MSI GP70 Leopard-490 17.3-Inch

NINJA SCORE
83
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Pros

  • Powerful Hardware
  • Full-HD Display
  • Speakers

Cons

  • Large and Bulky
  • Battery Life

Bottom Line

The MSI GP70 Leopard-490 will handle most gaming with ease thanks to its powerful hardware and great display and audio, but the design is bulky and the battery life is lower than many laptops in this range.


The MSI GP70 Leopard-490 is a recently released 17.3-inch  2015 laptop with limited review coverage. The previous line of GP70’s received positive reviews for their Full-HD, anti-glare display, a sleek design, a powerful Intel Core i5 processor, decent dedicated graphics and quality speakers. However, its huge size and bulky body may not be suitable for travels and its average battery life isn’t quite as long as other competitors. The GP70 is another good choice in the GP series for users who want to do a bit of gaming on a large screen without spending a fortune on a premium gaming rig.

Score Summary

Specifications

Processor Intel Core i5 4210H 2.90GHz [View Benchmarks]
Graphics Nvidia GeForce GT 940M 2GB [View Benchmarks]
Graphics Type Discrete
Graphics Memory 2GB Dedicated
RAM 8GB DDR3L SDRAM
Operating System Microsoft Windows 8.1
Weight 5.95 lbs
Battery Life 3.5 hours
Hard Drive 1 1000 7200
Display Size 17.3 inch
Display Type TN
Display Resolution 1920 x 1080
Connectivity 802.11bgn, USB 2.0 X 2, USB 3.0 X 2, HDMI, VGA, Bluetooth
Webcam Yes
Additional Features SD (XC/HC) card reader

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