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MSI GE70 4 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.4GHz 12GB 1TB HDD 17.3" Laptop

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18 Reasons For

Nine Industry Awards

Expert review sites love this MSI notebook PC and have given it nine awards.

The reviewers at three expert review sites all concluded that they would recommend this portable PC. This notebook PC received a "Recommended" award from both Hardwareheaven.com and Hardzone.es and Hispazone.com gave it a "Recommended Product" award.

This gaming laptop was given a "Performance Award" by both Hwa.com.tr and Pcarena.pl, both of which decided that this notebook PC performed well.

An other three expert review sites all liked this MSI laptop. This portable PC received a "Best Buy" award from 3dnews.ru who thought it was was good and the reviewer at Cowcotland.com gave it a "Silver" award and said it was great. Additionally, the expert at Drcaos.com gave this laptop a "Gold" award and thought it was terrific.

This gaming laptop received a "Platinum" from Techstation.it who wrote that this notebook PC was fantastic.

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Expert Reviews Are Average

Based on nineteen expert reviews from sites including HEXUS.net, computershopper.com, notebookcheck.net and notebookcheck.biz this portable PC has an average expert rating of 79%.

Good for Gaming

A number of people agreed that the product was good for gaming. Hexus.net wrote on HEXUS.net “MSI has been championing high-end gaming laptops for about as long as we can remember.” in their review. Expert website Ocaholic.ch.english mentioned “With the GE70 MSI has now a gaming notebook”.

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A number of MSI GE70 owners said in their reviews that this laptop was well made. Three years ago expert website Notebookcheck.net wrote “MSI shows a well-balanced notebook with the GE70-i765M287 that offers solid gaming performance” and scored the product 4 stars. Expert website Ocaholic.ch.english wrote “Throughout the past years, MSI has been able to build a solid reputation for their gaming notebooks”.

Nice Design

One MSI GE70 reviewer said in their reviews that the product was good looking. Three years ago Computershopper.com gave it a rating of 70 out of 100 and wrote in their review of this laptop “Red design looks stylish.”.

One customer considered that the product was a good design. Expert review site Ocaholic.ch.english mentioned three years ago “Next to an attractive design those devices always offered plenty of performance to run recent games smoothly” in their review of this laptop.

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Easy to Use

One MSI GE70 reviewer wrote in their reviews that the product was easy to assemble.

Good Technical Features

One customer who reviewed the MSI GE70 thought it had good features.

Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

The slowest on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of similar spec laptops that came out around the same time as the GE70 is 1,100MHz, the fastest is 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency is 1,200MHz. At 1,200 megahertz, the MSI GE70 has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the GE70.

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MSI Has Good Reviews for Its Notebook PCs

Based on 786 expert and user reviews, MSI has good reviews for its notebook PCs. MSI also has good reviews specifically within its gaming laptops range compared to other manufacturers.

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Fairly Big Screen Size

The MSI GE70 has one of the bigger screen sizes (17.3 inches) amongst portable PCs of this age. Laptops of a similar age and spec to the GE70 have screen sizes of between 13" and 19".

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Has a Front Camera

The MSI GE70 has a front camera, as do most of the other portable PCs of this type and age.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other laptops with a front camera currently available including because of it's better review score, the AORUS X3 Plus.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The MSI GE70 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most notebook PCs of this type and age. This MSI laptop supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most laptops that are a comparable age to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This notebook PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

A 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all laptops of a similar type and age to the GE70.

A 133MHz processor memory clock speed is the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst similar types of notebook PC.

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Quite Fast Hard Drive Speed

The hard drive speeds of gaming laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the GE70 range from 5,400 RPM to 7,200 RPM. With a hard drive speed of 7,200 revolutions per minute, the MSI GE70 has one of the faster hard drive speeds amongst notebook PCs of this age.

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Fairly High Speaker Power

The MSI GE70 has one of the higher speaker power (4 Watts) amongst gaming laptops of this age. Laptops that were released more than two years ago have speaker power of between 1.5W and 8W, and the average speaker power is 2.3W.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This portable PC has an 802.11a|802.11ac|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this spec and age.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports

The MSI GE70 is a two USB 2.0 port portable PC. Most of the other portable PCs of this type and age have between one and two USB 2.0 ports.

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1.4 HDMI Version

This portable PC has a 1.4 HDMI version, which is typical of many similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for 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 typical of many laptops of this age and type.

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10 Reasons Against

Poor Battery Life

One MSI GE70 owner who purchased it thought it did not have a good battery life. Notebookcheck.net mentioned “Besides annoying austerity measures like the weak battery and sluggish hard drive” in their review.

Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The MSI GE70 does not have a full-size keyboard. Most of the other laptops that have been around for around the same time as the GE70 also do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Only Two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports

The MSI GE70 is a two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port notebook PC.

