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New Alienware 18 Gaming Laptop

Conquer without compromise

18-inch laptop featuring dual graphics and Full HD display for high-intensity gaming on our most powerful 18" laptop ever.
  • Intel® Core™ i7 4710MQ (3.5GHz/6MB cache)
  • Intel® Core I7 Extreme 4940MX (3.1GHz/8MB cache)
  • Intel® Core I7 Extreme 4930MX (3GHz/8MB cache)
  • Intel® Core™ i7 4910MQ (2.9GHz/8MB cache)
  • Intel® Core™ i7 4810MQ (2.8GHz/6MB cache)
Operating System
  • Windows 8.1  
  • Windows 8.1 Pro 64-Bit
    • Up to 32GB Dual Channel DDR3L at 1600Mhz - 4 DIMMS
  • Intel HM87 Express Chipset
Video Card
  • Dual NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 970M graphics with 12GB total (2x 6GB) GDDR5 - NVIDIA SLI® Enabled
    Dual NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 980M graphics with 16GB total (2x 8GB) GDDR5 - NVIDIA SLI® Enabled
  • 18.4 inch (467.36 mm) WLED FHD (1080p) TrueLife PLS 350 Nit Display (1920 X 1080) (Standard)
Audio and Speakers
  • Internal High-Definition 5.1 Performance Audio with Dolby Home Theater v4 Software (Standard)
    2.1 Speaker configuration with Subwoofer
    Audio Powered by Klipsch®
    7.1 Digital Audio out using HDMI out connection
Hard Drive
  • Up to 2000GB* SATA hard drive (5400RPM)
  • Up to 1000GB* SATA hard drive (7200RPM)
Optical Drive
  • Slot-Loading 8x SuperMulti Drive (DVD±R/RW) (Standard)
  • Battery
    8-cell Lithium Ion (86 wHr)

    A/C Adapter
  • FullHD 2MP Camera with dual digital microphones
  • Killer Networks Gigabit Ethernet NIC (Standard)
    5G WiFi Broadcom 4352 802.11n/ac and Bluetooth 4.0 (Standard)
  • Height (front): 56.71mm (2.23"); Height (rear): 57.50mm (2.26") x Width: 456.50mm (17.972") x Depth: 327.89mm (12.909")
    Weight: 5.472kg (12.064lbs)*
  • (1x) Power/DC-in Jack
    (1x) RJ-45 Gigabit Ethernet IPv6
    (3x) SuperSpeed USB 3.0 Ports
    (1x) SuperSpeed USB 3.0 Port with PowerShare Technology
    (1x) Mini-Display Port
    (1x) HDMI 1.4 Output / 1.3 Input
    (1x) 7-in-1 Media Card Reader
    (2x) Audio Out 1/8" Ports (One compatible with inline mic headset)
    (1x) Line In Microphone 1/8" Port (retaskable for 5.1 analog audio output)
    (1x) Kensington Security Lock port (cable and lock sold separately)
  • 4x 204-Pin DDR3L SO-DIMM SDRAM Slots
  • AlienFX Lighting Zones
    10 unique programmable zones with up to 20 distinct colors providing over 10 trillion lighting combinations

    FullHD 2MP Camera with dual digital microphones

    Exterior Chassis Materials
    Anodized Aluminum
    Magnesium Alloy

    Reinforced and set on an aluminum foundation for a ridig and sturdy feel
    4-Zone, multi-color RGB, keyboard with AlienFX lighting controls and numeric keypad
    9 user-programmable keys providing up to 19 distinct functions per application or game

    Software: Alienware Command Center
    AlienAdrenaline w/ Accelerator
    Alienware TactX™

    Backlit button image sensor trackpad with all-points addressable (APA)

Features & Design

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Alienware 18
Performs like no other!
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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Alienware 18
Maximum performance with dual graphics
Get in the game like never before with standard dual graphics from NVIDIA that deliver increased performance, better image rendering and higher frame rates.

Charge through the most intense stages of your favorite games with the optional NVIDIA® SLI® enabled Dual NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 980M graphics with 8GB of GDDR5 memory on each card. For added impact, NVIDIA® PhysX brings your games to life with dynamic, interactive environments while NVIDIA® Adaptive Vertical Sync prevents image tearing for nearly seamless gaming sessions.

