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May 06, 2012

Dell announces enhanced Alienware M14x, M17x, and M18x gaming laptops

Dell’s high performance PC gaming brand Alienware has enhanced its gaming laptop portfolio with the new M14x 14-inch laptop, the 3D-capable M17x laptop offering an immersive high-definition, surround-sound sensory experience, and the M18x 18-inch laptop for gamers who need high performance on-th-go. Each of these enhanced Alienware M14x, M17x, and M18x laptops pack the latest NVIDIA GeForce and AMD Radeon HD graphics cards and the Creative Sound Blaster audio chipset with THX 7.1 digital surround sound and Klipsch-branded speakers.

The Alienware M14x, M17x and M18x are available now starting at $1099 for the M14x, $1499 for the M17x, and $1999 for the M18x.

Detailed Information and configurations below:

Alienware-M14x

Alienware M14x

  • 2nd and 3rd Generation Intel Core i5 and i7 Processor Options
    • Intel Core i5-2450M 2.5GHz (3.1GHz w/Turbo Boost, 3MB Cache) (Standard)
    • Intel Core i7-3610QM 2.3GHz (3.3GHz w/Turbo Boost, 6MB Cache)
    • Intel Core i7-3720QM 2.6GHz (3.6GHz w/Turbo Boost, 6MB Cache)
    • Intel Core i7-3820QM 2.7GHz (3.7GHz w/Turbo Boost, 8MB Cache)
  • Powerful NVIDIA Graphics Card Options
    • 1GB GDDR5 NVIDIA GeForce GT 650M using NVIDIA Optimus technology (Standard)
    • 2GB GDDR5 NVIDIA GeForce GT 650M using NVIDIA Optimus technology
  • 14-inch WLED HD display (1366X768) (Standard) or optional 14-inch WLED HD+ display (1600X900)
  • Configure with up to 16GB of DDR3 Memory (6GB Standard); 2x 204-Pin DDR3 SO-DIMM SDRAM Slots
  • Configure with up to 750GB 7200RPM drive (500GB standard) or up to 512GB Solid State Drive
    • RAID 1 and 0, and Dual Drive options available
    • mSATA Boot and Caching Drive Options available
  • Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium, Professional and Ultimate available
  • 1.3MP HD Camera with dual digital microphones
  • Slot-Loading DVD drive (Standard) or optional Blu-ray Disc Reader
  • Creative Sound Blaster Recon3Di High-Definition 5.1 Audio with THX TruStudio Pro Software (Standard) or 2.1 Speaker configuration with Subwoofer Audio Powered by Klipsch; 7.1 Digital Audio out using HDMI out connection or S/PDIF Optical port
  • Integrated 10/100/1000Mbps Gigabit Ethernet NIC and Integrated Wireless-N with Bluetooth 4.0 (standard); optional WiMax configuration available
  • USB 3.0 (2); USB 2.0; Mini-Display Port; HDMI 1.4 Output; VGA Port; 9-in-1 Media Card Reader; Audio/Microphone In; Audio Out; RJ-45 Gigabit Ethernet

