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MSI GE62 2QF
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MSI GE62 2QF 4 Core Intel Core I7-5xxx 2.7GHz 8GB 1TB HDD 15.6" Laptop

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4 Intel Core I7-5xxx 2.7GHz 8GB Jul 2015
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MSI has engineered a lightweight chassis using not only traditional aluminum, but also an Mg-Li alloy. As most of the chassis comprises of the special alloy, it is 44% stiffer and 23% lighter than... More
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11 Reasons For

Very Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

With a maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of 32 gigabytes, the MSI GE62 2QF has one of the bigger maximum on-board graphics adapter memorys amongst gaming laptops of this age. Across all the notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the GE62 2QF the maximum on-board graphics adapter memorys range from 1.7GB to 32GB, and the average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory is 8.5GB.

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64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This notebook PC supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this spec and age.

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MSI Notebook PCs Have Good Reviews

Based on 625 user and expert reviews, MSI has good reviews for its portable PCs. MSI also has good reviews specifically for its gaming laptops compared to other brands.

1,866MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The GE62 2QF supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most portable PCs of this age and spec. This notebook PC supports a 1,866MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most laptops that were released one year ago support a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed.

This portable PC's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,866MHz) is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all laptops of this spec and age.

A 133MHz processor memory clock speed is the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst comparable types of portable PC.

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Quite Fast Processor Frequency

The MSI GE62 2QF has one of the faster processor frequencys (2.7 gigahertz) amongst portable PCs of this age. Similar spec laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the GE62 2QF have processor frequencys of between 1.7GHz and 3GHz, and the average processor frequency is 2.6GHz.

Other 2.7GHz processor clock speed portable PCs currently available which you might also want to look at include because of it's better review score, the MSI GE62 Apache[plb_2918914_price].

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Has a Front Camera

The MSI GE62 2QF has a front camera. Most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the GE62 2QF also have a front camera.

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HD HD Type

The HD type of this portable PC is Full HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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4.1 Bluetooth Version

The GE62 2QF supports a 4.1 bluetooth version which is better than most notebook PCs of this type and age. Most gaming laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as it support a 4 bluetooth version.

A 4.1 bluetooth version is actually the best supported bluetooth version across all laptops of a similar age and type to the GE62 2QF.

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

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1.4 HDMI Version

This notebook PC has a 1.4b HDMI version, which is typical of many gaming laptops that were released more than a year ago.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

This notebook PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slots, which is typical of many gaming laptops that have been available for more than a year.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This portable PC has a GDDR5 discrete graphics memory type, which is typical of many gaming laptops that came out more than a year ago.

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9 Reasons Against

Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

Gaming laptops that came out around the same time as the GE62 2QF have on-board graphics adapter base frequencys of between 200MHz and 400MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 360MHz. At only 300 megahertz, the GE62 2QF has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other portable PCs that were released one year ago.

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

Notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the GE62 2QF have on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s of between 900MHz and 1,400MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) is 1,200MHz. The MSI GE62 2QF has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) (only 1,050 megahertz) compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to the GE62 2QF.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

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

We think you might also be interested in alternative portable PCs which also have a full-size keyboard including the Asus G751J[plb_2984113_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Like most of the other gaming laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the GE62 2QF, the GE62 2QF does not have a touchscreen.

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Only Intel Core I7-5xxx Processor Family

The GE62 2QF has an Intel Core i7-5xxx processor family which is better than the Intel Core i7 processor family found on most laptops of this age and spec.

An Intel Core i7-5xxx processor family is actually the worst processor family amongst all gaming laptops that have been available for a similar time to the GE62 2QF.

Amongst similar types of laptop the best processor family is Intel Core i7-4xxx.

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Only One USB 2.0 Ports Quantity

The GE62 2QF is a one USB 2.0 ports quantity laptop. Most of the other laptops of this age and type have one USB 2.0 ports quantity.

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Very Small Internal Memory

Notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the GE62 2QF have internal memorys of between 4GB and 32GB. With an internal memory of only 8 gigabytes, the GE62 2QF has one of the smaller internal memorys amongst gaming laptops of this age.

There are a number of alternative 8GB internal memory portable PCs currently available which you might also want to look at including because of it's better review score, the Asus GL771JW[plb_2860733_price].

Portable PCs with a bigger internal memory that might also be worth considering include the Asus G751JL[plb_2998974_price] (12GB) which is also higher rated.

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Only 802.11a Wi-Fi Standards

This portable PC has an 802.11ac wi-Fi standards, which is typical of many portable PCs of a comparable age and type to it.

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Only One Mini DisplayPorts Quantity

Most laptops that have been around for a similar time to the GE62 2QF have one mini DisplayPorts quantity, including the MSI GE62 2QF which has one mini DisplayPorts quantity.

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6 Other reasons to consider the MSI GE62 2QF

Released Over a Year Ago

MSI released the GE62 2QF over a year ago.

Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 1,000 gigabyte, the GE62 2QF has a fairly typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable spec and age to the GE62 2QF.

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Average Display Diagonal

The GE62 2QF has a pretty average display diagonal (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the GE62 2QF.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This laptop has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on notebook PCs of this spec and age.

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Average Weight

With a weight of 2.4 kilograms, the MSI GE62 2QF has a fairly standard weight compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and type.

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HDD Storage Media

This laptop has an HDD storage media, which is the most commonly found storage media on laptops that have been available for a similar time 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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Specification

Design
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Processor
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Processor Family
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Motherboard Chipset
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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)
Configurable TDP-Down Frequency
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
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 Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
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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
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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® VPro™ Technology
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
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)
Supported Instruction Sets
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Intel® OS Guard
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Smart Response Technology Version
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 Small Business Advantage (SBA) Version
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
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Battery
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
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Weight & Dimensions
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AC Adapter Included
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

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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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Barcodes 04719072407865

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