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Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
At 1,200 megahertz, the GS60 2PC 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 GS60 2PC. The slowest on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of gaming laptops that have been available for around the same time as the GS60 2PC is 1,100MHz and the fastest is 1,300MHz.
Has a Full-Size Keyboard
Unlike most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the GS60 2PC which do not have a full-size keyboard, the GS60 2PC has a full-size keyboard.
Has a Front Camera
The GS60 2PC has a front camera. Most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the GS60 2PC also have a front camera.
Intel Core I7 Processor Family
This notebook PC has an Intel Core i7-4xxx processor family, which is the most frequently found processor family on notebook PCs of this spec and age.
1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed
The GS60 2PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most gaming laptops that are a comparable age to it. Most gaming laptops that were released around the same time as it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed.
A 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all laptops that have been available for around the same time as the GS60 2PC.
A 133MHz processor memory clock speed is the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across comparable types of notebook PC.
The MSI GS60 2PC is fairly light (only 2 kilograms) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and type to the GS60 2PC. The weights of laptops of a comparable type and age to the GS60 2PC range from 1.8kg to 5.5kg.
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HDD Storage Medium
This portable PC has an HDD+SSD storage medium, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a similar spec and 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.
Four Built-In Speakers
The GS60 2PC has more built-in speakers than most of the notebook PCs of this age and type. Most of the portable PCs of this type and age only have between two and three built-in speakers, however this portable PC has four built-in speakers.
Very Fast Hard Drive Speed
The slowest hard drive speed of gaming laptops that have been around for around the same time as the GS60 2PC is 5,400 RPM, the fastest is 7,200 RPM, and the average hard drive speed is 6,400 RPM. The MSI GS60 2PC has one of the fastest hard drive speeds (7,200 revolutions per minute) amongst gaming laptops of this age.
Fairly Big Hard Drive Capacity
Gaming laptops that were released more than two years ago have hard drive capacity of between 500GB and 1.5TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 930GB. The MSI GS60 2PC has one of the bigger hard drive capacity (1,000 gigabyte) amongst gaming laptops of this age.
1.4 HDMI Version
This laptop has a 1.4b HDMI version, which is the most commonly found HDMI version on portable PCs of this type and age.
The average height of gaming laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to the GS60 2PC is 36mm, and the heights range from 17mm to 56mm. With a height of only 20 millimeters, the GS60 2PC is one of the thinner notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago amongst portable PCs of this age.
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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen
The GS60 2PC does not have a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other laptops of this age and type also do not have a touch sensitive screen.
Quite Small Screen Size
With a screen size of only 15.6 inches, the GS60 2PC has a quite small screen size compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that have been around for around the same time as the GS60 2PC. The average screen size of gaming laptops that have been around for around the same time as the GS60 2PC is 17".
Only 802.11a WiFi Standard
The GS60 2PC has a better Wi-Fi standard than most comparable spec portable PCs that came out more than two years ago. This notebook PC has an 802.11a WiFi standard, whereas most notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to it have an 802.11g WiFi standard.
An 802.11a WiFi standard is in fact the worst Wi-Fi standard amongst all notebook PCs of this age and type.
An 802.11n WiFi standard is the best Wi-Fi standard across comparable types of laptop.
Very Small Battery Capacity
The average battery capacity of gaming laptops that have been on the market for more than two years is 230Wh. With a battery capacity of only 52 watt-hours, the GS60 2PC has one of the smaller battery capacities amongst gaming laptops of this age.
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Very Small Battery Capacity
With a battery capacity of only 4,840 milliamperes * hour, the GS60 2PC has a quite small battery capacity compared to most of the other laptops of this spec and age. Across all the portable PCs that were released more than two years ago the battery capacities range from 4,400mAh to 7,800mAh.
Only Six Battery Cells
The GS60 2PC is a six battery cell count portable PC. Most of the other similar spec laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the GS60 2PC have between four and eight battery cells.
Very Small Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
With a maximum internal memory (64-bit) of only 16 gigabytes, the GS60 2PC has one of the smaller maximum internal memory (64-bit) amongst similar spec portable PCs of this age. Notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the GS60 2PC have maximum internal memory (64-bit) of between 16GB and 32GB.
Very Small Maximum Internal Memory
The maximum internal memory of portable PCs of this age and type range from 16GB to 32GB. At only 16 gigabytes, the GS60 2PC has a fairly small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other gaming laptops that were released more than two years ago.
Only One Installed SSD
The GS60 2PC is a one installed SSD laptop. Most of the other gaming laptops that have been available for more than two years have between one and two installed SSDs.
Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed
With a processor clock speed of only 2.4 gigahertz, the GS60 2PC has a quite slow processor clock speed compared to most of the other laptops of this spec and age. Across all the notebook PCs of this age and spec the processor clock speeds range from 2.2GHz to 2.9GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 2.4GHz.
Quite Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency
The average maximum turbo frequency of laptops of this spec and age is 3.4GHz, and the maximum turbo frequencies range from 3.2GHz to 3.8GHz. The GS60 2PC has a fairly slow maximum turbo frequency (only 3.4 gigahertz) compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable age and type to the GS60 2PC.
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Released Over Two Years Ago
This notebook PC was released over two years ago.
1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution
This notebook PC has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on gaming laptops that have been around for around the same time as it.
Average Internal Memory
At 16 gigabytes, the GS60 2PC has a fairly standard internal memory compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable age and spec to the GS60 2PC.
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Average Total Storage Capacity
At 1,128 gigabyte, the MSI GS60 2PC has a pretty typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other gaming laptops that are a similar age to the GS60 2PC.
Intel Core i7, Intel Core i7-4xxx
Processor Clock Speed
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Processor Memory Clock Speed
333, 1333, 133, 1600
Processor Memory Type
Conflict Free Processor
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Slot Version
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
PCI Express Configuration
1x16, 1x1, 2x8, 1x8, 1x8+2x4, 2x4
Processor Cache Type
Smart Cache, L3
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
2 x 8
Memory Clock Speed
Total Storage Capacity
HDD, HDD+SSD, SSD, SSD
SD, SD, SDHC, SD, SDXC
Integrated Card Reader
Solid-State Drive Interface
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
1920 x 1080
Touch Sensitive Screen
Full HD, HD
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Intel HD Graphics, Intel HD Graphics 4600
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 860M
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
11, 11.2, 11.2/12
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Discrete Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Sound Blaster Cinema
Video Capturing Speed
Front Camera Resolution
1280 x 720
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Ports & Interfaces
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Headphone Out Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
USB 3.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Windows 8, Windows 8.1
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel Rapid Start Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Smart Response Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
Intel Matrix Storage Technology
Intel Active Management Technology
Intel HD Audio Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel InTru 3D Technology
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Supported Instruction Set
AVX, AVX 2.0, SSE, SSE4.1, SSE, SSE4.2
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technology
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Processor Package Size
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel AES New Instructions
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery Cell Count
Lithium Polymer (LiPo), Lithium, Polymer
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Input Voltage
100 - 240
AC Adapter Frequency
50, 60, 50/60
AC Adapter Power
Cable Lock Slot
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Intel Visual Technology
Intel Clear Video HD, Intel Insider, Intel InTru 3D, Intel Quick Sync Video