MSI GE70 2PL(Apache) 473UK Gaming Laptop

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  • Intel Core i7 4710HQ 2.5GHz
  • 8GB RAM+ 128GB SSD + 1TB HDD
  • 17.3" FHD + NVidia GTX 850M
  • Webcam + Bluetooth 4.0
  • Windows 8.1

Product Description

MSI GE70 2PL(Apache) 473UK Gaming Laptop

Enthusiast NVIDIA GeForce GTX 850M discrete graphics card with GDDR5 2GB VRAM  
The NVIDIA GeForce GTX 850M leverages NVIDIA's revolutionary new architecture to deliver extreme performance than the previous generation. Compare to GeForce GTX 765M, users could get over 20% faster and more performance at same level new graphics card with lower temperature and watts. Turn on lightning-fast antialiasing in a huge variety of games automatically. Get maximum gaming images and best compatibility with NVIDIA graphics. Feel the difference reality with NVIDIA PhysX® technology , bringing games to life with dynamic, interactive environments.

The latest 4th generation Intel® Core™ i7 Processor
The latest 4th generation quad core processor platform, representing superior performance over previous generations. The CPU performance has increased by 3%~7%, while the overall platform is 15% more powerful. Additionally, the GPU performance of 2d and 3D visuals, is even more noteworthy, with an average increase of over 30%. There have also been significant advances in user experience and battery life. Moreover, it employs a more advanced encryption program to help businesses enhance information security and to protect your BIOS/FW from attacks by malware

SteelSeries Engine to customize every key and devices for personalizing your play style
SteelSeries Engine is the Apps to combine all frequent functions for gamers in order to easily customize every individual key and functions to personalize every gamer's play style, including KLM, multiple devices management (for example, headset, mouse, and keyboard), keypress macros, and text macros.  

XSplit Gamecaster : The Best Recording & Streaming App for Gamers

XSplit Gamecaster lets you easily record your gaming moments and broadcast your live gameplay sessions to Twitch, YouTube, UStream and more. It's simple, easy to use and ideal for sharing your gameplay with friends family, or the world  - Or for capturing those perfect gaming moments, just for the heck of it. So what are you waiting for? Join the revolution and start streaming and recording with XSplit Gamecaster today.

Wide Viewing Angle

Experience better image quality, the Wide-view angle panel enhanced 20% more contrast level and 20% more brightness level than TN panel, with vivid colors and consistent brightness levels whether you're looking at the screen from above, below, the front or the side.

Super RAID with 2 SSD RAID0 gives you over 900MB/s reading speed! (optional depending on configuration)

The first Super RAID design-one notebook with two mSATA SSD RAID 0 (128GB or 256GB) units, is yet another world first courtesy of MSI. Two mSATA SSDs and one HDD can be installed in the same laptop without the need to expand the size of the laptop, increasing read, write, and saving speeds.
Exclusive Cooler Boost technology allows user to cool down the system temperature 5~10% in a minute
MSI's exclusive Cooler Boost Technology provides powerful cooling design by boosting the airflow, maintaining the notebook and chipsets at a 5%~10% temperature lower. No matter how intense your game or work gets for a long time, the Cooler Boost technology always keep it cool.

Matrix display expands the vision for extreme gaming experience
Matrix display features 2 external display , allowing you to output to 2 displays simultaneously using HDMI 1.4, and VGA port. Users can work with multi-task at same time. (Overall 3 monitors include notebook's monitor on GE series)   Handle the big screen with support of up to 3840 x 2160 resolutions to watch your movies or play your games in true HD when connected to an HDTV.  

Sound by Dynaudio

MSI worked with Dynaudio, world-class name in sound system design from Denmark, studying electrical circuits, dozens of speaker drivers, and how to best arrange internal parts and components to optimize sound. For over a year, they tweaked the sound and developed electrical circuits and materials with the best sound response. The results of their studies have been incorporated into MSI's Gaming Notebook--the laptops with the best stereo sound in the industry. The G Series, the only laptops in the industry with a Dynaudio sound system, clearly leads the industry not simply in terms of volume, but also in terms of stereo and crisp, clear sound for a more enjoyable gaming and multimedia experience.

Exclusive Audio Boost enhanced 30% more clear sound and fidelity detail for external headsets and speakers

The MSI Audio Boost design enhances the output sound detail and sound stage by 30% more. The gold flash audio jack provides stable sound transmission (reduced obstruction) and works in conjunction with the optimized headsets AMP (Audio Power Amplifier) design, characterized by low noise and low distortion, to greatly enhance headphone performance and faithfully reproduce each acoustic detail.

