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MSI GT60 4 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.7GHz 8GB 750GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

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4 Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.7GHz 8GB Sep 2014
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GT60-2OJ can support up to 3 external independent displays simultaneously through HDMI 1.4, Mini Display port 1.2 and VGA. So you can do rendering, 3D image drawing, and check your reference files... More
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32 Reasons For

Nineteen Industry Awards

This many processor core notebook PC has received nineteen awards from portable PC experts.

This laptop was given a "Gold" award by Hwt.dk, Pcper.com, Hardware.info, Drcaos.com and Razorman.net all of whom said that this many processor core notebook PC was outstanding.

This portable PC was given a "Performance Award" by HEXUS.net, Eteknix.com, Purepc.pl and Play3r.net all of whom thought that this many processor core notebook PC functioned well.

The writers at three more expert review sites all concluded that they would endorse this many processor core notebook PC. This laptop received a "Recommended" award from Hardwareheaven.com, Pccentre.pl and Itwriter.ru.

The writers at Laptopmag.com and Rbmods.se both decided that this portable PC was superb and gave it their "Editor's Choice" award.

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Expert Reviews Are Good

On average, based on twenty-eight expert reviews from sites including Digitaltrends.com, maximumpc.com, Laptopmag.com and notebookcheck.net this many processor core notebook PC has an overall expert rating of 81%.

Good for Gaming

Some MSI GT60 reviewers who purchased it concluded that it was good for gaming. Hexus.net said in their review of this laptop on expert review site HEXUS.net “Taiwanese manufacturer MSI appears to be keeping true to its roots by maintaining a focus on gaming laptops that prioritise cutting-edge performance above all else”. Expert review site Digitaltrends.com wrote in their review of the MSI GT60 two years ago “Gaming beyond 1080p puts great strain on the system's GPU” . Notebookcheck.net gave the product a score of 4 stars and mentioned “The MSI GT60 is meant to appeal to gamers first and foremost”.

Good Product Quality

A number of MSI GT60 reviewers who reviewed this laptop thought it was good quality. Four years ago expert review site Laptopmag.com mentioned “Combine that with a vibrant 1080p display, good audio quality and a po”. Laptopmag.com also wrote “The MSI GT60 delivers impressive gaming performance and audio quality at a good price”.

Good Battery Life

Some MSI GT60 owners who reviewed this laptop considered that it had a good battery life. Expert review site Stuffmideast.com wrote “ComUltrabooks are thin and lightweight, with enough battery power to make it through the day”. Alphr.com mentioned “Respectable battery life” in their MSI GT60 review.

Nice Design

One MSI GT60 owner who reviewed it reckoned that it was good looking. Three years ago expert website Notebookcheck.net wrote in their review “The multi-color backlit keyboard only adds to its stylish appearance to m” and gave it a rating of 4 stars.

One person who reviewed it thought it was a good design. Expert review site Notebookcheck.net mentioned “This is why MSI paid special attention toward the design” in their review.

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Good Connectivity

One person said that the product was good in terms of connectivity. Alphr.com mentioned “Connectivity could be better”.

Large Storage Capacity

One MSI GT60 owner who reviewed it thought it had good storage. Thunderbaylive.com said in their review “Extremely fast storage array” .

Robust

One MSI GT60 owner who bought this laptop reckoned that it was well made. Three years ago expert website Hexus.net wrote “MSI keeps doing what it does best by creating gaming laptops that offer some of today's most advanced components in a well-built and familiar package”.

Easy to Use

One MSI GT60 reviewer who purchased it reckoned that it was comfortable and easy to hold. Two years ago Thunderbaylive.com wrote “Comfortable backlit keyboard”.

Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

The average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the GT60 is 1,200MHz. At 1,300 megahertz, the MSI GT60 has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the GT60.

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64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most commonly supported processor operating mode on notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Good Size

One customer who reviewed this laptop said that it was thin. One MSI GT60 reviewer mentioned in their reviews that the product was lightweight.

11 On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version

This laptop has a 11.1 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version, which is typical of many many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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MSI Portable PCs Have Good Reviews

On average MSI many processor core portable PCs have good reviews compared to other manufacturers as do all portable PCs manufactured by MSI.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The MSI GT60 has a maximum display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than a 1366 x 768 pixels laptop, which is the most common display resolution.

