Solid build quality.
Cool lighting effects.
Highly customizable backlit keyboard and speaker grilles.
Gorgeous full HD display.
Short battery life.
SSD Costs Extra.
Slight flex on the keyboard.
By HotHardware on October 29, 2012
Fittingly enough, performance from the Alienware M18x R2 is out of this world. Born into this world as a notebook, its creators turned the M18x into a burly desktop replacement that trounced all over the competition. No big surprise considering it's...-
By AnandTech on September 28, 2012
Around the launch of the Alienware M17x R3, Alienware essentially bifurcated its high end notebook offerings into single-GPU (the M17x R3) and dual-GPU (the M18x). The M17x R3 was slimmed down from its beefy predecessor and the M17x actually...-
By LaptopMag on August 31, 2012
Sporting dual Nvidia graphics cards, crazy-fast dual SSDs and a show-stopping 1080p display, the Alienware M18x R2 is the gaming notebook dreams are made...100
By evogadget.com on June 01, 2012
The new Dell Alienware M18x is a very fine gaming gadget indeed. Forget the price: if playing games is your most favorite hobby in the world, then you've found your ideal in the form of the product we rated...-
By PC Mag on March 14, 2012
The Alienware M18x looks intimidating and has the performance chops that gamers crave, but it doesn't come cheap....80
By laptops.co.uk on January 26, 2012
The M18x is the like Mike Tyson in his prime, extremely powerful, a little crazy and a class act, if you can afford the astronomical...80
By LaptopMag on November 11, 2011
There's no question that the Alienware M18x is one of the fastest, best-looking gaming notebooks on the market. But users considering this high-end system must choose between configurations with Nvidia and AMD graphics chips. When we reviewed the ...80
By AnandTech on October 03, 2011
Historically, whenever NVIDIA or AMD launched a new mobile powerhouse GPU, AVADirect has been on hand with a high-end Clevo notebook ready to put its best foot forward. Yet lately NVIDIA and AMD have been playing such a rapid game of oneupsmanship...-
By Kitguru.net on September 25, 2011
Alienware have a well earned reputation for creating some of the most exotic, ludicrously specified gaming machines and today we look at their M18x laptop which features the latest flagship Intel Core i7 2960XM Extreme Edition processor, Bluray...90
By Good Gear Guide on September 16, 2011
If you’re looking for a proper desktop replacement -- replacing a gaming desktop, that is -- the Alienware M18x is undoubtedly the notebook to pick. It’s massive and has a price tag that’s painful, but its performance is almost...85