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MSI GE62 2QD

MSI GE62 2QD 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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14 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This laptop supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many portable PCs of a comparable type and age to it.

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Very Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

The average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of gaming laptops that came out around the same time as the GE62 2QD is 7.8GB. The MSI GE62 2QD has a very big maximum on-board graphics adapter memory (32 gigabytes) compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the GE62 2QD.

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Good Brand

We calculated the average reviews for all MSI notebook PCs and also specifically for MSI gaming laptops and found that in both cases MSI had good reviews compared to other manufacturers.

1,866MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The MSI GE62 2QD supports a 1,866MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most laptops of this age and spec.

A 1,866MHz processor memory clock speed is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all gaming laptops that were launched more than a year ago.

Amongst comparable types of notebook PC the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor is 133MHz.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This notebook PC has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many laptops of a comparable age and type to it.

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Quite Fast Processor Clock Speed

The processor clock speeds of gaming laptops that were released more than a year ago range from 1.7GHz to 3GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 2.6GHz. With a processor clock speed of 2.7 gigahertz, the GE62 2QD has a fairly fast processor clock speed compared to most of the other gaming laptops that are a similar age to the GE62 2QD.

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Has a Front Camera

The MSI GE62 2QD has a front camera, as do most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type.

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Light

With a weight of only 2.4 kilograms, the GE62 2QD is quite light compared to most of the other gaming laptops that were launched more than a year ago. The lightest gaming laptop that was launched around the same time as the GE62 2QD is 1.2kg heavy and the heaviest is 4.8kg.

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HD HD Type

The HD type of this notebook PC is Full HD, which is typical of many gaming laptops that have been around for around the same time as it.

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4.1 Bluetooth Version

The GE62 2QD supports a better bluetooth version than most gaming laptops that are a similar age to it. This portable PC supports a 4.1 Bluetooth version, whereas most gaming laptops that were released one year ago support a 4 Bluetooth version.

A 4.1 Bluetooth version is actually the best supported bluetooth version across all notebook PCs of this spec and age.

A 4 Bluetooth version is the worst supported bluetooth version amongst comparable types of portable PC.

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Narrow

At only 383 millimeters, the MSI GE62 2QD is quite narrow compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than a year. The widths of similar spec laptops that have been available for around the same time as the GE62 2QD range from 280mm to 460mm, and the average width is 400mm.

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1.4 HDMI Version

This portable PC has a 1.4b HDMI version, which is typical of many comparable spec notebook PCs that were released around the same time as it.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This notebook PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, 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 the most commonly found discrete graphics memory type on laptops that were launched around the same time as it.

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8 Reasons Against

Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

At only 300 megahertz, the GE62 2QD has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other gaming laptops that have been available for a similar time to the GE62 2QD. Comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the GE62 2QD have on-board graphics adapter base frequencies of between 200MHz and 400MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 370MHz.

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

The GE62 2QD has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (only 1,050 megahertz) compared to most of the other gaming laptops that are a comparable age to the GE62 2QD. Gaming laptops that have been around for around the same time as the GE62 2QD have on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies of between 900MHz and 1,400MHz.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The MSI GE62 2QD does not have a full-size keyboard. Most of the other laptops of this age and spec also do 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 which is also higher rated is also worth considering.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Like most of the other notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the GE62 2QD, the GE62 2QD does not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Only Intel Core I7-5xxx Processor Family

The MSI GE62 2QD has a better processor family than most laptops of a comparable age and spec to it. This notebook PC has an Intel Core i7-5xxx processor family, whereas most portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it have an Intel Core i7 processor family.

This portable PC's processor family (Intel Core i7-5xxx) is in fact the worst processor family across all portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the GE62 2QD.

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

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Only 128 Solid-State Drive Capacity

The GE62 2QD is a 128 gigabytes solid-state drive capacity laptop.

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Only One USB 2.0 Port

Most laptops of this type and age have one USB 2.0 port, including the MSI GE62 2QD which has one USB 2.0 port.

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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 notebook PCs of this age and spec.

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5 Other reasons to consider the MSI GE62 2QD

Released Over a Year Ago

This laptop has been on the market for over a year.

Average Total Storage Capacity

At 1,128 gigabyte, the GE62 2QD has a pretty average total storage capacity compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable type and age to the GE62 2QD.

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Average Internal Memory

At 8 gigabytes, the GE62 2QD has a fairly average internal memory compared to most of the other laptops of a similar spec and age to the GE62 2QD.

We compared this notebook PC to all the other 8GB internal memory laptops and we think the Asus GL771JW which has better reviews is also worth considering.

If you would prefer a bigger internal memory then you might want to consider the Asus G751JL (12GB) which also has a higher rating.

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Average Screen Size

The GE62 2QD has a pretty typical screen size (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other gaming laptops that were launched more than a year ago.

If this MSI laptop screen size is too small for you then you might want to look at the Lenovo Y70-70 (17.3") which also has a higher rating.

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HDD Storage Medium

This notebook PC has an HDD+SSD storage medium, which is typical of many portable PCs of a similar age and type 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 pro295, pro295u, pro295uk
Barcodes 04719072411602

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4 core Intel Core i7-5xxx 2.7GHz 8GB 1.1TB HDD+SSD 15.6"
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34% Bigger Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
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Alienware 13
2 core Intel Core i7-5xxx 2.4GHz 16GB 256GB SSD 13.3"
MSI GE62 2QD
4 core Intel Core i7-5xxx 2.7GHz 8GB 1.1TB HDD+SSD 15.6"
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50% Bigger Internal Memory
256 Solid-State Drive Capacity
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£ 682.00
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A Lot Bigger Internal Memory
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Only Two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports
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