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MSI GS Series GS60 Ghost-007 Gaming Laptop Intel Core i7 4700HQ (2.40GHz) 12GB Memory 750GB HDD 128GB SSD NVIDIA GeForce GTX 860M 2GB 15.6" Windows 8.1

  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 860M 2GB
  • Intel Core i7 4700HQ (2.40GHz)
  • 12GB Memory 750GB HDD 128GB SSD
  • 15.6" 1920 x 1080
  • Windows 8.1
  • 15.35" x 10.47"x 0.78" 4.36 lbs.
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  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 2 years
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 2 years


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  • AUSTIN M.
  • 11/10/2014 12:08:30 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsWiFi Issues Solved

This review is from: MSI GS Series GS60 Ghost-007 Gaming Laptop Intel Core i7 4700HQ (2.40GHz) 12GB Memory 750GB HDD 128GB SSD NVIDIA GeForce GTX 860M 2GB 15.6" Windows 8.1

Pros: Great system. Comparable systems priced several hundred dollars more (looking at you, Razer) do not outperform this system in any way.

Cons: Crummy trackpad, as others have mentioned. The trackpad does work, however the "tap-to-click" detects even very light movement as a click, and the built in drivers lack the option to disable tap-to-click. However, I use a USB mouse at all times (logitech unified receiver with 1 mouse and 1 trackball) and the software WILL disable the touchpad when a USB mouse is present, if set to do so. Thus, I have had very little problem with the touchpad as I just don't use it.

Other Thoughts: Up until last week, this model has had severe wifi issues. In short, the wifi, bluetooth, and lower-end Intel graphics card are all run through the same Intel controller card on the motherboard, so that when the NVidia card kicks in and the system powers down the Intel graphics, it would also short power to the bluetooth and wifi, causing severe wifi dropouts when gaming.

However, MSI has releases an EFI BIOS update that anyone with a flash drive and the ability to ready simple instructions can install in less than 5 minutes that completely fixes the problem on November 3rd, 2014. I installed it today and all my woes are fixed. The laptop is now, finally, flawless, touchpad notwithstanding. I can now say without reservation you will NOT find ANY better system for the price, anywhere.

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  • JORGE C.
  • 10/30/2014 2:32:34 AM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsAWESOME!!

This review is from: MSI GS Series GS60 Ghost-007 Gaming Laptop Intel Core i7 4700HQ (2.40GHz) 12GB Memory 750GB HDD 128GB SSD NVIDIA GeForce GTX 860M 2GB 15.6" Windows 8.1

Pros: AMAZING GRAPHICS AND PROCESSOR HAVE HAD NO ISSUES AT ALL AND I LOVE THIS MACHINE IT IS EXTREMELY LIGHT FOR PORTABILITY AND POWERFUL. AMAZING!!

Cons: BATTERY GETS PRETTY HOT, FAN IS A LITTLE NOISY, TOO MANY UNECESSARY INSTALLED PROGRAMS.

Other Thoughts: GREAT OVERALL!!

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  • Aghinia A.
  • 10/27/2014 5:03:29 PM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGreat Gaming Laptop!

This review is from: MSI GS Series GS60 Ghost-007 Gaming Laptop Intel Core i7 4700HQ (2.40GHz) 12GB Memory 750GB HDD 128GB SSD NVIDIA GeForce GTX 860M 2GB 15.6" Windows 8.1

Pros: Light, Quick, Great Performance, Keyboard, Lights, basically everything!

Cons: I don't find any cons

Other Thoughts: Love this laptop!

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  • Richard W.
  • 8/21/2014 5:38:31 PM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsLove It

This review is from: MSI GS Series GS60 Ghost-007 Gaming Laptop Intel Core i7 4700HQ (2.40GHz) 12GB Memory 750GB HDD 128GB SSD NVIDIA GeForce GTX 860M 2GB 15.6" Windows 8.1

Pros: Overall a great laptop. Extremely fast, runs ESO very smoothly on highest quality. Matte screen is fantastic, speakers better than previous experience. SO LIGHT.

Cons: Windows 8 is the worst. Ever. Also battery life not great but knew that going in, not what this is designed for.

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  • Jonathan B.
  • 8/15/2014 12:16:17 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsAn Excellent First Laptop

This review is from: MSI GS Series GS60 Ghost-007 Gaming Laptop Intel Core i7 4700HQ (2.40GHz) 12GB Memory 750GB HDD 128GB SSD NVIDIA GeForce GTX 860M 2GB 15.6" Windows 8.1

Pros: -Screen looks great
-GPU and CPU perform well
-Keyboard is responsive and comfortable to use
-The backlighting is impressive, and easy to customize with the included Steelseries software
-Boot-up is lightning-fast.The SSD is definitely worth it.
-The power button changes color to alert you when the computer switches from the onboard graphics (blue) to the nvidia card (orange).

Cons: -As other reviewers have mentioned, not all the keys are backlit. The F7/F8/F9/F11 keys are not lit on my keyboard. I assume this is due to the space being taken up by computer hardware. It doesn't really bother me while I'm working/playing, but it does when I notice it, and it seems like an odd design choice.
-Less bloatware than I was expecting, but it was still there.
-After hours of prolonged gaming, a few horizontal lines will intermittently flicker across the screen. Apparently, this may happen if some components get too hot. If it gets worse, or starts to happen during regular use, I'll update this review. Hopefully, it's just due to heavy use.
-No other hardware issues after 2 months of heavy use.

