MSI GT72 2QE-259FR DOMINATOR PRO
Average of 1 scores (from 3 reviews)
Reviews for the MSI GT72 2QE-259FR DOMINATOR PRO
Source: 01Net FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 01/28/2015
Rating: Total score: 80%
Source: PC Lab.pl PL→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 06/19/2015
Source: Prohardver.hu HU→EN
Positive: Excellent build quality; excellent hardware; amazing sound; good keyboard. Negative: Mediocre display.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 06/25/2015
Model: The MSI GT72 2QE-259FR DOMINATOR PRO continues the trend for serious gaming series laptops with killer looks and hard-core specifications. Needless to point out that the design philosophy and build quality are excellent as set by most MSI computer products. The full black chassis has striking red highlights and comes with the iconic SteelSeries full keyboard with fully customizable LED key colors.
The laptop comes with a beautiful 17 inch Full HD display with anti-glare finish and audio quality matches the set standard with sound by Dynaudio. The Windows 8.1 laptop comes with a 4th Generation Intel Core i7-4710HQ quad-core processor clocked at 2.5 GHz, up to 32 GB DDR3L 1500 MHz RAM and the powerful NVIDIA GeForce GTX980M GPU with either 8 GB or 4 GB GDDR5 VRAM. Without a doubt the MSI GT72 2QE-259FR DOMINATOR PRO will easy to today's gaming titles. Other features include a BD or DVD drive, Full HD webcam, an SD card reader and Bluetooth 4.0.
Connectivity is superb and reliable with Killer DoubleShot Pro technology powering the LAN and wireless LAN capabilities. The device also comes with an HDMI out, 6 USB 3.0 ports and users can have the pleasure of up to 1024 GB Super RAID 3 + 1 TB HHD storage space. Battery life is very good with a 9-cell Lithium Ion pack powering the system.NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980M:
Fast 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.
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 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).
80%: This rating is not convincing. The laptop is evaluated below average, this is not really a recommendation for purchase.
» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.