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MSI GE70 4 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.4GHz 12GB 1TB HDD 17.3" Laptop

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4 Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.4GHz 12GB Feb 2014
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19 Reasons For

Nine Industry Awards

Portable PC experts rave about this portable PC and have given it nine awards.

This gaming laptop was given a "Recommended" award by Hardwareheaven.com, Hispazone.com and Hardzone.es all of whom wrote that this portable PC was good.

This notebook PC received a "Performance Award" from both Hwa.com.tr and Pcarena.pl, both of which wrote that this MSI notebook PC performed well.

Three more expert review sites liked this portable PC. This notebook PC received a "Best Buy" award from 3dnews.ru and the writer at Cowcotland.com gave it a "Silver" award and said it was great. In addition, Drcaos.com gave this MSI portable PC a "Gold" award and concluded it was excellent.

The editor of one additional expert review site said that this notebook PC was superb and gave it their highest award. Techstation.it gave this MSI laptop a "Platinum Performance" award.

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Average Expert Reviews

On average, based on nineteen expert reviews from sites including HEXUS.net, computershopper.com, notebookcheck.net and notebookcheck.biz the average expert rating of this gaming laptop is 79 out of 100.

Good for Gaming

Some MSI GE70 owners reckoned that this laptop was good for gaming. Hexus.net said “MSI has been championing high-end gaming laptops for about as long as we can remember.” in their MSI GE70 review. Ocaholic.ch.english gave it a score of 80 out of 100 and mentioned in their review of the MSI GE70 four years ago “With the GE70 MSI has now a gaming notebook”.

Robust

Several people mentioned that it was well made. Expert website Notebookcheck.net mentioned in their review “MSI shows a well-balanced notebook with the GE70-i765M287 that offers solid gaming performance”. Ocaholic.ch.english wrote “Throughout the past years, MSI has been able to build a solid reputation for their gaming notebooks”.

Nice Design

One MSI GE70 reviewer who bought it considered that it was good looking. Four years ago expert website Computershopper.com rated it 70 out of 100 and mentioned in their review of this laptop “Red design looks stylish.”.

One MSI GE70 owner who purchased this laptop wrote that it was a good design. Four years ago expert website Ocaholic.ch.english rated the MSI GE70 80 out of 100 and mentioned “Next to an attractive design those devices always offered plenty of performance to run recent games smoothly” in their review of the MSI GE70.

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Good Technical Features

One customer who bought this laptop considered that it had good features.

Easy to Use

One customer wrote in their reviews that this laptop was easy to assemble.

Reasonably Priced

One MSI GE70 reviewer who reviewed this laptop thought it was good value for money. Expert website Computershopper.com said “It's very well-equipped for its $1,399 price, with a great screen” in their review of this laptop.

MSI Has Good Laptop Reviews

We checked 553 owner and expert reviews for MSI portable PCs and found that on average MSI has good ratings. We also found that MSI has good ratings specifically within its gaming laptops range.

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Fairly Big Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 17.3 inches, the MSI GE70 has one of the bigger display diagonals amongst gaming laptops of this age. Across all the gaming laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the GE70 the display diagonals range from 13" to 19".

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec, the MSI GE70 has a front camera.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The MSI GE70 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most laptops that have been around for a similar time to it. This portable PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most gaming laptops that have been available for around the same time as it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this MSI notebook PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

A 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all gaming laptops that are a comparable age to the GE70.

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

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This notebook PC has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on gaming laptops that were released more than two years ago.

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HD HD Type

The HD type of this portable PC is Full HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on notebook PCs of this age and type.

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Quite High Speaker Power

At 4 Watts, the MSI GE70 has a quite high speaker power compared to most of the other gaming laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the GE70. The average speaker power of gaming laptops that have been available for around the same time as the GE70 is 2.3W, and the speaker powers range from 1.5W to 8W.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This notebook PC has an 802.11a|802.11ac|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is the most commonly found wi-Fi standards on laptops that are a comparable age to it.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

Most notebook PCs of this spec and age have between one and two USB 2.0 ports quantitys, including the MSI GE70 which has two USB 2.0 ports quantitys.

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1.4 HDMI Version

This portable PC has a 1.4 HDMI version, which is the most frequently found HDMI version on portable PCs of a similar type and age to it.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This portable PC has a GDDR5 discrete graphics memory type, which is typical of many portable PCs of a similar type and age to it.

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9 Reasons Against

Poor Battery Life

One customer wrote in their reviews that the product did not have a good battery life. Notebookcheck.net said “Besides annoying austerity measures like the weak battery and sluggish hard drive” in their review of the MSI GE70.

Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The MSI GE70 does not have a full-size keyboard, although keep in mind that most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been available for around the same time as the GE70 also do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Only Two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantitys

The MSI GE70 is a two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity laptop.

