Extreme gaming performance
Stay powerful and mobile with this versatile 44 cm (17") laptop featuring immersive graphics, up to 3rd Gen Intel® Core™ i7 processors and optional Full HD display with 3D bundle. Choice of Windows 7 or Windows 8. Includes Premium Phone Support.
- Prices from £1,299
Immersive gaming anywhere you go.
Experience total versatility
Take command of your game domain.
Victory through superior engineering.
Complete your Alienware M17x experience.
Your Alienware™ M17x is just the start. When you buy from Dell, you can get much more than just a gaming laptop. You can customise an experience that's just right for you.
Processor Help Me Choose
- 3rd Generation Intel® Core™ i7-3630QM (6MB Cache, up to 3.4GHz w/ Turbo Boost 2.0)
- 3rd Generation Intel® Core™ i7-3740QM (6MB Cache, up to 3.7GHz w/ Turbo Boost 2.0)
- 3rd Generation Intel® Core™ i7-3840QM (8MB Cache, up to 3.8GHz w/ Turbo Boost 2.0)
Operating SystemHelp Me Choose
- English Windows® 7 Home Premium (64 BIT)
- English Windows® 7 Professional (64 BIT)
- English Windows® 7 Ultimate (64 BIT)
- Windows 8 64bit, English
- Windows 8 Pro 64bit, English
- 6144MB (1x2GB + 1x4GB) 1600MHz DDR3 Dual Channel
- 8192MB (2x4GB) 1600MHz DDR3 Dual Channel
- 12288MB 1600MHz Dual Channel DDR3 (2x2GB + 2x4GB )
- 16384MB (2x8GB) 1600MHz DDR3 Dual Channel
- 16384MB (4x4GB) 1600MHz DDR3 Dual Channel
- 24576MB 1600MHz Dual Channel DDR3 (2x4GB, 2x8GB)
- 32768MB 1600MHz Dual Channel DDR3 (4x8GB)
Video CardHelp Me Choose
- 2GB GDDR5 NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 680M
- 2GB GDDR5 NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 660M
- 2GB GDDR5 NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 675M
- 2GB GDDR5 AMD® Radeon™ HD 7970M
DisplayHelp Me Choose
- 17.3" WideHD+ (1600 x 900 ) WLED LCD
- 17.3" WideFHD (1920 x 1080) WLED LCD
Audio and Speakers
- Creative Sound Blaster Recon3Di High-Definition 5.1 Audio with THX TruStudio Pro Software (Standard)
2.0 Speaker configuration
Audio Powered by Klipsch®
7.1 Digtial Audio out using HDMI out connection or S/PDIF Optical port .
Networking and Wi-Fi OptionsIntegrated 10/100/1000Mbps Gigabit Ethernet NIC (Standard)
Intel® Centrino® Wireless-N 2230 With Bluetooth 4.0 (Standard)
Hard Drive Help Me Choose
- Slot-Loading 8x SuperMulti Drive (DVD±R/RW) (Standard)
Slot-Loading Dual Layer Blu-ray Reader (BD-ROM, DVD±RW, CD-RW)
- High Capacity 9-cell Lithium Ion (90whr)
- 2.1 Megapixel Full HD Camera with dual digital microphones
Ports, Slots & Chassis
External Chassis Connections(1x) Power/DC-in Jack
(4x) SuperSpeed USB 3.0 Ports
(1x) eSATA 3Gb/s + USB 2.0 Combo port (with PowerShare Technology)
(3x) Auto-sensing jacks for Line-out (2 line out; 1x SPDIF/Headphone)
(1x) Microphone Input jack
(1x) RJ-45 (10/100/1Gb IPv6)
(1x) HDMI-1.4 output with Audio
(1x) HDMI-1.3 input with Audio
(1x) mini-Display Port
(1x) VGA Port (DB-15)
(1x) 9-in-1 Media card reader
Color OptionsStealth Black with Soft Touch Finish
Nebula Red with Soft Touch Finish
System DimensionsHeight: 44.5 mm (1.75 inches)
Depth: 304.30 mm (11.97 inches)
Width: 410 mm (16.14 inches)
Starting at weight: 4.26 kg (9.39 lbs)*
Keyboard4-Zone, multi-color RGB, 82 key keyboard with AlienFX lighting controls
Alienware Command CenterAlienFX™
Software Personalization OptionsAvatar
Customer SpotlightReviews and real stories, direct from Dell customers
Alienware M17x R4
A 5 star rating by Neal25 : "... After a long time of thinking about purchasing an Alienware laptop and searching around the web at other brands, i decided to go for it and order the M17x... Overall great service from Dell with the order and perfect laptop with no problems at all. I reccommend it to everyone ..." Read full review
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Alienware M17x R4 "Recommended award" 5*/6* May 2012
Overall rating: 5*/6* Recommended
Alienware M17x R4 "Very Good" award 88% May 2012
We especially liked the gummed soft touch surfaces, with good workmanship leaving an impression of quality. In regards to quality, most competitors can't touch the M17x.
The most important feature by far is the incredibly fast GPU. AMD's Radeon™ HD 7970 not only strikes fear into the hearts of previous top dogs GeForce® GTX 675M and Radeon HD 6990M, with a 50% performance increase, it doesn't have to hide behind desktop PC's either.
In conclusion, Alienware snatches the gaming crown once again.
Overall rating: Very Good 88%