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 575 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 ua10d2me May 5, 2010 6:52:45 PM thanks, ya i plan on playing MW2. much appreciated. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumAlienware m15x graphics card ForumAlienware M15x Graphics Card Upgrade ForumAlienware m15x Question ForumHelp with my alienware M15x ForumAlienware M15x or Asus G73jh ForumIs the alienware M15X compatible with the gtx 560 ti video card ForumAlienware m15x - Laptop Advice ForumAlienware M15x not powering on. ForumAlienware m17x VS. Alienware m15x ForumPerformance issues with Alienware m15x ForumAlienware M15x ForumASUS G51JX-X2 vs. Alienware M15X ForumAlienware m15x or Asus g51j / g51jx ForumAlienware m15x with FSX ForumBack light or Inverter? ForumAW M15x now available with 5850 Forum[Solved] Alienware M17x ForumAlienware laptop choices ForumLooking for great gaming laptop, prive isn't an issue, nor is weight. I was loo ForumIs it possible to replace wifi cards in netbooks? More resources Read discussions in other Laptops & Notebooks categories Battery Acer Asus Dell Hewlett Packard iPad Toshiba Vaio !