This notebook PC supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many laptops that have been around for more than a year.
Very Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
Across all the notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the GE62 Apache-276 the maximum on-board graphics adapter memories range from 1.7GB to 32GB, and the average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory is 7.8GB. With a maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of 32 gigabytes, the GE62 Apache-276's maximum on-board graphics adapter memory is one of the biggest amongst notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the GE62 Apache-276.
Gaming laptops built by MSI have good ratings 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 ratings across its entire range.
1,866MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed
The MSI GE62 Apache-276 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most comparable spec portable PCs that were released more than a year ago. This notebook PC supports a 1,866MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most gaming laptops that were released one year ago support a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed.
This laptop's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,866MHz) is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the GE62 Apache-276.
The worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across similar types of laptop is 133MHz.
1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution
This portable PC has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on gaming laptops that are a similar age to it.
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Has a Front Camera
The MSI GE62 Apache-276 has a front camera. Most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the GE62 Apache-276 also have a front camera.
We compared this laptop to all the other notebook PCs with a front camera and we think because of it's better review score, the G750JS, and the G771JM both from Asus or the MSI GP62 Leopard Pro-002 is also worth considering.
HD HD Type
The HD type of this laptop is Full HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on gaming laptops that were released more than a year ago.
4.1 Bluetooth Version
The GE62 Apache-276 supports a 4.1 Bluetooth version which is better than most gaming laptops that are a similar age to it. Most gaming laptops that have been available for around the same time as it support a 4 Bluetooth version.
This laptop's bluetooth version (4.1) is actually the best supported bluetooth version amongst all laptops of a comparable spec and age to the GE62 Apache-276.
The worst supported bluetooth version across similar types of laptop is 4.
The GE62 Apache-276 is one of the narrower gaming laptops that were released around the same time as the GE62 Apache-276 (only 383 millimeters) amongst similar spec notebook PCs of this age. The narrowest portable PC of this age and type is 280mm wide, the widest is 460mm, and the average width is 400mm.
1.4 HDMI Version
This notebook PC has a 1.4b HDMI version, which is the most frequently found HDMI version on portable PCs that were launched around the same time as it.
2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot
This laptop has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is typical of many laptops of this age and type.
GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type
This notebook PC has a GDDR5 discrete graphics memory type, which is typical of many laptops of a similar age and type to it.
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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
The average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of notebook PCs that were released more than a year ago is 1,200MHz, and the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies range from 900MHz to 1,400MHz. At only 1,050 megahertz, the GE62 Apache-276 has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other gaming laptops that were released around the same time as the GE62 Apache-276.
Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard
Most comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for more than a year do not have a full-size keyboard. The GE62 Apache-276 is no exception to this as it too does not have a full-size keyboard.
It is worth considering other laptops which also have a full-size keyboard including the G751JT, or the GL771JW both from Asus or the Lenovo Y50-70 which is also higher rated.
Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen
Like most of the other gaming laptops that have been around for more than a year, the GE62 Apache-276 does not have a touch sensitive screen.
We think you might also be interested in alternative notebook PCs which also have a touch sensitive screen including the Y70-70, or the Y50-70 both from Lenovo or the HP OMEN 15 which also has a higher rating.
Only Intel Core I7-5xxx Processor Family
The GE62 Apache-276 has an Intel Core i7-5xxx processor family which is better than most gaming laptops that were released more than a year ago. Most gaming laptops that have been around for around the same time as it have an Intel Core i7 processor family.
An Intel Core i7-5xxx processor family is in fact the worst processor family amongst all laptops of this type and age.
Amongst similar types of notebook PC the best processor family is Intel Core i7-4xxx.
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Only One USB 2.0 Port
The GE62 Apache-276 is a one USB 2.0 port laptop.
Quite Small Screen Size
The average screen size of notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the GE62 Apache-276 is 16", and the screen sizes range from 13" to 19". The GE62 Apache-276 has one of the smaller screen sizes (only 15.6 inches) amongst gaming laptops of this age.
We compared this laptop to all the other 15.6" portable PCs and we think because of it's better review score, the GE60 2QE, the GE62 Apache (£615.00), and the GE60 all from MSI is also worth considering.
If this notebook PC screen size is not big enough for you then you might want to look at the G751JL (17.3" and higher rated), or the G751JT (17.3" and higher rated) both from Asus or the MSI GT72 Dominator G-1668 (17.3" and higher rated).
