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MSI GE62 2QF
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MSI GE62 2QF 4 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.6GHz 8GB 1TB HDD 15.6" Laptop

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4 Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.6GHz 8GB Jan 2015
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16 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most commonly supported processor operating mode on notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to it.

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Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

The on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies of notebook PCs that are a similar age to the GE62 2QF range from 900MHz to 1,400MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency is 1,200MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of 1,200 megahertz, the GE62 2QF has a quite fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other gaming laptops that are a comparable age to the GE62 2QF.

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Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The GE62 2QF has one of the faster on-board graphics adapter base frequencies (400 megahertz) amongst gaming laptops of this age. The on-board graphics adapter base frequencies of portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the GE62 2QF range from 200MHz to 400MHz.

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MSI Portable PCs Have Good Reviews

Based on 786 expert and owner reviews, MSI has good ratings for its laptops. MSI also has good ratings specifically for its gaming laptops compared to other manufacturers.

Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the GE62 2QF, the GE62 2QF has a front camera.

Other laptops with a front camera currently available which you might also want to look at include the Asus G771JM which has better reviews.

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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 comparable spec portable PCs that were released around the same time as it.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

This laptop supports a 1333|1600MHz processor memory clock speed, which is typical of many notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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HD HD Type

The HD type of this portable PC is 4K Ultra HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on portable PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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Quite Fast Maximum Turbo Frequency

Laptops of this age and type 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 GE62 2QF has a quite fast maximum turbo frequency compared to most of the other gaming laptops that have been around for a comparable time to the GE62 2QF.

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Fairly Fast Hard Drive Speed

The hard drive speeds of gaming laptops that are a similar age to the GE62 2QF range from 5,400 RPM to 7,200 RPM. The MSI GE62 2QF has one of the faster hard drive speeds (7,200 revolutions per minute) amongst gaming laptops of this age.

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Four Built-In Speakers

The MSI GE62 2QF has more built-in speakers than most of the portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the GE62 2QF. Most of the gaming laptops that have been around for a comparable time to the GE62 2QF only have between two and three built-in speakers, however this notebook PC has four built-in speakers.

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4.1 Bluetooth Version

The GE62 2QF supports a 4.1 Bluetooth version which is better than most notebook PCs of this spec and age. Most gaming laptops that came out around the same time as it support a 4 Bluetooth version.

A 4.1 Bluetooth version is actually the best supported bluetooth version amongst all gaming laptops that have been around for around the same time as the GE62 2QF.

A 4 Bluetooth version is the worst supported bluetooth version across comparable types of laptop.

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Narrow

Across all the comparable spec notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the GE62 2QF the widths range from 280mm to 460mm. The GE62 2QF is one of the narrower gaming laptops that were launched around the same time as the GE62 2QF (only 383 millimeters) amongst comparable spec notebook PCs of this age.

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1.4 HDMI Version

This notebook PC has a 1.4b HDMI version, which is typical of many comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to it.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This laptop has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is typical of many gaming laptops that were launched around the same time as it.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This notebook PC has a GDDR5 discrete graphics memory type, which is the most frequently found discrete graphics memory type on notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to it.

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10 Reasons Against

Very Small Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

Laptops that are a comparable age to the GE62 2QF have maximum on-board graphics adapter memories of between 1.7GB and 32GB. With a maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of only 1.74 gigabytes, the GE62 2QF has one of the smaller maximum on-board graphics adapter memories amongst comparable spec laptops of this age.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The GE62 2QF does not have a full-size keyboard. Most of the other gaming laptops that have been available for more than a year also do not have a full-size keyboard.

We compared all the other portable PCs which also have a full-size keyboard to this laptop and we think the Asus GL771JW is also worth considering.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The GE62 2QF does not have a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other gaming laptops that came out more than a year ago also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Only One USB 2.0 Port

The GE62 2QF is a one USB 2.0 port portable PC.

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Quite Small Screen Size

Gaming laptops that have been available for a similar time to the GE62 2QF have screen sizes of between 13" and 19". The GE62 2QF has one of the smaller screen sizes (only 15.6 inches) amongst comparable spec notebook PCs of this age.

If this laptop screen size is not big enough for you then you might want to look at the MSI GT72 2QD (17.3").

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Very Small Internal Memory

The average internal memory of gaming laptops that came out around the same time as the GE62 2QF is 13GB, and the internal memory range from 4GB to 32GB. At only 8 gigabytes, the GE62 2QF has a fairly small internal memory compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to the GE62 2QF.

