SpecificationsNotebook: MSI GX70-3BE-007US (GX70 Series)
Processor: AMD A-Series A10-5750M
Graphics Adapter: AMD Radeon HD 8970M
Display: 17.3 inch, 16:9, 1920x1080 pixels, glossy: no
Price: 1400 euro
Average of 3 scores (from 4 reviews)
Reviews for the MSI GX70-3BE-007US
Source: Computer Shopper
In the not-too-distant past, you needed big bucks to afford a gaming laptop that could actually play the latest games in all their high-res glory. With the MSI GX70 3BE-007US, you get speedy frame rates and a boatload of features in a relatively affordable 17-inch gaming laptop. However, this AMD-based system's productivity and multimedia performance leaves much to be desired.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/07/2013
Rating: Total score: 70%
Source: IT Reviews
The MSI GX70 3Be-007US gaming laptop costs a little more than the Editors’ Choice MSI GX60 1AC-021US, but it is money well spent. It adds a backlit keyboard and larger screen, and it edged the GX60 in our gaming-centric tests, running 3D games at playable frame rates even at 1080p resolution.The MSI GX70 3Be-007US gaming laptop provides playable 3D gaming, even at full HD resolution and with all the eye candy, for a modest price.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 08/02/2013
Rating: Total score: 80%
Source: PC Mag
The MSI GX70 3Be-007US put up splendid scores for 3D hi-res gaming for a laptop of its price, even when pitted against two comparably priced Editors' Choice gaming laptops, the CyberPower FangBook X7-200 and the MSI GX60 1AC-021US. If your interests extend beyond gaming, the FangBook X7-200 provides more well-rounded performance while still putting up very good frame rates for its price. But the GX70 comes through where it matters most for gamers, earning its place as a new Editors' Choice for entry-level gaming laptops.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 07/31/2013
Rating: Total score: 80%
Source: Hardware Canucks
MSI’s GX70 has been parachuted into a market which is filled with notebooks sporting Intel’s latest processors and NVIDIA graphics chips but that hasn’t prevented it from becoming an enticing, affordable alternative. At just $1300 it has the ability to compete with notebooks that cost hundreds more while still attaining respectable battery life and an excellent feature set.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 07/01/2013
AMD Radeon HD 8970M: High-end GPU from AMD based on the 28nm Solar Series (GCN architecture). Compared to the 7970M, the 8970M just offers 50 MHz more core clock rate (boost).
These graphics cards are able to play the latest and most demanding games in high resolutions and full detail settings with enabled Anti-Aliasing.
A10-5750M: Quad-core processor with only two FPUs and an integrated Radeon HD 8650G graphics card. Top model of the A10 series.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.
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.
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.
76.67%: 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.