MSI GT70 2PE-1051FR Dominator Pro


MSI GT70 2PE-1051FR Dominator ProNotebook: MSI GT70 2PE-1051FR Dominator Pro (GT70 Series)
Processor: Intel Core i7 4800MQ
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 880M
Display: 17.3 inch, 16:9, 1920x1080 pixels, glossy: no
Weight: 3.9kg
Price: euro
Average Score: 91% - very good
Average of 2 scores (from 7 reviews)
price: - %, performance: 90%, features: - %, display: 80% mobility: 80%, workmanship: 80%, ergonomy: - %, emissions: 90%

Reviews for the MSI GT70 2PE-1051FR Dominator Pro

MSI GT70 2PE Dominator Pro Gaming Notebook Review: Appropriately named
Source: PC Perspective English
If you can come to grips with that, and as long as you don’t mind those other quibbles we mentioned, there’s really nothing stopping the MSI GT70 2PE from being your next favorite gaming companion. It retains all of the strengths of the GT60 model we reviewed last year, but with even more power and a truly ridiculous SSD RAID storage configuration. In short, it’s one of the fastest mobile gaming solutions you’re going to find—and it’s just $2,699.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 06/20/2014

Foreign Reviews

Review: MSI GT70 2PE Dominator Pro
Source: Hispazone Spanish ES→EN
Positive: Powerful performance; good display; good connectivity; decent battery life; good cooling system. Negative: Big and heavy.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 04/14/2014
90% MSI GT70 Dominator Pro: Recensione
Source: Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 10/08/2014
Rating: Total score: 90%
Test lecteur : Msi Gt70 2Pe-1051Fr Dominator Pro
Source: Portables4Gamers French FR→EN
Positive: Good performance; good speaker; good backlit keyboard; perfect design. Negative: High price.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 04/05/2014
MSI GT70 Dominator Pro – test Kompromisy – OFF, moc – ON
Source: PC Turkish PL→EN
Positive: Excellent performance; robust case; efficient cooling system; good keyboard; SSD; good speakers; good connectivity. Negative: Big and heavy; noisy cooling system; expensive.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 06/01/2014
Обзор ноутбука MSI GT70 2PE Dominator Pro: Доминатор из Доминаторов
Source: RU→EN
Positive: Perfect performance; beautiful metal cover. Negative: TN-matrix display; auto-lock touchpad.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 04/24/2014
92% MSI GT70 2PE Dominator Pro teszt
Source: Laptopkalauz HU→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 10/16/2014
Rating: Total score: 92% performance: 90% display: 80% mobility: 80% workmanship: 80% emissions: 90%



Gamers are sure to be delighted with the release of the MSI GT70 2PE-1051FR Dominator Pro. It utilizes the best graphics chip for laptops out in the market today, the Nvidia GTX 880M. And if that is not enough, with 8 GB RAM paired and Intel Core i7 processor with a turbo clock of up to 3.7 GHz, the MSI Dominator Pro is the definition of a graphical monster. It goes without saying that this mammoth will play all high-end games with the highest setting with ease.

Having great graphics alone will not be enough if the screen is not on par. Fortunately, the MSI Dominator Pro has a 17.3 inch display, which is wide enough to enjoy games to its fullest. Thanks to its resolution of 1920 by 1080 pixels, it can display videos and pictures in the best FullHD quality. To top it off, the laptop also comes with a Blu-ray drive. Like other gaming laptops, the main issue is battery life and unfortunately the MSI Dominator Pro is no exception. Housing such powerful hardware under the hood, it is more feasible to keep the laptop connected to a power supply. So, it is not the best choice for a portable device.

For a gaming laptop, bulkiness and short battery life are to be expected. With such high-end graphics, the MSI Dominator Pro will, without a shadow of a doubt, give you the best gaming experience.

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 880M: 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.  

4800MQ: Haswell-based quad-core processor clocked at 2.7 GHz with Turbo Boost support up to 3.7 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.

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

91%: There do not exist many models, which are rated better. The most ratings get ratings, which are a bit worse.

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

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

» MSI GT70 2PE-2089RU
Core i7 4710MQ
» MSI GT70 2PE-1200NL
Core i7 4940MX
» Asus G750JZ-T4079H
Core i7 4700HQ
» MSI GT72 2PE-072UK
Core i7 4710HQ
» MSI GT70 2PE-1862UK
Core i7 4810MQ
» MSI GT72-2PE16SR231BW
Core i7 4710HQ
» Asus G750JZ-T4039D
Core i7 4700HQ
» Origin PC EON 17-S 2014
Core i7 4930MX
» Alienware 17 (GTX 880M)
Core i7 4700MQ
» Asus G750JZ-T4023H
Core i7 4700HQ

Devices with the same GPU and/or Screen Size

» Asus G750JZ-T4110H
Core i7 4860HQ, 4.8 kg
» Asus G750JZ-T4089H
Core i7 4700HQ, 4.8 kg
» Asus G750JZ-T4024H
Core i7 4700HQ, 4.5 kg
» Asus G750JZ-XS72
Core i7 4700HQ, 4.5 kg

Devices with the same GPU

» MSI GT72 2PE-005FR
Core i7 4710HQ, 17.0", 3.8 kg
» Gigabyte P25X v2
Core i7 4810MQ, 15.6", 2.81 kg
» MSI GT60 2PE-495RU
Core i7 4800MQ, 15.6", 3.5 kg
» AVADirect Clevo P157SM-A
Core i7 4810MQ, 15.6", 3.3 kg
» MSI GT60 2PE Dominator Pro
Core i7 4800MQ, 15.6", 3.5 kg
» MSI GT60-2PE16H11B
Core i7 4800MQ, 15.6", 3.5 kg

Devices with Same Screen Size and/or Weight

» AVADirect Menace 17
GeForce GTX 980M, Core i7 (Desktop) 4790K
» Alienware 17-1784
GeForce GTX 970M, Core i7 4710HQ
» MSI GX70 3CC-222XPL
Radeon R9 M290X, A-Series A10-5750M
» MSI WT70-2OKi781
Quadro K3100M, Core i7 4810MQ
» Alienware 17 R2
GeForce GTX 980M, Core i7 4980HQ
» Asus ROG G751JM-T7031H
GeForce GTX 860M, Core i7 4710HQ
» Origin PC EON17-X
GeForce GTX 965M, unknown
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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2014-04-10 (Update: 2014-04-10)