Alienware M17 R2 Specifications

Here's what you need to know about Alienware M17 R2 including price, display info, CPU, RAM, storage, battery, and more.

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Alienware M17 R2

Key FeaturesAlienware M17 R2
At Glance
Released in Mid
2019
16:9 FHD
17.3”
1080p 144Hz
Weight
5.80 lb
2.63 kg
Up to
Intel Core i9-9980HK
8C/16T, 2.40 → 5.00 GHz
Geekbench 5
1,114
Single Core
Geekbench 5
6,504
Multi-Core
With integrated
Intel® UHD Graphics 630
24 Execution Units, 350 → 1250 MHz
Configurable up to
16GB
2666 MHz DDR4
Alienware M17 R2 Ports
Up to Nvidia GeForce
RTX 2080
8GB GDDR6 with Max-Q
AvailabilityAlienware M17 R2
Released2019
Release Info
  • Announced at Computex 2019
  • Available on June 11, 2019
PricingStarting at $1,499.99
Generations
Stores
Alienware M17 R2 Price
Latest_Dell Alien.Ware M17 R2 17.3" FHD Display Laptop, 9th Generation Intel Core i7-9750H Processor, 16GB RAM, 512GB SSD, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 2060 , Wireless+Bluetooth, HDMI,Window 10
Latest_Dell Alien.Ware M17 R2 17.3" FHD Display Laptop, 9th Generation Intel Core i7-9750H Processor, 16GB RAM, 512GB SSD, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 2060 , Wireless+Bluetooth, HDMI,Window 10
By Dell
$1,499.95
Dell Alienware M17 R2 Gaming Laptop 17.3 Inch FHD 256GB SSD 2.4GHz i5 (8GB RAM, GTX 1660 Ti 6GB GDDR6, Quad-Core i5-9300H, Windows 10 Home) Dark Side of The Moon
Dell Alienware M17 R2 Gaming Laptop 17.3 Inch FHD 256GB SSD 2.4GHz i5 (8GB RAM, GTX 1660 Ti 6GB GDDR6, Quad-Core i5-9300H, Windows 10 Home) Dark Side of The Moon
By Dell
$1,199.00
Laptop M.2 2230 SSD Thermal Support Bracket 8856F 08856F CN-08856F for Dell Alienware M15 R2 M17 R2 Series
Laptop M.2 2230 SSD Thermal Support Bracket 8856F 08856F CN-08856F for Dell Alienware M15 R2 M17 R2 Series
By Generic
$34.99
Alienware X17 R2 VR Ready Gaming Laptop - 17.3-inch FHD 360Hz 1ms Display, Core i7-12700H, 16GB RAM, 1TB SSD, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070Ti 8GB GDDR6, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi 6, USB-C, Windows 11 Home - White
Alienware X17 R2 VR Ready Gaming Laptop - 17.3-inch FHD 360Hz 1ms Display, Core i7-12700H, 16GB RAM, 1TB SSD, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070Ti 8GB GDDR6, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi 6, USB-C, Windows 11 Home - White
By Alienware
$2,673.99
Alienware m15 R4 RTX 3070 Gaming Laptop Full HD (FHD), 15.6 inch - Intel Core i7-10870H, 16GB DDR4 RAM, 1TB SSD, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 8GB GDDR6, Windows 10 Home - Lunar Light
Alienware m15 R4 RTX 3070 Gaming Laptop Full HD (FHD), 15.6 inch - Intel Core i7-10870H, 16GB DDR4 RAM, 1TB SSD, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 8GB GDDR6, Windows 10 Home - Lunar Light
By Alienware
$1,899.00
Alienware X17 R1, 17.3 inch FHD 360Hz Non-Touch Gaming Laptop - Intel Core i7-11800H, 32GB DDR4 RAM, 1TB SSD, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 16GB GDDR6, Windows 11 Home - Lunar Light
Alienware X17 R1, 17.3 inch FHD 360Hz Non-Touch Gaming Laptop - Intel Core i7-11800H, 32GB DDR4 RAM, 1TB SSD, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 16GB GDDR6, Windows 11 Home - Lunar Light
By Alienware
$2,999.00
ExteriorAlienware M17 R2
Dimensions15.74 x 11.59 x 0.73 - 0.77 in (399.80 x 294.30 x 18.60 - 19.50 mm)
  • Width: 15.74 in. (399.80 mm)
  • Depth: 11.59 in. (294.30 mm)
  • Height: 0.73 - 0.77 in. (18.60 - 19.50 mm)
WeightStarting at 5.80 lb (2.63 kg)
Colors
  • Lunar Light
  • Dark Side of the Moon
Keyboard and Trackpad
  • Keyboard
    • Alienware mSeries keyboard with per-key RGB LED AlienFX lighting
    • Includes anti-ghosting and N-key rollover technology
    • 1.7 mm key travel and alphanumeric keys
    • 0.2 mm-dish concave key design
  • Touchpad
    • Size: 4.13” x 3.15” (105 mm x 80 mm)
    • Premium Precision-Point glass touchpad
DisplayAlienware M17 R2
Size17.3 Inches
InfoFull HD with 60Hz refresh rate
  • 1920 x 1080, 127 PPI, 25ms response time, 300 nits, 16:9, 72% NTSC color gamut, 700:1 contrast ratio, Anti-glare, 8W max power consumption.
Full HD with 144Hz refresh rate
  • 1920 x 1080, 127 PPI, 9ms response time, 300 nits, 16:9, 72% NTSC color gamut, 800:1 contrast ratio, Anti-glare, 8.5W max power consumption.
  • Eyesafe® Display Tech + Tobii Eyetracking
All options
  • Wide Viewing Angles on all displays with 85 degrees viewing from all directions
PortsAlienware M17 R2
Ports
Alienware M17 R2 Ports
Image Source: Dell
  • 1 x Power/DC-in Port
  • 1 x RJ-45 Ethernet port
  • 2 x Type-A USB 3.1 Gen 1 port
  • 1 x Type-A USB 3.1 Gen 1 port with PowerShare technology
  • 1 x Thunderbolt™ 3 Port (USB Type-C™ with support for USB 3.1 Gen 2 10Gbps, 40Gbps Thunderbolt™, and DisplayPort 1.2)
  • 1 x Alienware Graphics Amplifier Port
  • 1 x HDMI 2.0b Output Port
