ROG Zephyrus S15 GX502L vs. Alienware M15 R3

Here is a side by side comparison between ROG Zephyrus S15 GX502L and Alienware M15 R3 specs including CPU, RAM, storage, battery, display, and more.

ROG Zephyrus S15 GX502L vs. Alienware M15 R3

The 2020 ROG Zephyrus S15 GX502L features the 45W 10th Generation Intel Comet Lake 6-core Intel Core i7-10750H up to 8-core Intel Core i7-10875H with the boost speed up to 5.10 GHz. While the 2020 Alienware M15 R3 features the 45W 10th Generation Intel Comet Lake quad-core Intel Core i5-10300H up to 8-core Intel Core i9-10980HK with the boost speed up to 5.30 GHz.

If you want to know more what's the difference between the 15.6″ ROG Zephyrus S15 GX502L (2020) and the 15.6″ Alienware M15 R3 (2020), we have a detailed tech specs comparison between both devices for you to check out here.

ROG Zephyrus S15 GX502L vs. Alienware M15 R3: Specs Comparison

ROG Zephyrus S15 GX502L image

ROG Zephyrus S15 GX502L

Alienware M15 R3 image

Alienware M15 R3

Key Features
What's new
  • Alienware’s most thin and powerful 15" laptop ever. Now with the option for up to 10th gen Intel® Core™ i9k processors with up to 12-phase HyperEfficient Voltage regulation.
  • Up to 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-10980HK (8-Core, up to 5.3GHz w/ Turbo Boost 2.0)
  • Up to NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 2080 SUPER 8GB GDDR6 with Max-Q Design
  • Up to 4TB (2x 2TB PCIe M.2 SSD) RAID0 [Boot] + 512GB PCIe M.2 SSD [Storage]
  • Up to 15.6" OLED UHD (3840 x 2160) 60Hz 1ms 400-nits DCI-P3 color gamut + Tobii Eyetracking technology
AvailabilityROG Zephyrus S15 GX502LAlienware M15 R3
Released20202020
Release InfoAvailable on May 2020
PricingStarting at $1,499.99
ROG Zephyrus S15 GX502L Price
ROG Zephyrus M Thin and Portable Gaming Laptop, 15.6” 240Hz FHD IPS, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti, Intel Core i7-9750H, 16GB DDR4 RAM, 512B PCIe SSD, Per-Key RGB, Windows 10 Pro, GU502GU-XH74-BL, Blue
ROG Zephyrus M Thin and Portable Gaming Laptop, 15.6” 240Hz FHD IPS, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti, Intel Core i7-9750H, 16GB DDR4 RAM, 512B PCIe SSD, Per-Key RGB, Windows 10 Pro, GU502GU-XH74-BL, Blue
By ASUS
$1,449.79
ASUS ROG Zephyrus S Ultra Slim Gaming PC Laptop, 15.6in 144Hz IPS-Type, Intel i7-8750H GeForce GTX 1070, 16GB DDR4, 512GB NVMe SSD Win 10 Home- GX531GS-AH76 (Renewed)
ASUS ROG Zephyrus S Ultra Slim Gaming PC Laptop, 15.6in 144Hz IPS-Type, Intel i7-8750H GeForce GTX 1070, 16GB DDR4, 512GB NVMe SSD Win 10 Home- GX531GS-AH76 (Renewed)
By ASUS
$1,489.99
ROG Zephyrus M Thin and Portable Gaming Laptop, 15.6” 144Hz Full HD IPS, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti, Intel Core i7-9750H, 16GB DDR4 RAM, 512B PCIe SSD, Per-Key RGB, Windows 10 Pro, GU502GU-XB74
ROG Zephyrus M Thin and Portable Gaming Laptop, 15.6” 144Hz Full HD IPS, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti, Intel Core i7-9750H, 16GB DDR4 RAM, 512B PCIe SSD, Per-Key RGB, Windows 10 Pro, GU502GU-XB74
