MSI GS Series GS70 Stealth-280

MSI GS Series GS70 Stealth-280 9S7-177314-280

Description

Intel Core i7-4720HQ 2.6 GHz, 17.3", 1920 x 1080, 16 GB RAM, 128 GB SSD, 1 TB HDD, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 965M, Windows 8.1 64-Bit, 5.7 lbs.
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Gaming Performance

Price from $1599.99 (see 1 offer below)

Benchmarks / ratings

CPU Benchmark:89
GPU Benchmark:83
User ratings:62
Popularity score:88

Verdict

  • Very fast processor suitable for the most demanding tasks.
  • Mid-Range graphics card, suitable for modern 3D games at medium detail settings.
  • Reasonable value for the money (better alternatives exist, see below)
Shopineer score:72/ 100

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Product nameMSI GS Series GS70 Stealth-280MSI GP Series GP72VR Leopard Pro-284MSI GT Series GT72 Dominator G-831GIGABYTE P35Xv4-BW2TASUS ROG G752VS-RB71
CPU Benchmark89better9289better9189
GPU Benchmark83better90better87better88better94
Value for Money59better84better71better60better69
Popularity88worse80better90worse80worse80
Rating62worseworsebetter63worse
Shopineer score72better85better82worse71better79
Price$1599.99better$1599.00better$1599.00better$1599.00better$1599.00
Theoretical Price
(based on other laptops with similar specs)
$1581.00$1987.00$1770.00$1606.00$1744.00
Operating SystemWindows 8.1 64-BitWindows 10 Home 64-BitWindows 10 Home 64-Bit Multi-languageWindows 10 HomeWindows 10 Home 64-Bit
BrandMSIMSIMSIGIGABYTEASUS
Screen17.3"17.3"17.3"15.6"17.3"
Display TypeFull HDFull HDFull HDFull HDFull HD
Resolution1920 x 10801920 x 10801920 x 10801920 x 10801920 x 1080
LCD FeaturesAnti-Glare Wide View Angle 120Hz 5ms 94%NTSCAnti-Glare, IPS, Wide View AngleAnti-GlareWide Viewing Angle LCD60 Hz, Hardware G-Sync 178 degre View-Angle
TouchscreenNoNoNoNoNo
ProcessorIntel Core i7-4720HQ 2.6 GHzbetterIntel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 GHzIntel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6 GHzbetterIntel Core i7-5700HQ 2.7 GHzIntel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6 GHz
Cores44444
Base Frequency2.6 GHzbetter2.8 GHz2.6 GHzbetter2.7 GHz2.6 GHz
Boost Frequency3.8 GHz3.5 GHz3.5 GHz3.5 GHz
Memory16 GB16 GB16 GB16 GB16 GB
Max Memory Supported32 GB64 GB
Memory SpeedDDR3L 1600betterDDR4 2400betterDDR4 2133betterDDR4 2400
HDD1 TB1 TB1 TB1 TB1 TB
HDD RPM7200 RPM7200 RPM7200 RPM7200 RPM7200 RPM
SSD128 GBbetter512 GB128 GB128 GB
Optical DriveDVD Super MultiDVD Super MultiDVD Super MultiDL DVD+/-RW/CD-RW
WebcamFHD type (30fps@1080p)FHD type (30 fps at 1080p)FHD type (30 fps @ 1080p)HD Camera1.2 MP HD Camera
Battery6-cell Battery6 cell (41 WHr)9 cell, 83 WhrLi-Polymer, 11.1V, 75.81Wh88 WHrs, 4S2P, 8 cell Li-ion Battery Pack
Battery Life
Graphics TypeDedicated CardDedicated CardDedicated CardDedicated CardDedicated Card
Graphics CardNVIDIA GeForce GTX 965MbetterNVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060betterGeForce GTX 970MbetterNVIDIA Geforce GTX 980MbetterNVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070
Video Memory2 GBbetter3 GBbetter3 GBbetter8 GBbetter8 GB
CommunicationKiller Gaming NetworkGigabit LAN and WLANGigabit LAN and WLAN
WLANKiller N1525 Combo (2 x 2 ac)Intel 3168 Sandy Peak 1 (1x1 802.11 ac)Killer N1535 Combo (2 x 2 ac)802.11ac Wireless LAN802.11 ac 2x2
ColorAluminum GrayBlackAluminum BlackAluminum BlackCopper Silver
Weight5.7 lbs.worse5.95 lbs.worse8.4 lbs.better5.07 lbs.worse9.5 lbs.

