The Alienware 17 R3 built with the durable anodized aluminum shell and reinforced by a magnesium-alloy frame, which will protect the LCE and the internal components. The unique for the angled front and side wall make Alienware 17 R3 more mystical and solid.
Let us have a look at tech specs of Alienware 17 R3
Display: 17.3 in 4K UHD LED display (3840 x 2160)
Processor: Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.60 GHz with Turbo Boost Technology up to 3.50 GHz
Memory: 16GB DDR4 2133 MHz
Hard drive size: 256GB SSD + 1TB HDD
Operating system: Windows 10 Home, 64-bit
PC type: Laptop
Optical drive: None
Media drive: 3-in-1 media card reader
Audio: Klipsch Audio
Video: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980M graphics with 4GB GDDR5 memory, Intel HD Graphics 530
Ports: 3 USB 3.0 (1 powered) • 1 USB 3.1 Type-C with Thunderbolt support • HDMI • Headphone output • Microphone input • Alienware Graphics Amplifier port • LAN (10/100/1000)
Battery: 8-cell lithium-ion*
Camera: 2MP camera
Wireless: 802.11a/b/g/n/ac (Miracast enabled)
Bluetooth: Bluetooth 4.1
Dimensions: 16.93 x 11.49 x 0.94 in (430.00 x 291.90 x 23.90 mm)
Weight:8.20 lbs (3.71 kg)
Other: Model number: AW17R3-834SLV • Backlit keyboard with 10 unique programmable zones with up to 20 distinct colors • TPM 2.0 • Keyboard travel: 2.4 mm • Touchpad dimensions: 100 x 56 mm • Security lock slot
If asking me why chose Alienware 17 R3, the simple answer is that
First: the 4K UHD LED display is four times of the normal Full HD display, which it is able to include more and more views in the same size of display.
Second: the high performance processor Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.60 GHz with Turbo Boost Technology up to 3.50 GHz. This is the 6th generation of CPU of intel, which has a great enhance comparing with the most popular and high performance 4th generation of CPU i7-4700HQ. Besides, Alienware 17 R3 is using the one of the most powerful graphic cards of NVIDIA GeForce – GTX 980M with 4GB GDDR5 memory. This graphic card is able to provide the best effect for most of gaming activities. GTX 980M can be the top 5 graphic card for mobile graphic card series.
Third: the body design of Alienware 17 R3 is so cool and awesome, which it looks a super luxury roadster with amazing and colorful LED guiding light system around the shell, frame and keyboard.