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MSI GT70 4 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.5GHz 8GB 1TB HDD 17.3" Laptop

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4 Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.5GHz 8GB May 2014
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11 Reasons For

MSI Has Good Notebook PC Reviews

On average MSI gaming laptops have good ratings compared to other brands as do all laptops manufactured by MSI.

Fairly Big Screen Size

With a screen size of 17.3 inches, the MSI GT70 has one of the bigger screen sizes amongst comparable spec laptops of this age. The average screen size of gaming laptops that are a similar age to the GT70 is 17", and the screen sizes range from 13" to 19".

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Quite Fast Processor Clock Speed

The slowest processor clock speed of portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the GT70 is 1.8GHz and the fastest is 2.9GHz. At 2.5 gigahertz, the MSI GT70 has a fairly fast processor clock speed compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the GT70.

Laptops with a faster processor clock speed that might be worth considering include the MSI GS70[plb_2575632_price] (2.6GHz) which is also higher rated.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other laptops of this age and type, the MSI GT70 has a front camera.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The MSI GT70 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most laptops of a comparable age and type to it. This notebook PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most gaming laptops that were launched around the same time as it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this MSI laptop supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

This portable PC's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all laptops of a comparable age and type to the GT70.

The worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst comparable types of portable PC is 133MHz.

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Fairly Fast Maximum Turbo Frequency

The slowest maximum turbo frequency of portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the GT70 is 2.8GHz, the fastest is 4GHz, and the average maximum turbo frequency is 3.5GHz. At 3.5 gigahertz, the MSI GT70 has a fairly fast maximum turbo frequency compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to the GT70.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory

At 32 gigabytes, the MSI GT70 has a fairly big maximum internal memory compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to the GT70. Across all the laptops that are a similar age to the GT70 the maximum internal memory range from 8GB to 32GB.

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4x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

The biggest memory slots of the MSI GT70 is 4x SO-DIMM. That's over two times the memory slots of a 2x SO-DIMM portable PC, which is the most frequently found memory slots.

This laptop's memory slots (4x SO-DIMM) is actually the best memory slots amongst all portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

The worst memory slots amongst comparable types of laptop is 2x SO-DIMM.

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Very Fast Hard Drive Speed

With a hard drive speed of 7,200 revolutions per minute, the MSI GT70 has a fairly fast hard drive speed compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the GT70. The slowest hard drive speed of gaming laptops that were released more than two years ago is 5,400 RPM and the fastest is 7,200 RPM.

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Nine Battery Cells

The MSI GT70 is a nine battery cell count laptop.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This portable PC has a GDDR5 discrete graphics memory type, which is typical of many notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.

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9 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Most gaming laptops that were released more than two years ago do not have a full-size keyboard. The MSI GT70 is no exception to this as it too does not have a full-size keyboard.

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

The average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of portable PCs of this type and age is 1,200MHz, and the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies range from 1,100MHz to 1,300MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of only 1,150 megahertz, the MSI GT70 has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other gaming laptops that have been around for a similar time to the GT70.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The MSI GT70 does not have a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other gaming laptops that are a similar age to the GT70 also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

Other portable PCs which also have a touch sensitive screen that you might also want to consider include the Lenovo Y50[plb_2681101_price].

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Very Small Internal Memory

Across all the gaming laptops that have been on the market for more than two years the internal memory range from 4GB to 32GB. The MSI GT70 has one of the smaller internal memory (only 8 gigabytes) amongst gaming laptops of this age.

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Only 802.11a WiFi Standard

The MSI GT70 has a better Wi-Fi standard than most comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to it. This portable PC has an 802.11a WiFi standard, whereas most gaming laptops that have been available for a comparable time to it have an 802.11n WiFi standard.

An 802.11a WiFi standard is in fact the worst Wi-Fi standard across all gaming laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the GT70.

Across similar types of laptop the best Wi-Fi standard is 802.11n.

