MSI GT Series GT72VR Dominator Pro-288

MSI GT Series GT72VR Dominator Pro-288 9S7-178511-288

Description

Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6 GHz, 17.3", 1920 x 1080, 16 GB RAM, 1 TB HDD, GeForce GTX 1070, Windows 10 Home 64-Bit, 8.33 lbs.
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Gaming Performance

Price from $1828.83 (see 1 offer below)

Benchmarks / ratings

CPU Benchmark:90
GPU Benchmark:94
User ratings:62
Popularity score:82

Verdict

  • Very fast processor suitable for the most demanding tasks.
  • High-End graphics card, suitable for the latest 3D games at high settings.
  • Reasonable value for the money (better alternatives exist, see below)
Shopineer score:67/ 100

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Product nameMSI GT Series GT72VR Dominator Pro-288MSI GT Series GT72VR DOMINATOR PRO-448GIGABYTE P Series P37Xv6-PC4DMSI GT Series GT72VR Dominator Pro-288
CPU Benchmark90better959090
GPU Benchmark94949494
Value for Money51better66better57better53
Popularity82better99better86better96
Rating62worsebetter75worse
Shopineer score67better85better73better77
Price$1828.83worse$1899.00worse$1899.00better$1799.00
Theoretical Price
(based on other laptops with similar specs)
$1665.00$2021.00$1851.00$1665.00
Operating SystemWindows 10 Home 64-BitWindows 10 Home 64-BitWindows 10 Home 64-BitWindows 10 Home 64-Bit
BrandMSIMSIGIGABYTEMSI
Screen17.3"17.3"17.3"17.3"
Display TypeFull HDFull HDFull HDFull HD
Resolution1920 x 10801920 x 10801920 x 10801920 x 1080
LCD FeaturesAnti-Glare Wide View Angle 120Hz 5ms 94% NTSCAnti-Glare Wide View Angle 120Hz 5ms 94%NTSCIPS anti-glare display LCDAnti-Glare Wide View Angle 120Hz 5ms 94% NTSC
TouchscreenNoNoNoNo
ProcessorIntel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6 GHzbetterIntel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 GHzIntel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6 GHzIntel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6 GHz
Cores4444
Base Frequency2.6 GHzbetter2.8 GHz2.6 GHz2.6 GHz
Boost Frequency3.5 GHzbetter3.8 GHz3.5 GHz3.5 GHz
Memory16 GB16 GB16 GB16 GB
Max Memory Supported64 GB64 GBworse32 GB64 GB
Memory SpeedDDR4 2400DDR4 2400DDR4 2400DDR4 2400
HDD1 TB1 TB1 TB1 TB
HDD RPM7200 RPM7200 RPM7200 RPM7200 RPM
SSD256 GB512 GB
Optical DriveDVD Super MultiDVD Super MultiDVD Super MultiDVD Super Multi
WebcamFHD type (30fps@1080p)FHD type (30fps@1080p)HD CameraFHD type (30fps@1080p)
Battery9 cell (83 Whr)9 cell (83 Whr)Li-Polymer 11.1V, 75.81Wh9 cell (83 Whr)
Battery Life
Graphics TypeDedicated CardDedicated CardDedicated CardDedicated Card
Graphics CardGeForce GTX 1070GeForce GTX 1070GeForce GTX 1070GeForce GTX 1070
Video Memory8 GB8 GB8 GB8 GB
CommunicationGigabit LAN and WLANGigabit LAN and WLANGigabit LAN and WLANGigabit LAN and WLAN
WLANKiller N1535 Combo (2x2 ac)Killer N1435 Combo (2x2 ac)802.11ac Wireless LANKiller N1435 Combo (2x2 ac)
ColorAluminum BlackAluminum BlackAluminum BlackAluminum Black
Weight8.33 lbs.8.33 lbs.better6.17 lbs.8.33 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 Wake161121124
Anno 14041170254
Anno 2070305272167161
Anno 22051501469145
ArmA 245
Ashes of the Singularity605956
Assassin's Creed Syndicate91907346
Assassin's Creed Unity105967556
AssassinĀ“s Creed III13215295
Battlefield 1176160123114
Battlefield 318117520489
Battlefield 4198193189138
Battlefield Hardline1651657946
BioShock Infinite208184172131
Borderlands 2171135137134
Call of Duty 4 - Modern Warfare1453927294
Call of Duty Infinite Warfare124124121115
Call of Juarez Benchmark432
Civilization 5135109
Civilization VI72595252
CoD Modern Warfare 2509453355177
Company of Heroes 268726838
Counter-Strike Source584
Crysis - CPU Benchmark32129845193
Crysis - GPU Benchmark37121242683
Crysis 2257137112141
Crysis 316315012472
Crysis Warhead117
Darksiders II427307
Dawn of War II - Chaos Rising137938583
Dead Space 3749557477272
Deus Ex Human Revolution363433212
Deus Ex Mankind Divided1161077441
Diablo III290283264288
Dirt 3232254195241
Dirt Rally29415511394
Dirt Showdown15499132134
Dishonored 294897865
Dishonored133134135130
Doom 3423
Doom148141127119
Dota 2 Reborn151136142139
Dota 2120120120
Evolve202197150133
F.E.A.R. 291172797394215
F1 2011131959292
F1 2012203202195126
F1 2013125121118106
F1 2014118118118110
FIFA 16338298210
FIFA 17370360309302
Fallout 4162154106102
Far Cry 2774548204
Far Cry 315014512481
Far Cry 4148144125113
Far Cry Primal1151009083
Farming Simulator 17249215198188
Fifa 11670687747257
Fifa 12677597536468
Fifa 13553544625736
Fifa 141290947918776
Fifa 15455335266
GRID 2233168141143
GTA IV - Grand Theft Auto1104186167
GTA V16715312065
Guild Wars 21696971
Half Life 2 - Lost Coast Benchmark267
Hitman 201682816262
Just Cause 287
Just Cause 315514610096
Left 4 Dead2127197
Mad Max279177166
Mafia 2160141209178
Mafia 3777354
Mass Effect 3618960
Max Payne 311010913091
Metal Gear Solid V60606057
Metro 2033176165136127
Mirror's Edge Catalyst17613810092
Need for Speed 20161431299685
Need for Speed Shift1029406199100
No Man's Sky12712410950
Overwatch296293243157
Quake 462
Rainbow Six Siege321269192168
Resident Evil 5180147134
Rise of the Tomb Raider18815710592
Risen241494386220
Saints Row IV72969594
SimCity383194162120
Sims 3123984233251
Sims 4188171118112
Sleeping Dogs240204191118
Star Wars Battlefront200198142126
StarCraft 238214213494
Supreme Commander - FA Bench29631734479
The Crew60606060
The Division2281679778
The Elder Scrolls Online1041046843
The Evil Within15713888
The Secret World88886872
The Witcher 320316110257
Thief11711510389
Titanfall 2144144124114
Titanfall60606060
Tomb Raider437411392207
Torchlight 2129162116
Trackmania Nations Forever1231298239
Watch Dogs 21181089061
Watch Dogs106936758
World in Conflict - Benchmark23031075201121
World of Tanks v81559811292
World of Warcraft1502100817497
World of Warships208160143148
X-Plane 10.25123573125
XCOM 286756239