Alienware computers are incredibly popular because they offer extremely powerful capabilities for PC gaming. As such, discounts are not that common. However, right now you can save $99 on the Alienware M17x laptop, and get a free upgrade to the anodized aluminum special edition Nebula Red chassis.
The Alienware M17x Gaming Laptop is an super powerful gaming platform. It is hard to find better performance in a portable gaming notebook. Its screen, CPU, graphics cards, memory and other hardware are all super fast.
For 3D gaming, the computers graphics cards are of the utmost importance, and this Alienware M17x laptop computer comes with some of the best mobile graphics accelerators ever developed. For the ultimate in speed it has dual SLI enabled nVidia GeForce GTX 260M, 2GB graphics cards. Your PC games will perform like never before. (These can be upgraded to GeForce GTX 280M video cards.)
Plus, your games will look fantastic on the 17-inch WideXGA+ widescreen display. It has a 900p high definition resolution of 1440x900 pixels. This is an excellent screen, but it can be upgraded to a 17" WideUXGA 1200p HD 1920x1200 pixel display for an extreme HiDef visual experience.
Also important for fast gaming performance, is the CPU processor. This one has a 2.4GHz Intel Core2 Duo P8600 CPU. It also has an ample amount of very fast system memory, 4GB Dual Channel DDR3 at 1066MHz. This is faster than older DDR2 memory chips. For the ultimate memory performance, this computer can be upgraded to 8GB of Dual Channel DDR3 at 1333MHz.
Listed below is a more comprehensive list of included features on this Alienware M17x laptop computer.