Comparison of Alienware x17 R1 (Alienware x17 R1) vs HP 255 G8 Silver 15″ (11A29ET)
Comparison of HP 255 G8 Silver 15″ (11A29ET) vs Alienware x17 R1 (Alienware x17 R1)

Alienware x17 R1 (Alienware x17 R1) vs HP 255 G8 Silver 15″ (11A29ET)

Comparison summary

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

x17 R1 has a bigger screen. For portability HP 255 G8 Silver 15″ is lighter.

x17 R1 has more SSD storage.

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Alienware x17 R1 (Alienware x17 R1)

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Alienware x17 R1 (Alienware x17 R1)HP 255 G8 Silver 15″ (11A29ET)
Processor (CPU)?Central Processing Unit is the heart of a laptop and is responsible for executing programs.
Intel Core i9-11900HAMD Ryzen 3 3250U
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 3080-
Screen size
Screen resolution
Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels)Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels)
3.2 kg2.35 kg
Operating system (OS)
Windows 10 HomeWindows 10 Home
Hard drives
1000gb SSD250gb SSD List Price
£3,399.00£3,404.67 Lowest New Price
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Alienware x17 R1 17.3 Inch FHD (1920 x 1080) Gaming Laptop, Intel Core i9-11900HK (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.

Like an engine’s transmission, gamers can set, activate and manage five unique power states through the Alienware Command Center with this exclusive, patent-pending technology.

HP 255 G8 Silver Slim Laptop Full HD 15.6" Cpu AMD Ryzen 3 3250U Up to 3.5Ghz /Ram 8Gb DDR4 /SSD M2 Nvme 256GB /Graphic Radeon /Hdmi RJ-45 Wifi Bluetooth Usb Type-C /Windows 10 64Bit

HP LED 15.6" Full HD ris. 1920 x 1080 - AMD RYZEN 3 CPU 3250U - RADEON graphics card (2.6 GHz base frequency, up to 3.5 GHz boost frequency, 4 MB L3 cache, 2 cores) ,Silver,Silver

HARD DISK SSD M.2 256GB Nvme - DDR4 RAM 8GB 2400 MHz - Slim design silver - weight 1.75 kg

inputs / 2x USB 3.0 - 1x USB Type-C - 1x HDMI - 1x RJ-45 - 1x combo microphone headphones - 1x AC power adapter - 1x digital card reader sd card - Qwerty keyboard with numeric keypad and island keys

Wifi: Dual Band Wireless 802.11a - Bluetooth 5.0 - 15.6 inch HD anti-glare screen resolution 1920 x 1080 Max - HP 720p Camera

WINDOWS 10 Home 64 BIT ORIGINAL (no DVD) - all drivers are already installed - RGDIGITAL offers 2 year warranty