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Enjoy advanced gaming when you're on the go with Dell's Alienware 17 laptop. It's designed for the most immersive VR sessions and now has options for the revolutionary Tobii eye tracking, bringing you deeper in the game than ever before. Plus, the laptop is fitted with the all-powerful 6th-Generation Intel® Core™ i7 processor and Windows 10 to deliver an exceptionally mighty performance, so you get the best out of each and every game, program and application.
Built for VR
Dive into mind-bending virtual reality experiences with a VR-ready system that passes the Oculus Ready and Vive Optimized certifications. Powered by NVIDIA VRWorks technology, a new level of presence is achieved by bringing physically realistic visuals, sound, touch interactions, and simulated environments to virtual reality. And with NVIDIA GeForce 10-series graphics, the Alienware 17 goes beyond what’s expected.
Tobii eye-tracking webcam
Armed with new knowledge about your presence, eye movement and corresponding head movement, Tobii eye-tracking feature allows you to input commands that are more in-tune to real life. Aim at where you look, signal teammates with a glance and navigate a cockpit freely.
Super fast processor
Intel’s 7th-generation i7 processor, codename Kaby Lake, is designed to make your laptop faster and more efficient. It’s purposely built to support Thunderbolt 3 for lightning-fast data transfer. Your laptop’s overall productivity will show improvement for flawless multi-tasking and playback of 4K Ultra-HD video will occur without delay or interruption.
The additional 256GB Solid State Drive (SSD) gives you capacity to store your documents and media, while ensuring fast and dependable access to your files and programs. SSDs are much faster than regular hard drives, providing faster boot time, shock and vibration protection, better speed and capacity. They don't use moving parts to work, making them more reliable and quieter.
Strong cooling system
The Alienware 17 features two internal cooling fans to ensure your laptop keeps performing even when your reach top running speed.
An expert at delivering the everyday with an individual touch - Windows 10 provides an instant start up, quick movement between applications, prompts for available updates and personalised experience. It's fitted with the Cortana, which learns what's important to you and retrieves relevant updates when needed. Windows 10 also comes with 5GB of free OneDrive storage, Continuum 3 to adjust your apps and content, and Xbox app to easily connect with your gaming community.
- 3D Ready
- Accessories Included
- AC adaptor, user guide
- Audio Quality
Different manufacturers use different sound systems to improve your audio experience
- 2.1 Speaker configuration includes subwoofer
- Battery life
How long the battery lasts for (and if applicable) until it needs recharging
- Up to 10 hours and 42 minutes
- Bluetooth Enabled
Wireless way of transferring data between electronic devices over short distances
- CD/DVD/Blu-ray Drive
Whether this machine can play/burn Blu-ray discs, DVDs or CDs.
- Camera (front-facing)
Used for making video calls
- HD camera for systems with Tobii IR Eye-tracking presence detection
- Camera (rear-facing)
A camera on the back of the device, typically used for taking photos and videos.
- Computer Support Helpline
Computer Support Helpline
We offer access to a 90 day helpline when you buy a new laptop or desktop computer from John Lewis. The service is available for a period of 90 days from the date you make your purchase.
- Free 90 day computer support
- H2.99 x W42.4 x D33.2cm
- QHD 120Hz TN+WVA Anti-Glare 400-nits Display with Tobii IR Eye-tracking
- Ethernet Port
Allows a connection to a router via a cable (available separately).
- RJ-45 Killer Networks e2400 Gigabit Ethernet Port
- 7th Generation
- Graphics Card Series
- NVIDIA GeForce
- Graphics card
Generate the images you see on your computer screen
- NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 with 8GB GDDR5
- Graphics card type
Graphics card type
A dedicated graphics card enables you to run advanced programmes such as games or design packages more smoothly. Computers without graphics cards run these programmes through their processors.
- Hard drive
Stores files and programmes. A portion of this may already be consumed by pre-installed data.
- 1TB HDD + 256GB SSD
- (QWERTY) Backlit Keyboard
- Manufacturer Part Number (MPN)
- Memory (RAM)
Random Access Memory (RAM) allows your computer to multitask.
- Memory Card Slots
Memory Card Slots
A memory card slot allows you to transfer photos and files directly from a memory card.
- Model name / number
- Alienware 17 R4
- NFC enabled
Devices with NFC can be tapped together to establish a wireless connection for sending or streaming files and other data
- Operating System Filter
- Windows 10
- Operating system
Determines the interface you see on screen and the types of programmes you can run.
- Windows 10 (64 bit)
Ports used to connect other devices, for example USB to connect peripherals or HDMI to connect to a high definition display.
- 1x Power/DC-in Jack, 1x Type-A USB 3.0, 1x Type-A USB 3.0 with PowerShare technology, 1x Type-C USB 3.0, 1x Thunderbolt 3, 1x Alienware Graphics Amplifier, 1x HDMI 2.0, 1x headphone, 1x mini-Display 1.2 output, 1x audio out
The processor (also called CPU) is the "brain" of your computer and enables programmes to run.
- Quad-Core Intel Core i7-7820HK
- Processor Type
Also called CPU (central processing unit) is the circuitry within a computer/laptop/tablet. It carries out the basic instructions that drive a computer/laptop/tablet.
- Intel Core i7
- Processor speed
Determines how quickly programmes run. Processors with 'Turbo Boost' can enhance their performance to deal with more demanding tasks.
- 2.9GHz to 3.9GHz with Turbo Boost
- Screen Resolution
Picture quality defined by the number of individual dots (pixels) used to create an image. The higher the number of pixels, the higher the image quality.
- 2560 x 1440 pixels
- Screen finish
A matte screen is easier to view in bright light. Gloss screens can provide more vivid colours.
- Screen size
- Screen sizes (Laptops)
- 16.1" to 18"
- TV tuner card
TV tuner card
Device that receives digital free-to-air terrestrial and/or analogue television services
- Touch Screen
- USB ports
Universal Serial Bus- socket for transferring data between electronic devices
- Voice Recognition
Can be operated using spoken commands, so no need for typing, scrolling or clicking.
- Wi-Fi only
- Wireless Display
Wireless Display technology can be used to present your device's display on a compatible TV or display without using wires.
- Wireless networking
- Wi-Fi- 802.11ac