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Alienware 18 Gaming Laptop

Conquer without compromise

Meet the most powerful 18 " laptop in the universe. The new Alienware 18 is completely redesigned with dual graphics to give you the ultimate gaming experience. Now available with Windows 8.1 and the newest NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 860M and GTX 880M Graphics.
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Alienware 18
 

Alienware 18
£1,698.99


4th Generation Intel® Core™ i7 Processor
4th Generation Intel® Core™ i7 Processor
Windows 8.1
Windows 8.1
8GB Memory
8GB Memory
500GB Hard Drive
500GB Hard Drive

 
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Processor
4th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-4710MQ Processor (6MB Cache, up to 3.5GHz w/ Intel® Turbo Boost)
Operating System
Windows 8.1 (64Bit) English
Display
18.4" (467.36mm) WLED FHD TrueLife Display (1920 X 1080)
Video Card
Dual NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 860M with 2GB GDDR5 - NVIDIA SLI® Enabled
Memory*
8GB DDR3L at 1600MHz (2x4G)
Hard Drive
500GB (8GB Hybrid, 5400 RPM, 64MB Cache) SATA 6Gb/s w/NCQ
Primary Battery
8-cell Lithium Ion (86 wHr) Battery
Optical Drive
Slot-Loading Dual Layer DVD Burner (9.5mm)
Wireless
Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 7260 + Bluetooth 4.0
Warranty
1 Year NBD with Premium Phone Support
Accidental Damage Support
No Accidental Damage Protection
Productivity Software
Microsoft® Office 2013 Trial, MUI
Security Software
Antivirus not included
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AlienFX Lighting Zones
10 unique programmable zones with up to 20 distinct colors providing over 10 trillion lighting combinations
 
Dimensions & Starting weight
Height: Front: 2.23 in (56.71mm) Rear: 2.26 in (57.50mm)
Depth: 12.909 in (327.89 mm)
Width: 17.972 in (456.50 mm)
Starting at weight with optional SSD: 12.064 lbs. (5.472 kg.)

External Chassis Connections
(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)

Exterior Chassis Materials
Anodized Aluminum
Magnesium Alloy

Keyboard
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

Memory Slots
4x 204-Pin DDR3L SO-DIMM SDRAM Slots

Software
Alienware Command Center
AlienFX™
AlienTouch™
AlienFusion
AlienAdrenaline w/ Accelerator
Alienware TactX™

Touchpad
Backlit button image sensor trackpad with all-points addressable (APA)
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Alienware 18
 

Alienware 18
£2,298.99


4th Generation Intel® Core™ i7 Processor
4th Generation Intel® Core™ i7 Processor
Windows 8.1
Windows 8.1
16GB Memory
16GB Memory
1TB Hard Drive
1TB Hard Drive

 
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4th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-4710MQ Processor (6MB Cache, up to 3.5GHz w/ Intel® Turbo Boost)
 
Windows 8.1 (64Bit) English
 
18.4" (467.36mm) WLED FHD TrueLife Display (1920 X 1080)
 
Dual NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 860M with 2GB GDDR5 - NVIDIA SLI® Enabled
 
16GB Dual Channel DDR3L at 1600MHz
 
256GB mSATA SSD Boot + 1TB 5400RPM SATA 6Gb/s
 
8-cell Lithium Ion (86 wHr) Battery
 
Slot-Loading Dual Layer DVD Burner (9.5mm)
 
Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 7260 + Bluetooth 4.0
 
1 Year NBD with Premium Phone Support
 
No Accidental Damage Protection
 
Microsoft® Office 2013 Trial, MUI
 
Antivirus not included
 
 
 
 
AlienFX Lighting Zones
10 unique programmable zones with up to 20 distinct colors providing over 10 trillion lighting combinations
 
Dimensions & Starting weight
Height: Front: 2.23 in (56.71mm) Rear: 2.26 in (57.50mm)
Depth: 12.909 in (327.89 mm)
Width: 17.972 in (456.50 mm)
Starting at weight with optional SSD: 12.064 lbs. (5.472 kg.)

