77points

Acer Predator 15 15.6" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 32GB / 1.95TB

72points

Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.5Ghz / 16GB / 512GB

90points

Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD

71points

Lenovo Miix 720 12" Intel Core i5-7200U 2.5Ghz / 8GB / 512GB

Acer Predator 15 15.6" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 32GB / 1.95TB
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.5Ghz / 16GB / 512GB
Comparison winner
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
Lenovo Miix 720 12" Intel Core i5-7200U 2.5Ghz / 8GB / 512GB
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63 facts in comparison

Acer Predator 15 15.6" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 32GB / 1.95TB vs Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.5Ghz / 16GB / 512GB vs Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD vs Lenovo Miix 720 12" Intel Core i5-7200U 2.5Ghz / 8GB / 512GB

Acer Predator 15 15.6" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 32GB / 1.95TB
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.5Ghz / 16GB / 512GB
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
Lenovo Miix 720 12" Intel Core i5-7200U 2.5Ghz / 8GB / 512GB
Acer Predator 15 15.6" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 32GB / 1.95TB
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.5Ghz / 16GB / 512GB
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
Lenovo Miix 720 12" Intel Core i5-7200U 2.5Ghz / 8GB / 512GB
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Why is Acer Predator 15 15.6" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 32GB / 1.95TB better than Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.5Ghz / 16GB / 512GB & Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD & Lenovo Miix 720 12" Intel Core i5-7200U 2.5Ghz / 8GB / 512GB?

  • Has an optical disc drive

Why is Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.5Ghz / 16GB / 512GB better than Acer Predator 15 15.6" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 32GB / 1.95TB & Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD & Lenovo Miix 720 12" Intel Core i5-7200U 2.5Ghz / 8GB / 512GB?

  • Has a MagSafe power adapter

Why is Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD better than Acer Predator 15 15.6" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 32GB / 1.95TB & Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.5Ghz / 16GB / 512GB & Lenovo Miix 720 12" Intel Core i5-7200U 2.5Ghz / 8GB / 512GB?

  • Has integrated graphics
  • Has AES
  • Has a fingerprint scanner
  • Has Intel Quick Sync Video
  • Supports hardware-assisted virtualization
  • Uses hyperthreading technology
  • Has FMA3
  • Has dynamic frequency scaling

Why is Lenovo Miix 720 12" Intel Core i5-7200U 2.5Ghz / 8GB / 512GB better than Acer Predator 15 15.6" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 32GB / 1.95TB & Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.5Ghz / 16GB / 512GB & Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD?

  • Pixel density
    288ppivs282,220,282.4ppi
  • Weight
    1.1kgvs3401.9,2040,2290g
  • Thickness
    14.6mmvs38.6,18,19.2mm
  • Has a touch screen
  • Volume
    924cm³vs4519.07763,1596.3154199999997,1867.776cm³
  • Height
    216mmvs299.5,247.1,256mm
  • Width
    293mmvs390.9,358.9,380mm
  • Has a detachable keyboard

Top specs and features

Design

1.weight

3.4kg

2.04kg

2.29kg

1.1kg

Best

Toshiba Satellite C70 17.3" Intel Core i3-3120M 2.5GHz / 4GB / 750GB

249.5g

2.thickness

38.6mm

18mm

19.2mm

14.6mm

Best

Huawei MateBook E 12" Intel Core i5-7Y54 1.2GHz / 8GB / 512GB

6.9mm

3.Has a backlit keyboard
Acer Predator 15 15.6" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 32GB / 1.95TB
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.5Ghz / 16GB / 512GB
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
Lenovo Miix 720 12" Intel Core i5-7200U 2.5Ghz / 8GB / 512GB

The keyboard is backlit, making it easier to type in the dark or dim lighting.

4.Uses a fanless design
Acer Predator 15 15.6" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 32GB / 1.95TB
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.5Ghz / 16GB / 512GB
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
Lenovo Miix 720 12" Intel Core i5-7200U 2.5Ghz / 8GB / 512GB

Through the use of power-efficient components that do not produce large amounts of heat, a device can be made that doesn’t use cooling fans. This results in a much quieter, or even silent, device.

5.volume

4519.08cm³

1596.32cm³

1867.78cm³

924cm³

Best

Porsche Design Book One

1579.19cm³

6.Has a detachable keyboard
Acer Predator 15 15.6" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 32GB / 1.95TB
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.5Ghz / 16GB / 512GB
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
Lenovo Miix 720 12" Intel Core i5-7200U 2.5Ghz / 8GB / 512GB

You can detach the keyboard of your device and use the screen as a tablet. Detaching the keyboard makes the device lighter and gives you the possibility to switch easily between laptop-mode and tablet-mode. The keyboard is included when buying the device.

