Alienware X17 R1 Specifications
Here's what you need to know about Alienware X17 R1 including price, display info, CPU, RAM, storage, battery, and more.
|Key Features||Alienware X17 R1|
|Availability||Alienware X17 R1|
|Release Info||Available on June 1, 2021|
|Exterior||Alienware X17 R1|
|Weight||6.65 - 7.05 lbs (3.02 - 3.2 kg)|
With High Endurance Clear Coat and Silky - Smooth Finish
|Keyboard and Trackpad|
|Display||Alienware X17 R1|
|Ports||Alienware X17 R1|
|Internal Specs||Alienware X17 R1|
Geekbench 5 Single Core
Alienware X17 R11
11th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-11800H1,46689.06%2
11th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-11980HK1,646100.00%01,646
Geekbench 5 Multi-Core
Alienware X17 R11
11th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-11800H7,90881.72%2
11th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-11980HK9,677100.00%09,677
8 GB 16 GB 32 GB 64GB3200MHz or 3466MHz Dual-channel DDR4 SDRAM.
2 x SO-DIMM slots.
|Connectivity||Alienware X17 R1|
|Wi-Fi||Rivet Killer Wi-Fi 6E AX1675w |
Triple Band 2.4GHz/5GHz/6GHz Up to 2400 Mbps WiFi 6 802.11a/b/g/n/ac/ax
|Ethernet||Killer E3100 2.5G Ethernet Controller |
Transfer rate: 10/100/1000/2500 Mbps
|Battery||Alienware X17 R1|
|Size||87 WHr, 6-cell smart lithium-ion battery|
240W 330Wpower adapter.
|Software||Alienware X17 R1|
Windows 10 Home Windows 10 Pro
Upgradable to Windows 11
|Camera & Audio||Alienware X17 R1|
|Misc||Alienware X17 R1|
|Sensors||Windows Hello IR Camera|
|Warranty||1 Year Hardware Service with Onsite/In-Home Service After Remote Diagnosis|
Alienware X17 R1 Price
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Alienware X17 R1: Quick Look
Here is our quick look at Alienware X17 R1.
Dell has revealed the Alienware X17 R1, a 17.3-inch machine, in mid-2021. It is powered by up to an octa-core Intel Core i9-11980HK with a boost clock speed up to 5.00 GHz. The laptop has a dedicated GPU option up to Nvidia GeForce RTX 3080 with 16GB GDDR6 150W TGP. For display option, it has a 17.3 inch display with the following key specifications:
- 17.3” FHD with 165Hz 1920 x 1080 127 PPI ComfortView Plus 3ms response time 300 nits 16:9 100% sRGB 1000:1 Anti-glare WVA 7.2 W
- 17.3” FHD with 360Hz 1920 x 1080 127 PPI ComfortView Plus NVIDIA G-Sync Advanced Optimus 1ms response time 300 nits 16:9 100% sRGB 800:1 Anti-glare WVA 8.4 W
- 17.3” UHD with 120Hz 3840 x 2160 255 PPI ComfortView Plus 4ms response time 500 nits 16:9 100% Adobe RGB 1200:1 Anti-glare WVA 12.2 W
Moreover, Dell claims that the Alienware X17 R1 supports up to 64GB of 3466 MHz DDR4 XMP memory that you can upgrade with two memory module slots on the motherboard. 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 X17 R1 measures 15.72” x 11.79” x 0.82” (399.29 x 299.47 x 20.83 mm) and weight at 6.65 lbs. (3.02 kg). For connectivity, there are a total amount of ten ports and slots available on Alienware X17 R1. That includes a headphone jack, a power port, a Thunderbolt 4 port, a USB-C port, two USB-A ports, an HDMI port, a Mini DisplayPort, a microSD card slot, and an RJ-45 port.
In summary, here is what you need to know about the Alienware X17 R1.
- 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.
The Alienware X17 R1 also has some downsides that you might want to know, including:
- No lock slot
- No Alienware Graphics Amplifier Port
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.
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