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Dell Alienware 17 R3 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 32GB / 512GB

Dell Alienware 17 R3 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 32GB / 512GB
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Dell Alienware 17 R3 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 32GB / 512GB review: specs and price

Dell Alienware 17 R3 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 32GB / 512GB
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Dell Alienware 17 R3 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 32GB / 512GB

Why is Dell Alienware 17 R3 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 32GB / 512GB better than the average?

  • RAM
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    32GBvs7.97GB
  • Resolution
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    3840 x 2160pxvs1.91MP
  • RAM speed
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    2133MHzvs1735.01MHz
  • Pixel density
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    255ppivs146.05ppi
  • CPU speed
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    4 x 2.6GHzvs6.09GHz
  • Screen size
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    17.3"vs14.62"
  • USB 3.0 ports
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    3vs1.97
  • Maximum memory size
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    32GBvs14.4GB

Price comparison

Design

1.weight

5.21kg

We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry. A lower weight is also an advantage for home appliances, as it makes transportation easier, and for many other types of products.
2.Has a backlit keyboard
Dell Alienware 17 R3 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 32GB / 512GB
The keyboard is backlit, making it easier to type in the dark or dim lighting.
3.thickness

23.9mm

We consider a thinner chassis better because it makes the product more compact and portable. Thinness is a feature highlighted by many manufacturers of mobile devices, but it is essential for a wide range of products.
4.lowest potential operating temperature

0°C

The minimum temperature at which the device can perform to the optimal level.
5.maximum operating temperature

35°C

The maximum temperature at which the device can perform to the optimal level.
6.width

430mm

The width represents the horizontal dimension of the product. We consider a smaller width better because it assures easy maneuverability.

Display

1.resolution

3840 x 2160px

Resolution is an essential indicator of a screen's image quality, representing the maximum amount of pixels that can be shown on the screen. The resolution is given as a compound value, comprised of horizontal and vertical pixels.
2.pixel density

255ppi

Pixel density is a measurement of a screen's resolution, expressed as the number of pixels per inch (PPI) on the screen. A higher pixel density translates into more clarity and sharpness for the images rendered on the screen, thus improving the quality of the viewing experience.
3.screen size

17.3"

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
4.has anti-reflection coating
Dell Alienware 17 R3 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 32GB / 512GB
This helps to reduce the reflection from your device.
5.has a touch screen
Dell Alienware 17 R3 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 32GB / 512GB
You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
6.has an LED-backlit display
Dell Alienware 17 R3 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 32GB / 512GB
Uses LED backlighting, resulting in better image quality, more vibrant colors and richer blacks.

Performance

1.RAM

32GB

Random-access memory (RAM) is a form of volatile memory used to store working data and machine code currently in use. It is a quick-access, temporary virtual storage that can be read and changed in any order, thus enabling fast data processing.
2.RAM speed

2133MHz

It can support faster memory, which will give quicker system performance.
3.Uses flash storage
Dell Alienware 17 R3 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 32GB / 512GB
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

4 x 2.6GHz

The CPU speed indicates how many processing cycles per second can be executed by a CPU, considering all of its cores (processing units). It is calculated by adding the clock rates of each core or, in the case of multi-core processors employing different microarchitectures, of each group of cores.
5.internal storage

512GB

The internal storage refers to the built-in storage space available in a device for system data, apps, and user-generated data. With a large amount of internal storage, you can save more files and apps on your device.
6.maximum memory size

32GB

The maximum amount of memory (RAM) supported.

Connectivity

1.Has USB Type-C
Dell Alienware 17 R3 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 32GB / 512GB
The USB Type-C features reversible plug orientation and cable direction.
2.USB 3.0 ports

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.
3.supports Wi-Fi
Dell Alienware 17 R3 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 32GB / 512GB
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.
4.has an HDMI output
Dell Alienware 17 R3 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 32GB / 512GB
Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.
5.supports Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
Dell Alienware 17 R3 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 32GB / 512GB
Wi-Fi 4 (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.
6.supports Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac)
Dell Alienware 17 R3 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 32GB / 512GB
802.11ac wireless works on the 5GHz frequency range. It offers higher transfer rates, improved reliability, and improved power consumption. It provides advantages for gaming and HD video streaming.

Battery

1.Has sleep-and-charge USB ports
Dell Alienware 17 R3 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 32GB / 512GB
Sleep-and-charge USB ports can charge electronic devices when the laptop is in sleep mode, hibernate mode, or even switched off.
2.Has a MagSafe power adapter
Dell Alienware 17 R3 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 32GB / 512GB
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.

Features

1.has stereo speakers
Dell Alienware 17 R3 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 32GB / 512GB
Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
2.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Dell Alienware 17 R3 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 32GB / 512GB
With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.
3.has a front camera
Dell Alienware 17 R3 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 32GB / 512GB
A front camera, also called secondary camera, can be used for video chats/selfies.
4.Stylus included
Dell Alienware 17 R3 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 32GB / 512GB
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.
5.Has a fingerprint scanner
Dell Alienware 17 R3 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 32GB / 512GB
The device has a fingerprint scanner which identifies the user.
6.number of microphones

2

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

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