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Alienware, a division of Dell, just announced three new gamer laptops that use the Intel code-named Ivy Bridge processors.

The M14x (pictured above), M17x, and M18x laptops also use stand-alone graphics chips from Nvidia and Advanced Micro Devices.

The M14x has an 18-inch display, up to 16 gigabytes of main memory, and an Nvidia GeForce GT 650M graphics chip. It also features GDDR5 graphics memory.

The M17x is capable of displaying stereoscopic 3D. It has a 17.3-inch 120 hertz WideFHD WLED 3D display and THX 3D surround sound. It has up to 32 gigabytes of main meory and options for AMD or Nvidia graphics chips.


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And the M18x has an 18-inch display. The system has an Nvidia GeForce GTX 675M graphics chip with up to 4 gigabytes of GDDR5 graphics memory. A dual AMD graphics solution will be coming out soon.

All three laptops feature Intel Ivy Bridge chips — which combine a microprocessor and graphics on the same chip — and HDMI 1.4, USB 3.0 for fast data transfer, Bluetooth 4.0, optional 3D HD gaming capability, optional Blu-ray disc drive and exceptional surround-sound quality from Klipsch speakers. The machines also feature AlienAdrenaline, which lets players create shortcuts for certain games or apps.

“Our customers want the most immersive gaming experience possible, and we’ve taken the all-powerful M14x, M17x, and M18x laptops and made them even better, delivering the latest technologies for almost every need,” said Frank Azor, General Manager, Alienware. “We’ve always offered the latest technology for the best gaming experience possible, and our enhanced lineup will let you pwn any competitor and provide the sensory experience that we know you crave.”

Dell said it is collaboring with Electronic Arts to implement an AlienFx software and lighting control system and an exclusive Alienware Arena dog tag in Battlefield 3.

The machines are available now on and with standard configurations starting at $1,099 for the M14x, $1,499 for the M17x, and $1,999 for the M18x.

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