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MSI GS70 4 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.6GHz 8GB 1TB HDD 17.3" Laptop

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Thirty-One Industry Awards

This gaming laptop is one of the most highly awarded by laptop experts of all the notebook PCs of a similar age and type.

Techradar, Expert Reviews, Noticias3d.com, Clubedohardware.com.br, Gagadget.com, Goldfries.com, Techradar.com/au/, Vido.com.ua and Cnews.cz all recommend this portable PC and have given it their "Recommended" award.

The experts at six more expert review sites all concluded that this notebook PC was fantastic and gave it one of their highest awards. Cowcotland.com, Elchapuzasinformatico.com and Play3r.net all gave this MSI portable PC a "Gold" award, Hardwareheaven.com and Hardware.info both gave it a "Gold Award" and Hardwaresecrets.com gave it a "Golden" award.

The reviewers at Laptopmag.com, Hispazone.com, Ferra.ru and Chip.com.my all thought that this MSI laptop was terrific and gave it their "Editor's Choice" award.

Three more expert review sites all said that this laptop was very good. Pcgameware.co.uk and Adrenaline.uol.com.br both gave this portable PC a "Silver" award and it received a "Silver Award" from Overclock3d.net.

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Good Expert Reviews

On average, based on fifty-two expert reviews from sites including CNET.com, Trusted Reviews, Expert Reviews and Techradar the average expert rating of this portable PC is 82 out of 100.

User Reviews Are Average

On average, based on 22 user reviews the average user rating of this laptop is 71%.

Robust

Fourteen people said in their reviews that the product was well made. Last year The Lambanana mentioned on Amazon “Solidly built and looks nice” and gave it a score of 5 stars. Expert review site Pcmag.com said two years ago “The MSI GS70 Stealth (GS70 2OD-002US) is a solid ultraportable gaming laptop.” . Expertreviews.co.uk mentioned on expert website Expert Reviews “A well-built laptop with Nvidia's latest-generation graphics”.

Nice Design

A few MSI GS70 reviewers mentioned in their reviews that it was good looking. Mr. Simon J. Kelk said in his review on Amazon in December last year “Overall I am pretty pleased with the purchase of this machine with some reservations” and scored the product 80 out of 100. Nana mentioned “The computer has very good specs and looks gorgeous.” in her review of this laptop but despite that she only scored it 20 out of 100. P. said “The build and design beautiful” in their review of the MSI GS70.

A few MSI GS70 owners who reviewed the MSI GS70 considered that it was a good design. Natalie Wilde gave the MSI GS70 a score of 5 stars and she wrote in her review of this laptop on Amazon “Just got a GS70! Love the design of this laptop, I got it for gaming”. Natalie Wilde also mentioned “As its a sleek design I also use it as a work laptop, as my previous gaming notebook was way too over the top to be used in the office”. Expert website Notebookcheck.net mentioned “The design is appealing and the weight is not much higher than a standard multimedia notebook” in their review of this laptop and gave it a rating of 4 stars.

A few MSI GS70 owners considered that the MSI GS70 was smooth. Saif said last year “On Far Cry 4, I had to turn the settings down a little bit to allow for smooth game play, maybe at high - very high” in their MSI GS70 review.

Two customers wrote in their reviews that it was aesthetic. Saif mentioned on Amazon “Looks] // Although it may sound stupid, I believe one of the most important factors when buying a laptop is ensuring it looks aesthetically pleasing” and gave the product a rating of 4 stars. Cnet.com wrote on CNET.com “Designed to appeal to a visual aesthetic somewhere b” and rated the product 80 out of 100.

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Good Size

A few MSI GS70 reviewers who reviewed it reckoned that it was thin. Mr. Simon J. Kelk gave it a score of 80 out of 100 and he wrote on Amazon “The laptop is very thin for something of its power” in his review of this laptop. Mr. Simon J. Kelk also mentioned “OverallAs a laptop, this is slim”. Sam mentioned on Amazon a few weeks ago “It is slimmer yet has a wider screen than many out there” in his review of this laptop.

A few MSI GS70 reviewers wrote in their reviews that it was lightweight. Lowyat.net said in December “Lightweight for a gaming laptop” in their review. Lowyat.net also mentioned “Lightweight for a 17incher”.

One person who purchased the product considered that it was compact. Expert review site Laptopmag.com mentioned in their review of this laptop “The MSI GS70 Stealth Pro is a svelte 17-inch gaming laptop that pairs a fast Core i7 processor with a powerful Nvidia 800 GPU” .

One MSI GS70 reviewer wrote in their reviews that it was heavy and bulky. Hardwaresecrets.com said in their review of this laptop “The MSI GS70 STEALTH is the proof that a powerful gaming laptop with 17” screen does not need to be heavy and thick”.

