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Alienware 17 Gaming Laptop

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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.
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Features & Design

Available with Windows 8 - for a smooth, versatile PC experience.
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Cutting-edge design
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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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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The Choice of Next Generation Graphics
Designed from the ground up to deliver a potent combination of superior game performance along with immersive play, the optional AMD Radeon™ R9 M290x GPU improves features and effects in games as well as being optimized for an incredible Windows 8.1 gaming experience. The AMD Radeon™ R9 M290x offers cutting edge features as well as full functionality of DirectX® 11.2 for Windows 8.11 while also providing intelligent power features to extend battery life.

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Get the competitive edge with optional NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 780M with 4GB 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
Powered by Klipsch® Speakers: Your Alienware 17 is a precision-tuned, premium stereo system designed to deliver the most lifelike audio experience you have ever heard from a laptop. Dynamic drivers provide a punchy, rich, full range of sound, to give you the best gaming experience possible. 
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Dolby Home Theater v4: Whether you’re listening through headphones, your laptop speakers or your home theater setup, Dolby Home Theater v4 delivers the captivating listening experience that your games and media demand. Surround Decoder creates a virtual surround sound experience and Volume Maximizer lets you blast your audio at peak volume without noise or clipping. And Dolby Home Theater comes with an easy-to-use interface, so you can maintain total control over your audio settings at all times.
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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.
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Massive storage and monster speed
Make your Alienware system a vault of games, movies and music with an optional 1TB Quad Play RAID 0 solid state drive (SSD) — 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.
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.
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    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.Find Out More
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    AlienAdrenaline
    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.Find Out More
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    Alienware TactX
    Alienware TactX, is brand new to our 17" 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.Find Out More
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    AlienTouch
    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.Find Out More
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    AlienFusion
    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. Find Out More
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In-game Bioshock Infinite Performance (FPS)
Using Bioshock’s built-in benchmark tool, running in high quality and ultra high quality setting.

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Alienware 17’s has an impressive 97.7 fps at base build and can display up to 185.53 in medium mode with higher-end CPUs and graphics cards.
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3DMark for Windows ‘Fire Strike’ Performance
Fire Strike is a DirectX 11 benchmark for high-performance gaming. It is their most ambitious and technical benchmark ever, featuring real-time graphics rendered with detail and complexity far beyond what is found in other benchmarks and games today.

The optional NVIDIA GeForce GTX 770M provides a 37% increase and the optional GTX 780M card offers up to a 102% increase in performance.
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PCMark 7 Performance
PCMark 7 is a complete PC benchmarking solution for Windows 7 and Windows 8. It includes 7 tests combining more than 25 individual workloads covering storage, computation, image and video manipulation, web browsing and gaming. PCMark 7 offers complete Windows PC performance testing for home and business use.

Higher-end CPUs and Graphic cards can provide an increase of up to 68% in overall performance
 

Accessories & Services

Essential accessories for your Alienware 17
Essential accessories for your Alienware 17
Complete your Alienware 17 with any combination of Alienware TactX™ accessories and Alienware Vindicator bags designed to enhance and protect your gaming experience. Look for these great products and more at checkout.

 

Alienware Vindicator 17" Slim Carrying Case
Alienware Vindicator 17" Slim Carrying Case
Slip a suit of armour on your system for extra protection and portability.

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Alienware Vindicator 17” Backpack
Alienware Vindicator 17” Backpack
Keep your laptop and gear protected on the go with a durable high-density nylon constructed exterior shell.

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Alienware TactX™ Mouse
Alienware TactX™ Mouse
Featuring AlienFX customisable lighting and on-the-fly DPI switching for pinpoint accuracy.

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