Alienware X17 R1 vs. Alienware Area-51m R2

Here is a side by side comparison between Alienware X17 R1 and Alienware Area-51m R2 specs including CPU, RAM, storage, battery, display, and more.

Alienware X17 R1 vs. Alienware Area-51m R2

The 2021 Alienware X17 R1 features the 45W 11th Generation Intel Tiger Lake 8-core Intel Core i7-11800H up to 8-core Intel Core i9-11980HK with the boost speed up to 5.00 GHz. While the 2020 Alienware Area-51m R2 features the 65W 10th Generation Intel Comet Lake 8-core Intel Core i7-10700 up to 10-core Intel Core i9-10900K with the boost speed up to 5.30 GHz.

If you want to know more what's the difference between the 17.3″ Alienware X17 R1 (2021) and the 17.3″ Alienware Area-51m R2 (2020), we have a detailed tech specs comparison between both devices for you to check out here.

Alienware X17 R1 vs. Alienware Area-51m R2: Specs Comparison

Alienware X17 R1 image

Alienware X17 R1

Alienware Area-51m R2 image

Alienware Area-51m R2

Key Features
What's new
  • Alienware Element 31 thermal interface material - made of a Gallium-Silicone matrix that delivers a 25% improvement in thermal resistance over the previous generation.
  • Alienware’s Quad Fan Design - produces dedicated airflow using evacuative fans and dual opposite outlet fans. Moving this much air and managing heat enables this level of performance with this thin design.
  • 11th Gen Intel® Core™ processors - features the latest 11th Generation of Intel H-Series processors up to 8-Core Intel Core i9-11980HK up to 5.0 GHz.
  • GeForce RTX™ 30-series graphics - it now comes with the second generation of RTX technology that available in NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 3060, 3070, and up to RTX 3080 with 16GB of GDDR6.
  • Nvidia G-Sync & Advanced Optimus Technology - Available on FHD 360Hz display. While the ComfortView Plus, hardware-based low blue light technology available on all x17 configurations.
  • World's most powerful and overclockable gaming laptop with NVIDIA or AMD graphics. Featuring up to 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i9K processors.
  • Up to 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i9 10900K (10-Core, 3.7GHz to 5.3GHz w/Thermal Velocity Boost)
  • Up to NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 2080 SUPER 8GB GDDR6
  • Up to 64GB Dual Channel DDR4 at 2933MHz
  • Up to 4TB RAID 0 (2x 2TB NVMe M.2 PCIe SSDs)
  • Up to 17.3" UHD (3840 x 2160) 60Hz 25ms 500-nits 100% Adobe RGB color gamut + Tobii Eyetracking technology
What's missing
  • No lock slot
  • No Alienware Graphics Amplifier Port
AvailabilityAlienware X17 R1Alienware Area-51m R2
Released20212020
Release InfoAvailable on June 1, 2021Announced on June 22, 2020.
Pricing
  • $2,099.99
    i7-11800H16GB256GBRTX 3060 6GBFHD 165Hz
  • $2,479.99
    i7-11800H16GB512GBRTX 3070 8GBFHD 165Hz
  • $3,229.99
    i7-11800H32GB512GBRTX 3080 16GBUHD 120Hz
  • $3,629.99
    i9-11980HK32GB XMP512GBRTX 3080 16GBUHD 120Hz
$2,569.99
i7-10700RTX 206016GB256GB
Alienware X17 Price
Alienware m17 R4, 17.3 inch FHD (Full HD) Gaming Laptop - Intel Core i7-10870H, 16GB DDR4 RAM, 1TB SSD, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 6GB GDDR6, Windows 10 Home - Lunar Light (Latest Model)
