The durable anodized aluminum shell, reinforced by a magnesium-alloy frame, protects your LCD and the internal components. Angled front and side walls give the Alienware 17 an elite and stealth look. And it’s designed for maximum performance, with a rear GPU/CPU exhaust vent to manage heat generated inside the system.
Unleash the power
Alienware 17 is powerful inside and out — it’s packed with new technology for maximum performance. With 4th Generation Intel® Core™ i7 processors Quad Core and optional overclocked processors, you get the speed, power and performance you need to lead in everything you do. And the 8-cell battery means you can cram more action into a single charge
Perform at your peak
Get the competitive edge with optional NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 780M with 4GB GDDR5 graphics memory. Turn on lightning-fast FXAA antialiasing for the ultimate combination of image quality and performance. NVIDIA® Adaptive Vertical Sync prevents image tearing, and NVIDIA® PhysX brings your games to life with dynamic, interactive environments.
Pump up your audio experience
Get the power and nuance of cinema sound straight from your laptop. The speakers are certified by sound engineers from Klipsch® and the system comes preloaded with Dolby® Home Theater® v4 software for extraordinary audio and an easy interface — whether you’re gaming or enjoying other media.
Take your view to the next level
Dominate your opponents with an optional 17.3" antiglare Full HD (1080p) display or an optional Truelife Full HD (1080p) 3D panel for immersive gaming. And think bigger — plug in to a 3D TV or a Full HD monitor and get thrown right into the action. Alienware 17 is as versatile as it is powerful, so you can achieve victory on your own terms.
Connect and conquer
A built-in Killer™ Gigabit Ethernet NIC identifies and prioritizes your network traffic so that latency-sensitive streams that require maximum speed, like games or video chat, are prioritized over less-important traffic. See which applications are hogging your bandwidth and limit them using Visual Bandwidth Control™ so they don’t interfere with your games. Or go wireless with a Broadcom® 5G WiFi adapter for faster speeds, better range and improved battery life.
Ultimate control. All from one place.
Change how you experience the game. The redesigned Alienware Command Center 3.0 lets you choose lighting and special effects, accelerate your gaming performance, monitor in-game results and more — all in one hub.
AlienFX system lighting
Create custom lighting and special effects to suit your unique gaming style. Apply 20 different colors to 10 different zones (including rear panel, chassis surround and track pad) for up to 10,240 billion color combinations.
Launch games your way with personalized shortcuts in Game Mode, maximize performance with the new Accelerator feature, and keep an eye on resource consumption with Performance Monitoring.
Alienware TactX, is brand new to our 17" gaming laptops. You can create and execute game commands in just seconds. The Alienware 17 has four user-programmable keys, providing up to four distinct functions per application or game.
Customize your touch pad’s sensitivity to prevent accidental contact or modify “tap and drag” functions and horizontal scrolling with just the brush of your finger.
Access your system’s power-management controls so you can decide when you need maximum performance or when to scale back for more everyday programs.