The GE62 Apache-002 15.6" Notebook Computer from MSI is built with gaming and multimedia use in mind. The chassis features a bold design with a sleek aluminum black body kit and a laser film cover complemented by red accents.
The 15.6" eDP widescreen display features LED backlighting, which uses less power than CCFL backlighting. The screen has a 16:9 aspect ratio and a Full HD 1920 x 1080 native resolution powered by a dedicated NVIDIA GeForce GTX 965M graphics card with 2GB of GDDR5 discrete memory. The display can play Full HD 1080p content natively without upscaling. The screen also has an anti-reflective finish, which reduces glare in brightly lit environments.
The system is powered by a quad-core Haswell 2.6 GHz Intel Core i7-4720HQ processor. It also has 8GB of 1600MHz DDR3L RAM, a 1TB 7200 rpm hard drive, a SuperMulti DVD burner, a 3-in-1 media card reader, Killer Gaming Network with 10/100/1000 Mbps Gigabit Ethernet, 802.11ac Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, an integrated 720p HD webcam, and microphone. There are also built-in quad speakers. There is also an extra mSATA hard drive slot if you wish to upgrade in the future.
Windows 8.1 is the installed operating system. Windows 8.1 improves the user experience of Windows 8 with several additions and changes. The Start button returns, but has two limited core functions. A left click takes you to the redesigned Start screen featuring tiles that update in real-time. A right click brings up an advanced menu where you can access the Device Manager, Control Panel and more. You will also be able to boot directly to the traditional desktop screen instead of the Windows 8.1 Start screen. Windows 8.1 provides a unique user experience that differs from previous versions of Windows.
MSI GE62 APACHE-002
Quad-Core 4th-Gen Haswell Intel Core i7 Performance
The MSI GE62 houses a 4th-generation Haswell Intel Core i7-4720HQ processor. Its quad cores can reach a stock speed of 2.6 GHz. The processor can also be overclocked up to 3.6 GHz, thanks to Intel Turbo Boost 2.0 technology. The fourth generation Intel Core i7 processor uses less voltage than its predecessor for improved battery life. With a dedicated 6MB L3 cache, 12GB of 1600 MHz DDR3L RAM and Intel Hyper-Threading technology, you'll be multitasking between applications quickly and efficiently.
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 965M Graphics
The GE62 features a dedicated NVIDIA GeForce GTX 965M graphics card with 2GB of GDDR5 discrete memory. Featuring NVIDIA's advanced Maxwell architecture, the GTX 965M utilizes advanced sampling and Dynamic Super Resolution technology to provide high performance and efficient power management. With Multi-Frame sampled Anti-Aliasing (MFAA), the GeForce GTX 965M delivers a 30% performance boost while maintaining smooth, high-quality edges by alternating sample calculations across each frame and each pixel. Part of the NVIDIA GameWorks library for developers, Voxel Global Illumination (VXGI) accelerates dynamic lighting effects for an immersive, cinematic experience. The GTX 965M also supports NVIDIA GameStream, NVIDIA G-Sync, and NVIDIA GPU Boost 2.0 for added performance and features.
Full HD 15.6" eDP Widescreen Display
The 15.6" eDP display has a Full HD 1920 x 1080 native resolution so you can play 1080p HD content natively in deep black levels and vibrant color. You can also output video to an external display via the HDMI port.
Killer Gaming Network
For an online multiplayer, the slightest bit of lag will throw off your game. That's why this MSI GE62 has a 10/100/1000 Mb/s Gigabit Ethernet RJ-45 jack to ensure you have the support for a fast-wired Internet connection. With Killer Gaming Network, the MSI GE62 automatically classifies and prioritizes latency-sensitive network traffic for online games, HD video and high-quality audio for better control and fewer buffering interruptions during your online experience.
802.11ac Wi-Fi & Bluetooth 4.0
Featuring Intel dual-band 802.11ac Wi-Fi, the GE62 delivers high performance, broader coverage, and longer battery life. 802.11ac Wi-Fi can reach up to 433 Mbps. The GE62 also comes with Bluetooth 4.0 technology so you'll be able to connect wirelessly to Bluetooth-compatible peripherals and accessories.
The Command Center
Monitor, manage, and play instantly from the Dragon Gaming Center. Quick launch your favorite games and applications, check the health of your system, or access system information and background programs to easily free processing resources.
MSI Matrix Multi-Display Support
Watch, work and play all at once with the MSI exclusive Matrix multi-monitor display. Connect up to 3 external monitors and transform your notebook into the ultimate multimedia center.
Seamlessly display video between multiple devices without cables or network connection. Share your laptop screen with a projector or external display in real-time and share your experiences, seamlessly, without the cable clutter.
Use every key to your advantage with the SteelSeries Engine to streamline and personalize your play style. Share your keyboard settings and profiles with fellow gamers. Customize the SteelSeries keyboard with over a billion different combinations of modes, effects, and colors. Track your key actions and improve your game play with the statistics tracker.
Gaming Keyboard by SteelSeries
The SteelSeries keyboard was designed to provide an optimal gaming experience with full color backlit LED lighting, completely customizable, tactile feedback, and highly efficient anti-ghosting capabilities.
Dynaudio Premium Speakers
Dynaudio provides an optimal audio experience by replicating a home theater with four 4-channel speakers.
Amplify the experience of your headset with gold plated and boosted audio jacks for higher fidelity sound quality to gain the advantage during the heat of battle.