Alienware 18

  |   by Josh Grant

Alienware 18 includes an 18.4-inch display alongside an Intel Core i7-4900MQ quad-core processor, Dual Nvidia GeForce GTX 780M graphics cards and a 512 GB SSD.

  • 18.4-inch display (1920×1080 resolution, glossy surface, IPS panel)
  • Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit
  • Intel Core i7-4900MQ quad-core processor (2.8GHz, up to 3.8GHz Turbo Boost, 8MB cache, 47W TDP – factory overclocked w/ up to 4.0GHz Turbo Boost)
  • Dual Nvidia GeForce GTX 780M graphics cards w/ 4GB GDDR5 memory each
  • 32GB DDR3L-1600 RAM (4x 8GB; max. supported)
  • 512GB Samsung SSD (SM84)
  • 750GB 7200RPM secondary hard drive (Western Digital WD7500BPKT-7)
  • Blu-ray reader (HL-DT-ST CA40N)
  • Broadcom 4352 802.11n/ac wireless LAN (2×2)
  • Integrated Bluetooth 4.0
  • Integrated HD webcam
  • 8-cell li-ion battery (86 wHr)
  • 1-year limited warranty
  • Dimensions: 17.97″ x 12.91″ x 2.23~2.26″
  • Weight: 12.1 lbs

  • Pros

    • Stellar performance
    • Good design and build quality
    • Beautiful display
    • Good keyboard and touchpad
    • Excellent cooling system
  • Cons

    • Glossy display surface

Quick Take

The flagship of Alienware's fleet, the Alienware 18 sports an 18.4" IPS display, factory overclocked Intel Core i7 processor and dual Nvidia graphics cards. You'll have a hard time finding a more impressive gaming notebook ... and even more trouble finding one that's larger.

Read Our Full Review: Alienware 18 Review (Early 2014 model)



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