53points

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

100points

Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Xeon E-2176M 2.7GHz / 32GB RAM / 1TB SSD

Gigabyte P37W 17.3" Intel Core i7-4720HQ 2.6GHz / 8GB / 2TB
Comparison winner
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Xeon E-2176M 2.7GHz / 32GB RAM / 1TB SSD
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Gigabyte P37W 17.3" Intel Core i7-4720HQ 2.6GHz / 8GB / 2TB vs Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Xeon E-2176M 2.7GHz / 32GB RAM / 1TB SSD

Gigabyte P37W 17.3" Intel Core i7-4720HQ 2.6GHz / 8GB / 2TB
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Xeon E-2176M 2.7GHz / 32GB RAM / 1TB SSD
Gigabyte P37W 17.3" Intel Core i7-4720HQ 2.6GHz / 8GB / 2TB
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Xeon E-2176M 2.7GHz / 32GB RAM / 1TB SSD
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Why is Gigabyte P37W 17.3" Intel Core i7-4720HQ 2.6GHz / 8GB / 2TB better than Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Xeon E-2176M 2.7GHz / 32GB RAM / 1TB SSD?

  • Has an optical disc drive
  • Has sleep-and-charge USB ports
  • Has S/PDIF Out port
  • Has a VGA connector

Why is Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Xeon E-2176M 2.7GHz / 32GB RAM / 1TB SSD better than Gigabyte P37W 17.3" Intel Core i7-4720HQ 2.6GHz / 8GB / 2TB?

  • 24GB more RAM memory
    32GBvs8GB
  • 4x higher resolution
    3840 x 2160pxvs1920 x 1080px
  • 2.22x higher pixel density
    282ppivs127ppi
  • 998.9g lighter
    1.7kgvs2698.9g
  • 1066MHz higher ram speed
    2666MHzvs1600MHz
  • 9h longer battery life
    13hvs4h
  • 4 more CPU threads
    12vs8
  • 1.56x faster CPU speed
    6 x 2.7GHzvs4 x 2.6GHz

Top specs and features

Design

1.weight

2.7kg

1.7kg

Best

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

249.5g

2.thickness

21.8mm

18.4mm

Best

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

6.9mm

3.Has a backlit keyboard
Gigabyte P37W 17.3" Intel Core i7-4720HQ 2.6GHz / 8GB / 2TB
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Xeon E-2176M 2.7GHz / 32GB RAM / 1TB SSD

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

4.Uses a fanless design
Gigabyte P37W 17.3" Intel Core i7-4720HQ 2.6GHz / 8GB / 2TB
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Xeon E-2176M 2.7GHz / 32GB RAM / 1TB SSD

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

2607.75cm³

1635.65cm³

Best

Porsche Design Book One

1579.19cm³

6.Has a detachable keyboard
Gigabyte P37W 17.3" Intel Core i7-4720HQ 2.6GHz / 8GB / 2TB
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Xeon E-2176M 2.7GHz / 32GB RAM / 1TB SSD

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

3840 x 2160px

Best

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

3840 x 2160px

2.pixel density

127ppi

282ppi

Best

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

540ppi

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 a touch screen
Gigabyte P37W 17.3" Intel Core i7-4720HQ 2.6GHz / 8GB / 2TB
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Xeon E-2176M 2.7GHz / 32GB RAM / 1TB SSD

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

5.has an LED-backlit display
Gigabyte P37W 17.3" Intel Core i7-4720HQ 2.6GHz / 8GB / 2TB
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Xeon E-2176M 2.7GHz / 32GB RAM / 1TB SSD

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

6.every pixel has three subpixels
Gigabyte P37W 17.3" Intel Core i7-4720HQ 2.6GHz / 8GB / 2TB
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Xeon E-2176M 2.7GHz / 32GB RAM / 1TB SSD

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

8GB

32GB

Best

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

64GB

2.RAM speed

1600MHz

2666MHz

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
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Xeon E-2176M 2.7GHz / 32GB RAM / 1TB SSD

