If I could only have one computer this would be it. - Alienware m15 Review

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  • Published: 07 October 2019
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    The Alienware m15 R2 can do basically everything I'd ever want a computer to do... but at that price, should you just get two instead?

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  • spammasterjay
    spammasterjay  51 minutes back

    Cool, recommending an alienware laptop so it can overheat itself into oblivion and be useless in less than a year. I would believe these types of videos a lot more if they simply acknowledged that yes, alienware has been total ass for a long time but hey these are better now at least by a little. But they aren't. They're still overpriced, filled with bloatware, and very cheaply made.

    • Nether Warrior
      Nether Warrior  23 hours back

      M17 worth it? Anyone who owns it, I have a 2017 13” macbook pro with touchbar and Im debating the update now that it is about 3 years old and I want a gaming laptop since my macbook is my only gaming device and I travel alot for work.

      • kuted
        kuted  3 days back

        too hot.

        • •Mr.Intergalactictrashpanda •

          67% of comments: “7:02 people think im gay now.”
          33% of comments: “Calling out to my poor people who cant afford this!”

          • Samir Nazim
            Samir Nazim  4 days back

            How does this compare to the RBP17?

            • Kong
              Kong  6 days back

              M15 r1 > r2 purely because ram not soldered and easy to upgrade fk dell for changing the layout....

              Btw external GPU alienware is actually better than most

              • Kactii Music
                Kactii Music  6 days back

                What would be the starting price?

                • Justin Rasmussen
                  Justin Rasmussen  6 days back

                  Really want to see some benchmarks with the different GPU options. I'm skeptical of significant differences above the 2060.

                  • Aldebaran Hadiwisastro

                    The real deal-breaker for me is the soldered RAM. I saved up for it & was planning on getting it right away when they released it in my country. I thought it was the "right" laptop for me, because the lunar white looks kind of feminine (I'm a woman) and it's not bulky like my current gaming laptop. When it got released in US, I watched a review and found out it had soldered single channel RAM (& wifi), it broke my heart. I still don't know what to get, I know there are tons of alternatives but I'm still very disappointed. This all sounds very dramatic, but it really was a huge blow to me & I can't believe I actually cried over it. So silly 😪

                    • Jayden Lamothe
                      Jayden Lamothe  1 weeks back

                      Linus can afford it cos he got two sponsorships in one video

                      • Feldemort Games
                        Feldemort Games  1 weeks back

                        I want to like it but I can’t upgrade the ram :(

                        • mars on bass
                          mars on bass  1 weeks back

                          Im excited to buy this in 2030.

                          • Gabriel von Ronsen
                            Gabriel von Ronsen  1 weeks back

                            Despite this model's advantages, it baffles me that Alienware is still a thing considering their ridiculous prices. Dell's own gaming series might be better in the long run due to those models' considerably lower prices and the ability to upgrade not only the SSD but also the RAM. The most expensive Dell G5 15 starts at 1400 USD with an i7-9750H, an RTX 2060, 16 GB of RAM, and 512GB SSD. I fail to see the appeal of this Alienware machine when Dell's "mid-series" is more than enough to last a full generation of consoles (if not two) if the owner is careful with their unit. I still got my Inspiron 15 Gaming 7567 (added an additional 8 GB of RAM and a 1TB SSD, both of which made a huge difference) and I only plan on trading it if the games for the next generation of consoles are too demanding to run even on low settings at 30 FPS, which is unlikely at least until halfway through the generation—if not towards its end.

                            • Jorge Casanova
                              Jorge Casanova  1 weeks back

                              Alienware or Razerblade?

                              • Fakey
                                Fakey  2 weeks back

                                rocket league background btw

                                • NekoJonez
                                  NekoJonez  2 weeks back

                                  Jeez. Why are so many of these laptops with numpads. Its a dealbreaker for me since I work with a ton of numbers and yeah.

                                  • NekoJonez
                                    NekoJonez  3 days back

                                    @Plewtia Excellent. I will keep that in mind.

                                  • Plewtia
                                    Plewtia  4 days back

                                    M17 comes with the number pad.

                                • GamrTaku
                                  GamrTaku  2 weeks back

                                  "How do we show that its sexy whacky and hot?"


                                  "Just Linus"


                                  "What?"


                                  "I know what I said"

                                  • Charles Yeo
                                    Charles Yeo  2 weeks back

                                    Aero 15x vs the m15?

                                    • JItterRy PoKERy
                                      JItterRy PoKERy  2 weeks back

                                      WTF WHY IS IT SO EXPENSIVE

                                      • Gesha Wangelow
                                        Gesha Wangelow  2 weeks back

                                        What's the name of the game in the beginning with the girl on the roof

                                        • Sándor Antali
                                          Sándor Antali  2 weeks back

                                          yea.. nice.. until at about 2 yrs of age the GPU fails, and u can put ur 3300dollar machine it the trashcan.. never in my life I would buy a gamer laptop...

                                          • brett warren
                                            brett warren  2 weeks back

                                            I bought this laptop two months ago. Beautiful chassis. Seriously aesthetically this was the best laptop around imo. Unfortunately, in the 2 weeks I had it I just have gotten the BSOD innumerable times. Also, I switched jobs and needed to start using MY laptop for work and this thing is just a little too unprofessional to being to the office and use with customers... bought the 2019 blade and never looked back.

                                            • shakeandbake257
                                              shakeandbake257  2 weeks back

                                              Good thing I was at work with people watching as soon as he started dancing in boxers...

