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MSI PX60 2QD-037RU

Specifications

MSI PX60 2QD-037RU
MSI PX60 2QD-037RU (PX60 Series)
Graphics adapter
Memory
8192 MB 
Display
15.6 inch 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixel, glossy: no
Weight
2.1 kg ( = 74.08 oz / 4.63 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)

 

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Reviews for the MSI PX60 2QD-037RU

Msi Px60 2Qd – Кто Ты?
Source: Notebook-Center.ru RU→EN
Positive: Powerful hardware; great screen; amazing sound quality. Negative: Limited autonomy; poor connectivity.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 04/25/2016
Тонкий ноутбук MSI PX60 2QD
Source: Ixbt RU→EN
Positive: Very good LCD screen; excellent keyboard and touchpad; decent set of interface ports. Negative: Short battery life; relatively slow HDD; high noise levels.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 11/06/2015

Comment

Model: The MSI PX60 2QD-037RU is a mid-range laptop from MSI’s new Prestige series. It features an Intel Core i7 5700HQ 2.7 GHz CPU, 8 GB DDR3 1600 MHz RAM, a 1 TB 7200 rpm HDD and a dedicated Nvidia GeForce GTX950M graphic card with 2 GB GDDR5 VRAM. Thus, it can cope with many tasks from business to entertainment. Its matte 15.6-inch IPS display features a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. With a size of 39 x 26.6 x 2 cm and a weight of 2.1 kg, the device is lightweight for a 15.6” laptop. As Microsoft Windows 8.1 is pre-installed and can be upgraded to Windows 10, there is no installation required upon purchasing.

The device features a silver aluminum chassis and black keys. The multimedia features include built-in speakers, a microphone and a 1.3 MP webcam, which is capable of recording HD videos. The laptop's 3834 mAh lithium ion battery is able to deliver 3 hours of working time. Wi-Fi and Bluetooth are included for wireless communication. The connectivity includes three USB 3.0, an HDMI port, a mini DisplayPort, an Ethernet RJ-45 jack, and an SD card reader.

Series: The unique MSI PX60 series differs from other gaming laptops by MSI by its all metallic silver chassis. Design is elegant with emphasis on a sophisticated look. The lid features a silk texture and the clean edges are inspired by boutique fashion. There is a full-sized keyboard with white backlight and a big, slightly off-center touchpad. The hinges operate smoothly and do well to hold up the display, which comes in the form of a beautiful, anti-reflective 15.6-inch FHD panel (1920 x 1080 pixels). MSI has placed priority on color matching with up to 6 pre-sets of true color profiles for various scenarios.

Audio matches the display quality with 4 speakers by Dynaudio powered by Nahimic sound technology. The Windows 10 device comes in various configurations, of which an Intel Core i7-5700HQ processor, a maximum of 16 GB DDR3L RAM, an Nvidia GeForce GTX960M is the best. Users can also choose from various storage configurations ranging from HDD to SSD combinations. The MSI PX60 Series comes with a FHD webcam, Bluetooth 4.0, an HDMI out, two USB 3.0 ports, a USB 3.1 Type C port, a mini Display port and a card reader. Battery life on this machine is provided by a gigantic 6-cell pack that allows for great mobility.

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 950M: Mid-range graphics card of the GeForce GTX 900M series, based on the Maxwell architecture.

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.  


5700HQ: Broadwell-based quad-core processor for notebooks. Offers an integrated HD Graphics 5600 GPU and is manufactured in 14 nm.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


15.6":

15-16 inch is a standard display size for laptops and offers the biggest variety of products.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


2.1 kg:

Usually subnotebooks, ultrabooks and quite lightweight laptops with 12-16 inch display-diagonal weigh as much.


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).


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

 

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Stefan Hinum, 2015-11-28 (Update: 2015-11-28)