Summary: Optimus Gaming. Nvidia GeForce GTX 580M graphics with Optimus, combined with a no less powerful Intel i7-2820QM quad-core CPU, all in a 17-inch Alienware Stealth Bomber case. Is it worth paying the extra for this top-of-the-range mobile graphics card from Nvidia?
Pros: Optimus, Fully adjustable backlighting, Design and feel, Easy access to HDD, memory, fans, GPU & CPU, The bold design.
Cons: Strongly reflective display, Keyboard ghosting, GPU underclocked on battery power
Conclusion: The M17x is an excellent gaming laptop. It offers a beautiful display, incredible hardware and a great sound system. And while no laptop with a $2,599 price tag will ever be considered inexpensive, given what you receive, it’s a fair price. As a general laptop, however, the M17x has a few issues.
Conclusion: If we had our druthers, this would be the notebook residing on our desk. It can handle any graphics intensive app and eat up any game you throw at it. Indeed, this is the first notebook we’ve tested that truly made us think monster desktops might really be an endangered species.
Summary: Benchmark Destroyer. With its brisk SSD, Sandy Bridge quad-core CPU and speedy GDDR5 graphics card, the M17x R3 establishes itself as an elite gaming notebook. Find out what makes its battery life so good.
Pros: Craftsmanship of Case Outstanding, Excellent Application Performance thanks to SSD, High-Contrast Full-HD Display, Responsive, Sturdy Keyboard, Fast-Reacting Touchpad, 90º of Horizontal Viewing Angles, Always Remains Cool to the Touch, Many Ports including HDMI-In & Mini DisplayPort, DVD Burner S...
Cons: Loud under Heavy Use, Extremely Heavy, Many Pointy, Hard Corners, Not High-End Color Space, A sturdier top-notch keyboard and an ExpressCard slot.
Conclusion: The first impression of the Alienware M17x sustained even after a longer working with the device. Alienware, or correctly Dell, has done a good job with the case and in our opinion could even surpass proclamations such as: "level of the Precision range".
Pros: Attractive design, Good workmanship, Very stable, high-quality case, Individualization possible, High image contrast and good color representation, Very good application and 3D performance, Low system noise in office mode possible, The new style which has come to Alienware. Not only the performan...
Cons: Heavy weight, Adverse port distribution for lefties, High surcharge for warranty extension, Mediocre display illumination, Price, Elaborate sales actions to make this piece affordable. We're talking about price ranges between 4000-5000.00 Euros! Therefore you shouldn't even start thinking about w...
Excerpt: Alienware are an iconic system builder. For years they have been building radical, futuristically styled machines which have featured in many high profile TV shows and movies. Several years ago Dell took over the brand, incorporating them as their high end, customised system builds.
Excerpt: C'est l'heure de faire une LAN Party! Alors que le fer de lance de Nvidia: Kepler prend un peu de retard pour sortir toute la gamme, la AMD Radeon HD 7970M chamboule tout le segment des cartes graphiques mobiles haut de gamme.
Conclusion: Alienware M17x R4 Как и ожидалось, Alienware M17x R4 - это мощная игровая машина , оправдывающая свою высокую стоимость высочайшей производительностью, качественным дисплеем, стильным дизайном, высоким качеством сборки, экстравагантными эффектами подсветки...
Summary: I prodotti di Alienware si distinguono sia per la qualitÃ dei materiali che per la scelta di componenti ad alte prestazioni in essi impiegati.
Lâ€™M17x-R3 Ã¨ una perfetta macchina da gioco, soprattutto quando Ã¨ abbinata con la scheda video NVIDIA GeForce GTX 580M, modello equivalente alla NVIDIA...
Excerpt: Optimus pour joueurs serieux. La Nvidia GeForce GTX 580M avec Optimus, avec rien de moins qu'un processeur Intel i7-2820QM quad-core, un 17-pouces Alienware avec son boîtier "Stealth Bomber" (Bombardier Furtif) Donc la puissance brute est là donc pas de problème de ce coté.