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MSI GX60-1AC-021US

Specifications

MSI GX60-1AC-021USNotebook: MSI GX60-1AC-021US (GX60 Series)
Processor: AMD A-Series A10-4600M
Graphics Adapter: AMD Radeon HD 7970M
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1920x1080 pixels, glossy: no
Weight: 3.5kg
Price: 1200 euro
Average Score: 81% - good
Average of 5 scores (from 5 reviews)
price: 79%, performance: - %, features: - %, display: - % mobility: - %, workmanship: - %, ergonomy: - %, emissions: - %

Reviews for the MSI GX60-1AC-021US

80% MSI GX60 1AC-021US
Source: IT Reviews English
If you want a system around $1,300, you can ask for one that offers good performance on multimedia creation or 3D gaming prowess, but not both. When you're faced with a choice of overall performance vs. gaming performance on a budget, the MSI GX60 1AC-021US is a great entry-level system for the gamer on a budget.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 03/27/2013
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% MSI GX60 1AC-021US
Source: PC Mag English
Pricewise, the GX60 would replace the Maingear Pulse 11, but that system is technically an ultraportable gaming desktop EC. However, the GX60 is a better gaming rig than the Pulse 11, especially considering the GX60's frame rates at 1,920 by 1,080 and looking at the comparative 3DMark 11 scores. The MSI GX60 is the gaming laptop we'd recommend at the sub-$1,500 price point. That earns it our Editors' Choice award for entry-level gaming laptops. Since it can play high-end 3D games at its 1,920 by 1,080 native resolution, it's the affordable rig we'd buy to hone our 3D gaming skills.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 03/25/2013
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% MSI GX60 1AC-021US
Source: Techreview Source English
The MSI GX60 1AC is a mid-sized, affordable gaming laptop that has a 1080p display, a Blu-ray optical drive, above average battery life and solid performance. It does lack a backlit keyboard and the touch pad is rather small for our liking.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 03/06/2013
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% MSI GX60 1AC-021US Review and Ratings
Source: Computer Shopper English
Sure, we'd like to see an option for a solid-state drive. And despite its responsiveness, we never got used to the system's cramped, recessed touch pad. But most gamers will want to use a mouse when gaming, and if you really want an SSD, the system's chassis has space inside for a second hard drive. So you could drop an SSD in yourself without losing the 750GB hard drive.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 02/26/2013
Rating: Total score: 80%

Foreign Reviews

85% MSI GX60 1AC, rendimiento gráfico a prueba de jugones
Source: PC Actual Spanish ES→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 04/04/2013
Rating: Total score: 85% price: 79%

Comment

AMD Radeon HD 7970M: High-end GPU by AMD manufactured in 28nm and based on the GCN architecture.

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.


A10-4600M: Mobile Quad-Core processor with only two FP calculation units and an integrated Radeon HD 7660G graphics card. » 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


81%: This rating should be considered to be average. This is because the proportion of notebooks which have a higher rating is approximately equal to the proportion which have a lower rating.


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

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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2013-03- 6 (Update: 2013-03- 6)