Dell XPS 17 9700 vs. Dell G7 17 7790: Full specs comparison

Here is a side by side comparison between Dell XPS 17 9700 and Dell G7 17 7790 specs including CPU, RAM, storage, battery, display, and more.

The 2020 Dell XPS 17 9700 features the 45W 10th Generation Intel Comet Lake quad-core Intel Core i5-10300H up to 8-core Intel Core i9-10885H with the boost speed up to 5.30 GHz. While the 2019 Dell G7 17 7790 features the 45W 8th Generation Intel Coffee Lake quad-core Intel Core i5-8300H up to 8-core Intel Core i9-9980HK with the boost speed up to 5.00 GHz.

If you want to know more what's the difference between the 17″ Dell XPS 17 9700 (2020) and the 17.3″ Dell G7 17 7790 (2019), we have a detailed tech specs comparison between both devices for you to check out here.

Dell XPS 17 9700 vs. Dell G7 17 7790: Specs Comparison

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Dell XPS 17 9700

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Dell G7 17 7790

Availability
Released20202019
Release InfoAnnounced Date: May 13, 2020
  • Announced at CES 2019.
  • Available from January 29, 2019.
PricingStarting at $1,380
Dell XPS 17 9700 Price
New Dell XPS 17 9700 17 inch UHD Plus Laptop (Silver) Intel i9-10885H 10th Gen, 32GB DDR4 RAM, 1TB SSD, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 6GB GDDR6, Windows 10 Home, 17-30.99 inches
New Dell XPS 17 9700 17 inch UHD Plus Laptop (Silver) Intel i9-10885H 10th Gen, 32GB DDR4 RAM, 1TB SSD, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 6GB GDDR6, Windows 10 Home, 17-30.99 inches
By Dell
$3,209.59
New Dell XPS 15 9500 15.6 inch UHD+ Touchscreen Laptop (Silver) Intel Core i7-10750H 10th Gen, 16GB DDR4 RAM, 1TB SSD, Nvidia GTX 1650 Ti with 4GB GDDR6, Window 10 Pro (XPS9500-7845SLV-PUS)
New Dell XPS 15 9500 15.6 inch UHD+ Touchscreen Laptop (Silver) Intel Core i7-10750H 10th Gen, 16GB DDR4 RAM, 1TB SSD, Nvidia GTX 1650 Ti with 4GB GDDR6, Window 10 Pro (XPS9500-7845SLV-PUS)
By Dell
$2,499.11
New XPS 17 9700 17" Laptop 10th Gen Core i9-10885H up to 5.3 GHz 8 cores RTX 2060 6GB Max-Q 4K UHD Anti-Reflex 500-Nit Touch Display Plus Best Notebook Stylus Pen Light (6TB SSD DRIVE|64GB RAM|10 PRO)
New XPS 17 9700 17" Laptop 10th Gen Core i9-10885H up to 5.3 GHz 8 cores RTX 2060 6GB Max-Q 4K UHD Anti-Reflex 500-Nit Touch Display Plus Best Notebook Stylus Pen Light (6TB SSD DRIVE|64GB RAM|10 PRO)
By Best Notebooks
$6,499.00
Dell G7 17 7790 Price
2020 Dell G7 17 7790 17.3 Inch FHD Gaming Laptop (9th Gen Intel 6-Core i7-9750H up to 4.50 GHz, 16GB DDR4 RAM, 512GB SSD, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060, RGB Backlit Keyboard, Windows 10) (Abyss Gray)
2020 Dell G7 17 7790 17.3 Inch FHD Gaming Laptop (9th Gen Intel 6-Core i7-9750H up to 4.50 GHz, 16GB DDR4 RAM, 512GB SSD, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060, RGB Backlit Keyboard, Windows 10) (Abyss Gray)