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Quite Small Total Storage Capacity

Laptops that were released more than two years ago have total storage capacity of between 250GB and 2.3TB, and the average total storage capacity is 1TB. With a total storage capacity of only 1,000 gigabyte, the MSI GT70 has a quite small total storage capacity compared to most of the other laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to the GT70.

Laptops with a bigger total storage capacity that might be worth considering include the MSI GT72[plb_2512871_price] (1.1TB).

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Only One Mini DisplayPort

The MSI GT70 is a one mini DisplayPort laptop.

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Only Two Built-In Speakers

The MSI GT70 is a two built-in speaker portable PC. Most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type have between two and three built-in speakers.

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Very Thick

Across all the gaming laptops that were launched more than two years ago the heights range from 16mm to 56mm. At 55 millimeters, the MSI GT70 is quite thick compared to most of the other gaming laptops that have been around for a comparable time to the GT70.

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5 Other reasons to consider the MSI GT70

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when this notebook PC was released.

1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

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

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Average Weight

At 3.9 kilograms, the MSI GT70 has a relatively average weight compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the GT70.

If you don't mind having a heavier weight then you might also want to consider the MSI GT70[plb_2308444_price] (3.9kg).

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

This notebook PC has an Intel Core i7-4xxx processor family, which is typical of many laptops of a similar age and type to it.

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HDD Storage Medium

This notebook PC has an HDD storage medium, which is the most commonly found storage medium on gaming laptops that were released 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.

If the storage medium of this notebook PC is too bad for you then you might also want to look at the AORUS X3 Plus[plb_2441342_price] (SSD and higher rated).

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Specification

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Intel Anti-Theft Technology
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Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
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Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel InTru 3D Technology
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Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
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Intel Visual Technology
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Expert Reviews

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16 October 2014

In fact, the GT70 is about the cheapest laptop with that second-from-the-top Nvidia GPU ? it's beaten only by its GS60 Ghost sibling, a smaller and more portable 15-inch gaming laptop that we've... Read more…

13 October 2014

Coming to the conclusion of the review and the only thing to outdo the performance of the GT70 2PE Dominator Pro is the price tag, let's recap. As mentioned on the last page, the performance of...

Play3r.net

25 September 2014

The MSI GT70 2PE Dominator Pro is a laptop for the gamer enthusiast who wants an extreme mobile gamer hardware. All of its components are top-shelf parts, and its configuration with three SSDs in...

With so many new ultra-portable gaming laptops populating the market, the MSI GT70 Dominator 2PC makes the case that bigger is better. The large hulking desktop replacement is one of the first... Read more…

Sporting the latest GPU is a hallmark of MSI's gaming laptop range, and its newest model is no exception, with the Nvidia GTX 880M at its core. Not only that, but MSI has equipped it with 8GB of... Read more…

25 June 2014

Eteknix.com

Over the last few weeks I've been looking at a few of MSI's latest gaming notebooks, each featuring NVIDIA's brand new 800 series GPUs. As we look back at the two units that we've seen already,... Read more…

20 June 2014

Let's start with the negatives and get those out of the way. The GT70 2PE is powerful and even relatively affordable considering what it's packing, but there are compromises involved. For...

Pcper.com

The MSI GT70's blazing performance, Blu-ray player, and Dynaudio speakers combine to form a topnotch, barely portable gaming and entertainment behemoth. Read More?...

Computershopper.com

5 May 2014

The MSI GT70 2PC Dominator is a powerful midrange gaming PC, boasting some of the best hardware around, making it our top pick for the category...

PC Mag

16 April 2014

In recent years, notebook PCs have become much smaller, slimmer and more energy-efficient. Intel's strong Ultrabook push means that big, chunky, powerful laptops are mostly a relic of the past;... Read more…

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Manufacturer Part Numbers gtx870, i74800, gtx870m, i74800m, i74800mq
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