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Acceptable Noise Level

Several customers who purchased the MSI GS70 agreed that it was quiet. In December last year Mr. Simon J. Kelk said in his review of this laptop on Amazon “The machine is super quiet” and rated the product 80 out of 100. Expert review site Maximumpc.com mentioned “How about running stealthily quiet? Until now, no manufacturer has been able to marry these qualities together.” in their review of the MSI GS70. Last year expert website Notebookcheck.net rated the MSI GS70 4 stars and mentioned “It should be thin, quiet, cool and obviously fast” in their review of this laptop.

Some customers who reviewed the MSI GS70 mentioned that it was noisy. Mr. Simon J. Kelk wrote in his MSI GS70 review “The sound system is also very loud and clear and suitable bass for such a thin machineThe performance when gaming is very good” and scored this laptop 80 out of 100. Saif wrote in their review on Amazon last year “The speakers are actually so loud I couldn't believe that such a loud sound came from a laptop; the keyboard is beautiful”. This month Sam he said in his MSI GS70 review “The speakers of the laptop are exceptional, they are very loud and clear which is surprising given the slim build of the laptop”.

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Easy to Use

A few people wrote in their reviews that the product was easy to use. Mr. Simon J. Kelk wrote “PRO'SSuper SlimClean lookNice, easy to use keyboard that wears really wellGreat for most gaming needsExcellent displayGreat sound system for such a slim systemExcellent after market service” in his review. The Lambanana said on Amazon “QUIET ================== It's amazing to use”. The Lambanana also mentioned “KEYBOARD ======== Responsive, crisp and a pleasure to use”.

A number of customers who reviewed the product concluded that it had a good experience. Alex Mckay said in his review of this laptop “Smooth framerates and a fantastic online experience” and scored it very highly. Natalie Wilde said “So far the experience has been great!” and rated it as very good. The Lambanana mentioned “You will love watching films on this and the gaming experience is awesome”.

Three people who reviewed this laptop thought it was easy to use the menus. Saif said in their review on Amazon last year “Other games like GTA V on almost full settings” and gave it a rating of 80 out of 100. Saif also said “An amazing laptop, was able to play GTA V on nearly full settings with no lag”. Expert review site Notebookcheck.net wrote “Are satisfied with lower settings in many games than other comparably configure”.

One MSI GS70 owner who purchased this laptop thought it was comfortable and easy to hold. In December last year Alex Mckay wrote on Amazon “Brushed metalic all around the chasis make this very comfortable to use” in his review of the MSI GS70.

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Good for Gaming

Several people reckoned that the product was good for gaming. Alex Mckay said on Amazon last year “Powerful and Portable Gaming Machine”. Alex Mckay also mentioned “Another fantastic feature is that this the screen is matt finish which means stops annoying reflections when you are gaming”. Dellisford Ebanks-David mentioned “This is a great gaming laptop” in their MSI GS70 review.

Good Product Quality

A few MSI GS70 reviewers who purchased it agreed that it was good quality. Alex Mckay wrote on Amazon “Very light and the build quality is of very high standard throughout”. Expert review site Notebookcheck.net scored it 4 stars and mentioned in their review “The build quality is good”. Goldfries.com said last year “Good screen quality”.

Good Value for Money

Hardwarezone.com.sg highlighted in their review that this notebook PC provided a good bang for your buck.

Large Storage Capacity

Three people said in their reviews that the product had good storage. Goldfries.com said “Great GPU performance, good amount of fast storage, relatively portable” in their MSI GS70 review. Goldfries.com also mentioned “Rapid storage”.

Good Graphics Card

Several MSI GS70 owners wrote in their reviews that it had a good graphics card. Ashley he wrote on Amazon “The laptop's performance has been moderate, with very poor battery life, even with the far from great 860m graphics card” in his review of this laptop. Last year Reimarufiles.com wrote in their review “They were really that serious with the GS70 Stealth Pro, packed with a better graphics card, SteelSeries keyboard”.

Good Battery Life

Six MSI GS70 reviewers said that the product had a good battery life. Saif rated it 80 out of 100 and mentioned “It would be nice to a larger battery/more efficient in a laptop” in their review of the MSI GS70. The Lambanana mentioned “Its aimed at gaming enthusiasts and maybe power users who are willing to sacrifice battery life” in their MSI GS70 review. Two years ago Pcmag.com gave the product a score of 80 out of 100 and mentioned on PC Mag “Even with good performance and battery life” in their review of the MSI GS70.

MSI Has Good Reviews for Its Notebook PCs

MSI has good average reviews for its gaming laptops as well as across its entire notebook PC range compared to other brands.

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Quite Fast Processor Clock Speed

The slowest processor clock speed of comparable spec laptops that were launched around the same time as the GS70 is 1.8GHz, the fastest is 2.9GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 2.5GHz. With a processor clock speed of 2.6 gigahertz, the MSI GS70 has a quite fast processor clock speed compared to most of the other gaming laptops that were launched around the same time as the GS70.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the GS70, the MSI GS70 has a front camera.

We compared all the other notebook PCs with a front camera to this laptop and we think the MSI GE70[plb_2276858_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The MSI GS70 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. This notebook PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

This laptop's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the GS70.

