41points

Gigabyte Q1742F 17.3" Intel Core i7 3630M 2.4GHz / 2GB / 320GB

79points

LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD

Gigabyte Q1742F 17.3" Intel Core i7 3630M 2.4GHz / 2GB / 320GB
Comparison winner
LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD
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Gigabyte Q1742F 17.3" Intel Core i7 3630M 2.4GHz / 2GB / 320GB vs LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD

Gigabyte Q1742F 17.3" Intel Core i7 3630M 2.4GHz / 2GB / 320GB
LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD
Gigabyte Q1742F 17.3" Intel Core i7 3630M 2.4GHz / 2GB / 320GB
LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD
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Why is Gigabyte Q1742F 17.3" Intel Core i7 3630M 2.4GHz / 2GB / 320GB better than LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD?

  • Has an optical disc drive
  • Has S/PDIF Out port

Why is LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD better than Gigabyte Q1742F 17.3" Intel Core i7 3630M 2.4GHz / 2GB / 320GB?

  • 14GB more RAM memory
    16GBvs2GB
  • 11.02% higher pixel density
    141ppivs127ppi
  • 1.9kg lighter
    1.09kgvs2998.2g
  • 800MHz higher ram speed
    2400MHzvs1600MHz
  • 680GB more internal storage
    1000GBvs320GB
  • 1 more USB 3.0 ports
    3vs2
  • Has a touch screen
  • Has an LED-backlit display

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Design

1.weight

3kg

1.09kg

Best

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

249.5g

2.thickness

40.4mm

17.8mm

Best

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6.9mm

3.Has a backlit keyboard
Gigabyte Q1742F 17.3" Intel Core i7 3630M 2.4GHz / 2GB / 320GB
LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD

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

4.Uses a fanless design
Gigabyte Q1742F 17.3" Intel Core i7 3630M 2.4GHz / 2GB / 320GB
LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 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

4505cm³

1457.14cm³

Best

Porsche Design Book One

1579.19cm³

6.Has a detachable keyboard
Gigabyte Q1742F 17.3" Intel Core i7 3630M 2.4GHz / 2GB / 320GB
LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 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

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

127ppi

141ppi

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 Q1742F 17.3" Intel Core i7 3630M 2.4GHz / 2GB / 320GB
LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD

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

5.has an LED-backlit display
Gigabyte Q1742F 17.3" Intel Core i7 3630M 2.4GHz / 2GB / 320GB
LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD

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

6.every pixel has three subpixels
Gigabyte Q1742F 17.3" Intel Core i7 3630M 2.4GHz / 2GB / 320GB
LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 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

2GB

16GB

Best

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

64GB

2.RAM speed

1600MHz

2400MHz

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 Q1742F 17.3" Intel Core i7 3630M 2.4GHz / 2GB / 320GB
LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 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.internal storage

320GB

1000GB

Best

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

4000GB

5.maximum memory size

16GB

16GB

The maximum amount of memory (RAM) supported.

Best

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

64GB

6.has an external memory slot
Gigabyte Q1742F 17.3" Intel Core i7 3630M 2.4GHz / 2GB / 320GB
LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD

The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) so that you can either extend the internal storage with affordable memory modules or you can retrieve data, such as photographs, easily from a memory card.

Connectivity

1.USB 3.0 ports

2

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.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 USB Type-C
Gigabyte Q1742F 17.3" Intel Core i7 3630M 2.4GHz / 2GB / 320GB
LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD

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

4.Has Bluetooth
Gigabyte Q1742F 17.3" Intel Core i7 3630M 2.4GHz / 2GB / 320GB
LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD

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

5.Has WiFi
Gigabyte Q1742F 17.3" Intel Core i7 3630M 2.4GHz / 2GB / 320GB
LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD

The device can connect to WiFi.

6.RJ45 ports

1

1

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

Battery

1.Has a MagSafe power adapter
Gigabyte Q1742F 17.3" Intel Core i7 3630M 2.4GHz / 2GB / 320GB
LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 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

2.Has sleep-and-charge USB ports
Gigabyte Q1742F 17.3" Intel Core i7 3630M 2.4GHz / 2GB / 320GB
LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 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 Q1742F 17.3" Intel Core i7 3630M 2.4GHz / 2GB / 320GB
LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD

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

2.Has a stylus
Gigabyte Q1742F 17.3" Intel Core i7 3630M 2.4GHz / 2GB / 320GB
LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 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 Q1742F 17.3" Intel Core i7 3630M 2.4GHz / 2GB / 320GB
LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD

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

4.has stereo speakers
Gigabyte Q1742F 17.3" Intel Core i7 3630M 2.4GHz / 2GB / 320GB
LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 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 Q1742F 17.3" Intel Core i7 3630M 2.4GHz / 2GB / 320GB
LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 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 Q1742F 17.3" Intel Core i7 3630M 2.4GHz / 2GB / 320GB
LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD

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

Miscellaneous

1.Has AVX
Gigabyte Q1742F 17.3" Intel Core i7 3630M 2.4GHz / 2GB / 320GB
LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD

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

2.Has dynamic frequency scaling
Gigabyte Q1742F 17.3" Intel Core i7 3630M 2.4GHz / 2GB / 320GB
LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD

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

3.Has F16C
Gigabyte Q1742F 17.3" Intel Core i7 3630M 2.4GHz / 2GB / 320GB
LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD

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

4.Has MMX
Gigabyte Q1742F 17.3" Intel Core i7 3630M 2.4GHz / 2GB / 320GB
LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD

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

5.Has AES
Gigabyte Q1742F 17.3" Intel Core i7 3630M 2.4GHz / 2GB / 320GB
LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD

AES is used to speed up encryption and decryption.

6.Has NX bit
Gigabyte Q1742F 17.3" Intel Core i7 3630M 2.4GHz / 2GB / 320GB
LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD

NX bit helps protect the computer from malicious attacks.

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