99points

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

79points

Asus ROG GX800 18.4" Intel Core i7 6820HK 2.7GHz / 64GB / 1.95TB

Comparison winner
Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Asus ROG GX800 18.4" Intel Core i7 6820HK 2.7GHz / 64GB / 1.95TB
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Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD vs Asus ROG GX800 18.4" Intel Core i7 6820HK 2.7GHz / 64GB / 1.95TB

Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Asus ROG GX800 18.4" Intel Core i7 6820HK 2.7GHz / 64GB / 1.95TB
Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Asus ROG GX800 18.4" Intel Core i7 6820HK 2.7GHz / 64GB / 1.95TB

Why is Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD better than Asus ROG GX800 18.4" Intel Core i7 6820HK 2.7GHz / 64GB / 1.95TB?

  • 3.87kg lighter
    1.83kgvs5700g
  • Every pixel has three subpixels
  • 29.5mm thinner
    15.5mmvs45mm
  • Has Bluetooth
  • Supports 64-bit
  • 97.3mm shorter
    240.7mmvs338mm
  • Has a fingerprint scanner
  • Has AVX

Why is Asus ROG GX800 18.4" Intel Core i7 6820HK 2.7GHz / 64GB / 1.95TB better than Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD?

  • 32GB more RAM memory
    64GBvs32GB
  • 8.64% higher pixel density
    239ppivs220ppi
  • 1.6x higher resolution
    3840 x 2160pxvs2880 x 1800px
  • 400MHz higher ram speed
    2800MHzvs2400MHz
  • 19.48% bigger screen size
    18.4"vs15.4"
  • Has an external memory slot
  • Has S/PDIF Out port
  • Has a HDMI output

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Design

1.weight

1.83kg

5.7kg

Best

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

249.5g

2.Has a backlit keyboard
Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Asus ROG GX800 18.4" Intel Core i7 6820HK 2.7GHz / 64GB / 1.95TB

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

3.thickness

15.5mm

45mm

Best

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

6.9mm

4.height

240.7mm

338mm

Best

Lenovo IdeaPad Miix 320

17mm

5.Has a detachable keyboard
Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Asus ROG GX800 18.4" Intel Core i7 6820HK 2.7GHz / 64GB / 1.95TB

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

6.volume

1303.19cm³

6966.18cm³

Best

Porsche Design Book One

1579.19cm³

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Display

1.pixel density

220ppi

239ppi

Best

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

540ppi

2.resolution

2880 x 1800px

3840 x 2160px

Best

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

3840 x 2160px

3.every pixel has three subpixels
Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Asus ROG GX800 18.4" Intel Core i7 6820HK 2.7GHz / 64GB / 1.95TB

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

15.4"

18.4"

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"

5.has an LED-backlit display
Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Asus ROG GX800 18.4" Intel Core i7 6820HK 2.7GHz / 64GB / 1.95TB

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

6.has a anti-reflection coating
Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Asus ROG GX800 18.4" Intel Core i7 6820HK 2.7GHz / 64GB / 1.95TB

This helps to reduce the reflection from your device.

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Performance

1.RAM

32GB

64GB

Best

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

64GB

2.RAM speed

2400MHz

2800MHz

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 (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Asus ROG GX800 18.4" Intel Core i7 6820HK 2.7GHz / 64GB / 1.95TB

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.internal storage

4000GB

1095GB

Best

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

4000GB

5.maximum memory size

64GB (Intel Core i9-8950HK)

64GB

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

6.CPU speed

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

4 x 2.7GHz

Best

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

12 x 2GHz

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Connectivity

1.Has WiFi
Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Asus ROG GX800 18.4" Intel Core i7 6820HK 2.7GHz / 64GB / 1.95TB

The device can connect to WiFi.

2.Has USB Type-C
Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Asus ROG GX800 18.4" Intel Core i7 6820HK 2.7GHz / 64GB / 1.95TB

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

3.Has Bluetooth
Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Asus ROG GX800 18.4" Intel Core i7 6820HK 2.7GHz / 64GB / 1.95TB

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

4.Has 802.11n WiFi connection
Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Asus ROG GX800 18.4" Intel Core i7 6820HK 2.7GHz / 64GB / 1.95TB

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.

5.Thunderbolt ports

4

0

Thunderbolt is a connection that allows you to attach external peripherals to a computer, and can carry both data and display signals. Using a single port you can connect up to six devices through a hub or daisy chain configuration.

Best

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

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6.has a VGA connector
Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Asus ROG GX800 18.4" Intel Core i7 6820HK 2.7GHz / 64GB / 1.95TB

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

For example

Asus VivoBook X556UQ 15.6" Intel Core i3-6100U / 2.3GHz / 4GB / 500GB

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Battery

1.Has a MagSafe power adapter
Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Asus ROG GX800 18.4" Intel Core i7 6820HK 2.7GHz / 64GB / 1.95TB

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.

For example

Apple MacBook Air (2018) 13.3" Intel Core i5 1.8GHz / 8GB RAM / 256GB SSD

2.Has sleep-and-charge USB ports
Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Asus ROG GX800 18.4" Intel Core i7 6820HK 2.7GHz / 64GB / 1.95TB

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 (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Asus ROG GX800 18.4" Intel Core i7 6820HK 2.7GHz / 64GB / 1.95TB

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

2.has a front camera
Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Asus ROG GX800 18.4" Intel Core i7 6820HK 2.7GHz / 64GB / 1.95TB

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

3.has GPS
Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Asus ROG GX800 18.4" Intel Core i7 6820HK 2.7GHz / 64GB / 1.95TB

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 (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Asus ROG GX800 18.4" Intel Core i7 6820HK 2.7GHz / 64GB / 1.95TB

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 stylus
Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Asus ROG GX800 18.4" Intel Core i7 6820HK 2.7GHz / 64GB / 1.95TB

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

6.number of microphones

3

1

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

Best

Lenovo Miix 520

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Miscellaneous

1.Supports hardware-assisted virtualization
Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Asus ROG GX800 18.4" Intel Core i7 6820HK 2.7GHz / 64GB / 1.95TB

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

2.Has AVX
Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Asus ROG GX800 18.4" Intel Core i7 6820HK 2.7GHz / 64GB / 1.95TB

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

3.Has integrated graphics
Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Asus ROG GX800 18.4" Intel Core i7 6820HK 2.7GHz / 64GB / 1.95TB

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

4.Supports 4K resolution
Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Asus ROG GX800 18.4" Intel Core i7 6820HK 2.7GHz / 64GB / 1.95TB

Allows you to view in ultra-high definition.

5.Has Intel Quick Sync Video
Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Asus ROG GX800 18.4" Intel Core i7 6820HK 2.7GHz / 64GB / 1.95TB

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

6.Uses hyperthreading technology
Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Asus ROG GX800 18.4" Intel Core i7 6820HK 2.7GHz / 64GB / 1.95TB

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.

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