MSI GS70-65M21621


MSI GS70-65M21621
MSI GS70-65M21621 (GS70 Series)
Graphics adapter
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 765M - 2048 MB, Core: 850 MHz, Memory: 1000 MHz, DirectX 11, GDDR5, 311.70, Optimus
16384 MB 
, DDR3 1600 MHz (dual channel), 2 of 2 slots, up to 16GB
17.3 inch 16:9, 1920x1080 pixel, Chi Mei N173HGE-L11, TN LED, Full HD, glossy: no
Intel HM87 (Lynx Point)
2x Intel SSD 510 Series SSDSC2MH250A2 (RAID 0), 250 GB 
, 1x WDC WD10JPVX-22JC3T0, 1000 GByte HDD, 5400 rpm
Realtek ALC892 @ Intel Lynx Point PCH - High Definition Audio Controller
4 USB 3.0 / 3.1 Gen1, 1 HDMI, 2 DisplayPort, 1 Kensington Lock, Audio Connections: microphone in, headphones, audio out, Card Reader: SD/SDHC/SDXC
Qualcomm Killer e2200 PCI-E Gigabit Ethernet Controller (10/100/1000MBit), Qualcomm Atheros Killer Wireless-N 1202 (a/b/g/n), Bluetooth 4.0
height x width x depth (in mm): 27 x 419 x 287 ( = 1.06 x 16.5 x 11.3 in)
75 Wh Lithium-Polymer, 5400 mAh, 6-cell
Operating System
Microsoft Windows 8 64 Bit
Webcam: HD (30 fps @ 720p)
Additional features
Speakers: 2.1 (Sound Blaster Cinema), Keyboard: Chiclet, Keyboard Light: yes, Power supply unit: 120 Watts, notebook bag, Microsoft Office 365 (1 month trial), System Control Manager, BurnRecovery and Keyboard LED Manager, 24 Months Warranty
2.72 kg ( = 95.95 oz / 6 pounds), Power Supply: 442 g ( = 15.59 oz / 0.97 pounds)
1700 Euro


Average Score: 86% - good
Average of 2 scores (from 1 reviews)
price: - %, performance: 93%, features: 78%, display: 80% mobility: 67%, workmanship: 78%, ergonomy: 72%, emissions: 63%

Reviews for the MSI GS70-65M21621

80% Review MSI GS70-65M21621 Notebook | Notebookcheck
Thin gamer. Imagine the MSI GE70, slightly tweak the case, use the identical hardware and you will get the GS70 Stealth. The new gaming notebook is especially interesting for mobile gaming because the manufacturer reduced both the weight and the dimensions. But was the diet successful?
92% MSI GS70-65M21621
Source: PC Games Hardware - Heft 12/2013 German
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 11/01/2013
Rating: Total score: 92%


NVIDIA GeForce GTX 765M:

High-End Graphics cards as part of the Geforce 700M series based on the Kepler architecture.

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.  

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.


This large display size is used for laptops which are mainly intended for an use on a desk.

Large display-sizes allow higher resolutions. So, details like letters are bigger. On the other hand, the power consumption is lower with small screen diagonals and the devices are smaller, more lightweight and cheaper.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.

2.72 kg:

This weight is representative for typical laptops with a 14-16 inch display-diagonal.

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 is not present in the smartphone market. As a laptop manufacturer, MSI has a medium market share and is not among the Top 10 global manufacturers. The ratings of MSI laptops are above average in the tests (as of 2016).

86%: 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.

MSI GS70-2OD-001US
GeForce GTX 765M
MSI GS70-2OD-002US
GeForce GTX 765M
MSI GS70-2OD-021UK
GeForce GTX 765M

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Stefan Hinum, 2014-01-20 (Update: 2014-01-20)