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MSI GT70 Dominator-893

Specifications

MSI GT70 Dominator-893
MSI GT70 Dominator-893 (GT70 Series)
Processor
Graphics adapter
Display
17.3 inch 16:9, 1920x1080 pixel, glossy: no
Weight
3.9 kg ( = 137.57 oz / 8.6 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)
Price
1400 Euro

 

Average Score: 86.5% - good
Average of 2 scores (from 2 reviews)

Reviews for the MSI GT70 Dominator-893

93% MSI GT70 Dominator 2PC Review: Bigger is Better
Source: Notebookreview.com English
The MSI GT70 Dominator delivers on almost every single front and manages to do so with a reasonable price tag. The powerful processor, ample RAM supply and NVidia’s new 870M GPU provides excellent performance perfect for both power users and playing games. The display’s color accuracy isn’t perfect, but the panel still offers a top-notch viewing experience with vibrant contrast and high brightness. The keyboard affords crisp responsive controls and users can easily customize their layouts and macros with the paired SteelSeries Engine.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 06/30/2014
Rating: Total score: 93%
80% MSI GT70 Dominator-893
Source: Computer Shopper English
It's all too easy to spend $3,000 or $4,000 on a top-flight gaming laptop like the Origin EON17-SLX or Alienware 18$3,549.00 at Dell. Capping your budget at $2,000 obliges you to sacrifice some bling or frame-rate bragging rights, but you can still get a formidable system. And the MSI GT70 Dominator-893 is an impressive performer all around.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 05/29/2014
Rating: Total score: 80%

Comment

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 870M: 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":

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.


3.9 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 reviews


86.5%: 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.

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Stefan Hinum, 2014-06- 2 (Update: 2014-06- 2)