Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15"Dell Alienware 17 R1 (2014) 17.3" Intel Core i7-4940MX 2.9GHz / 8GB / 1.2TB
Top 7%422 points
Top 7%
Top 29%322 points
Top 29%
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15"
Dell Alienware 17 R1 (2014) 17.3" Intel Core i7-4940MX 2.9GHz / 8GB / 1.2TB
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Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" vs Dell Alienware 17 R1 (2014) 17.3" Intel Core i7-4940MX 2.9GHz / 8GB / 1.2TB: 57 facts in comparison

1. internal storage

200GB more internal storage.
1000GB
Asus VivoBook S15 (S510) 15.6" Intel i7-7500U 2.7 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD: 2512GB
1200GB

2. RAM

8GB more RAM memory.
16GB
MSI WT72 6QN 17.3" Intel Xeon E3-1505M v5 2.8GHz / 64GB / 1TB: 64GB
8GB

3. RAM speed

It can support faster memory, which will give quicker system performance.
1600MHz
Asus ROG GX800VH 18" Intel Core i7 7820HK 2.9GHz / 64GB / 1TB: 2800MHz
1600MHz

4. pixel density

1.73x higher pixel density.
220ppi
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 14" Intel Core i5 5300U 2.3GHz / 4GB / 512GB: 540ppi
127ppi

5. has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack

With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15"
Dell Alienware 17 R1 (2014) 17.3" Intel Core i7-4940MX 2.9GHz / 8GB / 1.2TB

6. Has a backlit keyboard

The keyboard is backlit, making it easier to type in the dark or dim lighting.
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15"
Dell Alienware 17 R1 (2014) 17.3" Intel Core i7-4940MX 2.9GHz / 8GB / 1.2TB
57% have it

7. CPU threads

More threads result in faster performance and better multitasking.
8
Acer Predator Triton 700 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8Ghz / 32GB / 512GB SSD: 8
8

8. thickness

28.2mm thinner.
18mm
Huawei MateBook E 12" Intel Core i5-7Y54 1.2GHz / 8GB / 512GB: 6.9mm
46.2mm

9. resolution

2.5x higher resolution.
2880 x 1800px
Lenovo Yoga 920 13.9" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD: 3840 x 2160px
1920 x 1080px

10. weight

2.11kg lighter.
2.04kg
Toshiba Satellite C70 17.3" Intel Core i3-3120M 2.5GHz / 4GB / 750GB: 249.5g
4.15kg

11. every pixel has three subpixels

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.
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15"
Dell Alienware 17 R1 (2014) 17.3" Intel Core i7-4940MX 2.9GHz / 8GB / 1.2TB
7% have it

12. USB ports

With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.
2
Acer Predator Triton 700 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8Ghz / 32GB / 512GB SSD: 5
4

13. USB 3.0 ports

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.
2
MSI WT72 6QN 17.3" Intel Xeon E3-1505M v5 2.8GHz / 64GB / 1TB: 6
4

14. RJ45 ports

RJ-45 ports are used for LAN (Local Area Network) connections. With more ports you can achieve increased bandwidth across a LAN, or connect to multiple networks. It also has the added benefit of not losing connection to the network if one fails.
0
Dell Latitude 7285 12.3" Intel Core i5-7Y57 1.20GHz / 16GB / 256GB SSD: 2
1

15. maximum memory size

The maximum amount of memory (RAM) supported.
32GB
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700k 3.6Ghz / 8GB / 480GB SSD + 1TB HDD: 64GB
16GB

16. has a front camera

A front camera, also called secondary camera, can be used for video chats/selfies.
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15"
Dell Alienware 17 R1 (2014) 17.3" Intel Core i7-4940MX 2.9GHz / 8GB / 1.2TB

17. Has WiFi

The device can connect to WiFi.
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15"
Dell Alienware 17 R1 (2014) 17.3" Intel Core i7-4940MX 2.9GHz / 8GB / 1.2TB
99% have it

18. Has Bluetooth

Bluetooth is a wireless technology that allows you to easily transfer data between different devices, such as smartphones, tablets and computers.
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15"
Dell Alienware 17 R1 (2014) 17.3" Intel Core i7-4940MX 2.9GHz / 8GB / 1.2TB
7% have it

19. Has a MagSafe power adapter

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.
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15"
Dell Alienware 17 R1 (2014) 17.3" Intel Core i7-4940MX 2.9GHz / 8GB / 1.2TB
3% have it

20. memory slots

More memory slots (also known as DIMM slots) allow you to add more RAM to your computer. It is also useful when upgrading, as you can add RAM to an empty slot instead of replacing an existing memory module.
1
Toshiba Qosmio X70 17.3" Intel Core i7 4700MQ 2.6GHz / 32GB / 1TB: 4
2

21. Has a flip and fold design

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.
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15"
Dell Alienware 17 R1 (2014) 17.3" Intel Core i7-4940MX 2.9GHz / 8GB / 1.2TB
11% have it

22. Has a detachable keyboard

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.
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15"
Dell Alienware 17 R1 (2014) 17.3" Intel Core i7-4940MX 2.9GHz / 8GB / 1.2TB
5% have it

23. volume

71.88% less body volume.
1596.32cm³
Porsche Design Book One: 1579.19cm³
5677.62cm³

24. total clock speed

31.82% faster CPU clock speed.
4 x 2.2GHz
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700k 3.6Ghz / 8GB / 480GB SSD + 1TB HDD: 4 x 4.2GHz
4 x 2.9GHz

25. height

50.1mm shorter.
247.1mm
Toshiba Tecra A50-C1541 15.6" Intel Core i5-6200U 2.3GHz / 8GB / 256GB: 126mm
297.2mm
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