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MSI GP60 2PE

alaTest has collected and analyzed 76 reviews of MSI GP60 2PE. The average rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Reviews about the size and usability are generally positive. The keyboard and design also get good feedback, whereas there are some negative comments about the portability and battery.

performance, design, keyboard, usability, size

battery, portability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the MSI GP60 2PE is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 84/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by : Aloysius Low (cnet.com.au)

MSI's GS60 2PE Ghost Pro is a 4K 20mm-thin gaming laptop

 

TAIPEI, Taiwan -- Unlike Asus, MSI didn't hold a press conference to announce new products, but there were definitely new products on display at the company's booth. Placed alongside a bunch of similar gaming notebooks, the GS60 2PE Ghost Pro is a 4K...

I quite like the feel of the notebook, and it's certainly incredible to have so much power in such a small package, but given the high-end specs, it's likely to cost an arm and a leg. With the 3K screen version (2,880x1,620-pixels) already costing a...

Jun, 2014

Expert review by : Stuart Davidson (hardwareheaven.com)

MSI GP60 2PE Leopard 15.6″ Laptop Video Review with DaveChaos

 

Today DaveChaos takes a look at the GP60 Leopard 15″ Gaming Laptop from MSI. Watch the video review below and checking out the full spec listing at the bottom.

Jun, 2014

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

MSI GP60 2PE Leopard 9S7-16GH11-266

 

Great spec for the price over £500 cheaper than equivalent alienware notebook of same spec

Jun, 2015

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

MSI GP60 2PE Leopard 9S7-16GH11-266

 

I literally cannot fault it. Performs incredible. Responds instantly. Does everything I need for games and studio work.

Nothing at all.

Jun, 2015

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

MSI GP60 2PE Leopard 9S7-16GH11-266

 

Great performance and styling

Advertised as having backlit keyboard but doesn't!

May, 2015

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

MSI GP60 2PE Leopard 9S7-16GH11-266

 

Its rapid and can handle anything you throw at it

Battery life is a bit short if this is something that concerns you. As an ultranpowerful gaming laptop though, i have it plugged in all the time.

Mar, 2015

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

MSI GP60 2PE Leopard 9S7-16GH11-266

 

Games

Heavy

Mar, 2015

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

MSI GP60 2PE Leopard 9S7-16GH11-266

 

Great design, love the keyboard. Ran two high-end games and it handles them very well.

Feb, 2015

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

MSI GP60 2PE Leopard 9S7-16GH11-266

 

Great design, love the keyboard ; Ran two high-end games and it handles them very well

Feb, 2015

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

MSI GP60 2PE Leopard 9S7-16GH11-266

 

Great to watch films on

Battery life to short

Jan, 2015
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Product Specifications

Audio

Audio system:Sound Blaster Cinema
Built-In Microphone: Yes
Built-in speaker(s): Yes
Number of built-in speakers:2
RMS rated power:6
Speaker power:2

Battery

Battery Capacity:4400
Battery technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Number of battery cells:6

Camera

Front Camera: Yes
Front camera resolution:1280 x 720
Video capturing speed:30

Certificates

Wi-Fi certified: Yes

Design

Colour of product:Black
Form factor:Clamshell
Market positioning:Gaming
Product colour:Black
Product Type:Notebook
Wall mountable: Yes

Display

3D: No
Aspect Ratio:16:9
Display diagonal:39.6 / 43.9 / 54.6
Display Resolution:1366 x 768 / 1920 x 1080
Display Surface:Matt
Full HD: Yes
HD type:Full HD / No
LED Backlight: Yes
Touchscreen: No

