Very Good 3D performance.
Quad Core Haswell processor.
Cool lighting effects.
Topnotch build quality.
Cool lighting effects.
Big and Bulky.
Low battery life.
Bulky power brick.
By cnet on November 07, 2013
It's not as much of a conversation piece as the tank-like Alienware 18, but the slimmer, lighter Alienware 17 is arguably more practical for serious gamers with realistic budgets.82
By PC Authority on October 04, 2013
Dell's Alienware brand has been the gold standard in big, bulky, ultrapowerful laptop design for many years. With distinctive styling, ostentatious lighting and an unashamed shirking of thin and light designs, Alienware's laptops are designed to...83
By Engadget on September 16, 2013
It can be shockingly expensive if configured to the nines, however. In the end, we can say the new Alienware lineup is a strong follow-up to the last generation, with plenty of power for those who want it, and a fresh, modern design. That glowing trackpad is still a little weird, though.-
By AnandTech on September 06, 2013
It's also incredibly expensive, but that shouldn't surprise anyone. Ultimately, if you can afford it, I still think the Alienware 17 is the gaming notebook you want. It's not the homerun the Alienware M17x R3 was when it launched, but it's a worthy descendant.-
By DigitalVersus on August 02, 2013
With such high-level graphics and processing capability, plus amazing sound quality, the Alienware 17 would have everything it needs in its arsenal to fully immerse gamers in their games. If only it weren't for the screen's colours, which are...80
By PC Mag on July 25, 2013
The Alienware 17 is a little pricey, but it's a powerful imposing gaming rig that can be taken from room to room or to a friend's house. It will serve you well on the game...80
By LaptopMag on July 18, 2013
The Alienware 17 is the gold standard for gaming rigs, combining a sleek new design, glorious full-HD display and excellent graphics...80
By Computer Shopper on June 25, 2013
Sporting a fresh albeit familiar design and featuring the latest processor and graphics technology, the Alienware 17 is an excellent choice for a mid-range gaming notebook. Like most 17-inch gaming rigs, it's big and heavy....90
By NotebookCheck IT on October 27, 2013
Luce(i) nel buio. Dotato di una CPU quad-core Haswell, della più veloce single GPU mobile Nvidia, e di vari effetti luminosi, l'Alienware 17 attira l'attenzione dei clienti del settore gaming. La nostra recensione determina se...88
By notebookcheck.org on October 25, 2013
Luz en la oscuridad. Equipado con una CPU quad-core Haswell, la GPU móvil mas rápida de Nvidia, y capacidad para varios efectos de iluminación, el Alienware 17 compite por la atención de los clientes jugones. Nuestro análisis...88