  • 1 x Mini-Display Port 1.4 (certified) Output Port
  • 1 x Audio Out 1/8" Ports (Compatible with inline mic headset)
  • 1 x Wedge-shaped lock slot (cable and lock sold separately)
Internal SpecsAlienware M17 R2
Processor
  1. 9th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-9300H
    4 cores, 8 threads, 2.40 → 4.10 GHz, 8MB SmartCache, 45W
  2. 9th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-9750H
    6 cores, 12 threads, 2.60 → 4.50 GHz, 12MB SmartCache, 45W
  3. 9th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-9880H
    8 cores, 16 threads, 2.30 → 4.80 GHz, 16MB SmartCache, 45W
  4. 9th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-9980HK
    8 cores, 16 threads, 2.40 → 5.00 GHz, 16MB SmartCache, 45W
Geekbench 5 Single Core
Alienware M17 R21
9th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-9300H94885.10%
2
9th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-9750H1,04493.72%
3
9th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-9880H1,06695.69%
4
9th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-9980HK1,114100.00%
01,114
Geekbench 5 Multi-Core
Alienware M17 R21
9th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-9300H3,30850.86%
2
9th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-9750H4,88075.03%
3
9th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-9880H6,10093.79%
4
9th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-9980HK6,504100.00%
06,504
Integrated Graphics
  1. 9th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-9300H
    Intel® UHD Graphics 630
    24 Execution Units, 350 → 1050 MHz
  2. 9th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-9750H
    Intel® UHD Graphics 630
    24 Execution Units, 350 → 1150 MHz
  3. 9th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-9880H
    Intel® UHD Graphics 630
    24 Execution Units, 350 → 1200 MHz
  4. 9th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-9980HK
    Intel® UHD Graphics 630
    24 Execution Units, 350 → 1250 MHz
Memory
  • 8 GB 16 GB
    2666 MHz Dual-channel DDR4 RAM.
    Onboard memory.
Discrete Graphics
  • NVIDIA® GeForce GTX® 1650 (4GB GDDR5)
  • NVIDIA® GeForce GTX® 1660 Ti (6GB GDDR6)
  • NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 2060 (6GB GDDR6) OC Ready
  • NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 2070 (8GB GDDR6) with Max-Q Design
  • NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 2080 (8GB GDDR6) with Max-Q Design
StorageSingle Storage Configurations
  • 256GB PCIe M.2 SSD
  • 512GB PCIe M.2 SSD
  • 512GB Intel Optane M.2 SSD
  • 1TB PCIe M.2 SSD
  • 2TB PCIe M.2 SSD
Dual Storage Configurations
  • 512GB RAID0 (2x 256GB PCIe M.2 SSDs)
  • 1TB RAID0 (2x 512GB PCIe M.2 SSDs)
  • 512GB Intel Optane M2 SSD + 512GB PCIe M.2 SSD
  • 2TB RAID0 (2x 1TB PCIe M.2 SSDs)
  • 4TB RAID0 (2x 2TB PCIe M.2 SSDs)
ConnectivityAlienware M17 R2
Wi-Fi
  • Intel® Dual-Band Wireless AC 8265
    • Dual Band 2.4 GHz/5 GHz up to 867 Mbps, WiFi 802.11a/b/g/n/ac.
  • Rivet Killer WiFi 6 AX1650w
    • Dual Band 2.4 GHz/5 GHz up to 2400 Mbps, WiFi 802.11a/b/g/n/ac/ax.
Bluetooth
  • Intel® Dual-Band Wireless AC 8265
    • Bluetooth 4.2
  • Rivet Killer 1650w
    • Bluetooth 5
Ethernet
  • Killer E2600 PCI-E Gigabit Ethernet Controller
    • 10/100/1000 Mbps
  • Killer E3000 PCI-E Gigabit Ethernet Controller
    • 10/100/1000/25000 Mbps
BatteryAlienware M17 R2
Size6-cell lithium-ion polymer (76Wh)
Power Supply
  • E4 130W (19.50 VDC/6.70A)
  • E4 180W (19.50 VDC/9.23A)
  • E4 240W (19.50 VDC/12.31A)
* Support Hybrid Power
SoftwareAlienware M17 R2
OS
Windows 10 Home Windows 10 Pro
Upgradable to Windows 11
Built-in Apps
  • Alienware Command Center
  • Alienware Adrenalin
  • Alienware Mobile Connect
  • Microsoft Office 365 (30-day trial)
Camera & AudioAlienware M17 R2
Camera
  • Front-facing camera
    Alienware FHD (1920x1080 resolution) camera.
Audio
  • Audio
    • Realtek ALC3281-CG controller
    • 2.0 Speaker configuration
    • 7.1 Digital Audio out using HDMI out connection
    • Alienware Sound Center via Alienware Command Center
  • Microphone
    • Dual-array microphones in the camera assembly
MiscAlienware M17 R2
Sensors
  • Tobii Eye Tracking (Optional)
Security
  • Wedge-shaped lock slot
MoreCHASIS
  • AlienFX Lighting Zones
    • Programmable with up to 16.8 million distinct colors
  • Exterior Chassis Materials
    • Magnesium Alloy exterior shell
    • Copper Alloy thermal structures
  • Customized Features
    • AlienFX Lighting Detail
    • Programmable with up to 16.8 million distinct colors
    • 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)
  • Thermal
    • Cryo-Tech v3.0 Cooling Technology
    • Dual-Intake, Dual-Exhaust Airflow Design
    • High-Voltage Driving Fans
    • Load-balancing Heat Pipes
    • Dense Copper Fin Stacks
    • Dynamics Thermal Controls

