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MSI GS70 2QE

MSI GS70 2QE 4 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.6GHz 8GB 1TB Hdd|ssd 17.3" Laptop

4 Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.6GHz 8GB Jul 2013
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Game without compromise with the blisteringly powerful MSI GS70 2QE Stealth Pro 17.3"Gaming Laptop. Highlights - NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970M graphics card delivers desktop-quality gaming anywhere -... More
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19 Reasons For

MSI Notebook PCs Have Good Reviews

MSI has good average reviews for its many processor core portable PCs as well as across its entire portable PC range compared to other manufacturers.

Quite Big Screen Size

The screen sizes of notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the GS70 2QE range from 10" to 18", and the average screen size is 16". With a screen size of 17.3 inches, the GS70 2QE has one of the bigger screen sizes amongst laptops of this age.

We compared all the other 17.3" laptops to this portable PC and we think because of it's better review score, the HP ZBook 17 is also worth considering.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The MSI GS70 2QE has a maximum display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than the most frequently found display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels.

This portable PC's display resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is actually the best display resolution amongst all portable PCs that came out more than two years ago.

The worst display resolution amongst similar types of portable PC is 1366 x 768 pixels.

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Quite Fast Processor Clock Speed

At 2.6 gigahertz, the GS70 2QE has a fairly fast processor clock speed compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the GS70 2QE. The processor clock speeds of laptops that were released around the same time as the GS70 2QE range from 1GHz to 3GHz.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

This notebook PC has an Intel Core i7-4xxx processor family, which is typical of many portable PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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SSD Storage Medium

The MSI GS70 2QE has an SSD storage medium which is better than the HDD storage medium found on most similar spec laptops that came out around the same time as it. In addition, this MSI laptop have an hdd and ssd storage medium. Solid State Drives (SSD) store data in semiconductors on a circuit board rather than using magnetic or optical media. Solid State Drives have no moving parts which makes them very fast and reliable.

An SSD storage medium is in fact the best storage medium across all laptops of this type and age.

The worst storage medium amongst similar types of notebook PC is HDD.

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Six Battery Cells

The MSI GS70 2QE is a six battery cell laptop.

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Four USB 3.0 Ports

The GS70 2QE is a four USB 3.0 port notebook PC.

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Four ESATA/USB 3.0 Ports

The GS70 2QE has more ESATA/USB 3.0 ports than most of the portable PCs of this type and age. This portable PC is a four ESATA/USB 3.0 port notebook PC compared to most of the laptops of this age and type which only have between one and three ESATA/USB 3.0 ports.

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Three Point Five Headphone Out Ports

The GS70 2QE is a three point five headphone out port laptop.

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Very Big Display Diagonal

Across all the portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to the GS70 2QE the display diagonals range from 25cm to 44cm. When compared to other laptops that were released more than two years ago that we have checked the display diagonal of, the MSI GS70 2QE's display diagonal of 43.942 centimeters is one of the biggest.

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Four USB Ports

The MSI GS70 2QE has more USB ports than most of the many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the GS70 2QE. This notebook PC is a four USB port portable PC compared to most of the many processor core portable PCs that were released more than two years ago which only have between one and three USB ports.

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SSD Storage Medium

The MSI GS70 2QE has an SSD storage medium which is better than most portable PCs of a similar spec and age to it. Most portable PCs of a comparable type and age to it have an HDD storage medium.

An SSD storage medium is actually the best storage medium across all laptops of a similar age and type to the GS70 2QE.

Across comparable types of laptop the worst storage medium is HDD.

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Fairly Big On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

The MSI GS70 2QE has one of the bigger on-board graphics adapter memory (3,000 megabytes) amongst comparable spec notebook PCs of this age. Across all the notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the GS70 2QE the on-board graphics adapter memory range from 64MB to 4GB.

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Very Fast Processor Clock Speed

Similar spec portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the GS70 2QE have processor clock speeds of between 1,300MHz and 2,600MHz, and the average processor clock speed is 2,100MHz. When compared to other laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the GS70 2QE that we have checked, the GS70 2QE's processor clock speed of 2,600 megahertz is one of the fastest.

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Quite Big Internal Memory

At 8,000 megabytes, the MSI GS70 2QE has a fairly big internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the GS70 2QE. Across all the laptops that are a similar age to the GS70 2QE the internal memory range from 2GB to 16GB.

