Alienware X17 R2 Specifications

Here's what you need to know about Alienware X17 R2 including price, display info, CPU, RAM, storage, battery, and more.

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Alienware X17 R2

Key FeaturesAlienware X17 R2
At Glance
Released in Early
2022
16:9 4K UHD
17.3”
2160p 120Hz
Weight
6.54 lb
2.97 kg
Up to
Intel Core i9-12900HK
14C/20T, 2.50 → 5.00 GHz
Geekbench 5
1,798
Single Core
Geekbench 5
13,006
Multi-Core
With integrated
Intel® Iris® Xe Graphics
96 Execution Units, 400 → 1450 MHz
Upgradable up to
32GB
4800 MHz DDR5
Alienware X17 R2 Ports
Up to Nvidia GeForce
RTX 3080 Ti
16GB GDDR6
AvailabilityAlienware X17 R2
Released2022
Release Info
  • Announced on January 4, 2022.
  • Available starting in Winter 2022.
PricingStarting at $2,299
Generations
Stores
Alienware X17 R2 Price
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
Dell Alienware X17 R2 Gaming Laptop (2022) | 17.3" FHD | Core i9 - 2TB SSD - 32GB RAM - 3080 Ti | 14 Cores @ 5 GHz - 12th Gen CPU - 12GB GDDR6X Win 11 Home (Renewed)
Dell Alienware X17 R2 Gaming Laptop (2022) | 17.3" FHD | Core i9 - 2TB SSD - 32GB RAM - 3080 Ti | 14 Cores @ 5 GHz - 12th Gen CPU - 12GB GDDR6X Win 11 Home (Renewed)
By Dell
$4,163.87
Dell Alienware X17 R2 Gaming Laptop (2022) | 17.3" FHD | Core i9 - 1TB SSD + 1TB SSD - 64GB RAM - 3080 Ti | 14 Cores @ 5 GHz - 12th Gen CPU - 12GB GDDR6X Win 11 Home
Dell Alienware X17 R2 Gaming Laptop (2022) | 17.3" FHD | Core i9 - 1TB SSD + 1TB SSD - 64GB RAM - 3080 Ti | 14 Cores @ 5 GHz - 12th Gen CPU - 12GB GDDR6X Win 11 Home
By Dell
$4,443.88
Dell Alienware X17 R2 Gaming Laptop (2022) | 17.3" FHD | Core i7 - 1TB SSD - 64GB RAM - RTX 3060 | 14 Cores @ 4.7 GHz - 12th Gen CPU - 12GB GDDR6 Win 11 Pro
Dell Alienware X17 R2 Gaming Laptop (2022) | 17.3" FHD | Core i7 - 1TB SSD - 64GB RAM - RTX 3060 | 14 Cores @ 4.7 GHz - 12th Gen CPU - 12GB GDDR6 Win 11 Pro
By Dell
$2,862.62
Dell Alienware X17 R2 Gaming Laptop (2022) | 17.3" FHD | Core i9 - 2TB SSD - 64GB RAM - 3080 Ti | 14 Cores @ 5 GHz - 12th Gen CPU - 12GB GDDR6X Win 11 Home (Renewed)
Dell Alienware X17 R2 Gaming Laptop (2022) | 17.3" FHD | Core i9 - 2TB SSD - 64GB RAM - 3080 Ti | 14 Cores @ 5 GHz - 12th Gen CPU - 12GB GDDR6X Win 11 Home (Renewed)
By Dell
$4,494.05
Dell Alienware X17 R2 Gaming Laptop (2022) | 17.3" FHD | Core i7 - 1TB SSD - 32GB RAM - 3070 Ti | 14 Cores @ 4.7 GHz - 12th Gen CPU - 8GB GDDR6X Win 11 Pro
Dell Alienware X17 R2 Gaming Laptop (2022) | 17.3" FHD | Core i7 - 1TB SSD - 32GB RAM - 3070 Ti | 14 Cores @ 4.7 GHz - 12th Gen CPU - 8GB GDDR6X Win 11 Pro
By Dell
$3,109.61
ExteriorAlienware X17 R2
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” (39 9.23 x 299.49 x 21.4 mm)
    With FHD 165Hz or UHD 120Hz diplay.
Weight6.54 ~ 6.82 lbs. (2.96 - 3.09 kg)
Colors
Lunar light
With High Endurance Clear Coat and Silky - Smooth Finish
Keyboard and TrackpadKeyboard
  • Alienware X-Series thin keyboard
    • Per-key RGB LED with AlienFX lighting
    • Anti-ghosting and N-key rollover technology.
    • 1.5mm key travel.
  • Alienware's CherryMX ultra-low-profile mechanical laptop keyboard
    • Per-key AlienFX lighting
    • 1.8mm key travel
    • Includes N-key rollover and anti-ghosting technology
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.
Chasis Information
  • Based on Alienware's Legend 2.0 industrial design language
  • Constructed with CNC aluminum and magnesium alloy parts
  • Engineered with Alienware Cryo-Tech™ Cooling technology
  • Includes Alienware's Quad-Fan Design
    Patent-pending
  • Element 31 thermal interface material
    Available with NVIDIA graphics options higher than 3060.
DisplayAlienware X17 R2
Size17.3 Inches
Info
  • 17.3” FHD with 165Hz
    1920 x 1080 127 PPI ComfortView Plus NVIDIA G-Sync Advanced Optimus 3ms response time 300 nits 16:9 100% sRGB Dolby Vision Anti-glare WVA
