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Alienware launches first ATI CrossFireX notebook
Press release, November 4; Joseph Tsai, DIGITIMES [Tuesday 4 November 2008]

Gaming notebook manufacturer Alienware is putting two ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3800-series graphics processors in the Alienware M17 notebook PC. The Alienware M17 is the world's first notebook from a major manufacturer to include AMD's ATI CrossFireX multi-GPU technology with Microsoft Direct X 10.1 support, according to the company.

The M17 notebook also features a 17-inch widescreen panel and Intel's quad-core Core 2 Quad or dual-core Core 2 Duo CPU.

Alienware M17 notebook specifications

Item

Detail

Processors

Intel Core 2 Dual, Quad or Extreme Processors

Graphics card

Two ATI mobility Radeon HD 3870 with CrossFireX enabled

Chipset

Intel PM45 + ICH9M-E

Memory

Up to 4GB dual-channel DDR3 at 1066MHz

LCD Panel

17-inch widescreen WUXGA (1920×1200) with Clearview technology

Source: Company, compiled by Digitimes, November 2008

Alienware M17 notebook features dual ATI Radeon 3870 graphics cards with CrossFireX technology

Alienware M17 notebook features dual ATI Radeon HD 3870 graphics cards with CrossFireX technology
Photo: Company

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