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MSI GS60 4 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.5GHz 8GB 1TB Hdd 15.6" Laptop

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4 Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.5GHz 8GB Jul 2013
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MSI Has Good Portable PC Reviews

We calculated the average ratings for all MSI notebook PCs and also specifically for MSI many processor core portable PCs and found that in both cases MSI had good ratings compared to other manufacturers.

1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The highest display resolution of the MSI GS60 is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than a 1366 x 768 pixels laptop, which is the most frequently found display resolution.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels display resolution is in fact the best display resolution across all laptops that are a similar age to the GS60.

A 1366 x 768 pixels display resolution is the worst display resolution across similar types of notebook PC.

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Quite Fast Processor Clock Speed

At 2.5 gigahertz, the MSI GS60 has a quite fast processor clock speed compared to most of the other laptops of this age and type. Across all the comparable spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago the processor clock speeds range from 1GHz to 3GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 2.2GHz.

There are a number of other 2.5GHz processor clock speed notebook PCs currently available which you might also want to look at including cheaper portable PCs such as the DELL Inspiron 14 7000 (£763.11).

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

This laptop has an Intel Core i7-4xxx processor family, which is typical of many many processor core portable PCs that came out around the same time as it.

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Three Point Five Headphone Out Ports

The MSI GS60 has more headphone out ports than most of the laptops of this age and type. This portable PC is a three point five headphone out port laptop compared to most of the portable PCs that were released more than two years ago which only have between one and three headphone out ports.

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Six Battery Cells

The MSI GS60 is a six battery cell portable PC.

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Three ESATA/USB 3.0 Ports

The MSI GS60 is a three ESATA/USB 3.0 port notebook PC.

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Three USB Ports

The MSI GS60 is a three USB port portable PC.

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Quite Big On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

The on-board graphics adapter memory of portable PCs that were launched more than two years ago range from 64MB to 4GB. At 2,000 megabytes, the MSI GS60 has a quite big on-board graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Quite Fast Processor Clock Speed

The MSI GS60 has a fairly fast processor clock speed (2,500 megahertz) compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that were released around the same time as the GS60. Notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the GS60 have processor clock speeds of between 1,300MHz and 2,600MHz.

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3 USB Version

This laptop has a 3 USB version, which is the most commonly found USB version on many processor core portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This portable PC has a gddr3 discrete graphics memory type, which is typical of many comparable spec laptops that were launched around the same time as it.

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HDD Storage Medium

This laptop has an HDD storage medium, which is the most commonly found storage medium on laptops of a comparable age and type to it.

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9 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Front Camera

The MSI GS60 does not have a front camera, unlike most of the other many processor core portable PCs that came out more than two years ago which have a front camera.

We compared this portable PC to all the other portable PCs with a front camera and we think the ZBook 15 (£910.00), or the EliteBook 755 both from HP or the Acer Aspire V Nitro 17 is also worth considering.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The MSI GS60 does not have a full-size keyboard. Most of the other portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the GS60 do have a full-size keyboard.

It is worth considering alternative notebook PCs which also have a full-size keyboard including the Acer Aspire V Nitro 17, the HP EliteBook 755, or the Lenovo T540p.

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Very Short Battery Life

The MSI GS60 has a quite short battery life (only 4 hours) compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the GS60. Across all the portable PCs that came out around the same time as the GS60 the battery lifes range from 2.5h to 22h.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other 4h battery life notebook PCs currently available including the Toshiba L55T which is cheaper.

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Only One Built-In Speaker

The MSI GS60 is a one built-in speaker notebook PC.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Like most of the other portable PCs that are a comparable age to the GS60, the MSI GS60 does not have a touch sensitive screen.

We compared all the other portable PCs which also have a touch sensitive screen to this laptop and we think the DELL XPS 15 (£1,498.87) which is also higher rated is also worth considering.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This portable PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is the most frequently found Ethernet LAN data rate on portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to it.

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Quite Small Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

The discrete graphics adapter memory of many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the GS60 range from 1GB to 8.2GB. With a discrete graphics adapter memory of only 2,000 megabytes, the MSI GS60 has one of the smaller discrete graphics adapter memory amongst laptops of this age.

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Only 802.11a WiFi Standard

The MSI GS60 has an 802.11a WiFi standard which is better than most notebook PCs that are a similar age to it. Most portable PCs that are a similar age to it have an 802.11n WiFi standard.

An 802.11a WiFi standard is actually the worst Wi-Fi standard amongst all laptops that came out around the same time as the GS60.

The best Wi-Fi standard across similar types of laptop is 802.11n.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported Bluetooth version on laptops of this type and age.

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6 Other reasons to consider the MSI GS60

Released Over Three Years Ago

This portable PC was released over three years ago.

Average Total Storage Capacity

At 1,000 gigabyte, the MSI GS60 has a fairly standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other laptops of a similar spec and age to the GS60.

We compared all the other 1TB total storage capacity portable PCs to this notebook PC and we think the Toshiba L55T which is cheaper is also worth considering.

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Average Internal Memory

The MSI GS60 has a fairly standard internal memory (8 gigabytes) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 8GB internal memory laptops currently available including the HP ZBook 15 which is cheaper.

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Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 15.6 inches, the MSI GS60 has a fairly standard screen size compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the GS60.

If you would prefer a portable PC with a bigger screen size then you might also want to consider the HP Zbook 17 (17.3").

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Average Weight

With a weight of 2.7 kilograms, the MSI GS60 has a fairly typical weight compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the GS60.

