53points

Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 256GB

47points

Asus ROG G56JK 15.6" Intel Core i7-4710HQ 2.5GHz / 12GB / 1TB

88points

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

77points

Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700 3.6Ghz / 16GB / 480GB

Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 256GB
Asus ROG G56JK 15.6" Intel Core i7-4710HQ 2.5GHz / 12GB / 1TB
Comparison winner
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700 3.6Ghz / 16GB / 480GB
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Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 256GB vs Asus ROG G56JK 15.6" Intel Core i7-4710HQ 2.5GHz / 12GB / 1TB vs Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD vs Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700 3.6Ghz / 16GB / 480GB

Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 256GB
Asus ROG G56JK 15.6" Intel Core i7-4710HQ 2.5GHz / 12GB / 1TB
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700 3.6Ghz / 16GB / 480GB
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 256GB
Asus ROG G56JK 15.6" Intel Core i7-4710HQ 2.5GHz / 12GB / 1TB
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700 3.6Ghz / 16GB / 480GB

Why is Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 256GB better than Asus ROG G56JK 15.6" Intel Core i7-4710HQ 2.5GHz / 12GB / 1TB & Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD & Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700 3.6Ghz / 16GB / 480GB?

  • Weight
    1.35kgvs2721.6,2290,3401.9g
  • Thickness
    17.2mmvs30.5,19.2,35.8mm
  • Height
    227mmvs254,256,262.1mm
  • Has a MagSafe power adapter
  • Width
    325.1mmvs381,380,386.1mm
  • Volume
    1269.32cm³vs2951.607,1867.776,3622.845798cm³

Why is Asus ROG G56JK 15.6" Intel Core i7-4710HQ 2.5GHz / 12GB / 1TB better than Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 256GB & Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD & Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700 3.6Ghz / 16GB / 480GB?

  • Has an optical disc drive
  • Has a VGA connector

Why is Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD better than Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 256GB & Asus ROG G56JK 15.6" Intel Core i7-4710HQ 2.5GHz / 12GB / 1TB & Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700 3.6Ghz / 16GB / 480GB?

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

Why is Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700 3.6Ghz / 16GB / 480GB better than Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 256GB & Asus ROG G56JK 15.6" Intel Core i7-4710HQ 2.5GHz / 12GB / 1TB & Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD?

  • Maximum memory size
    64GBvs8,16,16GB
  • CPU speed
    4 x 3.6GHzvs2 x 2.2,4 x 2.5,4 x 2.8GHz
  • Has S/PDIF Out port

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Design

1.weight

1.35kg

2.72kg

2.29kg

3.4kg

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

249.5g

2.Has a backlit keyboard
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 256GB
Asus ROG G56JK 15.6" Intel Core i7-4710HQ 2.5GHz / 12GB / 1TB
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700 3.6Ghz / 16GB / 480GB

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

3.thickness

17.2mm

30.5mm

19.2mm

35.8mm

Best

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

6.9mm

4.height

227mm

254mm

256mm

262.1mm

Best

Lenovo IdeaPad Miix 320

17mm

5.volume

1269.32cm³

2951.61cm³

1867.78cm³

3622.85cm³

Best

Porsche Design Book One

1579.19cm³

6.Has a detachable keyboard
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 256GB
Asus ROG G56JK 15.6" Intel Core i7-4710HQ 2.5GHz / 12GB / 1TB
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700 3.6Ghz / 16GB / 480GB

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

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Display

1.pixel density

127ppi

141ppi

282.4ppi

141ppi

Best

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

540ppi

2.resolution

1440 x 900px

1920 x 1080px

3840 x 2160px

1920 x 1080px

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
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 256GB
Asus ROG G56JK 15.6" Intel Core i7-4710HQ 2.5GHz / 12GB / 1TB
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700 3.6Ghz / 16GB / 480GB

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

13.3"

15.6"

15.6"

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
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 256GB
Asus ROG G56JK 15.6" Intel Core i7-4710HQ 2.5GHz / 12GB / 1TB
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700 3.6Ghz / 16GB / 480GB

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

6.has a anti-reflection coating
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 256GB
Asus ROG G56JK 15.6" Intel Core i7-4710HQ 2.5GHz / 12GB / 1TB
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700 3.6Ghz / 16GB / 480GB

This helps to reduce the reflection from your device.

