Alienware 17 R5 i7 17.3 inch WVA HDD+SSD Black

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

Price Information

C$5,717.15

as at 21 Oct 18 | 12:18 PM CET

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Choosist's Ratings

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
Documents
Outstanding
Email
Outstanding
Social Media
Outstanding
Browsing
Outstanding
Use in Public Places
Very Good
Short Journeys
Very Good
Long Journeys
Just Right
Use Around the Office
Very Good
Use At the Client's
Just Right
Working in Low Light
Outstanding
Presentations
Outstanding
Working with Numbers
Outstanding
Funky Look
Outstanding
Gaming Look
Outstanding
Windows
Outstanding
Serious Multitasking
Outstanding
17+ Inches
Outstanding
Outstanding
Pro Photo Editing
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 C$5,717.15, this laptop won’t break the bank either.

It's good for academic research

As a student or researcher, the 17 R5 provides a good balance of portability and performance. With b/g/n/ac WiFi support, you can easily roam between networks in libraries, offices and labs. This laptop gives you the tools you need to research and write outstanding papers.

All about the Films!

In addition to its excellent Advanced screen, this laptop comes with a 2560 x 1440 pixels resolution ensuring scenes pop with colour and great fidelity. Also, while watching in the dark, you can start, stop and skip through scenes using the backlit keyboard.

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

Developing your own tunes and mixes is important to you, so we've recommended a laptop that has got an advanced audio system on-board with HD sound capabilities.

The presence of a 6 cores core process will help speed up music format conversions or codec-based compression.

Its all about the Beats

When you need crystal clear audio and plenty of grunt for processing and encoding, the 17 R5 can handle everything you throw at it. A selection of ports allow you to connect instruments and devices, while the 2.2 GHz takes care of the actual production work.

Book keeping

Capable of running spreadsheets or dedicated accounts software, the 17 R5 is perfect for keeping finances in check. And with a 1 you’ll find it even easier to enter and update figures.

Can handle UI Dev & Design work

Whether it's HTML5, CSS or Javascript-based frameworks such as AJAX, Angular, JQUERY etc, the 17 R5 is a very capable option. 

It's multi-core CPU & 16 GB memory size helps you multi-task as you craft your vision on it's high quality, 2560 x 1440 pixels screen.

Can handle a Full-Stack Coding Environment

You'll need a machine that can handle multiple VMs for your various dev environments. The 17 R5 sports an Intel Core i7-8750H , (a processor with 6 cores) plus a healthy 16 GB of RAM to power your VMs and dev tools.

Regular Stuff / Everyday Tasks

Spreadsheets, presentations and documents, are relatively undemanding, but the Intel Core i7-8750H processor and 16 GB RAM ensures even image laden files won't leave you watching the 'spinning wheel' on the 17 R5

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.

Facebook, twitter etc require little processing power or screen specification so the 17 R5 will do just fine.

Battery life is fairly decent

Light and powerful, the 10 hours battery life of the 17 R5 allows it to be easily used all around the home for long periods without charging.

The 17 R5 is the perfect size working on the move. With a battery life of 10 hours, this is a machine that slips easily into a bag and goes everywhere with you without worrying too much about the next time you need a charge.

The 17 R5 allows you to stay productive even when you need to pop out for a few hours thanks to its portability and 10 hours battery life.

With an impressive run time of approximately 10 hours, the 17 R5 will keep you entertained, or working, throughout the duration of your trip.

If you work in a hot desk environment, portability will be key. The 17 R5 comes with 10 hours battery life so you can move around the office as much as you need.

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

Working in the dark

The light may be low, but the 17 R5 allows you to work or play around the clock. Make every keystroke count thanks to the 1 .

Presentations

It's got a good variety of display ports which allows you connect to a good range of projectors and screen types.

Numeric Key Pad

The quality of keyboard is crucial to data entry, so the 17 R5 includes a numeric keypad to make your life easier.

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