Close

Loading image...
MSI CR70

MSI CR70 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 2.6GHz 8GB 1TB HDD 17.3" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 2.6GHz 8GB Apr 2015
Processor Core Processor Family Processor Clock Speed Internal Memory Release Date
CPU performance has increased by 3%~7%, while the overall platform is 15% more powerful, and GPU performance is even more noteworthy, with an average increase of over 30%.In terms of 2D and 3D... More
Available from international sellers only
Tell Me When It Becomes Available
You are subscribed to price alerts for this product
Unsubscribe
Searching for international prices ...

Assumed Exchange Rates

Searching for prices in ...

24 Reasons For

Fairly New PCI Express Slot Version

With a PCI Express slot version of 3, the MSI CR70 has one of the newer PCI Express slot versions amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. The average PCI Express slot version of medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the CR70 is 2.1.

Chart Edit

Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

The average maximum internal memory supported by processor of portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the CR70 is 17GB. The MSI CR70 has a fairly big maximum internal memory supported by processor (32 gigabytes) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age.

Chart Edit

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many comparable spec portable PCs that were launched around the same time as it.

Chart Edit

16 PCI Express Lanes (max)

The MSI CR70 is a 16 PCI Express lane (max) portable PC. Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched more than a year ago only have between 1 and 15 PCI Express lanes (max).

Chart Edit

Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

At 400 megahertz, the MSI CR70 has a very fast on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that were released around the same time as the CR70. The on-board graphics adapter base frequencies of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the CR70 range from 100MHz to 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 290MHz.

Chart Edit

Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

The MSI CR70 has a quite fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (1,150 megahertz) compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been around for more than a year. Portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the CR70 have on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies of between 750MHz and 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency is 950MHz.

Chart Edit

MSI Has Good Reviews for Its Portable PCs

We checked 786 expert and user reviews for MSI notebook PCs and found that on average MSI has good ratings compared to other brands. We also found that MSI has good ratings specifically within its medium processor core notebook PCs range.

Chart

Fairly Big Screen Size

The MSI CR70 has one of the bigger screen sizes (17.3 inches) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. The smallest screen size of laptops that are a similar age to the CR70 is 11", the biggest is 18", and the average screen size is 15".

Chart Edit

Fairly Fast Processor Clock Speed

The slowest processor clock speed of similar spec portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the CR70 is 0.8GHz and the fastest is 3.3GHz. With a processor clock speed of 2.6 gigahertz, the MSI CR70 has one of the faster processor clock speeds amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 2.6GHz processor clock speed portable PCs currently available including because of it's better review score, the Fujitsu LifeBook E734.

Read more Less Chart Edit

Fairly Big Total Storage Capacity

Comparable spec notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the CR70 have total storage capacity of between 16GB and 2TB, and the average total storage capacity is 550GB. At 1,000 gigabyte, the MSI CR70 has a quite big total storage capacity compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the CR70.

We compared all the other 1TB total storage capacity notebook PCs to this laptop and we think the Toshiba Satellite S50-B which has better reviews is also worth considering.

Read more Less Chart Edit

1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The MSI CR70 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most similar spec portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to it. This MSI laptop supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most laptops of a comparable age and type to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This notebook PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. The memory clock speeds supported by processor of all medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the CR70 ranges from 133MHz to 1,866MHz.

Chart Edit

Quite Big Internal Memory

At 8 gigabytes, the MSI CR70 has a fairly big internal memory compared to most of the other laptops of a similar age and spec to the CR70. The internal memory of notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the CR70 range from 2GB to 16GB, and the average internal memory is 6.3GB.

If this laptop internal memory is too small for you then you might also want to consider the Fujitsu Lifebook U745 (£1,210.04) (12GB).

Read more Less Chart Edit

Intel Core I5 Processor Family

The MSI CR70 has a better processor family than most medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it. This MSI portable PC has an Intel Core i5 processor family, whereas most similar spec portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to it have an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family. The processor family of all medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the CR70 ranges from AMD E to Intel Core i7-4xxx.

Chart Edit

Has a Front Camera

The MSI CR70 has a front camera. Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than a year ago also have a front camera.

Chart Edit

802.11n WiFi Standard

This notebook PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many laptops that have been around for a comparable time to it.

Chart Edit

Fairly Fast Maximum Turbo Frequency

Similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the CR70 have maximum turbo frequencies of between 1.8GHz and 3.7GHz, and the average maximum turbo frequency is 2.9GHz. With a maximum turbo frequency of 3.2 gigahertz, the MSI CR70 has one of the faster maximum turbo frequencies amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

Chart Edit

Fairly Big Hard Drive Capacity

The hard drive capacity of similar spec laptops that came out around the same time as the CR70 range from 5GB to 2TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 690GB. At 1,000 gigabyte, the MSI CR70 has a fairly big hard drive capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the CR70.

Chart Edit

L3 Processor Cache

This portable PC has a L3 processor cache, which is the most frequently found processor cache on laptops that were launched around the same time as it.

