Alienware 17


Alienware 17 (Mid 2013) 17.3-inch FHD Display

  • Graphics: Upgradeable MXM 3.0b; single GPU
  • Processor: socket based 4th generation Intel CPU (up to 4910MQ)
  • AC Adapter: 180W standard for 75W GPUs; 240W is required for 100W GPUs
  • VGA Heatsink: standard 2-pipe (75W); 3-pipe (100W) is required for 100W GPUs
  • O/S Supported: Windows 7 and 8x and 10
  • BIOS Required: A14 (unlocked)

    GTX 9xxM series >>> Windows 8.x and Win 10 only

    Windows 7 is not supported

    AW 17 non-3D 60Hz and 120Hz (BIOS A14)
    System must be running in Optimus mode.
    120Hz only supported using Windows 8x/10 in UEFI Mode
    60Hz is fully supported in Windows 8 and Windows 10

    AW 17 3D 120Hz (BIOS A14)
    120Hz only supported using Windows 8x/10 in UEFI Mode
    3D Vision is not supported
    GTX 880m and earlier will support 3D. Any 9 or 10 series cards will not support 3D

  • To use the 10 series cards you must be running in Optimus/Hybrid mode. You must also use the modified heatsink for the GTX 1060

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    Base Configuration
      GPU / VGA Upgrade Kit (Primary)
      - NVIDIA GeForce GTX 675M; 2GB DDR5; MXM 3.0b; 75W; Upgrade Kit with X-bracket, screws, thermal pads, ICD7 Thermal Paste
      - NVIDIA GeForce GTX 680M; 2GB DDR5; MXM 3.0b; 100W; Upgrade Kit with X-bracket, screws, thermal pads, ICD7 Thermal Paste
      - NVIDIA GeForce GTX 780M; 4GB DDR5; MXM 3.0b; 100W; Upgrade Kit with X-bracket, screws, thermal pads, ICD7 Thermal Paste
      - NVIDIA GeForce GTX 770M; 3GB DDR5; MXM 3.0b; 75W; Upgrade Kit with X-bracket, screws, thermal pads, ICD7 Thermal Paste
      - NVIDIA GeForce GTX 880M; 8GB DDR5; MXM 3.0b; 100W; Upgrade Kit with X-bracket, screws, thermal pads, ICD7 Thermal Paste
      - NVIDIA GeForce GTX 870M; 6GB DDR5; MXM 3.0b; 100W; Upgrade Kit with X-bracket, screws, thermal pads, ICD7 Thermal Paste
      - NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980M; 8GB DDR5; MXM 3.0b; 100W; Upgrade Kit with X-bracket, screws, thermal pads, ICD7 Thermal Paste
      - NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970M; 6GB DDR5; MXM 3.0b; 80W; Upgrade Kit with X-bracket, screws, thermal pads, ICD7 Thermal Paste
      - 6GB GDDR5; NVIDIA GTX 1060; 1280 CUDA; N17E-G1; 82x105mm; MXM 3.1 w/ X-bracket, screws, thermal pads, ICD7
      - 4GB DDR5; AMD Radeon HD8970M; MXM 3.0b; 100W; Upgrade Kit with X-bracket, screws, thermal pads, ICD7 Thermal Paste
      - NVIDIA 8GB GDDR5; NVIDIA Quadro K5100M (N15E-Q5); MXM 3.0b; 100W; Upgrade Kit with X Bracket, screws, thermal pads and Paste
      VGA Heatsink (Primary)
      - Alienware 17 (R5) Heatsink modified for GTX 1060/1070 MXM3
      - Alienware 17 (R5) Primary VGA Heatsink, 3-pipe; 100W; P/N: 0YP26V
      Extra X-bracket / GPU Supporter
      - GPU Spreader / X-Bracket for MXM 3.0b for AMD Cards with Matching Screws
      - GPU Spreader / X-Bracket for MXM 3.0b NVIDIA GTX and Quadro with Matching Screws
      Extra Thermal Pads
      - Thermal Enhancer Pad; TEP Module; Thin Copper
      - Set of thermal pads for NVIDIA based MXM3 GPUs
      - Set of thermal pads for AMD based MXM3 GPUs
      Extra Screws for X-Bracket
      - VGA/GPU X-Bracket / GPU Supporter Screws
      Thermal Paste
      - Thermal Grizzly KRYONAULT for CPU/GPU - 3ml/11.1g tube
      - IC Diamond Thermal Paste ICD7; 2tubes x 1.5g
      - IC Diamond Thermal Paste ICD7; 1tube; 1.5g
      Services
      - VGA Installation Service - Includes shipping both ways, install of VGA, Drivers, BIOS and Heatsink Mod if required - North America only

    Options
      MXM3 GPU Riser Card- Riser cards are designed for testing and/or debugging MXM3 based GPUs
      - AMD MXM3 to PCIe Riser card
      - NVIDIA MXM3 to PCIe Riser card
      GPU / VGA Fan
      - Alienware 17 Primary Fan - P/N: OFKDN8
      Laptop Upgrade Kit
      - P870KM1/KM1G to P870TM1 Upgrade Kit

    Accessories
      AC Adapter (Extra)
      - 780W AC Adapter for Alienware Notebooks; 110V-250V Auto Switching; 325x110x40mm; 3lbs/1.3kg; w/ DC cable
      - 330W AC Adapter; Auto-switching; 100-240V; 50-60Hz; DC 19.5V @ 16.9A