Updated on 3 June 2013 by

If you are looking for desktop replacement notebooks , those with a display size of 18 inch would be preferable. These large-size laptops could be more productive because of the screen space and robust processing power owned by them. The topmost 18 inch laptops find wide use in multimedia and high end gaming.

The best 18 inch laptops generally weigh above 7 lb and should incorporate 2GHz Intel Core i7 processors, powerful NVIDIA GeForce GTX graphics cards and over 6GB RAM. Furthermore, for home entertainment you need high-resolution screens and DVD drives in these 18 inch laptops.

Currently, our listing of 18 inch laptops are from the brands like Acer, Toshiba, Dell and HP.

Dell laptops excel in the category of 18 inch laptops with decent keyboard layout and programmable macro key controls. For 3D games, these 18 inch notebooks from Dell support WirelessHD for the content to be viewable on compatible HDTV. Large displays of Dell notebooks provide you the experience of desktops but at a higher cost. Besides, these massive and heavy notebooks are non portable.

Planning to buy high performance laptops only for indoor use? Do refer our listing of the best 18 inch laptops based on the topmost opinions of major review sites from around the web.


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MSI GT80 2QE Titan SLI
Dell Alienware 18
Dell Alienware M18x R2
Dell Alienware M18x
Acer Aspire AS8943G
MSI GT80 2QE Titan SLI
Dell Alienware 18 Laptop
Dell Alienware M18x R2 Gaming Computer- 3rd Generation Intel Core i7-3610QM (6MB Cache, up to... (dkcwlr17) PC Notebook
Dell Alienware M18x PC Notebook
Acer Aspire AS8943G-6190 18 4-Inch Laptop - Aluminum  LXPUH02280  PC Notebook
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Release Date
Feb 2015
May 2013
May 2012
Apr 2011
Jun 2010
Display Size
18.4 in.
18.4 in.
18.4 in.
18.4 in.
18.4 in.
Display
18.4 inches, Widescreen, 1920 x 1080
18.4 in. WLED FHD
18.4 in. WLED WideFHD
18.4 in.
18.4-inch Full HD Widescreen
Hard Drive
Dual 128GB,n/a,Dual mSATA SSD
1250 GB SSD, 7200 rpm
500GB, 7200 RPM
256 GB
500GB SATA 5400RPM
Installed Memory
16 GB
32 GB DDR3L
8 GB (DDR3 SDRAM)
6 GB (DDR3 SDRAM)
4GB DDR3
Operating System
Windows 8.1
Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate
Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium
Processor
2.6 GHz, Intel Core i7-4720HQ, 2.6-GHz Intle Core i7-4720HQ processor
Core i7-4900MQ 2.8 GHz
Core i7 3.4 GHz
Core i7
Intel Core i7 1.6 GHz
Laptop Type
Gaming
Desktop Replacement
Netbook
Notebook
Average Rating
 4.0 stars
 4.2 stars
 4.6 stars
 4.1 stars
 3.2 stars
Keypad
100% Positive
71% Positive
29% Negative
Display
100% Positive
75% Positive
25% Negative
Look and Feel
60% Positive
40% Negative
100% Positive
Performance
100% Positive
100% Positive
Speaker
100% Negative
100% Positive

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