What makes the Alienware M11x have the naming scheme “R2″ next to it? It stands for Revision 2, because it includes the new Nvidia Optimus graphics switching tech based on the same discrete GeForce 335m graphics setup with Intel HD graphics. This particular unit also has a Core i7 ULV CPU running at 1.20 GHz, and can be overclocked via the BIOS to a freakish 2.26 GHz while still staying moderately warm, but not hot. The screen is the same 11.6 WLED with 1336×768 resolution, and this particular unit (again) has a matte black finish with a rubber feel The unboxing is above, available in glorious HD.
The full review comes next week, along with more unboxings and surprises.