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MSI GS70 2QE
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MSI GS70 2QE 4 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.6GHz 16GB 1.3TB HDD+SSD 17.3" Laptop

4 Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.6GHz 16GB Jul 2015
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21 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most frequently supported processor operating mode on gaming laptops that have been available for a similar time to it.

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Four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports

The GS70 2QE is a four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port portable PC.

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Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The MSI GS70 2QE has one of the faster on-board graphics adapter base frequencies (400 megahertz) amongst gaming laptops of this age. The on-board graphics adapter base frequencies of portable PCs of this type and age range from 200MHz to 400MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 370MHz.

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MSI Notebook PCs Have Good Reviews

We checked 786 expert and owner reviews for MSI portable PCs and found that on average MSI has good ratings compared to other brands. We also found that MSI has good ratings specifically within its gaming laptops range.

1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This laptop has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many laptops that came out around the same time as it.

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Quite Big Internal Memory

The MSI GS70 2QE has a fairly big internal memory (16 gigabytes) compared to most of the other gaming laptops that have been around for a comparable time to the GS70 2QE. The smallest internal memory of comparable spec laptops that were released one year ago is 4GB and the biggest is 32GB.

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Quite Big Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 1,256 gigabyte, the GS70 2QE has a quite big total storage capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the GS70 2QE. Across all the similar spec laptops that came out around the same time as the GS70 2QE the total storage capacity range from 120GB to 2.1TB.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other portable PCs of this type and age, the MSI GS70 2QE has a front camera.

We compared all the other notebook PCs with a front camera to this laptop and we think the Asus G771JM which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

This laptop has an Intel Core i7-4xxx processor family, which is typical of many gaming laptops that have been around for more than a year.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

This notebook PC supports a 1333|1600MHz processor memory clock speed, which is the most frequently supported processor memory clock speed on gaming laptops that have been around for more than a year.

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HD HD Type

The HD type of this notebook PC is Full HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on portable PCs of a similar spec and age to it.

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Two Installed SSDs

The GS70 2QE is a two installed SSD notebook PC.

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Four Built-In Speakers

The GS70 2QE has more built-in speakers than most of the portable PCs that were released around the same time as the GS70 2QE. This notebook PC is a four built-in speaker laptop compared to most of the gaming laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to the GS70 2QE which only have between two and three built-in speakers.

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Two Mini DisplayPorts

The MSI GS70 2QE is a two mini DisplayPort portable PC. Most of the other portable PCs of this age and type only have one mini DisplayPort.

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Four USB 3.0 Ports

The GS70 2QE is a four USB 3.0 port portable PC. Most of the other gaming laptops that have been around for around the same time as the GS70 2QE have between two and five USB 3.0 ports.

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Quite Fast Maximum Turbo Frequency

Gaming laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the GS70 2QE have maximum turbo frequencies of between 2.7GHz and 4GHz. The GS70 2QE has a fairly fast maximum turbo frequency (3.6 gigahertz) compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable spec and age to the GS70 2QE.

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4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many notebook PCs that were released 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 typical of many comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to it.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This laptop has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is typical of many gaming laptops that have been around for a similar time to it.

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Very Thin

With a height of only 21.8 millimeters, the MSI GS70 2QE is one of the thinner laptops of a similar type and age to the GS70 2QE amongst gaming laptops of this age. Across all the gaming laptops that were released one year ago the heights range from 17mm to 49mm, and the average height is 30mm.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This portable PC has a GDDR5 discrete graphics memory type, which is typical of many gaming laptops that have been around for more than a year.

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3 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Most portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the GS70 2QE do not have a full-size keyboard. The GS70 2QE is no exception to this as it too does not have a full-size keyboard.

It is worth considering alternative portable PCs which also have a full-size keyboard including the Asus GL771JW which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Like most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age, the GS70 2QE does not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Only 802.11a WiFi Standard

This portable PC has an 802.11ac WiFi standard, which is the most frequently found WiFi standard on portable PCs of this type and age.

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5 Other reasons to consider the MSI GS70 2QE

Released Over a Year Ago

MSI released the GS70 2QE over a year ago.

Average Screen Size

The MSI GS70 2QE has a relatively typical screen size (17.3 inches) compared to most of the other gaming laptops that were released more than a year ago.

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Average Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of 2.6 gigahertz, the GS70 2QE has a relatively average processor clock speed compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the GS70 2QE.

If this laptop processor clock speed is too slow for you then you might want to consider the MSI GE62 Apache (2.7GHz and higher rated).

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Average Weight

At 2.7 kilograms, the GS70 2QE has a relatively typical weight compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec.

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HDD Storage Medium

This laptop has an HDD+SSD storage medium, which is the most frequently found storage medium on gaming laptops that came out 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.

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Specification

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Memory Card
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Hard Drive Installed
Display
Screen Size
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Touch Sensitive Screen
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3D Compatible
Full HD
LED Backlight
Display Surface
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Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
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Discrete Graphics Adapter
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Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
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LghtScribe Feature
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Subwoofer
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Audio System
Camera
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Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Networking
4G
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Line-In Port
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Microphone in Port
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DVI Port
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USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
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Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel Rapid Start Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Smart Response Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
Intel Matrix Storage Technology
Intel Active Management Technology
Intel HD Audio 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
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Intel FDI Technology
Intel Secure Key
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Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Smart Cache
Intel 64
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Intel AES New Instructions
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
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Intel Virtualization Technology
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Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers pro441, pro241, 2qeste, msi 2q, pro257, pro240, 411170, pro252, msi 64, pro417, pro243, pro482, pro443, pro242, pro079, pro252t, msi 64b, pro417r, pro243l, pro482p, pro443e, pro242b, pro079j, pro441c
Barcodes 04719072375836, 04719072375843, 04719072375850, 04719072375867, 04719072377892, 04719072378189, 04719072384746, 04719072384944, 04719072384951, 04719072385231, 08433799785438

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