Acer Aspire R 2-in-1 (R5-571TG-78G8)
MSI GL72 (766653296381)

Acer Aspire R 2-in-1 (R5-571TG-78G8) vs MSI GL72 (766653296381)

Comparison summary

For performance MSI GL72 has a lot faster processor. Acer Aspire R 2-in-1 contains more memory.

For displaying graphics GL72 has a better graphics card.

GL72 has a bigger screen. For portability Aspire R 2-in-1 is lighter. It's also slimmer and smaller in size.

Acer Aspire R 2-in-1 (R5-571TG-78G8)
MSI GL72 (766653296381)

Acer Aspire R 2-in-1 (R5-571TG-78G8)

MSI GL72 (766653296381)

Compare specifications

Acer Aspire R 2-in-1 (R5-571TG-78G8)MSI GL72 (766653296381)
Processor (CPU)?Central Processing Unit is the heart of a laptop and is responsible for executing programs.
Intel Core i7-7500UIntel Core i7-7700HQ
Memory (RAM)?Memory increases the general speed of a laptop.
Graphics card (GPU)?Graphics Processing Unit calculates 3D graphics and is essential for gaming and heavy programs.
GeForce 940MXGeForce GTX 960M
Screen size
Screen resolution
Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels)Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels)
4.96 lbs (2.25 kg)7 lbs (3.18 kg)
Size (length x width x height)
14.6 x 10.1 x 0.8 inches16.8 x 12 x 1 inches
(37.08 x 25.65 x 2.03 cm)(42.67 x 30.48 x 2.54 cm)
Operating system (OS)
Windows 10Windows 10
Hard drives
1000gb HDD1000gb HDD List Price
$649.00 Lowest New Price
$649.00 Lowest Used Price
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Acer Aspire R 2-in-1 15.6" FHD Touchscreen Flagship Backlit Keyboard Gaming Laptop PC| Intel Core i7-7500U| NVIDIA GeForce 940MX| 12GB RAM| 1TB HDD| Voice Assistant Capability| Windows 10

360° flip-and-fold design, 15.6" Full HD 10-point multitouch screen Widescreen IPS technology LED backlight (1920 x 1080) Display, NVIDIA GeForce 940MX graphics with 2GB

7th Gen Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz Dual-Core processor, 12GB DDR4 SDRAM 2133 megahertz, 1TB HDD

3 x USB 3.0, 1 x USB 2.0, 1 x Headphone/microphone combo jack, 1 x HDMI

802.11ac, Media Card Reader, Bluetooth4.0, Backlit keyboard, Stereo speakers, Subwoofer, Voice assistant capability, Aluminum chassis, Webcam

Windows 10, 0.8" Thin, 4.96lbs Weight, Battery: 4-Cell Lithium-Ion, Color: Gray

MSI GL72 17.3" Full HD Widescreen Gaming Laptop PC, 7th Gen Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.80 GHz, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960M, 8GB DDR4 RAM, 1TB 7200RPM HDD, DVD, Windows 10 Home

7TH GENERATION INTEL CORE I7 PROCESSOR The perfect combination of MSI gaming laptops with 7th Generation Intel® CoreTM i7 Processors will give up to 10% better performance for a smoother VR experience. The 7th generation Intel® CoreTM H series processor utilizes a power-efficient microarchitecture, advanced process technologies, and silicon optimizations to deliver faster performance over previous generations. When compared to the i7-6700HQ, the CPU core performance of the i7-7700HQ averages 8% faster in daily use. Multimedia performance is 10% faster and 4K video decoding/transcoding is improved nearly 15%. The new media engine of the 7th generation Intel® CoreTM H series also comes with power efficient VP9 and HEVC 10-bit hardware acceleration delivering significantly improved HDR visual quality. TAKE ADVANCED DESKTOP GAMING PERFORMANCE EVERYWHERE Discover desktop-class gaming on a notebook with the next-generation GeForceTM GTXTM 960M. Plus, Get improved battery life you need to game longer, unplugged. The GeForce® GTXTM 960M brings smooth, high-definition PC gaming performance to the notebook, driving impressive 1080p gameplay at high settings in sleek new designs. EXPERIENCE IPS LEVEL COLOR Don't settle for washed out colors. Experience lifelike gaming visuals with an all new 178 degree wide viewing angle IPS level panel. WIDE VIEW 94% NTSC PANEL The 94% NTSC Panel delivers higher color range, presenting clear viewing from either sides of the screen. COOLER BOOST 4-ENHANCED COOLING FOR VR LEVEL GAMING Crush the heat with the updated Cooler Boost 4 THE REAL DEAL: A KEYBOARD ALL GAMERS DESIRE FOR Every hardware detail of this keyboard is calculated and especially designed for professional gamers' needs.

7th Gen Kaby Lake Intel Core i7-7700HQ Quad-core Processor 2.8 GHz, L3 Cache 6 MB; GeForce GTX 960M 2 GB GDDR5

8 GB DDR4 2400 RAM, expandable to 32 GB, 1 TB 7200 RPM SATA Hard Drive. 1x media card reader( SD (XC / HC); DVD Super Multi Drive

17.3" Full HD 1920 x 1080 Widescreen Display. 720p HD Webcam; Speakers x 4 (2W), Steel Series Non- Backlit 102 Keys

Intel 3168 Sandy Peak 1 (1x1 802.11 ac), Bluetooth 4.0; 1 x USB 3.0 Type-C 2 x USB 3.0 1 x USB 2.0, 1 x Mini Display Port, 1 x HDMI, Headset AMP + Gold Flash jacks

Windows 10 Home 64-Bit; 120-watt AC adapter; 6-cell lithium ion battery; Dimension: 16.45" x 10.60" x 1.16"; Weight: 5.95 lbs.