A KEYBOARD LIKE NO OTHER
With an upgraded Alienware TactX keyboard, n-key rollover is now supported, enabling over 108-key commands for maximum actions per minute. It’s the only keyboard on a laptop with 2.2mm of key travel allowing for rapid response for any keystroke. A steel back plate offers rigidity and uniform feedback guaranteed to stay functional for up to 10 million keystrokes.
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 145 games with the option to create and download unique themes.
DESIGNED FOR VR
Dive into mind-bending virtual reality experiences with a VR-ready system that passes the Oculus Ready and Vive Optimized certifications.
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
NVIDIA® G-Sync technology, available on select modules, delivers the smoothest, fastest experience ever thanks to synchronized display refresh rates to the GPU in your GeForce® GTX-powered PC, eliminating screen tearing and minimizing display stutter and input lag.
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-milisecond response time, wide viewing angles and 400 nits of brightness. The UHD panel offers a 100% color gamut for an incredible, saturated range of reds, greens and blues (compared to the 72% offered by QHD and FHD).
A REVOLUTIONARY NEW WAY TO USE YOUR PC
Optional Tobii eye tracking adds a new form of immersion by tracking your awareness and reflexes with high-end gaming analytics so your Alienware 17 senses your presence and sees what you’re seeing.
TOOLS GAMERS NEED
The Alienware 17 has been upgraded to give gamers the tools they need to be the best.
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.
PORTS & SLOTS
1. Type-A SuperSpeed USB 3.0 Port| 2. Killer Networks e2500 Gigabit Ethernet RJ-45 Port | 3. Mini-Display Port 1.2 (certified) Output | 4. HDMI 2.0 Output | 5. Thunderbolt™ 3 Port | 6. Alienware Graphics Amplifier Port | 7. Power/DC-in Jack | 8. Noble Lock port (cable and lock sold separately) | 9. Type-C SuperSpeed USB 3.0 Port| 10. Type-A SuperSpeed USB 3.0 Port with PowerShare technology | 11. Headphone 1/8″ Port (retaskable for Microphone/Line-In analog audio input) | 12. Audio Out 1/8″ Ports (Compatible with inline mic headset)
DIMENSIONS & WEIGHTS
Height: 1.18″ (29.9mm) | Width: 16.7″ (424mm) | Depth: 13.1″ (332mm) | Average Weight: 9.74lbs (4.42 kg)*
ESSENTIAL ACCESSORIES FOR YOUR ALIENWARE 17
Maximize the performance of your Alienware 17 laptop with Dell-recommended essential accessories. Look for these great products and more at checkout.