By Dell
$1,999.00
Dell G7 17 Gaming Laptop (Windows 10 Home, 9th Gen Intel Core i7-9750H, NVIDIA GTX 1660 Ti 6G, 17.3" FHD LCD Screen, 512GB SSD, 16 GB RAM) G7790-7662GRY-PUS
Dell G7 17 Gaming Laptop (Windows 10 Home, 9th Gen Intel Core i7-9750H, NVIDIA GTX 1660 Ti 6G, 17.3" FHD LCD Screen, 512GB SSD, 16 GB RAM) G7790-7662GRY-PUS
By Dell
$1,999.99
2020 Dell G7 17 7790 17.3 Inch FHD Gaming Laptop (9th Gen Intel 6-Core i7-9750H up to 4.50 GHz, 16GB DDR4 RAM, 1TB HDD, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060, RGB Backlit Keyboard, Windows 10) (Abyss Gray)
2020 Dell G7 17 7790 17.3 Inch FHD Gaming Laptop (9th Gen Intel 6-Core i7-9750H up to 4.50 GHz, 16GB DDR4 RAM, 1TB HDD, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060, RGB Backlit Keyboard, Windows 10) (Abyss Gray)
By Dell
$1,999.00
DisplayDell XPS 17 9700Dell G7 17 7790
Size17 Inches17.3 Inches
Info
  • 17-inch FHD+ non-touchscreen
    • 1920 x 1200, IPS, 145 PPI, 500-nits brightness, 1650:1 contrast ratio, 100% sRGB, InfinityEdge Anti-Glare, Non-touch support.
  • 17-inch UHD+ IPS touchscreen
    • 3840 x 2400, IPS, 290 PPI, 500-nit brightness, 1600:1 contrast ratio, 100% AdobeRGB, InfinityEdge, Anti-Reflective, Touch support.
  • 17.3” FHD 300 nits 60Hz
    (1920 x 1080) 300 nits IPS Anti-Glare LED, Backlit Display (non-touch) with 60Hz refresh rate
  • 17.3” FHD 300 nits 144Hz
    (1920 x 1080) 300 nits IPS Anti-Glare LED, Backlit Display (non-touch) with 144Hz refresh rate
ExteriorDell XPS 17 9700Dell G7 17 7790
Size Comparison
Dimensions
  • 14.74 x 9.76 x 0.77 in (374.45 x 248.05 x 19.5 mm)
    • Width: 14.74” (374.45 mm)
    • Depth: 9.76” (248.05 mm)
    • Height: 0.77” (19.5 mm)
15.91 x 11.65 x 0.98 - 0.91 in (404 x 295.80 x 25 - 23.22 mm)
Weight
  • Non-touch with 56Wh: 4.65 lbs (2.11 kg)
  • Touch screen with 97Wh: 5.53 lbs (2.51 kg)
7.27 lbs (3.30 kg)
Colors
  • CNC machined aluminum in platinum silver with carbon fiber composite palm rest in black
  • Edge-to-edge Corning® Gorilla® Glass 6 on touch panel
Abyss Grey
Keyboard and Trackpad
  • Full size, backlit chiclet keyboard with larger keycaps.
  • Larger touchpad with multi-touch gesture support.
  • Keyboard
    • Standard full-size, spill-resistant keyboard with numeric keypad
    • Backlit keyboard (optional)
    • 4-zone RGB backlit (optional)
  • Touchpad
    • Size: 4.13 x 3.15 in (105 mm x 80 mm)
    • Supports multi-touch gesture.
Ports
  • 4 x USB Type-C 3.1 Gen 2 with Thunderbolt™ 3 
    (4 lanes of PCI Express Gen 3) supporting: Power Delivery, Thunderbolt 3 (40Gbps bi-directional), USB 3.2 Gen 2 (10Gbps), Native DisplayPort 1.4 (up to HBR2) video output, VGA, HDMI, Ethernet, and USB-A via Dell Adapter (sold separately).
  • 1 x full-size SD card reader v6.0
  • 1 x Wedge-shaped lock slot
  • 1 x 3.5mm headphone/microphone combo jack
    featuring Waves Nx® 3D audio with head tracking.
