This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most commonly supported processor operating modes on comparable spec notebook PCs that came out more than a year ago.
MSI Portable PCs Have Good Reviews
We checked 625 expert and owner reviews for MSI laptops and found that on average MSI has good reviews compared to other manufacturers. We also found that MSI has good reviews specifically within its gaming laptops range.
Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
The slowest on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the GS30 2M is 900MHz and the fastest is 1,400MHz. The GS30 2M has one of the faster on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s (1,200 megahertz) amongst gaming laptops of this age.
Quite Big Internal Memory
The smallest internal memory of notebook PCs that were released more than a year ago is 4GB, the biggest is 32GB, and the average internal memory is 13GB. At 16 gigabytes, the GS30 2M has a quite big internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the GS30 2M.
We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 16GB internal memory notebook PCs currently available including the Lenovo Y50[plb_2933469_price] which has better reviews.
Has a Front Camera
The GS30 2M has a front camera. Most of the other gaming laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to the GS30 2M also have a front camera.
Intel Core I7 Processor Family
This portable PC has an Intel Core i7-4xxx processor family, which is typical of many portable PCs that were launched more than a year ago.
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SSD Storage Media
The GS30 2M has an SSD storage media which is better than the HDD storage media found on most portable PCs of a similar age and spec to it. 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.
This laptop's storage medium (SSD) is in fact the best storage medium amongst all similar spec portable PCs that came out more than a year ago.
The worst storage medium across comparable types of laptop is HDD.
HD HD Type
The HD type of this laptop is Full HD, which is typical of many notebook PCs that have been available for more than a year.
Quite Fast Processor Boost Frequency
At 3.7 gigahertz, the GS30 2M has a quite fast processor boost frequency compared to most of the other gaming laptops that came out around the same time as the GS30 2M. The average processor boost frequency of portable PCs of this type and age is 3.5GHz, and the processor boost frequencys range from 2.7GHz to 4GHz.
Two Number of SSDs Installeds
The GS30 2M is a two number of SSDs installed laptop. Most of the other laptops of this age and type have between one and three number of SSDs installeds.
256 Solid-State Drive Capacitys
The GS30 2M is a 256 gigabytes solid-state drive capacity portable PC.
4 Bluetooth Version
This notebook PC supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is typical of many comparable spec laptops that have been available for more than a year.
1.4 HDMI Version
This notebook PC has a 1.4b HDMI version, which is the most frequently found HDMI version on gaming laptops that were released more than a year ago.
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 a comparable age and type to it.
At only 1.2 kilograms, the MSI GS30 2M is very light compared to most of the other gaming laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the GS30 2M. The lightest laptop of a comparable age and spec to the GS30 2M is 1.2kg heavy, the heaviest is 4.8kg, and the average weight is 3kg.
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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
When compared to other similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the GS30 2M that we have checked, the on-board graphics adapter base frequency of the MSI GS30 2M of only 200 megahertz is one of the slowest. Across all the similar spec portable PCs that were released around the same time as the GS30 2M the on-board graphics adapter base frequencys range from 200MHz to 400MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 360MHz.
Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard
Like most of the other gaming laptops that are a similar age to the GS30 2M, the GS30 2M does not have a full-size keyboard.
There are a number of other portable PCs which also have a full-size keyboard that you might also want to look at including the Asus G751J[plb_2984113_price] which also has a higher rating.
Quite Small Display Diagonal
Across all the similar spec portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the GS30 2M the display diagonals range from 13" to 19", and the average display diagonal is 16". With a display diagonal of only 13.3 inches, the MSI GS30 2M has one of the smallest display diagonals amongst gaming laptops of this age.
Portable PCs with a bigger display diagonal that might also be worth considering include the Razer Blade[plb_3044041_price] (14") which also has a higher rating.
Only Two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantitys
The GS30 2M is a two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity notebook PC.
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Very Small Total Storage Capacity
The average total storage capacity of gaming laptops that have been available for around the same time as the GS30 2M is 960GB, and the total storage capacitys range from 120GB to 2.3TB. The MSI GS30 2M has a quite small total storage capacity (only 512 gigabytes) compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to the GS30 2M.
If this portable PC total storage capacity is not big enough for you then you might want to look at the Asus G751J[plb_2984113_price] (1TB) which is also higher rated.
Does Not Have a Touchscreen
The GS30 2M does not have a touchscreen, although this is within the context that most of the other laptops that were released around the same time as the GS30 2M also do not have a touchscreen.
Quite Small Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
The average battery capacity (Watt hours) of portable PCs of this type and age is 65Wh. The battery capacity (Watt hours) of the MSI GS30 2M of only 47.36 watt-hours is one of the smallest amongst notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the GS30 2M.
Only Four Number of Battery Cellss
Most gaming laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the GS30 2M have between four and eight number of battery cellss, including the MSI GS30 2M which has four number of battery cellss.
Only 802.11a Wi-Fi Standards
This laptop has an 802.11ac wi-Fi standards, which is the most frequently found wi-Fi standards on similar spec notebook PCs that were released more than a year ago.
Quite Slow Processor Frequency
At only 2.5 gigahertz, the GS30 2M has a quite slow processor frequency compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age. Gaming laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the GS30 2M have processor frequencys of between 1.7GHz and 3GHz.
If you are looking for a faster processor frequency then you might also want to look at the Asus GL771JW[plb_2860733_price] (2.6GHz) which is also higher rated.
Quite Low Speaker Power
At only 2 Watts, the GS30 2M has a fairly low speaker power compared to most of the other laptops of this type and age. Gaming laptops that were released around the same time as the GS30 2M have speaker powers of between 1.5W and 8W.
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Released Over Two Years Ago
It was over two years ago when MSI released the GS30 2M.
1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution
This laptop has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many portable PCs of this spec and age.
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 980
Docking Station Connecting Interface
PCI Express x16 (Gen 3)
Intel Core i7, Intel Core i7-4xxx
System Bus Rate
Processor Boost Frequency
Conflict Free 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
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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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