Graphics

Discrete graphics adapter: Yes
Discrete graphics adapter memory:2 / 2048
Discrete graphics adapter model:NVIDIA GeForce 840M / NVIDIA GeForce GT 840M / NVIDIA GeForce GTX 860M
Discrete graphics memory type:GDDR3 / GDDR5
Graphics adapter Open GL support: Yes
Maximum on-board graphics adapter memory:1.7 / 1.74
Number of discrete graphics adapters installed:1
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):3
Number of displays supported by on-board graphics adapter:3
On-board graphics adapter:Y / Yes
On-board graphics adapter base frequency:400
On-board graphics adapter DirectX version:11.1 / 11.2/12 / 12.0
On-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max):1150 / 1200
On-board graphics adapter family:Intel® HD Graphics
On-board graphics adapter ID:0x416
On-board graphics adapter maximum resolution (DisplayPort):3840 x 2160 / 4096 x 2160
On-board graphics adapter maximum resolution (HDMI):3840 x 2160
On-board graphics adapter maximum resolution (VGA):2880 x 1800
On-board graphics adapter model:Intel HD Graphics 4600
On-board graphics adapter OpenGL version:4.3
On-board graphics adapter outputs supported:DisplayPort, Embedded DisplayPort (eDP), HDMI, VGA (D-Sub)

Keyboard

Keyboard layout:QWERTY / QWERTZ
Numeric keypad: Yes
Pointing device:Touchpad
Windows keys:Y / Yes

Memory

Internal Memory:12 / 16 / 4 / 8
Internal memory type:DDR3-SDRAM / DDR3L-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:16
Memory clock speed:1600
Memory form factor:SO-DIMM
Memory layout (slots x size):1 x 4 + 1 x 8 / 1 x 8 / 2 x 8
Memory slots:2 / 2x SO-DIMM
Memory slots type:SO-DIMM

Multimedia

Built-in Camera: Yes
Camera resolution:1920 x 1080
Total MegaPixels:2

Networking

3G: No
4G: No
Bluetooth: Yes
Bluetooth version:4.0
Ethernet LAN: Yes
Ethernet LAN data rates:10,100,1000 / 10,1000,100
Top Wi-Fi standard:IEEE 802.11ac
Wi-Fi: Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11ac / 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n

Optical Drive

LightScribe: No
Optical Drive Type:DVD Super Multi

Other features

Audio system:Sound Blaster Cinema
Intel Virtualization Technology:VT-d, VT-x
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT):VT-d, VT-x
Storage drive interface:SATA

Packaging Content

AC adapter included:Y / Yes
Cables included:AC
Keyboard Included:N
Manual:Y
Mouse included:N
Power cord included:Y
Warranty card:Y

Packaging Data

AC adapter included: Yes
Cables included:AC
Manual: Yes
Power cord included: Yes
Warranty card: Yes

Performance

Product Type:PC

Ports & interfaces

CardBus PCMCIA slot type: No
Charging port type:DC-in jack
Combo headphone/mic port: No
DC-in jack: Yes
Docking connector: No
DVI port: No
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
ExpressCard slot: No
HDMI ports quantity:1 / 2
Headphone outputs:1
Microphone in: Yes
Mini PCI Express slots:2
S/PDIF out port: No
SmartCard slot: No
USB 2.0 ports quantity:2
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:2 / 3
USB Sleep-and-Charge: Yes
USB Sleep-and-Charge ports:1
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1

Power

AC adapter frequency:50/60
AC adapter power:120 / 150
Autonomy mode: No

Processor

Bus type:DMI2
Conflict Free processor: Yes
ECC supported by processor: No
FSB Parity: No
Maximum internal memory supported by processor:32
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:16
Memory bandwidth supported by processor (max):25.6
Memory channels supported by processor:Dual
Memory clock speeds supported by processor:1333,1600
Memory types supported by processor:DDR3-SDRAM / DDR3L-SDRAM
Motherboard chipset:Intel HM86 / Intel HM87
PCI Express configurations:1x16, 1x8, 2x4, 2x8 / 1x16, 2x8, 1x8+2x4
PCI Express slots version:3.0
Processor boost frequency:3.4 / 3.5 / 3.6
Processor cache:3 / 6
Processor cache type:L3 / Smart Cache / Smart Cache, L3
Processor code:SR1Q8
Processor codename:Haswell
Processor Cores:2 / 4
Processor family:4th gen Intel® Core™ i5 / 4th gen Intel® Core™ i7 / Intel Core i7-4xxx
Processor frequency:2.4 / 2.5 / 2.6 / 2.8 / 2.9
Processor lithography:22
Processor Model:I5-4200H / I5-4210H / I7-4700HQ / I7-4700MQ / I7-4710HQ / I7-4720HQ
Processor operating modes:64-bit
Processor Series:Intel Core i5-4200 Mobile series / Intel Core i7-4700 Mobile series
Processor Socket:BGA1364 / PGA946
Processor threads:4 / 8
Stepping:C0
System bus rate:5
Thermal Design Power (TDP):47
Tjunction:100

