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MSI GS60 Ghost

MSI GS60 Ghost 4 Core Intel Core I7-5xxx 2.7GHz 16GB 1.1TB HDD+SSD 15.6" Laptop

4 Intel Core I7-5xxx 2.7GHz 16GB Jun 2015
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17 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This notebook PC supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most commonly supported processor operating mode on laptops of this type and age.

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Very Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

With a maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of 32 gigabytes, the MSI GS60 Ghost has a very big maximum on-board graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age. Across all the laptops of this age and type the maximum on-board graphics adapter memories range from 1.7GB to 32GB, and the average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory is 7.8GB.

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Good Brand

MSI has good average ratings for its gaming laptops as well as across its entire portable PC range.

1,866MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The GS60 Ghost supports a 1,866MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most gaming laptops that were released more than a year ago. Most comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to it support a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed.

A 1,866MHz processor memory clock speed is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all gaming laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the GS60 Ghost.

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 around the same time as it.

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Fairly Big Internal Memory

At 16 gigabytes, the GS60 Ghost has a fairly big internal memory compared to most of the other gaming laptops that came out more than a year ago. The smallest internal memory of notebook PCs that were released one year ago is 4GB, the biggest is 32GB, and the average internal memory is 13GB.

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Fairly Fast Processor Clock Speed

The average processor clock speed of notebook PCs that are a similar age to the GS60 Ghost is 2.6GHz. At 2.7 gigahertz, the MSI GS60 Ghost has a fairly fast processor clock speed compared to most of the other notebook PCs that were released one year ago.

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Fairly Big Total Storage Capacity

The GS60 Ghost has a fairly big total storage capacity (1,128 gigabyte) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the GS60 Ghost. The total storage capacity of gaming laptops that have been around for around the same time as the GS60 Ghost range from 120GB to 2.1TB, and the average total storage capacity is 980GB.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other gaming laptops that are a comparable age to the GS60 Ghost, the GS60 Ghost has a front camera.

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HD HD Type

The HD type of this notebook PC is Full HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on laptops of a comparable age and type to it.

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Light

With a weight of only 2 kilograms, the MSI GS60 Ghost is one of the lighter laptops of a comparable type and age to the GS60 Ghost amongst notebook PCs of this age. Gaming laptops that were released one year ago have weights of between 1.2kg and 4.8kg, and the average weight is 3kg.

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Four Built-In Speakers

Most of the other notebook PCs that were released more than a year ago only have between two and three built-in speakers, however the GS60 Ghost has four built-in speakers.

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4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported Bluetooth version on portable PCs of a similar age and spec to it.

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1.4 HDMI Version

This portable PC has a 1.4b HDMI version, which is typical of many portable PCs of a similar spec and age 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 type and age.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This portable PC has a GDDR5 discrete graphics memory type, which is typical of many portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Very Thin

The heights of portable PCs that are a similar age to the GS60 Ghost range from 17mm to 49mm, and the average height is 30mm. At only 19.9 millimeters, the MSI GS60 Ghost is quite thin compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec.

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12 Reasons Against

Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The on-board graphics adapter base frequencies of laptops of a comparable age and type to the GS60 Ghost range from 200MHz to 400MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 370MHz. At only 300 megahertz, the MSI GS60 Ghost has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to the GS60 Ghost.

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

The GS60 Ghost has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (only 1,050 megahertz) compared to most of the other laptops of a similar age and spec to the GS60 Ghost. Similar spec portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the GS60 Ghost have on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies of between 900MHz and 1,400MHz.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Most gaming laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the GS60 Ghost do not have a full-size keyboard. The GS60 Ghost is no exception to this as it too does not have a full-size keyboard.

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Quite Small Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

The GS60 Ghost has one of the smaller discrete graphics adapter memory capacities (only 2 gigabytes) amongst similar spec portable PCs of this age. Laptops that have been on the market for more than a year have discrete graphics adapter memory capacities of between 2GB and 8GB, and the average discrete graphics adapter memory is 3.3GB.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Most laptops of a comparable type and age to the GS60 Ghost do not have a touch sensitive screen. The GS60 Ghost is no exception to this as it too does not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Only Intel Core I7-5xxx Processor Family

The MSI GS60 Ghost has an Intel Core i7-5xxx processor family which is better than the Intel Core i7 processor family found on most gaming laptops that were launched around the same time as it.

An Intel Core i7-5xxx processor family is in fact the worst processor family amongst all laptops that were launched around the same time as the GS60 Ghost.

The best processor family amongst comparable types of notebook PC is Intel Core i7-4xxx.

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Only 802.11a WiFi Standard

This notebook PC has an 802.11ac WiFi standard, which is typical of many laptops of this age and type.

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Very Small Battery Capacity

The battery capacities of comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for more than a year range from 47Wh to 92Wh. The GS60 Ghost has a quite small battery capacity (only 52 watt-hours) compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been available for a similar time to the GS60 Ghost.

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Very Small Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

With a discrete graphics adapter memory of only 2,048 megabytes, the MSI GS60 Ghost has a quite small discrete graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable spec and age to the GS60 Ghost. The average discrete graphics adapter memory of comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to the GS60 Ghost is 3.4GB.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

At only 16 gigabytes, the GS60 Ghost has a very small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs that are a similar age to the GS60 Ghost. The average maximum internal memory of laptops that are a similar age to the GS60 Ghost is 20GB.

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Only One Mini DisplayPort

Most gaming laptops that came out around the same time as the GS60 Ghost have one mini DisplayPort, including the GS60 Ghost which has one mini DisplayPort.

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Quite Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency

The average maximum turbo frequency of gaming laptops that have been on the market for more than a year is 3.5GHz, and the maximum turbo frequencies range from 2.7GHz to 4GHz. With a maximum turbo frequency of only 3.5 gigahertz, the MSI GS60 Ghost has one of the slower maximum turbo frequencies amongst notebook PCs of this age.

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3 Other reasons to consider the MSI GS60 Ghost

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when MSI released the GS60 Ghost.

Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 15.6 inches, the MSI GS60 Ghost has a pretty typical screen size compared to most of the other gaming laptops that have been around for a comparable time to the GS60 Ghost.

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HDD Storage Medium

This laptop has an HDD+SSD storage medium, which is the most frequently found storage medium on similar spec notebook PCs that were launched more than a year ago. 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.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
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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
Conflict Free Processor
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
Integrated Card Reader
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Aspect Ratio
3D Compatible
Full HD
LED Backlight
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
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LghtScribe Feature
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speaker
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Video Capturing Speed
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
Mini DisplayPort
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Headphone Out Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Version
HDMI Port
USB 3.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Keyboard
Backlit Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel VPro Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Smart Response Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel InTru 3D Technology
Intel Insider
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Supported Instruction Set
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
OS Guard
Thermal Monitoring Technology
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Smart Response Technology Version
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) Version
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel AES New Instructions
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
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Battery
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Power
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Weight & Dimensions
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AC Adapter Included
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers gs60ghst607, gs60ghost607, gs60ghost607500, gs60ghost6079s71
Barcodes 00824142117040
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