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Kelly S.

Kelly S.

Joined on 07/28/15

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Most Critical Review

The re-review as promised

MSI GP Series GP62 Leopard Pro-002 Gaming Laptop 5th Generation Intel Core i7 5700HQ (2.70 GHz) 8 GB Memory 1 TB HDD NVIDIA GeForce GTX 950M 2 GB GDDR3 15.6" Windows 8.1 64-Bit
MSI GP Series GP62 Leopard Pro-002 Gaming Laptop 5th Generation Intel Core i7 5700HQ (2.70 GHz) 8 GB Memory 1 TB HDD NVIDIA GeForce GTX 950M 2 GB GDDR3 15.6" Windows 8.1 64-Bit

Pros: Sleek design, great feel, nice screen

Cons: No backlit keyboard, issues with hardware, blue screens

Overall Review: As I was happy to receive the replacement in high hopes and going in with a fresh attitude, things went well for roughly two weeks on the replacement before the Machine Check Exceptions started up on the second of these that I have owned. While understandable that this could have been due to any number of things, they persisted through 2 different OS's (10 and 8.1), through all attempts to troubleshoot, refresh, restore, updating or not, and even with extra external cooling. Sadly, I now have to wait for a refund and go with another laptop. I would not have given the product as low of a rating if not for the hammering home of actually contacting the email given for the review team before processing the refund and giving them 2-3 days to respond without recieving even as much as an automated thank you reply. Needless to say, I gave all my time and positivity into trying to make this work and, at least for me, this laptop cannot handle the small stresses of the gaming I use it for, even with assistance in cooling.

Great, but not without issues

MSI GP Series GP62 Leopard Pro-002 Gaming Laptop 5th Generation Intel Core i7 5700HQ (2.70 GHz) 8 GB Memory 1 TB HDD NVIDIA GeForce GTX 950M 2 GB GDDR3 15.6" Windows 8.1 64-Bit
MSI GP Series GP62 Leopard Pro-002 Gaming Laptop 5th Generation Intel Core i7 5700HQ (2.70 GHz) 8 GB Memory 1 TB HDD NVIDIA GeForce GTX 950M 2 GB GDDR3 15.6" Windows 8.1 64-Bit

Pros: Runs well; when it runs, the included software is fairly cool, the free headset was a nice addition, nice price tag, good specs.

Cons: Overheats, blue screens frequently while gaming, keyboard is NOT backlit.

Overall Review: While a great collaboration between MSI and steelseries, the computer I got has some majot issues stemming from blue screening due to Machine Check Errors. This is normally due to overheating, and while still troubleshooting, I am having to now return this product to receive a new one in hopes of having better luck with a different one as, yes, occasionally things happen and we get bad products. I had high hopes for this, and the specs are great, and if it runs well on my new one I will definitely re-write this review.