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Friday, 19 April 2013 05:33

Alienware M17x-R4 reviewed - Alienware M17x-R4 disassembly

Written by Sanjin Rados

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Review: Performance to remember

To remove the lid you’ll have to remove the battery and undo two screws.

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The smaller two-heatpipe heatsink takes care of CPU cooling, while a three-heatpipe heatsink is placed on top of the GPU. We believe that the CPU could have done with a three-heatpipe setup as well, as it tends to get very hot under high loads.

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The Alienware M17x-R4 has room for two 2.5-inch drives. Or sample featured two 256GB Samsung MZ-7PC256D SSD drives.

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The 4GB memory modules come from Hynix. They are designated 2RX8 PC3-12800S-11-11-F3 and they are 1600MHz DDR3 modules.

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