We calculated the average reviews for all MSI laptops and also specifically for MSI gaming laptops and found that in both cases MSI had good reviews.
Has a Front Camera
The MSI GE60 has a front camera. Most of the other laptops of a similar age and type to the GE60 also have a front camera.
Alternative notebook PCs with a front camera currently available that you might also want to consider include because of it's better review score, the AORUS X3 Plus.
We compared this laptop to all the other portable PCs with a front camera and we think the GE60 Apache, or the GE60 Apache both from MSI is also worth considering.
1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed
The MSI GE60 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most gaming laptops that were launched more than two years ago. This laptop also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.
A 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all notebook PCs of this spec and age.
Across comparable types of notebook PC the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor is 133MHz.
The MSI GE60 is one of the lighter portable PCs of this type and age (only 2.4 kilograms) amongst gaming laptops of this age. The weights of comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to the GE60 range from 1.6kg to 5.5kg.
Four Built-In Speakers
The MSI GE60 is a four built-in speaker laptop.
802.11n WiFi Standard
This laptop has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most frequently found WiFi standard on portable PCs of a similar age and spec to it.
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At only 383 millimeters, the MSI GE60 is quite narrow compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable age and spec to the GE60. Across all the similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the GE60 the widths range from 330mm to 460mm, and the average width is 400mm.
1.4 HDMI Version
This laptop has a 1.4 HDMI version, which is the most frequently found HDMI version on gaming laptops that are a comparable age to it.
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 of this type and age.
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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard
The MSI GE60 does not have a full-size keyboard. Most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years also do not have a full-size keyboard.
We compared this notebook PC to all the other portable PCs with a full-size keyboard and we think the Alienware 17 is also worth considering.
Quite Slow 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 comparable time to the GE60 is 1,100MHz and the fastest is 1,300MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of only 1,150 megahertz, the MSI GE60 has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies amongst gaming laptops of this age.
Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen
Most portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the GE60 do not have a touch sensitive screen. The MSI GE60 is no exception to this as it too does not have a touch sensitive screen.
Very Small Battery Capacity
At only 49 watt-hours, the MSI GE60 has a quite small battery capacity compared to most of the other laptops of this age and type. Portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the GE60 have battery capacities of between 45Wh and 6,000Wh.
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8 Other reasons to consider the MSI GE60
Released Over Two Years Ago
It was over two years ago when MSI released the GE60.
1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution
This portable PC has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many portable PCs of this type and age.
Average Processor Clock Speed
With a processor clock speed of 2.4 gigahertz, the MSI GE60 has a fairly typical processor clock speed compared to most of the other laptops that have been around for more than two years.
Notebook PCs with a faster processor clock speed that might also be worth looking at include the AORUS X3 Plus (2.5GHz) which is also higher rated.
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Intel Core I7 Processor Family
This notebook PC has an Intel Core i7-4xxx processor family, which is the most frequently found processor family on laptops of this age and type.
Average Total Storage Capacity
With a total storage capacity of 1,000 gigabyte, the MSI GE60 has a relatively typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that were launched more than two years ago.
If this MSI laptop total storage capacity is not big enough for you then you might want to look at the GT72 (1.1TB), or the GT72 (1.3TB) both from MSI.
Average Internal Memory
The MSI GE60 has a pretty average internal memory (8 gigabytes) compared to most of the other portable PCs that were launched more than two years ago.
If this gaming laptop internal memory is too small for you then you might want to consider the Alienware 17 (16GB and cheaper) or the AORUS X3 Plus (16GB and higher rated).
Average Screen Size
With a screen size of 15.6 inches, the MSI GE60 has a pretty standard screen size compared to most of the other gaming laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the GE60.
If this notebook PC screen size is not big enough for you then you might want to look at the Alienware 17 (17.3" and cheaper), or the MSI GT70 (17.3" and cheaper).
HDD Storage Medium
This laptop has an HDD storage medium, which is the most frequently found storage medium on laptops that were launched around the same time as 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.
We compared all the other portable PCs that have an HDD storage media to this portable PC and we think the Alienware 17, and the MSI GT70 which is cheaper is also worth considering.
If you are looking for a portable PC with a better storage medium then you might also want to look at the AORUS X3 Plus (SSD) which also has a higher rating.
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