78points

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

64points

Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.9Ghz / 16GB / 1TB

88points

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

47points

Toshiba Qosmio X70 17.3" Intel Core i7-4700MQ 2.4GHz / 16GB / 1TB

Acer Predator 17 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 64GB / 1TB
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.9Ghz / 16GB / 1TB
Comparison winner
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
Toshiba Qosmio X70 17.3" Intel Core i7-4700MQ 2.4GHz / 16GB / 1TB
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Acer Predator 17 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 64GB / 1TB vs Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.9Ghz / 16GB / 1TB vs Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD vs Toshiba Qosmio X70 17.3" Intel Core i7-4700MQ 2.4GHz / 16GB / 1TB

Acer Predator 17 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 64GB / 1TB
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.9Ghz / 16GB / 1TB
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
Toshiba Qosmio X70 17.3" Intel Core i7-4700MQ 2.4GHz / 16GB / 1TB
Acer Predator 17 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 64GB / 1TB
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.9Ghz / 16GB / 1TB
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
Toshiba Qosmio X70 17.3" Intel Core i7-4700MQ 2.4GHz / 16GB / 1TB

Why is Acer Predator 17 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 64GB / 1TB better than Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.9Ghz / 16GB / 1TB & Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD & Toshiba Qosmio X70 17.3" Intel Core i7-4700MQ 2.4GHz / 16GB / 1TB?

    Why is Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.9Ghz / 16GB / 1TB better than Acer Predator 17 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 64GB / 1TB & Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD & Toshiba Qosmio X70 17.3" Intel Core i7-4700MQ 2.4GHz / 16GB / 1TB?

    • Weight
      1.58kgvs3946.3,2290,3447.3g
    • Thickness
      18mmvs39.6,19.2,30.5mm
    • Height
      219mmvs320,256,271.8mm
    • Has a VGA connector
    • Has a MagSafe power adapter
    • Volume
      1237.79cm³vs5358.9888,1867.776,3474.2970900000005cm³
    • Width
      314mmvs422.9,380,419.1mm

    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 17 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 64GB / 1TB & Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.9Ghz / 16GB / 1TB & Toshiba Qosmio X70 17.3" Intel Core i7-4700MQ 2.4GHz / 16GB / 1TB?

    • Has USB Type-C
    • Has a fingerprint scanner
    • Uses a fanless design
    • Has FMA3
    • Has dynamic frequency scaling
    • Has Tri-Gate transistors
    • Has MMX
    • Has AVX

    Why is Toshiba Qosmio X70 17.3" Intel Core i7-4700MQ 2.4GHz / 16GB / 1TB better than Acer Predator 17 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 64GB / 1TB & Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.9Ghz / 16GB / 1TB & Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD?

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      Design

      1.weight

      3.95kg

      1.58kg

      2.29kg

      3.45kg

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      249.5g

      2.Has a backlit keyboard
      Acer Predator 17 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 64GB / 1TB
      Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.9Ghz / 16GB / 1TB
      Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
      Toshiba Qosmio X70 17.3" Intel Core i7-4700MQ 2.4GHz / 16GB / 1TB

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

      3.thickness

      39.6mm

      18mm

      19.2mm

      30.5mm

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      6.9mm

      4.height

      320mm

      219mm

      256mm

      271.8mm

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      17mm

      5.volume

      5358.99cm³

      1237.79cm³

      1867.78cm³

      3474.3cm³

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      1579.19cm³

      6.Has a detachable keyboard
      Acer Predator 17 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 64GB / 1TB
      Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.9Ghz / 16GB / 1TB
      Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
      Toshiba Qosmio X70 17.3" Intel Core i7-4700MQ 2.4GHz / 16GB / 1TB

      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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      Display

      1.pixel density

      255ppi

      227ppi

      282.4ppi

      127ppi

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      540ppi

      2.resolution

      3840 x 2160px

      2560 x 1600px

      3840 x 2160px

      1920 x 1080px

      Best

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      3840 x 2160px

      3.every pixel has three subpixels
      Acer Predator 17 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 64GB / 1TB
      Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.9Ghz / 16GB / 1TB
      Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
      Toshiba Qosmio X70 17.3" Intel Core i7-4700MQ 2.4GHz / 16GB / 1TB

      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"

      15.6"

      17.3"

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

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      5.has an LED-backlit display
      Acer Predator 17 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 64GB / 1TB
      Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.9Ghz / 16GB / 1TB
      Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
      Toshiba Qosmio X70 17.3" Intel Core i7-4700MQ 2.4GHz / 16GB / 1TB

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

      6.has a anti-reflection coating
      Acer Predator 17 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 64GB / 1TB
      Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.9Ghz / 16GB / 1TB
      Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
      Toshiba Qosmio X70 17.3" Intel Core i7-4700MQ 2.4GHz / 16GB / 1TB

      This helps to reduce the reflection from your device.

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      Performance

      1.RAM

      64GB

      16GB

      16GB

      16GB

      Best

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

      64GB

      2.RAM speed

      2133MHz

      1866MHz

      2400MHz (Intel Core i7-7700HQ)

      1600MHz

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

      Best

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      2800MHz

      3.Uses flash storage
      Acer Predator 17 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 64GB / 1TB
      Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.9Ghz / 16GB / 1TB
      Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
      Toshiba Qosmio X70 17.3" Intel Core i7-4700MQ 2.4GHz / 16GB / 1TB

      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

      8 (Intel Core i7-7700HQ)

      8

      More threads result in faster performance and better multitasking.

