Comparison of Alienware 17 vs Alienware 15 (R4)
Comparison of Alienware 15 (R4) vs Alienware 17

Alienware 17 vs Alienware 15 (R4)

Comparison summary

For performance Alienware 15 has a lot better processor.

For displaying graphics 15 has a better performing graphics card.

Alienware 17 has a bigger screen.

17 is cheaper.

17 has more SSD storage.

Compare technical specifications of Alienware 17
Compare technical specifications of Alienware 15 (R4)

Alienware 17

Alienware 15 (R4)

Compare specifications

Alienware 17Alienware 15 (R4)
Processor (CPU)?Central Processing Unit is the heart of a laptop and is responsible for executing programs.
Intel Core i7-6700HQIntel 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 1060GeForce GTX 1070
Screen size
17.3″15.6in
Screen resolution
Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels)Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels)
Weight
9.74 lbs (4.42 kg)-
Size (length x width x height)
16.7 x 13.1 x 1.18 inches
(42.42 x 33.27 x 3 cm)
Operating system (OS)
Windows 10Windows 10
Hard drives
120gb SSD, 1000gb HDD250gb SSD, 1000gb HDD
Amazon.com List Price
$1,699.99$1,999.44
Amazon.com Lowest New Price
$1,699.99$1,999.44
Amazon.com Lowest Used Price
$1,799.77
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$1,599.00
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MSI GS65 Stealth-006
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$1,699.00
$1,698.99

Amazon.com description

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