Estimated Gaming Performance (FPS)

Here is the estimated gaming performance based on similar computers with the same graphics card. It is indicated as FPS (frames per second). Above 40 FPS is considered to be fluent gameplay (marked in green).
Game Low Medium High Ultra
Alan Wake1419749
Anno 1404437132
Anno 207019215512264
Anno 22051291014616
ArmA 268
Ashes of the Singularity403027
Assassin's Creed Syndicate6661363
Assassin's Creed Unity27211514
AssassinĀ“s Creed III554831
Battlefield 11301045143
Battlefield 312513411244
Battlefield 415613510443
Battlefield Hardline1301196239
BioShock Infinite19114913354
Borderlands 213010910483
Call of Duty 4 - Modern Warfare51243176
Call of Duty Infinite Warfare85795746
Civilization 512941
Civilization VI61504337
Company of Heroes 262554521
Crysis - CPU Benchmark42224914133
Crysis - GPU Benchmark5397813836
Crysis 2133578963
Crysis 3125886626
Crysis Warhead62
Darksiders II216131
Dawn of War II - Chaos Rising870545427253
Dead Space 3324230187100
Deus Ex Human Revolution48413775
Deus Ex Mankind Divided67492613
Diablo III232282245154
Dirt 317615314686
Dirt Rally2271128644
Dirt Showdown115989166
Dishonored 259493433
Dishonored130130130121
Doom 32189
Doom81694037
Dota 2 Reborn99938477
Dota 212011398
Evolve115844641
F.E.A.R. 22916928414
F1 201118241598346104
F1 201215712611594
F1 201313812511795
F1 201411811710993
FIFA 16234184127
FIFA 17223197128138
Fallout 4121784235
Far Cry 299127433
Far Cry 381777430
Far Cry 495884637
Far Cry Primal93464128
Farming Simulator 1718516110582
Fifa 114199461
Fifa 12877509316206
Fifa 13456327313247
Fifa 14391303298275
Fifa 15249212150
For Honor120535037
GRID 216211711065
GTA IV - Grand Theft Auto30287
GTA V1341085318
Ghost Recon Wildlands6834324
Guild Wars 2995840
Half Life 2 - Lost Coast Benchmark309
Hitman 201666642725
Just Cause 282
Just Cause 394874843
Left 4 Dead37187
Mad Max1397064
Mafia 216715415298
Mafia 3543418
Mass Effect 3606060
Mass Effect Andromeda82462723
Max Payne 379795550
Metal Gear Solid V60606048
Metro 203316016111840
Mirror's Edge Catalyst126844136
Need for Speed 201684764534
Need for Speed Shift400411185
No Man's Sky76663918
Overwatch2311798551
Quake 462
Rainbow Six Siege1901317246
Resident Evil 5143015499
Resident Evil 7170915522
Rise of the Tomb Raider103643730
Risen40612911394
Saints Row IV95846441
SimCity1047410349
Sims 3386612781071
Sims 41821198371
Sleeping Dogs15515110633
Star Wars Battlefront1701175647
StarCraft 236412812478
Supreme Commander - FA Bench68213032234
The Crew60605934
The Division117753527
The Elder Scrolls Online84786951
The Evil Within1208551
The Secret World349498372
The Witcher 3105633319
Thief90766635
Titanfall 21421155247
Titanfall60606059
Tomb Raider35821713259
Torchlight 2141129112
Trackmania Nations Forever45116577
Watch Dogs 274683517
Watch Dogs84743719
World in Conflict - Benchmark2071126863
World of Tanks v8130857962
World of Warcraft39933714983
World of Warships1191028177
X-Plane 10.2598512720
XCOM 281432612