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Dell Alienware 17

Introduction

This is a template for a future compatibility guide to running Linux with the Dell Alienware 17 laptop. If you have the Dell Alienware 17 and are running Linux on it please consider editing this page or adding a comment below with your compatibility details. By contributing you will help other people running this laptop or trying to make a decision on whether to buy it or not.

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Specifications

For full specifications see the Dell Alienware 17 specifications page.

NameDell Alienware 17
ProcessorIntel Core i7-6700HQ (Quad-Core, 6MB Cache, up to 3.5GHz w/ Turbo Boost)
Intel Core i7-6820HK (Quad-Core, 8MB Cache, Dynamically Overclocked up to 4.1GHz)
Screen17.3 inch FHD (1920 x 1080) IPS Anti-Glare 300-nits Display
17.3 inch UHD (3840 x 2160) IGZO IPS Anti-Glare 400-nits Display
RAM16 GB
HDD1TB 7200RPM SATA 6Gb/s
128GB M.2 SATA 6Gb/s SSD (Boot) + 1TB 7200RPM SATA 6Gb/s (Storage)
256GB PCIe SSD (Boot) + 1TB 7200RPM SATA 6Gb/s (Storage)
512GB PCIe SSD (Boot) + 1TB 7200RPM SATA 6Gb/s (Storage)
1TB PCIe SSD (Boot) + 1TB 7200RPM SATA 6Gb/s (Storage)
Optical DriveUnknown
GraphicsIntel HD graphics 530
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970M with 3GB GDDR5
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980M with 8GB GDDR5
NetworkKiller Networks e2400 Gigabit Ethernet NIC
Killer 1535 802.11ac

Linux Compatibility

DeviceCompatibilityComments
ProcessorNot Tested
ScreenNot Tested
HDDNot Tested
Graphics ChipNot Tested
VGA OutNot Tested
DVI OutNot Tested
HDMI OutNot Tested
Display PortNot Tested
Optical DriveNot Tested
SoundNot Tested
MicrophoneNot Tested
Headphone PortNot Tested
Microphone-In PortNot Tested
Line-In PortNot Tested
SPDIFInNot Tested
EthernetNot Tested
WirelessNot Tested
BluetoothNot Tested
WWANNot Tested
UWBNot Tested
ModemNot Tested
USBNot Tested
FirewireNot Tested
PCMCIANot Tested
Express CardNot Tested
Card ReaderNot Tested
WebcamNot Tested
ESATA PortNot Tested
Serial PortNot Tested
Parallel PortNot Tested
IRNot Tested
TV OutNot Tested
TV TunerNot Tested
KeyboardNot Tested
TouchPadNot Tested
TrackportNot Tested
Docking StationNot Tested
Fingerprint ReaderNot Tested
SmartCard InterfaceNot Tested
GPSNot Tested
Suspend/ResumeNot Tested

Notes

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Summary

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Discussion

Dario, 2016/02/24 12:07

As a mistake, I used this template in a laptop review, and voted down that laptop without changing the poll id. As a result my vote appears here in this page: can anybody remove it?

Sorry for that,
Dario

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