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MSI GE70H-i789W7H

Specifications

MSI GE70H-i789W7H
MSI GE70H-i789W7H (GE70 Series)
Processor
Intel Core i7-3610QM 4 x 2.3 - 3.3 GHz (Intel Core i7)
Graphics adapter
Display
17.30 inch 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixel, glossy: no
Weight
3.1 kg ( = 109.35 oz / 6.83 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)
Price
1400 Euro

 

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Average Score: 94% - very good
Average of 1 scores (from 2 reviews)
price: - %, performance: 85%, features: 30%, display: 95% mobility: 70%, workmanship: 70%, ergonomy: 75%, emissions: 85%

Reviews for the MSI GE70H-i789W7H

94% Grafikleistung aufgestockt
Source: Notebookinfo German DE→EN Archive.org version
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 09/25/2012
Rating: Total score: 94% performance: 100% display: 100% mobility: 80% ergonomy: 90% emissions: 85%
Wechselspieler – 17-Zoll-Entertainer mit gutem Display und Vollausstattung
Source: Notebookjournal German DE→EN Archive.org version
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 09/13/2012
Rating: performance: 70% features: 30% display: 90% mobility: 60% workmanship: 70% ergonomy: 60%

Comment

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660M:

High-end graphics solution as part of the 600M series and the slowest enthusiast GTX model.

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.  


3610QM:

An Ivy Bridge-based quad-core processor clocked at 2.3 GHz with Turbo Boost support up to 3.3 GHz. Offers an integrated HD Graphics 4000 GPU running at 650-1100 MHz on a dual channel DDR3 memory controller.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


17.30": This display size is a standard format for desktop replacements (DTR). The DTR laptops are heavier to carry, need more power, but texts are easy to read and high resolutions are no problem. DTR are mainly intended for stationary desk use, where weight and energy hunger don't matter. In return, you enjoy the advantages of high resolutions (more details, better legibility).» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


3.1 kg:

A laptop with this weight is comparatively heavy and less designed for mobility than for use at the desk. Therefore, the devices tend to shine less with battery life than with a large screen and higher performance.


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%: 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, 2012-09-18 (Update: 2012-09-18)