Alienware m17 R4, 17.3 inch FHD (Full HD) Gaming Laptop - Intel Core i7-10870H, 16GB DDR4 RAM, 1TB SSD, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 6GB GDDR6, Windows 10 Home - Lunar Light (Latest Model)
By Alienware
$2,199.39
Alienware Area 51M Gaming Laptop, 17.3" 300hz 3ms FHD Display, Intel Core i7-10700K, Nvidia GeForce RTX 2070 Super 8GB GDDR6, 1TB SSD, 16GB RAM, Lunar Light (AWARR2-7323WHT-PUS)
Alienware Area 51M Gaming Laptop, 17.3" 300hz 3ms FHD Display, Intel Core i7-10700K, Nvidia GeForce RTX 2070 Super 8GB GDDR6, 1TB SSD, 16GB RAM, Lunar Light (AWARR2-7323WHT-PUS)
By Alienware
$2,571.82
Was: $2,899.99
Dell Alienware 17 R5 VR Ready 17.3" LCD Gaming Notebook - Intel Core i7 (8th Gen) i7-8750H Hexa-core (6 Core) 2.20 GHz - 16 GB DDR4 SDRAM - 1 TB HHD - Windows 10 Home 64-bit (English) - 1920 x 10
Dell Alienware 17 R5 VR Ready 17.3" LCD Gaming Notebook - Intel Core i7 (8th Gen) i7-8750H Hexa-core (6 Core) 2.20 GHz - 16 GB DDR4 SDRAM - 1 TB HHD - Windows 10 Home 64-bit (English) - 1920 x 10
By Dell
$1,329.00
Alienware Area-51m R2 Price
Alienware Area 51M Gaming Laptop, 17.3" 300hz 3ms FHD Display, Intel Core i7-10700K, Nvidia GeForce RTX 2070 Super 8GB GDDR6, 1TB SSD, 16GB RAM, Lunar Light (AWARR2-7323WHT-PUS)
Alienware Area 51M Gaming Laptop, 17.3" 300hz 3ms FHD Display, Intel Core i7-10700K, Nvidia GeForce RTX 2070 Super 8GB GDDR6, 1TB SSD, 16GB RAM, Lunar Light (AWARR2-7323WHT-PUS)
By Alienware
$2,571.82
Was: $2,899.99
Dell Alienware 51M R2 Laptop (Intel i7-10700 8-Core, 32GB RAM, 512GB PCIe SSD + 1TB HDD, RTX 2070 Super, 17.3" Full HD (1920x1080), WiFi, Bluetooth, Webcam, 2xUSB 3.0, 1xHDMI, Win 10 Home)
Dell Alienware 51M R2 Laptop (Intel i7-10700 8-Core, 32GB RAM, 512GB PCIe SSD + 1TB HDD, RTX 2070 Super, 17.3" Full HD (1920x1080), WiFi, Bluetooth, Webcam, 2xUSB 3.0, 1xHDMI, Win 10 Home)
By Dell
$2,689.00
Dell Alienware 51M R2 Laptop (Intel i7-10700 8-Core, 64GB RAM, 128GB PCIe SSD + 1TB HDD, RTX 2070 Super, 17.3" Full HD (1920x1080), WiFi, Bluetooth, Webcam, 2xUSB 3.0, 1xHDMI, Win 10 Pro)
Dell Alienware 51M R2 Laptop (Intel i7-10700 8-Core, 64GB RAM, 128GB PCIe SSD + 1TB HDD, RTX 2070 Super, 17.3" Full HD (1920x1080), WiFi, Bluetooth, Webcam, 2xUSB 3.0, 1xHDMI, Win 10 Pro)
By Dell
$3,489.00
DisplayAlienware X17 R1Alienware Area-51m R2
Size17.3 Inches17.3 Inches
Info
  • 17.3” FHD with 165Hz
    1920 x 1080127 PPIComfortView Plus3ms response time300 nits16:9100% sRGB1000:1Anti-glareWVA7.2 W
  • 17.3” FHD with 360Hz
    1920 x 1080127 PPIComfortView PlusNVIDIA G-SyncAdvanced Optimus1ms response time300 nits16:9100% sRGB800:1Anti-glareWVA8.4 W
  • 17.3” UHD with 120Hz
    3840 x 2160255 PPIComfortView Plus4ms response time500 nits16:9100% Adobe RGB1200:1Anti-glareWVA12.2 W
  • 17.3” FHD 144Hz with Tobii
    1920 x 1080127 PPI9ms response time300 nits16:972% NTSC600:1 contrast ratioAnti-glareTobii Eyetracking technologyWVA
  • 17.3” FHD 144Hz with NVIDIA-GSYNC
    1920 x 1080127 PPI7ms response time300 nits16:972% NTSCNVIDIA G-SYNC Technology600:1 contrast ratioAnti-glareWVA
  • 17.3” FHD 300Hz with Tobii
    1920 x 1080127 PPI3ms response time300 nits16:9100% sRGB color gamut700:1Anti-glareTobii Eyetracking technologyWVA
  • 17.3” FHD 360Hz with Tobii & NVIDIA-GSYNC
