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MSI GT72 Dominator G-1668

MSI GT72 Dominator G-1668 4 Core Intel Core I7-5xxx 2.7GHz 16GB 1TB HDD 17.3" Laptop

4 Intel Core I7-5xxx 2.7GHz 16GB Aug 2015
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14 Reasons For

Quite Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

Across all the notebook PCs of this spec and age 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. With a maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of 32 gigabytes, the GT72 Dominator G-1668 has a fairly big maximum on-board graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other gaming laptops that have been available for around the same time as the GT72 Dominator G-1668.

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64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This notebook PC supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most commonly supported processor operating modes on gaming laptops that have been around for more than a year.

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

The GT72 Dominator G-1668 is a six USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity portable PC.

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MSI Laptops Have Good Reviews

MSI is one of the better rated laptop manufacturers according to average reviews from experts and users, and MSI also has good reviews for its gaming laptops.

1,866MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The MSI GT72 Dominator G-1668 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 have been on the market for more than a year.

A 1,866MHz processor memory clock speed is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all laptops of this age and spec.

Amongst similar types of notebook PC the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor is 133MHz.

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Has a Front Camera

The MSI GT72 Dominator G-1668 has a front camera. Most of the other notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the GT72 Dominator G-1668 also have a front camera.

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HD HD Type

The HD type of this portable PC is Full HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on portable PCs that have been around for more than a year.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory

Notebook PCs that are a similar age to the GT72 Dominator G-1668 have maximum internal memorys of between 16GB and 32GB. With a maximum internal memory of 32 gigabytes, the GT72 Dominator G-1668 has one of the bigger maximum internal memorys amongst gaming laptops of this age.

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4x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

The GT72 Dominator G-1668 has a maximum memory slots of 4x SO-DIMM. That's over two times the memory slots of the most common memory slots of 2x SO-DIMM.

This notebook PC's memory slots (4x SO-DIMM) is in fact the best memory slots amongst all laptops of a similar age and spec to the GT72 Dominator G-1668.

The worst memory slots amongst similar types of notebook PC is 2x SO-DIMM.

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Six USB 3.0 Ports

The MSI GT72 Dominator G-1668 is a six USB 3.0 port notebook PC.

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Nine Number of Battery Cellss

The GT72 Dominator G-1668 is a nine number of battery cells laptop. Most of the other gaming laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the GT72 Dominator G-1668 only have between four and eight number of battery cellss.

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Fairly Big Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)

The battery capacity (Watt hours)s of portable PCs of a similar type and age to the GT72 Dominator G-1668 range from 47Wh to 92Wh, and the average battery capacity (Watt hours) is 65Wh. With a battery capacity (Watt hours) of 83 watt-hours, the MSI GT72 Dominator G-1668 has one of the bigger battery capacity (Watt hours)s amongst notebook PCs of this age.

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1.4 HDMI Version

This portable PC has a 1.4 HDMI version, which is typical of many gaming laptops that have been on the market 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 typical of many notebook PCs of this age and type.

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6 Reasons Against

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

The average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of similar spec laptops that have been around for a comparable time to the GT72 Dominator G-1668 is 1,200MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of only 1,050 megahertz, the GT72 Dominator G-1668 has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s amongst comparable spec portable PCs of this age.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The MSI GT72 Dominator G-1668 does not have a full-size keyboard. Most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the GT72 Dominator G-1668 also do not have a full-size keyboard.

Alternative notebook PCs which also have a full-size keyboard that you might want to consider include the Asus G751J which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Like most of the other portable PCs that came out around the same time as the GT72 Dominator G-1668, the MSI GT72 Dominator G-1668 does not have a touchscreen.

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Only Intel Core I7-5xxx Processor Family

The GT72 Dominator G-1668 has an Intel Core i7-5xxx processor family which is better than most portable PCs of a similar age and type to it. Most portable PCs that were launched around the same time as it have an Intel Core i7 processor family.

This laptop's processor family (Intel Core i7-5xxx) is actually the worst processor family amongst all portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the GT72 Dominator G-1668.

The best processor family across similar types of laptop is Intel Core i7-4xxx.

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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 gaming laptops that were launched around the same time as it.

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Heavy

At 3.8 kilograms, the MSI GT72 Dominator G-1668 is fairly heavy compared to most of the other laptops of this age and type. The average weight of notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the GT72 Dominator G-1668 is 3kg.

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7 Other reasons to consider the MSI GT72 Dominator G-1668

Released Over a Year Ago

This gaming laptop has been on the market for over a year.

Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 17.3 inches, the MSI GT72 Dominator G-1668 has a pretty standard display diagonal compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the GT72 Dominator G-1668.

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Average Internal Memory

The GT72 Dominator G-1668 has a pretty average internal memory (16 gigabytes) compared to most of the other laptops of a similar age and spec to the GT72 Dominator G-1668.

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Average Processor Frequency

With a processor frequency of 2.7 gigahertz, the GT72 Dominator G-1668 has a relatively standard processor frequency compared to most of the other gaming laptops that are a comparable age to the GT72 Dominator G-1668.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 1,000 gigabyte, the MSI GT72 Dominator G-1668 has a fairly standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and type.

If this notebook PC total storage capacity is too small for you then you might also want to look at the Asus G751JL (1.1TB) which also has a higher rating.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This portable PC has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to it.

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HDD Storage Media

This laptop has an HDD storage media, which is typical of many gaming laptops that were released more than a year ago. 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
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 3.0 (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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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers gtx970, i75700, gtx970m, i75700h, i75700hq, gt72dg1668, gt72dominatorg1668
Barcodes 00824142119310

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