77points

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

89points

Microsoft Surface Book 2 13.5" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB

85points

Porsche Design Book One

46points

Toshiba Tecra Z50 15.6" Intel Core i7-4600U 2.1GHz / 8GB / 256GB

Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700k 3.6Ghz / 8GB / 480GB SSD + 1TB HDD
Comparison winner
Microsoft Surface Book 2 13.5" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB
Porsche Design Book One
Toshiba Tecra Z50 15.6" Intel Core i7-4600U 2.1GHz / 8GB / 256GB
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83 facts in comparison

Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700k 3.6Ghz / 8GB / 480GB SSD + 1TB HDD vs Microsoft Surface Book 2 13.5" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB vs Porsche Design Book One vs Toshiba Tecra Z50 15.6" Intel Core i7-4600U 2.1GHz / 8GB / 256GB

Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700k 3.6Ghz / 8GB / 480GB SSD + 1TB HDD
Microsoft Surface Book 2 13.5" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB
Porsche Design Book One
Toshiba Tecra Z50 15.6" Intel Core i7-4600U 2.1GHz / 8GB / 256GB
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700k 3.6Ghz / 8GB / 480GB SSD + 1TB HDD
Microsoft Surface Book 2 13.5" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB
Porsche Design Book One
Toshiba Tecra Z50 15.6" Intel Core i7-4600U 2.1GHz / 8GB / 256GB
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Why is Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700k 3.6Ghz / 8GB / 480GB SSD + 1TB HDD better than Microsoft Surface Book 2 13.5" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB & Porsche Design Book One & Toshiba Tecra Z50 15.6" Intel Core i7-4600U 2.1GHz / 8GB / 256GB?

  • Has S/PDIF Out port

Why is Microsoft Surface Book 2 13.5" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB better than Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700k 3.6Ghz / 8GB / 480GB SSD + 1TB HDD & Porsche Design Book One & Toshiba Tecra Z50 15.6" Intel Core i7-4600U 2.1GHz / 8GB / 256GB?

  • Has a rechargeable battery
  • Has a gyroscope
  • Has a battery level indicator
  • Height
    232mmvs262.1,250.9,251.5mm
  • Has dynamic frequency scaling
  • Has NX bit
  • Has FMA3
  • Has F16C

Why is Porsche Design Book One better than Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700k 3.6Ghz / 8GB / 480GB SSD + 1TB HDD & Microsoft Surface Book 2 13.5" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB & Toshiba Tecra Z50 15.6" Intel Core i7-4600U 2.1GHz / 8GB / 256GB?

  • Thickness
    17.7mmvs35.8,23,20.3mm
  • Uses a fanless design
  • Volume
    1579.19cm³vs3622.845798,1664.832,1932.4128249999999cm³

Why is Toshiba Tecra Z50 15.6" Intel Core i7-4600U 2.1GHz / 8GB / 256GB better than Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700k 3.6Ghz / 8GB / 480GB SSD + 1TB HDD & Microsoft Surface Book 2 13.5" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB & Porsche Design Book One?

  • Weight
    1.47kgvs3401.9,1534,2000g
  • Has a VGA connector

Top specs and features

Design

1.weight

3.4kg

1.53kg

2kg

1.47kg

Best

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

249.5g

2.thickness

35.8mm

23mm

17.7mm

20.3mm

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 7700k 3.6Ghz / 8GB / 480GB SSD + 1TB HDD
Microsoft Surface Book 2 13.5" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB
Porsche Design Book One
Toshiba Tecra Z50 15.6" Intel Core i7-4600U 2.1GHz / 8GB / 256GB

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

4.Uses a fanless design
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700k 3.6Ghz / 8GB / 480GB SSD + 1TB HDD
Microsoft Surface Book 2 13.5" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB
Porsche Design Book One
Toshiba Tecra Z50 15.6" Intel Core i7-4600U 2.1GHz / 8GB / 256GB

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.

