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

4 Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.6GHz 8GB Jan 2015
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20 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most commonly supported processor operating modes on portable PCs that were launched around the same time as it.

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

Most portable PCs that were released more than a year ago have between two and five USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys, including the MSI GS70 2QD which has four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys.

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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 portable PC range compared to other brands.

Quite Big Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 17.3 inches, the GS70 2QD has one of the bigger display diagonals amongst laptops of this age. The display diagonals of gaming laptops that were launched more than a year ago range from 13" to 19".

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Fairly Big Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 1,128 gigabyte, the MSI GS70 2QD has one of the bigger total storage capacitys amongst gaming laptops of this age. Across all the notebook PCs that are a similar age to the GS70 2QD the total storage capacitys range from 120GB to 2.3TB, and the average total storage capacity is 960GB.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other notebook PCs that have been available for more than a year, the GS70 2QD has a front camera.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

This portable PC has an Intel Core i7-4xxx processor family, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a similar age and type to it.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

This laptop supports a 1333|1600MHz processor memory clock speed, which is typical of many gaming laptops that have been available for around the same time as it.

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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 notebook PCs of this type and age.

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Two Mini DisplayPorts Quantitys

Most of the other gaming laptops that have been available for around the same time as the GS70 2QD only have one mini DisplayPorts quantity, however the GS70 2QD has two mini DisplayPorts quantitys.

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Very Big Cache Memory

With a cache memory of 6 megabytes, the MSI GS70 2QD has one of the biggest cache memorys amongst gaming laptops of this age. Notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the GS70 2QD have cache memorys of between 3MB and 6MB.

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Four Number of Built-In Speakerss

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

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Fairly Fast Hard Drive Speed

The GS70 2QD has one of the faster hard drive speeds (7,200 revolutions per minute) amongst similar spec laptops of this age. The slowest hard drive speed of laptops that came out more than a year ago is 5,400 RPM, the fastest is 7,200 RPM, and the average hard drive speed is 6,600 RPM.

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Quite Fast Processor Boost Frequency

The slowest processor boost frequency of gaming laptops that have been around for more than a year is 2.7GHz and the fastest is 4GHz. With a processor boost frequency of 3.6 gigahertz, the GS70 2QD has a quite fast processor boost frequency compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the GS70 2QD.

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Four USB 3.0 Ports

The GS70 2QD is a four USB 3.0 port notebook PC. Most of the other portable PCs of this age and type have between two and five USB 3.0 ports.

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Fairly Big Battery Capacity

The smallest battery capacity of laptops of this type and age is 54mAh and the biggest is 6,000mAh. The GS70 2QD has a fairly big battery capacity (5,400 milliamperes * hour) compared to most of the other gaming laptops that were released around the same time as the GS70 2QD.

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4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported bluetooth version on gaming laptops that were launched around the same time as it.

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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 this type and age.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

This notebook PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slots, which is the most frequently found memory slots on similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

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

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3 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The GS70 2QD does not have a full-size keyboard, although keep in mind that most of the other notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the GS70 2QD also do not have a full-size keyboard.

We compared all the other notebook PCs which also have a full-size keyboard to this notebook PC and we think the Asus G751J[plb_2984113_price] is also worth considering.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The GS70 2QD does not have a touchscreen. Most of the other laptops of a comparable type and age to the GS70 2QD also do not have a touchscreen.

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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 portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to it.

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6 Other reasons to consider the MSI GS70 2QD

Released Over Two Years Ago

This MSI laptop has been on the market for over two years.

Average Processor Frequency

The GS70 2QD has a pretty standard processor frequency (2.6 gigahertz) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the GS70 2QD.

If this portable PC processor frequency is not fast enough for you then you might also want to look at the MSI GE62 Apache[plb_2918914_price] (2.7GHz) which also has a higher rating.

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Average Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 8 gigabytes, the GS70 2QD has a fairly typical internal memory compared to most of the other gaming laptops that have been on the market for more than a year.

If this portable PC internal memory is too small for you then you might also want to consider the MSI GE62 Apache[plb_2918914_price] (12GB), or the Asus G751JL[plb_2998974_price] (12GB) which is also higher rated.

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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 similar spec portable PCs that came out more than a year ago.

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Average Weight

The GS70 2QD has a pretty typical weight (2.7 kilograms) compared to most of the other gaming laptops that are a similar age to the GS70 2QD.

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HDD Storage Media

This laptop has an HDD+SSD storage media, which is the most commonly found storage media on portable PCs of this type and age. 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 Data Rates
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 2qd606tr, gs70448es, 124294352, gs702qd429fr, gs702qd448es, 2qdstealth430, 2qdstealth606, gs702qd430xfr, 2qdstealth448, 2qdstealth429, 2qdstealth429f, 2qdstealth430x, 2qdstealth606t, 2qdstealth448e, 2qdstealth429fr, 2qdstealth430xf, 2qdstealth606tr, msigs702qd429fr, 2qdstealth448es, 2qdstealth430xfr
Barcodes 04719072383053, 04719072383077, 04719072384975, 04719072401207

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