Alienware-M17x

Alienware M17x

  • 3rd Generation Intel Core i7 Processor Options
    • Intel Core i7-3610QM 2.3GHz (3.3GHz w/Turbo Boost, 6MB Cache) (Standard)
    • Intel Core i7-3720QM 2.6GHz (3.6GHz w/Turbo Boost, 6MB Cache)
    • Intel Core i7-3820QM 2.7GHz (3.7GHz w/Turbo Boost, 8MB Cache)
  • Powerful NVIDIA and AMD Graphics Card Options
    • 2GB GDDR5 NVIDIA GeForce GT 660M (Standard)
    • 2GB GDDR5 NVIDIA GeForce GT 675M
    • 2GB GDDR5 AMD Radeon HD 7970M
  • 17.3" WideHD+ (1600 x 900 ) WLED LCD (Standard); optional: 17.3" WideFHD (1920 x 1080) WLED LCD or 17.3" 120Hz WideFHD (1920 x 1080) WLED LCD w/3D Bundle
  • Configure with up to 32GB of DDR3 Memory (6GB 1600MHz Standard); 4x 204-Pin DDR3 SO-DIMM SDRAM Slots
  • Configure with up to 1TB (2x 500GB) RAID0 7200RPM drive (500GB standard) or up to 512GB Solid State Drive
    • RAID 1 and 0, and Dual Drive options available
    • mSATA Boot and Caching Drive Options available
  • Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium, Professional and Ultimate available
  • 2.1MP FullHD Camera with dual digital microphones
  • Slot-Loading DVD drive (Standard) or optional Blu-ray Disc Reader
  • Creative Sound Blaster Recon3Di High-Definition 5.1 Audio with THX TruStudio Pro Software (Standard) or 2.1 Speaker configuration with Subwoofer Audio Powered by Klipsch; 7.1 Digital Audio out using HDMI out connection or S/PDIF Optical port
  • Integrated 10/100/1000Mbps Gigabit Ethernet NIC and Integrated Wireless-N with Bluetooth 4.0 (standard); optional WiMax configuration available
  • USB 3.0 (4); USB 2.0 and eSATA combo port; Auto-sensing jacks for Line-out (3); Microphone In; Mini-Display Port; HDMI 1.4 Output; HDMI 1.3 Input; VGA Port; 9-in-1 Media Card Reader; RJ-45 Gigabit Ethernet

Alienware-M18x

Alienware M18x

  • 3rd Generation Intel Core i7 Processor Options
    • Intel Core i7-3610QM 2.3GHz (3.3GHz w/Turbo Boost, 6MB Cache) (Standard)
    • Intel Core i7-3720QM 2.6GHz (3.6GHz w/Turbo Boost, 6MB Cache)
    • Intel Core i7-3820QM 2.7GHz (3.7GHz w/Turbo Boost, 8MB Cache)
    • Intel Core i7-3920XM 2.9GHz (3.8GHz w/Turbo Boost, 8MB Cache)
    • Intel Core i7-3920XM Overclocked Turbo Boost (8MB Cache)
  • Powerful NVIDIA and AMD Graphics Card Options
    • 2GB GDDR5 NVIDIA GeForce GT 660M (Standard)
    • 2GB GDDR5 NVIDIA GeForce GT 675M
    • Dual 2GB GDDR5 AMD Radeon HD 7970M - AMD CrossFireX (coming soon)
    • Dual 2GB GDDR5 NVIDIA GeForce GTX 675M - NVIDIA SLI
  • 18.4 inch WLED WideFHD display (1920 X 1080)
  • Configure with up to 32GB of DDR3 Memory or 8GB 1866MHz (4GB 1600MHz Standard); 4x 204-Pin DDR3 SO-DIMM SDRAM Slots
  • Configure with up to 750GB 7200RPM SATA drive (500GB standard)
    • RAID 1 and 0, Dual and Triple Drive options available
    • mSATA Boot and Caching Drive Options available
  • Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium, Professional and Ultimate available
  • 2.1MP FullHD Camera with dual digital microphones
  • Slot-Loading DVD drive (Standard) or optional Blu-ray Disc Reader
  • Creative Sound Blaster Recon3Di High-Definition 5.1 Audio with THX TruStudio Pro Software (Standard) or 2.1 Speaker configuration with Subwoofer Audio Powered by Klipsch; 7.1 Digital Audio out using HDMI out connection or S/PDIF Optical port
  • Integrated 10/100/1000Mbps Gigabit Ethernet NIC and Integrated Wireless-N with Bluetooth 4.0 (standard)
  • USB 3.0 (4); USB 2.0 and eSATA combo port; Auto Out Ports (2); Microphone In; Mini-Display Port; HDMI 1.4 Output; HDMI 1.3 Input; VGA Port; 9-in-1 Media Card Reader; RJ-45 Gigabit Ethernet; Combo S/PDIF Optical output / Analog Headphone Line Out

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