Last time we briefly covered the specs sheet of the new Alienware 17 R5 high-end gaming series and it is now time to draw a parallel between this gaming beast and its predecessor – the Alienware 17 R4.
The first difference hides in the hardware options. While Alienware 17 R5 boasts up to the latest 8th gen overclockable Intel Core i9-8950HK processor, its rival offers only up to 7th gen Intel Core options. However, both models can be configured with up to an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 (8GB GDDR5X) graphics card. In terms of memory, the Alienware 17 R5 supports Intel Optane PCIe 3.0 x2 [60/120GB].
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