Gadget Reviews – The Alienware AM18X-8636BK laptop is a powerful gaming machine that features excellent performance but maintains beautiful design and very good display. The multimedia laptop Alienware AM18X-8636BK has a stunning and Full HD 1080p 18.4-inch display screen to satisfy the gaming experience. The Alienware AM18X-8636BK laptop that is designed with aggressive lines will take control of your gaming world. Inside, there is a powerful second-generation quad-core Intel Core i7 processor that is matched with super-fast and NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560M graphics card includes its 1.5 GB of video memory that is docked on the DDR3 system memory slot to ensure high-performance to take you in the latest 3D games playing at fast frame-rates.
The wonderful combination of technologies of Alienware AM18X-8636BK laptop is supported with the latest version of USB data transfer technology. It features two super-speed USB 3.0 ports that offer the speediest for perfect and super-fast retrieving and transferring large mixed files when your laptop is attached to an external hard drive or any digital camera. However, the Alienware AM18X-8636BK still has a combo eSATA/USB port and other two standard USB 2.0 ports.
The Alienware AM18X-8636BK laptop is chased with Space Black matte anodized aluminum chassis along the backlit front grilles and large vents. The combination gives the Alienware AM18X-8636BK a Close Encounters kind of vibe. A shiny backlit Alienware logo appears centered on the lid that is smudge- and fingerprint-resistant. An interesting contrast reveals through the ribbed rubber panel at the bottom of the lid.
The as interesting as look appears in Alienware AM18X-8636BK’s interior. The deck of black matte brushed-aluminum keyboard is surrounded by a silky black matte finish. On the right above the keyboard, the Alienware AM18X-8636BK has AlienFX Tutorial Grabber, media, volume, and wireless ready. The highly backlighting of the alien logos, keyboard, and the touchpad’s border is customizable to suit your mood.
The Alienware AM18X-8636BK laptop has the size of dimensions at 17.17 x 12.68 x 2.13 inches and 11.93 pounds of weight.
connect to the internet, the Alienware AM18X-8636BK laptop has a built-in Wireless-N Wi-Fi (802.11b/g/n) to gain a wireless connectivity to business and home networks. There is also Gigabit Ethernet (10/100/1000) attached. The Alienware AM18X-8636BK laptop offers also Bluetooth 3.0 connectivity that will transfer data faster while minimizing power requirements, ready to connect to Bluetooth 3.0-enabled devices or printers and cell phones.
To support more connectivity, the Alienware AM18X-8636BK offers several functional ports like 2 standard USB 2.0 ports, 2 ports of ultra-fast USB 3.0 that gives 10x the speed of USB 2.0, and eSATA/USB 2.0 combo port. The eSATA/USB 2.0 combo port features PowerShare to charge devices even when laptop is off. Comes along with an HDMI input, there is an HDMI output to easy connect to to a compatible HDTV for uncompressed digital audio and video. There are also 2 audio out jacks, a mini DisplayPort video output, VGA video output (analog, RGB), and 9-in-1 memory card reader that supports SD, SDIO, SDXC, SDHC, MS, MS Pro, MMC, MSXC, and xD.
The Alienware AM18X-8636BK has Full HD 1080p 18.4-inch LED-backlit display screen with 1920 x 1080 resolution to crank up resolution on games or multimedia.
Under the hood, the Alienware AM18X-8636BK is powered with 2.2 GHz Intel Core i7-2670QM quad-core processor for excellent speed and responsiveness. With the Intel’s Turbo Boost Technology 2.0, the clock-speed can be increased up to 3.1 GHz to handle demanding applications while the Intel’s Hyper-Threading Technology will force each core to work on two tasks at the same time for fast but accurate performance on multitasking. The Intel Quick Sync Video will accelerate decoding, encoding, and transcoding features.
The Alienware AM18X-8636BK has 7200 RPM SATA hard drive with total 750 GB of data space for storing any data and files and applications. The data and running applications will be backed up by 8 GB of installed DDR3 of RAM.
The gaming performance is handled by NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560M graphics that has 1.5 GB of GDDR5 discrete graphics memory to speed up any HD video enhancing, high-res photo editing, and web surfing like never before. The Optimus Technology will automatically make optimization to the battery life while maintain the graphics performance.
Overall, the Alienware AM18X-8636BK is one-stop gaming and entertainment center. The Alienware AM18X-8636BK lets you turn the gaming laptop into a home theater system to listen to music, watch movies, or connect with friends.