Alienware x17 R1 Specifications, Tests and Review

Screen Size
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Intel Core i7 (11th Gen) 11800H / 2.3 GHz
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070
16 GB (2 x 8 GB)
Core Qty
1 TB SSD M.2 2280 PCIe - NVM Express (NVMe)
Battery Capacity
87 Wh

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Alienware x17 R1 Review

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powerful gaming performance

high-quality 4k display

advanced cooling system

rgb keyboard lighting

sturdy build quality

heavy and bulky

expensive price tag

short battery life

limited port selection

Total Rating

87 % - Design
84 % - Display
85 % - Performance
85 % - Connectivity
65 % - Battery
Product Type Notebook
Dimensions (WxDxH) 39.92 cm x 29.94 cm x 2.14 cm
Weight 3.2 kg
Colour Lunar light
DISPLAY Alienware x17 R1
Screen Size (Type) 17.3"
Screen Resolution 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Pixel Density (ppi) 127
V-Sync Rate at Max Res. 360 Hz
Widescreen Yes
Image Aspect Ratio 16:9
Image Brightness 300 cd/m²
Colour Gamut 100% sRGB
Features Anti-glare, NVIDIA G-SYNC compatible, Wide Viewing Angle, 3 ms response rate, ±85° horizontal viewing angle, ±85° vertical viewing angle, 0.2 mm pixel pitch
PROCESSOR Alienware x17 R1
CPU Intel Core i7 (11th Gen) 11800H / 2.3 GHz
Max Turbo Speed 4.6 GHz
Number of Cores 8-core
Cache 24 MB
Chipset Intel HM570
Features Intel Smart Cache, Intel Deep Learning Boost (DL Boost)
MEMORY Alienware x17 R1
RAM 16 GB (2 x 8 GB)
Max RAM Supported 64 GB
Speed 3200 MHz
Rated Speed 3200 MHz
Form Factor SO-DIMM 260-pin
Slots Qty 2
Empty Slots 0
STORAGE Alienware x17 R1
Main Storage Size (HDD/SSD) 1 TB SSD M.2 2280 PCIe - NVM Express (NVMe)
AUDIO & VIDEO Alienware x17 R1
Graphics Processor (GPU) NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070
Video Memory 8 GB GDDR6 SDRAM
Camera Yes - 1280 x 720 (standard), 640 x 360 (infrared)
Resolution 0.92 Megapixel (standard), 0.23 Megapixel (infrared)
Camera Features IR camera, Windows Hello, RGB camera, 75.8 degrees
Image Sensor Type CMOS
Video Resolutions 1280 x 720
Frame Rate 30 frames per second
Sound Two subwoofers, two tweeters, dual array microphone
Codec Realtek ALC3281
Compliant Standards High Definition Audio
Wireless 802.11a/b/g/n/ac/ax, Bluetooth 5.2
Wireless Controller Killer Wi-Fi 6E AX1675
Network Interface 2.5 Gigabit Ethernet
Ethernet Controller Killer Ethernet E3100G
BATTERY Alienware x17 R1
Technology 6-cell Lithium Ion
Battery Capacity (Size) 87 Wh
Battery Life Up to 4 hours
AC ADAPTER Alienware x17 R1
Input AC 100-240 V (50/60 Hz)
Output 19.5 V
INPUT Alienware x17 R1
Type Keyboard, touchpad
Keyboard Backlight Yes (RGB)
Features Multi-gesture touch pad, per-key RGB
Interfaces LAN
2 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 (PowerShare)
USB-C 3.2 Gen 2 (supports DisplayPort Alt Mode) (Power Delivery)
USB4 (supports Thunderbolt 4, DisplayPort 1.4 Alt Mode) (Power Delivery)
Headphone/microphone combo jack
Mini DisplayPort 1.4
Memory Card Reader Yes (microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC)
SOFTWARE Alienware x17 R1
Operating System (OS) Windows 10 Home 64-bit Edition
Software Included Microsoft Office 2013 (Trial), McAfee LiveSafe (30 days trial)
MISCELLANEOUS Alienware x17 R1
Included Accessories Power adapter
Compliant Standards DisplayPort 1.4
Max Operating Temperature 35 °C
Min Operating Temperature 0 °C
Humidity Range Operating 10 - 90% (non-condensing)
Manufacturer Warranty Limited warranty - 15 months

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