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MSI GT70-0NE-276US

Specifications

MSI GT70-0NE-276USNotebook: MSI GT70-0NE-276US (GT70 Series)
Processor: Intel Core i7 3610QM
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 680M
Display: 17.3 inch, 16:9, 1920x1080 pixels, glossy: no
Weight: 3.9kg
Price: euro
Average Score: 80% - good
Average of 3 scores (from 4 reviews)

Reviews for the MSI GT70-0NE-276US

80% MSI GT70 0NE-276US Review and Ratings
Source: Computer Shopper English
The MSI GT70 0NE-276US has a lot going for it. It looks like a gaming notebook is supposed to look, and it has all the bells and bling that gamers crave, including multicolored keyboard lighting and robust audio. More important, it performs like you would expect a gaming notebook to perform, thanks to an impressive list of hardware that includes a Core i7 CPU, a stellar Nvidia graphics chip, a pair of solid-state drives, and a boatload of speedy memory.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/04/2012
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% MSI GT70 0NE-276US
Source: PC Mag English
There is plenty to like about the MSI GT70 0NE-276US, like its inspired design, built-in Blu-ray burner, and beautiful display. At the end of the day, however, performance is the only thing that matters about gaming laptops, and the Alienware M17x R4 outguns the GT70 almost entirely across the board while sporting the same price tag, and it remains the system to beat.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 09/24/2012
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% MSI GT70 0NE-276US Review
Source: Laptop Mag English
Gamers searching for a powerful gaming rig to carry them through those harrowing firefights need look no further than the MSI GT70 0NE-276US. Although $2,599 is steep, the Nvidia GeForce GTX 680M GPU delivers high frame rates and beautiful textures, creating an immersive gaming experience. Throw in a quad-core Ivy Bridge processor, a blazing SSD and a heaping helping of hard drive space, and you've got a gaming juggernaut.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 08/10/2012
Rating: Total score: 80%

Foreign Reviews

Test portable MSI GT70 GTX 680 M
Source: Cowcotland French FR→EN
Positive: Performance; super RAID; design; keyboard. Negative: Price; noise.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 07/20/2012

Comment

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 680M: High-End graphics card of the GeForce GTX 600M series, based on the 28nm Kepler architecture (GK104) that is manufactured in 28nm.

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.  


3610QM:

An Ivy Bridge-based quad-core processor clocked at 2.3 GHz with Turbo Boost support up to 3.3 GHz. Offers an integrated HD Graphics 4000 GPU running at 650-1100 MHz on 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.

MSI GT70 0NE-255FR
GeForce GTX 680M

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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2012-08- 2 (Update: 2012-08- 2)