Razer Blade Pro 17 (2021) vs. Alienware M17 R4

Here is a side by side comparison between Razer Blade Pro 17 (2021) and Alienware M17 R4 specs including CPU, RAM, storage, battery, display, and more.

Razer Blade Pro 17 (2021) vs. Alienware M17 R4

The Razer Blade Pro 17 (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 M17 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 17.3″ Razer Blade Pro 17 (2021) and the 17.3″ Alienware M17 R4 (2021), we have a detailed tech specs comparison between both devices for you to check out here.

Razer Blade Pro 17 (2021) vs. Alienware M17 R4: Specs Comparison

Razer Blade Pro 17 (2021) image

Razer Blade Pro 17 (2021)

Alienware M17 R4 image

Alienware M17 R4

Key Features
What's new
  • NVIDIA GeForce 30 Series RTX Graphics.
  • 17.3" Slim Bezel Display, up to 360Hz Full HD, 165Hz QHD, or 120Hz 4K Touch.
  • Advanced connectivity including Wi-Fi 6E 802.11ax, 2.5Gb Ethernet, and UHS-III SD Card Reader.
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.
Faster Memory
It's now equipped with a faster DDR4 memory to bump the speed up from 2666 MHz to 2933 MHz
New 360Hz Display
New to the M-series, the M17 R4 can now be configured with a 360Hz display panel offering smooth high-speed motion graphics and an sRGB 100% color gamut rating for a rich color range. Also includes NVIDIA® G-SYNC® technology for even smoother gameplay.
Native [email protected] Support
The M17 R4 has the latest native HDMI 2.1b port to support 4K at 120Hz display output.
What's missingSame 10th Gen Intel processors as its predecessor.
AvailabilityRazer Blade Pro 17 (2021)Alienware M17 R4
Released20212021
Release InfoAnnounced on January 12, 2021
  • Announced on January 12, 2021 (CES 2021)
  • Available on January 26, 2021
Pricing
  • $2,299 - QHD 165Hz | i7 | RTX 3060 | 16GB | 512GB SSD
  • $2,399 - FHD 360Hz | i7 | RTX 3060 | 16GB | 512GB SSD
  • $2,599 - QHD 165Hz | i7 | RTX 3070 | 16GB | 512GB SSD
  • $2,699 - FHD 360Hz | i7 | RTX 3070 | 16GB | 512GB SSD
  • $3,199 - FHD 360Hz | i7 | RTX 3080 | 32GB | 1TB SSD
  • $3,599 - UHD 120Hz | i7 | RTX 3080 | 32GB | 1TB SSD
Starting at $2,149.99
Razer Blade Pro 17 (2021) Price
Razer Blade Pro 17 Gaming Laptop 2021: Intel Core i7-10875H 8-Core, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060, 17.3" QHD 165Hz, 16GB RAM, 512GB SSD - Chroma RGB - Thunderbolt 3 - SD Card Reader
Razer Blade Pro 17 Gaming Laptop 2021: Intel Core i7-10875H 8-Core, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060, 17.3" QHD 165Hz, 16GB RAM, 512GB SSD - Chroma RGB - Thunderbolt 3 - SD Card Reader
By Razer
$2,299.99
[2 Pack] Synvy Anti Blue Light Screen Protector Compatible with Razer Blade Pro 17 2021 Touch 17.3" Screen Film Protective Protectors [Not Tempered Glass]
[2 Pack] Synvy Anti Blue Light Screen Protector Compatible with Razer Blade Pro 17 2021 Touch 17.3" Screen Film Protective Protectors [Not Tempered Glass]
By Synvy
$34.99
Puccy Privacy Screen Protector Film, compatible with Razer Blade Pro 17 2021 Touch 17.3" Anti Spy TPU Guard ( Not Tempered Glass Protectors )
Puccy Privacy Screen Protector Film, compatible with Razer Blade Pro 17 2021 Touch 17.3" Anti Spy TPU Guard ( Not Tempered Glass Protectors )
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$52.98
Alienware M17 R4 Price
Alienware AAW17R4-7004SLV-PUS 17" QHD Gaming Laptop (7th Generation Intel Core i7, 16GB RAM, 256GB SSD + 1TB HDD, Silver) with NVIDIA GTX 1070
