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MSI GS60 6QE (Ghost Pro 4K) Skylake Laptop Review

Rating: 9.0.

There is no doubt that MSI have been releasing some of the most exciting, feature-laden laptops in the last 24 months. Today we take a look at the new GS60 6QE which incorporates a Intel Core i7 6700HQ Skylake processor, 16GB of DDR4 memory, Nvidia GTX970m, M.2 SSD and 4K Ultra HD panel. MSI have managed to cram all this tasty hardware into a chassis that measures only 20mm at the thickest point.
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MSI have been hitting a lot of headlines this year, and rightly so – their GT80 Titan for instance was a truly remarkable desktop replacement (review HERE) that didn’t just include two Nvidia GTX980m GPU’s in SLi, but it was the first laptop to incorporate a proper, fully fledged mechanical keyboard.

Even at £3,000+ MSI GT80 Titan sales were that good many retailers couldn’t get stock in fast enough to meet demand – it was sold out for many months. The MSI GS60 6QE we are analysing today doesn’t have quite the same price of admission –  a retail price set around the £1,500 mark.

Overclockers UK will have stock available in the coming weeks over HERE. We have also heard that a later revision, priced differently, will ship with a 6GB GTX970m installed, rather than the 3GB version inside our review sample.

MSI GS60 6QE Specification:

  • Product Code: GS60 6QE(Ghost Pro 4K)-036UK
  • OS: Windows 10 (64 bit)
  • CPU: Intel® Core™ i7 Skylake-6700HQ (2.6GHz – 3.5GHz)
  • Display: 15.6″ UHD, (3840*2160) 4K PLS Wide View Angle
  • Memory Supplied: 2 x 8GB DDR4
  • Memory Speed: 2133 mHz
  • Max Memory Support: 32GB (2 Slots)
  • Graphics Chipset: NVIDIA GeForce GTX970M (3GB)
  • Storage: 1 x 256GB M.2 SSD + 1TB 7200RPM
  • Keyboard Type: SteelSeries FULL back lit keyboard with SteelSeries Engine
  • Audio: – Audio Sound by Dynaudio, Support 7.1 channel SPDIF output, Exclusive Audio Boost technology, Nahimic sound, ESS SABRE HiFi audio DAC technology
  • LAN: Killer Gb LAN with Killer Shield
  • Wireless: Killer ac
  • Bluetooth: V4.1
  • Webcam: HD type ([email protected])
  • Security: Kensington Lock
  • Battery: 6-Cell Li-Polymer
  • Dimension: 390 x 266 x 20.05mm
  • Weight: 2kg(w/ battery)
  • Warranty : 2 YR’s Collect & Return (1 YR Global)

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