    1920 x 1080127 PPI5ms response time300 nits16:9100% sRGB color gamutNVIDIA G-SYNC Technology700:1Anti-glareTobii Eyetracking technologyWVA
  • 17.3” UHD 60Hz with Tobii
    3840 x 2160255 PPI25ms response time500 nits16:9100% Adobe RGB1200:1 contrast ratioTobii Eyetracking technologyWVA
ExteriorAlienware X17 R1Alienware Area-51m R2
Size Comparison
Dimensions
  • 15.718” x 11.791” x 0.823” (399.23 x 299.49 x 20.9 mm)
    With FHD 360Hz diplay.
  • 15.718” x 11.791” x 0.843” (399.23 x 299.49 x 21.4 mm)
    With FHD 165Hz or UHD 120Hz diplay.
15.85 x 12.565 x 1.089 - 1.7 in (402.60 x 319.14 x 27.65 - 44 mm)
Weight6.65 - 7.05 lbs (3.02 - 3.2 kg)
  • 9.04 lb (4.10 Kg)
    Alienware Area-51m R2 with NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti.
  • 10.36 lb (4.70 Kg) 
    Alienware Area-51m R2 with other graphics cards.
Colors
Lunar light
With High Endurance Clear Coat and Silky - Smooth Finish
Lunar LightDark Side of the Moon
Keyboard and Trackpad
  • Keyboard
    • Alienware X-Series thin keyboard
    • Per-key RGB LED with AlienFX lighting
    • Anti-ghosting and N-key rollover technology.
    • 1.5mm key travel.
  • Touchpad
    • Multi-touch gesture Premium Precision glass touchpad with integrated scrolling.
    • 4.13 x 2.36 in (105 mm x 80 mm) precision touchpad with multi-touch gesture support.
    • Supports AlienFX touchpad.
  • Alienware mSeries Keyboard
    • Alienware TactX keyboard with per-key RGB LED AlienFX lighting.
    • Includes anti-ghosting and N-key rollover technology.
    • 1.7mm key travel, programmable macro keys, alphanumeric keys.
  • Touchpad
    • 3.94 x 2.20 in (100 mm x 56 mm) All-points addressable (APA) trackpad.
    • AlienFX backlit.
PortsLeft
  • 1 x Headset port
Right
  • 1 x Power/DC-in Port
Back
  • 1 x Thunderbolt 4
    Supports USB 3.2 Gen 2, DisplayPort 1.4, and PD output 15W (5V/3A).
  • 1 x USB-C
    Supports USB 3.2 Gen 2, DisplayPort 1.4, and PD output 15W (5V/3A).
  • 2 x USB-A
    Supports USB 3.2 Gen 1 with PowerShare
  • 1 x HDMI 2.1
    Supports up to [email protected] display out.
  • 1 x MicroSD Card Slot
  • 1 x Mini DisplayPort 1.4
  • 1 x 2.5G Ethernet Port
  • 1 x Thunderbolt™ 3 
    supports USB 3.2 Gen 2 and DisplayPort 1.2
  • 2 x USB-A 3.2 Gen 1
  • 1 x USB-A 3.2 Gen 1 with Powershare.
  • 1 x HDMI 2.0
    Output with HDCP 2.2 Output Port (Supports direct-drive VR interfaces).
  • 1 x mini DisplayPort™ 1.4
    Output Port (supports NVIDIA® G-Sync™).
  • 1 x RJ-45
    Killer™ Ethernet E3000 2.5Gbps Port.
  • 1 x Alienware Graphics Amplifier Port
  • 2 x power adapter Ports
  • 1 x Global Headset Port
  • 1 x Audio Out 1/8" Port
    Compatible with inline mic headset.
  • 1 x Wedge-shaped lock slot (cable and lock sold separately)
Internal SpecsAlienware X17 R1Alienware Area-51m R2
Processor
  • 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-11800H
    8 cores, 16 threads, 2.30 → 4.60 GHz, 24MB SmartCache, 45W
  • 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-11980HK
    8 cores, 16 threads, 3.30 → 5.00 GHz, 24MB SmartCache, 65W
  • 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-10700
    8 cores, 16 threads, 2.90 → 4.80 GHz, 16MB SmartCache, 65W
  • 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-10700K
