Alienware M17x on Ciao. That the Alienware M17x’s cooling system does a great job can also be seen on the internal temperature development. The given performance is still more than enough to execute simple tasks, like mail traffic or internet. The “edge-to-edge” design also corresponds to the common trend in high-quality multimedia notebooks. Communication with various wireless peripheral devices mouse, keyboard, mobile phone, headset In view of the case, a further point should be mentioned: A main feature is the, still known from the earlier days of Alienware, Command Center , which allows for a whole range of settings.

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The “edge-to-edge” design also corresponds to the common trend t1 high-quality multimedia notebooks. The surface heating turned out similar on the bottom side of the device.

And with this, we are then by the next point: Talking about light shows: However, it was problematic for the W90 that on the one side a Q CPU was built in, which could “merely” be overclocked to 2. The presented colors were also subjectively saturated and bright.

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As already stated in a preliminary report, Alienware will initially disembark the M17x onto the market exclusively with components from Intel and Nvidia. Alienware M17x on Ciao. Everything new at Alienware: That office tasks can actually be performed pleasantly with a gaming bolide is almost something that you might just want to refuse to believe.


This makes it possible to switch between the dedicated GTX M graphic card and the integrated graphic chip set. Integrated M G graphic The speakers have a good maximum volume and stay clean in their sound.

Due to the beveled front edgethe keyboard can be used quite comfortablydespite a proud case height short of 40 millimeters. The notebook’s lighting control has been advanced.

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bvidia This can get particularly devastating in shooters, nvieia take pride in a rather gloomy game-surrounding. The touchpad is rather more a stopgap, and doesn’t always respond optimally. The first subjective impression confirms this notion. Case, design, workmanship, hardware, the price, The battery life is usually a red rag for efficiently heavy gaming bolides. To be mentioned as very positive is the Nvidia M G chip setwhich makes a quiet use possible as well as saving an according amount of energy, as long as there isn’t a momentary need for top performance.

The integrated benchmark of Farcry2 reacted at about the same level as the Crysis benchmark. The colors of the single LEDs can be changed as you like with the tried and tested Alien FX tool and the notebook can be fitted to individual preferences.


This hasn’t been tested, though. The lighting can be well-adjusted to individual preferences, j17x not the typing feel. The front speaker, rear speaker as well as center and subwoofer is supposed to be mvidia with a corresponding signal.

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Both benchmarks delivered top results, which is nnvidia surprising in view of the configuration. Eventually, the overclocked CPU was responsible for these irregularities.

The practical runtime in WLAN mode might also be intriguing, where we achieved around minutes max. Production flaws have to be practically looked for with a magnifying glass. The keyboard looked very similar to the one in the older Alienware notebooks at m17 sight Farcry 2 The integrated benchmark of Farcry2 reacted at about the same level as the Crysis benchmark.

The first impression has very well been confirmed in the run of the tests. Both integrated speakers may not deliver surround sound. Please, nfidia off ad blockers. The keyboard unit has been kept in the typical Alienware design.