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Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15"

69points

Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.2Ghz / 16GB / 1TB

49points

Dell Alienware 17 R3 17.3" Intel Core i7 6700HQ 2.6GHz / 8GB / 1TB

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Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15"
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Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.2Ghz / 16GB / 1TB
Dell Alienware 17 R3 17.3" Intel Core i7 6700HQ 2.6GHz / 8GB / 1TB
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Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" vs Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.2Ghz / 16GB / 1TB vs Dell Alienware 17 R3 17.3" Intel Core i7 6700HQ 2.6GHz / 8GB / 1TB

Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15"
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.2Ghz / 16GB / 1TB
Dell Alienware 17 R3 17.3" Intel Core i7 6700HQ 2.6GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15"
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.2Ghz / 16GB / 1TB
Dell Alienware 17 R3 17.3" Intel Core i7 6700HQ 2.6GHz / 8GB / 1TB

Why is Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" better than Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.2Ghz / 16GB / 1TB & Dell Alienware 17 R3 17.3" Intel Core i7 6700HQ 2.6GHz / 8GB / 1TB?

  • Weight
    2.04kgvs2040,3778.4g
  • Thickness
    18mmvs18,34.3mm
  • Height
    247.1mmvs247.1,291.8mm
  • Volume
    1596.32cm³vs1596.3154199999997,4303.758199999999cm³
  • Width
    358.9mmvs358.9,430mm

Why is Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.2Ghz / 16GB / 1TB better than Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" & Dell Alienware 17 R3 17.3" Intel Core i7 6700HQ 2.6GHz / 8GB / 1TB?

    Why is Dell Alienware 17 R3 17.3" Intel Core i7 6700HQ 2.6GHz / 8GB / 1TB better than Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" & Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.2Ghz / 16GB / 1TB?

    • RAM speed
      2133MHzvs1600,1600MHz
    • USB 3.0 ports
      3vs2,2
    • CPU speed
      4 x 2.6GHzvs4 x 2.2,4 x 2.2GHz
    • Screen size
      17.3"vs15.4,15.4"
    • Has USB Type-C
    • Front camera megapixels
      2MPvs0.3,0.3MP
    • RJ45 ports
      1vs0,0
    • Has sleep-and-charge USB ports

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    Design

    1.Has a backlit keyboard
    Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15"
    Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.2Ghz / 16GB / 1TB
    Dell Alienware 17 R3 17.3" Intel Core i7 6700HQ 2.6GHz / 8GB / 1TB

    The keyboard is backlit, making it easier to type in the dark or dim lighting.

    2.weight

    2.04kg

    2.04kg

    3.78kg

    Best

    Toshiba Satellite C70 17.3" Intel Core i3-3120M 2.5GHz / 4GB / 750GB

    249.5g

    3.thickness

    18mm

    18mm

    34.3mm

    Best

    Huawei MateBook E 12" Intel Core i5-7Y54 1.2GHz / 8GB / 512GB

    6.9mm

    4.height

    247.1mm

    247.1mm

    291.8mm

    Best

    Lenovo IdeaPad Miix 320

    17mm

    5.Has a flip and fold design
    Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15"
    Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.2Ghz / 16GB / 1TB
    Dell Alienware 17 R3 17.3" Intel Core i7 6700HQ 2.6GHz / 8GB / 1TB

    A flip and fold design allows you to fold the screen over the keyboard and transform the device into a tablet, without splitting the device into two pieces.

    For example

    Lenovo Yoga C930 13.9" FHD Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 12GB RAM / 512GB SSD

    6.Has a detachable keyboard
    Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15"
    Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.2Ghz / 16GB / 1TB
    Dell Alienware 17 R3 17.3" Intel Core i7 6700HQ 2.6GHz / 8GB / 1TB

    You can detach the keyboard of your device and use the screen as a tablet. Detaching the keyboard makes the device lighter and gives you the possibility to switch easily between laptop-mode and tablet-mode. The keyboard is included when buying the device.