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Very Small Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

Across all the notebook PCs of this age and spec the discrete graphics adapter memory capacities range from 2GB to 8GB, and the average discrete graphics adapter memory is 3.3GB. With a discrete graphics adapter memory of only 2 gigabytes, the MSI GE70 has one of the smaller discrete graphics adapter memory capacities amongst portable PCs of this age.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Like most of the other portable PCs of this age and type, the MSI GE70 does not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Only Two USB 3.0 Ports

The MSI GE70 is a two USB 3.0 port laptop.

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Very Small Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

With a discrete graphics adapter memory of only 2,048 megabytes, the MSI GE70 has one of the smaller discrete graphics adapter memory amongst similar spec notebook PCs of this age. The discrete graphics adapter memory of gaming laptops that have been on the market for more than two years range from 2GB to 8.2GB.

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Only Two Built-In Speakers

The MSI GE70 is a two built-in speaker portable PC.

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Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed

The average processor clock speed of gaming laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the GE70 is 2.5GHz, and the processor clock speeds range from 1.8GHz to 2.9GHz. The MSI GE70 has one of the slower processor clock speeds (only 2.4 gigahertz) amongst gaming laptops of this age.

If you would prefer a faster processor clock speed then you might also want to consider the AORUS X3 Plus (2.5GHz) which is also higher rated.

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Quite Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency

With a maximum turbo frequency of only 3.4 gigahertz, the MSI GE70 has one of the slower maximum turbo frequencies amongst gaming laptops of this age. Gaming laptops that came out around the same time as the GE70 have maximum turbo frequencies of between 2.8GHz and 4GHz, and the average maximum turbo frequency is 3.5GHz.

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7 Other reasons to consider the MSI GE70

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when MSI released the GE70.

1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This laptop has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to it.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

This portable PC has an Intel Core i7-4xxx processor family, which is typical of many laptops that have been available for more than two years.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

The MSI GE70 has a fairly average total storage capacity (1,000 gigabyte) compared to most of the other laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the GE70.

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Average Internal Memory

The MSI GE70 has a relatively average internal memory (12 gigabytes) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the GE70.

Portable PCs with a bigger internal memory that might be worth looking at include the AORUS X3 Plus (16GB) which also has a higher rating.

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Average Weight

At 2.7 kilograms, the MSI GE70 has a relatively standard weight compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec.

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HDD Storage Medium

This portable PC has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many portable PCs of this age and spec. 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.

If you are looking for a notebook PC with a better storage medium then you might want to look at the AORUS X3 Plus (SSD and higher rated).

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Specification

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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
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Aspect Ratio
Full HD
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
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 ID
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speaker Power
Speakers Manufacturer
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Networking
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
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
VGA (D-Sub) 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
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
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 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
Number of Battery Cells
Power
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology

9 Awards

techstation.it Platinum Performance 3dnews.ru Best Buy hispazone.com Recommended Product hardzone.es Recommended hwa.com.tr High Performance cowcotland.com Silver hardwareheaven.com Recommended drcaos.com Gold pcarena.pl Performance Award

Expert Reviews

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By the power of GDDR5 The good and the bad are balanced in the GE70-2PCi785. Besides annoying austerity measures like the weak battery and sluggish hard drive, the ClickPad would primarily have to...

15 August 2013

The MSI GE70 may not be the fastest gaming notebook on the block, but it's very well-equipped for its $1,399 price, with a great screen and keyboard and superb productivity performance...

11 February 2013

Ly the MSI GE70 leaves a good impression and it is a solid gaming notebook We especially liked the big display with the very good colors as well as brightness Additionally you get a gaming...

31 December 2012

Hardwareheaven.com

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12 October 2012

Review: MSI GE70 Gaming Notebookby Parm Mann on 12 October 2012, 15:55 3.0 Tags: MSI Quick Link: HEXUS.net/qabnpr Add to My Vault: MSI has been championing high-end gaming laptops for about as... Read more…

Sang de Dragon. Bien que le GE70 n'embarque pas la plus puissante des cartes graphiques de jeu, cet ordinateur 15 pouces propose des performances plus que suffisantes. Contrairement aux autres... Read more…

20 September 2012

Que dire de ce nouveau portable Gamer par MSI. Tout d'abord que nous avons une bonne puissance, notamment au niveau du CPU, mais aussi au niveau de la CG. Nous ne sommes pas très loin des...

Cowcotland.com

13 November 2014

MSI's nye bærbare pc er ikke nogen let lille sag. Med en 17-tommers skærm og et tastatur i fuld størrelse inklusive en sektion med de numeriske taltaster fylder den godt på skrivebordet.... Read more…

29 May 2014

Drakenbloed. Hoewel de GE70 niet kan uitpakken met de sterkste grafische kaart voor gaming, biedt het 17 inch-toestel meer dan aantrekkelijke prestaties. In tegenstelling tot andere... Read more…

19 May 2014

De MSI GE70 is best een leuke laptop. 17 inch scherm, een stuk draagbaarder dan de GT70 en toch behoorlijk wat potentie, zoals een fijn keyboard en een prima combinatie van harde schijf en SSD (al...

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Manufacturer Part Numbers 9s7175912012
Barcodes 00824142020227
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