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MSI GS60 2QC

MSI GS60 2QC 4 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.6GHz 8GB 128GB SSD 15.6" Laptop

4 Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.6GHz 8GB Aug 2015
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12 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many gaming laptops that have been around for a similar time to it.

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MSI Has Good Portable PC Reviews

MSI has good average ratings for its gaming laptops as well as across its entire laptop range compared to other brands.

Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other gaming laptops that are a similar age to the GS60 2QC, the GS60 2QC has a front camera.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

This laptop has an Intel Core i7-4xxx processor family, which is typical of many laptops of this type and age.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

This laptop supports a 1333|1600MHz processor memory clock speed, which is the most commonly supported processor memory clock speed on portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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SSD Storage Media

The MSI GS60 2QC has a better storage medium than most laptops that were launched around the same time as it. This portable PC has an SSD storage media, whereas most notebook 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.

This portable PC's storage medium (SSD) is actually the best storage medium across all gaming laptops that have been around for more than a year.

The worst storage medium across comparable types of portable PC is HDD.

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HD HD Type

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

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Very Light

The weights of gaming laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the GS60 2QC range from 1.2kg to 4.8kg. At only 2 kilograms, the MSI GS60 2QC is fairly light compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to the GS60 2QC.

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4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported bluetooth version on notebook PCs of this type and age.

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1.4 HDMI Version

This notebook PC has a 1.4b HDMI version, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to it.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

This laptop has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slots, which is the most commonly found memory slots on notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to it.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This laptop has a GDDR5 discrete graphics memory type, which is the most commonly found discrete graphics memory type on portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to it.

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8 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Most gaming laptops that were launched around the same time as the GS60 2QC do not have a full-size keyboard. The GS60 2QC is no exception to this as it too does not have a full-size keyboard.

There are a number of other laptops which also have a full-size keyboard which you might also want to consider including the Asus G751J[plb_2984113_price].

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Quite Small Total Storage Capacity

The average total storage capacity of portable PCs of this type and age is 960GB, and the total storage capacitys range from 120GB to 2.3TB. At only 128 gigabytes, the MSI GS60 2QC has a very small total storage capacity compared to most of the other gaming laptops that are a comparable age to the GS60 2QC.

If this gaming laptop total storage capacity is not big enough for you then you might want to consider the Razer Blade[plb_3044041_price] (256GB and higher rated).

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Most portable PCs of a similar type and age to the GS60 2QC do not have a touchscreen. The GS60 2QC is no exception to this as it too does not have a touchscreen.

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Only 128 Solid-State Drive Capacitys

Most gaming laptops that are a comparable age to the GS60 2QC have between 8 and 999 solid-state drive capacitys, including the GS60 2QC which has 128 solid-state drive capacitys.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of only 15.6 inches, the GS60 2QC has a fairly small display diagonal compared to most of the other laptops of this age and type. The smallest display diagonal of comparable spec notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the GS60 2QC is 13" and the biggest is 19".

Laptops with a bigger display diagonal that might also be worth considering include the Asus G751JL[plb_2998974_price] (17.3") which also has a higher rating.

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Very Small Internal Memory

The average internal memory of similar spec notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the GS60 2QC is 13GB. The GS60 2QC has a quite small internal memory (only 8 gigabytes) compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to the GS60 2QC.

If this portable PC internal memory is too small for you then you might also want to consider the Asus G751JL[plb_2998974_price] (12GB) which also has a higher rating.

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Only 802.11a Wi-Fi Standards

This laptop has an 802.11ac wi-Fi standards, which is typical of many gaming laptops that are a similar age to it.

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Very Small Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)

The GS60 2QC has a quite small battery capacity (Watt hours) (only 52 watt-hours) compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable type and age to the GS60 2QC. The battery capacity (Watt hours)s of similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to the GS60 2QC range from 47Wh to 92Wh.

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3 Other reasons to consider the MSI GS60 2QC

Released Over a Year Ago

MSI released the GS60 2QC over a year ago.

Average Processor Frequency

With a processor frequency of 2.6 gigahertz, the MSI GS60 2QC has a relatively standard processor frequency compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than a year.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This laptop has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many portable PCs that have been on the market for more than a year.

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Specification

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Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Solid-State Drive Interface
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Number of SSDs Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
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3D
Full HD
LED Backlight
Display Surface
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
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Networking
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Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
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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Intel FDI Technology
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
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Thermal Monitoring Technologies
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel® Smart Cache
Intel 64
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Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
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Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
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Intel Visual Technology
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers msi 64, msi 020, msi 64b, msi 020u, msi 64bi, msi 4720, msi 64bit, msi 4720h, msi 020uk, edition001, msi 4720hq, edition001j, msi p222686, edition001jp, msi p222686p

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