External Chassis Connections
(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)

Exterior Chassis Materials
Anodized Aluminum
Magnesium Alloy

Keyboard
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

Memory Slots
4x 204-Pin DDR3L SO-DIMM SDRAM Slots

Software
Alienware Command Center
AlienFX™
AlienTouch™
AlienFusion
AlienAdrenaline w/ Accelerator
Alienware TactX™

Touchpad
Backlit button image sensor trackpad with all-points addressable (APA)
Price£2,298.99
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Alienware 18
 

Alienware 18
£2,298.99


4th Generation Intel® Core™ i7 Processor
4th Generation Intel® Core™ i7 Processor
Windows 8.1
Windows 8.1
8GB Memory
8GB Memory
1TB Hard Drive
1TB Hard Drive

 
Original Price£2,648.99
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4th Generation Intel® Core™ i7-4810MQ Processor (Quad Core, 6MB Cache, up 3.8GHz)
 
Windows 8.1 (64Bit) English
 
18.4" (467.36mm) WLED FHD TrueLife Display (1920 X 1080)
 
Dual AMD Radeon™ R9 M290X graphics with 4GB GDDR5- AMD CrossFire™ technology
 
8GB DDR3L at 1600MHz (2x4G)
 
1TB 5400 RPM + 80G mSATA spring
 
8-cell Lithium Ion (86 wHr) Battery
 
Slot-Loading Dual Layer Blu-ray Reader (9.5mm)
 
Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 7260 + Bluetooth 4.0
 
1 Year NBD with Premium Phone Support
 
No Accidental Damage Protection
 
Microsoft® Office 2013 Trial, MUI
 
Antivirus not included
 
 
 
 
AlienFX Lighting Zones
10 unique programmable zones with up to 20 distinct colors providing over 10 trillion lighting combinations
 
Dimensions & Starting weight
Height: Front: 2.23 in (56.71mm) Rear: 2.26 in (57.50mm)
Depth: 12.909 in (327.89 mm)
Width: 17.972 in (456.50 mm)
Starting at weight with optional SSD: 12.064 lbs. (5.472 kg.)

External Chassis Connections
(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)

Exterior Chassis Materials
Anodized Aluminum
Magnesium Alloy

Keyboard
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

Memory Slots
4x 204-Pin DDR3L SO-DIMM SDRAM Slots

Software
Alienware Command Center
AlienFX™
AlienTouch™
AlienFusion
AlienAdrenaline w/ Accelerator
Alienware TactX™

Touchpad
Backlit button image sensor trackpad with all-points addressable (APA)
Original Price£2,648.99
Instant Savings£350.00
Price£2,298.99
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Alienware 18
 

Alienware 18
£2,448.99


4th Generation Intel® Core™ i7 Processor
4th Generation Intel® Core™ i7 Processor
Windows 8.1
Windows 8.1
16GB Memory
16GB Memory
1TB Hard Drive
1TB Hard Drive

 
Original Price£2,848.99
Instant Savings£400.00
Price£2,448.99
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4th Generation Intel® Core™ i7-4910MQ Processor (Quad Core, 8MB Cache, Overclocked up to 4.1GHz)
Windows 8.1 (64Bit) English
18.4" (467.36mm) WLED FHD TrueLife Display (1920 X 1080)
Dual AMD Radeon™ R9 M290X graphics with 4GB GDDR5- AMD CrossFire™ technology
16GB Dual Channel DDR3L at 1600MHz
1TB 5400 RPM + 80G mSATA spring
8-cell Lithium Ion (86 wHr) Battery
Slot-Loading Dual Layer Blu-ray Reader (9.5mm)
Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 7260 + Bluetooth 4.0
1 Year NBD with Premium Phone Support
No Accidental Damage Protection
Microsoft® Office 2013 Trial, MUI
Antivirus not included
 
AlienFX Lighting Zones
10 unique programmable zones with up to 20 distinct colors providing over 10 trillion lighting combinations
 
Dimensions & Starting weight
Height: Front: 2.23 in (56.71mm) Rear: 2.26 in (57.50mm)
Depth: 12.909 in (327.89 mm)
Width: 17.972 in (456.50 mm)
Starting at weight with optional SSD: 12.064 lbs. (5.472 kg.)

