Alienware M17x Gaming Laptop

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Extreme gaming performance.

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Stay powerful and mobile with this versatile 17" laptop featuring immersive graphics, powerful processors and 3D options.

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Dominate the Horde

When your opponents swarm down like locusts, the Alienware® M17x laptop gives you the firepower for all-out extermination. The most powerful Intel®  mobile processor available, ATI CrossFireX™ dual-graphics processing unit (GPU) graphics and Alienware’s dramatic industrial design deliver the ultimate high-definition mobile gaming and entertainment experience. Strike fear in your enemies and taste sweet victory.

Speed Is Survival
Any hesitation means almost-certain death. Power through the most hard-core games and intense applications with the latest Intel® Core™ i7 and Core™ i5 processors featuring Intel® Turbo Boost Technology for dynamic, on-the-fly overclocking.
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Graphics to Be Reckoned With

You’re only as good as your GPU. If you want your games cranked up to max settings with ultra-fast frame rates, the Alienware M17x now offers up to a full one teraflop of sheer graphics power with ATI CrossFireX. Experience incredible scalability, performance and compatibility while obtaining desktop-quality imagery.

BinaryGFX — With Alienware’s BinaryGFX technology, users have the ability to switch between discrete or integrated graphics.

Stealth Mode — While in Stealth Mode, discrete graphics cards are turned off and other components throttle down to achieve a 65-watt power limit.

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Your Command Center

Alienware Command Center provides intuitive, user-friendly access to exclusive applications and controls, including AlienFX® lighting effects software and AlienFusion power management system. Updates and new releases download directly into Command Center, creating a constantly evolving tool for modifying and personalizing your M17x.

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AlienSense — This facial recognition software identifies numerous distinguishing features, utilizing the M17x’s Webcam to read and verify biometric measurements that cannot be faked or stolen like a typed password.

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Powerfully Unique Design

Power isn’t only on the inside of the Alienware M17x. Protect your world with Alienware’s all-new, anodized aluminum case design with aggressive lines and in-your-face attitude that can manage your thermals and look good doing it. And you can personalize your machine with a choice of two color options: Metallic Silver or Metallic Black.

QuickTouch system control pad — Run your fingers above the keyboard on your M17x and you won’t feel a thing. Your laptop, however, will. The Alienware QuickTouch control pad uses touch-capacitive sensors to access and manage power and volume controls, Bluetooth® and wireless connectivity and Command Center and Stealth Mode launch functions. Illuminated by the dramatic AlienFX lighting control system, QuickTouch renders mechanical buttons and control knobs obsolete.
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Stunning Display — See bolder colors on the 17¨ widescreen LCD display. Featuring a dual CCFL back-lit LCD with higher brightness, the Alienware M17x will display more detailed, higher-quality imagery than single CCFL displays. And with an 8-ms response time, ghosting will be a thing of the past.

Webcam — The 2.0-megapixel webcam and digital microphone array lets you broadcast across the web, while wireless capabilities have you up and running anytime, anywhere.


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Anodized aluminum — Sophistication. Protection. Durability. Alienware M17x’s case design combines a long life span with naturally textured beauty that can withstand normal wear and tear. Considering the amount of gaming power the M17x pumps out, a case that can manage thermals efficiently and has plenty of strength to protect everything inside is essential. The M17x’s anodized aluminum case design boasts aggressive lines and an in-your-face attitude.
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Audio and Speakers

  • Integrated Analog 5.1 Surround Audio Support
    Integrated Digital 7.1 Surround Audio Support

Optical Drive

  • Slot-Load DVD-RW, BD-Combo


  • 9-cell Lithium-Ion Battery - Primary

Ports, Slots & Chassis

  • Height: 51.31mm to 53.59mm (2.02 inches to 2.11 inches) – Front to Back
    Width: 405.89mm (15.98 inches)
    Depth: 321.31mm (12.65 inches)
    Weight: Starting at 5.3kg* (11.68 pounds)


    DC-in Jack (Back of system)
    2 x USB 2.0 ports
    2 x USB 3.0/2.0 Combo ports
    1 x eSATA + USB2.0 Combo port (with USB charge function Support)
    3 x Auto-sensing jacks for Line-out (2 line out; 1x SPDIF/Headphone)
    Microphone Input jack
    1 x RJ-45 (10/100/1Gb IPv6)
    1 x HDMI-1.4 port with Audio
    1 x HDMI Input
    1 x mini-Display Port
    1 x VGA Port (DB-15)
    9-in-1 Media card reader

    Color Options

    Soft Touch - Stealth Black
    Soft Touch - Nebula Red

    Network Adapters

    1501 1x1 AG MIMO
    Intel®3x3AGN MIMO
    Intel® 2x2AGN MIMO / WiMax combo card

    TV Tuner Option

    USB Digital TV Tuner, TV Tuner with Remote


    AlienFX™ Illuminated Keyboard – Exclusive Design

    Software Personalization

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