78points

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

70points

Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.8Ghz / 16GB / 256GB

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Acer Predator 17 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 64GB / 1TB vs Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.8Ghz / 16GB / 256GB

Acer Predator 17 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 64GB / 1TB
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.8Ghz / 16GB / 256GB
Acer Predator 17 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 64GB / 1TB
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.8Ghz / 16GB / 256GB

Why is Acer Predator 17 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 64GB / 1TB better than Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.8Ghz / 16GB / 256GB?

  • Has an optical disc drive
  • Has sleep-and-charge USB ports

Why is Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.8Ghz / 16GB / 256GB better than Acer Predator 17 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 64GB / 1TB?

  • 4h longer battery life
    9hvs5h
  • 7.69% faster CPU speed
    4 x 2.8GHzvs4 x 2.6GHz
  • 1.91kg lighter
    2.04kgvs3946.3g
  • Every pixel has three subpixels
  • Has Bluetooth
  • 21.6mm thinner
    18mmvs39.6mm
  • 72.9mm shorter
    247.1mmvs320mm
  • Supports 64-bit

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Design

1.Has a backlit keyboard
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Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.8Ghz / 16GB / 256GB

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

2.weight

3.95kg

2.04kg

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3.thickness

39.6mm

18mm

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4.height

320mm

247.1mm

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5.Uses a fanless design
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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.

6.volume

5358.99cm³

1596.32cm³

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Display

1.pixel density

255ppi

220ppi

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540ppi

2.resolution

3840 x 2160px

2880 x 1800px

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3840 x 2160px

3.screen size

17.3"

15.4"

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

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

5.every pixel has three subpixels
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Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.8Ghz / 16GB / 256GB

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.

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

16GB

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64GB

2.RAM speed

2133MHz

1600MHz

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

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2800MHz

3.internal storage

1000GB

256GB

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4000GB

4.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.

5.CPU threads

8

8

More threads result in faster performance and better multitasking.

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6.maximum memory size

64GB

32GB

The maximum amount of memory (RAM) supported.

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Connectivity

1.USB 3.0 ports

4

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.

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2.Has WiFi
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The device can connect to WiFi.

3.Has USB Type-C
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Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.8Ghz / 16GB / 256GB

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

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4.Has Bluetooth
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Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.8Ghz / 16GB / 256GB

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

5.HDMI ports

1

1

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

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6.RJ45 ports

1

0

RJ-45 ports are used for LAN (Local Area Network) connections. With more ports you can achieve increased bandwidth across a LAN, or connect to multiple networks. It also has the added benefit of not losing connection to the network if one fails.

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Battery

1. longer battery life

5h

9h

The device's battery life (when in use) as given by the manufacturer. With a longer battery life you have to charge the device less often.

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22h

2.Has a MagSafe power adapter
Acer Predator 17 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 64GB / 1TB
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.8Ghz / 16GB / 256GB

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.

3.Has sleep-and-charge USB ports
Acer Predator 17 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 64GB / 1TB
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.8Ghz / 16GB / 256GB

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
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Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.8Ghz / 16GB / 256GB

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

2.has a front camera
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Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.8Ghz / 16GB / 256GB

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.

For example

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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 an optical disc drive
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Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.8Ghz / 16GB / 256GB

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

6.Has a fingerprint scanner
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The device has a fingerprint scanner which identifies the user.

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