  • 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 Dolby Vision Anti-glare WVA
  • 17.3” UHD with 120Hz
    3840 x 2160 255 PPI ComfortView Plus NVIDIA G-Sync Advanced Optimus 4ms response time 500 nits 16:9 99% DCI-P3 Dolby Vision Anti-glare WVA
PortsAlienware X17 R2
Ports
Alienware X17 R2 Ports
Image Source: Dell
Left (1)
  • 1 x power port
Right (1)
  • 1 x headphone jack
    Headphone/Microphone
Back (8)
  • 1 x Thunderbolt 4
    USB 4.0 (40 Gbps), Power Delivery (5V/3A)
  • 1 x USB-C
    USB 3.2 Gen 2 (10 Gbps), Power Delivery (5V/3A)
  • 2 x USB-A
    USB 3.2 Gen 1 (5 Gbps)
  • 1 x HDMI
    v2.1
  • 1 x Mini DisplayPort
    v1.4
  • 1 x RJ-45
    2.5 Gbps
  • 1 x microSD card slot
Internal SpecsAlienware X17 R2
Processor
  1. 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-12700H
    14 cores, 20 threads, 2.30 → 4.70 GHz, 24MB SmartCache, 45W
  2. 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-12900HK
    14 cores, 20 threads, 2.50 → 5.00 GHz, 24MB SmartCache, 45W
Geekbench 5 Single Core
Alienware X17 R21
12th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-12700H1,65892.21%
2
12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-12900HK1,798100.00%
01,798
Geekbench 5 Multi-Core
Alienware X17 R21
12th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-12700H11,77490.53%
2
12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-12900HK13,006100.00%
013,006
Integrated Graphics
  1. 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-12700H
    Intel® Iris® Xe Graphics
    96 Execution Units, 400 → 1400 MHz
  2. 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-12900HK
    Intel® Iris® Xe Graphics
    96 Execution Units, 400 → 1450 MHz
Memory
  • 16GB 32GB
    Dual Channel DDR5 4800MHz
Memory Slots
  • 2 x DDR5 SODIMM slots.
Memory Configurations
  • Speed: 4800MHz
  • Memory Type: Dual-channel DDR5
  • Minimum Memory: 16 GB
  • Maximum Memory: 32 GB
Discrete Graphics
  • NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 3060 - 6GB GDDR6
  • NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 30 Series Laptop Graphics
  • NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 30 Series Laptop Graphics
* Up to 12-phase HyperEfficient graphics voltage regulation.
Storage
  • Storage slots: 2 x M.2 2280 PCIe slots
Single Storage Configuration
  • 256GB 512GB 1TB 2TB
    PCIe NVMe M.2 SSD
Dual Storage Configuration
  • 512GB 1TB 2TB 4TB
    RAID-0 (2 x PCIe NVMe M.2 SSD)
ConnectivityAlienware X17 R2
Wi-FiKiller Wi-Fi 6E AX1675
Dual Band 2.4 GHz/5 GHz WiFi 6E 802.11a/b/g/n/ac/ax
BluetoothBluetooth 5.2
EthernetKiller E3100 2.5G Ethernet Controller
Transfer rate: 10/100/1000/2500 Mbps
BatteryAlienware X17 R2
Size87 WHr, 6-cell smart lithium-ion battery
Power Supply
240W 330W
power adapter.
SoftwareAlienware X17 R2
OSWindows 11
Home Pro
Built-in AppsAlienware Command Center Dashboard navigates all features, including themes, system performance, and overclocking.
  • Five Tailored Power States
    full speed performance balanced quiet battery saver
  • Game Library to manage titles from multiple services
  • FX supports full RBG values up to 16.8 million colors
  • Power Management adjusts power plans with a game
  • Overclocking controls system performance and overclocking profiles
  • Sound Center dials in the perfect sound by managing sound profiles, audio effects, and Audio Recon
AlienFX Lighting Detail
  • Programmable with up to 16.8 million distinct colors
  • Rear stadium lighting is now engineered with 90 micro-LEDs for a bold new look
Camera & AudioAlienware X17 R2
Camera
  • Front-facing camera.
    Alienware HD (1280x720 resolution) camera.
  • Windows Hello IR support.
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
MiscAlienware X17 R2
SensorsWindows Hello IR Camera
SecurityWindows Hello IR camera for Facial Biometrics
Warranty1 Year Hardware Service with Onsite/In-Home Service After Remote Diagnosis

