Alienware 17 R4 i7 17.3 inch HDD+SSD Silver

MPN: XX1P5  |  EAN: 5397063969548  |  Model: 17 R4

Price Information

£2,787.26

as at 25 Sep 19 | 1:15 AM CET

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Choosist's Ratings

Alienware 17 R4 i7 17.3 inch HDD+SSD Silver - XX1P5 Performance, Usage and Feature Ratings
Use Rating
Hardcore Gaming
Outstanding
Casual Gaming
Outstanding
College (Students)
Outstanding
Basic Video Editing
Outstanding
Simple Music Editing
Outstanding
Pro Music Production
Outstanding
Bookkeeping
Outstanding
Back-end Development
Very Good
Browsing
Outstanding
Documents
Outstanding
Social Media
Outstanding
Email
Outstanding
Short Journeys
Just Right
Working in Low Light
Outstanding
Working with Numbers
Outstanding
Funky Look
Outstanding
Gaming Look
Outstanding
Windows
Outstanding
17+ Inches
Outstanding
Serious Multitasking
Outstanding
Outstanding

Gaming

A resolution of 2560 x 1440 pixels, means rich graphics to shoot Zombies or cross the galaxy in detail

Your 's Intel Core i7-7820HK processor means whilst your thumbs may struggle with Call of Duty or Doom your will not. 

The 32 GB RAM combines nicely with the GPU on the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 which hits a 3DMark benchmark score of 21534, and the 4 cores CPU hit a Passmark benchmark of 10103

You can have the dark arcade experience without tapping blindly thanks to the built in back-lit keyboard. 

It's good for academic research

As a student or researcher, the 17 R4 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.

Videos for fun

With 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. With 32 GB GB RAM, and a Intel Core i7 CPU, the 17 R4 delivers great results.

Music and Audio

The 17 R4 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 i7-7820HK 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

Capable of running spreadsheets or dedicated accounts software, the 17 R4 is perfect for keeping finances in check. And with a 1 you’ll find it even easier to enter and update figures.

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 i7-7820HK, (a processor with 4 cores) plus a healthy RAM size of 32 GB.

Also, its 2560 x 1440 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, don't need much, but your Intel Core i7-7820HK processor and 32 GB RAM ensures even image laden files won't leave you watching the 'spinning wheel'!

The 17 R4 makes surfing the web easy thanks to a reasonable hardware specification and fast, reliable b/g/n/ac WiFi connectivity.

Sending and receiving email is a relatively lightweight activity that the 17 R4 can comfortably handle. It also comes with 1000 GB of total storage so you never have to delete a message or attachment again.

Although less powerful than other laptops, the 17 R4 is more than capable of keeping you connected to Facebook, Twitter and all the other social networks you love.

Battery life is fairly decent

The 3 hours battery life in the 17 R4 has got enough juice to help you work while on the move during quick trips around the city.

Working in the dark

The light may be low, but the 17 R4 allows you to work or play around the clock. Make every keystroke count thanks to the 1.

Numeric Key Pad

The quality of keyboard is crucial to data entry, so the 17 R4 includes a numeric keypad to make your life easier.

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

Combining style and ergonomics, the 17 R4 is built for hardcore gaming on the move.

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Technical Specifications

Alienware 17 R4 i7 17.3 inch HDD+SSD Silver - XX1P5 Technical Specifications
Specification Description
Design
Colour Black,Silver
Form Factor Clamshell
Display
Display HD Type WQHD
Display Resolution 2560 x 1440 pixels
Display Size 17.3 inches
Display Technology Name TN
Processor
Processor Architecture 64 Bit
Processor Cores 4 cores
Processor Family Intel Core i7
Processor Model Intel Core i7-7820HK
Processor Speed 2.9 GHz
Processor Threads 8
Memory
RAM Size 32 GB
RAM Speed 2900 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 1080
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 2
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 3 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