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Dell Alienware M18X R2 With Ivy Bridge Specs Leaked

By - Source: dell-lab.posterous.com | B 4 comments

Though no official announcement, the Alienware M18X R2 gaming laptop specs have been leaked.


Information coming out of dell-lab.posterous.com has the upcoming Alienware M18X R2 featuring the new Ivy Bridge mobile CPUs. Users will have the option between three CPUs: i7-3610QM (@ 2.3 GHz), i7-3720QM (@2.6 GHz) and i7-3820QM (@ 2.7 GHz). To power the 18.4-inch FullHD LCD White-LED Glossy screen, end-users with have the option for dual Radeon HD 7970M (CrossFire) or dual GeForce GTX 675M (SLI) mobile graphic cards. A third option of the GeForce GTX 660M will be available but it is unknown if it will be available in SLI or just a single card setup. As for your memory options, the M18X R2 will offer DDR3 1600 MHz in 2 GB, 4 GB and 8 GB, with DDR3 1866 at 2 GB.

Users will find the M18X R2 offers a wide range of storage options from standard hard drives to SSDs. Users will be able to choose either a 500 GB 7.2K 2.5-inch HDD or 750 GB 7.2K 2.5-inch HDD for their systems. If speed is more your thing, you have the option for SSD storage. The SSD storage options include; 256 GB / 512 GB Samsung PM830 (SATA3, 7mm, 2.5-inch), 32 GB / 64 GB Samsung PM830 (SATA3, mSATA) or 512 GB Micron C400 (SATA3, 7mm, 2.5-inch). In addition, the Alienware M18X R2 will feature a Wireless HD card (optional), a 240 W or 330 W AC adapter, and two color choices - red and black.
 

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    Anonymous , 18 April 2012 21:18
    All the high-end options will be $5000+
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    signor , 18 April 2012 21:24
    Oh look a bulky piece of sh*t which is clearly going to be over priced as hell. Let me know when alienware stop being over priced Dells and I'll start considering them as "decent".

    Its good to see that Razer really were right in saying that gaming laptops nowadays are not portable but luggable.
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    dizzy_davidh , 19 April 2012 12:50
    My top spec desktop will beat that thing hands down and for half the price it is likely to cost. Good luck to the suckers who buy one and 2 months later hear about another model that goes even faster. You can always upgrade it though...oh...er...sorry you can't because it's a laptop!
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    dizzy_davidh , 20 April 2012 13:49
    signorLet me know when alienware stop being over priced Dells and I'll start considering them as "decent".


    They were actually more affordable and closer to a reasonable price when AlienWare was it's own firm. You would think that Dell would have thought twice about raising prices after buying AlienWare up when AW's pricing policy was causing them some financial 'wobbles'.