Show More Show Less. The Samsung SSD was partly responsible for the formidable speed of our test device. Moreover, it requires a mere minutes to fully charge. The causes of the weight loss are the light SSD weighing 55 grams instead of 2 x 2. The read rate is 3 times faster than a conventional HDD. Gaming The gaming performance of the Alienware M17x R3 leaves almost nothing to be desired.

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Review Alienware M17x R3 (GTX M, iQM) Notebook – Reviews

The “S” is textured so you can find it by touch for your gaming convenience. Cooling exhaust vents, AC power jack. HP’s tiny 2-in-1 ain’t perfect — but it’s getting close HP’s tiny 2-in-1 ain’t perfect — but it’s getting aloenware by Lori Grunin. GTX M and The placement of ports is quite convenient.

Touchpad The touchpad has generous dimensions as before but Alienware has done away with the grainy texture of the R2’s touchpad, moving back to a smooth surface with little friction. At this point, we started the GPU- stress test, Furmark.

Hard Drive Spindle Speed. Speaker Alienware has furnished the M17x with a good sound system. Until further notice, Dell has removed the M17x R3 from their online store. Bugs stemming from the faulty SATA II clock generator should not be an issue with new devices but only start to malfunction after several years if ever, and then only after prolonged exposure to high temperatures. We found the excellent non-slip surface to be quite pleasant to the touch.


The Alienware M17x R3 not only looks supersweet and will causes some jealous looks to come your way.

Moreover, the power supply weighs a mere grams—pretty light. The palm rest, display lid and sides are slightly rubberized Soft-Touch finish and therefore have a non-slip feel to them. Laptops by Dan Ackerman Dec 19, Performance aficionados might alieware to consider the GTX Mwhich provides for even higher frame rates. With no restrictions, the s gangster epic runs with maximum details in full HD at a very playable 39 fps.

The range of horizontal viewing angles is extremely broad. If applications request more processing power, the Turbo Boost 2. I think it could run as well or better than the new 17R4 laptop from Alienware, it is that good. Samsung Chromebook 3 But our big ‘ol Alien manages to surprise us.

The glossy display has a full-HD resolution and a good contrast ratio of We intentionally show more ads when an adblocker is used. The rubberized, non-slip keys demonstrates aluenware excellent keystroke feel with the right pressure point.


The exhaust vents cave in when pressure is applied and the area around the silver plaque creaks loudly in response to poking it, the surface feels quite loose here.

Review Alienware M17x R3 (GTX 460M, i7-2630QM) Notebook

Even though they might seem very similar at first alinware, the Aluenware R3’s has undergone many changes compared to its predecessor, the M17x R2 HD X2.

Considering the relatively weak winter sun, we could make out what was on the screen alright. Has everything a laptop of this type should have. One thing’s for sure: Samsung Notebook 9 Pen for The CPU heatpipe is to thank for the fans being so quiet.

Alienware M17x R3 Review

M17XR3 Excellent Great item for the price a new tablet cost. This high amount of RAM enables the system to flawlessly handle intensive video and image editing programs. We reviewed a lot of laptops in