Dell Alienware M15 R3 i7-10750H RTX 2070 Super Mobile 32GB RAM 512GB M.2 4K review, including today's price to performance

Laptop announced date: 25th April 2020

Last reviewed: 15th July 2020

P2P score 7.3
Futureproof High/Ultra 4 Years 5 Months Low/Medium 9 Years 10 Months
Gaming Laptop? Excellent

If you adjust the spec you are looking at on a gaming laptop, the price hikes up and makes it harder to judge price to performance. Today's Dell Alienware M15 R3 i7-10750H RTX 2070 Super Mobile 32GB RAM 512GB M.2 4K laptop review is going to give us all a good sense of these sorts of values. We will take a look at what sort of performance you can expect the Dell Alienware M15 R3 i7-10750H RTX 2070 Super Mobile 32GB RAM 512GB M.2 4K laptop to return across the more demanding games of today.

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Is the Dell Alienware M15 R3 i7-10750H RTX 2070 Super Mobile 32GB RAM 512GB M.2 4K good as a gaming laptop? Excellent

Processor - With the Core i7-10750H 6-Core 2.60GHz processor in this laptop its excellent for 2021 gaming, capable of running today’s game processor system requirements. The 6 cores that this processor has is excellent and very capable for today and future AAA gaming.

Graphics Card - The graphics solution we find in this gaming laptop can run most modern AAA titles and is an excellent 2021 laptop gaming choice of GPU. Loaded up with a huge amount of VRAM, this GPU has 8GB, which makes it excellent for AAA gaming.

System Memory - The 32GB RAM found in this machine is considered an excellent 2021 amount for modern AAA titles and a solid gaming machine.

Screen Size - By our standards our review laptop’s 15.6" panel is considered good for modern 2021 gaming. There are larger laptops but with this laptop you will get a good balance between portability and gaming viewability. The screen size provides a gamer with larger menus, whereas the resolution of the panel provides definition. Our target size for a gaming laptop is 17 inches, 15 inches is always a good size if portability is more your focus, but in our minds we want the largest screen size while still being portable, so we can more clearly see the games.

Refresh Rate - Refresh rates can be hard to see, when the laptop reseller doesn't make it clear. Assume 60Hz if this is the case. Ideally for a gaming laptop you want 120Hz. This means the games you run can get up to 120 frames per second, assuming the hardware inside them is powerful enough to deliver that FPS. The refresh rate caps a games deliverable FPS even if the hardware can deliver more FPS than the Hz. Now after those thoughts on refresh rates, today’s review laptop has a 60Hz refresh rate, where we would say that is passable as a gaming laptop panel. For gaming we would consider getting a laptop with a higher refresh rate if our budget would stretch to it.

GeForce RTX 2070 Super Mobile graphics card gaming performance in the Dell Alienware M15 R3 i7-10750H RTX 2070 Super Mobile 32GB RAM 512GB M.2 4K laptop

Gamers looking at laptops will be needing to carefully consider the performance of the machine in relation to modern, often demanding, games. So getting the mobile graphics selected correctly is key to identifying the best price-to-performance laptop for you. We will take a look at the hardware and graphics card in this laptop in relation to how well it can deliver frame rates when running modern demanding or popular games like, Elden Ring or Battlefield 6. We will consider the laptop when it runs these games in ultra graphics settings while gaming at its native 4K screen resolution. Lets compare the GeForce RTX 2070 Super Mobile found in this laptop to today’s top 500 most demanding games. Of those games, this laptops GPU can run 499 at their minimum system requirements and then 478 games when looking at their recommended system specs.

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Comparing Dell Alienware M15 R3 i7-10750H RTX 2070 Super Mobile 32GB RAM 512GB M.2 4K to today’s best price to performance laptop ranges

During our research for the next best gaming laptop purchase we decided to compare Dell Alienware M15 R3 i7-10750H RTX 2070 Super Mobile 32GB RAM 512GB M.2 4K will compare across all permutations of the Alienware M15 R3 model range. This will give us a good sense of how well it sits in terms of cost to performance within its own lineup, and will better help us decide if this laptop represents good value to us today.

