The Alienware systems released today by Dell come at three different price points: at $1099 the M14x, for the gamer who requires a balance between mobility and performance; at $1499 the 3D-capable M17x, and at $1999 the M18x – for gamers who want performance over price and mobility.
“Our customers want the most immersive gaming experience possible, and we’ve taken the all-powerful M14x, M17x, and M18x laptops and made them even better, delivering the latest technologies for almost every need,” said Frank Azor, General Manager, Alienware in a statement. “We’ve always offered the latest technology for the best gaming experience possible, and our enhanced lineup will let you ‘pwn’ any competitor and provide the sensory experience that we know you crave.”
The entry level model, 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. Dell says this is the most advanced GPU in a 14-inch form factor machine.
The midrange Alienware M17x delivers 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. Dell says it’s 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 machine, the Alienware M18x, delivers 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. Dell says a configuration featuring dual AMD Radeon HD 7970m with CrossFire will be available in the coming weeks.
All three laptops feature Intel’s 3rd Generation processors and Intel Turbo Boost 2.0 technologies, HDMI 1.4, USB 3.0 for fast data transfer, Bluetooth 4.0, optional 3D HD gaming capability, optional Blu-ray disc drive and Klipsch speakers.
More information is available from Alienware.