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MSI GE62 2QF
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MSI GE62 2QF 4 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.6GHz 16GB 1TB HDD 15.6" Laptop

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4 Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.6GHz 16GB Mar 2015
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13 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to it.

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MSI Has Good Laptop Reviews

MSI is one of the better rated laptop manufacturers according to average expert and user reviews, and MSI also has good ratings for its gaming laptops.

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

The MSI GE62 2QF has one of the faster on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s (1,200 megahertz) amongst comparable spec laptops of this age. The on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s of gaming laptops that have been available for more than a year range from 900MHz to 1,400MHz.

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Very Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

Across all the comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to the GE62 2QF the on-board graphics adapter base frequencys range from 200MHz to 400MHz. The MSI GE62 2QF has a very fast on-board graphics adapter base frequency (400 megahertz) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this type and age.

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Has a Front Camera

The GE62 2QF has a front camera. Most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that came out more than a year ago also have a front camera.

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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 notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to it.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

This portable PC supports a 1333|1600MHz processor memory clock speed, which is typical of many gaming laptops that are a similar age to it.

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HD HD Type

The HD type of this laptop is Full HD, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to it.

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Quite Fast Processor Boost Frequency

Similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the GE62 2QF have processor boost frequencys of between 2.7GHz and 4GHz, and the average processor boost frequency is 3.5GHz. The GE62 2QF has one of the faster processor boost frequencys (3.6 gigahertz) amongst gaming laptops of this age.

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4.1 Bluetooth Version

The GE62 2QF supports a better bluetooth version than most similar spec laptops that came out around the same time as it. This portable PC supports a 4.1 bluetooth version, whereas most notebook PCs of this age and type support a 4 bluetooth version.

A 4.1 bluetooth version is actually the best supported bluetooth version across all gaming laptops that were launched more than a year ago.

Across similar types of notebook PC the worst supported bluetooth version is 4.

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1.4 HDMI Version

This laptop has a 1.4b HDMI version, which is the most commonly found HDMI version on similar spec notebook PCs that have been available for more than a year.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

This notebook PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slots, which is typical of many comparable spec notebook PCs that were released more than a year ago.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This portable PC has a GDDR5 discrete graphics memory type, which is the most frequently found discrete graphics memory type on notebook PCs of this age and spec.

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3 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Most notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the GE62 2QF do not have a full-size keyboard. The MSI GE62 2QF is no exception to this as it too does not have a full-size keyboard.

We compared all the other portable PCs which also have a full-size keyboard to this laptop and we think the Asus G751J[plb_2984113_price] is also worth considering.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The GE62 2QF does not have a touchscreen, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other gaming laptops that have been on the market for more than a year also do not have a touchscreen.

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Only 802.11a Wi-Fi Standards

This notebook PC has an 802.11ac wi-Fi standards, which is the most frequently found wi-Fi standards on laptops of this type and age.

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8 Other reasons to consider the MSI GE62 2QF

Released Over a Year Ago

MSI released the GE62 2QF over a year ago.

Average Internal Memory

The GE62 2QF has a fairly standard internal memory (16 gigabytes) compared to most of the other gaming laptops that have been available for more than a year.

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Average Processor Frequency

At 2.6 gigahertz, the GE62 2QF has a relatively average processor frequency compared to most of the other laptops of a similar age and spec to the GE62 2QF.

If this portable PC processor frequency is not fast enough for you then you might want to consider the MSI GE62 Apache[plb_2918914_price] (2.7GHz) which also has a higher rating.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 1,000 gigabyte, the MSI GE62 2QF has a pretty standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other gaming laptops that came out around the same time as the GE62 2QF.

Laptops with a bigger total storage capacity that might be worth looking at include the Asus G751JL[plb_2998974_price] (1.1TB) which also has a higher rating.

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Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 15.6 inches, the GE62 2QF has a pretty standard display diagonal compared to most of the other gaming laptops that have been available for a similar time to the GE62 2QF.

If you are looking for a laptop with a bigger display diagonal then you might also want to look at the Asus G751J[plb_2984113_price] (17.3") which also has a higher rating.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This notebook PC has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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Average Weight

With a weight of 2.4 kilograms, the GE62 2QF has a relatively standard weight compared to most of the other gaming laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the GE62 2QF.

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HDD Storage Media

This notebook PC has an HDD storage media, which is the most frequently found storage media on gaming laptops that have been on the market for more than a year. 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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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Market Positioning
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
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 Form Factor
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slots
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
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 Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
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
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Resolution
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Resolution
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
Speakers Manufacturer
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
Line-in
Mini DisplayPorts Quantity
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
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Keyboard Backlit
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
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
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
Supported Instruction Sets
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
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 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 (Watt Hours)
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

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Expert Reviews

(2)
7 December 2015

If you have the cash to spare for a souped up gaming laptop with all the latest technologies, the MSI GE62 6QF 4K APACHE PRO should be up for consideration.(previously published in issue...

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Performance
Cooling
Noise
16 January 2016

Due passi avanti e uno indietro. L'aggiornamento dell'MSI GE62 non solo comporta una nuova CPU e USB 3.1 ma anche un superbo schermo FHD. Tuttavia, il consumo del nostro modello e l'autonomia... Read more…

Relatively portable and looks great
Modern CPU and RAM
USB TypeC
Customisable RGB keyboard backlighting
First rate screen, fast SSDHDD combo, solid overall performance, decent input devices
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Gaming, gaming laptop, laptop
MSI
MSI Apache Pro
MSI gaming

User Reviews

(1)
Reviewed 15 November 2015 by Mr. Bean

I love everything about this machine except for Windows 10 and the keyboard. Windows 10 is young and still has some bugs and rough edges to smooth out. The space bar on this thing is slightly off... Read more…

Fast
Powerful

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers pro025, 4k026x, pro025x, 4k026xp, pro025xp, 4k026xpl, pro025xpl, msi i75700, msi 1tb128, msi i75700h, msi 1tb128g, msi 1tb128gb, msi i75700hq, ge622qf025xpl, ge622qf026xpl
Barcodes 04719072383794, 04719072383800

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