Razer Blade 15 Advanced Edition (2021) vs. Alienware M15 R4

Here is a side by side comparison between Razer Blade 15 Advanced Edition (2021) and Alienware M15 R4 specs including CPU, RAM, storage, battery, display, and more.

Razer Blade 15 Advanced Edition (2021) vs. Alienware M15 R4

The Razer Blade 15 Advanced Edition (2021) features the 45W 10th Generation Intel Comet Lake 8-core Intel Core i7-10875H with the boost speed up to 5.10 GHz. While the 2021 Alienware M15 R4 features the 45W 10th Generation Intel Comet Lake 8-core Intel Core i7-10870H 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″ Razer Blade 15 Advanced Edition (2021) and the 15.6″ Alienware M15 R4 (2021), we have a detailed tech specs comparison between both devices for you to check out here.

Razer Blade 15 Advanced Edition (2021) vs. Alienware M15 R4: Specs Comparison

Razer Blade 15 Advanced Edition (2021) image

Razer Blade 15 Advanced Edition (2021)

Alienware M15 R4 image

Alienware M15 R4

Key Features
What's new
  • New FHD 360Hz and QHD 240Hz display option.
  • New NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 30 Series.
  • New Wi-Fi 6E Intel AX-210 wireless adapter.
  • Supports USB-C charging via PD 3.0.
Faster Memory
It's now equipped with a faster DDR4 memory to bump the speed up from 2666 MHz to 2933 MHz
GeForce RTX™ 30-series graphics
It now comes with the second generation of RTX technology that available in NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 3070 and 3080 with 8GB of GDDR6.
Native [email protected] Support
The M15 R4 has the latest native HDMI 2.1b port to support 4K at 120Hz display output.
What's missing
  • No Gigabit Ethernet port.
  • Same 10th-Gen Intel Core processors.
  • Same 10th Gen Intel processors as its predecessor.
AvailabilityRazer Blade 15 Advanced Edition (2021)Alienware M15 R4
Released20212021
Release InfoAnnounced on January 12, 2021.
  • Announced on January 12, 2021 (CES 2021)
  • Available on January 26, 2021
PricingStarting at $2,499.99Starting at $2,149.99
Razer Blade 15 Advanced Edition (2021) Price
Razer Blade 15 Base Gaming Laptop 2020: Intel Core i7-10750H 6-Core, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060, 15.6" FHD 1080p 144Hz, 16GB RAM, 512GB SSD, CNC Aluminum, Chroma RGB Lighting, Thunderbolt 3, Black
Razer Blade 15 Base Gaming Laptop 2020: Intel Core i7-10750H 6-Core, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060, 15.6" FHD 1080p 144Hz, 16GB RAM, 512GB SSD, CNC Aluminum, Chroma RGB Lighting, Thunderbolt 3, Black
By Razer
$1,239.99
Was: $1,799.99
Razer Blade 15 Advanced Gaming Laptop 2021: Intel Core i7-10875H 8-Core, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070, 15.6” QHD 240Hz, 16GB RAM, 1TB SSD - CNC Aluminum - Chroma RGB - THX Spatial Audio - Thunderbolt 3
Razer Blade 15 Advanced Gaming Laptop 2021: Intel Core i7-10875H 8-Core, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070, 15.6” QHD 240Hz, 16GB RAM, 1TB SSD - CNC Aluminum - Chroma RGB - THX Spatial Audio - Thunderbolt 3
By Razer
$2,499.99
Razer Blade 15 Base Gaming Laptop 2021: Intel Core i7-10750H 6 Core, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070, 15.6" QHD 165Hz , 16GB, 512GB SSD - CNC Aluminum - Chroma RGB Lighting - Thunderbolt 3 - Creator Ready
Razer Blade 15 Base Gaming Laptop 2021: Intel Core i7-10750H 6 Core, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070, 15.6" QHD 165Hz , 16GB, 512GB SSD - CNC Aluminum - Chroma RGB Lighting - Thunderbolt 3 - Creator Ready
By Razer
$2,199.99
Alienware M15 R4 Price