  • 1 x USB Type-C
    • Supports Thunderbolt 3 with DisplayPort For computers shipped with NVIDIA GeForce RTX 20 series.[/ti]
    • Supports USB 3.1 Gen 2 with DisplayPort For computers shipped with NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti.[/ti]
  • 1 x Mini DisplayPort
    • For computers shipped with NVIDIA GeForce RTX 20 series and GTX 1660 Ti.[/ti]
  • 1 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 port with PowerShare
  • 2 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 ports
  • 1 x RJ45 network port
  • 1 x HDMI 2.0 Port
  • 1 x headset jack
  • 1 x SD-card reader
  • 1 x Wedge-shaped lock
  • 1 x Power-adapter port
Internal SpecsDell XPS 17 9700Dell G7 17 7790
Processor
  • 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™ i7-10875H
    8 cores, 16 threads, 2.30 → 5.10 GHz, 16MB SmartCache, 45W
  • 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-10885H
    8 cores, 16 threads, 2.40 → 5.30 GHz, 16MB SmartCache, 45W
  • 8th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-8300H
    4 cores, 8 threads, 2.30 → 4.00 GHz, 8MB SmartCache, 45W
  • 8th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-8750H
    6 cores, 12 threads, 2.20 → 4.10 GHz, 9MB SmartCache, 45W
  • 8th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-8950HK
    6 cores, 12 threads, 2.90 → 4.80 GHz, 12MB SmartCache, 45W
  • 9th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-9300H
    4 cores, 8 threads, 2.40 → 4.10 GHz, 8MB SmartCache, 45W
  • 9th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-9750H
    6 cores, 12 threads, 2.60 → 4.50 GHz, 12MB SmartCache, 45W
  • 9th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-9980HK
    8 cores, 16 threads, 2.40 → 5.00 GHz, 16MB SmartCache, 45W
Integrated Graphics
  • 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™ i7-10875H
    Intel® UHD Graphics 630
    24 Execution Units, 350 → 1200 MHz
  • 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-10885H
    Intel® UHD Graphics 630
    24 Execution Units, 350 → 1250 MHz
  • 8th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-8300H
    Intel® UHD Graphics 630
    24 Execution Units, 350 → 1000 MHz
  • 8th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-8750H
    Intel® UHD Graphics 630
    24 Execution Units, 350 → 1100 MHz
  • 8th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-8950HK
    Intel® UHD Graphics 630
    24 Execution Units, 350 → 1200 MHz
  • 9th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-9300H
    Intel® UHD Graphics 630
    24 Execution Units, 350 → 1050 MHz
  • 9th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-9750H
    Intel® UHD Graphics 630
    24 Execution Units, 350 → 1150 MHz
  • 9th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-9980HK
    Intel® UHD Graphics 630
    24 Execution Units, 350 → 1250 MHz
Discrete Graphics
  • NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1650 Ti with Max-Q (Optional)
    • Turning Architecture, 4GB GDDR6 128-bit, 1035 → 1200 MHz, 1024 CUDA Cores.
  • NVIDIA® GeForce® RTX 2060 with Max-Q (Optional)
    • Turning Architecture, 6GB GDDR6 192-bit, 975 → 1185 MHz, 1920 CUDA Cores.
  • NVIDIA® GeForce GTX® 1050 Ti (4GB GDDR5)
  • NVIDIA® GeForce GTX® 1660 Ti (6GB GDDR6)
  • NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 2060 (6GB GDDR6) OC Ready
  • NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 2070 (8GB GDDR6) with Max-Q Design
  • NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 2080 (8GB GDDR6) with Max-Q Design
Memory
  • 8 GB16 GB32 GB64 GB
    2933 MHz Dual-channel DDR4 RAM.
  • Memory Slots
    • 2 x DDR4 SODIMM
  • Memory Configurations
    • Minimum Memory: 4GB
    • Maximum Memory: 64GB
    • Memory Speed: 2666MHz
Storage
  • 256 GB512 GB 1 TB 2TB 4TB
    • 2 x Removable M.2 2230/2280 PCIe® 3x4 NVMe™ SSD, Up to 32 Gbps.
