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MSI GP70 4 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.6GHz 8GB 1TB HDD 17.3" Laptop

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4 Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.6GHz 8GB Feb 2015
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One Industry Award

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Expert Reviews Are Average

The average expert rating of this portable PC is 74% based on nine expert reviews from sites including notebookcheck.net, notebookcheck.biz, notebookcheck.it and notebookcheck.nl.

Good User Reviews

Users have rated this gaming laptop on average 89%.

Reasonably Priced

A few MSI GP70 owners who reviewed it thought it was good value for money. Expert website Notebookcheck.net scored it 74 out of 100 and mentioned “MSI classifies its GP70 as an affordable alternative for genuine gaming laptops from its GE” in their review of this laptop. Notebookcheck.net also mentioned “Affordable all-rounder The GP70 can only be called a bargain to a certain degree because MSI cuts costs where ever it can”.

Good for Gaming

One customer considered that this laptop was good for gaming.

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many gaming laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

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Good Brand

MSI gaming laptops have good reviews on average and across all laptops MSI is one of the superior brands.

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Quite Big Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 17.3 inches, the MSI GP70 has a fairly big display diagonal compared to most of the other gaming laptops that are a similar age to the GP70. Notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the GP70 have display diagonals of between 13" and 19".

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 17.3" portable PCs currently available including because of it's better review score, the Asus GL771JW[plb_2860733_price].

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Has a Front Camera

The MSI GP70 has a front camera, as do most of the other laptops of this type and age.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative notebook PCs with a front camera currently available including the Asus GL771JW[plb_2860733_price], the MSI GE62 Apache[plb_2918914_price], or the Lenovo Y50[plb_2933469_price] which has better reviews.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

This laptop has an Intel Core i7-4xxx processor family, which is the most commonly found processor family on gaming laptops that have been on the market for more than a year.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

This notebook PC supports a 1333|1600MHz processor memory clock speed, which is typical of many laptops that have been available for around the same time as it.

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HD HD Type

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

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Fairly Fast Processor Boost Frequency

The slowest processor boost frequency of laptops that have been around for around the same time as the GP70 is 2.7GHz and the fastest is 4GHz. The MSI GP70 has one of the faster processor boost frequencys (3.6 gigahertz) amongst portable PCs of this age.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

Most of the other gaming laptops that came out around the same time as the GP70 only have one USB 2.0 ports quantity, however the MSI GP70 has two USB 2.0 ports quantitys.

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4 Bluetooth Version

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

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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 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 GDDR3 discrete graphics memory type, which is typical of many laptops that were launched more than a year ago.

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12 Reasons Against

Difficult to Use

One person mentioned in their reviews that the MSI GP70 was not easy to use. Three years ago expert website Notebookcheck.net wrote in their review of this laptop “Does not have a negative impact in practical use” but even so they gave the MSI GP70 a rating of 4 stars.

Quite Small Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

The average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of laptops of this type and age is 8.5GB. The maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of the MSI GP70 of only 1.74 gigabytes is one of the smallest amongst gaming laptops that are a similar age to the GP70.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other laptops of a comparable age and type to the GP70, the MSI GP70 does not have a full-size keyboard.

We compared this notebook PC to all the other laptops with a full-size keyboard and we think the GL771JW[pl_2860733_price], or the G751J[pl_2984113_price] both from Asus is also worth considering.

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

The MSI GP70 is a two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity notebook PC. Most of the other laptops of a similar age and type to the GP70 have between two and five USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys.

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Very Small Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

At only 2 gigabytes, the MSI GP70 has a fairly small discrete graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec. Gaming laptops that were released one year ago have discrete graphics adapter memorys of between 2GB and 8GB, and the average discrete graphics adapter memory is 3.2GB.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Like most of the other similar spec laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the GP70, the MSI GP70 does not have a touchscreen.

There are a number of alternative portable PCs which also have a touchscreen which you might also want to look at including the Razer Blade[plb_3044041_price].

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Very Small Internal Memory

The MSI GP70 has a quite small internal memory (only 8 gigabytes) compared to most of the other laptops of this age and spec. The average internal memory of similar spec laptops that were released one year ago is 13GB.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 8GB internal memory notebook PCs currently available including the Asus GL771JW[plb_2860733_price] which has better reviews.

If you are looking for a bigger internal memory then you might want to consider the MSI GE62 Apache[plb_2918914_price] (12GB), the Asus G751JL[plb_2998974_price] (12GB), or the Lenovo Y50[plb_2933469_price] (16GB) which is also higher rated.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity

The average battery capacity of gaming laptops that came out around the same time as the GP70 is 4,400mAh. At only 4,400 milliamperes * hour, the MSI GP70 has a quite small battery capacity compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that were released one year ago.

