Summary: when this laptop is cool, it ran Watch Dogs very well at 59-60 fps at high-ultra settings. Keeping the laptop cool is another thing all together though. I bought a laptop cooler from amazon with high ratings and it still gets hot in about 30 minutes. When the laptop gets hot, in about 30 minutes you can forget about doing anything on it and I mean anything. I couldn't even get on to the MSI page because the mouse started lagging and the browser kept crashing.
Summary: Most likely I just got a lemon, and like I said when its working it runs games amazingly, but that many issues with a computer that is less than a week old is a no go for me. Only reason it got 2 eggs is the quality of keyboard screen.
Pros: It most defiantly runs games like a champ solid frames on everything I played on ultra settings. Keyboard, and screen res really nice
Cons: And this list is growing each day. When I unboxed it (Wednesday) I found a loose screw in the box it was from one of the three that hold the back on near the gpu cpu area. The back didn't seem to be loose but I could not put screw back in as the female end was striped somehow. I had yet to download anything on it, and was just poking around, playing with the steel series keyboard changing colors when it locked up so bad I could not even ctrl alt del to restart had to ...
Summary: Got this computer from Amazon, plugged it in, right off the bat battery doesnt charge. i said ok no worries i'll just use it plugged in - i have some older games on CD, wanted to install them, CD ROM doesnt work. it makes tractor-like sounds and nothing. Other various issues, just annoying all around.