Alienware 18 (R3)
18-inch FHD Display

Alienware 18 (R3) (Mid 2013)

  • Graphics: Upgradeable MXM 3.0b; 2x slots; supports SLI and CF; up to 100W per GPU
  • Processor: socket based 4th generation Intel CPU (up to 4980HQ)
  • AC Adapter: 330W standard for all GPUs
  • VGA Heatsink: standard 2-pipe (75W); 3-pipe (100W) is required for 100W GPUs
  • O/S Supported: Windows 7,8x and 10
  • BIOS Required: A10 (unlocked)


    GTX 9xxM series is supported only in Windows 8x/10 UEFI Mode (BIOS A12); SLI is supported

    GTX 9xxM series is NOT SUPPORTED in Windows 7

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    Base Configuration
      GPU / VGA Upgrade Kit (Primary)
      - NVIDIA GeForce GTX 675M; 2GB DDR5; MXM 3.0b; 75W; Upgrade Kit with X-bracket, screws, thermal pads, ICD7 Thermal Paste
      - NVIDIA GeForce GTX 680M; 2GB DDR5; MXM 3.0b; 100W; Upgrade Kit with X-bracket, screws, thermal pads, ICD7 Thermal Paste
      - NVIDIA GeForce GTX 780M; 4GB DDR5; MXM 3.0b; 100W; Upgrade Kit with X-bracket, screws, thermal pads, ICD7 Thermal Paste
      - NVIDIA GeForce GTX 770M; 3GB DDR5; MXM 3.0b; 75W; Upgrade Kit with X-bracket, screws, thermal pads, ICD7 Thermal Paste
      - NVIDIA GeForce GTX 880M; 8GB DDR5; MXM 3.0b; 100W; Upgrade Kit with X-bracket, screws, thermal pads, ICD7 Thermal Paste
      - NVIDIA GeForce GTX 870M; 6GB DDR5; MXM 3.0b; 100W; Upgrade Kit with X-bracket, screws, thermal pads, ICD7 Thermal Paste
      - NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980M; 8GB DDR5; MXM 3.0b; 100W; Upgrade Kit with X-bracket, screws, thermal pads, ICD7 Thermal Paste
      - NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970M; 6GB DDR5; MXM 3.0b; 80W; Upgrade Kit with X-bracket, screws, thermal pads, ICD7 Thermal Paste
      - NVIDIA GeForce GTX 965M MXM 3B; 4GB DDR5; MXM 3.0b; 75W; Upgrade Kit with X-bracket, screws, thermal pads, ICD7 Thermal Paste
      - AMD Radeon HD8970M; 4GB DDR5; MXM 3.0b; 100W; Upgrade Kit with X-bracket, screws, thermal pads, ICD7 Thermal Paste
      GPU / VGA Upgrade Kit (Secondary)
      - NVIDIA GeForce GTX 675M; 2GB DDR5; MXM 3.0b; 75W; Upgrade Kit with X-bracket, screws, thermal pads, ICD7 Thermal Paste
      - NVIDIA GeForce GTX 670M; 3GB DDR5; MXM 3.0b; 75W; Upgrade Kit with X-bracket, screws, thermal pads, ICD7 Thermal Paste
      - NVIDIA GeForce GTX 680M; 2GB DDR5; MXM 3.0b; 100W; Upgrade Kit with X-bracket, screws, thermal pads, ICD7 Thermal Paste
      - NVIDIA GeForce GTX 780M; 4GB DDR5; MXM 3.0b; 100W; Upgrade Kit with X-bracket, screws, thermal pads, ICD7 Thermal Paste
      - NVIDIA GeForce GTX 770M; 3GB DDR5; MXM 3.0b; 75W; Upgrade Kit with X-bracket, screws, thermal pads, ICD7 Thermal Paste
      - NVIDIA GeForce GTX 765M; 2GB DDR5; MXM 3.0b; 75W; Upgrade Kit with X-bracket, screws, thermal pads, ICD7 Thermal Paste
      - NVIDIA GeForce GTX 880M; 8GB DDR5; MXM 3.0b; 100W; Upgrade Kit with X-bracket, screws, thermal pads, ICD7 Thermal Paste
      - NVIDIA GeForce GTX 870M; 6GB DDR5; MXM 3.0b; 100W; Upgrade Kit with X-bracket, screws, thermal pads, ICD7 Thermal Paste
      - NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970M; 6GB DDR5; MXM 3.0b; 80W; Upgrade Kit with X-bracket, screws, thermal pads, ICD7 Thermal Paste
      - NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980M; 8GB DDR5; MXM 3.0b; 100W; Upgrade Kit with X-bracket, screws, thermal pads, ICD7 Thermal Paste
      VGA Heatsink (Primary)
      - Alienware 18(R3) Primary VGA Heatsink, 3-pipe; 100W; P/N:0HTXFC
      VGA Heatsink (Secondary)
      - Alienware 18(R3) Secondary VGA Heatsink, 3-pipe; 100W; P/N: TJ6G8
      Extra X-bracket / GPU Supporter
      - GPU Spreader / X-Bracket for MXM 3.0b for AMD Cards with Matching Screws
      - GPU Spreader / X-Bracket for MXM 3.0b NVIDIA GTX and Quadro with Matching Screws
      Extra Thermal Pads
      - GPU/VGA Thermal Pad Kit for NVIDIA based MXM 3.0b cards
      - GPU/VGA Thermal Pad Kit for AMD based MXM 3.0b cards
      Extra Screws for X-Bracket
      - VGA/GPU X-Bracket / GPU Supporter Screws
      Thermal Paste
      - IC Diamond Thermal Paste 7
      VGA Cables (SLI / CrossFire)
      - Crossfire Cable - Universal
      - SLI CABLE - ALIENWARE M18 (R3)

    Options
      MXM3 GPU Riser Card- Riser cards are designed for testing and/or debugging MXM3 based GPUs
      - AMD MXM3 to PCIe Riser card
      - NVIDIA MXM3 to PCIe Riser card

    Accessories
      AC Adapter (Extra)
      - 330W AC Adapter; Auto-switching; 100-240V; 50-60Hz; DC 19.5V @ 16.9A