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

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10 Reasons For

MSI Has Good Reviews for Its Notebook PCs

MSI is one of the superior notebook PC manufacturers according to average reviews from owners and experts, and MSI also has good ratings for its gaming laptops.

Quite Big Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 17.3 inches, the MSI GE70 Apache Pro has one of the bigger display diagonals amongst gaming laptops of this age. Across all the notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the GE70 Apache Pro the display diagonals range from 13" to 19".

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Has a Front Camera

The GE70 Apache Pro has a front camera, as do most of the other gaming laptops that were launched more than two years ago.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

The GE70 Apache Pro has an Intel Core i7 processor family which is better than the AMD E processor family found on most laptops of a comparable type and age to it. Across all notebook PCs of this type and age the processor family ranges from AMD C (worst) to Intel Core i7-3xxx (best).

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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 laptops that were released around the same time as it.

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Fairly Fast Hard Drive Speed

With a hard drive speed of 7,200 revolutions per minute, the MSI GE70 Apache Pro has one of the faster hard drive speeds amongst gaming laptops of this age. Across all the notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the GE70 Apache Pro the hard drive speeds range from 5,400 RPM to 7,200 RPM.

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Four Number of Built-In Speakerss

Most of the other gaming laptops that are a similar age to the GE70 Apache Pro only have between two and three number of built-in speakerss, however the GE70 Apache Pro has four number of built-in speakerss.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This laptop has an 802.11b| 802.11g| 802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is typical of many gaming laptops that are a comparable age to it.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

The GE70 Apache Pro is a two USB 2.0 ports quantity portable PC. Most of the other gaming laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the GE70 Apache Pro have between one and two USB 2.0 ports quantitys.

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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 were released around the same time as it.

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11 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The GE70 Apache Pro does not have a full-size keyboard, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other gaming laptops that came out around the same time as the GE70 Apache Pro also do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Like most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the GE70 Apache Pro, the GE70 Apache Pro does not have a touchscreen.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This notebook PC ethernet LAN data rates, which is the most frequently found ethernet LAN data rates on portable PCs that were released around the same time as it.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)

The average battery capacity (Watt hours) of portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the GE70 Apache Pro is 140Wh. With a battery capacity (Watt hours) of only 49 watt-hours, the GE70 Apache Pro's battery capacity (Watt hours) is one of the smallest amongst laptops that were released more than two years ago.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity

With a battery capacity of only 4,400 milliamperes * hour, the GE70 Apache Pro has one of the smaller battery capacitys amongst gaming laptops of this age. The average battery capacity of similar spec notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the GE70 Apache Pro is 5,200mAh.

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Only Two USB 3.0 Ports

Most notebook PCs of this spec and age have between two and five USB 3.0 ports, including the GE70 Apache Pro which has two USB 3.0 ports.

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Very Small Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

Across all the laptops of this type and age the discrete graphics adapter memory range from 2GB to 8.2GB. With a discrete graphics adapter memory of only 2,048 megabytes, the GE70 Apache Pro has a fairly small discrete graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other gaming laptops that were released more than two years ago.

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Only Six Number of Battery Cellss

The MSI GE70 Apache Pro is a six number of battery cells portable PC. Most of the other gaming laptops that have been around for a similar time to the GE70 Apache Pro have between three and eight number of battery cellss.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

The maximum internal memorys of notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the GE70 Apache Pro range from 8GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 22GB. At only 16 gigabytes, the GE70 Apache Pro has a fairly small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the GE70 Apache Pro.

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Quite Slow Processor Frequency

At only 2.4 gigahertz, the GE70 Apache Pro has a quite slow processor frequency compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec. Gaming laptops that were released more than two years ago have processor frequencys of between 1.7GHz and 2.9GHz.

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Quite Slow Processor Boost Frequency

The MSI GE70 Apache Pro has one of the slower processor boost frequencys (only 3.4 gigahertz) amongst similar spec portable PCs of this age. The average processor boost frequency of notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the GE70 Apache Pro is 3.5GHz.

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5 Other reasons to consider the MSI GE70 Apache Pro

Released Over Two Years Ago

This portable PC was released over two years ago.

Average Total Storage Capacity

At 1,000 gigabyte, the GE70 Apache Pro has a fairly average total storage capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age.

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Average Weight

At 3 kilograms, the MSI GE70 Apache Pro has a relatively average weight compared to most of the other gaming laptops that were released more than two years ago.

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Average Internal Memory

The GE70 Apache Pro has a fairly typical internal memory (12 gigabytes) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and type.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative 12GB internal memory portable PCs currently available including because of it's better review score, the MSI GE70.

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HDD Storage Media

This laptop has an HDD storage media, which is the most commonly found storage media on gaming laptops that have been around 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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Card Reader Integrated
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Display
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Touchscreen
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3D
Full HD
LED Backlight
Display Surface
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On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
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Optical Drive
LightScribe
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speaker Power
Speakers Manufacturer
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Video Capturing Speed
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
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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
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Keyboard Backlit
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Pointing Device
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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
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Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
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Security
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Intel Visual Technology
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

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Expert Reviews

(16)
20 November 2014

Avforums.com

A gaming laptop at its core, the MSI GE70 2PE Apache Pro -265UK, to give its full title, has been high on our wishlist for a long time. Our previous laptop reviews have covered manufacturers such... Read more…

21 August 2014

The new and more power-efficient GTX 800M series of GPUs from nVidia has given rise to a new generation of slimmer, lighter gaming laptops in recent months. However, the GE70 2PE Apache Pro is a... Read more…

Pcauthority.com.au

MSI's bombastically titled GE70 2PE Apache Pro serves up serious gaming power in a 17.3in chassis. With a quad-core Core i7 processor alongside one of Nvidia's latest GTX 800 Series GPUs, the... Read more…

11 April 2014

A power-packed 17.3in gaming laptop and capable desktop replacement, the Apache Pro provides plenty of bang for your buck...

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12 March 2014

An extremely powerful gaming laptop in a stylish chassis...

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User Reviews

(8)
Reviewed 5 July 2015 by Konstantinos R.
(Verified Purchase)

Got exactly what I paid for and I'm happy. Great for anybody on the go who still needs to play games at a respectable level. It's not too gaudy so you won't be embarrassed bringing it into the... Read more…

Reviewed 10 June 2015 by Pedro I.
(Verified Purchase)

I have yet to have my internet fully fixed after two days of working on it. Hopefully it will be fixed soon...

Reviewed 24 May 2015 by Kevin S.
(Verified Purchase)

Get a laptop cooler with this if you plan on playing newer games. as its only 6.6/7 LB it lacks the extra cooling power then the Heavier Gaming laptops hitting 9-10LB...

Reviewed 17 August 2015 by David Y.
(Verified Purchase)

I turned this on once to set it up. Turned it off to go buy a usb for recovery and wouldn't boot back up. Will contact customer tomorrow and update this review...

Reviewed 7 August 2015 by Andrew J.
(Verified Purchase)

The computer should have been checked before being shipped to the distributor...

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