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Published: Jan 3rd 2023, 17:52 GMT   Comments

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Alienware unleashes world’s fastest refresh rate of 500Hz on a Fast IPS gaming monitor and bolsters Aurora R15 Desktop at CES 2023

Today, Alienware crushes new barriers with the introduction of the world’s fastest refresh rate of 500Hz on a Fast IPS Gaming Monitor and the evolved Aurora R15 gaming desktop with AMD technology. These industry-leading display and desktop advancements further Alienware’s competitive edge, underscoring our longtime legacy as both technology pioneers and gamers at heart. Following last year’s incredible portfolio upgrades, we’re full throttle into 2023 with no signs of slowing down.

Meet the Alienware 500Hz Gaming Monitor, a CES 2023 Innovation Award Honoree and Best of Innovation Winner

The AW2524H offers the world’s fastest refresh rate of 500Hz on a gorgeous IPS panel

Introducing the monitor with the world’s fastest refresh rate of 500Hz, the Alienware 500Hz Gaming Monitor (AW2524H), a CES 2023 Innovation Award and Best of Innovation winner, delivers the worldclass speed today’s champions demand. Coming in at a 24.5-inch full high-definition (FHD) resolution with a supersonic refresh rate of 500Hz overclocked (480Hz native) on a Fast IPS panel, this elite display offers incredible frame rates to deliver stunning motion clarity in fast-paced games and help gamers clinch victory.

Designed for highly competitive gamers, the 500Hz Gaming Monitor also offers new functional elements such as a built-in retractable headset hanger and new hexagonal base structure which occupies a smaller footprint so you can place your gaming keyboard and mouse to your convenience and just focus on slaying the competition. The improved design was based on feedback from professional esports players
(including those on Team Liquid) as well as the Alienware gaming community.

Performance and speed win games, and with the 500Hz Gaming Monitor, your gameplay will be fully optimized to enable split-second reactions for those clutch moments that matter most. Help eliminate blur and ghosting in fast-moving images with ultra-low latency at 0.5ms GtG response timeii so you can play with confidence knowing your pixels are performing to their maximum potential, allowing you to do the same. This display builds on the existing legacy of the Alienware line-up, delivering specific refinements for competitive gamers looking to edge out the competition.

Alienware’s 500Hz Gaming Monitor comes standard with NVIDIA’s Reflex Analyzer, allowing gamers to capture end-to-end system latency and deliver a precise measurement of their PC’s performance. The stunning IPS panel also features sRGB 99% color coverage and VESA DisplayHDR 400 for wider viewing angles that deliver accurate, consistent colors and vibrant, lifelike visuals to enhance the entire gaming experience. This bold and expressive monitor is also stacked with:

  • NVIDIA G-SYNC certification, helping to ensure smooth tear-free gameplay for today and tomorrow’s graphics cards
  • TUV-certified ComfortView Plus hardware solution, reducing harmful blue light while maintaining true-to-life colors
  • AlienFX Lighting, allowing fully customizable backlighting to match your battle station aesthetic
Alienware 500Hz Gaming Monitor
Diagonal Viewing Size:62.20 cm
24.5 Inches
Panel Type:Fast IPS
Display Screen CoatingAnti-glare with 3H hardness
Maximum Preset Resolution1920 X 1080 at 480Hz (Native with DP) / at 500Hz (OC with DP)
1920 X 1080 at 240Hz (Native with HDMI)
Viewing Angle(178° vertical / 178° horizontal)
Pixel Pitch0.2832 mm x 0.2802mm
Pixel Per Inch (PPI)90
Contrast Ratio1000: 1 (typical)
Aspect Ratio(16:9)
Backlight TechnologyWhite LED edgelight system
Brightness400 cd/m2 (typical)
Response Time(typical)0.5 ms (gray-to-gray min), 1ms (gray to gray most observed) in Extreme Mode
Connectivity 2 x HDMI ports ver 2.1 (TMDS), 1 x DP 1.4, 2 x SuperSpeed USB 5Gbps (USB 3.2 Gen1) downstream port [Front Bottom, one with NVIDIA Reflex Latency Analyzer and one with BC1.2 charging capability at 2A(max)], 2 x SuperSpeed USB 5Gbps (USB 3.2 Gen1) downstream port (rear), 1 X SuperSpeed USB 5Gbps (USB 3.2 Gen1) upstream port (rear), 1 x Headphone-out port (bottom), 1X Audio line-out port (rear), Security lock slot (based on Kensington Security Slot)​
NVIDIA® Reflex Latency AnalyzerYes
Ambient Light SensorYes, Detects ambient light and adjusts the brightness of the monitor accordingly
AlienFX™  LightingYes, 3 zones (Alien Head, Screen size phazor graphic, Power button)
AdjustabilityHeight adjustable stand (110 mm) and Height-markers, Tilt  (-5° to 21°), Swivel (-20° to 20°), Pivot (-90° to 90°), Built in cable-management
Low Blue LightYes, ComfortView Plus (TÜV Rheinland – Hardware Solution)
ID color variantDark Side of the Moon
Specifications – Service / Support Details3-Year Advanced Exchange Service and Premium Panel Exchange
HDR SupportYes, VESA DisplayHDR 400
Calibration AccuracyΔE2000 <= 1.5 (average)
Color SupportColor Gamut (typical): sRGB 99%
Color Depth: 1.07 Billion colors
Height with stand  (Compressed ~ Extended) 390.51 mm ~500.51 mm
15.37 inches~19.71 inches
Width555.14 mm
21.86 inches
Depth243.71 mm
9.60 inches
Height without  stand 328.86 mm
12.95 inches
Width without  stand555.14mm
21.86 inches
Depth without  stand 84.0 mm
3.31 inches
Weight (panel only – for VESA mount)4.44 kg
9.79 lb
Weight (with packaging)9.87 kg
21.76 lb
Built-in DevicesNA
Compliant StandardsRoHS-compliant, arsenic-free glass and mercury-free for the panel
Flat Panel Mount InterfaceVESA (100 mm x 100 mm)
Temperature Range OperatingOperating: 0° to 40°C (32° to 104°F)
Non-operating: -20° to 60° (-4° to 140° F)
Humidity RangeOperating: 10% to 80% (non-condensing)
Non-Operating:5% to 90% (non-condensing, storage/shipping)
AltitudeOperating: 5,000 m (16,404 ft) max
Non-Operating: 12,192 m (40,000 ft) max
Voltage Required100 VAC to 240 VAC / 50 Hz or 60 Hz + 3 Hz /1.2 A (typical)
Power Consumption 0.3 W (Off Mode)
0.4 W (Standby Mode)
25 W (On Mode)
86 W (Max)
Built-in speakersNo
What’s IncludedMonitor
Stand riser
Stand base
Power cable (varies by country)
1 x DisplayPort to DisplayPort 1.4 cable (1.80 meters)1 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 (5 Gbps) upstream cable (1.80 meters)
1 x USB-C to DisplayPort cable (1.0 meters)
Quick start guide
Safety, Environmental, and Regulatory Information
Alienware Sticker

Pricing and availability 

  • Alienware 500Hz Gaming Monitor (AW2524H) pricing will be announced closer to the shipping date in first quarter of 2023.

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