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Alienware m17 Series

Alienware m17 R3 P45EProcessor: Intel Coffee Lake i7-8750H, Intel Coffee Lake i7-9750H, Intel Coffee Lake i9-8950HK, Intel Coffee Lake i9-9980HK, Intel Comet Lake i7-10750H, Intel Comet Lake i9-10980HK
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 Mobile, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Super Max-Q, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Max-Q, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Mobile, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Super Mobile
Display: 15.60 inch, 17.30 inch
Weight: 2.586kg, 2.63kg, 2.97kg, 2.988kg
Price: 2000, 2500, 2600, 2700, 3000, 3300, 3900, 4000, 4100 euro
Average Score: 78.6% - good
Average of 28 scores (from 39 reviews)
price: 66%, performance: 92%, features: 69%, display: 85%
mobility: 62%, workmanship: 81%, ergonomy: 87%, emissions: 76%

 

Alienware m17 P37E

The Alienware m17 P37E is a thin and powerful 17-inch Alienware laptop, built with magnesium alloy, exceptional battery life and CPU dynamic overclocking. The laptop is manufactured with strict build tolerances and high-end materials, which ensures optimal performance without ever sacrificing power. Built with high-end industrial materials like magnesium alloy, one of the lightest structural metals in the world, the Alienware m17 is meticulously designed for performance-driven user experience. Magnesium alloy on the chassis improves rigidity, whereas steel ensures tactile comfort and copper in the thermal module keeps graphics card and processor cool. Available in epic silver with a satin finish or nebula red with a soft-touch finish, users can choose which look best suits their style. The Alienware m17 is great for on-the-go gaming. It’s a thin 17-inch gaming laptop, measuring at only 23 mm and weighing at 2.63 kg (5.79 lbs). To give users a powerhouse performance, it’s packed with Nvidia GeForce RTX 2080 Max-Q graphics and the latest Nvidia technologies like ray tracing, DLSS, and AI-enhanced graphics rendering. Engineered with up to 8th generation Intel Core i9k series processor for CPU overclocking performance and up to 32 GB of 2,666 Mhz DDR4 RAM, the Alienware m17 possesses powerful performance for uninterrupted gameplay and other activities. Users can also enjoy faster load times and a quieter system thanks to multiple storage options including PCIe M.2 SSDs and high-capacity hybrid HDDs with 8GB solid-state memory. The m17 is designed for total immersion and maximum portability, with a larger 17.3 display to take gamers even deeper into the game. It can also be paired with the Alienware Graphics Amplifier, which supports the next generation Nvidia and AMD graphics cards and includes an additional 4-port USB 3.0 hub for added peripherals. With a dedicated PCI-Express X4 generation 3 with up to 40 Gbps throughput, users never have to worry about the disadvantages that come with a shared connection. As for cooling, the Alienware Cryo-Tech v2.0 optimizes component cooling to maximize overall performance and keep the laptop cool to the touch. In addition to extraordinary power, the m17 is engineered for amazing battery life with a 60 Wh battery and optional 90 Wh upgrade. Users can access a variety of port options with the Thunderbolt 3 port. Its features include a USB 3.1 port, offering 10 Gbps of data transfer, a Thunderbolt connection capable of 40 Gbps, or a DisplayPort v1.2 output enabling various monitors supporting the Display Port protocol. As a conclusion, the Alienware m17 P37E is a powerful gaming laptop that is capable of bringing a competitive edge to every game. It is great for on-the-go gaming with its thin build and light weight but still features a huge 17-inch display. Hands-on article by Jagadisa Rajarathnam

Specifications

Alienware m17 P37ENotebook: Alienware m17 P37E
Processor: Intel Coffee Lake i9-8950HK
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Max-Q 8192 MB
Display: 17.30 inch, 16:9, 3840 x 2160 pixels
Weight: 2.63kg
Price: 3300 euro
Links: Alienware homepage
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Average Score: 76.67% - good

Average of 12 scores (from 22 reviews)

 

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 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% 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%
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
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
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%
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%
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%
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
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
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
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

 

Alienware m17 9JX63

Specifications

Alienware m17 9JX63Notebook: Alienware m17 9JX63
Processor: Intel Coffee Lake i7-8750H
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 Mobile 6144 MB
Display: 17.30 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 2.63kg
Price: 2000 euro
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Average Score: 85% - good

Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)

 

Foreign Reviews

85% DELL Alienware m17 9JX63
Source: 15 Zoll Notebooks Test German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 06/26/2019
Rating: Total score: 85% price: 83% performance: 89% features: 86% mobility: 82%

 

