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The editor of Vido.com.ua recommend this gaming laptop and have given it their "Recommended" award.
64-Bit Processor Operating Mode
This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most commonly supported processor operating mode on gaming laptops that were released around the same time as it.
User Reviews Are Excellent
The average user rating of this portable PC is 90% based on 30 user reviews.
Has a Front Camera
Like most of the other laptops of a similar spec and age to the GP70, the MSI GP70 has a front camera.
There are a number of other portable PCs with a front camera currently available that you might also want to consider including the GL771JW, or the G751JL both from Asus or the MSI GS30 2M which has a better Rating.
Intel Core I7 Processor Family
This laptop has an Intel Core i7-4xxx processor family, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this age and type.
It may also be worth also looking at one of the other notebook PCs that have an Intel Core i7-4xxx processor family currently available including because of it's better review score, the GL771JW, or the G751JL both from Asus or the MSI GS30 2M.
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4 Bluetooth Version
This laptop supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported Bluetooth version on notebook PCs of this age and spec.
GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type
This laptop has a GDDR3 discrete graphics memory type, which is typical of many portable PCs of a comparable age and type to it.
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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard
The MSI GP70 does not have a full-size keyboard, although keep in mind that most of the other gaming laptops that are a comparable age to the GP70 also do not have a full-size keyboard.
We think you might also be interested in other portable PCs which also have a full-size keyboard including the GL771JW, or the G750JH both from Asus which is also higher rated.
Only Two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports
The MSI GP70 is a two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port laptop. Most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that were launched more than a year ago have between two and five USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.
Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen
The MSI GP70 does not have a touch sensitive screen, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other gaming laptops that are a similar age to the GP70 also do not have a touch sensitive screen.
Quite Small Battery Capacity
The MSI GP70 has one of the smaller battery capacities (only 4,400 milliamperes * hour) amongst comparable spec laptops of this age. The average battery capacity of gaming laptops that have been available for more than a year is 5,000mAh, and the battery capacities range from 54mAh to 7,800mAh.
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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 age and type.
Very Small Internal Memory
The MSI GP70 has a quite small internal memory (only 8 gigabytes) compared to most of the other gaming laptops that have been on the market for more than a year. The average internal memory of gaming laptops that have been available for a similar time to the GP70 is 13GB, and the internal memory range from 4GB to 32GB.
Alternative 8GB internal memory notebook PCs currently available which you might also want to look at include the Asus GL771JW which has a better Rating.
Portable PCs with a bigger internal memory that might be worth considering include the Asus G751JL (12GB and higher rated).
Only Two USB 3.0 Ports
Most comparable spec laptops that have been available for more than a year have between two and five USB 3.0 ports, including the MSI GP70 which has two USB 3.0 ports.
Quite Small Total Storage Capacity
The total storage capacity of gaming laptops that have been around for more than a year range from 120GB to 2.3TB, and the average total storage capacity is 1TB. At only 1,000 gigabyte, the MSI GP70 has a fairly small total storage capacity compared to most of the other gaming laptops that have been available for around the same time as the GP70.
If you are looking for a bigger total storage capacity then you might want to consider the Asus G751JL (1.1TB) which also has a higher Rating.
Very Small Maximum Internal Memory
At only 16 gigabytes, the MSI GP70 has a fairly small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other laptops of a similar type and age to the GP70. The average maximum internal memory of gaming laptops that were released one year ago is 21GB.
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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 laptops of a similar type and age to it.
We compared this portable PC to all the other portable PCs that have a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels and we think the GL771JW, and the G751JL both from Asus or the MSI GS30 2M which has a better Rating is also worth considering.
Average Screen Size
The MSI GP70 has a relatively typical screen size (17.3 inches) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this type and age.
There are a number of alternative 17.3" laptops currently available which you might also want to consider including the Asus GL771JW, or the MSI GT72 2QE which has a better Rating.
Average Processor Clock Speed
At 2.6 gigahertz, the MSI GP70 has a fairly typical processor clock speed compared to most of the other laptops of a similar age and type to the GP70.
We compared all the other 2.6GHz processor clock speed portable PCs to this laptop and we think the Asus GL771JW which has a better Rating is also worth considering.
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The MSI GP70 has a relatively standard weight (2.7 kilograms) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type.
Alternative laptops with a heavier weight that you might want to look at include the MSI GP60 Leopard (£1,027.76) (2.4kg).
HDD Storage Medium
This portable PC has an HDD storage medium, which is the most frequently found storage medium on notebook PCs that are a similar 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.
We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative portable PCs that have an HDD storage media currently available including the MSI GT72 2QE which has a better Rating.
If you are looking for a notebook PC with a better storage medium then you might also want to look at the G751JL (HDD+SSD), the GL771JW (HDD+SSD), or the G750JH (HDD+SSD) all from Asus which also has a higher Rating.
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