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Alienware 17 Gaming Laptop

Packed with power. Made to move.

This 43.9 cm (17.3") laptop combines powerful performance and incredible graphics into a revolutionary new design — perfect for immersive gaming.
  • Intel® Core I7 Extreme 4940MX (3.1GHz/8MB cache)
  • Intel® Core™ i7 4910MQ (2.9GHz/8MB cache)
  • Intel® Core™ i7 4810MQ (2.8GHz/6MB cache)
  • Intel® Core™ i7 4710MQ (2.5GHz/6MB cache)
Operating System
  • Windows 8.1  
  • Windows 8.1 Pro 64-Bit
    • Up to 32GB* Dual Channel DDR3L at 1600Mhz - 4 DIMMS
  • Intel HM87 Express Chipset
Video Card
  • NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 765M with 2GB GDDR5 (Standard)
    NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 770M with 3GB GDDR5
    NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 780M with 4GB GDDR5
  • 17.3 inch (439.42 mm) WLED HD+ (1600 x 900) Anti-Glare TN 220 Nit Display (Standard)
    17.3 inch (439.42 mm) WLED FHD (1920 x 1080) Anti-Glare TN 300 Nit Display
    17.3 inch (439.42 mm) 120Hz WLED FHD (1920 x 1080) TrueLife TN 400 Nit Display w/3D Bundle
Audio and Speakers
  • Internal High-Definition 5.1 Performance Audio with Dolby Home Theater v4 Software (Standard)
    2.0 Speaker configuration
    Audio Powered by Klipsch®
    7.1 Digital Audio out using HDMI out connection
Hard Drive
  • Up to 2000GB* hard drive (5400RPM)
Optical Drive
  • Slot-Loading 8x SuperMulti Drive (DVD±R/RW) (Standard)
    Slot-Loading Dual Layer Blu-ray Reader (BD-ROM, DVD±RW, CD-RW)
  • 8-cell Lithium Ion (86 wHr)
    180W A/C Adapter
    240W A/C Adapter
  • FullHD 2MP Camera with dual digital microphones

  • Killer Networks Gigabit Ethernet NIC (Standard)
    5G WiFi Broadcom 4352 802.11n/ac and Bluetooth 4.0 (Standard)
  • Height (front): 46.24mm (1.820"); Height (rear): 48.46mm (1.908") x Width: 413.56mm (16.282") x Depth: 299.00mm (11.772")
    Weight: 4.1501kg (9.1494lbs)*
Battery Life
  • Up to 6.5 hours of battery life*
  • (1x) Power/DC-in Jack
    Killer™ E2200 Gigabit Ethernet Controller
    (3x) SuperSpeed USB 3.0 Ports
    (1x) SuperSpeed USB 3.0 Port with PowerShare Technology
    (1x) Mini-Display Port
    (1x) HDMI 1.4 Output / 1.3 Input
    (1x) 7-in-1 Media Card Reader
    (2x) Audio Out 1/8" Ports (One compatible with inline mic headset)
    (1x) Line In Microphone 1/8" Port (retaskable for 5.1 analog audio output)
    (1x) Kensington Security Lock port (cable and lock sold separately)
  • 4x 204-Pin DDR3L SO-DIMM SDRAM Slots
  • AlienFX Lighting Zones
    10 unique programmable zones with up to 20 distinct colors providing over 10 trillion lighting combinations

    Exterior Chassis Materials
    Anodized Aluminum
    Magnesium Alloy

    4-Zone, multi-color RGB, keyboard with AlienFX lighting controls and numeric keypad
    4 user-programmable keys providing up to 4 distinct functions per application or game

    Alienware Command Center
    AlienAdrenaline w/ Accelerator
    Alienware TactX™

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

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Features & Design

Available with Windows 8 — designed for a smooth, versatile PC experience.
Cutting-edge design
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The durable anodized aluminum shell, reinforced by a magnesium-alloy frame, protects your LCD and the internal components. Angled front and side walls give the Alienware 17 an elite and stealth look. And it’s designed for maximum performance, with a rear GPU/CPU exhaust vent to manage heat generated inside the system.
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Unleash the power
Processing Power Like Never Before

