MSI presents a new version of its GS60 Ghost Pro, a 15-inch ultrabook in thin and light yet sturdy. The MSI GS60 6QC-292x – that’s his name – is firmly based on a Quad Core i7 Skylake, 8 GB of RAM (DDR4) and a graphics card midrange. All taking advantage of the reactivity of the hybrid storage solution with SSD and HDD Boot swift and comfort of Full HD IPS matte screen. Not to mention playing the approval given by the MSI technology. It is displayed less than 1000 euros in FreeDos, that is to say without Windows or other pre-installed OS.
|Dalle||15.6 ” Full HD LED IPS (1920×1080 matte / anti-glare)|
|Processor||Intel Core i7-6700HQ Skylake (2.5 GHz, 4 cores)|
|installed RAM (max)||8 GB (1 x 8GB) DDR4 2133 MHz (32 GB), 2 slots (1 free)|
|Storage Area||NVMe SSD M.2 128GB + 1TB 7200 rev / min|
|Graphics Card||Maxwell NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960M 2GB GDDR5 dedicated, Intel HD integrated processor 530 and Optimus|
|Audio System||2.1 Dynaudio Premium Sound THX TruStudio Pro (2 x 2W)|
|Webcam||Yes, HD 720p (1280×720) with micro|
|Network||Wi-Fi ac (Intel 7260 Wilkins Peaks, 2×2) + Gigabit Ethernet (Bigfoot Killer Gamer Shield)|
|Bluetooth||Yes, Bluetooth 4.1|
|Card Reader||SD / SDHC / SDXC|
|Output (s) video||HDMI 1.4b (support 4Kx2K), mini-DisplayPort 1.2 (support 4Kx2K)|
|Input (s) / Output (s)||Headset, Microphone|
|USB||2 USB 3.0 + 1 USB 3.1 Type-C|
|Size (mm)||390 x 266 x 20.5|
|Weight||1.95 kg (with battery)|
|Other||chiclet keyboard with Gamer SteelSeries backlit keypad, multi-touch touchpad|
With ultrabooks Ghost, MSI showed that it was possible to combine performance / gaming and mobility / finesse. With a thickness of 20 mm only and a small weight of 1.96kg, the MSI GS60 6QC-292x will all go without much noticed. Its sturdy aluminum hull opts for a black tint to the angular structure. Despite the lack of finish or texture effects, the whole remains elegant with red accents and chrome trim around the touchpad. At least, as long as it is off. Because when the multicolor backlight buttons lights, we are in a whole new level of originality.
The MSI strength is not just about the sleek look of its machines, it is found mainly in applications and functions dedicated to the players. Among them, SteelSeries Engine offers a responsive typing experience with its optimized WASP area, customizing each key and an easier interface to create profiles / macros. Various modes of applications available to you including Sport, Comfort or Green for performance follow your use while MatrixDisplay system can extend the display to two external displays.
To serve the liveliness of the system, MSI has chosen to integrate a hybrid storage solution to its ultrabook, including a Boot 128GB SSD and a hard drive of 1TB rotating at 7200 rev / min (against 5400 tr habitually). You get a particularly responsive operation with a response time reduced from a solution with only one hard drive.
before any game machine chooses the PC graphics card positioned in the mid-range GeForce GTX 960M. In its GDDR5 version, it allows you to launch all securities market in Full HD with some concessions on the level of detail (medium) for the most demanding.
If the light of its looks, its technologies and its architecture, the MSI GS60 6QC-292x is dedicated to the game, it is also a nice tool versatility and opens to a wider audience. Indeed, its Quad Core i7 Skylake combined 8 GB of RAM in DDR4 memory can be varied uses, from simple web browsing for more demanding applications such as video editing or 3D modeling. In addition, it provides some comfort multitasking within reasonable proportions.
Recall that this PC comes with FreeDos, a utility not to exploit optimally all its capabilities. This will require installing a complete operating system such as Linux or Windows.
Meanwhile, the screen is far from disappointing with its high definition Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels) that has a high density. Its anti-reflective treatment is beneficial to limit the inconvenience associated with a bright light and to distinguish the action of the game. Less common, the IPS panel opens viewing angles and exudes a faithful colorimetry. This is all the more valuable that many of the models MSI integrates TN (More).
To complete the connection, it is more comprehensive with a card reader, two video outputs (HDMI 1.4, Mini DisplayPort) and three USB ports including 2 USB 3.0 and 1 USB 3.1 Type-C. You also benefit from the latest generation of WiFi 802.11 AC chip and Gigabit Ethernet with the BigFoot Killer E2200 Gamer technology to prioritize gaming. However, the DVD recorder has been sacrificed on the altar of finesse.
Posted currently in 999 euros at Cdiscount with a Dragon Fever pack including a backpack, a wallet, a notebook and a key ring, the MSI GS60 6QC -292X is very competitive our price comparison its balanced configuration and its slender silhouette playing much in his favor. Keep still in mind that it will add an OS.