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MSI GP72 2QD

MSI GP72 2QD 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 2.9GHz 8GB 1TB HDD 17.3" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 2.9GHz 8GB Jul 2015
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Very New PCI Express Slots Version

When compared to other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for more than a year, the PCI Express slots version of the GP72 2QD of 3 is one of the newest. The average PCI Express slots version of portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the GP72 2QD is 2.1, and the PCI Express slots versions range from 2 to 3.

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Very Big Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

Portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the GP72 2QD have maximum internal memory supported by processors of between 8GB and 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory supported by processor is 17GB. At 32 gigabytes, the GP72 2QD has a very big maximum internal memory supported by processor compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the GP72 2QD.

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64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most frequently supported processor operating modes on medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to it.

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16 Maximum Number of PCI Express Laness

The MSI GP72 2QD is a 16 maximum number of PCI Express lanes notebook PC. Most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out more than a year ago only have between 1 and 15 maximum number of PCI Express laness.

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Good Brand

We checked 625 expert and user reviews for MSI laptops and found that on average MSI has good ratings. We also found that MSI has good ratings specifically for its medium processor cores notebook PCs.

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

Most medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the GP72 2QD have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys, including the GP72 2QD which has three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys.

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Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

When compared to other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the GP72 2QD that we have assessed the on-board graphics adapter base frequency of, the GP72 2QD's on-board graphics adapter base frequency of 400 megahertz is one of the fastest. The slowest on-board graphics adapter base frequency of medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released one year ago is 100MHz and the fastest is 650MHz.

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

The slowest on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched more than a year ago is 750MHz and the fastest is 1,300MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of 1,150 megahertz, the GP72 2QD has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released one year ago.

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Very Big Display Diagonal

Similar spec portable PCs that were launched more than a year ago have display diagonals of between 10" and 18", and the average display diagonal is 15". The MSI GP72 2QD has a very big display diagonal (17.3 inches) compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the GP72 2QD.

We compared all the other 17.3" notebook PCs to this portable PC and we think because of it's better review score, the Toshiba L75 is also worth considering.

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Very Fast Processor Frequency

Across all the portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the GP72 2QD the processor frequencys range from 0.8GHz to 3GHz. When compared to other similar spec portable PCs that came out around the same time as the GP72 2QD that we have checked, the processor frequency of the MSI GP72 2QD of 2.9 gigahertz is one of the fastest.

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Fairly Big Total Storage Capacity

Medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the GP72 2QD have total storage capacitys of between 32GB and 2TB, and the average total storage capacity is 550GB. With a total storage capacity of 1,000 gigabyte, the MSI GP72 2QD has one of the bigger total storage capacitys amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The GP72 2QD supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released around the same time as it. This portable PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. Across all portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the GP72 2QD the best memory clock speeds supported by processor is 1,866MHz and the worst is 133MHz.

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

The GP72 2QD has a better processor family than most portable PCs of this age and type. This MSI notebook PC has an Intel Core i5 processor family, whereas most medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released one year ago have an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family. The processor family of all notebook PCs of this age and type ranges from AMD E (worst) to Intel Core i7-4xxx (best).

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The highest display resolution of the MSI GP72 2QD is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than a 1366 x 768 pixels notebook PC, which is the most frequently found display resolution.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels display resolution is actually the best display resolution across all notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the GP72 2QD.

Across comparable types of laptop the worst display resolution is 1024 x 768 pixels.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the GP72 2QD, the MSI GP72 2QD has a front camera.

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L3 Processor Cache

This portable PC has a L3 processor cache, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for more than a year.

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Very Fast Processor Boost Frequency

The average processor boost frequency of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the GP72 2QD is 2.9GHz. With a processor boost frequency of 3.5 gigahertz, the GP72 2QD has one of the fastest processor boost frequencys amongst similar spec laptops of this age.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory

The smallest maximum internal memory of comparable spec notebook PCs that were launched more than a year ago is 8.1GB, the biggest is 33GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 21GB. With a maximum internal memory of 32,768 megabytes, the GP72 2QD has a quite big maximum internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the GP72 2QD.

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Six Number of Battery Cellss

Most notebook PCs that were released more than a year ago have between two and eight number of battery cellss, including the GP72 2QD which has six number of battery cellss.

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AC Cables Included

This portable PC has an AC cables included, which is the most frequently found cables included on portable PCs of a comparable type and age to it.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

This laptop has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slots, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out more than a year ago.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This laptop has a GDDR3 discrete graphics memory type, which is typical of many similar spec notebook PCs that were released more than a year ago.

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9 Reasons Against

Quite Small Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

With a maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of only 1.74 gigabytes, the MSI GP72 2QD has one of the smaller maximum on-board graphics adapter memorys amongst portable PCs of this age. The smallest maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the GP72 2QD is 1.7GB, the biggest is 16GB, and the average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory is 11GB.

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Only 11 On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version

This portable PC has a 11.1 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version, which is the most commonly found on-board graphics adapter DirectX version on comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to it.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The GP72 2QD does not have a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the GP72 2QD.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This portable PC has an HDD storage media, which is the most commonly found storage media on portable PCs of a comparable type 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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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Most notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the GP72 2QD do not have a touchscreen. The MSI GP72 2QD is no exception to this as it too does not have a touchscreen.

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Heavy

With a weight of 2.6 kilograms, the MSI GP72 2QD is fairly heavy compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the GP72 2QD. The weights of comparable spec portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the GP72 2QD range from 940g to 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2kg.

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Only One USB 2.0 Ports Quantity

The MSI GP72 2QD is a one USB 2.0 ports quantity notebook PC.

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Only 802.11a Wi-Fi Standards

The MSI GP72 2QD has a better Wi-Fi standard than most portable PCs of this age and spec. This portable PC has an 802.11a wi-Fi standards, whereas most portable PCs that were released around the same time as it have an 802.11n wi-Fi standards. Across all laptops of this type and age the Wi-Fi standard ranges from IEEE 802.11a (worst) to 802.11n (best).

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

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2 Other reasons to consider the MSI GP72 2QD

Released Over a Year Ago

This notebook PC was released over a year ago.

Average Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 8 gigabytes, the MSI GP72 2QD has a relatively average internal memory compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that were released around the same time as the GP72 2QD.

If you want a laptop with a bigger internal memory then you might also want to look at the Lenovo T450s (12GB) which is also higher rated.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
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 Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Aspect Ratio
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
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
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
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
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
Cables Included
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

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers msi gt940, msi gt940m, msi i54210, msi i54210h, msi p230381, msi p230610, msi p230381p, msi p230610p, 2qdleopard020, 2qdleopard020u, 2qdleopard020uk, msi 9s7179323062, msi 2qdleopard062, msi 2qdleopard062u, msi 2qdleopard062uk
Barcodes 04719072412692, 04719072418014

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