Alienware m15 vs Asus ROG Scar II: Light 15in gaming laptops compared

  • Опубликовано: 19 декабря 2018
  • The Alienware m15 and the Asus ROG Strix Scar II have similar specs and similar builds, as they both try to be high-spec 15in gaming laptops that are seriously slimmed down. Here's how they compare.

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  • the wither 8767
    the wither 8767  3 недель назад

    Minecraft is asus=acer /killl

    • Stuart Conlon
      Stuart Conlon  4 недель назад

      Nice review, thanks. I have just purchased the Asus with a 2070 graphics chip and love it 👍

      • Jordan Caleb
        Jordan Caleb  1 месяцев назад

        just ordered the M15 with 32 GB of ram and 2070 video card. Now I have to painfully wait for it to ship:)

        • Jordan Caleb
          Jordan Caleb  3 недель назад

          @Philippe Bergeron ya i saw some people say that too but other reputable reviewers said its fine so ill see. I wanted to wait for the next gen m15 which has the upgraded cooling but i couldn't find any information on the battery life and i didnt like that the keyboard didn't have a number pad

        • Philippe Bergeron
          Philippe Bergeron  3 недель назад

          Test it thoroughly to make sure it doesn't thermal throttle or reach 90+ deg too easily. I was really looking forward to this laptop but reviews changed my mind. :/

      • kobedabest
        kobedabest  1 месяцев назад

        Sounds like an iSheep... Get him out of here.

        • Tech Advisor
          Tech Advisor   1 месяцев назад

          Hah, me? I use an iMac in the office, but that's about it. Always been on Windows at home & for laptops - but I prefer my gaming on either console or desktop admittedly, gaming laptops aren't really my thing - Dom

      • Ibrahim Uae
        Ibrahim Uae  2 месяцев назад

        Asus come with 2 years warranty,,

        • Samson Sliteye
          Samson Sliteye  3 месяцев назад

          specs are the same?
          1070 maxQ vs 1070 is not QUITE the same m8...

          • Zachary Martinez
            Zachary Martinez  2 месяцев назад

            Like 15-20% which is a slot actually

          • Zachary Martinez
            Zachary Martinez  2 месяцев назад

            Samson Sliteye ones slightly weaker

        • Nicholas Johnson
          Nicholas Johnson  4 месяцев назад

          i carried a 17 inch asus rog mega laptop for years up and down steps and i was fine its a good work out dont be worried about weight

          • Nischal Batas
            Nischal Batas  2 месяцев назад

            @Nicholas Johnson How do you recommend people about it on basis of its specification and size?

        • Travis Clarke
          Travis Clarke  4 месяцев назад

          I wasn't eh strix hero 2 but they don't have 17 inch.

          So my pick is between the scar 2(hate the camo) and the M17. What's everyone's thoughts

          • JB
            JB  5 месяцев назад

            I have the 17.3 Scar 2 w/the RTX 2070 and really love it. I almost went with the Alienware as I do have a area 51 desktop and it's been a really good PC. But, for the price and what you get, Asus was the better buy.

            • Anton Porteus
              Anton Porteus  5 месяцев назад

              Do you get any scratchy noises coming off the laptop, especially when you use your mouse?

              Mine is making this noise and it's driving me nuts.

          • MrIncognito 05
            MrIncognito 05  5 месяцев назад

            *T H I C C N E S S*

            • Citizen Seven Academy
              Citizen Seven Academy  5 месяцев назад

              I just got the Scar II and pretty much the best choice in the market!

              • Citizen Seven Academy
                Citizen Seven Academy  5 месяцев назад

                On normal the temps can hit 90c Which is common for laptops but its not noise!
                in Turbo temps max hit 80c but is loud
                dosent bother me since i have headphones!@Nic A

              • Nic A
                Nic A  5 месяцев назад

                Whats the issue with the fans? Is it just the noise - something that doesn't bother me anyway @Citizen Seven Academy

              • Citizen Seven Academy
                Citizen Seven Academy  5 месяцев назад

                Best decision reallu 3 months no problem except for load fans which keeps the laptop cooled!@Nic A

              • Nic A
                Nic A  5 месяцев назад

                I'm about to buy the RTX version of the Scar II.

