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

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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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  1. Dominic Maldonado

    Dominic Maldonado3 orë më parë

    Aero 15 has a 94wh battery BTW. OLED display sucks up 90 mins of runtime compared to the FHD version though.

  2. Rifty

    Rifty20 orë më parë

    The m17 r5 (or r2) is really good, it can run all games max graphics really good fps

  3. Cameron Bosch

    Cameron BoschDitë më parë

    Just waiting for a 32 GB of RAM option.

  4. Sages604

    Sages604Ditë më parë

    Still looking at about 4000+ CAD. Hope you guys put in your hours at work.

  5. vivek mathur

    vivek mathurDitë më parë

    What the heck was that twerking. Linus tech.

  6. Chaitanya Pahl

    Chaitanya PahlDitë më parë

    Bro 50$ for ur Underwear lol i can get two rams for upgrade

  7. Majin Bleu

    Majin Bleu2 ditë më parë

    I just wanna play minecraft

  8. Mike Wazowski

    Mike Wazowski3 ditë më parë

    Mi hat wen pepal spel wurdz rong

  9. Falcon3

    Falcon33 ditë më parë

    *IF YOU VALUE YOUR MONEY AND OR YOUR SANITY. DO - NOT - BUY THIS LAPTOP, OR ANY DELL PRODUCT FOR THAT MATTER. IM NOW UP TO MY 3RD M15 LAPTOP, THEY HAVE ALL BEEN FAULTY ON ARRIVAL, AND DELL SUPPORT IS - TERRIBLE -* UNDERSTAND, THAT DELL NOW MAINLY FOCUSES ON CORPORATE CUSTOMERS, THEY DO NOT GIVE A FLYING FCK ABOUT YOUR GAMING LAPTOP. - YOU HAVE BEEN WARNED.

  10. ad t

    ad t4 ditë më parë

    is 51m better?

  11. Traveler

    Traveler4 ditë më parë

    Buyers remorse on the Alienware M15, people that say it is the "Best" may as well be a Used Car Salesman.... Alienware Area 51 is the Only Laptop You will Ever need.

  12. CustardDonut

    CustardDonut4 ditë më parë

    Legend has it that there are some super secret photos of Linus in tighty whiteties

  13. Pulits

    Pulits5 ditë më parë

    I have the money and I am not getting this laptop because I can't upgrade the RAM. Wtf, Dell?

  14. Bruce Levy

    Bruce Levy6 ditë më parë

    so the only advantage over the xps is the graphics card?

  15. BUDDHI CHATURANAGA

    BUDDHI CHATURANAGA6 ditë më parë

    alworks.info/videos/jYeZRqfjbEM-video.html

  16. Javier79ism

    Javier79ism8 ditë më parë

    Well, it's absurdly expensive here in the Netherlands, but I still want it tho😔 Will buy it given the opportunity😏

  17. Web Design

    Web Design8 ditë më parë

    Tobii eye tracking can do windows hello

  18. Massew

    Massew11 ditë më parë

    Bro you should undervolt this thing if you get it. I'd say like -1.00

  19. Ceremolligence

    Ceremolligence12 ditë më parë

    You have the space shuttle kinetic beside it! Holly, you don't see that once in a blue moon. :D

  20. FlannelKnight

    FlannelKnight15 ditë më parë

    I know this is a late comment... but I noticed some blaringly bad miss information in this video. Not the quality I’ve grown to enjoy with LTT. The 240hz panel: you make it seem like people will actually get better gaming performance when in reality anything outside of CS (which credit for showing this game) will not be able to get those frame rates with most of these GPU options. Could have mentioned that. 240hz panel being the best option for color accuracy??? The 240hz has 100% sRGB and the 144hz has 72% NTSC... which is basically the same amount of accuracy. Comparing apples to oranges here. Not to mention the 240hz panel will probably just drain the battery faster for essentially no performance gains outside of super esports titles like CS. Would love to see a refresh of this video with a bit more care. I’m currently looking for a laptop and really trust when LTT has to say. Let’s keep up the quality information and real world performance! Love you guys and your videos!

  21. Brandon T.

    Brandon T.15 ditë më parë

    Not sure i want a laptop.that runs the CPU super hot. Im not a hardcore.gamer anymore. Might occasionally game.for.3hours but if its gonna run hot then mighr notmget it

  22. Niko Santos

    Niko Santos17 ditë më parë

    7:01 i wasnt ready for that briefs.

  23. chandler turner

    chandler turner18 ditë më parë

    So this can support vr?

  24. Jose Aguilar

    Jose Aguilar20 ditë më parë

    I use to be Cult of Razer, but this laptop made me switch. I love this laptop, it also works great with Linux!

  25. Erik Ray

    Erik Ray20 ditë më parë

    I like my Area 51m, it does pretty much everything I want it to. It's literally a desktop replacement that I can take with me.. in a big rolling pelican case lol. Only real con is that it's a product of dell and comes with their propriety software. If I could make one improvement it would be an OLED panel for the display. I've been spoiled by Samsung's phones and I love the contrast ratio on OLED.

  26. Michael Wanyoike

    Michael Wanyoike22 ditë më parë

    The problem with gaming laptops is that they overheat and with time, the CPU fan will start failing which probably you won't find an original replacement. If you plan on heavy gaming, 3D rendering, video editing, or working with heavy applications such as Unreal Engine or CAD software, get a desktop which is easier to cool, maintain and replace parts. However, if you still want a gaming laptop, restrict yourself to not more than 1 hour of gameplay per day to extend the life of your laptop.

