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MSI GX700-204UK review: MSI GX700-204UK

The Good Powerful processor; good gaming performance; low price.

The Bad Poor battery life; no 1080p capability; case attracts fingerprints.

The Bottom Line If you're limited in terms of budget and space, but still want gaming capability, the GX700 is a great option. It's a powerful machine with a very low price tag, provided you're willing to sacrifice battery life

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Laptops aren't generally known for their gaming performance, but if you haven't got room for a full-size PC and still want to do the odd bit of simulated action, then the MSI GX700-204UK may well be able to satisfy your virtual desire for around £900.

Strengths
The GX700 isn't a super cheap laptop, but if you're looking for a desktop replacement with both a large screen and enough horsepower to play games, you could easily spend twice as much. Comparatively, it's a bargain.

It sports one of Intel's newest T8300 Core 2 Duo processors, running at 2.4GHz, and comes with a rather generous 3GB of DDR2 RAM. As a result, it managed an extremely high PCMark05 score of 5,580, which is almost unheard of for a machine with a sub-£1,000 price tag.

It's no slouch when it comes to gaming either, thanks to its Nvidia Geforce 8600M GT MXM graphics chip, scoring just shy of the 3,000 mark with a 3DMark06 score of 2,994. It could be an extremely good deal for gamers with shallow pockets.

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