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MSI GS70 2QC

MSI GS70 2QC 4 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.6GHz 8GB 128GB SSD 17.3" Laptop

4 Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.6GHz 8GB Aug 2015
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12 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most commonly supported processor operating mode on similar spec laptops that were launched more than a year ago.

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MSI Has Good Portable PC Reviews

MSI is one of the better rated notebook PC brands according to average reviews from experts and owners, and MSI also has good ratings for its gaming laptops.

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 of this age and type.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the GS70 2QC, the GS70 2QC has a front camera.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

This notebook PC has an Intel Core i7-4xxx processor family, which is the most commonly found processor family on notebook PCs of this age and spec.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

This portable PC supports a 1333|1600MHz processor memory clock speed, which is typical of many gaming laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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SSD Storage Medium

The GS70 2QC has an SSD storage medium which is better than most similar spec laptops that came out around the same time as it. Most laptops that have been available for a comparable time 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.

This laptop's storage medium (SSD) is in fact the best storage medium amongst all comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for more than a year.

An HDD storage medium is the worst storage medium amongst comparable types of laptop.

There are a number of other notebook PCs that have an SSD storage media currently available that you might want to look at including the MSI GS30 2M[plb_2848021_price] which has better reviews.

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HD HD Type

The HD type of this portable PC is Full HD, which is typical of many gaming laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported Bluetooth version on gaming laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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1.4 HDMI Version

This portable PC has a 1.4b HDMI version, which is the most frequently found HDMI version on laptops that have been around for around the same time as it.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This portable PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is typical of many notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This portable PC has a GDDR5 discrete graphics memory type, which is the most frequently found discrete graphics memory type on portable PCs of this age and type.

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5 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The MSI GS70 2QC does not have a full-size keyboard. Most of the other gaming laptops that have been around for a similar time to the GS70 2QC also do not have a full-size keyboard.

There are a number of alternative portable PCs which also have a full-size keyboard which you might want to consider including the Asus GL771JW[plb_2860733_price] which is also higher rated.

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Quite Small Total Storage Capacity

When compared to other laptops that have been around for around the same time as the GS70 2QC, the MSI GS70 2QC's total storage capacity of only 128 gigabytes is one of the smallest. Portable PCs of this age and type have total storage capacity of between 120GB and 2.1TB.

If this notebook PC total storage capacity is not big enough for you then you might want to look at the Lenovo Y70-70[plb_3033157_price] (256GB and higher rated).

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Like most of the other laptops of a similar age and spec to the GS70 2QC, the MSI GS70 2QC does not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Very Small Internal Memory

The internal memory of similar spec laptops that have been available for around the same time as the GS70 2QC range from 4GB to 32GB, and the average internal memory is 13GB. With an internal memory of only 8 gigabytes, the MSI GS70 2QC has a fairly small internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs that were released one year ago.

If you are looking for a laptop with a bigger internal memory then you might want to consider the Asus G751JL[plb_2998974_price] (12GB) which also has a higher rating.

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Only 802.11a WiFi Standard

This notebook PC has an 802.11ac WiFi standard, which is the most commonly found WiFi standard on gaming laptops that have been available for around the same time as it.

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4 Other reasons to consider the MSI GS70 2QC

Released Over a Year Ago

This gaming laptop has been on the market for over a year.

Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 17.3 inches, the GS70 2QC has a fairly average screen size compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age.

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Average Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of 2.6 gigahertz, the MSI GS70 2QC has a relatively typical processor clock speed compared to most of the other notebook PCs that were launched more than a year ago.

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Average Weight

At 2.7 kilograms, the GS70 2QC has a relatively standard weight compared to most of the other gaming laptops that were released more than a year ago.

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Specification

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Processor Thread
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Processor Model
Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Processor Memory Clock Speed
Processor Memory Type
Conflict Free Processor
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by 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
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Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory
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Memory Slot
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Solid-State Drive Interface
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Installed SSD
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Aspect Ratio
3D Compatible
Full HD
LED Backlight
Display Surface
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
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
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Resolution
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LghtScribe Feature
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Subwoofer
Speaker
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Video Capturing Speed
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
Line-In Port
Mini DisplayPort
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 Version
HDMI Port
USB 3.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Keyboard
Backlit Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft 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
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Supported Instruction Set
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
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)
Idle States
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel AES New Instructions
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
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Intel Visual Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers msi 015, msi 015u, msi 4720, msi 015uk, msi 4720h, msi 4720hq, msi p228467, msi p228467p

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£ 806.00
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