Product Comparison: Alienware m15 R2 vs Alienware m17 R2


General Specifications
Brand
Alienware
Alienware
Model
m15 R2
m17 R2
Origin
China
China
About the Product
At just 4.75lb, 18.3mm thin and 2% removed from the z-height, the new Alienware m15 is lighter and leaner than our previous m15. Designed from the ground up, the m15 features a premium magnesium alloy chassis based on our new legendary design.
The incredibly slim design and Unrelenting power of the Alienware laptops lets you game like never before featuring hyper-efficient voltage regulation crayon-tech cooling V3 0 and new industrial design.
Key Specs
Screen Size
15.6 in.
17.3 in.
Operating System
Windows 10 Home
Windows 10 Home
Processor Speed
4.5 GHz
2.4 GHz
System Memory (RAM)
16 GB
16 GB
Storage Capacity
512 GB
512 GB
Battery Life
5 hours
4 hours

Alienware m15 R2

Alienware m17 R2

Alienware m15 R2

Alienware m17 R2

Alienware m15 R2

Alienware m17 R2

Alienware m15 R2

Alienware m17 R2

Alienware m15 R2

Alienware m17 R2

Size & Weight
Height
0.75 in.
0.73 in.
Width
14.25 in.
15.74 in.
Depth
10.83 in.
11.63 in.
Weight
4.85 lbs.
5.8 lbs.

Alienware m15 R2

Alienware m17 R2

Alienware m15 R2

Alienware m17 R2

Alienware m15 R2

Alienware m17 R2

Alienware m15 R2

Alienware m17 R2

Processor
Processor Model
Intel Core i7-9750H
Intel Core i7-9750H
Number of Cores
6
6
Graphics
Intel UHD Graphics 630
Intel UHD Graphics 630

Alienware m15 R2

Alienware m17 R2

What customers say about "Processor"
Alienware m15 R2 15.6-Inch FHD 144Hz Tobii Eye-Tracking Gaming Laptop
  • I like the m15 r2 design and this beast is using high-end processor.
  • The chip processes up to 12 data streams simultaneously (Hyper-Threading). The real best laptop processor.
  • Intel UHD Graphics 630 is necessary to perform undemanding everyday tasks, and serving pretty well.
  • An excellent processor that copes with any task.
  • I had to undervolt the CPU to avoid of thermal throttling while playing high demand games.
Alienware m17 R2 17.3 Inch FHD 144Hz 9ms Gaming Laptop
  • Good laptop. Good processor. I like this!
  • This is a great machine, the keyboard feels silky smooth. Good processor.
  • The laptop has the best design and performance among gaming devices available. A lot cores and great processor.
  • I love my Alienware laptop. It’s sleek and fast. Good proccesor, really fast.
  • Excellent product. Good include graphics card. Good processor too.
Memory
Type of Memory (RAM)
DDR4
DDR4
Type of Storage
SSD
SSD
Card Reader
No
No
What customers say about "Memory"
Alienware m15 R2 15.6-Inch FHD 144Hz Tobii Eye-Tracking Gaming Laptop
  • The laptop’s RAM is 16GB of DDR4-2666MHz standard. This means, that it will run 100 chrome tabs at one time and there will no lags.
  • This laptop has a fairly large solid-state drive with amazing speed.
  • Great laptop with lots of internal memory.
  • This laptop serves fast with SSD and has fast RAM for games.
  • Pay attention that RAM is soldered in this model and you can't upgrade it in future.
Alienware m17 R2 17.3 Inch FHD 144Hz 9ms Gaming Laptop
  • Great gaming equipment. Good RAM, i like it.
  • I recommend this product. Good memory type.
  • It's great, the computer programs run very smooth. SSD is good.
  • Looks great, runs smoothly. Good memory (RAM).
  • Amazing power and display. Good memory and graphics.
Features
Display Type
FHD IPS
FHD IPS
Screen Resolution
1920 x 1080
1920 x 1080
Discrete Graphics
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070
Discrete Graphics Memory
6 GB
8 GB
Extras
Alienware Command Center, AlienFX Lighting Technology, Game Library with auto-tune game profile functionality, Fusion
Alienware Command Center, AlienFX Lighting Technology, Magnesium Alloy exterior shell, Copper Alloy thermal structures, Includes anti-ghosting and N-key rollover technology, Premium Precision-Point glass touchpad

Alienware m15 R2

Alienware m17 R2

What customers say about "Features"
Alienware m15 R2 15.6-Inch FHD 144Hz Tobii Eye-Tracking Gaming Laptop
  • This machine is a beast and can run any game on high or ultra settings with 100+fps. What to say, this is 2060 card.
  • Viewing media experience is really amazing on this Full HD IPS display.
  • Alienware has improved the alienware customisation software to control fan speed, rgb and many other options.
  • Full HD 240Hz refresh rate with Tobii Eyetracking Technology.
  • Full HD webcam is suitable for comfortable video calling.
Alienware m17 R2 17.3 Inch FHD 144Hz 9ms Gaming Laptop
  • The cool features. Would definitely recommend to anyone.
  • Beautiful, and the features second to none.
  • This is amazing and the features are superb.
  • This come with all the features i want.
  • The eye tracking feature is awesome for me.
Connectivity
Bluetooth
Yes
Yes
Network
Wi-Fi 6 AX1650, Ethernet
Wi-Fi 6 AX1650, Ethernet
Number of USB Ports
3
3
USB Type C
Yes
Yes
Other Ports
HDMI, Mini Display Port 1.4, 3.5mm audio out, Thunderbolt 3
Thunderbolt 3, HDMI 2.0, Mini Display Port 1.4, 3.5mm audio out

Alienware m15 R2

Alienware m17 R2

What customers say about "Connectivity"
Alienware m15 R2 15.6-Inch FHD 144Hz Tobii Eye-Tracking Gaming Laptop
  • Bluetooth works well with all my devices. Nice connectivity.
  • The laptop has pretty decent number of usb ports.
  • Great device with all the connections that you can imagine.
  • The GPU port and Thunderbolt complete this laptop for really convenient usage.
  • Had major issues with Bluetooth and Bose headphones.
Alienware m17 R2 17.3 Inch FHD 144Hz 9ms Gaming Laptop
  • I can play all the games I want on it with awesome graphics and speed. Good connect.
  • Very powerful and fast gaming laptop. Easy connect.
  • Cool looking and powerful performance, i like it, easy and good connectivity.
  • Its a great computer all around and a great gaming laptop. Good connect. Easy connect.
  • Can't connect to WiFI issues OOB.
Warranty / Certifications
Manufacturer Warranty
1 year(s)
1 year(s)
Certifications
CE, FCC
CE, FCC
Other Information
Manufacturer
MSRP
1899.99 $
2379.99 $


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