News

Dell Refreshes Its Alienware M14x and M17x

Dell Refreshes Its Alienware M14x and M17x

Alienware announces its enhanced gaming laptop portfolio.

Equipped with an NVIDIA GeForce GT 650M graphics engine, the M14x is the first that Alienware is offering GDDR5 graphics in a 14-inch form factor. The M17x offers the latest NVIDIA and AMD graphics card options with up to 32GB of memory. 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.

Both laptops feature Intel's Ivy Bridge processors and Turbo Boost 2.0 technologies, USB 3.0, Bluetooth 4.0, and exceptional surround-sound quality from Klipsch speakers, just to name a few. Also included is the AlienAdrenaline, which allows users to create shortcuts associated with games, or applications capable of triggering a chain of commands meant to improve system performance or to customize the experience.

Basic Specifications
  M14x M17x
Processor

2nd and 3rd Generation Intel Core i5 and i7 Processor Options:

  • Intel Core i5-2450M 2.5GHz (3.1GHz w/Turbo Boost, 3MB Cache) (Standard)
  • Intel Core i7-3610QM 2.3GHz (3.3GHz w/Turbo Boost, 6MB Cache)
  • 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)

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)
Graphics Card(s)

1GB GDDR5 NVIDIA GeForce GT 650M using NVIDIA Optimus technology / 2GB GDDR5 NVIDIA GeForce GT 650M using NVIDIA Optimus technology

2GB GDDR5 NVIDIA GeForce GT 660M (Standard) / 2GB GDDR5 NVIDIA GeForce GT 675M / 2GB GDDR5 AMD Radeon HD 7970M

Display 14-inch WLED HD display (1366X768) (Standard) or optional 14-inch WLED HD+ display (1600X900) 17.3-inch WideHD+ (1600 x 900 ) WLED LCD (Standard); optional: 17.3-inch WideFHD (1920 x 1080) WLED LCD or 17.3-inch 120Hz WideFHD (1920 x 1080) WLED LCD w/3D Bundle
System Memory Configure with up to 16GB of DDR3 Memory (6GB Standard); 2x 204-Pin DDR3 SO-DIMM SDRAM Slots Configure with up to 32GB of DDR3 Memory (6GB 1600MHz Standard); 4x 204-Pin DDR3 SO-DIMM SDRAM Slots
Storage Configure with up to 750GB 7200RPM drive (500GB standard) or up to 512GB Solid State Drive

o RAID 1 and 0, and Dual Drive options available
o mSATA Boot and Caching Drive Options available

Configure with up to 1TB (2x 500GB) RAID0 7200RPM drive (500GB standard) or up to 512GB Solid State Drive

o RAID 1 and 0, and Dual Drive options available
o mSATA Boot and Caching Drive Options available

OS Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium, Professional or Ultimate

Alienware M14x and M17x are priced at S$2,699 and S$3,599 respectively, and are available on Dell.com.sg, the Alienware Concept Store at Suntec City, and all authorized retailers.

Read on for the full press release.


SINGAPORE – Alienware, Dell’s high performance PC gaming brand, is taking the mobile gaming experience to a new level with its enhanced gaming laptop portfolio that lets gamers choose a system that best fits their mobile lifestyle. The enhanced systems include: the M14x, the most powerful 14-inch laptop in the universe, for the gamer who requires a balance between mobility and performance; the 3D-capable M17x for an immersive high-definition, surround-sound sensory experience.

The Alienware M14x and M17x laptops deliver immersive sensory experiences, with each offering 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.

High-Performance Mobile Gaming

A perfect balance of performance and mobility, the Alienware M14x allows gamers on-the-go to experience uncompromising gaming performance. The 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 most advanced GPU in a 14-inch form factor and the first time Alienware is offering GDDR5 graphics on a laptop of this size.

The Alienware M17x immerses the customer in the game with every dimension, pixel and sound, for a bigger, richer gaming experience. The M17x delivers the latest NVIDIA and AMD graphics card options, up to 32GB of memoryii, 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.

Both 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 capabilityi, optional Blu-ray disc drive and exceptional surround-sound quality from Klipsch speakers. In addition, the Alienware laptops feature AlienAdrenaline, which enables users to create shortcuts associated with games, or applications capable of triggering a chain of commands meant to improve system performance or to customize the experience.