Alienware m17 R2-C7XD9

The Alienware m17 R2-C7XD9 is a new gaming laptop with high performance hardware, top notch display and innovative cooling system. At just 2.63 kg (5.8 lb), 18.6 mm thin and 10 % removed from the z-height, the new Alienware m17 is more lightweight and slimmer than the previous m17. Designed from the ground up, the m17 features a premium magnesium alloy chassis based on a new legendary design and high-contrast finish color options including Lunar Light and Dark Side of the Moon. With 8-phase voltage regulation on the Nvidia RTX 2080 Max-Q design graphics and 6-phase voltage regulation on Intel Core i7 and i9HK processors, the new Alienware m17 is hardwired for better efficiency and more sustainable turbo frequencies. This enables longer stretches of GPU and CPU high performance. Taking it to the next level is the GeForce RTX 20xx series, which gives the powerhouse performance, next-generation graphics, and Nvidia technologies like ray tracing, DLSS, and AI-enhanced graphics rendering to take on even the most challenging titles. Besides the performance innovation from hyper-efficient voltage regulation, the new Alienware m17 is engineered to enable Dynamic CPU overclocking on all processor options. The Alienware m17 includes two RAID 0 SSDs. RAID 0 improves transfer rates and so performance. The Advanced Alienware Cryo-Tech v3.0 is engineered to accompany and protect 6-phase CPU voltage regulation and 8-phase GPU voltage regulation, as well as a 32% diameter increase in the CPU fan blades and a 10 % diameter increase in the GPU fan blades of the new m17. In addition, the new m17 offers improved airflow and 25 % less obstruction than Cryo-Tech v2.0 by directly channeling the cooler air onto the most sensitive cores of the system. The new Alienware m17 comes standard with an exceptional FHD display, 72 % color gamut, 300 nits brightness and the thinnest left and right bezels (6.6 mm) among all other 17" Alienware gaming laptops. Despite the slim and lightweight frame, the m17 boasts a 17.3" screen and rapid refresh rate options. The 144 Hz display panel comes with the all new Eyesafe Display Technology. It helps to reduce harmful blue light rays without color distortion. The new keyboard has been built from the ground up and features greater travel (1.7 mm) than the previous m17, RGB per-key AlienFX lighting, N-Key rollover, and anti-ghosting technology. A new precision-point glass touchpad provides a high-quality gaming experience users can feel. As a conclusion, the Alienware m17 R2-C7XD9 features high end specifications, but it does not come cheap. It is suitable for gamers on the go who have the budget for it. Hands-on article by Jagadisa Rajarathnam

Specifications

Alienware m17 R2-C7XD9Notebook: Alienware m17 R2-C7XD9
Processor: Intel Coffee Lake i9-9980HK
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Max-Q 8192 MB
Display: 17.30 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 2.63kg
Price: 3000 euro
Links: Alienware homepage
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Average Score: 75% - good

Average of 4 scores (from 4 reviews)

 

80% Alienware m17 R2 review: A 17-inch showstopper?
Source: Pocket Lint English
The Alienware m17 R2 is a potential show-stopper. It's 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, Long, Date: 05/12/2020
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Alienware m17 (2019) review
Source: Techradar English
The Alienware m17 (2019) is an incredibly powerful and stylish gaming laptop that does a lot of things right. We love the new design, and Dell has packed it with some of the best mobile gaming components on the market today. However, it's also very expensive, and battery life is particularly poor.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 12/17/2019
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Alienware m17 R2 Review
Source: Tom's Guide English
Alienware has pulled off something impressive with the m17 R2. It's a relatively slim package that's packing a major punch in performance, and it doesn't look too bad, either. The white soft-touch finish is classy and the keyboard is a dream to type on. The glossy plastic around the screen and speaker grill does look a little cheap, however, and will scratch over time.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/25/2019
Rating: Total score: 80%

Foreign Reviews

60% Test du Alienware m17 R2 : la vérité est ailleurs
Source: Frandroid French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 12/22/2019
Rating: Total score: 60% performance: 90% display: 50% mobility: 60% workmanship: 60%

 

Alienware m17 R2-WNm17R240s

Specifications

Alienware m17 R2-WNm17R240sNotebook: Alienware m17 R2-WNm17R240s
Processor: Intel Coffee Lake i7-9750H
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Mobile 8192 MB
Display: 15.60 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 2.63kg
Price: 2500 euro
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Alienware m17 review
Source: Hardwareheaven English
In conclusion, the Alienware m17 is a high-quality laptop in almost every department. The RTX 2080 Max-Q delivers huge gaming power, the rest of the components are very fast, and the m17’s cooling copes well. The Alienware has a great keyboard and trackpad, outstanding physical design and powerful speakers.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/22/2019

