monitors are slowly but surely replacing the clunky multi-display setups of old, giving you a ton of screen real estate for immersing yourself in your entertainment without all the cables, picture-breaking bezels, and general awkwardness that comes with having two or three monitors on your desk. The new Alienware AW3420DW is a nice update to the older AW3418DW, which was one of our favorite ultrawide displays, and features some refinements over its predecessor. Its 1440p Quad HD panel boasts an upgraded 120Hz refresh rate for smooth 60fps gaming, and it has G-Sync technology that works seamlessly with Nvidia GPUs to eliminate stuttering and screen-tearing.
Normally, you’d have to shell out well over a grand for this curved ultrawide monitor, but ongoing Dell deals shave $570 off of the regular price to knock it neatly below the $1,000 mark.
— $1,029 with code 50OFF699, was $1,150
With a unique aesthetic design and beefed-up hardware, the Aurora R9 desktop gaming tower has pretty much everything you’d expect from an Alienware machine. Under the hood, this configuration features an Intel Core i5-9400 six-core CPU, 8GB of DDR4 RAM, and an Nvidia GeForce RTX 2060 graphics card (one of the best GPUs on the market right now), which are great specs for enjoying the latest games at high settings in 2020. For storage, you’ve got a 512GB solid-state system drive which runs much faster than the platter-based hard drives of yesteryear.
You don’t often find pre-built gaming PCs of this caliber, let alone ones that are reasonably priced at under $1,000, but a nice $180 discount means you can score this Aurora R9 gaming tower for $1,029 with checkout code 50OFF699 while this deal lasts.
— $1,600, was $2,030
If you’re willing to upgrade to a slightly newer and larger gaming laptop, the Alienware m17 R3 is worth the extra cash. This model packs one of the newer ninth-gen Intel Core i7 processors which works with an Nvidia GeForce RTX 2070 GPU and 16GB RAM to offer plenty of juice for even the most demanding modern AAA titles. Both its 17.3-inch 1080p 144Hz display and overall design are gorgeous, too, and it comes sporting plenty of ports for charging your devices, hooking up peripherals, and even connecting to external displays for when you need even more screen real estate.
The discounted 17-inch Alienware m17 R3 gaming laptop comes in at $1,600 after a chunky $430 price cut.
— $1,715 with code 50OFF699, was $2,030
Moving up in power a bit brings us to the even beefier Alienware Aurora R10 gaming desktop, which, with its Nvidia GeForce RTX 2080 Super GPU, will be able to handle 1440p Quad HD gaming at high settings and even 4K gaming if you’ve got a monitor (or monitors) for it. This Ryzen Edition Aurora R10 tower also packs an AMD Ryzen 7 3700X eight-core CPU along with 16GB of 3200MHz DDR4 RAM. When combined with the RTX 2080 Super graphics, this desktop computer will easily tackle the latest AAA titles and would be the perfect base for a big-screen or multi-display setup if you’re so inclined.
This R10 configuration also gives you a 1TB solid-state system drive, which is just about the perfect combination of speed and storage space. A $315 price cut with code 50OFF699 brings the Alienware Aurora R10 Ryzen Edition gaming PC to $1,715.
— $1,870, was $2,525
Gaming laptops have come a long, long way in recent years, and Alienware has been one of the brands leading the charge. The Alienware m15 R1 laptop packs a desktop-like wallop with its Intel Core i7-9750H processor, 16GB DDR4 RAM, and Nvidia GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q GPU with 8GB of GDDR6 VRAM, allowing it to easily blow through any modern games at high settings. A 1TB solid-state drive delivers a ton of high-speed storage as well, while its 15.6-inch 4K Ultra HD IPS display hits the sweet spot in size for portability and long gaming sessions.
It may not be as sleek and light as your average MacBook, but gone are the days of big, boxy Alienware gaming laptops. The m15 R1 laptop is streamlined enough to carry around in your backpack or shoulder bag while still offering plenty of juice for gaming, and ongoing Alienware deals mean that it’s on sale right now for $1,870 (a nice fat $655 savings).
Is Alienware Good For Work?
Everybody who’s familiar with Windows PCs knows Alienware as a gaming brand, and Dell makes no bones about leveraging that reputation in its designs and marketing. However, that’s not to say that you can’t also get some serious work done on an Alienware desktop or laptop — in fact, the beefier hardware specs can make productivity (particularly multitasking) much faster and smoother, and those dedicated graphics cards are also very useful for work-related tasks such as editing and rendering high-definition video footage. Also, if you’re looking for a desktop that can handle a multi-monitor setup, then a tower like the Alienware Aurora R8 is perfectly suited for such a job.
Does Alienware Run Windows?
Alienware computers are made by Dell, a well-known Windows PC brand, and all of them run on Windows and are built around that desktop experience. Any new Alienware laptop or desktop gaming computer you buy will come pre-loaded with Windows 10 as well, so you don’t have to purchase a license for your operating system separately — something you usually have to do when building a desktop PC.
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