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Alienware 17 R5

We have collected and analyzed 11 expert reviews from international sources. Experts rate this product 86/100. The average review date is Aug 31, 2018. We have compared these reviews to 1012657 reviews from other Laptops. The alaScore™ for this product is 97/100 = Excellent. Last update: Dec 10, 2018.

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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.

Jun, 2018

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...

Sep, 2018

Expert review by (pcworld.idg.com.au)

Alienware 17 R5 review: Full, in-depth review

 

The Alienware 17 R5 oesn't reinvent the wheel but it does live up the brand's legacy in all the right ways.

Peak performance ; Super-responsive trackpad

It ain't cheap ; Bit bulky

Sep, 2018