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MSI GS70 4 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.4GHz 8GB 1TB HDD 17.3" Laptop

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4 Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.4GHz 8GB Dec 2013
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CPU performance has increased by 3%~7%, while the overall platform is 15% more powerful, and GPU performance is even more noteworthy, with an average increase of over 30%.In terms of 2D and 3D... More
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10 Reasons For

Four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports

The MSI GS70 is a four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port portable PC.

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MSI Laptops Have Good Reviews

We checked 786 expert and owner reviews for MSI portable PCs and found that on average MSI has good reviews. We also found that MSI has good reviews specifically within its gaming laptops range.

Quite Big Screen Size

With a screen size of 17.3 inches, the MSI GS70's screen size is one of the biggest amongst gaming laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the GS70. The smallest screen size of laptops that are a comparable age to the GS70 is 13" and the biggest is 19".

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Has a Front Camera

The MSI GS70 has a front camera, as do most of the other laptops that have been on the market for more than two years.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The MSI GS70 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most similar spec laptops that have been around for more than two years. Most gaming laptops that were released more than two years ago support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This notebook PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

A 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all gaming laptops that have been around for around the same time as the GS70.

The worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across similar types of portable PC is 133MHz.

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Very Fast Hard Drive Speed

When compared to other laptops that were launched more than two years ago, the hard drive speed of the MSI GS70 of 7,200 revolutions per minute is one of the fastest. Portable PCs that are a comparable age to the GS70 have hard drive speeds of between 5,400 RPM and 7,200 RPM.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This notebook PC has an 802.11a|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most commonly found WiFi standard on gaming laptops that are a similar age to it.

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Two Mini DisplayPorts

The MSI GS70 is a two mini DisplayPort laptop. Most of the other portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the GS70 only have one mini DisplayPort.

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1.4 HDMI Version

This portable PC has a 1.4 HDMI version, which is the most frequently found HDMI version on notebook PCs of a similar type and age 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 were released more than two years ago.

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6 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Most gaming laptops that have been available for more than two years do not have a full-size keyboard. The MSI GS70 is no exception to this as it too does not have a full-size keyboard.

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Very Small Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

Across all the notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the GS70 the discrete graphics adapter memory capacities range from 2GB to 8GB. With a discrete graphics adapter memory of only 2 gigabytes, the MSI GS70 has a quite small discrete graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the GS70.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The MSI GS70 does not have a touch sensitive screen, although it is worth noting that most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Very Small Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

The smallest discrete graphics adapter memory of notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the GS70 is 2GB, the biggest is 8.2GB, and the average discrete graphics adapter memory is 3.4GB. The MSI GS70 has one of the smaller discrete graphics adapter memory (only 2,048 megabytes) amongst gaming laptops of this age.

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Only Six Battery Cells

Most notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the GS70 have between four and eight battery cells, including the MSI GS70 which has six battery cells.

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Only Two Built-In Speakers

The MSI GS70 is a two built-in speaker laptop. Most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the GS70 have between two and three built-in speakers.

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8 Other reasons to consider the MSI GS70

Released Over Three Years Ago

MSI released the GS70 over three years ago.

1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This laptop has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on notebook PCs of a similar type and age to it.

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Average Processor Clock Speed

At 2.4 gigahertz, the MSI GS70 has a pretty typical processor clock speed compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the GS70.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

This laptop has an Intel Core i7-4xxx processor family, which is the most commonly found processor family on laptops of a similar age and spec to it.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

The MSI GS70 has a pretty typical total storage capacity (1,000 gigabyte) compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the GS70.

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Average Internal Memory

At 8 gigabytes, the MSI GS70 has a relatively typical internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the GS70.

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Average Weight

At 2.7 kilograms, the MSI GS70 has a fairly standard weight compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the GS70.

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HDD Storage Medium

This laptop has an HDD storage medium, which is the most commonly found storage medium on portable PCs of a comparable type 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.

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Specification

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Integrated Card Reader
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Microphone in Port
Headphone Out Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
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Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel InTru 3D Technology
Intel Insider
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Intel Clear Video HD Technology
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Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
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Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel AES New Instructions
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
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Intel Visual Technology
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Expert Reviews

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12 January 2016

Whenever someone mentions gaming laptops, there are a few things that are always associated with them: heavy, thick, and most of all, unwieldy. With so many gaming laptops in the market that are... Read more…

Great gaming performance
Plenty of storage
Slim for a 17 inch gaming laptop
High system performance
Very good gaming performance
Serious heat issues
Poor battery life
No touchscreen
Display with extreme blue cast
Strange keyboard layout
17 December 2015

The MSI GS70 6QE Stealth Pro Gaming Notebook retails at RM 8,999. It's power-packed, feature-rich and it comes with 2-years warranty. What you get in this package is a system that's build for...

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High system performance, very good gaming performance, stylish metal case, matte FHD display, many display ports
SSD HDD, slim and comparatively lightweight
Great GPU performance, good amount of fast storage, relatively portable
Desktopgrade specifications
Highend GTX 970M GPU
Very hot under load, mediocre sound system, limited access to internal components
Hot, loud, average CPU performance
1080p TN panel
High heat output
Middling battery life
7 November 2015

In review: MSI GS70 6QE Stealth Pro. Test device courtesy of notebooksbillger.deThe MSI GS70 offers a powerful processor and a high-performance GPU. Together, these hardware components turn the...

14 October 2015

There's a lot to like about the Skylake powered MSI GS70 if you're after a gaming laptop ? as well as a few problems.Over at PC World, I've reviewed the latest iteration of MSI's GS70 gaming... Read more…

14 October 2015

MSI's GS70 is an interesting gaming machine, with a very slight nod towards portability thanks to its thin profile, at least as far as gaming laptops are concerned. There's plenty of grunt under... Read more…

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User Reviews

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Reviewed 22 April 2016 by Michael Davison
(Verified Purchase)

Excellent computer, I have been using it for about a year now. I was looking for a laptop that could handle high-end gaming & streaming, which this laptop has been more than capable of doing. MSI... Read more…

Reviewed 23 February 2016 by Alisa

Failed twice in a year.

Reviewed 3 January 2016 by Sam

Bought this laptop over a year ago and have yet to have any complaints about it! The design is sleek and elegant while the case provides a sense of robust quality which other laptops fail at with... Read more…

Reviewed 6 October 2015 by Josh | 11 Comments
(Verified Purchase)
Reviewed 19 September 2015 by Saif
(Verified Purchase)

First of all, this is my second GS70, as the first got dead pixels within the first month. Also, it was advertised to be shipped with two SSDs - however this is NOT the case. Maybe they have fixed... Read more…

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers msi i76700, gs702odi781, info 6qe070, msi i76700h, msi i76700hq, gs702odi781f, info 6qe070u, gs702odi781fd, info 6qe070uk, msi 9s7177616074, msi 9s7177515070, info 9s7177515070, info i76700hq1tb128gb16gb6, mhk international co limited 2qe81
Barcodes 04719072323684, 04719072377991, 04719072438784, 04719072455347
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