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

77points

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

48points

Lenovo IdeaPad 15.6" Intel Core i7-4700MQ 2.4GHz / 8GB / 1TB

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
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700k 3.6Ghz / 8GB / 480GB SSD + 1TB HDD
Lenovo IdeaPad 15.6" Intel Core i7-4700MQ 2.4GHz / 8GB / 1TB
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60 facts in comparison

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 vs Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700k 3.6Ghz / 8GB / 480GB SSD + 1TB HDD vs Lenovo IdeaPad 15.6" Intel Core i7-4700MQ 2.4GHz / 8GB / 1TB

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
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700k 3.6Ghz / 8GB / 480GB SSD + 1TB HDD
Lenovo IdeaPad 15.6" Intel Core i7-4700MQ 2.4GHz / 8GB / 1TB
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
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700k 3.6Ghz / 8GB / 480GB SSD + 1TB HDD
Lenovo IdeaPad 15.6" Intel Core i7-4700MQ 2.4GHz / 8GB / 1TB
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48
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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 & Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700k 3.6Ghz / 8GB / 480GB SSD + 1TB HDD & Lenovo IdeaPad 15.6" Intel Core i7-4700MQ 2.4GHz / 8GB / 1TB?

  • Weight
    1.83kgvs3401.9,3401.9,2857.6g
  • Thickness
    15.5mmvs35.8,35.8,39mm
  • Has USB Type-C
  • Has a Retina display
  • Has AVX
  • Has FMA3
  • Supports hardware-assisted virtualization
  • Uses hyperthreading technology

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 & Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700k 3.6Ghz / 8GB / 480GB SSD + 1TB HDD & Lenovo IdeaPad 15.6" Intel Core i7-4700MQ 2.4GHz / 8GB / 1TB?

Why is Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700k 3.6Ghz / 8GB / 480GB SSD + 1TB HDD 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 7700 3.6Ghz / 16GB / 480GB & Lenovo IdeaPad 15.6" Intel Core i7-4700MQ 2.4GHz / 8GB / 1TB?

Why is Lenovo IdeaPad 15.6" Intel Core i7-4700MQ 2.4GHz / 8GB / 1TB 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 7700 3.6Ghz / 16GB / 480GB & Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700k 3.6Ghz / 8GB / 480GB SSD + 1TB HDD?

  • Has an optical disc drive
  • Has a VGA connector

Top specs and features

Design

1.weight

1.83kg

3.4kg

3.4kg

2.86kg

Best

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

249.5g

2.thickness

15.5mm

35.8mm

35.8mm

39mm

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
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700k 3.6Ghz / 8GB / 480GB SSD + 1TB HDD
Lenovo IdeaPad 15.6" Intel Core i7-4700MQ 2.4GHz / 8GB / 1TB

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
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700k 3.6Ghz / 8GB / 480GB SSD + 1TB HDD
Lenovo IdeaPad 15.6" Intel Core i7-4700MQ 2.4GHz / 8GB / 1TB

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

3622.85cm³

3909.09cm³

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
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700k 3.6Ghz / 8GB / 480GB SSD + 1TB HDD
Lenovo IdeaPad 15.6" Intel Core i7-4700MQ 2.4GHz / 8GB / 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.

For example

Samsung Galaxy Book 2

Display

1.resolution

2880 x 1800px

1920 x 1080px

1920 x 1080px

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

141ppi

141ppi

Best

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

540ppi

3.screen size

15.4"

15.6"

15.6"

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
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700k 3.6Ghz / 8GB / 480GB SSD + 1TB HDD
Lenovo IdeaPad 15.6" Intel Core i7-4700MQ 2.4GHz / 8GB / 1TB

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
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700k 3.6Ghz / 8GB / 480GB SSD + 1TB HDD
Lenovo IdeaPad 15.6" Intel Core i7-4700MQ 2.4GHz / 8GB / 1TB

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
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700k 3.6Ghz / 8GB / 480GB SSD + 1TB HDD
Lenovo IdeaPad 15.6" Intel Core i7-4700MQ 2.4GHz / 8GB / 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.

