Alienware 17 R5

Alienware 17 R5: The Best Gaming Laptop Of 2018?

Alienware 17 R5 Gamers Dignity
Design | Performance | Sound

Alienware 17 R5 has grabbed much attention towards the gamers for its incredible graphics along with its performance. The R5 pack’s powerful graphics, gorgeous displays and great audio in a great portable package. The Alienware company itself is known for gaming so we can aspect better graphics, sounds and performance in this laptop. The latest version of Alienware laptops has customizable lighting zones than ever, as well as quieter fans and louder speakers which is all we need for a better gaming experience. The Alienware has Alienware Command Center software which makes customizing your lighting and overclocking your processor and graphics. The company has added even more LED zone to a ready-made battle station while making the design slimmer than before. The Alienware 17 R5 has now a seriously improved sound system which will make your gaming experience even better.

The Alienware 15 R5 is priced at $1549 which is a good deal for the specifications that this gaming laptop has got. Talking about the specifications you will pretty much get a good deal for the price that you will pay for this laptop. The R7 stands for the one and only budget gaming laptop that has an Intel Core i9-8950HK processor which is the high-end processor that you will get on the market. The laptop has an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 OC which is capable of running all of the modern titles at high settings without a sweat. Talking about its display, the R7 has a 2,560 x 1,440 resolution display so that you can experience every aspect of the game. This laptop packs a 32 GB of RAM which is needed for the overall tasks and performance. More specifications are given below!

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Alienware 17 R5 Specifications:

CPU: 2.9GHz Intel Core i9-8950HK (hexa-core, 12MB cache, up to 4.8GHz)
Graphics: Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080 OC (8GB GDDR5)
RAM: 32GB DDR4 (2,666MHz)
Screen: 17.3-inch, QHD (2,560 x 1,440) 120Hz G-Sync
Storage: 512GB PCIe SSD, 1TB HDD (7,200 rpm)
Ports: 2 x USB 3.0, 1 x USB-C 3.0, 1 x USB-C (Thunderbolt 3), HDMI, mini DisplayPort, Ethernet, headphone jack, microphone jack,
Connectivity: Killer 1550 802.11ac Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.0
Camera: Alienware FHD camera, Tobii IR Eye-tracking with Windows Hello
Weight: 9.74 pounds (4.42 kg)
Size: 16.7 x 13.1 x 1.18 inches (2.99x 33.2 x 42.4cm; H x D x W)

We took a benchmark of 4 different games. So, here is the overall games performance!

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Pros & Cons Of Alienware 17 R5



  • 17″ Inch Display
  • Heats up under pressure
  • Excellent Gaming Performance
  • Heavy
  • Good Battery Life
  • Squared Off Portions
  • High Refresh Rate
  • Excellent Sound

Alienware 17 R5 Overview

Alienware 17 R5 is the best gaming laptop that is needed for overall best gaming. The overall gameplay on this laptop was really good as compared to its rivalry which is HP Omen 15 2018 and Acer Predator Helios 300 8th Gen. The fact that our team like about this laptop was its big display with its screen refresh rate i.e. 120 Hz. The NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 makes the laptop run the modern games at the highest settings at decent fps. Only the thing that we detest is its squared off portions which make the laptop look a bit bulky. So, overall the laptop is a beast.

So, should you buy it? Well, if you are a hardcore gamer and wants to experience games at a peak at a decent price then this is the beast for you. Still confused to choose a laptop? Then Click Here!

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