MSI GT72 2PC-076XPL
Reviews for the MSI GT72 2PC-076XPL
Source: Notebookspec.com TH→EN
Positive: High performance; super RAID 3; good cooling system. Negative: Heavy.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 09/11/2014
MSI offers yet another gaming laptop model with many options with the MSI GT72 2PC-076XPL. It is difficult to recognize a MSI laptop by design only, since they use a common black chassis with multi-colored LED SteelSeries keyboard.
The Windows 8.1 laptop houses the 17.3 inch FHD anti-glare display with nice clarity and colors. There is an Intel 4th Core i7 Processor clocked at 2.5 GHz, a maximum of 32 GB DDRL3 1600MHz RAM and Nvidia GeForce GTX 870M graphics chip with either 6 GB or 3 GB GDDR5. Users can choose their storage solution. Options range up to 512 GB Super RAID 3 + 1 TB HDD. The MSI GT72 2PC-076XPL also comes with a few optional accessories such as a BD writer, BD combo or DVD Super Multi optical drive.
Audio is also good with 2.1 channel Dynaudio speakers with Creative Sound Blaster Cinema 2 technology. Other features include a FHD webcam, an SD card reader, Bluetooth 4.0 and impressively up to 6 USB 3.0 ports. The 9-cell lithium ion battery is a powerhouse.NVIDIA GeForce GTX 870M: High-end graphics card from the GeForce GTX 800M 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.
4710HQ: Haswell-based quad-core processor clocked at 2.5 GHz with Turbo Boost support up to 3.5 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.
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 typical for very big tablets, subnotebooks, ultrabooks and convertibles with a 11-13 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).
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