Alienware AAW17R4-7004SLV-PUS 17" QHD Gaming Laptop (7th Generation Intel Core i7, 16GB RAM, 256GB SSD + 1TB HDD, Silver) with NVIDIA GTX 1070
By Alienware
$2,488.00
Alienware 17R4 17 R4 QHD Non-Touch i7-7820HK 32GB RAM 1TB HDD + 256GB SSD GTX 1070 8GB Windows 10 Home (Renewed)
Alienware 17R4 17 R4 QHD Non-Touch i7-7820HK 32GB RAM 1TB HDD + 256GB SSD GTX 1070 8GB Windows 10 Home (Renewed)
By Alienware
$2,499.77
Alienware 17 R4 17.3" Full HD Gaming Laptop, 7th Gen. Intel Core i7-7700HQ Processor, 16GB Memory, 256GB SSD + 1TB Hard Drive, 8GB NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070, Windows 10
Alienware 17 R4 17.3" Full HD Gaming Laptop, 7th Gen. Intel Core i7-7700HQ Processor, 16GB Memory, 256GB SSD + 1TB Hard Drive, 8GB NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070, Windows 10
By Alienware
$2,999.55
DisplayRazer Blade Pro 17 (2021)Alienware M17 R4
Size17.3 Inches17.3 Inches
Info
  • 17.3” FHD 360Hz
    1920 x 1080 16:9 300Hz IPS 100% sRGB 3ms response time 6 mm side bezel
  • 17.3” QHD 165Hz
    2560 x 1440 16:9 165Hz IPS 100% sRGB 300-nits 6 mm side bezel
  • 17.3” UHD 120Hz
    3840 x 2160 16:9 120Hz IPS 100% Adobe RGB 400-nits Touchscreen Corning Gorilla Glass 6 mm side bezel
  • 17.3” FHD with 144Hz 
    1920 x 1080 127 PPI 7ms response time 300 nits 16:9 72% NTSC NVIDIA G-SYNC Technology 600:1 contrast ratio Anti-glareWVA
  • 17.3” FHD with 360Hz
    1920 x 1080 127 PPI tms response time 300 nits 16:9 100% sRGB color gamut NVIDIA G-SYNC Technology 700:1 Anti-glareWVA
  • 17.3” UHD with 60Hz
    3840 x 2160 255 PPI 25ms response time 500 nits 16:9 100% Adobe RGB 1200:1 contrast ratio 12W maxTobii Eyetracking technologyWVA
ExteriorRazer Blade Pro 17 (2021)Alienware M17 R4
Size Comparison
Dimensions15.55” x 10.24” x 0.78” (395 mm x 260 mm x 19.9 mm)15.74” x 11.585” x 0.6618 - 0.87 - 0.8154” (399.8 mm x 294.26 mm x 16.9 - 22 - 20.71 mm)
Weight6.06 lbs (2.75 kg)Starting at 5.51 lbs (2.50 kg) up to 6.55 lbs (2.97 kg)
Colors
Anodized Matte 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™
    • Anti-ghosting keyboard
    • Half arrow keys.
  • Precision 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 power delivery required 20V PD3.0, 4 lanes of PCI Express.
  • 1 x USB-C 3.2 Gen 2.
    Support power delivery required 20V PD3.0.
  • 3 x USB-A 3.2 Gen 2.
  • 1 x RJ-45 2.5 Gigabit Ethernet port.
  • 1 x HDMI 2.1.
  • 1 x 3.5mm combo audio jack.
  • 1 x UHS-III SD Card reader.
  • 1 x AC power port.
  • 1 x Kensington lock slot.
  • 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 Ethernet 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 Pro 17 (2021)Alienware M17 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™ 3000 series
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
512GB 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 Pro 17 (2021)Alienware M17 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
Ethernet2.5 Gigabit LAN
Speed: 10/100/1000/2500 Mbps.
  • Killer™ Ethernet E3100X PCI-e Gigabit ethernet controller
    Transfer rate: 10/100/1000/2500 Mbps
BatteryRazer Blade Pro 17 (2021)Alienware M17 R4
Size70.5 Wh lithium-ion polymer86 WHr, 6-cell smart lithium-ion with Alienware Battery Defender
Power Supply230W Proprietary AC Adapter
  • 240W power adapter
  • 330W power adapter
