Dell Alienware 17 R1 (2014) 17.3" Intel Core i7-4940MX 2.9GHz / 8GB / 1.2TB
Dell Alienware 17 R1 (2014) 17.3" Intel Core i7-4940MX 2.9GHz / 8GB / 1.2TB
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Dell Alienware 17 R1 (2014) 17.3" Intel Core i7-4940MX 2.9GHz / 8GB / 1.2TB review: 53 facts and highlights

1. RAM

8GB
MSI WT72 6QN 17.3" Intel Xeon E3-1505M v5 2.8GHz / 64GB / 1TB: 64GB

2. pixel density

127ppi
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 14" Intel Core i5 5300U 2.3GHz / 4GB / 512GB: 540ppi

3. resolution

1920 x 1080px
Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GD 15.6" Intel Core i9-8950HK 2.9GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD: 3840 x 2160px

4. internal storage

1200GB
Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD: 4000GB

5. Uses flash storage

Flash-based storage devices such as SSDs have no mechanical components. Due to this they are typically faster, run silently, and are more shock resistant than traditional HDDs.
Dell Alienware 17 R1 (2014) 17.3" Intel Core i7-4940MX 2.9GHz / 8GB / 1.2TB
50% have it

6. has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack

With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.
Dell Alienware 17 R1 (2014) 17.3" Intel Core i7-4940MX 2.9GHz / 8GB / 1.2TB

7. RAM speed

It can support faster memory, which will give quicker system performance.
1600MHz
Asus ROG GX800VH 18" Intel Core i7 7820HK 2.9GHz / 64GB / 1TB: 2800MHz

8. CPU threads

More threads result in faster performance and better multitasking.
8
Lenovo ThinkPad T480 14" Intel Core i5-8250U 1.6GHz / 8GB RAM / 256GB SSD: 8

9. USB 3.0 ports

More USB 3.0 ports allow you to connect more devices to your computer that support USB 3.0. USB 3.0 is an improved version of USB 2.0 which offers faster transfer rates.
4
MSI WT72 6QN 17.3" Intel Xeon E3-1505M v5 2.8GHz / 64GB / 1TB: 6

10. screen size

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
17.3"
MSI GT83VR Titan SLI-024 18.4" Intel Core i7-6920HQ 2.9GHz / 64GB / 1TB: 18.4"

11. has a front camera

A front camera, also called secondary camera, can be used for video chats/selfies.
Dell Alienware 17 R1 (2014) 17.3" Intel Core i7-4940MX 2.9GHz / 8GB / 1.2TB

12. has GPS

GPS enables global positioning, useful in map, geo-tagging or navigation apps.
Dell Alienware 17 R1 (2014) 17.3" Intel Core i7-4940MX 2.9GHz / 8GB / 1.2TB
2% have it

13. Has a backlit keyboard

The keyboard is backlit, making it easier to type in the dark or dim lighting.
Dell Alienware 17 R1 (2014) 17.3" Intel Core i7-4940MX 2.9GHz / 8GB / 1.2TB
58% have it

14. total clock speed

4 x 2.9GHz
Eurocom Panther 5SE 17.3" Intel Xeon E5-2620 2GHz / 16GB / 1TB: 12 x 2GHz

15. volume

5677.62cm³
Porsche Design Book One: 1579.19cm³

16. Has WiFi

The device can connect to WiFi.
Dell Alienware 17 R1 (2014) 17.3" Intel Core i7-4940MX 2.9GHz / 8GB / 1.2TB

17. has an LED-backlit display

Uses LED backlighting, resulting in better image quality, more vibrant colors and richer blacks.
Dell Alienware 17 R1 (2014) 17.3" Intel Core i7-4940MX 2.9GHz / 8GB / 1.2TB
90% have it

18. thickness

46.2mm
Huawei MateBook E 12" Intel Core i5-7Y54 1.2GHz / 8GB / 512GB: 6.9mm

19. maximum memory size

The maximum amount of memory (RAM) supported.
16GB
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Xeon E-2176M 2.7GHz / 32GB RAM / 1TB SSD: 64GB

20. USB ports

With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.
4
Asus ROG Zephyrus M (GM501) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8750H 2.2GHz / 16GB RAM / 256GB SSD + 1TB SSHD: 5

21. Bluetooth version

4
Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GD 15.6" Intel Core i9-8950HK 2.9GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD: 5

22. every pixel has three subpixels

The device has a display with three full subpixels per pixel, resulting in a sharp and crisp picture. Pixels in some displays (like AMOLED) share one subpixel to preserve space. This can result in a less crisp, slightly blurred image.
Dell Alienware 17 R1 (2014) 17.3" Intel Core i7-4940MX 2.9GHz / 8GB / 1.2TB
12% have it

23. HDMI ports

More HDMI ports mean that you can simultaneously connect numerous devices, such as video game consoles and set-top boxes.
1
Origin EON17-X 17.3" Intel Core i7-4790K 4GHz / 16GB / 1TB: 2

24. Has USB Type-C

The USB Type-C features reversible plug orientation and cable direction.
Dell Alienware 17 R1 (2014) 17.3" Intel Core i7-4940MX 2.9GHz / 8GB / 1.2TB
17% have it

25. Has a detachable keyboard

You can detach the keyboard of your device and use the screen as a tablet. Detaching the keyboard makes the device lighter and gives you the possibility to switch easily between laptop-mode and tablet-mode.
Dell Alienware 17 R1 (2014) 17.3" Intel Core i7-4940MX 2.9GHz / 8GB / 1.2TB
6% have it

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