Alienware m15 R4, 15.6 inch FHD Non-Touch Gaming Laptop - Intel Core i7-10870H, 16GB DDR4 RAM, 1TB SSD, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 8GB GDDR6, Windows 10 Home - Lunar Light (Latest Model)
Alienware m15 R4, 15.6 inch FHD Non-Touch Gaming Laptop - Intel Core i7-10870H, 16GB DDR4 RAM, 1TB SSD, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 8GB GDDR6, Windows 10 Home - Lunar Light (Latest Model)
By Alienware
$2,154.53
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
$1,299.00
Was: $1,599.99
Alienware m15 R3 Gaming Laptop, 15.6 inches 300hz 3ms FHD Display, Intel Core i7-10th Gen, Nvidia GeForce RTX 2080 Super 8GB GDDR6, 1TB SSD, 32GB RAM, Lunar Light
Alienware m15 R3 Gaming Laptop, 15.6 inches 300hz 3ms FHD Display, Intel Core i7-10th Gen, Nvidia GeForce RTX 2080 Super 8GB GDDR6, 1TB SSD, 32GB RAM, Lunar Light
By Alienware
$2,549.99
DisplayRazer Blade 15 Advanced Edition (2021)Alienware M15 R4
Size15.6 Inches15.6 Inches
Info
  • 15.6” FHD 360Hz
    1920 x 1080 16:9 144Hz IPS 100% sRGB 2ms response time 4.9 mm side bezel factory calibrated
  • 15.6” QHD 240Hz
    2560 x 1440 16:9 240Hz IPS 95% sRGB 2.5ms response time NVIDIA G-Sync and Advanced Optimus 4.9 mm side bezel factory calibrated
  • 15.6” OLED 4K 60Hz
    3840 x 2160 16:9 60Hz IPS 100% DCI-P3 1ms response time Touchscree Corning Gorilla Glass 4.9 mm side bezel factory calibrated
  • 15.6” FHD with 300Hz
    1920 x 1080 141 PPI 3ms response time 300 nits 16:9 100% sRGB color gamut Anti-glareWVA6.3W
  • 15.6” UHD with 60Hz
    3840 x 2160 OLED 282 PPI 1ms response time 400 nits 16:9 HDR-400 100% DCI-P3 color gamut 100000:1 contrast ratio TrueLifeTobii Eyetracking technologyWVA14.8W
ExteriorRazer Blade 15 Advanced Edition (2021)Alienware M15 R4
Size Comparison
Dimensions13.98” x 9.25” x 0.67” (355 mm x 235 mm x 16.99 mm)
  • 14.19” x 10.879” x 0.724 - 0.807 - 0.776” (360.3 mm x 276.32 mm x 18.39 - 20.5 - 19.7 mm)
    Alienware M15 R4 with OLED display models
  • 14.19” x 10.863” x 0.701 - 0.783 - 0.776” (360.3 mm x 275.92 mm x 17.8 - 19.9 - 19.7 mm)
    Alienware M15 R4 with 300Hz display models
Weight4.40 lbs (2.091 kg)Starting at 4.65 lbs (2.10 kg) up to 5.51 lbs (2.50 kg)
Colors
Anodized Black
  • Dark Side of the Moon with High Endurance Clear Coat
  • Lunar Light with High Endurance Clear Coat
Keyboard and Trackpad
  • Full-size backlit keyboard.
    • Per key RGB Powered by Razer Chroma™ N-Key rollover keyboard
    • Anti-ghosting keyboard
  • Precise Glass Touchpad
    • A large, clickable glass touchpad with Microsoft Precision Touchpad support.
  • 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 USB-C with Thunderbolt 3.
    Supports 20V USB-C chargers with PD 3.0.
  • 1 x USB-C 3.2 Gen 2.
    Supports 20V USB-C chargers with PD 3.0.
  • 3 x USB-A 3.2 Gen 2.
  • 1 x HDMI 2.1
    Supports up to [email protected]
  • 1 x SD Card Reader, UHS-III.
  • 1 x 3.5mm combo audio jack.
  • 1 x Kensington lock slot.
  • 1 x AC power port.
  • 1 x Thunderbolt™ 3 Port
    Supports USB Type-C™ with support for USB 3.2 Gen 2 10Gbps, 40Gbps Thunderbolt, and DisplayPort 1.2.
  • 2 x Type-A USB 3.2 Gen 1 Port
  • 1 x Type-A USB 3.2 Gen 1 port with PowerShare technology
  • 1 x RJ-45 Killer™ Ethernet E3000 10/100/1000Mbps/2.5Gbps Port
  • 1 x Alienware Graphics Amplifier Port
  • 1 x HDMI 2.1
    Supports up to [email protected] display out.
  • 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
  • 1 x Power/DC-in Port
Internal SpecsRazer Blade 15 Advanced Edition (2021)Alienware M15 R4
