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Dell Alienware 17 R3 (2016) 17.3" Intel Core i7-6820HK 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB

85points

Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" FHD Intel Core i7-8750H 2.2GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD

Dell Alienware 17 R3 (2016) 17.3" Intel Core i7-6820HK 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB
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Dell Alienware 17 R3 (2016) 17.3" Intel Core i7-6820HK 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB vs Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" FHD Intel Core i7-8750H 2.2GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD

Dell Alienware 17 R3 (2016) 17.3" Intel Core i7-6820HK 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" FHD Intel Core i7-8750H 2.2GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
Dell Alienware 17 R3 (2016) 17.3" Intel Core i7-6820HK 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" FHD Intel Core i7-8750H 2.2GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD

Why is Dell Alienware 17 R3 (2016) 17.3" Intel Core i7-6820HK 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB better than Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" FHD Intel Core i7-8750H 2.2GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD?

    Why is Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" FHD Intel Core i7-8750H 2.2GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD better than Dell Alienware 17 R3 (2016) 17.3" Intel Core i7-6820HK 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB?

    • 533MHz higher ram speed
      2666MHzvs2133MHz
    • 7h longer battery life
      13hvs6h
    • 2.08kg lighter
      1.7kgvs3778.4g
    • 22.22% faster CPU speed
      6 x 2.2GHzvs4 x 2.7GHz
    • Every pixel has three subpixels
    • 15.9mm thinner
      18.4mmvs34.3mm
    • Has Bluetooth
    • Has USB Type-C

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    Design

    1.weight

    3.78kg

    1.7kg

    Best

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

    249.5g

    2.Has a backlit keyboard
    Dell Alienware 17 R3 (2016) 17.3" Intel Core i7-6820HK 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB
    Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" FHD Intel Core i7-8750H 2.2GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD

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

    3.thickness

    34.3mm

    18.4mm

    Best

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    6.9mm

    4.height

    291.8mm

    245.7mm

    Best

    Lenovo IdeaPad Miix 320

    17mm

    5.volume

    4303.76cm³

    1635.65cm³

    Best

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    1579.19cm³

    6.Has a detachable keyboard
    Dell Alienware 17 R3 (2016) 17.3" Intel Core i7-6820HK 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB
    Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" FHD Intel Core i7-8750H 2.2GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB 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

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    Display

    1.pixel density

    254ppi

    141ppi

    Best

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

    540ppi

    2.resolution

    3840 x 2160px

    1920 x 1080px

    Best

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

    3840 x 2160px

    3.every pixel has three subpixels
    Dell Alienware 17 R3 (2016) 17.3" Intel Core i7-6820HK 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB
    Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" FHD Intel Core i7-8750H 2.2GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB 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.

    4.screen size

    17.3"

    15.6"

    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"

    5.has an LED-backlit display
    Dell Alienware 17 R3 (2016) 17.3" Intel Core i7-6820HK 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB
    Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" FHD Intel Core i7-8750H 2.2GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD

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

    6.has a anti-reflection coating
    Dell Alienware 17 R3 (2016) 17.3" Intel Core i7-6820HK 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB
    Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" FHD Intel Core i7-8750H 2.2GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD

    This helps to reduce the reflection from your device.

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    Performance

    1.RAM

    16GB

    16GB

    Best

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

    64GB

    2.RAM speed

    2133MHz

    2666MHz

    It can support faster memory, which will give quicker system performance.

    Best

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    2800MHz

    3.Uses flash storage
    Dell Alienware 17 R3 (2016) 17.3" Intel Core i7-6820HK 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB
    Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" FHD Intel Core i7-8750H 2.2GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB 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.internal storage

    512GB

    512GB

    Best

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

    4000GB

    5.CPU speed

    4 x 2.7GHz

    6 x 2.2GHz (Intel Core i7-8750H)

    Best

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    12 x 2GHz

    6.has an external memory slot
    Dell Alienware 17 R3 (2016) 17.3" Intel Core i7-6820HK 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB
    Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" FHD Intel Core i7-8750H 2.2GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD

    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.