    8 cores, 16 threads, 3.80 → 5.10 GHz, 16MB SmartCache, 125W
  • 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-10900
    10 cores, 20 threads, 2.80 → 5.20 GHz, 20MB SmartCache, 65W
  • 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-10900K
    10 cores, 20 threads, 3.70 → 5.30 GHz, 20MB SmartCache, 125W
Integrated Graphics
  • 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-11800H
    Intel® UHD Graphics
    32 Execution Units, 350 → 1450 MHz
  • 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-11980HK
    Intel® UHD Graphics
    32 Execution Units, 350 → 1450 MHz
  • 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-10700
    Intel® UHD Graphics 630
    24 Execution Units, 350 → 1200 MHz
  • 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-10700K
    Intel® UHD Graphics 630
    24 Execution Units, 350 → 1200 MHz
  • 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-10900
    Intel® UHD Graphics 630
    24 Execution Units, 350 → 1200 MHz
  • 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-10900K
    Intel® UHD Graphics 630
    24 Execution Units, 350 → 1200 MHz
Discrete Graphics
  • NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 3060
    6GB GDDR6TGP: 115WDynamic Boost: 15WMax Power: 130WSpeed: 1387 → 1702 MHz
  • NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 3070
    8GB GDDR6TGP: 125WDynamic Boost: 15WMax Power: 140WSpeed: 1215 → 1620 MHz
  • NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 3080
    16GB GDDR6TGP: 150WDynamic Boost: 15WMax Power: 165WSpeed: 1350 → 1710 MHz
* All configurations include 12-phase HyperEfficient graphics voltage regulation.
NVIDIA® GeForce®
  • GTX™ 1660 Ti - 6GB GDDR6 (OC Ready)
  • RTX™ 2060 - 6GB GDDR6 (OC Ready)
  • RTX 2070 SUPER™ - 8GB GDDR6 (OC Ready)
  • RTX 2080 SUPER™ - 8GB GDDR6 (OC Ready)
AMD® Radeon™
  • RX 5700M - 8GB GDDR6 (OC Ready)
Memory
8 GB16 GB32 GB64GB
3200MHz or 3466MHz Dual-channel DDR4 SDRAM.
2 x SO-DIMM slots.
  • Max 32GB of 3200 MHz DDR4 Memory
  • Max 64GB of 3466 MHz XMP DDR4 Memory
  • Memory Slots
    • 2 x SoDIMM slots
  • Memory Configurations
    • 8 GB, 2 x 4 GB, DDR4, 2933 MHz, dual-channel
    • 16 GB, 2 x 8 GB, DDR4, 2933 MHz, dual-channel
    • 32 GB, 2 x 16 GB, DDR4, 2933 MHz, dual-channel
    • 64 GB, 2 x 32 GB, DDR4, 2933 MHz, dual-channel
    • 16 GB, 2 x 8 GB, DDR4, 3200 MHz, dual-channel, Intel XMP
    • 32 GB, 2 x 16 GB, DDR4, 3200 MHz, dual-channel, Intel XMP
Storage
  • 2 x M.2 2280 slots (Up to 2TB each)
    Supports RAID-0
Available Slots
  • 2 x M.2 2230/2280 slots (Up to 1TB each)
  • One SATA AHCI 6 Gbps (Up to 1TB)
Single Drive
256GB512GB1TB2TB
NVMe M.2 PCIe SSD.
Dual Drives
  • 256GB PCIe M.2 SSD + 1TB 7200 RPM Hard Drive
  • 512GB PCIe M.2 SSD + 1TB 7200 RPM Hard Drive
RAID-0 Drives
  • 512GB RAID 0 (2x 256GB NVMe M.2 PCIe SSDs)
  • 1TB RAID 0 (2x 512GB NVMe M.2 PCIe SSDs)
  • 2TB RAID 0 (2x 1TB NVMe M.2 PCIe SSDs)
  • 4TB RAID 0 (2x 2TB NVMe M.2 PCIe SSDs)
RAID-0 Plus Drives
  • 512GB (2x 256GB PCIe M.2 SSDs) RAID 0 [Boot] + 1TB 7200 RPM Hard Drive [Storage]
  • 1TB (2x 512GB PCIe M.2 SSD) RAID 0 [Boot] + 1TB 7200 RPM Hard Drive [Storage]
  • 1TB (2x 512GB PCIe M.2 SSD) RAID 0 [Boot] + 512GB PCIe M.2 SSD [Storage]
  • 1TB (2x 512GB PCIe M.2 SSDs) RAID 0 [Boot] + 1TB (2x 512GB NVMe M.2 PCIe SSD) Non-Raid [Storage]
