65points

Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.9Ghz / 16GB / 512GB

55points

Asus ROG GL702VM 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 16GB / 256GB

90points

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

Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.9Ghz / 16GB / 512GB
Asus ROG GL702VM 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 16GB / 256GB
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Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
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Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.9Ghz / 16GB / 512GB vs Asus ROG GL702VM 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 16GB / 256GB vs Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD

Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.9Ghz / 16GB / 512GB
Asus ROG GL702VM 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 16GB / 256GB
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.9Ghz / 16GB / 512GB
Asus ROG GL702VM 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 16GB / 256GB
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
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55
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90
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Why is Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.9Ghz / 16GB / 512GB better than Asus ROG GL702VM 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 16GB / 256GB & Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD?

  • Weight
    1.58kgvs2721.6,2290g
  • Thickness
    18mmvs22.9,19.2mm
  • Has a MagSafe power adapter
  • Volume
    1237.79cm³vs2632.564077,1867.776cm³
  • Height
    219mmvs274.3,256mm
  • Has a VGA connector
  • Width
    314mmvs419.1,380mm

Why is Asus ROG GL702VM 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 16GB / 256GB better than Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.9Ghz / 16GB / 512GB & Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD?

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 Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.9Ghz / 16GB / 512GB & Asus ROG GL702VM 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 16GB / 256GB?

  • Resolution
    3840 x 2160pxvs2560 x 1600,1920 x 1080px
  • Pixel density
    282.4ppivs227,127ppi
  • RAM speed
    2400MHzvs1866,2133MHz
  • Internal storage
    2512GBvs512,256GB
  • CPU speed
    4 x 2.8GHzvs2 x 2.9,4 x 2.6GHz
  • Uses a fanless design
  • Bluetooth version
    4.2vs4,4.1
  • Uses hyperthreading technology

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Design

1.weight

1.58kg

2.72kg

2.29kg

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249.5g

2.thickness

18mm

22.9mm

19.2mm

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6.9mm

3.Has a backlit keyboard
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.9Ghz / 16GB / 512GB
Asus ROG GL702VM 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 16GB / 256GB
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD

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 2.9Ghz / 16GB / 512GB
Asus ROG GL702VM 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 16GB / 256GB
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD

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

2632.56cm³

1867.78cm³

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1579.19cm³

6.Has a detachable keyboard
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.9Ghz / 16GB / 512GB
Asus ROG GL702VM 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 16GB / 256GB
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB 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

Display

1.resolution

2560 x 1600px

1920 x 1080px

3840 x 2160px

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3840 x 2160px

2.pixel density

227ppi

127ppi

282.4ppi

Best

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

540ppi

3.screen size

13.3"

17.3"

15.6"

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

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18.4"

4.has a touch screen
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.9Ghz / 16GB / 512GB
Asus ROG GL702VM 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 16GB / 256GB
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD

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 2.9Ghz / 16GB / 512GB
Asus ROG GL702VM 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 16GB / 256GB
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD

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 2.9Ghz / 16GB / 512GB
Asus ROG GL702VM 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 16GB / 256GB
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB 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.

Performance

1.RAM

16GB

16GB

16GB

Best

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64GB

2.RAM speed

1866MHz

2133MHz

2400MHz (Intel Core i7-7700HQ)

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 2.9Ghz / 16GB / 512GB
Asus ROG GL702VM 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 16GB / 256GB
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB 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 speed

2 x 2.9GHz

4 x 2.6GHz

4 x 2.8GHz (Intel Core i7-7700HQ)

Best

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

12 x 2GHz

5.internal storage

512GB

256GB

2512GB

Best

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4000GB

6.has an external memory slot
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.9Ghz / 16GB / 512GB
Asus ROG GL702VM 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 16GB / 256GB
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD

The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) so that you can either extend the internal storage with affordable memory modules or you can retrieve data, such as photographs, easily from a memory card.

Connectivity

1.USB 3.0 ports

2

3

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 USB Type-C
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.9Ghz / 16GB / 512GB
Asus ROG GL702VM 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 16GB / 256GB
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD

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

3.Has Bluetooth
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.9Ghz / 16GB / 512GB
Asus ROG GL702VM 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 16GB / 256GB
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD

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

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2

5.Has WiFi
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.9Ghz / 16GB / 512GB
Asus ROG GL702VM 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 16GB / 256GB
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD

The device can connect to WiFi.

6.RJ45 ports

0

1

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.

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2

Battery

1.Has a MagSafe power adapter
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.9Ghz / 16GB / 512GB
Asus ROG GL702VM 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 16GB / 256GB
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB 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 2.9Ghz / 16GB / 512GB
Asus ROG GL702VM 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 16GB / 256GB
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD

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 2.9Ghz / 16GB / 512GB
Asus ROG GL702VM 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 16GB / 256GB
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD

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 2.9Ghz / 16GB / 512GB
Asus ROG GL702VM 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 16GB / 256GB
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD

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 2.9Ghz / 16GB / 512GB
Asus ROG GL702VM 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 16GB / 256GB
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD

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 2.9Ghz / 16GB / 512GB
Asus ROG GL702VM 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 16GB / 256GB
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD

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 2.9Ghz / 16GB / 512GB
Asus ROG GL702VM 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 16GB / 256GB
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD

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 Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.9Ghz / 16GB / 512GB
Asus ROG GL702VM 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 16GB / 256GB
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB 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

Miscellaneous

1.Has Tri-Gate transistors
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.9Ghz / 16GB / 512GB
Asus ROG GL702VM 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 16GB / 256GB
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD

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

2.Uses hyperthreading technology
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.9Ghz / 16GB / 512GB
Asus ROG GL702VM 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 16GB / 256GB
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD

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 Intel Quick Sync Video
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.9Ghz / 16GB / 512GB
Asus ROG GL702VM 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 16GB / 256GB
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD

This allows very fast video transcoding times, for example when ripping a DVD or Blu-ray to your computer.

4.Supports hardware-assisted virtualization
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.9Ghz / 16GB / 512GB
Asus ROG GL702VM 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 16GB / 256GB
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD

It is easier to obtain better performance when using virtualization if it is hardware-assisted.

5.Has FMA3
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.9Ghz / 16GB / 512GB
Asus ROG GL702VM 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 16GB / 256GB
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD

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

6.Has dynamic frequency scaling
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.9Ghz / 16GB / 512GB
Asus ROG GL702VM 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 16GB / 256GB
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD

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

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