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MSI GE62 2QF
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MSI GE62 2QF 4 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.6GHz 8GB 1TB HDD 15.6" Laptop

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4 Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.6GHz 8GB Jul 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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15 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many comparable spec laptops that were launched around the same time as it.

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Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

Across all the notebook PCs that came out more than a year ago 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. With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of 1,200 megahertz, the GE62 2QF has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other laptops that were released one year ago.

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Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

Gaming laptops that were released more than a year ago have on-board graphics adapter base frequencies of between 200MHz and 400MHz. The MSI GE62 2QF has one of the faster on-board graphics adapter base frequencies (400 megahertz) amongst gaming laptops of this age.

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MSI Has Good Portable PC Reviews

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

1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This laptop has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many portable PCs of this spec and age.

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Has a Front Camera

The MSI GE62 2QF has a front camera, as do most of the other portable PCs that came out more than a year ago.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

This portable PC has an Intel Core i7-4xxx processor family, which is typical of many similar spec portable PCs that were launched more than a year ago.

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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 notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to it.

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HD HD Type

The HD type of this notebook PC is Full HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to it.

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Quite Fast Maximum Turbo Frequency

The maximum turbo frequencies of laptops of this type and age range from 2.7GHz to 4GHz, and the average maximum turbo frequency is 3.5GHz. At 3.6 gigahertz, the GE62 2QF has a quite fast maximum turbo frequency compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the GE62 2QF.

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Four Built-In Speakers

The MSI GE62 2QF has more built-in speakers than most of the notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the GE62 2QF. Most of the gaming laptops that are a comparable age to the GE62 2QF only have between two and three built-in speakers, however this portable PC has four built-in speakers.

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4.1 Bluetooth Version

The GE62 2QF supports a 4.1 Bluetooth version which is better than most gaming laptops that have been available for a similar time to it. Most similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to it support a 4 Bluetooth version.

This portable PC's bluetooth version (4.1) is in fact the best supported bluetooth version amongst all portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the GE62 2QF.

The worst supported bluetooth version amongst comparable types of portable PC is 4.

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1.4 HDMI Version

This portable PC has a 1.4b HDMI version, which is the most frequently found HDMI version on portable PCs of this type and age.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This portable PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is typical of many comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to it.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This notebook PC has a GDDR5 discrete graphics memory type, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this type and age.

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9 Reasons Against

Very Small Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

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

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The GE62 2QF does not have a full-size keyboard. Most of the other gaming laptops that have been available for around the same time as the GE62 2QF also do not have a full-size keyboard.

Other notebook PCs which also have a full-size keyboard that you might also want to look at include the G750JH[pl_2250520_price], or the GL771JW[pl_2860733_price] both from Asus which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The GE62 2QF does not have a touch sensitive screen, although this is within the context that most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Only One USB 2.0 Port

The MSI GE62 2QF is a one USB 2.0 port laptop.

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Quite Small Screen Size

The smallest screen size of comparable spec portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the GE62 2QF is 13" and the biggest is 19". With a screen size of only 15.6 inches, the GE62 2QF has one of the smaller screen sizes amongst gaming laptops of this age.

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Very Small Internal Memory

The GE62 2QF has one of the smaller internal memory (only 8 gigabytes) amongst gaming laptops of this age. Gaming laptops that came out around the same time as the GE62 2QF have internal memory of between 4GB and 32GB.

If this notebook PC internal memory is not big enough for you then you might also want to consider the G771JM[pl_2901200_price] (12GB), or the G751JL[pl_2998974_price] (12GB) both from Asus which also has a higher rating.

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Only 802.11a WiFi Standard

This notebook PC has an 802.11ac WiFi standard, which is typical of many similar spec notebook PCs that were released more than a year ago.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory

At only 16 gigabytes, the MSI GE62 2QF has a quite small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to the GE62 2QF. The smallest maximum internal memory of gaming laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the GE62 2QF is 16GB and the biggest is 32GB.

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Only One Mini DisplayPort

Most portable PCs that were released more than a year ago have one mini DisplayPort, including the GE62 2QF which has one mini DisplayPort.

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5 Other reasons to consider the MSI GE62 2QF

Released Over a Year Ago

This portable PC has been on the market for over a year.

Average Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of 2.6 gigahertz, the GE62 2QF has a relatively average processor clock speed compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and type.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

The GE62 2QF has a fairly typical total storage capacity (1,000 gigabyte) compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been available for more than a year.

If you want a bigger total storage capacity then you might also want to look at the Asus G751JL[plb_2998974_price] (1.1TB) which also has a higher rating.

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Average Weight

The MSI GE62 2QF has a relatively average weight (2.4 kilograms) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age.

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HDD Storage Medium

This portable PC has an HDD storage medium, which is the most frequently found storage medium on gaming laptops that are a comparable age 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.

Laptops with a better storage medium that might be worth looking at include the Razer Blade[plb_3044041_price] (SSD and higher rated).

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Market Positioning
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Product Type
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Cache
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Thread
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Model
Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Processor Memory Clock Speed
Processor Memory Type
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Processor Lithography
PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Slot Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
PCI Express Configuration
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Aspect Ratio
3D Compatible
Display Surface
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Maximum Resolution
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
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Video Capturing Speed
Front Camera Resolution
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
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
Intel Rapid Start Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Smart Response Technology
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
Intel Matrix Storage Technology
Intel Active Management Technology
Intel HD Audio Technology
Supported Instruction Set
Processor Code
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
CPU Configuration (max)
Processor Package Size
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Capacity
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Power
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Output Current
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Cable Included
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology

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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
Tags
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

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers pro094, pro221, pro209, 2qfapa, pro094x, pro221x, pro209x, 2qfapac, pro221xt, pro209xp, 2qfapach, pro094xe, pro094xes, 2qf221xtr, pro221xtr, pro209xpt, 2qfapache, msi i75700, msi 1tb128, msi i75700h, msi 1tb128g, msi 1tb128gb, ge622qfui781, msi i75700hq, msiporttilge622qfapachepro094xes
Barcodes 04053162788251, 04719072386511, 04719072401115
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