                                              • ThePr3acher TV
                                                ThePr3acher TV  2 weeks back

                                                I've been contemplating with this laptop vs
                                                XPS15 i7-9750H, gtx1650, 4k OLED, 16gb ram, 512gb storage - $2000
                                                XPS13 i7-1065G7, iris plus, 4k UHD, 32gb ram, 512gb storage - $2100
                                                m15 i7-9750H, 2060rtx, 4k OLED, 8gb ram, 256 storage - $2200


                                                For editing, rendering, daily use, movie watching purposes. Which one to get?

                                                • Jdbye
                                                  Jdbye  2 weeks back

                                                  TIL Linus only changes his underwear 3 times a week.

                                                  • sonic pizza
                                                    sonic pizza  2 weeks back

                                                    Linus help ohh I'm in some deep crap how do I prevent viruses

                                                    • tss3393
                                                      tss3393  2 weeks back

                                                      Thoughts on the Lenovo Legion Y740 in comparison?

                                                      • Mihael Stojanović
                                                        Mihael Stojanović  2 weeks back

                                                        You woudln't have a Macbook, Linus??????

                                                        • Trapp Tunezz
                                                          Trapp Tunezz  2 weeks back

                                                          Can you do a side too side comparison MacBook Pro 2019 vs this one please there’s none out there and MacBook Pro 2019 vs scar 3 none out there thanks 🙏

                                                          • steve reves
                                                            steve reves  2 weeks back

                                                            They missed one point, if youre someone like me who tends to have to travel to other countries, gaming laptops like this one are such life savers because I still play games when I am over see, you can't travel with your desktop, and surface laptops can't run games at an extreme quality

                                                            • Brandon Bombard
                                                              Brandon Bombard  2 weeks back

                                                              Yes but still the problem remains. Bad battery life and horrible thermals. Why buy a machine when the fans wine like a pig?

                                                              • Keb Lee
                                                                Keb Lee  2 weeks back

                                                                Unfortunitely, if youre like me and youre going into a specialized degree in college that involves learning how to code, render, and all around work with new tech... then yeah you need something like this. Even though you can get a high powered desktop for cheaper, you cant cary a desktop to school. At least not practically. And yeah... you need to bring something powerful to class. It cant be a surface laptop for just notes. It needs real power. So.... i imagine this is made with people like me in mind.

                                                                • xStylxr
                                                                  xStylxr  2 weeks back

                                                                  so is LTT short on female viewership or something?

                                                                  • kavindu thathsara
                                                                    kavindu thathsara  3 weeks back

                                                                    1:23 octo Core 😂😂

                                                                    • HealyHQ
                                                                      HealyHQ  3 weeks back

                                                                      Lookin' good, Linus!

                                                                      • aara555720
                                                                        aara555720  3 weeks back

                                                                        99 DEGREES centigrade???
                                                                        Is that normal or safe for even laptops???

                                                                        • Bernd Volf
                                                                          Bernd Volf  3 weeks back

                                                                          How would you rate it compared to the razor blade 15 or 17

                                                                          • eric yaras
                                                                            eric yaras  3 weeks back

                                                                            If Money was not a issue (aka let work buy it ) and size was not a concern. Would this still be your laptop of choice or is there another.

                                                                            • oldskoolhead0
                                                                              oldskoolhead0  3 weeks back

                                                                              as soon as they start soldering stuff in they dont need to trying to be like apple......BOYCOTT

                                                                              • XxShadowFox2213
                                                                                XxShadowFox2213  3 weeks back

                                                                                Okay so should i get this because i really dont have space for anything else and thats kinda why i wanted a gaming laptop so should i get this one or a different kind

                                                                                • MoahGentle
                                                                                  MoahGentle  3 weeks back

                                                                                  3.3K for a 15" gaming laptop? Hahaha no.

                                                                                  • Optimized Asta-
                                                                                    Optimized Asta-  3 weeks back

                                                                                    Is this a good gaming laptop?

                                                                                    • Ryan M
                                                                                      Ryan M  3 weeks back

                                                                                      Linus: "Oh no, the RAM is soldered onto the board, this is the MacBook of gaming laptops"
                                                                                      Also Linus: *Recommends a Surface Laptop, which until recently was extremely difficult if not impossible to self-upgrade*

                                                                                      • Marb's Music
                                                                                        Marb's Music  3 weeks back

                                                                                        I have this laptop, went with the i7, 1660 ti, 16GB, 144Hz and 256K NVMe for about $1300, added a 1TB Samsung NVMe for $145. Yes it's not as fast as 2080 MaxQ but it's not much slower and almost the same in some games at the 2060. The keyboard, the screen etc... are amazing and I can run ACO at 70-80 FPS on ultra, with the 1660 ti the fans don't even come on in some games. Thus you can still make this a really good gaming laptop and an amazing productivity one for less than half of what you guys speced out. :) Love the review though...

                                                                                        • Zachary Cumming
                                                                                          Zachary Cumming  3 weeks back

                                                                                          welp time to sell a kidney

                                                                                          • Mario -_-Rodrigues
                                                                                            Mario -_-Rodrigues  3 weeks back

                                                                                            I live in a small house and not enough space in my room I always go with a gaming laptop

                                                                                            • TheAmazingPaulrus
                                                                                              TheAmazingPaulrus  3 weeks back

                                                                                              I've got three desktops running at home. Two servers. A laptop. I couldn't imagine life without a single one of them. Y'all can keep your desktop replacement garbage.

                                                                                              • Spancer
                                                                                                Spancer  3 weeks back

                                                                                                This thing would be great if it weren't so ugly