By ASUS
$1,439.00
Alienware M15 R3 Price
New Alienware m15 R3 Gaming Laptop, 300hz 3ms FHD Display, Intel Core i7-10th Gen, Nvidia GeForce RTX 2080 Super 8GB GDDR6, 1TB SSD, 32GB RAM, Lunar Light, 15-15.99 inches
New Alienware m15 R3 Gaming Laptop, 300hz 3ms FHD Display, Intel Core i7-10th Gen, Nvidia GeForce RTX 2080 Super 8GB GDDR6, 1TB SSD, 32GB RAM, Lunar Light, 15-15.99 inches
By Alienware
$2,743.24
Alienware New M15 Gaming Laptop, 15.6" 144hz FHD Display, Intel Core i7-9750H, NVIDIA RTX 2060 6GB, 512GB SSD, 16GB RAM, AWYA15-7947BLK-PUS
Alienware New M15 Gaming Laptop, 15.6" 144hz FHD Display, Intel Core i7-9750H, NVIDIA RTX 2060 6GB, 512GB SSD, 16GB RAM, AWYA15-7947BLK-PUS
By Alienware
$2,225.00
Alienware M15 Gaming Laptop, 9th Gen Intel Core i7-9750H, 15. 6" FHD 1920x1080 144Hz IPS, 16GB DDR4, 2666MHz, 512GB SSD, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 6GB GDDR6
Alienware M15 Gaming Laptop, 9th Gen Intel Core i7-9750H, 15. 6" FHD 1920x1080 144Hz IPS, 16GB DDR4, 2666MHz, 512GB SSD, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 6GB GDDR6
By Alienware
$1,498.98
Was: $1,599.99
DisplayROG Zephyrus S15 GX502LAlienware M15 R3
Size15.6 Inches15.6 Inches
Info15.6-inch Non-glare Full HD (1920 x 1080) IPS-level panel, 300Hz, 3ms, 100% sRGB, Pantone® Validated, G-SYNC™Full HD with 144Hz refresh rate
  • 1920 x 1080, 141 PPI, 7ms response time, 300 nits, 16:9, 72% NTSC  color gamut, Anti-glare.
Full HD with 144Hz refresh rate
  • 1920 x 1080, 141 PPI, 7ms response time, 300 nits, 16:9, 72% NTSC color gamut with NVIDIA G-SYNC Technology, Anti-glare.
Full HD with 300Hz refresh rate
  • 1920 x 1080, 141 PPI, 3ms response time, 300 nits, 16:9, 100% sRGB color gamut, Anti-glare.
Ultra HD with 60Hz refresh rate
  • 3180 x 2160, OLED, 282 PPI, 1ms response time, 400 nits, 16:9, HDR-400 100% DCI-P3 color gamut, 100,000:1 contrast ratio, TrueLife, 14.80W max power consumption
  • Tobii Eyetracking technology
All options
  • Wide Viewing Angles on all displays with 85 degrees viewing from all directions
ExteriorROG Zephyrus S15 GX502LAlienware M15 R3
Size Comparison
Dimensions14.17” x 9.92” x 0.74” (360 x 252 x 18.9 mm)Base
Width: 14.19 in. (360.30 mm)
Depth: 10.87 in. (276.20 mm)
Height: 0.72 - 0.78 in. (18.30 - 19.70 mm)
300 Hz Refresh Rate Models
Width: 14.19 in. (360.30 mm)
Depth: 10.86 in. (275.90 mm)
Height: 0.70 - 0.78 in. (17.90 - 19.70 mm)
Weight4.40 lbs (2.0 kg)Starting at 4.65 lbs (2.10 kg) up to 5.51 lbs (2.50 kg)
Colors
Brushed Black
  • Dark Side of the Moon with High Endurance Clear Coat
  • Lunar Light with High Endurance Clear Coat
Keyboard and Trackpad
  • Backlit chiclet keyboard
  • Per-key RGB lighting
  • Aura Sync
  • Hotkeys: Volume up / Volume down / Microphone mute / ROG Armoury Crate
  • N key rollover
  • Keyboard
    • Alienware mSeries 4-Zone AlienFX RGB keyboard.
    • Alienware mSeries keyboard with per-key RGB LED.
