Dell has the Alienware lineup for gaming enthusiasts. But, the company also has the G5 series that offers a more affordable lineup for consumers. The company has announced that the Dell G5 15 5500 (that’s too many 5’s) will be coming to Malaysia from the 26th of May.
Dell G5 15 5500 – Specifications
|CPU||Intel Core i5-10300H (4C / 8T @ up to 4.5 GHz), 8M Cache, 45W TDP, 14nm|
Intel Core i7-10750H (6C / 12T @ up to 5 GHz), 12M Cache, 45W TDP, 14nm
|RAM||8 / 16GB 2933 MHz DDR4, up to 32GB|
|GPU||NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 Ti 4GB GDDR6|
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti 6GB GDDR6
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 6GB GDDR6
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q 8GB GDDR6
|Storage||128GB / 256GB / 512GB / 1TB PCIe M.2 SSD (Class 35 / 40)|
Either 1TB 5400RPM HDD or 32GB Optane Memory
|Display||15.6″ FHD (1920 X 1080) 60Hz / 144Hz / 300Hz IPS Anti-glare display with 300 nits brightness|
|Keyboard||Spill-resistant keyboard with numeric keypad with either no backlight, one backlight, or 4-zone RGB|
802.11a/b/g/n/ac Wi-Fi (Dual Band 2.4 GHz & 5 GHz)
Intel AX201 / KILLER Wireless 1650 2×2 AC
Bluetooth 4.1 / 5.0
1 x SuperSpeed USB 3/2 Gen1
2 x SuperSpeed USB 2.0
1 x RJ45 LAN (either 1×1 Gigabit Ethernet or 2×2 Gigabit Ethernet with KILLER Ethernet E2500V2)
1 x HDMI 2.0
1 x USB-C DisplayPort Alt Mode (GTX 1650 Ti model only)
1 x Thunderbolt 3 (GTX 1660 Ti model and above)
1 x miniDisplayPort (GTX 1660 Ti model and above)
1 x Wedge lock slot
1 x SD card reader
1 x Proprietary Charging Port
|Audio||2 x Tuned speakers with Nahimic 3D Audio|
1 x Combo Audio Jack
Dual Array Digital Microphones
|Power||51 Wh, 3-cell Battery (integrated)|
68 Wh, 4-cell Battery (integrated)
|Dimensions||GTX 1650 Ti model = 365.5 x 254 x 21.6 mm (W x D x H)|
GTX 1660 Ti and above = 365.5 x 254 x 24.5 (W x D x H)
Powered by Intel’s latest 10th generation core CPUs, the laptop can be fitted with up to the i7-10750H chip, as well as an Nvidia GeForce GPU up to an RTX 2070 Max-Q GPU. You can even choose from a 144Hz or 300Hz refresh rate panel on the 15.6-inch FHD display.
Memory wise, it can sport up to 1TB of SSD storage, and pack an additional 1TB 5400RPM HDD or 32GB Intel Optane Memory. For the RAM, customers can choose to equip the laptop with up to 16GB of DDR4 2933MHz RAM. Maximum RAM capacity is capped at 32GB.
The company made the Dell G5 15 5500’s keyboard spill-resistant, on top of it having 4-zone RGB lighting. Weighing a mere 2.34KG and measuring only 21.6mm in thickness, the G5 tries its best to have beefy specs while keeping a lean body. Do take note that the more powerful variants will tend to be slightly thicker.
Pricing and Availability
The Dell G5 15 5500 gaming laptop will be priced from RM4,499 onwards, and will only be available in Malaysia from the 26th of May 2020. Thinking of being more productive? Check out the new Dell XPS 15 2020 which will also be making its appearance in Malaysia very soon.