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85
Global
Score
An all-around great product that's among the best in its category. You'll almost certainly be happy.
85

An all-around great product that's among the best in its category. You'll almost certainly be happy.

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The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

CNET says:

Alienware's new version of the M17x makes some welcome design tweaks and offers the best laptop gaming hardware you can get. Just be warned: it ain't cheap.
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User Reviews

80
awnicol99
There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws. - Engadget
90
mnjoe
The Alienware MX17 offers no compromises on speed, expandability and the latest...read more
40
qazeqaz
I ordered this and paid well over 4000 and man do I regret it. I'd avoid this...read more
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87
Average Critic Score

Durability

87
 

Speed and features

94
 

Noise

64
 

Display

80
 

Portability (size / weight)

53
 

Battery life

76
 

Expandability

93
 

Design and form factor

86
 

How It Stacks Up

84

Engadget

84
 

Critic

73
 

User

78
 
81

Engadget

81
 

Critic

78
 

User

90
 
89

Engadget

89
 

Critic

86
 

User

80
 
84

Engadget

Not yet scored
 

Critic

88
 

User

93
 
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Engadget

89
 

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86
 

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84

Engadget

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Critic

88
 

User

93
 
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