MSI GL72 6QD-001

MSI GL72 6QD-001 9S7-179675-001

Description

Intel Core i5-6300HQ 2.3 GHz, 17.3", 1920 x 1080, 8 GB RAM, 1 TB HDD, GeForce GTX 950M, Windows 10 Home 64-Bit Multi-language, 5.95 lbs.
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Gaming Performance

Price from $849.00 (see 3 offers below)

Benchmarks / ratings

CPU Benchmark:82
GPU Benchmark:80
Popularity score:90

Verdict

  • Very fast processor suitable for the most demanding tasks.
  • Mid-Range graphics card, suitable for modern 3D games at medium detail settings.
  • Good value for the money (but even better alternatives exist, see below)
Shopineer score:85/ 100

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Product nameMSI GL72 6QD-001Acer Aspire V17 Nitro Black Edition VN7-792G-76YKAcer Aspire V17 Nitro Black Edition VN7-791G-78ZMComputer Upgrade King 2015 New HP Envy 17t 17.3" Intel Skylake i7-6700HQ 16GB 1TB NVIDIAMSI CX72 6QD-208US
CPU Benchmark82better90better91better9082
GPU Benchmark80better81better8180worse
Value for Money84better95better98better95
Popularity90better94better95worse89better95
Ratingbetter93
Shopineer score85better93better95better90better91
Price$849.00worse$899.00worse$899.99worse$912.99better$799.00
Theoretical Price
(based on other laptops with similar specs)
$1052.00$1501.00$1702.00$1308.00
Operating SystemWindows 10 Home 64-Bit Multi-languageWindows 10 HomeWindows 8.1 64-BitWindows 10 x64Windows 10 Home 64-Bit
BrandMSIAcerAcerComputer Upgrade KingMSI
Screen17.3"17.3"17.3"17.3"17.3"
Display TypeFull HDHD+
Resolution1920 x 10801920 x 10801920 x 1080worse1600 x 900
LCD FeatureseDP, Non ReflectionLED-backlit IPS display, 16:9 aspect ratio, Wide viewing angleLED backlight, In-plane Switching (IPS) Technology16:9 aspect raeDP Non Reflection
TouchscreenNoNoNoNo
ProcessorIntel Core i5-6300HQ 2.3 GHzbetterIntel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6 GHzbetterIntel Core i7-4720HQ 2.6 GHzbetterProcessor: Intel Core i7-6700HQ Quad Core ProcessorIntel Core i5-6300HQ 2.3 GHz
Cores4444
Base Frequency2.3 GHzbetter2.6 GHzbetter2.6 GHz2.3 GHz
Boost Frequency3.2 GHz3.2 GHz
Memory8 GBbetter16 GBbetter16 GBbetter16 GBbetter12 GB
Max Memory Supported32 GB32 GBworse16 GB32 GB
Memory SpeedDDR4 2133DDR3L SDRAMDDR4 2133
HDD1 TB1 TB1 TB1 TB1 TB
HDD RPM5400 RPM5400 RPM5400 RPM5400 RPM
SSD256 GB128 GB
Optical DriveDVD Super Multi8X DVD-Super Multi Double-Layer Drive (M-DISC enabled)DVD Super MultiDVD Super Multi
Webcam720p HD WebcamHD Webcam (1280 x 720)HD WebcamFHD type (30fps@1080p)
Battery6-cell lithium ion3-cell Li-polymer Battery (4780 mAh)3-cell lithium ion6-cell lithium ion
Battery Life7 hours
Graphics TypeDedicated CardDedicated CardDedicated CardDedicated Card
Graphics CardGeForce GTX 950MbetterGeForce GTX 960MbetterGeForce GTX 960MGraphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 950M 4GB GDDR5worseGeForce 940MX
Video Memory2 GBbetter4 GBbetter4 GB2 GB
CommunicationGigabit LAN and WLANGigabit LAN and WLANGigabit LAN and WLAN
WLANIntel Dual Band Wireless-AC 3165 Stone Peak 1802.11ac Wireless LAN802.11ac Wireless LANIntel 3165 Stone Peak 1 (1x1)
ColorBlackBlackBlackBlack
Weight5.95 lbs.worse6.83 lbs.worse6.61 lbs.better5.16 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 Wake1036733
Anno 1404296100
Anno 207019111911242
Anno 22058543209
ArmA 243
Ashes of the Singularity331716
Assassin's Creed Syndicate3932207
Assassin's Creed Unity4431168
AssassinĀ“s Creed III775926
Battlefield 197753430
Battlefield 3112836729
Battlefield 4111795824
Battlefield Hardline1101073723
BioShock Infinite1351008630
Borderlands 21201008355
Call of Duty 4 - Modern Warfare414268177
Call of Duty Infinite Warfare65573228
Call of Juarez Benchmark117
Civilization 58242
CoD Modern Warfare 2252154126101
Company of Heroes 249442913
Counter-Strike Source190
Crysis - CPU Benchmark1671148535
Crysis - GPU Benchmark1551087936
Crysis 210110210346
Crysis 379473413
Crysis Warhead44
Darksiders II13383
Dawn of War II - Chaos Rising118838463
Dead Space 326316613279
Deus Ex Human Revolution21913964
Deus Ex Mankind Divided3427157
Diablo III278206166103
Dirt 318312310748
Dirt Rally165904923
Dirt Showdown122907941
Dishonored 235322422
Dishonored12812712081
Doom 3305
Doom62512922
Dota 2 Reborn51403631
Dota 26311767
Evolve67492623
F.E.A.R. 21557519152125
F1 2011149956753
F1 201217013611869
F1 201313611310471
F1 2014117998769
FIFA 1617110873
FIFA 171431207795
Fallout 468412219
Far Cry 222516797
Far Cry 386775018
Far Cry 467562621
Far Cry Primal54252217
Farming Simulator 171851556543
Fifa 11529387329248
Fifa 12471322264209
Fifa 13464352310234
Fifa 14414327292220
Fifa 1516213391
GRID 21491099334
GTA IV - Grand Theft Auto23632864
GTA V85712812
Guild Wars 21016123
Half Life 2 - Lost Coast Benchmark265
Hitman 201638351613
Just Cause 259
Just Cause 363522723
Left 4 Dead478121
Mad Max653331
Mafia 21321189867
Mafia 3321910
Mass Effect 3606059
Max Payne 381785339
Metal Gear Solid V60603827
Metro 20331341528429
Mirror's Edge Catalyst69542520
Need for Speed 201667623324
Need for Speed Shift20514111897
No Man's Sky36291811
Overwatch1531076533
Quake 462
Rainbow Six Siege111703828
Resident Evil 516211892
Rise of the Tomb Raider53352017
Risen1541359872
Saints Row IV67594230
SimCity93875628
Sims 31550589155
Sims 4166935546
Sleeping Dogs1431437117
Star Wars Battlefront101602723
StarCraft 22851089757
Supreme Commander - FA Bench105979453
The Crew60593216
The Division55401914
The Elder Scrolls Online86776537
The Evil Within605135
The Secret World66573824
The Witcher 358371911
Thief64494120
Titanfall 295693025
Titanfall60605740
Tomb Raider2271237133
Torchlight 21609698
Trackmania Nations Forever30112077
Watch Dogs 25345214
Watch Dogs50421911
World in Conflict - Benchmark39219112167
World of Tanks v8115655536
World of Warcraft25222310855
World of Warships106966747
X-Plane 10.2584412415
XCOM 26123157