Very Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
The slowest on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of gaming laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to the GT70 2PC is 900MHz and the fastest is 1,300MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of 1,300 megahertz, the MSI GT70 2PC has a very fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other gaming laptops that were launched around the same time as the GT70 2PC.
64-Bit Processor Operating Mode
This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as it.
Has a Front Camera
The MSI GT70 2PC has a front camera. Most of the other notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the GT70 2PC also have a front camera.
Intel Core I7 Processor Family
This portable PC has an Intel Core i7-4xxx processor family, which is typical of many similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to it.
HD HD Type
The HD type of the this laptop are Full HD, which is typical of many portable PCs that came out around the same time as it.
Nine Battery Cells
The GT70 2PC has more battery cells than most of the notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the GT70 2PC. This portable PC is a nine battery cell count notebook PC compared to most of the gaming laptops that are a comparable age to the GT70 2PC which only have between four and eight battery cells.
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Fairly Fast Maximum Turbo Frequency
Across all the laptops of this age and spec the maximum turbo frequencies range from 2.7GHz to 4GHz. With a maximum turbo frequency of 3.7 gigahertz, the GT70 2PC has one of the faster maximum turbo frequencies amongst portable PCs of this age.
Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory
Across all the portable PCs of this spec and age the maximum internal memory range from 16GB to 32GB. At 32 gigabytes, the GT70 2PC has a fairly big maximum internal memory compared to most of the other laptops that came out around the same time as the GT70 2PC.
4x SO-DIMM Memory Slot
The GT70 2PC has a maximum memory slots of 4x SO-DIMM. That's over two times the memory slots of a 2x SO-DIMM notebook PC, which is the most common memory slots.
A 4x SO-DIMM memory slot is in fact the best memory slots across all gaming laptops that have been available for around the same time as the GT70 2PC.
The worst memory slots amongst similar types of portable PC is 2x SO-DIMM.
4 Bluetooth Version
This notebook PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many gaming laptops that were released around the same time as it.
GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type
This portable PC has a GDDR5 discrete graphics memory type, which is the most commonly found discrete graphics memory type on comparable spec laptops that were launched around the same time as it.
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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard
Like most of the other portable PCs of this type and age, the GT70 2PC does not have a full-size keyboard.
Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen
The GT70 2PC does not have a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other gaming laptops that were launched more than a year ago also do not have a touch sensitive screen.
Only 802.11a WiFi Standard
This portable PC has an 802.11ac WiFi standard, which is typical of many portable PCs that are a comparable age to it.
The weights of gaming laptops that are a similar age to the GT70 2PC range from 1.2kg to 4.8kg. With a weight of 3.9 kilograms, the GT70 2PC is fairly heavy compared to most of the other gaming laptops that have been around for a similar time to the GT70 2PC.
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Gaming laptops that have been on the market for more than a year have heights of between 17mm and 55mm, and the average height is 32mm. With a height of 55 millimeters, the GT70 2PC is very thick compared to most of the other portable PCs that are a similar age to the GT70 2PC.
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Released Over a Year Ago
This gaming laptop was released over a year ago.
1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution
This laptop has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many similar spec laptops that were launched more than a year ago.
Average Screen Size
The MSI GT70 2PC has a pretty typical screen size (17.3 inches) compared to most of the other laptops that have been available for more than a year.
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Average Processor Clock Speed
The GT70 2PC has a pretty standard processor clock speed (2.7 gigahertz) compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the GT70 2PC.
Average Total Storage Capacity
At 1,000 gigabyte, the GT70 2PC has a fairly average total storage capacity compared to most of the other gaming laptops that have been around for more than a year.
Average Internal Memory
At 8 gigabytes, the MSI GT70 2PC has a pretty typical internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age.
HDD Storage Medium
This laptop has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a similar spec 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.
Intel Core i7, Intel Core i7-4xxx
Processor Clock Speed
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Processor Memory Clock Speed
333, 1333, 133, 1600
Processor Memory Type
Conflict Free Processor
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Slot Version
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
PCI Express Configuration
1x16, 1x1, 2x8, 1x8, 1x8+2x4, 2x4
Processor Cache Type
Smart Cache, L3
Maximum Internal Memory
1 x 8
Memory Clock Speed
Total Storage Capacity
SD, SD, SDHC, SD, SDXC
Integrated Card Reader
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
1920 x 1080
Touch Sensitive Screen
Full HD, HD
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Intel HD Graphics, Intel HD Graphics 4600
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 870, NVIDIA Geforce GTX 870M
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Blu-Ray DVD Combo
Sound Blaster Cinema
Video Capturing Speed
Front Camera Resolution
1280 x 720
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Ports & Interfaces
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Headphone Out Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Windows 8, Windows 8.1
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
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 Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Intel Trusted Execution Technology
Supported Instruction Set
AVX, AVX 2.0, SSE, SSE4.1, SSE, SSE4.2
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technology
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Smart Cache
Processor Package Size
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel AES New Instructions
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery Cell Count
Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion), Lithium
AC Adapter Power
Cable Lock Slot
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
AC Adapter Included
Intel Visual Technology
Intel Clear Video HD, Intel Insider, Intel InTru 3D, Intel Quick Sync Video