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MSI GT72 4 Core Intel Core I7-5xxx 2.7GHz 16GB 1.3TB HDD+SSD 17.3" Laptop

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4 Intel Core I7-5xxx 2.7GHz 16GB May 2015
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19 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This notebook PC supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most frequently supported processor operating modes on portable PCs of a comparable type and age to it.

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Fairly Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

At 32 gigabytes, the MSI GT72 has a quite big maximum on-board graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec. Across all the notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the GT72 the maximum on-board graphics adapter memorys range from 1.7GB to 32GB, and the average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory is 8.5GB.

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MSI Has Good Notebook PC Reviews

MSI gaming laptops have good ratings on average and across all notebook PCs MSI is one of the better rated manufacturers.

1,866MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The MSI GT72 supports a 1,866MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most gaming laptops that are a comparable age to it.

This laptop's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,866MHz) is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all gaming laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the GT72.

Amongst comparable types of laptop the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor is 133MHz.

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Quite Big Internal Memory

At 16 gigabytes, the MSI GT72 has a quite big internal memory compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been around for more than a year. The smallest internal memory of gaming laptops that have been available for a similar time to the GT72 is 4GB and the biggest is 32GB.

We compared all the other 16GB internal memory laptops to this laptop and we think the Lenovo Y50[plb_2933469_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Fairly Fast Processor Frequency

With a processor frequency of 2.7 gigahertz, the MSI GT72 has a fairly fast processor frequency compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the GT72. Laptops of a comparable type and age to the GT72 have processor frequencys of between 1.7GHz and 3GHz, and the average processor frequency is 2.6GHz.

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Fairly Big Total Storage Capacity

The MSI GT72 has a quite big total storage capacity (1,256 gigabyte) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and type. Gaming laptops that are a comparable age to the GT72 have total storage capacitys of between 120GB and 2.3TB, and the average total storage capacity is 960GB.

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Has a Front Camera

The MSI GT72 has a front camera, as do most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that came out more than a year ago.

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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 portable PCs of a similar age and type to it.

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Fairly Fast Hard Drive Speed

The MSI GT72 has a fairly fast hard drive speed (7,200 revolutions per minute) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age. The hard drive speeds of gaming laptops that were released one year ago range from 5,400 RPM to 7,200 RPM, and the average hard drive speed is 6,600 RPM.

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Two Number of SSDs Installeds

The MSI GT72 is a two number of SSDs installed portable PC.

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4x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

The biggest memory slots of the MSI GT72 is 4x SO-DIMM. That's over two times the memory slots of a 2x SO-DIMM notebook PC, which is the most common memory slots.

This laptop's memory slots (4x SO-DIMM) is in fact the best memory slots across all comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the GT72.

A 2x SO-DIMM memory slots is the worst memory slots amongst similar types of laptop.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory

The smallest maximum internal memory of portable PCs of this age and type is 16GB, the biggest is 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 20GB. The MSI GT72 has a quite big maximum internal memory (32 gigabytes) compared to most of the other gaming laptops that were released one year ago.

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Two Mini DisplayPorts Quantitys

The MSI GT72 is a two mini DisplayPorts quantity portable PC.

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Nine Number of Battery Cellss

Most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to the GT72 only have between four and eight number of battery cellss, however the MSI GT72 has nine number of battery cellss.

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Four USB 3.0 Ports

Most gaming laptops that are a comparable age to the GT72 have between two and five USB 3.0 ports, including the MSI GT72 which has four USB 3.0 ports.

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Fairly Big Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)

The average battery capacity (Watt hours) of gaming laptops that came out more than a year ago is 65Wh, and the battery capacity (Watt hours)s range from 47Wh to 92Wh. With a battery capacity (Watt hours) of 83 watt-hours, the MSI GT72 has a fairly big battery capacity (Watt hours) compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to the GT72.

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1.4 HDMI Version

This notebook PC has a 1.4 HDMI version, which is the most frequently found HDMI version on gaming laptops that have been available for more than a year.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This notebook PC has a GDDR5 discrete graphics memory type, which is the most frequently found discrete graphics memory type on gaming laptops that were released around the same time as it.

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10 Reasons Against

Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The on-board graphics adapter base frequencys of comparable spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the GT72 range from 200MHz to 400MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 360MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter base frequency of only 300 megahertz, the MSI GT72 has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter base frequencys amongst similar spec notebook PCs of this age.

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

The MSI GT72 has a fairly slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) (only 1,050 megahertz) compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the GT72. Across all the notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the GT72 the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s range from 900MHz to 1,400MHz.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The MSI GT72 does not have a full-size keyboard. Most of the other laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the GT72 also do not have a full-size keyboard.

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

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Like most of the other gaming laptops that came out more than a year ago, the MSI GT72 does not have a touchscreen.

