Computer Upgrade King CUK ROG Strix Scar GL703GM (LT-AS-0214-CUK-003)
Alienware 17 (AW17R3)

Computer Upgrade King CUK ROG Strix Scar GL703GM (LT-AS-0214-CUK-003) vs Alienware 17 (AW17R3)

Comparison summary

For performance Computer Upgrade King CUK ROG Strix Scar GL703GM has a lot better processor. It also has more memory.

For displaying graphics CUK ROG Strix Scar GL703GM has a lot better performing graphics card.

For portability CUK ROG Strix Scar GL703GM is lighter. It's also thinner and smaller in size.

CUK ROG Strix Scar GL703GM is cheaper.

Alienware 17 has more SSD storage.

Computer Upgrade King CUK ROG Strix Scar GL703GM (LT-AS-0214-CUK-003)
Alienware 17 (AW17R3)

Computer Upgrade King CUK ROG Strix Scar GL703GM (LT-AS-0214-CUK-003)

Alienware 17 (AW17R3)

Compare laptop specifications

Computer Upgrade King CUK ROG Strix Scar GL703GM (LT-AS-0214-CUK-003)Alienware 17 (AW17R3)
Processor (CPU)?Central Processing Unit is the heart of a laptop and is responsible for executing programs.
Intel Core i7-8750HIntel Core i7-6700HQ
Memory (RAM)?Memory increases the general speed of a laptop.
Graphics card (GPU)?Graphics Processing Unit calculates 3D graphics and is essential for gaming and heavy programs.
GeForce GTX 1060GeForce GTX 970M
Screen size
Screen resolution
Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels)Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels)
6.5 lbs (2.95 kg)8.3 lbs (3.76 kg)
Size (length x width x height)
16.22 x 10.77 x 0.94 inches16.93 x 11.49 x 1.35 inches
(41.2 x 27.36 x 2.39 cm)(43 x 29.18 x 3.43 cm)
Operating system (OS)
Windows 10 Home?
Hard drives
500gb SSD, 1000gb HDD380gb SSD, 1000gb HDD List Price
$1,749.99$1,999.00 Lowest New Price
$1,749.99$1,999.00 Lowest Used Price
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CUK ROG Strix Scar GL703GM Ultimate Gaming Laptop (Intel 8th Gen Coffee Lake i7-8750H, 32GB RAM, 500GB NVMe SSD + 1TB HDD, NVIDIA GTX 1060 6GB, 17.3" Full HD, Windows 10) Slim Gamers Notebook

Computer Upgrade King sells computers with upgraded configurations. If the computer has modifications (listed above), then the manufacturer box is opened for it to be tested and inspected and to install the upgrades to achieve the specifications as advertised. If no modifications are listed, the item is unopened and untested. Defects & blemishes are significantly reduced by our in depth inspection & testing.

Processor: Intel Core i7-8750H 6 Core Processor (9MB Cache, 2.2GHz-4.1GHz) 45W

RAM: 32GB DDR4 2666MHz | Hard Drive: 500GB NVME Solid State Drive + 1TB 5400rpm Hard Disk Drive

Keyboard: ASUS AURA SYNC Customizable RGB Gaming Keyboard | Operating System: Windows 10 Home x64

Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 6GB GDDR5 | Display: 17.3" Full HD Matte 120Hz Display (1920 x 1080)

32GB RAM + 500GB NVMe SSD + 1TB HDD Upgrades | 3-Year CUK Limited Warranty (View warranty section below for more details)

Alienware 17 AW17R3 17.3-Inch Full HD Gaming Laptop, 6th Gen Intel Core i7-6700HQ UP to 3.5GHz, 8GB Memory, 384GB SSD (128GB SSD x 3) + 1TB Hard Drive, 3GB GeForce GTX 970M Graphics, Windows 10

The Alienware 17 is thinner and lighter than any 17-inch laptop we've created before, but that doesn't mean we skimped on performance. It's crafted with aerospace-inspired carbon fiber filled surfaces that add stiffness and durability, and copper heat sinks that enable proper cooling. Powered by high-performance latest generation Intel processors, and offering a new USB Type-C port with support for SuperSpeed USB 10 Gbps (USB 3.1) and Thunderbolt3 technologies, the Alienware 17 is designed to give you the best experience on an impressive screen. *** Alienware 17 automatically overclocks and monitors internal temperatures to keep your system running cool when the action is hot and deliver performance precisely when you need it.

6th Generation Intel Core i7-6700HQ (Quad-Core, 6MB Cache, up to 3.5GHz w/ Turbo Boost), Windows 10 64-bit

8GB Dual Channel DDR4 at 2133MHz, 384GB (128GB SSD x 3) Solid State Drive + 1TB 5400RPM SATA 6Gb/s Hard Drive, No Optical Drive

17.3 Inch FHD (1920 x 1080 pixels) LED-lit Truelife Screen, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970M with 3GB GDDR5, 1 x HDMI, Mini DisplayPort, Alienware Graphics Amplifier port

Killer 1535 Wireless, Killer Gigabit Ethernet and Bluetooth 4.1, 9-in-1 Media Card Reader and 4 x USB 3.0

Backlit Keyboard, Anodized Aluminum, Primary 8-cell lithium-ion 92Whr