Written by: NFSwhiplash - 03:30 Jul-15-2011

Alienware M18x laptop


This is the laptop I want to get!!! 




The Best Mobile Gaming Experience in the Universe

Get the edge on your enemies with Alienware’s most powerful mobile graphics. 

Mind-Blowing Visuals: Crank up your in-game settings (AA/AF/Shadows) to get the most vivid and intense visuals you’ve ever seen, with up to 4GB of GDDR5 graphics memory4.

Total Graphics Supremacy: Compromise is for losers. Crush the competition with NVIDIA® SLI® or AMD® CrossFireX™ dual graphics technology. 

See and Slay: Catch every detail on the WLED backlit 18.4" screen and select the optional Full HD (1920 x 1080) display — the biggest and best available on any Alienware™ laptop.

Relentless Power

Get desktop performance in a laptop-sized package. It’s the ultimate unfair advantage: the Alienware M18x laptop delivers the power you need to obliterate anyone or anything that stands in your way.

Overclocked to Overpower: Overpower your online enemies by upgrading to a factory-overclocked 2ndgeneration Intel® Core™ i7 Extreme processor to 4.0 GHz featuring Intel® Turbo Boost Technology 2.0 for powerful performance and lighting speeds.
Memory Monster: The Alienware M18x laptop comes locked and loaded with up to 32GB of DDR3 RAM5 at speeds up to 1600 MHz for monstrous multitasking madness.
New Hybrid Hard Drives: It's a win-win situation for every gamer: the SSD performance you crave, with the HDD capacity you need. Are you looking for the colossus of hard drive options? Select an optional dual RAID 0 configuration for extreme performance.

One-stop Gaming and Entertainment Center

Go beyond gaming! Whether you want to watch movies, listen to music or connect with friends, the Alienware™ M18x lets you turn your gaming laptop into a home theater system, anytime you please. 

Watch, Play, Connect: Hook up any compatible device with an HDMI output to your Alienware M18x or catch your favorite shows with an optional TV tuner and remote4.
Go Big: Enjoy intense 3D gaming by connecting to a compatible 3D TV via HDMI 1.4 or ditch the wires entirely. With optional WirelessHD you can wirelessly blast 3D or Full HD games to any 3D-ready device. 3D viewing requires additional equipment, sold separately6

Big Sound, Small Speakers: Get more immersive gaming than you ever expected from a laptop with audio powered by Klipsch®. Or, wake the neighbors with support for up to 7.1 Surround Sound Audio. 


Command and Customize

Control and personalize your system from the user-friendly Alienware Command Center.

 AlienFX™ Lighting Controls: Show your attitude! Choose from an array of color and transition effects and assign them to distinct zones, including the keyboard, touchpad and more.  AlienFusion™ Power Management: You decide when you need maximum performance, or when to scale back power for less intensive applications. AlienTouch™ Touchpad Controls:Customize your touchpad’s sensitivity to prevent accidental contact, and activate virtual scrolling to enable vertical and horizontal scrolling with just a touch.  AlienTactX™ Macro Key Controls: Let your keys do the clobbering. M18x comes with 5 programmable keyboard keys, for up to 15 distinct functions per application. 
Pre-Loaded and Ready to Own: Steam®, the popular digital distribution gaming software, can be pre-installed on your Alienware M18x laptop. Opt to have Eve Online, the popular sci-fi MMO, preinstalled as well so you can stop wasting time and start playing!
The specs


  • Intel® Core™ i7 2630QM 2.0GHz (2.8GHz w/Turbo Boost, 6MB Cache)
  • Intel® Core™ i7 2820QM 2.3GHz (3.4GHz w/Turbo Boost, 8MB Cache)
  • Overclocked Intel® Core™ i7 2920XM, Quad Core Extreme (X.XGHz Turbo Mode, 8MB Cache)

Operating System

  • Genuine Windows® 7 Ultimate 64-Bit
  • Genuine Windows® 7 Professional 64-Bit
  • Genuine Windows® 7 Home Premium 64-Bit


  • 4GB Dual Channel DDR3 at 1333MHz (2DIMMS)
  • 6GB DDR3 at 1333MHz (2DIMMS)
  • 8GB Dual Channel DDR3 at 1333MHz (2DIMMS)

Video Card

  • 1.5GB GDDR5 NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 460M
  • Dual 2GB GDDR5 AMD Radeon HD 6990M AMD CrossFireX


    • 18.4 inch display (1920x1080)

Audio and Speakers

  • Internal High-Definition 5.1 Performance Audio with WavesMAXX Audio (Standard)
    Internal High-Definition 5.1 Performance Audio with SoundBlaster MB Software (Optional)
    2.1 Speaker configuration with Subwoofer
    Audio Powered by Klipsch®
    7.1 Digital Audio out using HDMI out connection or S/PDIF Optical port .

Hard Drive

  • Up to 750GB8 SATA hard drive (7200RPM)

Optical Drive

  • Slot-Load Dual Layer DVD Burner (DVD+-RW, CD-RW) (standard)
    Slot-Loading Dual Layer Blu-ray Reader (BR-ROM, DVD+-RW, CD-RW)


  • High Capacity 12-cell Lithium Ion (97whr)


  • 3.0 Megapixel HD Video and Picture Camera with dual digital microphones


  • Networking and Wi-Fi Options
    Integrated 10/100/1000Mbps Gigabit Ethernet NIC (Standard)
    Intel® Advanced-N 6200 a/g/n 2x2 MIMO Technology (Standard)
    Intel® Ultimate-N WiFi Link 6300 a/g/n 3x3 MIMO Technology (Optional)

    Bluetooth Option

    Internal Bluetooth® 3.0 (Standard)

Ports, Slots & Chassis

  • External Chassis Connections
    (1x) Power/DC-in Jack
    (1x) RJ-45 Gigabit Ethernet IPv6
    (2x) SuperSpeed USB 3.0 Ports
    (2x) Hi-Speed USB 2.0 Port
    (1x) eSATA 3Gb/s + USB 2.0 Combo port (with PowerShare Technology)
    (1x) Mini-Display Port
    (1x) HDMI 1.4 Audio and Video Output
    (1x) HDMI 1.3 Audio and Video Input
    (1x) VGA Port
    (1x) 9-in-1 Media Card Reader
    (2x) Audio Out 1/8" Ports
    (1x) Combo S/PDIF Optical output / Analog Headphone Line Out (7.1 digital audio output via S/PDIF)
    (1x) Line In Microphone 1/8" Port (retaskable for 5.1 analog audio output)
    (1x) Security Lock port

    System Dimensions
    Front: 53.00mm (2.09 inches)
    Rear: 54.20mm (2.13 inches)
    Depth: 322.00 mm (12.68 inches)
    Width: 436.00 mm (17.17 inches)
    Starting at weight: 5.41 kg (11.93 lbs)

    Color Options
    Space Black Anodized Aluminum
    Nebula Red Anodized Aluminum

    4-Zone, multi-color RGB, 82 key keyboard with AlienFX™ lighting controls
    5 user-programmable keys providing up to 15 distinct functions per application or game





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