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MSI GS60 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 Feb 2015
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13 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many comparable spec notebook PCs that came out more than a year ago.

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Good Brand

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

Has a Front Camera

The MSI GS60 has a front camera. Most of the other notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than a year also have a front camera.

We compared this portable PC to all the other portable PCs with a front camera and we think the 13, or the 13 both from Alienware or the MSI GP70 Leopard is also worth considering.

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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 laptops of a comparable age and spec to it.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

This notebook PC supports a 1333|1600MHz processor memory clock speed, which is typical of many gaming laptops that came out more than a year ago.

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HD HD Type

The HD type of this notebook PC is 4K Ultra HD, which is typical of many portable PCs of a similar age and spec to it.

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Very Light

At only 2 kilograms, the MSI GS60 is quite light compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the GS60. The average weight of gaming laptops that came out around the same time as the GS60 is 3kg, and the weights range from 1.2kg to 4.8kg.

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Four Built-In Speakers

The MSI GS60 has more built-in speakers than most of the gaming laptops that have been around for a comparable time to the GS60. This MSI portable PC is a four built-in speaker notebook PC compared to most of the gaming laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the GS60 which only have between two and three built-in speakers.

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4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many comparable spec portable PCs that were launched around the same time as it.

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1.4 HDMI Version

This portable PC has a 1.4b HDMI version, which is typical of many comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for more than a year.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This laptop has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is typical of many gaming laptops that have been on the market for a similar time 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 gaming laptops that are a similar age to it.

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Very Thin

The heights of laptops of this age and spec range from 16mm to 55mm. With a height of only 19.9 millimeters, the MSI GS60 is one of the thinner gaming laptops that were released one year ago amongst comparable spec notebook PCs of this age.

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4 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The MSI GS60 does not have a full-size keyboard, although it is worth noting that most of the other gaming laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the GS60 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 Lenovo Y50.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The MSI GS60 does not have a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other gaming laptops that are a comparable age to the GS60 also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

We think you might also be interested in other laptops which also have a touch sensitive screen including the Alienware 13, or the Lenovo Y50.

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Only 802.11a WiFi Standard

This notebook PC has an 802.11ac WiFi standard, which is typical of many comparable spec laptops that have been around for a similar time to it.

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Very Small Battery Capacity

The MSI GS60 has one of the smaller battery capacities (only 52 watt-hours) amongst gaming laptops of this age. Gaming laptops that have been around for a similar time to the GS60 have battery capacities of between 47Wh and 92Wh.

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6 Other reasons to consider the MSI GS60

Released Over a Year Ago

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

Average Processor Clock Speed

At 2.6 gigahertz, the MSI GS60 has a relatively typical processor clock speed compared to most of the other gaming laptops that were launched more than a year ago.

If this MSI notebook PC processor clock speed is too slow for you then you might also want to consider the MSI GP70 Leopard (2.9GHz).

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Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 1,000 gigabyte, the MSI GS60 has a fairly average total storage capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs of this type and age.

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Average Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 8 gigabytes, the MSI GS60 has a relatively average internal memory compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been around for around the same time as the GS60.

If this portable PC internal memory is not big enough for you then you might also want to consider the Lenovo Y50 ($1,562.49) (16GB).

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Average Screen Size

The MSI GS60 has a pretty average screen size (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other laptops of a similar age and type to the GS60.

If this notebook PC screen size is too small for you then you might also want to look at the MSI GP70 Leopard (17.3").

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HDD Storage Medium

This notebook PC has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many gaming laptops that have been around for around the same time as 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.

Portable PCs with a better storage medium that might be worth considering include the 13 (SSD), or the 13 (SSD) both from Alienware or the MSI GS30 2M (SSD).

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Specification

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Expert Reviews

(99)
15 January 2016

Avforums.com

4K is high up on a lot of techie's talking points at the moment, especially with the developments at the 2016 CES in Las Vegas. Whilst on our 4K TV we might actually get something genuinely Ultra... Read more…

Beautiful 4K Display
High Specification
SteelSeries Engine
Good price, especially for older models now
Solid build quality
Not enough USB ports
4K gaming too much for the GT 970M
Poor battery life
Restricted gaming performance using battery
Low battery life
30 November 2015

Not much has changed with the 2015 GS60 except an updated Broadwell CPU and a new screen option. MSI continues to use the same chassis and be one of the top contenders for a lightweight and high...

18 November 2015

The last MSI laptop I reviewed was the MSI GE72 2QD. It was my travel companion to Gamescom, and proved to be pretty damn efficient as both a work and gaming notebook. My only concerns with the... Read more…

6 November 2015

Equipped with a leading-edge SSD (plus a hard drive!), a fast Skylake CPU, and killer graphics for 1080p gaming, this thin gaming laptop soars, held back only by its brief battery life and, at...

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30 October 2015

What is the MSI GS60 6QE Ghost Pro? MSI is a big name in the gaming laptop market, with dozens of models available across several different ranges. Its latest machine, the GS60 6QE, is one of its... Read more…

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User Reviews

(27)
Reviewed 16 October 2015 by Marquish
Marquish would recommend the MSI GS60 Ghost Pro

This is one of the best laptops I have put my hands on. I have been looking since June for a nice, lightweight, powerful laptop and I finally found it. Oh, and did I say fast....blazing fast....I... Read more…

Reviewed 26 April 2014 by Dan N.
(Verified Purchase)

The DC in jack is awkwardly located in the middle of the left side. Comes preinstalled with Norton...

Reviewed 29 January 2016 by Newgamer
Newgamer would recommend the MSI GS60 Ghost Pro

Let me start off by saying that I'm an avid apple product user and I have not owned a PC in such a long time. I eventually got frustrated with the specs that Apple products provide that I decided... Read more…

Reviewed 23 January 2016 by NIGHTLY
NIGHTLY would recommend the MSI GS60 Ghost Pro (Verified Purchase)

HARDCORE TRUE TO THE GAME KILLER...

Reviewed 6 February 2016 by Ballbreaker
Ballbreaker would recommend the MSI GS60 Ghost Pro (Verified Purchase)

Awesome computer, lighter and thinner than most of ultrabooks. Nice configuration with NVIDIA GTX970M that runs all games on very high-ultra settings. Only con: Battery life ( 1h-2h30 max)...

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers i76700, 1tb128, gtx970, i75700, 1tb128g, gtx970m, i75700h, i76700h, i76700hq, 1tb128gb, i75700hq
Barcodes 04719072376628, 04719072392031
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