Other Thoughts: -I've had very limited experience with the trackpad, since I use a mouse, but the few times I have used it have been relatively painless.
-Ditto the speakers; I use headphones.
-Other people have mentioned that the bezel or construction seems cheap, but it looks and feels solid and well-constructed to me.
-The function key is located where the Windows key is supposed to be (left side of the keyboard). I wasn't able to switch it back using the included software, or even AutHotkey. Probably not a big issue for people who don't use the Windows key a lot, but a bit of an inconvenience for me.
-This is my first laptop, and I could hardly be happier with it.

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  • M M.
  • 8/10/2014 1:02:43 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsUpdate

This review is from: MSI GS Series GS60 Ghost-007 Gaming Laptop Intel Core i7 4700HQ (2.40GHz) 12GB Memory 750GB HDD 128GB SSD NVIDIA GeForce GTX 860M 2GB 15.6" Windows 8.1

Pros: Replacement unit has worked flawless. Screen is outstanding as is the keyboard. The speed is also amazing, powerhouse little machine.Runs cool and fan noise not an issue..

Cons: As others have noted, trackpad is difficult to use(slow, semi-unresponsive at times) hopefully a software update can fix.
Lid does feel a little flimsy so care should be used.

Other Thoughts: Opted for replacement instead of refund, took a couple weeks to get everything sorted, newegg came thru with a new replacement. ! Thanks newegg !
As to flimsy screen, only time will tell about durability, this is a ultrabook so weight is important.
Not a lot of bloat-ware, easy to remove.Wifi has not been a issue for me.
minus 1egg for doa and unruly trackpad

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  • Anonymous
  • 8/9/2014 11:19:18 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: less than 1 day

5 out of 5 eggsAmazing Laptop / Notebook

This review is from: MSI GS Series GS60 Ghost-007 Gaming Laptop Intel Core i7 4700HQ (2.40GHz) 12GB Memory 750GB HDD 128GB SSD NVIDIA GeForce GTX 860M 2GB 15.6" Windows 8.1

Pros: Design, Build Quality, Display, CPU, GPU, Memory, Audio, Keyboard, Track-pad Temperatures, etc...

Cons: Nothing major... I don't believe very minor issues should be called "cons"
some things are just preferences...

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  • David B.
  • 7/23/2014 12:12:34 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsQuite pleased

This review is from: MSI GS Series GS60 Ghost-007 Gaming Laptop Intel Core i7 4700HQ (2.40GHz) 12GB Memory 750GB HDD 128GB SSD NVIDIA GeForce GTX 860M 2GB 15.6" Windows 8.1

Pros: Thin
Light
Powerful
Beautiful

This laptop has handled everything I have thrown at it and I am quite happy with it.

Cons: The lid is feels flimsy when you open and close it. I have had to change my habit of opening it from the corner to opening it from the middle.

Bloatware. I believe there were only 3 or 4 things that I uninstalled right off the bat with this computer which is by no means horrible, just something to keep in mind. The uninstalls were straight forward and nothing tried to hang on.

Other Thoughts: My first shipment was essentially DOA either the AC adapter or something along the powerline was bad as it wasn't charging. Newegg was great with getting me a replacement right away,

I ran 8.1 for awhile just to test the waters before I switched it over to arch linux. In linux everything works out of the box other than the Optimus graphics which require bumblebee, and the webcam which I still haven't gotten working.

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  • M M.
  • 7/8/2014 11:26:23 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: less than 1 day
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggswasted week

This review is from: MSI GS Series GS60 Ghost-007 Gaming Laptop Intel Core i7 4700HQ (2.40GHz) 12GB Memory 750GB HDD 128GB SSD NVIDIA GeForce GTX 860M 2GB 15.6" Windows 8.1

Pros: None

Cons: DOA,
Wouldn't power on.
UPS three day took seven, complete waste of time all around.
Awaiting full refund.

Manufacturer Response:

Dear Valued Customer,

We apologize for the issues that you are having with this product.

If you have any questions, please kindly get in touch with our tech support team directly at 626.271.1004 for assistance during regular business hours from M to F, 6am to 6pm Pacific Time, or you can email us at usreview@msi.com.
When contacting us, please kindly include your product info, thank you.

Best Regards,
MSI Review Team | usreview@msi.com

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  • Jeremiah V.
  • 7/7/2014 7:51:37 AM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

3 out of 5 eggsGreat gaming notebook but..

This review is from: MSI GS Series GS60 Ghost-007 Gaming Laptop Intel Core i7 4700HQ (2.40GHz) 12GB Memory 750GB HDD 128GB SSD NVIDIA GeForce GTX 860M 2GB 15.6" Windows 8.1

Pros: Quiet, ultra thin, very lightweight, good GPU.

Cons: Trackpad is pretty slow for its use, you'll have to use a mouse the majority of the time.

My biggest concern is the wireless... I'm not sure if I received a defective model or what not, but apparently my model cannot hold a steady signal. It WILL keep dropping from 0 KBytes to regular speed internet(1.2MBytes). This gets really annoying when you're doing online stuff such as browsing the internet and gaming multiplayer. I've registered and spoke with a tech at MSI but all the help they're giving me is basically software solutions. I believe that my wifi module inside the notebook is what is causing the problem. I will be doing a RMA if I can't get it fixed.

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