ASUS ROG Zephyrus Thin (GX501VS-XS71)
Alienware 15 (R4)

ASUS ROG Zephyrus Thin (GX501VS-XS71) vs Alienware 15 (R4)

Comparison summary

For performance Alienware 15 has a lot better processor.

15 has an HDD storage.

Otherwise they are similar.

ASUS ROG Zephyrus Thin (GX501VS-XS71)
Alienware 15 (R4)

ASUS ROG Zephyrus Thin (GX501VS-XS71)

Alienware 15 (R4)

Compare specifications

ASUS ROG Zephyrus Thin (GX501VS-XS71)Alienware 15 (R4)
Processor (CPU)?Central Processing Unit is the heart of a laptop and is responsible for executing programs.
Intel Core i7-7700HQIntel Core i7-8750H
Memory (RAM)?Memory increases the general speed of a laptop.
16gb16gb
Graphics card (GPU)?Graphics Processing Unit calculates 3D graphics and is essential for gaming and heavy programs.
GeForce GTX 1070GeForce GTX 1070
Screen size
15.6″15.6in
Screen resolution
Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels)Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels)
Weight
4.9 lbs (2.22 kg)-
Size (length x width x height)
15.6 x 10.3 x 0.7 inches
(39.62 x 26.16 x 1.78 cm)
Operating system (OS)
Windows 10 ProWindows 10
Hard drives
250gb SSD250gb SSD, 1000gb HDD
Amazon.com List Price
$1,999.00$1,999.44
Amazon.com Lowest New Price
$1,999.00$1,999.44
Amazon.com Lowest Used Price
$1,999.77$1,799.77
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Compare ASUS ROG Zephyrus Thin / Alienware 15 vs other gaming laptops:

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Dell XPS
Dell XPS
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$1,599.00

Amazon.com description

ASUS ROG Zephyrus Thin & Light Gaming Laptop, 15.6" Full HD 120Hz, Intel Core i7-7700HQ Processor, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 8GB, 16GB DDR4, 256GB PCIe M.2 SSD, Windows 10 Professional - GX501VS-XS71

ROG Zephyrus is a revolutionary gaming laptop born from ROG's persistent dedication to innovation. Despite being thinner than all previous ROG laptops, it has the hardware to rival high-end gaming desktops: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 graphics with Max Q Technology, a 7th Generation Intel Core processor, an optional 120Hz wide-view display, and Windows 10 Professional. ROG slimmed the body to a mere 16.9-17.9mm while maintaining powerful cooling thanks to a clever new air-flow design: Active Aerodynamic System. The sleek chassis also includes an RGB keyboard that will feel familiar to gamers who typically play on desktop PCs.

Ultra-thin and ultra-light with a thickness of only 0.7" (with the lid closed) and weighing only 4.9 lbs

Next-generation gaming performance with NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 8GB GDDR5 *(with Max Q Technology) graphics

7th Gen Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz Processor (Turbo up to 3.8GHz)

Quiet and cool featuring ROG Active Aerodynamic System which improves airflow by up to 40% and reduces temperatures by up to 20% compared to conventional cooling. *Actual cooling performance varies due to system and environmental conditions

High refresh rate 120Hz wide view Full-HD display with NVIDIA G-SYNC technology. With HDMI 2.0, you can connect to 4K TVs at 60Hz

RGB Gaming Keyboard featuring ASUS Aura technology. Adjust the QWER and WASD clusters separately to adapt to MOBA and FPS titles.

Windows 10 Professional Pre-Installed

Fast SSD and RAM: featuring 256GB PCIe Gen3 x4 NVMe M.2 SSD & 16GB DDR4 2400MHz. 802.11ac 2x2 Wi-Fi

Alienware 15 R4 Gaming Laptop: Core i7-8750H, NVidia GTX 1070, 256GB SSD + 1TB HDD, 16GB RAM, 15.6inch Full HD Display

The new Alienware 15 is for consumers looking for a gaming notebook that prioritizes gaming performance with balanced portability features and specs. The Alienware 15 is VR-capable and will have VR-certified configurations available. Performance-wise, the new generation of Alienware laptops are engineered to support NVIDIA's GeForce GTX 1070 graphics, the new Intel Core, and 16GB 2400 MHz DDR4 memory. This new generation introduces the 8th generation Intel CPUs with the Core i7 H-series processors supporting dynamic overclocking.

8th Generation Intel Core i7-8750H (6-Core, 9MB Cache, up to 4.1GHz w/ Turbo Boost)

16GB 2400MHz DDR4 / Windows 10

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 OC with 8GB GDDR5

15.6 inch FHD (1920 x 1080) 60Hz IPS Display - Silver Chassis

256GB PCIe M.2 SSD + 1TB 7200RPM HDD