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Alienware x17 R2 Gaming Laptop



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Tech Specs

Processor
12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-12900HK (24 MB cache, 14 cores, 20 threads, up to 5.00 GHz Turbo)
Operating System
Windows 11 Home, English
Graphics Cardi
NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 3080 Ti, 16 GB GDDR6
Display
17.3", UHD 3840x2160, 120Hz, Non-Touch, 4ms, Advanced Optimus, ComfortView Plus, NVIDIA G-SYNC
Hard Drive
4 TB RAID 0 (2 x 2 TB), M.2, PCIe NVMe, SSD
Memoryi
64 GB, 2 x 32 GB, DDR5, 4800 MHz, dual-channel
Primary Battery
6 Cell, 87 Wh, Lithium Ion, Alienware Battery Defender
Wireless
Killer™ Wi-Fi 6 (6E* Pre-certified) AX1675 802.11ax 2x2 Wireless LAN and Bluetooth 5.2
Case & Color
Lunar Light with High Endurance Clear Coat designed for stain resistance
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Microsoft Office 30 Day Trial
Security Software
No Anti-virus Requested
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Keyboard
Alienware X Series thin keyboard with per-key AlienFX lighting (English)
Ports
2 USB 3.2 Gen 1 ports with PowerShare
1 USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-C® port with DisplayPort™ and Power Delivery
1 Thunderbolt™ 4 port with Power Delivery
1 Universal Audio Jack
1 HDMI 2.1 port
1 Mini DisplayPort™ 1.4
1 RJ45 Ethernet port
1 power-adapter port
Slots
1 microSD-card slot
Dimensions & Weight
For computers with 165 Hz FHD or 360 Hz FHD displays:
Height (rear): 0.82 in. (20.90 mm)
Height (peak): 0.82 in. (20.90 mm)
Height (front): 0.58 in. (14.75 mm)
Width: 15.72 in. (399.23 mm)
Depth: 11.79 in. (299.57 mm)
Starting weight: 6.65 lbs. (3.02 kg)
Weight (maximum): 7.05 lbs. (3.20 kg)

For computers with 120 Hz UHD displays:
Height (rear): 0.82 in. (20.90 mm)
Height (peak): 0.84 in. (21.40 mm)
Height (front): 0.58 in. (14.75 mm)
Width: 15.72 in. (399.23 mm)
Depth: 11.79 in. (299.57 mm)
Starting weight: 6.54 lbs. (2.96 kg)
Weight (maximum): 6.69 lbs. (3.03 kg)
Camera
Alienware HD (1280x720 resolution) camera with dual-array microphones and Windows Hello IR support
Audio and Speakers
Stereo speakers, stereo tweeter 2 W x 2 and stereo woofer 2 W x 2 = 8 W total
Chassis
AlienFX Lighting Zones
Programmable with up to 16.8 million distinct colors

Color Options
Lunar Light

Customized Features
Alienware Command Center
AlienFX Lighting Technology
Game Library with auto-tune game profile functionality
Fusion (Includes support for Overclock, Thermal, Power, Audio, and Audio Recon profiles)

Touchpad
Multi-touch gesture Premium Precision glass touchpad with integrated scrolling

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Alienware x17 R2 Gaming Laptop

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Features


Operating system

Available with Windows 11.

The latest cooling technology

Take your gameplay to new heights, with Advanced Alienware Cryo-tech™, an electrical and mechanical engineering approach that maintains system stability during moments of intense performance. This approach implements quad fan technology, unique power states and Element 31i, an Alienware-exclusive gallium-silicone thermal interface material.
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Element 31

Take on marathon gaming sessions with ease, thanks to Element 31, an Alienware-exclusive gallium-silicone thermal interface material that offers a 25% improvement in thermal resistancei and double the energy storage capability of previous generationsi. Only available on systems with NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 3070 Ti (Coming Soon) or 3080 Ti graphics cards.

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Quad Fan Technology

Game with confidence with our patent-pending, independently controlled quad fan design. This new design includes standard evacuative fans as well as a dual opposite outlet (DOO) fan, which moves air through the chassis and over internal hotspots to create a pressurized environment that dissipates heat and reduces external temperatures.

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Unique Power States

Tailor your PC to your needs by using one of the five unique power states made available via the Alienware Command Center. Choose from Performance Mode, Balanced Mode, Battery Saver Mode, Quiet Mode and Full Speed Mode, which can also be toggled using FN+F1.

