• CPU: Intel Core i7-8750H
  • GPU: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 (8GB GDDR5)
  • Display: 17.3”, 4K UHD (3840 x 2160), IPS + G-Sync
  • Storage: 256GB SSD + 1000GB HDD
  • RAM: 32GB DDR4, 2400 MHz
  • Weight: 4.42 kg (9.7 lbs)

Pros

  • Good cooling system
  • Lots of upgrade options
  • 92% sRGB coverage (1080p AUO139D)
  • Great performance (up to Core i9 + GTX 1080)
  • Alienware Graphics Amplifier Port - for connecting an external GPU
  • Lots of customization options (RGB lights)
  • High-quality build and design

Cons

  • Quite heavy - 4.42 kg (9.7 lbs)
  • High fan noise

Alienware 17 R5 - Specs

CPU Performance #49
  • AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 4650U 5.4%
  • Intel Core i7-11370H 6.2%
  • Intel Core i7-8750H
  • Intel Core i7-9850H
  • Intel Core i5-1155G7 0.9%
  • AMD Ryzen 5 4500U 1.7%
GPU Performance #40
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Max-Q (8GB GDDR5X) 2.5%
  • NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 SUPER Max-Q (90W) 0.7%
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 (8GB GDDR5)
  • NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 (Laptop, 90W) 2.7%
  • NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 (Laptop, 80W) 5%
  • NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 (Laptop) 4%
Display
17.3”, 4K UHD (3840 x 2160), IPS + G-Sync
HDD/SSD
256GB SSD PCIe NVMe + 1TB HDD, 7200 rpm
M.2 Slot
2x 2280 PCIe 3.0 x4 + 1x 2242 SATA See photo
Intel Optane
PCIe 3.0 x2 [60/120GB] See photo
RAM
32GB DDR4, 2400 MHz
OS
Windows 10 Home
Battery
99Wh
Body Material
Aluminum, Magnesium alloy
Dimensions
424 x 332 x 29.99 mm (16.69" x 13.07" x 1.18")
Weight
4.42 kg (9.7 lbs)
Ports and connectivity
  • 1x USB Type-C 3.2 Gen 2 (10 Gbps), Thunderbolt 3, DisplayPort, HDMI
  • 1x USB Type-C 3.2 Gen 2 (10 Gbps)
  • 1x USB Type-A 3.2 Gen 1 (5 Gbps), Sleep and Charge
  • 1x USB Type-A 3.2 Gen 1 (5 Gbps)
  • HDMI 2.0
  • Mini DisplayPort
  • Card Reader
  • Ethernet LAN 10/100/1000 Mbps
  • Wi-Fi 802.11ac
  • Bluetooth 4.1
  • Audio jack 2x 3.5 mm jacks for headset and external microphone
  • External graphics port for Alienware Graphics Amplifier
Features
  • Web camera 1080p Full HD
  • Backlit keyboard
  • Microphone Dual-Array Microphone
  • Speakers 2x 4W
  • Optical drive
  • Security Lock slotNoble lock
  • Alienware Cryo-Tech V2.0 cooling
  • 2x RAM slots

 

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DISPLAY: 17.3”, 4K UHD (3840 x 2160), IPS + G-Sync

Name 17.3”, 4K UHD (3840 x 2160), IPS
Diagonal 17.3"
Pixel density 254.67 ppi
Panel Type IPS
Resolution 3840 x 2160
Becomes "Retina" from 14 inches (34 cm)

 

Alienware 17 R5 in-depth review

Alienware is an iconic name when it comes to gaming. These notebooks have always aroused attention with their out-of-this-world design and top-notch hardware. Now, in our labs, we have the latest iteration of the Alienware 17. With its 4.42 kg (9.7 lbs) weight it's hard to say that the notebook is easily portable but that's the price you pay for having the latest and greatest hardware inside. This year, the Alienware 17 R5 comes with the new Core i9-8950HK - a CPU unlocked for overclocking[...]

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CPU Performance: Intel Core i7-8750H

GPU Performance: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 (8GB GDDR5)

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