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MSI GT70-0ND-603UK Dragon Edition

Specifications

MSI GT70-0ND-603UK Dragon EditionNotebook: MSI GT70-0ND-603UK Dragon Edition (GT70 Series)
Processor: Intel Core i7 3630QM
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 675M
Display: 17.3 inch, 16:9, 1920x1080 pixels, glossy: no
Weight: 3.9kg
Price: 2400 euro
Average Score: 80% - good
Average of 2 scores (from 2 reviews)
price: 90%, performance: 100%, features: - %, display: - % mobility: - %, workmanship: 90%, ergonomy: - %, emissions: - %

Reviews for the MSI GT70-0ND-603UK Dragon Edition

70% MSI GT70 Dragon Edition gaming notebook
Source: Good Gear Guide English
MSI's gaming notebook may have a Dragon pattern on its lid and palm rest, but it's not quite an epic fire-breathing beast. The look of the MSI GT70 Dragon Edition may ultimately decide whether you go for this gaming notebook or not (as well as the price, of course). Under the hood, it has a fast configuration that's very fast for the most part, but we think it could use a higher-end graphics card to match the "premium" vibe that this notebook gives off.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 02/28/2013
Rating: Total score: 70%
90% MSI GT70 Dragon Edition Gaming Laptop Review
Source: Hardwareheaven English
Something which is always nice when receiving an enthusiast system to see the manufacturer taking time to package the product appropriately and that is the case with MSI's GT70 Dragon Edition. The system is protected by a useful cloth bag, the extras bagged up to and separated into sections within a quality box.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 12/13/2012
Rating: Total score: 90% price: 90% performance: 100% workmanship: 90%

Comment

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 675M:

An upcoming high-end graphics card for large notebooks expected to launch with Ivy Bridge processors in the first half of 2012

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.  


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.


3.9 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


80%: This rating is not convincing. The laptop is evaluated below average, this is not really a recommendation for purchase.


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

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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2012-12-18 (Update: 2012-12-18)