Alienware X17 R2 Price

Here is the latest price update for Alienware X17 R2.

Alienware X17 R2 Price
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
Dell Alienware X17 R2 Gaming Laptop (2022) | 17.3" FHD | Core i9 - 2TB SSD - 32GB RAM - 3080 Ti | 14 Cores @ 5 GHz - 12th Gen CPU - 12GB GDDR6X Win 11 Home (Renewed)
Dell Alienware X17 R2 Gaming Laptop (2022) | 17.3" FHD | Core i9 - 2TB SSD - 32GB RAM - 3080 Ti | 14 Cores @ 5 GHz - 12th Gen CPU - 12GB GDDR6X Win 11 Home (Renewed)
By Dell
$4,163.87
Dell Alienware X17 R2 Gaming Laptop (2022) | 17.3" FHD | Core i9 - 1TB SSD + 1TB SSD - 64GB RAM - 3080 Ti | 14 Cores @ 5 GHz - 12th Gen CPU - 12GB GDDR6X Win 11 Home
Dell Alienware X17 R2 Gaming Laptop (2022) | 17.3" FHD | Core i9 - 1TB SSD + 1TB SSD - 64GB RAM - 3080 Ti | 14 Cores @ 5 GHz - 12th Gen CPU - 12GB GDDR6X Win 11 Home
By Dell
$4,443.88
Dell Alienware X17 R2 Gaming Laptop (2022) | 17.3" FHD | Core i7 - 1TB SSD - 64GB RAM - RTX 3060 | 14 Cores @ 4.7 GHz - 12th Gen CPU - 12GB GDDR6 Win 11 Pro
Dell Alienware X17 R2 Gaming Laptop (2022) | 17.3" FHD | Core i7 - 1TB SSD - 64GB RAM - RTX 3060 | 14 Cores @ 4.7 GHz - 12th Gen CPU - 12GB GDDR6 Win 11 Pro
By Dell
$2,862.62
Dell Alienware X17 R2 Gaming Laptop (2022) | 17.3" FHD | Core i9 - 2TB SSD - 64GB RAM - 3080 Ti | 14 Cores @ 5 GHz - 12th Gen CPU - 12GB GDDR6X Win 11 Home (Renewed)
Dell Alienware X17 R2 Gaming Laptop (2022) | 17.3" FHD | Core i9 - 2TB SSD - 64GB RAM - 3080 Ti | 14 Cores @ 5 GHz - 12th Gen CPU - 12GB GDDR6X Win 11 Home (Renewed)
By Dell
$4,494.05
Dell Alienware X17 R2 Gaming Laptop (2022) | 17.3" FHD | Core i7 - 1TB SSD - 32GB RAM - 3070 Ti | 14 Cores @ 4.7 GHz - 12th Gen CPU - 8GB GDDR6X Win 11 Pro
Dell Alienware X17 R2 Gaming Laptop (2022) | 17.3" FHD | Core i7 - 1TB SSD - 32GB RAM - 3070 Ti | 14 Cores @ 4.7 GHz - 12th Gen CPU - 8GB GDDR6X Win 11 Pro
By Dell
$3,109.61