External Chassis Connections
(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)

Exterior Chassis Materials
Anodized Aluminum
Magnesium Alloy

Keyboard
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

Memory Slots
4x 204-Pin DDR3L SO-DIMM SDRAM Slots

Software
Alienware Command Center
AlienFX™
AlienTouch™
AlienFusion
AlienAdrenaline w/ Accelerator
Alienware TactX™

Touchpad
Backlit button image sensor trackpad with all-points addressable (APA)
Original Price£2,848.99
Instant Savings£400.00
Price£2,448.99
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Features & Design

Available with Windows 7 Home Premium - for a smooth, versatile PC experience.
Alienware 18
Looks and performs like no other
The Alienware 18 is a monster gaming powerhouse. Every detail is engineered to give you the most intense experience possible. A durable and sophisticated design is made for performance with an outer anodised-aluminium shell surface, reinforced by a magnesium alloy frame to protect the LCD.

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Factory-overclocked for max performance
The Alienware 18 is the most powerful 18" laptop in the universe. Now with all 4th generation Intel® Core i7 processors factory-overclocked, you can experience a maximum, blazing speeds of up to 4.4GHz. Unleash the speed and performance you need to dominate in everything you do.
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Alienware 18
Maximum performance with dual graphics
Get in the game like never before with dual graphics options from NVIDIA and AMD that deliver increased performance, better image rendering and higher frame rates.

Charge through the most intense stages of your favorite games with NVIDIA® SLI® enabled Dual NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 880M graphics with 16GB of combined GDDR5 memory. 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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Get superior game performance and immersive gameplay with the optional Dual AMD Radeon™ R9 M290X GPU with 8GB of combined GDDR5 memory. Harness the power of two GPUs with AMD CrossFire™ technology and unleash additional performance to boost detail levels and effects in your games as well as maintain high frame rates during the most intense gaming sessions. Unlock revolutionary performance and outstanding image quality with AMD’s GCN architecture and Mantle API technology.

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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 colours 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 prioritises your network traffic so latency-sensitive streams that require maximum speed, like games or video chat, are prioritised over less-important traffic. See which applications are hogging your bandwidth and limit them using Visual Bandwidth Control™ so that they don't interfere with your games. Or go wireless with a Broadcom 5G WiFi adaptor for faster speeds, better range and an improved battery life.
Alienware 18
Massive storage and monster speed
Make your Alienware system a vault of games, films and music with an optional 1TB Quad Play RAID 0 solid-state drive (SSD) - that's four 256GB SSDs in a RAID 0 configuration. You get faster boot up speeds, data access times and the ability to write massive amounts of data in a flash with minimal battery life consumption or system noise.
Alienware 18
Plug in with plenty of ports
Plenty of ports: Whether you want to plug in to an external display, speaker or transfer films and music, we got you covered with all the ports that you need. Alienware 17 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, 9-in-1 media card reader and more.
Ultimate control. All from one place.
Change how you experience the game. The redesigned Alienware Command Centre 3.0 lets you choose lighting and special effects, accelerate your gaming performance, monitor in-game results and more - all in one hub.
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    AlienFX system lighting
    Create customised lighting and special effects to suit your unique gaming style. Apply 20 different colours to 10 different zones (including rear panel, chassis surround and track pad) for up to 10,240 billion colour combinations.
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    AlienAdrenaline
    Launch games your way with personalised shortcuts in Game Mode, maximise performance with the new Accelerator feature, and keep an eye on resource consumption with Performance Monitoring.Find Out More
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    Alienware TactX
    Create and execute customisded game commands in just seconds. The Alienware 18 has four additional macro keys for a total of 19 slots, so that you have even more control over the game.Find Out More
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    AlienTouch
    Customise your touchpad'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
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    AlienFusion
    Access your system's power-management controls so that you can decide when you need maximum performance or when to scale back for more everyday programs. Find Out More
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Alienware 18
In-game Tomb Raider Performance (FPS)
Using Tomb Raider’s built-in benchmark tool, running in high quality and ultra high quality setting.

