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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Price from $1149.00 (see 1 offer below)

Benchmarks / ratings

CPU Benchmark:89
GPU Benchmark:
Popularity score:80

Verdict

  • Very fast processor suitable for the most demanding tasks.
  • Very good value for the money (but even better alternatives exist, see below)
Shopineer score:89/ 100

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CPU Benchmark89better92898989
GPU Benchmarkbetter87better81better81better81
Value for Money95worse91better97better97
Popularity80worse68better9380better84
Rating
Shopineer score89worse80better91better90better91
Price$1149.00$1149.00$1149.00$1149.00$1149.00
Theoretical Price
(based on other laptops with similar specs)
$1882.00$1554.00$2049.00$2042.00
Operating SystemWindows 10 Home 64-BitWindows 10Windows 10Windows 10 Pro 64-BitWindows 10 Home
BrandMSIXOTIC PCASUSMSILenovo
Screen17.3"17.3"17.3"15.6"17.3"
Display TypeFull HDFull HDFull HDFull HD
Resolution1920 x 10801920 x 10801920 x 10801920 x 1080
LCD FeaturesNon ReflectionAnti-Glare eDP Vivid Color 94%IPS LCD with LED Backlight (Anti-Glare)
TouchscreenNoNo
ProcessorIntel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6 GHzbetterProcessor: 7th Generation Kaby Lake Intel Core i7-7700HQ Quad CoIntel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz (Turbo up to 3.5GHz) SkylakeIntel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6 GHzIntel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6 GHz
Cores44444
Base Frequency2.6 GHz2.6 GHz2.6 GHz2.6 GHz
Boost Frequency3.5 GHz3.5 GHz3.5 GHz
Memory16 GB16 GB16 GB16 GB16 GB
Max Memory Supported32 GB32 GBworse16 GB
Memory SpeedDDR4 2133DDR4 2133DDR4 2133
HDD1 TB1 TB1 TB
HDD RPM7200 RPM7200RPM
SSD128 GBbetter512 GBbetter256 GB
Optical DriveDVD Super MultiDL DVD±RW/CD-RWDVD Super MultiExternal DVD+/-RW
WebcamFHD type (30fps@1080p)1.2MP HD CameraFHD type (30fps@1080p)Yes
Battery6-cell lithium ion48WHrs, 4S1P, 4-cell Li-ion Battery Pack up to 5 hour6 cell (51Whr)4-cell, Embedded Lithium Polymer, 60Wh
Battery Life5 hours
Graphics TypeDedicated CardDedicated CardDedicated CardDedicated Card
Graphics CardGeforce GTX960MbetterGraphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti 4GB GDDR5betterNVIDIA GeForce GTX960M 4GBbetterGeForce GTX 960MbetterNVIDIA GeForce GTX 960M
Video Memory2 GBbetter4 GB2 GBbetter4 GB
CommunicationGigabit LAN and WLANGigabit LAN and WLANGigabit LAN and WLANGigabit LAN and WLAN
WLANIntel 3165 Stone Peak 1 (1 x 1)802.11ACIntel 3165 Stone Peak 1 (1x1)802.11ac Wireless LAN
ColorAluminum BlackAluminum SilverBlack
Weight5.95 lbs.worse6.6 lbs.worse6.6 lbs.better5.29 lbs.worse7.7 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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