Crafted for immersive, high-definition gaming, the 17.3" Alienware 17 R4 Laptop from Dell is a VR-ready system that has passed Oculus Ready and Vive Optimized certifications. It is equipped with a 2560 x 1440 120 Hz G-Sync display and a NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 graphics card with 8GB of GDDR5X VRAM. With a dedicated graphics card, you'll be able to crank up in-game visual settings and enable additional graphical eye-candy options to enjoy your games at their best. Balancing out the rest of the system is a 2.9 GHz Intel Core i7-7820HK Quad-Core processor and 32GB of 2400 MHz DDR4 RAM that'll allow you to efficiently multitask and quickly access frequently used files and programs.
For storage, the Alienware 17 R4 has a 256GB PCIe SSD, which serves as the boot drive, and a 1TB 7200 rpm SATA hard drive, which is used for general storage, for an overall capacity of 1.256TB. Should you need more room, you can connect external storage solutions with two 5 Gb/s USB 3.0 Type-A ports, one of which features PowerShare technology, one 5 Gb/s USB 3.0 Type-C port, and one 40 Gb/s Thunderbolt 3 port. Furthermore, using its HDMI 2.0, mini-DisplayPort 1.2, and Thunderbolt 3 ports, you can connect external displays for extensive multitasking. Other integrated features include a Full HD webcam with Tobii IR Eye-tracking presence detection, Gigabit Ethernet, 802.11ac Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.1, a headphone jack (retaskable for mic/line-in analog audio), an audio out jack (compatible with inline mic headsets), and RGB lighting. The installed operating system is Windows 10 Home (64-bit).
Additionally, you can create a more personalized look for your machine with improved AlienFX, which is designed with optimized RGB-LED enabled lighting and supported on over 130 games. You'll also have the option to create and download unique themes.