Alien M17x

Bottom Line

A gaming laptop for the serious gamer, the M17x R4 awes and impresses at the highest level.

4 SuperSpeed USB 3.0,  customizable AlienFX keyboard, powerful audio, plenty of upgrades

Price is decent ( $1499 ), Glossy screen, terrible battery life

imageThe Specs

Graphics:   2nd Generation Intel HD Graphics 4000

Graphics Card:   2GB NVidia GeForce GT 680M ( or 2GB AMD Radeon HD 790M or 2GB Nvidia GeForce GTX 675M , or Nvidia GeForce GTX 660M )

3D:   Full 3D Support

Audio:   Audio powered by Klipsch, Creative Sound Blaster Recon3D High-Definition 5.1 Audio ( Standard ),  7.1 Digital Audio Out HDMI ( Optional )

Audio:  2.1 MP Full HD Camera with dual mic

imageWeight:   9.6lbs

Display:   17.3in HD (1920×1080) Widescreen  Full HD LED ( optional Nvidia 3D Vision Bundle )

Memory:    from 6GB @ 1600Mhz to 32GB @ 1600Mhz

Processor:  3rd Generation Intel Core i7 (2.6Ghz)

Hard Drive:   532GB HDD @ 7200 RPM  ( up to 1000GB HDD @ 7200RPM or up to 1000GB SSD )

imageCD Drive:   Slot-loading 8x SuperMulti Drive ( DVD + R/RW ) , Dual Layer Blu-ray Reader  ( optional )

 Keyboard:  4-zone, 82 key with AlienFX lighting controls

Bluetooth:   Bluetooth 4.0

Card Reader:  9-in-1

Ports:  USB SuperSpeed 3.0 ( 4 ), HDMI 1.4 audio output, HDMI 1.3 audio input, VGA port

VGA:   1 Port     

Model Number: M17x R4

Battery : 9-cell Lithium Ion ( 90whr )

OS:   Windows 7 Home Premium ( up to Windows 7 Ultimate ) 64 bit

More Info

Images courtesy of Alien, a Dell company


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