With a P2P rating currently of 7.3 out of 10 for the Dell Alienware M15 R3 i7-10750H RTX 2070 Super Mobile 32GB RAM 512GB M.2 4K. This relative value will change as hardware costs and their performance change over time for laptops. There look to be a number of Alienware M15 R3 versions of this laptop and currently this hardware configuration sits at 12th in the Price to Performance order. Obviously scoring towards the 1st position represents the better value laptop from a purely gaming performance and price tag perspective.

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Processor Core i7-10750H 6-Core 2.60GHz
Graphics Card GeForce RTX 2070 Super Mobile
RAM 32GB DDR4 2666MHz
Screen 15.6" 3840x2160 (4K)
Available refresh rates: 60Hz
Storage 512GB M.2
Ports
  • 2x USB 3.1
  • 1x Thunderbolt 3
  • 1x SD
  • Ethernet 2500

Dell Alienware M15 R3 i7-10750H RTX 2070 Super Mobile 32GB RAM 512GB M.2 4K model range price to performance comparison table

Laptop Name Price P2P Difference
i7-10750H RX 5500M 16GB RAM 256GB M.2 $1499.99 8.6 27%
i7-10750H GTX 1660 Ti 16GB RAM 256GB M.2 $1699.99 8.4 23%
i7-10750H RTX 2060 Mobile 16GB RAM 256GB M.2 $1749.99 8.4 22%
i7-10750H RTX 2070 Mobile 16GB RAM 256GB M.2 $1849.99 8.4 22%
i7-10750H RTX 2060 Mobile 32GB RAM 512GB M.2 $1849.99 8.3 20%
i7-10750H RTX 2070 Super Mobile 16GB RAM 256GB M.2 $1999.99 8.2 16%
i7-10750H RTX 2070 Super Mobile 32GB RAM 512GB M.2 $2099.99 8.1 14%
i7-10750H RTX 2060 Mobile 16GB RAM 512GB M.2 4K $1999.99 7.7 7%
i7-10750H RTX 2080 Super Max-Q 32GB RAM 1000GB M.2 $2299.99 7.7 6%
i7-10750H RTX 2060 Mobile 32GB RAM 512GB M.2 4K $2149.99 7.5 3%
i7-10750H RTX 2070 Super Mobile 16GB RAM 512GB M.2 4K $2249.99 7.5 3%
i7-10750H RTX 2070 Super Mobile 32GB RAM 512GB M.2 4K $2399.99 7.3 0%
i9-10980HK RTX 2070 Super Mobile 32GB RAM 512GB M.2 $2499.99 7.3 1%
i7-10750H RTX 2080 Super Max-Q 32GB RAM 1000GB M.2 4K $2499.99 7.2 3%
i9-10980HK RTX 2070 Super Mobile 32GB RAM 512GB M.2 4K $2799.99 6.5 13%

We will now check against leading Price 2 Performance laptops outside of this model range to see how the Dell Alienware M15 R3 i7-10750H RTX 2070 Super Mobile 32GB RAM 512GB M.2 4K compares. Looking at the best gaming laptop on price to performance, our laptop has 131% worse rating between its price to performance rating and today's best valued laptop, which is the ASUS TUF A15 R7 4800H GTX 1660 Ti 16GB RAM 512GB M.2 that is currently priced at $999.00. Again only comparing against Price to Performance we can see that the second best model in today’s P2P ranking list is the MSI Bravo 15 R7 4800H RX 5500M 16GB RAM 512GB M.2 laptop, and our laptop is 102% worse when compared against this price to performance rating. The price of the 2nd best laptop is listed as $1049.00.

How does the Dell Alienware M15 R3 i7-10750H RTX 2070 Super Mobile 32GB RAM 512GB M.2 4K laptop compare to the best CPU performance focused laptops and today’s most popular games?

