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

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9 Reasons For

MSI Has Good Laptop Reviews

MSI gaming laptops have good ratings on average and across all laptops MSI is one of the superior manufacturers.

Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The MSI GE70 Apache Pro has a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and type to the GE70 Apache Pro which do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to the GE70 Apache Pro, the GE70 Apache Pro has a front camera.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The MSI GE70 Apache Pro supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most notebook PCs of this type and age. In addition, this portable PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

This portable PC's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all gaming laptops that were launched around the same time as the GE70 Apache Pro.

Amongst comparable types of portable PC the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor is 133MHz.

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Very High Speaker Power

Gaming laptops that came out around the same time as the GE70 Apache Pro have speaker power of between 1.5W and 8W, and the average speaker power is 2.3W. The speaker power of the GE70 Apache Pro of 8 Watts is one of the highest amongst notebook PCs of this age and type.

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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 comparable spec notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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1.4 HDMI Version

This notebook PC has a 1.4 HDMI version, which is typical of many portable PCs of a comparable age and type to it.

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Very Fast Maximum WiFi Data Rate

The maximum WiFi data rate of similar spec laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the GE70 Apache Pro range from 150 Mbit/s to 440 Mbit/s. With a maximum WiFi data rate of 433 megabits per second, the MSI GE70 Apache Pro has one of the fastest maximum WiFi data rate amongst similar spec laptops of this age.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This laptop has a GDDR5 discrete graphics memory type, which is typical of many laptops of a comparable age and type to it.

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6 Reasons Against

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

The MSI GE70 Apache Pro is a two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port notebook PC. Most of the other portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the GE70 Apache Pro have between two and five USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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Very Small Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

The discrete graphics adapter memory capacities of gaming laptops that are a comparable age to the GE70 Apache Pro range from 2GB to 8GB. The GE70 Apache Pro has a quite small discrete graphics adapter memory (only 2 gigabytes) compared to most of the other gaming laptops that have been around for around the same time as the GE70 Apache Pro.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Like most of the other similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to the GE70 Apache Pro, the MSI GE70 Apache Pro does not have a touch sensitive screen.

We compared all the other laptops which also have a touch sensitive screen to this portable PC and we think the Lenovo Y50 is also worth considering.

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Only Two USB 3.0 Ports

The GE70 Apache Pro is a two USB 3.0 port laptop.

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Very Small Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

Laptops of a comparable age and type to the GE70 Apache Pro have discrete graphics adapter memory of between 2GB and 8.2GB, and the average discrete graphics adapter memory is 3.4GB. With a discrete graphics adapter memory of only 2,048 megabytes, the MSI GE70 Apache Pro has one of the smaller discrete graphics adapter memory amongst portable PCs of this age.

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Quite Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency

The slowest maximum turbo frequency of gaming laptops that have been available for more than two years is 2.8GHz and the fastest is 4GHz. The GE70 Apache Pro has one of the slower maximum turbo frequencies (only 3.4 gigahertz) amongst gaming laptops of this age.

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9 Other reasons to consider the MSI GE70 Apache Pro

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when this portable PC was released.

Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 17.3 inches, the GE70 Apache Pro has a fairly typical screen size compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This portable PC has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many comparable spec laptops that were launched more than two years ago.

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Average Processor Clock Speed

At 2.4 gigahertz, the MSI GE70 Apache Pro has a fairly average processor clock speed compared to most of the other gaming laptops that have been on the market for more than two years.

If you are looking for a laptop with a faster processor clock speed then you might also want to consider the Lenovo Y50 (2.5GHz), or the Asus G750JS (2.5GHz).

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

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

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Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 1,000 gigabyte, the MSI GE70 Apache Pro has a fairly typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago.

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Average Internal Memory

The GE70 Apache Pro has a relatively standard internal memory (12 gigabytes) compared to most of the other gaming laptops that are a comparable age to the GE70 Apache Pro.

We compared this portable PC to all the other 12GB internal memory laptops and we think because of it's better review score, the MSI GE70 is also worth considering.

If this gaming laptop internal memory is not big enough for you then you might want to consider the Asus G750JS (16GB).

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Average Weight

The MSI GE70 Apache Pro has a relatively typical weight (2.7 kilograms) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and type.

Portable PCs with a heavier weight that might be worth looking at include the MSI GP70 Leopard (2.7kg).

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HDD Storage Medium

This laptop has an HDD storage medium, which is the most commonly found storage medium on gaming laptops that have been around for a similar 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.

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

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Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
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Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
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Intel® Smart Response Technology
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Expert Reviews

(16)
20 November 2014

Avforums.com

A gaming laptop at its core, the MSI GE70 2PE Apache Pro -265UK, to give its full title, has been high on our wishlist for a long time. Our previous laptop reviews have covered manufacturers such... Read more…

21 August 2014

The new and more power-efficient GTX 800M series of GPUs from nVidia has given rise to a new generation of slimmer, lighter gaming laptops in recent months. However, the GE70 2PE Apache Pro is a... Read more…

Pcauthority.com.au

MSI's bombastically titled GE70 2PE Apache Pro serves up serious gaming power in a 17.3in chassis. With a quad-core Core i7 processor alongside one of Nvidia's latest GTX 800 Series GPUs, the... Read more…

11 April 2014

A power-packed 17.3in gaming laptop and capable desktop replacement, the Apache Pro provides plenty of bang for your buck...

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12 March 2014

An extremely powerful gaming laptop in a stylish chassis...

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User Reviews

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Reviewed 5 July 2015 by Konstantinos R.
(Verified Purchase)

Got exactly what I paid for and I'm happy. Great for anybody on the go who still needs to play games at a respectable level. It's not too gaudy so you won't be embarrassed bringing it into the... Read more…

Reviewed 10 June 2015 by Pedro I.
(Verified Purchase)

I have yet to have my internet fully fixed after two days of working on it. Hopefully it will be fixed soon...

Reviewed 24 May 2015 by Kevin S.
(Verified Purchase)

Get a laptop cooler with this if you plan on playing newer games. as its only 6.6/7 LB it lacks the extra cooling power then the Heavier Gaming laptops hitting 9-10LB...

Reviewed 17 August 2015 by David Y.
(Verified Purchase)

I turned this on once to set it up. Turned it off to go buy a usb for recovery and wouldn't boot back up. Will contact customer tomorrow and update this review...

Reviewed 7 August 2015 by Andrew J.
(Verified Purchase)

The computer should have been checked before being shipped to the distributor...

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Manufacturer Part Numbers ge70apachepro012
Barcodes 08241420202274
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