Dell has updated the Alienware M15x and M17x gaming laptops, which now both include Intel’s Core i5 and i7 processors.
The 15.6-inch M15x and 17-inch M17x are configurable with the dual core i5-520M, i5-540M and i7-620M CPUs, as well with the quad core i7-720QM, i7-820QM and i7-920XM chips. The quad core processors had been already available on the Alienware M15x, while the M17x is additionally offered with the older Core 2 Duo CPUs.
Regarding graphics, the M15x comes with the NVIDIA GeForce GT 240M 512MB or GeForce GTX 260M 1GB dedicated video cards, whereas the M17x GPU options include single or dual GTX 260M, dual GTX 280M 1GB or single or dual ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4870 1GB.
The Core i5/i7-powered Alienware M15x and M17x start at $1,199 and $1,799, respectively, at the Dell online store.