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Monica Chin

Monica Chin


Monica Chin is a writer at The Verge covering computers. When not at work, she enjoys classical music, fitness, and spirited debate.

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It’s AMD all the way down.

Alienware’s new m18 gaming rig is the first laptop to offer AMD’s new RX 7900M graphics. This GPU features a brand-new chiplet design from AMD, and will be paired with the Ryzen 9 7945HX mobile CPU, which has proven to be impressively powerful in our testing.

The m18 will also include user-replaceable memory and storage, a QHD 165Hz or FHD 480Hz display, an FHD webcam, and an optional CherryMX mechanical keyboard. It looks so far to be one of the most powerful gaming laptops ever — but it certainly won’t come cheap, with a starting price of $2,799.

The Alienware m18 seen from behind half closed.


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