Most portable PCs that were launched more than two years ago have between two and five USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys, including the MSI GS70 which has four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys.
MSI Has Good Notebook PC Reviews
Based on 625 expert and user reviews, MSI has good ratings for its portable PCs. MSI also has good ratings specifically for its gaming laptops.
Has a Front Camera
Like most of the other gaming laptops that came out around the same time as the GS70, the MSI GS70 has a front camera.
1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed
The MSI GS70 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most laptops of a comparable age and spec to it. This laptop supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most gaming laptops that were released around the same time as it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this notebook PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.
A 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all gaming laptops that were launched around the same time as the GS70.
A 133MHz processor memory clock speed is the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across similar types of portable PC.
1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution
This portable PC has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many gaming laptops that are a comparable age to it.
HD HD Type
The HD type of this notebook PC is Full HD, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this spec and age.
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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards
This laptop has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is the most commonly found wi-Fi standards on notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to it.
Four USB 3.0 Ports
The MSI GS70 is a four USB 3.0 port portable PC.
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 laptops of this spec and age.
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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard
Like most of the other portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the GS70, the MSI GS70 does not have a full-size keyboard.
Does Not Have a Touchscreen
Most laptops of this type and age do not have a touchscreen. The MSI GS70 is no exception to this as it too does not have a touchscreen.
Quite Small Hard Drive Capacity
With a hard drive capacity of only 750 gigabytes, the MSI GS70 has a very small hard drive capacity compared to most of the other gaming laptops that have been available for more than two years. The average hard drive capacity of notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago is 980GB, and the hard drive capacitys range from 500GB to 2TB.
Quite Slow Processor Frequency
The MSI GS70 has one of the slower processor frequencys (only 2.4 gigahertz) amongst notebook PCs of this age. The processor frequencys of laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the GS70 range from 1.7GHz to 2.9GHz.
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Quite Slow Processor Boost Frequency
Across all the laptops of a comparable age and spec to the GS70 the processor boost frequencys range from 2.7GHz to 4GHz, and the average processor boost frequency is 3.5GHz. At only 3.4 gigahertz, the MSI GS70 has a fairly slow processor boost frequency compared to most of the other gaming laptops that were released more than two years ago.
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Released Over Three Years Ago
It was over three years ago when MSI released the GS70.
Average Display Diagonal
With a display diagonal of 17.3 inches, the MSI GS70 has a fairly typical display diagonal compared to most of the other gaming laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the GS70.
Average Internal Memory
At 16 gigabytes, the MSI GS70 has a fairly standard internal memory compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to the GS70.
We think you might also be interested in some of the other 16GB internal memory notebook PCs currently available including the Medion Erazer X6825 which has better reviews.
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Average Total Storage Capacity
With a total storage capacity of 1,006 gigabyte, the MSI GS70 has a relatively average total storage capacity compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been on the market for more than two years.
Laptops with a bigger total storage capacity that might be worth considering include the Medion Erazer X7611 (1.1TB), or the Asus G751JT (1.1TB) which also has a higher rating.
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 laptops that have been around for a comparable time to it.
With a weight of 2.7 kilograms, the MSI GS70 has a relatively typical weight compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable age and spec to the GS70.
HDD Storage Media
This portable PC has an HDD+SSD storage media, which is the most frequently found storage media on comparable spec laptops that have been around for a similar time 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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