This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most frequently supported processor operating mode on gaming laptops that are a comparable age to it.
Four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports
The MSI GS70 is a four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port portable PC.
Fairly Big Total Storage Capacity
At 1,512 gigabyte, the MSI GS70 has a fairly big total storage capacity compared to most of the other gaming laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the GS70. The average total storage capacity of portable PCs of a similar age and type to the GS70 is 1TB, and the total storage capacity range from 120GB to 2.3TB.
It may also be worth considering one of the other 1.5TB total storage capacity laptops currently available including the MSI GT72 2QE which has a better Rating.
Has a Front Camera
The MSI GS70 has a front camera, as do most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age.
It may also be worth also looking at one of the other laptops with a front camera currently available including the Asus GL771JW which has a better Rating.
Intel Core I7 Processor Family
This notebook PC has an Intel Core i7-4xxx processor family, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to it.
1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed
The MSI GS70 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most portable PCs of this type and age. The worst memory clock speeds supported by processor of all gaming laptops that have been on the market for more than a year is 133MHz and the best is 1,866MHz.
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HD HD Type
The HD type of the this portable PC are Full HD, which is typical of many portable PCs of this age and type.
Two Mini DisplayPorts
The MSI GS70 has more mini DisplayPorts than most of the gaming laptops that have been around for around the same time as the GS70. This notebook PC is a two mini DisplayPort notebook PC compared to most of the notebook PCs that were released one year ago which only have one mini DisplayPort.
Two Installed SSDs
Most laptops of this age and spec have between one and three installed SSDs, including the MSI GS70 which has two installed SSDs.
Four Built-In Speakers
The MSI GS70 is a four built-in speaker portable PC.
Quite Fast Maximum Turbo Frequency
Similar spec portable PCs that came out more than a year ago have maximum turbo frequencies of between 2.7GHz and 4GHz. With a maximum turbo frequency of 3.6 gigahertz, the MSI GS70 has a quite fast maximum turbo frequency compared to most of the other gaming laptops that have been available for around the same time as the GS70.
Four USB 3.0 Ports
The MSI GS70 is a four USB 3.0 port portable PC.
256 Solid-State Drive Capacity
Most portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the GS70 have between 128 and 511 solid-state drive capacity, including the MSI GS70 which has 256 solid-state drive capacity.
4 Bluetooth Version
This notebook PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported Bluetooth version on gaming laptops that were launched more than a year ago.
1.4 HDMI Version
This notebook PC has a 1.4b HDMI version, which is the most frequently found HDMI version on portable PCs that came out more than a year ago.
GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type
This laptop has a GDDR5 discrete graphics memory type, which is typical of many portable PCs of a similar age and type to it.
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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard
Like most of the other laptops of this type and age, the MSI GS70 does not have a full-size keyboard.
We compared all the other laptops which also have a full-size keyboard to this laptop and we think the Asus GL771JW is also worth considering.
Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen
The MSI GS70 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.
Only 802.11a WiFi Standard
This portable PC has an 802.11ac WiFi standard, which is the most frequently found WiFi standard on laptops of this age and spec.
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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 MSI GS70 has a pretty average screen size compared to most of the other gaming laptops that were released around the same time as the GS70.
Alternative 17.3" portable PCs currently available which you might also want to look at include because of it's better review score, the MSI GT72 2QE.
1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution
This portable PC has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on portable PCs of a similar age and spec to it.
It may also be worth also looking at one of the other laptops that have a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels currently available including the Asus GL771JW, or the MSI GS30 2M which has a better Rating.
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Average Internal Memory
The MSI GS70 has a pretty typical internal memory (16 gigabytes) compared to most of the other gaming laptops that are a similar age to the GS70.
Average Processor Clock Speed
At 2.6 gigahertz, the MSI GS70 has a relatively average processor clock speed compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the GS70.
With a weight of 2.7 kilograms, the MSI GS70 has a relatively standard weight compared to most of the other laptops of this spec and age.
HDD Storage Medium
This notebook PC has an HDD+SSD storage medium, which is the most frequently found storage medium on notebook PCs that were released more than a year 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.
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