Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Razer Blade vs. Alienware M18X

Razer has been pushing their new gaming laptop as being the most powerful portable gaming laptop. But what makes this machine different from Alienware’s best gaming laptop. The M18X?

Razer has been making PC and Xbox360 accessories for quite some time now but Dell’s Alienware has remained on top for the best gaming desktops and laptops. This is a simple comparison of specifications. Razer’s not yet released Razer Blade and Alienware’s most powerful gaming laptop, the M18X

Razer Blade Specs:

PRICE:
•$2,750
•1,994 Euros
PROCESSOR:
• Intel Core i7 processor
• Dual core – 64Bit
• CPU: 2.8 GHz/ 3.5 GHz (Base/ Turbo)
CHIPSET:
• Intel® Mobile Express Series 6 PCH “Cougar Point Chipset
DISPLAY:
• 17.3” (Diagonal), 16:9 ratio, 1920×1080 LED backlit
GRAPHICS CARD & VIDEO:
• Integrated Graphics for mobile mode
• Next generation NVIDIA™ discrete GPU (GT 555M) with 2GB dedicated GDDR5
and Optimus Technology
• Built-in HD webcam
OPERATING SYSTEM:
•Genuine Windows 7 Ultimate, 64bit
STORAGE:
• 320GB 7200rpm SATA
PORTS & JACKS:
• HDMI connector
• 1 x USB 3.0
• 2 x USB 2.0 (always on power)
• 3.5mm audio microphone/headphone combo jack
• Gigabit Ethernet port
BATTERY & BATTERY LIFE:
• Integrated 60Wh battery
• 2.5 hour battery life
COMMUNICATIONS:
• Wi-Fi wireless networking 802.11 b/g/n compatible
• Bluetooth 3.0
SIZE & WEIGHT:
•Width-16.81 inch (42.7 cm)
•Depth-10.90 inches (27.7 cm)
•Height-0.88 inches (2.24 cm)
•Weight-6.9 pounds (3.16 kg)

Alienware M18X Specs:

PRICE:
•$1,999 (not customized)
•1,449 Euros (not customized)
PROCESSOR:
•Intel Core™ i7 2960XM Overclocked Turbo Boost
•Dual Core – 64Bit
•CPU 4.0GHz (8MB Cache)
DISPLAY:
•18.4 inch display (1920×1080)
GRAPHICS CARD & VIDEO:
•Dual 2GB GDDR5 NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 580M – NVIDIA SLI Enabled
OPERATING SYSTEM:
•Genuine Windows 7 Ultimate, 64bit
STORAGE:
•Up to 1500GB7 SATA hard drive (7200RPM)
PORTS & JACKS:
• HDMI connector
• 1 x USB 3.0
• 2 x USB 2.0
• 3.5mm audio microphone/headphone combo jack
BATTERY & BATTERY LIFE:
• High Capacity 12-cell Lithium Ion (97whr)
• 1.5 hour battery life
COMMUNICATIONS:
•Intel Advanced-N 6200 a/g/n 2×2 MIMO Technology
•Internal Bluetooth® 3.0
SIZE & WEIGHT:
•Front: 53.00mm (2.09 inches)
•Rear: 54.20mm (2.13 inches)
•Depth: 322.00 mm (12.68 inches)
•Width: 436.00 mm (17.17 inches)
•Starting at weight: 5.41 kg (11.93 lbs)

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