Alienware goes CrossfireX for its M17 Laptop

AMD and Alienware have joined forces to produce the first AMD CrossfireX Multi-GPU laptop. Alienware, famous for its extreme laptop and desktops has produced another first the M17 laptop. Not only does it have an Intel Quad-Core Mobile CPU it also includes a pair of Radeon Mobility HD 3870 GPU's in CrossfireX.

The M17, loaded with all the capabilities of ATI CrossFireX multi-GPU technology, delivers outstanding performance at an extremely aggressive price point," said Patrick Cooper, director of product planning, Alienware. "Paired with an award-winning chassis design, mobile gamers will be blown away by the realism that the scalable ATI graphics solution provides."

"As a strong indicator of AMD visual computing leadership, Alienware has chosen AMD's amazing graphics technology for their M17 notebook to provide gamers with truly exciting gameplay experiences," said Rick Bergman, senior vice president and general manager, Graphics Products Group, AMD. "The ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3800 series offers support for the latest Microsoft DirectX 10.1 games with incredible levels of performance.

The ATI Unified Video Decoder assumes all Blu-ray and HD decoding, leaving the CPU free to devote resources to interactive features such as picture-in-picture or advanced menu options.

But all of the latest technology comes at a price. Expect to pay around $2,499 for your laptop bragging rights...

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