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Only 128 Solid-State Drive Capacitys

The MSI GT72 is a 128 gigabytes solid-state drive capacity laptop. Most of the other portable PCs of this age and type have between 8 and 999 solid-state drive capacitys.

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Only Intel Core I7-5xxx Processor Family

The MSI GT72 has a better processor family than most gaming laptops that have been around for more than a year. This MSI portable PC has an Intel Core i7-5xxx processor family, whereas most portable PCs that were released one year ago have an Intel Core i7 processor family.

An Intel Core i7-5xxx processor family is in fact the worst processor family across all similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the GT72.

An Intel Core i7-4xxx processor family is the best processor family amongst comparable types of portable PC.

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Only 802.11a Wi-Fi Standards

This portable PC has an 802.11ac wi-Fi standards, which is the most frequently found wi-Fi standards on comparable spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than a year.

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Heavy

The average weight of laptops of a comparable age and spec to the GT72 is 3kg. At 3.8 kilograms, the MSI GT72 is fairly heavy compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec.

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Only Two Number of Built-In Speakerss

The MSI GT72 is a two number of built-in speakers portable PC. Most of the other laptops of a comparable age and spec to the GT72 have between two and three number of built-in speakerss.

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Quite Slow Processor Boost Frequency

At only 3.5 gigahertz, the MSI GT72 has a quite slow processor boost frequency compared to most of the other gaming laptops that have been available for more than a year. The processor boost frequencys of laptops of this spec and age range from 2.7GHz to 4GHz, and the average processor boost frequency is 3.5GHz.

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4 Other reasons to consider the MSI GT72

Released Over a Year Ago

This portable PC was released over a year ago.

Average Display Diagonal

The MSI GT72 has a pretty standard display diagonal (17.3 inches) compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable age and spec to the GT72.

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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 spec and age.

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HDD Storage Media

This notebook PC has an HDD+SSD storage media, which is typical of many portable 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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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)
Configurable TDP-Down Frequency
Stepping
PCI Express Configurations
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
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
NVIDIA G-SYNC
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
Optical Drive Type
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
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 3.1 Port
USB 3.1 (3.1 Gen 2) Type-A Ports Quantity
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® VPro™ Technology
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Smart Response Technology
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
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)
Supported Instruction Sets
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Intel® OS Guard
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Smart Response Technology Version
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 Small Business Advantage (SBA) Version
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
AC Adapter Power
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

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Expert Reviews

(104)
14 April 2016

The MSI GT72S Dominator Pro has plenty of power thanks to a desktop graphics card, but it can't overcome its terrible battery and cheap plastic feel...

13 April 2016

The MSI GT72S Dominator Pro has plenty of power thanks to a desktop graphics card, but it can't overcome its terrible battery and cheap plastic feel...

8 March 2016

Eye tracking feels like the future. Your eyes rove across the screen seeking out more asteroids to blast. The reticule traces the same path in fits and spurts: flickering with every blink.... Read more…

6 March 2016

Recently, at Wizard World Portland, I sat down with Jim Merk of Neweggcom to check out the latest MSI eye-tracking gaming laptop The MSI GT72S Dominator Tobii is an amazing gaming laptop all on... Read more…

24 February 2016

MSI has a habit of making very good and very beefy laptops. While the rest of the laptop world runs gleefully down the path forged by the Macbook Air, MSI has waded into the weeds and produced... Read more…

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User Reviews

(95)
Reviewed 20 November 2015 by IRINA V.
(Verified Purchase)

This laptop has been very hard to find in stock, but finally after cancelling several preorders, it showed up on Newegg and I did not hesitate. It is expensive but the hardware is well worth the... Read more…

Reviewed 5 December 2015 by Walleyedelk00
Walleyedelk00 would recommend the MSI GT72S Dominator Pro G (Verified Purchase)

It is an awesome laptop,I've had 0 problems with,it runs guns smoothly no lag at all I've ran spin tires,CS go,garrys mod,black ops 3...

Reviewed 8 January 2016 by Robert A.

Great desktop replacement or in my case desktop alternative if traveling, visiting friends, LAN parties (do they still do those?). If used in public it will certainly catch people's eyes with the... Read more…

Reviewed 30 April 2008 by Richard B.
(Verified Purchase)

I wish it worked better...

Reviewed 16 January 2007 by Anonymous
(Verified Purchase)

When running "G" protocol with no or one other WIFI router in range, performance was 48Mb/sec. When it 5 or 6 routers are active, my performance dived to 1Mb/sec. This might be the source for some... Read more…

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers msi gt72, msi gt72v, msi gt72s, msi i76700, msi i76820, gt72dg1432, msi gt72vr, msi i76700h, msi i76820h, msi i76700hq, msi i76820hk, gt722qe16sr21, gt722qe16sr21b, gt722qe16sr21bw, gt722qe8m16sr21, gt722qe8m16sr21b, gt72dominator1432, gt722qe8m16sr21bw, gt72dominatorg1432
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