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alaTest has collected and analyzed 10 reviews of MSI CX61 2PC. The average rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. People are impressed by the battery and image quality. The keyboard and reliability are also mentioned favorably. There are some negative comments about the touchpad and sound, and the size and screen get mixed comments.

reliability, keyboard, image quality, battery

design, usability, durability, sound, touchpad

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the MSI CX61 2PC is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 81/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review (

Love it.


One thing I suggest is disabling windows 8 tiles and getting the start 8 program to change it to a windows 7 start menu, it makes the computer a lot faster, is better looking and much easier to navigate.

I've had this computer for over a year now and it runs great, I can run large games on ultra graphics without a problem and they look amazing, run multiple tabs/games with no lag. I love how heavily built it is as well, I've had absolutely no issues.

Like other reviews the fan is somewhat loud and gets really hot but it doesn't bother me, get a cheap USB fan and you'll be fine.

Mar, 2016

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Pretty Great Product!


- It was easy to setup - It plays the game on Steam wonderfully. EX: TF2, Skyrim, Fallout series..ETC - Overall the laptop was my first purchase for one and it was pretty great experience.

- The only complain I can make is that sometimes the DVD tray will sometimes just pop out without hitting the button. It's a small complaint since it does not occur too often.

Dec, 2015

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It was worth it


It's a really good performing computer for the price it's sold out. I'm not one for flashiness so the plain appearance is just fine with me. If you're more for performance over flash then this is for you.

I really got my money's worth when I got it. It runs game's smoothly.

The fan is loud which I knew about because I read it in the comments before purchasing it. But I generally have a headset on so I'm not bothered by it much.

Aug, 2015

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So far so good


Doesn't personally bother me but it has windows 8, you'd also probably want an ssd for it.

So far it's been working perfectly (around a month in) and i think this is a pretty solid computer for the price, it has a good keyboard (not backlight) nice screen, fan, it runs smoothly, and I've been able to play a lot of games on it at medium-high...

The touch pad is not good sadly, it has a lot of bumps for some reason, but that's not the problem it's more about the clicking. It feels really awkward and it's a little hard to push down but that can be solved with a mouse. even though the exterior...

Apr, 2015

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Cheap components


Overall, I still use it, sounds like a weed whacker, I still play CSGO and other games that aren't to graphically intensive, but if you are planning to buy this computer based on it's sheer affordability, don't let the specs fools you, they may be...

1. Worked beautifully within first 3-5 months.

1. Cheap components. - After the 6 months of having it, all of a sudden my laptop fan started making the sounds of a weed whacker and felt like it was just going way to fast for me just sitting at the desktop? Upon more research it is a common defect...

Apr, 2015

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Great quality for the price!


Overall great buy, i would recommend to anyone looking for a decent gaming laptop on a budget. Great for school as well!

Great product for the price, you can play a lot of games that normally have a good amount of demand on the computer's processor and video card. Large screen and vibrant color. Awesome purchase! Very happy

Seems cheaply made, i feel like i may break it everytime i pick it up. Some type of simple hard plastic that is almost flimsy. The cd tray wiggles somewhat when i lift the computer by its sides, may be my specific computer or just the norm, but seems...

Apr, 2015

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I have no clue why anyone wouldn't give this at least a 5 egg.


This gaming laptop is great. It's perfect for your gaming needs+ More. I am completely satisfied with my purchase and I'm glad that I could help support this fine company. Plus, it was on sale, so that's great.

Touchpad, but, who uses a touchpad to game? The screen COULD be a bit better but I'm not worried about it. This is pretty great.

Feb, 2015

Consumer review (

Dead Pixels included (No extra charge)


Not much else to say. I've owned one laptop previous to this. Still have it, and it worked for 3 years and counting. Hopefully this will stand up to my standards over the next few years.

Came in with a charged battery. Started up fast.Keyboard has a nice sound. Extremely fast shipping.

Came in with dead pixels. Doesn't ruin the screen, but looks nasty all the same. For something I paid 700$ for, I wish that this wouldn't be an issue.

Feb, 2015

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Second review, First DOA


As a basic laptop, for web browsing, or usual work loads, it's fine. But to be advertised as a "gaming" Laptop, sorry but no.

OK, first one came DOA. Newegg stepped up and RMA'd it, even though I had bought the first one well in advance of Christmas as a present for someone. Second one works fine, so far.

Definitly is NOT a gaming laptop. It is a decent running LT, but even the most average game, ( In this case, the first tried was "Sherlock Holmes" PC game ) runs horribly slow and stutters, with all setting on low. We really didnt buy this as a gaming...

Feb, 2015

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Nice Laptop


Laptop was a good purchase as it was for my children and getting them off my hi-end PC. :)

Nice Laptop. Everything included in the purchased arrived on time and works great.

Expected a bit more from the graphics card considering the add and the price. 3D gaming quality is OK, but not as good as I had hoped. Takes some special tweaking to graphics for some 3D games on steam and other such gaming networks to view nicely.

Feb, 2015

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