msi GE72 Apache Pro-070

msi GE72 Apache Pro-070

Description

Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz (Turbo up to 3.5GHz) Skylake, 17.3", 1920 x 1080, 16 GB RAM, 128 GB SSD, 1 TB HDD, NVIDIA Geforce GTX970M 3G GDDR5, Windows 10, 5.95 lbs.
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Gaming Performance

Price from $1299.00 (see 3 offers below)

Benchmarks / ratings

CPU Benchmark:90
GPU Benchmark:88
Popularity score:93

Verdict

  • Very fast processor suitable for the most demanding tasks.
  • High-End graphics card, suitable for the latest 3D games at high settings.
  • Good value for the money (but even better alternatives exist, see below)
Shopineer score:86/ 100

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Product namemsi GE72 Apache Pro-070MSI GS Series GS70 Stealth-608MSI GE Series GE72VR Apache Pro-010Computer Upgrade King MSI GP72 Leopard Pro 17.3" Blu-Ray i7-6700HQ 16GB RAM 128GB SSD +MSI GE Series GE72 Apache Pro-029
CPU Benchmark90better92909090
GPU Benchmark88worse84better91worse81worse81
Value for Money77worse68worse58better82
Popularity93worse41worse89worse71worse58
Ratingbetter93better78
Shopineer score86worse72worse77worse81worse78
Price$1299.00worse$1408.98worse$1399.00worse$1324.99better$1249.99
Theoretical Price
(based on other laptops with similar specs)
$1522.00$1524.00$1376.00$1525.00
Operating SystemWindows 10Windows 8.1 64-BitWindows 10 HomeWindows 10 x64Windows 10 Home 64-Bit
BrandmsiMSIMSIComputer 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 ReflectionAnti-Glare IPS-Level Wide View AngleNon Reflection
TouchscreenNoNo
ProcessorIntel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz (Turbo up to 3.5GHz) SkylakebetterIntel Core i7-5700HQ 2.70 GHzIntel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6 GHzProcessor: Intel Core i7-6700HQ Quad Core ProcessorIntel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6 GHz
Cores444
Base Frequency2.6 GHzbetter2.7 GHz2.6 GHz2.6 GHz
Boost Frequency3.5 GHz3.5 GHz3.5 GHz
Memory16 GB16 GBworse12 GB16 GB16 GB
Max Memory Supported16 GB32 GB
Memory SpeedDDR3L 1600DDR4 2133DDR4 2133
HDD1 TB1 TB1 TBworse128 GB1 TB
HDD RPM7200 RPM7200 RPM7200 RPM
SSD128 GB128 GB128 GB128 GB128 GB
Optical DriveDVD Super MultiDVD Super MultiDVD Super Multi
WebcamFHD type (30fps@1080p)FHD type (30fps@1080p)FHD type (30fps@1080p)FHD type (30fps@1080p)
Battery6-cell Battery6 cell (51 Whr)6-cell lithium ion
Battery Life
Graphics TypeDedicated CardDedicated CardDedicated CardDedicated Card
Graphics CardNVIDIA Geforce GTX970M 3G GDDR5worseNVIDIA GeForce GTX 965MbetterGeForce GTX 1060worseGraphics Card: NVIDIA Geforce GTX 960M 4GB GDDR5worseNVIDIA Geforce GTX960M
Video Memory2 GB6 GB2 GB
CommunicationIntel 3165 Stone Peak 1 (1x1) + BT4.0 M.2 typeKiller Gaming NetworkGigabit LAN and WLANGigabit LAN and WLAN
WLANIntel 3165 Stone Peak 1 (1x1)Killer N1525 Combo (2 x 2 ac)Intel 3165 Stone Peak 1 (1x1)Intel 3165 Stone Peak 1 (1 x 1)
ColorAluminum GreyAluminum BlackAluminum Black
Weight5.95 lbs.better5.7 lbs.5.95 lbs.better5.04 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 Wake13310671
Anno 1404582158
Anno 207030512011788
Anno 22051281075517
ArmA 243
Ashes of the Singularity543934
Assassin's Creed Syndicate79744920
Assassin's Creed Unity67563823
AssassinĀ“s Creed III656247
Battlefield 11421225855
Battlefield 313812211356
Battlefield 419917813457
Battlefield Hardline1701438453
BioShock Infinite17515014972
Borderlands 2131119113101
Call of Duty 4 - Modern Warfare725453181
Call of Duty Infinite Warfare1141086656
Call of Juarez Benchmark203
Civilization 510184
CoD Modern Warfare 2331246199148
Company of Heroes 258555830
Counter-Strike Source334
Crysis - CPU Benchmark21517119971
Crysis - GPU Benchmark22414018666
Crysis 210210210182
Crysis 31301118333
Crysis Warhead70
Darksiders II280175
Dawn of War II - Chaos Rising137938578
Dead Space 3455354287184
Deus Ex Human Revolution273262137
Deus Ex Mankind Divided77563217
Diablo III317285269225
Dirt 3205171160115
Dirt Rally27612710159
Dirt Showdown102777575
Dishonored 269583836
Dishonored128128128129
Doom 3386
Doom99774741
Dota 2 Reborn99938488
Dota 2120117118
Evolve1261036356
F.E.A.R. 238781218226181
F1 2011126728674
F1 201213210711496
F1 2013133126125109
F1 201411411111296
FIFA 16241218172
FIFA 17194190160153
Fallout 41351005343
Far Cry 2393284153
Far Cry 3111938140
Far Cry 495876048
Far Cry Primal90565036
Farming Simulator 1718615812189
Fifa 11583478465257
Fifa 12584398331334
Fifa 13495400425400
Fifa 14546402388440
Fifa 15267249212
GRID 217012912088
GTA IV - Grand Theft Auto50379965
GTA V1351246928
Guild Wars 21616049
Half Life 2 - Lost Coast Benchmark266
Hitman 201662583736
Just Cause 272
Just Cause 386835851
Left 4 Dead984152
Mad Max1648376
Mafia 2148141138129
Mafia 3624021
Mass Effect 3606060
Max Payne 380787265
Metal Gear Solid V60576060
Metro 203314117313648
Mirror's Edge Catalyst125974742
Need for Speed 201696895844
Need for Speed Shift458225143104
No Man's Sky74653821
Overwatch2282029763
Quake 462
Rainbow Six Siege2291618864
Resident Evil 5176131134
Rise of the Tomb Raider106734538
Risen181251186132
Saints Row IV92928158
SimCity19112210272
Sims 348791708187
Sims 41881469991
Sleeping Dogs14914812945
Star Wars Battlefront1681397060
StarCraft 234812712686
Supreme Commander - FA Bench16116216564
The Crew60606050
The Division116884333
The Elder Scrolls Online99988454
The Evil Within10410265
The Secret World76736448
The Witcher 3138844526
Thief81797748
Titanfall 21411095953
Titanfall60606060
Tomb Raider34228018787
Torchlight 21019486
Trackmania Nations Forever587175150
Watch Dogs 285743725
Watch Dogs99864935
World in Conflict - Benchmark1011477148104
World of Tanks v8116807865
World of Warcraft66147612889
World of Warships14011710091
X-Plane 10.2589482519
XCOM 282523516