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MSI GS60 Ghost 4 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.5GHz 8GB 1TB HDD 15.6" Laptop

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4 Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.5GHz 8GB Jul 2014
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MSI Has Good Portable PC 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 brands.

Quite Fast Processor Clock Speed

The slowest processor clock speed of notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the GS60 Ghost is 1.8GHz and the fastest is 2.9GHz. At 2.5 gigahertz, the GS60 Ghost has a fairly fast processor clock speed compared to most of the other gaming laptops that were released around the same time as the GS60 Ghost.

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Has a Front Camera

The GS60 Ghost has a front camera. Most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the GS60 Ghost also have a front camera.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The GS60 Ghost supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most notebook PCs that are a similar age to it. Most laptops that have been on the market 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 notebook PC's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all laptops that were released around the same time as the GS60 Ghost.

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

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Light

The lightest portable PC of this spec and age is 1.6kg heavy and the heaviest is 5.5kg. The GS60 Ghost is one of the lightest comparable spec notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the GS60 Ghost (only 1.9 kilograms) amongst comparable spec notebook PCs of this age.

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Quite Fast Maximum Turbo Frequency

With a maximum turbo frequency of 3.5 gigahertz, the MSI GS60 Ghost has a fairly fast maximum turbo frequency compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the GS60 Ghost. Gaming laptops that were released more than two years ago have maximum turbo frequencies of between 2.8GHz and 4GHz.

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Four Built-In Speakers

The GS60 Ghost has more built-in speakers than most of the notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years. Most of the gaming laptops that were released more than two years ago only have between two and three built-in speakers, however this portable PC has four built-in speakers.

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1.4 HDMI Version

This portable PC has a 1.4b HDMI version, which is the most commonly found HDMI version on portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to it.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This laptop has a GDDR3 discrete graphics memory type, which is typical of many gaming laptops that are a similar age to it.

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Very Thin

The average height of laptops of a comparable type and age to the GS60 Ghost is 34mm. At only 19.9 millimeters, the GS60 Ghost is fairly thin compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type.

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12 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Most laptops of a similar age and spec to the GS60 Ghost do not have a full-size keyboard. The MSI GS60 Ghost is no exception to this as it too does not have a full-size keyboard.

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Very Small Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

The smallest discrete graphics adapter memory of portable PCs that are a similar age to the GS60 Ghost is 2GB, the biggest is 8GB, and the average discrete graphics adapter memory is 3.3GB. With a discrete graphics adapter memory of only 2 gigabytes, the GS60 Ghost has one of the smaller discrete graphics adapter memory capacities amongst notebook PCs of this age.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The GS60 Ghost does not have a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other laptops that have been around for a comparable time to the GS60 Ghost also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Quite Small Screen Size

With a screen size of only 15.6 inches, the MSI GS60 Ghost has a fairly small screen size compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type. The smallest screen size of comparable spec laptops that were released more than two years ago is 13" and the biggest is 19".

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Very Small Internal Memory

Across all the similar spec laptops that came out around the same time as the GS60 Ghost the internal memory range from 4GB to 32GB. With an internal memory of only 8 gigabytes, the MSI GS60 Ghost has a quite small internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the GS60 Ghost.

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Only 802.11a WiFi Standard

The GS60 Ghost has an 802.11a WiFi standard which is better than the 802.11n WiFi standard found on most gaming laptops that have been on the market for more than two years.

This notebook PC's Wi-Fi standard (802.11a) is actually the worst Wi-Fi standard amongst all notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the GS60 Ghost.

An 802.11n WiFi standard is the best Wi-Fi standard across similar types of notebook PC.

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Very Small Battery Capacity

With a battery capacity of only 52 watt-hours, the MSI GS60 Ghost has a fairly small battery capacity compared to most of the other gaming laptops that were released around the same time as the GS60 Ghost. Notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the GS60 Ghost have battery capacities of between 45Wh and 6,000Wh.

