MSI GE Series GE72 Apache Pro-029

MSI GE Series GE72 Apache Pro-029 9S7-179541-029

Description

Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6 GHz, 17.3", 1920 x 1080, 16 GB RAM, 128 GB SSD, 1 TB HDD, Geforce GTX960M, Windows 10 Home 64-Bit, 5.95 lbs.
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Gaming Performance

Price from $1249.99 (see 5 offers below)

Benchmarks / ratings

CPU Benchmark:90
GPU Benchmark:
Popularity score:99

Verdict

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

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Product nameMSI GE Series GE72 Apache Pro-029MSI GE Series GE72 Apache-235MSI GE Series GE72 Apache Pro-029Computer Upgrade King MSI GP72 Leopard Pro 17.3" Blu-Ray i7-6700HQ 16GB RAM 128GB SSD +MSI GP Series GP72 Leopard Pro-694
CPU Benchmark90better92909090
GPU Benchmarkbetter81better81better81
Value for Money85better91better90better97
Popularity99worse65worse97worse71worse95
Ratingbetter80better79
Shopineer score91worse84worse89worse81better95
Price$1249.99better$1058.98better$1199.00worse$1324.99better$1249.00
Theoretical Price
(based on other laptops with similar specs)
$1557.00$1438.00$1557.00$2211.00
Operating SystemWindows 10 Home 64-BitWindows 10 Home 64-BitWindows 10 Home 64-BitWindows 10 x64Windows 10 Home 64-Bit
BrandMSIMSIMSIComputer Upgrade KingMSI
Screen17.3"17.3"17.3"17.3"17.3"
Display TypeFull HDFull HDFull HDFull HD
Resolution1920 x 10801920 x 10801920 x 10801920 x 1080
LCD FeaturesNon ReflectioneDP Wide View AngleNon ReflectioneDP, Non Reflection
TouchscreenNoNo
ProcessorIntel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6 GHzbetterIntel Core i7-5700HQ 2.7 GHzIntel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6 GHzProcessor: Intel Core i7-6700HQ Quad Core ProcessorIntel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6 GHz
Cores4444
Base Frequency2.6 GHzbetter2.7 GHz2.6 GHz2.6 GHz
Boost Frequency3.5 GHz3.5 GHz3.5 GHz3.5 GHz
Memory16 GB16 GB16 GB16 GBbetter32 GB
Max Memory Supported32 GBworse16 GB32 GB32 GB
Memory SpeedDDR4 2133worseDDR3L 1600DDR4 2133DDR4 2133
HDD1 TB1 TB1 TBworse128 GB1 TB
HDD RPM7200 RPM7200 RPM7200 RPM7200 RPM
SSD128 GB128 GB128 GBbetter256 GB
Optical DriveDVD Super MultiDVD Super MultiDVD Super MultiDVD Super Multi
WebcamFHD type (30fps@1080p)720p HD WebcamFHD type (30fps@1080p)720p HD Webcam
Battery6-cell lithium ion6-cell lithium ion6-cell lithium ion6-cell battery
Battery Life
Graphics TypeDedicated CardDedicated CardDedicated CardDedicated Card
Graphics CardGeforce GTX960MbetterNVIDIA Geforce GTX 960MGeforce GTX960MbetterGraphics Card: NVIDIA Geforce GTX 960M 4GB GDDR5betterGeForce GTX 960M
Video Memory2 GB2 GB2 GB2 GB
CommunicationGigabit LAN and WLANKiller E2200 Game NetworkingGigabit LAN and WLANGigabit LAN and WLAN
WLANIntel 3165 Stone Peak 1 (1 x 1)Intel 1x1 Wireless-AC 3160 a/cIntel 3165 Stone Peak 1 (1 x 1)Intel 3165 Stone Peak 1 (1x1)
ColorAluminum BlackAluminum BlackAluminum BlackBlack
Weight5.95 lbs.5.95 lbs.5.95 lbs.better5.04 lbs.5.95 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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