Alienware m17 R4, 17.3 inch FHD Gaming Laptop with Intel i7-10870H, AWM15R4 Review

Alienware m17 R4, 17.3″ FHD Gaming Laptop

Alienware m17 R4, 17.3 inch FHD (Full HD) Gaming Laptop

Lunar light Alienware m17 R4 is the latest 2021 model, modern, high-end gaming laptop with a 17.3-inch Full HD display, Intel i7-10870H processor, NVIDIA RTX 3060 graphics card with 6GB GDDR6 dedicated memory, 1TB Solid State Drive, 16GB DDR4 SDRAM and Windows 10 Home operating system. As a hot new release gaming laptop, it has an average customer rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 24 users at the moment.

The quarter 4 of 2020 release tenth generation octa core Intel i7-10870H processor (16MB cache, 16 threads with hyperthreading) runs at the speeds between 2.2GHz and 5.0GHz with the turbo boost function as needed by the premium tasks at hand. The typical TDP- Thermal Design Power is 45 watts and the average battery life is 2.5 hours for the regular daily tasks at 150 nits of brightness. The average CPU PassMark benchmark score is 15544 for advanced processing power overall and multitasking power. The performance level of the Intel i7-10870H processor should be roughly around that of the 9th generation Intel i9-9880H.

This brand new Alienware m17 performs better than the previous generation Alienware‘s with the 8 cores and 16 threads in parallel of multi-threaded performance. You also have the 16GB DDR4 SDRAM memory at 2933MHz for above average multitasking capability to handle different tasks- browser tabs, apps and games simultaneously. The 16GB memory you get on this system is integrated to the system board and you can’t upgrade it after your purchase. And the maximum amount of memory supported is 32GB. And the 1TB PCIe M.2 Solid State Drive offers great speed and local storage space for your media files- music, videos and games. And you can always connect external storage if you have a lot of games that you save.

17.3-inch Full HD display has the 1920 x 1080 pixel resolution, 300 nits of brightness, 360Hz refresh rate, 5ms response time, and 100% sRGB color gamut with the NVIDIA-GSYNC technology. The NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 discrete graphics card has the 6GB GDDR6 dedicated memory and with a video card benchmark score of 16603 you can play pretty much all the latest demanding games at the high settings and resolutions. Intel UHD 630 iGPU is similar to the UHD 630 of the previous generation with a video card benchmark score of 1414 and will be used for the simple non-gaming tasks on this system and will switch to the dedicated card swiftly. And as a relatively low-end to mid-range GPU it will run the modern games at the reduced settings and resolutions.

Alienware m17 R4, 17.3 inch FHD (Full HD) Gaming Laptop, i7-10870H

The updated good quality and ergonomic keyboard has the 1.7mm key travel with the four zone RGB N-Key rollover and anti-ghosting. Alienware m17 R4 weighs 6.55 pounds and measures 11.59 x 15.74 x 0.87 inches. There is no Optical DVD Drive and the connectivity options include the Killer WiFi 6 802.11ax 2×2 wireless LAN, Bluetooth 5.1, SD Media Card Reader supporting SD5.1 USH-II HD312 SD media, 3 x USB 3.0 ports, an HDMI output, a headphone/microphone combo and . It has a HD quality 720p RGB front webcam when you want to play games with friends, your live Skype chats and taking still photos.

The heat is dissipated efficiently on this laptop by the advanced methods of the Vapor Chamber Technology. It has a slim and lightweight chassis and the dual intake and dual exhaust airflow for enhanced cooling performance. It has the 35% more copper material according to its weight than the R2 generation laptops and with more heat dissipated to the core components. RTX 30 Series graphics cards offer the realistic ray-traced graphics and cutting edge AI functions. This computer is offered with also a 15.6-inch screen, 32GB memory, 512GB SSD and NVIDIA RTX3070 or NVIDIA RTX3080. Please see the Amazon product page for different combinations. AWM17R4-7832WHT-PUS, AWM15R4-7818WHT-PUS, AWM15R4-7689WHT-PUS and AWM15R4-7702WHT-PUS are the model numbers for the laptops available on this page.

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