  • AlienFX lighting
  • Includes anti-ghosting and N-key rollover technology
  • 1.7mm key travel
  • 0.2mm-dish concave key design
  • 4.13 x 2.36 in (105 mm x 80 mm) precision touchpad with multi-touch gesture support.
Ports
  • 1 x Thunderbolt™ 3 with USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-C
    DisplayPort™ 1.4 and Power Delivery.
  • 1 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-A
  • 2 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-A
  • 1 x HDMI 2.0b
  • 1 x 3.5mm Audio jack (ESS Hi-Fi DAC)
  • 1 x Audio jack mic-in
  • 1 x Kensington lock
  • 1 x RJ-45 jack
  • 1 x Power/DC-in Port
  • 1 x RJ-45 Killer™ Ethernet E3000 10/100/1000Mbps/2.5Gbps Port
  • 2 x Type-A USB 3.1 Gen 1 Port
  • 1 x Type-A USB 3.1 Gen 1 port with PowerShare technology
  • 1 x Thunderbolt™ 3 Port (USB Type-C™ with support for USB 3.1 Gen 2 10Gbps, 40Gbps Thunderbolt, and DisplayPort 1.2)
  • 1 x Alienware Graphics Amplifier Port
  • 1 x HDMI 2.0b with HDCP 2.2 Output Port
  • 1 x Mini-Display Port 1.4 (certified) Output Port
  • 1 x Audio Out 1/8" Ports (Compatible with inline mic headset)
  • 1 x Wedge-shaped lock slot (cable and lock sold separately)
  • 1 x microSD 5.1, UHD-II HD312 Card Reader
Internal SpecsROG Zephyrus S15 GX502LAlienware M15 R3
Processor
  • 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-10750H
    6 cores, 12 threads, 2.60 → 5.00 GHz, 12MB SmartCache, 45W
  • 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-10875H
    8 cores, 16 threads, 2.30 → 5.10 GHz, 16MB SmartCache, 45W
  • 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-10300H
    4 cores, 8 threads, 2.50 → 4.50 GHz, 8MB SmartCache, 45W
  • 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-10750H
    6 cores, 12 threads, 2.60 → 5.00 GHz, 12MB SmartCache, 45W
  • 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-10980HK
    8 cores, 16 threads, 2.40 → 5.30 GHz, 16MB SmartCache, 45W
Integrated Graphics
  • 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-10750H
    Intel® UHD Graphics 630
    24 Execution Units, 350 → 1150 MHz
  • 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-10875H
    Intel® UHD Graphics 630
    24 Execution Units, 350 → 1200 MHz
  • 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-10300H
    Intel® UHD Graphics 630
    24 Execution Units, 350 → 1050 MHz
  • 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-10750H
    Intel® UHD Graphics 630
    24 Execution Units, 350 → 1150 MHz
  • 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-10980HK
    Intel® UHD Graphics 630
    24 Execution Units, 350 → 1250 MHz
Discrete Graphics
ASUS ROG Zephyrus S15 GX502LWS
  • NVIDIA® GeForce® RTX 2070 SUPER™
    8GB GDDR6 VRAM (Boost Clock: 1480MHz, 115W).
ASUS ROG Zephyrus S15 GX502LXS
  • NVIDIA® GeForce® RTX 2080 SUPER™
    8GB GDDR6 VRAM (Boost Clock: 1330MHz, 90W).
  • NVIDIA® GeForce GTX® 1650 Ti (4GB GDDR6)
  • NVIDIA® GeForce GTX® 1660 Ti (6GB GDDR6)
  • NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 2060 (6GB GDDR6) OC Ready
  • NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 2070 (8GB GDDR6)
  • NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 2070 SUPER (8GB GDDR6)
  • NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 2080 SUPER (8GB GDDR6) with Max-Q Design
  • AMD RX5500M (4GB GDDR6)
MemoryUp to 48GB DDR4 3200MHz SDRAM
  • 8 GB 16 GB 32 GB
    2666 MHz Dual-channel DDR4 RAM.
Storage
512GB1TB
M.2 NVMe PCIe 3.0 with RAID 0 support
Available Slots
  • One M.2 2230 slot (Up to 512GB)
  • Two M.2 2230/2280 slots (Up to 2TB each)
Single Drive
  • 256 GB PCIe M.2 SSD
  • 512 GB PCIe M.2 SSD
  • 1 TB PCIe M.2 SSD
  • 2 TB PCIe M.2 SSD
RAID-0
  • 512GB (2x256 PCIe M.2 SSD) RAID0
  • 1TB (2x 512 PCIe M.2 SSD) RAID0
  • 2TB (2x 1TB PCIe M.2 SSD) RAID0
  • 4TB (2x 2TB PCIe M.2 SSD) RAID0
RAID-0 Plus
  • 1TB (2x 512GB PCIe M.2 SSD) RAID0 [Boot] + 512GB PCIe M.2 SSD [Storage]
  • 2TB (2x 1TB PCIe M.2 SSD) RAID0 [Boot] + 512GB PCIe M.2 SSD [Storage]
  • 4TB (2x 2TB PCIe M.2 SSD) RAID0 [Boot] + 512GB PCIe M.2 SSD [Storage]
ConnectivityROG Zephyrus S15 GX502LAlienware M15 R3
Wi-FiIntel® Wi-Fi 6 with Gig+ performance (802.11ax)
  • Rivet Killer Wi-Fi 6 AX1650
    Dual Band 2.4 GHz/5 GHz up to 2400 Mbps, WiFi 802.11a/b/g/n/ac/ax.
BluetoothBluetooth 5.1
  • Rivet Killer Wi-Fi 6 AX1650 › Bluetooth 5.1
Ethernet
  • Gigabit LAN
    Speed: 10/100/1000 Mbps.
  • Killer™ Ethernet E3000 PCI-e Gigabit ethernet controller
    Transfer rate: 10/100/1000/2500 Mbps
BatteryROG Zephyrus S15 GX502LAlienware M15 R3
Size
  • 56 WHr, 3-cell smart lithium-ion
  • 86 WHr, 6-cell smart lithium-ion
Battery LifeUp to 8.3 hours of 1080p video playback.
Power Supply240W power adaptor
Support Type-C PD 3.0 up to 65W.
  • E4 130W (19.50 VDC/6.70A)
  • E4 180W (19.50 VDC/9.23A)
  • E4 240W (19.50 VDC/12.31A)
* Support Hybrid Power
SoftwareROG Zephyrus S15 GX502LAlienware M15 R3
OS
  • Windows 10 Home
  • Windows 10 Pro
  • Windows 10 Home 64-bit
  • Windows 10 Pro 64-bit
Built-in Apps
Armoury CrateGameFirst VIGameVisualSonic Studio III
  • Alienware Command Center
  • Alienware Adrenlin
  • Alienware Mobile Connect
  • Microsoft Office 365 (30-day trial)
Camera & AudioROG Zephyrus S15 GX502LAlienware M15 R3
Camera
  • Front-facing camera
    Alienware FHD (1920x1080 resolution) camera.
Audio
  • 2 speakers with Smart AMP technology
  • Array Microphones
  • Controller: Realtek ALC3281-CG
    • 7.1 Digital Audio out using HDMI out connection
    • Alienware Sound Center via Alienware Command Center
  • Speakers:
    • 4-Way (Woofer/Tweeter) Stereo Speaker Design
    • Output: 4-5W
    • Introduces Discrete Smart Amp Woofer technology
    • Delivers 2.5x bass improvement over the previous generation
    • Delivers 2x treble improvement over the previous generation
    • Delivers 30% loudness improvement over the previous generation for full-range performance
  • Microphone:
