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MSI GT680R (i7-2720QM)

Specifications

MSI GT680R (i7-2720QM)Notebook: MSI GT680R (i7-2720QM) (GT680 Series)
Processor: Intel Core i7 2720QM
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 460M
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1920x1080 pixels, glossy: yes
Weight: 3.5kg

Reviews for the MSI GT680R (i7-2720QM)

Foreign Reviews

MSI GT 680 : Demonstration Inside
Source: Cowcotland French FR→EN
impressive SSD
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 05/16/2011
MSI GT680 — игровой и сравнительно недорогой
Source: 3DNews.ru RU→EN
performance good, fan good but loud, good speakers, low resolution
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 06/08/2011

Comment

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 460M:

High-end DirectX 11 graphics card based on the GF106 chip using GDDR5 graphics memory (up to 1.5 GB).

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.  


2720QM: Fast Quad-core processor based on the Sandy Bridge architecture with an integrated graphics card and 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.


3.5 kg: This laptop is heavy below average, compared with the average of notebooks. Therefore especially desktop replacements fit 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


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

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

» MSI GT680-055AU
Core i7 2630QM
» Asus VX7-SZ083V
Core i7 2630QM
» MSI GT680R-017F
Core i7 2630QM
» Asus G53SW-A1
Core i7 2630QM
» Asus G53SW-IX097Z
Core i7 2630QM
» Asus VX7-SZ062V
Core i7 2630QM
» Asus G53SW-IX089V
Core i7 2630QM
» AVADirect Clevo P151HM
Core i7 2630QM
» Asus G53JW-SZ255V
Core i5 480M
» MSI GT663-417CS
Core i5 460M
» Asus G53JW-SX052D
Core i5 460M
» MSI GT680R-008US
Core i7 2630QM
» MSI GT680R-i71651BLW7U
Core i7 2630QM
» MSI GT663R-i7488BLW7P
Core i7 740QM
» Asus G53JW-SZ098V
Core i7 740QM
» Asus G53JW-SX084V
Core i7 740QM
» mySN XMG P500 PRO
Core i7 640M
» mySN XMG P500
Core i7 640M
» Asus G53JW
Core i7 720QM

Devices with the same GPU and/or Screen Size

» Cyberpower Xplorer X6-9300
Core i7 2630QM, 2.7 kg
» Asus G53JW-SX029V
Core i7 720QM, 4 kg
» Medion Erazer X6812
Core i5 460M, 2.7 kg

Devices with the same GPU

» Toshiba Qosmio X500-167
Core i7 2630QM, 18.4", 4.6 kg
» Asus G73SW-BST6
Core i7 2630QM, 17.3", 3.9 kg
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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2011-06- 1 (Update: 2012-05-26)