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MSI GT72 2QE Dominator PRO

alaTest has collected and analyzed 52 reviews of MSI GT72 2QE Dominator PRO. The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Reviewers really like the size and sound. The usability and screen are also appreciated. Many are negative about the battery, while views about the price and portability are different.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the MSI GT72 2QE Dominator PRO is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 86/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for MSI GT72 2QE Dominator PRO

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 17 user reviews of MSI GT72 2QE Dominator PRO from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other products in the same category on Amazon.co.uk. Reviews about the screen and size are on the whole positive. The usability and portability are also appreciated.

performance, portability, usability, size, screen

76% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: MSI GT72 2QE Dominator Pro G 1423-HID6 G-SYNC 17.3" i7-5700HQ 2.7-3.5GHz 17.3" (GTX 980M 8GB / 2048GB RAID SSD + 1TB HDD / 32GB RAM / BLURAY)MSI GT72 2QE Dominator Pro G 1423-HID6 G-SYNC 17.3" i7-5700HQ 2.7-3.5GHz 17.3" (GTX 980M 8GB / 2048GB RAID SSD + 1TB HDD / 32GB RAM / BLURAY)

Mar, 2019

Consumer review (amazon.ca)

Amazon.ca review summary for MSI GT72 2QE Dominator PRO

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 3 user reviews of MSI GT72 2QE Dominator PRO from Amazon.ca. The average user rating for this product is 5.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other products in the same category on Amazon.ca. Reviewers are impressed by the performance.

performance

100% of the reviews on Amazon.ca give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: MSI GT72 GT72 2QE-658US 17-Inch Laptop ( Black ) - Free Windows 10 UpgradeMSI GT72 GT72 2QE-658US 17-Inch Laptop ( Black ) - Free Windows 10 Upgrade

Mar, 2019

Expert review by : Luke Hill (kitguru.net)

MSI GT72 2QE Dominator Pro G (1461UK) G-Sync Gaming Laptop Review

 

Retrofitted with a new CPU based on Intel's latest-and-greatest Broadwell micro-architecture, MSI's Retrofitted with a new CPU based on Intel's latest-and-greatest Broadwell micro-architecture, MSI's GT72 2QE Dominator Pro G also ships with an...

Excellent cooling system with positive acoustic emissions.

Build quality needs to be better for a £2000 machine.

A well-designed, feature-laden laptop that uses smartly-picked hardware to drive games on the 75Hz Full HD G-Sync panel.

Jul, 2015

Expert review by : Laptop Mag (laptopmag.com)

MSI GT72 2QE Dominator Pro (2015)

 

Smooth, crisp graphics; Accurate and glare-free display; Great overall and graphics performance; Warm, room-filling audio ; Expensive ; One of the first gaming laptops with Nvidia's G-Sync technology, the MSI GT72 Dominator Pro delivers swift and...

Expensive ; One of the first gaming laptops with Nvidia's G-Sync technology, the MSI GT72 Dominator Pro delivers swift and lag-free performance along with sweet sound.

One of the first gaming laptops with Nvidia's G-Sync technology, the MSI GT72 Dominator Pro delivers swift and lag-free performance along with sweet sound.

Jul, 2015

Expert review by : Salehuddin Bin Husin (hardwarezone.com)

MSI GT72 2QE Dominator Pro: Dominating in nearly every aspect (Updated)

 

MSI's GT72 2QE Dominator Pro notebook is designed with one thing in mind; decimating the competition with its new NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980M GPU. But how dominating is it really? We tell you in this review.

NVIDIA GTX 980M outperforms nearly everything ; Speedy processor ; Customizable keyboard with shortcut keys ; Plenty of USB ports ; Output to three displays simulatneously

Bulky and large ; Screen could have been brighter ; Non-removable battery ; Very expensive

Due to these changes, we've amended the final ratings for the machine to reflect its rightful rating. It's still a quality gaming notebook, but it drops a notch due to us revising our review. This is mainly due to the fact that we believed that the...

Nov, 2014

Consumer review (amazon.in)

Five Stars

 

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Consumer review (amazon.in)

Best laptop money can buy

 

I am the proud owner of MSI GT72 2QE Dominator Pro and I must say it is a beast.... With awesome specs you can literally have your desktop experience on the move.... Too much upgradabilities and I got this beast at an awesome rate....

Consumer review (amazon.in)

Four Stars

 

Laptop is awesome no words....Bt Costliest Laptop without Lap bag!!!! Dissaapointing :(

Consumer review (amazon.in)

It is alright.Dont expect high end desktop performance.