  • 2TB (2x 1TB PCIe M.2 SSDs) RAID 0 [Boot] + 1TB 7200 RPM Hard Drive [Storage]
  • 2TB (2x 1TB PCIe M.2 SSDs) RAID 0 [Boot] + 1TB NVMe M.2 PCIe SSD [Storage]
  • 2TB (2x 1TB PCIe M.2 SSD) RAID 0 [Boot] + 2TB (2x 1TB PCIe M.2 SSD) Non-Raid [Storage]
ConnectivityAlienware X17 R1Alienware Area-51m R2
Wi-FiRivet Killer Wi-Fi 6E AX1675w
Triple Band 2.4GHz/5GHz/6GHzUp to 2400 MbpsWiFi 6 802.11a/b/g/n/ac/ax
Rivet Killer WiFi 6 AX1650i 
Up to 2212MbpsDual band 2.4 GHz/5 GHzWiFi-6 (802.11ax)
BluetoothBluetooth 5.2Bluetooth 5.1
EthernetKiller E3100 2.5G Ethernet Controller
Transfer rate: 10/100/1000 Mbps
Killer™ Ethernet E3000 PCI-e Gigabit ethernet controller
Transfer rate: 10/100/1000/2500 Mbps
BatteryAlienware X17 R1Alienware Area-51m R2
Size87 WHr, 6-cell smart lithium-ion battery6-cell smart lithium-ion (90Wh)
Power Supply
240W330W
power adapter.
  • 180W (19.50 VDC/9.23A)
  • 240W (19.50 VDC/9.23A)
  • 330W (19.50 VDC/9.23A)
SoftwareAlienware X17 R1Alienware Area-51m R2
OS
Windows 10 HomeWindows 10 Pro
Upgradable to Windows 11
Windows 10 HomeWindows 10 Pro
Upgradable to Windows 11
Built-in Apps
  • Alienware Command Center
    AlienFX lightingGame LibraryAuto-tune game profile functionalityFusionAlienware AdrenalinAlienware Mobile Connect
  • Microsoft Office 365 (30-day trial)
  • Alienware Command Center
  • Alienware Mobile Connect
  • Microsoft Office 365 (30-day trial)
Camera & AudioAlienware X17 R1Alienware Area-51m R2
Camera
  • Front-facing camera.
    Alienware HD (1280x720 resolution) camera.
  • Windows Hello IR support.
  • Front-facing camera
    Alienware HD (1280 x 720 resolution) camera.
Audio
  • Controller: Realtek ALC3281
    • 7.1 Digital Audio out using HDMI out connection
    • Alienware Sound Center via Alienware Command Center
  • Speakers:
    • 2 x 4W speakers
  • Microphone:
    • Dual-array microphones
  • Controller: Realtek ALC3282-CG
    • 7.1 Digital Audio out using HDMI out connection
    • Alienware Sound Center via Alienware Command Center
  • Speakers:
    • 4-Way Stereo Speaker Design
    • Output: 8-10W
  • Microphone:
    • Dual-array microphones in the camera assembly
MiscAlienware X17 R1Alienware Area-51m R2
SensorsWindows Hello IR Camera
  • Tobii Eye Tracking (Optional)
Security
  • Wedge-shaped lock slot
Warranty1 Year Hardware Service with Onsite/In-Home Service After Remote Diagnosis1 Year Hardware Service with Onsite/In-Home Service After Remote Diagnosis
Alienware X17 Price
Alienware m17 R4, 17.3 inch FHD (Full HD) Gaming Laptop - Intel Core i7-10870H, 16GB DDR4 RAM, 1TB SSD, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 6GB GDDR6, Windows 10 Home - Lunar Light (Latest Model)
Alienware m17 R4, 17.3 inch FHD (Full HD) Gaming Laptop - Intel Core i7-10870H, 16GB DDR4 RAM, 1TB SSD, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 6GB GDDR6, Windows 10 Home - Lunar Light (Latest Model)
By Alienware
$2,199.39
Alienware Area 51M Gaming Laptop, 17.3" 300hz 3ms FHD Display, Intel Core i7-10700K, Nvidia GeForce RTX 2070 Super 8GB GDDR6, 1TB SSD, 16GB RAM, Lunar Light (AWARR2-7323WHT-PUS)
Alienware Area 51M Gaming Laptop, 17.3" 300hz 3ms FHD Display, Intel Core i7-10700K, Nvidia GeForce RTX 2070 Super 8GB GDDR6, 1TB SSD, 16GB RAM, Lunar Light (AWARR2-7323WHT-PUS)
