MSI CX72 6QD-208US

MSI CX72 6QD-208US


Intel Core i5-6300HQ 2.3 GHz, 17.3", 1600 x 900, 12 GB RAM, 128 GB SSD, 1 TB HDD, GeForce 940MX, Windows 10 Home 64-Bit, 5.95 lbs.
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Benchmarks / ratings

CPU Benchmark:82
GPU Benchmark:
Popularity score:95


  • Very fast processor suitable for the most demanding tasks.
  • Very good value for the money (but even better alternatives exist, see below)
Shopineer score:91/ 100

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ASUS VivoBook X556UQ-NB71
Product nameMSI CX72 6QD-208USLenovo Ideapad Y700 (80Q0000EUS)MSI GL72 6QD-001Dell Inspiron 17 i17RM-2419sLV 17.3-Inch LaptopASUS VivoBook X556UQ-NB71
CPU Benchmark82better9082worse61worse73
GPU Benchmarkbetter81better80better70
Value for Money95worse84better100
Shopineer score91worse80worse85worse74better92
Theoretical Price
(based on other laptops with similar specs)
Operating SystemWindows 10 Home 64-BitWindows 10Windows 10 Home 64-Bit Multi-languageWindows 8;Windows 10 Home 64-Bit
Display TypeHD+Full HDFull HDFull HD
Resolution1600 x 900better1920 x 1080better1920 x 1080better1920 x 1080
LCD FeatureseDP Non ReflectionIPS LCD with LED Backlight (Anti-Glare)eDP, Non Reflection
ProcessorIntel Core i5-6300HQ 2.3 GHzbetterIntel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6 GHzIntel Core i5-6300HQ 2.3 GHzworse3rd Generation Intel Core i5-3337U ProcessorworseIntel Core i7-6500U 2.5 GHz
Base Frequency2.3 GHzbetter2.6 GHz2.3 GHzbetter2.5 GHz
Boost Frequency3.2 GHz3.2 GHzworse3.1 GHz
Memory12 GBbetter16 GBworse8 GBworse6 GBworse8 GB
Max Memory Supported32 GB32 GBworse16 GB
Memory SpeedDDR4 2133DDR4 2133DDR4 2133DDR4 2133
HDD1 TB1 TBworse750 GB
SSD128 GBbetter256 GBbetter512 GB
Optical DriveDVD Super MultiExternal DVD+/-RWDVD Super MultiDL DVD+-RW/CD-RW
WebcamFHD type (30fps@1080p)Yes720p HD WebcamVGA Web Camera
Battery6-cell lithium ion4-cell, Embedded Lithium Polymer, 60Wh6-cell lithium ion2 Cells 38 Whrs Polymer Battery
Battery Life5 hours5 hours
Graphics TypeDedicated CardDedicated CardDedicated CardDedicated Card
Graphics CardGeForce 940MXbetterNVIDIA GeForce GTX 960MbetterGeForce GTX 950MbetterNVIDIA GeForce 940MX
Video Memory2 GBbetter4 GB2 GB2 GB
CommunicationGigabit LAN and WLANGigabit LAN and WLAN
WLANIntel 3165 Stone Peak 1 (1x1)802.11ac Wireless LANIntel Dual Band Wireless-AC 3165 Stone Peak 1802.11b/g/n Wireless LAN
ColorBlackBlackBlackDark Blue
Weight5.95 lbs.5.95 lbs.better4 lbs.better5.07 lbs.

Estimated Gaming Performance (FPS)

Here is the estimated gaming performance based on similar computers with the same graphics card. It is indicated as FPS (frames per second). Above 40 FPS is considered to be fluent gameplay (marked in green).
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