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Alienware M17x R3, GTX 580M, i7-2630

Specifications

Alienware M17x R3, GTX 580M, i7-2630
Alienware M17x R3, GTX 580M, i7-2630 (M17x Series)
Processor
Graphics adapter
Memory
8 GB 
Display
17.30 inch 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixel, glossy: yes
Weight
4.4 kg ( = 155.21 oz / 9.7 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)

 

Pricecompare

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.

Modern games should be playable with these graphics cards at low settings and resolutions. Casual gamers may be happy with these cards.

» 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.


17.30":

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 was founded in the USA in 1996. Alienware established its EMEA (Europe, the Middle East, and Africa) headquarters in Ireland, in 2002. Alienware has belonged to the Dell Group since 2006. The product range mainly focuses on gaming laptops and desktops. Trademark is a slightly futuristic design with an alien logo. In addition, Alienware offers workstations for private and business customers.

 

Alienware belongs to the mid-sized manufacturers of the notebook market. There are some reviews with average ratings overall.


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.

 

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

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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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Stefan Hinum, 2011-09-27 (Update: 2012-05-26)