75points

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

92points

Microsoft Surface Book 2 15" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB

Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700 3.6Ghz / 16GB / 480GB
Comparison winner
Microsoft Surface Book 2 15" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB
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Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700 3.6Ghz / 16GB / 480GB vs Microsoft Surface Book 2 15" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB

Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700 3.6Ghz / 16GB / 480GB
Microsoft Surface Book 2 15" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700 3.6Ghz / 16GB / 480GB
Microsoft Surface Book 2 15" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB
75
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92
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Why is Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700 3.6Ghz / 16GB / 480GB better than Microsoft Surface Book 2 15" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB?

  • Has an external memory slot
  • Has a anti-reflection coating
  • Has a fingerprint scanner
  • Has sleep-and-charge USB ports
  • Has a HDMI output
  • Has S/PDIF Out port

Why is Microsoft Surface Book 2 15" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB better than Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700 3.6Ghz / 16GB / 480GB?

  • 3.38x higher resolution
    3240 x 2160pxvs1920 x 1080px
  • 1.87kg lighter
    1.53kgvs3401.9g
  • 520GB more internal storage
    1000GBvs480GB
  • 12.8mm thinner
    23mmvs35.8mm
  • Has a touch screen
  • Has a stylus
  • Has USB Type-C
  • 0.1 newer Bluetooth version
    4.1vs4

Top specs and features

Design

1.weight

3.4kg

1.53kg

Best

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

249.5g

2.thickness

35.8mm

23mm

Best

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

6.9mm

3.Has a backlit keyboard
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700 3.6Ghz / 16GB / 480GB
Microsoft Surface Book 2 15" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB

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

4.Weather sealed
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700 3.6Ghz / 16GB / 480GB
Microsoft Surface Book 2 15" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB

Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.

For example

Microsoft Surface Laptop 2 13.5" Intel Core-i7 8650U 1.9GHz / 8GB RAM / 256GB SSD

5.volume

3622.85cm³

1980.14cm³

Best

Porsche Design Book One

1579.19cm³

6.Has a detachable keyboard
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700 3.6Ghz / 16GB / 480GB
Microsoft Surface Book 2 15" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 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.

Display

1.resolution

1920 x 1080px

3240 x 2160px

Best

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

3840 x 2160px

2.screen size

15.6"

15"

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"

3.has a touch screen
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700 3.6Ghz / 16GB / 480GB
Microsoft Surface Book 2 15" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB

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

4.has an LED-backlit display
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700 3.6Ghz / 16GB / 480GB
Microsoft Surface Book 2 15" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB

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

5.every pixel has three subpixels
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700 3.6Ghz / 16GB / 480GB
Microsoft Surface Book 2 15" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 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.

6.has an IPS screen
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700 3.6Ghz / 16GB / 480GB
Microsoft Surface Book 2 15" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB

IPS (In-Plane Switching) is a technology used for LCDs. It was designed to overcome the main limitations of normal TFTs TN-matrices: relatively slow response times, small viewing angles and low quality color reproduction.

Performance

1.RAM

16GB

16GB

Best

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

64GB

2.RAM speed

2400MHz

2400MHz (Intel Core i7-8650U)

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
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700 3.6Ghz / 16GB / 480GB
Microsoft Surface Book 2 15" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 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

4 x 3.6GHz

4 x 1.9GHz (Intel Core i7-8650U)

Best

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

12 x 2GHz

5.internal storage

480GB

1000GB

Best

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

4000GB

6.CPU threads

8

8 (Intel Core i7-8650U)

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

4

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 Bluetooth
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700 3.6Ghz / 16GB / 480GB
Microsoft Surface Book 2 15" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB

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

3.Has USB Type-C
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700 3.6Ghz / 16GB / 480GB
Microsoft Surface Book 2 15" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB

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

4.Has WiFi
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700 3.6Ghz / 16GB / 480GB
Microsoft Surface Book 2 15" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB

The device can connect to WiFi.

5.USB ports

4

4

With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.

Best

Asus ROG Zephyrus M (GM501) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8750H 2.2GHz / 16GB RAM / 256GB SSD + 1TB SSHD

5

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
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700 3.6Ghz / 16GB / 480GB
Microsoft Surface Book 2 15" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 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
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700 3.6Ghz / 16GB / 480GB
Microsoft Surface Book 2 15" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 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
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700 3.6Ghz / 16GB / 480GB
Microsoft Surface Book 2 15" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB

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

2.Has a stylus
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700 3.6Ghz / 16GB / 480GB
Microsoft Surface Book 2 15" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 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.

3.has a front camera
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700 3.6Ghz / 16GB / 480GB
Microsoft Surface Book 2 15" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB

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

4.has stereo speakers
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700 3.6Ghz / 16GB / 480GB
Microsoft Surface Book 2 15" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 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
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700 3.6Ghz / 16GB / 480GB
Microsoft Surface Book 2 15" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB

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

For example

Samsung Galaxy Book 2

6.number of microphones

1

2

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

Best

Lenovo Miix 520

4

Miscellaneous

1.Copy and paste features in web browser
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700 3.6Ghz / 16GB / 480GB
Microsoft Surface Book 2 15" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB
2.Has NX bit
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700 3.6Ghz / 16GB / 480GB
Microsoft Surface Book 2 15" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB

NX bit helps protect the computer from malicious attacks.

3.Has FMA3
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700 3.6Ghz / 16GB / 480GB
Microsoft Surface Book 2 15" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB

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

4.Has F16C
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700 3.6Ghz / 16GB / 480GB
Microsoft Surface Book 2 15" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB

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

5.Has AVX
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700 3.6Ghz / 16GB / 480GB
Microsoft Surface Book 2 15" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB

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

6.Has MMX
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700 3.6Ghz / 16GB / 480GB
Microsoft Surface Book 2 15" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB

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

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