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MSI GT780DX

Specifications

MSI GT780DX
MSI GT780DX (GT780 Series)
Processor
Graphics adapter
Display
17.30 inch 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixel, glossy: yes
Weight
3.9 kg ( = 137.57 oz / 8.6 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)
Price
1800 Euro

 

Pricecompare

Average Score: 78.67% - good
Average of 3 scores (from 3 reviews)

Reviews for the MSI GT780DX

90% MSI GT780 DX review
Source: Techradar English
A balanced and well-thought out gaming laptop
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 10/22/2011
Rating: Total score: 90%

Foreign Reviews

83% MSI GT780DX
Source: Dinside NO→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 10/15/2011
Rating: Total score: 83%
63% MSI GT780 DX
Source: Laptopworld.dk DA→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 10/04/2011
Rating: Total score: 63%

Comment

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 570M: High-end mobile GPU based on a stripped down GF114 chip.

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.  


2630QM: Fast Quad-core processor based on the Sandy Bridge architecture with an integrated graphics card and dual-channel DDR3 memory controller. » Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


17.30":

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.


3.9 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).


78.67%: 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.

 

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Stefan Hinum, 2011-10-25 (Update: 2012-05-26)