May 19, 2017 at 8:34AM

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Alienware 17 R4 vs pc specialist optimus viii

Hi all,
I'll be mostly using the laptop for video editing, possibly some after effects usage too. Editing with Premiere Pro CC.

Specs:
On the Alienware:
17.3 inch (1920x1080) IPS Full HD LED-backlit display, Anti-Glare
Intel Core i7 (6700HQ) 2.6GHz quad-core processor (6MB L3 cache, TurboBoost upto 3.5Ghz)
6GB Dedicated nVidia GeForce 1060 graphics
16GB 2400MHz DDR4 memory
256GB Solid State Drive (M.2 NVMe) & 1TB HDD (2.5" 64MB Cache 7200 rpm 6Gb/s)
Backlit UK Keypad Alienware 6 programmable Macro module keys
OS: Microsoft Windows 10 Home 64-bit

On the Optimus:
Optimus Series: 17.3" Matte Full HD IPS LED Widescreen (1920x1080)
Processor (CPU) Intel® Core™ i7 Quad Core Processor 7700HQ (2.8GHz, 3.8GHz Turbo)
Memory (RAM) 16GB Corsair 2133MHz SODIMM DDR4 (1 x 16GB)
Graphics Card NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1050 Ti - 4.0GB GDDR5 Video RAM - DirectX® 12.1
1st Hard Disk 2TB SEAGATE FIRECUDA 2.5" SSHD
M.2 SSD Drive 512GB INTEL® 600p M.2 NVMe PCIe SSD (upto 1775MB/sR | 560MB/sW)
Operating System Genuine Windows 10 Home 64 Bit

Both the same price. Which would you choose?

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Neither, both are a waste of money for the power you're getting.

May 27, 2017 at 11:04PM

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Clark McCauley
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Alienware but replace 1tb drive with a SSD. My Alienware desktop rocks and they replaced parts for free on warranty when I had issue with no charge to me.

May 10, 2018 at 5:56PM, Edited May 10, 5:56PM

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AREXSUN
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