Alienware 17 Gaming Laptop

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    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.

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    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.
    Alienware 17 - LAPTOP Mag Editors' Choice Award
    Editors’ Choice – 4/5 Stars
    "Overall, gamers looking to invest in a rig with the best mix of style and power need look no further."— Laptop
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    Alienware 17– Computer Shopper– Good for Gaming Award
    Good for Gaming Award and Editors’ Choice – 4.5/5 Stars
    “The 17-inch Alienware is the gaming laptop that other gaming laptops are compared to.” — Computer Shopper
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    Alienware 17 - LAPTOP Best Gaming Laptop Award
    Best 17-inch Gaming Laptop Award
    LAPTOP Magazine names the Alienware 17 the “Best 17-inch Gaming Laptop.”
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    Alienware 17 - TopTenREVIEWS - 2013 Gold and Excellence Awards
    2013 Gold and Excellence Award winner
    “Immerse yourself in the ultimate gaming environment.” – TopTenREVIEWS
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