SoftwareRazer Blade Pro 17 (2021)Alienware M17 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 Pro 17 (2021)Alienware M17 R4
Camera
  • Front-facing camera
    Top-mount front camera, 1 Megapixel (720p HD).
  • Windows® Hello built-in IR camera
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 Pro 17 (2021)Alienware M17 R4
Sensors
  • Tobii Eyetracking technology (optional)
Security
  • Intel® Platform Trust Technology (Intel® PTT) security embedded
  • Kensington™ Security Slot
  • Windows Hello Facial Recognition
  • Wedge-shaped lock slot
  • Trusted Protection Module
In the box
  • Razer Blade Pro 17”
  • 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 Pro 17 (2021) Price
Razer Blade Pro 17 Gaming Laptop 2021: Intel Core i7-10875H 8-Core, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060, 17.3" QHD 165Hz, 16GB RAM, 512GB SSD - Chroma RGB - Thunderbolt 3 - SD Card Reader
Razer Blade Pro 17 Gaming Laptop 2021: Intel Core i7-10875H 8-Core, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060, 17.3" QHD 165Hz, 16GB RAM, 512GB SSD - Chroma RGB - Thunderbolt 3 - SD Card Reader
By Razer
$2,299.99
[2 Pack] Synvy Anti Blue Light Screen Protector Compatible with Razer Blade Pro 17 2021 Touch 17.3" Screen Film Protective Protectors [Not Tempered Glass]
[2 Pack] Synvy Anti Blue Light Screen Protector Compatible with Razer Blade Pro 17 2021 Touch 17.3" Screen Film Protective Protectors [Not Tempered Glass]
By Synvy
$34.99
Puccy Privacy Screen Protector Film, compatible with Razer Blade Pro 17 2021 Touch 17.3" Anti Spy TPU Guard ( Not Tempered Glass Protectors )
Puccy Privacy Screen Protector Film, compatible with Razer Blade Pro 17 2021 Touch 17.3" Anti Spy TPU Guard ( Not Tempered Glass Protectors )
By Puccy
$52.98
Alienware M17 R4 Price
Alienware AAW17R4-7004SLV-PUS 17" QHD Gaming Laptop (7th Generation Intel Core i7, 16GB RAM, 256GB SSD + 1TB HDD, Silver) with NVIDIA GTX 1070
Alienware AAW17R4-7004SLV-PUS 17" QHD Gaming Laptop (7th Generation Intel Core i7, 16GB RAM, 256GB SSD + 1TB HDD, Silver) with NVIDIA GTX 1070
By Alienware
$2,488.00
Alienware 17R4 17 R4 QHD Non-Touch i7-7820HK 32GB RAM 1TB HDD + 256GB SSD GTX 1070 8GB Windows 10 Home (Renewed)
Alienware 17R4 17 R4 QHD Non-Touch i7-7820HK 32GB RAM 1TB HDD + 256GB SSD GTX 1070 8GB Windows 10 Home (Renewed)
By Alienware
$2,499.77
Alienware 17 R4 17.3" Full HD Gaming Laptop, 7th Gen. Intel Core i7-7700HQ Processor, 16GB Memory, 256GB SSD + 1TB Hard Drive, 8GB NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070, Windows 10
Alienware 17 R4 17.3" Full HD Gaming Laptop, 7th Gen. Intel Core i7-7700HQ Processor, 16GB Memory, 256GB SSD + 1TB Hard Drive, 8GB NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070, Windows 10
By Alienware
$2,999.55
Razer Blade Pro 17 (2021) image

Razer Blade Pro 17 (2021): Key Features

Introduction Video

Ultra-Fast. Ultra-Thin. Ultra-Powerful. Enter the all-new Razer Blade Pro 17, now armed with Nvidia GeForce RTX 30 Series graphics. Experience next-gen visuals on a silky-smooth 360Hz FHD screen (high refresh-rate 2K and 4K screens also available). Encased in a super-sleek body that’s just a 15.5”-wide take on any game anywhere with unrivaled power.

Alienware M17 R4 image

Alienware M17 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
  • 4x copper-alloy heat pipes
  • 286.6g 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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