MSI GT Series GT72 Dominator Pro G-1252

MSI GT Series GT72 Dominator Pro G-1252 9S7-178211-1252

Description

Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6 GHz, 17.3", 1920 x 1080, 16 GB RAM, 512 GB SSD, 1 TB HDD, GeForce GTX 980M, Windows 10 Home 64-Bit, 8.4 lbs.
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Gaming Performance

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Benchmarks / ratings

CPU Benchmark:90
GPU Benchmark:89
User ratings:80
Popularity score:100

Verdict

  • Very fast processor suitable for the most demanding tasks.
  • High-End graphics card, suitable for the latest 3D games at high settings.
  • Very good value for the money (but even better alternatives exist, see below)
Shopineer score:90/ 100

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Faster GPU
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Product nameMSI GT Series GT72 Dominator Pro G-1252MSI GT Series GT72 Dominator G-1227MSI GT Series GT72VR Dominator-238MSI GE Series GE72 Apache Pro-070MSI GT Series GT72 Dominator G-1253
CPU Benchmark90better94909090
GPU Benchmark89worse88better91worse88worse88
Value for Money91worse76worse71worse77better95
Popularity100worse89worse97worse95worse99
Rating80worseworseworse79worse79
Shopineer score90worse86worse85worse84better91
Price$1499.00better$1469.00better$1488.04better$1299.00better$1399.00
Theoretical Price
(based on other laptops with similar specs)
$2092.00$1700.00$1657.00$1522.00$2308.00
Operating SystemWindows 10 Home 64-BitWindows 10 Home 64-BitWindows 10 Home 64-BitWindows 10 Home 64-BitWindows 10 Home 64-Bit
BrandMSIMSIMSIMSIMSI
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, Wide View Angle, G-SyncAnti-Glare IPS Wide View Angle G-SyncAnti-Glare IPS-Level Wide View Angle, G-Sync SupportedeDP, Non ReflectionAnti-Glare, IPS, Wide View Angle, G-Sync
TouchscreenNoNoNoNoNo
ProcessorIntel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6 GHzbetterIntel Core i7-6820HK 2.7 GHzIntel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6 GHzIntel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6 GHzIntel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6 GHz
Cores44444
Base Frequency2.6 GHzbetter2.7 GHz2.6 GHz2.6 GHz2.6 GHz
Boost Frequency3.5 GHzbetter3.6 GHz3.5 GHz3.5 GHz3.5 GHz
Memory16 GB16 GB16 GB16 GB16 GB
Max Memory Supported64 GB64 GB64 GBworse32 GB64 GB
Memory SpeedDDR4 2133DDR4 2133betterDDR4 2400DDR4 2133DDR4 2133
HDD1 TB1 TB1 TB1 TB
HDD RPM7200 RPM7200 RPM7200 RPM7200 RPM
SSD512 GBworse128 GB512 GB
Optical DriveDVD Super MultiDVD Super MultiDVD Super MultiDVD Super MultiDVD Super Multi
WebcamFHD type (30fps@1080p)FHD type (30fps@1080p)FHD type (30fps@1080p)FHD type (30 fps @ 1080p)FHD type (30fps@1080p)
Battery9 cell (83 WHr)9 cell (83 Whr)9 cell (83 Whr)6 cell, 51 Whr9 cell (83 WHr)
Battery Life
Graphics TypeDedicated CardDedicated CardDedicated CardDedicated CardDedicated Card
Graphics CardGeForce GTX 980MworseGeForce GTX 970MbetterGeForce GTX 1060worseGeForce GTX 970MworseGeForce GTX 970M
Video Memory4 GBworse3 GBbetter6 GBworse3 GBworse3 GB
CommunicationGigabit LAN and WLANGigabit LAN and WLANGigabit LAN and WLANGigabit LAN and WLAN
WLANKiller N1535 Combo (2x2 ac)Killer N1535 Combo (2x2 ac)Killer N1435 Combo (2x2 ac)Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 3165 Stone Peak 1Killer N1535 Combo (2 x 2 ac)
ColorAluminum BlackAluminum BlackAluminum BlackAluminum BlackAluminum Black
Weight8.4 lbs.8.4 lbs.better8.33 lbs.better5.95 lbs.8.4 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 Wake14111480
Anno 1404719178
Anno 2070318144158114
Anno 22051311266323
ArmA 243
Ashes of the Singularity685146
Assassin's Creed Syndicate75725724
Assassin's Creed Unity77634231
AssassinĀ“s Creed III798057
Battlefield 11381247770
Battlefield 314813712162
Battlefield 419619415672
Battlefield Hardline17116210169
BioShock Infinite20919117890
Borderlands 2141123119112
Call of Duty 4 - Modern Warfare874542201
Call of Duty Infinite Warfare1221198271
Call of Juarez Benchmark245
Civilization 510892
CoD Modern Warfare 2369290234156
Company of Heroes 261615838
Counter-Strike Source387
Crysis - CPU Benchmark23719825377
Crysis - GPU Benchmark25715623871
Crysis 213310910394
Crysis 31381199543
Crysis Warhead80
Darksiders II315204
Dawn of War II - Chaos Rising137938579
Dead Space 3511399322208
Deus Ex Human Revolution292299160
Deus Ex Mankind Divided96744123
Diablo III363323297184
Dirt 3212206173163
Dirt Rally39714912175
Dirt Showdown109838384
Dishonored 274684641
Dishonored131131131129
Doom 3393
Doom1221015756
Dota 2 Reborn999491137
Dota 2119116110
Evolve1241147768
F.E.A.R. 249951555262190
F1 2011127779484
F1 2012141119123109
F1 2013133989686
F1 2014119118118110
FIFA 16302254195
FIFA 17184176165165
Fallout 41311257257
Far Cry 2475340163
Far Cry 31201099052
Far Cry 41111047362
Far Cry Primal98716346
Farming Simulator 17183163143113
Fifa 11609522530257
Fifa 12615439373373
Fifa 13531425468448
Fifa 14698513496506
Fifa 15293245232
GRID 2176134119105
GTA IV - Grand Theft Auto631102565
GTA V1351158436
Guild Wars 21276959
Half Life 2 - Lost Coast Benchmark266
Hitman 201666624240
Just Cause 276
Just Cause 31061006960
Left 4 Dead1228161
Mad Max20510898
Mafia 2154146157147
Mafia 3755729
Mass Effect 3606660
Max Payne 385848075
Metal Gear Solid V60605760
Metro 203314816517367
Mirror's Edge Catalyst1251126154
Need for Speed 201697937252
Need for Speed Shift579266155118
No Man's Sky99754826
Overwatch23121714086
Quake 462
Rainbow Six Siege23218611193
Resident Evil 5184131134
Rise of the Tomb Raider140935849
Risen194307229149
Saints Row IV96887765
SimCity23814411784
Sims 364822246200
Sims 4187138109104
Sleeping Dogs17016814958
Star Wars Battlefront1821608875
StarCraft 235613212686
Supreme Commander - FA Bench18819320071
The Crew60606060
The Division1421075542
The Elder Scrolls Online97948454
The Evil Within888773
The Secret World76746454
The Witcher 31721026133
Thief102959362
Titanfall 21441337366
Titanfall60606060
Tomb Raider417363247105
Torchlight 210710992
Trackmania Nations Forever725201169
Watch Dogs 287784630
Watch Dogs99856146
World in Conflict - Benchmark1309615159110
World of Tanks v8123848572
World of Warcraft84058913789
World of Warships198168146134
X-Plane 10.25120593327
XCOM 288614723