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What makes MSI GT72 6QD Dominator G (Ci7/ 16GB/ 1TB/ Win10 Home/ 3GB Graphic) better Choice

Processor Speed 2.5 GHz with 3.1 GHz Turbo Boost 2.6 GHz with 3.5 GHz Turbo Boost
MSI GT72 6QD Dominator G (Ci7/ 16GB/ 1TB/ Win10 Home/ 3GB Graphic) has 4.00% faster processor speed.
Number of Core 2 Cores 4 Cores
MSI GT72 6QD Dominator G (Ci7/ 16GB/ 1TB/ Win10 Home/ 3GB Graphic) has 4 Cores which is more than 2 Cores of Dell XPS 13 Ultrabook XPS1378256iST Touch (Ci7/ 8GB/ 256GB/ Win10 Home)
Processor Cache 4 MB 6 MB
MSI GT72 6QD Dominator G (Ci7/ 16GB/ 1TB/ Win10 Home/ 3GB Graphic) has 50.00% more $$$.
Screen Size 13.3 Inches 17.3 Inches
MSI GT72 6QD Dominator G (Ci7/ 16GB/ 1TB/ Win10 Home/ 3GB Graphic) has 30.08% bigger screen size
RAM Included 8 GB, LPDDR3 16 GB, DDR4
MSI GT72 6QD Dominator G (Ci7/ 16GB/ 1TB/ Win10 Home/ 3GB Graphic) has 100.00% more RAM than Dell XPS 13 Ultrabook XPS1378256iST Touch (Ci7/ 8GB/ 256GB/ Win10 Home).
RAM Type LPDDR3 DDR4
MSI GT72 6QD Dominator G (Ci7/ 16GB/ 1TB/ Win10 Home/ 3GB Graphic) has DDR4 RAM which is better than LPDDR3 RAM of Dell XPS 13 Ultrabook XPS1378256iST Touch (Ci7/ 8GB/ 256GB/ Win10 Home) .
Storage Capacity 256 GB SSD 1024 GB HDD & 120 GB SSD
MSI GT72 6QD Dominator G (Ci7/ 16GB/ 1TB/ Win10 Home/ 3GB Graphic) has 346.88% more storage than Dell XPS 13 Ultrabook XPS1378256iST Touch (Ci7/ 8GB/ 256GB/ Win10 Home).
Optical Drive No Yes, BD Writer / DVD Super Multi
MSI GT72 6QD Dominator G (Ci7/ 16GB/ 1TB/ Win10 Home/ 3GB Graphic) has $$$ whereas Dell XPS 13 Ultrabook XPS1378256iST Touch (Ci7/ 8GB/ 256GB/ Win10 Home) doesn’t
Numeric Keyboard No Yes
MSI GT72 6QD Dominator G (Ci7/ 16GB/ 1TB/ Win10 Home/ 3GB Graphic) has Numpad which is helpful for spreadsheets and accounts applications whereas Dell XPS 13 Ultrabook XPS1378256iST Touch (Ci7/ 8GB/ 256GB/ Win10 Home) doesn't
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What makes Dell XPS 13 Ultrabook XPS1378256iST Touch (Ci7/ 8GB/ 256GB/ Win10 Home) better Choice

Touch Screen Yes No
Dell XPS 13 Ultrabook XPS1378256iST Touch (Ci7/ 8GB/ 256GB/ Win10 Home) has $$$ whereas MSI GT72 6QD Dominator G (Ci7/ 16GB/ 1TB/ Win10 Home/ 3GB Graphic) doesn’t
Storage Type SSD Hybrid,7200 RPM
Dell XPS 13 Ultrabook XPS1378256iST Touch (Ci7/ 8GB/ 256GB/ Win10 Home) has SSD $$$ whereas MSI GT72 6QD Dominator G (Ci7/ 16GB/ 1TB/ Win10 Home/ 3GB Graphic) Hybrid,7200 RPM $$$.
Screen Resolution 276 ppi 127 ppi
Dell XPS 13 Ultrabook XPS1378256iST Touch (Ci7/ 8GB/ 256GB/ Win10 Home) has 117.32% higher screen resolution.

