MSI GE72 Apache Pro-029

MSI GE72 Apache Pro-029

Description

Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz (Skylake), 17.3", 1920 x 1080, 16 GB RAM, 128 GB SSD, 1 TB HDD, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960M 2GB GDDR5, Windows 10, 5.95 lbs.
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Gaming Performance

Price from $1199.00 (see 2 offers below)

Benchmarks / ratings

CPU Benchmark:90
GPU Benchmark:81
Popularity score:88

Verdict

  • Very fast processor suitable for the most demanding tasks.
  • High-End graphics card, suitable for the latest 3D games at medium/high settings.
  • Very good value for the money (but even better alternatives exist, see below)
Shopineer score:89/ 100

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Product nameMSI GE72 Apache Pro-029MSI GE Series GE72 Apache-235msi GE72 Apache Pro-070Computer Upgrade King HP Pavilion 17 Gamer 17.3" Touchscreen NotebookMSI GE Series GE72 Apache Pro-029
CPU Benchmark90better91909090
GPU Benchmark8181better8781worse
Value for Money90better92worse81better96
Popularity88worse65better90worse83better89
Ratingbetter80better79
Shopineer score89worse84worse86worse87better90
Price$1199.00better$1058.98worse$1299.00worse$1249.99better$1149.00
Theoretical Price
(based on other laptops with similar specs)
$1599.00$1536.00$1574.00$1942.00
Operating SystemWindows 10Windows 10 Home 64-BitWindows 10Windows 10 Home 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 FeatureseDP Wide View AngleNon Reflection
TouchscreenNo
ProcessorIntel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz (Skylake)betterIntel Core i7-5700HQ 2.7 GHzIntel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz (Turbo up to 3.5GHz) SkylakeProcessor: Intel Core i7-6700HQ Quad Core ProcessorIntel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6 GHz
Cores44444
Base Frequency2.6 GHzbetter2.7 GHz2.6 GHz2.6 GHz
Boost Frequency3.5 GHz3.5 GHz
Memory16 GB16 GB16 GBbetter32 GB16 GB
Max Memory Supported16 GB32 GB
Memory SpeedDDR3L 1600DDR4 2133
HDD1 TB1 TB1 TB1 TB1 TB
HDD RPM7200 RPM7200 RPM
SSD128 GB128 GBbetter256 GB128 GB
Optical DriveDVD Super MultiDVD Super MultiDVD Super MultiDVD Super Multi
WebcamFHD type (30fps@1080p)720p HD WebcamFHD type (30fps@1080p)FHD type (30fps@1080p)
Battery6 cell (51Whr)6-cell lithium ion6-cell lithium ion
Battery Life
Graphics TypeDedicated CardDedicated CardDedicated CardDedicated Card
Graphics CardNVIDIA GeForce GTX 960M 2GB GDDR5NVIDIA Geforce GTX 960MbetterNVIDIA Geforce GTX970M 3G GDDR5Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960M 4GB GDDR5worseGeforce GTX960M
Video Memory2 GB2 GB2 GB
CommunicationKiller Gaming Network E2400, Intel 3165 Stone Peak 1 (1x1) + BT4Killer E2200 Game NetworkingIntel 3165 Stone Peak 1 (1x1) + BT4.0 M.2 typeGigabit LAN and WLAN
WLANIntel 1x1 Wireless-AC 3160 a/cIntel 3165 Stone Peak 1 (1x1)Intel 3165 Stone Peak 1 (1 x 1)
ColorAluminum BlackAluminum Black
Weight5.95 lbs.5.95 lbs.5.95 lbs.better4.81 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).
Game Low Medium High Ultra
Alan Wake1227838
Anno 1404336105
Anno 207019614310855
Anno 2205105602610
ArmA 243
Ashes of the Singularity312321
Assassin's Creed Syndicate5948305
Assassin's Creed Unity51392611
AssassinĀ“s Creed III524230
Battlefield 1129843734
Battlefield 3120836736
Battlefield 41441108133
Battlefield Hardline1441095132
BioShock Infinite16513011845
Borderlands 2114978860
Call of Duty 4 - Modern Warfare467306190
Call of Duty Infinite Warfare78724133
Call of Juarez Benchmark136
Civilization 58454
Civilization VI82603325
CoD Modern Warfare 2264169137114
Company of Heroes 259584016
Counter-Strike Source218
Crysis - CPU Benchmark17512310245
Crysis - GPU Benchmark1651139645
Crysis 210110210354
Crysis 3119795421
Crysis Warhead49
Darksiders II15499
Dawn of War II - Chaos Rising118838472
Dead Space 330920515793
Deus Ex Human Revolution21916778
Deus Ex Mankind Divided38301710
Diablo III293224202121
Dirt 321914813361
Dirt Rally2341097333
Dirt Showdown98817848
Dishonored 241362725
Dishonored124123124104
Doom 3329
Doom69573428
Dota 2 Reborn90716163
Dota 2118113101
Evolve86663631
F.E.A.R. 21925629163146
F1 2011149956753
F1 201217013612196
F1 201314712111484
F1 201411911010887
FIFA 1617814599
FIFA 1718116110398
Fallout 497573125
Far Cry 2252185114
Far Cry 3104936123
Far Cry 486743731
Far Cry Primal72342922
Farming Simulator 171911658760
Fifa 11533401348265
Fifa 12485322264209
Fifa 13323258251173
Fifa 14356264263241
Fifa 15201183129
GRID 216612910447
GTA IV - Grand Theft Auto27840262
GTA V1251144418
Guild Wars 21005731
Half Life 2 - Lost Coast Benchmark265
Hitman 201647462018
Just Cause 259
Just Cause 372643631
Left 4 Dead558120
Mad Max994945
Mafia 215714412781
Mafia 3342412
Mass Effect 3606060
Max Payne 384816546
Metal Gear Solid V60605638
Metro 20331341619531
Mirror's Edge Catalyst96623024
Need for Speed 201677703928
Need for Speed Shift245153122109
No Man's Sky48412411
Overwatch1901446940
Quake 462
Rainbow Six Siege1591055546
Resident Evil 5162128107
Rise of the Tomb Raider65472623
Risen15815111283
Saints Row IV88775836
SimCity70524431
Sims 32077766155
Sims 41831097162
Sleeping Dogs1861469224
Star Wars Battlefront105793833
StarCraft 2306767083
Supreme Commander - FA Bench11510910853
The Crew60605233
The Division71532519
The Elder Scrolls Online89817141
The Evil Within946840
The Secret World66573825
The Witcher 381512514
Thief73635428
Titanfall 2115813631
Titanfall60606047
Tomb Raider28117111251
Torchlight 2155108102
Trackmania Nations Forever34712989
Watch Dogs 264532615
Watch Dogs75612915
World in Conflict - Benchmark47923112479
World of Tanks v8111684740
World of Warcraft34221811757
World of Warships1351199869
X-Plane 10.25105542917
XCOM 27232209