            • Suppie X
              Suppie X  5 месяцев назад


              • John-Paul Ginley
                John-Paul Ginley  5 месяцев назад

                I'm getting an Alienware M15 or M17 in June with an Alienware mouse and Alienware wireless headset

                • frostbite
                  frostbite  4 месяцев назад

                  I recommend rog hero 2

                • Diego D
                  Diego D  5 месяцев назад

                  Hope you like hottie laptops, because those two reach 100°C while gaming, even with liquid metal

              • Alaioin
                Alaioin  5 месяцев назад

                booo... this guys is a Alien fanboy, he should compare gaming performance and real power, not casual stuff like it's pretty and battery life, this is a VERY POOR video :/

                • GARDEN of LIFE
                  GARDEN of LIFE  5 месяцев назад

                  BTW the new Asus rog comes with RTX 2060 so it's a game changer

                  • Amon Raa
                    Amon Raa  5 месяцев назад

                    Asus gtx 1060 4gb? Serously?

                    • Kanza saeed
                      Kanza saeed  5 месяцев назад


                    • Amon Raa
                      Amon Raa  5 месяцев назад

                      @NinjaAlaska just look at 6.33 min its shows 1060 4 gb . It has nothing to do with RTX series GPU cause his video is from december ...

                    • NinjaAlaska
                      NinjaAlaska  5 месяцев назад

                      its RTX 2060 or RTX 2070 :) .., this guy is talking SHIT in this videos..
                      SCAR 2 has only RTX 2060 or RTX 2070

                  • Luke Harvey
                    Luke Harvey  5 месяцев назад

                    Every review I see on rog laptops complain about them looking too gamery...
                    It’s a gaming laptop what do you expect.
                    As for the comparison basically the rog is a bit more powerful but the alienwear has better battery life
                    Ps. I like the look of the rog it looks more modern

                    • Alex Ivanovs
                      Alex Ivanovs  5 месяцев назад

                      Dude... For the reputation that Alienware has, I was extremely surprised to find out that their m15/17 series build quality is fucking utter garbage. Just feels like a big brick with some low-quality screen slapped on top of it. And the keyboard....holy fuck, it's hard to believe that someone actually approved that keyboard for production.

                      • Electric_ Bass
                        Electric_ Bass  5 месяцев назад

                        I have the m15 and it is awesome

                        • KDawg699
                          KDawg699  5 месяцев назад

                          what about thermals?

                      • Владимир Коновалов
                        Владимир Коновалов  5 месяцев назад


                        • Владимир Коновалов
                          Владимир Коновалов  5 месяцев назад

                          Я ЗА АСУС❤❤❤❤❤❤❤❤

                          • thetubeaccount
                            thetubeaccount  5 месяцев назад

                            I can already see what they look like. You spent a full minute talking about the size of their bevels but then concluded that it didn't even matter because they were both the same size. Gah - You should talk about performance and thermals.

                            • Hachem Weirdo
                              Hachem Weirdo  6 месяцев назад

                              0:35 I understand, I am in crippling agony after having my gaming laptop in my back for the whole entire day

                              • Artem Lokhovitskiy
                                Artem Lokhovitskiy  6 месяцев назад

                                Every time I watch gaming laptop review I remind myself that it is not cheap at all..
                                Oh... My Asus rog jw750 will continue to be my best friend for a couple more years...

                                • Jacob Belanger
                                  Jacob Belanger  2 месяцев назад

                                  I got the scar 2 with rtx 2070 amazing

                              • Abid uzzaman Miah
                                Abid uzzaman Miah  6 месяцев назад

                                Hey, where did you get sheldons laptop?

                                • cyllan3
                                  cyllan3  6 месяцев назад

                                  thermals???????? wtf!!!!

                                  • Munawar Shah Afridi
                                    Munawar Shah Afridi  6 месяцев назад

                                    Don't compare alien with scar 2. Scar 2 is beast!!! One should purchase RTX GPU base to b fully realtime ray trace compatible and must posses num key pad

                                    • LaTTgallian xXx
                                      LaTTgallian xXx  6 месяцев назад

                                      Too much of reviewers Personal opinion "like" "don't like". Who cares what You like? Need just a professional review and that's it.

                                      • Dev Monk
                                        Dev Monk  6 месяцев назад

                                        Asus looks better But the Cam at the bottom is unacceptable .

                                        • Houston Graves-Barnes
                                          Houston Graves-Barnes  5 месяцев назад

                                          I feel like built in webcams are no longer even necessary. They're always bad quality regardless of the placement, so just use a phone or external one and shrink the bezels more.

                                      • Emre
                                        Emre  6 месяцев назад

                                        Asus gang

                                        • Penfold
                                          Penfold  6 месяцев назад

                                          I have had 3 Alienware laptops m17r2,r3,r4. All developed faults and had to be repaired several times before being replaced with new units. So Alienware is a no from me.

