Alienware™ M18x Laptop Ultimate gaming laptop – Price , Specification and review

Written on:June 30, 2011
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1245902215_alienware_m17_backAlienware™ M18x: The Most Powerful 18-inch Laptop in the Universe!


Alienware-M18x-M14x-M11x-R3-reviewThis is one of the most powerful gaming laptop available in the market.Very good graphics and processing power.Well edgy design with cool neon light effect which gives the complete extra terrestrial feeling to the gamer.Fairly priced and the best thing about this laptop is user can configure his hardware as his requirement within a given choice range…….specifications are given underneath with all the available hardware options…..

  • With powerful graphics options including NVIDIA® SLI™ and AMD® CrossFireX™ technologies, the Alienware M18x delivers desktop performance in a mobile chassis.

  • Put the competition to shame with an optional factory-overclocked Intel® Core™ i7 Extreme processor.

  • If an 18.4-inch full HD display isn’t big enough, you can wirelessly blast 3D games and HD content to any properly equipped external display. Note: 3D viewing requires additional equipment, sold separately.


  • Intel® Core™ i7 2630QM 2.0GHz (2.8GHz w/Turbo Boost, 6MB Cache)
  • Intel® Core™ i7 2720QM 2.2GHz (3.3GHz w/Turbo Boost, 6MB Cache)
  • Intel® Core™ i7 2820QM 2.3GHz (3.4GHz w/Turbo Boost, 8MB Cache)
  • Intel® Core™ i7 2920XM, 2.5GHz (3.5GHz w/Turbo Boost, 8MB Cache)
  • Intel® Core™ i7 2920XM Overclocked Turbo Boost to 4.0GHz (8MB Cache)

Operating System

  • Genuine Windows® 7 Ultimate 64-Bit
  • Genuine Windows® 7 Professional 64-Bit
  • Genuine Windows® 7 Home Premium 64-Bit


  • 4GB Dual Channel DDR3 at 1333MHz (2DIMMS)
  • 6GB DDR3 at 1333MHz (2DIMMS)
  • 8GB Dual Channel DDR3 at 1333MHz (2DIMMS)
  • 16GB Dual Channel DDR3 at 1333MHz (4DIMMS)
  • 32GB Dual Channel DDR3 at 1333MHz (4DIMMS)
  • 8GB Dual Channel DDR3 at 1600MHz (4DIMMS)
  • 16GB Dual Channel DDR3 at 1600MHz (4DIMMS)

Video Card

  • 1.5GB GDDR5 NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 460M
  • Dual 1.5GB GDDR5 NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 460M – NVIDIA® SLI® Enabled
  • Dual 2GB GDDR5 AMD Radeon™ HD 6970M – AMD CrossFireX™


    • 18.4 inch display (1920×1080)

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 .

Hard Drive

  • Up to 1500GB7 SATA hard drive (7200RPM)
  • Up to 512GB7 Solid State Drive SATA hard drive

Optical Drive

  • 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 2×2 MIMO Technology (Standard)
    Intel® Ultimate-N Wi-Fi Link 6300 a/g/n 3×3 MIMO Technology (Optional)
    60GHz WirelessHD Wireless Display – HDMI fidelity over wireless (Optional)

    Bluetooth Option
    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

    System Dimensions
    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)

    Color Options
    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

    Customizable Feature
    Laser-Engraved Nameplate

Dell Price $199900

In India the price would vary from rupees 90000 to 110000.The price may come down as dell is launching their alienware laptops in India in very competitive price.But comparing the hardware i would say its worth the price.


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  1. Dasia says:

    That saves me. Thanks for being so sneisble!

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