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
      Services: UNLOCKED BIOS Update
      - Alienware 18 Unlocked BIOS
      Services: Customized Drivers
      - Customized GPU Drivers H/W ID specific
      - Set of Drivers for specific laptop model
      Services: Support Consultation w/ Technician
      - Support Consultation Session w/ Technician
      Services: GPU Upgrade Full Service
      - GPU Upgrade Service; Includes shipping 2-ways, installation of GPU, Drivers, BIOS, Heatsink mods if required; Canada/US only
      Primary GPU-1 Upgrade ** GPU Heatsink not included **
      - NVIDIA GeForce GTX 680M; 2GB DDR5; MXM 3.0b; 100W; Upgrade Kit with X-bracket, screws, thermal pads, ICD7 Thermal Paste
      - NVIDIA GeForce GTX 675M; 2GB DDR5; MXM 3.0b; 75W; 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 980M; 8GB DDR5; MXM 3.0b; 100W
      - NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970M; 6GB DDR5; MXM 3.0b; 80W; Upgrade Kit with X-bracket, screws, thermal pads, ICD7 Thermal Paste
      - 6GB GDDR5; NVIDIA GTX 1060; 1280 CUDA; N17E-G1; 82x105mm; MXM 3.1
      - 4GB DDR5; AMD Radeon HD8970M; MXM 3.0b; 100W
      Secondary GPU-2 Upgrade **GPU Heatsink not included **
      - NVIDIA GeForce GTX 670M; 3GB DDR5; MXM 3.0b; 75W
      - NVIDIA GeForce GTX 680M; 2GB DDR5; MXM 3.0b; 100W
      - NVIDIA GeForce GTX 675M; 2GB DDR5; MXM 3.0b; 75W
      - NVIDIA GeForce GTX 780M; 4GB DDR5; MXM 3.0b; 100W
      - NVIDIA GeForce GTX 770M; 3GB DDR5; MXM 3.0b; 75W
      - NVIDIA GeForce GTX 765M; 2GB DDR5; MXM 3.0b; 75W
      - NVIDIA GeForce GTX 880M; 8GB DDR5; MXM 3.0b; 100W
      - NVIDIA GeForce GTX 870M; 6GB DDR5; MXM 3.0b; 100W
      - NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970M; 6GB DDR5; MXM 3.0b; 80W
      - 8GB DDR5; NVIDIA GTX 980M; MXM 3.0b; 100W
      Extra X-bracket / GPU Supporter
      - GPU Spreader / X-Bracket for MXM 3.0b AMD GPUs w/screws
      - GPU Spreader / X-Bracket for MXM 3.0b/3.1 NVIDIA GTX and Quadro w/ screws
      Set of screws for X-Bracket/GPU Supporter
      - Set of screws for X-Bracket/GPU Supporter
      GPU-1 Heatsink (Primary)
      - Alienware 18(R3) Primary GPU Heatsink, 3-pipe; 100W; 0HTXFC
      GPU-2 Heatsink (Secondary)
      - Alienware 18(R3) Secondary VGA Heatsink, 3-pipe; 100W; P/N: TJ6G8
      GPU Cables (SLI / CrossFire) for dual GPUs
      - Crossfire Cable - Universal
      - SLI CABLE - ALIENWARE M18 (R3)
      Extra Thermal Pads
      - Set of thermal pads for NVIDIA based MXM3 GPUs
      - Set of thermal pads for AMD based MXM3 GPUs
      Thermal Paste for GPU/CPU
      - Thermal Grizzly KRYONAULT for CPU/GPU; 1 Tube 1gram
      - IC Diamond Thermal Paste ICD7; 2 Tubes x 1.5grams
      - IC Diamond Thermal Paste ICD7; 1 Tube; 1.5grams

    Options

    Accessories
      DC Cable for 780W AC Adapter
      - DC Cable for Alienware laptops (AW Chip ID built in) 110cm / 3.6ft
      AC Adapter
      - 330W AC Adapter; 100-240V; 50-60Hz; DC 19.5V @ 16.9A; 4pin round plug
      - 780W AC Adapter for Alienware laptops; 110V-250V Auto Switching; 325x110x40mm; 3lbs/1.3kg; w/ DC cable
      - 780W AC Adapter; 110V-250V Auto Switching; 325x110x40mm; 3lbs/1.3kg; without DC cable