49points

Dell Alienware 15 15.6" Intel Core i5 4210H 2.9GHz / 8GB / 1TB

87points

Lenovo Yoga 920 13.9" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD

Dell Alienware 15 15.6" Intel Core i5 4210H 2.9GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Comparison winner
Lenovo Yoga 920 13.9" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD
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Dell Alienware 15 15.6" Intel Core i5 4210H 2.9GHz / 8GB / 1TB vs Lenovo Yoga 920 13.9" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD

Dell Alienware 15 15.6" Intel Core i5 4210H 2.9GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Lenovo Yoga 920 13.9" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD
Dell Alienware 15 15.6" Intel Core i5 4210H 2.9GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Lenovo Yoga 920 13.9" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD
49
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87
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Why is Dell Alienware 15 15.6" Intel Core i5 4210H 2.9GHz / 8GB / 1TB better than Lenovo Yoga 920 13.9" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD?

  • Has an external memory slot
  • Has a anti-reflection coating
  • Has a HDMI output

Why is Lenovo Yoga 920 13.9" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD better than Dell Alienware 15 15.6" Intel Core i5 4210H 2.9GHz / 8GB / 1TB?

  • 8GB more RAM memory
    16GBvs8GB
  • 4x higher resolution
    3840 x 2160pxvs1920 x 1080px
  • 2.25x higher pixel density
    317ppivs141ppi
  • 1.84kg lighter
    1.37kgvs3206.9g
  • 800MHz higher ram speed
    2400MHzvs1600MHz
  • 3.8h longer battery life
    10.8hvs7h
  • 4 more CPU threads
    8vs4
  • 24.14% faster CPU speed
    4 x 1.8GHzvs2 x 2.9GHz

Top specs and features

Design

1.weight

3.21kg

1.37kg

Best

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

249.5g

2.thickness

34mm

13.95mm

Best

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

6.9mm

3.Has a backlit keyboard
Dell Alienware 15 15.6" Intel Core i5 4210H 2.9GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Lenovo Yoga 920 13.9" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD

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

4.volume

3545.58cm³

1007.06cm³

Best

Porsche Design Book One

1579.19cm³

5.Has a detachable keyboard
Dell Alienware 15 15.6" Intel Core i5 4210H 2.9GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Lenovo Yoga 920 13.9" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD

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

6.height

270.3mm

223.5mm

Best

Lenovo IdeaPad Miix 320

17mm

Display

1.resolution

1920 x 1080px

3840 x 2160px

Best

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

3840 x 2160px

2.pixel density

141ppi

317ppi

Best

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

540ppi

3.screen size

15.6"

13.9"

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"

4.has a touch screen
Dell Alienware 15 15.6" Intel Core i5 4210H 2.9GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Lenovo Yoga 920 13.9" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD

You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.

5.has an LED-backlit display
Dell Alienware 15 15.6" Intel Core i5 4210H 2.9GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Lenovo Yoga 920 13.9" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD

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

6.every pixel has three subpixels
Dell Alienware 15 15.6" Intel Core i5 4210H 2.9GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Lenovo Yoga 920 13.9" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD

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.

Performance

1.RAM

8GB

16GB

Best

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

64GB

2.RAM speed

1600MHz

2400MHz

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.Uses flash storage
Dell Alienware 15 15.6" Intel Core i5 4210H 2.9GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Lenovo Yoga 920 13.9" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD

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.

4.CPU speed

2 x 2.9GHz

4 x 1.8GHz (Intel Core i7-8550U)

Best

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

12 x 2GHz

5.internal storage

1000GB

1000GB

Best

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

4000GB

6.CPU threads

4

8 (Intel Core i7-8550U)

More threads result in faster performance and better multitasking.

Best

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

12

Connectivity

1.USB 3.0 ports

4

1

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 Bluetooth
Dell Alienware 15 15.6" Intel Core i5 4210H 2.9GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Lenovo Yoga 920 13.9" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD

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

3.Has USB Type-C
Dell Alienware 15 15.6" Intel Core i5 4210H 2.9GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Lenovo Yoga 920 13.9" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD

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

4.Has WiFi
Dell Alienware 15 15.6" Intel Core i5 4210H 2.9GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Lenovo Yoga 920 13.9" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD

The device can connect to WiFi.

5.RJ45 ports

0

0

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.

Best

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

2

6.Bluetooth version

2

4.1

Best

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

5

Battery

1. longer battery life

7h

10.8h

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 a MagSafe power adapter
Dell Alienware 15 15.6" Intel Core i5 4210H 2.9GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Lenovo Yoga 920 13.9" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD

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.

For example

Apple MacBook Air (2018) 13.3" Intel Core i5 1.8GHz / 8GB RAM / 256GB SSD

3.Has sleep-and-charge USB ports
Dell Alienware 15 15.6" Intel Core i5 4210H 2.9GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Lenovo Yoga 920 13.9" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD

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

Features

1.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Dell Alienware 15 15.6" Intel Core i5 4210H 2.9GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Lenovo Yoga 920 13.9" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD

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

2.Has a stylus
Dell Alienware 15 15.6" Intel Core i5 4210H 2.9GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Lenovo Yoga 920 13.9" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD

A stylus is a pen-like accessory that allows you to interact with the touchscreen with greater precision, and is particularly useful for drawing and writing.

3.has a front camera
Dell Alienware 15 15.6" Intel Core i5 4210H 2.9GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Lenovo Yoga 920 13.9" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD

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

4.has stereo speakers
Dell Alienware 15 15.6" Intel Core i5 4210H 2.9GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Lenovo Yoga 920 13.9" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

5.has GPS
Dell Alienware 15 15.6" Intel Core i5 4210H 2.9GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Lenovo Yoga 920 13.9" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD

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

For example

Samsung Galaxy Book 2

6.Has an optical disc drive
Dell Alienware 15 15.6" Intel Core i5 4210H 2.9GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Lenovo Yoga 920 13.9" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD

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

Miscellaneous

1.Has FMA3
Dell Alienware 15 15.6" Intel Core i5 4210H 2.9GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Lenovo Yoga 920 13.9" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD

FMA3 is used to speed up tasks such as adjusting the contrast of an image or adjusting volume.

2.Has integrated graphics
Dell Alienware 15 15.6" Intel Core i5 4210H 2.9GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Lenovo Yoga 920 13.9" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD

With integrated graphics you don’t need to buy a separate graphics card.

3.Supports ECC memory
Dell Alienware 15 15.6" Intel Core i5 4210H 2.9GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Lenovo Yoga 920 13.9" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD

Error-correcting code memory can detect and correct data corruption. It is used when is it essential to avoid corruption, such as scientific computing or when running a server.

For example

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

4.Has dynamic frequency scaling
Dell Alienware 15 15.6" Intel Core i5 4210H 2.9GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Lenovo Yoga 920 13.9" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD

Dynamic frequency scaling is a technology that allows the processor to conserve power and reduce noise when it is under a light load.

5.Has NX bit
Dell Alienware 15 15.6" Intel Core i5 4210H 2.9GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Lenovo Yoga 920 13.9" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD

NX bit helps protect the computer from malicious attacks.

6.Uses hyperthreading technology
Dell Alienware 15 15.6" Intel Core i5 4210H 2.9GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Lenovo Yoga 920 13.9" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD

Many of Intel's processors use hyperthreading, which means that each core of the processor can work on two threads at once instead of most processors which work on a single thread per core. This means you can have significant performance gains in certain applications.

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