MSI GE70-0ND-293UK

Specifications

MSI GE70-0ND-293UKNotebook: MSI GE70-0ND-293UK (GE70 Series)
Processor: Intel Core i7 3630QM
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660M
Display: 17.3 inch, 16:9, 1920x1080 pixels, glossy: no
Weight: 2.8kg
Price: 1400 euro
Average Score: 82.5% - good
Average of 2 scores (from 2 reviews)

Reviews for the MSI GE70-0ND-293UK

Foreign Reviews

80% MSI GE70 Gaming Notebook Review
Source: Ocaholic.ch German DE→EN
Positive: high quality gaming notebook; very good color reproducibility; sufficient brightness; portable body
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 02/11/2013
Rating: Total score: 80%
85% MSI GE70
Source: MuyComputer Spanish ES→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 04/15/2013
Rating: Total score: 85%

Comment

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660M:

High-end graphics solution as part of the 600M series and the slowest enthusiast GTX model.

With these GPUs you are able to play modern and demanding games fluently at medium detail settings and HD resolution.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.


Intel Core i7: The Intel Core i7 for laptops is based on the LG1156 Core i5/i7 CPU for desktops. The base clock speed of the CPUs is relatively low, but because of a huge Turbo mode, the cores can dynamically overclock to up to 3.2 GHz (920XM). Therefore, the CPU can be as fast as high clocked dual-core CPUs (using single threaded applications) but still offer the advantage of 4 cores. Because of the large TDP of 45 W / 55 W, the CPU is only intended for large laptops.  


3630QM: An Ivy Bridge-based quad-core processor clocked at 2.4 GHz with Turbo Boost support up to 3.4 GHz. Offers an integrated HD Graphics 4000 GPU and a dual channel DDR3 memory controller.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


17.3": Meanwhile the 17 inch display size is a more frequently offered standard format for desktop-replacements. The DTR-laptops can't be carried easily, need much energy but on the other side texts can be read easily and high resolutions are no problem. DTR mainly are intended for stationary usage on desks, where the weight and the energy need are unimportant.
» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


2.8 kg: This weight is average for notebooks. Therefore the numerous mass of laptops with 15 inch display fits in this class of weight.


MSI: Micro-Star International (MSI), is a Taiwan based computer hardware manufacturer since 1986 best known for desktop computer motherboards. MSI also designs and manufactures graphics cards, barebone PCs, notebook computers, networking products, servers, multimedia, consumer electronics, and storage devices. MSI, as most Taiwanese computer manufacturers, sells products on OEM/ODM basis. It also sells products worldwide based on its own brand name "MSI". The market share of laptops with the MSI brand is rather low.

MSI reviews


82.5%: This rating should be considered to be average. This is because the proportion of notebooks which have a higher rating is approximately equal to the proportion which have a lower rating.


» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2013-02-13 (Update: 2013-02-13)