64points

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

79points

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

88points

Microsoft Surface Book 2 15" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB

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
Comparison winner
Microsoft Surface Book 2 15" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB
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Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.7Ghz / 8GB / 256GB vs Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700k 3.6Ghz / 8GB / 480GB SSD + 1TB HDD vs Microsoft Surface Book 2 15" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB

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
Microsoft Surface Book 2 15" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB
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
Microsoft Surface Book 2 15" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB

Why is Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.7Ghz / 8GB / 256GB better than Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700k 3.6Ghz / 8GB / 480GB SSD + 1TB HDD & Microsoft Surface Book 2 15" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB?

  • Thickness
    18mmvs35.8,23mm
  • Height
    219mmvs262.1,251mm
  • Volume
    1237.79cm³vs3622.845798,1980.139cm³
  • Has a MagSafe power adapter
  • Width
    314mmvs386.1,343mm
  • Has a VGA connector

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 & Microsoft Surface Book 2 15" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB?

  • Has a fingerprint scanner
  • Has S/PDIF Out port

Why is Microsoft Surface Book 2 15" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB 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?

  • Resolution
    3240 x 2160pxvs2560 x 1600,1920 x 1080px
  • Weight
    1.53kgvs1580,3401.9g
  • Has USB Type-C
  • Front camera megapixels
    5MPvs0.3,2MP
  • Has a touch screen
  • Has a stylus
  • Has a detachable keyboard
  • Has an accelerometer

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Design

1.weight

1.58kg

3.4kg

1.53kg

Best

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

249.5g

2.Has a backlit keyboard
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
Microsoft Surface Book 2 15" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB

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

3.thickness

18mm

35.8mm

23mm

Best

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

6.9mm

4.height

219mm

262.1mm

251mm

Best

Lenovo IdeaPad Miix 320

17mm

5.volume

1237.79cm³

3622.85cm³

1980.14cm³

Best

Porsche Design Book One

1579.19cm³

6.Has a detachable keyboard
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
Microsoft Surface Book 2 15" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB

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.

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Display

1.resolution

2560 x 1600px

1920 x 1080px

3240 x 2160px

Best

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

3840 x 2160px

2.every pixel has three subpixels
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
Microsoft Surface Book 2 15" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB

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.

3.screen size

13.3"

15.6"

15"

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 an LED-backlit display
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
Microsoft Surface Book 2 15" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB

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

5.has a anti-reflection coating
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
Microsoft Surface Book 2 15" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB

This helps to reduce the reflection from your device.

6.has a touch screen
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
Microsoft Surface Book 2 15" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB

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

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Performance

1.RAM

8GB

16GB

16GB

Best

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

64GB

2.RAM speed

1866MHz

2400MHz

2400MHz (Intel Core i7-8650U)

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
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700k 3.6Ghz / 8GB / 480GB SSD + 1TB HDD
Microsoft Surface Book 2 15" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB

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 i7-8650U)

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

1480GB

1000GB

Best

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

4000GB

6.maximum memory size

16GB

64GB

32GB (Intel Core i7-8650U)

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

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 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
Microsoft Surface Book 2 15" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB

The device can connect to WiFi.

3.Has Bluetooth
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
Microsoft Surface Book 2 15" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB

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

4.Has USB Type-C
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
Microsoft Surface Book 2 15" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB

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

5.USB ports

2

4

4

With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.

Best

Asus ROG Zephyrus M (GM501) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8750H 2.2GHz / 16GB RAM / 256GB SSD + 1TB SSHD

5

6.Bluetooth version

4

4.1

4.1

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 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
Microsoft Surface Book 2 15" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB

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
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700k 3.6Ghz / 8GB / 480GB SSD + 1TB HDD
Microsoft Surface Book 2 15" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB

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
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700k 3.6Ghz / 8GB / 480GB SSD + 1TB HDD
Microsoft Surface Book 2 15" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB

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
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700k 3.6Ghz / 8GB / 480GB SSD + 1TB HDD
Microsoft Surface Book 2 15" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB

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
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700k 3.6Ghz / 8GB / 480GB SSD + 1TB HDD
Microsoft Surface Book 2 15" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB

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

For example

Samsung Galaxy Book 2

4.number of microphones

2

1

2

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

Best

Lenovo Miix 520

4

5.has stereo speakers
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
Microsoft Surface Book 2 15" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB

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

6.front camera megapixels

0.3MP

2MP

5MP

Best

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

8MP

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Miscellaneous

1.has a child lock
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
Microsoft Surface Book 2 15" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB

A child lock enables adults to prevent or restrict children’s use of the device.

2.has a rechargeable battery
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
Microsoft Surface Book 2 15" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

3.Has NX bit
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
Microsoft Surface Book 2 15" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB

NX bit helps protect the computer from malicious attacks.

4.Has FMA3
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
Microsoft Surface Book 2 15" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB

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

5.Has F16C
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
Microsoft Surface Book 2 15" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB

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

6.Has AVX
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
Microsoft Surface Book 2 15" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB

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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