mobility radeon 6900 3dmark Dell Alienware M17x sporting Intel Sandy Bridge and AMD Mobility Radeon 6900 surfaces

Just a couple of weeks ago, a few laptops from Acer, Gateway and Lenovo running Sandy Bridge were discovered. Today, we are seeing another Sandy Bridge laptop, the Dell Alienware M17x refresh. The updated model sports an Intel Core i7-2720QM 2.2GHz quad core processor and AMD Mobility Radeon HD 6900 graphics, and notches up a score of over 20,000 in 3DMark06.

Just a couple of weeks ago, a few laptops from Acer, Gateway and Lenovo running Sandy Bridge were discovered. Today, we are seeing another Sandy Bridge laptop, the Dell Alienware M17x refresh.

mobility radeon 6900 Dell Alienware M17x sporting Intel Sandy Bridge and AMD Mobility Radeon 6900 surfaces

The updated laptop uses a new Core i7-2720QM (4C/8T) 2.2GHz processor and a not-seen-before AMD Mobility Radeon HD 6900 discrete GPU. This combination produced a score of 20,155 in Futuremark’s 3DMark06.

In comparison, a slightly faster i7-2730QM 2.3GHz paired with an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 460M racks up a score of about 17,000.

 

dell sandy bridge 1 Dell Alienware M17x sporting Intel Sandy Bridge and AMD Mobility Radeon 6900 surfaces

Left side of a refreshed Dell Alienware.

 

dell sandy bridge 2 Dell Alienware M17x sporting Intel Sandy Bridge and AMD Mobility Radeon 6900 surfaces

The right side.

 

dell sandy bridge Dell Alienware M17x sporting Intel Sandy Bridge and AMD Mobility Radeon 6900 surfaces

And an overview; we see that the upcoming Alienware has a few subtle changes to its appearance.