• CPU: Intel Core i7-7700HQ
  • GPU: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti (4GB GDDR5)
  • Display: 17.3”, Full HD (1920 x 1080), IPS
  • Storage: 512.00GB SSD + 1000.00GB HDD
  • RAM: 16GB DDR4, 2133Mhz
  • Weight: 2.43 kg (5.4 lbs)

MSI GS73 - Specs

CPU Performance #9
  • Intel Core i7-7820HQ 0.3%
  • Intel Xeon E3-1505M v6 2.5%
  • Intel Core i7-7700HQ
  • Intel Core i5-7300HQ 0.2%
  • Intel Core i7-8650U 1.3%
GPU Performance #23
  • NVIDIA Quadro M5500 (8GB GDDR5)
  • NVIDIA Quadro P3000 (6GB GDDR5)
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti (4GB GDDR5)
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970M (3GB GDDR5)
  • NVIDIA Quadro M4000M (4GB GDDR5)
17.3”, Full HD (1920 x 1080), IPS
512GB SSD M.2 SATA + 1TB HDD, 5400 rpm
M.2 Slot
1x 2280 PCIe NVMe M.2 slot
16GB DDR4, 2133Mhz
Windows 10
65Wh, 3-cell
Body material
Aluminum, Plastic
412 x 285 x 20 mm (16.22" x 11.22" x 0.79")
2.43 kg (5.4 lbs)
Ports and connectivity
  • 3x USB Type-A 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
  • 1x USB Type-A 2.0
  • 1x USB Type-C 3.1 (3.1 Gen 2), Thunderbolt 3
  • HDMI 1
  • 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
  • Fingerprint reader
  • Web camera 1080p Full HD
  • Backlit keyboard RGB
  • Microphone
  • Speakers 4 x speakers + 1 x subwoofer
  • Optical drive
  • Security Lock slot
  • Gifts Free Exclusive Gaming Bundle. See images for items included.

DISPLAY: 17.3”, Full HD (1920 x 1080), IPS

Name 17.3”, Full HD (1920 x 1080), IPS
Diagonal 17.3"
Pixel density 127.34 ppi
Panel Type IPS
Resolution 1920 x 1080
Becomes "Retina" from 27 inches (69 cm)


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MSI GS73 in-depth review

Once again we have a Stealth Pro product on our table. This line-up of gaming devices impresses with minimal thickness and weight while maintaining a level of performance on par with bulkier, casually styled gaming notebooks. Last time we reviewed the GS63VR 7RF Stealth Pro configuration, featuring Intel's proven Core i7-7700HQ and GeForce GTX 1060 and 120 Hz Full HD screen. Today we are looking at the 17.3-inch version of this particular device, which has a model name GS73VR 7RF, and slightly [...]

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  • One of the slimmest and lightest gaming devices of this size
  • Responsive 120 Hz screen with vibrant colors
  • RGB backlit tactile keyboard
  • No aggressive PWM-adjustment
  • Color accuracy is on point with our Gaming and Web design profile


  • Loud even at low levels of load
  • Tends to get really hot on the outside, especially on the bottom
  • Poor viewing angles
  • Super hard for a non-pro to upgrade and disassemble

CPU Performance: Intel Core i7-7700HQ

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 1050 Ti (4GB GDDR5)

Results are for the 3DMark: Fire Strike (Graphics) benchmark (the higher the score, the better)

Gameplay recordings with NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti (4GB GDDR5)

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