Lenovo ThinkPad X260 (ThinkPad X260)
MSI GL73 8RD-201 (GL73 8RD-201)

Lenovo ThinkPad X260 (ThinkPad X260) vs MSI GL73 8RD-201 (GL73 8RD-201)

Comparison summary

For performance MSI GL73 8RD-201 has a lot better performing processor.

For displaying graphics GL73 8RD-201 has a lot faster graphics card.

GL73 8RD-201 has a bigger screen. For carrying Lenovo ThinkPad X260 is lighter. It's also slimmer and smaller in size.

They have different storage types, ThinkPad X260 has an 500gb SSD and GL73 8RD-201 has an 1000gb HDD.

ThinkPad X260 is a bit cheaper.

Lenovo ThinkPad X260 (ThinkPad X260)
MSI GL73 8RD-201 (GL73 8RD-201)

Lenovo ThinkPad X260 (ThinkPad X260)

MSI GL73 8RD-201 (GL73 8RD-201)

Compare specifications

Lenovo ThinkPad X260 (ThinkPad X260)MSI GL73 8RD-201 (GL73 8RD-201)
Processor (CPU)?Central Processing Unit is the heart of a laptop and is responsible for executing programs.
Intel Core i5-6300UIntel Core i5-8300H
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.
Intel HD 520GeForce GTX 1050 Ti
Screen size
12.5″17.3″
Screen resolution
Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels)Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels)
Weight
3.18 lbs (1.44 kg)5.95 lbs (2.7 kg)
Size (length x width x height)
12.03 x 8.21 x 0.8 inches16.49 x 11.29 x 1.25 inches
(30.56 x 20.85 x 2.03 cm)(41.88 x 28.68 x 3.17 cm)
Operating system (OS)
Windows 10 ProWindows 10
Hard drives
500gb SSD1000gb HDD
Amazon.com List Price
$869.96$899.00
Amazon.com Lowest New Price
$869.96$899.00
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$899.00

Amazon.com description

Lenovo ThinkPad X260 Laptop Computer 12.5" FHD (1920x1080) IPS Screen, Intel Dual Core i5-6300U, 8GB RAM, 500GB Solid State Drive, Win 10 Pro, 3 YR WTY

Oemgenuine sells some computers with upgraded configurations. If the computer has modifications (listed above), then the manufacturer box is opened for installation and testing purposes. If no modifications are listed, the item is unopened and untested.

Processor: Intel Dual Core i5-6300U Dual Core Processor (2.40GHz - 3.0GHz, 3MB Cache)

Operating System: Microsoft Windows 10 Pro 64 bit, Warranty: 3 Years

Display: 12.5" FHD, 1920x1080 LED Display; Graphics Card: Intel HD Graphics 520

Features: 8GB RAM DDR4, 500GB Solid State Drive, Fingerprint Reader, Backlit Keyboard

Hard Drive Upgrade | *View Product Description for complete details and notes

MSI GL73 8RD-201 (i5-8300H, 8GB RAM, 1TB HDD, NVIDIA GTX 1050Ti 4GB, 17.3" Full HD, Windows 10) Gaming Notebook

*PROMOTION ($120 value): Exclusive Gaming Bundle included w/ your purchase. Official MSI Gaming Partner 2018, We Ship Worldwide.

ITEM 1: MSI Clutch GM10 Gaming Mouse

ITEM 2: MSI Shield Gaming Mouse Pad

ITEM 3: MSI DS501 Gaming Headset

ITEM 4: MSI Force GC20 Wired Gaming Controller

Product Specifications:

Operating System: Microsoft Windows 10 (64-bit) Multi-language

Display: 17.3" Full HD (1920 x 1080) eDP Non Reflection 72% NTSC Display

Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050Ti 4GB GDDR5

Processor: 8th Gen Intel Coffee Lake Core i5-8300H Quad Core (2.3GHz-4.0GHz, 8MB Intel Smart Cache, 45W)

Memory: 8GB DDR4 2400MHz

Hard Drive: 1TB 7200RPM HDD

Networking: Qualcomm Atheros QCA8171 (LAN), Intel Wireless-AC 9462 (1*1 a/c) (Wireless LAN) + Bluetooth 5.0

Ports: USB 3.1 Type-C (Gen 1), 3x USB 3.1 (Gen 1), HDMI (supports 4K@30Hz), Mini DisplayPort v1.2, RJ45 LAN, Headset AMP + Gold Flash jacks, SD (XC/HC) Card Reader

Keyboard: Steel Series Single backlight with Anti-Ghost key+ Silver Lining

Battery: 6 cell (41Wh) Li-Ion

EXcaliberPC provides computers with custom upgraded configurations. If the computer has modifications as listed above, the manufacturer box is opened by our highly skilled technicians to hand assemble & match the specifications as listed. Our meticulous technicians rigorously review and test the system. If no modifications are listed, the item is unopened and untested. Defects & blemishes are significantly reduced by our in depth inspection & testing with an upgraded configuration.

Display: 17.3" Full HD (1920 x 1080) eDP Non Reflection 72% NTSC Display | Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050Ti 4GB GDDR5

Processor: 8th Gen Intel Coffee Lake Core i5-8300H Quad Core (2.3GHz-4.0GHz, 8MB Intel Smart Cache, 45W)

RAM: 8GB DDR4 2400MHz | Hard Drive: 1TB 7200RPM HDD

OS: Microsoft Windows 10 (64-bit) Multi-language | Warranty: 1-Year MSI USA Warranty Parts & Labor (include 1 Year Global Warranty) + Lifetime Tech Support from EXcaliberPC

*PROMOTION: Exclusive Gaming Bundle ($120 value). See description for more details.