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Dell’s TechFest Means Sales on Laptops and Gaming Gear. What to Shop

 Dell’s TechFest Means Sales on Laptops and Gaming Gear. What to Shop

The Dell TechFest is happening now through April 1. If you want to ramp up your entertainment or gaming space, and are in the market for a deal, the hardware giant’s event offers some of the best prices of the year on products. They’ll even price match another retailer if you find a better offer elsewhere. Browse what’s on sale here.

In recent years, Dell has rounded out their product selection, including hardware tailored specifically for gamers. From blazing-fast graphics cards to ultra high-resolution monitors and advanced gaming laptops, here are some of the best TechFest specials to consider.

XPS 13 Laptop

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Dell “radically redesigned” their XPS laptop last year, said CNET laptop expert Matt Elliott, and during TechFest you can get up to $500 off.

The XPS 13 and XPS 13 Plus feature a borderless touchpad, a keyboard that extends the width of the device, and a backlit function row. As with most purchases on Dell’s website, you can customize your machine’s operating system, memory, storage and display.

The XPS 13 is $799 during TechFest, a $300 savings, and the XPS 13 Plus is $999, a $500 savings. 

Alienware M18 R2 Gaming Laptop

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The Alienware x14 R2 Gaming Laptop is a great option if you’re looking for performance on the go. It’s an ergonomic work and gaming laptop configured with a 14th Gen Intel Core i7 processor and NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4060 graphics (With better graphics cards available if preferred). Visuals pop on its 18-inch QHD+ display with a 165Hz refresh rate and 3ms response time.

The M18 R2 features Alienware’s Legend industrial design for battle and travel with programmable RGB keyboard backlighting. Through March 24, you can get $300 off, bringing the price down to $1,999. 

Aurora R16 Gaming Desktop

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The Alienware Aurora R16 is a top-of-the-line gaming desktop built for power and performance. At the heart of the Aurora R16 lies an Intel Core i7 14700F processor and NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4090 graphics with 16GB of GDDR6X video memory, making it an absolute beast when it comes to both gaming and creative work such as video and photo editing.

Through March 31, Dell has the Aurora R16 priced at $1,599, a $300 savings. For users looking for no-compromise performance, the Aurora R15 delivers power that can handle the most demanding games and applications.

Dell S2721HGF 27″ Gaming Monitor 

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The Dell S2721HGF is an affordable 27-inch curved gaming monitor designed to draw you deeper into the action. It features a fast 144Hz refresh rate and 1ms response time, delivering smooth, tear-free visuals during fast-paced games. AMD FreeSync Premium support eliminates stuttering and screen tearing. The 1500R curved display and slim bezels expand your field of view for an immersive gaming experience.

Is interoperability a must-have? This monitor will literally hook you up, with extensive connectivity, including dual HDMI ports, DisplayPort, and audio out. It has a convenient stand for easy height and tilt adjustment and a joystick and shortcut buttons that simplify menu navigation. Right now, the curved display is priced at $229.99. Whether you’re editing a video for work or playing Alan Wake 2, this monitor is an affordable way to level up your visuals.

Tri-Mode AW720M Gaming Mouse

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Can a mouse be fashionable? If the answer is yes, the Alienware Tri-Mode certainly meets the moment. This ambidextrous mouse offers an ultra-responsive 26,000 DPI optical sensor that can track up to a blistering 650 inches per second with 50G acceleration. 

Alienware’s exclusive magnetic force keypads provide faster, stiffer and more durable inputs than traditional spring mechanisms. Seven programmable buttons and 3D sculpted thumb grips allow for customized controls. When it’s time to recharge, the magnetic snap charging is quick and convenient, delivering up to 20 hours of gameplay from just 5 minutes of charging.

Connectivity is king with the AW720M’s tri-mode design. Enjoy wired-like, lag-free gaming productivity with its 2.4GHz wireless USB dongle with a 1000Hz polling rate. Or go the ultra-low latency route via USB wired mode. The Bluetooth 5.1 connection is perfect for pairing with mobile devices. The slimmed-down, ambidextrous shape is supremely comfortable for marathon gaming sessions. The iconic Alienware aesthetic rounds it out, with the option for Lunar Light or Dark Side of the Moon color schemes complemented by 16.8 million AlienFX RGB lighting that syncs across your Alienware battle station.

The Alienware Tri-Mode is available for $99.99 during TechFest, a savings of $30. 

Alienware AW510K Mechanical Gaming Keyboard

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The Alienware AW510K gaming keyboard is built for ultimate performance, rapid response times and easy customization.

This beautifully designed keyboard features the latest low-profile Cherry MX red switches for smooth, linear keystrokes with shorter travel and quick triggering. The durable 5000 series aluminum construction provides a robust and reliable foundation. The floating keycap design offers full n-key rollover and a staggering 50 million keystroke lifespan per key. Fully programmable keys allow for custom macros and key assignments via the Alienware Command Center software.

Immerse yourself in brilliant lighting atmospherics with the AW510K’s per-key AlienFX RGB backlighting, offering 16.8 million colors. The sleek, slim profile provides an ergonomic and comfortable typing experience. Dedicated media keys, a volume roller, and an integrated USB pass-through put convenient control at your fingertips. The optimized three-section layout helps maximize your reaction time during gameplay.

The Alienware AW510K Mechanical Gaming Keyboard is $109.99, a savings of $20 during TechFest. 

Tri-Mode AW920H Wireless Gaming Headset

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The Alienware Tri-Mode Wireless Gaming Headset is designed for immersive comfort. These AI-powered headphones will quickly become your audio companion, delivering a rich audio experience that immerses you in your games. 

Dolby Atmos virtual surround sound provides crystal clear, three-dimensional precision audio that lets you easily pinpoint enemies and objectives, even in the most chaotic battles. The 40mm Hi-Res Certified Drivers capture an incredibly wide range of frequencies, ensuring you don’t miss a single auditory detail. Active Noise Canceling helps shut out external distractions through four integrated microphones, while the AI Noise-Canceling mic ensures your voice communications come through clearly to teammates.

This headset has versatility covered as well. Experience lag-free wireless audio on your PC via the USB-C dongle, connect via Bluetooth 5.2 to your phone tablet or go wired with the 3.5mm cable for consoles. The fast-charging battery provides up to 55 hours of use on a single charge. Designed for marathon gaming sessions, the premium leatherette earpads, intuitive controls, detachable boom mic, and sleek aluminum frame offer day-long comfort. The iconic Alienware design features customizable AlienFX RGB lighting to complete this headset’s battle-ready aesthetic.

The Tri-Mode Wireless Gaming Headset is $159.99 during TechFest, a savings of $20. 

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