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Quite Big Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

The average discrete graphics adapter memory of many processor core portable PCs that are a similar age to the GS70 2QE is 2.4GB. The GS70 2QE has one of the bigger discrete graphics adapter memory (3,000 megabytes) amongst many processor core portable PCs of this age.

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3 USB Version

This notebook PC has a 3 USB version, which is the most frequently found USB version on many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This laptop has a gddr5 discrete graphics memory type, which is typical of many many processor core portable PCs that were launched around the same time as it.

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9 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Front Camera

The GS70 2QE does not have a front camera, unlike most of the other many processor core portable PCs that were released more than two years ago which have a front camera.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Most of the other many processor core portable PCs that are a comparable age to the GS70 2QE have a full-size keyboard, however the GS70 2QE does not have a full-size keyboard.

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Very Short Battery Life

The average battery life of similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the GS70 2QE is 6.9h, and the battery lifes range from 2.5h to 22h. At only 4 hours, the GS70 2QE has a fairly short battery life compared to most of the other laptops that were released more than two years ago.

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Only One Built-In Speaker

Most many processor core portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the GS70 2QE have between one and three built-in speakers, including the MSI GS70 2QE which has one built-in speaker.

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Only One Speaker

The GS70 2QE is a one speaker notebook PC.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The GS70 2QE does not have a touch sensitive screen, although this is within the context that most of the other laptops that were released more than two years ago also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This notebook PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is the most commonly found Ethernet LAN data rate on portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Only 802.11a WiFi Standard

The GS70 2QE has an 802.11a WiFi standard which is better than most notebook PCs of this age and type. Most similar spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago have an 802.11n WiFi standard.

This portable PC's Wi-Fi standard (802.11a) is actually the worst Wi-Fi standard amongst all many processor core portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the GS70 2QE.

The best Wi-Fi standard amongst similar types of portable PC is 802.11n.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported Bluetooth version on laptops of this age and type.

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4 Other reasons to consider the MSI GS70 2QE

Released Over Three Years Ago

MSI released the GS70 2QE over three years ago.

Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 1,000 gigabyte, the MSI GS70 2QE has a pretty typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been available for more than two years.

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Average Internal Memory

At 8 gigabytes, the GS70 2QE has a pretty average internal memory compared to most of the other laptops of this spec and age.

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Average Weight

With a weight of 2.7 kilograms, the GS70 2QE has a fairly typical weight compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been around for more than two years.

Notebook PCs with a heavier weight that might be worth considering include the GS70 (2.7kg), or the GS60 (2.7kg) both from MSI.

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Specification

Design
Colour
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
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Processor Technology
Processor
Processor Cache
Processor Cache
Processor Model
Processor Clock Speed
Memory
Internal Memory
Internal Memory
Internal Memory Size
Hard Drive
Storage Medium
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Memory Card Slot
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Screen
Touch Technology
Display Manufacturer
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Maximum Resolution
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
CD-RW/DVD-ROM Interface
Optical Drive
Audio
Audio System
Built-In Microphone
Speaker
Built-In Speaker
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Built-In Camera
Networking
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
Bluetooth
Integrated Wireless LAN
Ports & Interfaces
Wireless Communication Version
USB Port
Headphone Connection
Headphone Out Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
DisplayPort
HDMI Port
ESATA/USB 3.0 Port
USB 3.0 Port
Keyboard
Backlit Keyboard
Built-In Touchpad
Keyboard
Keyboard Layout
Operating System/software
Operating System
Bundled Software
Battery
Battery Life
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Battery Cell
Power
External Power Adapter
Security
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Technical Details
Display
Wireless Feature
Other Features
Ethernet Specification
Supplied Battery
Special Feature
Wireless Standard
Memory Type
Speaker
Graphics Adapter Interface
Graphics Adapter Manufacturer
Display
Storage Capacity
USB Version
Internal Memory
Audio Output
HDMI Port
Compatible Operating System
Display Diagonal
Ethernet Interface Type
Wireless Transmission
Dimensions
Graphics Adapter Family
Graphics Adapter
Display Illumination
Wireless Technology
Integrated Graphics Adapter (UMA/GMA)
Display
Battery Type
Speaker
Weight
Type
Security Feature

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers msi i74720, msi p230386, msi i74720h, msi i74720hq, msi p230386p
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