Comparison of Alienware 18-HID3 vs Gigabyte AERO 15-Y9 (AERO 15-Y9-7UK0410P)
Comparison of Gigabyte AERO 15-Y9 (AERO 15-Y9-7UK0410P) vs Alienware 18-HID3

Alienware 18-HID3 vs Gigabyte AERO 15-Y9 (AERO 15-Y9-7UK0410P)


Comparison summary

The laptops have different operating systems, Alienware 18-HID3 has Windows 8 and Gigabyte AERO 15-Y9 has Windows 10.

For displaying graphics AERO 15-Y9 has a lot better graphics card.

18-HID3 has a bigger screen. For carrying AERO 15-Y9 is lighter. It's also thinner and smaller in size.

AERO 15-Y9 is cheaper.

AERO 15-Y9 has more memory.

18-HID3 has more SSD storage 18-HID3 has an HDD storage.

Compare technical specifications of Alienware 18-HID3
Compare technical specifications of Gigabyte AERO 15-Y9 (AERO 15-Y9-7UK0410P)

Alienware 18-HID3

Gigabyte AERO 15-Y9 (AERO 15-Y9-7UK0410P)

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Alienware 18-HID3Gigabyte AERO 15-Y9 (AERO 15-Y9-7UK0410P)
Processor (CPU)?Central Processing Unit is the heart of a laptop and is responsible for executing programs.
Intel Core i7 SeriesIntel Core i7-8750H
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 GTX 780MGeForce RTX 2080
Screen size
Screen resolution
Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels)Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels)
5.47 kg2 kg
Size (length x width x height)
45.65 x 32.79 x 5.75 cm35.64 x 25 x 1.9 cm
(17.972405 x 12.9090293 x 2.263775 inches)(14.03149604868 x 9.842519675 x 0.7480314953 inches)
Operating system (OS)
Windows 8Windows 10
Hard drives
250gb SSD, 750gb HDD1000gb SSD List Price
£3,249.98£3,199.00 Lowest New Price
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Intel Core i7-8650U
£3,007.99 description

Alienware 18 18.4" i7 4700MQ 3.4GHz NVIDIA SLI 780M 16GB 1600MHz RAM 256GB SSD 750GB HDD DVDRW Windows 8

CPU: Intel i7-4700MQ (2.4 - 3.4 GHz), GPU: Dual 4GB GDDR5 NVIDIA GeForce GTX 780M - SLI Enabled, IC Diamond applied on CPU + GPU, RAM: 16GB DDR3L 1600 MHz (4 x 4GB)

HARD DRIVE: 256GB Samsung 840 Pro SSD + 750GB 7200RPM Hard Drive, OPTICAL DRIVE: Dual Layer DVD Burner (DVD+-RW, CD-RW)

DISPLAY: 18.4" WLED FHD (1920 X 1080) TrueLife Display, WIRELESS: Broadcom 4352 802.11 ac 2x2 w/ Bluetooth 4.0, OS: Windows 8 64 bit


WARRANTY: 1 Year Alienware Basic Service, includes In Home Service after Remote Diagnosis in UK, 1 Year Global HIDevolution Warranty, includes 2 way shipping to and from HIDevolution after Remote Diagnosis

Gigabyte AERO 15-Y9- 15.6" FHD 144Hz Notebook, Intel i7 8750H, 1TB PCIe SSD, 32GB RAM, NVIDIA RTX 2080 (8GB) Graphics, Win10 PRO

15.6" 3mm Ultra-thin bezel | LG FHD 144Hz IPS Anti-Glare display

X-Rite Pantone Certified colour calibrated screen

Latest NVIDIA RTX Graphics

UHS-II SD Card Reader

Huge 6-10 hour battery

Always SAMSUNG RAM modules installed

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