Comparison of Alienware x17 R1 (Alienware x17 R1) vs Gigabyte Aero 17 HDR XA (AERO 17 HDR XA-9UK4130SQ)
Comparison of Gigabyte Aero 17 HDR XA (AERO 17 HDR XA-9UK4130SQ) vs Alienware x17 R1 (Alienware x17 R1)

Alienware x17 R1 (Alienware x17 R1) vs Gigabyte Aero 17 HDR XA (AERO 17 HDR XA-9UK4130SQ)

Comparison summary

For performance Alienware x17 R1 has a lot better processor.

Gigabyte Aero 17 HDR XA has Windows 10 Pro, which is safer than Windows 10 Home that is in x17 R1.

Aero 17 HDR XA features a higher resolution screen (4k).

For portability Aero 17 HDR XA is lighter.

x17 R1 is cheaper.

Aero 17 HDR XA has more SSD storage.

Compare technical specifications of Alienware x17 R1 (Alienware x17 R1)
Compare technical specifications of Gigabyte Aero 17 HDR XA (AERO 17 HDR XA-9UK4130SQ)

Alienware x17 R1 (Alienware x17 R1)

Gigabyte Aero 17 HDR XA (AERO 17 HDR XA-9UK4130SQ)

Compare specifications

Alienware x17 R1 (Alienware x17 R1)Gigabyte Aero 17 HDR XA (AERO 17 HDR XA-9UK4130SQ)
Processor (CPU)?Central Processing Unit is the heart of a laptop and is responsible for executing programs.
Intel Core i7-11800HIntel Core i9-9980HK
Memory (RAM)?Memory increases the general speed of a laptop.
32gb-
Graphics card (GPU)?Graphics Processing Unit calculates 3D graphics and is essential for gaming and heavy programs.
GeForce RTX 3080-
Screen size
17.3″17.3″
Screen resolution
Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels)4k (3840 x 2160 pixels)
Weight
3.2 kg2.5 kg
Operating system (OS)
Windows 10 HomeWindows 10 Pro
Hard drives
1000gb SSD9500gb SSD
Amazon.co.uk List Price
£3,099.00£3,547.50
Amazon.co.uk Lowest New Price
£3,099.00£3,547.50
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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.

Gigabyte Aero 17 HDR XA 17.3" Windows 10 Pro (i9 9980HK/512GB SSD/16GB DDR4/RTX 2070/4K)

Auo 4K UHD HDR panel

3mm ultra-thin bezel + X-Rite Pantone certified display

Uhs II card reader

8 hour battery life

2 x USB 3.1 Gen1, 1 x USB 3.1 Gen2, 1 x Thunderbolt 3, 1 x HDMI 2.0, 1 x DP 1.4 Type C USB 3.1