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We calculated the average reviews for all MSI notebook PCs and also specifically for MSI gaming laptops and found that in both cases MSI had good reviews.
Fairly Fast Processor Clock Speed
Across all the comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to the GS60 2QE the processor clock speeds range from 1.8GHz to 2.9GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 2.5GHz. With a processor clock speed of 2.5 gigahertz, the MSI GS60 2QE has a fairly fast processor clock speed compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.
Quite Big Internal Memory
With an internal memory of 16 gigabytes, the GS60 2QE has one of the bigger internal memory amongst comparable spec laptops of this age. Laptops of a comparable spec and age to the GS60 2QE have internal memory of between 4GB and 32GB, and the average internal memory is 13GB.
Quite Big Total Storage Capacity
With a total storage capacity of 1,128 gigabyte, the MSI GS60 2QE has one of the bigger total storage capacity amongst comparable spec laptops of this age. Gaming laptops that came out more than two years ago have total storage capacity of between 250GB and 2.3TB.
Has a Front Camera
The GS60 2QE has a front camera. Most of the other laptops that were launched more than two years ago also have a front camera.
1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed
The GS60 2QE supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most laptops of this age and spec. Most gaming laptops that have been available for a comparable time to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. 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 in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to the GS60 2QE.
The worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst similar types of portable PC is 133MHz.
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At only 2 kilograms, the MSI GS60 2QE is fairly light compared to most of the other gaming laptops that were launched around the same time as the GS60 2QE. The lightest similar spec portable PC that has been on the market for a comparable time to the GS60 2QE is 1.6kg heavy, the heaviest is 5.5kg, and the average weight is 3.3kg.
Quite Fast Maximum Turbo Frequency
Gaming laptops that have been around for a similar time to the GS60 2QE have maximum turbo frequencies of between 2.8GHz and 4GHz, and the average maximum turbo frequency is 3.5GHz. The GS60 2QE has one of the faster maximum turbo frequencies (3.5 gigahertz) amongst laptops of this age.
Four Built-In Speakers
Most of the other gaming laptops that have been on the market for more than two years only have between two and three built-in speakers, however the GS60 2QE has four built-in speakers.
1.4 HDMI Version
This laptop has a 1.4b HDMI version, which is typical of many similar spec laptops that came out more than two years ago.
GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type
This laptop has a GDDR5 discrete graphics memory type, which is typical of many gaming laptops that are a comparable age to it.
The heights of laptops of this age and spec range from 16mm to 56mm, and the average height is 34mm. The GS60 2QE is quite thin (only 19.9 millimeters) compared to most of the other laptops of this spec and age.
9 Reasons Against
Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard
Like most of the other laptops of a similar age and type to the GS60 2QE, the GS60 2QE does not have a full-size keyboard.
Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen
Most gaming laptops that were released more than two years ago do not have a touch sensitive screen. The MSI GS60 2QE is no exception to this as it too does not have a touch sensitive screen.
Quite Small Screen Size
The GS60 2QE has a quite small screen size (only 15.6 inches) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age. Across all the gaming laptops that have been around for a similar time to the GS60 2QE the screen sizes range from 13" to 19", and the average screen size is 17".
Only 802.11a WiFi Standard
The MSI GS60 2QE has an 802.11a WiFi standard which is better than most laptops of a similar age and type to it. Most gaming laptops that were released more than two years ago have an 802.11n WiFi standard.
An 802.11a WiFi standard is actually the worst Wi-Fi standard across all notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years.
An 802.11n WiFi standard is the best Wi-Fi standard amongst comparable types of notebook PC.
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Very Small Battery Capacity
The average battery capacity of portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the GS60 2QE is 150Wh. At only 52 watt-hours, the MSI GS60 2QE has a quite small battery capacity compared to most of the other gaming laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the GS60 2QE.
Only Six Battery Cells
The GS60 2QE is a six battery cell count portable PC.
Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory
The smallest maximum internal memory of gaming laptops that were released more than two years ago is 8GB, the biggest is 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 23GB. With a maximum internal memory of only 16 gigabytes, the GS60 2QE has a quite small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other laptops that were released around the same time as the GS60 2QE.
Only One Mini DisplayPort
Most gaming laptops that have been around for more than two years have one mini DisplayPort, including the GS60 2QE which has one mini DisplayPort.
Only One Installed SSD
The GS60 2QE is a one installed SSD laptop.
3 Other reasons to consider the MSI GS60 2QE
Released Over Two Years Ago
It was over two years ago when MSI released the GS60 2QE.
Intel Core I7 Processor Family
This laptop has an Intel Core i7-4xxx processor family, which is typical of many comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to it.
HDD Storage Medium
This notebook PC has an HDD+SSD storage medium, which is the most frequently found storage medium on portable PCs of a comparable type and age 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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Sharp vibrant display
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Software CDs but no optical drive
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Worked Great for 30 Days
Worked fine while it worked
Low cost, works perfectly for JBOD. Comes with a low-profile bracket
Fast, comfortable to use in any situation (i. e. lap, table, desk etc)
On the 31st day Windows 8 would not see the card. I have tried uninstalling and reinstalling. Only thing haven't tried is reinstalling the OS. Haven't made contact with Newegg Yet, but I know what the
PRICING AT THE 256G version. .. .. .buy from Microsoft store instead
I purchased straight from Microsoft and the price of this listed tablet is higher than the Microsoft price for the capacity