Alienware 17 R5 i7 17.3 inch WVA HDD+SSD Black

MPN: 17R5-1433  |  EAN: 5397184151433  |  Model: 17 R5

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Alienware 17 R5 i7 17.3 inch WVA HDD+SSD Black - 17R5-1433 Performance, Usage and Feature Ratings
Use Rating
Pro Video Editing
Very Good
Amateur Photo Editing
Outstanding
Casual Gaming
Outstanding
Hardcore Gaming
Outstanding
College (Students)
Outstanding
Watching Movies
Just Right
Basic Video Editing
Outstanding
Pro Graphic Design
Outstanding
Simple Music Editing
Outstanding
Pro Music Production
Outstanding
Bookkeeping
Outstanding
Front-end Development
Outstanding
Back-end Development
Very Good
Browsing
Outstanding
Documents
Outstanding
Email
Outstanding
Social Media
Outstanding
Use Around the Office
Very Good
Use At the Client's
Just Right
Use in Public Places
Very Good
Short Journeys
Very Good
Long Journeys
Just Right
Working in Low Light
Outstanding
Presentations
Outstanding
Working with Numbers
Outstanding
Funky Look
Outstanding
Gaming Look
Outstanding
17+ Inches
Outstanding
Outstanding
Pro Photo Editing
Outstanding
Windows
Outstanding
Serious Multitasking
Outstanding

Professional Video Production

The 17 R5's resolution of 2560 x 1440 pixels pixels, offers exceptional visual clarity for editing videos. It has a decent total storage capacity of 1256 GB, a powerful 2.2 GHz processor and a dedicated graphics card which makes this laptop perfect for high-resolution video projects.

Great for photo editing

Achieve great photo editing results with the 17 R5 from Alienware. It comes with a large NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 storage capacity for any pictures you keep on locally on the laptop.

Gaming

Click, shoot, scroll, or type, the 17 R5 is more than capable of running light games that don’t require high end hardware. And at £1,749.00, this laptop won’t break the bank either.

It's good for academic research

Light, portable, and full-featured, the 17 R5 is ideal for carrying between offices and libraries. You’ll have all the tools you need to research and write outstanding research papers and theses.

All about the Films!

High quality video on your 17 R5's Advanced resolution display

IPS screen technology makes video content richer and more viewable.

You won't have to struggle to pause or rewind in the dark with its backlit keyboard.

Connecting to a TV or monitor to watch content on a bigger screen will be simple as its HDMI port is the most common connection option available.

Videos for fun

You need to pack a lot into this screen, hence a resolution of 2560 x 1440 pixels pixels, you'll have sufficient visual clarity to decide which video sequence will give the impact you're looking for.

Continuously tweaking video clips are fun but requires a quite a bit of computing power. Which is why the memory size of 16 GB, the multi-core processor and the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 graphics card all combine to provide a level of performance that matches your needs.

In addition, this laptop can be used night or day thanks to the built in back-lit keyboard.

Give your Images the professional touch

With plenty of RAM, processing power and a dedicated graphics card, the 17 R5 gives you everything you need to complete high quality photos and graphic design projects.

Music and Audio

The 17 R5 provides a great playground to create homemade tracks, mixes and audio effects. It offers ample storage for your music files with a total capacity of 1256 GB. Also, the Intel Core i7-8750H processor gives sufficient power for converting your work into various music file formats.

Its all about the Beats

Since you're all about the music, this laptop will make a great side-kick to you music production gear. It's multi-core processor gives you the necessary muscle to rip, encode or convert your audio craft without having to wait forever. Also, it's on-board audio chip and high resolution screen (2560 x 1440 pixels) offer a competent and mobile deputy to your existing tools and setup.

Book keeping

The 17.3 inches screen gives you enough screen-space to wade through columns and rows

Excel, Quicken etc, don't need much power so this option won't up the requirements on processor. 

Your Alienware's 16 GB RAM will ensure large sheets and accounts wont undermine performance

The numeric keypad keyboard really takes the strain out when entering data.

Can handle UI Dev & Design work

With a 12538 CPU and 16 GB of RAM, the 17 R5 is ideal for front-end development. Whether you’re coding basic HTML5, or working with more complex JavaScript frameworks, this laptop has everything you need.

Can handle a Full-Stack Coding Environment

Emulating a full-blown virtual server environment requires plenty of grunt. The 17 R5 uses a Intel Core i7-8750H CPU and 16 GB RAM to power multiple VMs and your dev tools simultaneously.

