65points

Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.7Ghz / 8GB / 256GB

72points

Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15"

57points

Toshiba Qosmio X70 17.3" Intel Core i7-4700MQ 2.4GHz / 32GB / 2.75TB

Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.7Ghz / 8GB / 256GB
Comparison winner
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15"
Toshiba Qosmio X70 17.3" Intel Core i7-4700MQ 2.4GHz / 32GB / 2.75TB
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Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.7Ghz / 8GB / 256GB vs Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" vs Toshiba Qosmio X70 17.3" Intel Core i7-4700MQ 2.4GHz / 32GB / 2.75TB

Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.7Ghz / 8GB / 256GB
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15"
Toshiba Qosmio X70 17.3" Intel Core i7-4700MQ 2.4GHz / 32GB / 2.75TB
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.7Ghz / 8GB / 256GB
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15"
Toshiba Qosmio X70 17.3" Intel Core i7-4700MQ 2.4GHz / 32GB / 2.75TB
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Why is Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.7Ghz / 8GB / 256GB better than Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" & Toshiba Qosmio X70 17.3" Intel Core i7-4700MQ 2.4GHz / 32GB / 2.75TB?

  • Weight
    1.58kgvs2040,3447.3g
  • Thickness
    18mmvs18,30.5mm
  • Semiconductor size
    14nmvs22,22nm
  • Volume
    1237.79cm³vs1596.3154199999997,3474.2970900000005cm³
  • Height
    219mmvs247.1,271.8mm
  • Width
    314mmvs358.9,419.1mm
  • Has a VGA connector

Why is Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" better than Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.7Ghz / 8GB / 256GB & Toshiba Qosmio X70 17.3" Intel Core i7-4700MQ 2.4GHz / 32GB / 2.75TB?

  • Uses a fanless design

Why is Toshiba Qosmio X70 17.3" Intel Core i7-4700MQ 2.4GHz / 32GB / 2.75TB better than Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.7Ghz / 8GB / 256GB & Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15"?

  • RAM
    32GBvs8,16GB
  • Internal storage
    2075GBvs256,1000GB
  • USB 3.0 ports
    4vs2,2
  • Screen size
    17.3"vs13.3,15.4"
  • RJ45 ports
    1vs0,0
  • Has an optical disc drive
  • Has AVX
  • Supports hardware-assisted virtualization

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Design

1.weight

1.58kg

2.04kg

3.45kg

Best

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

249.5g

2.thickness

18mm

18mm

30.5mm

Best

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

6.9mm

3.Has a backlit keyboard
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.7Ghz / 8GB / 256GB
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15"
Toshiba Qosmio X70 17.3" Intel Core i7-4700MQ 2.4GHz / 32GB / 2.75TB

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

4.Uses a fanless design
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.7Ghz / 8GB / 256GB
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15"
Toshiba Qosmio X70 17.3" Intel Core i7-4700MQ 2.4GHz / 32GB / 2.75TB

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.

5.volume

1237.79cm³

1596.32cm³

3474.3cm³

Best

Porsche Design Book One

1579.19cm³

6.Has a detachable keyboard
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.7Ghz / 8GB / 256GB
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15"
Toshiba Qosmio X70 17.3" Intel Core i7-4700MQ 2.4GHz / 32GB / 2.75TB

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

2560 x 1600px

2880 x 1800px

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

227ppi

220ppi

127ppi

Best

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

540ppi

3.screen size

13.3"

15.4"

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 Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.7Ghz / 8GB / 256GB
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15"
Toshiba Qosmio X70 17.3" Intel Core i7-4700MQ 2.4GHz / 32GB / 2.75TB

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 Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.7Ghz / 8GB / 256GB
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15"
Toshiba Qosmio X70 17.3" Intel Core i7-4700MQ 2.4GHz / 32GB / 2.75TB

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

6.every pixel has three subpixels
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.7Ghz / 8GB / 256GB
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15"
Toshiba Qosmio X70 17.3" Intel Core i7-4700MQ 2.4GHz / 32GB / 2.75TB

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

16GB

32GB

Best

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

64GB

2.RAM speed

1866MHz

1600MHz

1600MHz

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 Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.7Ghz / 8GB / 256GB
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15"
Toshiba Qosmio X70 17.3" Intel Core i7-4700MQ 2.4GHz / 32GB / 2.75TB

