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MSI GE62 2QF
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MSI GE62 2QF 4 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.6GHz 16GB 1.3TB HDD+SSD 15.6" Laptop

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4 Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.6GHz 16GB May 2015
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Metallic Chassis With Brushed Metal Design MSI has engineered a lightweight chassis using not only traditional aluminum, but also an Mg-Li alloy. As most of the chassis comprises of the special... More
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16 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many similar spec portable PCs that have been around for more than a year.

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Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

At 400 megahertz, the GE62 2QF has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other gaming laptops that were launched more than a year ago. The on-board graphics adapter base frequencies of portable PCs of a similar type and age to the GE62 2QF range from 200MHz to 400MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 370MHz.

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MSI Has Good Laptop Reviews

On average MSI gaming laptops have good reviews compared to other manufacturers as do all laptops built by MSI.

Fairly Big Total Storage Capacity

Across all the portable PCs of this age and spec the total storage capacity range from 120GB to 2.1TB, and the average total storage capacity is 980GB. With a total storage capacity of 1,256 gigabyte, the MSI GE62 2QF has one of the bigger total storage capacity amongst gaming laptops of this age.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other gaming laptops that have been around for a comparable time to the GE62 2QF, the GE62 2QF has a front camera.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other notebook PCs with a front camera currently available including the Asus G771JM[plb_2901200_price] which has better reviews.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

This notebook PC has an Intel Core i7-4xxx processor family, which is the most commonly found processor family on comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to it.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

This portable PC supports a 1333|1600MHz processor memory clock speed, which is typical of many laptops of this age and spec.

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HD HD Type

The HD type of this laptop is 4K Ultra HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on laptops that were released around the same time as it.

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Quite Fast Maximum Turbo Frequency

Across all the portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the GE62 2QF the maximum turbo frequencies range from 2.7GHz to 4GHz. The GE62 2QF has one of the faster maximum turbo frequencies (3.6 gigahertz) amongst gaming laptops of this age.

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Two Installed SSDs

The GE62 2QF is a two installed SSD laptop. Most of the other gaming laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the GE62 2QF have between one and three installed SSDs.

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Fairly Fast Hard Drive Speed

The hard drive speeds of notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the GE62 2QF range from 5,400 RPM to 7,200 RPM. With a hard drive speed of 7,200 revolutions per minute, the MSI GE62 2QF has one of the faster hard drive speeds amongst gaming laptops of this age.

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4.1 Bluetooth Version

The MSI GE62 2QF supports a better bluetooth version than most laptops of a similar age and spec 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.

This laptop's bluetooth version (4.1) is actually the best supported bluetooth version across all notebook PCs of this age and type.

The worst supported bluetooth version amongst similar types of laptop is 4.

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Narrow

The GE62 2QF is one of the narrower portable PCs of this spec and age (only 383 millimeters) amongst portable PCs of this age. Across all the portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the GE62 2QF the widths range from 280mm to 460mm.

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1.4 HDMI Version

This portable PC has a 1.4b HDMI version, which is typical of many laptops of a similar age and spec 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 notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to 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 notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than a year.

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3 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The GE62 2QF does not have a full-size keyboard. Most of the other portable PCs of a similar type and age to the GE62 2QF also do not have a full-size keyboard.

Alternative portable PCs which also have a full-size keyboard that you might also want to consider include the Asus GL771JW[plb_2860733_price] which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Most similar spec portable PCs that came out around the same time as the GE62 2QF do not have a touch sensitive screen. The MSI GE62 2QF is no exception to this as it too does not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Only 802.11a WiFi Standard

This laptop has an 802.11ac WiFi standard, which is typical of many laptops of this spec and age.

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6 Other reasons to consider the MSI GE62 2QF

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when MSI released the GE62 2QF.

Average Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of 2.6 gigahertz, the MSI GE62 2QF has a pretty typical processor clock speed compared to most of the other gaming laptops that were launched around the same time as the GE62 2QF.

If you would prefer a portable PC with a faster processor clock speed then you might want to consider the MSI GE62 Apache[plb_2918914_price] (2.7GHz) which also has a higher rating.

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Average Internal Memory

At 16 gigabytes, the MSI GE62 2QF has a pretty standard internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age.

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Average Screen Size

The GE62 2QF has a relatively standard screen size (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other laptops of this spec and age.

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Average Weight

The GE62 2QF has a fairly standard weight (2.4 kilograms) compared to most of the other gaming laptops that have been available for around the same time as the GE62 2QF.

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HDD Storage Medium

This portable PC has an HDD+SSD storage medium, which is typical of many gaming laptops that have been around for more than a year. 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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Processor Thread
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Processor Model
Processor Memory Channel
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Processor Memory Clock Speed
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Conflict Free Processor
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Processor Lithography
PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Slot Version
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Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
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Tjunction
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Memory
Internal Memory
Memory
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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 Data Rate
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 Anti-Theft 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
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Supported Instruction Set
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
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 Enhanced Halt State
Intel AES New Instructions
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
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Weight & Dimensions
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Cable Included
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Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology

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Expert Reviews

(2)
7 December 2015

If you have the cash to spare for a souped up gaming laptop with all the latest technologies, the MSI GE62 6QF 4K APACHE PRO should be up for consideration.(previously published in issue...

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Performance
Cooling
Noise
16 January 2016

Due passi avanti e uno indietro. L'aggiornamento dell'MSI GE62 non solo comporta una nuova CPU e USB 3.1 ma anche un superbo schermo FHD. Tuttavia, il consumo del nostro modello e l'autonomia... Read more…

Relatively portable and looks great
Modern CPU and RAM
USB TypeC
Customisable RGB keyboard backlighting
First rate screen, fast SSDHDD combo, solid overall performance, decent input devices
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Gaming, gaming laptop, laptop
MSI
MSI Apache Pro
MSI gaming

User Reviews

(1)
Reviewed 15 November 2015 by Mr. Bean

I love everything about this machine except for Windows 10 and the keyboard. Windows 10 is young and still has some bugs and rough edges to smooth out. The space bar on this thing is slightly off... Read more…

Fast
Powerful

Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 4k057e, 4k022e, 4k015f, 2qfapa, 4k208p, 4k015fr, 2qfapac, 4k208pt, 4k057es, 4k022es, 2qfapach, 2qfapache, ge622qf015fr, msiporttilge622qfapachepro4k022es, msiportatilgamingge622qfapachepro4k022es
Barcodes 04719072383008, 04719072383473, 04719072385644

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