Alienware 17

The Alienware 17 is a gaming notebook with a 17.3-inch display and can be configured with up to a 3D 1080p display, an Intel Haswell-based Core i7-4930MX, 32GB of RAM, and an Nvidia GeForce GTX 780M with 4GB of VRAM.

  • Status: Available
  • Availability date: Jun. 11, 2013
  • Price at launch: $1,499.00

What You Need To Know

  • It comes with a backlit keyboard with multiple colors and lighting zones

Basic Specs

Laptop type Desktop replacement, Gaming PC
Thickness 1.91 inches
Weight 9.15 pounds
Operating system Windows 7, Windows 8
Screen size (diagonal) 17.3 inches
CPU brand Intel
CPU family Haswell
Graphics type Discrete
Base discrete GPU brand Nvidia
Optical drive type Slot-loading

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Tech Specs

Hardware
Laptop type Desktop replacement, Gaming PC
Width 16.28 inches
Depth 11.77 inches
Thickness 1.91 inches
Weight 9.15 pounds
Software
Operating system Windows 7, Windows 8
Display (base)
Screen size (diagonal) 17.3 inches
Display surface Matte
Technology LCD
Backlight WLED
Resolution (X) 1600 px
Resolution (Y) 900 px
Display (max)
Size (diagonal) 17.3 inches
Technology LCD
Backlit WLED
Resolution (X) 1920 px
Resolution (Y) 1080 px
3D enabled Yes
Keyboard
Type Standard
Backlit Yes
Number pad Yes
Mouse
Type(s) Trackpad
Processor (base)
CPU brand Intel
CPU family Haswell
Model Core i7-4700MQ
Cores 4
Clockspeed 2.4 GHz
Turbo clockspeed 3.4 GHz
Processor (max)
Brand Intel
Family Haswell
Model Core i7-4930MX
Cores 4
Clockspeed 3 GHz
Turbo clockspeed 3.9 GHz
GPU (base)
Graphics type Discrete
Base discrete GPU brand Nvidia
Discrete GPU model GeForce GTX 765M
Dedicated VRAM size 2 GB
GPU (max)
Discrete GPU brand Nvidia
Discrete GPU model GeForce GTX 780M
Dedicated VRAM size 4 GB
Memory
Base RAM size 8 GB
Max. config RAM size 32 GB
RAM type DDR3
Base RAM speed 1600 MHz
RAM slots 4
Storage
Options HDD (7200RPM), Hybrid Drive, RAID 0 (HDD), RAID 0 (SSD)
Base drive type HDD (7200RPM)
Base drive capacity 750 GB
Max. config HDD 1.5 TB
Max. config SSD 768 GB
Max. config Hybrid 814 GB
Card reader Yes
Card reader support Other, SD
Optical Drive
Optical drive type Slot-loading
Compatible media DVD Super Multi, BD-ROM
Audio
Speakers 2
Surround sound Yes
Audio brand Dolby Home Theater v4, Klipsch
Webcam
Effective pixels 2 megapixels
Video resolution 1080p
Sensors
Accelerometer Yes
Port options
USB 3.0 4
Ethernet 1
Ethernet type 10/100/1000 (Gigabit)
Mini DisplayPort 1
HDMI 1
HDMI input(s) 1
3.5mm headphone 1
3.5mm line-in / microphone 1
3.5mm mic / headphone combo 1
Connectivity
Wi-Fi Yes
Wi-Fi options 802.11n, 802.11g, 802.11b, 802.11a
Bluetooth Yes
Bluetooth version 4.0
Battery
Size 8 cell, 86 Wh
Chemistry Lithium Ion (Li-Ion)
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