Comparison of Alienware x17 R1 (Alienware x17 R1) vs Dell XPS 17 9700 (Dell XPS 17 9700)
Comparison of Dell XPS 17 9700 (Dell XPS 17 9700) vs Alienware x17 R1 (Alienware x17 R1)

Alienware x17 R1 (Alienware x17 R1) vs Dell XPS 17 9700 (Dell XPS 17 9700)

Comparison summary

For performance Alienware x17 R1 has a lot better processor. It also has more memory.

For displaying graphics x17 R1 has a lot better performing graphics card.

Dell XPS 17 9700 features a higher resolution screen (4k).

For portability XPS 17 9700 is lighter.

x17 R1 is a bit cheaper.

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Compare technical specifications of Dell XPS 17 9700 (Dell XPS 17 9700)

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Alienware x17 R1 (Alienware x17 R1)Dell XPS 17 9700 (Dell XPS 17 9700)
Processor (CPU)?Central Processing Unit is the heart of a laptop and is responsible for executing programs.
Intel Core i7-11800HIntel Core i9-10885H
Memory (RAM)?Memory increases the general speed of a laptop.
32gb16gb
Graphics card (GPU)?Graphics Processing Unit calculates 3D graphics and is essential for gaming and heavy programs.
GeForce RTX 3080GeForce RTX 2060
Screen size
17.3″17.0″
Screen resolution
Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels)4k (3840 x 2160 pixels)
Weight
3.2 kg2.51 kg
Operating system (OS)
Windows 10 HomeWindows 10 Home
Hard drives
1000gb SSD1000gb SSD
Amazon.co.uk List Price
£3,099.00£3,199.00
Amazon.co.uk Lowest New Price
£3,099.00£3,199.00
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Amazon.co.uk description

Alienware x17 R1 17.3 Inch FHD (1920 x 1080) Gaming Laptop, Intel Core i7-11800H (11th Gen), NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 16GB GDDR6, 360Hz 300nits 32 GB RAM, 1 TB SSD, Win 10 Home (Lunar Light)

With 8-core 11th Gen Intel Core processors you’ll experience high-performance action across your favorite games and applications.

For an improved visual experience, the 360Hz panel supports NVIDIA G-SYNC technology which is intended for a better handshake between the refresh rate of your display and the refresh rate that your GPU can provide.

The FHD 360Hz panel on the x17 includes low blue light technology that is hardware-based so you can game long, without any concerns or reduction in image quality.

Introducing Alienware's quad fan technology, a patent-pending industry exclusive included in our X-Series laptops. This new design includes a combination of standard evacuative fans which move air through the system.

Dell New XPS 17 9700 17.0 Inch 4K UHD+ Laptop,Intel Core i9-10885H(10th Gen), 16 GB RAM, 1 TB SSD, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060, InfinityEdge Touch Anti-Reflecitve 500-Nit, Fingerprint Reader, Win 10 Home

High-performance 10th Gen Intel Core processor and powerful NVIDIA graphics power the most intensive creative pursuits.

The NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 power accelerates your apps to faster speed in video editing, graphic design, photography, and game broadcasting. NVIDIA GPUs, backed by NVIDIA Studio Drivers, accelerate your creative apps for incredible performance boosts. Welcome to your new creative studio

Every element is carefully considered - from its large touchpad and keyboard to its durable Gorilla Glass, machined aluminum, and black carbon fiber with high-polished diamond-cut sidewalls.

Eyesafe display reduces harmful blue light and maintains vivid color. It's the first panel to intelligently manage light energy and the source.

Immerse yourself in a 3D surround sound experience with more than 7,000 machined speaker holes and a quad design with Waves Nx audio.

Connectivity technology: Bluetooth

Operating system: Windows 10 Home

Display size: 17.0 inches

Number of ports: 9