Get desktop gaming performance without the desktop with Alienware 17 and 18 notebooks

Experience gaming on the go like never before with the Alienware 17 and Alienware 18 notebooks.

November 15, 2013

Experience gaming on the go like never before with the Alienware 17 and Alienware 18 notebooks from distributor Drive Control Corporation (DCC). These high specification and fully customisable notebooks not only offer the freedom to choose the power you need, but are also highly portable and feature the stylish good looks that have become synonymous with the Alienware brand.

“When it comes to gaming, performance is everything and nothing but the best will do. Alienware has long been the gaming brand of choice, and with the availability of these notebooks, gamers can take their experience to a whole new level. Everything about the Alienware 17 and 18 has been designed with the gamer in mind, from outside in, with a stylish, durable exterior and the latest chipsets and processors to the most powerful graphics, along with large hard drives for storing saved games and a host of other media,” says Nitesh Devanand, Dell Consumer Product Specialist at DCC.

Both notebooks feature a durable and good-looking anodised aluminium casing that resists fingerprints and scratches, as well as Intel Core i7 processors and Windows 8 Professional for an intuitive user experience. The Alienware 17 features a 17.3-inch High Definition (HD) LED screen with 1600 x 900 TrueLife display, up to 8 Gigabytes (GB) Random Access Memory (RAM), a 750GB hard disk drive (HDD) and a 64GB solid state drive (SSD) for fast start-up and instant loading. An NVIDIA GeForce GTX765M 2GB GDDR5 graphics card ensures smooth gaming, while integrated Wi-Fi and Bluetooth offer additional connectivity options and integrated DVD reader and writer lets you load games with ease.

The Alienware 18 offers an 18.4-inch full HD WLED screen with 1920 x 1080 TrueLife display, up to 16GB RAM and an integrated Blu-ray reader and DVD writer as well as Wi-Fi and Bluetooth. A 1.5 Terabyte (TB) RAID 0 hard drive offers tons of storage space, and a 64GB SSD delivers almost instant start-up. An NVIDIA GeForce GTX770M 3GB GDDR5 delivers powerful graphic capabilities for even the most demanding gaming applications.

“With these powerful specs and added portability of the notebook format, the Alienware 17 and Alienware 18 are the perfect option for both at home and Local Area Network (LAN) gaming. In addition, a three-year next business day warranty, included on both devices, ensures that you are never without your computer for long in the event that anything goes wrong,” Devanand concludes.

The Alienware 17 and 18 are available immediately from resellers and leading retailers nationwide for a recommended retail price starting at R28 999.00 for the Alienware 17 and R46 999.00 for the Alienware 18. Prices are inclusive of VAT.