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MSI CR61 2M

MSI CR61 2M 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 2.6GHz 8GB 750GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 2.6GHz 8GB Jun 2014
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18 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most commonly supported processor operating mode on portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

With a maximum internal memory supported by processor of 32 gigabytes, the CR61 2M has one of the bigger maximum internal memory supported by processors amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. The maximum internal memory supported by processors of portable PCs that came out around the same time as the CR61 2M range from 8GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory supported by processor is 17GB.

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Very New PCI Express Slot Version

Similar spec laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the CR61 2M have PCI Express slot versions of between 2 and 3. When compared to other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the CR61 2M that we have checked, the MSI CR61 2M's PCI Express slot version of 3 is one of the newest.

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16 PCI Express Lanes (max)

The MSI CR61 2M has more PCI Express lanes (max) than most of the similar spec notebook PCs that were launched more than a year ago. Most of the similar spec laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the CR61 2M only have between 1 and 15 PCI Express lanes (max), however this portable PC has 16 PCI Express lanes (max).

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Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The on-board graphics adapter base frequencies of portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the CR61 2M range from 100MHz to 650MHz. The MSI CR61 2M has one of the faster on-board graphics adapter base frequencies (400 megahertz) amongst similar spec notebook PCs of this age.

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Very Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

When compared to other notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the CR61 2M, the MSI CR61 2M's on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of 1,150 megahertz is one of the fastest. The average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of similar spec laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the CR61 2M is 950MHz, and the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies range from 750MHz to 1,300MHz.

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MSI Has Good Reviews for Its Portable PCs

MSI has good average reviews for its medium processor core notebook PCs as well as across its entire laptop range compared to other brands.

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Quite Fast Processor Clock Speed

The CR61 2M has a fairly fast processor clock speed (2.6 gigahertz) compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the CR61 2M. The processor clock speeds of notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the CR61 2M range from 0.8GHz to 3.3GHz.

If you are looking for a notebook PC with a faster processor clock speed then you might want to look at the Acer Aspire E5-573 (£324.00) (2.7GHz).

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The MSI CR61 2M supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it. Most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this MSI laptop supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. Across all portable PCs of a similar type and age to the CR61 2M the best memory clock speeds supported by processor is 1,866MHz and the worst is 133MHz.

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Quite Big Internal Memory

The smallest internal memory of laptops that have been around for around the same time as the CR61 2M is 2GB, the biggest is 16GB, and the average internal memory is 6.3GB. With an internal memory of 8 gigabytes, the CR61 2M has one of the bigger internal memory amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

Portable PCs with a bigger internal memory that might also be worth looking at include the Lenovo T450s (12GB).

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

The CR61 2M has an Intel Core i5 processor family which is better than most portable PCs of a comparable age and type to it. Most portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as it have an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family. Across all medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the CR61 2M the processor family ranges from AMD E to Intel Core i7-4xxx.

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Has a Front Camera

The CR61 2M has a front camera. Most of the other notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the CR61 2M also have a front camera.

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Quite Fast Maximum Turbo Frequency

With a maximum turbo frequency of 3.2 gigahertz, the CR61 2M has one of the faster maximum turbo frequencies amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. Medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the CR61 2M have maximum turbo frequencies of between 1.8GHz and 3.7GHz, and the average maximum turbo frequency is 2.9GHz.

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L3 Processor Cache

This notebook PC has a L3 processor cache, which is the most commonly found processor cache on medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This notebook PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most commonly found WiFi standard on comparable spec laptops that came out more than a year ago.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory

With a maximum internal memory of 32,768 megabytes, the CR61 2M has one of the bigger maximum internal memories amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. The average maximum internal memory of portable PCs of this spec and age is 19GB.

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Six Battery Cells

The MSI CR61 2M is a six battery cell count laptop. Most of the other laptops of this spec and age have between two and eight battery cells.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This laptop has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is the most commonly found memory slot on medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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8 Reasons Against

Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this laptop is Not supported, which is the most commonly found HD type on notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to it.

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Very Small Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

The maximum on-board graphics adapter memories of notebook PCs of this age and type range from 1.7GB to 16GB. With a maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of only 1.74 gigabytes, the MSI CR61 2M has one of the smaller maximum on-board graphics adapter memories amongst similar spec notebook PCs of this age.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The CR61 2M does not have a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the CR61 2M which have a full-size keyboard.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This portable PC has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many laptops 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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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This notebook PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to it.

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Heavy

The average weight of similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the CR61 2M is 2kg. The MSI CR61 2M is quite heavy (2.4 kilograms) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the CR61 2M.

Other notebook PCs with a heavier weight that you might want to look at include the DELL Inspiron 15 (2.4kg).

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Most laptops that came out around the same time as the CR61 2M do not have a touch sensitive screen. The MSI CR61 2M is no exception to this as it too does not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported Bluetooth version on laptops of this type and age.

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2 Other reasons to consider the MSI CR61 2M

Average Screen Size

The CR61 2M has a pretty average screen size (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other laptops of this age and spec.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

The CR61 2M has a pretty standard total storage capacity (750 gigabytes) compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to the CR61 2M.

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Specification

Features
Design
Form Factor
Colour
Product Type
Docking Station
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Thread
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Model
Conflict Free Processor
Processor Lithography
PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Slot Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
PCI Express Configuration
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory
Memory Slot
Internal Memory
Hard Drive
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Aspect Ratio
3D Compatible
LED Backlight
Display Surface
HD Type
Video
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LghtScribe Feature
Optical Drive
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Video Capturing Speed
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Headphone Out Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Port
VGA Port
USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Performance
Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Keyboard Key
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel InTru 3D Technology
Intel Insider
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Supported Instruction Set
Processor Code
Intel TSX-NI
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technology
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 AES New Instructions
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Power
AC Adapter Power
Security
Special Features
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height At Front
Depth
Height At Rear
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Operational Conditions
Certificates
Technical Details
Other Features

Expert Reviews

24 September 2014

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Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 2m1265, 2m856n, 2m1619, 2m855l, 2m1482, 2m1481, 2m858l, 2m1266, 2m857b, 2m1620, 2m1481n, 2m858lu, 2m1266g, 2m857be, 2m1620b, 2m1265n, 2m856nl, 2m1619n, 2m855lu, 2m1482b, 2m1620be, 2m1265ne, 2m1619nl, 2m1482be, 2m1481nl, 2m1266gr
Barcodes 04719072347192, 04719072347208, 04719072347215, 04719072347222, 04719072356262, 04719072356309, 04719072380939, 04719072380946, 04719072389932, 04719072389963

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2 core Intel Core i5-4xxx 2.6GHz 8GB 750GB HDD 15.6"
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14.26GB Bigger Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
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Fujitsu Lifebook U745 vs MSI CR61 2M

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Fujitsu Lifebook U745
2 core Intel Core i7-5xxx 2.6GHz 12GB 512GB SSD 14"
MSI CR61 2M
2 core Intel Core i5-4xxx 2.6GHz 8GB 750GB HDD 15.6"
£ 1,183.19
Vastly Newer Intel TSX-NI Version
14.26GB Bigger Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
Vastly Lighter
Three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports
Vastly Smaller Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Two Less Battery Cells

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Toshiba Tecra Z40
2 core Intel Core i7-5xxx 2.6GHz 8GB 256GB SSD 14"
MSI CR61 2M
2 core Intel Core i5-4xxx 2.6GHz 8GB 750GB HDD 15.6"
£ 1,618.38
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90% Bigger Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
Lighter
One More USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
16GB Smaller Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Two Times Smaller Total Storage Capacity
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