54points

Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13"

60points

MSI GT72S Dominator Pro G Dragon 17.3" Intel Core i7-6820HK 2.7GHz / 32GB / 128GB

Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13"
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Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" vs MSI GT72S Dominator Pro G Dragon 17.3" Intel Core i7-6820HK 2.7GHz / 32GB / 128GB

Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13"
MSI GT72S Dominator Pro G Dragon 17.3" Intel Core i7-6820HK 2.7GHz / 32GB / 128GB
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13"
MSI GT72S Dominator Pro G Dragon 17.3" Intel Core i7-6820HK 2.7GHz / 32GB / 128GB
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Why is Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" better than MSI GT72S Dominator Pro G Dragon 17.3" Intel Core i7-6820HK 2.7GHz / 32GB / 128GB?

  • 2.46kg lighter
    1.35kgvs3810.2g
  • 30.8mm thinner
    17.2mmvs48mm
  • Every pixel has three subpixels
  • Has Bluetooth
  • Supports 64-bit
  • Has a MagSafe power adapter
  • 78.98% less body volume
    1269.32cm³vs6037.8816cm³
  • 102.9mm narrower
    325.1mmvs428mm

Why is MSI GT72S Dominator Pro G Dragon 17.3" Intel Core i7-6820HK 2.7GHz / 32GB / 128GB better than Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13"?

  • 24GB more RAM memory
    32GBvs8GB
  • 1.6x higher resolution
    1920 x 1080pxvs1440 x 900px
  • 533MHz higher ram speed
    2133MHzvs1600MHz
  • 4 more USB 3.0 ports
    6vs2
  • 22.73% faster CPU speed
    2 x 2.7GHzvs2 x 2.2GHz
  • 30.08% bigger screen size
    17.3"vs13.3"
  • 1 more HDMI ports
    1vs0
  • Has a anti-reflection coating

Top specs and features

Design

1.weight

1.35kg

3.81kg

Best

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

249.5g

2.thickness

17.2mm

48mm

Best

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

6.9mm

3.Has a backlit keyboard
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13"
MSI GT72S Dominator Pro G Dragon 17.3" Intel Core i7-6820HK 2.7GHz / 32GB / 128GB

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

4.Uses a fanless design
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13"
MSI GT72S Dominator Pro G Dragon 17.3" Intel Core i7-6820HK 2.7GHz / 32GB / 128GB

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.

For example

Lenovo Yoga C930 13.9" FHD Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 12GB RAM / 512GB SSD

5.volume

1269.32cm³

6037.88cm³

Best

Porsche Design Book One

1579.19cm³

6.Has a detachable keyboard
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13"
MSI GT72S Dominator Pro G Dragon 17.3" Intel Core i7-6820HK 2.7GHz / 32GB / 128GB

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

Display

1.resolution

1440 x 900px

1920 x 1080px

Best

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

3840 x 2160px

2.pixel density

127ppi

127ppi

Best

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

540ppi

3.screen size

13.3"

17.3"

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"

4.has a touch screen
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13"
MSI GT72S Dominator Pro G Dragon 17.3" Intel Core i7-6820HK 2.7GHz / 32GB / 128GB

You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.

For example

Microsoft Surface Laptop 2 13.5" Intel Core-i7 8650U 1.9GHz / 8GB RAM / 256GB SSD

5.has an LED-backlit display
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13"
MSI GT72S Dominator Pro G Dragon 17.3" Intel Core i7-6820HK 2.7GHz / 32GB / 128GB

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

6.every pixel has three subpixels
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13"
MSI GT72S Dominator Pro G Dragon 17.3" Intel Core i7-6820HK 2.7GHz / 32GB / 128GB

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.

Performance

1.RAM

8GB

32GB

Best

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

64GB

2.RAM speed

1600MHz

2133MHz

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"
MSI GT72S Dominator Pro G Dragon 17.3" Intel Core i7-6820HK 2.7GHz / 32GB / 128GB

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 speed

2 x 2.2GHz

2 x 2.7GHz

Best

Eurocom Panther 5SE 17.3" Intel Xeon E5-2620 2GHz / 16GB / 1TB

12 x 2GHz

5.internal storage

512GB

128GB

Best

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

4000GB

6.CPU threads

4

4

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

Connectivity

1.USB 3.0 ports

2

6

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.HDMI ports

0

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

3.Has Bluetooth
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13"
MSI GT72S Dominator Pro G Dragon 17.3" Intel Core i7-6820HK 2.7GHz / 32GB / 128GB

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

4.Has WiFi
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13"
MSI GT72S Dominator Pro G Dragon 17.3" Intel Core i7-6820HK 2.7GHz / 32GB / 128GB

The device can connect to WiFi.

5.RJ45 ports

0

1

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.

Best

Dell Latitude 7285 12.3" Intel Core i5-7Y57 1.20GHz / 16GB / 256GB SSD

2

6.Bluetooth version

4

4

Best

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

5

Battery

1.Has a MagSafe power adapter
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13"
MSI GT72S Dominator Pro G Dragon 17.3" Intel Core i7-6820HK 2.7GHz / 32GB / 128GB

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"
MSI GT72S Dominator Pro G Dragon 17.3" Intel Core i7-6820HK 2.7GHz / 32GB / 128GB

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

Features

1.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13"
MSI GT72S Dominator Pro G Dragon 17.3" Intel Core i7-6820HK 2.7GHz / 32GB / 128GB

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

2.Has a stylus
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13"
MSI GT72S Dominator Pro G Dragon 17.3" Intel Core i7-6820HK 2.7GHz / 32GB / 128GB

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

3.has a front camera
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13"
MSI GT72S Dominator Pro G Dragon 17.3" Intel Core i7-6820HK 2.7GHz / 32GB / 128GB

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

4.has stereo speakers
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13"
MSI GT72S Dominator Pro G Dragon 17.3" Intel Core i7-6820HK 2.7GHz / 32GB / 128GB

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 GPS
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13"
MSI GT72S Dominator Pro G Dragon 17.3" Intel Core i7-6820HK 2.7GHz / 32GB / 128GB

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

For example

Samsung Galaxy Book 2

6.Has an optical disc drive
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13"
MSI GT72S Dominator Pro G Dragon 17.3" Intel Core i7-6820HK 2.7GHz / 32GB / 128GB

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

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