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MSI GE60 2QE
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MSI GE60 2QE 4 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.6GHz 8GB 1TB HDD 15.6" Laptop

4 Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.6GHz 8GB Feb 2015
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18 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to it.

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Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of 1,200 megahertz, the GE60 2QE has one of the faster on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies amongst gaming laptops of this age. The on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies of notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the GE60 2QE range from 900MHz to 1,400MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency is 1,200MHz.

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Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

At 400 megahertz, the MSI GE60 2QE has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other gaming laptops that have been around for around the same time as the GE60 2QE. The slowest on-board graphics adapter base frequency of portable PCs that were released one year ago is 200MHz, the fastest is 400MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 370MHz.

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MSI Has Good Laptop Reviews

Based on 786 user and expert reviews, MSI has good ratings for its portable PCs. MSI also has good ratings specifically for its gaming laptops compared to other brands.

1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This laptop has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many laptops of a similar spec and age to it.

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Has a Front Camera

The GE60 2QE has a front camera. Most of the other laptops of a comparable spec and age to the GE60 2QE also have a front camera.

It may also be worth considering one of the other portable PCs with a front camera currently available including because of it's better review score, the Asus G771JM[plb_2901200_price].

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

This notebook PC has an Intel Core i7-4xxx processor family, which is typical of many portable PCs of this age and type.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

This notebook PC supports a 1333|1600MHz processor memory clock speed, which is the most frequently supported processor memory clock speed on portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to it.

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HD HD Type

The HD type of this portable PC is Full HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on laptops of this type and age.

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Quite Fast Maximum Turbo Frequency

At 3.6 gigahertz, the GE60 2QE has a quite fast maximum turbo frequency compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and type. The average maximum turbo frequency of gaming laptops that came out around the same time as the GE60 2QE is 3.5GHz, and the maximum turbo frequencies range from 2.7GHz to 4GHz.

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Fairly Fast Hard Drive Speed

With a hard drive speed of 7,200 revolutions per minute, the MSI GE60 2QE has a quite fast hard drive speed compared to most of the other gaming laptops that have been on the market for more than a year. The slowest hard drive speed of portable PCs that were released one year ago is 5,400 RPM and the fastest is 7,200 RPM.

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Four Built-In Speakers

The MSI GE60 2QE is a four built-in speaker notebook PC. Most of the other laptops of a comparable spec and age to the GE60 2QE only have between two and three built-in speakers.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports

The MSI GE60 2QE has more USB 2.0 ports than most of the laptops of a similar type and age to the GE60 2QE. This notebook PC is a two USB 2.0 port laptop compared to most of the gaming laptops that have been around for a similar time to the GE60 2QE which only have one USB 2.0 port.

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Narrow

With a width of only 383 millimeters, the GE60 2QE is fairly narrow compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age. Gaming laptops that are a similar age to the GE60 2QE have widths of between 280mm and 460mm, and the average width is 400mm.

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4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported Bluetooth version on gaming laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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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 gaming laptops that have been around for a similar time to it.

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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 portable PCs of this age and spec.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

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

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11 Reasons Against

Very Small Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

The MSI GE60 2QE has one of the smaller maximum on-board graphics adapter memories (only 1.74 gigabytes) amongst gaming laptops of this age. The maximum on-board graphics adapter memories of portable PCs of this age and spec range from 1.7GB to 32GB.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The MSI GE60 2QE does not have a full-size keyboard, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other gaming laptops that were launched around the same time as the GE60 2QE also do not have a full-size keyboard.

We think you might also be interested in alternative portable PCs which also have a full-size keyboard including the Asus GL771JW[plb_2860733_price] which also has a higher rating.

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

Most gaming laptops that have been available for around the same time as the GE60 2QE have between two and five USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports, including the MSI GE60 2QE which has two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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Very Small Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

At only 2 gigabytes, the GE60 2QE has a fairly small discrete graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the GE60 2QE. The smallest discrete graphics adapter memory of gaming laptops that are a comparable age to the GE60 2QE is 2GB, the biggest is 8GB, and the average discrete graphics adapter memory is 3.3GB.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Most comparable spec laptops that have been available for around the same time as the GE60 2QE do not have a touch sensitive screen. The GE60 2QE is no exception to this as it too does not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Quite Small Screen Size

With a screen size of only 15.6 inches, the GE60 2QE has one of the smaller screen sizes amongst gaming laptops of this age. The average screen size of gaming laptops that have been around for a comparable time to the GE60 2QE is 16".