 

Alienware m17 R2 P41E

Specifications

Alienware m17 R2 P41ENotebook: Alienware m17 R2 P41E
Processor: Intel Coffee Lake i9-9980HK
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Max-Q 8192 MB
Display: 17.30 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 2.586kg
Price: 3900 euro
Links: Alienware homepage
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84.2% Dell Alienware m17 R2 Laptop Review: Making Core i9 Worthwhile | Notebookcheck
The redesigned Alienware m17 R2 crams both a Core i9-9980HK CPU and GeForce RTX 2080 Max-Q GPU in the thinnest chassis yet for the venerable series. We had anticipated lukewarm performance to keep thermals in check, but the system surprised us with its faster-than-average speeds even for a high-end gaming laptop.

 

Alienware m17 R2, i7-9750H, RTX 2080 Max-Q

Specifications

Alienware m17 R2, i7-9750H, RTX 2080 Max-QNotebook: Alienware m17 R2, i7-9750H, RTX 2080 Max-Q
Processor: Intel Coffee Lake i7-9750H
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Max-Q 8192 MB
Display: 17.30 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 2.63kg
Price: 2600 euro
Links: Alienware homepage
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Average Score: 81.5% - good

Average of 2 scores (from 2 reviews)

 

80% Alienware m17 Review
Source: Trusted Reviews English
The Alienware m17 has loads of advantages – it looks the part, it’s got great build quality, and it has huge power for gaming and for productivity. The keyboard is excellent, and the screen is decent. It’s not always the best option when it comes to large gaming laptops though, as rivals have better screens and lower prices.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 02/03/2020
Rating: Total score: 80%

Foreign Reviews

83% Alienware m17 R2 [TEST]: Tyndt og stilfuldt gamingmonster
Source: Alt om Data DA→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 03/27/2020
Rating: Total score: 83%

 

Alienware m17 R2-C1DGG

Specifications

Alienware m17 R2-C1DGGNotebook: Alienware m17 R2-C1DGG
Processor: Intel Coffee Lake i7-9750H
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q 8192 MB
Display: 17.30 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 2.63kg
Price: 2700 euro
Links: Alienware homepage
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Average Score: 68% - average

Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)

 

68% Alienware M17 R2 Review – Impressive But Needs Some Improvements
Source: Pokde English
The Alienware m17 R2 is a great1 gaming laptop on paper but when applied, there are a number of areas that need improvement. The Intel Core i7 variant may be the better option.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 03/24/2020
Rating: Total score: 68% price: 60% performance: 75% mobility: 70% workmanship: 85%

 

Alienware m17 R3 i9, RTX 2080

Specifications

Alienware m17 R3 i9, RTX 2080Notebook: Alienware m17 R3 i9, RTX 2080
Processor: Intel Comet Lake i9-10980HK
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Super Mobile 8192 MB
Display: 17.30 inch, 16:9, 3840 x 2160 pixels
Weight: 2.97kg
Price: 4100 euro
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Average Score: 80% - good

Average of 4 scores (from 4 reviews)

 

70% Alienware m17 R3 review
Source: Tom's Guide English
The Alienware m17 R3 is a beautiful machine and a capable gaming rig, but it's held back by a mix of old and new – old-school battery performance limits your mobility when gaming, and the decision to use high-end Intel hardware didn't quite translate into the sort of performance we expect at this premium pricing tier. Even some of the forward-thinking features had their issues: the Tobii eye tracker, for example, which sounds awesome, but left this reviewer cold, and the trackpad, which had issues with basic fingertip tracking.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/07/2020
Rating: Total score: 70%
80% Alienware m17 R3 review
Source: Tech Advisor English
The Alienware m17 R3 is very quick, with a top-notch 300Hz screen, a great keyboard and typically impressive design, but it’s middling in some areas, it’s expensive and the high-end hardware will be overkill for lots of users.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 09/29/2020
Rating: Total score: 80%
90% Alienware M15 R3 (2020) review
Source: Techradar English
Alienware’s brilliant 15-inch gaming beast, the M15, just got a little bit better thanks to design tweaks and new components. But, it’s still painfully pricey.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 09/02/2020
Rating: Total score: 90%
80% Alienware m17 R3 review
Source: Laptop Mag English
The Alienware m17 R3 lives at the intersection of beauty and power. The laptop is one of the lightest desktop replacements on the market and sports a sophisticated design you don’t often see in gaming laptops. But beyond its stunning good looks, you have a laptop loaded with some seriously powerful components that deliver the high level of performance you’d expect from a notebook of this caliber. Throw in a lovely 4K display and a comfortable keyboard and you’ve got the makings of a good time.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 05/21/2020
Rating: Total score: 80%

