75points

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

99points

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

95points

Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GE 15.6" Intel Core i9-8950HK 2.9GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD

Acer Predator 15 15.6" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 32GB / 1.95TB
Comparison winner
Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GE 15.6" Intel Core i9-8950HK 2.9GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD
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Acer Predator 15 15.6" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 32GB / 1.95TB vs Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD vs Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GE 15.6" Intel Core i9-8950HK 2.9GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD

Acer Predator 15 15.6" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 32GB / 1.95TB
Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GE 15.6" Intel Core i9-8950HK 2.9GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD
Acer Predator 15 15.6" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 32GB / 1.95TB
Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GE 15.6" Intel Core i9-8950HK 2.9GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD

Why is Acer Predator 15 15.6" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 32GB / 1.95TB better than Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD & Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GE 15.6" Intel Core i9-8950HK 2.9GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD?

  • Has an optical disc drive

Why is Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD better than Acer Predator 15 15.6" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 32GB / 1.95TB & Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GE 15.6" Intel Core i9-8950HK 2.9GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD?

  • Weight
    1.83kgvs3401.9,1880g
  • Thickness
    15.5mmvs38.6,18.9mm
  • Height
    240.7mmvs299.5,241mm
  • Has a Retina display
  • Width
    349.3mmvs390.9,365mm
  • Volume
    1303.19cm³vs4519.07763,1662.5384999999997cm³

Why is Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GE 15.6" Intel Core i9-8950HK 2.9GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD better than Acer Predator 15 15.6" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 32GB / 1.95TB & Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD?

  • Has a touch screen
  • Has voice commands

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Design

1.weight

3.4kg

1.83kg

1.88kg

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

249.5g

2.Has a backlit keyboard
Acer Predator 15 15.6" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 32GB / 1.95TB
Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GE 15.6" Intel Core i9-8950HK 2.9GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD

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

3.thickness

38.6mm

15.5mm

18.9mm

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

6.9mm

4.height

299.5mm

240.7mm

241mm

Best

Lenovo IdeaPad Miix 320

17mm

5.Has a detachable keyboard
Acer Predator 15 15.6" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 32GB / 1.95TB
Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GE 15.6" Intel Core i9-8950HK 2.9GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD

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.

For example

Samsung Galaxy Book 2

6.volume

4519.08cm³

1303.19cm³

1662.54cm³

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Porsche Design Book One

1579.19cm³

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Display

1.pixel density

282ppi

220ppi

282ppi

Best

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

540ppi

2.resolution

3840 x 2160px

2880 x 1800px

3840 x 2160px

Best

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

3840 x 2160px

3.every pixel has three subpixels
Acer Predator 15 15.6" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 32GB / 1.95TB
Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GE 15.6" Intel Core i9-8950HK 2.9GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD

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.

4.screen size

15.6"

15.4"

15.6"

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"

5.has an LED-backlit display
Acer Predator 15 15.6" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 32GB / 1.95TB
Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GE 15.6" Intel Core i9-8950HK 2.9GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD

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

6.has a anti-reflection coating
Acer Predator 15 15.6" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 32GB / 1.95TB
Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GE 15.6" Intel Core i9-8950HK 2.9GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD

This helps to reduce the reflection from your device.

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Performance

1.RAM

32GB

32GB

16GB

Best

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

64GB

2.RAM speed

2133MHz

2400MHz

2400MHz

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 (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GE 15.6" Intel Core i9-8950HK 2.9GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD

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 threads

8

12 (Intel Core i9-8950HK)

12 (Intel Core i9-8950HK)

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

5.internal storage

1095GB

4000GB

1000GB

Best

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

4000GB

6.maximum memory size

64GB

64GB (Intel Core i9-8950HK)

64GB (Intel Core i9-8950HK)

The maximum amount of memory (RAM) supported.