Performance

1.RAM

32GB

16GB

16GB

8GB

Best

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

64GB

2.RAM speed

2400MHz

2400MHz

2400MHz

1600MHz

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
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700k 3.6Ghz / 8GB / 480GB SSD + 1TB HDD
Lenovo IdeaPad 15.6" Intel Core i7-4700MQ 2.4GHz / 8GB / 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 speed

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

4 x 3.6GHz

4 x 4.2GHz

4 x 2.4GHz

Best

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

12 x 2GHz

5.internal storage

4000GB

480GB

1480GB

1000GB

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

8

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
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700k 3.6Ghz / 8GB / 480GB SSD + 1TB HDD
Lenovo IdeaPad 15.6" Intel Core i7-4700MQ 2.4GHz / 8GB / 1TB

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
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700k 3.6Ghz / 8GB / 480GB SSD + 1TB HDD
Lenovo IdeaPad 15.6" Intel Core i7-4700MQ 2.4GHz / 8GB / 1TB

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
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700k 3.6Ghz / 8GB / 480GB SSD + 1TB HDD
Lenovo IdeaPad 15.6" Intel Core i7-4700MQ 2.4GHz / 8GB / 1TB

The device can connect to WiFi.

4.Bluetooth version

5

4

4.1

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
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700k 3.6Ghz / 8GB / 480GB SSD + 1TB HDD
Lenovo IdeaPad 15.6" Intel Core i7-4700MQ 2.4GHz / 8GB / 1TB

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
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700k 3.6Ghz / 8GB / 480GB SSD + 1TB HDD
Lenovo IdeaPad 15.6" Intel Core i7-4700MQ 2.4GHz / 8GB / 1TB

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

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
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700 3.6Ghz / 16GB / 480GB
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700k 3.6Ghz / 8GB / 480GB SSD + 1TB HDD
Lenovo IdeaPad 15.6" Intel Core i7-4700MQ 2.4GHz / 8GB / 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.

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
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700 3.6Ghz / 16GB / 480GB
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700k 3.6Ghz / 8GB / 480GB SSD + 1TB HDD
Lenovo IdeaPad 15.6" Intel Core i7-4700MQ 2.4GHz / 8GB / 1TB

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
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700k 3.6Ghz / 8GB / 480GB SSD + 1TB HDD
Lenovo IdeaPad 15.6" Intel Core i7-4700MQ 2.4GHz / 8GB / 1TB

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

2.Has a stylus
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
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700k 3.6Ghz / 8GB / 480GB SSD + 1TB HDD
Lenovo IdeaPad 15.6" Intel Core i7-4700MQ 2.4GHz / 8GB / 1TB

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 (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
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700k 3.6Ghz / 8GB / 480GB SSD + 1TB HDD
Lenovo IdeaPad 15.6" Intel Core i7-4700MQ 2.4GHz / 8GB / 1TB

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

4.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
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700k 3.6Ghz / 8GB / 480GB SSD + 1TB HDD
Lenovo IdeaPad 15.6" Intel Core i7-4700MQ 2.4GHz / 8GB / 1TB

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 (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
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700k 3.6Ghz / 8GB / 480GB SSD + 1TB HDD
Lenovo IdeaPad 15.6" Intel Core i7-4700MQ 2.4GHz / 8GB / 1TB

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 (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
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700k 3.6Ghz / 8GB / 480GB SSD + 1TB HDD
Lenovo IdeaPad 15.6" Intel Core i7-4700MQ 2.4GHz / 8GB / 1TB

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

Miscellaneous

1.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
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700k 3.6Ghz / 8GB / 480GB SSD + 1TB HDD
Lenovo IdeaPad 15.6" Intel Core i7-4700MQ 2.4GHz / 8GB / 1TB

Allows you to view in ultra-high definition.

2.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
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700k 3.6Ghz / 8GB / 480GB SSD + 1TB HDD
Lenovo IdeaPad 15.6" Intel Core i7-4700MQ 2.4GHz / 8GB / 1TB

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

3.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
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700k 3.6Ghz / 8GB / 480GB SSD + 1TB HDD
Lenovo IdeaPad 15.6" Intel Core i7-4700MQ 2.4GHz / 8GB / 1TB

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

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
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700k 3.6Ghz / 8GB / 480GB SSD + 1TB HDD
Lenovo IdeaPad 15.6" Intel Core i7-4700MQ 2.4GHz / 8GB / 1TB

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.Has MMX
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
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700k 3.6Ghz / 8GB / 480GB SSD + 1TB HDD
Lenovo IdeaPad 15.6" Intel Core i7-4700MQ 2.4GHz / 8GB / 1TB

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

6.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
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700k 3.6Ghz / 8GB / 480GB SSD + 1TB HDD
Lenovo IdeaPad 15.6" Intel Core i7-4700MQ 2.4GHz / 8GB / 1TB

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

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