Now all 4th Generation Intel® Core™ i7 Quad Core Processors come factory-overclocked so you can get even more speed, power and performance out of your Alienware 17. And with Intel’s Turbo Boost 2.0 technology dynamically controlling power and performance, you’ll be able to cram even more action out of the Alienware 17’s 8-cell battery on a single charge.
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Perform at your peak

Get the competitive edge with optional NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 880M with 8GB GDDR5 graphics memory. Turn on lightning-fast FXAA anti-aliasing for the ultimate combination of image quality and performance. NVIDIA® Adaptive Vertical Sync prevents image tearing, and NVIDIA® PhysX brings your games to life with dynamic, interactive environments.
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Pump up your audio experience
Get the power and nuance of cinema sound straight from your laptop. The speakers are certified by sound engineers from Klipsch® and the system comes preloaded with Dolby® Home Theater® v4 software for extraordinary audio and an easy interface — whether you’re gaming or enjoying other media.
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Take your view to the next level
Dominate your opponents with an optional 43.9 cm (17.3") antiglare Full HD (1080p) display or an optional Truelife Full HD (1080p) 3D panel for immersive gaming. And think bigger — plug in to a 3D TV or a Full HD monitor and get thrown right into the action. Alienware 17 is as versatile as it is powerful, so you can achieve victory on your own terms.
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Connect and conquer

A built-in Killer™ Gigabit Ethernet NIC identifies and prioritizes your network traffic so that latency-sensitive streams that require maximum speed, like games or video chat, are prioritized over less-important traffic. See which applications are hogging your bandwidth and limit them using Visual Bandwidth Control™ so they don’t interfere with your games. Or go wireless with a Broadcom® 5G WiFi adapter for faster speeds, better range and improved battery life.

Massive storage and monster speed

Make your Alienware system a vault of games, movies and music with an optional 1TB Quad Play solid-state drive (SSD) configuration — that’s four 256GB SSDs in a RAID 0 configuration. You get faster boot speeds, data access times and the ability to write massive amounts of data in a flash with minimal battery life consumption or system noise.
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Ultimate control. All from one place.
Change how you experience the game. The redesigned Alienware Command Center 3.0 lets you choose lighting and special effects, accelerate your gaming performance, monitor in-game results and more — all in one hub.

AlienFX system lighting
Create custom lighting and special effects to suit your unique gaming style. Apply 20 different colors to 10 different zones (including rear panel, chassis surround and track pad) for up to 10,240 billion color combinations.
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Launch games your way with personalized shortcuts in Game Mode, maximize performance with the new Accelerator feature, and keep an eye on resource consumption with Performance Monitoring.
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Alienware TactX
Alienware TactX, is brand new to our 43.9 cm (17.3") gaming laptops. You can create and execute game commands in just seconds. The Alienware 17 has four user-programmable keys, providing up to four distinct functions per application or game.
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Customize your touch pad’s sensitivity to prevent accidental contact or modify “tap and drag” functions and horizontal scrolling with just the brush of your finger.
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Access your system’s power-management controls so you can decide when you need maximum performance or when to scale back for more everyday programs.
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Victory is yours with Alienware accessories and services
Alienware Accessories

Round out your system purchase with a vast arsenal of Alienware TactX accessories designed to enhance your gaming experience. Look for these items at checkout.
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Alienware TactX mouse: Get pinpoint accuracy and split-second in-game reaction times.
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Alienware TactX headset: Optimize in-game sound with custom audio and a retractable mic.
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Alienware Vindicator messenger bag: Keep your laptop and other gear secure and protected on the go.
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NVIDIA® 3D Vision 2 glasses: Experience more immersive 3D with softer materials, larger lenses and LightBoost™ technology.

Alienware Gaming Services
Get help configuring your system for maximum performance or ask for assistance with compatibility issues. Choose from our menu of no-hassle services so you can get started fast and play without interruption.
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