Alienware M18x with twin AMD or NVIDIA GPUs incoming

Details of the upcoming Dell Alienware M18x gaming laptop have emerged, courtesy of one of the company's engineers. According to the news, the M18x will have an 18.4-inch Full HD 1920 x 1080 display with LED backlighting, and use the latest Intel Sandy Bridge processors. It will also have a choice of AMD or NVIDIA dual graphics chips.

Buyers will get to choose between a pair of AMD Radeon HD 6970M GPUs in CrossFireX configuration, or a pair of NVIDIA GeForce GTX 460M GPUs in SLI configuration. The Dell engineer also suggests that there will be "another LCD option for the M18X" though he can't yet reveal what it is.

The Alienware M18x will be available in black or red, with a standard 12-cell 97Whr battery. No word on pricing or release dates at this stage.

[via Notebook Italia]