Best

Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Xeon E-2176M 2.7GHz / 32GB RAM / 1TB SSD

64GB

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Connectivity

1.Has WiFi
Acer Predator 15 15.6" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 32GB / 1.95TB
Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GE 15.6" Intel Core i9-8950HK 2.9GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD

The device can connect to WiFi.

2.Has Bluetooth
Acer Predator 15 15.6" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 32GB / 1.95TB
Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GE 15.6" Intel Core i9-8950HK 2.9GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD

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

3.Has USB Type-C
Acer Predator 15 15.6" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 32GB / 1.95TB
Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GE 15.6" Intel Core i9-8950HK 2.9GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD

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

4.Bluetooth version

4

5

5

Best

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

5

5.Has 802.11n WiFi connection
Acer Predator 15 15.6" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 32GB / 1.95TB
Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GE 15.6" Intel Core i9-8950HK 2.9GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD

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.

6.has a VGA connector
Acer Predator 15 15.6" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 32GB / 1.95TB
Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GE 15.6" Intel Core i9-8950HK 2.9GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD

VGA connector is a widespread connector and is found on many video cards, computer monitors, and some television sets.

For example

Asus VivoBook X556UQ 15.6" Intel Core i3-6100U / 2.3GHz / 4GB / 500GB

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Battery

1.Has a MagSafe power adapter
Acer Predator 15 15.6" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 32GB / 1.95TB
Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GE 15.6" Intel Core i9-8950HK 2.9GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD

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.

For example

Apple MacBook Air (2018) 13.3" Intel Core i5 1.8GHz / 8GB RAM / 256GB SSD

2.Has sleep-and-charge USB ports
Acer Predator 15 15.6" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 32GB / 1.95TB
Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GE 15.6" Intel Core i9-8950HK 2.9GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD

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

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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 (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GE 15.6" Intel Core i9-8950HK 2.9GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD

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

2.has a front camera
Acer Predator 15 15.6" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 32GB / 1.95TB
Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GE 15.6" Intel Core i9-8950HK 2.9GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD

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

3.has GPS
Acer Predator 15 15.6" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 32GB / 1.95TB
Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GE 15.6" Intel Core i9-8950HK 2.9GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD

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

For example

Samsung Galaxy Book 2

4.Has a stylus
Acer Predator 15 15.6" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 32GB / 1.95TB
Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GE 15.6" Intel Core i9-8950HK 2.9GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD

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

5.Has an optical disc drive
Acer Predator 15 15.6" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 32GB / 1.95TB
Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GE 15.6" Intel Core i9-8950HK 2.9GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD

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

6.has stereo speakers
Acer Predator 15 15.6" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 32GB / 1.95TB
Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GE 15.6" Intel Core i9-8950HK 2.9GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD

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

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Miscellaneous

1.Supports hardware-assisted virtualization
Acer Predator 15 15.6" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 32GB / 1.95TB
Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GE 15.6" Intel Core i9-8950HK 2.9GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD

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

2.Has NX bit
Acer Predator 15 15.6" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 32GB / 1.95TB
Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GE 15.6" Intel Core i9-8950HK 2.9GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD

NX bit helps protect the computer from malicious attacks.

3.Has F16C
Acer Predator 15 15.6" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 32GB / 1.95TB
Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GE 15.6" Intel Core i9-8950HK 2.9GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD

F16C is used to speed up tasks such as adjusting the contrast of an image or adjusting volume.

4.Has MMX
Acer Predator 15 15.6" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 32GB / 1.95TB
Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GE 15.6" Intel Core i9-8950HK 2.9GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD

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

5.Has AES
Acer Predator 15 15.6" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 32GB / 1.95TB
Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GE 15.6" Intel Core i9-8950HK 2.9GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD

AES is used to speed up encryption and decryption.

6.Has AVX
Acer Predator 15 15.6" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 32GB / 1.95TB
Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GE 15.6" Intel Core i9-8950HK 2.9GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD

AVX is used to help speed up calculations in multimedia, scientific and financial applications, as well as improving Linux RAID software performance.

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