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MSI GE62 2QC

MSI GE62 2QC 4 Core Intel Core I7-5xxx 2.7GHz 8GB 1.1TB HDD+SSD 15.6" Laptop

4 Intel Core I7-5xxx 2.7GHz 8GB Jul 2015
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The latest 5th Generation of Intel Core i7 is over 7% faster than same level of 4th Generation Core i7 on heavy loadingCPU calculations. With regular Core i5, the performance is also over 10%... More
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13 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This notebook PC supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.

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Quite Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

The smallest maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of laptops of this age and spec is 1.7GB and the biggest is 32GB. The GE62 2QC has a quite big maximum on-board graphics adapter memory (32 gigabytes) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that were released one year ago.

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Good Brand

Gaming laptops manufactured by MSI have good reviews on average compared to other brands. We also checked the reviews for all notebook PCs (not just gaming laptops) and found that MSI also has good reviews across its entire range.

1,866MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The GE62 2QC supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to it. This notebook PC supports a 1,866MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it support a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed.

This portable PC's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,866MHz) is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all notebook PCs that are a similar age to the GE62 2QC.

The worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across comparable types of portable PC is 133MHz.

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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 notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to it.

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Quite Big Total Storage Capacity

At 1,128 gigabyte, the GE62 2QC has a fairly big total storage capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and type to the GE62 2QC. The average total storage capacity of comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to the GE62 2QC is 980GB.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the GE62 2QC, the GE62 2QC has a front camera.

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HD HD Type

The HD type of this notebook PC is Full HD, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this age and type.

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4.1 Bluetooth Version

The GE62 2QC supports a 4.1 Bluetooth version which is better than most gaming laptops that are a similar age to it. Most notebook PCs that were released one year ago support a 4 Bluetooth version.

This notebook PC's bluetooth version (4.1) is in fact the best supported bluetooth version amongst all laptops of this age and spec.

The worst supported bluetooth version across similar types of notebook PC is 4.

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Narrow

The widths of laptops of this age and type range from 280mm to 460mm, and the average width is 400mm. The GE62 2QC is one of the narrower gaming laptops that were released around the same time as the GE62 2QC (only 383 millimeters) amongst gaming laptops of this age.

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1.4 HDMI Version

This portable PC has a 1.4b HDMI version, which is typical of many gaming laptops that were launched more than a year ago.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

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

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This portable PC has a GDDR5 discrete graphics memory type, which is the most frequently found discrete graphics memory type on laptops that were launched around the same time as it.

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9 Reasons Against

Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

Comparable spec laptops that were released around the same time as the GE62 2QC have on-board graphics adapter base frequencies of between 200MHz and 400MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 370MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter base frequency of only 300 megahertz, the MSI GE62 2QC has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter base frequencies amongst gaming laptops of this age.

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

The on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies of notebook PCs of this spec and age range from 900MHz to 1,400MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency is 1,200MHz. At only 1,050 megahertz, the GE62 2QC has a fairly slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Most comparable spec portable PCs that were launched more than a year ago do not have a full-size keyboard. The GE62 2QC is no exception to this as it too does not have a full-size keyboard.

We compared this portable PC to all the other portable PCs with a full-size keyboard and we think the Asus GL771JW[plb_2860733_price] which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The GE62 2QC 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 around the same time as the GE62 2QC also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Only Intel Core I7-5xxx Processor Family

The GE62 2QC has an Intel Core i7-5xxx processor family which is better than the Intel Core i7 processor family found on most gaming laptops that were released around the same time as it.

An Intel Core i7-5xxx processor family is in fact the worst processor family across all gaming laptops that have been on the market for more than a year.

Across similar types of portable PC the best processor family is Intel Core i7-4xxx.

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Only 128 Solid-State Drive Capacity

The GE62 2QC is a 128 gigabytes solid-state drive capacity notebook PC. Most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the GE62 2QC have between 8 and 999 solid-state drive capacity.

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Only One USB 2.0 Port

The GE62 2QC is a one USB 2.0 port laptop. Most of the other laptops of a similar age and spec to the GE62 2QC have one USB 2.0 port.

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Only 802.11a WiFi Standard

This notebook PC has an 802.11ac WiFi standard, which is the most frequently found WiFi standard on gaming laptops that have been on the market for more than a year.

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Very Small Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

The MSI GE62 2QC has a fairly small discrete graphics adapter memory (only 2,048 megabytes) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age. Gaming laptops that are a comparable age to the GE62 2QC have discrete graphics adapter memory of between 2GB and 8.2GB, and the average discrete graphics adapter memory is 3.4GB.

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6 Other reasons to consider the MSI GE62 2QC

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when this gaming laptop was released.

Average Processor Clock Speed

At 2.7 gigahertz, the MSI GE62 2QC has a pretty standard processor clock speed compared to most of the other laptops that were launched more than a year ago.

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Average Internal Memory

At 8 gigabytes, the MSI GE62 2QC has a pretty standard internal memory compared to most of the other gaming laptops that were released around the same time as the GE62 2QC.

Laptops with a bigger internal memory that might also be worth considering include the Asus G751JL[plb_2998974_price] (12GB) which also has a higher rating.

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Average Screen Size

The MSI GE62 2QC has a fairly standard screen size (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and type.

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Average Weight

At 2.4 kilograms, the MSI GE62 2QC has a relatively average weight compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the GE62 2QC.

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HDD Storage Medium

This laptop has an HDD+SSD storage medium, which is the most frequently found storage medium on gaming laptops 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.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Market Positioning
Colour
Product Type
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
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
PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Slot Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Configurable TDP-Down Frequency
Stepping
PCI Express Configuration
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Solid-State Drive Interface
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Installed SSD
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
3D Compatible
Full HD
LED Backlight
Display Surface
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 OpenGL Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Resolution
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Resolution
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Discrete Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LghtScribe Feature
Optical Drive
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Video Capturing Speed
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
Line-In Port
Mini DisplayPort
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
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Keyboard
Backlit Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Key
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel VPro Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Smart Response 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
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Supported Instruction Set
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
OS Guard
Thermal Monitoring Technology
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Smart Response Technology Version
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) Version
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel AES New Instructions
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Capacity
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Power
AC Adapter Power
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 2qcapache231, 2qcapache232, 2qcapache232n, 2qcapache231n, 2qcapache231ne, 2qcapache232nl
Barcodes 04719072406295, 04719072406301

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