 

it is kinda ok for gaming... Witcher 3 can not run on ultra settings 60 fps but high works Crysis 3 runs fine Although it is good for current years it will be useless for gaming in 1-2 years.... So dont expect desktop performance from this......

Product Specifications

Audio

Audio system:Creative Sound Blaster Cinema 2 / Dynaudio 2.1 / HD / Nahimic sound technology / Sound Blaster Cinema / Sound Blaster Cinema 2
Built-In Microphone:Y / Yes
Built-in subwoofer:Y / Yes
Number of built-in speakers:2
Speaker power:2
Speakers manufacturer:Dynaudio

Battery

Battery Capacity:4400 / 7500
Battery capacity (Watt hours):83 / 83.25
Battery technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Number of battery cells:6 / 9

Camera

Front Camera:Y / Yes
Front camera resolution:1280 x 720 / 1920 x 1080
Video capturing speed:30

Design

Colour of product:Black / Black, grey / Black, Red
Form factor:Clamshell
Market positioning:Gaming
Product colour:Black / Black, grey / Black, Red
Product Type:Notebook

Display

3D:N / No
Aspect Ratio:16:9
Display diagonal:39.6 / 43.9
Display Resolution:1920 x 1080
Display Surface:Matt
HD type:Full HD
LED Backlight:Y / Yes
Panel Type:IPS
Touchscreen:N / No

Graphics

Discrete graphics adapter:Y / Yes
Discrete graphics adapter memory:2 / 4 / 8
Discrete graphics adapter model:NVIDIA GeForce 940M / NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980M
Discrete graphics memory type:GDDR3 / GDDR5
Graphics adapter Open GL support: Yes
Maximum on-board graphics adapter memory:1.7 / 1.74 / 2 / 32
Maximum Resolution:3840 x 2160
Number of discrete graphics adapters installed:1
Number of discrete graphics adapters supported:1
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):3
Number of displays supported by on-board graphics adapter:3
NVIDIA G-SYNC:Y / Yes
On-board graphics adapter:Y / Yes
On-board graphics adapter base frequency:200 / 300 / 350 / 400
On-board graphics adapter DirectX version:11.1 / 11.2 / 11.2/12 / 12 / 12.0
On-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max):1050 / 1150 / 1200 / 1300
On-board graphics adapter family:Intel Iris Pro Graphics / Intel® HD Graphics
On-board graphics adapter ID:0x1612 / 0x1622 / 0x191B / 0x416 / 0xD26
On-board graphics adapter maximum resolution (DisplayPort):3840 x 2160 / 4096 x 2160 / 4096 x 2304
On-board graphics adapter maximum resolution (eDP - Integrated Flat Panel):4096 x 2304
On-board graphics adapter maximum resolution (HDMI):2560 x 1600 / 3840 x 2160 / 4096 x 2304
On-board graphics adapter maximum resolution (VGA):1920 x 1200 / 2880 x 1800
On-board graphics adapter model:Intel HD Graphics 4600 / Intel HD Graphics 530 / Intel HD Graphics 5600 / Intel Iris Pro graphics 5200 / Intel Iris Pro Graphics 6200 / Intel® HD Graphics 4600
On-board graphics adapter OpenGL version:4.3 / 4.4
On-board graphics adapter outputs supported:DisplayPort, Embedded DisplayPort (eDP), HDMI, VGA (D-Sub) / DisplayPort, HDMI, Embedded DisplayPort (eDP), Serial Digital Video Out (SDVO) / DVI, Embedded DisplayPort (eDP), DisplayPort, HDMI
On-board graphics adapter refresh rate at maximum resolution (DisplayPort):60
On-board graphics adapter refresh rate at maximum resolution (eDP - Integrated Flat Panel):60
On-board graphics adapter refresh rate at maximum resolution (HDMI):24

Keyboard

Full-size keyboard: Yes
Keyboard backlit:Y / Yes
Numeric keypad:Y / Yes
Pointing device:Touchpad
Windows keys:Y / Yes

Memory

Internal Memory:12 / 16 / 24 / 32 / 8
Internal memory type:DDR3L-SDRAM / DDR4-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:16 / 32 / 64
Maximum internal memory (64-bit):32
Memory clock speed:1600
Memory form factor:SO-DIMM
Memory layout (slots x size):1 x 4 + 1 x 8 / 2 x 8 / 4 x 8
Memory slots:2x SO-DIMM / 4x SO-DIMM

