Close

Loading image...
MSI GE62 Apache
+ 7 Videos

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

Expert Reviews Best Buy chip.com.my Editor's Choice digitallife.se Recommended itc.ua Recommended gagadget.com Recommended
4 Intel Core I7-5xxx 2.7GHz 12GB Jun 2015
Processor Core Processor Family Processor Clock Speed Internal Memory Release Date
The latest 5th Generation of Intel Core i7 is over 7% faster than same level of 4th Generation Core i7 on heavy loadingCPU calculations. With regular Core i5, the performance is also over 10%... More
Prices might go up $26
within 2 weeks. 55% confidence. Chart
Get Price Alerts
You are subscribed to price alerts for this product
Unsubscribe
eBay
MSI GE62 Apache from eBay
$1,832.98
In stock, only 2 left!
Go to Store
Report an incorrect price Found it cheaper elsewhere?
Searching for international prices ...

Assumed Exchange Rates

Searching for prices in ...
MSI GE62 Apache Gaming Laptop Unboxing & Review
MSI GE62 Apache - Paul's Review Review (JoanneTechLover)
MSI GE62 Apache Pro unboxing
MSI GE62 2QE Apache Gaming Notebook Laptop  Unboxing & First Look!

23 Reasons For

Nineteen Industry Awards

This MSI laptop has received nineteen awards from experts.

This portable PC received a "Recommended" from Digitallife.se, Pricerunner.se, Gagadget.com, Avforums.com, Itc.ua, Overclockers.ua, Hardwareluxx.ru and Cnews.cz all of whom thought that this laptop was good.

This notebook PC was given a "Gold" award by both Hardwareheaven.com and Play3r.net, both of which wrote that this portable PC was superb.

This portable PC received a "Silver" from both Hardzone.es and Back2gaming.com, both of which thought that this gaming laptop was very good.

In addition, this portable PC received a "Best Buy" award from Expert Reviews and it received an "Editor's Choice" award from Ozeros.com.

Read more Less

Expert Reviews Are Good

The average expert rating of this gaming laptop is 80% based on twenty-six expert reviews from sites including Expert Reviews, PC Mag, PC Advisor.co.uk and computershopper.com.

User Reviews Are Excellent

On average, GE62 Apache owners rated this laptop 90 out of 100.

Good for Gaming

Ten MSI GE62 Apache reviewers concluded that the MSI GE62 Apache was good for gaming. Computershopper.com said “The 15.6-inch MSI GE62 Apache might not match the performance of the highest-end gaming rigs from the likes of Alienware, Origin” in their review. Computershopper.com also wrote “It's a tempting route to moderate gaming on the go”. Expert review site Notebookcheck.net mentioned “De The MSI GE62 is a powerful 15.6 inch gaming notebook” in their review of this laptop and gave it a rating of 4 stars.

Robust

A few people concluded that the product was well made. Trustedreviews.com wrote on expert review site Trusted Reviews “It's a solid upgrade over its predecessor” in their review of the MSI GE62 Apache. Expert website Itp.net mentioned in their MSI GE62 Apache review “Offer solid performance” and scored the product 80 out of 100.

One person said in their reviews that it was strong and durable. In November last year expert website Notebookcheck.net mentioned “Our review sample does a relatively good job in the "tough" rating categories even if the Skylake update is far from reaching MSI's promised higher performance” in their review of this laptop.

Read more Less

Acceptable Noise Level

A few MSI GE62 Apache reviewers wrote in their reviews that this laptop was quiet. Trustedreviews.com mentioned in their review of the MSI GE62 Apache on Trusted Reviews “MSI GE62 Apache – First Impressions The MSI GE62 Apache is the company's latest slim gaming laptop that features improved battery life, quieter cooling fans”. Last year expert review site Eteknix.com mentioned “The combination of class-leading components in a cool and quiet chass”. Eteknix.com also mentioned “The GE62 6QD is surprisingly cool, extremely quiet and feels like a premium piece of hardware”.

Good Product Quality

One MSI GE62 Apache owner who bought the product concluded that it was good quality. Expert review site Bit-Tech.net wrote in their review of the MSI GE62 Apache “Brightness as well as better image quality”.

Nice Design

One MSI GE62 Apache reviewer considered that the product was a good design. Expert website Expertreviews.co.uk mentioned “It’s not necessary a bad thing that design and build quality don’t venture far from the tried”.

One MSI GE62 Apache owner who reviewed it thought it was good looking. Expert review site Avforums.com wrote “The 17" GE70 2PE, found a superb machine with a great design and pretty decent specification for the money” and rated the product 4 stars.

Read more Less

Easy to Use

One customer who reviewed it considered that it was easy to use the menus. In November last year Notebookcheck.net said in their MSI GE62 Apache review “Most games run at high resolutions (Full HD) and high settings fluidly”.

One MSI GE62 Apache owner mentioned in their reviews that the MSI GE62 Apache was comfortable and easy to hold. Expert review site Pcadvisor.co.uk mentioned in their review of the MSI GE62 Apache “Sensibly powered for great games action, while remaining portable and comfortable to use” and gave it a score of 4 stars.

