Dell Alienware m17 R4

Dell Alienware m17 R4
  • Launched: January 2021
  • Screen-to-body ratio: ~70%
  • Dimensions: 399.8 x 294.6 x 16.9-22 mm (15.74 x 11.6 x 0.67-0.87 inches)
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Review

Evaluation of the main characteristics with the configuration selected for the Alienware m17 R4.
Performance
85
Gaming
81
Display
49
Battery Life
62
Connectivity
69
Case
72
NanoReview Score
69

Tests and Specifications

Detailed tests and technical specifications of the Dell Alienware m17 R4

Case

Weight 2.5 kg (5.51 lbs)
Dimensions 399.8 x 294.6 x 16.9-22 mm
15.74 x 11.6 x 0.67-0.87 inches
Area 1178 cm2 (182.6 inches2)
Screen-to-body ratio ~70%
Side bezels 8.4 mm
Colors White, Gray
Transformer No
Cooling solution
Cooling system Active
Vapor chamber Yes
Number of fans 2
Noise level 50 dB

Display

Size 17.3 inches
Type IPS LCD
Refresh rate 144 Hz
PPI 127 ppi
Aspect ratio 16:9
Resolution 1920 x 1080 pixels
HDR support No
Touchscreen No
Coating Glossy (Antireflective)
Display tests
sRGB color space 100%
Response time 7 ms
Max. brightness
300 nits

Battery

Capacity
Battery type Li-Ion
Replaceable No
Fast charging Yes
USB Power Delivery No
Charging port position Bottom
Charge power 240 / 330 W
Weigh of AC adapter 1300 gramm

CPU

CPU name
Base frequency 2.2 GHz
Turbo frequency 5 GHz
Cores 8
Threads 16
L3 Cache 16 MB
Integrated GPU Intel UHD Graphics 630
Fabrication process 14 nm

Benchmarks

Geekbench 5 (Single-Core)
1290
Geekbench 5 (Multi-Core)
7547
Cinebench R23 (Single-Core)
1273
Cinebench R23 (Multi-Core)
10497

Graphics Card

GPU name
TGP 130 W
Nvidia Optimus No, direct
Type Dedicated
Fabrication process 8 nm
GPU base clock 1504 MHz
GPU boost clock 1802 MHz
FLOPS 13.8 TFLOPS
Memory size 6 GB
Memory type GDDR6
Memory bus 192 bit
Memory speed 14 Gbps
Shading units 3840
DirectX support 12
GPU performance
13.8 TFLOPS

RAM

RAM size
Channels 2x8 GB
Clock 2933 MHz
Type DDR4
Upgradable Yes
Total slots 2
Max. ram size 32 GB

Storage

Storage size
Bus PCI-E Gen 3.0 (4x)
Storage type SSD (M2)
Channels 1x256 GB
Upgradable Yes
Total slots 3
NVMe Yes

Sound

Audio chip Realtek ALC3281-CG
Speakers 2.2
Power 4x4W
Dolby Atmos No
Loudness 87 dB
Microphones 2

Connectivity

Wi-Fi standard v6
Bluetooth v5.1
Fingerprint No
Optical drive No
Webcam Above the display
Webcam resolution 1280 x 720
Ports
USB-A 3x USB 3.2
USB Type-C 1x USB 3.2
Thunderbolt Thunderbolt 3
HDMI 1x HDMI 2.1
DisplayPort 1x v1.4
VGA No
Audio jack (3.5 mm) Yes
Ethernet (RJ45) Yes
SD card reader Yes
Proprietary charging port Yes

Input

Keyboard
Keyboard type Island
Numpad Yes
Backlight Yes
Touchpad
Size 10.4 x 7.8 cm
Surface Glass
Windows Precision Yes

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