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Very Small Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

With a discrete graphics adapter memory of only 2,048 megabytes, the MSI GS60 Ghost has a fairly small discrete graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other gaming laptops that have been around for more than two years. The smallest discrete graphics adapter memory of portable PCs of this age and spec is 2GB and the biggest is 8.2GB.

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Quite Small Total Storage Capacity

At only 1,000 gigabyte, the MSI GS60 Ghost has a quite small total storage capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the GS60 Ghost. Portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the GS60 Ghost have total storage capacity of between 250GB and 2.3TB.

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Only Six Battery Cells

The GS60 Ghost is a six battery cell count portable PC. Most of the other notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the GS60 Ghost have between four and eight battery cells.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

The smallest maximum internal memory of laptops of a comparable age and spec to the GS60 Ghost is 8GB, the biggest is 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 23GB. The GS60 Ghost has a quite small maximum internal memory (only 16 gigabytes) compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the GS60 Ghost.

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Only One Mini DisplayPort

Most portable PCs of this spec and age have one mini DisplayPort, including the GS60 Ghost which has one mini DisplayPort.

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4 Other reasons to consider the MSI GS60 Ghost

Released Over Two Years Ago

This portable PC has been on the market for over two years.

1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This notebook PC has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many laptops of a similar spec and age to it.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

This portable PC has an Intel Core i7-4xxx processor family, which is the most frequently found processor family on laptops of this spec and age.

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HDD Storage Medium

This portable PC has an HDD storage medium, which is the most frequently found storage medium on comparable spec laptops that are a similar 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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Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
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Expert Reviews

(81)
30 November 2015

Not much has changed with the 2015 GS60 except an updated Broadwell CPU and a new screen option. MSI continues to use the same chassis and be one of the top contenders for a lightweight and high...

18 November 2015

The last MSI laptop I reviewed was the MSI GE72 2QD. It was my travel companion to Gamescom, and proved to be pretty damn efficient as both a work and gaming notebook. My only concerns with the... Read more…

6 November 2015

Equipped with a leading-edge SSD (plus a hard drive!), a fast Skylake CPU, and killer graphics for 1080p gaming, this thin gaming laptop soars, held back only by its brief battery life and, at...

Computershopper.com

30 October 2015

What is the MSI GS60 6QE Ghost Pro? MSI is a big name in the gaming laptop market, with dozens of models available across several different ranges. Its latest machine, the GS60 6QE, is one of its... Read more…

8 October 2015

We have been reviewing the GS60 range now for many years, and this latest model is their best yet. The GS60 6QE is a great looking, slim laptop that manages to cram in some powerful hardware,...

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User Reviews

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Reviewed 16 October 2015 by Marquish
Marquish would recommend the MSI GS60 Ghost Pro

This is one of the best laptops I have put my hands on. I have been looking since June for a nice, lightweight, powerful laptop and I finally found it. Oh, and did I say fast....blazing fast....I... Read more…

Reviewed 26 April 2014 by Dan N.
(Verified Purchase)

The DC in jack is awkwardly located in the middle of the left side. Comes preinstalled with Norton...

Reviewed 29 January 2016 by Newgamer
Newgamer would recommend the MSI GS60 Ghost Pro

Let me start off by saying that I'm an avid apple product user and I have not owned a PC in such a long time. I eventually got frustrated with the specs that Apple products provide that I decided... Read more…

Reviewed 23 January 2016 by NIGHTLY
NIGHTLY would recommend the MSI GS60 Ghost Pro (Verified Purchase)

HARDCORE TRUE TO THE GAME KILLER...

Reviewed 6 February 2016 by Ballbreaker
Ballbreaker would recommend the MSI GS60 Ghost Pro (Verified Purchase)

Awesome computer, lighter and thinner than most of ultrabooks. Nice configuration with NVIDIA GTX970M that runs all games on very high-ultra settings. Only con: Battery life ( 1h-2h30 max)...

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Product Identifiers

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