Comparison of Gigabyte AORUS 17″ (17X YD-94UK367SP) vs Alienware x17 R1 (Alienware x17 R1)
Comparison of Alienware x17 R1 (Alienware x17 R1) vs Gigabyte AORUS 17″ (17X YD-94UK367SP)

Gigabyte AORUS 17″ (17X YD-94UK367SP) vs Alienware x17 R1 (Alienware x17 R1)

Comparison summary

For performance Gigabyte AORUS 17″ has a bit better performing processor.

AORUS has Windows 10 Pro, which is safer than Windows 10 Home that is in Alienware x17 R1.

For carrying x17 R1 is lighter.

x17 R1 is cheaper.

They have different storage types, AORUS has a 1x 1000gb HDD and x17 R1 has a 1000gb SSD.

Compare technical specifications of Gigabyte AORUS 17″ (17X YD-94UK367SP)
Compare technical specifications of Alienware x17 R1 (Alienware x17 R1)

Gigabyte AORUS 17″ (17X YD-94UK367SP)

Alienware x17 R1 (Alienware x17 R1)

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Gigabyte AORUS 17″ (17X YD-94UK367SP)Alienware x17 R1 (Alienware x17 R1)
Processor (CPU)?Central Processing Unit is the heart of a laptop and is responsible for executing programs.
Intel Core i9-11980HKIntel Core i9-11900H
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 3080GeForce RTX 3080
Screen size
Screen resolution
Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels)Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels)
3.75 kg3.2 kg
Operating system (OS)
Windows 10 ProWindows 10 Home
Hard drives
1x 1000gb HDD1000gb SSD List Price
£3,999.00£3,399.00 Lowest New Price
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Gigabyte AORUS 17.3 Inch Gaming Laptop, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 (16 GB), Full HD 300Hz, Intel i9-11980HK, 64 GB, 1 x 512 GB + 1 x 1 TB PCIe, Windows 10 Pro

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 (16 GB) Laptop GPU

11th Gen Intel Core i9 Processor H-Series

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

Equipped with the latest ESS SABRE Hi-Fi DAC audio chip which supports up to 24bit/192KHz output frequency, easily drives 16~600ohm mid to high-end headphones

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.