64points

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

99points

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

79points

Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700k 3.6Ghz / 8GB / 480GB SSD + 1TB HDD

Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.7Ghz / 8GB / 256GB
Comparison winner
Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700k 3.6Ghz / 8GB / 480GB SSD + 1TB HDD
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Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.7Ghz / 8GB / 256GB vs Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD vs Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700k 3.6Ghz / 8GB / 480GB SSD + 1TB HDD

Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.7Ghz / 8GB / 256GB
Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700k 3.6Ghz / 8GB / 480GB SSD + 1TB HDD
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.7Ghz / 8GB / 256GB
Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700k 3.6Ghz / 8GB / 480GB SSD + 1TB HDD

Why is Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.7Ghz / 8GB / 256GB better than Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD & Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700k 3.6Ghz / 8GB / 480GB SSD + 1TB HDD?

  • Weight
    1.58kgvs1830,3401.9g
  • Height
    219mmvs240.7,262.1mm
  • Volume
    1237.79cm³vs1303.185905,3622.845798cm³
  • Width
    314mmvs349.3,386.1mm
  • Has a VGA connector
  • Has a MagSafe power adapter

Why is Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD better than Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.7Ghz / 8GB / 256GB & Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700k 3.6Ghz / 8GB / 480GB SSD + 1TB HDD?

  • Has USB Type-C
  • Thickness
    15.5mmvs18,35.8mm
  • Has integrated graphics
  • Has FMA3
  • Has F16C
  • Has MMX
  • Has NX bit
  • Has AES

Why is Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700k 3.6Ghz / 8GB / 480GB SSD + 1TB HDD better than Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.7Ghz / 8GB / 256GB & Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD?

  • Screen size
    15.6"vs13.3,15.4"
  • Has S/PDIF Out port
  • GPU turbo
    1645MHzvs1050,1200MHz
  • GPU clock speed
    1442MHzvs300,350MHz

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Design

1.weight

1.58kg

1.83kg

3.4kg

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249.5g

2.Has a backlit keyboard
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.7Ghz / 8GB / 256GB
Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700k 3.6Ghz / 8GB / 480GB SSD + 1TB HDD

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

3.thickness

18mm

15.5mm

35.8mm

Best

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6.9mm

4.height

219mm

240.7mm

262.1mm

Best

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17mm

5.volume

1237.79cm³

1303.19cm³

3622.85cm³

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1579.19cm³

6.Has a detachable keyboard
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.7Ghz / 8GB / 256GB
Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700k 3.6Ghz / 8GB / 480GB SSD + 1TB HDD

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

227ppi

220ppi

141ppi

Best

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540ppi

2.resolution

2560 x 1600px

2880 x 1800px

1920 x 1080px

Best

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3840 x 2160px

3.every pixel has three subpixels
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.7Ghz / 8GB / 256GB
Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700k 3.6Ghz / 8GB / 480GB SSD + 1TB HDD

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"

15.4"

15.6"

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

Best

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18.4"

5.has an LED-backlit display
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.7Ghz / 8GB / 256GB
Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700k 3.6Ghz / 8GB / 480GB SSD + 1TB HDD

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

6.has a anti-reflection coating
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.7Ghz / 8GB / 256GB
Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700k 3.6Ghz / 8GB / 480GB SSD + 1TB HDD

This helps to reduce the reflection from your device.

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Performance

1.RAM

8GB

32GB

16GB

Best

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64GB

2.RAM speed

1866MHz

2400MHz

2400MHz

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

Best

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2800MHz

3.Uses flash storage
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.7Ghz / 8GB / 256GB
Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700k 3.6Ghz / 8GB / 480GB SSD + 1TB HDD

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

12 (Intel Core i9-8950HK)

8

More threads result in faster performance and better multitasking.

Best

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12

5.internal storage

256GB

4000GB

1480GB

Best

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

4000GB

6.CPU speed

2 x 2.7GHz

6 x 2.9GHz (Intel Core i9-8950HK)

4 x 4.2GHz

Best

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12 x 2GHz

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Connectivity

1.Has WiFi
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.7Ghz / 8GB / 256GB
Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700k 3.6Ghz / 8GB / 480GB SSD + 1TB HDD

The device can connect to WiFi.

2.Has USB Type-C
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.7Ghz / 8GB / 256GB
Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700k 3.6Ghz / 8GB / 480GB SSD + 1TB HDD

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

3.Has Bluetooth
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.7Ghz / 8GB / 256GB
Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700k 3.6Ghz / 8GB / 480GB SSD + 1TB HDD

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

4.Bluetooth version

4

5

4.1

Best

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5

5.Has 802.11n WiFi connection
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.7Ghz / 8GB / 256GB
Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700k 3.6Ghz / 8GB / 480GB SSD + 1TB HDD

802.11n is a wireless standard released in 2009. It has faster transfer rates and improved security compared to its predecessors - a, b and g.

6.has a VGA connector
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.7Ghz / 8GB / 256GB
Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700k 3.6Ghz / 8GB / 480GB SSD + 1TB HDD

VGA connector is a widespread connector and is found on many video cards, computer monitors, and some television sets.

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Battery

1.Has a MagSafe power adapter
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.7Ghz / 8GB / 256GB
Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700k 3.6Ghz / 8GB / 480GB SSD + 1TB HDD

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 Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.7Ghz / 8GB / 256GB
Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700k 3.6Ghz / 8GB / 480GB SSD + 1TB HDD

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 Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.7Ghz / 8GB / 256GB
Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700k 3.6Ghz / 8GB / 480GB SSD + 1TB HDD

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

2.has a front camera
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.7Ghz / 8GB / 256GB
Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700k 3.6Ghz / 8GB / 480GB SSD + 1TB HDD

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

3.has GPS
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.7Ghz / 8GB / 256GB
Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700k 3.6Ghz / 8GB / 480GB SSD + 1TB HDD

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

For example

Samsung Galaxy Book 2

4.Has an optical disc drive
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.7Ghz / 8GB / 256GB
Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700k 3.6Ghz / 8GB / 480GB SSD + 1TB HDD

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

For example

Acer Aspire 5 17.3" Intel Core i3-6006U 2GHz / 8GB / 1TB HDD

5.Has a fingerprint scanner
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.7Ghz / 8GB / 256GB
Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700k 3.6Ghz / 8GB / 480GB SSD + 1TB HDD

The device has a fingerprint scanner which identifies the user.

6.has stereo speakers
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.7Ghz / 8GB / 256GB
Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700k 3.6Ghz / 8GB / 480GB SSD + 1TB HDD

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 AVX
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.7Ghz / 8GB / 256GB
Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700k 3.6Ghz / 8GB / 480GB SSD + 1TB HDD

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

2.Has integrated graphics
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.7Ghz / 8GB / 256GB
Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700k 3.6Ghz / 8GB / 480GB SSD + 1TB HDD

With integrated graphics you don’t need to buy a separate graphics card.

3.Has F16C
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.7Ghz / 8GB / 256GB
Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700k 3.6Ghz / 8GB / 480GB SSD + 1TB HDD

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

4.Has MMX
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.7Ghz / 8GB / 256GB
Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700k 3.6Ghz / 8GB / 480GB SSD + 1TB HDD

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

5.Has NX bit
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.7Ghz / 8GB / 256GB
Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700k 3.6Ghz / 8GB / 480GB SSD + 1TB HDD

NX bit helps protect the computer from malicious attacks.

6.Has AES
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.7Ghz / 8GB / 256GB
Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700k 3.6Ghz / 8GB / 480GB SSD + 1TB HDD

AES is used to speed up encryption and decryption.

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