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MSI GX60 gaming laptop: Review & Specs

The MSI GX60 makes its appearance in the range of gaming laptops for Taiwanese manufacturer. This 15.6-inch gaming laptop is sold just over 1000 euros and has serious arguments: AMD Radeon HD 7970M chip, AMD quad-core latest processor…

MSI G60

MSI has equipped his machine for gamers of a mobile platform AMD last generation. Sold a little over 1000 euros, it has serious arguments.

MSI G60

The MSI GX60 which is armed with an AMD latest platform. Specially conceived for demanding gamers, this configuration fits into the traditional PC chassis, high-performance brand. It is equipped with a 15.6-inch matte screen Full HD (identical to the GT70, smaller). The conductor of the machine is the processor A10-4600 (Quad-Core 2.3 GHz), supported by 4GB of memory. Remember that these chips are AMD APU (Accelerated Processing Unit) that is they include both cores for the calculation and some AMD Radeon graphics on the same circuit. The latter provides a number of graphics tasks (Showing edutainment games or small) and passes control to the Radeon HD 7970M if you play Battlefield 3 and other intensive games.
Large hard drive, optional SSD

For storage, MSI put on a big hard drive of 750 GB SATA II in MSI GX60 gaming laptop. Another disk location appears also available inside the machine to expand a little more storage space. Depending on the version of the machine, MSI proposes the integration of two modules each mSATA 64GB in Raid 0 (a total of 128 GB for Windows 7 and some games).

Full connectivity, equipment top

MSI G60

On the chassis, there is the brand SteelSeries keyboard, 2.1 audio DynAudio kit, wide touchpad, but also kind of connection composed of a USB 2.0 port and three USB 3.0, multiple video outputs (HDMI, VGA MiniDisplay and Port) and audio. Taking Gigabit Ethernet is controlled by software that automatically manages the priority network access to applications, for example to ensure good flow rates during game play Knowledgeable users can also manually set the bandwidth resources. Guaranteed for two years, MSI GX60 001US 1AC should be available in the coming days for 1050 euros.

MSI G60
Pros:
Price
The connection
SteelSeries keyboard
The performance announced
Warranty for two years

Cons:
Raid 0 mSATA option
Accessories supplied