Now the processing power is one of the primary areas that we will pay for in any PC and so let's see how our Alienware M15 R3 laptop is when compared against CPU performance with a top CPU focused laptop thats available today. So the laptop we have chosen for its CPU performance is the ASUS ROG Strix SCAR 17 G733 (2021) R9 5900HX RTX 3080 8GB Max-Q 64GB RAM 2.0TB M.2 1080p 165Hz, which comes with a Ryzen 9 5900HX 8-Core 3.3GHz processor. That processor performs 45% better compared to our review laptop’s Core i7-10750H 6-Core 2.60GHz.

A snapshot today of performance for our processor, we can currently see it beating 463 of the 500 most demanding games available right now. This is considering their recommended system requirements. For a the top 500 Minimum system specs this is 500 games.

Today’s games are getting more demanding so let's see how our gaming laptop performs against their recommended cpu system requirements. First off we have the Battlefield 6 which currently our Core i7-10750H 6-Core 2.60GHz is 17% better next let's see how well it runs against Battlefield 2042. We can see it is 17% better. Ok finally lets see it against Elden Ring. Here our laptop is 49% better.

How does the Dell Alienware M15 R3 i7-10750H RTX 2070 Super Mobile 32GB RAM 512GB M.2 4K laptop compare to the best graphics card performance focused laptops and today’s most popular games?

Looking for a new gaming laptop often leads us quickly to consider the sort of performance the mobile graphics card can deliver. Mobile graphics cards are often underpowered versions of their desktop equivalent, but still often very capable. To gauge the performance ability in this graphics department we compare our laptop to a GPU focused laptop that is around at the moment, to help provide us with a good graphics performance metric and comparison. Our comparison GPU focused laptop today that we have selected is a Dell Alienware M17 R4 (2021) i9-10980HK RTX 3080 16GB Mobile 32GB RAM 512GB M.2 1080p 144Hz, which comes loaded with the GeForce RTX 3080 16GB Mobile card. This top end GPU is currently delivering 31% better performance when stacked against our own review laptop’s GeForce RTX 2070 Super Mobile.

A snapshot today of performance for our Graphics Card, we can currently see it beating 478 of the 500 most demanding games available right now. This is considering their recommended system requirements. For a the top 500 Minimum system specs this is 499 games.

Recommended graphics requirements for modern games increase all the time, so we thought we would compare the performance of our laptop graphics card to some popular games of today. First off there is Battlefield 6 and our laptop GPU delivers 12% better performance compared to that game’s requirement. Next we have Battlefield 2042 in which we see our laptop graphics has 12% better performance compared to the game's video card specs. And then there is 64% better performance when we put our laptop gpu against Elden Ring recommended specs.

Today's Best Priced Mouse and Headset for Dell Alienware M15 R3 i7-10750H RTX 2070 Super Mobile 32GB RAM 512GB M.2 4K laptop

A mouse that is well priced at the moment and could accompany the Dell Alienware M15 R3 i7-10750H RTX 2070 Super Mobile 32GB RAM 512GB M.2 4K laptop is the Kayinuo M738 Gaming Mouse 3200DPI wired 6 Buttons. Of the mice we price track, it is one of the best valued mice today and currently priced at $12.99. Over the past couple of weeks this mouse has dropped its price by $29, giving us extra confidence in matching it with today’s laptop as a good purchase. Our mice price tracker had this mouse marked at its lowest price on 15th Aug 2020, where it cost $11.99.

Quality Mouse Price (USD) Check Regional Pricing
** PICTEK Gaming Mouse 7200DPI wired 7 Buttons $13.99
** Redragon M711 Cobra $19.99
*** Cooler Master MM710 $43.05
*** Logitech G502 SE Hero $56.70

Of our regular price tracked gaming headset the best value headset today is the HyperX Cloud Stinger. With its a current price of $47.99 it should work well with this Dell Alienware M15 R3 i7-10750H RTX 2070 Super Mobile 32GB RAM 512GB M.2 4K laptop. Checking our records our lowest tracked price for this headset was on 12th Mar 2020 which had it priced at $25.98.

