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The Alienware M17x isn't only a powerful gaming machine, it's also Alienware's first ever 3D capable laptop.

Description

  • Status: Available
  • Availability date: 2011
  • Price at launch: $1,499.99

Availability

  • Laptop type: Desktop replacement, Gaming PC
  • Width: 16.14 inches
  • Depth: 11.96 inches
  • Thickness: 1.77 inches
  • Weight: 9.39 pounds
  • Color: Black, Red

Hardware

  • Operating system: Windows 7

Software

  • Screen size (diagonal): 17.3 inches
  • Display surface: Glossy
  • Technology: LCD
  • Backlight: WLED
  • Resolution (X): 1600 px
  • Resolution (Y): 900 px

Display (base)

  • Size (diagonal): 17.3 inches
  • Resolution (X): 1920 px
  • Resolution (Y): 1080 px
  • 3D enabled: Yes

Display (max)

  • Type: Standard
  • Backlit: Yes
  • Number pad: Yes

Keyboard

  • Type(s): Trackpad
  • Multitouch: Yes
  • Multitouch points: 2

Mouse

  • CPU brand: Intel
  • CPU family: Sandy Bridge
  • Model: Core i7-2630QM
  • Cores: 4
  • Clockspeed: 2 GHz
  • Turbo clockspeed: 2.9 GHz

Processor (base)

  • Brand: Intel
  • Family: Sandy Bridge
  • Model: Core i7-2820QM
  • Cores: 4
  • Clockspeed: 2.3 GHz
  • Turbo clockspeed: 3.4 GHz

Processor (max)

  • Graphics type: Switchable
  • Integrated GPU brand: Intel
  • Integrated GPU model: HD Graphics 3000
  • Base discrete GPU brand: AMD
  • Discrete GPU model: Radeon HD 6870M
  • Dedicated VRAM size: 1 GB
  • SLI / Crossfire: Yes

GPU (base)

  • Discrete GPU brand: Nvidia
  • Discrete GPU model: GeForce GTX 580M
  • Dedicated VRAM size: 2 GB

GPU (max)

  • Base RAM size: 4 GB
  • Max. config RAM size: 16 GB
  • RAM type: DDR3
  • Base RAM speed: 1333 MHz
  • RAM slots: 2

Memory

  • Options: HDD (7200RPM), Flash Memory (SSD), RAID 0 (HDD), RAID 0 (SSD)
  • Base drive type: HDD (7200RPM)
  • Base drive capacity: 320 GB
  • Max. config HDD: 1.5 TB
  • Max. config SSD: 512 GB
  • Card reader: Yes
  • Card reader support: SD, Memory Stick Duo, MMC

Storage

  • Optical drive type: Slot-loading
  • Compatible media: Dual-layer DVD burner, BD Combo

Optical Drive

  • Speakers: 2
  • Audio brand: Klipsch

Audio

  • Effective pixels: 3 megapixels

Webcam

  • Ambient light: Yes

Sensors

  • USB: 2
  • USB 3.0: 2
  • Combo eSATA / USB: 1
  • Ethernet: 1
  • Ethernet type: 10/100/1000 (Gigabit)
  • Mini DisplayPort: 1
  • HDMI: 1
  • HDMI input(s): 1
  • 3.5mm headphone: 2
  • 3.5mm line-in / microphone: 1
  • 3.5mm digital optical audio (S/PDIF): 1

Port options

  • Wi-Fi: Yes
  • Wi-Fi options: 802.11n, 802.11g, 802.11b, 802.11a
  • Bluetooth: Optional
  • Bluetooth version: 3.0
  • Wireless video: Wireless HD, WiDi
  • 4G: Optional
  • WiMAX: Optional
  • WWAN data standards supported: WiMAX

Connectivity

  • Size: 90 Wh
  • Chemistry: Lithium Ion (Li-Ion)
  • Removable: Yes

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