    For example

    Samsung Galaxy Book 2

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    Display

    1.pixel density

    220ppi

    220ppi

    127ppi

    Best

    Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 14" Intel Core i5 5300U 2.3GHz / 4GB / 512GB

    540ppi

    2.resolution

    2880 x 1800px

    2880 x 1800px

    1920 x 1080px

    Best

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    3840 x 2160px

    3.has an LED-backlit display
    Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15"
    Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.2Ghz / 16GB / 1TB
    Dell Alienware 17 R3 17.3" Intel Core i7 6700HQ 2.6GHz / 8GB / 1TB

    Uses LED backlighting, resulting in better image quality, more vibrant colors and richer blacks.

    4.every pixel has three subpixels
    Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15"
    Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.2Ghz / 16GB / 1TB
    Dell Alienware 17 R3 17.3" Intel Core i7 6700HQ 2.6GHz / 8GB / 1TB

    The device has a display with three full subpixels per pixel, resulting in a sharp and crisp picture. Pixels in some displays (like AMOLED) share one subpixel to preserve space. This can result in a less crisp, slightly blurred image.

    5.screen size

    15.4"

    15.4"

    17.3"

    The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.

    Best

    MSI GT83VR Titan SLI-024 18.4" Intel Core i7-6920HQ 2.9GHz / 64GB / 1TB

    18.4"

    6.has a anti-reflection coating
    Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15"
    Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.2Ghz / 16GB / 1TB
    Dell Alienware 17 R3 17.3" Intel Core i7 6700HQ 2.6GHz / 8GB / 1TB

    This helps to reduce the reflection from your device.

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    Performance

    1.RAM

    16GB

    16GB

    8GB

    Best

    MSI WT72 6QN 17.3" Intel Xeon E3-1505M v5 2.8GHz / 64GB / 1TB

    64GB

    2.RAM speed

    1600MHz

    1600MHz

    2133MHz

    It can support faster memory, which will give quicker system performance.

    Best

    Asus ROG GX800VH 18" Intel Core i7 7820HK 2.9GHz / 64GB / 1TB

    2800MHz

    3.internal storage

    1000GB

    1024GB

    1000GB

    Best

    Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD

    4000GB

    4.Uses flash storage
    Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15"
    Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.2Ghz / 16GB / 1TB
    Dell Alienware 17 R3 17.3" Intel Core i7 6700HQ 2.6GHz / 8GB / 1TB

    Flash-based storage devices such as SSDs have no mechanical components. Due to this they are typically faster, run silently, and are more shock resistant than traditional HDDs.

    5.maximum memory size

    32GB

    32GB

    32GB

    The maximum amount of memory (RAM) supported.

    Best

    Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Xeon E-2176M 2.7GHz / 32GB RAM / 1TB SSD

    64GB

    6.CPU speed

    4 x 2.2GHz

    4 x 2.2GHz

    4 x 2.6GHz

    Best

    Eurocom Panther 5SE 17.3" Intel Xeon E5-2620 2GHz / 16GB / 1TB

    12 x 2GHz

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    Connectivity

    1.USB 3.0 ports

    2

    2

    3

    More USB 3.0 ports allow you to connect more devices to your computer that support USB 3.0. USB 3.0 is an improved version of USB 2.0 which offers faster transfer rates.

    Best

    MSI WT72 6QN 17.3" Intel Xeon E3-1505M v5 2.8GHz / 64GB / 1TB

    6

    2.Has WiFi
    Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15"
    Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.2Ghz / 16GB / 1TB
    Dell Alienware 17 R3 17.3" Intel Core i7 6700HQ 2.6GHz / 8GB / 1TB

    The device can connect to WiFi.