    • Digital-array microphones in camera assembly
MiscROG Zephyrus S15 GX502LAlienware M15 R3
Sensors
  • Tobii Eyetracking technology (optional)
Security
  • Kensington lock slot
  • Wedge-shaped lock slot
MoreCHASIS
  • Based on Alienware's Legend industrial design language
  • Engineered with Alienware's Advanced Cryo-Tech Cooling technology
  • Engineered with HyperEfficient Voltage Regulation
  • Constructed with a Magnesium Alloy exterior shell and copper alloy thermal components
ROG Zephyrus S15 GX502L Price
ROG Zephyrus M Thin and Portable Gaming Laptop, 15.6” 240Hz FHD IPS, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti, Intel Core i7-9750H, 16GB DDR4 RAM, 512B PCIe SSD, Per-Key RGB, Windows 10 Pro, GU502GU-XH74-BL, Blue
ROG Zephyrus M Thin and Portable Gaming Laptop, 15.6” 240Hz FHD IPS, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti, Intel Core i7-9750H, 16GB DDR4 RAM, 512B PCIe SSD, Per-Key RGB, Windows 10 Pro, GU502GU-XH74-BL, Blue
By ASUS
$1,449.79
ASUS ROG Zephyrus S Ultra Slim Gaming PC Laptop, 15.6in 144Hz IPS-Type, Intel i7-8750H GeForce GTX 1070, 16GB DDR4, 512GB NVMe SSD Win 10 Home- GX531GS-AH76 (Renewed)
ASUS ROG Zephyrus S Ultra Slim Gaming PC Laptop, 15.6in 144Hz IPS-Type, Intel i7-8750H GeForce GTX 1070, 16GB DDR4, 512GB NVMe SSD Win 10 Home- GX531GS-AH76 (Renewed)
By ASUS
$1,489.99
ROG Zephyrus M Thin and Portable Gaming Laptop, 15.6” 144Hz Full HD IPS, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti, Intel Core i7-9750H, 16GB DDR4 RAM, 512B PCIe SSD, Per-Key RGB, Windows 10 Pro, GU502GU-XB74
ROG Zephyrus M Thin and Portable Gaming Laptop, 15.6” 144Hz Full HD IPS, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti, Intel Core i7-9750H, 16GB DDR4 RAM, 512B PCIe SSD, Per-Key RGB, Windows 10 Pro, GU502GU-XB74
By ASUS
$1,439.00
Alienware M15 R3 Price
New Alienware m15 R3 Gaming Laptop, 300hz 3ms FHD Display, Intel Core i7-10th Gen, Nvidia GeForce RTX 2080 Super 8GB GDDR6, 1TB SSD, 32GB RAM, Lunar Light, 15-15.99 inches
New Alienware m15 R3 Gaming Laptop, 300hz 3ms FHD Display, Intel Core i7-10th Gen, Nvidia GeForce RTX 2080 Super 8GB GDDR6, 1TB SSD, 32GB RAM, Lunar Light, 15-15.99 inches
By Alienware
$2,743.24
Alienware New M15 Gaming Laptop, 15.6" 144hz FHD Display, Intel Core i7-9750H, NVIDIA RTX 2060 6GB, 512GB SSD, 16GB RAM, AWYA15-7947BLK-PUS
Alienware New M15 Gaming Laptop, 15.6" 144hz FHD Display, Intel Core i7-9750H, NVIDIA RTX 2060 6GB, 512GB SSD, 16GB RAM, AWYA15-7947BLK-PUS
By Alienware
$2,225.00
Alienware M15 Gaming Laptop, 9th Gen Intel Core i7-9750H, 15. 6" FHD 1920x1080 144Hz IPS, 16GB DDR4, 2666MHz, 512GB SSD, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 6GB GDDR6
Alienware M15 Gaming Laptop, 9th Gen Intel Core i7-9750H, 15. 6" FHD 1920x1080 144Hz IPS, 16GB DDR4, 2666MHz, 512GB SSD, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 6GB GDDR6
By Alienware
$1,498.98
Was: $1,599.99

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