High-performance features

Experience high-performance action across your favorite games and applications with up to 14-core 12th Gen Intel® Core™ processors. Plus, push performance to its limit with post-purchase user-upgradeable memory SO-DIMMs, up to 64GB of DDR5 memoryi and NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ graphics that feature NVIDIA Dynamic Learning Super Sampling (DLSS) technology, Ray Tracing, and NVIDIA Max-Q technologies.

Boost Performance with AI
NVIDIA DLSS is designed to increase performance, without sacrificing quality, by using cutting-edge AI.

More Immersive Experiences
Ray Tracing enables realistic and immersive graphics, which runs fast thanks to 2nd gen RT Cores.

Optimized Power and Performance
NVIDIA Max-Q is a suite of technologies powered by AI that optimize laptops to deliver high performance in thin form factors.
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Level up your play

Perform at your peak for hours on end with the support of HyperEfficient 12-phase graphics voltage regulation and 6-phase processor voltage regulation. These unique technologies enable GPUs and CPUs to run at high levels, specifically during extended periods of gameplay.

An elevated visual & audio experience

Get immersed in the game with a PC that supports Dolby Vision™ and Dolby Atmos®. Dolby Vision™ incorporates metadata defined by studios and developers, thereby enabling optimal color profiles and breathtaking visual experiences. Dolby Atmos®, on the other hand, provides a scalable sound technology that places every voice and instrument in its own space—so you can experience a game exactly as the creators envisioned.

Advanced Display Options

The x17 R2 caters to your need for silky-smooth gameplay with a wide range of display panel options, ranging from FHD 165Hz through FHD 360Hzi, all with response times rated at 3ms or less. Plus, all panel options are also equipped with innovative technologies, such as ComfortView Plus, NVIDIA® G-SYNC®, Advanced Optimus and Windows Hello facial recognition. ComfortView Plus is a hardware-based low blue light filter that doesn’t consume resources or hurt performance, while Advanced Optimus is a technology from NVIDIA® that enables longer battery life and the tear-free, stutter-free gameplay of NVIDIA® G-SYNC®.
Picture of a Dell Alienware x15 R2 Gaming Laptop with a game image and a Dolby Vision-Atmos logo on the screen.

 

The superior keyboard

Enhance your play with a highly responsive keyboard that features RGB LED lighting, N-key rollover technology, anti-ghosting technology, 1.5mm key-travel and conveniently placed, right-hand side media keys. Plus, ramp up the action with incredible ease, by quickly toggling between “Full Speed” and “Balanced” power states by pressing FN+F1.
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Picture of a Alienware disassembled keyboard key showing materials used on the product. The key has the letter “D”.

Codeveloped with Cherry

Turn heads and keep them spinning with an optional mechanical keyboard that delivers 1.8mm key-travel and an exceptionally tactile and audible experience.

Designed with Advanced Butterfly Technology, this optional keyboard also provides a smooth, wobble-free feeling when gaming—whether you’re hitting the center of a key or not. Plus, thanks to German engineered stainless-steel switchesi, gold-plated electrical contact enclosures and a 15 million keystroke lifecycle, performance and longevity are all but guaranteed.

Evolved design

Our new Legend 2.0 design features a pure geometric balance, a dark core feature and a silky-smooth finish accentuated by our specially engineered, stain-resistant paint. Plus, our bespoke AlienFX RGB lighting takes your style up a notch, with support for up to 16.8 million colors and a new stadium lighting zone.
Alienware x17 Non-Touch Non-Tobii Gaming Notebook

 

Boundary-breaking connectivity

Let the lightning-fast games begin with the high-speed capabilities of Killer Wi-Fi 6E and USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-C, which transfers data at up to 40Gbps. Plus, enjoy these speeds with unprecedented convenience, thanks to a layout that places all video ports at or near the back of the system, rather than on the sides.
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Tailored experiences

Create performance profiles designated for power, thermal management, sound, lighting, macros, and more in Alienware Command Center for the best gaming experience possible. The latest version includes easy-to-customize AlienFX settings, intuitive overclocking options, and unique power management modes based on your personal preferences. Modes include Full Speed, Performance, Balanced, Battery Saver, and Quiet.

