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Overall 8


27 September 2010
  • Summary: The 17.3-inch MSI GX740 is a peculiar laptop with some curious design flaws. It may not be particularly slick, but it offers astonishing performance for the price.
  • Pros: Unique, bold design; Outstanding performance; Good value.
  • Cons: Some annoying design flaws; Unusual screen resolution won't please everyone.
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Overall 9

Expert Review

Tweak Town
16 July 2010
  • Excerpt: The MSI GX740 offers a massive screen, lots of power and good looks. What's not to like?
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Overall 8
Performance 9
Battery performance 5
Display 7
Weight 7
Noise 6
Gaming performance 10
Connectivity 9
Keyboard 7
Temperature 8

Review MSI GX740-i7247LW7P Gaming-Notebook

13 May 2010
  • Conclusion: The GX740 is currently offered in numerous shops with a price starting at 1499 Euro. The structurally identical Medion with nearly the same features can already be had at an even more reasonable price.
  • Pros: High application and gaming performance, Top-quality surfance in brushed aluminum, Compact case, Smudge resistent, Extensive connection options, Good pointing stick
  • Cons: High noise level, Poorly illuminated display, Slightly limited case stability, High energy consumption, Short battery life, Finally a new case platform with better cooling capabilities
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Overall 8


Trusted Reviews
17 April 2011
  • Summary: With Mobility Radeon HD5870 graphics for under £900, this 17in gaming laptop offers exceptional value!
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Overall 8


Pocket Lint
19 November 2010
  • Conclusion: The GX740 is certainly a premium machine that is likely to please any gamer that gets their mitts on it. While it's true that the laptop isn't equipped with the most powerful processor available, the i5 has obviously been used in order to keep the price down and packs enough of a punch to cope with...
  • Pros: Affordable, excellent graphics performance, cool design, good keyboard
  • Cons: Odd screen resolution
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MSI GX740 (GX740-061Uk) review

12 November 2010
  • Excerpt: MSI’s GX740 is a desktop replacement laptop, built with gaming – and little else - in mind. To this end, it's been kitted out with a moderately powerful Intel Core i5 430M processor, 4GB of RAM and, most impressively, a 1GB ATI Radeon HD 5870 graphics processor.
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Overall 10

MSI GX740 review

12 August 2010
  • Summary: Outstanding value for a high-performance games machine, made possible by some sensible spec compromises
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Overall 8

MSI GX740 review

TechRadar UK
13 July 2010
  • Summary: Can the Taiwanese manufacturer make play in the gaming market?
  • Pros: Price, Design, Graphical performance, Low weight and form factor, Usability
  • Cons: We'd have liked Core i7 power, Lack of Blu-ray optical drive, Lack of full HD screen, Truly terrible battery life, Sticker
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MSI G Series GX740

7 September 2012
  • Excerpt: MSI (Micro Star International) fue fundada en Taiwán en 1986 bajo una filosofía empresarial continuada que hace énfasis en la calidad, innovación y diseño del producto así como un servicio al consumidor excelente.
  • Pros: Muy buena estética, digna de un portátil Gamer., – Calidad de sonido impresionante., – Buen rendimiento en juegos moderados., – Gran pantalla., – Muy buena calidad de los materiales exteriores., Contras
  • Cons: En esta ocasión,, MSI Iberia, nos brinda la oportunidad de analizar un portátil de la, serie G, , destinado a priori para Gamers y entusiastas. Hoy comprobaremos si este, MSI GX740, da la talla y supera nuestro exhaustivo análisis., El punto flaco del sistema que nos han enviado es que su procesa...
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Recenzja MSI GX740

17 July 2012
  • Summary: MSI GX740 to notebook spełniający najważniejsze kryteria dla zapalonego gracza dysponującego ograniczonym budżetem. Za stosunkowo niewygórowaną cenę dostajemy sprzęt o niemal najwyższej wydajności, którą możemy podziwiać na wysokiej rozdzielczości matrycy nie tylko samemu, ale także w gronie...
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