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MSI Prestige PX60 2QD

alaTest has collected and analyzed 61 reviews of MSI Prestige PX60 2QD. 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 screen and design, whereas some have doubts about the battery and durability.

portability, design, screen

durability, battery

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the MSI Prestige PX60 2QD is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 84/100 = Very good quality.

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Amazon.ca review summary for MSI Prestige PX60 2QD

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 3 user reviews of MSI Prestige PX60 2QD 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.

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

This summary is based on the products: MSI PX60 2QD-055US 15.6-Inch LaptopMSI PX60 2QD-055US 15.6-Inch Laptop

Jan, 2019

Expert review by : Mike Jennings (trustedreviews.com)

MSI Prestige PX60 2QD-049UK

 

This is the first laptop to emerge from MSI's new Prestige range and is designed to provide a high-end experience for all manner of users, from creative professionals to movie fans and gamers.

Fast, powerful Core i7 processor ; Discrete Nvidia graphics ; Good screen quality and modes ; Fantastic keyboard quality

Dreadful thermal performance ; Disappointing battery life ; Overshadowed by slimmer, slicker competition

Jul, 2015

Expert review by (stuff.tv)

MSI Prestige PX60 2QD review

 

This MacBook-esque gaming laptop is let down by a flimsy battery life

Rich-looking screen ; Not too heavy ; Game-ready ; Powerful CPU

Fairly noisy under light load ; Lacks the zip of an SSD laptop ; Poor battery life

A slim and light(ish) gaming laptop, but one with slightly odd priorities

Sep, 2015

Product Specifications

Audio

Audio system:Audio Boost / Audio Boost 3 / Nahimic
Built-In Microphone: Yes
Number of built-in speakers:4
Speakers manufacturer:Dynaudio

Battery

Battery technology:Lithium Polymer (LiPo)
Number of battery cells:2+6 / 6

Camera

Front Camera: Yes
Front camera resolution:1920 x 1080
Front camera resolution (numeric):2
Video capturing speed:30

Design

Colour of product:Black, Silver / Black, Silver, Aluminium / Silver
Form factor:Clamshell
Product colour:Black, Silver / Black, Silver, Aluminium / Silver
Product Type:Notebook

Display

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

Graphics

Discrete graphics adapter: Yes
Discrete graphics adapter memory:2
Discrete graphics adapter model:NVIDIA GeForce GTX 950M
Discrete graphics memory type:GDDR5
Graphics adapter Open GL support: Yes
Maximum on-board graphics adapter memory:1.74 / 32
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
On-board graphics adapter: Yes
On-board graphics adapter base frequency:300 / 400
On-board graphics adapter DirectX version:11.1 / 11.2
On-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max):1050 / 1150
On-board graphics adapter family:Intel® HD Graphics
On-board graphics adapter ID:0x1612 / 0x416
On-board graphics adapter maximum resolution (DisplayPort):4096 x 2304
On-board graphics adapter maximum resolution (HDMI):2560 x 1600
On-board graphics adapter model:Intel HD Graphics 4600 / Intel HD Graphics 5600
On-board graphics adapter OpenGL version:4.3
On-board graphics adapter outputs supported:DisplayPort, Embedded DisplayPort (eDP), HDMI, VGA (D-Sub) / DisplayPort, HDMI, Embedded DisplayPort (eDP), Serial Digital Video Out (SDVO)

Keyboard

Full-size keyboard:No / Yes
Island-style keyboard: Yes
Keyboard backlit:Y / Yes
Numeric keypad: Yes
Pointing device:Touchpad
Windows keys: Yes

Memory

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

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

Optical Drive

LightScribe: No
Optical Drive Type:DVD±RW / No

Other features

Audio system:Audio Boost / Audio Boost 3 / Nahimic
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
Quick start guide:Y

Packaging Data

AC adapter included: Yes
Cables included:AC
Power cord included: Yes
Quick start guide: Yes

