Game the way you want on the Alienware 17. It’s thinner and lighter than any 17" laptop we’ve created before, but that doesn't mean we skimped on performance. Crafted with aerospace-inspired carbon fiber filled surfaces that add stiffness and durability, copper heat sinks that enable proper cooling, Quad HD display and high-performance CPU and graphics, the Alienware 17 is designed to give you an awesome gaming experience anywhere, every time.
When paired with the optional Alienware Graphics Amplifier featuring a desktop GPU of your choice, you can transform the Alienware 17 into the ultimate at-home entertainment experience. Just plug in and get lost in the vivid display and massive performance boost of desktop-class graphics.
Plug in. Buckle up: Supercharge your at-home gaming with the optional Alienware Graphics Amplifier. Simply plug in the Alienware 17, reboot and enjoy a fully expanded desktop experience with advanced 4K NVIDIA or AMD- enabled graphics, overclocked Intel® Core™ i7 processor, multiple-monitor display and more connectivity with a built-in 4-port USB 3.0 hub.
Killer combo: Matched with the Alienware 17, the Graphics Amplifier provides a perfect solution for the gamer who desires the full rush of ultimate gaming anytime. Use the Alienware 17's stunning LCD screen, or plug in up to two additional monitors via the notebook's display ports, or activate as many extra monitors as the graphics cards in your Amplifier allows.
Extreme built-in graphics options: Blow-your-doors-off gaming excitement comes jam-packed into the Alienware 17 itself, too, with NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 970M or 980M graphics card options and up to 8GB of GDDR5. These are the highest class of mobile graphics cards available. Now the most graphics-rich games can be played at their quickest with support for graphics cards requiring up to a whopping 100W of mobile graphics power.
Lean and mean on a big screen: Enjoy IPS (in-plane switching)-based LCD technology on an expansive 17" screen that offers stunningly clear color and clarity. The Alienware 17 is available with Full HD display, or you can choose Full HD display with a touch screen option. Get up to 2560X1440 pixel density for astonishing color clarity, and extra wide viewing angles.
IPS and touch mean a more awesome display: IPS panel technology decreases lag, and provides accurate color from all viewing angles. Optional touch technology with TrueLife high-gloss display brings you closer to the action.
Your keyboard advantage: Intense gaming requires a bold keyboard, and this premium reinforced full-size keyboard is up to the task. It includes 9 Alienware TactX programmable keys, a numeric pad, 4-zone multi-color RGB AlienFX lighting and the most responsive keys in the game – providing uniform feedback across all keys when typing. Designed for precision and speed when you need it most, you can launch applications in the middle of the action with just the touch of a button.
Sound and fury: Rich, impressive audio is powered by Klipsch and Creative SoundBlaster X-Fi technology. Visually connect with comrades and competitors with a 2.0MP Full HD webcam and let the banter flow with a dual microphone array.
The family powerhouse: Outfitted with the latest generation of up to a Quad-Core Intel® Core™ i7 processor with Turbo Boost on an Intel HM87 Express Chipset for full-throttle action, it is equipped for advanced power and a seamless gaming experience. Compared to other Alienware laptops, the Alienware 17 offers our highest graphics and CPU options for maximum CPU performance. It's our flagship laptop that brings the best of everything.
Supercharged gaming: The blazing Intel® Core™ i7 processor becomes overclocked when plugged into the optional Graphics Amplifier for the ultimate gaming advantage and excitement.
Keep your cool: The Alienware 17's main thermal module consists of copper heat pipes and plates set on the GPU. It features CPU-optimizing heat dissipation so your graphics card can use up as much wattage as it desires, and the chassis won't get too hot during battle.
Connect and conquer: A double-shot of the best gaming networking technology is inside with Killer Gigabit Ethernet and Killer Wireless 802.11ac WiFi — so you’re getting the smoothest possible streaming video and gaming packets when you need them most. Multitask when you need to, without any lags or lulls in the performance you crave. Plus, all Alienware 17 come with Bluetooth 4.1 technology.
Take control of every aspect of your Alienware PC and Graphics Amplifier’s performance with stunning ease and fine-tuned adjustability.
AlienFX: Program lighting zones to be controlled by you or by any of the 85 games specifically developed to include the AlienFX API – that means the lights are designed to react to your every movie in real time. Set triggers. Make your system glow and blink. Morph your lights from one color to the next. The choice is yours.
AlienAdrenaline: Automatically load your pre-chosen display settings, alter video card performance options, and adjust GPU and memory clocks to get optimum performance from your PC and Graphics Amplifier.
AlienFusion: Manage all of your PC’s power with one easy program. Alter your settings – extend battery life by dimming lights across separate areas, activating hibernation options or shutting down easily. It’s all under your control.
Alien Autopsy comes preinstalled on all new Alienware devices and provides:
Enjoy an ultimate at-home experience with up to 4K graphics and dual-monitor display.
Enjoy more immersive viewing with a subtle horizontal curve throughout its 34” diagonal display panel.
Keep your laptop and gear protected on the go with a durable high-density nylon constructed exterior shell.
Experience minimal lag while on the go with a specially designed TSA checkpoint-friendly compartment.
Slip a suite of armor on your system for extra protection and portability.
Alienware Enhanced Support
Includes In-Home Service after Remote diagnosis*, plus Premium Phone Support, offering 24/7 access to dedicated Alienware advanced support technicians for hardware and software assistance, including in-game repairs and troubleshooting.
1-4 Years Accidental Damage Service*
Let us repair or replace your system in the event of an accident. Accidental Damage service covers surges and screen breaks, liquid spills, accidental drops and falls.
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