DELL Alienware M17x R4 Gaming Laptop Tech Specs

DELL Alienware M17x R4 Laptop

Alienware M17x delivers excellent system performance and gaming graphics, plus laptop mobility for when you want to pack up and get moving.


3rd generation Intel Core i7-3610QM Processor(2.3GHz with Turbo Boost 2.0 up to 3.3GHz, 6MB Cache)
3rd generation Intel Core i7-3720QM Processor(2.6GHz with Turbo Boost 2.0 up to 3.6GHz, 6MB Cache)
3rd generation Intel Core i7-3820QM Processor(2.7GHz with Turbo Boost 2.0 up to 3.7GHz, 8MB Cache)

Operating System

Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 64bit (English)
Windows 7 Professional SP1 64bit (English)
Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64bit (English)


6GB 1600MHz DDR3 SDRAM (1 x 2GB + 1 x 4GB)
8GB 1600MHz DDR3 SDRAM (2 x 4GB)
16GB 1600MHz DDR3 SDRAM(4x4GB)
32GB 1600MHZ DDR3 SDRAM (4 x 8GB)

Video Card

2GB GDDR5 Nvidia GeForce GTX 660M
2GB GDDR5 AMD Radeon HD 7970M
2GB GDDR5 Nvidia GeForce GTX 675M


17.3" (43.94 cm) WideFHD (1920 x 1080) WLED LCD
17.3" (43.94 cm) 120Hz WideFHD (1920 x 1080) WLED LCD w/3D Bundle

Audio and Speakers

Creative Sound Blaster Recon3Di High-Definition 5.1 Audio with THX TruStudio Pro Software (Standard)
2.0 Speaker configuration
Audio Powered by Klipsch
7.1 Digtial Audio out using HDMI out connection or S/PDIF Optical port .

Networking and Wi-Fi Options

Integrated 10/100/1000Mbps Gigabit Ethernet NIC (Standard)
Intel Centrino Wireless-N 2230 With Bluetooth 4.0 (Standard)

Hard Drive

Up to 2000GB* hard drive (5400RPM)
Up to 1200GB* Solid State hard drive
Up to 1000GB* hard drive (7200RPM)

Optical Drive

Slot-Loading 8x SuperMulti Drive (DVD±R/RW) (Standard)
Slot-Loading Dual Layer Blu-ray Reader (BD-ROM, DVD±RW, CD-RW)


High Capacity 9-cell Lithium Ion (90whr)


2.1 Megapixel Full HD Camera with dual digital microphones

Ports, Slots & Chassis

External Chassis Connections

(1x) Power/DC-in Jack
(4x) SuperSpeed USB 3.0 Ports
(1x) eSATA 3Gb/s + USB 2.0 Combo port (with PowerShare Technology)
(3x) Auto-sensing jacks for Line-out (2 line out; 1x SPDIF/Headphone)
(1x) Microphone Input jack
(1x) RJ-45 (10/100/1Gb IPv6)
(1x) HDMI-1.4 output with Audio
(1x) HDMI-1.3 input with Audio
(1x) mini-Display Port
(1x) VGA Port (DB-15)
(1x) 9-in-1 Media card reader

Color Options

Stealth Black with Soft Touch Finish
Nebula Red with Soft Touch Finish

System Dimensions

Height: 44.5 mm (1.75 inches)
Depth: 304.30 mm (11.97 inches)
Width: 410 mm (16.14 inches)
Starting at weight: 4.26 kg (9.39 lbs)*


4-Zone, multi-color RGB, 82 key keyboard with AlienFX lighting controls


Alienware Command Center


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