Regular Stuff / Everyday Tasks

Modern productivity apps like Office 365 and Google G Suite are relatively lightweight – but it never hurts to have some power under the hood. The 17 R5 packs a decent Intel Core i7-8750H processor and 16 GB RAM so this is machine that will last.

The 17 R5 makes surfing the web easy thanks to a reasonable hardware specification and fast, reliable b/g/n/ac WiFi connectivity.

Email demands very little from a laptop. We've taken this into account.

Although less powerful than other laptops, the 17 R5 is more than capable of keeping you connected to Facebook, Twitter and all the other social networks you love.

Battery life is fairly decent

With its 10 hours battery life, the 17 R5 offers a good amount of freedom while moving from place to place around the house.

For anyone who works on the road, or outside the office, portability is everything. With a battery life of 10 hours, the 17 R5 can go the distance for you while working on the move.

Lightweight and compact, the 17 R5 boasts 10 hours battery life to keep you going while on short trips like the daily commute on the train or subway.

With a great run time of approximately 10 hours, there isn't a huge need to carry a charger each time your about.

If you’re always on the move around your office, you need a laptop that moves with you. The 17 R5 offers 10 hours of battery life so you can swap desks as much as you like between charges.

Thanks to a 10 hours battery life, the 17 R5 lets you work and work and work while visiting client sites.

Working in the dark

The lights may be low, but that doesn’t mean you can’t work. The 17 R5’s built-in 1 allows you to type accurately – even in the dark

Presentations

When delivering presentations, you need to be sure you can connect to the meeting room projector or screen. The 1 offers several different display ports to make sure everyone can see your slideshow.

Numeric Key Pad

When you spend all day typing, the quality of keyboard makes a big difference. The 17 R5 includes a numeric keypad to simplify the process of entering numbers into spreadsheets. And with a backlit keyboard, you can keep working long after the sun goes down too.

Very stylized look

It comes in an unconventional package that stands out from the typical greys and blacks that are common with such devices.

Package that suits a Gamer

Combining style and ergonomics, the 17 R5 is built for hardcore gaming on the move.

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Technical Specifications

Alienware 17 R5 i7 17.3 inch WVA HDD+SSD Black - 17R5-1433 Technical Specifications
Specification Description
Design
Colour Black
Form Factor Clamshell
Housing Material Aluminium, Magnesium
Display
Display Brightness 400 cd/m²
Display HD Type WQHD
Display Resolution 2560 x 1440 pixels
Display Size 17.3 inches
Display Technology Name WVA
Processor
Processor Architecture 64 Bit
Processor Cores 6 cores
Processor Family Intel Core i7
Processor Model Intel Core i7-8750H
Processor Speed 2.2 GHz
Processor Threads 12
Memory
RAM Size 16 GB
RAM Speed 2400 MHz
RAM Type DDR4-SDRAM
Storage
HDD Capacity 1000 GB
SSD Capacity 256 GB
Storage Total Capacity 1256 GB
Storage Type HDD + SSD
Graphics
Graphics Card Model - Dedicated NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070
Graphics Card Model - Integrated Intel UHD Graphics 630
Graphics Card Type Dedicated
VR Ready Yes
Audio
Subwoofer Yes
Networking
Network Bluetooth Type 4.1
Network Wired Type 10/100/1000 Mbps
Network Wireless Type b/g/n/ac
Ports & Interfaces
HDMI Port 1
HDMI Version 2.0
Microphone 1
Mini DisplayPort 1
Thunderbolt 3 USB Type-C Port Ports 1
USB 3.0/3.1 (Gen 1) Type-A Ports 2
USB 3.1 (Gen 2) Type-C Port 1
USB Sleep-and-Charge Ports 1
Camera
Camera 1
Camera Frame Rate 30 fps
Camera Resolution 1920 x 1080 pixels
Camera Resolution (Numeric) 2.07 MP
Keyboard
Keyboard Back-lit Yes
Keyboard Num-Pad Yes
Software
Operating System Architecture 64 Bit
Operating System Name Microsoft Windows
Operating System Version Windows 10 Home
Battery
Battery Life 10 hours
Security
Cable Lock Slot Yes
Cable Lock Slot Type Noble
Weight & Dimensions
Dimesnsions - Depth 33.2 cm
Dimesnsions - Height 2.99 cm
Dimesnsions - Width 42.4 cm
Weight 4.42 kg