MSI GL72 6QF-696

MSI GL72 6QF-696

Description

Intel Core i5-6300HQ 2.3 GHz, 17.3", 1920 x 1080, 32 GB RAM, 256 GB SSD, 1 TB HDD, GeForce GTX 960M, Windows 10 Home 64-Bit, 5.95 lbs.
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Gaming Performance

Price from $999.00 (see 4 offers below)

Benchmarks / ratings

CPU Benchmark:83
GPU Benchmark:81
Popularity score:86

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:91/ 100

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Product nameMSI GL72 6QF-696MSI GP Series GP72 Leopard Pro-695ASUS ROG G751JL-WH71(WX)2016 Newest HP Pavilion 17.3" Flagship Laptop, 6th Gen Skylake IntelASUS Zenbook NX500JK-XH72T
CPU Benchmark83better90better90better90better88
GPU Benchmark8181better83worseworse78
Value for Money100worse94worse97100
Popularity86better93better93better90worse67
Ratingbetter85better79
Shopineer score919191worse90worse87
Price$999.00$999.00better$949.00worse$999.99better$979.00
Theoretical Price
(based on other laptops with similar specs)
$1981.00$1605.00$1718.00$2224.00
Operating SystemWindows 10 Home 64-BitWindows 10 Home 64-BitWindows 10 Home 64-BitWindows 10 HomeWindows 8.1 Pro 64-Bit
BrandMSIMSIASUSHPASUS
Screen17.3"17.3"17.3"17.3"15.6"
Display TypeFull HDFull HDFull HD
Resolution1920 x 10801920 x 10801920 x 1080better3820 x 2160
LCD FeatureseDP, Non ReflectioneDP, Non ReflectionIn-plane Switching (IPS) TechnologyIPSLED Backlight Touchscreen LCD Panel Glare panel
TouchscreenNoNoNobetterYes
ProcessorIntel Core i5-6300HQ 2.3 GHzbetterIntel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6 GHzbetterIntel Core i7-4720HQ 2.6 GHzbetterNewest 6th Gen Skylake Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.60 GHz with Turbo betterIntel Core i7-4712HQ 2.30 GHz
Cores44444
Base Frequency2.3 GHzbetter2.6 GHzbetter2.6 GHz2.3 GHz
Boost Frequency3.2 GHzbetter3.5 GHzbetter3.6 GHzbetter3.3 GHz
Memory32 GBworse16 GBworse16 GBworse8 GBworse16 GB
Max Memory Supported32 GB32 GBworse16 GBworse16 GB
Memory SpeedDDR4 2133DDR4 2133worseDDR3L 1600worseDDR3L 1600
HDD1 TB1 TB1 TB1 TB
HDD RPM7200 RPM7200 RPMworse5400 RPM
SSD256 GBworse128 GBbetter512 GB
Optical DriveDVD Super MultiDVD Super MultiDL DVD±RW/CD-RW
Webcam720p HD Webcam720p HD Webcam1.2 MP HD CameraHD Camera
Battery6-cell battery6-cell battery8-cell lithium ion6Cells 96 Whrs Polymer Battery
Battery Life4 hours
Graphics TypeDedicated CardDedicated CardDedicated CardDedicated Card
Graphics CardGeForce GTX 960MGeForce GTX 960MbetterNVIDIA GeForce GTX 965MworseworseNVIDIA GeForce GTX 850M
Video Memory2 GB2 GB2 GB2 GB
CommunicationGigabit LAN and WLANGigabit LAN and WLANLAN and WLAN
WLANIntel 3165 Stone Peak 1 (1x1)Intel 3165 Stone Peak 1 (1x1)802.11ac Wireless LANDual-Band 802.11AC Wi-Fi
ColorBlackBlackBlackSilver Aluminium
Weight5.95 lbs.5.95 lbs.worse8.4 lbs.better5 lbs.better5 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
Assassin´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