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Alienware's M14x boasts gaming abilities with an Nvidia GT 555M graphics card and Sandy Bridge processors, but its 14-inch screen and Nvidia Optimus technology make it a mobile machine as well.

Description

  • Status: Available
  • Availability date: Apr. 19, 2011
  • Price at launch: $1,099.99

Availability

  • Laptop type: Gaming PC
  • Width: 13.27 inches
  • Depth: 10.17 inches
  • Thickness: 1.49 inches
  • Weight: 6.45 pounds
  • Color: Black, Red

Hardware

  • Operating system: Windows 7

Software

  • Screen size (diagonal): 14 inches
  • Display surface: Glossy
  • Technology: LCD
  • Backlight: WLED
  • Resolution (X): 1366 px
  • Resolution (Y): 768 px

Display (base)

  • Resolution (X): 1600 px
  • Resolution (Y): 900 px

Display (max)

  • Type: Standard
  • Backlit: Yes
  • Number pad: No

Keyboard

  • Type(s): Trackpad
  • Multitouch: Yes

Mouse

  • CPU brand: Intel
  • CPU family: Sandy Bridge
  • Model: Core i5-2410M
  • Cores: 2
  • Clockspeed: 2.3 GHz
  • Turbo clockspeed: 2.9 GHz

Processor (base)

  • Brand: Intel
  • Family: Sandy Bridge
  • Model: Core i7-2720QM
  • Cores: 4
  • Clockspeed: 2.2 GHz
  • Turbo clockspeed: 3.3 GHz

Processor (max)

  • Graphics type: Switchable
  • Integrated GPU brand: Intel
  • Integrated GPU model: HD Graphics 3000
  • Base discrete GPU brand: Nvidia
  • Discrete GPU model: GeForce GT 555M
  • Dedicated VRAM size: 1.5 GB

GPU (base)

  • Discrete GPU brand: Nvidia
  • Discrete GPU model: GeForce GT 555M
  • Dedicated VRAM size: 3 GB

GPU (max)

  • Base RAM size: 4 GB
  • Max. config RAM size: 8 GB
  • RAM type: DDR3
  • Base RAM speed: 1333 MHz
  • RAM slots: 2

Memory

  • Options: HDD (7200RPM), Flash Memory (SSD)
  • Base drive type: Flash (SSD)
  • Base drive capacity: 500 GB
  • Max. config HDD: 750 GB
  • Max. config SSD: 256 GB
  • Card reader: Yes
  • Card reader support: SD, Memory Stick Duo, MMC

Storage

  • Optical drive type: Slot-loading
  • Compatible media: DVD Super Multi

Optical Drive

  • Speakers: 2
  • Surround sound: Yes
  • Audio brand: Soundblaster X-Fi Hi Def Audio, Klipsch

Audio

  • Effective pixels: 2 megapixels

Webcam

  • USB: 1
  • USB 3.0: 2
  • Ethernet: 1
  • Ethernet type: 10/100/1000 (Gigabit)
  • VGA: 1
  • Mini DisplayPort: 1
  • HDMI: 1
  • 3.5mm headphone: 2
  • 3.5mm line-in / microphone: 1

Port options

  • Wi-Fi: Yes
  • Wi-Fi options: 802.11n, 802.11g, 802.11b, 802.11a
  • GPS: Optional
  • Bluetooth: Optional
  • Bluetooth version: 3.0
  • Wireless video: WiDi
  • Carrier options: Verizon Wireless, AT&T
  • 3G: Optional
  • CDMA: Optional
  • GSM: Optional
  • 4G: Optional
  • WiMAX: Optional

Connectivity

  • Size: 63 Wh
  • Chemistry: Lithium Ion (Li-Ion)
  • Removable: No
  • Quoted time: 6 hr

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