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Alienware M17x R3, GTX 580M, i7-2630

Specifications

Alienware M17x R3, GTX 580M, i7-2630Notebook: 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
Weight: 4.4kg
Price: euro
Average Score: 94% - very good
Average of 1 scores (from 2 reviews)
price: - %, performance: 95%, features: - %, display: 90% mobility: 80%, workmanship: - %, ergonomy: 95%, emissions: 90%

Reviews for the Alienware M17x R3, GTX 580M, i7-2630

94% Dell Alienware M17xR3
Source: Notebookinfo German 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%
Ревю на Aleinware M17x – най-мощният ноутбук на българския пазар
Source: Laptop.bg BU→EN
high performance, long battery time, high price
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 08/17/2011

Comment

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 580M:

High-end mobile GPU based on a the GF114 chip with all shaders enabled.

These graphics cards are able to play the latest and most demanding games in high resolutions and full detail settings with enabled Anti-Aliasing.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.


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.


17.3":

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.


4.4 kg:

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.

 

Alienware reviews


94%: Indeed, this rating is very goodl There do not exist many notebook models, which are rated better.


» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

Devices from a different Manufacturer and/or with a different CPU

Alienware M17x R3 GTX 580M i7-2820QM
GeForce GTX 580M, Core i7 2820QM

Devices with the same GPU and/or Screen Size

MSI GT783-625US
GeForce GTX 580M, Core i7 2670QM, 3.9 kg
MSI GT783P-i71625BLW7H
GeForce GTX 580M, Core i7 2670QM, 3.8 kg
Alienware M17x R3, GTX 580M, i7-2720
GeForce GTX 580M, Core i7 2720QM, 5.3 kg
Origin PC EON17
GeForce GTX 580M, Core i7 (Desktop) 990X EE, 5.5 kg
Digital Storm x17-level 4
GeForce GTX 580M, Core i7 2860QM, 3.8 kg
Origin PC EON17-S
GeForce GTX 580M, Core i7 2920XM, 3.9 kg

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Alienware 17 R2
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Radeon R9 M290X, Core i7 4710MQ, 17.3", 4.1 kg
Alienware 17 (GTX 880M)
GeForce GTX 880M, Core i7 4700MQ, 17.3", 4.176 kg
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GeForce GTX 780M SLI, Core i7 4930MX, 18.4", 5.5 kg
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GeForce GTX 780M, Core i7 4800MQ, 17.3", 4.244 kg
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GeForce GTX 770M, Core i7 4800MQ, 17.3", 4.2 kg
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Alienware M18x, i7-2960XM, GTX 580M SLI
GeForce GTX 580M SLI, Core i7 2960XM, 18.4", 5.4 kg
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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2011-09-27 (Update: 2012-05-26)