Topoftheline performance, Optional 3Dcapable display, Numerous upgrade opportunities.
Best looking gaming laptop, Solidly-made chassis, Outstanding game-play and gaming scores, 1080p screen resolution, Great keyboard, Impressive lighting effects, Soft mouse buttons, HDMI-In is a rare laptop find.
Blazing performance, Fast SSD, Excellent battery life, Built-in WirelessHD, Innovative lighting effects, HDMI input
Great performance for games; good set of built-in speakers; menacing design.
The large screen, amazing audio and overall good performance are huge benefits.
Runs hot, Very short battery life, Only 4 GB of RAM on base model
Screen has the characteristics of a mirror, Battery life is below average
Bottom gets hot when gaming, Audio could be better
Bulky and heavy; poor battery performance; expensive.
Low battery life and a high price tag may drive some away.
By ConsumerSearch on August 01, 2011
Reviewers say the latest revision of the Alienware M17x, which has been updated for 2011 with Intel's second-generation processors, is one of the most powerful laptops you can buy. The 17.3-inch gaming laptop posts incredible speeds and excellent...-
By VR-Zone on July 24, 2011
Having said that much, where does that leave Dell's M17x R3 gaming notebook? Well, the good news is that as far as OEM gaming notebooks go, the M17x R3 is probably one of the best you can get in this region, if not the best. Considering how the M17x...90
By PC Mag on June 27, 2011
With outstanding gaming scores and the most wicked design, the Alienware M17X (Sandy Bridge) is the best gaming laptop, period....90
By AnandTech on June 20, 2011
We've had our hands on quite a few gaming notebooks here, but most of the time they're Clevo-based machines. These aren't necessarily bad notebooks; they're fast, typically have good screens, and they get the job done. Yet they also have...-
By 5FWD on April 28, 2011
We like the Alienware M17x. If you're looking for a gaming laptop, then few choices are better than this. It's amazingly well made, powerful, well-specced and comfortable. It's just not that portable. Best offers for the Alienware M17xDell...80
By LaptopMag on February 21, 2011
Record-breaking performance, superslick design, wireless HD streaming, and five hours of battery life. Yup, this gaming notebook is pretty much...100
By TechSmart.co.za on October 15, 2010
The Alienware M17X is without a doubt one of the best laptops we've ever had the fortune of testing. The device is powerful, looks absolutely divine, sports a wide variety of customisation options and comfortable and easy to use notebook. If we...-
By TechCentral on October 08, 2010
On the whole, the M17X is a great notebook to have if you want something that's purely built for entertainment - whether it's for watching movies or games. It is a pretty beefy machine with the muscles to handle the latest games and it has great...70
By Tom's Hardware on September 28, 2010
The second incarnation of Alienware’s M17x is creating lots of excitement amongst mobile gaming enthusiasts, but does it really beat a field of premium models? We put it up against solutions from Eurocom and AVADirect to find out what CrossFire...-
By ShopExplorer on September 28, 2010
There is one reason why I bought the Dell Alienware M17x, and one reason only; gaming. I saved for a considerable amount of time for it and if you can afford to do the same, or even buy it outright - and love your PC games - then I can thoroughly...-