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MSI CR70

MSI CR70 2 Core Intel Core I3-4xxx 2.5GHz 8GB 1TB HDD 17.3" Laptop

2 Intel Core I3-4xxx 2.5GHz 8GB Apr 2015
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CPU performance has increased by 3%~7%, while the overall platform is 15% more powerful, and GPU performance is even more noteworthy, with an average increase of over 30%.In terms of 2D and 3D... More
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MSI Laptops Have Good Reviews

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

Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

Across all the portable PCs of this age and spec the maximum internal memory supported by processors range from 8GB to 32GB. At 32 gigabytes, the MSI CR70 has a fairly big maximum internal memory supported by processor compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the CR70.

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16 Maximum Number of PCI Express Laness

The MSI CR70 has more maximum number of PCI Express laness than most of the medium processor cores portable PCs that have been on the market for more than a year. Most of the similar spec laptops that were launched around the same time as the CR70 only have between 1 and 15 maximum number of PCI Express laness, however this portable PC has 16 maximum number of PCI Express laness.

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Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

At 400 megahertz, the MSI CR70 has a very fast on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other laptops that have been available for a similar time to the CR70. Across all the notebook PCs that are a similar age to the CR70 the on-board graphics adapter base frequencys range from 100MHz to 650MHz.

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Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)

At 1,100 megahertz, the MSI CR70 has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that have been around for more than a year. The slowest on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the CR70 is 750MHz, the fastest is 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) is 950MHz.

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Very Big Display Diagonal

When compared to other similar spec notebook PCs that were released more than a year ago that we have assessed, the MSI CR70's display diagonal of 17.3 inches is one of the biggest. Across all the notebook PCs of this spec and age the display diagonals range from 11" to 18".

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Quite Fast Processor Frequency

With a processor frequency of 2.5 gigahertz, the MSI CR70 has a fairly fast processor frequency compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that were released more than a year ago. The average processor frequency of portable PCs of this spec and age is 2.2GHz, and the processor frequencys range from 0.8GHz to 3GHz.

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Fairly Big Total Storage Capacity

The total storage capacitys of notebook PCs of this age and spec range from 32GB to 2TB. With a total storage capacity of 1,000 gigabyte, the MSI CR70 has a fairly big total storage capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the CR70.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The MSI CR70 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most medium processor cores portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as it. Most comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this MSI notebook PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. The best memory clock speeds supported by processor of all medium processor cores portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the CR70 is 1,866MHz and the worst is 133MHz.

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Fairly Big Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 8 gigabytes, the MSI CR70 has a fairly big internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that are a similar age to the CR70. Portable PCs that are a comparable age to the CR70 have internal memorys of between 2GB and 16GB.

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Has a Front Camera

The MSI CR70 has a front camera. Most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type also have a front camera.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This portable PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is the most frequently found wi-Fi standards on similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory

The MSI CR70 has one of the bigger maximum internal memorys (32,768 megabytes) amongst portable PCs of this age. Across all the medium processor cores portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the CR70 the maximum internal memorys range from 8.1GB to 33GB.

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Quite Big Hard Drive Capacity

The MSI CR70 has one of the bigger hard drive capacitys (1,000 gigabyte) amongst medium processor cores portable PCs of this age. The hard drive capacitys of notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the CR70 range from 250GB to 2TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 700GB.

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L3 Processor Cache

This notebook PC has a L3 processor cache, which is the most frequently found processor cache on medium processor cores portable PCs that were released more than a year ago.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory

With a maximum internal memory of 16 gigabytes, the MSI CR70 has one of the bigger maximum internal memorys amongst medium processor cores portable PCs of this age. The average maximum internal memory of portable PCs of this spec and age is 13GB.

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Six Number of Battery Cellss

The MSI CR70 is a six number of battery cells laptop.

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1.4 HDMI Version

This portable PC has a 1.4 HDMI version, which is the most frequently found HDMI version on portable PCs of this age and spec.

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5 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the CR70 have a full-size keyboard, however the MSI CR70 does not have a full-size keyboard.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This laptop has an HDD storage media, which is the most commonly found storage media on laptops of a similar spec and age to 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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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Most laptops of a similar age and type to the CR70 do not have a touchscreen. The MSI CR70 is no exception to this as it too does not have a touchscreen.

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Heavy

Across all the comparable spec laptops that were launched around the same time as the CR70 the weights range from 940g to 3.8kg. At 2.7 kilograms, the MSI CR70 is quite heavy compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that are a similar age to the CR70.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is typical of many medium processor cores portable PCs that have been on the market for more than a year.

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2 Other reasons to consider the MSI CR70

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when this notebook PC was released.

Intel Core I3 Processor Family

The MSI CR70 has a better processor family than most comparable spec notebook PCs that were released more than a year ago. This portable PC has an Intel Core i3 processor family, whereas most notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to it have an Intel Core i5 processor family.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Cache
System Bus Rate
Processor Threads
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
Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
Processor Operating Modes
PCI Express Slots Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
PCI Express Configurations
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Form Factor
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slots
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
3D
Full HD
LED Backlight
Display Surface
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter OpenGL Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LightScribe
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Video Capturing Speed
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
Headphone Outputs
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Version
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Keyboard Number of Keys
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
InTru™ 3D Technology
Intel® Insider™
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
Intel Trusted Execution Technology
Supported Instruction Sets
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Intel TSX-NI
Embedded Options Available
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel® Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Capacity
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
AC Adapter Power
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)
Maximum Internal Memory
Cache Memory
Video Compression Formats

Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers cr702mi345, msi i34100, msi i34100m
Barcodes 04719072396404

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