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Alienware 18 can deliver up to 51fps using ULTRA settings, up to 85fps using ULTRA settings with Dual NVIDIA GeForce GTX 770M along with Intel Core i7-4800MQ and 137fps with Dual NVIDIA GeForce GTX 780M and Intel i7-4900MQ processor.
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3DMark for Windows ‘Fire Strike’ Performance
Fire Strike is a DirectX 11 benchmark for high-performance gaming. It is their most ambitious and technical benchmark ever, featuring real-time graphics rendered with detail and complexity far beyond what is found in other benchmarks and games today.

The optional Dual NVIDIA GeForce GTX 780M in NVIDIA SLI mode card offers up to a 122% increase in performance.
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PCMark 7 Performance
PCMark 7 is a complete PC benchmarking solution for Windows 7 and Windows 8. It includes 7 tests combining more than 25 individual workloads covering storage, computation, image and video manipulation, web browsing and gaming. PCMark 7 offers complete Windows PC performance testing for home and business use.

Higher-end CPUs and Graphic cards can provide an increase of up to 94% in overall performance
My Dell for your peace of mind
My Dell for your peace of mind
My Dell is an easy-to-use support tool that consolidates the information you need about your PC.

Proactive: Advice and alerts let you know about issues before they happen, and tools to fix them if they arise.

Simple: Get easy access to Dell support, warranty information and services to help you save time and reduce hassle.

Trustworthy: Dell Back-up and Recovery provides flexible, automated backup and recovery to ensure your precious pictures, music and files remain safe. This  feature is accessible through the My Dell interface.
Dropbox
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.*

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Accessories & Support

Essential accessories for your Alienware 18
Essential accessories for your Alienware 18
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.
Alienware TactX™ Mouse
Alienware TactX™ Mouse
Featuring AlienFX customizable lighting and on-the-fly DPI switching for pinpoint accuracy.

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Alienware TactX™ Headset
Alienware TactX™ Headset
Experience optimised in-game sounds with a custom-engineered soundscape and a retractable mic.

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Alienware Vindicator 18" Backpack
Alienware Vindicator 18" Backpack
Keep your laptop and things protected on the go with a durable high-density nylon constructed exterior shell.

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Alienware TactX™ Keyboard
Alienware TactX™ Keyboard
Be battle-ready with programmable macro keys and exclusive AlienFX™ customisable lighting for two zones.

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Your Alienware 18 comes with Alienware Basic Support
Your Alienware 18 comes with Alienware Enhanced Support*: Includes In-Home Service after Remote Diagnosis, plus Premium Phone Support, offering access to dedicated Alienware advanced support technicians for hardware and software assistance, including in-game repairs and troubleshooting.

One year Next Day In-Home Service :
For added convenience, if your PC’s issue cannot be resolved remotely, we will send a Dell-certified technician to your home within 1 business day.
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Accidental Damage Protection
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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Ratings & Reviews

Awards
Alienware 18 "Good award 87%" Sep 2013
Alienware once again lives up to its reputation as a manufacturer of high-end notebooks. The successor of the M18x R2, simply called 18, not only impresses with its dignified design but also with the excellent performance.

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Alienware 18 "Must Have" award 9*/10* Oct 2013
An amazing notebook that is more powerful than many desktop systems available today.

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