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MSI GS60 2PE

MSI GS60 2PE 4 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.4GHz 8GB 1.3TB HDD+SSD 15.6" Laptop

4 Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.4GHz 8GB May 2014
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MSI Has Good Reviews for Its Portable PCs

MSI has good average reviews for its gaming laptops as well as across its entire notebook PC range compared to other brands.

Fairly Big Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 1,256 gigabyte, the MSI GS60 2PE has a quite big total storage capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the GS60 2PE. The average total storage capacity of gaming laptops that were released more than two years ago is 1.1TB.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other comparable spec laptops that came out around the same time as the GS60 2PE, the GS60 2PE has a front camera.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The MSI GS60 2PE supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most gaming laptops that have been around for more than two years. In addition, this notebook PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

This portable PC's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the GS60 2PE.

A 133MHz processor memory clock speed is the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across comparable types of portable PC.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This notebook PC has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to it.

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HD HD Type

The HD type of this notebook PC is Full HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on portable PCs that came out more than two years ago.

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Light

The lightest gaming laptop that came out more than two years ago is 1.6kg heavy, the heaviest is 5.5kg, and the average weight is 3.3kg. The weight of the GS60 2PE of only 2 kilograms is one of the lightest amongst laptops that were released around the same time as the GS60 2PE.

Alternative notebook PCs with a heavier weight that you might want to look at include the MSI GP60 2PE (£734.26) (2.4kg).

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Quite Fast Hard Drive Speed

The slowest hard drive speed of notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the GS60 2PE is 5,400 RPM and the fastest is 7,200 RPM. At 7,200 revolutions per minute, the GS60 2PE has a quite fast hard drive speed compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the GS60 2PE.

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Four Number of Built-In Speakerss

The GS60 2PE has more number of built-in speakerss than most of the laptops of a similar age and type to the GS60 2PE. This MSI portable PC is a four number of built-in speakers portable PC compared to most of the gaming laptops that were released around the same time as the GS60 2PE which only have between two and three number of built-in speakerss.

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1.4 HDMI Version

This notebook PC has a 1.4b HDMI version, which is the most frequently found HDMI version on notebook PCs of this type and age.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This portable PC has a GDDR5 discrete graphics memory type, which is typical of many gaming laptops that were launched more than two years ago.

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7 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The GS60 2PE does not have a full-size keyboard. Most of the other gaming laptops that have been available for a similar time to the GS60 2PE also do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Like most of the other portable PCs of this age and type, the GS60 2PE does not have a touchscreen.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of only 15.6 inches, the MSI GS60 2PE has a quite small display diagonal compared to most of the other gaming laptops that have been around for around the same time as the GS60 2PE. The display diagonals of comparable spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago range from 13" to 19".

We compared this laptop to all the other 15.6" notebook PCs and we think because of it's better review score, the Medion Erazer X7611 is also worth considering.

If you would prefer a laptop with a bigger display diagonal then you might want to consider the Asus G751JT (17.3") which is also higher rated.

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Only 802.11a Wi-Fi Standards

The MSI GS60 2PE has a better Wi-Fi standard than most notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to it. This notebook PC has an 802.11a wi-Fi standards, whereas most gaming laptops that are a comparable age to it have an 802.11n wi-Fi standards.

An 802.11a wi-Fi standards is in fact the worst Wi-Fi standard amongst all notebook PCs of this type and age.

An 802.11n wi-Fi standards is the best Wi-Fi standard amongst similar types of laptop.

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Very Small Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)

The GS60 2PE has a fairly small battery capacity (Watt hours) (only 52 watt-hours) compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for more than two years. The smallest battery capacity (Watt hours) of gaming laptops that were released more than two years ago is 34Wh and the biggest is 6,000Wh.

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Quite Slow Processor Frequency

Across all the comparable spec notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago the processor frequencys range from 1.7GHz to 2.9GHz, and the average processor frequency is 2.5GHz. With a processor frequency of only 2.4 gigahertz, the MSI GS60 2PE has a quite slow processor frequency compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the GS60 2PE.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 2.4GHz processor clock speed laptops currently available including because of it's better review score, the Asus G750JW.

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Quite Slow Processor Boost Frequency

The average processor boost frequency of portable PCs that were launched more than two years ago is 3.5GHz. With a processor boost frequency of only 3.4 gigahertz, the GS60 2PE has one of the slower processor boost frequencys amongst notebook PCs of this age.

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4 Other reasons to consider the MSI GS60 2PE

Released Over Two Years Ago

This gaming laptop was released over two years ago.

Intel Core I7 Processor Family

This notebook PC has an Intel Core i7-4xxx processor family, which is the most commonly found processor family on portable PCs of a comparable age and type to it.

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Average Internal Memory

The GS60 2PE has a fairly standard internal memory (8 gigabytes) compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years.

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HDD Storage Media

This laptop has an HDD+SSD storage media, which is the most frequently found storage media on gaming laptops that have been around for more than two years. 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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Specification

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Processor Threads
Processor Boost Frequency
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Processor Memory Clock Speed
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Conflict Free Processor
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Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
Processor Operating Modes
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Processor Series
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Tjunction
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Internal Memory
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Memory Clock Speed
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Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Solid-State Drive Interface
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Number of SSDs Installed
Hard Drive Speed
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
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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
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speakers Manufacturer
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Video Capturing Speed
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
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Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
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SmartCard Slot
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DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
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Microphone in
Headphone Outputs
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Processor Special Features
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® 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
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
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Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
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 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
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Intel Visual Technology

User Reviews

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Worked Great for 30 Days
Worked fine while it worked
Low cost, works perfectly for JBOD. Comes with a low-profile bracket
Nice tablet
Fast, comfortable to use in any situation (i. e. lap, table, desk etc)
On the 31st day Windows 8 would not see the card. I have tried uninstalling and reinstalling. Only thing haven't tried is reinstalling the OS. Haven't made contact with Newegg Yet, but I know what the
Poor quality
PRICING AT THE 256G version. .. .. .buy from Microsoft store instead
I purchased straight from Microsoft and the price of this listed tablet is higher than the Microsoft price for the capacity
Price especially at the high drive capacity

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MSI GP60 2PE vs MSI GS60 2PE

MSI GP60 2PE vs MSI GS60 2PE
MSI GP60 2PE
2 core Intel Core i5-4xxx 2.8GHz 8GB 1TB HDD 15.6"
MSI GS60 2PE
4 core Intel Core i7-4xxx 2.4GHz 8GB 1.3TB HDD+SSD 15.6"
£ 734.26
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