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Msi-gs70.34068343
9.3 out of 10

MSI GS70

Great Deal: $1,599.99

Reviews and Problems with MSI GS70

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Overall 8
8.0

Excellent performance in a small package

Kado, B&H Photo
22 May 2014
  • Excerpt: The GS70 is an excellent laptop with tons of power and can run any current game on max settings while still running at least 30 fps. Very fast loading at start-up and when opening up programs. The weight is the best feature of this gaming laptop. I travel a lot and enjoy gaming so this laptop goes everywhere with me and going from a 9.7 lbs 17" laptop to this 5.7 lbs one makes a huge difference.
  • Pros: Easy To Set Up, Easy To Use, Fast, Powerful
  • Cons: Loud Fans, Runs Hot
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Overall 8
8.0

Amazing Performance in a Compact Chasis

SnapAdmin, B&H Photo
7 May 2014
  • Excerpt: This thing is blazingly fast with options galore. What they pack in a chasis this thin is amazing. The only gripes are that it only came with Windows 8 drivers (7 is still predominant) and the rubber feet are very obtrusive (great for sitting on a desk to cool but a PITA to stick the laptop in a laptop bag since they snag every time). B&H had a great price with good shipping and were a pleaseure to work with.
  • Pros: Easy To Set Up, Easy To Use, Fast, Powerful
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Overall 8
8.0

Great machine great value

Steven Tull, B&H Photo
27 April 2014
  • Excerpt: Solid feel, runs Far Cry 3 full blast, looks great, thin and light. Keys feel a bit small. Star off for bloat ware and win 8.1. Terrible on install. Can't tell bloat ware from windows.
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Overall 8
8.0

UEFI hard drives

Ian AE, Amazon
22 April 2014
  • Summary: My only concern is that it says MSI Gaming on the back. I understand that I bought a gaming laptop, but it comes off as childish anyway. Also, it uses those new UEFI hard drives, and that makes it way too hard to install linux for dual boot.
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Overall 8
8.0

Second one is great so far.

S. P. Conway, Amazon
5 March 2014
  • Summary: I've had it for about a month now, and like the title says, it's my second try. That's why I've bumped it down a star. The first one arrived to my office, I let it charge at work, and then when I got home I got ready for installing my programs and getting rid of bloatware (which is surprisingly light on this). I turned it on and it got the MSI boot screen, then I noticed a thin wisp of smoke coming from the graphics card vent..
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Overall 8
8.0

In the Gap between Dislike and Like -__-

Xiao Ming Tang, Amazon
24 February 2014
  • Summary: I was so exciting to open the package when it have shipped to my house, but then I realize that the track pad for the mouse is not even working the second I turned on the laptop. I have to return this product and exchange for a new one. Now that the new laptop is here and the old one have been on the way to Amazon, I would like to say a few things about this product in my honest opinion.
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Overall 8
8.0

Awesome

I-Like-Movies, Amazon
19 February 2014
  • Summary: My new laptop needed to have following qualities: 1. light 2. at least 8 GB RAM 3. at least 256 GB disk space, preferably SSD 4. resistant to overheating while working (coding/testing, using a browser, etc.) 5. not too noisy 6. quad-core processor 7. graphics card with at least 2 GB memory 8. 15-inch screen 9.
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Overall 8
8.0

It's been working great but...

Vy, Amazon
15 February 2014
  • Summary: The touchpad is a bit annoying, even the lightest swipe can change the tabs and I haven't figured out how to use it properly. Overall this is a good laptop.
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Overall 8
8.0

great laptop

frank marasco, Amazon
7 February 2014
  • Summary: great laptop that replace my Alienware m17 faster, lighter and we'll worth it. touchpad takes a bit to get used to but I just plugged in a mouse
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Overall 8
8.0

Definitely paid for what it is worth.

Ting J., Amazon
31 January 2014
  • Summary: Nice specifications. Even came with a laptop pouch which fits snugly. Great cooling when at idle. The last star was not given as at heavy loads, the palm rest became quite hot but still bearable. The description could also have stated if the SSD provided was split into 2 and configured with RAID like the 256GB version of the same laptop. I would have given it 5 stars also if it came with Windows 7 but I guess its not MSI's fault that Windows 8 suck.
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