Alienware Up Ante On Laptop Gaming
- Latest graphics cards
- Third-gen Intel processors
- Priced between $1,880-$3,300
Dell’s Alienware series of laptops all offer the latest NVIDIA Geforce and AMD Radeon HD graphics cards and the Creative Sound Blaster audio chipset with THX 7.1 digital surround sound and Klipsch-branded speakers.
A balance of performance and mobility, the Alienware M14x features optional dual drive configurations, up to 16GB of memory for extreme multitasking, a Blu-ray combo optical drive, and an NVIDIA GeForce GT 650M graphics engine with GDDR5 graphics memory.
The Alienware M17x is said to deliver the latest NVIDIA and AMD graphics card options, up to 32GB of memory, optional 17.3-inch 120Hz WideFHD WLED 3D display, and THX 3D surround sound. It is one of the first laptops to offer the AMD Radeon HD 7970M graphics card and the latest GDDR5 NVIDIA GeForce GT 660M and 675M graphics solutions.
Alienware’s flagship gaming laptop, the Alienware M18x, is equipped with technology capable of matching high-performance gaming desktops, claims Dell. It has up to 200W of mobile graphics power when configured with the optional Dual NVIDIA GeForce GTX 675M graphics enabling an NVIDIA SLI experience and up to 4GB of GDDR5 graphics memory. An 18.4-inch Full HD 1080p WLED backlit LCD, up to 750GB 7200RPM SATA hard drives, support for a triple solid state drive option – 768GB SSD (3 x 256GB SSD), and a stylish, anodised aluminum shell all combine to make the M18x a gaming and entertainment powerhouse like no other.
All three laptops feature Intel’s third-generation processors and Intel Turbo Boost 2.0 technologies, HDMI 1.4, USB 3.0 for fast data transfer, Bluetooth 4.0, optional Blu-ray disc drive and exceptional surround-sound quality from Klipsch speakers. The M17x is available with an optional 3D HD gaming capability.