The youngest of the series, M14x, comes with GDDR5 graphics which, together with NVIDIA GeForce GT 650m, providing a spectacular experience on the 14-inch screen. The gadget includes dual drive configurations, allows up to 16 GB of RAM and has Blu-ray combo drive.
M17x has a 17.3-inch screen 120 Hz WideFHD WLED, presents AMD graphics, up to 32 GB of RAM and THX 3D surround sound.
The most powerful Alienware, M18x, was thought to provide the best performance. Some of its features are Dual NVIDIA GeForce GTX 675M and dual AMD Radeon HD 7970m with CrossFire.
The laptop features an 18.4-inch screen Full HD 1080p WLED backlit LCD, and in terms of storage it boasts with a drive of 750 GB 7200 rpm SATA HDDs. Furthermore, it supports triple SSDs, which can provide 768 GB (3 x 256 GB).
All three laptops include third-generation processors from Intel Turbo Boost 2.0, along with HDMI 1.4, USB 3.0, Bluetooth 4.0, optional 3D HD gaming capabilities, Blu-ray drive and Klipsch speakers.
In standard configuration, M14x costs $ 1.099, M17x – $ 1499 and M18x – $ 1.999. You can find these laptops on Dell’s and Alienware’s website.
Here are the complete configurations of Alienware M18x
3rd Generation Intel Core i7 Processor Options
Intel Core i7-3610QM 2.3GHz (3.3GHz w/Turbo Boost, 6MB Cache) (Standard)
Intel Core i7-3720QM 2.6GHz (3.6GHz w/Turbo Boost, 6MB Cache)
Intel Core i7-3820QM 2.7GHz (3.7GHz w/Turbo Boost, 8MB Cache)
Intel Core i7-3920XM 2.9GHz (3.8GHz w/Turbo Boost, 8MB Cache)
Intel Core i7-3920XM Overclocked Turbo Boost (8MB Cache)
Powerful NVIDIA and AMD Graphics Card Options
2GB GDDR5 NVIDIA GeForce GT 660M[ii] (Standard)
2GB GDDR5 NVIDIA GeForce GT 675M[ii]
Dual 2GB GDDR5 AMD Radeon HD 7970M — AMD CrossFireX[ii] (coming soon)
Dual 2GB GDDR5 NVIDIA GeForce GTX 675M — NVIDIA SLI[ii]
18.4 inch WLED WideFHD display (1920 X 1080)
Configure with up to 32GB of DDR3 Memoryii or 8GB 1866MHz (4GB 1600MHz Standard); 4x 204-Pin DDR3
SO-DIMM SDRAM Slots
Configure with up to 750GB 7200RPM SATA drive[iii] (500GB standard)
RAID 1 and 0, Dual andTriple Driveoptions available
mSATA Boot and Caching Drive Options available
Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium, Professional and Ultimate available
2.1MP FullHD Camera with dual digital microphones
Slot-Loading DVD drive (Standard) or optional Blu-ray Disc Reader
Creative Sound Blaster Recon3Di High-Definition 5.1 Audio with THX TruStudio Pro Software (Standard) or 2.1
Speaker configuration with Subwoofer Audio Powered by Klipsch; 7.1 Digital Audio out using HDMI out connection or S/PDIF Optical port
Integrated 10/100/1000Mbps Gigabit Ethernet NIC and Integrated Wireless-N with Bluetooth 4.0 (standard)
USB 3.0 (4); USB 2.0 and eSATA combo port; Auto Out Ports (2); Microphone In; Mini-Display Port; HDMI
1.4 Output; HDMI 1.3 Input; VGA Port; 9-in-1 Media Card Reader; RJ-45 Gigabit Ethernet; Combo S/PDIF Optical output / Analog Headphone Line Out