  • Hard Drive Slots
    • 1 x M.2 2230/2280 PCIe SSD slot
    • 1 x 2.5 inches hard drive slot
  • Hard Drive Configurations
    • Up to 2TB M.2 NVMe PCIe SSD
    • Up to 2TB SATA Hard Drive
ConnectivityDell XPS 17 9700Dell G7 17 7790
Wi-Fi
  • Rivet Killer AX1650w
    Up to 2400 Mbps, Dual band 2.4 GHz/5 GHz, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g, WiFi-4 (802.11n), WiFi-5 (802.11ac), WiFi-6 (802.11ax)
  • Rivet Killer AX500s DBS
    Up to 1774.50 Mbps, Dual band 2.4 GHz/5 GHz, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g, WiFi-4 (802.11n), WiFi-5 (802.11ac), WiFi-6 (802.11ax)
  • Rivet Killer 1550 2x2 ac
    • Up to 1,730 Mbps, WiFi 802.11a/b/g/n/ac
  • Intel Wireless-AC 9560 2x2 802.11ac 160MHz
    • Up to 1,730 Mbps, WiFi 802.11a/b/g/n/ac
  • Qualcomm QCA61x4A (DW1820)
    • Up to 867 Mbps, WiFi 802.11a/b/g/n/ac
Bluetooth
  • Rivet Killer AX1650w › Bluetooth 5.1
  • Rivet Killer AX500s DBS › Bluetooth 5.2
  • Bluetooth 5
    • Rivet Killer 1550 2x2 ac
    • Intel Wireless-AC 9560 2x2 802.11ac 160MHz
  • Bluetooth 4.2
    • Qualcomm QCA61x4A (DW1820)
Ethernet
  • Realtek GB LAN
    • Available on GTX 1050 Ti
    • Speed: 10/100/1000 Mbps
  • Killer GB E2500V2
    • Available on RTX 20 series
    • Speed: 10/100/1000 Mbps
BatteryDell XPS 17 9700Dell G7 17 7790
Size
  • 3-cell smart lithium-ion 56 Wh
  • 6-cell smart lithium-ion 97 Wh
  • 60 Wh (4-cell lithium-ion)
  • 90 Wh (6-cell lithium-ion)
Power Supply
  • 90 W USB Type-C power adapter
    Power rated at 5VDC/3A, 9VDc/3A, 15VDC/3A, 20VDC/4.5A.
  • 130 W USB Type-C power adapter
    Power rated at 5VDC/1A, 20VDC/6.5A.
  • 130 W power adapter
    Power rated at 19.5VDC/6.70A.
  • 180 W power adapter
    Power rated at 19.5VDC/9.23A.
SoftwareDell XPS 17 9700Dell G7 17 7790
OS
  • Windows 10 Home, 64-bit
  • Windows 10 Pro, 64-bit
  • Windows 10 Home 64-bit
  • Windows 10 Pro 64-bit
Built-in Apps
  • Microsoft Office 30-days trial
  • McAfee LiveSafe™ 12 Month Subscription
  • Alienware Command Center
  • Dell Digital Delivery
  • Dell Mobile Connect
  • Dell Recovery Environment
  • DropBox
  • Microsoft® Office 2016 trial
  • McAfee LiveSafe (30 Day)
Camera & AudioDell XPS 17 9700Dell G7 17 7790
Camera
  • Front-facing camera
    Top-mount front camera with fixed focus lens, 0.92 Megapixels (1280 x 720 HD) at 30 fps.
  • Infrared camera
    576 x 360 (VGA) at 30 fps for Windows Hello Facial Recognition.
  • Front-facing camera
    Top-mount front camera with fixed focus lens, 0.92 Megapixels (1280 x 720 HD) at 30 fps.
Audio
  • Studio quality tuning with Waves MaxxAudio® Pro and Waves Nx® 3D audio
  • Quad-speaker design
  • Dual microphone array optimized with Waves MaxxVoice supporting VoIP - Microsoft Cortana capable
  • Realtek ALC3254 with Nahimic 3D Audio for Gamers
  • Two speakers
  • Dual-array microphones
MiscDell XPS 17 9700Dell G7 17 7790
Sensors
  • Ambient light sensor
  • Windows Hello compliant fingerprint reader in the power button
  • Windows Hello compliant fingerprint reader in the power button (optional)
Security
  • Windows Hello with Fingerprint Sign in
  • Enterprise-grade protection with Windows Hello face sign-in
  • Wedge-shaped lock
  • Chassis wedge-shaped security lock
  • Windows Hello compliant fingerprint reader in the power button (optional)
Warranty1 Year Ltd Hardware Warranty Mail-in Customer supplies box Dell pays shipping.
