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 $1199.00 (see 1 offer below)

Benchmarks / ratings

CPU Benchmark:90
GPU Benchmark:
User ratings:79
Popularity score:96

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:91/ 100

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Product nameMSI GE Series GE72 Apache Pro-029MSI GE Series GE72 Apache-078MSI GE72 Apache Pro-029MSI GE Series GE62VR Apache Pro-021MSI GL 62
CPU Benchmark90better91909090
GPU Benchmarkbetter81better81better91better81
Value for Money95worse87worse91worse76better97
Popularity96worse78worse79worse87worse60
Rating79worseworseworseworse
Shopineer score91worse86worse87worse84worse84
Price$1199.00$1199.00$1199.00$1199.00$1199.00
Theoretical Price
(based on other laptops with similar specs)
$1959.00$1526.00$1603.00$1386.00$2122.00
Operating SystemWindows 10 Home 64-BitWindows 8.1 64-BitWindows 10Windows 10 HomeWindows 10 Home
BrandMSIMSIMSIMSIMSI
Screen17.3"17.3"17.3"15.6"15.6"
Display TypeFull HDFull HDFull HDFull HDFull HD
Resolution1920 x 10801920 x 10801920 x 10801920 x 10801920 x 1080
LCD FeaturesNon ReflectionFull HD eDP Wide View AngleeDP IPS-LeveleDP Vivid Color 94%
TouchscreenNoNoNo
ProcessorIntel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6 GHzbetterIntel Core i7-5700HQ 2.7 GHzIntel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz (Skylake)Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6 GHzIntel Quad-Core i7-6700HQ
Cores44444
Base Frequency2.6 GHzbetter2.7 GHz2.6 GHz2.6 GHz2.6 GHz
Boost Frequency3.5 GHz3.5 GHz3.5 GHz
Memory16 GB16 GB16 GBworse12 GB16 GB
Max Memory Supported32 GBworse16 GB32 GB
Memory SpeedDDR4 2133worseDDR3L 1600DDR4 2133DDR4 2133
HDD1 TB1 TB1 TB1 TB
HDD RPM7200 RPM7200 RPM7200 RPM
SSD128 GB128 GB128 GBbetter512 GB
Optical DriveDVD Super MultiDVD Super MultiDVD Super MultiDVD Super MultiDVD Super Multi
WebcamFHD type (30fps@1080p)720p HD WebcamFHD type (30fps@1080p)FHD type (30fps@1080p)720p HD Webcam
Battery6-cell lithium ion6-cell lithium ion6 cell (51Whr)6 cell (51Whr)6-cell lithium ion
Battery Life
Graphics TypeDedicated CardDedicated CardDedicated CardDedicated CardDedicated Card
Graphics CardGeforce GTX960MbetterNVIDIA Geforce GTX 960MbetterNVIDIA GeForce GTX 960M 2GB GDDR5betterGeForce GTX 1060betterNVIDIA GeForce GTX 960M
Video Memory2 GB2 GB2 GBbetter6 GB2 GB
CommunicationGigabit LAN and WLANKiller Gaming NetworkKiller Gaming Network E2400, Intel 3165 Stone Peak 1 (1x1) + BT4Gigabit 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 (1x1)Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 3165 Stone Peak 1
ColorAluminum BlackAluminum BlackAluminum BlackBlack
Weight5.95 lbs.5.95 lbs.5.95 lbs.better5.29 lbs.better5.29 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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