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Alienware m17 P37E

Specifications

Alienware m17 P37E
Alienware m17 P37E (m17 Series)
Graphics adapter
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Max-Q - 8192 MB, Core: 1230 MHz, Memory: 1500 MHz, GDDR6, 419.67, Optimus
Memory
16384 MB 
, DDR4-2666, 19-19-19-43, Dual-Channel
Display
17.3 inch 16:9, 3840 x 2160 pixel 255 PPI, AU Optronics B173ZAN01.0, IPS, Dell P/N: 8CJK2, glossy: no
Mainboard
Intel Cannon Lake HM370
Storage
SK Hynix PC401 512GB M.2 (HFS512GD9TNG), 512 GB 
Soundcard
NVIDIA TU104 - High Definition Audio Controller
Connections
4 USB 3.0 / 3.1 Gen1, 1 USB 3.1 Gen2, 1 Thunderbolt, 1 HDMI, 1 DisplayPort, 1 Kensington Lock, Audio Connections: 3.5 mm combo
Networking
Killer E2500 Gigabit Ethernet Controller (10/100/1000/2500/5000MBit/s), Killer Wireless-AC 1550 Wireless Network Adapter (a/b/g/h/n = Wi-Fi 4/ac = Wi-Fi 5), Bluetooth 5
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 23 x 410 x 292.5 ( = 0.91 x 16.14 x 11.52 in)
Battery
90 Wh Lithium-Polymer
Operating System
Microsoft Windows 10 Home 64 Bit
Camera
Webcam: FHD
Primary Camera: 2.1 MPix
Additional features
Speakers: Stereo, Keyboard: Chiclet, Keyboard Light: yes, Alienware Comman Center, 12 Months Warranty
Weight
2.63 kg ( = 92.77 oz / 5.8 pounds), Power Supply: 924 g ( = 32.59 oz / 2.04 pounds)
Price
3300 USD

 

Pricecompare

Average Score: 78.2% - good
Average of 7 scores (from 11 reviews)
price: 60%, performance: 95%, features: 65%, display: 94% mobility: 60%, workmanship: 85%, ergonomy: 87%, emissions: 80%