 

Alienware m17 R3-RW22J

Specifications

Alienware m17 R3-RW22JNotebook: Alienware m17 R3-RW22J
Processor: Intel Comet Lake i7-10750H
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Super Max-Q 8192 MB
Display: 17.30 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 2.97kg
Price: 2500 euro
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Average Score: 88% - very good

Average of 1 scores (from 2 reviews)

 

Alienware m17 R3 Review - Dell Finally Gets Cooling Right
Source: Mobile Tech Review English
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

Foreign Reviews

88% Análisis: Alienware m17 R3 de Dell
Source: Geektopia Spanish ES→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 10/10/2020
Rating: Total score: 88%

 

Alienware m17 R3 P45E

Specifications

Alienware m17 R3 P45ENotebook: Alienware m17 R3 P45E
Processor: Intel Comet Lake i9-10980HK
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Super Mobile 8192 MB
Display: 17.30 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 2.988kg
Price: 4000 euro
Links: Alienware homepage
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85.3% Good-bye, Max-Q: Dell Alienware m17 R3 GeForce RTX 2080 Super Laptop Review | Notebookcheck
The Alienware m17 R3 may look the same as the m17 R2 from the outside, but it has been completely redesigned on the inside. The system swaps out GeForce Max-Q GPUs for full-fledged GeForce Super options for even faster gen-over-gen performance.

 

Comment

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.


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

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.

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 Mobile: Mid range to high end laptop graphics card based on the Turing architecture with raytracing features and 1,920 shaders. Compared to the similar named desktop card it offers reduced clock rates.

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Mobile: High-End laptop graphics card based on the TU104 chip with 2,944 shaders and 8 GB GDDR6 VRAM. Compared to the desktop variant, the GPU is clocked lower.

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q: High-End laptop graphics card based on the TU106 chip with 2,304 shaders and 8 GB GDDR6 VRAM. Offers reduced clock speeds to achieve a much lower power consumption.

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Super Mobile: High-End laptop graphics card based on the TU104 chip. At the time of the launch in early 2020, the 2080 Super is the fastest laptop graphics card on the market, but only slightly faster than the old GeForce RTX 2080.

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).

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


Intel Coffee Lake:

i9-8950HK: 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.

i7-8750H: On Coffee Lake architecture based processor for big and heavy laptops. Integrates six processor cores clocked at 2.2 - 4.1 GHz (4 GHz with 4 cores, 3.9 GHz with 6 cores) that support HyperThreading. Manufactured in an improved 14nm process (14nm++).

i9-9980HK: On Coffee Lake architecture based processor for big and heavy laptops. Integrates eight processor cores clocked at 2.4 - 5 GHz (4.2 GHz with 8 cores) that support HyperThreading. Manufactured in an improved 14nm process (14nm++). Offers an unlocked multiplier that allows overclocking of the CPU.

i7-9750H: On Coffee Lake architecture based processor for big and heavy laptops. Integrates six processor cores clocked at 2.6 - 4.5 GHz (4 GHz with 6 cores) that support HyperThreading. Manufactured in an improved 14nm process (14nm++).

Intel Comet Lake:

i9-10980HK: On Comet Lake architecture based processor for big and heavy laptops. Integrates eight processor cores clocked at 3.1 - 5 GHz that support HyperThreading. Manufactured in an improved 14nm process (14nm++). At the time of announcement, the i9-10980HK is the fastest Comet Lake-H CPU and fastest laptop CPU on the market. Thanks to the free multiplicator, the CPU can also be easily overclocked (but may not have much headroom).

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.


» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


2.586 kg:

This weight is representative for typical laptops with a 14-16 inch display-diagonal.

2.988 kg:


78.6%: 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.

Alienware m17 R3 i9, RTX 2080
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GeForce RTX 2080 Super Mobile, Comet Lake i9-10880H, 15.60", 2.4 kg

Devices with Same Screen Size and/or Weight

Alienware m15 R3, 10980HK RTX 2080 Super Max Q
GeForce RTX 2080 Super Max-Q, Comet Lake i9-10980HK, 15.60", 2.5 kg
Alienware Area-51m R2, i7-10700K, RTX 2070 Super
GeForce RTX 2070 Super Mobile, unknown, 17.30", 4.1 kg
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GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q, Coffee Lake i7-9750H, 17.30", 2.63 kg
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GeForce RTX 2080 Max-Q, Coffee Lake i7-9750H, 15.60", 2.2 kg
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Stefan Hinum, 2019-08-11 (Update: 2019-08-11)