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MSI GE60 4 Core Intel Core I7-3xxx 2.4GHz 8GB 1TB HDD 15.6" Laptop

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4 Intel Core I7-3xxx 2.4GHz 8GB Feb 2013
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The design for the GE60 was inspired by race cars. The aerodynamic lines, red trim, and color shifting reflect the need for speed of extreme gamers. Comparing to other brand name gaming laptops in... More
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14 Reasons For

Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The average on-board graphics adapter base frequency of many processor core portable PCs that have been around for more than two years is 430MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter base frequency of 650 megahertz, the MSI GE60 has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many similar spec laptops that were released more than two years ago.

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MSI Has Good Reviews for Its Notebook PCs

Based on 786 user and expert reviews, MSI has good ratings for its portable PCs. MSI also has good ratings specifically for its many processor core portable PCs.

1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The highest display resolution of the MSI GE60 is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than the most frequently found display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels.

This notebook PC's display resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is in fact the best display resolution across all notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the GE60.

The worst display resolution across comparable types of notebook PC is 1366 x 768 pixels.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

This laptop has an Intel Core i7-3xxx processor family, which is typical of many many processor core portable PCs that are a similar age to it.

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Quite Big Total Storage Capacity

The total storage capacity of portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the GE60 range from 32GB to 2TB. With a total storage capacity of 1,000 gigabyte, the MSI GE60 has one of the bigger total storage capacity amongst similar spec portable PCs of this age.

If this many processor core laptop total storage capacity is too small for you then you might also want to consider the DELL XPS 15[plb_2254347_price] (1TB and cheaper).

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The MSI GE60 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most similar spec portable PCs that were launched more than two years ago. Most notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This 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 notebook PCs of this age and type.

The worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst comparable types of laptop is 133MHz.

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Has a Front Camera

The MSI GE60 has a front camera, as do most of the other comparable spec laptops that were launched more than two years ago.

We compared this notebook PC to all the other laptops with a front camera and we think the HP ZBook 17[plb_2689135_price], and the DELL XPS 15[plb_2370775_price] which is cheaper is also worth considering.

We compared all the other notebook PCs which also have a front camera to this portable PC and we think the MSI GE60[plb_2305231_price] is also worth considering.

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L3 Processor Cache

This laptop has a L3 processor cache, which is typical of many laptops that are a similar age to it.

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Four Built-In Speakers

The MSI GE60 is a four built-in speaker portable PC.

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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 laptops of this age and spec.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports

Most notebook PCs of this spec and age have between one and two USB 2.0 ports, including the MSI GE60 which has two USB 2.0 ports.

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AC Cable Included

This portable PC has an AC cable included, which is typical of many portable PCs of this age and type.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

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

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7 Reasons Against

Price Increase of £187.52

In the last 58 days the price of the GE60 has increased by £187.52.

Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The MSI GE60 does not have a full-size keyboard. Most of the other many processor core portable PCs that were released around the same time as the GE60 do have a full-size keyboard.

Alternative notebook PCs which also have a full-size keyboard that you might also want to look at include the XPS 15[pl_2254347_price], or the XPS 15[pl_2370775_price] both from DELL or the HP ZBook 17[plb_2689135_price].

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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 GE60 has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the GE60. The on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies of many processor core portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the GE60 range from 750MHz to 1,400MHz.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The MSI GE60 does not have a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other laptops of this type and age also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

We think you might also be interested in other laptops which also have a touch sensitive screen including the XPS 15[pl_2254347_price], the XPS 15[pl_2370775_price], or the XPS 15[pl_2329023_price] all from DELL which is also cheaper.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This portable PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many similar spec laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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Thick

The thinnest laptop of this age and type is 8.6mm thick, the thickest is 180mm, and the average height is 29mm. The MSI GE60 is quite thick (37.6 millimeters) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the GE60.

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6 Other reasons to consider the MSI GE60

Released Over Three Years Ago

This many processor core laptop was released over three years ago.

Average Processor Clock Speed

At 2.4 gigahertz, the MSI GE60 has a relatively average processor clock speed compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the GE60.

If you are looking for a laptop with a faster processor clock speed then you might want to look at the Lenovo ThinkPad T540[plb_2471953_price] (2.5GHz and cheaper).

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Average Internal Memory

The MSI GE60 has a pretty typical internal memory (8 gigabytes) compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to the GE60.

If you want a bigger internal memory then you might want to look at the ZBook 15[pl_1632630_price] (16GB and cheaper), or the ZBook 15[pl_2156059_price] (16GB and cheaper) both from HP.

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Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 15.6 inches, the MSI GE60 has a pretty typical screen size compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the GE60.

We compared this portable PC to all the other 15.6" portable PCs and we think the DELL XPS 15[plb_1413060_price] which is cheaper is also worth considering.

If this notebook PC screen size is too small for you then you might also want to consider the HP ZBook 17[plb_2036831_price] (17.3") which is also cheaper.

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Average Weight

The MSI GE60 has a fairly average weight (2.4 kilograms) compared to most of the other laptops of this spec and age.

If you would consider a laptop with a heavier weight then you might want to look at the DELL XPS 15[plb_1413060_price] (2.6kg and cheaper).

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HDD Storage Medium

This laptop has an HDD storage medium, which is the most commonly found storage medium on similar spec notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time 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.

There are a number of alternative portable PCs that have an HDD storage media currently available which you might also want to consider including cheaper laptops such as the HP Zbook 15[plb_2253447_price], or the Lenovo T440p[plb_2279832_price].

If the storage medium of this many processor core laptop is too bad for you then you might also want to consider the ZBook 15[pl_1632630_price] (SSD and cheaper), the ZBook 17[pl_2036831_price] (SSD and cheaper), or the ZBook 15[pl_2156059_price] (SSD and cheaper) all from HP.

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Intel Anti-Theft Technology
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Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel InTru 3D Technology
Intel Insider
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Intel Smart Cache
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9 Awards

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Expert Reviews

(57)

The MSI GE60-2QEWi781 offers sufficient performance to run any game fluidly. However, the laptop gets quite loud and hot. On the bright side, the laptop is equipped with decent input devices and a...

22 December 2014

Updated as on December 2014. Don't forget to bookmark this page, as we will be updating it regularly.Laptops may still be priced more than other devices but the configuration has constantly been... Read more…

25 November 2014

The MSI GE60 2PE has a gorgeous screen with good contrast ratios. Complementing the display is the excellent keyboard built by SteelSeries and falls just short of a mechanical keyboard. The... Read more…

23 July 2014

After testing and using the MSI GE60 for several weeks, I've come away reasonably impressed with what's being offered. It's not the fastest or flashiest laptop around, and it's not the cheapest...

9 July 2014

After all is said and done, we find that the MSI GE60 2PE is really a good deal especially for gamers who want to have a gaming machine that they can bring with them on the go but without...

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User Reviews

(1)
Reviewed 17 August 2015 by Misfitmya
(Verified Purchase)

Had this a few months now and could not be happier with it :0)...

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers ge60i760m281, ge60i760m281f, ge60i760m281fd
Barcodes 04719072284855

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Only One PCI Express Lane (max)
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