We compared this portable PC to all the other 2.7kg heavy portable PCs and we think cheaper laptops such as the MSI GS70 is also worth considering.

If you would consider a notebook PC with a heavier weight then you might want to look at the DELL Inspiron 15R n5110 (£805.80) (2.7kg and cheaper).

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HDD Storage Medium

This portable PC has an hdd storage medium, which is typical of many many processor core portable PCs that were released more than two years ago. 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.

Portable PCs with a better storage medium that might be worth looking at include the EliteBook 755 (SSD), or the ZBook 15 (£910.00) (SSD) both from HP.

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Specification

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Processor Core
Processor Family
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Processor Cache
Processor Cache
Processor Model
Processor Clock Speed
Memory
Internal Memory
Internal Memory
Internal Memory Size
Hard Drive
Storage Medium
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Memory Card Slot
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Screen
Touch Technology
Display Manufacturer
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Maximum Resolution
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
CD-RW/DVD-ROM Interface
Optical Drive
Audio
Audio System
Built-In Microphone
Speaker
Built-In Speaker
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Built-In Camera
Networking
Bluetooth Version
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Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
Bluetooth
Integrated Wireless LAN
Ports & Interfaces
Wireless Communication Version
USB Port
Headphone Connection
Headphone Out Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
DisplayPort
HDMI Port
ESATA/USB 3.0 Port
USB 3.0 Port
Keyboard
Backlit Keyboard
Built-In Touchpad
Keyboard
Keyboard Layout
Operating System/software
Operating System
Bundled Software
Battery
Battery Life
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Battery Cell
Power
External Power Adapter
Security
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Technical Details
Display
Wireless Feature
Other Features
Ethernet Specification
Supplied Battery
Special Feature
Wireless Standard
Memory Type
Speaker
Graphics Adapter Interface
Graphics Adapter Manufacturer
Display
Storage Capacity
USB Version
Internal Memory
Audio Output
HDMI Port
Compatible Operating System
Display Diagonal
Ethernet Interface Type
Wireless Transmission
Dimensions
Graphics Adapter Family
Graphics Adapter
Display Illumination
Wireless Technology
Integrated Graphics Adapter (UMA/GMA)
Display
Battery Type
Speaker
Weight
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Security Feature

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Expert Reviews

(99)
15 January 2016

Avforums.com

4K is high up on a lot of techie's talking points at the moment, especially with the developments at the 2016 CES in Las Vegas. Whilst on our 4K TV we might actually get something genuinely Ultra... Read more…

Beautiful 4K Display
High Specification
SteelSeries Engine
Good price, especially for older models now
Solid build quality
Not enough USB ports
4K gaming too much for the GT 970M
Poor battery life
Restricted gaming performance using battery
Low battery life
30 November 2015

Not much has changed with the 2015 GS60 except an updated Broadwell CPU and a new screen option. MSI continues to use the same chassis and be one of the top contenders for a lightweight and high...

18 November 2015

The last MSI laptop I reviewed was the MSI GE72 2QD. It was my travel companion to Gamescom, and proved to be pretty damn efficient as both a work and gaming notebook. My only concerns with the... Read more…

6 November 2015

Equipped with a leading-edge SSD (plus a hard drive!), a fast Skylake CPU, and killer graphics for 1080p gaming, this thin gaming laptop soars, held back only by its brief battery life and, at...

Computershopper.com

30 October 2015

What is the MSI GS60 6QE Ghost Pro? MSI is a big name in the gaming laptop market, with dozens of models available across several different ranges. Its latest machine, the GS60 6QE, is one of its... Read more…

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User Reviews

(27)
Reviewed 16 October 2015 by Marquish
Marquish would recommend the MSI GS60 Ghost Pro

This is one of the best laptops I have put my hands on. I have been looking since June for a nice, lightweight, powerful laptop and I finally found it. Oh, and did I say fast....blazing fast....I... Read more…

Reviewed 26 April 2014 by Dan N.
(Verified Purchase)

The DC in jack is awkwardly located in the middle of the left side. Comes preinstalled with Norton...

Reviewed 29 January 2016 by Newgamer
Newgamer would recommend the MSI GS60 Ghost Pro

Let me start off by saying that I'm an avid apple product user and I have not owned a PC in such a long time. I eventually got frustrated with the specs that Apple products provide that I decided... Read more…

Reviewed 23 January 2016 by NIGHTLY
NIGHTLY would recommend the MSI GS60 Ghost Pro (Verified Purchase)

HARDCORE TRUE TO THE GAME KILLER...

Reviewed 6 February 2016 by Ballbreaker
Ballbreaker would recommend the MSI GS60 Ghost Pro (Verified Purchase)

Awesome computer, lighter and thinner than most of ultrabooks. Nice configuration with NVIDIA GTX970M that runs all games on very high-ultra settings. Only con: Battery life ( 1h-2h30 max)...

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers msi 6qe093, info 2qc071, msi 6qe093u, info 6qe093, info 6qe063, msi 6qe093uk, info 6qe093u, info 6qe063u, info 2qc071u, info 6qe093uk, info 6qe063uk, info 2qc071uk, msi 9s716h712093, info 9s716h712093, info 9s716h712063, info 9s716h612071, 9s716h612071 2qc071, info i76700hq1tb8gb6, 9s716h612071 2qc071u, 9s716h612071 2qc071uk, msi i76700hq1tb128gb16gb6, info i75700hq1tb128gb8gb6, 9s716h612071 9s716h612071, info i76700hq1tb128gb16gb6, 9s716h612071 i75700hq1tb128gb8gb6
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