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MSI GT70 2QD 4 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.5GHz 8GB 1TB HDD 17.3" Laptop

4 Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.5GHz 8GB Apr 2015
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11 Reasons For

MSI Has Good Reviews for Its Laptops

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

Fairly Fast Processor Clock Speed

Across all the gaming laptops that have been available for around the same time as the GT70 2QD 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 GT70 2QD has one of the faster processor clock speeds amongst gaming laptops of this age.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the GT70 2QD, the GT70 2QD has a front camera.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The GT70 2QD supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most portable PCs of this spec and age. This notebook PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

A 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all gaming laptops that are a similar age to the GT70 2QD.

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 Maximum Turbo Frequency

The MSI GT70 2QD has a quite fast maximum turbo frequency (3.5 gigahertz) compared to most of the other laptops of this type and age. The maximum turbo frequencies of similar spec notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the GT70 2QD range from 2.8GHz to 4GHz, and the average maximum turbo frequency is 3.5GHz.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory

The GT70 2QD has a quite big maximum internal memory (32 gigabytes) compared to most of the other laptops of this spec and age. The average maximum internal memory of notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago is 23GB.

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4x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

The GT70 2QD has a maximum memory slots of 4x SO-DIMM. That's over two times the memory slots of the most common memory slot of 2x SO-DIMM.

This portable PC's memory slots (4x SO-DIMM) is actually the best memory slots amongst all laptops of a comparable age and type to the GT70 2QD.

Amongst similar types of portable PC the worst memory slots is 2x SO-DIMM.

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Nine Battery Cells

The GT70 2QD has more battery cells than most of the gaming laptops that have been around for a similar time to the GT70 2QD. This laptop is a nine battery cell count laptop compared to most of the gaming laptops that were released more than two years ago which only have between four and eight battery cells.

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Very Big Battery Capacity

The average battery capacity of laptops of this type and age is 5,200mAh, and the battery capacities range from 54mAh to 7,800mAh. When compared to other notebook PCs of this age and spec that we have assessed the battery capacity of, the MSI GT70 2QD's battery capacity of 7,800 milliamperes * hour is one of the biggest.

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1.4 HDMI Version

This laptop has a 1.4 HDMI version, which is the most frequently found HDMI version on gaming laptops that were launched around the same time as it.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This laptop has a GDDR5 discrete graphics memory type, which is typical of many portable PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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8 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Most portable PCs of this age and type do not have a full-size keyboard. The MSI GT70 2QD is no exception to this as it too does not have a full-size keyboard.

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

The on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies of gaming laptops that have been available for more than two years range from 1,100MHz to 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency is 1,200MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of only 1,150 megahertz, the GT70 2QD has a very slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that were released more than two years ago.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Like most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age, the MSI GT70 2QD does not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Only 802.11a WiFi Standard

The GT70 2QD has an 802.11a WiFi standard which is better than most gaming laptops that are a comparable age 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 in fact the worst Wi-Fi standard across all notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the GT70 2QD.

Across comparable types of portable PC the best Wi-Fi standard is 802.11n.

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Quite Small Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of only 1,000 gigabyte, the GT70 2QD has a quite small total storage capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age. The smallest total storage capacity of notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the GT70 2QD is 250GB and the biggest is 2.3TB.

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Only One Mini DisplayPort

The MSI GT70 2QD is a one mini DisplayPort laptop. Most of the other similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to the GT70 2QD have one mini DisplayPort.

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Only Two Built-In Speakers

Most portable PCs of this type and age have between two and three built-in speakers, including the GT70 2QD which has two built-in speakers.

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Thick

The average height of notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the GT70 2QD is 34mm, and the heights range from 16mm to 56mm. At 55 millimeters, the GT70 2QD is quite thick compared to most of the other portable PCs that are a comparable age to the GT70 2QD.

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7 Other reasons to consider the MSI GT70 2QD

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when this gaming laptop was released.

Average Screen Size

The GT70 2QD has a fairly typical screen size (17.3 inches) compared to most of the other gaming laptops that were released more than two years ago.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This notebook PC has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on gaming laptops that have been around for more than two years.

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Average Weight

With a weight of 3.9 kilograms, the GT70 2QD has a fairly typical weight compared to most of the other gaming laptops that were released more than two years ago.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

This laptop has an Intel Core i7-4xxx processor family, which is the most frequently found processor family on portable PCs of a similar age and type to it.

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Average Internal Memory

At 8 gigabytes, the MSI GT70 2QD has a relatively typical internal memory compared to most of the other gaming laptops that came out more than two years ago.

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HDD Storage Medium

This portable PC has an HDD storage medium, which is the most commonly 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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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Market Positioning
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
System Bus Rate
Processor Threads
Processor Boost Frequency
Processor Model
Conflict Free 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
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Form Factor
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slots
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
3D
LED Backlight
Display Surface
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Graphics Adapter Open GL Support
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
NVIDIA G-SYNC
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
LightScribe
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Subwoofer
Speakers Manufacturer
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Video Capturing Speed
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
Line-in
Mini DisplayPorts Quantity
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 Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
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
Operating System Architecture
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 Clear Video Technology
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
Intel Trusted Execution Technology
Supported Instruction Sets
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Embedded Options Available
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel® Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel Flex Memory Access
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
Battery Technology
Power
AC Adapter Power
Security
Cable Lock Slot Type
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Other Features
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 9s71763a22456, gt702qd2451xfr, gt702qd2406xfr, gt702qd2434xpl, gt702qd2292urfb, 2qddominator2292, 2qddominator2450, 2qddominator2414, 2qddominator2413, 2qddominator2459, 2qddominator2412, 2qddominator2293, 2qddominator2406, 2qddominator2458, 2qddominator2434, 2qddominator2451, 2qddominator2411, 2qddominator2402, 2qddominator2456, 2qddominator2415, 2qddominator2408, 2qddominator2412n, gt70dominator2293, 2qddominator2406x, 2qddominator2458u, 2qddominator2434x, 2qddominator2451x, 2qddominator2411t, 2qddominator2402u, 2qddominator2456r
Barcodes 00824142028926, 00824142028933, 04719072369699, 04719072370206, 04719072370718, 04719072370732, 04719072370756, 04719072370770, 04719072371920, 04719072373986, 04719072374099, 04719072374730, 04719072376291, 04719072377175
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