Networking

3G:N / No
4G:N / No
Bluetooth:Y / Yes
Bluetooth version:4.0 / 4.1
Ethernet LAN:Y / Yes
Ethernet LAN data rates:10,100,1000 / 10,1000,100
Top Wi-Fi standard:IEEE 802.11ac
Wi-Fi:Y / Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11a, 802.11ac, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n / 802.11ac / IEEE 802.11ac

Optical Drive

LightScribe:N / No
Optical Drive Type:Blu-Ray DVD Combo / Blu-ray RW / DVD Super Multi / DVD±RW

Other features

Audio system:Creative Sound Blaster Cinema 2 / Nahimic sound technology / Sound Blaster Cinema / Sound Blaster Cinema 2
Intel Virtualization Technology:VT-d, VT-x / VT-x / VT-x, VT-d
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT):VT-d, VT-x / VT-x / VT-x, VT-d

Packaging Content

AC adapter included:Y
Cables included:AC
Manual:Y
Power cord included:Y

Packaging Data

AC adapter included:Y / Yes
Cables included:AC
Manual: Yes
Power cord included: Yes

Ports & interfaces

CardBus PCMCIA slot type:N / No
Charging port type:DC-in jack
Combo headphone/mic port: No
DC-in jack:Y / Yes
Docking connector:N / No
DVI port:N / No
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
ExpressCard slot:N / No
HDMI ports quantity:1
HDMI Version:1.4
Headphone outputs:1
Line-in:Y / Yes
Microphone in:Y / Yes
Mini DisplayPorts quantity:1 / 2
S/PDIF out port:No / Y / Yes
SmartCard slot:N / No
Thunderbolt 3 ports quantity:1
USB 2.0 ports quantity:2
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:2 / 6
USB 3.1 (3.1 Gen 2) Type-A ports quantity:2
USB 3.1 (3.1 Gen 2) Type-C ports quantity:1
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1

Power

AC adapter frequency:50/60
AC adapter input voltage:100 - 240
AC adapter output current:11.8
AC adapter output voltage:19.5
AC adapter power:120 / 230

Processor

Bus type:DMI / DMI2 / DMI3
Configurable TDP-down:37
Configurable TDP-down frequency:600
Conflict Free processor:No / Y / Yes
ECC supported by processor:N / No
FSB Parity: No
Maximum internal memory supported by processor:32 / 64
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:16
Memory bandwidth supported by processor (max):25.6 / 34.1
Memory channels supported by processor:Dual
Memory clock speeds supported by processor:1333,1600 / 1600,1866 / 1866,2133,1600
Memory types supported by processor:DDR3L-SDRAM / DDR3L-SDRAM, LPDDR3-SDRAM / DDR3L-SDRAM, LPDDR3-SDRAM, DDR4-SDRAM
Motherboard chipset:Intel CM236 / Intel HM86 / Intel HM87 / Intel® HM87
PCI Express configurations:1x16, 1x8, 2x4, 2x8 / 1x16, 2x4, 1x8, 2x8 / 1x16, 2x8, 1x8+2x4 / 1x16,2x4,1x8,2x8 / 1x16,2x8,1x8+2x4
PCI Express slots version:3.0
Processor boost frequency:3.5 / 3.6 / 3.7 / 3.8 / 4
Processor cache:3 / 6
Processor cache type:L3 / Smart Cache / Smart Cache, L3
Processor codename:Broadwell / Crystal Well / Haswell / Skylake
Processor Cores:2 / 4
Processor family:4th gen Intel® Core™ i5 / 4th gen Intel® Core™ i7 / 5th gen Intel® Core™ i7 / 6th gen Intel® Core™ i7 / Intel Core i7 / Intel Core i7-4xxx / Intel Core i7-5xxx
Processor frequency:2.5 / 2.6 / 2.7 / 2.8 / 2.9
Processor lithography:14 / 22
Processor Model:I5-4210H / I7-4710HQ / I7-4710MQ / I7-4720HQ / I7-4870HQ / I7-4980HQ / I7-5700HQ / i7-5950HQ / I7-6700HQ
Processor operating modes:32-bit, 64-bit / 64-bit
Processor Series:Intel Core i5-4200 Mobile series / Intel Core i7-4700 Mobile series / Intel Core i7-4800 Mobile series / Intel Core i7-4900 Mobile series / Intel Core i7-5700 Mobile series / Intel Core i7-5900 Mobile series / Intel Core i7-6700 Mobile series
Processor Socket:BGA 1364 / BGA1364 / FCBGA1440 / PGA946
Processor threads:4 / 8
Stepping:C0 / G0 / R0
System bus rate:5 / 8
Thermal Design Power (TDP):45 / 47
Tjunction:100 / 105