      Best

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      5.internal storage

      1000GB

      1024GB

      2512GB

      1000GB

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      4000GB

      6.maximum memory size

      64GB

      16GB

      16GB

      32GB

      The maximum amount of memory (RAM) supported.

      Best

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      Connectivity

      1.USB 3.0 ports

      4

      2

      2

      4

      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
      Acer Predator 17 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 64GB / 1TB
      Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.9Ghz / 16GB / 1TB
      Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
      Toshiba Qosmio X70 17.3" Intel Core i7-4700MQ 2.4GHz / 16GB / 1TB

      The device can connect to WiFi.

      3.Has Bluetooth
      Acer Predator 17 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 64GB / 1TB
      Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.9Ghz / 16GB / 1TB
      Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
      Toshiba Qosmio X70 17.3" Intel Core i7-4700MQ 2.4GHz / 16GB / 1TB

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

      4.Has USB Type-C
      Acer Predator 17 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 64GB / 1TB
      Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.9Ghz / 16GB / 1TB
      Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
      Toshiba Qosmio X70 17.3" Intel Core i7-4700MQ 2.4GHz / 16GB / 1TB

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

      5.HDMI ports

      1

      1

      1

      1

      More HDMI ports mean that you can simultaneously connect numerous devices, such as video game consoles and set-top boxes.

      Best

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      2

      6.Bluetooth version

      4

      4

      4.2

      4

      Best

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      5

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      Battery

      1.Has a MagSafe power adapter
      Acer Predator 17 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 64GB / 1TB
      Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.9Ghz / 16GB / 1TB
      Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
      Toshiba Qosmio X70 17.3" Intel Core i7-4700MQ 2.4GHz / 16GB / 1TB

      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 17 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 64GB / 1TB
      Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.9Ghz / 16GB / 1TB
      Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
      Toshiba Qosmio X70 17.3" Intel Core i7-4700MQ 2.4GHz / 16GB / 1TB

      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 17 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 64GB / 1TB
      Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.9Ghz / 16GB / 1TB
      Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
      Toshiba Qosmio X70 17.3" Intel Core i7-4700MQ 2.4GHz / 16GB / 1TB

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

      2.has a front camera
      Acer Predator 17 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 64GB / 1TB
      Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.9Ghz / 16GB / 1TB
      Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
      Toshiba Qosmio X70 17.3" Intel Core i7-4700MQ 2.4GHz / 16GB / 1TB

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

      3.has GPS
      Acer Predator 17 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 64GB / 1TB
      Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.9Ghz / 16GB / 1TB
      Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
      Toshiba Qosmio X70 17.3" Intel Core i7-4700MQ 2.4GHz / 16GB / 1TB

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

      For example

      Samsung Galaxy Book 2

      4.Has a fingerprint scanner
      Acer Predator 17 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 64GB / 1TB
      Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.9Ghz / 16GB / 1TB
      Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
      Toshiba Qosmio X70 17.3" Intel Core i7-4700MQ 2.4GHz / 16GB / 1TB

      The device has a fingerprint scanner which identifies the user.

      5.Has an optical disc drive
      Acer Predator 17 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 64GB / 1TB
      Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.9Ghz / 16GB / 1TB
      Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
      Toshiba Qosmio X70 17.3" Intel Core i7-4700MQ 2.4GHz / 16GB / 1TB

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

      6.has stereo speakers
      Acer Predator 17 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 64GB / 1TB
      Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.9Ghz / 16GB / 1TB
      Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
      Toshiba Qosmio X70 17.3" Intel Core i7-4700MQ 2.4GHz / 16GB / 1TB

      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.Has NX bit
      Acer Predator 17 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 64GB / 1TB
      Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.9Ghz / 16GB / 1TB
      Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
      Toshiba Qosmio X70 17.3" Intel Core i7-4700MQ 2.4GHz / 16GB / 1TB

      NX bit helps protect the computer from malicious attacks.

      2.Has FMA3
      Acer Predator 17 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 64GB / 1TB
      Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.9Ghz / 16GB / 1TB
      Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
      Toshiba Qosmio X70 17.3" Intel Core i7-4700MQ 2.4GHz / 16GB / 1TB

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

      3.Has Tri-Gate transistors
      Acer Predator 17 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 64GB / 1TB
      Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.9Ghz / 16GB / 1TB
      Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
      Toshiba Qosmio X70 17.3" Intel Core i7-4700MQ 2.4GHz / 16GB / 1TB

      An advanced transistor technology developed by Intel that allows lower power consumption and higher speeds.

      4.Has MMX
      Acer Predator 17 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 64GB / 1TB
      Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.9Ghz / 16GB / 1TB
      Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
      Toshiba Qosmio X70 17.3" Intel Core i7-4700MQ 2.4GHz / 16GB / 1TB

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

      5.Has AVX
      Acer Predator 17 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 64GB / 1TB
      Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.9Ghz / 16GB / 1TB
      Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
      Toshiba Qosmio X70 17.3" Intel Core i7-4700MQ 2.4GHz / 16GB / 1TB

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

      6.Has F16C
      Acer Predator 17 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 64GB / 1TB
      Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.9Ghz / 16GB / 1TB
      Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
      Toshiba Qosmio X70 17.3" Intel Core i7-4700MQ 2.4GHz / 16GB / 1TB

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

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