Question about Alienware M15x Graphics Cards Tags: Graphics Cards Alienware Laptops Last response: May 5, 2010 6:52 PM in Laptops & Notebooks Share ua10d2me May 5, 2010 5:20:57 PM The three choices that you have for graphics cards for the Alienware M15x are: 1) 512MB NVIDIA® GeForce® GT 240M (standard) 2) 1GB ATI Radeon™ Mobility HD 5850 (add $150 usd) 3) 1GB NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 260M (add $200 usd) here are the specs i have chosen: CPU: Intel® Core™ i7-620M 2.66GHz (3.33Ghz Turbo Mode, 4M cache) OS: Genuine Windows® 7 Home Premium, 64bit Graphics: 512MB NVIDIA® GeForce® GT 240M RAM: 4GB Dual Channel DDR3 at 1066MHz HDD: 320GB SATAII 7,200RPM I will be using this laptop for gaming(i realize it is not a major gaming config) and doing everyday billpay/ budget needs, etc....so is it worth the $150 or $200 to get extra graphics or not? Thanks. More about : question alienware m15x graphics cards WR2 a b U Graphics card a c 572 D Laptop May 5, 2010 5:50:00 PM If you play World of Warcraft - no. If you want to play Battlefield: Bad Company 2 or CoD: MW2 - maybe. The 5850 looks to be about as good as the GTX 260. GeForce GTX 260M Mobility Radeon HD 5850 GeForce GT 240M m 0 l ua10d2me May 5, 2010 6:52:45 PM thanks, ya i plan on playing MW2. much appreciated. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedAlienware M15x Graphics Card Upgrade Forum Is It Possible To Upgrade Alienware M15x Graphics Card Forum Alienware M15X Graphic Card upgrade. Forum Possibly upgrading my Alienware m15x 's Nvidia geforce GTX260m graphics card. Please help!! Forum Alienware m15x graphics card Forum Alienware M15X Customization question Forum M15x alienware internal network card Forum Sound Card for Alienware M15x Forum Alienware M15x AlienFX questions Forum Alienware m15x video card Forum SolvedQuestion about PSU and two graphic cards Forum SolvedSimple question about upgrading graphics cards Forum SolvedQuestion about graphics cards Forum SolvedQuestion about the fragility of graphics cards Forum SolvedQuestion about graphics cards Forum SolvedProbably a stupid question about graphics cards Forum SolvedQuestion about PSU's and the minimum power requirements of the graphics card Forum SolvedI have a question about a new graphics card! Will my PSU handle? Forum Question About Graphics Cards ? Forum SolvedQuick question about amd drivers for graphic cards... Forum More resources Read discussions in other Laptops & Notebooks categories Battery Acer Asus Dell Hewlett Packard iPad Toshiba Vaio !