Introducing Alienware’s M17X series M17XR3 17-Inch gaming laptop. Alienware M17XR3 is equipped with a powerful quad-core Intel Core i7 processor with ultra-fast DDR3 system memory and AMD Radeon HD 6870M graphics with 1 GB of video memory. This is a powerhouse for hardcore gamers.This is an Amazon product review. Checkout more details below.
- 17.3-inch LED-backlit display with 1600 x 900 resolution for native HD 720p viewing.
- 2.2 GHz Intel Core i7-2670QM quad-core processor (3.1 GHz with Turbo Boost Technology; 6 MB L3 cache).
- 750 GB SATA hard drive (7200 RPM)
- 4 GB of installed DDR3 RAM (1600 MHz, 8 GB maximum from 2 DIMMs)
- AMD Radeon HD 6870M graphics with 1 GB of discrete graphics memory.
- 8x multi-format CD/DVD drive
- 3-megapixel HD webcam
- 2.1 speaker configuration with audio powered by Klipsch plus Waves MAXXAudio 3 audio enhancement
- 9-cell high-capacity battery
- Dimensions and Weight: 16.14 x 11.96 x 1.77 inches (WxDxH); 9.39 pounds
Wireless & Networking
- Wireless-N Wi-Fi (802.11b/g/n) for ultra-fast connectivity to home and business networks (requires Wireless-N router to optimize speed and range).
- Next-generation Bluetooth 3.0 connectivity provides faster throughput while minimizing on power requirements. It’s compatible with new Bluetooth 3.0-enabled devices as well as backward compatible with older Bluetooth-enabled peripherals such as printers and cell phones.
- Gigabit Ethernet (10/100/1000)
Connectivity & Expansion
- 2 ultra-fast USB 3.0 ports with up to 10x the speed of USB 2.0 (and is backward compatible with your USB 2.0 peripherals).
- 1 eSATA/USB 2.0 combo port (with PowerShare for charging devices even when laptop is off)
- 2 standard USB 2.0 ports
- 1 HDMI output (version 1.4) for connecting to a compatible HDTV or home theater receiver for uncompressed digital audio and video via a single cable.
- 1 HDMI input (version 1.3)
- 1 mini DisplayPort video output
- VGA video output (analog, RGB)
- 9-in-1 memory card reader (supports SD, SDIO, SDXC, SDHC, MS, MS Pro, MMC, MSXC, xD)
- 3 auto-sensing audio outputs (2 line-out; 1 SPDIF/headphone)
- Microphone/line-in port
This Alienware laptop features two speedy USB 3.0 ports–the latest development in USB data transfer technology. Perfect for transferring and retrieving large files between your PC and an external hard drive or digital camera, USB 3.0 offers the speediest, most efficient way get what you need from external devices. (It also comes with two standard USB 2.0 ports and a combo eSATA/USB port, plus USB 3.0 is backward compatible.)
The Alienware Command Center brings you intuitive access to applications and controls, so you can easily adjust details like lighting effects and power. Other features include a 750 GB hard drive, 4 GB of DDR3 RAM with an ultra-fast 1600 MHz speed, double-layer DVD drive, Wireless-N Wi-Fi networking, next-generation Bluetooth 3.0 connectivity, 3.0-megapixel webcam, and both HDMI and DisplayPort video outputs. It’s pre-loaded with the Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium operating system (64-bit).
Built for Speed
The second-generation Intel Core i7 mobile processors deliver top-of-the-line adaptable speed and responsiveness making it your ideal choice for visibly smart performance. Intel’s Turbo Boost Technology 2.0 maximizes speed for demanding applications, dynamically accelerating performance to match your workload–providing more performance when you need it the most. And Intel’s Hyper-Threading Technology enables each core of your processor to work on two tasks at the same time, delivering the performance you need for smart multitasking. It also comes equipped with Intel Quick Sync Video, which provides accelerated encoding, decoding, and transcoding features (for converting video for portable players or online sharing).
Beyond the Performance
Plug into your larger screen television or displays using the HDMI 1.4 or the mini DisplayPort outputs. If you are strapped for space, don’t worry. Just utilize the HDMI Input port to connect any HDMI device and use the display on your M17x.
Get more immersive gaming experience than you ever expected from a laptop with audio powered by Klipsch. Or, wake the neighbors with support for up to 7.1 Surround Sound Audio.
Command and Customize:
Control and personalize your system from the user-friendly Alienware Command Center.
AlienFX Lighting Controls allow you to choose from an array of color and transition effects and assign them to distinct zones, including the keyboard, touchpad and more.
AlienTouch Touchpad Controls allow you to customize your touchpad’s sensitivity to prevent accidental contact, and activate virtual scrolling to enable vertical and horizontal scrolling with just a touch.
AlienFusion Power Management allows you to decide when you need maximum performance, or when to scale back power for less intensive applications.
That’s all about the Alienware M17XR3. This Gaming Laptop is available in Amazon.com.