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

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

Price Information

$4,999.11

as at 25 Sep 19 | 12:08 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
Social Media
Outstanding
Browsing
Outstanding
Documents
Outstanding
Email
Outstanding
Short Journeys
Very Good
Long Journeys
Just Right
Use Around the Office
Very Good
Use At the Client's
Just Right
Use in Public Places
Very Good
Working in Low Light
Outstanding
Presentations
Outstanding
Working with Numbers
Outstanding
Funky Look
Outstanding
Gaming Look
Outstanding
Serious Multitasking
Outstanding
17+ Inches
Outstanding
Outstanding
Pro Photo Editing
Very Good
Windows
Outstanding

Professional Video Production

The 17 R4's resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels pixels, offers exceptional visual clarity for editing videos. It has a decent total storage capacity of 1256 GB, a powerful 2.8 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 R4 from Dell . It comes with a large NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 storage capacity for any pictures you keep on locally on the laptop.

Gaming

A resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, means rich graphics to shoot Zombies or cross the galaxy in detail

Your Dell 's Intel Core i7-7700HQ processor means whilst your thumbs may struggle with Call of Duty or Doom your will not. 

The 16 GB RAM combines nicely with the GPU on the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 which hits a 3DMark benchmark score of 11477.5 , and the 4 cores CPU hit a Passmark benchmark of 8937

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

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!

With a high resolution Advanced screen the excellent 17 R4 was built to allow you enjoy movies, serials and animation. And with a HDMI port, you can connect the laptop to your TV or projector for an even more cinematic experience.

Videos for fun

With a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels pixels, you'll have sufficient visual clarity to decide which video sequence will give the impact you're looking for. With 16 GB GB RAM, and a Intel Core i7 CPU, the 17 R4 delivers great results.

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

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 4 cores core process will help speed up music format conversions or codec-based compression.

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 (1920 x 1080 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 Dell '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 8937 CPU and 16 GB of RAM, the 17 R4 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 R4 uses a Intel Core i7-7700HQ CPU and 16 GB RAM to power multiple VMs and your dev tools simultaneously.

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.

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

With its 10 hours battery life, the 17 R4 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 R4 can go the distance for you while working on the move.

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

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

Thanks to a 10 hours battery life, the 17 R4 lets you work and work and work while visiting client sites.

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 .

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 R4 includes a numeric keypad to make your life easier.

Very stylized look

The 17 R4 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

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 inches
Dimesnsions - Height 2.99 inches
Dimesnsions - Width 42.4 inches
Weight 9.74 lbs