Rolando Islas Random Ramblings

Macbook Pro Price Comparison and Custom Build

I created this while running Xubuntu. Please print and insert any Windows vs OS X squabbles into your favorite orifice.

  Apple Macbook Pro 2016 Dell XPS 15 Touch
Price $2799 $1649
Display 15.4” 15.6”
Resolution 2880 x 1800 - 220 PPI 3840 x 2160 - 282 PPI
CPU Intel i7-6820HQ Intel i5-6300HQ
CPU Mark 8716 5822
Storage 512 GB SSD 256 GB SSD
RAM 16 GB 2133 MHz DDR3 8 GB 2133 MHz DDR4
GPU Radeon Pro 455 2 GB NVIDIA GTX 960M 2GB
Wireless 802.11ac - Blutooth 4.2 802.11ac - Bluetooth 4.1
Camera 720p 720p
Touch Bar 1 0
Ports 4 - Thunderbolt 3.0/USB 3.1 2 - USB 3.1, 1 - Thunderbolt 3.0

I now want to know how much a comparable desktop build would cost. Prices from Amazon rounded to the nearest dollar: November 15, 2016.

Custom Build Component Price
i7-6700 - CPU Mark 11030 $290
MSI B150 ATX Motherboard $90
Crucial MX300 525 GB SSD $123
Ballistix Sport LT DDR4 16 GB $80
GTX 1060 3 GB $221
Gigabyte 802.11ac Bluetooth 4.2 PCIe Card $33
Logitech C270 Webcam $21
Samsung UE5900 Monitor $312
AmazonBasics Mouse Keyboard Combo $20
Corsair Carbide 100R Case $53
Xubuntu $0
Total $1243