Dell XPS 17 9700 Price
New Dell XPS 17 9700 17 inch UHD Plus Laptop (Silver) Intel i9-10885H 10th Gen, 32GB DDR4 RAM, 1TB SSD, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 6GB GDDR6, Windows 10 Home, 17-30.99 inches
New Dell XPS 17 9700 17 inch UHD Plus Laptop (Silver) Intel i9-10885H 10th Gen, 32GB DDR4 RAM, 1TB SSD, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 6GB GDDR6, Windows 10 Home, 17-30.99 inches
By Dell
$3,209.59
New Dell XPS 15 9500 15.6 inch UHD+ Touchscreen Laptop (Silver) Intel Core i7-10750H 10th Gen, 16GB DDR4 RAM, 1TB SSD, Nvidia GTX 1650 Ti with 4GB GDDR6, Window 10 Pro (XPS9500-7845SLV-PUS)
New Dell XPS 15 9500 15.6 inch UHD+ Touchscreen Laptop (Silver) Intel Core i7-10750H 10th Gen, 16GB DDR4 RAM, 1TB SSD, Nvidia GTX 1650 Ti with 4GB GDDR6, Window 10 Pro (XPS9500-7845SLV-PUS)
By Dell
$2,499.11
New XPS 17 9700 17" Laptop 10th Gen Core i9-10885H up to 5.3 GHz 8 cores RTX 2060 6GB Max-Q 4K UHD Anti-Reflex 500-Nit Touch Display Plus Best Notebook Stylus Pen Light (6TB SSD DRIVE|64GB RAM|10 PRO)
New XPS 17 9700 17" Laptop 10th Gen Core i9-10885H up to 5.3 GHz 8 cores RTX 2060 6GB Max-Q 4K UHD Anti-Reflex 500-Nit Touch Display Plus Best Notebook Stylus Pen Light (6TB SSD DRIVE|64GB RAM|10 PRO)
By Best Notebooks
$6,499.00
Dell G7 17 7790 Price
2020 Dell G7 17 7790 17.3 Inch FHD Gaming Laptop (9th Gen Intel 6-Core i7-9750H up to 4.50 GHz, 16GB DDR4 RAM, 512GB SSD, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060, RGB Backlit Keyboard, Windows 10) (Abyss Gray)
2020 Dell G7 17 7790 17.3 Inch FHD Gaming Laptop (9th Gen Intel 6-Core i7-9750H up to 4.50 GHz, 16GB DDR4 RAM, 512GB SSD, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060, RGB Backlit Keyboard, Windows 10) (Abyss Gray)
By Dell
$1,999.00
Dell G7 17 Gaming Laptop (Windows 10 Home, 9th Gen Intel Core i7-9750H, NVIDIA GTX 1660 Ti 6G, 17.3" FHD LCD Screen, 512GB SSD, 16 GB RAM) G7790-7662GRY-PUS
Dell G7 17 Gaming Laptop (Windows 10 Home, 9th Gen Intel Core i7-9750H, NVIDIA GTX 1660 Ti 6G, 17.3" FHD LCD Screen, 512GB SSD, 16 GB RAM) G7790-7662GRY-PUS
By Dell
$1,999.99
2020 Dell G7 17 7790 17.3 Inch FHD Gaming Laptop (9th Gen Intel 6-Core i7-9750H up to 4.50 GHz, 16GB DDR4 RAM, 1TB HDD, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060, RGB Backlit Keyboard, Windows 10) (Abyss Gray)
2020 Dell G7 17 7790 17.3 Inch FHD Gaming Laptop (9th Gen Intel 6-Core i7-9750H up to 4.50 GHz, 16GB DDR4 RAM, 1TB HDD, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060, RGB Backlit Keyboard, Windows 10) (Abyss Gray)
By Dell
$1,999.00

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