MSI GS60-2PEWi716SR21

Specifications

MSI GS60-2PEWi716SR21Notebook: MSI GS60-2PEWi716SR21 (GS60 Series)
Processor: Intel Core i7 4700HQ
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 870M
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 2880x1620 pixels, glossy: no
Weight: 2kg
Price: 2000 euro
Average Score: 85% - good
Average of 4 scores (from 6 reviews)
price: 80%, performance: 80%, features: 80%, display: - % mobility: - %, workmanship: 70%, ergonomy: - %, emissions: - %

Reviews for the MSI GS60-2PEWi716SR21

80% MSI GS60 2PE Ghost Pro review: Ultrabook-thin with a fantastic screen
Source: PC Advisor English
The MSI GS60 2PE Ghost Pro has enough power to handle current games, and it’s got the screen quality to match – and all while costing less than the Gigabyte P35W v2, which has a poorer screen but a tad more gaming power. The storage, keyboard and speakers all impress, but this slimline gaming laptop struggles for longevity and has poor thermal performance. It’s thin and impressive, but be aware about the MSI’s limitations before spending any cash.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 09/08/2014
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 80% performance: 80% features: 80% workmanship: 70%
100% MSI GS60 Ghost Pro—a 15.6"
Source: Digital Versus English
The MSI GS60 Ghost Pro is a little gem, combining power and finesse. And given the configuration, it doesn't heat up excessively, either. What we've got here is a dedicated gaming laptop that can run any game and do it well. It boasts an excellent screen and is small and light enough that you can take it with you anywhere. It's just a shame the audio isn't up to the same standard.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 08/08/2014
Rating: Total score: 100%
80% MSI GS60 Ghost Pro 3K
Source: Computer Shopper English
Overall, the MSI GS60 Ghost Pro 3K-095 is an outstanding, if slightly pricey, gaming rig. The laptop scorched through our graphics and gaming benchmarks, and delivered seamless performance on Battlefield 4 with the graphics cranked all the way up. Moreover, the 3K display looks stunning—even if there are few opportunities beyond gaming to use it—and the speakers deliver pitch-perfect audio.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 06/25/2014
Rating: Total score: 80%

Foreign Reviews

MSI GS60 3K-Edition
Source: HardwareLuxx German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 06/21/2014
80% Notebook MSI GS60 2PE Ghost Pro: Recensione
Source: Techstation.it Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 05/12/2014
Rating: Total score: 80%
Review du MSI GS60 3K edition.
Source: Portables4Gamers French FR→EN
Positive: Very flat and quality chassis; good design; perfect performance; good screen; Negative: Too hot under load; noisy cooling system; poor keyboard.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 06/23/2014

Comment

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 870M: High-end graphics card from the GeForce GTX 800M series.

These graphics cards are able to play the latest and most demanding games in high resolutions and full detail settings with enabled Anti-Aliasing.

» 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.  


4700HQ: Haswell-based quad-core processor clocked at 2.4 GHz with Turbo Boost support up to 3.4 GHz. Offers an integrated HD Graphics 4600 GPU and a dual channel DDR3 memory controller.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


15.6": 15 inch display-variants are the standard and are used for more than the half of all notebooks. 15.4 inch display with 16:10 are the standard for notebook displays. However nowadays, more and more 16:9 displays with 15.6 inch appear. The reason why so many people like displays with medium size is, that this size is not exhausting for the eyes, does not need too much energy and the laptops can be kept quite compact.» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


2 kg: These sub-notebooks weight less than the average of all notebooks, but represent a heavier class of weight among the sub-notebooks. 12 inch displays are normal for 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


85%: 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.

Devices from a different Manufacturer and/or with a different CPU

» Gigabyte P35K V2
Core i7 4710HQ
» MSI GS60 2PE-286UK
Core i7 4710HQ

Devices with the same GPU and/or Screen Size

» MSI GT60 2PC-464XPL DOMINATOR
Core i7 4800MQ, 3.5 kg
» Gigabyte P35W v2
Core i7 4710HQ, 2.5 kg
» MSI GT60 2PC Dominator
Core i7 4800MQ, 3.2 kg

Devices with the same GPU

» Aorus X3 Plus
Core i7 4860HQ, 14.0", 1.9 kg
» MSI GS70 2PE-421UK
Core i7 4710HQ, 17.3", 2.6 kg
» MSI GS70-2PEi71631
Core i7 4700HQ, 17.3", 2.6 kg
» Razer Blade 14 (2014)
Core i7 4702HQ, 14.0", 2 kg
» MSI GT70 Dominator-893
Core i7 4800MQ, 17.3", 3.9 kg
» MSI GS70-2PEi71611
Core i7 4700HQ, 17.3", 2.72 kg
» Asus G750JS-T4064H
Core i7 4700HQ, 17.3", 4.08 kg
» MSI GT70-2PC-1282UK
Core i7 4800MQ, 17.3", 3.9 kg

Devices with Same Screen Size and/or Weight

» Toshiba Satellite P50-B-103
Radeon R9 M265X, Core i7 4700HQ
» Toshiba Satellite Radius P50W-BST2N22
HD Graphics 4400, Core i5 4210U
» Asus NX500JK-DR013H
GeForce GTX 850M, Core i7 4712HQ
» Toshiba Satellite L50-B-1M6
HD Graphics (Bay Trail), Pentium N3530
» Toshiba Satellite C50-B-14D
HD Graphics (Bay Trail), Celeron N2830
» MSI GP60 2PE-222UK
GeForce 840M, Core i7 4710HQ
» HP Pavilion 15-p011nr
Radeon R7 M260, A-Series A10-5745M
» Asus N550JK-DS71T
GeForce GTX 850M, Core i7 4700HQ
» Lenovo B50-70
Radeon R5 M230, Core i7 4500U
» HP 15-g003sm G1M03EA
Radeon R5 (Beema), A-Series A8-6410
» Lenovo Y50-59421832
GeForce GTX 860M, Core i7 4710HQ
» HP Pavilion 15-p029tx
GeForce 830M, Core i3 4030U
» Toshiba Satellite Radius P55W-B5224
HD Graphics 4400, Core i7 4510U
» Toshiba Satellite P50-B-10D
Radeon R9 M265X, Core i7 4700HQ
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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2014-06-24 (Update: 2014-06-24)