To our knowledge, this notebook runs without any throttling from temperature issues or power consumption. One look into the inside of the case shows that Alienware does not place needless obstacles in the user’s way. Interface selection, including 4x USB 3. The Elder Scrolls V: The display on the other hand, with its reflective plastic screen cover, is extremely sensitive to finger prints and scratches. We shall verify if the Radeon HD M has the stuff to be the new gaming king. Please, switch off ad blockers.

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Alienware integrates the same Full HD panel from the 3rd revision. With the exception of the extremely challenging Metroevery tested title played fluidly with maxed out settings.

Just to state it at the qlienware, when playing actual games, the differences are not quite as large. Desktop performance for Windows Aero. Solid state drives and Raid arrays can be configured. Will the 17″ notebook be able to score our “Gaming Reference” title again? Overall, a CPU upgrade is hardly worth it. The pleasant gumming on lid and t4 rest amplifies the positive overall impression.


The two mouse buttons convince with their soft response and quiet click sound. ,17x sound quality is convincing for the most part. Inputs are accepted smoothly and accurately.

Alienware M17x R4 Notebook Review – Reviews

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Like its pricier siblings, the core iQM can process 8 threads simultaneously hyper threading and raise its clock speed dynamically, as needed turbo boost. Protection against accidental damage m17d be purchased as well. We measured 31 dB from a distance of 15 centimeters 6 inches. The black value of 0.

For sequential access, this solid state drive may lose out to some larger 2. Battery Runtime WiFi Surfing. For enthusiasts, the latest AMD model is currently the only choice.

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Power saving mechanisms seem to lack optimization at the moment. Disk data transfer rate.

Alienware has resisted the chicklet trend for years and prefers classic keyboards with closely spaced keys. Be aware that Dell’s configuration options and pricing change frequently and may vary from country to country. Keyboard The input devices leave little to criticize.


Alienware M17x R4 Notebook Review

The outer surfaces aren’t quite as cool as other gamer notebooks. Memory operations per second. Running at idle, our 17″ unit has to accept criticism. Asus G75V 3D grid.

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Fifa 12 – x high AA: The lid isn’t quite so strong, vibration prompts the display to bob back and forth, sometimes markedly so. What would an Alienware notebook be without a rich set of accessories? The battery comes with its own charge level display.