The Alienware Area-51 gaming PC was not the only thing the company brought to E3 this year. Apart from the Intel Core-X/AMD Ryzen Threadripper-fitted PC, the company also introduced new Alienware gaming accessories – two monitors, keyboards, and mouse.
First, the new Alienware gaming monitor features a 25-inch full HD (1920 x 1080) display, complete with a refresh rate of 240 Hz and 1ms response times. It has a contrast ratio of 1000:1 and a brightness rating of 400-nits. The monitor also comes in two variants – Nvidia’s G-Sync or AMD’s FreeSync.
As for the gaming keyboards, Alienware’s Advanced Gaming Keyboard utilises KaiHua brown mechanical keys while the Pro Gaming Keyboard has more features like the inclusion of a volume roller, advanced RGB lighting system, as well as onboard memory for macro commands.
In the gaming mice department, Alienware has two new models – Advanced Gaming Mouse and the Elite Gaming Mouse. Both of them comes with the ability to switch DPI on-the-fly. The Elite version is superior in the sense that it has improved ergonomics and a weight adjustment system.
Alienware’s new gaming monitors will cost $500 (about RM2,100) for the AMD FreeSync variant while the Nvidia G-Sync model will go for $700 (approximately RM3,000). Keyboard wise, the Advanced Gaming Keyboard will go for $90 (roughly RM380) and the Pro Gaming Keyboard will retail for $120 (estimate RM510). As for the mouse, the Advanced Gaming Mouse and Elite Gaming Mouse will cost $50 (about RM210) and $90 (approximately RM380) respectively. There is no word yet on Malaysian availability as of this writing.