Dell Alienware 17 R3 17.3" Intel Core i7 6700HQ 2.6GHz / 8GB / 1TBAcer Aspire 7 15.6” Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB
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Top 40%
Top 10%549 points
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Dell Alienware 17 R3 17.3" Intel Core i7 6700HQ 2.6GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Acer Aspire 7 15.6” Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB
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Dell Alienware 17 R3 17.3" Intel Core i7 6700HQ 2.6GHz / 8GB / 1TB vs Acer Aspire 7 15.6” Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB: 54 facts in comparison

1. pixel density

11.02% higher pixel density.
127ppi
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 14" Intel Core i5 5300U 2.3GHz / 4GB / 512GB: 540ppi
141ppi

2. RAM

0MB more RAM memory.
8GB
MSI WT72 6QN 17.3" Intel Xeon E3-1505M v5 2.8GHz / 64GB / 1TB: 64GB
8GB

3. resolution

0% higher resolution.
1920 x 1080px
Lenovo IdeaPad Y700 15 15.6" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 16GB / 1TB + 256GB SSD: 3840 x 2160px
1920 x 1080px

4. longer battery life

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.
6h
Asus NovaGo (TP370QL) 4GB / 64GB SSD: 22h
7h

5. internal storage

0MB more internal storage.
1000GB
Asus VivoBook S15 (S510) 15.6" Intel i7-7500U 2.7 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD: 2512GB
1000GB

6. RAM speed

It can support faster memory, which will give quicker system performance.
2133MHz
Asus ROG GX800VH 18" Intel Core i7 7820HK 2.9GHz / 64GB / 1TB: 2800MHz
2400MHz

7. 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 / 8GB / 1TB
Acer Aspire 7 15.6” Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB

8. 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
1

9. Has WiFi

The device can connect to WiFi.
Dell Alienware 17 R3 17.3" Intel Core i7 6700HQ 2.6GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Acer Aspire 7 15.6” Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB
99% have it

10. 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 / 8GB / 1TB
Acer Aspire 7 15.6” Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB
49% have it

11. 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
32GB

12. total clock speed

7.69% faster CPU clock speed.
4 x 2.6GHz
Eurocom Panther 5SE 17.3" Intel Xeon E5-2620 2GHz / 16GB / 1TB: 12 x 2GHz
4 x 2.8GHz

13. HDMI ports

More HDMI ports mean that you can simultaneously connect numerous devices, such as video game consoles and set-top boxes.
1
Origin EON17-X 17.3" Intel Core i7-4790K 4GHz / 16GB / 1TB: 2
1

14. screen size

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
17.3"
MSI GT83VR Titan SLI-024 18.4" Intel Core i7-6920HQ 2.9GHz / 64GB / 1TB: 18.4"
15.6"

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15. thickness

10.4mm thinner.
34.3mm
Huawei MateBook E 12" Intel Core i5-7Y54 1.2GHz / 8GB / 512GB: 6.9mm
23.9mm

16. volume

44.3% less body volume.
4303.76cm³
Porsche Design Book One: 1579.19cm³
2397.08cm³

17. Bluetooth version

0.1 newer Bluetooth version.
4
Toshiba Portege X20W 12.5" Intel Core i5-7200U 2.5GHz / 8GB / 256GB: 4.2
4.1

18. has an LED-backlit display

Uses LED backlighting, resulting in better image quality, more vibrant colors and richer blacks.
Dell Alienware 17 R3 17.3" Intel Core i7 6700HQ 2.6GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Acer Aspire 7 15.6” Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB
89% have it

19. has GPS

GPS enables global positioning, useful in map, geo-tagging or navigation apps.
Dell Alienware 17 R3 17.3" Intel Core i7 6700HQ 2.6GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Acer Aspire 7 15.6” Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB
2% have it

20. 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 / 8GB / 1TB
Acer Aspire 7 15.6” Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB
57% have it

21. 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 / 8GB / 1TB
Acer Aspire 7 15.6” Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB

22. 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 / 8GB / 1TB
Acer Aspire 7 15.6” Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB
10% have it

23. 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 / 8GB / 1TB
Acer Aspire 7 15.6” Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB
15% have it

24. has an external memory slot

The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) so that you can either extend the internal storage with affordable memory modules or you can retrieve data, such as photographs, easily from a memory card.
Dell Alienware 17 R3 17.3" Intel Core i7 6700HQ 2.6GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Acer Aspire 7 15.6” Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB
96% have it

25. 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

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