Processor
  • 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-10875H
    8 cores, 16 threads, 2.30 → 5.10 GHz, 16MB SmartCache, 45W
  • 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-10870H
    8 cores, 16 threads, 2.20 → 5.00 GHz, 16MB 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™ i7-10875H
    Intel® UHD Graphics 630
    24 Execution Units, 350 → 1200 MHz
  • 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-10870H
    Intel® UHD Graphics 630
    24 Execution Units, 350 → 1200 MHz
  • 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-10980HK
    Intel® UHD Graphics 630
    24 Execution Units, 350 → 1250 MHz
Discrete Graphics
  • NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 3060 (6GB GDDR6 VRAM, Optimus™ Technology)
  • NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 3070 (8GB GDDR6 VRAM, Optimus™ Technology)
  • NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 3080 (16GB GDDR6 VRAM, Optimus™ Technology)
  • NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 3070
    8GB GDDR6 VRAM.
  • NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 3080
    8GB GDDR6 VRAM.
Memory
16GB 32GB 64GB
Dual-channel 2933 Hz DDR4 SDRAM
2 x DDR4 SODIMM slots.
8 GB 16 GB 32 GB
2933 MHz Dual-channel DDR4 RAM.
Storage
1TB 2TB
M.2 NVMe PCIe 3.0 x4.
2 x M.2 PCIe 3.0 x4 slots.
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]
ConnectivityRazer Blade 15 Advanced Edition (2021)Alienware M15 R4
Wi-FiIntel® Wi-Fi 6E AX210
(IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n/ac/ax)
  • Rivet Killer Wi-Fi 6 AX1650i
    Dual Band 2.4 GHz/5 GHz up to 2400 Mbps, WiFi 802.11a/b/g/n/ac/ax.
BluetoothBluetooth 5.2
  • Rivet Killer Wi-Fi 6 AX1650i › Bluetooth 5.1
Ethernet
  • Killer™ Ethernet E3100X PCI-e Gigabit ethernet controller
    Transfer rate: 10/100/1000/2500 Mbps
BatteryRazer Blade 15 Advanced Edition (2021)Alienware M15 R4
Size80Wh lithium-ion polymer battery86 WHr, 6-cell smart lithium-ion with Alienware Battery Defender
Battery LifeUp to 7 hours of battery life
Power Supply230W Proprietary AC Adapter240W (19.50 VDC/12.31A)
SoftwareRazer Blade 15 Advanced Edition (2021)Alienware M15 R4
OSWindows 10 Home 64-bit
  • Windows 10 Home 64-bit
  • Windows 10 Pro 64-bit
Built-in AppsRazer Synapse 3 enabled with programmable keyboard
  • Alienware Command Center
    Supports AlienFX lighting, Game Library with auto-tune game profile functionality.
  • Alienware Adrenalin
  • Alienware Mobile Connect
  • Microsoft Office 365 (30-day trial)
Camera & AudioRazer Blade 15 Advanced Edition (2021)Alienware M15 R4
Camera
  • Front-facing camera
    Top-mount front camera, 1 Megapixel (720p HD).
  • Infrared Camera for Windows Hello
Front-facing camera
Alienware FHD (1920x1080 resolution) camera.
Audio
  • Built-in stereo speakers
  • THX® Spatial Audio
  • 3.5mm headphone/microphone combo port
  • Dolby® Atmos support, 7.1 Codec support (via HDMI)
  • Built-in array microphone
  • Controller: Realtek ALC3281-CG
    • 7.1 Digital Audio out using HDMI out connection
    • Alienware Sound Center via Alienware Command Center
  • Speakers:
    • 2-Way (Woofer/Tweeter) Stereo Speaker Design
    • Includes Discrete Smart Amp Woofer technology
  • Microphone:
    • Digital-array microphones in the camera assembly
MiscRazer Blade 15 Advanced Edition (2021)Alienware M15 R4
Sensors
  • Tobii Eyetracking technology (optional)
Security
  • Windows Hello Facial Recognition
  • Intel® Platform Trust Technology (Intel® PTT) security embedded
  • Kensington™ Security Slot
