49points

Gigabyte P37W 17.3" Intel Core i7-4720HQ 2.6GHz / 8GB / 2TB

78points

HP Spectre x360 (2017) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB

Gigabyte P37W 17.3" Intel Core i7-4720HQ 2.6GHz / 8GB / 2TB
Comparison winner
HP Spectre x360 (2017) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB
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Gigabyte P37W 17.3" Intel Core i7-4720HQ 2.6GHz / 8GB / 2TB vs HP Spectre x360 (2017) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB

Gigabyte P37W 17.3" Intel Core i7-4720HQ 2.6GHz / 8GB / 2TB
HP Spectre x360 (2017) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB
Gigabyte P37W 17.3" Intel Core i7-4720HQ 2.6GHz / 8GB / 2TB
HP Spectre x360 (2017) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB

Why is Gigabyte P37W 17.3" Intel Core i7-4720HQ 2.6GHz / 8GB / 2TB better than HP Spectre x360 (2017) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB?

  • Has an optical disc drive
  • Has a VGA connector
  • Has S/PDIF Out port

Why is HP Spectre x360 (2017) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB better than Gigabyte P37W 17.3" Intel Core i7-4720HQ 2.6GHz / 8GB / 2TB?

  • 8GB more RAM memory
    16GBvs8GB
  • 2.22x higher pixel density
    282ppivs127ppi
  • 4x higher resolution
    3840 x 2160pxvs1920 x 1080px
  • 533MHz higher ram speed
    2133MHzvs1600MHz
  • 8h longer battery life
    12hvs4h
  • 698.9g lighter
    2kgvs2698.9g
  • Every pixel has three subpixels
  • Has USB Type-C

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Design

1.weight

2.7kg

2kg

Best

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

249.5g

2.Has a backlit keyboard
Gigabyte P37W 17.3" Intel Core i7-4720HQ 2.6GHz / 8GB / 2TB
HP Spectre x360 (2017) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB

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

3.thickness

21.8mm

17.7mm

Best

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

6.9mm

4.Has a detachable keyboard
Gigabyte P37W 17.3" Intel Core i7-4720HQ 2.6GHz / 8GB / 2TB
HP Spectre x360 (2017) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB

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

5.height

287mm

250.9mm

Best

Lenovo IdeaPad Miix 320

17mm

6.Has a flip and fold design
Gigabyte P37W 17.3" Intel Core i7-4720HQ 2.6GHz / 8GB / 2TB
HP Spectre x360 (2017) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB

A flip and fold design allows you to fold the screen over the keyboard and transform the device into a tablet, without splitting the device into two pieces.

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Display

1.pixel density

127ppi

282ppi

Best

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

540ppi

2.resolution

1920 x 1080px

3840 x 2160px

Best

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

3840 x 2160px

3.screen size

17.3"

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 an LED-backlit display
Gigabyte P37W 17.3" Intel Core i7-4720HQ 2.6GHz / 8GB / 2TB
HP Spectre x360 (2017) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB

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

5.every pixel has three subpixels
Gigabyte P37W 17.3" Intel Core i7-4720HQ 2.6GHz / 8GB / 2TB
HP Spectre x360 (2017) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB

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 a anti-reflection coating
Gigabyte P37W 17.3" Intel Core i7-4720HQ 2.6GHz / 8GB / 2TB
HP Spectre x360 (2017) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB

This helps to reduce the reflection from your device.

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Performance

1.RAM

8GB

16GB

Best

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

64GB

2.RAM speed

1600MHz

2133MHz

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
Gigabyte P37W 17.3" Intel Core i7-4720HQ 2.6GHz / 8GB / 2TB
HP Spectre x360 (2017) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB

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 2.6GHz

2 x 2.7GHz

Best

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

12 x 2GHz

5.CPU threads

8

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

6.internal storage

2000GB

512GB

Best

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

4000GB

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Connectivity

1.USB 3.0 ports

2

1

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 WiFi
Gigabyte P37W 17.3" Intel Core i7-4720HQ 2.6GHz / 8GB / 2TB
HP Spectre x360 (2017) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB

The device can connect to WiFi.

3.Has USB Type-C
Gigabyte P37W 17.3" Intel Core i7-4720HQ 2.6GHz / 8GB / 2TB
HP Spectre x360 (2017) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB

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

4.Has Bluetooth
Gigabyte P37W 17.3" Intel Core i7-4720HQ 2.6GHz / 8GB / 2TB
HP Spectre x360 (2017) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB

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

5.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

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.

Best

Dell Latitude 7285 12.3" Intel Core i5-7Y57 1.20GHz / 16GB / 256GB SSD

2

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Battery

1. longer battery life

4h

12h

The device's battery life (when in use) as given by the manufacturer. With a longer battery life you have to charge the device less often.

Best

Asus NovaGo (TP370QL) 4GB / 64GB SSD

22h

2.Has a MagSafe power adapter
Gigabyte P37W 17.3" Intel Core i7-4720HQ 2.6GHz / 8GB / 2TB
HP Spectre x360 (2017) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB

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

3.Has sleep-and-charge USB ports
Gigabyte P37W 17.3" Intel Core i7-4720HQ 2.6GHz / 8GB / 2TB
HP Spectre x360 (2017) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB

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
Gigabyte P37W 17.3" Intel Core i7-4720HQ 2.6GHz / 8GB / 2TB
HP Spectre x360 (2017) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB

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

2.has a front camera
Gigabyte P37W 17.3" Intel Core i7-4720HQ 2.6GHz / 8GB / 2TB
HP Spectre x360 (2017) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB

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

3.Has a stylus
Gigabyte P37W 17.3" Intel Core i7-4720HQ 2.6GHz / 8GB / 2TB
HP Spectre x360 (2017) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB

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.

4.has GPS
Gigabyte P37W 17.3" Intel Core i7-4720HQ 2.6GHz / 8GB / 2TB
HP Spectre x360 (2017) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB

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

For example

Samsung Galaxy Book 2

5.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

4

6.has stereo speakers
Gigabyte P37W 17.3" Intel Core i7-4720HQ 2.6GHz / 8GB / 2TB
HP Spectre x360 (2017) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB

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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