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MSI GX60

Specifications

MSI GX60Notebook: MSI GX60 (GX60 Series)
Processor: AMD A-Series A10-4600M
Graphics Adapter: AMD Radeon HD 7970M 2048 MB
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1920x1080 pixels, glossy: no
Weight: 3.426kg
Price: 1199 euro
Average Score: 67% - average
Average of 3 scores (from 3 reviews)
price: - %, performance: 67%, features: 86%, display: 77% mobility: 61%, workmanship: 63%, ergonomy: 64%, emissions: 73%

Reviews for the MSI GX60

81% Review MSI GX60 Notebook | Notebookcheck
A bold hardware mix. How much power does the Radeon HD 7970M still have when the high-end graphics is combined with a weak processor? MSI installs AMD's low-cost A10-4600M quad-core in its GX60 to achieve the lowest price possible. Our benchmarks reveal the sobering results.
40% MSI GX60
Source: Digital Versus English
The MSI GX60 1AC does have some things going for it, like the sound quality and battery life... But the processor is entirely inadequate to support the graphics card, stopping it from providing any quality gaming, and the picture quality is atrocious.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/05/2013
Rating: Total score: 40%

Foreign Reviews

Spielpraxis – 15,6-Zoll-Gaming-Notebook mit AMD-Plattform
Source: Notebookjournal German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/19/2013
Rating: performance: 45% features: 90% display: 70% mobility: 50% workmanship: 50% ergonomy: 50%
80% MSI GX60 - laptop do gier
Source: Benchmark.pl Turkish PL→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 12/21/2012
Rating: Total score: 80%

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.


3.426 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


67%: This rating is bad. Most notebooks are better rated. This is not a recommendation for purchase.


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

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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2013-03- 2 (Update: 2013-03- 2)