Processor special features

Conflict Free processor:Y
CPU configuration (max):1
Embedded options available: No
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology: Yes
Execute Disable Bit: Yes
Idle States: Yes
Intel 64: Yes
Intel AES New Instructions: Yes
Intel Anti-Theft Technology: Yes
Intel Built-in Visuals Technology: Yes
Intel Clear Video HD Technology:No / Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology: No
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID: No
Intel Demand Based Switching: No
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology: No
Intel Enhanced Halt State:No / Yes
Intel Fast Memory Access: No
Intel FDI Technology:No / Yes
Intel Flex Memory Access: No
Intel HD Graphics: Yes
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology: Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology: Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology version:1.00
Intel Insider: Yes
Intel InTru 3D Technology: Yes
Intel Iris Pro Graphics: No
Intel My WiFi Technology:No / Yes
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology: Yes
Intel Rapid Storage Technology: No
Intel Secure Key: Yes
Intel Secure Key Technology version:1.00
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA): No
Intel Smart Cache: Yes
Intel Smart Response Technology: No
Intel Trusted Execution Technology: No
Intel TSX-NI: No
Intel TSX-NI version:0.00
Intel Turbo Boost Technology:2.0 / No
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x): Yes
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d): Yes
Intel vPro Technology: No
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT): Yes
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology: Yes
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI): Yes
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT): Yes
Intel® Built-in Visuals Technology: Yes
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD):No / Yes
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID): No
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology): Yes
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT): Yes
Intel® Insider™: Yes
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:Y
Intel® Iris Pro Graphics: No
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT):No / Yes
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology: Yes
Intel® Secure Key: Yes
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA): No
Intel® Smart Cache: Yes
Intel® Smart Response Technology: No
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology:2.0 / No / Yes
Intel® vPro™ Technology: No
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi): Yes
InTru™ 3D Technology: Yes
Processor ARK ID:75027 / 75116 / 75117 / 78929 / 78930 / 78934 / I5-4200H
Processor code:SR15E / SR15G / SR15H / SR1PX / SR1Q0 / SR1Q8
Processor package size:37.5
Supported instruction sets:AVX 2.0, SSE4.1, SSE4.2
Thermal Monitoring Technologies: Yes

Security

Cable lock slot:No / Yes
Cable lock slot type:Kensington
Fingerprint Reader: No

Software

Operating System Architecture:64-bit
Operating system installed:FreeDOS / Windows 7 Home Premium / Windows 8.1

Storage

Card reader integrated: Yes
Compatible memory cards:memory stick (ms), mmc, sd / SD / SD, SDHC, SDXC
Hard Drive Capacity:1000 / 500 / 750
Hard Drive Interface:SATA
Hard drive speed:5400 / 7200
HDD Capacity:1000 / 500 / 750
HDD interface:SATA / Serial ATA
HDD Speed:5400 / 7200
Number of Hard Drives Installed:1
Number of HDDs installed:1
Number of SSDs installed:1
Solid-state drive capacity:128
Solid-state drive interface:mSATA
SSD capacity:128
SSD interface:mSATA
Storage Media:HDD / HDD+SSD
Total Storage Capacity:1000 / 1128 / 500 / 750 / 868 / 878

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:24.9 / 26.9 / 3.5
Height :3.9 / 39.7
Height (front):3.23
Height (rear):3.76
Weight:2.4 / 2.7 / 8.32
Width:38.3 / 41.8 / 53.7