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MSI CR70

MSI CR70 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 2.6GHz 8GB 1TB HDD 17.3" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 2.6GHz 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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21 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most frequently supported processor operating modes on portable PCs of this age and type.

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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 notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the CR70. This notebook PC is a 16 maximum number of PCI Express lanes portable PC compared to most of the notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the CR70 which only have between 1 and 15 maximum number of PCI Express laness.

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Very New PCI Express Slots Version

With a PCI Express slots version of 3, the MSI CR70 has one of the newest PCI Express slots versions amongst laptops of this age. Across all the medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than a year the PCI Express slots versions range from 2 to 3.

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Good Brand

On average MSI medium processor cores notebook PCs have good reviews compared to other manufacturers as do all laptops built by MSI.

Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

Across all the portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the CR70 the on-board graphics adapter base frequencys range from 100MHz to 650MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter base frequency of 400 megahertz, the MSI CR70 has a very fast on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the CR70.

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

With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of 1,150 megahertz, the MSI CR70 has one of the faster on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. Across all the medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the CR70 the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s range from 750MHz to 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) is 950MHz.

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Fairly Big Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 17.3 inches, the MSI CR70 has a quite big display diagonal compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the CR70. Medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released one year ago have display diagonals of between 10" and 18", and the average display diagonal is 15".

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Very Fast Processor Frequency

The processor frequencys of notebook PCs of this type and age range from 0.8GHz to 3GHz. With a processor frequency of 2.6 gigahertz, the MSI CR70 has one of the faster processor frequencys amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

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Fairly Big Total Storage Capacity

The total storage capacitys of similar spec portable PCs that were released around the same time as the CR70 range from 32GB to 2TB. The MSI CR70 has one of the bigger total storage capacitys (1,000 gigabyte) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

It may also be worth considering one of the other 1TB total storage capacity laptops currently available including the DELL Inspiron 17 5000 which has better reviews.

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Fairly Big Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 8 gigabytes, the MSI CR70 has one of the bigger internal memorys amongst portable PCs of this age. The average internal memory of portable PCs of this type and age is 6.3GB.

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

The MSI CR70 has an Intel Core i5 processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family found on most portable PCs of a similar age and spec to it. Across all comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the CR70 the best processor family is Intel Core i7-4xxx and the worst is AMD E.

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Has a Front Camera

The MSI CR70 has a front camera, as do most of the other portable PCs of this type and age.

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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 typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for more than a year.

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Quite Fast Processor Boost Frequency

Laptops of this spec and age have processor boost frequencys of between 2GHz and 3.7GHz, and the average processor boost frequency is 2.9GHz. At 3.2 gigahertz, the MSI CR70 has a quite fast processor boost frequency compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the CR70.

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Quite Big Hard Drive Capacity

The smallest hard drive capacity of laptops that have been available for more than a year is 250GB, the biggest is 2TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 690GB. At 1,000 gigabyte, the MSI CR70 has a quite big hard drive capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the CR70.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

Most medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched more than a year ago have between one and two USB 2.0 ports quantitys, including the MSI CR70 which has two USB 2.0 ports quantitys.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory

At 16 gigabytes, the MSI CR70 has a quite big maximum internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the CR70. The maximum internal memorys of similar spec laptops that have been around for around the same time as the CR70 range from 2GB to 32GB.

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Six Number of Battery Cellss

The MSI CR70 is a six number of battery cells portable PC. Most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than a year have between two and eight number of battery cellss.

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1.4 HDMI Version

This notebook PC has a 1.4 HDMI version, which is the most commonly found HDMI version on medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than a year ago.

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AC Cables Included

This portable PC has an AC cables included, which is the most frequently found cables included on portable PCs that were released around the same time as it.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

This laptop has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slots, which is the most commonly found memory slots on portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

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8 Reasons Against

Very Small Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

The maximum on-board graphics adapter memorys of portable PCs of this type and age range from 1.7GB to 16GB. With a maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of only 1.74 gigabytes, the MSI CR70 has one of the smaller maximum on-board graphics adapter memorys amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

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Only 11 On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version

This laptop has a 11.1 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version, which is the most frequently found on-board graphics adapter DirectX version on portable PCs of this type and age.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The MSI CR70 does not have a full-size keyboard. Most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out more than a year ago do have a full-size keyboard.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This notebook PC has an HDD storage media, which is typical of many notebook PCs that have been available for 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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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Like most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than a year, the MSI CR70 does not have a touchscreen.

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Heavy

With a weight of 2.7 kilograms, the MSI CR70 is fairly heavy compared to most of the other laptops of a similar age and spec to the CR70. The lightest medium processor cores notebook PC that was launched more than a year ago is 940g heavy and the heaviest is 3.8kg.

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Very Slow Hard Drive Speed

The hard drive speeds of portable PCs of a similar type and age to the CR70 range from 5,400 RPM to 7,200 RPM, and the average hard drive speed is 5,900 RPM. At only 5,400 revolutions per minute, the MSI CR70 has a quite slow hard drive speed compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the CR70.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to it.

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1 Other reason to consider the MSI CR70

Released Over a Year Ago

This medium processor cores notebook PC has been on the market for over a year.

Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
System Bus Rate
Processor Threads
Processor Boost Frequency
Processor Model
Conflict Free 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
Aspect Ratio
3D
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 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 Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
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 2.0 Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
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® Smart Response Technology
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
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
Security
Fingerprint Reader
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Cables Included
AC Adapter Included
Other Features
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers cr702mi51, msi i54210, msi i54210m
Barcodes 04719072396398

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