Comprehensive Specifications


ALIENWARE® M15x
COMPREHENSIVE SPECIFICATIONS
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Model: P08G Type: P08G001
September 2009
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Computer Model
Processor and System Chipset
Alienware M15x
Processor address bus
width
32 bits
Dimensions
Processor data width
64 bits
Height
48.7 mm (1.92 inches) - Front and Back
BIOS EPROM
16 Mbit
Width
377.93 mm (14.88 inches)
Graphics bus
Depth
308.51 mm (12.15 inches)
PCIe x16 bus supporting x16 PCIe MXM 3.0
graphics cards
Weight with 6-cell battery
(starting at)
4.08 kg (9.00 lb)
PCI bus
32 bits
NOTE: The weight of your laptop will vary
depending on the configuration ordered and the
manufacturing variability.
Memory
Connectors
two internally-accessible SODIMM sockets
Capacities
1 GB, 2 GB, and 4 GB modules
Processor and System Chipset
Memory types
1067 MHz and 1333 MHz DDR3
Processor
Intel® Core™ i7
256 KB
Memory configurations
possible
2 GB, 3 GB, 4 GB, and 8 GB
L2 Cache
L3 Cache
up to 8 MB
Bus clock
133 MHz
System chipset
Mobile Intel PM55
SDRAM bus width
one or two 64-bit channels of DDR3 memory up
to 1333MHz
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ExpressCard
Ports and Connectors
Interface
supports PCIe and USB 2.0
IEEE 1394 A
one 4-pin serial connector
Connector
one 26-pin ExpressCard slot (54 mm)
Network adapter
one RJ45 connector 10/100/1000 Mbps
Cards supported
ExpressCard/34 (34 mm)
ExpressCard/54 (54 mm)
USB
three 4-pin USB 2.0-compliant connectors,
including one through eSATA/USB combo
connector
eSATA
one through eSATA/USB combo connector
VGA
one 15-hole connector
DisplayPort
one 20-pin connector
Audio
one microphone connector,
two stereo headphone/speaker connectors
ExpressCard
one ExpressCard/54 connector
8-in-1 Media Card Reader
one combo connector
IEEE 1394/Media Card
IEEE 1394/Media Card
controller
Ricoh R5C833
IEEE 1394 interface
compliant with standard IEE1394a-2000
specification
Media Card formats
supported
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Secure Digital (SD) memory card
Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC) card
Secure Digital Input/Output (SDIO) card
Multi Media Card (MMC)
Memory Stick
Memory Stick PRO
xD-Picture Card (type - M and type - H)
Hi Density-SD (SDHD)
Communications
Network adapter
10/100/1000 Mbps Ethernet LAN on system
board
Wireless
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WLAN Mini-Card (Half Mini-Card slot)
WPAN, Bluetooth® card (Full Mini-Card slot)
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Video
Camera
LCD interface
Low Voltage Differential Signaling (LVDS)
Pixel
2.0 megapixel
External display support
VGA and DisplayPort
Video resolution
320 x 240 - 1600 x 1200 (640 x 480 at 30 fps)
Video cards
MXM 3.0 Type B compliant cards with individual
power budget of 35W and 65W
Diagonal viewing angle
66°
Optical-Drive Storage
Audio
Interface
SATA
Type
slot-load drive
Drives supported
Blu-ray Disc™ combo, Blu-ray Disc Writer, or
DVD+/-RW
Type
High-Definition 5.1 Surround Sound Audio
Controller
IDT 92HD83
Stereo conversion
24-bit (analog-to-digital and digital-to-analog)
Speaker
dual 8-ohms speakers in both the left and right
speaker assembly
Hard-Drive Storage
Internal speaker amplifier
up to 2 W per channel; up to 4 W total power
Interface
SATA
Number of hard drives
one
Type
standard portable and solid-state hard-drives
Internal microphone support dual digital-array microphones in the display
assembly
Volume controls
program menus and media control buttons
Audio connectors
two audio output/headphone connectors and
one audio input/microphone connector
The audio input/microphone connector
also functions as an output connector in a
5.1-channel surround-sound speaker setup
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Display
Type
(WLED)
Battery
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15.6 inch HD+ (1600 x 900)
15.6 inch FHD (1920 x 1080)
Refresh Rate
60 Hz
Operating angle
0° (closed) to 140°
Pixel pitch
0.2550 mm
Controls
brightness can be controlled through keyboard
shortcuts
Keyboard (Backlit)
Type and dimensions
6-cell “smart” lithium ion (57 Whr)
Depth
53.8 mm (2.12 inches)
Height
21.3 mm (0.84 inches)
Width
213 mm (8.39 inches)
Weight
0.33 kg (0.72 lb)
9-cell “smart” lithium ion (86 Whr) (optional)
Depth
53.8 mm (2.12 inches)
Layouts
U.S. and Canada; Europe; Japan
Height
36.9 mm (1.45 inches)
Backlight color
RGB; colors can be changed by invoking the
AlienFX® application in the Alienware Command
Center. For details, see your Mobile Manual
Width
330 mm (12.99 inches)
Weight
0.5 kg (1.1 lb)
Voltage
12.6 VDC
Operating time
Battery operating time varies depending
on operating conditions and can be
significantly reduced under certain
power‑intensive conditions
Life span (approximate)
300 discharge/charge cycles
Touch pad
X/Y position resolution
(graphics table mode)
240 cpi
Width
71.7-mm (2.8-inches) sensor-active area
Height
34.0-mm (1.3-inches) rectangle
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Battery
AC Adapter
Temperature range
Dimensions:
Operating
0° to 50°C (32° to 122°F)
Height
25.4 mm (1.0 inches)
Storage
–20° to 65°C (–4° to 149°F)
Width
154.7 mm (6.1 inches)
Coin-cell battery
CR-2032
Length
25.4 mm (1.0 inches)
Weight (without AC power cord)
0.52 kg (1.14 lb)
Temperature range:
AC Adapter
Type
150 W
Operating
0° to 35°C (32° to 95°F)
Input voltage
100 - 240 VAC
Storage
–40° to 70°C (–40° to 158°F)
Input current (maximum)
2.5 A
Connector types:
Input frequency
50 - 60 Hz
DC connector
3 pin, 7.4 mm plug
Output current
7.7 A (continuous)
AC connector
3 pin - C13
Output power
150 W
Rated output voltage
19.5 VDC
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Computer Environment
Temperature range:
Operating
0° to 35°C (32° to 95°F)
Storage
–40° to 65°C (–40° to 149°F)
Relative humidity (maximum):
Operating
10% to 90% (non-condensing)
Storage
10% to 95% (non-condensing)
Maximum vibration (using a random vibration spectrum that simulates user
environment):
Operating
0.66 GRMS
Storage
1.3 GRMS
Maximum shock (Measured with hard drive in operating status and a 2-ms
half-sine pulse for operating. Also measured with hard drive in head-parked
position and a 2-ms halfsine pluse for storage):
Operating
110 G
Storage
160 G
Altitude (maximum):
Operating
–15.2 to 3048 m (–50 to 10,000 ft)
Storage
–15.2 to 10,668 m (–50 to 35,000 ft)
Airborne contaminant level
G2 or lower as defined by ISA-S71.04-1985
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