MSI GL72 17.3-inch

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The MSI GL72 is a bestselling MSI gaming laptop that has been praised for its large amount of storage space, its 6th generation Intel Skylake processor and for its healthy amount of RAM. Computer Upgrade King have taken GL72 and have upgraded it to increase its performance. With its large amount of storage space you can easily store all of your media and games. But the 2TB mechanical hard drive is only a 5400rpm drive which offers slower read/write speeds.

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  • 2TB HDD + 256GB SSD
  • Intel Skylake processor
  • USB 3.1 Type-C
  • GeForce GTX 960M


  • No backlit keyboard
  • Bulky
  • Battery life

Bottom Line

The GL72 has been upgraded to by Computer Upgrade King to offer better performance and a generous amount of storage space. But the 2TB hard drive is a slower 5400rpm drive.

Critic Reviews

  • 90
    LaptopMag November 10, 2014

    The MSI GT72 Dominator Pro gaming laptop delivers first-class speed and performance with excellent audio and a customizable keyboard.

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  • NotebookCheck May 29, 2015

    The MSI GE72 is a 17.3-inch gaming notebook with great performance and a strong panel with 94% sRGB coverage. Overall, MSI offers a good package for gamers.

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Full Specifications

Processor Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz [View Benchmarks]
Graphics Nvidia GeForce GTX 960M [View Benchmarks]
Graphics TypeDiscrete
Graphics Memory 2GB GDDR5
Operating System Microsoft Windows Windows 10 Home
Weight6 lbs
Battery Life3.5 hours
Hard Drive 1256 SSD
Hard Drive 22000 HDD 5400
Display Size17.3 inch
Display TypeIPS
Display Resolution1920 x 1080
Display TechnologyLED Backlight | In-plane switching
Connectivity2x USB 3.0 | USB 2.0 | USB 3.1 Type-C | HDMI | Mini DisplayPort | Gigabit Ethernet | AC WiFi | Bluetooth 4.0
AudioStereo speakers
WebcamHD 720p
Additional FeaturesMemory card reader | Steel Series keyboard
Dimension (LxWxH)16.49 x 11.02 x 1.14
Warranty1 year
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