Just wanted to share this.
Went to my local Best Buy and found an open box Alienware AW17R4-2727SLV that was priced at $972. Apparently this has been discontinued due to the i7-7700HQ version and they have a lot of open boxes (My store had 3, another store close by had 2)
Full computer specs:
Windows 10 operating system
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17.3" Full HD display
The 1920 x 1080 resolution boasts impressive color and clarity. IPS technology for wide viewing angles.
6th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-6700HQ mobile processor
Powerful quad-core, eight-way processing performance. Intel Turbo Boost Technology delivers dynamic extra power when you need it, while increasing energy efficiency when you don't.
16GB system memory for intense multitasking and gaming
Reams of high-bandwidth DDR4 RAM to smoothly run your graphics-heavy PC games and video-editing applications, as well as numerous programs and browser tabs all at once.
1TB hard drive and 128GB solid state drive (SSD) for a blend of storage space and speed
The hard drive provides ample storage, while the SSD delivers faster start-up times and data access.
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 graphics
Backed by 8GB GDDR5 dedicated video memory for an ultrafast, advanced GPU to fuel your games.
Weighs 9.74 lbs. and measures 1.2" thin
Compact power to go, so there's no need to compromise on visual real estate or gaming power to gain portability. 6-cell lithium-ion battery.
Bluetooth 4.1 interface syncs with compatible devices
Wirelessly transfer photos, music and other media between the desktop and your Bluetooth-enabled cell phone or MP3 player, or connect Bluetooth wireless accessories.
2 USB Type-C ports
To maximize performance on the latest high-speed devices.
2 USB 3.0 ports maximize the latest high-speed devices
USB 3.0 ports are backward-compatible with USB 2.0 devices (at 2.0 speeds).
HDMI output expands your viewing options
Connect to an HDTV or high-def monitor to set up two screens side by side or just see more of the big picture.
Thunderbolt port for connecting advanced monitors and external drives
This single interface supports both high-speed data and high-def video — plus power over cable for bus-powered devices — ideal for digital content creators.
Wireless network connectivity
High-speed wireless LAN built into the screen, so it connects to your network or hotspots on the most common Wi-Fi standards in both laptop and tablet modes.
Built-in HD webcam
Makes it easy to video chat with family and friends or teleconference with colleagues over Skype or other popular applications.
Allows you to enjoy comfortable and accurate typing, even in dim lighting.
Basic software package included
Trial of Microsoft Office.
Headphone/microphone combo jack and mini DisplayPort.
Note: This laptop does not include a built-in DVD/CD drive.