Alienware 17 R5
17-inch gaming laptop is the ultimate powerhouse machine, designed for VR with upgraded cooling technology and a new-generation overclocked CPU.
Tech Specs & Customization Alienware 17 R5
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Features and Design
Meticulously designed to deliver a knockout performance
Built with premium materials, this machine utilizes magnesium alloy for rigidity, copper for better performance, anodized aluminum for extra protection and steel for tactile comfort. With support for up to a factory overclocked NVIDIA® GTX1080, you can experience gaming on a whole new level.
New Alienware Command Center
Up your color game.
A keyboard like no other
Create a more personalized look for your machine with new and improved AlienFX. Designed with optimized RGB-LED enabled AlienFX lighting and now supported on over 170 games with the option to create and download unique themes.
*Image shown is the optional per-key RGB backlight keyboard. Keyboard offering may differ by country and region.
Designed for VR
You’ll experience the latest AAA game titles and VR content the way they were meant to be seen. Achieve a new level of presence powered by NVIDIA® VRWorks technology. Realistic visuals, sound, touch interactions and simulated environments are your new virtual reality. And with NVIDIA® GeForce® 10-series graphics and the latest, greatest CPUs, the Alienware 17 goes beyond what’s expected.
Nothing between you and gaming
Witness the difference an expansive 17-inch LCD screen can make with supported FHD, QHD 120Hz and UHD resolution options – all with an anti-glare finish.
The QHD 120Hz display is designed to deliver the smoothest gaming experience with a 4-
A revolutionary new way to use your PC
Tools gamers need
Killer™ Wireless: Killer DoubleShot™ Pro provides a wired and wireless networking setup that prioritizes internet traffic and data streaming to applications most important to you. Optional Killer 1550 allows up to 1.73 Gbps max throughput for even more high-speed gaming.
Alienware Graphics Amplifier support: Enable future-proofing of upgradeable full length, dual-wide graphics and additional 4-port USB 3.0 hub for added peripherals. We’ve added a PCIe x4 Gen 3 connection with dedicated throughput for connectivity that’s superior even to a Thunderbolt.
Thunderbolt Type-C port: This multi-use port is ready to be used as a USB 3.1 port, offering 10Gbps of data transfer, a Thunderbolt connection capable of 40Gbps, or even a DisplayPort enabling various monitors supporting the DP protocol.
Longer battery life: The Alienware 17 contains a 68Whr battery with an optional 99 Whr* lithium-ion battery. We offer the maximum amount of battery power legally allowed with the 99Whr battery – storing and delivering more power than any other laptop for longer uninterrupted gameplay. The new Alienware 17 can support up to 10 hours of battery life, as tested with the 99 Whr battery and an FHD LCD configuration.*
Solid-state drive: Load your games faster, get shock and vibration protection, better speed and capacity, and much more. Solid-state drives make virtually no noise and have fewer failures because they have no moving parts. A quieter system means you can better pinpoint every footstep your enemy makes.
Hear every battle cry: Due to the upgraded design, a larger and more effective speaker box has been installed, improving audio output for a clearer and more dramatic gaming experience.
Clear the desktop and the board: Avoid excess cables and embrace the “desktop mode” design, where most of your critical connections and ports are in the back and out of the way.
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Peace of mind comes standard
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Your Alienware system includes 1-Year Limited Warranty plus Mail-in Service (customer provides box and Dell pays shipping) with additional extensions up to 4 years available. Also, exclusively for Alienware systems, get 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 splits, accidental drops and falls.
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Awards & Reviews
"The Alienware 17 packs impressive raw gaming performance and a big honkin' 17-inch screen into a sexy intergalactic chassis that's perfect for fragging your enemies in virtual reality or watching movies with friends." — Laptop Mag
"It’s a gaming and productivity workhorse, with enough power to drive almost any task you could throw at it." — Shane the Gamer
"If you need exceptional power out of a portable gaming machine, the Alienware 17 is the way to go." — Digital Trends
"Sleek new black color; Strong graphics performance; Alienware Command Center is revamped; Solid audio; Vivid display; Comfortable keyboard" — Tom's Hardware
"The new Alienware 17 R5 delivers excellent gaming power in a sleeker, hinge-forward design with captivating sound and lighting effects." — LAPTOP
"In terms of Intel Core i9 gaming laptops we’ve tested so far, the Alienware 17 R5 seems the most balanced between performance and everyday usability." — TechRadar
"Dell EMC performed well on the channel partner front in the Notebooks/Mobile Computers category, winning all three subcategories." — CRN®
CES 2017 Innovation Awards Honoree (Gaming)