Chart Edit

Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory

The average maximum internal memory of laptops of this age and type is 19GB. At 32,768 megabytes, the MSI CR70 has a fairly big maximum internal memory compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that were launched around the same time as the CR70.

Chart Edit

Two USB 2.0 Ports

The MSI CR70 is a two USB 2.0 port laptop.

Chart Edit

Six Battery Cells

Most portable PCs of a similar age and type to the CR70 have between two and eight battery cells, including the MSI CR70 which has six battery cells.

Chart Edit

1.4 HDMI Version

This portable PC has a 1.4 HDMI version, which is the most commonly found HDMI version on medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.

Chart Edit

AC Cable Included

This notebook PC has an AC cable included, which is the most commonly found cable included on comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.

Chart Edit

2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This notebook PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is the most frequently found memory slot on portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as it.

Chart Edit

9 Reasons Against

Very Small Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

At only 1.74 gigabytes, the MSI CR70 has a quite small maximum on-board graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the CR70. Laptops that have been around for around the same time as the CR70 have maximum on-board graphics adapter memories of between 1.7GB and 16GB, and the average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory is 11GB.

Chart Edit

Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Most of the other portable PCs that are a similar age to the CR70 have a full-size keyboard, however the MSI CR70 does not have a full-size keyboard.

Chart Edit

Only Two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports

The MSI CR70 is a two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port laptop. Most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the CR70 have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

Chart Edit

Only HDD Storage Medium

This notebook PC has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many notebook PCs that are a comparable 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.

Chart Edit

Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The MSI CR70 does not have a touch sensitive screen, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other laptops that have been around for a similar time to the CR70 also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

Chart Edit

Heavy

With a weight of 2.7 kilograms, the MSI CR70 is one of the heavier medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the CR70 amongst comparable spec laptops of this age. The weights of comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to the CR70 range from 940g to 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2kg.

Chart Edit

Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to it.

Chart Edit

Very Wide

The narrowest notebook PC of a comparable age and type to the CR70 is 28mm wide, the widest is 430mm, and the average width is 360mm. When compared to other notebook PCs that were released more than a year ago, the MSI CR70's width of 418 millimeters is one of the widest.

Chart Edit

Thick

At 39 millimeters, the MSI CR70 is very thick compared to most of the other laptops of this spec and age. Across all the similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to the CR70 the heights range from 11mm to 2,400mm.

Chart Edit

1 Other reason to consider the MSI CR70

Released Over a Year Ago

This medium processor core notebook PC has been on the market for over a year.

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
Maximum Internal 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 Version
HDMI Port
VGA Port
USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Performance
Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Key
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 Capacity
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Power
AC Adapter Power
Security
Special Features
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Cable Included
AC Adapter Included
Operational Conditions
Certificates
Technical Details
Other Features
Intel Virtualization Technology

Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers cr702mi51, msi i54210, msi i54210m
Barcodes 04719072396398

Save Money with These Great Laptop Vouchers & Offers

£25 Off
Voucher
£25 Off Apple Mac orders over £350
Valid 25 Apr 16 - 25 Apr 17
20% Off
Voucher
20% Off over £80
Valid until 31 Dec 16
15% Off
Voucher
15% Off for new customers
Valid 17 Mar 16 - 17 Mar 17
8% Off
Voucher
GearBest Consumer Electronics Coupon_ 8% OFF
Valid 6 Aug 16 - 31 Dec 16

See How Other Laptops Compare to the MSI CR70

DELL Latitude 12 7000 vs MSI CR70

DELL Latitude 12 7000 vs MSI CR70
DELL Latitude 12 7000
2 core Intel Core i7-5xxx 2.6GHz 8GB 256GB SSD 12.5"
MSI CR70
2 core Intel Core i5-4xxx 2.6GHz 8GB 1TB HDD 17.3"
£ 536.06
Vastly Newer Intel TSX-NI Version
1.4kg Lighter
19.6mm Thinner
Vastly Bigger Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
Vastly Smaller Maximum Internal Memory
Vastly Smaller Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon vs MSI CR70

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon vs MSI CR70
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon
2 core Intel Core i5-5xxx 2.3GHz 8GB 256GB SSD 14"
MSI CR70
2 core Intel Core i5-4xxx 2.6GHz 8GB 1TB HDD 17.3"
£ 948.00
20.84mm Thinner
Vastly Newer Intel TSX-NI Version
99% Lighter
Bigger Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
Vastly Smaller Maximum Internal Memory
744GB Smaller Total Storage Capacity

DELL Latitude 12 E7250 vs MSI CR70

DELL Latitude 12 E7250 vs MSI CR70
DELL Latitude 12 E7250
2 core Intel Core i5-5xxx 2.2GHz 4GB 128GB SSD 12.5"
MSI CR70
2 core Intel Core i5-4xxx 2.6GHz 8GB 1TB HDD 17.3"
£ 884.48
Significantly Thinner
Hugely Lighter
90% Bigger Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
A Lot Narrower
Smaller Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
4GB Smaller Internal Memory
Feedback