This notebook PC received a "Recommended" from Pricerunner.se who wrote that this gaming laptop was good.
Expert Reviews Are Good
Portable PC expert review website pricerunner.se scored this gaming laptop 80 out of 100.
64-Bit Processor Operating Mode
This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many notebook PCs that were released more than a year ago.
Quite Big Internal Memory
At 16 gigabytes, the GS30 2M has a fairly big internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs that came out more than a year ago. Across all the gaming laptops that have been around for a comparable time to the GS30 2M the internal memory range from 4GB to 32GB.
Has a Front Camera
The MSI GS30 2M has a front camera. Most of the other gaming laptops that have been available for more than a year also have a front camera.
Intel Core I7 Processor Family
This portable PC has an Intel Core i7-4xxx processor family, which is the most commonly found processor family on gaming laptops that have been available for more than a year.
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SSD Storage Medium
The GS30 2M has a better storage medium than most portable PCs of a similar age and type to it. This portable PC has an SSD storage medium, whereas most portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to it have an HDD storage medium. Solid State Drives (SSD) store data in semiconductors on a circuit board rather than using magnetic or optical media. Solid State Drives have no moving parts which makes them very fast and reliable.
An SSD storage medium is actually the best storage medium amongst all gaming laptops that were released more than a year ago.
An HDD storage medium is the worst storage medium across similar types of laptop.
HD HD Type
The HD type of the this notebook PC are Full HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to it.
Fairly High Speaker Power
When compared to other gaming laptops that have been available for around the same time as the GS30 2M that we have assessed the speaker power of, the MSI GS30 2M's speaker power of 4 Watts is one of the highest. The average speaker power of gaming laptops that were released one year ago is 2.4W, and the speaker power range from 2W to 8W.
Two Installed SSDs
Most laptops that have been around for more than a year have between one and three installed SSDs, including the GS30 2M which has two installed SSDs.
Quite Fast Maximum Turbo Frequency
The slowest maximum turbo frequency of gaming laptops that have been available for more than a year is 2.7GHz and the fastest is 4GHz. When compared to other comparable spec notebook PCs that were released one year ago that we have checked, the maximum turbo frequency of the MSI GS30 2M of 3.7 gigahertz is one of the fastest.
256 Solid-State Drive Capacity
Most comparable spec notebook PCs that have been around for more than a year have between 128 and 511 solid-state drive capacity, including the GS30 2M which has 256 solid-state drive capacity.
4 Bluetooth Version
This notebook PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this age and spec.
1.4 HDMI Version
This notebook PC has a 1.4b HDMI version, which is the most commonly found HDMI version on notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to it.
With a width of only 320 millimeters, the GS30 2M's width is one of the narrowest amongst gaming laptops that were released more than a year ago. The narrowest comparable spec laptop that was released around the same time as the GS30 2M is 320mm wide, the widest is 460mm, and the average width is 400mm.
Across all the portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the GS30 2M the weights range from 1.2kg to 4.8kg. When compared to other laptops that have been around for a comparable time to the GS30 2M that we have assessed, the GS30 2M's weight of only 1.2 kilograms is one of the lightest.
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Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
At only 200 megahertz, the MSI GS30 2M has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other portable PCs that were released more than a year ago. The slowest on-board graphics adapter base frequency of gaming laptops that have been around for around the same time as the GS30 2M is 200MHz, the fastest is 400MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 370MHz.
Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard
Like most of the other portable PCs that are a similar age to the GS30 2M, the GS30 2M does not have a full-size keyboard.
Only Two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports
The MSI GS30 2M is a two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port notebook PC.
Very Small Screen Size
The MSI GS30 2M has a fairly small screen size (only 13.3 inches) compared to most of the other laptops that were released around the same time as the GS30 2M. The smallest screen size of comparable spec laptops that came out around the same time as the GS30 2M is 13", the biggest is 19", and the average screen size is 16".
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Very Small Total Storage Capacity
With a total storage capacity of only 512 gigabytes, the MSI GS30 2M has a quite small total storage capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age. The smallest total storage capacity of portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the GS30 2M is 120GB and the biggest is 2.3TB.
Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen
The GS30 2M does not have a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other gaming laptops that came out more than a year ago also do not have a touch sensitive screen.
Quite Small Battery Capacity
At only 47.36 watt-hours, the GS30 2M has a fairly small battery capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the GS30 2M. The average battery capacity of comparable spec laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to the GS30 2M is 63Wh.
Only Four Battery Cells
The MSI GS30 2M is a four battery cell count laptop.
Only 802.11a WiFi Standard
This notebook PC has an 802.11ac WiFi standard, which is the most frequently found WiFi standard on laptops of a similar age and spec to it.
Only Two USB 3.0 Ports
The MSI GS30 2M is a two USB 3.0 port portable PC. Most of the other gaming laptops that have been around for around the same time as the GS30 2M have between two and five USB 3.0 ports.
Only Two Built-In Speakers
Most notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the GS30 2M have between two and three built-in speakers, including the MSI GS30 2M which has two built-in speakers.
Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed
The GS30 2M has one of the slower processor clock speeds (only 2.5 gigahertz) amongst notebook PCs of this age. The average processor clock speed of portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the GS30 2M is 2.6GHz, and the processor clock speeds range from 1.7GHz to 2.9GHz.
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Released Over a Year Ago
This notebook PC has been on the market for over a year.
1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution
This notebook PC has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to it.
Docking Station Included
Docking Station LAN Controller
Killer Gb LAN
Docking Station Supported Hard Drive Size
Docking Station Power Supply
Docking Station Power Connector
Docking Station Microphone in
Docking Station Headphone Out
Docking Station DisplayPort
Docking Station Dual Link DVI
Docking Station DVI Port
Docking Station HDMI Port
Docking Station USB 3.0 Ports Quantity
Docking Station Ethernet LAN Connection
Docking Station Subwoofer RMS Power
Docking Station Speakers RMS Power
Docking Station Audio Output Channels
Docking Station Built-In Speakers
Docking Station Graphics Adapter Memory Type
Docking Station Graphics Adapter Memory
Docking Station Graphics Adapter Model
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970
Docking Station Connecting Interface
PCI Express x16 (Gen 3)
Intel Core i7, Intel Core i7-4xxx
Processor Clock Speed
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Processor Memory Clock Speed
133, 1333, 333, 1600
Processor Memory Type
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Slot Version
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
PCI Express Configuration
1x1, 1x16, 2x8, 1x8, 1x8+2x4, 2x4
Processor Cache Type
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Clock Speed
Total Storage Capacity
SD, SD, SDHC, SD, SDXC
Integrated Card Reader
Solid-State Drive Interface
Solid-State Drive Capacity
1920 x 1080
Touch Sensitive Screen
Full HD, HD
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Intel Iris Pro Graphics, Intel Iris Pro Graphics 5200
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FAST. CPU and GPU both lightning fast for this price point. This little laptop will handle anything you throw at it now; there's no game it won't run, though you might need to tweak the detail setting