This notebook PC's display resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is actually the best display resolution amongst all many processor core portable PCs that are a comparable age to the GT60.

The worst display resolution across similar types of notebook PC is 1366 x 768 pixels.

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Quite Fast Processor Clock Speed

The processor clock speeds of many processor core portable PCs that are a similar age to the GT60 range from 1GHz to 3GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 2.2GHz. With a processor clock speed of 2.7 gigahertz, the MSI GT60 has a fairly fast processor clock speed compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the GT60.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

This laptop has an Intel Core i7-4xxx processor family, which is typical of many laptops of a comparable spec and age to it.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The MSI GT60 has a full-size keyboard, as do most of the other laptops of this age and spec.

There are a number of other laptops which also have a full-size keyboard which you might also want to consider including the Asus U500VZ[plb_2377740_price], or the DELL XPS 15[plb_2555133_price].

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The MSI GT60 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most portable PCs that are a comparable age to it. This MSI laptop supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most laptops that are a similar age to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this portable PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

This notebook PC's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all many processor core portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the GT60.

The worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst comparable types of notebook PC is 133MHz.

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Has a Front Camera

The MSI GT60 has a front camera. Most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec also have a front camera.

Other laptops which also have a front camera that you might also want to look at include the Asus U500VZ[plb_2377740_price].

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This laptop has an 802.11a|802.11ac|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many laptops of a comparable spec and age to it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many many processor core portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Quite Fast Hard Drive Speed

With a hard drive speed of 7,200 revolutions per minute, the MSI GT60 has one of the faster hard drive speeds amongst similar spec laptops of this age. Across all the many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the GT60 the hard drive speeds range from 5,200 RPM to 7,200 RPM.

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4x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

The MSI GT60 has a maximum memory slots of 4x SO-DIMM. That's over two times the memory slots of a 2x SO-DIMM laptop, which is the most frequently found memory slots.

A 4x SO-DIMM memory slot is in fact the best memory slots amongst all laptops of this age and type.

A 1x SO-DIMM memory slot is the worst memory slots amongst similar types of portable PC.

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Very Big Maximum Internal Memory

With a maximum internal memory of 32 gigabytes, the MSI GT60 has one of the bigger maximum internal memory amongst many processor core portable PCs of this age. The maximum internal memory of notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the GT60 range from 2GB to 32GB.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

The smallest maximum internal memory (64-bit) of notebook PCs of this spec and age is 4GB and the biggest is 32GB. With a maximum internal memory (64-bit) of 32 gigabytes, the MSI GT60 has a quite big maximum internal memory (64-bit) compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Quite Fast Maximum Turbo Frequency

The slowest maximum turbo frequency of notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years is 1.3GHz, the fastest is 3.9GHz, and the average maximum turbo frequency is 3.2GHz. The MSI GT60 has one of the faster maximum turbo frequencies (3.7 gigahertz) amongst notebook PCs of this age.

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L3 Processor Cache

This laptop has a L3 processor cache, which is typical of many laptops that were launched around the same time as it.

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Very Fast Maximum WiFi Data Rate

When compared to other many processor core portable PCs that came out more than two years ago, the maximum WiFi data rate of the MSI GT60 of 867 megabits per second is one of the fastest. The slowest maximum WiFi data rate of laptops that were released around the same time as the GT60 is 150 Mbit/s and the fastest is 870 Mbit/s.

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1.4 HDMI Version

This portable PC has a 1.4 HDMI version, which is the most commonly found HDMI version on notebook PCs of this spec and age.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This laptop has a GDDR5 discrete graphics memory type, which is the most commonly found discrete graphics memory type on portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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6 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Like most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec, the MSI GT60 does not have a touch sensitive screen.

We compared all the other laptops which also have a touch sensitive screen to this notebook PC and we think the DELL XPS 15[plb_2555133_price] is also worth considering.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This notebook PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this age and spec.

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Only One USB 2.0 Port

Most many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years have between one and three USB 2.0 ports, including the MSI GT60 which has one USB 2.0 port.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many portable PCs of this age and spec.

