MSI GT72 2QE Dominator Pro G Review
The MSI Gaming laptops always come in a fantastic package and the GT72 is no exception. Despite being a review sample and thus having been around the block, and also delivered on a day when we were seriously tempted to build an ark, the GT72 still brings joy when you open it and see the MSI Gaming logo on the bag.
There is plenty of documentation provided. We've lost count of the laptops we've reviewed that have obscure icons on LEDs and buttons with no indication as to what they mean. Even the charging cable has plenty of length.
Rather than go with the red of the early Dragon series, the GT72 follows the design of the .. GT72. This is an internal upgrade to an already existing model, and it has gone for the MSI black with hints of red that is a PC classic scheme.
Connectivity is well catered for with two mini-DisplayPorts, an HDMI, RJ45, six USB ports (of which two are USB 3.1), PCMCIA and the ever-present optical drive.
Build quality is wonderful with the aluminium chassis feeling cool to the touch and remaining so even under heavy loading. We recall the MSI Stealth got warmer than we'd like but the GT72 fixes all those problems. The sound bar at the top is capable of some gloriously loud and crisp audio too.
The SteelSeries keyboard is under-key lit rather than lighting the letters themselves. It's more for show than anything but who doesn't like a little flair with their hardware?