Alienware M17 R2 Price

Here is the latest price update for Alienware M17 R2.

Alienware M17 R2 Price
Latest_Dell Alien.Ware M17 R2 17.3" FHD Display Laptop, 9th Generation Intel Core i7-9750H Processor, 16GB RAM, 512GB SSD, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 2060 , Wireless+Bluetooth, HDMI,Window 10
Latest_Dell Alien.Ware M17 R2 17.3" FHD Display Laptop, 9th Generation Intel Core i7-9750H Processor, 16GB RAM, 512GB SSD, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 2060 , Wireless+Bluetooth, HDMI,Window 10
By Dell
$1,499.95
Dell Alienware M17 R2 Gaming Laptop 17.3 Inch FHD 256GB SSD 2.4GHz i5 (8GB RAM, GTX 1660 Ti 6GB GDDR6, Quad-Core i5-9300H, Windows 10 Home) Dark Side of The Moon
Dell Alienware M17 R2 Gaming Laptop 17.3 Inch FHD 256GB SSD 2.4GHz i5 (8GB RAM, GTX 1660 Ti 6GB GDDR6, Quad-Core i5-9300H, Windows 10 Home) Dark Side of The Moon
By Dell
$1,199.00
Laptop M.2 2230 SSD Thermal Support Bracket 8856F 08856F CN-08856F for Dell Alienware M15 R2 M17 R2 Series
Laptop M.2 2230 SSD Thermal Support Bracket 8856F 08856F CN-08856F for Dell Alienware M15 R2 M17 R2 Series
By Generic
$34.99
Alienware X17 R2 VR Ready Gaming Laptop - 17.3-inch FHD 360Hz 1ms Display, Core i7-12700H, 16GB RAM, 1TB SSD, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070Ti 8GB GDDR6, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi 6, USB-C, Windows 11 Home - White
Alienware X17 R2 VR Ready Gaming Laptop - 17.3-inch FHD 360Hz 1ms Display, Core i7-12700H, 16GB RAM, 1TB SSD, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070Ti 8GB GDDR6, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi 6, USB-C, Windows 11 Home - White
By Alienware
$2,673.99
Alienware m15 R4 RTX 3070 Gaming Laptop Full HD (FHD), 15.6 inch - Intel Core i7-10870H, 16GB DDR4 RAM, 1TB SSD, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 8GB GDDR6, Windows 10 Home - Lunar Light
Alienware m15 R4 RTX 3070 Gaming Laptop Full HD (FHD), 15.6 inch - Intel Core i7-10870H, 16GB DDR4 RAM, 1TB SSD, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 8GB GDDR6, Windows 10 Home - Lunar Light
By Alienware
$1,899.00
Alienware X17 R1, 17.3 inch FHD 360Hz Non-Touch Gaming Laptop - Intel Core i7-11800H, 32GB DDR4 RAM, 1TB SSD, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 16GB GDDR6, Windows 11 Home - Lunar Light
Alienware X17 R1, 17.3 inch FHD 360Hz Non-Touch Gaming Laptop - Intel Core i7-11800H, 32GB DDR4 RAM, 1TB SSD, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 16GB GDDR6, Windows 11 Home - Lunar Light
By Alienware
$2,999.00