  • Wedge-shaped lock slot
In the box
  • Razer Blade 15" Advanced Edition
  • Power adapter + regional power cord
  • Micro-fiber cleaning cloth
  • Important Product Information Guide
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
Razer Blade 15 Advanced Edition (2021) Price
Razer Blade 15 Base Gaming Laptop 2020: Intel Core i7-10750H 6-Core, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060, 15.6" FHD 1080p 144Hz, 16GB RAM, 512GB SSD, CNC Aluminum, Chroma RGB Lighting, Thunderbolt 3, Black
Razer Blade 15 Base Gaming Laptop 2020: Intel Core i7-10750H 6-Core, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060, 15.6" FHD 1080p 144Hz, 16GB RAM, 512GB SSD, CNC Aluminum, Chroma RGB Lighting, Thunderbolt 3, Black
By Razer
$1,239.99
Was: $1,799.99
Razer Blade 15 Advanced Gaming Laptop 2021: Intel Core i7-10875H 8-Core, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070, 15.6” QHD 240Hz, 16GB RAM, 1TB SSD - CNC Aluminum - Chroma RGB - THX Spatial Audio - Thunderbolt 3
Razer Blade 15 Advanced Gaming Laptop 2021: Intel Core i7-10875H 8-Core, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070, 15.6” QHD 240Hz, 16GB RAM, 1TB SSD - CNC Aluminum - Chroma RGB - THX Spatial Audio - Thunderbolt 3
By Razer
$2,499.99
Razer Blade 15 Base Gaming Laptop 2021: Intel Core i7-10750H 6 Core, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070, 15.6" QHD 165Hz , 16GB, 512GB SSD - CNC Aluminum - Chroma RGB Lighting - Thunderbolt 3 - Creator Ready
Razer Blade 15 Base Gaming Laptop 2021: Intel Core i7-10750H 6 Core, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070, 15.6" QHD 165Hz , 16GB, 512GB SSD - CNC Aluminum - Chroma RGB Lighting - Thunderbolt 3 - Creator Ready
By Razer
$2,199.99
Alienware M15 R4 Price
Alienware m15 R4, 15.6 inch FHD Non-Touch Gaming Laptop - Intel Core i7-10870H, 16GB DDR4 RAM, 1TB SSD, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 8GB GDDR6, Windows 10 Home - Lunar Light (Latest Model)
Alienware m15 R4, 15.6 inch FHD Non-Touch Gaming Laptop - Intel Core i7-10870H, 16GB DDR4 RAM, 1TB SSD, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 8GB GDDR6, Windows 10 Home - Lunar Light (Latest Model)
By Alienware
$2,154.53
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
$1,299.00
Was: $1,599.99
Alienware m15 R3 Gaming Laptop, 15.6 inches 300hz 3ms FHD Display, Intel Core i7-10th Gen, Nvidia GeForce RTX 2080 Super 8GB GDDR6, 1TB SSD, 32GB RAM, Lunar Light
Alienware m15 R3 Gaming Laptop, 15.6 inches 300hz 3ms FHD Display, Intel Core i7-10th Gen, Nvidia GeForce RTX 2080 Super 8GB GDDR6, 1TB SSD, 32GB RAM, Lunar Light
By Alienware
$2,549.99
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Razer Blade 15 Advanced Edition (2021): Key Features

Introduction Video

Leap into the next generation of graphics with the new Razer Blade 15 Advanced Edition, now powered by @NvidiaGeForce RTX 30 Series graphics. Step into your favorite games with RTX ON and feast your eyes on breathtaking and realistic ray-traced visuals.

Alienware M15 R4 image

Alienware M15 R4: Key Features

Alienware CryoTech™
  • 66 CPU fan blades
  • 66 GPU fan blades
  • 64mm CPU fan blade diameter
  • 64mm GPU fan blade diameter • 4x copper-alloy heat pipes
  • 244.5g of copper-alloy material
  • CPU Vapor Chamber cooling technology
Hyper-Efficient Voltage Regulation

All configurations are designed with the following specification

  • 6-phase CPU voltage regulation
  • 12-phase GPU voltage regulation

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