99points

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

75points

Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700 3.6Ghz / 16GB / 480GB

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 7700 3.6Ghz / 16GB / 480GB
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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 7700 3.6Ghz / 16GB / 480GB

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 7700 3.6Ghz / 16GB / 480GB
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 7700 3.6Ghz / 16GB / 480GB
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75
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Why is Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD better than Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700 3.6Ghz / 16GB / 480GB?

  • 1.57kg lighter
    1.83kgvs3401.9g
  • 20.3mm thinner
    15.5mmvs35.8mm
  • Has USB Type-C
  • Has a Retina display
  • Has Intel Quick Sync Video
  • Supports 4K resolution
  • 64.03% less body volume
    1303.19cm³vs3622.845798cm³
  • 21.4mm shorter
    240.7mmvs262.1mm

Why is Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700 3.6Ghz / 16GB / 480GB better than Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD?

  • 1.3% bigger screen size
    15.6"vs15.4"
  • Has an external memory slot
  • 1092MHz faster GPU clock speed
    1442MHzvs350MHz
  • Has S/PDIF Out port
  • 445MHz faster GPU turbo speed
    1645MHzvs1200MHz
  • Has a HDMI output

Top specs and features

Design

1.weight

1.83kg

3.4kg

Best

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

249.5g

2.thickness

15.5mm

35.8mm

Best

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

6.9mm

3.Has a backlit keyboard
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 7700 3.6Ghz / 16GB / 480GB

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

4.Uses a fanless design
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 7700 3.6Ghz / 16GB / 480GB

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.

For example

Lenovo Yoga C930 13.9" FHD Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 12GB RAM / 512GB SSD

5.volume

1303.19cm³

3622.85cm³

Best

Porsche Design Book One

1579.19cm³

6.Has a detachable keyboard
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 7700 3.6Ghz / 16GB / 480GB

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

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

220ppi

141ppi

Best

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

540ppi

3.screen size

15.4"

15.6"

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 (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700 3.6Ghz / 16GB / 480GB

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 (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700 3.6Ghz / 16GB / 480GB

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

6.every pixel has three subpixels
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 7700 3.6Ghz / 16GB / 480GB

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

32GB

16GB

Best

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

64GB

2.RAM speed

2400MHz

2400MHz

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
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700 3.6Ghz / 16GB / 480GB

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

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

4 x 3.6GHz

Best

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

12 x 2GHz

5.internal storage

4000GB

480GB

Best

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

4000GB

6.CPU threads

12 (Intel Core i9-8950HK)

8

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.Has Bluetooth
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 7700 3.6Ghz / 16GB / 480GB

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

2.Has USB Type-C
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 7700 3.6Ghz / 16GB / 480GB

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

3.Has WiFi
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 7700 3.6Ghz / 16GB / 480GB

The device can connect to WiFi.

4.Bluetooth version

5

4

Best

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

5

5.Has 802.11n WiFi connection
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 7700 3.6Ghz / 16GB / 480GB

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 (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700 3.6Ghz / 16GB / 480GB

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

Battery

1.Has sleep-and-charge USB ports
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 7700 3.6Ghz / 16GB / 480GB

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 (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700 3.6Ghz / 16GB / 480GB

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
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700 3.6Ghz / 16GB / 480GB

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

3.has stereo speakers
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 7700 3.6Ghz / 16GB / 480GB

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

4.Has an optical disc drive
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 7700 3.6Ghz / 16GB / 480GB

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.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

4

6.Has a fingerprint scanner
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 7700 3.6Ghz / 16GB / 480GB

The device has a fingerprint scanner which identifies the user.

Miscellaneous

1.Has AVX
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 7700 3.6Ghz / 16GB / 480GB

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

2.Has Intel Quick Sync Video
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 7700 3.6Ghz / 16GB / 480GB

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

3.Supports 4K resolution
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 7700 3.6Ghz / 16GB / 480GB

Allows you to view in ultra-high definition.

4.Uses hyperthreading technology
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 7700 3.6Ghz / 16GB / 480GB

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.

5.Supports hardware-assisted virtualization
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 7700 3.6Ghz / 16GB / 480GB

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

6.Has F16C
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 7700 3.6Ghz / 16GB / 480GB

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

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