MSI GE Series GE72VR Apache Pro-023

MSI GE Series GE72VR Apache Pro-023

Description

Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6 GHz, 17.3", 1920 x 1080, 12 GB RAM, 256 GB SSD, 1 TB HDD, GeForce GTX 1060, Windows 10 Home 64-Bit, 5.95 lbs.
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Gaming Performance

Price from $1549.00 (see 1 offer below)

Benchmarks / ratings

CPU Benchmark:90
GPU Benchmark:91
User ratings:85
Popularity score:98

Verdict

  • Very fast processor suitable for the most demanding tasks.
  • High-End graphics card, suitable for the latest 3D games at medium/high settings.
  • Reasonable value for the money (better alternatives exist, see below)
Shopineer score:78/ 100

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Product nameMSI GE Series GE72VR Apache Pro-023GIGABYTE P57Wv7-KL3GIGABYTE P57Xv6-PC3DMSI GS Series GS73VR Stealth Pro-025ASUS ROG G752VT-DH72
CPU Benchmark90better95909090
GPU Benchmark9191better9491worse87
Value for Money58better78better66worse56better79
Popularity98worse8598worse83worse92
Rating85worseworseworse77worse79
Shopineer score78better85better83worse72better84
Price$1549.00worse$1582.49worse$1599.00worse$1689.00$1549.00
Theoretical Price
(based on other laptops with similar specs)
$1525.00$1873.00$1693.00$1614.00$1848.00
Operating SystemWindows 10 Home 64-BitWindows 10 Home 64-BitWindows 10 Home 64-BitWindows 10 Home 64-BitWindows 10 Home 64-Bit
BrandMSIGIGABYTEGIGABYTEMSIASUS
Screen17.3"17.3"17.3"17.3"17.3"
Display TypeFull HDFull HDFull HDFull HDFull HD
Resolution1920 x 10801920 x 10801920 x 10801920 x 10801920 x 1080
LCD FeaturesAnti-Glare IPS-Level Wide View AngleIn-plane Switching (IPS) TechnologyIn-plane Switching (IPS) TechnologyAnti-Glare Wide View Angle 120Hz 5ms 94%NTSCIn-plane Switching (IPS) TechnologyG-Sync supported
TouchscreenNoNoNoNoNo
ProcessorIntel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6 GHzbetterIntel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 GHzIntel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6 GHzIntel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6 GHzIntel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6 GHz
Cores44444
Base Frequency2.6 GHzbetter2.8 GHz2.6 GHz2.6 GHz2.6 GHz
Boost Frequency3.5 GHzbetter3.8 GHz3.5 GHz3.5 GHz3.5 GHz
Memory12 GBbetter16 GBbetter16 GBbetter16 GBbetter16 GB
Max Memory Supported32 GB32 GB32 GB32 GBbetter64 GB
Memory SpeedDDR4 2133betterDDR4 2400DDR4 2133betterDDR4 2400DDR4 2133
HDD1 TB1 TB1 TB1 TB1 TB
HDD RPM7200 RPM7200 RPM7200 RPMworse5400 RPM7200 RPM
SSD256 GB256 GB256 GB256 GBworse128 GB
Optical DriveDVD Super MultiSuper Multi DVD RWDVD Super MultiDL DVD+-RW/CD-RW
WebcamFHD type (30fps@1080p)HD CameraHD CameraFHD type (30fps@1080p)1.2 MP HD Camera
Battery6 cell (51 Whr)Li-polymer 75.81 WhLi-polymer 75.81 Wh3 cell (65 Whr)66 WHrs, 3S2P, 6-cell Li-ion Battery Pack
Battery Life4 hours
Graphics TypeDedicated CardDedicated CardDedicated CardDedicated CardDedicated Card
Graphics CardGeForce GTX 1060GeForce GTX 1060betterGeForce GTX 1070NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060worseGeForce GTX 970M
Video Memory6 GB6 GBbetter8 GB6 GBworse3 GB