Ports & interfaces

CardBus PCMCIA slot type: No
Charging port type:DC-in jack
DC-in jack: Yes
Docking connector: No
DVI port: No
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
ExpressCard slot: No
HDMI ports quantity:1
HDMI Version:1.4 / 1.4a
Headphone outputs:1
Microphone in: Yes
Mini DisplayPorts quantity:1
S/PDIF out port: No
SmartCard slot: No
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:3

Power

AC adapter frequency:50/60
AC adapter power:120

Processor

Bus type:DMI2
Configurable TDP-down:37
Configurable TDP-down frequency:600
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 / 1600,1866
Memory types supported by processor:DDR3L-SDRAM / DDR3L-SDRAM, LPDDR3-SDRAM
Motherboard chipset:Intel HM87
PCI Express configurations:1x16, 1x8, 2x4, 2x8 / 1x16, 2x4, 1x8, 2x8 / 1x16, 2x8, 1x8+2x4
PCI Express slots version:3.0
Processor boost frequency:3.5
Processor cache:3 / 6
Processor cache type:L3 / Smart Cache, L3
Processor codename:Broadwell / Haswell
Processor Cores:2 / 4
Processor family:4th gen Intel® Core™ i5 / 5th gen Intel® Core™ i7 / Intel Core i7-5xxx
Processor frequency:2.7 / 2.9
Processor lithography:14 / 22
Processor Model:I5-4210H / I7-5700HQ
Processor operating modes:32-bit, 64-bit / 64-bit
Processor Series:Intel Core i5-4200 Mobile series / Intel Core i7-5700 Mobile series
Processor Socket:BGA1364
Processor threads:4 / 8
Stepping:C0 / G0
System bus rate:5
Thermal Design Power (TDP):47
Tjunction:100 / 105

Processor special features

Conflict Free processor:Y
CPU configuration (max):1
Embedded options available: No
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology: Yes
Execute Disable Bit: Yes
Graphics & IMC lithography:14
Idle States: Yes
Intel 64: 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 / 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 / Yes
Intel Fast Memory Access:No / Yes
Intel FDI Technology:No / Yes
Intel Flex Memory Access:No / Yes
Intel HD Audio Technology: 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 Matrix Storage Technology: No
Intel My WiFi Technology: No
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 Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP): No
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP) version:0.00
Intel Trusted Execution Technology: No
Intel TSX-NI: No
Intel TSX-NI version:0.00
Intel Turbo Boost Technology:2.0
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® Active Management Technology (Intel® AMT): No
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI): Yes
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT):No / 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 / Yes
Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio): 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® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST): No
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT): No
Intel® OS Guard: Yes
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology: Yes
Intel® Rapid Start Technology: No
Intel® Secure Key: Yes
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA):No / Yes
Intel® Smart Cache: Yes
Intel® Smart Response Technology:No / Yes
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology:2.0
Intel® vPro™ Technology: No
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi): Yes
InTru™ 3D Technology: Yes
OS Guard: Yes
Processor ARK ID:78929 / 87716
Processor code:SR1Q0 / SR2BP
Processor package size:37.5
Supported instruction sets:AVX 2.0, SSE4.1, SSE4.2 / SSE4.2, AVX 2.0, SSE4.1
Thermal Monitoring Technologies: Yes

Security

Cable lock slot:Y / Yes
Cable lock slot type:Kensington

Software

Drivers included: Yes
Operating System Architecture:64-bit
Operating system installed:FreeDOS / WINDOWS 10 HOME / Windows 8.1

Storage

Card reader integrated: Yes
Compatible memory cards:SD / SD, SDHC, SDXC
Hard Drive Capacity:1000
Hard Drive Interface:SATA
Hard Drive Size:2.5
Hard drive speed:7200
Number of Hard Drives Installed:1
Number of SSDs installed:1
Solid-state drive capacity:128
Solid-state drive interface:mSATA
Storage Media:HDD / HDD+SSD
Total Storage Capacity:1000 / 1128

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:26.6
Height :2
Weight:2.1
Width:39