Alienware M14xR2

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This wiki page documents the configuration and troubleshooting specific to the Alienware M14xR2 laptop.

See the Beginners' Guide for installation instructions.

System Specifications

The M14xR2 base model comes with the following options:

Base model

  • Intel® Core™ i5 or i7
  • 6GB or 8GB or 12GB or 16GB of 1600MHz DDR3 RAM
  • 1GB or 2GB GDDR5 NVIDIA® GeForce® GT 650M
  • 1366x768 or 1600x900 WLED TrueLife 14" screen
  • 750GB or 1000GB SATA drives and SSD until 500GB
  • SuperMulti 8x DVD±R/RW or Blu-ray double layer reader BD-ROM, DVD+RW, CD-RW
  • 8 cell Lithium-ion battery (63 W/h)
  • 1,3 megapixel webcap with 2 microphones
  • Optional 4.0 bluetooth
  • Wireless N capable


  • RJ-45 Gigabit Ethernet
  • SuperSpeed USB 3.0 (2x)
  • Hi-Speed USB 2.0 with PowerShare technology
  • Mini display port
  • HDMI 1.4
  • VGA port
  • 9 in 1 card reader
  • Audio jack 1/8" (2x)
  • Input audio jack 1/8" (can be used for 5.1 audio output)
  • Security port