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Very Small Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

With a discrete graphics adapter memory of only 2 gigabytes, the MSI GE70 has a fairly small discrete graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years. The smallest discrete graphics adapter memory of gaming laptops that were released more than two years ago is 2GB and the biggest is 8GB.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Like most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age, the MSI GE70 does not have a touchscreen.

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Only Two USB 3.0 Ports

The MSI GE70 is a two USB 3.0 port portable PC.

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Very Small Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

With a discrete graphics adapter memory of only 2,048 megabytes, the MSI GE70 has one of the smaller discrete graphics adapter memory amongst comparable spec laptops of this age. The smallest discrete graphics adapter memory of laptops of this age and type is 2GB and the biggest is 8.2GB.

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Quite Slow Processor Frequency

The MSI GE70 has one of the slower processor frequencys (only 2.4 gigahertz) amongst laptops of this age. The slowest processor frequency of portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the GE70 is 1.8GHz, the fastest is 2.9GHz, and the average processor frequency is 2.5GHz.

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Quite Slow Processor Boost Frequency

The MSI GE70 has a quite slow processor boost frequency (only 3.4 gigahertz) compared to most of the other gaming laptops that came out more than two years ago. The slowest processor boost frequency of portable PCs of this type and age is 2.8GHz, the fastest is 4GHz, and the average processor boost frequency is 3.5GHz.

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6 Other reasons to consider the MSI GE70

Released Over Three Years Ago

This portable PC was released over three years ago.

Intel Core I7 Processor Family

This portable PC has an Intel Core i7-4xxx processor family, which is typical of many laptops of a comparable type and age to it.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

The MSI GE70 has a pretty standard total storage capacity (1,000 gigabyte) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age.

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Average Internal Memory

At 12 gigabytes, the MSI GE70 has a pretty standard internal memory compared to most of the other gaming laptops that have been around for a comparable time to the GE70.

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Average Weight

At 2.7 kilograms, the MSI GE70 has a fairly average weight compared to most of the other notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the GE70.

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HDD Storage Media

This portable PC has an HDD storage media, which is typical of many similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years. 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

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Processor Family
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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
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Form Factor
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
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
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Family
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speaker Power
Speakers Manufacturer
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Networking
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
Keyboard Backlit
Numeric Keypad
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
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® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
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
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 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
Number of Battery Cells
Power
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology

9 Awards

techstation.it Platinum Performance 3dnews.ru Best Buy hispazone.com Recommended Product hardzone.es Recommended hwa.com.tr High Performance cowcotland.com Silver hardwareheaven.com Recommended drcaos.com Gold pcarena.pl Performance Award

Expert Reviews

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By the power of GDDR5 The good and the bad are balanced in the GE70-2PCi785. Besides annoying austerity measures like the weak battery and sluggish hard drive, the ClickPad would primarily have to...

15 August 2013

The MSI GE70 may not be the fastest gaming notebook on the block, but it's very well-equipped for its $1,399 price, with a great screen and keyboard and superb productivity performance...

11 February 2013

Ly the MSI GE70 leaves a good impression and it is a solid gaming notebook We especially liked the big display with the very good colors as well as brightness Additionally you get a gaming...

31 December 2012

Hardwareheaven.com

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12 October 2012

Review: MSI GE70 Gaming Notebookby Parm Mann on 12 October 2012, 15:55 3.0 Tags: MSI Quick Link: HEXUS.net/qabnpr Add to My Vault: MSI has been championing high-end gaming laptops for about as... Read more…

Sang de Dragon. Bien que le GE70 n'embarque pas la plus puissante des cartes graphiques de jeu, cet ordinateur 15 pouces propose des performances plus que suffisantes. Contrairement aux autres... Read more…

20 September 2012

Que dire de ce nouveau portable Gamer par MSI. Tout d'abord que nous avons une bonne puissance, notamment au niveau du CPU, mais aussi au niveau de la CG. Nous ne sommes pas très loin des...

Cowcotland.com

13 November 2014

MSI's nye bærbare pc er ikke nogen let lille sag. Med en 17-tommers skærm og et tastatur i fuld størrelse inklusive en sektion med de numeriske taltaster fylder den godt på skrivebordet.... Read more…

29 May 2014

Drakenbloed. Hoewel de GE70 niet kan uitpakken met de sterkste grafische kaart voor gaming, biedt het 17 inch-toestel meer dan aantrekkelijke prestaties. In tegenstelling tot andere... Read more…

19 May 2014

De MSI GE70 is best een leuke laptop. 17 inch scherm, een stuk draagbaarder dan de GT70 en toch behoorlijk wat potentie, zoals een fijn keyboard en een prima combinatie van harde schijf en SSD (al...

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Manufacturer Part Numbers 9s7175912012
Barcodes 00824142020227

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