New NVIDIA GeForce GTX 580M now on Alienware M18x, puts most desktop rigs to shame

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Most desktop rigs already consider being able to run Crysis 2 without major niggles an accomplishment in itself, but that’s apparently not enough for NVIDIA and Alienware. No, the duo needs to play the game in the most eye-popping way possible, by way of 1920×1080 resolutions, with “Ultra” settings and PC crippling high-res textures and DX11 Ultra updates. The Alienware M18x is able to handle all of this graphic intensity by using not one, but two NVIDIA GTX580M GPUs on board running on SLI (see a video demo below for proof). Users will also be able to enjoy the same desktop shaming performance on the smaller, M17x. We don’t know the local prices yet, or if the duo of machines will even grace our lovely shores, but you know what they say, if you have to ask…