Alienware M18x R2
18-inch FHD Display

Alienware M18x R2 (Early 2012)

  • Graphics: Upgradeable MXM 3.0b; single GPU
  • Processor: socket based 3rd generation Intel CPU (up to 3840QM)
  • 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 and 8x and 10
  • BIOS Required: A11 (unlocked)


    GTX 9xxM series is supported only in Windows 8x and 10 UEFI Mode (BIOS A10); SLI is supported

    GTX 9xxM series is NOT SUPPORTED in Windows 7

    To use the GTX 1060 video card you MUST be running in Optimus mode, and running the unlocked bios and youyr LCD panel must be eDP

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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  [$672]
      - NVIDIA GeForce GTX 680M; 2GB DDR5; MXM 3.0b; 100W; Upgrade Kit with X-bracket, screws, thermal pads, ICD7 Thermal Paste  [$658]
      - NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660M; 1GB DDR5; MXM 3.0b; 65W; Upgrade Kit with X-bracket, screws, thermal pads, ICD7 Thermal Paste, Copper Shim  [$313]
      - NVIDIA GeForce GTX 780M; 4GB DDR5; MXM 3.0b; 100W; Upgrade Kit with X-bracket, screws, thermal pads, ICD7 Thermal Paste  [$742]
      - NVIDIA GeForce GTX 770M; 3GB DDR5; MXM 3.0b; 75W; Upgrade Kit with X-bracket, screws, thermal pads, ICD7 Thermal Paste  [$598]
      - NVIDIA GeForce GTX 870M; 6GB DDR5; MXM 3.0b; 100W; Upgrade Kit with X-bracket, screws, thermal pads, ICD7 Thermal Paste  [$517]
      - NVIDIA GeForce GTX 880M; 8GB DDR5; MXM 3.0b; 100W; Upgrade Kit with X-bracket, screws, thermal pads, ICD7 Thermal Paste  [$658]
      - NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980M; 8GB DDR5; MXM 3.0b; 100W; Upgrade Kit with X-bracket, screws, thermal pads, ICD7 Thermal Paste  [$817]
      - NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970M; 6GB DDR5; MXM 3.0b; 80W; Upgrade Kit with X-bracket, screws, thermal pads, ICD7 Thermal Paste  [$579]
      - 6GB GDDR5; NVIDIA GTX 1060; 1280 CUDA; N17E-G1; 82x105mm; MXM 3.1 w/ X-bracket, screws, thermal pads, ICD7  [$646]
      - AMD Radeon HD8970M; 4GB DDR5; MXM 3.0b; 100W; Upgrade Kit with X-bracket, screws, thermal pads, ICD7 Thermal Paste  [$496]
      - AMD Radeon HD7970M; 2GB DDR5; MXM 3.0b; 100W; Upgrade Kit with X-bracket, screws, thermal pads, ICD7 Thermal Paste  [$496]
      - AMD Radeon HD6970M; 2GB DDR5; MXM 3.0b; 100W; Upgrade Kit with X-bracket, screws, thermal pads, ICD7 Thermal Paste  [$413]
      GPU / VGA Upgrade Kit (Secondary)
      - NVIDIA GeForce GTX 670M; 3GB DDR5; MXM 3.0b; 75W; Upgrade Kit with X-bracket, screws, thermal pads, ICD7 Thermal Paste  [$413]
      - NVIDIA GeForce GTX 680M; 2GB DDR5; MXM 3.0b; 100W; Upgrade Kit with X-bracket, screws, thermal pads, ICD7 Thermal Paste  [$658]
      - NVIDIA GeForce GTX 780M; 4GB DDR5; MXM 3.0b; 100W; Upgrade Kit with X-bracket, screws, thermal pads, ICD7 Thermal Paste  [$742]
      - NVIDIA GeForce GTX 770M; 3GB DDR5; MXM 3.0b; 75W; Upgrade Kit with X-bracket, screws, thermal pads, ICD7 Thermal Paste  [$454]
      - NVIDIA GeForce GTX 765M; 2GB DDR5; MXM 3.0b; 75W; Upgrade Kit with X-bracket, screws, thermal pads, ICD7 Thermal Paste  [$325]
      - NVIDIA GeForce GTX 870M; 6GB DDR5; MXM 3.0b; 100W; Upgrade Kit with X-bracket, screws, thermal pads, ICD7 Thermal Paste  [$517]
      - NVIDIA GeForce GTX 860M; 4GB DDR5; MXM 3.0b; 75W; Upgrade Kit with X-bracket, screws, thermal pads, ICD7 Thermal Paste  [$413]
      - NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970M; 6GB DDR5; MXM 3.0b; 80W; Upgrade Kit with X-bracket, screws, thermal pads, ICD7 Thermal Paste  [$579]
      - NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980M; 8GB DDR5; MXM 3.0b; 100W; Upgrade Kit with X-bracket, screws, thermal pads, ICD7 Thermal Paste  [$817]
      - AMD Radeon HD69900M; 2GB DDR5; MXM 3.0b; 100W; Upgrade Kit with X-bracket, screws, thermal pads, ICD7 Thermal Paste  [$496]
      - AMD Radeon HD7970M; 2GB DDR5; MXM 3.0b; 100W; Upgrade Kit with X-bracket, screws, thermal pads, ICD7 Thermal Paste  [$496]
      - AMD Radeon HD8970M; 4GB DDR5; MXM 3.0b; 100W; Upgrade Kit with X-bracket, screws, thermal pads, ICD7 Thermal Paste  [$496]
      VGA Heatsink (Primary)
      - Alienware M18x R1/R2 Primary VGA Heatsink, 3-pipe; 100W; P/N: 05WJ8P7 or 05G1VG  [$121]
      VGA Heatsink (Secondary)
      - Alienware M18x R1/R2 Secondary VGA Heatsink, 3-pipe; 100W; P/N:0Y48TK  [$121]
      Extra X-bracket / GPU Supporter
      - GPU Spreader / X-Bracket for MXM 3.0b for AMD Cards with Matching Screws  [$41]
      - GPU Spreader / X-Bracket for MXM 3.0b NVIDIA GTX and Quadro with Matching Screws  [$41]
      Extra Thermal Pads
      - GPU/VGA Thermal Pad Kit for NVIDIA based MXM 3.0b cards   [$21]
      - GPU/VGA Thermal Pad Kit for AMD based MXM 3.0b cards  [$21]
      Extra Screws for X-Bracket
      - VGA/GPU X-Bracket / GPU Supporter Screws  [$8]
      Thermal Paste
      - IC Diamond Thermal Paste 7  [$21]
      VGA Cables (SLI / CrossFire)
      - SLI CABLE - ALIENWARE M18X  [$54]
      - Crossfire Cable - Universal  [$54]

    Options
      MXM3 GPU Riser Card- Riser cards are designed for testing and/or debugging MXM3 based GPUs
      - AMD MXM3 to PCIe Riser card   [$399]
      - NVIDIA MXM3 to PCIe Riser card   [$399]
      GPU / VGA Fan
      - Alienware M18x Primary Fan - P/N: 0XHW5W  [$54]
      - Alienware M18x Secondary Fan - P/N: 0R7H03  [$54]

    Accessories
      AC Adapter (Extra)
      - 330W AC Adapter; Auto-switching; 100-240V; 50-60Hz; DC 19.5V @ 16.9A  [$191]
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