Killer™ E2200 Game Networking for smarter, faster, networking for all online entertainment
The benefit of the Killer Gaming LAN is the "Advanced Game Detect™" technology, which recognizes online game data packs and processes them first, accelerating them in the process. The best weapon against stuttering characters, freeze-ups, and lagging, it vastly improves all the online experience. Whether FPS or MMO gaming, you'll have that advantage to response faster to get victorious

  • Intel Core i7 4710HQ 2.5GHz
  • Quad Core
  • 3.50GHz Turbo Mode
  • 8GB 1600MHz DDR3L
  • 2 x SO-DIMM
  • Expandable up to 16GB
Hard Drive
  • 128GB SSD (M.2 SATA)
  • 1TB 7200rpm
Optical Drive
  • None
  • Operating System: Windows 8.1
  • 17.3" Anti-Glare
  • Resolution 1920 x 1080 FHD
  • Wide View Angle
  • NVidia GTX 850M 2GB GDDR3
  • Wireless 802.11 b/g/n/ac
  • 10/100/1000Mbps Killer E2200 LAN
  • Bluetooth 4.0
Power Supply
  • 6 Cell Li-Ion
  • Width 418mm
  • Depth 269mm
  • Height 39mm
  • Weight 2.66kg
  • 2 x USB 3.0
  • 2 x USB 2.0
  • 1 x HDMI (1.4) Support 4Kx2K Output
  • 1 x VGA
  • 1 x Microphone
  • 1 x Headphone
  • 1 x LAN
  • 2 Years Manufacturer Collect and Return Warranty
  • HD Webcam

Technical Specification

MSI GE70 2PL(Apache) 473UK Gaming Laptop

Dimensions & Weight

Width 41.8 cm
Depth 26.9 cm
Height 3.9 cm
Dimensions (WxDxH) 41.8 cm x 26.9 cm x 3.9 cm
Weight 2.7 kg

Processor / Chipset

CPU Intel Core i7 (4th Gen) 4720HQ / 2.6 GHz
Max Turbo Speed 3.6 GHz
Number of Cores Quad-Core
Cache 6 MB
64-bit Computing Yes
Chipset Mobile Intel HM86 Express

Manufacturer Warranty

Service & Support Limited warranty - 2 years
Service & Support Details Limited warranty - 2 years

Audio & Video

Camera Yes - 720p
Resolution 720p
Sound Stereo speakers, microphone
Graphics Processor NVIDIA GeForce GTX 850M
Video Memory 2 GB DDR3 SDRAM
Compliant Standards Sound Blaster Cinema
Audio Features Dynaudio Premium Sound Technology, MSI Audio Boost


Wireless Bluetooth 4.0, 802.11b/g/n/ac
Wireless Controller Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 3160
Network Interface Gigabit Ethernet
Ethernet Controller Killer E2200 Intelligent Networking


Main Storage 128 GB SSD - (mSATA) SATA
SSD Form Factor mSATA
Interface SATA
Secondary Storage 1 TB HDD / 7200 rpm
Optical Drive DVD±RW (±R DL) / DVD-RAM


Resolution 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Type 17.3" - TN
Widescreen Yes
Features Anti-glare, MSI Matrix Display

AC Adapter

Output 120 Watt, 19.5 V, 6.15 A

Connections & Expansion

Memory Card Reader Yes (SD Card, SDHC Card, SDXC Card)
Interfaces 2 x USB 2.0 ¦ 2 x USB 3.0 ¦ LAN ¦ VGA ¦ HDMI ¦ Headphone output ¦ Microphone input


Product Type Notebook
Operating System Windows 8.1


Max RAM Supported 16 GB
Technology DDR3L SDRAM
Slots Qty 2


Type Keyboard, touchpad


Technology 6-cell Lithium Ion
Capacity 49 Wh


Software Included Norton Internet Security, Norton Online Backup, MSI BurnRecovery, MAGIX Video Easy SE, MSI Battery Calibration, Skype (Metro UI), GeForce Experience, EverNote (Metro UI), Microsoft Office 2013 (30 days trial), MSI Boot Configure, MSI Dragon Gaming Center, Bewise CookBook (Metro UI), Green Field Puzzle (Metro UI), Hit Hot TuMetro (Metro UI), Corel Winzip, Norton Anti-Theft, MSI System Control Manager, Norton Studio (Metro UI), MSI Super Charger, WildTangent Game App (Metro UI), Creative Sound Blaster Cinema, Microsoft Essential 2012, Microsoft Fresh Paint (Metro UI), Microsoft Wordament (Metro UI), Microsoft Game Pack (Metro UI), MAGIX Music Maker Jam (Metro UI) (30 days trial), MAGIX Music Maker Silver, MAGIX Photo Manager MX, MAGIX Web Designer Silver


Colour Black
Features Cooler Boost technology, Super Charger, SteelSeries gaming keyboard
Included Accessories Power adapter

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