Only 802.11a WiFi Standard
This notebook PC has an 802.11ac WiFi standard, which is the most commonly found WiFi standard on portable PCs of this type and age.
Quite Small Total Storage Capacity
The GE62 Apache-276 has one of the smaller total storage capacity (only 1,000 gigabyte) amongst gaming laptops of this age. The smallest total storage capacity of portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the GE62 Apache-276 is 120GB and the biggest is 2.1TB.
We think you might also be interested in some of the other 1TB total storage capacity notebook PCs currently available including because of it's better review score, the Y50-70, or the Y70-70 both from Lenovo or the Asus G750JS.
If you would prefer a portable PC with a bigger total storage capacity then you might also want to look at the G751JL (1.1TB), or the G751JT (1.3TB) both from Asus or the MSI GE72 2QD (1.1TB) which also has a higher rating.
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Released Over a Year Ago
MSI released the GE62 Apache-276 over a year ago.
Average Processor Clock Speed
At 2.7 gigahertz, the MSI GE62 Apache-276 has a fairly typical processor clock speed compared to most of the other laptops of this spec and age.
There are a number of alternative 2.7GHz processor clock speed portable PCs currently available that you might want to consider including the GE72 2QD, the GT72 2QD (£1,189.00), or the GS60 2QE all from MSI which has better reviews.
If you are looking for a faster processor clock speed then you might also want to consider the Lenovo Y50-70 (2.9GHz) which is also higher rated.
Average Internal Memory
At 12 gigabytes, the GE62 Apache-276 has a fairly typical internal memory compared to most of the other gaming laptops that were launched around the same time as the GE62 Apache-276.
We compared all the other 12GB internal memory notebook PCs to this laptop and we think because of it's better review score, the G771JM, and the G771JM both from Asus or the MSI GE62 Apache is also worth considering.
If this notebook PC internal memory is too small for you then you might want to look at the GT72 Dominator G-1668 (16GB and higher rated), or the GT80 2QE (16GB and higher rated) both from MSI or the Lenovo Y70-70 (16GB and higher rated).
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At 2.4 kilograms, the MSI GE62 Apache-276 has a relatively standard weight compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the GE62 Apache-276.
It may also be worth considering one of the other 2.4kg heavy notebook PCs currently available including the Y50-70 (£806.00), or the Y50 both from Lenovo or the MSI GE62 2QF which has better reviews.
HDD Storage Medium
This notebook PC has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many comparable spec laptops that have been on the market 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.
Other laptops that have an HDD storage media currently available that you might want to consider include because of it's better review score, the Asus G750JS, the MSI GE62 Apache, or the Lenovo Y70-70.
If the storage medium of this portable PC is not good enough for you then you might also want to consider the Y50-70 (£806.00) (SSD), or the Y50-70 (SSD) both from Lenovo or the Asus G551JM (SSD) which is also higher rated.
Intel Core i7, Intel Core i7-5xxx
Processor Clock Speed
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Processor Memory Clock Speed
Processor Memory Type
DDR3L-SDRAM, DDR3L, DDR3-SDRAM, LPDDR3-SDRAM
Conflict Free Processor
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Slot Version
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Configurable TDP-Down Frequency
PCI Express Configuration
1x16, 1x1, 2x4, 1x8, 2x8
Processor Cache Type
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Clock Speed
Total Storage Capacity
SD, SD, SDHC, SD, SDXC
Integrated Card Reader
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
1920 x 1080
Touch Sensitive Screen
Full HD, HD
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Intel HD Graphics, Intel HD Graphics 5600
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960M, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960
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
4096 x 2304
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
DisplayPort, HDMI, DisplayPort, Embedded DisplayPort (eDP), Serial Digital Video Out (SDVO)
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Resolution
2560 x 1600
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Discrete Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
DVD Super Multi
Sound Blaster Cinema
Video Capturing Speed
Front Camera Resolution
1280 x 720
Ethernet LAN Connection
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Ports & Interfaces
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Headphone Out Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Windows 10 Home, Windows 10
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 Clear Video Technology
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Supported Instruction Set
SSE, SSE4.2, AVX, AVX 2.0, SSE, SSE4.1
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
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
Processor Package Size
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) Version
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel AES New Instructions
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Processor ARK ID
Battery Cell Count
Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion), Lithium
AC Adapter Power
Weight & Dimensions
AC Adapter Included
Intel Visual Technology
Intel Clear Video HD, Intel Insider, Intel InTru 3D, Intel Quick Sync Video
Siddhant Saini would recommend the MSI GE72 Apache
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