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 $1799.00 (see 1 offer below)

Benchmarks / ratings

CPU Benchmark:89
GPU Benchmark:94
Popularity score:96

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:76/ 100

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MSI GT Series GT72VR Dominator Pro-288 9S7-178511-288
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Better Value
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Product nameMSI GT Series GT72VR Dominator Pro-288MSI GT Series GT72 Dominator G-1667GIGABYTE P57Xv6-PC3DMSI GT Series GT72 Dominator Pro G-1252
CPU Benchmark89better918989
GPU Benchmark94worse8794worse88
Value for Money51better55better76
Popularity96worse78better98better99
Ratingbetter79
Shopineer score76better85better78better84
Price$1799.00$1799.00$1799.00$1799.00
Theoretical Price
(based on other laptops with similar specs)
$1632.00$1701.00$2082.00
Operating SystemWindows 10 Home 64-BitWindows 10 HomeWindows 10 Home 64-BitWindows 10 Home 64-Bit
BrandMSIMSIGIGABYTEMSI
Screen17.3"17.3"17.3"17.3"
Display TypeFull HDFull HDFull HD
Resolution1920 x 10801920 x 10801920 x 1080
LCD FeaturesAnti-Glare Wide View Angle 120Hz 5ms 94% NTSCeDP, Non ReflectionIn-plane Switching (IPS) TechnologyAnti-Glare, IPS, Wide View Angle, G-Sync
TouchscreenNoNoNoNo
ProcessorIntel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6 GHzbetterIntel Core i7-5700HQ 2.7 GHzIntel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6 GHzIntel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6 GHz
Cores4444
Base Frequency2.6 GHzbetter2.7 GHz2.6 GHz2.6 GHz
Boost Frequency3.5 GHz3.5 GHz3.5 GHz
Memory16 GB16 GB16 GB16 GB
Max Memory Supported64 GBworse32 GBworse32 GB64 GB
Memory SpeedDDR4 2400worseDDR3L 1600worseDDR4 2133worseDDR4 2133
HDD1 TB1 TB1 TB1 TB
HDD RPM7200 RPM7200 RPM7200 RPM7200 RPM
SSD256 GB256 GB512 GB
Optical DriveDVD Super MultiSuper Multi (9.5mm)DVD Super MultiDVD Super Multi
WebcamFHD type (30fps@1080p)FHD type (30fps@1080p)HD CameraFHD type (30fps@1080p)
Battery9 cell (83 Whr)9-cell lithium ionLi-polymer 75.81 Wh9 cell (83 WHr)
Battery Life
Graphics TypeDedicated CardDedicated CardDedicated CardDedicated Card
Graphics CardGeForce GTX 1070worseNVIDIA Geforce GTX 970MGeForce GTX 1070worseGeForce GTX 980M
Video Memory8 GBworse3 GB8 GBworse4 GB
CommunicationGigabit LAN and WLANKiller Gaming NetworkGigabit LAN and WLANGigabit LAN and WLAN
WLANKiller N1435 Combo (2x2 ac)Killer N1525 Combo (2x2 ac)802.11ac Wireless LANKiller N1535 Combo (2x2 ac)
ColorAluminum BlackAluminum BlackAluminum BlackAluminum Black
Weight8.33 lbs.worse8.4 lbs.better6.61 lbs.worse8.4 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 Wake21319998
Anno 14041113274
Anno 2070229249167162
Anno 22051451449145
ArmA 2212
Ashes of the Singularity695956
Assassin's Creed Syndicate91907346
Assassin's Creed Unity105977656
AssassinĀ“s Creed III16017678
Battlefield 1162145120110
Battlefield 321221916484
Battlefield 4198192189138
Battlefield Hardline1721677946
BioShock Infinite203183180130
Borderlands 2205115137133
Call of Duty 4 - Modern Warfare136843294
Call of Duty Infinite Warfare124124121114
Civilization 531669
Civilization VI72585251
Company of Heroes 265706838
Crysis - CPU Benchmark121072140472
Crysis - GPU Benchmark16567841380
Crysis 232357216112
Crysis 316315012472
Crysis Warhead117
Darksiders II423251
Dawn of War II - Chaos Rising282917561370818
Dead Space 3395465466295
Deus Ex Human Revolution1289446215
Deus Ex Mankind Divided1161077542
Diablo III485444446331
Dirt 3268265203231
Dirt Rally29415511394
Dirt Showdown122123163153
Dishonored 294898569
Dishonored137137138130
Doom 37195
Doom148141126119
Dota 2 Reborn172144142141
Dota 2120120120
Evolve203198151134
F.E.A.R. 2911727971346
F1 2011609253801072316
F1 2012219164151148
F1 2013140123122106
F1 2014118118118110
FIFA 16342294210
FIFA 17370360309302
Fallout 4155153113103
Far Cry 2992751437
Far Cry 315214712381
Far Cry 4148144125113
Far Cry Primal1151009083
Farming Simulator 17249215198188
Fifa 11126231358
Fifa 1224031380746467
Fifa 13512542485588
Fifa 14783579509435
Fifa 15456336266
For Honor242154147110
GRID 2241176164143
GTA IV - Grand Theft Auto30930
GTA V16715312065
Ghost Recon Wildlands134949052
Guild Wars 21616971
Half Life 2 - Lost Coast Benchmark579
Hitman 201682816262
Just Cause 2177
Just Cause 315414410096
Left 4 Dead37387
Mad Max278177166
Mafia 2158149209156
Mafia 3777560
Mass Effect 36010960
Mass Effect Andromeda1411148275
Max Payne 311512413680
Metal Gear Solid V60606057
Metro 2033226165136128
Mirror's Edge Catalyst17613810092
Need for Speed 20161431299685
Need for Speed Shift11851347467
No Man's Sky12712410950
Overwatch296293243157
Quake 462
Rainbow Six Siege321274192168
Resident Evil 55257424189
Resident Evil 7369274158132
Rise of the Tomb Raider18016310592
Risen1117311297265
Saints Row IV72969694
SimCity37618319586
Sims 31388843903746
Sims 4188171118112
Sleeping Dogs290277192117
Star Wars Battlefront200199142126
StarCraft 278323712894
Supreme Commander - FA Bench210534097574
The Crew60606060
The Division2281679778
The Elder Scrolls Online981017544
The Evil Within15813989
The Secret World112916541235
The Witcher 320316110258
Thief11711510389
Titanfall 2144144130121
Titanfall60606060
Tomb Raider413411362206
Torchlight 2253201160
Trackmania Nations Forever1139371143
Watch Dogs 21181088762
Watch Dogs106936758
World in Conflict - Benchmark440283132160
World of Tanks v8237120123130
World of Warcraft69370135695
World of Warships200159138152
X-Plane 10.25124573025
XCOM 286756940