Alienware M18x R2
18in LCD Panel

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 MXM3 GPU module you MUST be running in OPTIMUS mode with unlocked BIOS. Also heatsink will require modification to accommodate GTX 1060.
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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  [$717]
      - 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  [$579]
      - 2GB DDR5; AMD Radeon HD6970M; MXM 3.0b; 100W; Upgrade Kit with X-bracket, screws, thermal pads, ICD7 Thermal Paste  [$413]
      - 4GB DDR5; AMD Radeon HD8970M; MXM 3.0b; 100W; Upgrade Kit with X-bracket, screws, thermal pads, ICD7 Thermal Paste  [$496]
      - 2GB DDR5; AMD Radeon HD7970M; MXM 3.0b; 100W; Upgrade Kit with X-bracket, screws, thermal pads, ICD7 Thermal Paste  [$496]
      - Quadro P5000; 16GB GDDR5; N17E-Q5; 2048 CUDA; MXM 3.1b; 82x105mm; 100W with X-bracket, screws, thermal pads, ICD7 Thermal Paste   [$2416]
      GPU / VGA Upgrade Kit (Secondary)
      - 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 770M; 3GB DDR5; MXM 3.0b; 75W; Upgrade Kit with X-bracket, screws, thermal pads, ICD7 Thermal Paste  [$454]
      - 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 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]
      - 8GB DDR5; NVIDIA GTX 980M; NON-G-SYNC; MXM 3.0b; 100W; Upgrade Kit with X-bracket, screws, thermal pads, ICD7 Thermal Paste  [$817]
      - AMD Radeon HD8970M; 4GB DDR5; MXM 3.0b; 100W; Upgrade Kit with X-bracket, screws, thermal pads, ICD7 Thermal Paste  [$496]
      - 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]
      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
      - Set of thermal pads for NVIDIA based MXM3 GPUs  [$21]
      - Set of thermal pads for AMD based MXM3 GPUs  [$21]
      Extra Screws for X-Bracket
      - VGA/GPU X-Bracket / GPU Supporter Screws  [$8]
      Thermal Paste
      - Thermal Grizzly KRYONAULT for CPU/GPU - 3ml/11.1g tube  [$49]
      - IC Diamond Thermal Paste ICD7; 2tubes x 1.5g  [$38]
      - IC Diamond Thermal Paste ICD7; 1tube; 1.5g  [$21]
      VGA Cables (SLI / CrossFire)
      - SLI CABLE - ALIENWARE M18X  [$54]
      - Crossfire Cable - Universal  [$54]
      Services
      - VGA Installation Service - Includes shipping both ways, install of VGA, Drivers, BIOS and Heatsink Mod if required - North America only  [$195]

    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]
      Primary GPU / VGA Fan
      - Alienware M18x Primary Fan - P/N: 0XHW5W  [$54]
      - Alienware M18x Secondary Fan - P/N: 0R7H03  [$54]

    Accessories
      AC Adapter (Extra)
      - 780W AC Adapter for Alienware Notebooks; 110V-250V Auto Switching; 325x110x40mm; 3lbs/1.3kg; w/ DC cable   [$583]
      - 330W AC Adapter; Auto-switching; 100-240V; 50-60Hz; DC 19.5V @ 16.9A  [$191]
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