5.Weather sealed
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700k 3.6Ghz / 8GB / 480GB SSD + 1TB HDD
Microsoft Surface Book 2 13.5" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB
Porsche Design Book One
Toshiba Tecra Z50 15.6" Intel Core i7-4600U 2.1GHz / 8GB / 256GB

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

6.volume

3622.85cm³

1664.83cm³

1579.19cm³

1932.41cm³

Best

Porsche Design Book One

1579.19cm³

Display

1.resolution

1920 x 1080px

3000 x 2000px

3840 x 2160px

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

141ppi

267ppi

282ppi

141ppi

Best

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

540ppi

3.screen size

15.6"

13.5"

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
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700k 3.6Ghz / 8GB / 480GB SSD + 1TB HDD
Microsoft Surface Book 2 13.5" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB
Porsche Design Book One
Toshiba Tecra Z50 15.6" Intel Core i7-4600U 2.1GHz / 8GB / 256GB

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

5.has an LED-backlit display
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700k 3.6Ghz / 8GB / 480GB SSD + 1TB HDD
Microsoft Surface Book 2 13.5" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB
Porsche Design Book One
Toshiba Tecra Z50 15.6" Intel Core i7-4600U 2.1GHz / 8GB / 256GB

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

6.every pixel has three subpixels
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700k 3.6Ghz / 8GB / 480GB SSD + 1TB HDD
Microsoft Surface Book 2 13.5" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB
Porsche Design Book One
Toshiba Tecra Z50 15.6" Intel Core i7-4600U 2.1GHz / 8GB / 256GB

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

16GB

16GB

16GB

8GB

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)

2133MHz

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
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700k 3.6Ghz / 8GB / 480GB SSD + 1TB HDD
Microsoft Surface Book 2 13.5" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB
Porsche Design Book One
Toshiba Tecra Z50 15.6" Intel Core i7-4600U 2.1GHz / 8GB / 256GB

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 4.2GHz

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

2 x 2.7GHz

2 x 2.1GHz

Best

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

12 x 2GHz

5.internal storage

1480GB

1000GB

512GB

256GB

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)

4

4

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

1

3

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 7700k 3.6Ghz / 8GB / 480GB SSD + 1TB HDD
Microsoft Surface Book 2 13.5" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB
Porsche Design Book One
Toshiba Tecra Z50 15.6" Intel Core i7-4600U 2.1GHz / 8GB / 256GB

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 7700k 3.6Ghz / 8GB / 480GB SSD + 1TB HDD
Microsoft Surface Book 2 13.5" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB
Porsche Design Book One
Toshiba Tecra Z50 15.6" Intel Core i7-4600U 2.1GHz / 8GB / 256GB

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

4.Has WiFi
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700k 3.6Ghz / 8GB / 480GB SSD + 1TB HDD
Microsoft Surface Book 2 13.5" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB
Porsche Design Book One
Toshiba Tecra Z50 15.6" Intel Core i7-4600U 2.1GHz / 8GB / 256GB

The device can connect to WiFi.

5.Bluetooth version

4.1

4

4

4

Best

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

5

6.Has 802.11n WiFi connection
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700k 3.6Ghz / 8GB / 480GB SSD + 1TB HDD
Microsoft Surface Book 2 13.5" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB
Porsche Design Book One
Toshiba Tecra Z50 15.6" Intel Core i7-4600U 2.1GHz / 8GB / 256GB

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.

