78points

Acer Predator 17 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 64GB / 1TB

53points

Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i7 2.2GHz / 8GB / 128GB

40points

MSI GE70 Apache Pro-061 17.3" Intel Core i5-4200H 2.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB

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Acer Predator 17 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 64GB / 1TB
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i7 2.2GHz / 8GB / 128GB
MSI GE70 Apache Pro-061 17.3" Intel Core i5-4200H 2.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB
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Acer Predator 17 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 64GB / 1TB vs Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i7 2.2GHz / 8GB / 128GB vs MSI GE70 Apache Pro-061 17.3" Intel Core i5-4200H 2.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB

Acer Predator 17 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 64GB / 1TB
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i7 2.2GHz / 8GB / 128GB
MSI GE70 Apache Pro-061 17.3" Intel Core i5-4200H 2.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Acer Predator 17 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 64GB / 1TB
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i7 2.2GHz / 8GB / 128GB
MSI GE70 Apache Pro-061 17.3" Intel Core i5-4200H 2.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB

Why is Acer Predator 17 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 64GB / 1TB better than Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i7 2.2GHz / 8GB / 128GB & MSI GE70 Apache Pro-061 17.3" Intel Core i5-4200H 2.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB?

    Why is Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i7 2.2GHz / 8GB / 128GB better than Acer Predator 17 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 64GB / 1TB & MSI GE70 Apache Pro-061 17.3" Intel Core i5-4200H 2.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB?

    • Weight
      1.35kgvs3946.3,2698.9g
    • Every pixel has three subpixels
    • Thickness
      17.2mmvs39.6,39.1mm
    • Has Bluetooth
    • Height
      227mmvs320,269.5mm
    • Supports 64-bit
    • Width
      325.1mmvs422.9,418.1mm
    • Has a MagSafe power adapter

    Why is MSI GE70 Apache Pro-061 17.3" Intel Core i5-4200H 2.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB better than Acer Predator 17 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 64GB / 1TB & Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i7 2.2GHz / 8GB / 128GB?

    • Has a VGA connector
    • USB 2.0 ports
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    Design

    1.weight

    3.95kg

    1.35kg

    2.7kg

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

    3.thickness

    39.6mm

    17.2mm

    39.1mm

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    4.height

    320mm

    227mm

    269.5mm

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    5.Has a detachable keyboard
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    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.

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    6.volume

    5358.99cm³

    1269.32cm³

    4405.71cm³

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    1.pixel density

    255ppi

    127ppi

    127ppi

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    2.resolution

    3840 x 2160px

    1440 x 900px

    1920 x 1080px

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    3.every pixel has three subpixels
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    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

    17.3"

    13.3"

    17.3"

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

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    5.has an LED-backlit display
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    Uses LED backlighting, resulting in better image quality, more vibrant colors and richer blacks.

    6.has a anti-reflection coating
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    This helps to reduce the reflection from your device.

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    Performance

    1.RAM

    64GB

    8GB

    8GB

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    2.RAM speed

    2133MHz

    1600MHz

    1600MHz

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

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    3.Uses flash storage
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    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

    4

    4

    More threads result in faster performance and better multitasking.

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    5.internal storage

    1000GB

    128GB

    1000GB

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    6.maximum memory size

    64GB

    8GB

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    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.

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    2.Has WiFi
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    The device can connect to WiFi.

    3.HDMI ports

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

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

    6.RJ45 ports

    1

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    1.Has a MagSafe power adapter
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    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
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    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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    1.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
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    With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.

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

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

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    4.has stereo speakers
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    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 a fingerprint scanner
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    The device has a fingerprint scanner which identifies the user.

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    6.Has a stylus
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    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.

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