Alienware AW17R4 ReviewCarmine Mastropierro
If you want to game at your best, you need the best hardware to support you. Alienware has your back when it comes to speed, graphics, support, and everything inbetween. Everyone in the gaming community has heard of their brand and it’s simply because they’re one of the best. When it comes to computers and laptops, Alienware is king. One of the latest models of gaming laptops they offer is the 17 R4. This is our review on it for prospective buyers.
Built with premium materials and the latest components, the Alienware 17 is the ultimate gaming laptop on the market. It’s constructed with magnesium alloy for rigidity, copper for better performance and steel for tactile comfort, it features a high-quality design for high-performance gaming with support from NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070.
For the virtual reality gamers, you’ll be pleased to hear that this a VR-ready system that passes the Oculus Ready and Vive Optimized certifications. It’s Powered by NVIDIA VRWorks technology, a new level of presence is achieved by bringing physically realistic visuals, sound, touch interactions, and simulated environments to virtual reality. And with NVIDIA GeForce 10-series graphics, the Alienware 17 goes beyond what’s expected.
The 17″ FHD display is designed to deliver the smoothest gaming experience with 4ms response time, wide viewing angles, 300 nits of brightness and NVIDIA G-sync technology on select modules. NVIDIA G-sync delivers the smoothest and fastest experience ever thanks to its ability to synchronize display refresh rates to the GPU in your GeForce GTX-powered PC, eliminating screen tearing and minimizing both display stutter and input lag.
Higher maximum thermal design power (TDP) support means that your system can handle a higher total wattage for internal components, enabling a higher level of performance. With the entire ventilation system upgraded, your system can stay cool even under extreme graphics pressure.
Due to the upgraded design, a larger and more effective speaker box has been installed, improving audio output for a clearer and more dramatic gaming experience.
With an upgraded Alienware TactX keyboard, n-key rollover is now supported, enabling over 108-key commands for maximum actions per minute on a notebook with 2.2mm of key travel allowing for rapid response for any key stroke.
- Intel Core i7-7700HQ (Quad-Core, 6MB Cache, up to 3.8GHz w/Turbo Boost)
- 16GB DDR4 at 2400MHz (2x8GB); 32GB Maximum
- 1TB 7200RPM SATA 6Gb/s; No Optical Drive
- NVIDIA GTX 1070
- 17.3 inch FHD (1920 x 1080) IPS Anti-Glare 300-nits Display
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If you’re looking for a gaming laptop that will play the latest games on the highest settings with high FPS, the 17 R4 won’t dissapoint. It will stay cool under strenuous conditions for many hours while you game. Everything from the crystal clear display to quality audio will make every gaming session perfect.