By Alienware
$2,571.82
Was: $2,899.99
Dell Alienware 17 R5 VR Ready 17.3" LCD Gaming Notebook - Intel Core i7 (8th Gen) i7-8750H Hexa-core (6 Core) 2.20 GHz - 16 GB DDR4 SDRAM - 1 TB HHD - Windows 10 Home 64-bit (English) - 1920 x 10
Dell Alienware 17 R5 VR Ready 17.3" LCD Gaming Notebook - Intel Core i7 (8th Gen) i7-8750H Hexa-core (6 Core) 2.20 GHz - 16 GB DDR4 SDRAM - 1 TB HHD - Windows 10 Home 64-bit (English) - 1920 x 10
By Dell
$1,329.00
Alienware Area-51m R2 Price
Alienware Area 51M Gaming Laptop, 17.3" 300hz 3ms FHD Display, Intel Core i7-10700K, Nvidia GeForce RTX 2070 Super 8GB GDDR6, 1TB SSD, 16GB RAM, Lunar Light (AWARR2-7323WHT-PUS)
Alienware Area 51M Gaming Laptop, 17.3" 300hz 3ms FHD Display, Intel Core i7-10700K, Nvidia GeForce RTX 2070 Super 8GB GDDR6, 1TB SSD, 16GB RAM, Lunar Light (AWARR2-7323WHT-PUS)
By Alienware
$2,571.82
Was: $2,899.99
Dell Alienware 51M R2 Laptop (Intel i7-10700 8-Core, 32GB RAM, 512GB PCIe SSD + 1TB HDD, RTX 2070 Super, 17.3" Full HD (1920x1080), WiFi, Bluetooth, Webcam, 2xUSB 3.0, 1xHDMI, Win 10 Home)
Dell Alienware 51M R2 Laptop (Intel i7-10700 8-Core, 32GB RAM, 512GB PCIe SSD + 1TB HDD, RTX 2070 Super, 17.3" Full HD (1920x1080), WiFi, Bluetooth, Webcam, 2xUSB 3.0, 1xHDMI, Win 10 Home)
By Dell
$2,689.00
Dell Alienware 51M R2 Laptop (Intel i7-10700 8-Core, 64GB RAM, 128GB PCIe SSD + 1TB HDD, RTX 2070 Super, 17.3" Full HD (1920x1080), WiFi, Bluetooth, Webcam, 2xUSB 3.0, 1xHDMI, Win 10 Pro)
Dell Alienware 51M R2 Laptop (Intel i7-10700 8-Core, 64GB RAM, 128GB PCIe SSD + 1TB HDD, RTX 2070 Super, 17.3" Full HD (1920x1080), WiFi, Bluetooth, Webcam, 2xUSB 3.0, 1xHDMI, Win 10 Pro)
By Dell
$3,489.00
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Alienware X17 R1: Key Features

The Alienware x17 is the thinnest 17” Alienware notebook, ever. It is also among the first generation of X-series laptops and while they command an innovation-first prerogative, they are PC gaming masterpieces. Their evolved Legend industrial design makes them beautiful on the outside and the exclusive Alienware Cryo-tech™️ cooling technology is what makes the performance at this thinness a possibility. Any gamer looking for a high-performance gaming laptop that prioritizes design, a large screen, and wants reassurance of its thermal management needs to look no further. Behold the Alienware x17.

Alienware X17: Intro Video

Alienware X17: First Look

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Alienware Area-51m R2: Key Features

Chassis Features
  • AlienFX Lighting Zones
    • Programmable with up to 16.8 million distinct colors
  • Customized Features
    • Alienware Command Center
    • AlienFX Lighting Technology
    • Game Library with auto-tune game profile functionality
    • Fusion (Includes support for Overclock, Thermal, Power, Audio, and Audio Recon profiles)
  • Exterior Chassis Materials
    • Based on Alienware's Legend industrial design language
    • Engineered with Alienware's Advanced Cryo-Tech Cooling technology
    • Engineered with HyperEfficient Voltage Regulation
    • Constructed with a Magnesium alloy exterior shell with optional Copper alloy thermal components

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