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MSI GS70 6QE-017AU

Specifications

MSI GS70 6QE-017AU
MSI GS70 6QE-017AU (GS70 Series)
Graphics adapter
Display
17.3 inch 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixel, glossy: no
Weight
2.6 kg ( = 91.71 oz / 5.73 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)
Price
2000 Euro

 

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Average Score: 60% - poor
Average of 2 scores (from 2 reviews)

Reviews for the MSI GS70 6QE-017AU

60% MSI GS70 laptop review
Source: PC World Australia English
Every gaming laptop manufacturer will have its Skylake products either for sale right now or for sale very soon; even MSI fits this bill with multiple gaming-centric laptops offering Skylake right now. That's an important caveat, because the MSI GS70 isn't the top of MSI's offerings right now; that'd be the MSI GT72 Dominator, which runs around $400 more than the MSI GS70's $2599 asking price.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 10/20/2016
Rating: Total score: 60%
60% MSI GS70
Source: Good Gear Guide English
Every gaming laptop manufacturer will have its Skylake products either for sale right now or for sale very soon; even MSI fits this bill with multiple gaming-centric laptops offering Skylake right now. That's an important caveat, because the MSI GS70 isn't the top of MSI's offerings right now; that'd be the MSI GT72 Dominator, which runs around $400 more than the MSI GS70's $2599 asking price.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 10/14/2015
Rating: Total score: 60%

Comment

Model: The MSI GS70 6QE-017AU is another strong showing of MSI's intentions in the gaming laptop market. Also known as the GS70 6QE STEALTH PRO, this laptop is designed to be slightly tamer than its more flashy counterparts, but it still contains top of the line hardware. The entire laptop is finished in brushed metal with grayish and purple tinge. MSI has included the usual SteelSeries gaming keyboard with full-colour backlight, which is the most eye catching feature on the laptop. Display on the MSI GS70 6QE-017AU is a huge 17.3 inch Full HD panel with superb colors and clarity. Audio quality is second to none with the ESS Sabre Hi-Fi Audio DAC powering the speakers by Dynaudio.

The MSI GS70 6QE-017AU comes with the latest 6th generation Intel Core i7-6700HQ processor, a high-end GeForce GTX 970M with dedicated 3 GB of GDDR5 VRAM and up to 32 GB of DDR4 RAM for the ultimate mobile gaming experience. Storage on the laptop can be configured with HDD + M.2 SSD with various space options. Other supporting features include Bluetooth 4.1, two USB 3.0 ports, two USB 3.1 Type A ports, a card reader, two mini-Display ports, an HDMI out and Killer network devices. The MSI GS70 6QE-017AU comes with a massive 6-cell battery and weighs only 2.6 kg in total.

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970M:

Second fastest high-end graphics card based on the Maxwell GM204 chip from the GeForce GTX 900M series.

With these GPUs you are able to play modern and demanding games fluently at medium detail settings and HD resolution.

» 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.  

6700HQ: Skylake-based quad-core processor for notebooks. Offers an integrated HD Graphics 530 GPU and is manufactured in 14 nm.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.

17.3":

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.

2.6 kg:

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).


60%: Such a bad rating is rare. There exist hardly any notebooks, which are rated worse.

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

 

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Stefan Hinum, 2015-10-25 (Update: 2015-10-25)