Reviews for the Alienware m17 P37E

87.4% Alienware m17 (i9-8950HK, RTX 2080 Max-Q, 4K UHD) Laptop Review | Notebookcheck
23 percent thinner, 37 percent smaller, and 40 percent lighter. The Alienware m17 addresses all the size and weight complaints of the original Alienware 17 series albeit at the cost of some auxiliary features like the backlit trackpad, per-key RGB lighting, additional ports.
80% Alienware m17 review: Alienware predictably delivers on style and substance
Source: T3 English
The Alienware m17 really impressed my with how lightweight and easy it was to carry around, while offering a generous 17.3" screen, and stellar performance – all for £2,349. The screen looks fantastic and you'll be able to run AAA titles at max settings without compromise. The only downside is the noise if the fans when they inevitably kick in and the too-hot-to-handle temperature, but as long as you have a pair of headphones and somewhere other than your lap to rest it, it's not too much of a problem. If size matters - even on the go - you can't go wrong with the Alienware m17 and it won't break the bank.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 08/30/2019
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Alienware m17 R2 Review
Source: Laptop Mag English
Alienware put a whole lotta laptop into a relatively slim, lightweight package. The m17 comes out of the box swinging with an overclockable Intel Core i9 processor and an Nvidia RTX 2080 Max-Q GPU, which all but guarantees the system will be a powerhouse. Impressive battery life (for a gaming laptop) and a speedy SSD only sweeten the pot, while Alienware's new showstopping Legend design is an emphatic nod to the future. However, $3,579 for our test configuration can make even the most avid gamer pause. To get the most bang for your buck, we recommend opting for the $2,199 config, which gets you a 9th Gen Core i7 processor, 16GB of RAM and a powerful RTX 2070 Max-Q GPU. The $2,999 MSI GS75 Stealth is a slightly more affordable option that's lighter and slimmer than the m17 and has a more vivid display and similar specs. But if you want the very best power and performance, the Alienware m17 is the clear choice.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/12/2019
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Dell Alienware M17 [Review] – Glorious Gaming Goliath
Source: Hitech Century English
While the Alienware M17 is relatively man-portable as gaming notebooks go, it alas doesn’t quite resolve the age-old conundrum of middling battery life as all that high-end hardware tends to drain juice fast. If you’re gaming away from the mains, you’ll average less than 3 hours of practical use before you need to find a power plug, making it more appropriate as a gaming desktop replacement.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 07/08/2019
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 60% performance: 100% display: 100% mobility: 60% workmanship: 90%
Slimmer and faster Dell Alienware m15 and m17 gaming notebooks launched at Computex 2019
Source: Hitech Century English
Combined, all this makes the m15 and m17 exceptionally tempting gaming rigs indeed though prices will be predictably princely with both gaming notebooks started in on the ground floor with from USD1,500 and up. Stay tuned to Dell’s official website for more updates here.
Comparison, online available, Short, Date: 06/01/2019
Alienware m17 R2 (2019) initial review: An eye pleasing gaming notebook
Source: Pocket Lint English
The Alienware m17 R2 is a potential show stopped. A powerful, lightweight and easy-on-the-eye gaming laptop that packs a punch and does it with class and style you won't see much elsewhere.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 05/29/2019
80% Alienware m17 review:
Source: CNet English
The Alienware m17 isn't the only laptop fueled by Nvidia's new RTX 20-series. If you're after serious gaming power, you have some options. At this point, there's no clear winner and the "best" laptop will depend on what features are of particular importance to you. With that said, the m17 is a safe bet: It's a powerhouse, its got an inoffensive look and it doesn't make any galling design sacrifices to cram all those premium components into a small(ish) body.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 05/26/2019
Rating: Total score: 80% performance: 90% mobility: 50% workmanship: 80%
60% Alienware m17
Source: PC Mag English
The Alienware m17 gets excellent performance from high-end parts, but with a merely okay build and power matched by less-expensive machines, the value proposition is questionable—especially at the lofty price of our review unit.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 05/03/2019
Rating: Total score: 60%
80% Alienware m17 (2019) Review
Source: Laptop Mag English
But gamers looking to save some money can get the MSI GS75 Stealth for $1,000 less and still get a machine that's lighter, with a brighter display and faster SSD. However, you lose out on the high-powered CPU and 4K display. Ultimately, the Alienware m17 is a great choice for gamers who want serious power in a reasonably slim chassis.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/12/2019
Rating: Total score: 80%

Foreign Reviews

Test du Alienware m17 : gaming et ultrafin ?
Source: CNet France French FR→EN
Positive: Big screen; powerful hardware; elegant design. Negative: Short battery life; overheats while using.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 05/28/2019
Обзор нового Alienware M17: инопланетянин, маскирующийся под игровой ноутбук
Source: DGL.ru RU→EN
Positive: Premium design; solid workmanship; powerful hardware; high gaming performance; excellent display.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 07/01/2019
Dell Alienware m15 và m17 (2019) trình diện: hầm hố, mạnh mẽ, giá từ 1499 USD
Source: Nghenhin Vietnam VN→EN
Positive: Premium design; solid workmanship; powerful hardware; high gaming performance; slim size; light weight.
Comparison, online available, Short, Date: 05/29/2019

Comment

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Max-Q: High-End laptop graphics card based on the TU104 chip with 2,944 shaders and 8 GB GDDR6 VRAM. Runs at reduced clock speeds compared to a laptop RTX 2080 to achieve a much lower power consumption. 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.
8950HK: On Coffee Lake architecture based processor for big and heavy laptops. Integrates six processor cores clocked at 2.9- 4.8 GHz (4.3 GHz with 6 cores) that support HyperThreading. Manufactured in an improved 14nm process (14nm++). Offers an unlocked multiplier that allows overclocking of the CPU.» 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.
2.63 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.


78.2%: This rating is not convincing. The laptop is evaluated below average, this is not really a recommendation for purchase.
» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

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Stefan Hinum, 2019-04-26 (Update: 2019-04-26)