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MSI GE62 Apache-276

MSI GE62 Apache-276 4 Core Intel Core I7-5xxx 2.7GHz 12GB 1TB HDD 15.6" Laptop

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4 Intel Core I7-5xxx 2.7GHz 12GB Aug 2015
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One Industry Award

The editor of Elchapuzasinformatico.com concluded that this portable PC was great and gave it their "Silver" award.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This laptop supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many laptops that were released around the same time as it.

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Fairly Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

Notebook PCs of this spec and age have maximum on-board graphics adapter memories of between 1.7GB and 32GB, and the average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory is 8.3GB. With a maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of 32 gigabytes, the GE62 Apache-276 has one of the bigger maximum on-board graphics adapter memories amongst similar spec laptops of this age.

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Good Brand

We checked 945 user and expert reviews for MSI laptops and found that on average MSI has good reviews. We also found that MSI has good reviews specifically within its gaming laptops range.

1,866MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The MSI GE62 Apache-276 supports a 1,866MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most gaming laptops that have been available for a similar time to it. Most gaming laptops that were released one year ago support a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed.

This laptop's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,866MHz) is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all laptops of a comparable age and spec to the GE62 Apache-276.

The worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across comparable types of laptop is 133MHz.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This portable PC has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many gaming laptops that have been available for more than a year.

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Has a Front Camera

The GE62 Apache-276 has a front camera, as do most of the other portable PCs that have been on the market for more than a year.

There are a number of alternative notebook PCs with a front camera currently available which you might also want to consider including the Asus G750JS, the MSI GS70 2QC, or the Alienware 13 which has better reviews.

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Light

With a weight of only 2.4 kilograms, the GE62 Apache-276 is quite light compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that were launched more than a year ago. The average weight of gaming laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the GE62 Apache-276 is 3kg, and the weights range from 1.2kg to 4.8kg.

We compared all the other 2.4kg heavy laptops to this notebook PC and we think the GE62 2QE, and the GE62 Apache ($1,249.99) both from MSI or the Lenovo Y50 which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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HD HD Type

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

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4.1 Bluetooth Version

The MSI GE62 Apache-276 supports a better bluetooth version than most gaming laptops that are a similar age to it. This notebook PC supports a 4.1 Bluetooth version, whereas most gaming laptops that were launched around the same time as it support a 4 Bluetooth version.

This portable PC's bluetooth version (4.1) is actually the best supported bluetooth version across all laptops of this spec and age.

Across 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 GE62 Apache-276 is fairly narrow compared to most of the other laptops of this type and age. The widths of comparable spec notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the GE62 Apache-276 range from 320mm to 460mm, and the average width is 400mm.

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1.4 HDMI Version

This notebook PC has a 1.4b HDMI version, which is the most frequently found HDMI version on gaming laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This notebook PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is the most frequently found memory slot on portable PCs of this age and type.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This notebook PC has a GDDR5 discrete graphics memory type, which is the most frequently found discrete graphics memory type on laptops of this age and type.

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7 Reasons Against

Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

At only 1,050 megahertz, the MSI GE62 Apache-276 has a fairly slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other gaming laptops that have been on the market for more than a year. The average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of gaming laptops that are a comparable age to the GE62 Apache-276 is 1,200MHz.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The MSI GE62 Apache-276 does not have a full-size keyboard. Most of the other notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the GE62 Apache-276 also do not have a full-size keyboard.

We compared this notebook PC to all the other notebook PCs with a full-size keyboard and we think the G750JH, or the GL771JW both from Asus or the Lenovo Y70-70 which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Most gaming laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to the GE62 Apache-276 do not have a touch sensitive screen. The GE62 Apache-276 is no exception to this as it too 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 which also has a higher rating.

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Only Intel Core I7-5xxx Processor Family

The GE62 Apache-276 has an Intel Core i7-5xxx processor family which is better than most portable PCs of this age and type. Most comparable spec notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to it have an Intel Core i7 processor family.

An Intel Core i7-5xxx processor family is in fact the worst processor family across all notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the GE62 Apache-276.

An Intel Core i7-4xxx processor family is the best processor family amongst similar types of notebook PC.

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Quite Small Screen Size

Across all the gaming laptops that were launched more than a year ago the screen sizes range from 13" to 19". The GE62 Apache-276 has one of the smaller screen sizes (only 15.6 inches) amongst gaming laptops of this age.