Display

1.resolution

3840 x 2160px

2880 x 1800px

3840 x 2160px

2880 x 1920px

Best

Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GD 15.6" Intel Core i9-8950HK 2.9GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD

3840 x 2160px

2.pixel density

282ppi

220ppi

282.4ppi

288ppi

Best

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 14" Intel Core i5 5300U 2.3GHz / 4GB / 512GB

540ppi

3.screen size

15.6"

15.4"

15.6"

12"

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.

Best

MSI GT83VR Titan SLI-024 18.4" Intel Core i7-6920HQ 2.9GHz / 64GB / 1TB

18.4"

4.has a touch screen
Acer Predator 15 15.6" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 32GB / 1.95TB
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.5Ghz / 16GB / 512GB
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
Lenovo Miix 720 12" Intel Core i5-7200U 2.5Ghz / 8GB / 512GB

You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.

5.has an LED-backlit display
Acer Predator 15 15.6" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 32GB / 1.95TB
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.5Ghz / 16GB / 512GB
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
Lenovo Miix 720 12" Intel Core i5-7200U 2.5Ghz / 8GB / 512GB

Uses LED backlighting, resulting in better image quality, more vibrant colors and richer blacks.

6.every pixel has three subpixels
Acer Predator 15 15.6" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 32GB / 1.95TB
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.5Ghz / 16GB / 512GB
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
Lenovo Miix 720 12" Intel Core i5-7200U 2.5Ghz / 8GB / 512GB

The device has a display with three full subpixels per pixel, resulting in a sharp and crisp picture. Pixels in some displays (like AMOLED) share one subpixel to preserve space. This can result in a less crisp, slightly blurred image.

Performance

1.RAM

32GB

16GB

16GB

8GB

Best

MSI WT72 6QN 17.3" Intel Xeon E3-1505M v5 2.8GHz / 64GB / 1TB

64GB

2.RAM speed

2133MHz

1600MHz

2400MHz (Intel Core i7-7700HQ)

2133MHz

It can support faster memory, which will give quicker system performance.

Best

Asus ROG GX800VH 18" Intel Core i7 7820HK 2.9GHz / 64GB / 1TB

2800MHz

3.Uses flash storage
Acer Predator 15 15.6" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 32GB / 1.95TB
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.5Ghz / 16GB / 512GB
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
Lenovo Miix 720 12" Intel Core i5-7200U 2.5Ghz / 8GB / 512GB

Flash-based storage devices such as SSDs have no mechanical components. Due to this they are typically faster, run silently, and are more shock resistant than traditional HDDs.

4.CPU speed

4 x 2.6GHz

4 x 2.5GHz

4 x 2.8GHz (Intel Core i7-7700HQ)

2 x 2.5GHz

Best

Eurocom Panther 5SE 17.3" Intel Xeon E5-2620 2GHz / 16GB / 1TB

12 x 2GHz

5.internal storage

1095GB

512GB

2512GB

512GB

Best

Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD

4000GB

6.CPU threads

8

8

8 (Intel Core i7-7700HQ)

4

More threads result in faster performance and better multitasking.

Best

Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GD 15.6" Intel Core i9-8950HK 2.9GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD

12

Connectivity

1.USB 3.0 ports

4

2

2

2

More USB 3.0 ports allow you to connect more devices to your computer that support USB 3.0. USB 3.0 is an improved version of USB 2.0 which offers faster transfer rates.

Best

MSI WT72 6QN 17.3" Intel Xeon E3-1505M v5 2.8GHz / 64GB / 1TB

6

2.Has USB Type-C
Acer Predator 15 15.6" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 32GB / 1.95TB
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.5Ghz / 16GB / 512GB
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
Lenovo Miix 720 12" Intel Core i5-7200U 2.5Ghz / 8GB / 512GB

The USB Type-C features reversible plug orientation and cable direction.

3.Has Bluetooth
Acer Predator 15 15.6" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 32GB / 1.95TB
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.5Ghz / 16GB / 512GB
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
Lenovo Miix 720 12" Intel Core i5-7200U 2.5Ghz / 8GB / 512GB

Bluetooth is a wireless technology that allows you to easily transfer data between different devices, such as smartphones, tablets and computers.

4.Has WiFi
Acer Predator 15 15.6" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 32GB / 1.95TB
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.5Ghz / 16GB / 512GB
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
Lenovo Miix 720 12" Intel Core i5-7200U 2.5Ghz / 8GB / 512GB

The device can connect to WiFi.

5.Bluetooth version

4

4

4.2

4.1

Best

Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GD 15.6" Intel Core i9-8950HK 2.9GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD

5

6.Has 802.11n WiFi connection
Acer Predator 15 15.6" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 32GB / 1.95TB
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.5Ghz / 16GB / 512GB
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
Lenovo Miix 720 12" Intel Core i5-7200U 2.5Ghz / 8GB / 512GB

802.11n is a wireless standard released in 2009. It has faster transfer rates and improved security compared to its predecessors - a, b and g.

