MSI GE70 Apache Pro-012 Review

MSI GE70 Apache Pro-012

    Pros & Cons:

  • Intel Core i7-4700HQ
  • 1 TB 7200 RPM Hard Drive
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 860M
  • Cons:

  • No Blu-ray drive
  • 6.0 lb.
  • Expensive

Join the Dragon Army! MSI, best known for high end gaming laptops, offers the MSI GE70 Apache Pro-012 from its amazing lineup. It has advanced graphics capabilities, and enough power and RAM for hard core applications. Plus, it has a ton of features so that you can customize your gaming experience to suit your tastes.

The screen is a 17.3” Full HD Widescreen anti-reflective LED backlit display with 1920 x 1080 resolution. The processor is the fourth generation Intel Core i7-4700MQ, a high end quad core processor based on the Haswell microarchitecture. It was released in June 2013. The four cores can handle up to eight threads in parallel due to Hyperthreading. The base speed is 2.4 GHz, and it can increase to to 3.4 GHz through Turbo Boost. The battery is a 6 cell lithium Ion battery pack. Battery life is extended with GeForce Battery Boost.

The laptop comes with 12 GB DDR3L SDRAM, which provides excellent multi-tasking performance. The RAM is divided into slots of 4 GB each. The graphics processor is the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 860M with ShadowPlay, GeForce Experience, and 2 GB of dedicated graphics RAM. The GPU is a high end offering of NVIDIA graphics processors, and it offers excellent capabilities.

There is a 1 TB 7200 RPM hard drive. This is twice as large as what is typically found in laptops. It is also 33% faster than standard 5400 RPM drives. For connecting devices, there are four USB ports, two of which are USB 3.0, which transfers data ten times faster than USB 2.0. With USB 3.0, you can transfer a 25 GB movie in just 70 seconds. There is Bluetooth, for connecting wireless peripherals. Inexplicably, however, the machine has a DVD drive, but not a Blu-ray player. The keyboard is from SteelSeries, and it is full-sized, full-color, programmable, and backlit. The laptop has Killer E2200 Game Networking to classify and prioritize network traffic so that you can optimize your gaming experience. There is also Intel 1×1 3160 a/c wireless networking, upto 433 Mbps. To keep the laptop cool, the computer has an efficient single fan with Cooler Boost 2.

The MSI GE70 Apache Pro-012 is an incredible gaming laptop that will exceed your expectations. Although it is expensive, it is a package that packs a lot of powerful technology. If it fits in your budget, you won’t be disappointed.

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