Battery

1.Has a MagSafe power adapter
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700k 3.6Ghz / 8GB / 480GB SSD + 1TB HDD
Microsoft Surface Book 2 13.5" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB
Porsche Design Book One
Toshiba Tecra Z50 15.6" Intel Core i7-4600U 2.1GHz / 8GB / 256GB

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 7700k 3.6Ghz / 8GB / 480GB SSD + 1TB HDD
Microsoft Surface Book 2 13.5" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB
Porsche Design Book One
Toshiba Tecra Z50 15.6" Intel Core i7-4600U 2.1GHz / 8GB / 256GB

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 7700k 3.6Ghz / 8GB / 480GB SSD + 1TB HDD
Microsoft Surface Book 2 13.5" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB
Porsche Design Book One
Toshiba Tecra Z50 15.6" Intel Core i7-4600U 2.1GHz / 8GB / 256GB

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 7700k 3.6Ghz / 8GB / 480GB SSD + 1TB HDD
Microsoft Surface Book 2 13.5" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB
Porsche Design Book One
Toshiba Tecra Z50 15.6" Intel Core i7-4600U 2.1GHz / 8GB / 256GB

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 7700k 3.6Ghz / 8GB / 480GB SSD + 1TB HDD
Microsoft Surface Book 2 13.5" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB
Porsche Design Book One
Toshiba Tecra Z50 15.6" Intel Core i7-4600U 2.1GHz / 8GB / 256GB

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 7700k 3.6Ghz / 8GB / 480GB SSD + 1TB HDD
Microsoft Surface Book 2 13.5" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB
Porsche Design Book One
Toshiba Tecra Z50 15.6" Intel Core i7-4600U 2.1GHz / 8GB / 256GB

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 7700k 3.6Ghz / 8GB / 480GB SSD + 1TB HDD
Microsoft Surface Book 2 13.5" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB
Porsche Design Book One
Toshiba Tecra Z50 15.6" Intel Core i7-4600U 2.1GHz / 8GB / 256GB

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

For example

Samsung Galaxy Book 2

6.Has an optical disc drive
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700k 3.6Ghz / 8GB / 480GB SSD + 1TB HDD
Microsoft Surface Book 2 13.5" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB
Porsche Design Book One
Toshiba Tecra Z50 15.6" Intel Core i7-4600U 2.1GHz / 8GB / 256GB

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

Miscellaneous

1.has a child lock
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700k 3.6Ghz / 8GB / 480GB SSD + 1TB HDD
Microsoft Surface Book 2 13.5" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB
Porsche Design Book One
Toshiba Tecra Z50 15.6" Intel Core i7-4600U 2.1GHz / 8GB / 256GB

A child lock enables adults to prevent or restrict children’s use of the device.

2.has a rechargeable battery
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700k 3.6Ghz / 8GB / 480GB SSD + 1TB HDD
Microsoft Surface Book 2 13.5" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB
Porsche Design Book One
Toshiba Tecra Z50 15.6" Intel Core i7-4600U 2.1GHz / 8GB / 256GB

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

3.Has dynamic frequency scaling
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700k 3.6Ghz / 8GB / 480GB SSD + 1TB HDD
Microsoft Surface Book 2 13.5" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB
Porsche Design Book One
Toshiba Tecra Z50 15.6" Intel Core i7-4600U 2.1GHz / 8GB / 256GB

Dynamic frequency scaling is a technology that allows the processor to conserve power and reduce noise when it is under a light load.

4.Has NX bit
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700k 3.6Ghz / 8GB / 480GB SSD + 1TB HDD
Microsoft Surface Book 2 13.5" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB
Porsche Design Book One
Toshiba Tecra Z50 15.6" Intel Core i7-4600U 2.1GHz / 8GB / 256GB

NX bit helps protect the computer from malicious attacks.

5.Has FMA3
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700k 3.6Ghz / 8GB / 480GB SSD + 1TB HDD
Microsoft Surface Book 2 13.5" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB
Porsche Design Book One
Toshiba Tecra Z50 15.6" Intel Core i7-4600U 2.1GHz / 8GB / 256GB

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

6.Has F16C
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700k 3.6Ghz / 8GB / 480GB SSD + 1TB HDD
Microsoft Surface Book 2 13.5" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB
Porsche Design Book One
Toshiba Tecra Z50 15.6" Intel Core i7-4600U 2.1GHz / 8GB / 256GB

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

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