MSI GL72 6QF-405

MSI GL72 6QF-405 9S7-179586-405

Description

Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6 GHz, 17.3", 1920 x 1080, 8 GB RAM, 1 TB HDD, GeForce GTX 960M, Windows 10 Home 64-Bit Multi-language, 5.95 lbs.
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Gaming Performance

Price from $949.00 (see 3 offers below)

Benchmarks / ratings

CPU Benchmark:90
GPU Benchmark:81
User ratings:79
Popularity score:96

Verdict

  • Very fast processor suitable for the most demanding tasks.
  • High-End graphics card, suitable for the latest 3D games at medium/high settings.
  • Good value for the money (but even better alternatives exist, see below)
Shopineer score:84/ 100

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MSI GL72 6QF-405 9S7-179586-405
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Computer Upgrade King 2015 New HP Envy 17t 17.3
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MSI GL72 6QD-001 9S7-179675-001
Product nameMSI GL72 6QF-405MSI GE Series GE72 Apache-235ASUS ROG G751JL-WH71(WX)Computer Upgrade King 2015 New HP Envy 17t 17.3" Intel Skylake i7-6700HQ 16GB 1TB NVIDIAMSI GL72 6QD-001
CPU Benchmark90better92better9190worse82
GPU Benchmark8181better84worse80worse80
Value for Money78better92better95better84
Popularity96better9996worse89worse90
Rating79better8079worseworse
Shopineer score84better91better91better90better85
Price$949.00worse$999.00worse$999.00better$912.99better$849.00
Theoretical Price
(based on other laptops with similar specs)
$1123.00$1433.00$1677.00$1049.00
Operating SystemWindows 10 Home 64-Bit Multi-languageWindows 10 Home 64-BitWindows 10 Home 64-BitWindows 10 x64Windows 10 Home 64-Bit Multi-language
BrandMSIMSIASUSComputer 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, Non ReflectioneDP Wide View AngleIn-plane Switching (IPS) TechnologyeDP, Non Reflection
TouchscreenNoNoNoNo
ProcessorIntel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6 GHzbetterIntel Core i7-5700HQ 2.7 GHzbetterIntel Core i7-4720HQ 2.6 GHzProcessor: Intel Core i7-6700HQ Quad Core ProcessorworseIntel Core i5-6300HQ 2.3 GHz
Cores4444
Base Frequency2.6 GHzbetter2.7 GHz2.6 GHzworse2.3 GHz
Boost Frequency3.5 GHz3.5 GHzbetter3.6 GHzworse3.2 GHz
Memory8 GBbetter16 GBbetter16 GBbetter16 GB8 GB
Max Memory Supported32 GBworse16 GBworse16 GB32 GB
Memory SpeedDDR4 2133worseDDR3L 1600worseDDR3L 1600DDR4 2133
HDD1 TB1 TB1 TB1 TB1 TB
HDD RPM5400 RPMbetter7200 RPM5400 RPM5400 RPM
SSD
Optical DriveDVD Super MultiDVD Super MultiDL DVD±RW/CD-RWDVD Super Multi
Webcam720p HD Webcam720p HD Webcam1.2 MP HD Camera720p HD Webcam
Battery6-cell lithium ion6-cell lithium ion8-cell lithium ion6-cell lithium ion
Battery Life4 hours
Graphics TypeDedicated CardDedicated CardDedicated CardDedicated Card
Graphics CardGeForce GTX 960MNVIDIA Geforce GTX 960MbetterNVIDIA GeForce GTX 965MworseGraphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 950M 4GB GDDR5worseGeForce GTX 950M
Video Memory2 GB2 GB2 GB2 GB
CommunicationKiller E2200 Game Networking
WLANIntel Dual Band Wireless-AC 3165 Stone Peak 1Intel 1x1 Wireless-AC 3160 a/c802.11ac Wireless LANIntel Dual Band Wireless-AC 3165 Stone Peak 1
ColorBlackAluminum BlackBlackBlack
Weight5.95 lbs.5.95 lbs.worse8.4 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 Wake1227838
Anno 1404342105
Anno 207019614310855
Anno 2205105602610
ArmA 243
Ashes of the Singularity312321
Assassin's Creed Syndicate5948305
Assassin's Creed Unity51392611
Assassin´s Creed III524230
Battlefield 1129843734
Battlefield 3120836736
Battlefield 41441108133
Battlefield Hardline1441095132
BioShock Infinite16513011845
Borderlands 2114978860
Call of Duty 4 - Modern Warfare463298190
Call of Duty Infinite Warfare78724133
Call of Juarez Benchmark131
Civilization 58555
CoD Modern Warfare 2264169138114
Company of Heroes 259584016
Counter-Strike Source218
Crysis - CPU Benchmark17512310345
Crysis - GPU Benchmark1661139645
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 322014813461
Dirt Rally2341097333
Dirt Showdown98817848
Dishonored 241362725
Dishonored124123124104
Doom 3332
Doom69573428
Dota 2 Reborn73635053
Dota 2118113101
Evolve86663631
F.E.A.R. 21926630163146
F1 2011149956753
F1 201217013812196
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 11537401351265
Fifa 12485322264209
Fifa 13323258251173
Fifa 14356264263241
Fifa 15201183129
GRID 216612910447
GTA IV - Grand Theft Auto27840362
GTA V1251134418
Guild Wars 21005731
Half Life 2 - Lost Coast Benchmark265
Hitman 201647462018
Just Cause 259
Just Cause 372633631
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 Shift245154122109
No Man's Sky48412411
Overwatch1901446940
Quake 462
Rainbow Six Siege1591055546
Resident Evil 5162127107
Rise of the Tomb Raider65472623
Risen15815311283
Saints Row IV88775836
SimCity70524431
Sims 32078767155
Sims 41831097162
Sleeping Dogs1861469224
Star Wars Battlefront105793833
StarCraft 2297767083
Supreme Commander - FA Bench11410710653
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 - Benchmark49123612479
World of Tanks v8111684740
World of Warcraft34221811757
World of Warships1351199869
X-Plane 10.25105542917
XCOM 27232209