  27. reguessingTV

    reguessingTV23 ditë më parë

    Why is the m15 better than the m17??

  28. Samu

    Samu23 ditë më parë

    7:01 WTF Linus

  29. Luan Santiago

    Luan Santiago23 ditë më parë

    This channel is pure quality

  30. MrSmilesCam

    MrSmilesCam25 ditë më parë

    If I only wanted one computer, it would be the Surface Book 2 top-of-the-line model. For...well, the same price as this laptop. But right now I have a high-end gaming desktop and a Surface Pro 7 (i5/8GB/256).

  31. Kev Kev

    Kev Kev25 ditë më parë

    Will the Alienware m17 R2 with RTX 2070-Q I7 play games like Apex and Cod on ultra with good fps?

  32. WiiBox 500

    WiiBox 50027 ditë më parë

    Do you need 32gb ram anyways?

  33. LazyFaux5656

    LazyFaux565628 ditë më parë

    Gotta say, the m15 pitted against my 2017 Alienware 17, makes my laptop look like a dinosaur. Lol. That’s a nice looking laptop.

  34. Clayton Walker

    Clayton Walker29 ditë më parë

    that was sexual harassment lol

  35. jeo philip

    jeo philip29 ditë më parë

    Pulseway......lol

  36. Savage C00KIE

    Savage C00KIEMuaj më parë

    I’m getting a similar one that says it’s a 15m or m15 with 2060 ti and a 144 Hz

  37. SaminPK

    SaminPKMuaj më parë

    No G-Sync, No Cigar!!

  38. Kmilo 117

    Kmilo 117Muaj më parë

    Came to see a laptop review and got an underwear commercial Kinda good deal

  39. drkinferno72

    drkinferno72Muaj më parë

    Can it play doom?

  40. HahaUrMadLoL

    HahaUrMadLoLMuaj më parë

    Linus ur pp burned my eyes

  41. Leandro Lopes

    Leandro LopesMuaj më parë

    Soldered ram for this price? F u Alienware.

  42. Eli Percival

    Eli PercivalMuaj më parë

    I am starting to think you sold out to dell $crew you!!!!!!!!!!!

  43. Born 2 Win

    Born 2 WinMuaj më parë

    Do you guys prefer the m17 R2 or the 15 R2?

  44. Jared Sandella

    Jared SandellaMuaj më parë

    Any plans to do a review on the new Alienware Aurora R9?

  45. IB Jewed

    IB JewedMuaj më parë

    Just got one and I am loving it

  46. Shazam1203

    Shazam1203Muaj më parë

    I got mine from the Dell outlet with the RTX 2070 for 1700

  47. Antonyo's Spam

    Antonyo's SpamMuaj më parë

    Guess im buying it

  48. Ron Terlitsky

    Ron TerlitskyMuaj më parë

    I can see kids begging Mommy and Daddy for this,,,,, Realistic would be $2200 for a beater with a heater to get to a better job than have been on your bicycle and $300 for a job. GOT THE PICTURE you F'n lazy azz Millennials?! Now otherwise us old gamers over 45 that have a great job and cashola this is a sweet unit I'd still never buy it when there's the ASUS ROG Strix (GL531GU-WB53) for $900 that with a couple of upgrades is something more worthwhile and won't make you cry when you drop it on the pavement :)

  49. Syed First

    Syed FirstMuaj më parë

    If it was 32gb RAM then I would definitely buy it!!

  50. Laser Lotus

    Laser LotusMuaj më parë

    MX518 Legendary! Same.

  51. Icei

    IceiMuaj më parë

    RAZER ain't gonna like this 🤣

  52. Kendra Wilkins

    Kendra WilkinsMuaj më parë

    "in 2020, this list helped me decide for the best laptop cooler *scafe.shop/tblc2020?uF* hope it helps you out too!"

  53. B Adventures Vlogs

    B Adventures VlogsMuaj më parë

    I really didn't need to see Linux in his underwear lol. Explaining the value equation at the end was a nice summary. Good review 👍

  54. Alex Cyber Crazy

    Alex Cyber CrazyMuaj më parë

    7:00 Linus: *"Zoom in on my crotch"* Cameraman: Ummm... seriously...but... Linus: *DO it! I'm your boss.*

  55. Preston Tucker

    Preston TuckerMuaj më parë

    Razer Blade 15 Advanced ftw.

  56. Leonardo Da Vinci

    Leonardo Da VinciMuaj më parë

    So it's basically over priced?

  57. Seth Lippa

    Seth LippaMuaj më parë

    i think my GPU on my 2015 alienware 17is crapping out and since we cant really upgrade these older machines i might be looking at another machine, but the pricing is scaring me off a bit, i want to max out either the Alienware m17 or the Area-51m but the price is making me lean more towards the m17, if i whent that route, what would i really be missing? and is there anything i can get externally or internally down the road which would get me close if not on par with the 51m? its kind of a rookie question but im not savvy with computers i just know how to turn them on and off and operate them, specs is really not in my brainwaves. thanks :)

  58. wilsonc91

    wilsonc912 muaj më parë

    H

  59. Praveer Kumar

    Praveer Kumar2 muaj më parë

    can't upgrade it

  60. DeathLikeWebz

    DeathLikeWebz2 muaj më parë

    LOL WTF 7:00 ... laughing my ass off