Alienware M17 R2: Quick Look

Here is our quick look at Alienware M17 R2.

Alienware M17 R2

Dell has revealed the Alienware M17 R2, a 17.3-inch machine, in mid-2019. It is powered by up to an octa-core Intel Core i9-9980HK with a boost clock speed up to 5.00 GHz. The laptop has a dedicated GPU option up to Nvidia GeForce RTX 2080 with 8GB GDDR6 with Max-Q. For display option, it has a 17.3 inch display with the following key specifications:

Full HD with 60Hz refresh rate
  • 1920 x 1080, 127 PPI, 25ms response time, 300 nits, 16:9, 72% NTSC color gamut, 700:1 contrast ratio, Anti-glare, 8W max power consumption.
Full HD with 144Hz refresh rate
  • 1920 x 1080, 127 PPI, 9ms response time, 300 nits, 16:9, 72% NTSC color gamut, 800:1 contrast ratio, Anti-glare, 8.5W max power consumption.
  • Eyesafe® Display Tech + Tobii Eyetracking
All options
  • Wide Viewing Angles on all displays with 85 degrees viewing from all directions

Moreover, Dell claims that the Alienware M17 R2 supports up to 16GB of 2666 MHz DDR4 memory. Unfortunately, it has an onboard memory module that is not upgradable by the users. Furthermore, It comes with two M.2 slots that users can easily upgrade and install an additional SSD to expand the storage on the device.

Additionally, the Alienware M17 R2 measures 15.74” x 11.59” x 0.77” (399.80 x 294.39 x 19.56 mm) and weight at 5.80 lbs. (2.63 kg). The laptop features the following ports:

  • 1 x Power/DC-in Port
  • 1 x RJ-45 Ethernet port
  • 2 x Type-A USB 3.1 Gen 1 port
  • 1 x Type-A USB 3.1 Gen 1 port with PowerShare technology
  • 1 x Thunderbolt™ 3 Port (USB Type-C™ with support for USB 3.1 Gen 2 10Gbps, 40Gbps Thunderbolt™, and DisplayPort 1.2)
  • 1 x Alienware Graphics Amplifier Port
  • 1 x HDMI 2.0b Output Port
  • 1 x Mini-Display Port 1.4 (certified) Output Port
  • 1 x Audio Out 1/8" Ports (Compatible with inline mic headset)
  • 1 x Wedge-shaped lock slot (cable and lock sold separately)

In summary, here is what you need to know about the Alienware M17 R2.

  • Alienware’s thinnest 17" laptop ever. With optional hyper-efficient 8-phase voltage regulation, Cryo-Tech cooling v3.0 & new Legend industrial design alongside the latest in NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ graphics.
  • Up to 9th Generation Intel® Core™ i9-9980HK (8-Core, up to 5.0Ghz w/Turbo Boost)
  • Up to NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 2080 8GB GDDR6 with Max-Q Design.
  • Up to 4TB (2x 2TB PCIe M.2 SSD) RAID-0
  • Up to 17.3" FHD (1920 x 1080) 144Hz with Eyesafe® and Tobii Eyetracking technology