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MSI GE62 2QF 4 Core Intel Core I7-5xxx 2.7GHz 8GB 1TB HDD 15.6" Laptop

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4 Intel Core I7-5xxx 2.7GHz 8GB Jul 2015
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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 alloy, it is 44% stiffer and 23% lighter than... More
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MSI GE62 2QF Apache Pro Games TEST
MSI GE62-2QF Apache Pro Review: Gaming Power for the Cost Conscious

13 Reasons For

One Industry Award

The expert at one expert review site decided that this gaming laptop was marvellous and gave it their highest award. This MSI portable PC received an "Editor's Choice" award from Chip.com.my.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This laptop supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.

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Fairly Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

The GE62 2QF has one of the bigger maximum on-board graphics adapter memories (32 gigabytes) amongst similar spec portable PCs of this age. The smallest maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of similar spec portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the GE62 2QF is 1.7GB and the biggest is 32GB.

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MSI Has Good Reviews for Its Notebook PCs

On average MSI gaming laptops have good ratings compared to other brands as do all laptops built by MSI.

1,866MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The GE62 2QF supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most notebook PCs that were launched more than a year ago. This portable PC supports a 1,866MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to it support a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed.

This portable PC's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,866MHz) is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all similar spec laptops that were launched around the same time as the GE62 2QF.

The worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst similar types of portable PC is 133MHz.

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Fairly Fast Processor Clock Speed

The slowest processor clock speed of gaming laptops that were released around the same time as the GE62 2QF is 1.7GHz and the fastest is 2.9GHz. At 2.7 gigahertz, the MSI GE62 2QF has a quite fast processor clock speed compared to most of the other laptops of this spec and age.

We compared this notebook PC to all the other 2.7GHz processor clock speed laptops and we think the GE62 2QD, the GE62 Apache Pro, and the GS60 2QE all from MSI which has better reviews is also worth considering.

If this laptop processor clock speed is not fast enough for you then you might also want to consider the MSI GT80 2QE (2.9GHz) which also has a higher rating.

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Has a Front Camera

The GE62 2QF has a front camera. Most of the other gaming laptops that have been around for a similar time to the GE62 2QF also have a front camera.

We compared this notebook PC to all the other laptops with a front camera and we think the Asus G750JS, the MSI GS70 2QC, and the Lenovo Y70-70 which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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HD HD Type

The HD type of this portable PC is 4K Ultra HD, which is typical of many gaming laptops that are a similar age to it.

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4.1 Bluetooth Version

The GE62 2QF supports a better bluetooth version than most gaming laptops that were released more than a year ago. This notebook PC supports a 4.1 Bluetooth version, whereas most notebook PCs of a similar type and age to it support a 4 Bluetooth version.

A 4.1 Bluetooth version is actually the best supported bluetooth version amongst all laptops of a comparable age and spec to the GE62 2QF.

Amongst similar types of portable PC the worst supported bluetooth version is 4.

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Narrow

With a width of only 383 millimeters, the MSI GE62 2QF is fairly narrow compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to the GE62 2QF. Across all the notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable 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 laptops of a comparable spec and age to it.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This portable PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is the most commonly found memory slot on gaming laptops that are a comparable age to it.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This notebook PC has a GDDR5 discrete graphics memory type, which is the most commonly found discrete graphics memory type on comparable spec notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it.

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8 Reasons Against

Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

At only 300 megahertz, the GE62 2QF has a fairly slow on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other gaming laptops that are a comparable age to the GE62 2QF. Across all the gaming laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the GE62 2QF the on-board graphics adapter base frequencies range from 200MHz to 400MHz.

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

Comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to the GE62 2QF have on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies of between 900MHz and 1,300MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of only 1,050 megahertz, the GE62 2QF has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other portable PCs 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

Most portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the GE62 2QF do not have a full-size keyboard. The MSI GE62 2QF is no exception to this as it too does not have a full-size keyboard.

We think you might also be interested in alternative laptops which also have a full-size keyboard including the G750JH, or the GL771JW both from Asus or the Lenovo Y70-70 which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Like most of the other laptops that have been available for around the same time as the GE62 2QF, the GE62 2QF does not have a touch sensitive screen.