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

6 x 2.7GHz (Intel Xeon E-2176M)

Best

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

12 x 2GHz

5.internal storage

2000GB

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

12 (Intel Xeon E-2176M)

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

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.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
Gigabyte P37W 17.3" Intel Core i7-4720HQ 2.6GHz / 8GB / 2TB
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Xeon E-2176M 2.7GHz / 32GB RAM / 1TB SSD

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
Gigabyte P37W 17.3" Intel Core i7-4720HQ 2.6GHz / 8GB / 2TB
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Xeon E-2176M 2.7GHz / 32GB RAM / 1TB SSD

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

5.Has WiFi
Gigabyte P37W 17.3" Intel Core i7-4720HQ 2.6GHz / 8GB / 2TB
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Xeon E-2176M 2.7GHz / 32GB RAM / 1TB SSD

The device can connect to WiFi.

6.Bluetooth version

4

5

Best

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

5

Battery

1. longer battery life

4h

13h

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
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Xeon E-2176M 2.7GHz / 32GB RAM / 1TB SSD

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
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Xeon E-2176M 2.7GHz / 32GB RAM / 1TB SSD

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
Gigabyte P37W 17.3" Intel Core i7-4720HQ 2.6GHz / 8GB / 2TB
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Xeon E-2176M 2.7GHz / 32GB RAM / 1TB SSD

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

2.Has a stylus
Gigabyte P37W 17.3" Intel Core i7-4720HQ 2.6GHz / 8GB / 2TB
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Xeon E-2176M 2.7GHz / 32GB RAM / 1TB SSD

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
Gigabyte P37W 17.3" Intel Core i7-4720HQ 2.6GHz / 8GB / 2TB
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Xeon E-2176M 2.7GHz / 32GB RAM / 1TB SSD

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

4.has stereo speakers
Gigabyte P37W 17.3" Intel Core i7-4720HQ 2.6GHz / 8GB / 2TB
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Xeon E-2176M 2.7GHz / 32GB RAM / 1TB SSD

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
Gigabyte P37W 17.3" Intel Core i7-4720HQ 2.6GHz / 8GB / 2TB
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Xeon E-2176M 2.7GHz / 32GB RAM / 1TB SSD

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

For example

Samsung Galaxy Book 2

6.Has an optical disc drive
Gigabyte P37W 17.3" Intel Core i7-4720HQ 2.6GHz / 8GB / 2TB
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Xeon E-2176M 2.7GHz / 32GB RAM / 1TB SSD

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

Miscellaneous

1.Supports hardware-assisted virtualization
Gigabyte P37W 17.3" Intel Core i7-4720HQ 2.6GHz / 8GB / 2TB
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Xeon E-2176M 2.7GHz / 32GB RAM / 1TB SSD

It is easier to obtain better performance when using virtualization if it is hardware-assisted.

2.Has NX bit
Gigabyte P37W 17.3" Intel Core i7-4720HQ 2.6GHz / 8GB / 2TB
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Xeon E-2176M 2.7GHz / 32GB RAM / 1TB SSD

NX bit helps protect the computer from malicious attacks.

3.Has F16C
Gigabyte P37W 17.3" Intel Core i7-4720HQ 2.6GHz / 8GB / 2TB
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Xeon E-2176M 2.7GHz / 32GB RAM / 1TB SSD

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

4.Has MMX
Gigabyte P37W 17.3" Intel Core i7-4720HQ 2.6GHz / 8GB / 2TB
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Xeon E-2176M 2.7GHz / 32GB RAM / 1TB SSD

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

5.Has AES
Gigabyte P37W 17.3" Intel Core i7-4720HQ 2.6GHz / 8GB / 2TB
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Xeon E-2176M 2.7GHz / 32GB RAM / 1TB SSD

AES is used to speed up encryption and decryption.

6.Has AVX
Gigabyte P37W 17.3" Intel Core i7-4720HQ 2.6GHz / 8GB / 2TB
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Xeon E-2176M 2.7GHz / 32GB RAM / 1TB SSD

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

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