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Performance

1.RAM

8GB

12GB

16GB

16GB

Best

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

64GB

2.RAM speed

1600MHz

1600MHz

2400MHz (Intel Core i7-7700HQ)

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
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 256GB
Asus ROG G56JK 15.6" Intel Core i7-4710HQ 2.5GHz / 12GB / 1TB
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700 3.6Ghz / 16GB / 480GB

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

4

8

8 (Intel Core i7-7700HQ)

8

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

256GB

1000GB

2512GB

480GB

Best

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

4000GB

6.maximum memory size

8GB

16GB

16GB

64GB

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.USB 3.0 ports

2

4

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.

Best

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

6

2.Has WiFi
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 256GB
Asus ROG G56JK 15.6" Intel Core i7-4710HQ 2.5GHz / 12GB / 1TB
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700 3.6Ghz / 16GB / 480GB

The device can connect to WiFi.

3.Has Bluetooth
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 256GB
Asus ROG G56JK 15.6" Intel Core i7-4710HQ 2.5GHz / 12GB / 1TB
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700 3.6Ghz / 16GB / 480GB

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

4.HDMI ports

0

1

1

1

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

Best

Origin EON17-X 17.3" Intel Core i7-4790K 4GHz / 16GB / 1TB

2

5.Has USB Type-C
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 256GB
Asus ROG G56JK 15.6" Intel Core i7-4710HQ 2.5GHz / 12GB / 1TB
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700 3.6Ghz / 16GB / 480GB

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

6.Bluetooth version

4

4

4.2

4

Best

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

5

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Battery

1.Has a MagSafe power adapter
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 256GB
Asus ROG G56JK 15.6" Intel Core i7-4710HQ 2.5GHz / 12GB / 1TB
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700 3.6Ghz / 16GB / 480GB

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
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 256GB
Asus ROG G56JK 15.6" Intel Core i7-4710HQ 2.5GHz / 12GB / 1TB
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700 3.6Ghz / 16GB / 480GB

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
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 256GB
Asus ROG G56JK 15.6" Intel Core i7-4710HQ 2.5GHz / 12GB / 1TB
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700 3.6Ghz / 16GB / 480GB

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

2.has a front camera
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 256GB
Asus ROG G56JK 15.6" Intel Core i7-4710HQ 2.5GHz / 12GB / 1TB
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700 3.6Ghz / 16GB / 480GB

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

3.has GPS
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 256GB
Asus ROG G56JK 15.6" Intel Core i7-4710HQ 2.5GHz / 12GB / 1TB
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700 3.6Ghz / 16GB / 480GB

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

For example

Samsung Galaxy Book 2

4.has stereo speakers
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 256GB
Asus ROG G56JK 15.6" Intel Core i7-4710HQ 2.5GHz / 12GB / 1TB
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700 3.6Ghz / 16GB / 480GB

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

5.number of microphones

2

1

1

1

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

Lenovo Miix 520

4

6.Has an optical disc drive
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 256GB
Asus ROG G56JK 15.6" Intel Core i7-4710HQ 2.5GHz / 12GB / 1TB
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700 3.6Ghz / 16GB / 480GB

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

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Miscellaneous

1.Has F16C
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 256GB
Asus ROG G56JK 15.6" Intel Core i7-4710HQ 2.5GHz / 12GB / 1TB
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700 3.6Ghz / 16GB / 480GB

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

2.Uses hyperthreading technology
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 256GB
Asus ROG G56JK 15.6" Intel Core i7-4710HQ 2.5GHz / 12GB / 1TB
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700 3.6Ghz / 16GB / 480GB

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.

3.Has dynamic frequency scaling
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 256GB
Asus ROG G56JK 15.6" Intel Core i7-4710HQ 2.5GHz / 12GB / 1TB
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700 3.6Ghz / 16GB / 480GB

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

4.Has Tri-Gate transistors
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 256GB
Asus ROG G56JK 15.6" Intel Core i7-4710HQ 2.5GHz / 12GB / 1TB
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700 3.6Ghz / 16GB / 480GB

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

5.Has MMX
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 256GB
Asus ROG G56JK 15.6" Intel Core i7-4710HQ 2.5GHz / 12GB / 1TB
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700 3.6Ghz / 16GB / 480GB

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

6.Has AVX
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 256GB
Asus ROG G56JK 15.6" Intel Core i7-4710HQ 2.5GHz / 12GB / 1TB
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700 3.6Ghz / 16GB / 480GB

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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