This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most frequently supported processor operating modes on portable PCs of this type and age.
Based on 625 user and expert reviews, MSI has good ratings for its portable PCs. MSI also has good ratings specifically within its gaming laptops range compared to other manufacturers.
Fairly Big Internal Memory
Across all the portable PCs that were released more than a year ago the internal memorys range from 4GB to 32GB. With an internal memory of 16 gigabytes, the MSI GS30 2M has a quite big internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and type.
Has a Full-Size Keyboard
The GS30 2M has a full-size keyboard, which is unusual. Most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and type to the GS30 2M do not have a full-size keyboard.
We compared this laptop to all the other laptops with a full-size keyboard and we think the Asus G751J[plb_2984113_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.
Has a Front Camera
The GS30 2M has a front camera, as do most of the other notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the GS30 2M.
Intel Core I7 Processor Family
This laptop has an Intel Core i7-4xxx processor family, which is the most frequently found processor family on notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to it.
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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed
This portable PC supports a 1333|1600MHz processor memory clock speed, which is typical of many notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.
SSD Storage Media
The MSI GS30 2M has a better storage medium than most laptops of this age and spec. This notebook PC has an SSD storage media, whereas most similar spec portable PCs that were released one year ago have an HDD storage media. Solid State Drives (SSD) store data in semiconductors on a circuit board rather than using magnetic or optical media. Solid State Drives have no moving parts which makes them very fast and reliable.
An SSD storage media is actually the best storage medium across all notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the GS30 2M.
An HDD storage media is the worst storage medium amongst comparable types of notebook PC.
HD HD Type
The HD type of this portable PC is Full HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on laptops of this age and spec.
Fairly Fast Processor Boost Frequency
With a processor boost frequency of 3.7 gigahertz, the GS30 2M has a fairly fast processor boost frequency compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the GS30 2M. Across all the portable PCs that were released one year ago the processor boost frequencys range from 2.7GHz to 4GHz.
Two Number of SSDs Installeds
Most gaming laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the GS30 2M have between one and three number of SSDs installeds, including the GS30 2M which has two number of SSDs installeds.
4 Bluetooth Version
This laptop supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is typical of many gaming laptops that have been around for a comparable time to it.
1.4 HDMI Version
This notebook PC has a 1.4b HDMI version, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this age and type.
2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots
This notebook PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slots, which is the most frequently found memory slots on portable PCs of a similar spec and age to it.
The lightest laptop of this spec and age is 1.2kg heavy and the heaviest is 4.8kg. With a weight of only 1.2 kilograms, the GS30 2M is one of the lightest gaming laptops that were launched more than a year ago amongst comparable spec notebook PCs of this age.
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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
The slowest on-board graphics adapter base frequency of gaming laptops that were launched around the same time as the GS30 2M is 200MHz and the fastest is 400MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter base frequency of only 200 megahertz, the MSI GS30 2M has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other gaming laptops that have been available for around the same time as the GS30 2M.
Very Small Display Diagonal
The average display diagonal of gaming laptops that have been available for more than a year is 16". The GS30 2M has a fairly small display diagonal (only 13.3 inches) compared to most of the other laptops that are a comparable age to the GS30 2M.
If this MSI portable PC display diagonal is too small for you then you might also want to consider the Razer Blade[plb_3044041_price] (14") which also has a higher rating.
Very Small Total Storage Capacity
Gaming laptops that are a comparable age to the GS30 2M have total storage capacitys of between 120GB and 2.3TB, and the average total storage capacity is 960GB. At only 256 gigabytes, the MSI GS30 2M has a quite small total storage capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the GS30 2M.
Does Not Have a Touchscreen
The MSI GS30 2M does not have a touchscreen, although this is within the context that most of the other portable PCs of this age and type also do not have a touchscreen.
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Quite Small Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
When compared to other gaming laptops that have been around for more than a year that we have assessed, the battery capacity (Watt hours) of the MSI GS30 2M of only 47.36 watt-hours is one of the smallest. The battery capacity (Watt hours)s of laptops of a similar type and age to the GS30 2M range from 47Wh to 92Wh.
Only 802.11a Wi-Fi Standards
This portable PC has an 802.11ac wi-Fi standards, which is typical of many similar spec notebook PCs that have been available for more than a year.
Only Two USB 3.0 Ports
The GS30 2M is a two USB 3.0 port portable PC. Most of the other portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the GS30 2M have between two and five USB 3.0 ports.
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Released Over a Year Ago
This MSI portable PC was released over a year ago.
Average Processor Frequency
With a processor frequency of 2.5 gigahertz, the MSI GS30 2M has a fairly average processor frequency compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age.
1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution
This portable PC has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many laptops of a comparable spec and age to it.
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Colour of Product
Docking Station Included
Docking Station LAN Controller
Killer Gb LAN
Docking Station Supported Hard Drive Size
Docking Station Power Supply
Docking Station Power Connector
Docking Station Microphone in
Docking Station Headphone Out
Docking Station DisplayPort
Docking Station Dual Link DVI
Docking Station DVI Port
Docking Station HDMI Port
Docking Station USB 3.0 Ports Quantity
Docking Station Ethernet LAN
Docking Station Subwoofer RMS Power
Docking Station Speakers RMS Power
Docking Station Audio Output Channels
Docking Station Built-In Speakers
Docking Station Graphics Adapter Memory Type
Docking Station Graphics Adapter Memory
Docking Station Graphics Adapter Model
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970
Docking Station Connecting Interface
PCI Express x16 (Gen 3)
Intel Core i7, Intel Core i7-4xxx
System Bus Rate
Processor Boost Frequency
Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Processor Memory Clock Speed
333, 1333, 133, 1600
Processor Memory Type
Conflict Free Processor
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
Processor Operating Modes
PCI Express Slots Version
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
PCI Express Configurations
1x16, 1x1, 2x8, 1x8, 1x8+2x4, 2x4
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
Memory Form Factor
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
Total Storage Capacity
Compatible Memory Cards
SD, SD, SDHC, SD, SDXC
Card Reader Integrated
Solid-State Drive Interface
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Number of SSDs Installed
1920 x 1080
Full HD, HD
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Intel Iris Pro Graphics 5200, Intel Iris Pro Graphics
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Easily one of the best if not the best machines to be had at this price point. Keeps up with more expensive machines with no problems at all. Build quality is excellent, design is attractive... Read more…
FAST. CPU and GPU both lightning fast for this price point. This little laptop will handle anything you throw at it now; there's no game it won't run, though you might need to tweak the detail setting