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MSI GP70 2PE 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 2.9GHz 8GB 750GB HDD 17.3" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 2.9GHz 8GB Oct 2014
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17 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

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

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16 Maximum Number of PCI Express Laness

Most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the GP70 2PE only have between 1 and 15 maximum number of PCI Express laness, however the GP70 2PE has 16 maximum number of PCI Express laness.

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Fairly New PCI Express Slots Version

The GP70 2PE has a fairly new PCI Express slots version (3) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age. Across all the comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to the GP70 2PE the PCI Express slots versions range from 2 to 3.

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MSI Has Good Portable PC Reviews

We calculated the average ratings for all MSI portable PCs and also specifically for MSI medium processor cores notebook PCs and found that in both cases MSI had good ratings.

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

Across all the comparable spec portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the GP70 2PE the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s range from 660MHz to 1,300MHz. The GP70 2PE has a quite fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) (1,150 megahertz) compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the GP70 2PE.

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Very Big Display Diagonal

Comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the GP70 2PE have display diagonals of between 10" and 18", and the average display diagonal is 15". With a display diagonal of 17.3 inches, the GP70 2PE has one of the bigger display diagonals amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

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Very Fast Processor Frequency

The processor frequency of the MSI GP70 2PE of 2.9 gigahertz is one of the fastest amongst notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the GP70 2PE. The average processor frequency of portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the GP70 2PE is 2.1GHz, and the processor frequencys range from 0.8GHz to 3.3GHz.

If this MSI notebook PC processor frequency is too slow for you then you might also want to consider the DELL Latitude E6540[plb_2662040_price] (3GHz) which also has a higher rating.

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Quite Big Internal Memory

At 8 gigabytes, the MSI GP70 2PE has a fairly big internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the GP70 2PE. Across all the laptops of a similar spec and age to the GP70 2PE the internal memorys range from 1GB to 16GB.

We compared all the other 8GB internal memory portable PCs to this laptop and we think because of it's better review score, the DELL Latitude 14 7404[plb_2327337_price] is also worth considering.

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

This laptop has an Intel Core i5-4xxx processor family, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The highest display resolution of the MSI GP70 2PE is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than the most common display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels display resolution is in fact the best display resolution across all portable PCs of this age and spec.

The worst display resolution across comparable types of notebook PC is 1024 x 768 pixels.

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Fairly Big Total Storage Capacity

Across all the portable PCs of this age and spec the total storage capacitys range from 1GB to 1.5TB, and the average total storage capacity is 510GB. With a total storage capacity of 750 gigabytes, the GP70 2PE has one of the bigger total storage capacitys amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

Laptops with a bigger total storage capacity that might also be worth looking at include the Acer Aspire VN7[plb_2799483_price] (1TB and higher rated).

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Has a Front Camera

The GP70 2PE has a front camera. Most of the other laptops of a similar age and spec to the GP70 2PE also have a front camera.

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Quite Fast Processor Boost Frequency

Across all the portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years the processor boost frequencys range from 1.3GHz to 3.7GHz. With a processor boost frequency of 3.5 gigahertz, the GP70 2PE has one of the faster processor boost frequencys amongst laptops of this age.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most frequently found operating system architecture on medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Fairly Big Hard Drive Capacity

Laptops of a similar spec and age to the GP70 2PE have hard drive capacitys of between 250GB and 1.5TB. With a hard drive capacity of 750 gigabytes, the MSI GP70 2PE has a quite big hard drive capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

This laptop has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slots, which is the most frequently found memory slots on laptops of this type and age.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This notebook PC has a GDDR3 discrete graphics memory type, which is the most commonly found discrete graphics memory type on medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

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7 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The MSI GP70 2PE does not have a full-size keyboard. Most of the other portable PCs of this age and type also do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This portable PC has an HDD storage media, which is the most frequently found storage media on notebook PCs of a similar spec and age 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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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This portable PC ethernet LAN data rates, which is the most frequently found ethernet LAN data rates on portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to it.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Most comparable spec portable PCs that were launched more than two years ago do not have a touchscreen. The GP70 2PE is no exception to this as it too does not have a touchscreen.

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Heavy

Medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the GP70 2PE have weights of between 300g and 3.8kg. With a weight of 2.7 kilograms, the GP70 2PE is fairly heavy compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Only 802.11a Wi-Fi Standards

The GP70 2PE has an 802.11a wi-Fi standards which is better than the 802.11n wi-Fi standards found on most medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it. Across all similar spec portable PCs that came out more than two years ago the best Wi-Fi standard is 802.11n and the worst is IEEE 802.11a.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported bluetooth version on notebook PCs of this age and spec.

