MSI GE72 2QD-037UK
Average of 2 scores (from 2 reviews)
Reviews for the MSI GE72 2QD-037UK
Source: PC Authority
None of that will matter if you plug the laptop into an external display, of course, and as soon as you boot up Fallout 4 or run through the plains of Eorzea in Final Fantasy XIV, you’ll stop caring about its shortcomings, knowing that you’ve got a great gaming laptop at a bargain price.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 02/26/2016
Rating: Total score: 80%
Source: Trusted Reviews
The MSI has the size and the looks to rival most gaming notebooks, but its £999 price is a double-edged sword. It's cheaper than most high-end portables, but the cut-backs are evident in several departments: the screen, keyboard and build quality aren't as good as the equivalents on the Asus G751JL, which is costs around £100 more than the GE72.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 09/25/2015
Rating: Total score: 70% price: 80% performance: 80% features: 80% display: 70% mobility: 50% workmanship: 75% ergonomy: 70% emissions: 70%
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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.
MSI is not present in the smartphone market. As a laptop manufacturer, MSI has a medium market share and is not among the Top 10 global manufacturers. The ratings of MSI laptops are above average in the tests (as of 2016).
75%: This rating is bad. Most notebooks are better rated. This is not a recommendation for purchase.
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