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alaTest has collected and analyzed 105 reviews of MSI GT70 0NC. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. People really like the battery and design. The screen and price are also mentioned favorably, but there are some mixed comments about the size and usability.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the MSI GT70 0NC is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 89/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 4 user reviews of MSI GT70 0NC from The average user rating for this product is 3.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Laptops on People really like the design and price. The reliability and keyboard are also mentioned favorably, but many are negative about the portability. There are some mixed opinions about the size and durability.

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75% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: MSI Computer Corp. Notebook GT70 0NC-013US;9S7-176212-013 17.3-Inch LaptopMSI Computer Corp. Notebook GT70 0NC-013US;9S7-176212-013 17.3-Inch Laptop

Aug, 2016

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 3 user reviews of MSI GT70 0NC from The average user rating for this product is 4.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops on Opinions about the usability and durability are generally positive. The image quality and keyboard are also mentioned favorably. Some have doubts about the portability.

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100% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: MSI GT70 0NC-002US 17.3-Inch HD, Intel Core i7-3610QM, nVidia GTX670M 3G, 12GB RAM, 750GB HDD, SuperMulti DVD, Windows 7 (Black)MSI GT70 0NC-002US 17.3-Inch HD, Intel Core i7-3610QM, nVidia GTX670M 3G, 12GB RAM, 750GB HDD, SuperMulti DVD, Windows 7 (Black)

Aug, 2016

Expert review by: Florian Glaser (

Review MSI GT70H-80M4811B Notebook


Strong. MSI launches an updated version of the popular GT70 gaming laptop based on the brand new CPU and GPU generation. It spoils gamers with a quad-core from Intel's Haswell family and a high-end scion from Nvidia's GeForce 700 range. We snatched the...

Bright, high-contrast TN screen ; Extensive maintenance options ; Acceptable noise emissions ; Cool wrist rest ; Many interfaces ; Very good speakers ; Brushed aluminum ; Backlit keyboard ; Phenomenal performance ; Great battery runtime ; Three mSATA...

Very heavy and huge casing ; Suboptimal port distribution ; Debatable design components

In contrast to the Clevo contenders, the GT70 is fairly quiet

Jun, 2013

Expert review by: Florian Glaser (

Review MSI GT70 Notebook


Expensive high-end fun. MSI sells a lavishly equipped gaming note

Matte, high-end Full HD screen; Numerous maintenance possibilities; Feasible battery life; Cool wrist rest; Aluminum surfaces; Two SSDs in RAID0; Illuminated keyboard; Very good performance; Graphics switching; BluRay burner; Great sound; 3x USB 3.0

Very audible in 3D use; CPU throttling in full load; Bulky and heavy

Expensive, 17 inch high-end models. How about the Alienware M17x, the Asus G75V, the Schenker XMG P702 PRO or the Samsung 7007A, for example?

Apr, 2012

Expert review by: Jerry Jackson (

MSI GT70 Review


The MSI GT70 delivers unique looks and high performance in a package that is slightly less expensive than the Alienware 17.

Fantastic performance ; Impressive speakers ; Cool red dragon design

Big, boxy, and heavy ; Average TN screen (IPS screen would have been better) ; Poor battery life

If you’re looking for a well-equipped 17-inch gaming notebook that delivers good bang for your bucks (all $2,699 of them) then the MSI GT70 deserves serious consideration.

Sep, 2013

Expert review by: Dustin Sklavos (

MSI GT70 Dragon Edition Notebook Review: Haswell and the GTX 780M


You'll forgive me if deja vu is striking. This is the third time we've had a chance to test this chassis from MSI (the first being the iBuyPower Valkyrie CZ-17 and the second being the CyberPower FangBook). Each time there's been an incremental...

Each time I've tested this chassis from MSI I've been a little less enamored with it. Finding a good gaming notebook isn't a trivial thing and there's a lot of room for innovation and improvement in this market segment, but it seems like only...

Jun, 2013

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MSI GT70 20D-039US


MSI's beast of a dragon-themed gaming notebook combines Intel's new Haswell CPU with Nvidia's most powerful GPU ever for a grand-slam of power.

Beautiful red chassis; Loud rich audio; Comfortable customizable keyboard; Excellent overall and graphics performance; Above-average battery life

Expensive; Heavy; Display dimmer than average

Click to EnlargeMSI has unleashed a gorgeous ogre of a laptop on the unsuspecting masses. The GT70 combines a show-stopping chassis with the latest technology from Intel and Nvidia, resulting in the best performance we've seen from a gaming notebook....

Jun, 2013

Expert review by: Brian Westover (

MSI GT70 One-609US Dragon Edition


The MSI GT70 One-609US Dragon Edition offers everything you might want, including quad-core processing, Nvidia graphics, and networking designed with online gaming in mind, at a price that isn't too astronomical.

Moderately price high-performance gaming. Intel quad-core processor and Nvidia graphics. Long lasting battery. Keyboard backlight adds customizable flair. Networking adapter optimized for online gaming

Keyboard layout is unnecessarily crowded

The MSI GT70 One-609US Dragon Edition is every inch a gamer's PC, from the goofy spelled out number in the model name to the coiled dragons emblazoned across the lid and palmrest. A rainbow of colors bursts from the keyboard backlight, and though it...

