Alienware M17x

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Alienware M17x

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Alienware M17x
The Alienware M17x is the flagship and most powerful model of the gaming laptop brand Alienware. There are different versions, from the older R1 (Core 2 processors) up to the current R3 (2nd generation Intel Core processors, AKA Sandy Bridge).

Basic information

  • Fastest processor available: Intel Core i7 2920XM (R3)
  • Fastest GPU available: ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5870 CrossFireX (R2)
  • Screen size: R1, R2: 17.1″ (16:10); R3: 17.3″ (16:9)
  • Weight: from 11.7 lbs (5.3 kg)
  • Battery life: around 3.5 h (R3, 90 Wh battery, Internet browsing)
  • Hard drive bays: 2
  • Price: from 1,799 USD at Alienware.com. Buy an Alienware M17x.
  • More information: Alienware

Reviews R3 (2nd generation Intel Core processor)

  • Portables4Gamers (French, March 2011). Intel Core i7 2630QM, Nvidia GeForce GTX 460M, 3D screen. Score: 3/5
  • Laptop Magazine (February 2011). Intel Core i7 2820QM, AMD Radeon HD 6970M. Score: 5/5
  • Notebookcheck (February 2011). Intel Core i7 2630QM, Nvidia GeForce GTX 460M. Score: 88%
  • Hardware Heaven (February 2011). Intel Core i7 2630QM, Nvidia GeForce GTX 460M, 3D screen. Score: 9/10, Silver Award.

Reviews R2 (Intel Core i7/i5 processor)

Reviews R1 (Intel Core 2 processor)

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