CommunicationKiller Gaming Network E2400Gigabit LAN and WLANGigabit LAN and WLAN
WLANIntel 3165 Stone Peak 1 (1x1)802.11ac Wireless LAN802.11ac Wireless LANKiller N1535 Combo (2x2 ac)802.11ac Wireless LAN
ColorAluminum BlackAluminum BlackAluminum BlackAluminum BlackROG Copper Silver
Weight5.95 lbs.worse6.61 lbs.worse6.61 lbs.better5.35 lbs.worse8.8 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).
Game Low Medium High Ultra
Alan Wake14411292
Anno 1404814198
Anno 2070305239164130
Anno 22051101038029
ArmA 244
Ashes of the Singularity685549
Assassin's Creed Syndicate82767031
Assassin's Creed Unity68674632
AssassinĀ“s Creed III929866
Battlefield 1116977774
Battlefield 315514314969
Battlefield 418016815497
Battlefield Hardline17617111578
BioShock Infinite19017615799
Borderlands 2147125123118
Call of Duty 4 - Modern Warfare1031662229
Call of Duty Infinite Warfare12412410289
Call of Juarez Benchmark306
Civilization 511594
Civilization VI70575148
CoD Modern Warfare 2404331262159
Company of Heroes 262646441
Counter-Strike Source437
Crysis - CPU Benchmark25922330280
Crysis - GPU Benchmark28317028573
Crysis 2163116105105
Crysis 314613310252
Crysis Warhead89
Darksiders II338227
Dawn of War II - Chaos Rising137938580
Dead Space 3572434362219
Deus Ex Human Revolution310333168
Deus Ex Mankind Divided114945128
Diablo III245233225204
Dirt 3217218179183
Dirt Rally39713912296
Dirt Showdown123869898
Dishonored 295836459
Dishonored130130130128
Doom 3401
Doom1541439182
Dota 2 Reborn131118156137
Dota 2119117115
Evolve1771529586
F.E.A.R. 260421871295195
F1 2011128828881
F1 2012160145146108
F1 201311810510595
F1 2014120119121114
FIFA 16267256241
FIFA 17233216199198
Fallout 41591318064
Far Cry 2551393174
Far Cry 31201119360
Far Cry 41231188668
Far Cry Primal109877758
Farming Simulator 17209180165154
Fifa 11612565576257
Fifa 12620480416387
Fifa 13518457504533
Fifa 14855629608573
Fifa 15326284251
GRID 2193145132116
GTA IV - Grand Theft Auto751123866
GTA V1221189048
Guild Wars 21216552
Half Life 2 - Lost Coast Benchmark266
Hitman 201674725553
Just Cause 278
Just Cause 31291018271
Left 4 Dead1456170
Mad Max229124114
Mafia 2153141144139
Mafia 3514740
Mass Effect 3617260
Max Payne 392909575
Metal Gear Solid V60606060
Metro 203315516513579
Mirror's Edge Catalyst151646158
Need for Speed 20161261208865
Need for Speed Shift694298166100
No Man's Sky1151026430
Overwatch300278169106
Quake 462
Rainbow Six Siege282230136111
Resident Evil 5177137134
Rise of the Tomb Raider1801327059
Risen205347269168
Saints Row IV89817975
SimCity26715112691
Sims 379862751214
Sims 4169102122119
Sleeping Dogs18514716469
Star Wars Battlefront18618510282
StarCraft 236113312888
Supreme Commander - FA Bench21822824373
The Crew60606060
The Division1851216349
The Elder Scrolls Online97948454
The Evil Within666673
The Secret World81796658
The Witcher 31771366638
Thief98969069
Titanfall 21441438879
Titanfall60606060
Tomb Raider347325286138
Torchlight 211312398
Trackmania Nations Forever853226187
Watch Dogs 2107956643
Watch Dogs94807054
World in Conflict - Benchmark1523714170110
World of Tanks v8132879276
World of Warcraft100969614791
World of Warships198168146134
X-Plane 10.2582472525
XCOM 286635428