Comparison of ASUS ROG Zephyrus Thin (GX501VS-XS71) vs Alienware 15R3 (1487064636)
Comparison of Alienware 15R3 (1487064636) vs ASUS ROG Zephyrus Thin (GX501VS-XS71)

ASUS ROG Zephyrus Thin (GX501VS-XS71) vs Alienware 15R3 (1487064636)

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Comparison summary

For performance Alienware 15R3 has a bit better processor.

ASUS ROG Zephyrus Thin has Windows 10 Pro, which is safer than Windows 10 Home that is in 15R3.

ROG Zephyrus Thin is cheaper.

15R3 has a higher resolution screen (4k).

For carrying ROG Zephyrus Thin is lighter.

15R3 has more HDD storage.

Compare technical specifications of ASUS ROG Zephyrus Thin (GX501VS-XS71)
Compare technical specifications of Alienware 15R3 (1487064636)

ASUS ROG Zephyrus Thin (GX501VS-XS71)

Alienware 15R3 (1487064636)

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ASUS ROG Zephyrus Thin (GX501VS-XS71)Alienware 15R3 (1487064636)
Processor (CPU)?Central Processing Unit is the heart of a laptop and is responsible for executing programs.
Intel Core i7-7700HQIntel Core i7-6820HK
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″15.6″
Screen resolution
Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels)4k (3840 x 2160 pixels)
Weight
4.9 lbs (2.22 kg)7.69 lbs (3.49 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 Home
Hard drives
250gb SSD250gb SSD, 1200gb HDD
Amazon.com Lowest New Price
$2,499.11$3,999.11
Amazon.com Lowest Used Price
$1,999.77$2,484.77
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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

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 15R3 Intel Core i7-6820HK X4 2.7GHz 16GB 1TB + 256GB SSD 15.6"

Intel Core i7-6820HK 2.7GHz; 1256GB SATA; 16GB DDR4

15.6" LED display; 3840 x 2160; NVIDIA GTX 1070 Graphics

802.11A,802.11AC,802.11B,802.11G,802.11N; Bluetooth 4.1; Microsoft Windows 10 Home

Backlit Keyboard; No Optical Drive; 7 Hours Battery Life

Dedicated NVIDIA GTX 1070 Graphics(8.0GB Dedicated Video Memory)