Alienware ALW17-6869sLV Review

Alienware ALW17-6869sLV Review

Alienware ALW17-6869sLV 17 inch
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Alienware ALW17-6869sLV is the laptop with the performance of a powerful desktop.. It has 'new technology everything you can think of' that allow it to be so damn powerful and quick. Great for the latest 3D games, multimedia editing, music, videos, home entertainment, school projects, work presentations and more..

4th Generation Intel Core i7-4700MQ gives you up to 3.4GHz speed with Turbo Boost technology and 16GB Dual Channel DDR3L RAM means all the multitasking you want at ease. You get 750GB SATA at 7200RPM which you can upgrade to a 1TB Quad Play solid state drive (SSD) configuration for even better performance to get faster boot-ups, ability to write huge amounts of data with the best energy efficiency and the least noise possible.

You have the amazing 17.3 inch Anti-Glare TN 300 Nit Display WLED Full HD at 1920x1080 pixel resolution display 3D panel for full-on gaming. NVIDIA GeForce GTX 770M with 3GB GDDR5 graphics memory is simply the best for picture quality and gaming efficiency and performance. Sound quality is simply amazing through the built-in speakers certified by Klipsch and Dolby Home Theater v4 system.

Operating system is the Windows 7 Home Premium (64-bit) - the choice of the majority of Windows users. 8-cell battery gives you longer battery life in one charge. Slot-Loading 8x SuperMulti Drive (DVDR/RW); Broadcom 5G WiFi adapter for faster speeds, better range and improved battery life; A built-in Killer Gigabit Ethernet NIC; 4 x USB 3.0 Ports; 9-in-1 Media Card Reader; Bluetooth tied to wireless card are also included in the package.

Alienware ALW17-6869sLV Review
Alienware ALW16 has a silver cutting-edge design and an elite look. The solid anodized aluminum shell with a magnesium-alloy frame protects the screen and the internal components of the laptop. The back GPU/CPU exhaust vent handles the heat generated inside the laptop very well. It weighs about 9.2 lbs and 1.9 inches thick, so it is not all that portable.

You'll find plenty of functions through the Alienware Command Center 3.0 that allows you to select from a variety of options, all in one place for the best of the best latest 3D gaming experience, such as PhysX for interactive environments, Adaptive Vertical Sync to prevent image tearing, AlienFX for system lighting and special effects and more.

Pros: Super powerful and fast - Latest technology components - 8 cell battery - Windows 7 (64-bit) - Versatile - Reliable - Solid and durable - Beautiful design.

Cons: Not very portable - Not the cheapest laptop around.

Conclusion: Dell's Alienware ALW17-6869sLV is really special.. It is very well built and durable- it will last you a very long time. You can run the heaviest most demanding programs on it, it will still not slow down. Although it is designed to be a big portable desktop replacement gaming machine, you could use it for anything you want at work, home or school. You will only get the best of the best performance, amazing screen and impressive audio quality. Sure it is not very cheap but it is definitely worth every penny and you get more than what you pay for.

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