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1 Other reason to consider the MSI GP70 2PE

Released Over Two Years Ago

MSI released the GP70 2PE over two years ago.

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
Conflict Free 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
Aspect Ratio
3D
LED Backlight
Display Surface
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
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
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LightScribe
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Video Capturing Speed
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Networking
4G
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 Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
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
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Other Features
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

Expert Reviews

(1)
19 July 2014

MSI GP70 Leopard nie wypadnie dobrze w zestawieniu szereguj?cym laptopy pod wzgl?dem relacji wydajno?ci do ceny. Dwurdzeniowy procesor mo?na by przebole?, ale karta GeForce 840M ze swoj? 64-bitow?...

Bright and highcontrast, nonglare screen
Highspeed communication products
3D operation noise
Above average sound
Acceptable temperatures
Unusual keyboard layout
Relatively small touchpad
Flaws in build
Outdated design
No illumination

User Reviews

(2)
Reviewed 27 July 2015 by Ckc
(Verified Purchase)

Compact box that's powerful enough for most tasks. Mounts directly onto most monitors with included VESA bracket for a very compact footprint. Note the display output only has HDMI or mini... Read more…

It suns most apps pretty smooth. .. . its low power compared to my desktop so if i just want to browse the web or stream video I don't have to worry about using too much electricity
Wifi is strong
Comes with 4.2.2
Comes with cables
Minix has just released new XBMC software for the Minix Neo 7 and the Minix mini . The software works very well. Its is a well build machine , lots of ports , great wifi reception on the Neo 7 with th
The remote that comes with it is absolutely terrible. It doesn't work inside of most apps
Cost unless you want the audio outs there's cheaper Quads around
No USB keyboard mapping for some of the "soft" navigation keys. There should have been at least a "open the pop-up window" key
The Minix will not work well with my home theater like my mac mini does . I have to run the HDMI cable to the 50 plasma , in order for it to run well. If I wire to the home theater box , the picture c
Really unstable, and does not always power up from remote. Freezes frequently which requires unplugging the power cable as even the reset button does not work. The included remote is almost useless. T
Reviewed 23 December 2015 by Katielwallace
(Verified Purchase)

Use this laptop for my gaming and it all runs really well, great screen. Love it!

Amazing camera, at 8.1 megapixels and a 3" lcd touch screen you couldn't ask for much more (other than cheaper non- Sony-proprietary memory
The focusing works well (even for coffee fiends such as myself), larger sensor built in for higher quality pictures, truer color rendition and shadows compared to DSC- 9 (from direct comparison of two
8.1 MP, easy to use, touch screen is fun to use, 3 inch screen is awesome. You can take pictures at 8.1 MP and zoom into the picture and see all the details right on the camera
I had the 9 and returned it for this. The 9 even with the "steady shot" was a pain to get clear shots. With the 1 it is effortless, you just need good lighting and just point and shoot With 8.1 MP
Small, Can fit in wifes purse and not weigh it down. 8.1meg in a small camera is real good. The 3" Touch screen works like a charm
A little bigger than the Sony DSC- 9 I have also, but it makes up in features what it slightly lacks in size and having a deck-of-cards-sized camera is far from bad. The only thing that could be bette
The area surrounding screen is very reflective and leaves finger prints VERY easily. You will need to get a screen protector so you won't have to worry about scratching the screen or leaving finger pr
Newegg doesnt sell the batteries yet. As of 1606
I can't figure out how to load music onto the camera. You can download your own music onto the camera play it during slide shows but it's not working. I get a box that pops up when I try. Acording to
The touchscreen can sometimes be a pain in the rear end to use and it also leaves finger prints if your hands arn't clean and if you're going to be passing it around to other people to use. You could

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers msi 64, msi 64b, msi 64bi, msi gt840, msi 64bit, msi i54210, msi gt840m, msi i54210h, 2peleopard256, 2peleopard258, 2peleopard257, 2peleopard258b, 2peleopard257n, msi gp702pe258, 2peleopard256n, msi gp702pe258b, 2peleopard256ne, 2peleopard258be, 2peleopard257nl, msi gp702pe258be, msi 2peleopard258, msi 2peleopard258b, msi 2peleopard258be
Barcodes 04719072362034, 04719072362041, 04719072362058

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