If you want a portable PC with a bigger internal memory then you might also want to consider the G771JM (12GB), or the G751JL (12GB) both from Asus or the MSI GE62 Apache (12GB) which also has a higher rating.

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Only 802.11a WiFi Standard

This laptop has an 802.11ac WiFi standard, which is the most commonly found WiFi standard on laptops that were launched around the same time as it.

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Quite Small Total Storage Capacity

The GE62 2QF has a fairly small total storage capacity (only 1,000 gigabyte) compared to most of the other gaming laptops that have been around for more than a year. The average total storage capacity of notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the GE62 2QF is 980GB, and the total storage capacity range from 120GB to 2.1TB.

If you are looking for a bigger total storage capacity then you might also want to consider the Asus G751JL (1.1TB) which is also higher rated.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory

The GE62 2QF has one of the smaller maximum internal memory (only 16 gigabytes) amongst gaming laptops of this age. The smallest maximum internal memory of laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the GE62 2QF is 16GB, the biggest is 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 20GB.

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Only One Mini DisplayPort

The GE62 2QF is a one mini DisplayPort laptop.

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4 Other reasons to consider the MSI GE62 2QF

Released Over Two Years Ago

MSI released the GE62 2QF over two years ago.

Average Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of 2.6 gigahertz, the GE62 2QF has a fairly standard processor clock speed compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been available for more than a year.

If you would prefer a laptop with a faster processor clock speed then you might want to consider the MSI GS70 2QE (2.7GHz).

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Average Weight

At 2.4 kilograms, the MSI GE62 2QF has a fairly standard weight compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and type to the GE62 2QF.

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HDD Storage Medium

This portable PC has an HDD storage medium, which is the most commonly found storage medium on gaming laptops that have been on the market for more than a year. 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

Design
Form Factor
Market Positioning
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Cache
System Bus Rate
Processor Threads
Processor Boost Frequency
Processor Model
Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Processor Memory Clock Speed
Processor Memory Type
Conflict Free Processor
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Processor Lithography
Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
Processor Operating Modes
PCI Express Slots Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
PCI Express Configurations
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Form Factor
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slots
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Aspect Ratio
3D
Full HD
LED Backlight
Display Surface
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Maximum Resolution
Number of Discrete Graphics Adapters Supported
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter OpenGL Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Resolution
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Resolution
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Number of Discrete Graphics Adapters Installed
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LightScribe
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Subwoofer
Speakers Manufacturer
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Video Capturing Speed
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
Line-in
Mini DisplayPorts Quantity
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
Headphone Outputs
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Version
HDMI Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Keyboard Backlit
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® Rapid Start Technology
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
Intel® Smart Response Technology
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
Intel® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST)
Intel® Active Management Technology (Intel® AMT)
Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio)
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
InTru™ 3D Technology
Intel® Insider™
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
Supported Instruction Sets
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel® Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Output Current
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Cable Lock Slot Type
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Cables Included
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

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Expert Reviews

(2)
7 December 2015

If you have the cash to spare for a souped up gaming laptop with all the latest technologies, the MSI GE62 6QF 4K APACHE PRO should be up for consideration.(previously published in issue...

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Performance
Cooling
Noise
16 January 2016

Due passi avanti e uno indietro. L'aggiornamento dell'MSI GE62 non solo comporta una nuova CPU e USB 3.1 ma anche un superbo schermo FHD. Tuttavia, il consumo del nostro modello e l'autonomia... Read more…

Relatively portable and looks great
Modern CPU and RAM
USB TypeC
Customisable RGB keyboard backlighting
First rate screen, fast SSDHDD combo, solid overall performance, decent input devices
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User Reviews

(1)
Reviewed 15 November 2015 by Mr. Bean

I love everything about this machine except for Windows 10 and the keyboard. Windows 10 is young and still has some bugs and rough edges to smooth out. The space bar on this thing is slightly off... Read more…

Fast
Powerful

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers pro094, pro221, pro209, 2qfapa, pro094x, pro221x, pro209x, 2qfapac, pro221xt, pro209xp, 2qfapach, pro094xe, pro094xes, 2qf221xtr, pro221xtr, pro209xpt, 2qfapache, msi i75700, msi 1tb128, msi i75700h, msi 1tb128g, msi 1tb128gb, ge622qfui781, msi i75700hq, msiporttilge622qfapachepro094xes
Barcodes 04053162788251, 04719072386511, 04719072401115
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