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Bury your competition with the Alienware™ M18x laptop. With options, including a factory-overclocked Intel® Core™ i7 Extreme processor, an 18.4"(47.0 cm) Full HD display and dual GPUs, it’s the most powerful 18” (45.7 cm) laptop in the universe.
- Killer View: Get vivid and intense graphics with optional AMD CrossFireX™ dual graphics technology.
- Weapons-Grade Processors: Put lesser gamers to shame! M18x delivers desktop performance in a laptop-sized package with an optional factory-overclocked Intel® Core™ i7 Extreme processor.
- In-Your-Face Entertainment: With optional NVIDIA® GPU and WirelessHD, you can wirelessly blast 3D games to any 3D-ready device. 3D viewing requires additional equipment, sold separately*.
- Up to Dual 2GB AMD Radeon™ HD 6970M
- Up to factory-overclocked Intel® Core™ i7 Extreme quad-core CPUs
- Up to 16GB Dual Channel DDR3 at 1600MHz
The best mobile gaming experience in the universeGet the edge on your enemies with Alienware’s most powerful mobile graphics.
Operating system: Windows® 7 Home Premium.
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 memory*.
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 (1920x1080) display — the biggest and best available on any Alienware™ laptop.
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.
One-stop Gaming and Entertainment CenterGo beyond gaming! Whether you want to watch movies, listen to music or connect with friends, 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.
Level-Up Your TV: Enjoy surreal 3D gaming by connecting to a compatible 3D TV via HDMI 1.4. 3D viewing requires additional equipment, sold separately*.
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.
Wicked Wireless: Connect to your friends with the optional Ultimate-N 6300 wireless 802.11 a/b/g/n Wi-Fi adapter capable of 2.4GHz and 5.2Ghz* dual-band connectivity — delivering up to 450Mbps bandwidth for extra-stellar results in gaming and streaming video*.
Command and Customize
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 .
- 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)
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
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)
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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Alienware M18x Awards
Alienware M18x 4.5*/5* Sep 2011
If you’re looking for a proper desktop replacement -- replacing a gaming desktop, that is -- the Alienware M18x is undoubtedly the notebook to pick. It’s massive and has a price tag that’s painful, but its performance is almost unparalleled
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Alienware M18x review 4*/5* Sep 2011
Essentially, if you're not a hardcore gamer, there is no reason to spend this kind of money. But if you want the best mobile gaming experience around, this is what you should be looking at.
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Alienware M18x Laptop Review 10/10 Gold Award
The use of an 18" form factor allows Alienware to pack the M18x with as many high end components as the consumer requires. It therefore offers great performance, good features and huge flexibility; an ideal mix.
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