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Predator Triton 300VS
Alienware m18 R1
$1,200Refurbished
$2,600Out of stock
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Key differences

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General Use

7.4
Predator Triton 300
Alienware m18 R1
8.4
The Dell Alienware m18 R1 is very good for general use, while the Acer Predator Triton 300 is good.

Gaming and 3D

7.4
Predator Triton 300
Alienware m18 R1
9.3
The Dell Alienware m18 R1 is excellent for gaming and 3D, while the Acer Predator Triton 300 is good.

Engineering and Design

7.8
Predator Triton 300
Alienware m18 R1
9.2
The Dell Alienware m18 R1 is excellent for engineering and design, while the Acer Predator Triton 300 is good.

Performance

8.0
Predator Triton 300
Alienware m18 R1
9.6
General use
3D
Engineering and design
The Dell Alienware m18 R1 performs better than the Acer Predator Triton 300 for general use, gaming and 3D, and engineering and design.

Screen Quality

7.3
Predator Triton 300
Alienware m18 R1
7.8
General use
Gaming and 3D
Design and engineering
The Dell Alienware m18 R1 has a better screen than the Acer Predator Triton 300 for general use, gaming and 3D, and engineering and design.

Battery

5.5 Hours
Predator Triton 300
Alienware m18 R1
4.0 Hours
The Acer Predator Triton 300 has 5.5 hours of battery life. The Dell Alienware m18 R1 has 4 hours of battery life.

Portability

Good
Predator Triton 300
Alienware m18 R1
Poor
15.6in
SIZE
17.3in
4.4 lbs
WEIGHT
8.9 lbs
0.7in
THICKNESS
1.0in
The Acer Predator Triton 300 has good portability, while the Dell Alienware m18 R1 has poor portability.
The most portable laptops are small, thin, and light.

Build Quality

7.6
Predator Triton 300
Alienware m18 R1
8.5
The Dell Alienware m18 R1 has very good build quality, while the Acer Predator Triton 300 has good build quality.

Cost

$1,200
Predator Triton 300
Alienware m18 R1
$2,600
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$500

$1,000

$1,500

$2,000

$2,500

$3,000

$3,500

$4,000

The Acer Predator Triton 300 has a price of $1,200 and the Dell Alienware m18 R1 costs $2,600.
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How the Acer Predator Triton 300 and the Dell Alienware m18 R1 compare to other laptops

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Spec Comparison

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Acer Predator Triton 300Dell Alienware m18 R1
Acer Predator Triton 300Dell Alienware m18 R1

GENERAL

Price
$1,200
$2,600
Brand
AcerDell
Release Date
January 05 2021January 10 2022
Operating System
Windows 11 HomeWindows 11 Home
Overall Dimensions
13.9'' x 10'' x 0.78''16.2'' x 12.6'' x 1.05''
Weight
4.41 lbs8.9 lbs

INTERNAL

Processor
Intel i7-11800HIntel i9-13900HX
Overall CPU Score
7.4/109.9/10
Graphics
RTX 3070 (95 W)RTX 4080 (175 W)
Overall GPU Score
8.3/1010/10
RAM
16 gb32 gb

SCREEN

Resolution
1920 x 10802560 x 1600
General Use Screen Score
7.4/107.9/10
Gaming and 3D Screen Score
7.2/107.8/10
Design and Engineering Screen Score
7.3/107.9/10
Diagonal Size
15.6"17.3"

PORTS & CONNECTIVITY

USB Type-A
34
USB-C ports
12
USB-C (Non-Thunderbolt)
00
USB-C Charging
NoYes
Display Outputs
34

BATTERY

Battery Life
5.5 hours4 hours
Battery Capacity
59 wh97 wh

OTHER HARDWARE

Webcam
720p720p
Keyboard Quality Score
7.5/108.5/10
Fingerprint Reader
NoNo
Number Pad
YesYes
Backlit Keyboard
YesYes

RELIABILITY

Build Quality Score
7.6/108.5/10
Warranty Period
1 year1 year

Comparison summary

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Comparison Summary
Better BatteryAcer Predator Triton 300
More portableAcer Predator Triton 300
Better for GamingDell Alienware m18 R1
Better keyboardDell Alienware m18 R1
Better for creative useDell Alienware m18 R1
Better for general useDell Alienware m18 R1

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Acer Predator Triton 300

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NotebookCheck

Mike Wobker | December 2020
"In our particular review configuration, the Acer Predator Triton 300 turned out to be a fairly powerful gaming notebook. Both CPU and GPU performance were at a high level, and the aluminum case turned out to be fairly robust. Only the display lid could have been a bit more robust. For customers on a budget that do not mind tinkering with the device’s fan management the Acer Predator Triton 300 can be worth a closer look."

Dell Alienware m18 R1

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PCMag

Matthew Buzzi | July 2023
"Dell's Alienware m18 delivers on its promises: This is a large, powerful gaming laptop with the premium flair and feel you expect from an expensive purchase. The drawbacks are really the price and battery life, which in context are reasonable. (We'd also like to see more ports on the laptop's sides.) This price tier exists for deep-pocketed enthusiasts, and if you’re considering anything in this range, the m18 isn’t an outlier. For the majority of shoppers, of course, all of these mighty 18-inch systems are likely too expensive."

About Acer

Acer is a prominent Taiwanese electronics brand which makes a wide range of laptops, with multiple product lines catering to personal use, gaming, and business use. They are renowned for having exceptional value for money, as they frequently offer good specifications at a lower price than other manufacturers.

About Dell

Dell is a highly recognizable American technology company, and the third-largest personal computer vendor by market share in 2022. Their laptops are very popular for both personal and professional use, and they also own the Alienware brand which makes mid to high end gaming laptops. Their premium XPS range of laptops offer great build quality and portability, while Latitude and Precision laptops are known for reliability, repairability and performance for business users.

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