Alienware is giving a massive overhaul to their gaming laptops in terms of both form and function.
The announcement comes just weeks after Nvidia unveiled plans to carry their GTX 1080, GTX 1070, and GTX 1060 GPUs over to laptops.
Each of these graphic cards will be included in the new Alienware 17, 15 and 13 respectively.
While Alienware laptops have often carried the tag of weight and bulk, the 17 and 15 models will be shedding some of its load due to the company’s new “hinge-forward” design. In fact, each model will be approximately 20 per cent slimmer than their predecessors.
All three laptops will be VR-ready thanks to Nvidia’s 10-series GPUs, allowing users to plug in VR consoles to experience gaming in a whole new way.
According to The Verge, the new laptop line up will also have an added eye-tracking function that allows the laptop to sleep or boot up based on whether or not you’re looking at the display.
When users are not looking at the screen, the laptop will power down its keyboard backlight. Users will be able to power up the laptop as well just by looking at the Alienware logo at the front, thanks to Tobii’s impressive eye tracking technology.
Specs-wise, the Alienware 17 will come in either the Core i7 processor or a Core i7 K-model CPU for overclocking. It will support up to 32 GB of RAM, SSDs as well as SATA drives, and a Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080 GPU.
The Alienware 15 on the other hand can be configured with either the Core i7 or i5 CPUs, the same RAM and hard drive configurations as the 17 and a Nvidia GeForce GTX 1070 GPU.
Specs for the Alienware 13 has yet to be announced.
Both the Alienware 17 and 15 will be out later this month, with the Alienware 13 launching in November.