Comparison of Aorus 17X (AORUS 17X) vs MSI GE72 Apache Pro-070 (GE72 Apache Pro-070)
Comparison of MSI GE72 Apache Pro-070 (GE72 Apache Pro-070) vs Aorus 17X (AORUS 17X)

Aorus 17X (AORUS 17X) vs MSI GE72 Apache Pro-070 (GE72 Apache Pro-070)

Comparison summary

For performance Aorus 17X has a lot faster processor. It also contains more memory.

17X has Windows 10 Pro, which is safer than Windows 10 that is in MSI GE72 Apache Pro-070.

For displaying graphics 17X has a lot better graphics card.

For portability GE72 Apache Pro-070 is lighter.

GE72 Apache Pro-070 is cheaper.

17X has more SSD and an HDD storage.

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Aorus 17X (AORUS 17X)

MSI GE72 Apache Pro-070 (GE72 Apache Pro-070)

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Aorus 17X (AORUS 17X)MSI GE72 Apache Pro-070 (GE72 Apache Pro-070)
Processor (CPU)?Central Processing Unit is the heart of a laptop and is responsible for executing programs.
Intel Core i7-10875HIntel Core i7-6700HQ
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 RTX 2080 SUPERGeForce GTX 970M
Screen size
Screen resolution
Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels)Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels)
8.26 lbs (3.75 kg)5.95 lbs (2.7 kg)
Operating system (OS)
Windows 10 ProWindows 10
Hard drives
1000gb SSD, 2000gb HDD120gb SSD List Price
$3,399.00$3,098.28 Lowest New Price
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[2020] AORUS 17X (YB) Extreme Gaming Laptop, Lightest+Coolest in Class, 17.3-inch 300Hz IPS, GeForce RTX 2080 Super Max-P, Intel i7-10875H, 32GB DDR4, 1TB NVMe SSD + 2TB 7200rpm HDD, Overclockable

The most compact, lightest, and coolest running 17-inch gaming laptop in its performance class with OMRON mechanical switch keys, housed in an ultra-durable, Falcon-inspired CNC aluminum chassis

17.3-inch FHD 300Hz 3ms IPS Anti-Glare Display (100% sRGB, 72% NTSC): Housed with extremely slim 3mm bezels for an astounding 89% screen-to-body ratio and Pantone Certified accuracy within Delta E<1

Never settle for second best: This AORUS is packed with the powerful NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 SUPER Max-P graphics card, an impressive 8GB GDDR6 VRAM that can run dedicated mode for triple displays in panoramic mode

Powered by the latest 10th Gen. Intel Core i7-10875H 8-core processor for the ultimate ingaming and multitasking performance

32GB (2*16GB) DDR4 3200Mhz memory for the ultimate ingaming and multitasking productivity | 1TB of PCIe NVMe SSD + 2TB 7200rpm HDD for the perfect blend of speed and large storage capacity

8-hours of real-world usage battery life (based on PCMark 10 tests) | Exclusive, built-in Microsoft Azure AI to intelligently optimize hardware profiles to match your daily usage for the most efficient power and battery usage

Overclock up to 110% stock performance with dual power inputs (2x adapters included) for extra boost of power to overclock the CPU and GPU | Use a single power adapter to power the under standard performance profile for increased portability | All-powerful, yet cool with the outstanding Gigabyte Exclusive WindForce Infinity + Vapor Chamber cooling + 2x Fan Blades, up to 37% cooler than previous gen.

Full mechanical keyboard with numpad | Built with AORUS RGB Fusion 2.0 and OMRON gaming key switches for better actuation (20% less than Blue keys), tactile feedback, and durability compared to traditional mechanical and membrane keys | Built-in fingerprint reader for rapid and secure logins

ESS Sabre Hi-Fi DAC built-in for striking detail and high fidelity audio when paired with the world's best headphones | Killer E2600 LAN + Killer Wi-Fi 6 AX1650 wireless network cards (Chipset: Intel) | Built-in fingerprint sensor for secure and fast login

Easily upgradeable 2x M.2 SSD PCIe Gen 3x4 Slots (One occupied) | 2x 2.5” SATA Slot (One occupied) | 2x DDR4 Slots (Both Occupied) | Windows 10 Pro | 1-year Global Gigabyte Warranty

MSI GE72 Apache Pro-070 17.3" SLIM AND LIGHT GAMING LAPTOP NOTEBOOK i7-6700HQ Geforce GTX970M 16G 128GB SSD + 1TB WIN 10

Processor: Intel Core i7-6700HQ Quad Core Processor (2.6-3.5GHz)

RAM: 16GB (8GB x2) DDR4 2133MHz | Hard Drive: 128GB SSD (PCIE Gen3 x4) + 1TB (7200RPM)

Optical Drive: SuperMulti DVD | Operating System: Windows 10

Graphics Card: NVIDIA Geforce GTX970M 3G GDDR5 | Display: 17.3" Full HD eDP Non Reflective 1920x1080

Special Features: Steel Series Full-color Backlight with Anti-Ghost key + Silver Lining | LAN: Killer Gaming Network E2400 | True Color Technology | USB 3.0 Type C