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MSI GX60 1AC-025

alaTest has collected and analyzed 17 reviews of MSI GX60 1AC-025. The average rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. People are impressed by the screen and portability. The keyboard and price also get good feedback. Many are less positive about the size and reliability.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the MSI GX60 1AC-025 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 85/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by: Florian Glaser (

Review MSI GX60 Notebook


A bold hardware mix. How much power does the Radeon HD 7970M stil

Casing's cool surfaces; Very potent graphics card; Matte, Full HD screen; Blu-ray drive; Many interfaces; Strong battery; Great sound; Fair price

Unusual keyboard layout; Very flashy design; Weak processor; Sensitive lid; Bulky chassis

15-inch high-end laptops such as the Asus G55, the Deviltech Devil 6700, the Schenker XMG A522 or the Schenker XMG P502.

Dec, 2012

Expert review by: Jerry Jackson (

MSI GX60 Review


The MSI GX60 is a 15.6-inch gaming notebook loaded with an AMD processor and Radeon HD 7970M graphics. Is this the best bargain for a gaming rig at a retail price of $1,200?

Non-glare 1080p display ; Powerful graphics with Eyefinity support ; Fast, high-capacity storage (SSD + HDD)

Mushy keyboard ; No keyboard backlight (on this configuration) ; Processor might be a bottleneck for some games

At the end of the day the MSI GX60 is a very capable gaming notebook that delivers great value with a few minor shortcomings. It’s nice to see MSI include useful extras like a gaming mouse and backpack, but considering the gaming audience we would have...

Jan, 2013

Expert review by: (



Got a need for speed but a little lean on the green? The AMD-powered MSI GX60 gaming notebook is available at a wallet-friendly price ($1,426 as configured) and ships with some impressive trimmings, including an AMD Radeon HD 7970M GPU, a Blu-ray...

Dec, 2012

Expert review by: Matt Safford (

MSI GX60 1AC-021US Review and Ratings


CPU speed isn't its strong suit. But if you're looking for a mid-sized, low-priced gaming laptop with a 1080p screen, Blu-ray, and 30-plus frames per second, MSI's $1,299 GX60 is tough to beat.

Great gaming performance for the price ; Nice 1080p matte screen ; SteelSeries keyboard ; Blu-ray drive ; Good battery life for a gaming rig

Weak productivity performance ; No solid-state drive or backlit keyboard at this price ; Cramped, recessed touch pad

With its comparatively underwhelming processor versus its high-end graphics, some would call the MSI GX60 1AC-021US unbalanced. And we wouldn't completely disagree. In some games that like very fast CPUs, the tepid AMD A10 chip in the GX60 could...

Feb, 2013


Expert review by: Taimoor Hafeez (

MSI GX60 Gaming Laptop Review


An all AMD powered beast.

Extremely powerful graphics card; Sharp anti-glare screen; Decent speakers; Solid keyboard; Loads of connectivity options; Low temperatures; Comes with decent gaming mouse

No backlit keyboard; Typical MSI bloatware; CPU bottlenecks some games

I needn’t remind you dear reader that the AMD Radeon HD 7970M performs on par with the Nvidia GTX 680M and is literally one of the fastest mobile GPU’s on the planet right now, to the point that the performance is double what anything lower (from both...

Dec, 2012

Expert review by: (

MSI GX60 review


MSI's latest gaming laptop takes the very best mobile components AMD has to offer and drops them in a 15in chassis. This is a laptop that should handle even the latest demanding titles. With its dedicated graphics card, Blu-ray optical drive and Full...

The GX60's powerful AMD components aren't up to the standard we expect from a gaming laptop

Feb, 2013


Expert review by: Zardon (

MSI GX60 Gaming Laptop Review (A10-4600M/HD7970M)


Today we are looking at the latest gaming laptop from MSI, which features the new AMD A10-4600M Trinity APU, 8GB of DDR3 memory, Steelseries keyboard, 750GB hard drive and 2GB Radeon HD7970M graphics card. At less than a grand, is this the new gaming...

Great gaming machine ; very competitive price point ; 8GB of memory ; HD7970M is a powerhouse mobile gaming solution ; screen is very good ; connectivity is strong ; Steelseries keyboard

No solid state drive ; AMD switchable graphics often defaulted to the onboard 7660G ; A10 4600m can run out of steam with more demanding tasks ; can get hot ; battery life isn’t great

Kitguru says: At the price, we can overlook some of the misgivings.

Oct, 2012

Consumer review by: BennyJ (

Extremely Satisfied


Contacted MSI and they will allow you to open up the computer to add an SSD in the extra slot without completely voiding the warranty, however you're more likely to be the culprit if the computer does need some warranty service (future HDD problems)....

Great gaming performance. I can easily say that it keeps up with my FX-4170/ 7850 gaming rig. I can play Just Cause 2 with all the settings on Very High with no lag what-so-ever in 1920x1080 where it would lag on my gaming rig ; It has an open slot for...

No backlit Keyboard ; The glossy plastic shell gets smudged easily ; I know a lot of people are saying Windows 8 is great, but I was having some issues loading games ; Brittle feeling plastic, I wouldn’t open this thing up for upgrades unless I had to....

May, 2013

Consumer review by: N/A (

great for the price


Best GAMING ONLY laptop for the money.

This laptop is perfect for the price,runs everything maxed with fee exceptions sky rim will run at 60 fps on ultra with shadows turned to medium and distant object detail on med,however after I installed an ssd and win 7 it will play on ultra with 60...

WINDOWS 8 IS TRASH..INSTALL WINDOWS 7 AND AN SSD ASAP ; A10 4600m is on par with high end i3 or low end i5 but an ssd helps it a lot,still for the price I can't complain,or drop an egg for that matter

May, 2013

Consumer review by: Bob's Uncle (

Shame this has come out after I quit gaming...


Even though I quit gaming I saw this sucker for less than a grand here on the egg as an open box model. I just knew I'd never let myself live it down if I didn't buy it. I've wanted a machine like this ever since Alienware dropped their AMD gaming...

All AMD. Let's face it, this is a fanboi box ; It's quick for everyday productivity tasks ; Runs engineering applications rather well considering the price I paid open box ; Better battery life than is stated. 7 hours is easy to get around the house...

It looks horribly unprofessional ; Plastic abounds --and it's poor quality bubble plastic. I'm worried about durability to be quite frank ; The built in speakers are not as bad as some machines I have seen, but they aren't on par with most newer...

Apr, 2013

Product Specifications


Front Camera: Yes
Front camera resolution:1280 x 720


Display Surface:Matt
HD type:Full HD


Discrete graphics adapter: Yes
Discrete graphics adapter memory:2
Number of discrete graphics adapters installed:1
On-board graphics adapter family:AMD Radeon HD 7000


4G: No

Ports & interfaces

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


Processor cache type:L2

Processor special features

Intel Clear Video Technology: No
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA): No
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA): No