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MSI GP60 2QE
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MSI GP60 2QE 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 2.9GHz 8GB 1TB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 2.9GHz 8GB Mar 2015
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11 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many laptops of this type and age.

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Good Brand

We calculated the average reviews for all MSI portable PCs and also specifically for MSI gaming laptops and found that in both cases MSI had good reviews compared to other brands.

Very Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

When compared to other gaming laptops that have been around for a comparable time to the GP60 2QE, the GP60 2QE's on-board graphics adapter base frequency of 400 megahertz is one of the fastest. Gaming laptops that were released one year ago have on-board graphics adapter base frequencys of between 200MHz and 400MHz.

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Fairly Fast Processor Frequency

The slowest processor frequency of comparable spec laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to the GP60 2QE is 1.7GHz, the fastest is 3GHz, and the average processor frequency is 2.6GHz. With a processor frequency of 2.9 gigahertz, the MSI GP60 2QE has a fairly fast processor frequency compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been around for around the same time as the GP60 2QE.

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Has a Front Camera

The GP60 2QE has a front camera. Most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to the GP60 2QE also have a front camera.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

This laptop supports a 1333|1600MHz processor memory clock speed, which is the most frequently supported processor memory clock speed on notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to it.

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HD HD Type

The HD type of this portable PC is Full HD, which is typical of many comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

The GP60 2QE is a two USB 2.0 ports quantity portable PC. Most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the GP60 2QE only have one USB 2.0 ports quantity.

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4 Bluetooth Version

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

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

This notebook PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slots, which is typical of many portable PCs of a similar age and spec to it.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This notebook PC has a GDDR3 discrete graphics memory type, which is the most frequently found discrete graphics memory type on gaming laptops that have been around for a comparable time to it.

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11 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The GP60 2QE does not have a full-size keyboard. Most of the other gaming laptops that are a comparable age to the GP60 2QE also do not have a full-size keyboard.

We compared this notebook PC to all the other notebook PCs with a full-size keyboard and we think the Asus G751J which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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

The MSI GP60 2QE is a two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity laptop. Most of the other similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to the GP60 2QE have between two and five USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys.

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Quite Small Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

Gaming laptops that were released more than a year ago have discrete graphics adapter memorys of between 2GB and 8GB. With a discrete graphics adapter memory of only 2 gigabytes, the MSI GP60 2QE has one of the smallest discrete graphics adapter memorys amongst gaming laptops of this age.

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

With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of only 1,150 megahertz, the GP60 2QE has a fairly slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type. The on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s of laptops of this age and spec range from 900MHz to 1,400MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) is 1,200MHz.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Like most of the other laptops of this spec and age, the MSI GP60 2QE does not have a touchscreen.

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Very Small Cache Memory

Across all the similar spec laptops that have been around for more than a year the cache memorys range from 3MB to 6MB. With a cache memory of only 3 megabytes, the MSI GP60 2QE has a fairly small cache memory compared to most of the other gaming laptops that have been available for a similar time to the GP60 2QE.

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Quite Small Processor Cache

The processor cache of the GP60 2QE of only 3 megabytes is one of the smallest amongst gaming laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the GP60 2QE. Across all the notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the GP60 2QE the processor caches range from 3MB to 8MB.

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Only 802.11a Wi-Fi Standards

This laptop has an 802.11ac wi-Fi standards, which is typical of many gaming laptops that have been available for more than a year.

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Only Two USB 3.0 Ports

The MSI GP60 2QE is a two USB 3.0 port portable PC. Most of the other gaming laptops that are a comparable age to the GP60 2QE have between two and five USB 3.0 ports.

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Very Small Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

The GP60 2QE has a quite small discrete graphics adapter memory (only 2,048 megabytes) compared to most of the other gaming laptops that have been around for more than a year. Gaming laptops that are a comparable age to the GP60 2QE have discrete graphics adapter memory of between 2GB and 8.2GB.

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Only Four Processor Threadss

Most laptops of this age and spec have between four and seven processor threadss, including the GP60 2QE which has four processor threadss.

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8 Other reasons to consider the MSI GP60 2QE

Released Over a Year Ago

This portable PC has been on the market for over a year.

Average Total Storage Capacity

At 1,000 gigabyte, the GP60 2QE has a relatively average total storage capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age.

If you want a bigger total storage capacity then you might want to look at the Asus G751JL (1.1TB) which is also higher rated.

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Average Internal Memory

The MSI GP60 2QE has a relatively average internal memory (8 gigabytes) compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the GP60 2QE.

If you would prefer a bigger internal memory then you might also want to look at the MSI GE62 Apache (12GB), or the Asus G751JL (12GB) which also has a higher rating.

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

The MSI GP60 2QE has a better processor family than most gaming laptops that have been around for a comparable time to it. This portable PC has an Intel Core i5 processor family, whereas most gaming laptops that were released one year ago have an Intel Core i7 processor family.

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Average Display Diagonal

The GP60 2QE has a relatively average display diagonal (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that were released around the same time as the GP60 2QE.

If you are looking for a bigger display diagonal then you might also want to consider the Asus G751J (17.3" and higher rated).

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

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

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Average Weight

The MSI GP60 2QE has a fairly average weight (2.4 kilograms) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the GP60 2QE.

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HDD Storage Media

This portable PC has an HDD storage media, which is typical of many notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as 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
Form Factor
Market Positioning
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 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
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
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LightScribe
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speaker Power
Number of Built-In Speakers
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
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 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
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® 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)
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
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
AC Adapter Power
Security
Cable Lock Slot Type
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height (front)
Depth
Height (rear)
Width
Packaging Data
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

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers msi p222685, msi p222685p, 2qeleopard854, 2qeleopard869, 2qeleopard857, 2qeleopard856, 2qeleopard855, 2qeleopard1015, 2qeleopard856b, 2qeleopard855n, 2qeleopard854n, 2qeleopard869i, 2qeleopard857l, 2qeleopard854ne, 2qeleopard869it, 2qeleopard857lu, 2qeleopard1015u, 2qeleopard856be, 2qeleopard855nl, 2qeleopard1015uk
Barcodes 04719072387112, 04719072387129, 04719072387136, 04719072387143, 04719072389123, 04719072393007

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