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MSI GP70 2PE 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 2.9GHz 8GB 750GB HDD 17.3" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 2.9GHz 8GB Oct 2014
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MSi GP70 2PE 17.3 Gaming Laptop Unboxing
UNBOXING - Portatil Gamer MSI GP70-2PE 435XES

5 Reasons For

MSI Has Good Reviews for Its Portable PCs

MSI is one of the superior notebook PC brands according to average expert and user reviews, and MSI also has good reviews for its gaming laptops.

Very Fast Processor Clock Speed

The GP70 2PE has one of the fastest processor clock speeds (2.9 gigahertz) amongst comparable spec portable PCs of this age. The processor clock speeds of laptops of this spec and age range from 1.8GHz to 2.9GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 2.5GHz.

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Has a Front Camera

The GP70 2PE has a front camera, as do most of the other gaming laptops that were released around the same time as the GP70 2PE.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The MSI GP70 2PE supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most portable PCs of a comparable age and type to it. This MSI notebook PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

This portable PC's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all gaming laptops that were launched more than two years ago.

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

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This laptop has a GDDR3 discrete graphics memory type, which is typical of many portable PCs of a similar age and type to it.

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17 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The GP70 2PE does not have a full-size keyboard, although keep in mind that most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to the GP70 2PE also do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Only Two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports

Most notebook PCs of this age and type have between two and five USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports, including the GP70 2PE which has two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

The on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies of gaming laptops that were released more than two years ago range from 1,100MHz to 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency is 1,200MHz. The GP70 2PE has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies (only 1,150 megahertz) amongst gaming laptops of this age.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Like most of the other gaming laptops that have been around for around the same time as the GP70 2PE, the GP70 2PE does not have a touch sensitive screen.

Other laptops which also have a touch sensitive screen that you might also want to look at include the Lenovo Y50.

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Quite Small Total Storage Capacity

At only 750 gigabytes, the GP70 2PE has a quite small total storage capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the GP70 2PE. Gaming laptops that were released around the same time as the GP70 2PE have total storage capacity of between 250GB and 2.3TB.

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Only Intel Core I5 Processor Family

The MSI GP70 2PE has an Intel Core i5 processor family which is better than the Intel Core i7 processor family found on most notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

This laptop's processor family (Intel Core i5) is in fact the worst processor family across all gaming laptops that are a comparable age to the GP70 2PE.

The best processor family across similar types of laptop is Intel Core i7-3xxx.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity

The battery capacities of comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the GP70 2PE range from 54mAh to 7,800mAh, and the average battery capacity is 5,200mAh. The MSI GP70 2PE has a quite small battery capacity (only 4,400 milliamperes * hour) compared to most of the other gaming laptops that came out around the same time as the GP70 2PE.

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Very Small Internal Memory

The GP70 2PE has one of the smaller internal memory (only 8 gigabytes) amongst gaming laptops of this age. The internal memory of gaming laptops that came out more than two years ago range from 4GB to 32GB.

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Quite Small Hard Drive Capacity

Across all the similar spec laptops that have been around for a comparable time to the GP70 2PE the hard drive capacity range from 500GB to 2TB. With a hard drive capacity of only 750 gigabytes, the GP70 2PE has one of the smaller hard drive capacity amongst gaming laptops of this age.

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Quite Small Processor Cache

At only 3 megabytes, the MSI GP70 2PE has a very small processor cache compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the GP70 2PE. Comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the GP70 2PE have processor caches of between 3MB and 8MB.

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Only 802.11a WiFi Standard

The MSI GP70 2PE has an 802.11a WiFi standard which is better than the 802.11n WiFi standard found on most notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to it.

An 802.11a WiFi standard is actually the worst Wi-Fi standard amongst all similar spec laptops that came out around the same time as the GP70 2PE.

The best Wi-Fi standard amongst comparable types of laptop is 802.11n.

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Quite Slow Hard Drive Speed

The average hard drive speed of laptops of a comparable type and age to the GP70 2PE is 6,600 RPM. With a hard drive speed of only 5,400 revolutions per minute, the GP70 2PE has one of the slower hard drive speeds amongst gaming laptops of this age.

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Only Two USB 3.0 Ports

The GP70 2PE is a two USB 3.0 port portable PC. Most of the other portable PCs of this age and type have between two and five USB 3.0 ports.

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Very Small Cache Memory

The cache memories of laptops of a comparable age and spec to the GP70 2PE range from 3MB to 6MB, and the average cache memory is 5.6MB. The MSI GP70 2PE has a quite small cache memory (only 3 megabytes) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the GP70 2PE.

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Quite Small Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

Gaming laptops that were released more than two years ago have discrete graphics adapter memory of between 2GB and 8.2GB. When compared to other gaming laptops that are a comparable age to the GP70 2PE, the GP70 2PE's discrete graphics adapter memory of only 2,048 megabytes is one of the smallest.

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Only Four Processor Threads

Most laptops of a comparable age and type to the GP70 2PE have between four and seven processor threads, including the GP70 2PE which has four processor threads.

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Only Two Built-In Speakers

Most laptops of a comparable spec and age to the GP70 2PE have between two and three built-in speakers, including the MSI GP70 2PE which has two built-in speakers.

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5 Other reasons to consider the MSI GP70 2PE

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when MSI released the GP70 2PE.

Average Screen Size

The GP70 2PE has a pretty average screen size (17.3 inches) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the GP70 2PE.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This laptop has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many laptops that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Average Weight

At 2.7 kilograms, the GP70 2PE has a pretty standard weight compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type.

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HDD Storage Medium

This notebook PC has an HDD storage medium, which is the most frequently found storage medium on gaming laptops that have been available for around the same time as 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.

If you are looking for a laptop with a better storage medium then you might also want to consider the AORUS X3 Plus (SSD) which also has a higher rating.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
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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
Conflict Free Processor
Processor Lithography
PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Slot Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
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
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Aspect Ratio
3D Compatible
LED Backlight
Display Surface
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LghtScribe Feature
Optical Drive
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Built-In 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
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 Port
VGA Port
USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel VPro 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
Supported Instruction Set
Processor Code
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)
Intel AES New Instructions
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Capacity
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Power
AC Adapter Power
Security
Cable Lock Slot
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Other Features
Intel Virtualization Technology

Expert Reviews

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Preiswerter Allrounder Als Schnäppchen kann man das GP70 nur bedingt bezeichnen, da MSI an allen Ecken und Enden die Kosten nach unten drückt . Während ein Dual-Core-Prozessor noch...

Helles und kontraststarkes NonGlareDisplay
Leistungsfhige Kommunikationsprodukte
Geruschpegel im 3DBetrieb, berdurchschnittlicher Klang
Akzeptable Temperaturen
Energieeffiziente Technik
Eigenwilliges Tastaturlayout
Relativ kleines Touchpad
Verarbeitungsmngel
Altmodisches Design
Keine Beleuchtung

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers msi 64, msi 64b, msi 64bi, msi gt840, msi 64bit, msi i54210, msi gt840m, msi i54210h, 2peleopard256, 2peleopard258, 2peleopard257, 2peleopard258b, 2peleopard257n, msi gp702pe258, 2peleopard256n, msi gp702pe258b, 2peleopard256ne, 2peleopard258be, 2peleopard257nl, msi gp702pe258be, msi 2peleopard258, msi 2peleopard258b, msi 2peleopard258be
Barcodes 04719072362034, 04719072362041, 04719072362058

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