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MSI GE62 2QF
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MSI GE62 2QF 4 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.6GHz 16GB 1TB HDD 15.6" Laptop

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4 Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.6GHz 16GB Mar 2015
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Metallic Chassis With Brushed Metal Design MSI has engineered a lightweight chassis using not only traditional aluminum, but also an Mg-Li alloy. As most of the chassis comprises of the special... More
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16 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most frequently supported processor operating mode on notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to it.

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Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

At 1,200 megahertz, the GE62 2QF has a quite fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other gaming laptops that have been available for around the same time as the GE62 2QF. Across all the similar spec notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the GE62 2QF the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies range from 900MHz to 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency is 1,200MHz.

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Very Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

Gaming laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the GE62 2QF have on-board graphics adapter base frequencies of between 200MHz and 400MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 360MHz. The on-board graphics adapter base frequency of the GE62 2QF of 400 megahertz is one of the fastest amongst gaming laptops that have been available for a similar time to the GE62 2QF.

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Good Brand

MSI is one of the superior notebook PC manufacturers according to average expert and user reviews, and MSI also has good ratings for its gaming laptops.

1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This laptop has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on gaming laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the GE62 2QF, the MSI GE62 2QF has a front camera.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

This laptop has an Intel Core i7-4xxx processor family, which is the most frequently found processor family on similar spec notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as it.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

This portable PC supports a 1333|1600MHz processor memory clock speed, which is typical of many similar spec laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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Light

With a weight of only 2.4 kilograms, the GE62 2QF is quite light compared to most of the other laptops that have been available for more than a year. Across all the gaming laptops that are a comparable age to the GE62 2QF the weights range from 1.2kg to 4.8kg, and the average weight is 3kg.

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HD HD Type

The HD type of this notebook PC is Full HD, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this age and type.

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Quite Fast Maximum Turbo Frequency

The GE62 2QF has a fairly fast maximum turbo frequency (3.6 gigahertz) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this type and age. The slowest maximum turbo frequency of portable PCs of a similar type and age to the GE62 2QF is 2.7GHz and the fastest is 4GHz.

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4.1 Bluetooth Version

The MSI GE62 2QF supports a 4.1 Bluetooth version which is better than most portable PCs of a similar age and type to it. Most notebook PCs that are a similar age to it support a 4 Bluetooth version.

This notebook PC's bluetooth version (4.1) is actually the best supported bluetooth version amongst all portable PCs that were released around the same time as the GE62 2QF.

A 4 Bluetooth version is the worst supported bluetooth version amongst similar types of notebook PC.

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Narrow

At only 383 millimeters, the GE62 2QF is fairly narrow compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the GE62 2QF. Across all the comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the GE62 2QF the widths range from 320mm to 460mm.

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1.4 HDMI Version

This portable PC has a 1.4b HDMI version, which is typical of many portable PCs of a similar age and type to it.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This portable PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is typical of many portable PCs of this age and spec.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This laptop has a GDDR5 discrete graphics memory type, which is typical of many gaming laptops that were launched around the same time as it.

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6 Reasons Against

Very Small Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

The smallest maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of gaming laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to the GE62 2QF is 1.7GB, the biggest is 32GB, and the average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory is 8.3GB. With a maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of only 1.74 gigabytes, the GE62 2QF has a quite small maximum on-board graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other gaming laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the GE62 2QF.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other gaming laptops that were launched more than a year ago, the MSI GE62 2QF does not have a full-size keyboard.

We compared all the other notebook PCs which also have a full-size keyboard to this laptop and we think the G750JH, or the GL771JW both from Asus which is also higher rated is also worth considering.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Most notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the GE62 2QF do not have a touch sensitive screen. The GE62 2QF is no exception to this as it too does not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Quite Small Screen Size

The MSI GE62 2QF has one of the smaller screen sizes (only 15.6 inches) amongst gaming laptops of this age. Gaming laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the GE62 2QF have screen sizes of between 13" and 19".

Laptops with a bigger screen size that might be worth considering include the Asus G751J (17.3") which also has a higher rating.

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Only 802.11a WiFi Standard

This portable PC has an 802.11ac WiFi standard, which is typical of many gaming laptops that have been on the market for more than a year.

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Only One Mini DisplayPort

The MSI GE62 2QF is a one mini DisplayPort laptop.

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5 Other reasons to consider the MSI GE62 2QF

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when MSI released the GE62 2QF.

Average Processor Clock Speed

At 2.6 gigahertz, the GE62 2QF has a pretty typical processor clock speed compared to most of the other notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the GE62 2QF.

If this MSI notebook PC processor clock speed is too slow for you then you might want to look at the MSI GS70 2QE (2.7GHz).

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Average Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 16 gigabytes, the GE62 2QF has a pretty typical internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the GE62 2QF.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 1,000 gigabyte, the GE62 2QF has a fairly average total storage capacity compared to most of the other gaming laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the GE62 2QF.

Laptops with a bigger total storage capacity that might also be worth considering include the Asus G751JL (1.1TB and higher rated).

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HDD Storage Medium

This notebook PC has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many gaming laptops that have been available for a similar time to it. HDD is a traditional storage drive which stores the information on magnetic disks. HDD drives are slower than other forms of storage such as solid state drives (SSD) and flash drives.

If the storage medium of this gaming laptop is not good enough for you then you might also want to look at the Razer Blade (SSD and higher rated).

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Specification

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Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
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Processor Thread
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Model
Processor Memory Channel
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Processor Memory Clock Speed
Processor Memory Type
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Processor Lithography
PCI Express Lane (max)
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PCI Express Slot Version
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Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
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Memory
Internal Memory
Memory
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Memory Slot
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
3D Compatible
Display Surface
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter OpenGL Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Resolution
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Resolution
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LghtScribe Feature
Optical Drive
Audio
Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Video Capturing Speed
Front Camera Resolution
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
WiFi Standard
3G Network Access Module
Ports & Interfaces
Mini DisplayPort
SmartCard Slot
CardBus PCMCIA Slot
ExpressCard Slot
Docking Connector
Headphone Out Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Version
HDMI Port
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Keyboard
Windows Key
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Supported Instruction Set
Processor Code
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
CPU Configuration (max)
Processor Package Size
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
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Battery
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Battery
Power
AC Adapter Power
Weight & Dimensions
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Expert Reviews

(2)
7 December 2015

If you have the cash to spare for a souped up gaming laptop with all the latest technologies, the MSI GE62 6QF 4K APACHE PRO should be up for consideration.(previously published in issue...

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Performance
Cooling
Noise
16 January 2016

Due passi avanti e uno indietro. L'aggiornamento dell'MSI GE62 non solo comporta una nuova CPU e USB 3.1 ma anche un superbo schermo FHD. Tuttavia, il consumo del nostro modello e l'autonomia... Read more…

Relatively portable and looks great
Modern CPU and RAM
USB TypeC
Customisable RGB keyboard backlighting
First rate screen, fast SSDHDD combo, solid overall performance, decent input devices
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Gaming, gaming laptop, laptop
MSI
MSI Apache Pro
MSI gaming

User Reviews

(1)
Reviewed 15 November 2015 by Mr. Bean

I love everything about this machine except for Windows 10 and the keyboard. Windows 10 is young and still has some bugs and rough edges to smooth out. The space bar on this thing is slightly off... Read more…

Fast
Powerful

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers msi 1tb128, msi i75700, msi i75700h, msi 1tb128g, msi 1tb128gb, msi i75700hq
Barcodes 04719072383794, 04719072383800
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