Alienware Review

Latest pricing, specs and Alienware gaming laptop review. How many PC games will it run? Is it a good choice for a PC gamer? Should you buy this laptop?

This Alienware laptop features a NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 graphics card, an Intel Core i9-8950HK CPU and 32 GB of RAM.

You get a large screen laptop at 17.3 inches and this of course has an impact on weight, with this big screen model coming in at 16.9 lb (7.67 kg).

As for price this is a higher end gaming laptop over $2,000.

This gaming laptop can run Fortnite, Apex Legends, Minecraft, PUBG and GTA V - some of the the biggest PC games at a recommended level. PCGameBenchmark reviews are based on how many of the best PC games a PC can run. This laptop can run 995 of the top 1000 games - so we give it a 99% rating.

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Alienware
PCGameBenchmark Rating: 98%

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Alienware Specs

CPU

Intel Core i9-8950HK

GPU

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080

RAM (Memory)

32 GB RAM

Screen Size

17.3 inches (43 centimeters)

Screen Resolution

2560 x 1440 pixels (1440p WQHD)

Weight

16.9 lb (7.67 kg)

Brand

Alienware

Series

Alienware 17 R5

Model Number

Alienware PC Gaming Performance

This computer will run 987 of the top PC games. Use PCGameBenchmark's Rate My PC service to test your current set up and set how it compares.

Which games can it run?

Can It Run Grand Theft Auto V (GTA 5)?

This Alienware gaming laptop can run Grand Theft Auto V (GTA 5). It beats the system requirement on CPU, GPU and RAM.

Can It Run Fortnite?

This Alienware gaming laptop can run Fortnite. It beats the system requirement on CPU, GPU and RAM.

Can It Run Apex Legends?

This Alienware gaming laptop can run Apex Legends. It beats the system requirement on CPU, GPU and RAM.

Alienware Features

  • i9-8950HK (6Core, 12MB Cache up to 5.0GHZ)
  • NVIDIA GEFORCE GTX 1080 8GB DDR5X Overclocked
  • 17.3" QHD (2560x1440) 120HZ 400nits TN+WVM G-Sync anti-glare with Tobii eye tracking
  • 32GB RAM (2X16GB) DDR4 2666MHZ
  • 256GB SSD+1TB HDD~Killer Wireless 1435~Windows 10 Home

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