Processor special features

Conflict Free processor:N / Y
CPU configuration (max):1
Embedded options available:N / No
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology:Y / Yes
Execute Disable Bit:Y / Yes
Graphics & IMC lithography:14
Idle States:Y / Yes
Intel 64:Y / Yes
Intel Active Management Technology: No
Intel AES New Instructions: Yes
Intel Anti-Theft Technology:No / Yes
Intel Built-in Visuals Technology: Yes
Intel Clear Video HD Technology:No / Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology:No / Y / Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID:No / Yes
Intel Demand Based Switching: No
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology: No
Intel Enhanced Halt State:No / Y / Yes
Intel Fast Memory Access:No / Y / Yes
Intel FDI Technology:No / Y / Yes
Intel Flex Memory Access:No / Y / Yes
Intel HD Audio Technology: No
Intel HD Graphics:No / 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 / Yes
Intel Matrix Storage Technology: No
Intel My WiFi Technology:No / Yes
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology: Yes
Intel Rapid Start Technology: No
Intel Rapid Storage Technology: No
Intel Secure Key: Yes
Intel Secure Key Technology version:1.00
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA):No / Yes
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) version:1.00
Intel Smart Cache:No / Yes
Intel Smart Connect Technology: No
Intel Smart Response Technology:No / Yes
Intel Smart Response Technology version:1.00
Intel Software Guard Extensions (Intel SGX):1
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP):N / No / Yes
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP) version:0.00
Intel Trusted Execution Technology:N / No / Yes
Intel TSX-NI:N / No / Yes
Intel TSX-NI version:0.00 / 1.00
Intel Turbo Boost Technology:2.0 / No / Yes
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):Y / Yes
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):No / Y / Yes
Intel vPro Technology:No / Yes
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT):No / Y / Yes
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology: Yes
Intel® Active Management Technology (Intel® AMT): No
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI):Y / Yes
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT):No / Y / Yes
Intel® Built-in Visuals Technology: Yes
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD):No / Y / Yes
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID):No / Y / Yes
Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio): No
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology):Y / Yes
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT):Y / Yes
Intel® Insider™:Y / Yes
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:Y
Intel® Iris Pro Graphics:No / Yes
Intel® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST): No
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT):No / Yes
Intel® OS Guard:Y / Yes
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology:Y / Yes
Intel® Rapid Start Technology: No
Intel® Secure Key:Y / Yes
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA):No / Y / Yes
Intel® Smart Cache:Y / Yes
Intel® Smart Response Technology:No / Y / Yes
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology:2.0 / N / No / Y / Yes
Intel® vPro™ Technology:N / No / Yes
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):Y / Yes
InTru™ 3D Technology: Yes
OS Guard: Yes
Processor ARK ID:78929 / 78930 / 78931 / 78934 / 83503 / 83504 / 87716 / 87720 / 88967 / I7-4720HQ
Processor code:SR1PQ / SR1PX / SR1Q0 / SR1Q8 / SR1ZX / SR1ZY / SR2BJ / SR2BP / SR2FQ
Processor package size:37.5 / 42
Supported instruction sets:AVX 2.0, SSE4.1, SSE4.2 / AVX 2.0,SSE4.1,SSE4.2 / SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX 2.0 / SSE4.2, AVX 2.0, SSE4.1 / SSE4.2,AVX 2.0,SSE4.1
Thermal Monitoring Technologies:Y / Yes

Security

Cable lock slot:N / Y / Yes
Cable lock slot type:Kensington
Fingerprint Reader: No
Password protection: Yes

Software

Drivers included: Yes
Operating System Architecture:64-bit
Operating system installed:FreeDOS / No / WINDOWS 10 HOME / Windows 8.1
Operating System Language:Multilingual

Storage

Card reader integrated:Y / Yes
Compatible memory cards:MMC, SD, SDHC, SDXC / SD / SD, SDHC, SDXC / SD,SDHC,SDXC
Hard Drive Capacity:1000
Hard Drive Interface:SATA / Serial ATA III
Hard Drive Size:2.5
Hard drive speed:7200
Number of Hard Drives Installed:1
Number of SSDs installed:1 / 2 / 3 / 4
Solid-state drive capacity:1024 / 128 / 256 / 512
Solid-state drive interface:M.2 / mSATA
Storage Media:HDD / HDD+SSD
Total Storage Capacity:1000 / 1128 / 1256 / 1384 / 1512 / 2000 / 2024

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:24.9 / 29.4 / 294
Height :4.8 / 48
Height (front):3.23
Height (rear):3.76
Weight:2.4 / 3.78
Width:38.3 / 42.8 / 428