    3.Has Bluetooth
    Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15"
    Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.2Ghz / 16GB / 1TB
    Dell Alienware 17 R3 17.3" Intel Core i7 6700HQ 2.6GHz / 8GB / 1TB

    Bluetooth is a wireless technology that allows you to easily transfer data between different devices, such as smartphones, tablets and computers.

    4.Has USB Type-C
    Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15"
    Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.2Ghz / 16GB / 1TB
    Dell Alienware 17 R3 17.3" Intel Core i7 6700HQ 2.6GHz / 8GB / 1TB

    The USB Type-C features reversible plug orientation and cable direction.

    5.HDMI ports

    1

    1

    1

    More HDMI ports mean that you can simultaneously connect numerous devices, such as video game consoles and set-top boxes.

    Best

    Origin EON17-X 17.3" Intel Core i7-4790K 4GHz / 16GB / 1TB

    2

    6.Has 802.11n WiFi connection
    Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15"
    Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.2Ghz / 16GB / 1TB
    Dell Alienware 17 R3 17.3" Intel Core i7 6700HQ 2.6GHz / 8GB / 1TB

    802.11n is a wireless standard released in 2009. It has faster transfer rates and improved security compared to its predecessors - a, b and g.

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    Battery

    1. longer battery life

    9h

    9h

    6h

    The device's battery life (when in use) as given by the manufacturer. With a longer battery life you have to charge the device less often.

    Best

    Asus NovaGo (TP370QL) 4GB / 64GB SSD

    22h

    2.Has sleep-and-charge USB ports
    Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15"
    Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.2Ghz / 16GB / 1TB
    Dell Alienware 17 R3 17.3" Intel Core i7 6700HQ 2.6GHz / 8GB / 1TB

    Sleep-and-charge USB ports can charge electronic devices when the laptop is in sleep mode, hibernate mode, or even switched off.

    3.Has a MagSafe power adapter
    Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15"
    Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.2Ghz / 16GB / 1TB
    Dell Alienware 17 R3 17.3" Intel Core i7 6700HQ 2.6GHz / 8GB / 1TB

    The MagSafe power adapter uses a power connector that is attached magnetically. When pulled or tugged, the connector will come out of the socket safely.

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    Features

    1.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
    Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15"
    Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.2Ghz / 16GB / 1TB
    Dell Alienware 17 R3 17.3" Intel Core i7 6700HQ 2.6GHz / 8GB / 1TB

    With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.

    2.has a front camera
    Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15"
    Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.2Ghz / 16GB / 1TB
    Dell Alienware 17 R3 17.3" Intel Core i7 6700HQ 2.6GHz / 8GB / 1TB

    A front camera, also called secondary camera, can be used for video chats/selfies.

    3.has GPS
    Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15"
    Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.2Ghz / 16GB / 1TB
    Dell Alienware 17 R3 17.3" Intel Core i7 6700HQ 2.6GHz / 8GB / 1TB

    GPS enables global positioning, useful in map, geo-tagging or navigation apps.

    For example

    Samsung Galaxy Book 2

    4.front camera megapixels

    0.3MP

    0.3MP

    2MP

    Best

    Dell Latitude 7285 12.3" Intel Core i5-7Y57 1.20GHz / 16GB / 256GB SSD

    8MP

    5.Has a fingerprint scanner
    Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15"
    Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.2Ghz / 16GB / 1TB
    Dell Alienware 17 R3 17.3" Intel Core i7 6700HQ 2.6GHz / 8GB / 1TB

    The device has a fingerprint scanner which identifies the user.

    For example

    Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GD 15.6" Intel Core i9-8950HK 2.9GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD

    6.Has an optical disc drive
    Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15"
    Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.2Ghz / 16GB / 1TB
    Dell Alienware 17 R3 17.3" Intel Core i7 6700HQ 2.6GHz / 8GB / 1TB

    An optical disc drive (ODD) allows you to use CDs and DVDs for reading and/or writing data.

    For example

    Acer Aspire 5 17.3" Intel Core i3-6006U 2GHz / 8GB / 1TB HDD

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