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Alienware 17 R5

alaTest has collected and analyzed 10 reviews of Alienware 17 R5. The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. People are impressed by the screen and durability. The sound and design are also mentioned favorably, whereas many are critical about the portability and size.

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battery, usability, size, portability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Alienware 17 R5 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 97/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by : Sherri L. Smith (laptopmag.com)

Alienware 17 R5

 

After nearly 22 years in the game, it's safe to say that Alienware knows how to make a gaming laptop. The company also knows when to do a total redesign or when to make a few tweaks to refine the overall product. The Alienware 17 R5 (starting at...

Excellent gaming performance; Slimmer design; 13 customizable lighting zones ; Above-average battery life; Impressive audio quality

CPU performance trails competitors

The new Alienware 17 R5 delivers excellent gaming power in a sleeker, hinge-forward design with captivating sound and lighting effects.

2018-06

Expert review by : Florian Glaser (notebookcheck.net)

Alienware 17 R5 (i7-8750H, GTX 1070, QHD) Laptop Review

 

Now with a hexa-core CPU. Despite using the most current components, the former top-gaming brand Alienware has had more and more difficulties standing up against the competitors. Find out in our review why this effort is not quite sufficient anymore...

robust and high-quality case ; many configuration options ; numerous illumination elements ; fast and responsive QHD display ; good input devices ; decent sound ; Thunderbolt 3 ; NVMe SSD ; G-Sync

CPU Turbo could be better ; limited viewing angles ; unnecessarily noisy in 3D operation ; few maintenance options ; very large and heavy ; meager battery life ; no card reader

Those looking for a stylish high-end notebook with good input devices, modern connections, and many illumination options should be pleased with the Alienware 17 R5. Aside from some smaller details, the 17-inch case is able to convince, as long as you...

2018-09