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MSI GT70 4 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.4GHz 16GB 1TB HDD+SSD 17.3" Laptop

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4 Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.4GHz 16GB Jun 2013
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SuperRAID 2 design gives the storage performance up to 1500MB/s storage performance on MSI GT series, the reading, writing and saving speeds is 15x faster than a single 750GB 7200rpm HDD. And one... More
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10 Reasons For

Good Brand

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

Fairly Big Internal Memory

At 16 gigabytes, the MSI GT70 has a quite big internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the GT70. The smallest internal memory of notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the GT70 is 4GB and the biggest is 32GB.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The MSI GT70 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most gaming laptops that have been available for a comparable time to it. This portable PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This MSI notebook PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

A 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all laptops that came out more than two years ago.

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

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4x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

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

A 4x SO-DIMM memory slot is actually the best memory slots amongst all gaming laptops that are a similar age to the GT70.

Amongst comparable types of laptop the worst memory slots is 2x SO-DIMM.

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Two Installed SSDs

Most gaming laptops that have been available for around the same time as the GT70 have between one and three installed SSDs, including the MSI GT70 which has two installed SSDs.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This portable PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many gaming laptops that are a comparable age to it.

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Nine Battery Cells

The MSI GT70 has more battery cells than most of the gaming laptops that were launched more than two years ago. This notebook PC is a nine battery cell count portable PC 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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Fairly Big Battery Capacity

Comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to the GT70 have battery capacities of between 54mAh and 7,800mAh, and the average battery capacity is 5,200mAh. With a battery capacity of 7,800 milliamperes * hour, the MSI GT70 has a quite big battery capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs that are a comparable age to the GT70.

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1.4 HDMI Version

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

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This notebook PC has a GDDR5 discrete graphics memory type, which is typical of many portable PCs of this type and age.

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5 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The MSI GT70 does not have a full-size keyboard, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other similar spec laptops that have been available for around the same time as the GT70 also do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of only 1,150 megahertz, the MSI GT70 has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies amongst gaming laptops of this age. Across all the portable PCs of this spec and age the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies range from 1,100MHz to 1,300MHz.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Most gaming laptops that are a similar age to the GT70 do not have a touch sensitive screen. The MSI GT70 is no exception to this as it too does not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Quite Small Hard Drive Capacity

At only 750 gigabytes, the MSI GT70 has a quite small hard drive capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age. The hard drive capacity of similar spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago range from 500GB to 2TB.

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Thick

With a height of 55 millimeters, the MSI GT70 is one of the thicker gaming laptops that have been available for more than two years amongst gaming laptops of this age. Across all the gaming laptops that came out around the same time as the GT70 the heights range from 16mm to 56mm, and the average height is 34mm.

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8 Other reasons to consider the MSI GT70

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when MSI released the GT70.

Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 17.3 inches, the MSI GT70 has a pretty average screen size compared to most of the other portable PCs of this spec 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 gaming laptops that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Average Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of 2.4 gigahertz, the MSI GT70 has a fairly typical processor clock speed compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the GT70.

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Average Weight

With a weight of 3.9 kilograms, the MSI GT70 has a fairly standard weight compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the GT70.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

This notebook PC has an Intel Core i7-4xxx processor family, which is the most frequently found processor family on similar spec laptops that were released more than two years ago.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 1,006 gigabyte, the MSI GT70 has a pretty standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other laptops of a similar spec and age to the GT70.

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HDD Storage Medium

This laptop has an HDD+SSD storage medium, which is the most frequently found storage medium on laptops of this age and type. 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

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Form Factor
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Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Cache
L3 Cache
Processor Threads
Processor Boost Frequency
Processor Model
Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Processor Memory Clock Speed
Processor Memory Type
Conflict Free Processor
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by 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
Memory
Internal Memory
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slots
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Number of SSDs Installed
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Aspect Ratio
3D
Full HD
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
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
Speaker Power
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Video Capturing Speed
Networking
Cabling Technology
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
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 Version
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
ESATA Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Keyboard Backlit
Numeric Keypad
Keyboard Number of Keys
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® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
InTru™ 3D Technology
Intel® Insider™
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
Supported Instruction Sets
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel® Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
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
Battery Capacity
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
AC Adapter Power
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology

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15 October 2014

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13 October 2014

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14 August 2014

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Extremely powerful
SteelSeries keyboard allows for custom controls settings
Has an internal cooling fan
Bulky heavy
Price

With so many new ultra-portable gaming laptops populating the market, the MSI GT70 Dominator 2PC makes the case that bigger is better. The large hulking desktop replacement is one of the first... Read more…

25 June 2014

Eteknix.com

Over the last few weeks I've been looking at a few of MSI's latest gaming notebooks, each featuring NVIDIA's brand new 800 series GPUs. As we look back at the two units that we've seen already,... Read more…

20 June 2014

Let's start with the negatives and get those out of the way. The GT70 2PE is powerful and even relatively affordable considering what it's packing, but there are compromises involved. For...

Pcper.com

The MSI GT70's blazing performance, Blu-ray player, and Dynaudio speakers combine to form a topnotch, barely portable gaming and entertainment behemoth. Read More?...

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers gt70028, gt70028t, gt70028tw, msi i73630, msi i73630q, msi i73630qm
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