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Only 802.11a Wi-Fi Standards

This notebook PC has an 802.11ac wi-Fi standards, which is the most commonly found wi-Fi standards on laptops of a similar age and type to it.

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Only Two USB 3.0 Ports

The MSI GP70 is a two USB 3.0 port notebook PC. Most of the other gaming laptops that came out around the same time as the GP70 have between two and five USB 3.0 ports.

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Quite Small Total Storage Capacity

The MSI GP70 has one of the smaller total storage capacitys (only 1,000 gigabyte) amongst gaming laptops of this age. Laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the GP70 have total storage capacitys of between 120GB and 2.3TB.

If this notebook PC total storage capacity is not big enough for you then you might also want to look at the Asus G751JL[plb_2998974_price] (1.1TB) which is also higher rated.

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Only Two Number of Built-In Speakerss

The MSI GP70 is a two number of built-in speakers notebook PC. Most of the other laptops that were launched around the same time as the GP70 have between two and three number of built-in speakerss.

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5 Other reasons to consider the MSI GP70

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when MSI released the GP70.

Average Processor Frequency

At 2.6 gigahertz, the MSI GP70 has a relatively standard processor frequency compared to most of the other laptops that came out more than a year ago.

Alternative 2.6GHz processor clock speed portable PCs currently available that you might want to look at include because of it's better review score, the Asus GL771JW[plb_2860733_price].

If you want a faster processor frequency then you might also want to look at the MSI GE62 Apache[plb_2918914_price] (2.7GHz) which is also higher rated.

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Average Weight

At 2.7 kilograms, the MSI GP70 has a relatively typical weight compared to most of the other gaming laptops that came out around the same time as the GP70.

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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 frequently found display resolution on notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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HDD Storage Media

This portable PC has an HDD storage media, which is typical of many gaming laptops that have been on the market 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.

There are a number of other notebook PCs that have an HDD storage media currently available that you might want to look at including because of it's better review score, the MSI GE62 Apache[plb_2918914_price], or the Asus G751J[plb_2984113_price].

If you are looking for a notebook PC with a better storage medium then you might also want to look at the Razer Blade[plb_3044041_price] (SSD) which also has a higher rating.

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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® 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
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Intel Visual Technology
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Expert Reviews

(12)
13 June 2014

Running off the tail end of our look at MSI's GS6 ?Ghost Pro' gaming series notebook, which features NVIDIA's latest 800m series graphics, MSI have been keen to show us what else they have in... Read more…

Affordable all-rounder The GP70 can only be called a bargain to a certain degree because MSI cuts costs where ever it can. While a dual-core processor is still tolerable and does not have a...

Bon et abordable ? MSI propose à la vente un ordinateur portable polyvalent de 17 pouces, destinés à une utilisation multimédia, ou à du jeu occasionnel. Continuez la lecture pour savoir dans... Read more…

7 July 2014

Goed en betaalbaar? MSI heeft een 17 inch all-round notebook voor multimedia gebruikers en casual gamers in de aanbieding. We zoeken uit in hoeverre de GeForce 840M onderdoet voor de duurdere... Read more…

?yi ve makul fiyatl?? MSI, 17 inçlik yeni modeli ile çok s?k oyun oynamayan ve daha çok multimedia ihtiyac? olan mü?terileri hedefliyor...

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User Reviews

(28)
Reviewed 19 March 2015 by Sahra

I have considered quite long before I bought this unit, Value for money is my first priority when I made the decision. I played game sometimes, but most of time I use laptop to do the assignment,... Read more…

Reviewed 13 April 2015 by Mariusz Prokop
(Verified Purchase)

Good hardware. Lot's of unnecessary software installed is slowing machine down. After uninstall of bench of useless stuff machine boot time is not bad considering it does not have SSD. Battery... Read more…

Reviewed 19 March 2015 by Andrew Greenhalgh

Just got this laptop really good value, using it mainly for gaming at home and work. cant recommend it enough!

Reviewed 15 August 2015 by Syed Zaman Abbas
(Verified Purchase)

I have used this laptop for around two months now and it feels really good. There aren't a lot of reviews on this available but for the price, this is a great budget gaming laptop. The build... Read more…

Reviewed 19 March 2015 by Jim

Great laptop with gaming and watching my shows on netflix!

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers gp702qfi781, msi p222690, msi p222690p
Barcodes 04053162690110, 04719072386863

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