When MSI PE70 is (not tested, see the article on the GE62 here) is a 17-inch all-rounder, which is based on the housing of the gaming brother GE72, however kept in a lighter shade. Through the silver lid and silver palm rest works the notebook fresh and not prone to contamination as quickly.
Under the hood, you will discover powerful components from Intel and Nvidia Maxwell Haswell- generation. Thus, the pre-production model PE70-2QEi716H21BW that MSI has provided us with a Core i7-4720HQ (2.6 to 3.6 GHz) and a GeForce GTX 960M Attending (2 GB GDDR5 VRAM). They are joined by 2x 8 GB of DDR3 RAM and a combination of 2.5-inch HDD and SSD-M.2 (1,000 GB + 256 GB). The operating system is little surprise the 64-bit edition of Windows 8.1. Exemplary: The guarantee period is three instead of the normal two years.
Since we had the PE70 only one day available, we have to rely on a number of points on the data sheet. So the device, including Blu-ray burner and 6-cell battery weighs (41 Wh) around 2.7 kilograms. With a size of 419 x 280 x 29 millimeters, the MS-1792 chassis is not too bulky, which definitely still flatter competitors like the Gigabyte P37X exist. Qualitatively leaves the PE70 a good impression. In addition to processing, the material can convince. So MSI uses in many places brushed aluminum. The white backlit keyboard is also an eye-catcher. How does the device suggests for the remaining categories, only a thorough check has to show. Our preview is especially devoted to the screen. Whether the panel is the “Prestige” art` claim justice?
When Display MSI throws in the usual manner with features are: According to the manufacturer, the 17-inch model provides particularly high viewing angle (Wide View) and a “precise and natural color reproduction” (True Color technology). To make a long story short: Yes, some of the information is true quite, but there are also other notebooks that provide an equal image quality. The built-in PE70 LG LP173WF4-SPF1 belongs to the IPS panels, suggesting a good overall performance. In addition to the MSI PE70 access including the Acer Aspire V 17 Nitro and the Lenovo Y70 back on this model. The designation of the almost identical LG-LP173WF4 SPD1 came in review of the Asus GL771 to similar values.
With an average brightness of 303 cd / m² and an illumination of 93%, the display of the PE70 is not only light, but also provides a uniform image. The black value of LP173WF4-SPF1 is more than fine: 0.34 cd / m² is good for IPS ratios. Although a minimum gray-Touch reveals in a particularly dark movie and game scenes, but few laptops perform better. 1, resulting in a strong and differentiated picture: Overall, a contrast of 929 was found at the tester