It is worth also looking at alternative laptops which also have a touch sensitive screen including the Y50-70 ($765.00), the Y50, or the Y70-70 all from Lenovo.

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Only Intel Core I7-5xxx Processor Family

The MSI GE62 2QF has an Intel Core i7-5xxx processor family which is better than the Intel Core i7 processor family found on most portable PCs that were launched more than a year ago.

This portable PC's processor family (Intel Core i7-5xxx) is actually the worst processor family amongst all notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the GE62 2QF.

The best processor family across similar types of portable PC is Intel Core i7-4xxx.

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Only One USB 2.0 Port

The GE62 2QF is a one USB 2.0 port notebook PC.

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Only 802.11a WiFi Standard

This portable PC has an 802.11ac WiFi standard, which is typical of many notebook PCs that have been available for more than a year.

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Only One Mini DisplayPort

The GE62 2QF is a one mini DisplayPort portable PC.

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6 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 Total Storage Capacity

At 1,000 gigabyte, the GE62 2QF has a relatively average total storage capacity compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable age and type to the GE62 2QF.

We compared this portable PC to all the other 1TB total storage capacity laptops and we think because of it's better review score, the GE60 2QD, and the GE60 2PL both from MSI or the Asus G750JS is also worth considering.

If this laptop total storage capacity is not big enough for you then you might want to look at the GS60 2QE (1.1TB), the GS60 2QC (1.1TB), or the GE62 2QD (1.1TB) all from MSI which also has a higher rating.

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Average Internal Memory

The GE62 2QF has a pretty typical internal memory (8 gigabytes) compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the GE62 2QF.

Alternative 8GB internal memory notebook PCs currently available that you might want to consider include because of it's better review score, the GP70 2QE, or the GE60 2PL both from MSI or the Asus G750JS.

If this gaming laptop internal memory is not big enough for you then you might also want to consider the MSI GE62 Apache-276 (12GB), the Asus G751JL (12GB), or the Razer Blade ($1,495.00) (16GB) which also has a higher rating.

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Average Screen Size

The GE62 2QF has a pretty standard screen size (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other laptops of a similar age and type to the GE62 2QF.

We compared this laptop to all the other 15.6" laptops and we think because of it's better review score, the GP60 Leopard Pro-825, and the GE60 both from MSI or the Asus G501JW is also worth considering.

If you are looking for a portable PC with a bigger screen size then you might want to look at the GT72 2QE (17.3"), or the GT72 2QD (17.3") both from MSI or the Alienware 17 R2 (17.3") which also has a higher rating.

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Average Weight

At 2.4 kilograms, the MSI GE62 2QF has a pretty average weight compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the GE62 2QF.

We compared all the other 2.4kg heavy notebook PCs to this laptop and we think because of it's better review score, the GP60 Leopard Pro-825, the GP60 2QE, and the GE62 all from MSI is also worth considering.

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HDD Storage Medium

This laptop has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many laptops of this spec and age. 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.

Alternative laptops that have an HDD storage media currently available that you might also want to look at include because of it's better review score, the Asus G750JS, the Lenovo Y70-70, or the MSI GE62 2QF ($1,455.66).

If the storage medium of this MSI portable PC is too bad for you then you might want to look at the Asus G551JM (SSD), the Alienware 13 (SSD), or the Razer Blade ($1,049.99) (SSD) which is also higher rated.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Market Positioning
Colour
Product Type
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
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)
Configurable TDP-Down Frequency
Stepping
PCI Express Configuration
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
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
Intel VPro Technology
Supported Instruction Set
Processor Code
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Smart Response Technology Version
Processor Package Size
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) Version
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Capacity
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Power
AC Adapter Power
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology

1 Award

chip.com.my Editor's Choice

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...

Chip.com.my

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 pro252, 2qfapa, pro252x, 2qfapac, pro252xe, 2qfapach, pro252xes, 2qfapache, msi 1tb128, msi i75700, msi i75700h, msi 1tb128g, msi 1tb128gb, msi i75700hq, msiporttilge622qfapachepro252xes
Barcodes 04719072407865
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