Alienware m17 R3-RW22J
Reviews for the Alienware m17 R3-RW22J
Source: Mobile Tech Review
Lisa Gade reviews the Alienware m17 R3, the 2020 update to their slim and light 17.3” gaming laptop. Though Alienware continues with the Legend design, they’ve make quite a few changes inside, including improved cooling with a vapor chamber for the GPU and more VRMs, a bigger battery, a deeper travel 1.7mm keyboard and more. The R3 runs Windows 10 on Intel 10th gen, 45 watt Core i7 and Core i9 HK CPUs with up to NVIDIA RTX 2070 Super and RTX 2080 Super GPUs (full mobile, not max-Q). There are 144Hz and 300Hz full HD displays and a 100% Adobe RGB 4K display to choose from, up to 32GB RAM, 3 M.2 SSD slots with optional RAID0, WiFi 6 and Gigabit Ethernet, Thunderbolt 3, a microSD card slot and a host of other ports. List price starts at $1,599.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 08/03/2020
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Super Max-Q: High-End laptop graphics card based on the TU104 chip with 2,560 shaders. Runs at reduced clock speeds compared to a laptop RTX 2070 Super to achieve a much lower power consumption. The TGP is specified at 80 Watts and therefore significantly lower than the RTX 2070 Super Mobile (115 Watt).
These graphics cards are able to play the latest and most demanding games in high resolutions and full detail settings with enabled Anti-Aliasing.
i7-10750H: On Comet Lake architecture (4th gen of Skylake) based processor for big and heavy laptops. Integrates six processor cores clocked at 2.6 - 5 GHz (most likely 4.3 GHz with 6 cores) that support HyperThreading. Manufactured in an improved 14nm process (14nm++). » 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 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.
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