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MSI PX60 Prestige (PX60 2QD)


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For full specifications see the MSI PX60 Prestige (PX60 2QD) specifications page.

NameMSI PX60 Prestige (PX60 2QD)
Screen15.6“ FHD (1920 x 1080) Anti-glare display
HDDUp to 256GB SSD + 1TB HDD 7200rpm
Optical DriveUnknown
GraphicsNVIDIA GeForce GTX 950M (2QD)
802.11 ac

Linux Compatibility

Processor Yes Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-5700HQ CPU
Screen Yes
HDD Yes 1TB 7200RPM + 128GB SSD
Graphics Chip Yes NVIDIA GeForce GTX 950M / 2GB GDDR5
VGA Out Not Tested Mini DisplayPort
DVI Out Not Tested Mini DisplayPort
HDMI Out Yes
Display Port Not Tested Mini DisplayPort
Optical Drive not exists
Sound Yes
Microphone Yes
Headphone Port Yes
Microphone-In Port Yes
Line-In Port not exists
SPDIFIn Not Tested
SPDIFOut Not Tested
Ethernet Yes 1x GB LAN
Wireless Yes 802.11ac+BT
Bluetooth Yes
WWAN Not Tested
UWB Not Tested
Modem not exists
USB Yes 3xUSB A 3.0 (1xUSB 3.0 with SuperCharger)
Firewire Not Tested
PCMCIA Not Tested
Express Card not exists
Card Reader Yes
Webcam Yes
ESATA Port Not Tested
Serial Port not exists
Parallel Port not exists
IR not exists
TV Out not exists
TV Tuner not exists
Keyboard Yes German WL
TouchPad not exists
Trackport Not Tested
Docking Station Not Tested
Fingerprint Reader not exists
SmartCard Interface Not Tested
GPS not exists
Suspend/Resume Yes


You can enter any specific notes with running Linux on the MSI PX60 Prestige (PX60 2QD) here.
Plus info:
General Information:

  • RAM: 15,6 GiB
  • Processor(s): Intel® Core™ i7-5700HQ CPU @ 2.70GHz × 8
  • Graphics card: GeForce GTX 950M/PCIe/SSE2
  • Linux: Ubuntu 16.04.4 LTS 64-Bit
  • Installation: UEFI, dual boot (Ubuntu 16.04 LTS / Windows 10)


  uname -a
  Linux XYZ-msi 4.13.0-36-generic #40~16.04.1-Ubuntu SMP Fri Feb 16 23:25:58 UTC 2018 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux


  Architecture:          x86_64
  CPU op-mode(s):        32-bit, 64-bit
  Byte Order:            Little Endian
  CPU(s):                8
  On-line CPU(s) list:   0-7
  Thread(s) pro Kern:    2
  Kern(e) pro Socket:    4
  Socket(s):             1
  NUMA-Knoten:           1
  Anbieterkennung:       GenuineIntel
  Prozessorfamilie:      6
  Modell:                71
  Model name:            Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-5700HQ CPU @ 2.70GHz
  Stepping:              1
  CPU MHz:               2693.567
  CPU max MHz:           3500,0000
  CPU min MHz:           800,0000
  BogoMIPS:              5387.13
  Virtualisierung:       VT-x
  L1d Cache:             32K
  L1i Cache:             32K
  L2 Cache:              256K
  L3 Cache:              6144K
  NUMA node0 CPU(s):     0-7
  Flags:                 fpu vme de pse tsc msr pae mce cx8 apic sep mtrr pge mca cmov pat pse36 clflush dts acpi mmx    fxsr sse sse2 ss ht tm pbe syscall nx pdpe1gb rdtscp lm constant_tsc arch_perfmon pebs bts rep_good nopl xtopology nonstop_tsc cpuid aperfmperf pni pclmulqdq dtes64 monitor ds_cpl vmx est tm2 ssse3 sdbg fma cx16 xtpr pdcm pcid sse4_1 sse4_2 x2apic movbe popcnt tsc_deadline_timer aes xsave avx f16c rdrand lahf_lm abm 3dnowprefetch cpuid_fault epb invpcid_single pti retpoline intel_pt tpr_shadow vnmi flexpriority ept vpid fsgsbase tsc_adjust bmi1 avx2 smep bmi2 erms invpcid rdseed adx smap xsaveopt dtherm ida arat pln pts


               gesamt       benutzt     frei      gemns.     Puffer/Cache verfügbar
  Speicher:    16338272     7048172     2284456   643224     7005644      8023336
  Auslagerungsspeicher:    15625212           0   15625212


  lshw -C display
     Beschreibung: 3D controller
     Produkt: GM107M [GeForce GTX 950M]
     Hersteller: NVIDIA Corporation
     Physische ID: 0
     Bus-Informationen: pci@0000:01:00.0
     Version: a2
     Breite: 64 bits
     Takt: 33MHz
     Fähigkeiten: pm msi pciexpress bus_master cap_list rom
     Konfiguration: driver=nvidia latency=0
     Ressourcen: irq:42 memory:a2000000-a2ffffff memory:c0000000-cfffffff memory:d0000000-d1ffffff ioport:4000(Größe=128) memory:a3000000-a307ffff
     Beschreibung: VGA compatible controller
     Produkt: Broadwell-U Integrated Graphics
     Hersteller: Intel Corporation
     Physische ID: 2
     Bus-Informationen: pci@0000:00:02.0
     Version: 0a
     Breite: 64 bits
     Takt: 33MHz
     Fähigkeiten: msi pm vga_controller bus_master cap_list rom
     Konfiguration: driver=i915 latency=0
     Ressourcen: irq:32 memory:a1000000-a1ffffff memory:b0000000-bfffffff ioport:5000(Größe=64) memory:c0000-dffff


You can enter a summary of how well the MSI PX60 Prestige (PX60 2QD) works with Linux here.
Works perfectly with the Ubuntu 16.04 LTS for me since 2017-03-29! :-D


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