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 2.7GHz

4 x 2.2GHz

4 x 2.4GHz

Best

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

12 x 2GHz

5.internal storage

256GB

1000GB

2075GB

Best

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

4000GB

6.CPU threads

4

8

8 (Intel Core i7-4700MQ)

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

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 USB Type-C
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.7Ghz / 8GB / 256GB
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15"
Toshiba Qosmio X70 17.3" Intel Core i7-4700MQ 2.4GHz / 32GB / 2.75TB

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

For example

Samsung Galaxy Book 2

3.Has Bluetooth
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.7Ghz / 8GB / 256GB
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15"
Toshiba Qosmio X70 17.3" Intel Core i7-4700MQ 2.4GHz / 32GB / 2.75TB

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

4.HDMI ports

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 WiFi
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.7Ghz / 8GB / 256GB
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15"
Toshiba Qosmio X70 17.3" Intel Core i7-4700MQ 2.4GHz / 32GB / 2.75TB

The device can connect to WiFi.

6.RJ45 ports

0

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

Battery

1. longer battery life

12h

9h

4h

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.

Best

Asus NovaGo (TP370QL) 4GB / 64GB SSD

22h

2.Has a MagSafe power adapter
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.7Ghz / 8GB / 256GB
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15"
Toshiba Qosmio X70 17.3" Intel Core i7-4700MQ 2.4GHz / 32GB / 2.75TB

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
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.7Ghz / 8GB / 256GB
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15"
Toshiba Qosmio X70 17.3" Intel Core i7-4700MQ 2.4GHz / 32GB / 2.75TB

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 Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.7Ghz / 8GB / 256GB
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15"
Toshiba Qosmio X70 17.3" Intel Core i7-4700MQ 2.4GHz / 32GB / 2.75TB

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

2.Has a stylus
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.7Ghz / 8GB / 256GB
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15"
Toshiba Qosmio X70 17.3" Intel Core i7-4700MQ 2.4GHz / 32GB / 2.75TB

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 Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.7Ghz / 8GB / 256GB
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15"
Toshiba Qosmio X70 17.3" Intel Core i7-4700MQ 2.4GHz / 32GB / 2.75TB

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

4.has stereo speakers
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.7Ghz / 8GB / 256GB
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15"
Toshiba Qosmio X70 17.3" Intel Core i7-4700MQ 2.4GHz / 32GB / 2.75TB

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 Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.7Ghz / 8GB / 256GB
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15"
Toshiba Qosmio X70 17.3" Intel Core i7-4700MQ 2.4GHz / 32GB / 2.75TB

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

For example

Samsung Galaxy Book 2

6.number of microphones

2

2

1

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

Best

Lenovo Miix 520

4

Miscellaneous

1.Has RdRand
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.7Ghz / 8GB / 256GB
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15"
Toshiba Qosmio X70 17.3" Intel Core i7-4700MQ 2.4GHz / 32GB / 2.75TB

RdRand is an instruction set used for cryptography.

2.Has AVX
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.7Ghz / 8GB / 256GB
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15"
Toshiba Qosmio X70 17.3" Intel Core i7-4700MQ 2.4GHz / 32GB / 2.75TB

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

3.Has Tri-Gate transistors
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.7Ghz / 8GB / 256GB
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15"
Toshiba Qosmio X70 17.3" Intel Core i7-4700MQ 2.4GHz / 32GB / 2.75TB

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

4.Has dynamic frequency scaling
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.7Ghz / 8GB / 256GB
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15"
Toshiba Qosmio X70 17.3" Intel Core i7-4700MQ 2.4GHz / 32GB / 2.75TB

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

5.Has NX bit
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.7Ghz / 8GB / 256GB
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15"
Toshiba Qosmio X70 17.3" Intel Core i7-4700MQ 2.4GHz / 32GB / 2.75TB

NX bit helps protect the computer from malicious attacks.

6.Has FMA3
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.7Ghz / 8GB / 256GB
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15"
Toshiba Qosmio X70 17.3" Intel Core i7-4700MQ 2.4GHz / 32GB / 2.75TB

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

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