Want an AMD RX 7900M? The new Alienware m18 pairs that GPU with the Ryzen 9 7945HX

Alienware m18
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What you need to know

  • AMD launched the Radeon RX 7900M laptop GPU today, which the company promises is the "fastest AMD Radeon GPU ever developed for laptops."
  • The Alienware m18 is among the first laptops to have a configuration with the RX 7900M.
  • The new model of the Alienware m18 features an AMD Ryzen 9 7945HX, AMD Radeon RX 7900M, and an FHD+ display with a refresh rate of 480MHz.
  • That configuration of the Alienware m18 is available now for $2,799.99.

AMD just launched the "fastest AMD Radeon GPU ever developed for laptops," the RX 7900M. You can get that graphics processor in the Alienware m18. With the new GPU from AMD inside, the Alienware m18 should be able to handle the best PC games with ease. The RX 7900M-powered Alienware m18 is available now for $2,799.99.

Alienware m18 Specs

CPU: Ryzen 9 7945HX
GPU: RX 7900M
Display: 18" FHD+, 480Hz
Storage: 1TB M.2 MCIe NVMe SSD

The AMD Radeon RX 7900M is a powerful gaming GPU for laptops that's built on AMD's RDNA 3 architecture. It's designed to compete with other high-end GPUs, such as NVIDIA RTX 4090 (mobile). The RX 7900M has 16GB of GDDR6 VRAM as well as AI accelerators. It also supports second-generation AMD Infinity Cache and second-generation raytracing technology.

The Alienware m18 with the RX 7900M inside features high-end specs, such as the AMD Ryzen 9 7945HX, 32GB of RAM, and a 1TB M.2 PCIe NVMe. The laptop's 18-inch display has a 1920 x 1200 resolution, a 480Hz refresh rate, and a 3ms response time.  The screen covers 100% DCI-P3 as well.

Since the AMD Radeon RX 7900M just launched, we'll have to wait a bit to see how it stands up to real-world testing. If it performs as advertised, it should help deliver an excellent gaming experience. The Alienware m18 with an Intel processor is one of the best Alienware gaming laptops around, and its Radeon-powered sibling seems likely to join it on that list.

Alienware m18 gaming laptop | $2,799.99 at Dell

Alienware m18 gaming laptop | $2,799.99 at Dell

This is one of the first laptops to run on the AMD Radeon RX 7900M, which is the most powerful Radeon GPU to date. That high-end graphics processor is paired with an AMD Ryzen 7945X in this PC, giving you a ludicrous amount of portable gaming power.

Sean Endicott
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