Feb, 2013

Expert review by: LAPTOP Magazine (

MSI GT70 0NE-276US Review


Gamers searching for a powerful gaming rig to carry them through those harrowing firefights need look no further than the MSI GT70 0NE-276US. Although $2,599 is steep, the Nvidia GeForce GTX 680M GPU delivers high frame rates and beautiful textures,...

Powerful graphics and performance, Matte 1080p screen, Good audio, Comfortable keyboard, Good battery life for gaming rig

Expensive, Some keys undersized

Aug, 2012

Expert review by: Nate Ralph (

MSI GT70 review


MSI has a solid reputation in the gaming laptop space: its laptops are generally fairly powerful, heinous monstrosities that get the job done at a fair price. The MSI GT70 fits the mold quite...

Great speakers ; Excellent keyboard and touchpad ; Sturdy build ; Strong performance

Lackluster display ; Design isn't very attractive ; A bit heavy ; Limited SSD storage space

A fair price for a solid PC

Jun, 2012

Expert review by: Anand Lal Shimpi (

MSI GT70 Ivy Bridge Gaming Notebook Giveaway


Congrats to lebarle who won the MSI Z77A-GD65 from our last giveaway. As I hinted at last time however, if you didn't win or aren't in need of a new motherboard, MSI had something special planned for us: a quad-core Ivy Bridge notebook to give away.

Upon entering any contest, sweepstakes, or promotion (a “Promotion”) offered by (the “Site”), a website owned and operated by AnandTech, Inc. (“AnandTech”), you must agree to the following Official Rules and Regulations (the “Rules”) as...

May, 2012

Expert review by: Sean Buckley (

MSI GT70 gaming laptop review


MSI outs new GT60 / GT70 gaming laptops, we go hands-on (video)Everything old is new again: NVIDIA rebrands Fermi-based GPUs into 600-seriesIntel

Exceptional keyboard and trackpad ; Killer graphics ; Packs a speedy new Intel Ivy Bridge CPU ; Good battery life for a machine this size

Narrow viewing angles ; Fan can be exceedingly loud

One of the first Ivy Bridge machines to hit the market, the GT70 proves Intel's latest Core processors and NVIDIA graphics are a match made in gaming heaven.

Apr, 2012

Product Specifications


Front camera resolution:1280 x 720


Convertible: No
DVD Writer:Blu-ray Combo / Blu-ray Writer
Embedded 3G/4G: No
Embedded UMTS: No
Fingerprint Reader: No
Hard Drive Type:Hard Disk Drive / Hybrid Hard Drive
Remote Control: No
TV Card: No
Video Editing Card: No
Web Cam: Yes


Bluetooth: Yes
Card Reader:Multi Card Reader
Firewire: No
TV Output: Yes
WiFi Connectivity: Yes
Wireless LAN: Yes


Aspect Ratio:16:9
Display Surface:Matt
HD type:Full HD
LED Backlight:Edge LED / No
LED Technology:Edge LED / No
Touchscreen: No
True Resolution:Full HD

General Features

Convertible: No
Intel ® Centrino Technology: No
Media Centre Edition: No
Netbook: No
Operating System Version:Windows 7 Home Premium / Windows 8


Brand of Graphic Chip:nVidia
GPU Model (Graphic Card):GEF GTX680M / GEFORCE GTX670M / GeForce GTX675MX


Discrete graphics adapter memory:1.5 / 2 / 3 / 4
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):3
On-board graphics adapter ID:0x166
On-board graphics adapter outputs supported:DisplayPort, Embedded DisplayPort (eDP), HDMI, Serial Digital Video Out (SDVO), VGA (D-Sub)


Keyboard backlit: Yes

Ports & interfaces

USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:2 / 3


Chipset Brand:Intel®
Chipset Type:HM77
Conflict Free processor: Yes
ECC supported by processor: No
Integrated 4G WiMAX: Yes
Maximum internal memory supported by processor:32
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:1 / 16
Memory bandwidth supported by processor (max):25.6
Memory channels supported by processor:Dual
Memory clock speeds supported by processor:1333,1600
Memory types supported by processor:DDR3-SDRAM / DDR3-SDRAM, DDR3L-SDRAM / DDR3/L/-RS 1333/1600
Processor:Core™ i7
Processor Brand:Intel ®
Processor cache type:Smart Cache, L3
Processor codename:Ivy Bridge
Processor Number:I7-3610QM / I7-3630QM
Processor Series:Intel Core i5-3200 Mobile series / Intel Core i7-3600 Mobile series
Thermal Design Power (TDP):35 / 45

Processor special features

Intel 64: Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology: No
Intel Identity Protection Technology version:1.00
Intel Secure Key: Yes
Intel Secure Key Technology version:1.00
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA): No
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):1 / Yes
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):No / Yes
Processor package size:31 / 37.5

Technical Details

Built-In Optical Drive: Yes