Dell Alienware 17 R4 i7 17.3 inch IPS HDD+SSD Silver

MPN: A17-4308  |  EAN: 5397063954308  |  Model: 17 R4

Price Information

C$4,120.00

as at 8 Jun 18 | 8:36 AM CET

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Choosist's Ratings

Dell Alienware 17 R4 i7 17.3 inch IPS HDD+SSD Silver - A17-4308 Performance, Usage and Feature Ratings
Use Rating
Pro Video Editing
Just Right
Amateur Photo Editing
Outstanding
Casual Gaming
Outstanding
Hardcore Gaming
Very Good
College (Students)
Outstanding
Watching Movies
Just Right
Basic Video Editing
Very Good
Pro Graphic Design
Very Good
Simple Music Editing
Outstanding
Pro Music Production
Very Good
Bookkeeping
Outstanding
Front-end Development
Very Good
Back-end Development
Just Right
Browsing
Outstanding
Documents
Outstanding
Email
Outstanding
Social Media
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
Outstanding
Windows
Outstanding
Pro Photo Editing
Very Good
Serious Multitasking
Outstanding
17+ Inches
Outstanding

Professional Video Production

A multi-core Intel Core i7-7700HQ sits at the heart of the 17 R4, providing plenty of raw processing power for editing 4K high definition video. With a total storage capacity of 1256 GB, the 17 R4 ensures you have plenty of space to store your footage.

Great for photo editing

The Dell powerful Intel Core i7 processor makes image manipulation a breeze. And the high resolution 1920 x 1080 pixels display ensures your pictures really ‘pop’ when you’re done.

Gaming

Click, shoot, scroll, or type, the 17 R4 is more than capable of running light games that don’t require high end hardware. And at C$4,120.00, this laptop won’t break the bank either.

It's good for academic research

Light, portable, and full-featured, the 17 R4 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 R4'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

Whether you’re vlogging on YouTube, or putting together high-quality family videos, the 17 R4 can meet your needs.

Give your Images the professional touch

With plenty of RAM, processing power and a dedicated graphics card, the 17 R4 gives you everything you need to complete high quality photos and graphic design projects.

Music and Audio

Making your first steps in music editing? The 17 R4 has what it takes to deliver your audio craft.

Its all about the Beats

With its wide selection of ports the 17 R4 sits at the heart of your music production workflow. And with a total storage capacity of 1256 GB hard drive, you’ve got plenty of space to store work in progress

Book keeping

Managing finances has never been simpler. The 17 R4 has enough processing power to manage even the largest spreadsheets. And the inclusion of a 1 makes typing and updating numbers even easier.

Can handle UI Dev & Design work

Whether you’re coding HTML5, CSS or Javascript-based frameworks like AJAX, Angular or JQUERY the 17 R4 is a very capable option. It's 4 cores core CPU and 16 GB of RAM helps you multi-task as you craft your vision on its high quality, 1920 x 1080 pixels screen.

Can handle a Full-Stack Coding Environment

You'll need a machine that can handle multiple VMs for your various Dev environments, which is why we've picked something for you that's got an Intel Core i7-7700HQ , (a processor with 4 cores) plus a healthy RAM size of 16 GB.

Also, its 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution provides adequate screen estate to view multiple window or more of your IDE while you work.

Regular Stuff / Everyday Tasks

Spreadsheets, presentations and documents, are relatively undemanding, but the Intel Core i7-7700HQ processor and 16 GB RAM ensures even image laden files won't leave you watching the 'spinning wheel' on the 17 R4

Surf comfortably as all components of your Dell will easily handle the web

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 R4 will do just fine.

Battery life is fairly decent

Light and powerful, the 10 hours battery life of the 17 R4 allows it to be easily used all around the home for long periods without charging.

The 10 hours battery life in the 17 R4 is sufficient for short sessions of use in coffee shops, parks etc.

Lightweight and compact, the 17 R4 boasts 10 hours battery life to keep you going while on short trips like the daily commute on the train or subway.

With an impressive run time of approximately 10 hours, the 17 R4 will keep you entertained, or working, throughout the duration of your trip.

The 10 hours battery life in the 17 R4 can keep you going while moving from one meeting space to another.

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

This laptop can be used night or day thanks to the built in back-lit keyboard.

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

When you spend all day typing, the quality of keyboard makes a big difference. The 17 R4 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

Fed up with the black and grey machines that dominate the laptop market? The bold colours and exciting design of the 1 offer a very funky alternative.

Package that suits a Gamer

Not just a pretty face, the 17 R4 uses ergonomic design to give you a gaming advantage.

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Technical Specifications

Dell Alienware 17 R4 i7 17.3 inch IPS HDD+SSD Silver - A17-4308 Technical Specifications
Specification Description
Design
Colour Black, Silver
Form Factor Clamshell
Display
Display HD Type FHD
Display Resolution 1920 x 1080 pixels
Display Size 17.3 inches
Display Technology Name IPS
Processor
Processor Architecture 64 Bit
Processor Cores 4 cores
Processor Family Intel Core i7
Processor Model Intel Core i7-7700HQ
Processor Speed 2.8 GHz
Processor Threads 8
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 1060
Graphics Card Model - Integrated Intel HD 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
Docking Port 1
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-C Ports 1
USB 3.0/3.1 (Gen 1) Type-A Ports 2
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