Feature Comparison of Dell XPS 13 Ultrabook XPS1378256iST Touch (Ci7/ 8GB/ 256GB/ Win10 Home) Vs MSI GT72 6QD Dominator G (Ci7/ 16GB/ 1TB/ Win10 Home/ 3GB Graphic)

Processor
Processor Name Intel Core i7-6500U Processor (6th Generation) Intel Core i7-6700HQ Processor (6th Generation)
Processor Speed 2.5 GHz with 3.1 GHz Turbo Boost 2.6 GHz with 3.5 GHz Turbo Boost
Number of Core 2 Cores 4 Cores
Processor Cache 4 MB 6 MB
Instruction Set 64-bit 64-bit
Memory Bandwidth 34.1 GB/s 34.1 GB/s
Number of threads 4 Threads 8 Threads
Processor chipset Intel Mobile HM170 Express
RAM
RAM Included 8 GB, LPDDR3 16 GB, DDR4
RAM Possible 64 GB
Storage
Hardware Interface PCIe Solid State Drive SATA 3
Storage Capacity 256 GB SSD 1024 GB HDD & 120 GB SSD
RPM 7200 RPM
Display
Screen Size 13.3 Inches 17.3 Inches
Screen Resolution 3200 x 1800 Pixels, 276 ppi 1920 x 1080 Pixels, 127 ppi
Screen Type UltraSharp QHD+ infinity touch display Full HD Wide-viewing angle, G-SYNC ready with 75Hz, IPS level panel Display
Graphic Processor Intel HD Graphics 520 3 GB GDDR5 GeForce GTX 980M
Optical Drive
Optical Drive No Yes, BD Writer / DVD Super Multi
Read/Write Speed 8x
Platform
Operating System Windows 10 Home Windows 10 Home
System Architecture 64-bit 64-bit
Input
Webcam Yes, Widescreen HD (720p) webcam Yes, Full HD type (30fps@1080p)
Pointer Device Precision touchpad, seamless glass integrated button Touchpad
Keyboard Full size, backlit chiclet keyboard Full-color backlight SteelSeries keyboard
Backlit KeyBoard Yes Yes
Audio
Internal Mic Yes Yes
Speakers Yes, Stereo speakers professionally tuned with Waves MaxxAudio Pro 1W x 2 = 2W total Yes, Sound by Dynaudio system, Support 7.1 channel S/PDIF output, ESS SABRE HiFi audio DAC technology, Nahimic Audio Enhancer
Communication
Wireless LAN Yes, IEEE 802.11ac Yes, Killer ac
Bluetooth Yes, v4.1 Yes, v4.1
Ethernet Killer Gigabit LAN with Killer Shield
Power
Power Supply 56 Whr battery 230 W AC Adapter
Power Backup Upto 3 hours 30 min
Battery Cells 9 Cells
Ports
USB Ports 2 x USB 2.0 6 x USB 3.0, 1 x USB 3.1 Type-C
Audio Jack Yes Yes
RJ45 LAN No Yes
HDMI Port No Yes
VGA Port Yes No
Multi Card Slot Yes Yes
Other Ports 1 x Noble lock, 1 x Thunderbolt 3, 1 x Headset jack 1 x Headphone Out, 1 x Microphone In, 1 x v1.2 Mini-Display Port
External Mic No Yes
General
Weight 1.26 Kg 3.78 Kg
Model Name XPS Dominator
Series XPS 13 Ultrabook
Model ID XPS1378256iST MSI GT72 6QD Dominator G
Dimensions 304 x 235 x 15 mm 428 x 294 x 48 mm
Part Number Y560033IN9
Folded Height 15.0 mm 48.0 mm
Lifestyle Gaming
Others 1.G-SYNC ready with 75Hz IPS level panel, 2. Exclusive Super RAID 4 (Dual PCI-E Gen3 x4 SSDs utilizing NVMe technology in RAID 0) (Optional), 3. USB Type-C reversible plug, 4. Exclusive ESS SABRE HiFi DAC for lossless, high-quality audio, 5. Nahimic Sound Technology delivering 360 immersive audio experience, 6.Sound by Dynaudio system, 7. True Color Technology for increased color contrast and greater image detail, 8. SteelSeries Engine to personalize your own style, 9. Xsplit Gamcaster free premium license for 1 year, 10. Matrix Display supporting surround mode and 4K output up to 3 external monitors, 11. Exclusive Cooler Boost 3 Technology, 12. Brushed-metal lid and aesthetics line design inspired by matte black supercars, adding high class taste

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Compare Dell XPS 13 Ultrabook XPS1378256iST Touch (Ci7/ 8GB/ 256GB/ Win10 Home) Vs MSI GT72 6QD Dominator G (Ci7/ 16GB/ 1TB/ Win10 Home/ 3GB Graphic) side by side for all differences and similarities in specifications and features to find which is better. Dell XPS 13 Ultrabook XPS1378256iST Touch (Ci7/ 8GB/ 256GB/ Win10 Home) has a feature score of 85, whereas MSI GT72 6QD Dominator G (Ci7/ 16GB/ 1TB/ Win10 Home/ 3GB Graphic) has a feature score of 93. The page was last updated on August 22, 2019.