Read more Less

Good Size

Some MSI GE62 Apache owners who reviewed it thought it was thin. Pcadvisor.co.uk said in their review of the MSI GE62 Apache on expert website PC Advisor.co.uk “This 15in notebook seems thinner, lighter – certainly than the traditional portable gaming lapt”. Mobiletechreview.com wrote in their review of the MSI GE62 Apache “The MSI Apache Pro models are relatively slim, yet they're powerhouse performers with all the bells” and scored it 4 stars.

One person who purchased it considered that it was heavy and bulky.

Read more Less

Good Technical Features

One person who bought this laptop mentioned that it had good features.

Very Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

At 32 gigabytes, the GE62 Apache has a very big maximum on-board graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other gaming laptops that were launched more than a year ago. The average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of gaming laptops that came out around the same time as the GE62 Apache is 8.3GB, and the maximum on-board graphics adapter memories range from 1.7GB to 32GB.

Chart Edit

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This portable PC supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many gaming laptops that were launched more than a year ago.

Chart Edit

Good Brand

On average MSI gaming laptops have good ratings as do all portable PCs manufactured by MSI.

Chart

1,866MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The GE62 Apache supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most portable PCs of a similar type and age to it. This portable PC supports a 1,866MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as it support a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed.

This laptop's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,866MHz) is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all laptops that came out more than a year ago.

A 133MHz processor memory clock speed is the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across similar types of laptop.

Read more Less Chart Edit

1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This portable PC has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on similar spec laptops that have been available for a comparable time to it.

Chart Edit

Fairly Fast Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of 2.7 gigahertz, the GE62 Apache has one of the faster processor clock speeds amongst gaming laptops of this age. Gaming laptops that have been available for a similar time to the GE62 Apache have processor clock speeds of between 1.7GHz and 2.9GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 2.6GHz.

Chart Edit

Has a Front Camera

The GE62 Apache has a front camera. Most of the other laptops of a similar spec and age to the GE62 Apache also have a front camera.

Chart Edit

HD HD Type

The HD type of this laptop is Full HD, which is typical of many laptops of a similar spec and age to it.

Chart Edit

4.1 Bluetooth Version

The GE62 Apache supports a 4.1 Bluetooth version which is better than most portable PCs of a similar age and spec to it. Most gaming laptops that were launched around the same time as it support a 4 Bluetooth version.

This notebook PC's bluetooth version (4.1) is in fact the best supported bluetooth version across all notebook PCs of this type and age.

The worst supported bluetooth version across comparable types of notebook PC is 4.

Read more Less Chart Edit

1.4 HDMI Version

This notebook PC has a 1.4b HDMI version, which is typical of many gaming laptops that have been on the market for more than a year.

Chart Edit

2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This laptop has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is the most frequently found memory slot on gaming laptops that have been on the market for more than a year.

Chart Edit

GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

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

Chart Edit

12 Reasons Against

Poor Battery Life

A few customers reckoned that the MSI GE62 Apache did not have a good battery life. Last year expert website Notebookcheck.net mentioned “The review sample's power consumption and battery life are not at all typical Skylake” in their review of the MSI GE62 Apache although they scored it 4 stars. Pcadvisor.co.uk wrote “The GE62 is only compromised by tricky upgrade potential and disappointing battery life” in their MSI GE62 Apache review but despite that they still rated the product 4 stars.

Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

At only 300 megahertz, the GE62 Apache has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age. The average on-board graphics adapter base frequency of gaming laptops that have been around for around the same time as the GE62 Apache is 360MHz.

Chart Edit

Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

The on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies of laptops of this spec and age range from 900MHz to 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency is 1,200MHz. The MSI GE62 Apache has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (only 1,050 megahertz) compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the GE62 Apache.

Chart Edit

Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The GE62 Apache does not have a full-size keyboard, although keep in mind that most of the other gaming laptops that have been on the market for more than a year also do not have a full-size keyboard.

Chart Edit

Very Small Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

The MSI GE62 Apache has a quite small discrete graphics adapter memory (only 2 gigabytes) compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the GE62 Apache. The average discrete graphics adapter memory of gaming laptops that have been around for a comparable time to the GE62 Apache is 3.3GB, and the discrete graphics adapter memory capacities range from 2GB to 8GB.

Chart Edit

Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Most gaming laptops that have been on the market for more than a year do not have a touch sensitive screen. The MSI GE62 Apache is no exception to this as it too does not have a touch sensitive screen.

Chart Edit

Only Intel Core I7-5xxx Processor Family

The MSI GE62 Apache has an Intel Core i7-5xxx processor family which is better than most notebook PCs of this type and age. Most notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it have an Intel Core i7 processor family.

This laptop's processor family (Intel Core i7-5xxx) is actually the worst processor family across all similar spec notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the GE62 Apache.

Across comparable types of laptop the best processor family is Intel Core i7-4xxx.

