In late August, Dell AlienWare took the wraps off of a radically new Area 51-branded desktop system featuring an angular case designed for maximum thermal efficiency and ergonomics. AlienWare has officially launched the 17th successor to its series, with the addition of mouth-watering features to the new gaming beast. everything from the notebook’s internal components to the graphics card plugged into the Graphics Amplifier. The AlienWare 17 and its previous versions have some similar design cues. If you’ve already used an AlienWare for graphic design, then you’re probably familiar with the angular design language used on its custom case.
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Many of the same design cues found on the AlienWare—like the triple-panel sidewalls—have found their way onto the AlienWare 17 as well. And like previous-gen machines, it has an aggressive, muscular look, with dark and muted colors. Just as its name suggests, the laptop features a 17 inches screen, and is designed to give primarily for VR gamers. Powered by a 7th generation Intel Core i7-7820HK processor, and an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 GPU, with 8GB of GDDR5 memory, it leaves all of the competing laptops far behind.
The memory can be configured up to 16GB and an array of drive options are available. The AlienWare 17 Has A relatively large track pad and a back lit keyboard. It offers a huge variety of features, as you can check it out at the official Dell website. Alienware ships the machines with Windows 10 Home 64-bit operating system. Starting price for the Alienware 17 is $1300. The Alienware Graphics Accelerator, External Graphics Adapter The Alienware Graphics Amplifier is one of the few external graphics options for gaming notebooks.
There’s also four, full power USB 3.0 ports on the back, along with chassis lighting and AlienFX System Lighting. Everything about this thing is awesome, expect that connecting the Alienware Graphics Amplifier requires a reboot, but other than that, the setup is pretty seamless. The graphics card in the device can be used to power an external display or the notebook’s built-in display. Graphics cards in the external enclosure, however, cannot be run in SLI or CrossFire modes with the notebook’s built in GPU.