Alienware M17x R3, GTX 580M, i7-2630
SpecificationsNotebook: Alienware M17x R3, GTX 580M, i7-2630 (M17x Series)
Processor: Intel Core i7 2630QM
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 580M
Display: 17.3 inch, 16:9, 1920x1080 pixels, glossy: yes
Average of 1 scores (from 2 reviews)
Reviews for the Alienware M17x R3, GTX 580M, i7-2630
Source: Notebookinfo DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 09/20/2011
Rating: Total score: 94% performance: 95% display: 90% mobility: 80% ergonomy: 95% emissions: 90%
Source: Laptop.bg BU→EN
high performance, long battery time, high price
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 08/17/2011
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 580M:
High-end mobile GPU based on a the GF114 chip with all shaders enabled.
With these GPUs you are able to play modern and demanding games fluently at medium detail settings and HD resolution.
Intel Core i7: The Intel Core i7 for laptops is based on the LG1156 Core i5/i7 CPU for desktops. The base clock speed of the CPUs is relatively low, but because of a huge Turbo mode, the cores can dynamically overclock to up to 3.2 GHz (920XM). Therefore, the CPU can be as fast as high clocked dual-core CPUs (using single threaded applications) but still offer the advantage of 4 cores. Because of the large TDP of 45 W / 55 W, the CPU is only intended for large laptops.
2630QM: Fast Quad-core processor based on the Sandy Bridge architecture with an integrated graphics card and dual-channel DDR3 memory controller. » Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.
This large display size is used for laptops which are mainly intended for an use on a desk.
Large display-sizes allow higher resolutions. So, details like letters are bigger. On the other hand, the power consumption is lower with small screen diagonals and the devices are smaller, more lightweight and cheaper.» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.
This weight is representative for typical laptops with a 14-16 inch display-diagonal.
Alienware: Alienware is an American computer hardware company and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Dell. It mainly assembles for high-performance gaming. Alienware also offers for sale rebadged laptops and computer peripherals, such as headsets, computer mice, monitors and keyboards. Alienware was founded in 1996. The corporate headquarters is located in Florida. Alienware established its EMEA (Europe, the Middle East, and Africa) headquarters in Ireland, in 2002. 2005, Alienware brought in upwards of $170 million USD in annual sales and launched an international in 2003 with a presence in Australia, Canada, France, Germany, the United Kingdom, and Costa Rica. The international market share is limited.
94%: Indeed, this rating is very goodl There do not exist many notebook models, which are rated better.
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