Read more Less Chart Edit

Only One USB 2.0 Port

The MSI GE62 Apache is a one USB 2.0 port portable PC. Most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec have one USB 2.0 port.

Chart Edit

Only 802.11a WiFi Standard

This notebook PC has an 802.11ac WiFi standard, which is typical of many portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to it.

Chart Edit

Quite Small Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

When compared to other gaming laptops that have been available for more than a year, the GE62 Apache's discrete graphics adapter memory of only 2,048 megabytes is one of the smallest. The discrete graphics adapter memory of portable PCs of this type and age range from 2GB to 8.2GB, and the average discrete graphics adapter memory is 3.4GB.

Chart Edit

Only One Mini DisplayPort

The GE62 Apache is a one mini DisplayPort laptop.

Chart Edit

Quite Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency

At only 3.5 gigahertz, the GE62 Apache has a quite slow maximum turbo frequency compared to most of the other gaming laptops that have been available for a similar time to the GE62 Apache. Gaming laptops that are a similar age to the GE62 Apache have maximum turbo frequencies of between 2.7GHz and 4GHz.

Chart Edit

6 Other reasons to consider the MSI GE62 Apache

Released Over a Year Ago

This gaming laptop has been on the market for over a year.

Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 1,000 gigabyte, the MSI GE62 Apache has a relatively average total storage capacity compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to the GE62 Apache.

Chart Edit

Average Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 12 gigabytes, the MSI GE62 Apache has a pretty typical internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the GE62 Apache.

Chart Edit

Average Screen Size

The MSI GE62 Apache has a pretty average screen size (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable age and spec to the GE62 Apache.

Chart Edit

Average Weight

The MSI GE62 Apache has a pretty average weight (2.4 kilograms) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the GE62 Apache.

Chart Edit

HDD Storage Medium

This portable PC has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many gaming laptops that have been available for a comparable 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.

Chart Edit

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

20 Awards

Expert Reviews Best Buy chip.com.my Editor's Choice digitallife.se Recommended itc.ua Recommended gagadget.com Recommended hardwareluxx.ru Recommended cnews.cz Smart Buy hardzone.es Silver ozeros.com Editor's Choice pricerunner.se Recommended hwbox.gr Gamer's Choice eteknix.com Gamer's Choice Bit-Tech.net Approved hardwareheaven.com Gold Award computershopper.com Good For Gaming play3r.net Gold kitguru.net Worth Buying avforums.com Recommended back2gaming.com Silver overclockers.ua Recommended

Expert Reviews

(54)
7 January 2016

The GE62 6QD Apache Pro is by no means a perfect machine, but it has a lot of modern hardware and thus a lot of potential. Some of the annoyances, such as the overabundance of annoying software...

29 December 2015

In review: MSI GE62 6QD. Review sample courtesy of Cyberport.deIt actually started nicely. Our review sample does a relatively good job in the "tough" rating categories even if the Skylake update...

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
1 December 2015

The MSI Apache Pro models are relatively slim, yet they're powerhouse performers with all the bells and whistles laptops used to have--like Ethernet, a DVD drive and ample room for heatsinks and... Read more…

16 October 2015

The GE62 6QD is surprisingly cool, extremely quiet and feels like a premium piece of hardware. Furthermore, the complete package is almost perfect for the typical gamer who doesn't have an obscene...

Eteknix.com

« Prev 1 of 11 Next »

User Reviews

(8)
Reviewed 5 December 2015 by Trius
Trius would recommend the MSI GE62 Apache

This laptop has been able to handle everything I have thrown at it. The graphics are crisp. MSI provides software designed to maximize the gaming power. While not a big reason for me to purchase a... Read more…

Reviewed 26 December 2015 by BelovedofChrist
(Verified Purchase)

The MSI GE62 Apache Pro is a great laptop. The Steelseries keys provide decent tactical feedback, paired with the Nvidia GTX 960M graphics card with 2GB of dedicated VRAM proves this machine to be... Read more…

Reviewed 5 December 2015 by NewUser
NewUser would recommend the MSI GE62 Apache

I bought this laptop as an upgrade of an older, much older laptop I had for years. The specs are pretty great for the price and it is intuitive to use as well. It runs on windows 10 64 bit, which... Read more…

Reviewed 29 January 2016 by Momm
Momm would recommend the MSI GE62 Apache (Verified Purchase)

Track pad isn't great...not smooth...just different...

Reviewed 8 January 2016 by Taxman
Taxman would recommend the MSI GE62 Apache (Verified Purchase)

Still have not had a chance to fully test the capabilities of this machine but thus far looks very fast and capable of running multiple apps at the same time...

« Prev 1 of 2 Next »

Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers msi ge62, msi ge62v, msi ge62vr, msi i76700hq12, msi i76700hq12g, msi i76700hq12gb, msi ddr4gtx1060128gb1, msi ddr4gtx1060128gb1t, msi ddr4gtx1060128gb1tb
Barcodes 00824142117668
Feedback