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Heavy

The lightest comparable spec laptop that is a similar age to the GT60 is 430g heavy and the heaviest is 4.8kg. When compared to other notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the GT60 that we have checked, the weight of the MSI GT60 of 3.5 kilograms is one of the heaviest.

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Thick

When compared to other many processor core portable PCs that are a similar age to the GT60, the height of the MSI GT60 of 55 millimeters is one of the thickest. Similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the GT60 have heights of between 3.2mm and 180mm, and the average height is 29mm.

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5 Other reasons to consider the MSI GT60

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when MSI released the GT60.

Average Internal Memory

At 8 gigabytes, the MSI GT60 has a pretty standard internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years.

If you want a portable PC with a bigger internal memory then you might want to look at the DELL XPS 15[plb_2555133_price] (16GB).

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Average Screen Size

The MSI GT60 has a fairly average screen size (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the GT60.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

The MSI GT60 has a relatively standard total storage capacity (750 gigabytes) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the GT60.

If you are looking for a notebook PC with a bigger total storage capacity then you might want to consider the DELL XPS 15[plb_2555133_price] (1TB).

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HDD Storage Medium

This laptop has an HDD storage medium, which is the most commonly found storage medium on notebook PCs of a similar age and spec 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.

Portable PCs with a better storage medium that might be worth considering include the Asus U500VZ[plb_2377740_price] (SSD).

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Specification

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20 Awards

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Expert Reviews

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22 December 2014

After all is said and done, the MSI GT60 20KWS is definitely a workstation for the professionals. This would be a good pick for those who needs the performance on the road to run the most...

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4 December 2014

In other regards the MSI GT72 is every inch the gaming laptop we'd love to own. And we wouldn't be disheartened by the £2,000 asking price, either: the price of our review was inflated due to the...

Best display we've ever seen on a PC
Excellent port configuration
High overall performance
Battery Boost does boost battery life
Great keyboard
Bloatware
Connectivity could be better
Tiny touchpad
Can't handle some games at 3K resolution
Fan can be very loud at times
18 November 2014

System FeaturesThe MSI GT60 20KWS features a 15.6" LCD-backlit high-resolution (2,880 x 1,620) display screen with a glossy finish. This was the only system reviewed that did not have an antiglare... Read more…

Even before considering the added support for Nvidia's Surround technology, MSI's GT60 2PC Dominator has all the performance needed to make it the perfect replacement for last-year's GT60 2OC. The...

18 June 2014

Even before considering the added support for Nvidia's Surround technology, MSI's GT60 2PC Dominator has all the performance needed to make it the perfect replacement for last-year's GT60 2OC. The...

16 June 2014

This, I think, explains a lot of why MSI opted to put a high-end GPU with an 8GB frame buffer in a 15-inch system that can't really dissipate the heat effectively: they needed the best solution...

Lisa Gade demos gaming on the MSI GT60 Dominator 3K gaming laptop. Games tested include Crysis 3, Battlefield 4 and Bioshock Infinite. The MSI GT60 Dominator 3K has a 15.6? WQHD+ 2880 x 1620 IPS... Read more…

Highquality 2 880 1 620 display
Quadcore Intel Haswell processor
Dedicated GeForce GTX 780M graphics
Comfortable backlit keyboard
Extremely fast storage array
Not the prettiest laptop
Pixel density brings UI quirks to the fore
Ships with a fair amount of bloatware

Powerful high-end laptop with a great IPS display Those who don't mind that Windows has been confined to a HDD (instead of a SSD, which we'd recommend) will be happy with the GT60-2PC81B. And...

The MSI GT60 Dominator Pro is heavy, looks gaudy, and runs hot, but the hardware is absolutely fantastic. The processor is quick, the GTX 880M can outrun mid-range gaming desktops, and the 3K...

24 April 2014

Coming into the conclusion of this review, the MSI GT60 2PE is in a tricky position due to the sheer price its components and performance invoke. Without question, there is no value proposition...

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Manufacturer Part Numbers msi 2ojws675, msi 2ojws675u, msi 2ojws675us
Barcodes 00824142022283, 08241420222838
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