79points

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

42points

MSI GE40 14" Intel i7-4702MQ 2.2GHz / 12GB / 128GB

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Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700k 3.6Ghz / 8GB / 480GB SSD + 1TB HDD
MSI GE40 14" Intel i7-4702MQ 2.2GHz / 12GB / 128GB
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Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700k 3.6Ghz / 8GB / 480GB SSD + 1TB HDD vs MSI GE40 14" Intel i7-4702MQ 2.2GHz / 12GB / 128GB

Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700k 3.6Ghz / 8GB / 480GB SSD + 1TB HDD
MSI GE40 14" Intel i7-4702MQ 2.2GHz / 12GB / 128GB
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700k 3.6Ghz / 8GB / 480GB SSD + 1TB HDD
MSI GE40 14" Intel i7-4702MQ 2.2GHz / 12GB / 128GB

Why is Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700k 3.6Ghz / 8GB / 480GB SSD + 1TB HDD better than MSI GE40 14" Intel i7-4702MQ 2.2GHz / 12GB / 128GB?

  • Has a backlit keyboard
  • Every pixel has three subpixels
  • Has an LED-backlit display
  • Has Bluetooth
  • Has an IPS screen
  • Supports 64-bit
  • Has a fingerprint scanner
  • Has S/PDIF Out port

Why is MSI GE40 14" Intel i7-4702MQ 2.2GHz / 12GB / 128GB better than Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700k 3.6Ghz / 8GB / 480GB SSD + 1TB HDD?

  • 11.35% higher pixel density
    157ppivs141ppi
  • 1.41kg lighter
    2kgvs3401.9g
  • 13.7mm thinner
    22.1mmvs35.8mm
  • 22.8mm shorter
    239.3mmvs262.1mm
  • 1 more USB 2.0 ports
    1vs0
  • Has a VGA connector
  • 50.5% less body volume
    1793.34cm³vs3622.845798cm³
  • 47mm narrower
    339.1mmvs386.1mm

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Design

1.weight

3.4kg

2kg

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2.Has a backlit keyboard
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MSI GE40 14" Intel i7-4702MQ 2.2GHz / 12GB / 128GB

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

3.thickness

35.8mm

22.1mm

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4.height

262.1mm

239.3mm

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5.Has a detachable keyboard
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700k 3.6Ghz / 8GB / 480GB SSD + 1TB HDD
MSI GE40 14" Intel i7-4702MQ 2.2GHz / 12GB / 128GB

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

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6.volume

3622.85cm³

1793.34cm³

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Display

1.pixel density

141ppi

157ppi

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540ppi

2.resolution

1920 x 1080px

1920 x 1080px

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3.every pixel has three subpixels
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700k 3.6Ghz / 8GB / 480GB SSD + 1TB HDD
MSI GE40 14" Intel i7-4702MQ 2.2GHz / 12GB / 128GB

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.

4.screen size

15.6"

14"

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.

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5.has an LED-backlit display
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700k 3.6Ghz / 8GB / 480GB SSD + 1TB HDD
MSI GE40 14" Intel i7-4702MQ 2.2GHz / 12GB / 128GB

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

6.has a anti-reflection coating
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700k 3.6Ghz / 8GB / 480GB SSD + 1TB HDD
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This helps to reduce the reflection from your device.

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Performance

1.RAM

16GB

12GB

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2.RAM speed

2400MHz

1600MHz

It can support faster memory, which will give quicker system performance.

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3.Uses flash storage
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700k 3.6Ghz / 8GB / 480GB SSD + 1TB HDD
MSI GE40 14" Intel i7-4702MQ 2.2GHz / 12GB / 128GB

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 threads

8

8

More threads result in faster performance and better multitasking.

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5.internal storage

1480GB

128GB

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6.maximum memory size

64GB

12GB

The maximum amount of memory (RAM) supported.

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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.

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2.Has WiFi
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MSI GE40 14" Intel i7-4702MQ 2.2GHz / 12GB / 128GB

The device can connect to WiFi.

3.HDMI ports

1

1

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

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4.Has Bluetooth
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700k 3.6Ghz / 8GB / 480GB SSD + 1TB HDD
MSI GE40 14" Intel i7-4702MQ 2.2GHz / 12GB / 128GB

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

5.Has USB Type-C
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700k 3.6Ghz / 8GB / 480GB SSD + 1TB HDD
MSI GE40 14" Intel i7-4702MQ 2.2GHz / 12GB / 128GB

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

For example

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6.RJ45 ports

1

0

RJ-45 ports are used for LAN (Local Area Network) connections. With more ports you can achieve increased bandwidth across a LAN, or connect to multiple networks. It also has the added benefit of not losing connection to the network if one fails.

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Battery

1.Has a MagSafe power adapter
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700k 3.6Ghz / 8GB / 480GB SSD + 1TB HDD
MSI GE40 14" Intel i7-4702MQ 2.2GHz / 12GB / 128GB

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.

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2.Has sleep-and-charge USB ports
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700k 3.6Ghz / 8GB / 480GB SSD + 1TB HDD
MSI GE40 14" Intel i7-4702MQ 2.2GHz / 12GB / 128GB

Sleep-and-charge USB ports can charge electronic devices when the laptop is in sleep mode, hibernate mode, or even switched off.

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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
MSI GE40 14" Intel i7-4702MQ 2.2GHz / 12GB / 128GB

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

2.has a front camera
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700k 3.6Ghz / 8GB / 480GB SSD + 1TB HDD
MSI GE40 14" Intel i7-4702MQ 2.2GHz / 12GB / 128GB

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

3.has GPS
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700k 3.6Ghz / 8GB / 480GB SSD + 1TB HDD
MSI GE40 14" Intel i7-4702MQ 2.2GHz / 12GB / 128GB

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

For example

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4.Has a stylus
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700k 3.6Ghz / 8GB / 480GB SSD + 1TB HDD
MSI GE40 14" Intel i7-4702MQ 2.2GHz / 12GB / 128GB

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

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5.Has an optical disc drive
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MSI GE40 14" Intel i7-4702MQ 2.2GHz / 12GB / 128GB

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

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Acer Aspire 5 17.3" Intel Core i3-6006U 2GHz / 8GB / 1TB HDD

6.has stereo speakers
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700k 3.6Ghz / 8GB / 480GB SSD + 1TB HDD
MSI GE40 14" Intel i7-4702MQ 2.2GHz / 12GB / 128GB

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

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