Alienware X17 R2: Quick Look

Here is our quick look at Alienware X17 R2.

Alienware X17 R2

Dell has revealed the Alienware X17 R2, a 17.3-inch machine, in early-2022. It is powered by up to 14-core Intel Core i9-12900HK with a boost clock speed up to 5.00 GHz. The laptop has a dedicated GPU option up to Nvidia GeForce RTX 3080 Ti with 16GB GDDR6. 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 NVIDIA G-Sync Advanced Optimus 3ms response time 300 nits 16:9 100% sRGB Dolby Vision Anti-glare WVA
  • 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 Dolby Vision Anti-glare WVA
  • 17.3” UHD with 120Hz
    3840 x 2160 255 PPI ComfortView Plus NVIDIA G-Sync Advanced Optimus 4ms response time 500 nits 16:9 99% DCI-P3 Dolby Vision Anti-glare WVA

Moreover, Dell claims that the Alienware X17 R2 supports up to 32GB of 4800 MHz DDR5 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 R2 measures 15.72” x 11.79” x 0.82” (399.29 x 299.47 x 20.83 mm) and weight at 6.54 lbs. (2.97 kg). For connectivity, there are a total amount of ten ports and slots available on Alienware X17 R2. That includes a power port, a headphone jack, a Thunderbolt 4 port, a USB-C port, two USB-A ports, an HDMI port, a Mini DisplayPort, an RJ-45 port, and a microSD card slot.

In summary, here is what you need to know about the Alienware X17 R2.

  • Up to 17.3” QHD with 120Hz display
    3840 x 2160, 255 PPI 16:9, 400-nits, 99% DCI-P3, Dolby Vision, G-Sync.
  • 12th Generation Intel Alder Lake H processors
  • Up to 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-12900HK
    6/12 P cores, 8 E cores, 2.50 → 5.00 GHz, 24MB SmartCache, 45W.
  • Starting with NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 3060 with 6GB GDDR6 VRAM.
  • Up to 32GB 4800MHz DDR5 dual-channel memory.
  • Up to 4TB RAID-0 PCIe NVMe SSD.
  • Main Features
    • 1 x Thunderbolt™ 4 port
    • Killer Wi-Fi 6E AX1675.
    • Killer E3100 2.5Gb ethernet.
    • Built-in Windows Hello face authentication camera.
    • Supports Dolby Vision and Dolby Atmos.
    • Up to 12 phase graphics voltage regulation.
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Alienware X17 R2: Key Features

This generation of Alienware x17 is a more powerful and feature-rich laptop that includes new 12th generation Intel Core processors, DDR5 memory, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 30-series laptop graphics with improved display features –all within a thin profile to encourage mobility while prioritizing performance and functionality.