Alienware 17 Laptop With Powerful and Outstanding Performance

Alienware 17 Laptop
Source: Dell
  • Meticulous Design
  • Outstanding Performance

With Windows 10 OS, Alienware 17’s multi-thread scaling capabilities allows you to break down barriers and immerse yourself in the game with graphics that are more realistic than ever before.

Here’s a detailed review of Dell’s Alienware 17 laptop for our full-blown tech lovers.

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Alienware has been making gaming laptops for nearly 22 years, so it’s safe to assume they know what they’re doing. The organization also understands when a complete redesign is necessary and when little changes are sufficient to improve the overall product.

The Alienware 17(beginning at $1,399, $3,974 as tested) combines the two.

Alienware 17″ Laptop QUICK OVERVIEW

Excellent Gaming PerformanceX CPU Performance Trails Competitors
✓Slimmer Design
✓13 Customizable Lighting Zones
✓Above-average Battery Life
✓Impressive Audio Quality

Alienware 17″ Laptop Specs

Display Size: 17.30 inchDisplay Resolution : 1920×1080 pixels
Hard Disk: 1 TBProcessor: Core i7
OS: Windows 10 HomeRam : 16 GB GB lo
Touchscreen: NoSSD: No
Graphics: Intel Integrated Graphics 5500Weight: 4.42 KG

The users are specifically fawning over its one-of-a-kind keyboard. N-key rollover is now available with an improved Alienware TactX keyboard, allowing for over 108-key commands for maximum operations per minute.

It’s the only laptop keyboard with 2.2mm key travel, enabling quick keystroke response. Steel backplates provide stiffness and consistent feedback that is guaranteed to last for up to 10 million keystrokes.

Alienware 17 Laptop

Source: Dell

With the updated and improved AlienFX, you can give your system a more unique look. Designed with optimized RGB-LED enabled AlienFX lighting, and now supported in over 170 games with the ability to generate and download custom themes.

Alienware 17″ Laptop Price

The Dell Alienware 17 starts at Rs. 189,990 in India as of June 2022. With a brand name like Dell, gamers can rest assured of the product’s worth of money.

Weighing 4.42 KG, battery capacity of 99 WHR in the dimensions 424.00 x 323.00 x 29.90 (mm), the Alienware 17 series is taking over the market by storm.


●       Processor

Intel® Core™ i7-7700HQ (Quad-Core, 6MB Cache, up to 3.8GHz w/Turbo Boost

●       Audio and Speakers

Alienware Sound Center and Audio Recon software
2.1 Speaker configuration includes subwoofer
7.1 Digital Audio out using HDMI out connection

●       Display

17.3-inch FHD (1920 x 1080) IPS Anti-Glare 300-nits Display (Standard)
17.3-inch FHD (1920 x 1080) IPS Anti-Glare 300-nits Display with Tobii IR Eye-tracking
17.3-inch QHD (2560 x 1440) 120Hz TN+WVA Anti-Glare 400-nits NVIDIA G-SYNC Enabled Display with Tobii IR Eye-tracking
17.3 inch UHD (3840 x 2160) IPS Anti-Glare 300-nits Display with Tobii IR Eye-tracking

●       Hard Drive

Single Storage Configurations
1TB (+8GB SSD) Hybrid Drive
256GB PCIe M.2 SSD
512GB PCIe M.2 SSD

Dual Storage Configurations
128GB or 180GB PCIe M.2 SSD + 1TB 7200RPM HDD
256GB PCIe M.2 SSD + 1TB 7200RPM HDD
512GB PCIe M.2 SSD + 1TB 7200RPM HDD
1TB PCIe M.2 SSD + 1TB 7200RPM HDD
120GB Intel Optane + 1TB 7200RPM HDD

Triple Storage Configurations
1TB PCIe M.2 SSD + 1TB PCIe M.2 SSD + 1TB 7200RPM HDD

●      Dimensions & Weight

Height: 29.9mm (1.181) x Width: 424mm (16.7) x Depth: 332mm (13.1)
Average weight: 4.42Kg (9.74lbs)

