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MSI GE60 2PE Apache Pro 15.6in gaming notebook

Rating: 7.5.

Laptops are rarely given much credit when it comes to gaming ability, but the GE60 2PE Apache Pro from MSI has the potential to turn that idea on its head. Packing the ‘hot-off-the-shelf’ Nvidia GTX 860M, an Intel i7 4700 HQ CPU with 12GB of  DDR3 and a 128GB SSD – the specs, on paper, are impressive.

Read on to see how well this new MSI laptop does when we put it through some intensive testing.



  • CPU: The 4th generation Intel® Core™ i7 Processor
  • OS: Windows 8.1
  • Chipset: Intel® HM87
  • Memory:12GB x 2 DIMMs
  • LCD Size: 15.6″ Full HD (1920×1080), Anti-glare
  • Graphics: GeForce GTX 860M
  • Graphics memory: VRAM GDDR5 2GB
  • Storage: 128GB SSD, 1TB HDD
  • Optical Drive: BD Combo / DVD Super Multi
  • Audio: Sound by Dynaudio, 2x 2.1 channel speakers + subwoofer
  • Webcam: HD type ([email protected])
  • Card Reader: SD (XC/HC)
  • LAN: Killer™ E2200 Game Networking LAN
  • Wireless LAN: 802.11 b/g/ n
  • Bluetooth: Bluetooth v4.0
  • Keyboard: Keyboard by SteelSeries 103 keys
  • AC Adapter: 120W
  • Battery: 6-Cell Li-Ion (4400mAh 49Wh)
  • Dimension: 383 x 249.5 x 37.6~32.3mm
  • Weight: (KG) 2.6Kg (w/ Battery)
  • Warranty: 2 years


  • D-Sub: (VGA)
  • HDMI
  • 2x USB 2.0
  • 2x USB 3.0
  • Mic-in/Headphone-out

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