Comparison of Alienware R12 vs MSI Trident 3 (8RC)
Comparison of MSI Trident 3 (8RC) vs Alienware R12

Alienware R12 vs MSI Trident 3 (8RC)

Comparison summary

For performance MSI Trident 3 has a better processor. Alienware R12 has more memory.

The laptops have different operating systems, R12 has Windows 10 Home and Trident 3 has Windows 10 Pro.

For displaying graphics Trident 3 has a bit better performing graphics card.

For portability Trident 3 is lighter. It's also thinner and smaller in size.

Trident 3 has more SSD storage.

Compare technical specifications of Alienware R12
Compare technical specifications of MSI Trident 3 (8RC)

Alienware R12

MSI Trident 3 (8RC)

Compare specifications

Alienware R12MSI Trident 3 (8RC)
Processor (CPU)?Central Processing Unit is the heart of a gaming PC and is responsible for running games.
Intel Core i5 SeriesIntel Core i7-8700
Memory (RAM)?Memory increases the general speed of a gaming PC.
32gb8gb
Graphics card (GPU)?Graphics Processing Unit calculates 3D graphics and is essential for gaming and heavy programs.
GeForce GTX 1650 SUPERGeForce GTX 1060
Weight
39.2 lbs (17.78 kg)6.99 lbs (3.17 kg)
Size (length x width x height)
24 x 22.5 x 16.5 inches13.93 x 9.15 x 2.83 inches
(60.96 x 57.15 x 41.91 cm)(35.38 x 23.24 x 7.19 cm)
Operating system (OS)
Windows 10 HomeWindows 10 Pro
Hard drives
1000gb SSD2000gb SSD
Amazon.com List Price
$1,969.00
Amazon.com Lowest New Price
$1,969.00
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Amazon.com description

Alienware R12 Gaming Desktop, Intel Core i5-11400F, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 Super, 32GB DDR4 Memory, 1TB PCIe Solid State Drive, WiFi, HDMI, White/Lunar Light

【Upgraded】Original Seal is opened for upgrade ONLY, 1-years warraty on Upgraded RAM/SSD from PConline365, and original 1-Year Manufacture warranty on remaining components.

【Powerful i5 Processor】11th Gen Intel Core i5 11400F (6-Core, 12MB Cache, 2.6Ghz to 4.4GHz w/Turbo), NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 SUPER 4GB GDDR6

【High Speed RAM And Enormous Space】RAM Is Upgraded To 32GB DDR4 Memory For Multitasking Adequate High-Bandwidth RAM To Smoothly Run Multiple Applications And Browser Tabs All At Once; Hard Drive Is Upgraded to 1TB PCIe Solid State Drive allows to fast bootup and data transfer

【Tech Specs】 3 Type-A USB 3.1 Gen 1 w/Powershare technology, 1 Type-C USB 3.1 Gen 1 w/Powershare technology, 5 Type-A USB 2.0, 1 Type-C USB 3.1 Gen 2 w/Powershare technology up to 15W, 3 Type-A USB 3.1 Gen 1, 1 Type-A USB 3.1 Gen 2, 1 RJ-45 Killer E2500 Gigabit Ethernet, 1 DisplayPort , 1 Microphone In

【Operating System】Windows 10 Home 64-bit

MSI Trident 3 8RC Gaming Desktop - 8th Gen Intel Core i7-8700 6-Core Processor up to 4.60 GHz, 8GB Memory, 2TB SSD, 3GB Nvidia GeForce GTX 1060, Windows 10 Pro

8th Generation Intel Core i7-8700 at 3.20 GHz Processor (6MB Cache, up to 4.60 GHz)

8GB DDR4 Memory at 2133MHz, 2TB Solid State Drive, Windows 10 Pro (64-bit),

Nvidia GeForce GTX 1060 GPU (3GB GDDR5), USB Type-C, HDMI, DisplayPort, DVI-D

802.11ac Wi-Fi + Bluetooth 4.2, Gigabit Ethernet, Mystic Light, Compact Design

MSI Mystic Light RGB LED Lighting, VR-Ready, VR Link HDMI Port, 330W AC Adapter