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    Connectivity

    1.USB 3.0 ports

    3

    2

    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 WiFi
    Dell Alienware 17 R3 (2016) 17.3" Intel Core i7-6820HK 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB
    Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" FHD Intel Core i7-8750H 2.2GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD

    The device can connect to WiFi.

    3.HDMI ports

    1

    1

    More HDMI ports mean that you can simultaneously connect numerous devices, such as video game consoles and set-top boxes.

    Best

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    2

    4.Has Bluetooth
    Dell Alienware 17 R3 (2016) 17.3" Intel Core i7-6820HK 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB
    Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" FHD Intel Core i7-8750H 2.2GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD

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

    5.Has USB Type-C
    Dell Alienware 17 R3 (2016) 17.3" Intel Core i7-6820HK 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB
    Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" FHD Intel Core i7-8750H 2.2GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD

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

    6.Bluetooth version

    4.1

    5

    Best

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    5

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    Battery

    1. longer battery life

    6h

    13h

    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 17 R3 (2016) 17.3" Intel Core i7-6820HK 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB
    Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" FHD Intel Core i7-8750H 2.2GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB 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 17 R3 (2016) 17.3" Intel Core i7-6820HK 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB
    Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" FHD Intel Core i7-8750H 2.2GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD

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

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    Features

    1.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
    Dell Alienware 17 R3 (2016) 17.3" Intel Core i7-6820HK 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB
    Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" FHD Intel Core i7-8750H 2.2GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD

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

    2.has a front camera
    Dell Alienware 17 R3 (2016) 17.3" Intel Core i7-6820HK 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB
    Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" FHD Intel Core i7-8750H 2.2GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD

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

    3.has GPS
    Dell Alienware 17 R3 (2016) 17.3" Intel Core i7-6820HK 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB
    Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" FHD Intel Core i7-8750H 2.2GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD

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

    For example

    Samsung Galaxy Book 2

    4.Has an optical disc drive
    Dell Alienware 17 R3 (2016) 17.3" Intel Core i7-6820HK 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB
    Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" FHD Intel Core i7-8750H 2.2GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB 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

    5.Has a fingerprint scanner
    Dell Alienware 17 R3 (2016) 17.3" Intel Core i7-6820HK 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB
    Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" FHD Intel Core i7-8750H 2.2GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD

    The device has a fingerprint scanner which identifies the user.

    6.has stereo speakers
    Dell Alienware 17 R3 (2016) 17.3" Intel Core i7-6820HK 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB
    Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" FHD Intel Core i7-8750H 2.2GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD

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

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    Miscellaneous

    1.Supports hardware-assisted virtualization
    Dell Alienware 17 R3 (2016) 17.3" Intel Core i7-6820HK 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB
    Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" FHD Intel Core i7-8750H 2.2GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD

    It is easier to obtain better performance when using virtualization if it is hardware-assisted.

    2.Has MMX
    Dell Alienware 17 R3 (2016) 17.3" Intel Core i7-6820HK 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB
    Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" FHD Intel Core i7-8750H 2.2GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD

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

    3.Has F16C
    Dell Alienware 17 R3 (2016) 17.3" Intel Core i7-6820HK 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB
    Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" FHD Intel Core i7-8750H 2.2GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD

    F16C is used to speed up tasks such as adjusting the contrast of an image or adjusting volume.

    4.Has NX bit
    Dell Alienware 17 R3 (2016) 17.3" Intel Core i7-6820HK 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB
    Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" FHD Intel Core i7-8750H 2.2GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD

    NX bit helps protect the computer from malicious attacks.

    5.Has AES
    Dell Alienware 17 R3 (2016) 17.3" Intel Core i7-6820HK 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB
    Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" FHD Intel Core i7-8750H 2.2GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD

    AES is used to speed up encryption and decryption.

    6.Has AVX
    Dell Alienware 17 R3 (2016) 17.3" Intel Core i7-6820HK 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB
    Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" FHD Intel Core i7-8750H 2.2GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD

    AVX is used to help speed up calculations in multimedia, scientific and financial applications, as well as improving Linux RAID software performance.

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