Across similar types of laptop the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor is 133MHz.

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Four Built-In Speakers

The MSI GS70 has more built-in speakers than most of the gaming laptops that are a similar age to the GS70. 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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Fairly Fast Maximum Turbo Frequency

At 3.6 gigahertz, the MSI GS70 has a fairly fast maximum turbo frequency compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the GS70. The slowest maximum turbo frequency of laptops of this age and spec is 2.8GHz and the fastest is 4GHz.

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Two Mini DisplayPorts

The MSI GS70 is a two mini DisplayPort portable PC. Most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the GS70 only have one mini DisplayPort.

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1.4 HDMI Version

This notebook PC has a 1.4b HDMI version, which is the most commonly found HDMI version on gaming laptops that have been around for a similar time to it.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This laptop has a GDDR5 discrete graphics memory type, which is the most frequently found discrete graphics memory type on gaming laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

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4 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The MSI GS70 does not have a full-size keyboard. Most of the other portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the GS70 also do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Like most of the other gaming laptops that have been around for around the same time as the GS70, the MSI GS70 does not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Quite Small Internal Memory

The smallest internal memory of gaming laptops that came out more than two years ago is 4GB and the biggest is 32GB. With an internal memory of only 8 gigabytes, the MSI GS70 has one of the smallest internal memory amongst comparable spec laptops of this age.

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Only 802.11a WiFi Standard

The MSI GS70 has a better Wi-Fi standard than most portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to it. This notebook PC has an 802.11a WiFi standard, whereas most 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 amongst all portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the GS70.

Amongst comparable types of notebook PC the best Wi-Fi standard is 802.11n.

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7 Other reasons to consider the MSI GS70

Released Over Two Years Ago

This gaming laptop has been on the market for over two years.

Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 17.3 inches, the MSI GS70 has a pretty average screen size compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the GS70.

We compared this laptop to all the other 17.3" laptops and we think the MSI GE70[plb_2276858_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This laptop has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time 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 commonly found processor family on portable PCs of a similar spec and age to it.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 1,000 gigabyte, the MSI GS70 has a relatively average total storage capacity compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable age and type to the GS70.

We compared this laptop to all the other 1TB total storage capacity notebook PCs and we think the MSI GE70[plb_2276858_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Average Weight

At 2.7 kilograms, the MSI GS70 has a relatively typical weight compared to most of the other gaming laptops that came out more than two years ago.

If you would consider a portable PC with a heavier weight then you might want to look at the AORUS X3 Plus[plb_2441342_price] (1.8kg), or the MSI GE70[plb_2276858_price] (2.7kg) which is also higher rated.

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HDD Storage Medium

This notebook PC has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable 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.

We compared this notebook PC to all the other portable PCs that have an HDD storage media and we think the MSI GE70[plb_2276858_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

If the storage medium of this MSI notebook PC is too bad for you then you might want to look at the AORUS X3 Plus[plb_2441342_price] (SSD) which also has a higher rating.

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Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
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Expert Reviews

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7 November 2015

In review: MSI GS70 6QE Stealth Pro. Test device courtesy of notebooksbillger.deThe MSI GS70 offers a powerful processor and a high-performance GPU. Together, these hardware components turn the...

14 October 2015

There's a lot to like about the Skylake powered MSI GS70 if you're after a gaming laptop ? as well as a few problems.Over at PC World, I've reviewed the latest iteration of MSI's GS70 gaming... Read more…

14 October 2015

MSI's GS70 is an interesting gaming machine, with a very slight nod towards portability thanks to its thin profile, at least as far as gaming laptops are concerned. There's plenty of grunt under... Read more…

20 July 2015

If anything you could consider the MSI GS70 2QE Stealth Pro to be a slightly strange laptop. It sports a large 17in screen and isn't particularly portable, yet MSI has focussed intently on...

Bit-Tech.net

24 April 2015

In an ideal world, a gaming laptop would be powerful, have a large screen, and still be portable. Oh, and how about running stealthily quiet? Until now, no manufacturer has been able to marry... Read more…

The MSI GS70 Stealth was my first gaming laptop ever and probably my first ever gaming PC. I was looking for something that was suitably powerful but without the huge bulk of the common portable... Read more…

16 March 2015

The MSI GS70 Stealth Pro has a touch of the MacBook Pro about it, but it's a much more powerful device than even the best that Apple can produce. The design, though, is 90 per cent of the way to...

10 March 2015

MSI ensures to improve their current line-up of gaming laptops for the most demanding gamers, and they were really that serious with the GS70 Stealth Pro, packed with a better graphics card,... Read more…

9 March 2015

The MSI GS70-2QE Stealth Pro is a beast of a gaming notebook. If money is not an issue, this is definitely one of the best machines for the job out there.(previously published in issue February...

Chip.com.my

18 February 2015

Gaming laptops have evolved from being a colossal piece of hardware to a thin and sleek gaming machine without too much compromise in performance. One of the best example of that is the MSI GS70...

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