• CPU: Intel Core i5-7300HQ
  • GPU: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 (8GB GDDR5)
  • Display: 15.6”, Full HD (1920 x 1080), TN
  • Storage: 256GB SSD
  • RAM: 8GB DDR4, 2400MHz
  • Weight: 2.20 kg (4.9 lbs)

MSI GE63 RAIDER - Specs Also known as MSI GE63VR Raider-228

CPU Performance #15
  • Intel Core i7-7700HQ 0.2%
  • Intel Core i7-7820HQ 0.5%
  • Intel Core i5-7300HQ
  • Intel Core i7-8650U 1%
  • Intel Core i7-6920HQ 1%
GPU Performance #6
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Max-Q (8GB GDDR5X)
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 (8GB GDDR5X)
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 (8GB GDDR5)
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 Max-Q (8GB GDDR5)
  • 2x NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970M (6GB GDDR5, SLI)
15.6”, Full HD (1920 x 1080), TN
256GB M.2 SSD
M.2 Slot
2x 2280 PCIe NVMe M.2 with RAID 0 support See photo
8GB DDR4, 2400MHz
Windows 10 Home
51Wh, 6 cell
Body material
383 x 260 x 27 mm (15.08" x 10.24" x 1.06")
2.20 kg (4.9 lbs)
Ports and connectivity
  • 4x USB Type-A 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
  • 1x USB Type-C
  • HDMI
  • VGA
  • DVI
  • Displayport mini
  • Card reader SD, SDHC, SDXC
  • Ethernet LAN 10, 100, 1000 Mbit/s
  • Wi-Fi 802.11ac
  • Bluetooth 4.1
  • Audio jack 2x 3.5 mm jacks for headset and external microphone
  • Web camera 1080p Full HD
  • Backlit keyboard
  • Microphone
  • Speakers 2 x Speakers + 2 x Subwoofers
  • Optical drive
  • Security Lock slot

DISPLAY: 15.6”, Full HD (1920 x 1080), TN

Name 15.6”, Full HD (1920 x 1080), TN
Diagonal 15.6"
Pixel density 141.21 ppi
Panel Type TN
Resolution 1920 x 1080
Becomes "Retina" from 24 inches (62 cm)


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MSI's Raider line-up of gaming notebooks is probably the most refined of all the devices the company offers. They employ fast and powerful hardware, input devices which are of very good quality and also a 120 Hz Full HD monitor while keeping the temperatures adequate inside a thin form factor. We certainly like where the gaming laptop industry is going and we are looking forward to introducing the MSI GE63VR 7RF to you. Actually, some time ago we showed you the 17.3-inch version of this very[...]

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  • Good build quality and slender outfit
  • Support of RAID 0 (combining two storage drives virtually into one)
  • Super fast vibrant display
  • RGB keyboard
  • No aggressive PWM-adjustment (our Health-Guard profile completely bypasses PWM)
  • RAM and storage are easy to access and upgrade
  • Loud and crisp speakers


  • CPU gets quite hot during extreme load
  • Unacceptable battery life
  • Poor viewing angles

CPU Performance: Intel Core i5-7300HQ

Results are from the Cinebench 15 CPU test (the higher the score, the better)
Results are from the Fritz chess benchmark (the higher the score, the better)
Results are from our Photoshop benchmark test (the lower the score, the better)

GPU Performance: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 (8GB GDDR5)

Gameplay recordings with NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 (8GB GDDR5)

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