Comparison of Alienware m15 R6 (m15 R6) vs Gigabyte AORUS 17″ (17G YD-73UK345SH)
Comparison of Gigabyte AORUS 17″ (17G YD-73UK345SH) vs Alienware m15 R6 (m15 R6)

Alienware m15 R6 (m15 R6) vs Gigabyte AORUS 17″ (17G YD-73UK345SH)


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Comparison summary

The laptops have different operating systems, Alienware m15 R6 has Windows 11 Home and Gigabyte AORUS 17″ has Windows 10 Home.

For displaying graphics AORUS has a faster graphics card.

m15 R6 has a higher resolution screen (Quad HD).

AORUS has a bigger screen. For carrying m15 R6 is lighter. It's also thinner and smaller in size.

m15 R6 has more SSD storage.

Compare technical specifications of Alienware m15 R6 (m15 R6)
Compare technical specifications of Gigabyte AORUS 17″ (17G YD-73UK345SH)

Alienware m15 R6 (m15 R6)

Gigabyte AORUS 17″ (17G YD-73UK345SH)

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Alienware m15 R6 (m15 R6)Gigabyte AORUS 17″ (17G YD-73UK345SH)
Processor (CPU)?Central Processing Unit is the heart of a laptop and is responsible for executing programs.
Intel Core i7-11800HIntel Core i7-11800H
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 RTX 3070GeForce RTX 3080
Screen size
Screen resolution
Quad HD (2560 x 1440 pixels)Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels)
2.42 kg2.7 kg
Size (length x width x height)
35.62 x 27.25 x 1.92 cm40.5 x 27.6 x 2.6 cm
(14.02 x 10.73 x 0.76 inches)(15.94 x 10.87 x 1.02 inches)
Operating system (OS)
Windows 11 HomeWindows 10 Home
Hard drives
1000gb SSD500gb SSD
Release date
October 23, 2021July 7, 2021 List Price
£2,699.00 Lowest New Price
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Laptop Dimensions

14.02 in
35.62 cm
10.73 in
27.25 cm
Thickness: 0.76 in (1.92 cm)
15.94 in
40.5 cm
10.87 in
27.6 cm
Thickness: 1.02 in (2.6 cm)

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£1,699.00 description

Alienware m15 R6 15.6" QHD 240Hz 1ms Gaming Laptop, Intel Core i7-11800H, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 8GB, 16GB RAM, 1TB SSD, Backlit Keyboard, NVIDIA G-SYNC, Windows 11 Home (Dark side of the moon)

Game with our fastest 15" G-SYNC displays ever, now with the option of an incredible 240Hz refresh rate and Advanced Optimus technology.

11th Gen Intel Core processors deliver powerful performance for uninterrupted gameplay.

Alienware Cryo-Tech optimizes component cooling, which maximizes overall performance.

Alienware's first 15" laptop with 3200Mhz memory. This m15 even lets gamers upgrade their memory post-purchase, using the two available SO DIMM slots.

Connectivity technology: wi-fi


Gigabyte AORUS 17.3 Inch Gaming Laptop, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 (8 GB), Full HD 300Hz, Intel i7-11800H, 32 GB, 512 GB SSD + Spare Bay, Windows 10 Home

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 (8 GB) Laptop GPU

11th Gen Intel Core i7 Processor H-Series

300Hz gaming display with 72% NTSC color gamut that brings out true gaming colours

Supports next-generation PCIe Gen4 SSD and Thunderbolt 4