Alienware 17 R4 Signature Edition (T8TJG)
Apple MacBook MPXW2B/A

Alienware 17 R4 Signature Edition (T8TJG) vs Apple MacBook MPXW2B/A

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$2,499.11
£1,949.00
£1,529.00

Comparison summary

For performance Alienware 17 R4 Signature Edition has a lot better processor. It also has more memory.

For displaying graphics 17 R4 Signature Edition has a lot better performing graphics card.

Apple MacBook MPXW2B/A has a higher resolution screen (WQXGA).

17 R4 Signature Edition has a bigger screen.

MPXW2B/A is cheaper.

17 R4 Signature Edition has more SSD storage 17 R4 Signature Edition has an HDD storage.

Alienware 17 R4 Signature Edition (T8TJG)
Apple MacBook MPXW2B/A

Alienware 17 R4 Signature Edition (T8TJG)

Apple MacBook MPXW2B/A

Compare laptop specifications

Alienware 17 R4 Signature Edition (T8TJG)Apple MacBook MPXW2B/A
Processor (CPU)?Central Processing Unit is the heart of a laptop and is responsible for executing programs.
Intel Core i7-6700HQIntel Core i5 Series
Memory (RAM)?Memory increases the general speed of a laptop.
16gb8gb
Graphics card (GPU)?Graphics Processing Unit calculates 3D graphics and is essential for gaming and heavy programs.
GeForce GTX 1070Intel Iris Graphics
Screen size
17.3″13″
Screen resolution
Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels)WQXGA (2560 x 1600 pixels)
Weight
-1.37 kg
Size (length x width x height)
30.4 x 21.23 x 1.5 cm
(11.97 x 8.36 x 0.59 inches)
Operating system (OS)
Windows 10 Home?
Hard drives
250gb SSD, 1000gb HDD500gb SSD
Amazon.com Price
$2,499.11
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Amazon.co.uk List Price
£1,799.00£1,949.00
Amazon.co.uk Lowest New Price
£1,799.00£1,529.00
Amazon.co.uk Lowest Used Price
£1,420.00
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Amazon.co.uk description

Alienware 17 R4 Signature Edition Gaming Laptop i7-6700HQ/16GB/256GB SSD+1TB HDD/NVIDIA GTX1070 VR-ready

A potent blend of next-gen graphics power and menacing style, the Alienware 17 R4 laptops are a true force of nature on the gaming scene. It's virtual reality-ready and tackles the most intense games with NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 graphics with 8GB dedicated graphics memory that deliver extremely smooth, cinematic gameplay. The Alienware 17 R4 is also built with premium materials that ensure rugged durability, enhanced thermal management, and overall tactile comfort. Get next-gen VR performance with NVIDIA GeForce GTX graphics, the most advanced ever created with three times the performance of previous generation GPUs. Sign in to the Alienware 17 R4 with just a look thanks to facial-recognition technology enabled by Windows Hello and the PC's HD+IR presence detection camera. A hinge-forward design moves the thermal shelf to the rear to enable a thinner design, better ventilation, higher-quality sound, and external ports organization. The lightning-fast 6th Gen Intel Core i7 delivers striking visuals, extended battery life, and higher data transfer rates.

17.3" Full HD Display

Intel Core i7 6700, 2.6 GHz (up to 3.5 GHz with turbo boost)

16 GB DDR4 SDRAM, 256GB SSD + 1TB HDD Hybrid Storage

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 Graphics with 8GB Dedicated Graphics Memory

Windows 10 Home Edition (64-Bit), USB 3.1, VR Ready Graphics, Alienware HD+IR Integrated Webcam

Apple 13-Inch Macbook Pro with Retina (Space Grey) - (Intel Core i5 3.1 GHz, 8 GB RAM, 512 GB SSD)

It's razor thin, feather light, and even faster and more powerful than before. It has the brightest, most colourful Mac notebook display ever. And it features the Touch Bar - a Multi-Touch-enabled strip of glass built into the keyboard for instant access to the tools you want, just when you want them. MacBook Pro is built on groundbreaking ideas. And it's ready for yours. It's razor thin, feather light, and even faster and more powerful than before. It has the brightest, most colourful Mac notebook display ever. And it features the Touch Bar - a Multi-Touch-enabled strip of glass built into the keyboard for instant access to the tools you want, just when you want them. MacBook Pro is built on groundbreaking ideas. And it's ready for yours. The Touch Bar replaces the function keys that have long occupied the top of your keyboard with something much more versatile and capable.2 It changes automatically based on what you're doing to show you relevant tools you already know how to use - system controls like volume and brightness, interactive ways to adjust or browse through content, intelligent typing features like emoji and predictive text, and more. And now TouchID is available on a Mac, enabling instant access to logins and fast, secure online purchases with Apple Pay. Every 13-inch model features powerful integrated graphics with 64MB of embedded DRAM, which accelerates graphics tasks. That means more time for what matters most - creating amazing work. MacBook Pro packs more performance into a thin design, yet still provides all-day battery life - up to 10 hours for both the 13-inch and 15-inch models.1 So you're free to keep watching, gaming and editing from wherever you are. The display in the MacBook Pro is the best ever in a Mac notebook. It features bright LED backlighting and a high contrast ratio, delivering deep blacks and bright whites. Its large pixel aperture and variable refresh rate make it power efficient.

Processor: 3.1GHz dual-core Intel Core i5, Turbo Boost up to 3.5GHz, with 64MB of eDRAM

RAM: 8GB of 2133MHz LPDDR3 onboard memory

Storage: 512GB PCIe-based onboard SSD

Retina display: 13.3-inch (diagonal) LED-backlit display with IPS technology; 2560x1600 native resolution at 227 pixels per inch with support for millions of colours

Operating System: macOS Sierra, Intel Iris Plus Graphics 650