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MSI CX61 2QF
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MSI CX61 2QF 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 2.6GHz 8GB 1TB HDD 15.6" 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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24 Reasons For

Fairly New PCI Express Slots Version

At 3, the CX61 2QF has a quite new PCI Express slots version compared to most of the other portable PCs that are a comparable age to the CX61 2QF. Medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the CX61 2QF have PCI Express slots versions of between 2 and 3.

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Very Big Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

Laptops of a similar age and spec to the CX61 2QF have maximum internal memory supported by processors of between 8GB and 32GB. With a maximum internal memory supported by processor of 32 gigabytes, the CX61 2QF has one of the biggest maximum internal memory supported by processors amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

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64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most commonly supported processor operating modes on medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than a year.

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16 Maximum Number of PCI Express Laness

Most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the CX61 2QF only have between 1 and 15 maximum number of PCI Express laness, however the CX61 2QF has 16 maximum number of PCI Express laness.

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Good Brand

On average MSI medium processor cores notebook PCs have good reviews compared to other brands as do all portable PCs manufactured by MSI.

Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The average on-board graphics adapter base frequency of laptops of this spec and age is 290MHz, and the on-board graphics adapter base frequencys range from 100MHz to 650MHz. At 400 megahertz, the CX61 2QF has a very fast on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the CX61 2QF.

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

At 1,150 megahertz, the CX61 2QF has a very fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age. Across all the medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released one year ago 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 Fast Processor Frequency

The MSI CX61 2QF has a quite fast processor frequency (2.6 gigahertz) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the CX61 2QF. The slowest processor frequency of similar spec laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the CX61 2QF is 0.8GHz and the fastest is 3GHz.

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Fairly Big Total Storage Capacity

The smallest total storage capacity of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the CX61 2QF is 32GB and the biggest is 2TB. With a total storage capacity of 1,000 gigabyte, the CX61 2QF has one of the bigger total storage capacitys amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The CX61 2QF supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it. Most portable PCs that were released one year ago support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this notebook PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. The memory clock speeds supported by processor of all medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the CX61 2QF ranges from 133MHz to 1,866MHz.

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Fairly Big Internal Memory

At 8 gigabytes, the CX61 2QF has a fairly big internal memory compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been around for more than a year. The internal memorys of portable PCs of this age and type range from 2GB to 16GB.

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

The CX61 2QF has an Intel Core i5 processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family found on most laptops of this type and age. Medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than a year ago processor familys range from AMD E to Intel Core i7-4xxx.

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Quite Big Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 15.6 inches, the MSI CX61 2QF has one of the bigger display diagonals amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. The display diagonals of notebook PCs of this age and spec range from 10" to 18", and the average display diagonal is 15".

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The MSI CX61 2QF has a maximum display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than the most frequently found display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels.

This notebook PC's display resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is in fact the best display resolution across all notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the CX61 2QF.

Across comparable types of notebook PC the worst display resolution is 1024 x 768 pixels.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the CX61 2QF, the MSI CX61 2QF has a front camera.

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L3 Processor Cache

This laptop has a L3 processor cache, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.

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Quite Big Hard Drive Capacity

At 1,000 gigabyte, the CX61 2QF has a fairly big hard drive capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and type. The average hard drive capacity of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the CX61 2QF is 690GB.

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Fairly Fast Processor Boost Frequency

The slowest processor boost frequency of portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the CX61 2QF is 2GHz and the fastest is 3.7GHz. With a processor boost frequency of 3.2 gigahertz, the MSI CX61 2QF has one of the faster processor boost frequencys amongst portable PCs of this age.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This notebook PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is typical of many laptops of a comparable type and age to it.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory

With a maximum internal memory of 32,768 megabytes, the CX61 2QF has a fairly big maximum internal memory compared to most of the other laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the CX61 2QF. The average maximum internal memory of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the CX61 2QF is 21GB, and the maximum internal memorys range from 8.1GB to 33GB.

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Six Number of Battery Cellss

Most laptops of a similar type and age to the CX61 2QF have between two and eight number of battery cellss, including the CX61 2QF which has six 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 medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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AC Cables Included

This laptop has an AC cables included, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for more than a year.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

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

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9 Reasons Against

Quite Small Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

The smallest maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the CX61 2QF is 1.7GB and the biggest is 16GB. When compared to other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released one year ago that we have assessed, the maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of the CX61 2QF of only 1.74 gigabytes is one of the smallest.

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Only 11 On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version

This portable PC has a 11.1 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version, which is the most commonly found on-board graphics adapter DirectX version on medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for more than a year.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The CX61 2QF does not have a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This portable PC has an HDD storage media, which is typical of many portable PCs of a comparable age and spec 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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Heavy

The average weight of laptops that came out around the same time as the CX61 2QF is 2kg. At 2.4 kilograms, the CX61 2QF is quite heavy compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the CX61 2QF.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The CX61 2QF does not have a touchscreen, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age also do not have a touchscreen.

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Only One USB 2.0 Ports Quantity

Most notebook PCs of this spec and age have between one and two USB 2.0 ports quantitys, including the CX61 2QF which has one USB 2.0 ports quantity.

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Very Slow Hard Drive Speed

Across all the similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to the CX61 2QF the hard drive speeds range from 5,400 RPM to 7,200 RPM, and the average hard drive speed is 5,900 RPM. With a hard drive speed of only 5,400 revolutions per minute, the CX61 2QF has one of the slower hard drive speeds amongst comparable spec portable PCs of this age.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is typical of many laptops of this spec and age.

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1 Other reason to consider the MSI CX61 2QF

Released Over a Year Ago

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

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
Memory Clock Speed
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
Full HD
LED Backlight
HD Type
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
Number of Discrete Graphics Adapters Installed
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
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
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® 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 Output Voltage
AC Adapter Power
Security
Cable Lock Slot Type
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height (front)
Depth
Height (rear)
Width
Packaging Data
Cables Included
AC Adapter Included
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)
Maximum Internal Memory
Cache Memory
Maximum Graphics Adapter Memory
Video Compression Formats

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 2qf1829, 2qf1829u, 2qf1829uk, msi i54210, cx612qfi581, msi i54210m, msi p233077, msi 2qf1829, msi p233077p, msi 2qf1829u, msi 2qf1829uk, msi 9s716gd511829
Barcodes 04719072396435, 04719072409555, 04719072426361

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