Their latest. Our greatest.

Dynamic doesn’t begin to describe this duo. Together, Windows 11 and Dell PCs create a best-in-class experience.

A fresh perspective
An inspiring new look and feel makes for a calmer experience.

Balance your life
Refocus your workflow with snap assistant. Or Switch between desktops for greater organization of open windows.

Life’s better together
Call, chat, and make plans come to life with Teams on Windows 11i right from your PC regardless of what computer or phone or tablet they are on.i

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Windows 11
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Ports & slots

1. Global Headset Jack

2. Type-C Thunderbolt™4 / USB 3.2 Gen 2 Port, with Power Delivery (5V/3A)
3. Type-A USB 3.2 Gen 1 Port, with Powershare
4. RJ-45 Killer™ Ethernet E3100 2.5G Port
5. Type-C USB 3.2 Gen 2 Port, with Power Delivery (5V/3A)
6. HDMI 2.1 Output Port
7. Type-A USB 3.2 Gen 1 Port, with Powershare
8. MicroSD Card Slot
9. Mini Display Port 1.4

10. Power/DC-in Port

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Dimensions & weight

With FHD 360Hz Panel

1. Height: 0.82 in. (20.9 mm)
2. Width: 15.72 in. (399.23 mm)
3. Length: 11.79 in. (299.57 mm)

Starting weight: 6.54 lbs. (2.96 kg)
Maximum weight: 6.82 lbs. (3.09 kg)i


With FHD 165Hz Panel

1. Height: 0.84 in. (21.4 mm)
2. Width: 15.72 in. (399.23 mm)
3. Length: 11.79 in. (299.57 mm)

Starting weight: 6.54 lbs. (2.96 kg)
Maximum weight: 6.82 lbs. (3.09 kg)i



Stay Unstoppable in the Game.

Premium Support has you covered day and night to help with new game installation, troubleshooting, and more. It’s one more weapon in your arsenal. Get one year of Premium Support included when you purchase an Alienware laptop.

Upgrade to Premium Support Plus for ultimate support to keep you battle-readyi. Repairs are covered! That includes drops, spills, or electrical surgesi. Whether you want game installation assistance, help optimizing your system settings, or need assistance with driver updates, we’re here for you 24x7i.

Accidental Damage Service. No matter how careful you are, accidents happen. Accidental Damage Servicei provides enhanced coverage that will repair your gaming PC after an accident to help handle life’s mishaps easily and at an exceptional value.
Stay Unstoppable in the Game.
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High-performance accessories

ALIENWARE TRI-MODE WIRELESS GAMING HEADSET | AW920H

Alienware Tri-Mode Wireless Gaming Headset | AW920H

Get engrossed in your games with Dolby Atmos®, 40mm drivers, Active Noise Canceling technology, and a detachable boom microphone on a comfortable wireless gaming headset that easily connects to your PC, mobile device, or gaming console.

Alienware Wireless Gaming Mouse | AW720M

Alienware Tri-Mode Wireless Gaming Mouse | AW720M

Get in the game with a competition-ready wireless mouse featuring lag-free, long lasting performance with magnetic fast-charging in a new, slim design you can take on-the-go.

Alienware Horizon Travel Backpack | AW723P

Alienware Horizon Travel Backpack | AW723P

Designed for a hassle-free travel experience with TSA friendly quick scan compartments that keep your devices safe and well protected as you jet set to new battlefields.

Alienware 34 Curved QD-OLED Gaming Monitor | AW3423DW

Alienware 34 Curved QD-OLED Gaming Monitor | AW3423DW

The world's first Quantum-Dot OLED gaming monitor. Featuring 175Hz refresh rate, infinite contrast ratio and vibrant, consistent colors in a sleek, stunning design with AlienFX-controlled animated LED-lighting.

Alienware 27 Gaming Monitor | AW2721D

Alienware 27 Gaming Monitor | AW2721D

27" QHD monitor with InfinityEdge screen, lightning-fast 240Hz refresh rate and NVIDIA® G-SYNC® ULTIMATE that takes your game to the next level.

Alienware 25 Gaming Monitor | AW2521HFL

Alienware 25 Gaming Monitor | AW2521HFL

24.5″ monitor with a 240Hz refresh rate, a true 1ms GtG fast IPS response time and intense color coverage from every angle for seamless gaming.