●      Touchpad

Backlit button image sensor trackpad with all-points-addressable (APA)

●      Chassis

AlienFX Lighting Zones
13 unique programmable zones with up to 20 distinct colors providing over 80 quadrillion lighting combinations (Standard)

Color Options
Epic Silver

Alienware 17 Laptop
Source: Dell

Alienware TactX Keyboard
4-Zone, multi-color RGB, keyboard with AlienFX lighting controls and numeric keypad (Standard)
9 user-programmable keys providing up to 19 distinct functions per application or game

Alienware Command Center
AlienAdrenaline w/ Accelerator
Alienware TactX™
OC Controls

Alienware Presence Detection Software
Tobii Eye Tracking Software
Windows Hello Technology

Operating System

Windows® 10 (64-bit) (Standard)
Windows® 10 Pro (64-bit)

●       Video Card

Intel® HD graphics 530 (Standard)
NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1060 with 6GB GDDR5 (Standard)
AMD Radeon™ RX 470 with 8GB GDDR5
NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1070 with 8GB GDDR5
NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1080 with 8GB GDDR5X (Coming Soon)

●       Ports

1 Power/DC-in Jack
1 RJ-45 Killer Networks e2500 Gigabit Ethernet Port
1 Type-A SuperSpeed USB 3.0 Port
1 Type-A SuperSpeed USB 3.0 Port with PowerShare technology
1 Type-C SuperSpeed USB 3.0 Port
1 Thunderbolt™ 3 Port (USB Type-C™ with support for SuperSpeed USB 10Gbps, 40Gbps Thunderbolt, and DisplayPort)
1 Alienware Graphics Amplifier Port
1 HDMI 2.0 Output
1 Mini-Display Port 1.2 (certified) Output
1 Audio Out 1/8 Ports (Compatible with inline mic headset)
1 Headphone 1/8 Port (re-task able for Microphone/Line-In analog audio input)
1 Noble Lock port (cable and lock sold separately)

●       Slots


●       Camera

Alienware FHD camera
Alienware FHD camera & Windows Hello for systems with Tobii Eye-tracking presence detection (Optional)

●      Memory

8GB (1x8GB), DDR4, 2400MHz
16GB (2x8GB), DDR4, 2400MHz
8GB (1x8GB), DDR4, 2666MHz
16GB (2x8GB), DDR4, 2666MHz
32GB (2x16GB), DDR4, 2666MHz

●      Wireless

Killer 1550 802.11ac 2×2 WiFi and Bluetooth 5.0


The Dell Alienware 17 R3 is one of the most popular options if you’re looking for a great computing device.

Because this laptop is small and light, you may easily transport it in your backpack.

This Dell Alienware 17 R3 includes a durable, full-length, and ergonomically built 4-Zone, multi-color RGB, Keyboard with AlienFX lighting controls, allowing you to work comfortably for long periods of time.

In addition, the laptop comes with a high-capacity Li-Ion battery. Overheating or battery swelling is not a possibility.

In India, the Dell Alienware 17 R3 costs Rs 184,500. In addition, the manufacturer provides a one-year warranty from the date of purchase.


  • Memory Layout: 2×8 Gigabyte
  • Graphics Memory: 8 GB
  • Ram Type: DDR4
  • Memory Slots: 2 SODIMM
  • Ram Speed: 2133 Mhz
  • Capacity: 16 GB


  • Battery Type: Li-Ion
  • Battery Cell: 8 Cell


  • Graphic Processor Variant: GTX 980M
  • Processor Model: Core i7 6th Gen
  • Clock speed: 2.6 GHz
  • Processor: Intel Core i7-6700HQ


Alienware is upping its game with every new launch. Alienware R4 powerful yet light 17-inch gaming laptop.

Weighing 4.4 kg, it is intended for VR and features superb visuals, allowing you to immerse yourself even further in the game. The AC Adapter Outlet has a 240 W power with the power adapter included in the accessories.

