Dell Alienware 17 R3 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 32GB / 512GBAsus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
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Top 48%
Top 1%455 points
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Dell Alienware 17 R3 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 32GB / 512GB
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
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Dell Alienware 17 R3 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 32GB / 512GB vs Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD: 49 facts in comparison

1. internal storage

2000GB more internal storage.
512GB
Asus VivoBook S15 (S510) 15.6" Intel i7-7500U 2.7 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD: 2512GB
2512GB

2. RAM

16GB more RAM memory.
32GB
MSI WT72 6QN 17.3" Intel Xeon E3-1505M v5 2.8GHz / 64GB / 1TB: 64GB
16GB

3. pixel density

10.75% higher pixel density.
255ppi
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 14" Intel Core i5 5300U 2.3GHz / 4GB / 512GB: 540ppi
282.4ppi

4. Has a backlit keyboard

The keyboard is backlit, making it easier to type in the dark or dim lighting.
Dell Alienware 17 R3 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 32GB / 512GB
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
57% have it

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.
Dell Alienware 17 R3 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 32GB / 512GB
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD

6. thickness

4.7mm thinner.
23.9mm
Huawei MateBook E 12" Intel Core i5-7Y54 1.2GHz / 8GB / 512GB: 6.9mm
19.2mm

7. 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.
3
MSI WT72 6QN 17.3" Intel Xeon E3-1505M v5 2.8GHz / 64GB / 1TB: 6
2

8. has a front camera

A front camera, also called secondary camera, can be used for video chats/selfies.
Dell Alienware 17 R3 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 32GB / 512GB
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD

9. 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

10. 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.
1
Dell Latitude 7285 12.3" Intel Core i5-7Y57 1.20GHz / 16GB / 256GB SSD: 2
1

11. Has WiFi

The device can connect to WiFi.
Dell Alienware 17 R3 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 32GB / 512GB
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
99% have it

12. 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.
Dell Alienware 17 R3 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 32GB / 512GB
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
7% have it

13. weight

2.92kg lighter.
5.21kg
Toshiba Satellite C70 17.3" Intel Core i3-3120M 2.5GHz / 4GB / 750GB: 249.5g
2.29kg

14. height

35.8mm shorter.
291.8mm
Toshiba Tecra A50-C1541 15.6" Intel Core i5-6200U 2.3GHz / 8GB / 256GB: 126mm
256mm

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15. 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.
2
Toshiba Qosmio X70 17.3" Intel Core i7 4700MQ 2.6GHz / 32GB / 1TB: 4
2

16. 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.
Dell Alienware 17 R3 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 32GB / 512GB
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
11% have it

17. 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.
Dell Alienware 17 R3 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 32GB / 512GB
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
5% have it

18. 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.
Dell Alienware 17 R3 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 32GB / 512GB
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
3% have it

19. Has Bluetooth

Bluetooth is a wireless technology that allows you to easily transfer data between different devices, such as smartphones, tablets and computers.
Dell Alienware 17 R3 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 32GB / 512GB
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
7% have it

20. width

50mm narrower.
430mm
Lenovo Flex 10 10.1" Intel Celeron N2805 1.46GHz / 2GB / 320GB: 188.5mm
380mm

21. Uses flash storage

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.
Dell Alienware 17 R3 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 32GB / 512GB
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
49% have it

22. USB 2.0 ports

More USB 2.0 ports allow you to connect more devices to your computer that support USB 2.0.
0
HP Pavilion dv7-4069wm 17.3" AMD Phenom II N830 2.1GHz / 4GB / 640GB: 4
2

23. has an IPS screen

IPS (In-Plane Switching) is a technology used for LCDs. It was designed to overcome the main limitations of normal TFTs TN-matrices: relatively slow response times, small viewing angles and low quality color reproduction.
Dell Alienware 17 R3 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 32GB / 512GB
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
34% have it

24. Has USB Type-C

The USB Type-C features reversible plug orientation and cable direction.
Dell Alienware 17 R3 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 32GB / 512GB
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
14% have it

25. has a touch screen

You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
Dell Alienware 17 R3 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 32GB / 512GB
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
35% have it

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