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This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many gaming laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as it.
MSI Has Good Laptop Reviews
MSI gaming laptops have good reviews on average and across all notebook PCs MSI is one of the better rated manufacturers.
1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution
This notebook PC has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many gaming laptops that were released around the same time as it.
Has a Front Camera
Like most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the GE60, the MSI GE60 has a front camera.
Alternative portable PCs with a front camera currently available which you might want to look at include because of it's better review score, the Asus G771JM[plb_2901200_price].
Intel Core I7 Processor Family
This notebook PC has an Intel Core i7-4xxx processor family, which is the most commonly found processor family on portable PCs of a comparable age and type to it.
1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed
This portable PC supports a 1333|1600MHz processor memory clock speed, which is the most commonly supported processor memory clock speed on notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to it.
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HD HD Type
The HD type of this laptop is Full HD, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this age and type.
Fairly Fast Maximum Turbo Frequency
Laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the GE60 have maximum turbo frequencies of between 2.7GHz and 4GHz, and the average maximum turbo frequency is 3.5GHz. With a maximum turbo frequency of 3.6 gigahertz, the MSI GE60 has one of the faster maximum turbo frequencies amongst similar spec laptops of this age.
Fairly Fast Hard Drive Speed
With a hard drive speed of 7,200 revolutions per minute, the MSI GE60 has one of the faster hard drive speeds amongst gaming laptops of this age. Across all the similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the GE60 the hard drive speeds range from 5,400 RPM to 7,200 RPM.
Four Built-In Speakers
The MSI GE60 is a four built-in speaker notebook PC. Most of the other notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the GE60 only have between two and three built-in speakers.
802.11n WiFi Standard
The MSI GE60 has an 802.11n WiFi standard which is better than the 802.11a WiFi standard found on most comparable spec laptops that have been available for a similar time to it. In addition, this portable PC have an 802.11b and 802.11g WiFi standard.
This portable PC's Wi-Fi standard (802.11n) is actually the best Wi-Fi standard amongst all gaming laptops that came out more than a year ago.
The worst Wi-Fi standard across similar types of portable PC is 802.11a.
Two USB 2.0 Ports
The MSI GE60 is a two USB 2.0 port laptop. Most of the other laptops of this age and type only have one USB 2.0 port.
With a width of only 383 millimeters, the MSI GE60 is one of the narrower gaming laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the GE60 amongst notebook PCs of this age. Across all the gaming laptops that are a similar age to the GE60 the widths range from 280mm to 460mm.
4 Bluetooth Version
This notebook PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported Bluetooth version on notebook PCs of this spec and age.
2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot
This portable PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is typical of many laptops that have been available for around the same time as 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 laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as it.
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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard
Like most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that came out more than a year ago, the MSI GE60 does not have a full-size keyboard.
It is worth also looking at alternative notebook PCs which also have a full-size keyboard including the Asus GL771JW[plb_2860733_price] which also has a higher rating.
Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen
The MSI GE60 does not have a touch sensitive screen, although this is within the context that most of the other laptops of a similar type and age to the GE60 also do not have a touch sensitive screen.
Very Small Battery Capacity
The MSI GE60 has a fairly small battery capacity (only 49 watt-hours) compared to most of the other gaming laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the GE60. The average battery capacity of gaming laptops that are a comparable age to the GE60 is 64Wh, and the battery capacities range from 47Wh to 92Wh.
Quite Small Battery Capacity
With a battery capacity of only 4,400 milliamperes * hour, the MSI GE60 has one of the smaller battery capacities amongst similar spec notebook PCs of this age. The battery capacities of laptops of this spec and age range from 54mAh to 7,400mAh.
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Only Two USB 3.0 Ports
The MSI GE60 is a two USB 3.0 port notebook PC.
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Released Over Two Years Ago
This MSI portable PC was released over two years ago.
Average Processor Clock Speed
The MSI GE60 has a pretty typical processor clock speed (2.6 gigahertz) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age.
If this gaming laptop processor clock speed is not fast enough for you then you might also want to consider the MSI GT72 2QD[plb_2954451_price] (2.7GHz).
Average Total Storage Capacity
At 1,000 gigabyte, the MSI GE60 has a pretty standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age.
If you are looking for a bigger total storage capacity then you might also want to look at the GL771JW[pl_2860733_price] (1.1TB), or the G751JL[pl_2998974_price] (1.1TB) both from Asus which is also higher rated.
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Average Internal Memory
With an internal memory of 8 gigabytes, the MSI GE60 has a relatively standard internal memory compared to most of the other laptops that have been around for more than a year.
If this MSI laptop internal memory is not big enough for you then you might want to consider the Asus G771JM[plb_2901200_price] (12GB and higher rated), or the MSI GE62 Apache[plb_2918914_price] (12GB and higher rated).
Average Screen Size
The MSI GE60 has a fairly typical screen size (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other gaming laptops that have been around for more than a year.
At 2.6 kilograms, the MSI GE60 has a pretty average weight compared to most of the other laptops of a similar type and age to the GE60.
HDD Storage Medium
This laptop has an HDD storage medium, which is the most commonly found storage medium on gaming laptops that have been available for a comparable time 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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