Alienware’s X15 is its thinnest and coolest gaming laptop yet

The X15 comes in lunar light, Alienware’s colorway that is white on the outside and black on the inside of the clamshell.

Alienware is keen on giving Razer a run for its money when it comes to making a super-thin gaming laptop. Two of the configurations of Alienware’s new X15 flagship model are actually 15.9mm thick, almost the same as Razer’s just-refreshed 15.8mm-thick Blade 15 Advanced. That’s impressively thin, especially considering that Alienware doesn’t usually try to compete in this realm.

What’s also noteworthy is that, despite its thin build, the X15 looks like it will be a capable machine. Alienware is also announcing a bigger and thicker 17-inch X17 laptop that’s even more powerful. We’ll go into detail on both below.

Let’s start with the X15, which will cost $1,999 for the base model, available starting today. Packed into that entry model is…

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