AlienFX Implementation in EA’s Battlefield 3

Dell is also announcing its ongoing collaboration with EA to implement an AlienFX software and lighting control system as well as an exclusive Alienware Arena dog tag in Battlefield 3. Customers can experience these AlienFX implementations while playing Battlefield 3 today, which will provide gamers with a more personal experience by adjusting lighting colors and effects settings. Gamers will see unique loading and menu and player health lighting effects that will change throughout their Battlefield 3 gameplay experience.

Availability and Pricing:

Alienware M14x and M17x are available now on Dell.com.sg, the Alienware Concept Store at Suntec City and all authorized retailers starting at S$2,699 for the M14x and S$3,599 for the M17x.

Detailed Information:

Alienware M14x
· 2nd and 3rd Generation Intel Core i5 and i7 Processor Options

o Intel Core i5-2450M 2.5GHz (3.1GHz w/Turbo Boost, 3MB Cache) (Standard)

o Intel Core i7-3610QM 2.3GHz (3.3GHz w/Turbo Boost, 6MB Cache)

o Intel Core i7-3720QM 2.6GHz (3.6GHz w/Turbo Boost, 6MB Cache)

o Intel Core i7-3820QM 2.7GHz (3.7GHz w/Turbo Boost, 8MB Cache)

· Powerful NVIDIA Graphics Card Options

o 1GB GDDR5 NVIDIA GeForce GT 650M using NVIDIA Optimus technologyii (Standard)

o 2GB GDDR5 NVIDIA GeForce GT 650M using NVIDIA Optimus technologyii

· 14-inch WLED HD display (1366X768) (Standard) or optional 14-inch WLED HD+ display (1600X900)

· Configure with up to 16GB of DDR3 Memoryii (6GB Standard); 2x 204-Pin DDR3 SO-DIMM SDRAM Slots

· Configure with up to 750GB 7200RPM driveiii (500GB standard) or up to 512GB Solid State Driveiii

o RAID 1 and 0, and Dual Drive options available

o mSATA Boot and Caching Drive Options available

· Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium, Professional and Ultimate available

· 1.3MP HD 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); optional WiMax configuration available

· USB 3.0 (2); USB 2.0; Mini-Display Port; HDMI 1.4 Output; VGA Port; 9-in-1 Media Card Reader; Audio/Microphone In; Audio Out; RJ-45 Gigabit Ethernet

Alienware M17x
· 3rd Generation Intel Core i7 Processor Options

o Intel Core i7-3610QM 2.3GHz (3.3GHz w/Turbo Boost, 6MB Cache) (Standard)

o Intel Core i7-3720QM 2.6GHz (3.6GHz w/Turbo Boost, 6MB Cache)

o Intel Core i7-3820QM 2.7GHz (3.7GHz w/Turbo Boost, 8MB Cache)

· Powerful NVIDIA and AMD Graphics Card Options

o 2GB GDDR5 NVIDIA GeForce GT 660Mii (Standard)

o 2GB GDDR5 NVIDIA GeForce GT 675Mii

o 2GB GDDR5 AMD Radeon HD 7970Mii

· 17.3" WideHD+ (1600 x 900 ) WLED LCD (Standard); optional: 17.3" WideFHD (1920 x 1080) WLED LCD or 17.3" 120Hz WideFHD (1920 x 1080) WLED LCD w/3D Bundle

· Configure with up to 32GB of DDR3 Memoryii (6GB 1600MHz Standard); 4x 204-Pin DDR3 SO-DIMM SDRAM Slots

· Configure with up to 1TB (2x 500GB) RAID0 7200RPM driveiii (500GB standard) or up to 512GB Solid State Driveiii

o RAID 1 and 0, and Dual Drive options available

o 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); optional WiMax configuration available

· USB 3.0 (4); USB 2.0 and eSATA combo port; Auto-sensing jacks for Line-out (3); 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

All Reponses

Please login to comment or register here.
No Comments currently, be the first to roll the ball.

All News Categories

News for Past 12 Months

Subscribe to HWZ Here!

Subscribe now to receive latest tech news, articles and promotions straight to your inbox!
 
 
By signing up, you indicate that you have read and agreed to the and .