Link to manufacturer's product page for this model

http://www.dell.com/en-us/shop/productdetails/alienware-17-laptop

Review video

Date of first release:

2016-11-04

Display

Screen size

17.3

Screen resolution

1920x1080 2560x1440 3840x2160

CPU and RAM

Processor speed

3.8 4.4GHz

All processor types available

Intel® HD Graphics 630 NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1070 NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1080

RAM

8-32 GB

Graphics card

Intel® HD Graphics 630 NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1070 NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1080

Wifi card

Killer 1435 802.11ac 2x2 WiFi and Bluetooth 4.1 Killer 1535 802.11ac 2x2 WiFi and Bluetooth 4.1

Worked on kernel >= 4.2. On kernel < 4.2 need install new kernel or wifi firmware.

Compatibility: Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

General OS compatibility - including touch screen compatibility

Display

Wifi

Bluetooth, USB, other ports, etc.

Specialist hardware - for example fingerprint scanners, touch bar, etc.

Other

Other notes on hardware and Linux compatibility

[some users report problem with UEFI installation Ubuntu 16.04. but it solving by correct disk remapping] (https://askubuntu.com/questions/899842/ubuntu-16-04-2-installer-hangs/904902)

Pre-installed OS

Windows 10

Further references / relevant links:

Reddit user experience (https://askubuntu.com/questions/899842/ubuntu-16-04-2-installer-hangs/904902)