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Alienware 18
Upgradeable and Factory-overclocked for max performance
The Alienware 18 is our most powerful laptop. Ever. You can experience blazing speeds of up to 4.4GHz with all 4th generation Intel® Core i7 processors factory-overclocked. Unleash the speed and performance you need to dominate in everything you do.

The Alienware 18 processor is attached to a chipset socket, which allows you to upgrade and replace your CPU at anytime and free your system from any bottleneck by choosing 32GB DDR3L memory. 

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Alienware 18
The next generation of immersive gaming
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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Alienware 18
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.
Alienware 18
Massive storage
Make your Alienware system a vault of games, movies and music with the Quad-Play capability — that’s four slots available for any 7 mm drive. You get the ability to store massive amounts of data in your portable gaming machine.
Alienware 18
Plug in with plenty of ports
Plenty of ports: Whether you want to plug into an external display, speaker or transfer movies and music, we got you covered with all the ports you need. Alienware 18 comes with an RJ-45 Gigabit Ethernet IPv6, 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 and more.
Ultimate control. All from one place.
Change how you experience the game. The redesigned Alienware Command Center 3.0 lets you choose lighting and special effects, accelerate your gaming performance, monitor in-game results, and more — all in one hub.
  • AlienFX  
    Alienware 18
    AlienFX system lighting
    Create custom lighting and special effects to suit your unique gaming style. Apply 20 different colors to 10 different zones (including rear panel, chassis surround and track pad) for up to 10,240 billion color combinations.Find Out More
  • AlienAdrenaline  
    Alienware 18
    Launch games your way with personalized shortcuts in Game Mode, maximize performance with the new Accelerator feature, and keep an eye on resource consumption with Performance Monitoring.Find Out More
  • Alienware TactX  
    Alienware 18
    Alienware TactX
    Create and execute custom game commands in just seconds. The Alienware 18 has four additional macro keys for a total of 19 slots, so you have even more control over the game.Find Out More
  • AlienTouch  
    Alienware 18
    Customize your touch pad’s sensitivity to prevent accidental contact or modify “tap and drag” functions and
    horizontal scrolling with just the brush of your finger. Find Out More
  • AlienFusion  
    Alienware 18
    Access your system’s power-management controls so you can decide when you need maximum performance or when to scale back for more everyday programs. Find Out More
Your content. Anywhere, anytime.
Put your stuff in Dropbox and get to it from any device. Dropbox lets you edit docs, share photos, and show off videos from anywhere. Even if something happens to your PC, your stuff is always safe in Dropbox. Get 20GB of Dropbox space included for a year with your purchase of a new Dell PC.*

*Dell consumer PC or select Venue tablets

Accessories & Support

Roccat Kone XTD Mouse
Roccat Kone XTD Mouse
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.
Alienware TactX Headset
Alienware TactX Headset
With a custom-engineered soundscape and optimized to single out key in-game sounds, this headset gives you a clear advantage over your opponents.
Roccat Isku FX Keyboard
Roccat Isku FX Keyboard
Smart gaming engineering and jaw-dropping design gets you the power to own any game and be legendary.
Alienware Vindicator 18" Backpack
Alienware Vindicator 18" Backpack
Keep your laptop and gear protected on the go with a durable high-density nylon constructed exterior shell.
Alienware Vindicator 18”Briefcase
Alienware Vindicator 18”Briefcase
Experience minimal lag while on the go with a specially designed TSA checkpoint-friendly compartment.
Dell UltraSharp Monitors
Dell UltraSharp Monitors
Immerse yourself in rich colors and razor-sharp details with Dell FullHD UltraSharp monitors.
Your Alienware comes with a 1 year Limited Hardware Warranty
Alienware comes standard with a 1-year Limited Hardware Warranty* with mail-in repair service after remote diagnosis and shipping included.
Look for these additional services at checkout
Alienware Enhanced Support
Includes On-Site Service after Remote diagnosis*, plus Premium Phone Support, offering 24/7 access to dedicated Alienware advanced support technicians for hardware and software assistance, including in-game repairs and troubleshooting.

1-4 Years Accidental Damage Service*
Let us repair or replace your system in the event of an accident. Accidental Damage service covers surges and screen breaks, liquid spills, accidental drops and falls.

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