Dell is launching a Intel "Clarksfield" Core i7 powered, 15-inch Alienware M15x gaming laptop. The Core i7 is packaged with Intel PM55 Express chipset. The Alienware M15x configurations include the Intel Core 920XM CPU and 1GB NVIDIA GeForce GTX 260M graphics chip. In addition, Dell’s also offering Core i7 as an addon on other models:
- Studio 17 starts at $1,099 will feature Intel Core i7 720QM 1.6GHz processor, a 1GB ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4650 graphics chip, 17.3-inch HD+ (1600x900) display, and 9-cell battery.
- Studio 15 start at $999 with Core i7. Configurations include Core i7 720QM 1.6GHz, 512MB ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4570 graphics chip, and 4GB of memory.
- Studio XPS 16 will come with a Core i7 option, with a starting price of $1,249, Dell said.