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Very Small Internal Memory

At only 8 gigabytes, the MSI GE60 2QE has a fairly small internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the GE60 2QE. The smallest internal memory of gaming laptops that were released one year ago is 4GB, the biggest is 32GB, and the average internal memory is 13GB.

If you would prefer a bigger internal memory then you might want to look at the G771JM[pl_2901200_price] (12GB and higher rated), or the G751JL[pl_2998974_price] (12GB and higher rated) both from Asus or the MSI GE62 Apache[plb_2918914_price] (12GB and higher rated).

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Only 802.11a WiFi Standard

This portable PC has an 802.11ac WiFi standard, which is the most frequently found WiFi standard on portable PCs that have been available for more than a year.

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Only Two USB 3.0 Ports

Most laptops of a similar age and spec to the GE60 2QE have between two and five USB 3.0 ports, including the GE60 2QE which has two USB 3.0 ports.

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Very Small Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

The smallest discrete graphics adapter memory of portable PCs that came out more than a year ago is 2GB, the biggest is 8.2GB, and the average discrete graphics adapter memory is 3.4GB. The GE60 2QE has one of the smaller discrete graphics adapter memory (only 2,048 megabytes) amongst gaming laptops of this age.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory

With a maximum internal memory of only 16 gigabytes, the GE60 2QE has one of the smaller maximum internal memory amongst portable PCs of this age. The smallest maximum internal memory of gaming laptops that have been around for around the same time as the GE60 2QE is 16GB and the biggest is 32GB.

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5 Other reasons to consider the MSI GE60 2QE

Released Over a Year Ago

This notebook PC was released over a year ago.

Average Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of 2.6 gigahertz, the GE60 2QE has a relatively average processor clock speed compared to most of the other portable PCs of this type and age.

Portable PCs with a faster processor clock speed that might also be worth looking at include the MSI GS70 2QE[plb_2937647_price] (2.7GHz).

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 1,000 gigabyte, the MSI GE60 2QE has a pretty typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other gaming laptops that have been on the market for more than a year.

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Average Weight

At 2.6 kilograms, the MSI GE60 2QE has a relatively typical weight compared to most of the other laptops that came out more than a year ago.

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HDD Storage Medium

This portable PC has an HDD storage medium, which is the most frequently found storage medium on portable PCs that were launched around the same time as 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

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Conflict Free Processor
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PCI Express Lane (max)
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PCI Express Slot Version
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Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
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Tjunction
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Memory
Internal Memory
Memory
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Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Aspect Ratio
3D Compatible
Full HD
LED Backlight
Display Surface
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Open GL Graphics Adapter
Maximum Resolution
Discrete Graphics Adapter
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 OpenGL Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
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Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Resolution
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Discrete Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LghtScribe Feature
Optical Drive
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speaker
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Video Capturing Speed
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
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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 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Keyboard
Island-Style Keyboard
Backlit Keyboard
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Operating System/software
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Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel Rapid Start Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Smart Response Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
Intel Matrix Storage Technology
Intel Active Management Technology
Intel HD Audio Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel InTru 3D Technology
Intel Insider
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
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Intel FDI Technology
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
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Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Smart Cache
Intel 64
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Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel AES New Instructions
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
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Cable Included
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
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Intel Visual Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology
Maximum Internal Memory
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Maximum Graphics Adapter Memory
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Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers pro887, 2qe893, 2qeapa, pro1051, pro887m, pro1011, 2qe893x, pro1003, pro1002, 2qeapac, pro1026, pro1058, pro1025, 2qeapach, pro1026x, pro1058x, pro1025e, pro1051r, pro887my, pro1011c, 2qe893xc, pro1003x, pro1002f, pro1058xe, pro1025es
Barcodes 04719072386528, 04719072388836, 04719072388843, 04719072389086, 04719072390976

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