The GE62 6QF Apache Pro can be a bit of a hard­sell due to its deaf­en­ing fans and lack of SSD.

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Dis­play 15.6-inch FHD (1,920 x 1,080) matte IPS panel // Graph­ics NVIDIA GeForce 970M (3GB GDDR5) // I/O Ports 1x power port, 2x USB 3.0, 1x USB 3.1 Type-C, 1x HDMI 1.4, 1x Mini-Dis­playPort, 1x 2-in-1 card reader, au­dio/mi­cro­phone combo jack // Bat­tery 6-cell bat­tery // Con­nec­tiv­ity Wi-Fi 802.11ac, // Di­men­sions 383 (W) x 260 (D) x 27~29 (H)mm // Weight Ap­prox. 2.4kg // War­ranty 2-year // Con­tact MSI Malaysia // Tele­phone 1 300 22 1986 // URL my.msi.com

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FE­BRU­ARY 2016 A new year, a new note­book. In MSI's case, it's ac­tu­ally a whole a range of gam­ing note­books that's been re­freshed, and they in­clude the mid-range, Apache seg­ment of gam­ing note­books. On this page, we'll be talk­ing about just how the GE62 6QF Apache Pro-the best of the two 15.6-inch Full HD gam­ing note­books-stacks up against the com­pe­ti­tion.

Spec­i­fi­ca­tions-wise, the 6QF is fit­ted with In­tel's new 2.60GHz Core i7-6700HQ (the non-OC variant, to be spe­cific), 8GB of the lat­est DDR4L RAM, and NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970M graph­ics. To com­ple­ment all that power, gamers are given a 15.6-inch Full HD Anti-Glare IPS dis­play, which ac­tu­ally does the job pretty well.

While that may not seem like a lot, the 6QF ac­tu­ally took ad­van­tage of all that power to run our bench­marks and games with­out a hitch. On 3DMark, the scores were 6,389 for Fire Strike, 3,339 for Fire Strike Ex­treme, and 1,729 for Fire Strike Ul­tra. On PCMark 8, the 6QF scored 2,533 over­all, while

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