There are a number of alternative 15.6" portable PCs currently available which you might want to consider including because of it's better review score, the GE60 2QE, or the GE62 2QF both from MSI or the Asus G501JW.

If you would prefer a laptop with a bigger screen size then you might want to consider the G751JL (17.3"), or the G751JT (17.3") both from Asus or the MSI GT72 Dominator G-1668 (17.3") which is also higher rated.

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Only 802.11a WiFi Standard

This laptop has an 802.11ac WiFi standard, which is typical of many gaming laptops that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory

The maximum internal memory of portable PCs that are a comparable age to the GE62 Apache-276 range from 16GB to 32GB. At only 16 gigabytes, the GE62 Apache-276 has a quite small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs that were released around the same time as the GE62 Apache-276.

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5 Other reasons to consider the MSI GE62 Apache-276

Released Over a Year Ago

MSI released the GE62 Apache-276 over a year ago.

Average Processor Clock Speed

At 2.7 gigahertz, the GE62 Apache-276 has a relatively typical processor clock speed compared to most of the other portable PCs of this type and age.

Alternative 2.7GHz processor clock speed notebook PCs currently available which you might want to consider include the GE72 2QD, the GS60 2QC, or the GS60 2QE all from MSI which has better reviews.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 1,000 gigabyte, the GE62 Apache-276 has a fairly standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar type and age to the GE62 Apache-276.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 1TB total storage capacity notebook PCs currently available including because of it's better review score, the Asus G750JS, the MSI GT72 2QD, or the Alienware 15 ($1,859.99).

If you want a portable PC with a bigger total storage capacity then you might want to look at the G751JL (1.1TB), or the G751JT (1.3TB) both from Asus or the MSI GE72 2QD (1.1TB) which also has a higher rating.

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Average Internal Memory

At 12 gigabytes, the GE62 Apache-276 has a fairly average internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and type to the GE62 Apache-276.

There are a number of alternative 12GB internal memory laptops currently available which you might want to look at including because of it's better review score, the G771JM, the G771JM, or the G771JM all from Asus.

If you would prefer a bigger internal memory then you might also want to look at the GT72 Dominator G-1668 (16GB), or the GT80 2QE (16GB) both from MSI or the Lenovo Y70-70 (16GB) which also has a higher rating.

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HDD Storage Medium

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

We compared all the other laptops that have an HDD storage media to this notebook PC and we think because of it's better review score, the GP70 Leopard Pro, and the GE62 2QF ($1,455.66) both from MSI or the Asus G750JS is also worth considering.

Notebook PCs with a better storage medium that might also be worth considering include the Asus G551JM (SSD), the Alienware 13 (SSD), or the Razer Blade ($1,049.99) (SSD) which also has a higher rating.

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1 Award

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Expert Reviews

31 October 2015

MSI GE62MSI GE62 2QC Apache to jeden z tych laptopów, które nadaj? si? do grania, ale nie wzbudz? powszechnego zachwytu. Pozytywnie zaprezentowa?a si? wydajno?? laptopa w grach (o ile u?ytkownik...

Very well equipped for the price, eats applications for breakfast, can tackle real world highresolution PC gaming, surprisingly good battery life
Solid performance
Good size
Crisp and bright display
Various configurations available (GTX 960M
Norton Internet Security, too many customisation apps, cooling system gets a bit loud when running intensive appsgames
Needs better cooling
Really noisy fans on high
Hinge seems fragile
Not userserviceable

El portátil MSI GE72 6QD cumple con la renovación generacional sobre el GE72 2QD trayendo consigo los nuevos procesadores Intel Skylake , concretamente el i7-6700HQ , y las memorias DDR4 ,...

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Matte FHD panel with strong contrast
2 storage devices (SSD HDD)
Good input devices
2 free M.2 slots
High performance
Average brightness
Not an IPS panel
Speakers are only just acceptable
Limited battery life
None

User Reviews

(1)
Reviewed 9 September 2015 by Siddhant Saini
Siddhant Saini would recommend the MSI GE72 Apache

Left Lenovo and joined the MSI clan!Hello,Its been a couple of days since the purchase of this laptop and I've been awed by it! I initially had ordered a Lenevo Y50-70 UHD 4k from MS Store.... Read more…

Easy To Set Up
Easy To Use
Fast
Powerful

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