The available ports are Ethernet, HDMI, and USB-C. There’s also Facial Recognition biometric security and a battery life of 4 hours.

The machine has a 4-cell Lithium-ion, 6-cell Lithium-ion, and Lithium-ion Battery. The laptop height is 30.5 mm in a notebook style and the width is 424.2 mm.

The product includes Microsoft programs, 64-bit Computing, Anti-glare Screen, Security Lock Slot, and supports touchscreen.

With Windows 10 Pro Operating System and a turbo speed of 2,400 MHz Max, the laptop is fast becoming a gamer’s first choice.


While Alienware 17 R4 was becoming a gamer’s favorite, Dell caused a thunderstorm in the market with the launch of Alienware 17 R5.

With a battery life of 10 hours and a refresh rate of 60Hz, this upgrade is everything that justifies the word itself.

  • Input Type: Keyboard, Touchpad
  • Laptop Depth: 332.7 mm
  • Laptop Height: 30.5 mm
  • Laptop Style: Notebook
  • Laptop Width : 424.2 mm
  • Main Storage: 512 GB SSD
  • Speakers / Microphones: Stereo Speakers
  • Windows Version: Microsoft Windows 10 Home
  • Graphics Processor: NVIDIA GPU
  • Number of Cores: Hexa Core
  • Processor Brand: Intel CPU
  • Processor / Chipset Features: Enhanced Speed Technology
  • Drive Type: Hard Disk Drive, Hybrid Drive, Solid State Drive
  • Network Interface: Gigabit
  • Wireless Communications: Bluetooth

Q. Is the Alienware 17 R5 worth it?

Ans. The Alienware 17 R5 is a 17-inch gamer’s dream.

With a spectacular display, strong speakers, and, of course, an Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080, the Alienware 17 R5 is an enormous, beautiful machine that’s great for gaming.

Choose the $3,899 Aorus X9 if you want slightly better CPU performance.
You’ll have to settle for a 1080p screen. It has a refresh rate of 144Hz and supports G-Sync.

Q. Is the Alienware 17 R5 good for gaming?

Ans. Aside from not touching the perfect CPU benchmark, Alienware 17 R5 has a sterling performance when it comes to practically everything else.

Before we kickstarted the gaming, the Alienware 17 can preserve its cool. After streaming 15 mins of HD video, it measured 76 degrees Fahrenheit at the touchpad, 88 degrees among the G and H keys, and 88 degrees on the underside.

As we tried to give it a little action of Middle-earth: Shadow of War, a gamer’s choice, the pc heated up as, the keyboard hit 97 degrees and the bottom reached a balmy 120 degrees.

Q. Can you upgrade the graphics card on Alienware 17?

Ans. The main classes of Alienware models with upgradeable components are  M17, M15, and Area51m.

If upgradeability is a non-negotiable factor for you, then these machines are your top choice.

However, keep in mind that you may only be able to replace certain components of your laptop.

If you choose to upgrade, there is an additional warning that you may be restricted to products from a particular company.

Q. What is Dell Alienware 17 price in India?

Ans. Dell Alienware 17 Laptop (Windows 10, 16GB RAM, 1000GB HDD, Intel Core i7, 17 inch) is ₹189,990.

Dell Alienware 17 Laptop (Windows 10, 32GB RAM, 2000GB HDD, Intel Core i7, Black, 17 inch) is ₹312,499.

Q. When did the Alienware 17 come out?

Ans. Gaming PC product development has been integrated with Dell’s gaming division to become Alienware, Dell’s premier gaming brand.

On June 2, 2009, the M17x was introduced as the first Alienware / Dell branded system.

Q. How many RAM slots does Alienware 17 have?

Ans. Dell Alienware 17 has an expandable RAM of up to 16 GB with 2 RAM slots.

Q. What is the Alienware 17 R3 Package?

Ans. The sales package comes with the Laptop, Battery, AC Adapter, and User Guide with a One-Year Warranty and Lockport.

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