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MSI GE62-2QEWi78H11

Specifications

MSI GE62-2QEWi78H11
MSI GE62-2QEWi78H11 (GE62 Series)
Processor
Intel Core i7-4720HQ 4 x 2.6 - 3.6 GHz (Intel Core i7)
Graphics adapter
Display
15.60 inch 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixel, glossy: no
Weight
2.4 kg ( = 84.66 oz / 5.29 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)
Price
1500 Euro

 

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Average Score: 94.5% - very good
Average of 2 scores (from 2 reviews)
price: - %, performance: 90%, features: - %, display: 90% mobility: 85%, workmanship: - %, ergonomy: 95%, emissions: 85%

Reviews for the MSI GE62-2QEWi78H11

100% MSI GE62 2QE Apache review
Source: Expert Reviews English Archive.org version
The MSI GE62 2QE Apache is a well-specified gaming laptop with a great screen, although at its original £1100+ price, we weren't convinced it was good value. However, now that the cost of this machine has fallen by nearly £200, it's fantastic. It's easily comparable to the likes of the Scan 3XS Graphite LG157, which is only very slightly cheaper than the specification on test here. With its excellent screen and top-notch graphics performance, the MSI GE62 2QE Apache gets a Best Buy award.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 09/04/2015
Rating: Total score: 100%

Foreign Reviews

89% Apache Häuptling unter den 15-Zoll Gaming Notebooks
Source: Notebookinfo German DE→EN Archive.org version
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/14/2015
Rating: Total score: 89% performance: 90% display: 90% mobility: 85% ergonomy: 95% emissions: 85%

Comment

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 965M: Lower high-end graphics card based on the Maxwell chip GM204 and GM206 (newer 2016 version with higher clock rates). Part of the GeForce GTX 900M series.

Modern games should be playable with these graphics cards at low settings and resolutions. Casual gamers may be happy with these cards.

» 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.  


4720HQ: Haswell-based quad-core processor clocked at 2.6 GHz with Turbo Boost support up to 3.6 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.


15.60":

15-inch display variants are the standard and are used for more than half of all laptops.

The reason for the popularity of mid-sized displays is that this size is reasonably easy on the eyes, often allows high resolutions and thus offers rich details on the screen, yet does not consume too much power and the devices can still be reasonably compact - simply the standard compromise.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


MSI: Micro-Star International (MSI) was founded in 1986 in Taiwan. MSI is especially known as a manufacturer of motherboards and graphics cards for PCs, but also offers computer accessories, complete systems, motherboards, graphics cards, laptops, desktop PCs, monitors and other components. However, the Microstar brand name in Germany belongs to the Medion company. MSI is known for its gaming products and has developed a wide range of gaming laptops and desktop PCs. The company is also active in workstations, servers and industrial automation. MSI has offices in North America, Europe, Asia and Australia.


94.5%: This rating is indeed excellent. There are not many models that are rated better. This can definitely be seen as a purchase recommendation.


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

 

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Stefan Hinum, 2015-04-23 (Update: 2015-04-23)