Dell G16 7630 (2023) vs Alienware X16

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Review

Evaluation of Dell G16 7630 (2023) and Alienware X16 important characteristics
Performance
System and application performance
Gaming
Performance in popular 3D games
Display
Viewing angle, color accuracy, brightness
Battery Life
Potential battery life in light and average use
Connectivity
Ports, webcam and other interfaces
Portability
Design, materials, durability and usability
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Key Differences

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Advantages of the Dell G16 7630 (2023)
  • Includes an old-school USB-A port
  • Thinner bezels and 3% higher screen-to-body ratio
  • Around 14% better multi-core CPU performance in the Cinebench R23 test
  • User-upgradable RAM (up to 32GB)
  • 33% sharper screen – 189 versus 142 pixels per inch (PPI)
Advantages of the Dell Alienware X16
  • Higher screen refresh rate: 480 versus 165 Hz
  • Higher number of cutting-edge USB Type-C ports: 3 versus 1
  • Features a much bigger (~61%) battery – 90 against 56 watt-hours
  • Can run popular games at about 18-25% higher FPS
  • Better webcam recording quality

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Tests and Specifications

Comparison table of test results and technical specs

Case

Weight 2.73 kg (6.02 lbs) 2.72 kg (6 lbs)
Dimensions 356.98 x 288.7 x 25.65 mm
14.05 x 11.37 x 1.01 inches
364.74 x 289.81 x 18.57 mm
14.36 x 11.41 x 0.73 inches
Area 1031 cm2 (159.7 inches2) 1057 cm2 (163.8 inches2)
Screen-to-body ratio ~72% ~70.2%
Side bezels 6.2 mm 10.1 mm
Colors White, Black Black, Silver
Material Plastic Aluminum
Transformer No No
Opening angle 140° 120°
Size comparison
Cooling solution
Cooling system Active Active
Vapor chamber Optional Yes
Liquid metal Optional Optional
Number of fans 2 4
Noise level (max. load) 53.5 dB 54.8 dB

Display

Size 16 inches 16 inches
Type IPS LCD IPS LCD
Refresh rate 165 Hz 480 Hz
PPI 189 ppi 142 ppi
Aspect ratio 16:10 16:10
Resolution 2560 x 1600 pixels 1920 x 1200 pixels
HDR support No Yes, Dolby Vision
Sync technology G-Sync G-Sync
Touchscreen No No
Coating Matte Matte
Ambient light sensor No No
Display tests
Contrast 1000:1 -
sRGB color space 98.2% 99%
Adobe RGB profile 75.1% -
DCI-P3 color gamut 77.9% 99%
Response time 12 ms 3 ms
Max. brightness
300 nits
300 nits

Battery

Capacity
Full charging time - 2:00 hr
Battery type Li-Ion Li-Ion
Replaceable No No
Fast charging Yes Yes
USB Power Delivery Yes Yes
Charging port position Bottom Bottom
Charge power 240 / 330 W 240 / 330 W
Cable length 1 meters 1 meters
Weight of AC adapter 880 / 1140 grams 750 / 991 grams

CPU

CPU name
Base frequency 2.4 GHz 2.4 GHz
Turbo frequency 4.6 GHz 4.9 GHz
Cores 10 (6P + 4E) 10 (6P + 4E)
Threads 16 16
L3 Cache 20 MB 24 MB
Integrated GPU Intel UHD Graphics (16EU) Intel UHD Graphics (64EU)
Fabrication process 10 nm 10 nm

Benchmarks

Geekbench 6 (Single-Core)
Geekbench 6 (Multi-Core)
13373
Cinebench R23 (Single-Core)
Cinebench R23 (Multi-Core)
17941

Graphics Card

GPU name
TGP 95 W 140 W
Nvidia Optimus Yes, Advanced Optimus Yes, Advanced Optimus
Type Dedicated Dedicated
Fabrication process 8 nm 4 nm
GPU base clock 1530 MHz -
GPU boost clock 1740 MHz -
FLOPS 7.12 TFLOPS 9.5 TFLOPS
Memory size 6 GB 6 GB
Memory type GDDR6 GDDR6
Memory bus 128 bit 96 bit
Memory speed 12 Gbps ~16 Gbps
Shading units (cores) 2048 2560
Texture mapping units (TMUs) 64 80
Raster operations pipelines (ROPs) 40 32
GPU performance
7.12 TFLOPS
9.5 TFLOPS

RAM

RAM size
Channels 1x8 GB 2x8 GB
Clock 4800 MHz 6400 MHz
Type DDR5 LPDDR5
Upgradable Yes No
Total slots 2 -
Max. ram size 32 GB -

Storage

Storage size
Bus PCI-E Gen 4.0 (4x) PCI-E Gen 4.0 (4x)
Storage type SSD (M2) SSD (M2)
Channels 1x256 GB 1x256 GB
Upgradable Yes Yes
Total slots 2 2
NVMe Yes Yes

Sound

Audio chip Realtek ALC3204 Realtek ALC3281
Speakers 2.0 2.4 (2 tweeters and 4 woofers)
Power 2x2W 4x3W
Dolby Atmos Yes Yes
Loudness - ~87.3 dB
Microphones 1 2

Connectivity

Wi-Fi standard v6E v6E
Bluetooth v5.3 v5.3
Fingerprint No No
Infrared sensor No Yes
Optical drive No No
Webcam Above the display Above the display
Webcam resolution 1280 x 720 1920 x 1080
Ports
USB-A 3x USB 3.2 2x USB 3.2
USB Type-C 1x USB 3.2 3x USB 4.0
Thunderbolt Thunderbolt 4 Thunderbolt 4
HDMI 1x HDMI 2.1 1x HDMI 2.1
DisplayPort No 1x v1.4
VGA No No
Audio jack (3.5 mm) Yes Yes
Ethernet (RJ45) Yes No
SD card reader No Yes
Proprietary charging port Yes Yes

Input

Keyboard
Keyboard type Island Island
Numpad No No
Backlight Yes Yes
Key travel - 1.8 mm
Touchpad
Size 10.5 x 6.5 cm 11.2 x 6.5 cm
Surface Plastic Glass
Windows Precision Yes Yes
Further details
Notes on Alienware X16:
    - 4-fan cooling with liquid metal only for RTX 4080 or RTX 4090 models.
*Disclaimer! Ports, speakers, display, and other specifications can vary depending on the laptop's specific configuration or region.

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