MSI GT72 2QD (9S7-178131-1464)
Apple MacBook MPXW2B/A

MSI GT72 2QD (9S7-178131-1464) vs Apple MacBook MPXW2B/A

£1,699.00
£1,949.00
£1,529.00

Comparison summary

For performance MSI GT72 2QD has a lot better performing processor.

For displaying graphics GT72 2QD has a lot faster graphics card.

Apple MacBook MPXW2B/A has a higher resolution screen (WQXGA).

GT72 2QD has a bigger screen. For carrying MPXW2B/A is lighter. It's also thinner and smaller in size.

MPXW2B/A is cheaper.

They have different storage types, GT72 2QD has an 1000gb HDD and MPXW2B/A has an 500gb SSD.

MSI GT72 2QD (9S7-178131-1464)
Apple MacBook MPXW2B/A

MSI GT72 2QD (9S7-178131-1464)

Apple MacBook MPXW2B/A

Compare laptop specifications

MSI GT72 2QD (9S7-178131-1464)Apple MacBook MPXW2B/A
Processor (CPU)?Central Processing Unit is the heart of a laptop and is responsible for executing programs.
Intel Core i7-5700HQIntel Core i5 Series
Memory (RAM)?Memory increases the general speed of a laptop.
8gb8gb
Graphics card (GPU)?Graphics Processing Unit calculates 3D graphics and is essential for gaming and heavy programs.
GeForce GTX 970MIntel Iris Graphics
Screen size
17.3″13″
Screen resolution
Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels)WQXGA (2560 x 1600 pixels)
Weight
3.78 kg1.37 kg
Size (length x width x height)
42.8 x 29.39 x 4.8 cm30.4 x 21.23 x 1.5 cm
(16.85 x 11.57 x 1.89 inches)(11.97 x 8.36 x 0.59 inches)
Operating system (OS)
Windows 8.1?
Hard drives
1000gb HDD500gb SSD
Amazon.co.uk List Price
£1,699.00£1,949.00
Amazon.co.uk Lowest New Price
£1,699.00£1,529.00
Amazon.co.uk Lowest Used Price
£1,420.00
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Amazon.co.uk description

MSI GT72 2QD 17.3-Inch Notebook (Intel Core i7-5700HQ 2.7 GHz, 8 GB RAM, 1 TB HDD, Webcam, Nvidia Graphics, Windows 8.1)

5th generation Intel Core i7 processor, Full HD anti-glare LCD display, and embedded Nvidia GeForce GTX 970M featuring Nvidia G-SYNC

See gaming differently thanks to Nvidia G-Sync technology

SteelSeries keyboard with full colour LED backlight

Audio Boost 2 with 3 independent amp for the best sound experience

Matrix display support for up to 4 displays

Apple 13-Inch Macbook Pro with Retina (Space Grey) - (Intel Core i5 3.1 GHz, 8 GB RAM, 512 GB SSD)

It's razor thin, feather light, and even faster and more powerful than before. It has the brightest, most colourful Mac notebook display ever. And it features the Touch Bar - a Multi-Touch-enabled strip of glass built into the keyboard for instant access to the tools you want, just when you want them. MacBook Pro is built on groundbreaking ideas. And it's ready for yours. It's razor thin, feather light, and even faster and more powerful than before. It has the brightest, most colourful Mac notebook display ever. And it features the Touch Bar - a Multi-Touch-enabled strip of glass built into the keyboard for instant access to the tools you want, just when you want them. MacBook Pro is built on groundbreaking ideas. And it's ready for yours. The Touch Bar replaces the function keys that have long occupied the top of your keyboard with something much more versatile and capable.2 It changes automatically based on what you're doing to show you relevant tools you already know how to use - system controls like volume and brightness, interactive ways to adjust or browse through content, intelligent typing features like emoji and predictive text, and more. And now TouchID is available on a Mac, enabling instant access to logins and fast, secure online purchases with Apple Pay. Every 13-inch model features powerful integrated graphics with 64MB of embedded DRAM, which accelerates graphics tasks. That means more time for what matters most - creating amazing work. MacBook Pro packs more performance into a thin design, yet still provides all-day battery life - up to 10 hours for both the 13-inch and 15-inch models.1 So you're free to keep watching, gaming and editing from wherever you are. The display in the MacBook Pro is the best ever in a Mac notebook. It features bright LED backlighting and a high contrast ratio, delivering deep blacks and bright whites. Its large pixel aperture and variable refresh rate make it power efficient.

Processor: 3.1GHz dual-core Intel Core i5, Turbo Boost up to 3.5GHz, with 64MB of eDRAM

RAM: 8GB of 2133MHz LPDDR3 onboard memory

Storage: 512GB PCIe-based onboard SSD

Retina display: 13.3-inch (diagonal) LED-backlit display with IPS technology; 2560x1600 native resolution at 227 pixels per inch with support for millions of colours

Operating System: macOS Sierra, Intel Iris Plus Graphics 650