Quality Headset Price (USD) Check Regional Pricing
** HyperX Cloud Stinger $47.99
** Corsair HS45-7.1 Surround $49.99
*** Logitech G635 7.1 $79.74
*** SteelSeries Arctis 5 Surround 7.1 $99.00
Can the Dell Alienware M15 R3 i7-10750H RTX 2070 Super Mobile 32GB RAM 512GB M.2 4K run any game?

How well can the i7-10750H RTX 2070 Super Mobile 32GB RAM 512GB M.2 4K run these popular games?

Control

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Battlefield 6

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Grand Theft Auto V

Can this laptop run Grand Theft Auto V?
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Red Dead Redemption 2

Can this laptop run Red Dead Redemption 2?
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Cyberpunk 2077

Can this laptop run Cyberpunk 2077?
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Call of Duty Warzone

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Minecraft

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Resident Evil 8

Can this laptop run Resident Evil 8?
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Valorant

Can this laptop run Valorant?
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Assassins Creed: Valhalla

Can this laptop run Assassins Creed: Valhalla?
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Grand Theft Auto VI

Can this laptop run Grand Theft Auto VI?
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Phantasy Star Online 2 New Genesis

Can this laptop run Phantasy Star Online 2 New Genesis?
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Battlefield 4

Can this laptop run Battlefield 4?
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Days Gone

Can this laptop run Days Gone?
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FIFA 21

Can this laptop run FIFA 21?
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Battlefield V

Can this laptop run Battlefield V?
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Battlefield 3

Can this laptop run Battlefield 3?
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PlayerUnknowns Battlegrounds

Can this laptop run PlayerUnknowns Battlegrounds?
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Counter-Strike: Global Offensive

Can this laptop run Counter-Strike: Global Offensive?
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Fortnite

Can this laptop run Fortnite?
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DOTA 2

Can this laptop run DOTA 2?
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Apex Legends

Can this laptop run Apex Legends?
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Genshin Impact

Can this laptop run Genshin Impact?
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The Witcher III

Can this laptop run The Witcher III?
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Battlefield 1

Can this laptop run Battlefield 1?
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Ninja Gaiden: Master Collection

Can this laptop run Ninja Gaiden: Master Collection?
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Call of Duty: Modern Warfare

Can this laptop run Call of Duty: Modern Warfare?
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Forza Horizon 4

Can this laptop run Forza Horizon 4?
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Fallout 4

Can this laptop run Fallout 4?
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Grand Theft Auto IV

Can this laptop run Grand Theft Auto IV?
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Microsoft Flight Simulator

Can this laptop run Microsoft Flight Simulator?
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Star Citizen

Can this laptop run Star Citizen?
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ARK: Survival Evolved

Can this laptop run ARK: Survival Evolved?
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Far Cry 5

Can this laptop run Far Cry 5?
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GUILTY GEAR -STRIVE-

Can this laptop run GUILTY GEAR -STRIVE-?
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eFootball PES 2021

Can this laptop run eFootball PES 2021?
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Assassins Creed: Odyssey

Can this laptop run Assassins Creed: Odyssey?
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Far Cry 3

Can this laptop run Far Cry 3?
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Rust

Can this laptop run Rust?
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Assassins Creed: Origins

Can this laptop run Assassins Creed: Origins?
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How well do we think the i7-10750H RTX 2070 Super Mobile 32GB RAM 512GB M.2 4K can run these upcoming popular games?

Battlefield 2042

Could this laptop run Battlefield 2042?
We think the laptop can run Battlefield 2042 minimum and recommended system requirements
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Elden Ring

Could this laptop run Elden Ring?
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Far Cry 6

Could this laptop run Far Cry 6?
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Dying Light 2

Could this laptop run Dying Light 2?
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F1 2021

Could this laptop run F1 2021?
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Kena: Bridge of Spirits

Could this laptop run Kena: Bridge of Spirits?
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Dungeons and Dragons: Dark Alliance

Could this laptop run Dungeons and Dragons: Dark Alliance?
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New World

Could this laptop run New World?
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