                                          • Black Geesus
                                            Black Geesus  6 месяцев назад

                                            Are there stats for percentage of people who actually work in coffee shops. Seems like if you are working with sensitive information you could not work in a coffee shot for security reasons. Seems like corporate and government work would be a no no.

                                            • Jah Neil
                                              Jah Neil  7 месяцев назад

                                              which laptop is the best laptop for doing live gameplay on youtube?

                                              • Just Sam
                                                Just Sam  7 месяцев назад

                                                Me: Jesus fucking Christ!

                                                • Joseph Christian
                                                  Joseph Christian  7 месяцев назад

                                                  Alienware is better than Rog

                                                  • Dhillons _
                                                    Dhillons _  7 месяцев назад

                                                    The design of this Alienware is kinda disappointing compared to the last gen. While watching videos the bezels become extremely distracting because of the reflection. It does not have that premium appeal to it anymore but this is my opinion.

                                                    • Tech Advisor
                                                      Tech Advisor   7 месяцев назад

                                                      I like a lot of the other design choices, but definitely with you on the bezels. The size and the reflective finish make for a really bad combo - Dom

                                                  • Prasanna Venkatesh
                                                    Prasanna Venkatesh  7 месяцев назад

                                                    wel asus rog laptops are good alien ware is awesome but pricey

                                                    • chtojeetovsezanyali
                                                      chtojeetovsezanyali  7 месяцев назад

                                                      Is it true about the color means type of the display it has?? My local seller says that a grey one they have is 144hz full hd.

                                                      • Tech Advisor
                                                        Tech Advisor   7 месяцев назад

                                                        This was according to the UK website at the time we shot the video, but a few commenters have said it's different for them - so it might be a regional thing! - Dom

                                                    • :D :D
                                                      :D :D  7 месяцев назад

                                                      Something ASUS ROG SCAR II it seems like SCAR-L

                                                      • Victor Velea
                                                        Victor Velea  6 месяцев назад

                                                        @丨Jerry the scar-l is usually referred to as the model that shoots 5.56, he isnt necessarily referring to pubg

                                                      • 丨Jerry
                                                        丨Jerry  6 месяцев назад

                                                        fuck pubg

                                                    • Hans Maxwell
                                                      Hans Maxwell  7 месяцев назад

                                                      I dont have the Scar but i have the Hero

                                                      • aryan Gupta
                                                        aryan Gupta  6 месяцев назад

                                                        Does it have a max-q 1060 or a regular one

                                                    • Danijel Turina
                                                      Danijel Turina  7 месяцев назад

                                                      I hate 16:9 screens on laptops. They start making sense at 17.3", but below, you just don't have enough vertical space for anything useful.

                                                      • Danijel Turina
                                                        Danijel Turina  7 месяцев назад

                                                        @Tech Advisor
                                                        It's no great wonder people prefer Macs for getting things done, when they actually get more vertical real-estate with them compared to the Windows laptops for the same diagonal size. Laptop manufacturers seriously need to diversify screen sizes, because now they use 16:9 because everybody uses it so it's probably cheaper due to economy of scale. 3:2 would be ideal, 16:10 would be better, but 16:9 needs to be a niche option, not an inevitable default.

                                                      • Tech Advisor
                                                        Tech Advisor   7 месяцев назад

                                                        Kind of agree actually - my daily laptop is 3:2, and I love all that vertical real estate - Dom

                                                    • XGiveMeLibertyX
                                                      XGiveMeLibertyX  7 месяцев назад

                                                      You get more for your money with Asus and it's a good looking laptop. Alienware looks awesome but you are paying more for the name and get less hardware for your buck

                                                      • Дмитрий Анальчуг
                                                        Дмитрий Анальчуг  7 месяцев назад

                                                        Let's go alien vs predator .

                                                        • David Flores
                                                          David Flores  7 месяцев назад

                                                          Asus Wins

                                                        • Vikram Banerjee
                                                          Vikram Banerjee  7 месяцев назад

                                                          if u wanna do good, learn from LTT. he's the best on youtube for this jazz.

                                                          • Saradamma K
                                                            Saradamma K  7 месяцев назад

                                                            I'll buy the scar 2

                                                          • Florin Alex
                                                            Florin Alex  7 месяцев назад

                                                            RTX Laptops is Here-

                                                            • NaNi
                                                              NaNi  7 месяцев назад

                                                              Is not RAM IS VRAM OMG 😹😹😹😹🤦‍♂️Even I know