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MSI CX61 2QC-1654US

MSI CX61 2QC-1654US 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 2.5GHz 8GB 750GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 2.5GHz 8GB Apr 2015
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- Windows 8.1.- 4th Generation Intel CoreTM i processors.- NVIDIA GeForce 920M 2G VRAM DDR3.- Supports HDMI 1.4 for HD pictures.- The latest Bluetooth 4.0 technology.- 15.6 wide LED non-glare... More
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19 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as it.

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Very Big Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

At 32 gigabytes, the CX61 2QC-1654US has a very big maximum internal memory supported by processor compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that were released around the same time as the CX61 2QC-1654US. The maximum internal memory supported by processors of notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the CX61 2QC-1654US range from 8GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory supported by processor is 17GB.

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Fairly New PCI Express Slots Version

Across all the medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than a year ago the PCI Express slots versions range from 2 to 3. The CX61 2QC-1654US has one of the newer PCI Express slots versions (3) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

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16 Maximum Number of PCI Express Laness

The MSI CX61 2QC-1654US has more maximum number of PCI Express laness than most of the notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the CX61 2QC-1654US. This notebook PC is a 16 maximum number of PCI Express lanes portable PC compared to most of the comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the CX61 2QC-1654US which only have between 1 and 15 maximum number of PCI Express laness.

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Good Brand

MSI is one of the better rated notebook PC manufacturers according to average reviews from owners and experts, and MSI also has good reviews for its medium processor cores notebook PCs.

Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The slowest on-board graphics adapter base frequency of portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the CX61 2QC-1654US is 100MHz and the fastest is 650MHz. At 400 megahertz, the MSI CX61 2QC-1654US has a quite fast on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released one year ago.

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

The average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than a year is 950MHz, and the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s range from 750MHz to 1,300MHz. The CX61 2QC-1654US has one of the fastest on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s (1,150 megahertz) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

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Fairly Fast Processor Frequency

At 2.5 gigahertz, the MSI CX61 2QC-1654US has a fairly fast processor frequency compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the CX61 2QC-1654US. Across all the notebook PCs that were released one year ago the processor frequencys range from 0.8GHz to 3GHz.

There are a number of alternative 2.5GHz processor clock speed laptops currently available which you might want to consider including the Lenovo B590[plb_2714638_price] which has better reviews.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The MSI CX61 2QC-1654US supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as it. This notebook PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most laptops that were launched around the same time as it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this MSI portable PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. The memory clock speeds supported by processor of all laptops of a similar spec and age to the CX61 2QC-1654US ranges from 133MHz (worst) to 1,866MHz (best).

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

The CX61 2QC-1654US has an Intel Core i5 processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family found on most comparable spec portable PCs that were released around the same time as it. Across all similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the CX61 2QC-1654US the processor family ranges from AMD E (worst) to Intel Core i7-4xxx (best).

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Has a Front Camera

The CX61 2QC-1654US has a front camera, as do most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than a year.

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Fairly Big Total Storage Capacity

The CX61 2QC-1654US has a fairly big total storage capacity (750 gigabytes) compared to most of the other laptops of this age and spec. The smallest total storage capacity of similar spec portable PCs that were released one year ago is 32GB, the biggest is 2TB, and the average total storage capacity is 550GB.

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Quite Fast Processor Boost Frequency

With a processor boost frequency of 3.1 gigahertz, the CX61 2QC-1654US has one of the faster processor boost frequencys amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. The average processor boost frequency of portable PCs of this age and type is 2.9GHz.

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L3 Processor Cache

This notebook PC has a L3 processor cache, which is the most commonly found processor cache on portable PCs that have been on the market for more than a year.

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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 portable PCs of this type and age.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory

The average maximum internal memory of portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the CX61 2QC-1654US is 21GB. At 32,768 megabytes, the CX61 2QC-1654US has a fairly big maximum internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the CX61 2QC-1654US.

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Six Number of Battery Cellss

The MSI CX61 2QC-1654US is a six number of battery cells portable PC. Most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type have between two and eight number of battery cellss.

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1.4 HDMI Version

This portable PC has a 1.4 HDMI version, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this age and spec.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This laptop has a GDDR3 discrete graphics memory type, which is the most frequently found discrete graphics memory type on laptops of this type and age.

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9 Reasons Against

Quite Small Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

Across all the portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the CX61 2QC-1654US the maximum on-board graphics adapter memorys range from 1.7GB to 16GB. The CX61 2QC-1654US has one of the smallest maximum on-board graphics adapter memorys (only 1.74 gigabytes) 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 similar spec portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The CX61 2QC-1654US does not have a full-size keyboard. Most of the other similar spec laptops that have been around for around the same time as the CX61 2QC-1654US do have a full-size keyboard.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This laptop has an HDD storage media, which is the most frequently found storage media on medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched 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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Heavy

The lightest portable PC of a comparable age and spec to the CX61 2QC-1654US is 940g heavy and the heaviest is 3.8kg. The CX61 2QC-1654US is quite heavy (2.4 kilograms) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the CX61 2QC-1654US.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This notebook PC ethernet LAN data rates, which is the most commonly found ethernet LAN data rates on comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for more than a year.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The CX61 2QC-1654US does not have a touchscreen. Most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched more than a year ago also do not have a touchscreen.

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Quite Low Front Camera Resolution (numeric)

The MSI CX61 2QC-1654US has one of the lower front camera resolution (numeric)s (only 0.9 megapixels) amongst laptops of this age. Across all the medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the CX61 2QC-1654US the front camera resolution (numeric)s range from 0.3MP to 2MP, and the average front camera resolution (numeric) is 1MP.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported bluetooth version on medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released around the same time as it.

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3 Other reasons to consider the MSI CX61 2QC-1654US

Released Over a Year Ago

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

Average Internal Memory

At 8 gigabytes, the CX61 2QC-1654US has a pretty standard internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched more than a year ago.

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Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 15.6 inches, the CX61 2QC-1654US has a pretty typical display diagonal compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the CX61 2QC-1654US.

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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 Boost Frequency
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
Memory
Internal Memory
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
Touchscreen
Aspect Ratio
3D
LED Backlight
Display Surface
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
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
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Number of Built-In Speakers
Camera
Video Capturing Speed
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera Resolution (numeric)
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
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
Island-Style Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Keyboard Language
Windows Keys
Keyboard Number of Keys
Keyboard Layout
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® VPro™ Technology
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® Quick Sync Video Technology
Supported Instruction Sets
Processor Code
Intel TSX-NI
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel® Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
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
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
AC Adapter Power
Security
Cable Lock Slot Type
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height (front)
Depth
Height (rear)
Width
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)
Maximum Internal Memory
Cache Memory
Maximum Graphics Adapter Memory
Video Compression Formats

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 2qc1654, 2qc1654u, 2qc1654us, msi 2qc1654, msi 2qc1654u, msi 2qc1654us
Barcodes 00824142115060

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