The Alienware 18 is a monster gaming powerhouse. Every detail is engineered to give you the most intense experience possible.
The standard dual graphics provide more graphics performance than any of our notebooks enabled with an ultra-efficient cooling system designed for high performance.
The copper heat sinks provide superior cooling for each module individually enabling longer game play at full power and the three exhaust vents push air from the bottom of the system through the heat sinks out the rear ensuring optimal heat management.
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Pump up your audio experience: Get the power and nuance of cinema sound straight from your laptop. The speakers are certified by sound engineers from Klipsch® and the system comes preloaded with Dolby® Home Theater® v4 software for extraordinary audio and an easy interface — whether you’re gaming or enjoying other media.
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Take your view to the next level: The new Alienware 18 offers an expansive 18.4" Full HD TrueLife display. With rich, vibrant colors and wide angles, your games will look amazing from any view. Expand your view by connecting to an HDTV, and experience 3D gaming in all its glory.*
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Plug in with plenty of ports
Whether you need to plug into an external display or speakers, or want to transfer movies and music, Alienware 18 has you covered with all the ports you need. Alienware 18 comes with a Killer 2200 Gigabit Ethernet port, three SuperSpeed USB 3.0 and one USB 3.0 port with PowerShare technology (allows you to charge USB devices when the computer is turned off or in standby mode), a mini display port, HDMI 1.4 output/1.3 input, 7-in-1 media card reader, an HD audio and in-line mic and headset jack and more.
Connect and conquer
A built-in Killer Gigabit Ethernet NIC identifies and prioritizes your network traffic so latency-sensitive streams that require maximum speed, like games or video chat, are prioritized over less-important traffic. See which applications are hogging your bandwidth and limit them using Visual Bandwidth Control™ so they don’t interfere with your games. Or go wireless with a Broadcom 5G WiFi adapter for faster speeds, better range and improved battery life.
Massive storage and monster speed
Make your Alienware system a vault of games, movies and music with an optional 1TB Quad Play solid-state drive (SSD) configuration — that’s three 256GB SSDs in a RAID 0 configuration. You get faster boot speeds, data access times and the ability to write massive amounts of data in a flash with minimal battery life consumption or system noise.
Armed with the 8200 DPI Pro-Aim R3 Laser Sensor, the Easy-Shift[+]™ technology and four easy-to-clip-in, 5-gram weights, you’ll be the master of precision with the Roccat Kone XTD mouse.
Complete your Alienware 18 with any combination of Alienware TactX™ accessories and Alienware Vindicator bags designed to enhance and protect your gaming experience. Look for these great products and more at checkout.
Editors’ Choice – 4/5 Stars
“Packing the newest and most powerful Intel Core i7 processor, the newest and most powerful Nvidia GPUs -- two, for good measure -- as well as 32GB of RAM and a 512GB SSD, this 18-inch system simply crushes all before it.” — LAPTOP
LAPTOP Best Gaming Laptop Overall
LAPTOP Magazine names the Alienware 18 the “Best Gaming Laptop Overall.”
PC Magazine Editors’ Choice - 4/5 Stars
The Alienware 18… gaming laptop is an unapologetic show of opulence and riches. — PC Magazine
Editor's Choice award
The machine tore through our spate of tests and took the top score in almost every one.” – Hot Hardware