Comparison of Alienware 15R3 (1487064636) vs Microsoft Surface Book 2 15″ (FVH-00002)
Comparison of Microsoft Surface Book 2 15″ (FVH-00002) vs Alienware 15R3 (1487064636)

Alienware 15R3 (1487064636) vs Microsoft Surface Book 2 15″ (FVH-00002)

Comparison summary

For performance Alienware 15R3 has a lot better performing processor.

Microsoft Surface Book 2 15″ has Windows 10 Pro, which is safer than Windows 10 Home that is in 15R3.

For displaying graphics 15R3 has a lot faster graphics card.

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

15R3 has a bigger screen. For portability Book 2 is lighter.

Book 2 has more SSD, but 15R3 has an HDD storage.

Compare technical specifications of Alienware 15R3 (1487064636)
Compare technical specifications of Microsoft Surface Book 2 15″ (FVH-00002)

Alienware 15R3 (1487064636)

Microsoft Surface Book 2 15″ (FVH-00002)

Compare specifications

Alienware 15R3 (1487064636)Microsoft Surface Book 2 15″ (FVH-00002)
Processor (CPU)?Central Processing Unit is the heart of a laptop and is responsible for executing programs.
Intel Core i7-6820HKIntel Core i7-8650U
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 1060
Screen size
15.6″15″
Screen resolution
4k (3840 x 2160 pixels)PixelSense (3240 x 2160 pixels)
Weight
7.69 lbs (3.49 kg)4.2 lbs (1.91 kg)
Operating system (OS)
Windows 10 HomeWindows 10 Pro
Hard drives
250gb SSD, 1200gb HDD1000gb SSD
Amazon.com List Price
$3,999.11
Amazon.com Lowest New Price
$3,999.11$3,999.11
Amazon.com Lowest Used Price
$2,484.77$1,674.00
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Amazon.com description

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)

Microsoft Surface Book 2 15 Inch 1TB i7 16GB RAM Bundle (1.9GHz i7 Up to 4.2GHz, 3240 x 2160 Resolution, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060)

1.9GHz 8th Generation Intel Core i7-8650U Quad-Core (Up to 4.2GHz)

16GB of RAM, 1TB SSD Storage, Detachable Screen, 17 Hour Battery Life

15 Inch (3240 x 2160 Resolution) Touchscreen Display, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 GPU (6GB GDDR5)

SDXC Media Card Slot, USB Type-C, USB 3.0 Type-A, 802.11ac Wi-F,| Bluetooth 4.1,Windows 10 Pro (64-Bit)

Included in Surface Book 2 15 Inch 1TB Bundle: Microsoft Surface Pen Platinum, USB Type-C to HDMI / VGA / DVI Adapter