MSI GE72 Apache-235

MSI GE72 Apache-235 is a mid-range gaming laptop that comes with a 5th generation Intel Core i7-5700HQ quad-core processor. The new processor, which is based on Broadwell, is running at 2.7 GHz. When Turbo Boost is active, the frequency can rise as high as 3.5 GHz. Level 3 cache on the processor is 6 MB, while the integrated graphics card is Intel HD Graphics 5600. This latest addition to GE series uses Intel HM87 Express chipset.

MSI GE72 Apache-235

To make the graphics performance sufficient for gaming, it also brings an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960M with 2GB GDDR5 graphics memory. Even it’s not as powerful as an high-end GPU such as GTX 980M, all graphics demanding games should be playable smoothly on this laptop. If you think a 1 TB 7200 RPM HDD alone is not enough, you can optionally add up to 3 internal SSDs. Comes with 16 GB of DDR3 system memory at 1600MHz, it’s ready for extreme gaming and intensive multitasking.

Not only powerful, it’s also optimized for gaming. Featuring four 2W HD speakers with Dynaudio, you’ll get incredible audio experience while playing your favorite games. Its full-sized backlit chiclet backlit keyboard by SteelSeries is designed to make key pressing more comfortable for gaming with repositioning of Windows key and the capability to save key combinations so you can save frequently used commands of each games and access them quickly. The Killer E2200 game networking with Advanced Game Detect technology can recognize important data packs to accelerate them first.

Bluetooth 4.0 is also available. For web conferencing, users can use a 720p HD webcam. Other features include a 6-cell Smart Li-Ion battery, an SD card reader, and a Kensington Lock slot. A thickness of 1.14 inches is not bad for a gaming laptop.

MSI GE72 Apache-235 Specifications

Operating System
Windows 10

Intel Core i7-5700HQ (4 cores, 2.7 GHz, Turbo Boost up to 3.5 GHz, 6 MB L3 cache)

Intel HM87 Express

17.3 inches
Full HD 1920 x 1080 pixels, 16:9 aspect ratio
Anti-glare matte

Graphics Card
Intel HD Graphics 5600
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960M with 2GB GDDR5 graphics memory

1 TB 7200RPM HDD

System Memory
16 GB DDR3 1600MHz
Two 204Pin SODIMM sockets

Optical Drive
8x DVD±RW/CD±RW Super Multi

Four 2W HD speakers with Dynaudio

Inputs & Controls
Full-sized backlit chiclet backlit keyboard by SteelSeries
Multi-touch touchpad

Input/Output Ports
1 x S/PDIF output
1 x HDMI 1.4
1 x USB 2.0
3 x USB 3.0
1 x VGA
1 x headphone-out
1 x microphone-in

SD card reader

Killer Gaming LAN
Intel Wireless-AC 3160 802.11ac
Bluetooth 4.0

720p HD webcam

6-cell Smart Li-Ion battery

Dimensions and Weight
Width: 16.49 inches
Depth: 11.02 inches
Height: 1.14 inches
Weight: 5.95 lbs

Security Features
Kensington Lock slot


MSI GE72 Apache-235

Ivan Andrianto

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