Battery

1.Has a MagSafe power adapter
Acer Predator 15 15.6" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 32GB / 1.95TB
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.5Ghz / 16GB / 512GB
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
Lenovo Miix 720 12" Intel Core i5-7200U 2.5Ghz / 8GB / 512GB

The MagSafe power adapter uses a power connector that is attached magnetically. When pulled or tugged, the connector will come out of the socket safely.

2.Has sleep-and-charge USB ports
Acer Predator 15 15.6" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 32GB / 1.95TB
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.5Ghz / 16GB / 512GB
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
Lenovo Miix 720 12" Intel Core i5-7200U 2.5Ghz / 8GB / 512GB

Sleep-and-charge USB ports can charge electronic devices when the laptop is in sleep mode, hibernate mode, or even switched off.

Features

1.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Acer Predator 15 15.6" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 32GB / 1.95TB
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.5Ghz / 16GB / 512GB
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
Lenovo Miix 720 12" Intel Core i5-7200U 2.5Ghz / 8GB / 512GB

With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.

2.Has a stylus
Acer Predator 15 15.6" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 32GB / 1.95TB
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.5Ghz / 16GB / 512GB
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
Lenovo Miix 720 12" Intel Core i5-7200U 2.5Ghz / 8GB / 512GB

A stylus is a pen-like accessory that allows you to interact with the touchscreen with greater precision, and is particularly useful for drawing and writing.

For example

Samsung Galaxy Book 2

3.has a front camera
Acer Predator 15 15.6" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 32GB / 1.95TB
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.5Ghz / 16GB / 512GB
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
Lenovo Miix 720 12" Intel Core i5-7200U 2.5Ghz / 8GB / 512GB

A front camera, also called secondary camera, can be used for video chats/selfies.

4.has stereo speakers
Acer Predator 15 15.6" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 32GB / 1.95TB
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.5Ghz / 16GB / 512GB
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
Lenovo Miix 720 12" Intel Core i5-7200U 2.5Ghz / 8GB / 512GB

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

5.has GPS
Acer Predator 15 15.6" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 32GB / 1.95TB
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.5Ghz / 16GB / 512GB
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
Lenovo Miix 720 12" Intel Core i5-7200U 2.5Ghz / 8GB / 512GB

GPS enables global positioning, useful in map, geo-tagging or navigation apps.

For example

Samsung Galaxy Book 2

6.Has an optical disc drive
Acer Predator 15 15.6" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 32GB / 1.95TB
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.5Ghz / 16GB / 512GB
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
Lenovo Miix 720 12" Intel Core i5-7200U 2.5Ghz / 8GB / 512GB

An optical disc drive (ODD) allows you to use CDs and DVDs for reading and/or writing data.

Miscellaneous

1.Has dynamic frequency scaling
Acer Predator 15 15.6" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 32GB / 1.95TB
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.5Ghz / 16GB / 512GB
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
Lenovo Miix 720 12" Intel Core i5-7200U 2.5Ghz / 8GB / 512GB

Dynamic frequency scaling is a technology that allows the processor to conserve power and reduce noise when it is under a light load.

2.Has integrated graphics
Acer Predator 15 15.6" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 32GB / 1.95TB
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.5Ghz / 16GB / 512GB
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
Lenovo Miix 720 12" Intel Core i5-7200U 2.5Ghz / 8GB / 512GB

With integrated graphics you don’t need to buy a separate graphics card.

3.Has Intel Quick Sync Video
Acer Predator 15 15.6" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 32GB / 1.95TB
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.5Ghz / 16GB / 512GB
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
Lenovo Miix 720 12" Intel Core i5-7200U 2.5Ghz / 8GB / 512GB

This allows very fast video transcoding times, for example when ripping a DVD or Blu-ray to your computer.

4.Supports hardware-assisted virtualization
Acer Predator 15 15.6" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 32GB / 1.95TB
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.5Ghz / 16GB / 512GB
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
Lenovo Miix 720 12" Intel Core i5-7200U 2.5Ghz / 8GB / 512GB

It is easier to obtain better performance when using virtualization if it is hardware-assisted.

5.Uses hyperthreading technology
Acer Predator 15 15.6" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 32GB / 1.95TB
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.5Ghz / 16GB / 512GB
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
Lenovo Miix 720 12" Intel Core i5-7200U 2.5Ghz / 8GB / 512GB

Many of Intel's processors use hyperthreading, which means that each core of the processor can work on two threads at once instead of most processors which work on a single thread per core. This means you can have significant performance gains in certain applications.

6.Has FMA3
Acer Predator 15 15.6" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 32GB / 1.95TB
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.5Ghz / 16GB / 512GB
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
Lenovo Miix 720 12" Intel Core i5-7200U 2.5Ghz / 8GB / 512GB

FMA3 is used to speed up tasks such as adjusting the contrast of an image or adjusting volume.

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