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This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most frequently supported processor operating modes on gaming laptops that have been around for around the same time as it.
Four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantitys
Most gaming laptops that came out around the same time as the GS70 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.
On average MSI gaming laptops have good ratings compared to other brands as do all notebook PCs built by MSI.
Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
The MSI GS70 has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) (1,200 megahertz) compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been available for more than a year. The slowest on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of gaming laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to the GS70 is 900MHz, the fastest is 1,400MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) is 1,200MHz.
Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
At 400 megahertz, the MSI GS70 has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and type to the GS70. The on-board graphics adapter base frequencys of gaming laptops that have been around for a similar time to the GS70 range from 200MHz to 400MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 360MHz.
Fairly Big Total Storage Capacity
The total storage capacitys of notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the GS70 range from 120GB to 2.3TB, and the average total storage capacity is 960GB. The MSI GS70 has one of the bigger total storage capacitys (1,128 gigabyte) amongst similar spec portable PCs of this age.
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Has a Front Camera
The MSI GS70 has a front camera, as do most of the other comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to the GS70.
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 notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to it.
HD HD Type
The HD type of this portable PC is Full HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.
Fairly Fast Processor Boost Frequency
The MSI GS70 has one of the faster processor boost frequencys (3.6 gigahertz) amongst gaming laptops of this age. The processor boost frequencys of similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to the GS70 range from 2.7GHz to 4GHz, and the average processor boost frequency is 3.5GHz.
Fairly Fast Hard Drive Speed
With a hard drive speed of 7,200 revolutions per minute, the MSI GS70 has one of the faster hard drive speeds amongst gaming laptops of this age. The slowest hard drive speed of gaming laptops that are a comparable age to the GS70 is 5,400 RPM and the fastest is 7,200 RPM.
Four Number of Built-In Speakerss
Most of the other similar spec laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the GS70 only have between two and three number of built-in speakerss, however the MSI GS70 has four number of built-in speakerss.
4 Bluetooth Version
This portable PC supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported bluetooth version on gaming laptops that are a comparable age to it.
1.4 HDMI Version
This portable PC has a 1.4b HDMI version, which is typical of many similar spec notebook PCs that were released more than a year ago.
2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots
This notebook PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slots, which is the most frequently found memory slots on comparable spec laptops that have been available for more than a year.
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 a comparable spec and age to it.
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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard
Like most of the other gaming laptops that were launched around the same time as the GS70, the MSI GS70 does not have a full-size keyboard.
It is worth considering alternative laptops which also have a full-size keyboard including the Asus G751J[plb_2984113_price] which is also higher rated.
Does Not Have a Touchscreen
Most laptops of a similar type and age to the GS70 do not have a touchscreen. The MSI GS70 is no exception to this as it too does not have a touchscreen.
Only 802.11a Wi-Fi Standards
This laptop has an 802.11ac wi-Fi standards, which is the most commonly found wi-Fi standards on comparable spec laptops that have been around for a similar time to it.
Quite Low Speaker Power
With an speaker power of only 2 Watts, the MSI GS70 has one of the lower speaker powers amongst comparable spec notebook PCs of this age. The speaker powers of notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the GS70 range from 1.5W to 8W.
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7 Other reasons to consider the MSI GS70
Released Over Two Years Ago
This gaming laptop was released over two years ago.
Average Display Diagonal
With a display diagonal of 17.3 inches, the MSI GS70 has a pretty average display diagonal compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that were launched more than a year ago.
Average Internal Memory
The MSI GS70 has a fairly standard internal memory (16 gigabytes) compared to most of the other gaming laptops that are a comparable age to the GS70.
Alternative 16GB internal memory laptops currently available which you might want to look at include because of it's better review score, the Lenovo Y50[plb_2933469_price].
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Average Processor Frequency
At 2.6 gigahertz, the MSI GS70 has a fairly typical processor frequency compared to most of the other gaming laptops that were released around the same time as the GS70.
It may also be worth also looking at one of the other 2.6GHz processor clock speed laptops currently available including the Asus GL771JW[plb_2860733_price] which has better reviews.
If this portable PC processor frequency is too slow for you then you might want to consider the MSI GE62 Apache[plb_2918914_price] (2.7GHz and higher rated).
1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution
This laptop has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on gaming laptops that have been on the market for more than a year.
At 2.7 kilograms, the MSI GS70 has a relatively standard weight compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for more than a year.
HDD Storage Media
This portable PC has an HDD+SSD storage media, which is the most frequently found storage media on notebook PCs of this spec 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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