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MSI GS70 2QC
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MSI GS70 2QC 4 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.6GHz 8GB 1.1TB HDD+SSD 17.3" Laptop

4 Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.6GHz 8GB Mar 2015
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19 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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

Most notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the GS70 2QC have between two and five USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys, including the MSI GS70 2QC which has four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys.

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Good Brand

On average MSI gaming laptops have good reviews compared to other brands as do all notebook PCs produced by MSI.

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

At 1,200 megahertz, the MSI GS70 2QC has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec. Across all the notebook PCs of this spec and age the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s range from 900MHz to 1,400MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) is 1,200MHz.

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Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

Across all the portable PCs of this age and type the on-board graphics adapter base frequencys range from 200MHz to 400MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter base frequency of 400 megahertz, the GS70 2QC has a quite fast 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 GS70 2QC.

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Fairly Big Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 1,128 gigabyte, the GS70 2QC has a fairly big total storage capacity compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been around for more than a year. The average total storage capacity of gaming laptops that were released around the same time as the GS70 2QC is 960GB.

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Has a Front Camera

The GS70 2QC has a front camera, as do most of the other laptops of this spec and age.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

This laptop has an Intel Core i7-4xxx processor family, which is the most commonly found processor family on gaming laptops that came out more than a year ago.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

This notebook PC supports a 1333|1600MHz processor memory clock speed, which is typical of many portable PCs of this age and type.

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HD HD Type

The HD type of this laptop is Full HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on comparable spec portable PCs that came out around the same time as it.

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Very Fast Hard Drive Speed

Gaming laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the GS70 2QC have hard drive speeds of between 5,400 RPM and 7,200 RPM, and the average hard drive speed is 6,600 RPM. With a hard drive speed of 7,200 revolutions per minute, the MSI GS70 2QC has one of the fastest hard drive speeds amongst comparable spec portable PCs of this age.

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Four Number of Built-In Speakerss

The GS70 2QC is a four number of built-in speakers notebook PC.

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Two Mini DisplayPorts Quantitys

The MSI GS70 2QC is a two mini DisplayPorts quantity notebook PC. Most of the other laptops of this age and spec only have one mini DisplayPorts quantity.

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Four USB 3.0 Ports

The GS70 2QC is a four USB 3.0 port portable PC.

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Quite Big Battery Capacity

The battery capacitys of laptops of this age and spec range from 54mAh to 6,000mAh, and the average battery capacity is 4,400mAh. With a battery capacity of 5,400 milliamperes * hour, the GS70 2QC has a fairly big battery capacity compared to most of the other gaming laptops that are a comparable age to the GS70 2QC.

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4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported bluetooth version on portable PCs of a similar age and spec to it.

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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 a comparable age and type to it.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

This laptop has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slots, which is the most frequently found memory slots on notebook PCs that were released more than a year ago.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This notebook PC has a GDDR5 discrete graphics memory type, which is the most commonly found discrete graphics memory type on similar spec notebook PCs that came out more than a year ago.

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8 Reasons Against

Very Small Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

Laptops of this type and age have maximum on-board graphics adapter memorys of between 1.7GB and 32GB. The GS70 2QC has one of the smaller maximum on-board graphics adapter memorys (only 1.74 gigabytes) amongst gaming laptops of this age.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The GS70 2QC does not have a full-size keyboard. Most of the other laptops of a comparable spec and age to the GS70 2QC also do not have a full-size keyboard.

There are a number of alternative notebook PCs which also have a full-size keyboard that you might want to consider including the Asus G751J[plb_2984113_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Very Small Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

At only 2 gigabytes, the GS70 2QC has a fairly small discrete graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type. The average discrete graphics adapter memory of notebook PCs of this age and type is 3.2GB.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Most comparable spec laptops that came out more than a year ago do not have a touchscreen. The MSI GS70 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 have been around for more than a year have between 8 and 999 solid-state drive capacitys, including the GS70 2QC which has 128 solid-state drive capacitys.

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Very Small Internal Memory

The GS70 2QC has a fairly small internal memory (only 8 gigabytes) compared to most of the other gaming laptops that have been available for more than a year. Laptops of this age and spec have internal memorys of between 4GB and 32GB, and the average internal memory is 13GB.

If you would prefer a bigger internal memory then you might also want to consider the Asus G751JL[plb_2998974_price] (12GB), or the MSI GE62 Apache[plb_2918914_price] (12GB) which is also higher rated.

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Only 802.11a Wi-Fi Standards

This notebook PC has an 802.11ac wi-Fi standards, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to it.

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Very Small Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

Portable PCs that have been on the market for more than a year have discrete graphics adapter memory of between 2GB and 8.2GB. At only 2,048 megabytes, the GS70 2QC has a quite small discrete graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs that are a similar age to the GS70 2QC.

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5 Other reasons to consider the MSI GS70 2QC

Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 17.3 inches, the GS70 2QC has a fairly typical display diagonal compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that were released more than a year ago.

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Average Processor Frequency

At 2.6 gigahertz, the GS70 2QC has a pretty standard processor frequency compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the GS70 2QC.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This notebook PC has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this age and type.

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Average Weight

At 2.7 kilograms, the GS70 2QC has a pretty typical weight compared to most of the other gaming laptops that came out around the same time as the GS70 2QC.

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HDD Storage Media

This notebook PC has an HDD+SSD storage media, which is typical of many notebook PCs that are a similar 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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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Market Positioning
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
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
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
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
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
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter OpenGL Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Resolution
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Resolution
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LightScribe
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Subwoofer
Speakers Manufacturer
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Video Capturing Speed
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
Line-in
Mini DisplayPorts Quantity
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 Version
HDMI Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Keyboard Backlit
Numeric Keypad
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Operating System Architecture
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 Clear Video Technology
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
Intel Trusted Execution Technology
Supported Instruction Sets
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Intel TSX-NI
Embedded Options Available
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel® Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel Flex Memory Access
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
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
Battery Capacity
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
AC Adapter Power
Security
Cable Lock Slot Type
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
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

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 2qcste, 2qcstea, 2qcsteal, 2qcstealt, edition002, 2qcstealth, edition002x, edition002xf, 2qcstealth015, 2qcstealth008, edition002xfr, 2qcstealth008x, 2qcstealth015u, 2qcstealth015uk, 2qcstealth008xf, 2qcstealth008xfr
Barcodes 04719072387747, 04719072388744, 04719072393106

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