44points

Asus Taichi 21 11.6" Intel Core i7-3517U 1.9GHz / 4GB / 256GB

77points

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

Asus Taichi 21 11.6" Intel Core i7-3517U 1.9GHz / 4GB / 256GB
Comparison winner
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700k 3.6Ghz / 8GB / 480GB SSD + 1TB HDD
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Asus Taichi 21 11.6" Intel Core i7-3517U 1.9GHz / 4GB / 256GB vs Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700k 3.6Ghz / 8GB / 480GB SSD + 1TB HDD

Asus Taichi 21 11.6" Intel Core i7-3517U 1.9GHz / 4GB / 256GB
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700k 3.6Ghz / 8GB / 480GB SSD + 1TB HDD
Asus Taichi 21 11.6" Intel Core i7-3517U 1.9GHz / 4GB / 256GB
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700k 3.6Ghz / 8GB / 480GB SSD + 1TB HDD
44
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77
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Why is Asus Taichi 21 11.6" Intel Core i7-3517U 1.9GHz / 4GB / 256GB better than Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700k 3.6Ghz / 8GB / 480GB SSD + 1TB HDD?

  • 2.15kg lighter
    1.25kgvs3401.9g
  • 18.5mm thinner
    17.3mmvs35.8mm
  • Has a touch screen
  • 70.93% less body volume
    1053.16cm³vs3622.845798cm³
  • 64mm shorter
    198.1mmvs262.1mm
  • 78.8mm narrower
    307.3mmvs386.1mm
  • Has a VGA connector

Why is Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700k 3.6Ghz / 8GB / 480GB SSD + 1TB HDD better than Asus Taichi 21 11.6" Intel Core i7-3517U 1.9GHz / 4GB / 256GB?

  • 12GB more RAM memory
    16GBvs4GB
  • 800MHz higher ram speed
    2400MHzvs1600MHz
  • 1224GB more internal storage
    1480GBvs256GB
  • 2 more USB 3.0 ports
    4vs2
  • 4.42x faster CPU speed
    4 x 4.2GHzvs2 x 1.9GHz
  • 4 more CPU threads
    8vs4
  • 34.48% bigger screen size
    15.6"vs11.6"
  • 60GB larger maximum memory size
    64GBvs4GB

Top specs and features

Design

1.weight

1.25kg

3.4kg

Best

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

249.5g

2.thickness

17.3mm

35.8mm

Best

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

6.9mm

3.Has a backlit keyboard
Asus Taichi 21 11.6" Intel Core i7-3517U 1.9GHz / 4GB / 256GB
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700k 3.6Ghz / 8GB / 480GB SSD + 1TB HDD

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

4.Uses a fanless design
Asus Taichi 21 11.6" Intel Core i7-3517U 1.9GHz / 4GB / 256GB
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700k 3.6Ghz / 8GB / 480GB SSD + 1TB 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.

For example

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

5.volume

1053.16cm³

3622.85cm³

Best

Porsche Design Book One

1579.19cm³

6.Has a detachable keyboard
Asus Taichi 21 11.6" Intel Core i7-3517U 1.9GHz / 4GB / 256GB
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700k 3.6Ghz / 8GB / 480GB SSD + 1TB 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

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

189ppi

141ppi

Best

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

540ppi

3.screen size

11.6"

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
Asus Taichi 21 11.6" Intel Core i7-3517U 1.9GHz / 4GB / 256GB
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700k 3.6Ghz / 8GB / 480GB SSD + 1TB HDD

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

5.has an LED-backlit display
Asus Taichi 21 11.6" Intel Core i7-3517U 1.9GHz / 4GB / 256GB
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700k 3.6Ghz / 8GB / 480GB SSD + 1TB HDD

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

6.every pixel has three subpixels
Asus Taichi 21 11.6" Intel Core i7-3517U 1.9GHz / 4GB / 256GB
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700k 3.6Ghz / 8GB / 480GB SSD + 1TB 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

4GB

16GB

Best

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

64GB

2.RAM speed

1600MHz

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
Asus Taichi 21 11.6" Intel Core i7-3517U 1.9GHz / 4GB / 256GB
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700k 3.6Ghz / 8GB / 480GB SSD + 1TB 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 1.9GHz

4 x 4.2GHz

Best

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

12 x 2GHz

5.internal storage

256GB

1480GB

Best

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

4000GB

6.CPU threads

4

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.USB 3.0 ports

2

4

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.HDMI ports

1

1

More HDMI ports mean that you can simultaneously connect numerous devices, such as video game consoles and set-top boxes.

Best

Origin EON17-X 17.3" Intel Core i7-4790K 4GHz / 16GB / 1TB

2

3.Has Bluetooth
Asus Taichi 21 11.6" Intel Core i7-3517U 1.9GHz / 4GB / 256GB
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700k 3.6Ghz / 8GB / 480GB SSD + 1TB HDD

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
Asus Taichi 21 11.6" Intel Core i7-3517U 1.9GHz / 4GB / 256GB
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700k 3.6Ghz / 8GB / 480GB SSD + 1TB HDD

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

For example

Samsung Galaxy Book 2

5.Has WiFi
Asus Taichi 21 11.6" Intel Core i7-3517U 1.9GHz / 4GB / 256GB
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700k 3.6Ghz / 8GB / 480GB SSD + 1TB HDD

The device can connect to WiFi.

6.Bluetooth version

4

4.1

Best

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

5

Battery

1.Has a MagSafe power adapter
Asus Taichi 21 11.6" Intel Core i7-3517U 1.9GHz / 4GB / 256GB
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700k 3.6Ghz / 8GB / 480GB SSD + 1TB 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.

For example

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

2.Has sleep-and-charge USB ports
Asus Taichi 21 11.6" Intel Core i7-3517U 1.9GHz / 4GB / 256GB
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700k 3.6Ghz / 8GB / 480GB SSD + 1TB 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
Asus Taichi 21 11.6" Intel Core i7-3517U 1.9GHz / 4GB / 256GB
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700k 3.6Ghz / 8GB / 480GB SSD + 1TB HDD

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

2.Has a stylus
Asus Taichi 21 11.6" Intel Core i7-3517U 1.9GHz / 4GB / 256GB
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700k 3.6Ghz / 8GB / 480GB SSD + 1TB 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
Asus Taichi 21 11.6" Intel Core i7-3517U 1.9GHz / 4GB / 256GB
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700k 3.6Ghz / 8GB / 480GB SSD + 1TB HDD

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

4.has stereo speakers
Asus Taichi 21 11.6" Intel Core i7-3517U 1.9GHz / 4GB / 256GB
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700k 3.6Ghz / 8GB / 480GB SSD + 1TB 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
Asus Taichi 21 11.6" Intel Core i7-3517U 1.9GHz / 4GB / 256GB
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700k 3.6Ghz / 8GB / 480GB SSD + 1TB HDD

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

For example

Samsung Galaxy Book 2

6.number of microphones

1

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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