MSI GE60 Apache Pro Gaming Laptop Unleashed – See Specs, Reviews, Price and Where to Buy

Published on April 19th, 2014 | by Peter Paul

MSI has unleashed an array of gaming laptops and notebooks, all armed with the latest next generation NVIDIA GeForce GTX 800M series discrete graphics processor. Today, let’s take a look at the more affordable line of MSI gaming laptop – the MSI GE60 Apache Pro and GE60 Apache-033. Both gaming laptops are powered by the 4th generation Intel Core i7-4700HQ Haswell Quad Core processor, and the latest GeForce GTX 860M and GTX 850M respectively. Check out the rest of its features, specifications, price and where you can buy below. There’s also a video review of the MSI GE60 Apache Pro for your reference.


MSI GE60 Apache Pro Review

MSI GE60 Apache Gaming Laptop Features

The MSI GE60 Apache Pro is an affordable gaming laptop that is designed to cater the needs of mobile gamers. Under the GE60 Apache’s hood is a powerful Intel Core i7 4700HQ Quad Core Haswell processor, paired with an 8GB of RAM that can be upgraded up to 16GB. The GE60 Apache Pro is powered by a GeForce GTX 860M, while the GE60 Apache-033 is powered by a GeForce GTX 850M. Obviously, the GTX 860M is better than the GTX 850M. It also features a nice 15.6-inch LCD Panel in LED backlight display with Full HD resolution at 1920×1080.

With the MSI GE60 Apache series, you have lots of storage options. The GE60 Apache Pro-033 comes with a 1TB 7200rpm hard disk drive, while the non-pro comes only with a 1TB 5400 HDD rpm drive. But there are two mSATA slots available where you can install 2 more mSATA SSD and can be configured in RAID0 or Super RAID giving you read/write speeds of up to 900MB/s. It also features Killer™ E2200 Game Networking and Intel Dual Band Wireless AC for smarter, faster, networking for all online entertainment.

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The MSI GE60 Apache gaming laptops features a customizable keyboard with SteelSeries Engine so that you can personalize your play style. It also features XSplit Gamecaster for easily recording gaming moments, broadcasting and sharing live gameplay sessions to YouTube, Twitch, UStream and more. Not to mention, it also has 4 powerful speakers by Dynaudio, with exclusive Audio boost design for crystal clear audio fidelity. Check out the rest from the specifications table below.

MSI GE60 Apache Pro specifications
MSI GE60 Apache Pro specs

MSI GE60 Apache Pro and GE60 Apache-033 Specifications

SpecificationsMSI GE60 Apache Pro-003MSI GE60 Apache-033
Processor4th Gen Haswell Intel Core i7-4700HQ 3.2 GHzThe 4th generation Intel® Core™ i7 Processor
Operating SystemWindows 8.1 64bitWindows 8.1 64bit
ChipsetIntel® HM87Intel® HM86
Memory8GB DDR3L SDRAM (upgradable to 16GB)8GB DDR3L SDRAM (upgradable to 16GB)
Graphics ProcessorNVIDIA GeForce GTX 860MNVIDIA GeForce GTX 850M
Graphics Memory2GB GDDR52GB GDDR5
Display15.6-inch Full HD (1920x1080), Anti-glare15.6-inch Full HD (1920x1080), Anti-glare
Storage Drive1TB HDD 7200rpm (2 mSATA slots available)1TB HDD 5400rpm (2 mSATA slots available)
Optical Disc DriveDVD Super MultiDVD Super Multi
Audio4 speakers4 speakers
WebcamHD type (30fps@720p)HD type (30fps@720p)
Card ReaderSD (XC/HC)SD (XC/HC)
LANKiller™ E2200 Game Networking LANKiller™ E2200 Game Networking LAN
Wireless LAN802.11 b/g/ n802.11 b/g/ n
BluetoothBluetooth v4.0Bluetooth v4.0
D-Sub (VGA)1x1x
USB 2.0 port2x2x
USB 3.0 port2x2x
Mic-in/Headphone-out1x / 1x1x / 1x
KeyboardKeyboard by SteelSeries 103 keysKeyboard by SteelSeries 103 keys
AC Adapter120W120W
Battery6-Cell Li-Ion (4400mAh 49Wh)6-Cell Li-Ion(4400mAh 49Wh)
Dimensions383 x 249.5 x 37.6~32.3mm383 x 249.5 x 37.6~32.3mm
Weight2.6Kg (w/ Battery)2.6Kg (w/ Battery)

Note: The MSI GE60 2PE Apache Pro is just the same with the GE60 Apache Pro. We just omitted the “2PE”. Same goes with the GE60 2PC Apache, which we refer to as GE60 Apache only.
MSI GE60 Apache Pro-003

Price and Where to Buy

Both the MSI GE60 Apache and GE60 Apache Pro are now available in US. The GE60 Apache Pro-003 is currently priced at $1,249.99 and the GE60 Apache-033 at $1,199.99 at the time I posted this article. But you can check out their latest best price here: GE60 Apache -033 and GE60 Apache-629.

If you are from UK, you can check out the latest and best price of the GE60 Apache here, and GE60 Apache Pro here.

MSI GE60 Apache Pro Reviews

The MSI GE60 Apache Pro review video below is courtesy of Vortex. It’s a detailed review showing the MSI GE60 Apache Pro from the outside looks to what’s under the hood and its gaming performance.

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One Response to MSI GE60 Apache Pro Gaming Laptop Unleashed – See Specs, Reviews, Price and Where to Buy

  1. Steven Schupbach says:

    LOL, I love MSI laptops, but check out that screen torque when he opens it up at 9:34. Looks like it’s going to shatter right down the middle…

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