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: 86.67% - good
Average of 3 scores (from 5 reviews)

Reviews for the MSI GS60-2PEWi716SR21

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


86.67%: This is a good rating above average. Nevertheless you should not forget, that 10-15% of all notebook-models get a better 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

» 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-10D
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» HP Envy 15-U002NF
HD Graphics 4400, Core i5 4210U
» Toshiba Satellite P50t-B-108
Radeon R9 M265X, Core i7 4700HQ
» Apple MacBook Pro Retina 15 inch 2014-07
Iris Pro Graphics 5200, Core i7 4770HQ
» Asus X550LDV-XO552H
GeForce 820M, Core i7 4510U
» HP ProBook 450 G2
Radeon R5 (Kaveri), Core i5 4210U
» Packard Bell Easynote TF71BM
HD Graphics (Ivy Bridge), Celeron N2830
» Asus G550JK-CN268D
GeForce GTX 850M, Core i7 4700HQ
» HP ProBook 650 G1
Radeon HD 8750M, Core i5 4200M
» Toshiba Satellite P50-B-108
Radeon R9 M265X, Core i7 4700HQ
» Lenovo Y50-70 59-422475
GeForce GTX 860M, Core i7 4700HQ
» Asus K550LB-XX182D
GeForce GT 740M, Core i5 4200U
» Acer Aspire V5-573G-74518G25aii
GeForce GTX 850M, Core i5 4210U
» Acer Aspire M5-583P-6637
HD Graphics 4400, Core i5 4200U
» Asus X550LDV-XO610H
GeForce 820M, Core i5 4210U
» Lenovo IdeaPad Y50-70
GeForce GTX 860M, Core i5 4200H
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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2014-06-24 (Update: 2014-06-24)