Alienware M17x R2 (2010)
17.3-inch FHD Display

  • Graphics: Upgradeable MXM 3.0b; 2x slots; supports SLI and CF; up to 100W per GPU
  • Processor: socket based 1st generation Intel CPU (up to 840QM)
  • AC Adapter: 150W standard for 75W GPUs; 240W is required for 100W GPUs
  • VGA Heatsink: standard 2-pipe heatsink for all Video cards
  • O/S Supported: Windows 7 and 8x and 10
  • BIOS Required: A09 (unlocked)

    ATI HD7970M runs very well but has the following limitations...

    HDMI does not work.
    Fans require manual control








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    Base Configuration
      GPU / VGA Upgrade Kit (Primary)
      - NVIDIA GeForce GTX 680M; 2GB DDR5; MXM 3.0b; 100W; Upgrade Kit with X-bracket, screws, thermal pads, ICD7 Thermal Paste
      - NVIDIA GeForce GTX 675M; 2GB DDR5; MXM 3.0b; 75W; 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
      - AMD Radeon HD5870M; 1GB DDR5; MXM 3.0b; 75W; Upgrade Kit with X-bracket, screws, thermal pads, ICD7 Thermal Paste
      - AMD Radeon HD69900M; 2GB DDR5; MXM 3.0b; 100W; Upgrade Kit with X-bracket, screws, thermal pads, ICD7 Thermal Paste
      GPU / VGA Upgrade Kit (Secondary)
      - NVIDIA GeForce GTX 675M; 2GB DDR5; MXM 3.0b; 75W; Upgrade Kit with X-bracket, screws, thermal pads, ICD7 Thermal Paste
      - AMD Radeon HD69900M; 2GB DDR5; MXM 3.0b; 100W; Upgrade Kit with X-bracket, screws, thermal pads, ICD7 Thermal Paste
      - AMD Radeon HD5870M; 1GB DDR5; MXM 3.0b; 75W; Upgrade Kit with X-bracket, screws, thermal pads, ICD7 Thermal Paste
      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
      - GPU/VGA Thermal Pad Kit for NVIDIA based MXM 3.0b cards
      - GPU/VGA Thermal Pad Kit for AMD based MXM 3.0b cards
      Extra Screws for X-Bracket
      - VGA/GPU X-Bracket / GPU Supporter Screws
      Thermal Paste
      - IC Diamond Thermal Paste 7
      VGA Cables (SLI / CrossFire)
      - Crossfire Cable - Universal
      - SLI CABLE - ALIENWARE M17X R2

    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 M17x Primary Fan - P/N: is 04K1MM

    Accessories
      Bottom Case Screws - 1 Set
      - Bottom Case Screws - 1 Set - Model Specific