These are some common tools used to work on this device. You might not need every tool for every procedure.
If you are having trouble with your Alienware R17, then refer to Alienware 17 R2 Troubleshooting.
Alienware 17 R2 Background and Identification ¶
Alienware is an American computer hardware made by Dell. This laptop was designed for gaming and can be identified by their alien-themed designs. Alienware was founded in 1996 by Nelson Gonzalez and Alex Aguila.
The Alienware 17 R2 was made in 2015 and was updated with Nvidia GeForce 900 Series. It features FHD matte display or FHD touch display. A port on the rear for Graphics Amplifier. This model introduced BGA mounted CPU and GPU, removing the ability to replace the CPU or GPU without changing the entire motherboard. This Alienware has an Intel Core I7 processor, 8192 MB of memory storage, and has a 17.3 inch display.