• CPU: Intel Core i7-7700HQ
  • GPU: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 (8GB GDDR5)
  • Display: 17.3”, Full HD (1920 x 1080), 120 Hz, TN
  • Storage: 256GB SSD + 1000GB HDD
  • RAM: 16GB DDR4, 2400 MHz
  • Weight: 2.80 kg (6.2 lbs)

MSI GE73VR - Specs Also known as MSI GE73VR Raider-045

CPU Performance #17
  • Intel Core i7-7820HQ 0.3%
  • Intel Core i7-8705G 2.3%
  • Intel Core i7-7700HQ
  • Intel Core i5-7300HQ 0.2%
  • Intel Core i7-8565U 0.4%
GPU Performance #9
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Max-Q (8GB GDDR5X) 2.5%
  • NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 (Laptop) 2.5%
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 (8GB GDDR5)
  • NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q 5.7%
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 Max-Q (8GB GDDR5) 6.4%
17.3”, Full HD (1920 x 1080), 120 Hz, TN
panel 1
Innolux N173HHE-G32 (CMN1747)
Color accuracy 9.8 -> 2.1
256GB SSD M.2 SATA + 1TB HDD, 7200 rpm
M.2 Slot
2x 2280 PCIe NVMe M.2 with RAID 0 support
16GB DDR4, 2400 MHz
Windows 10 Home
51Wh, 6-cell
Body material
419 x 285 x 29 mm (16.50" x 11.22" x 1.14")
2.80 kg (6.2 lbs)
Ports and connectivity
  • 3x USB Type-A 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
  • 1x USB Type-C 3.1 (3.1 Gen 2)
  • 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
  • Backlit keyboard
  • Microphone
  • Speakers 2 x speakers + 2 x subwoofers
  • Optical drive
  • Security Lock slot
  • Gifts Free Exclusive Gaming Bundle. See images for items included.

DISPLAY: 17.3-inch, 1920 x 1080, TN

Name Innolux N173HHE-G32 (CMN1747)
Diagonal 17.3"
Pixel density 127.34 ppi
Brightness 287 cd/m2
sRGB 100%%
PWM frequency 26000 Hz
Panel Type TN
Resolution 1920 x 1080
Becomes "Retina" from 27 inches (69 cm)
Contrast 1200:1
dE Color Checker 9.8 2.1
PWM Rating 9.6: (safe)
Buy Our Profiles Here

Buy our profiles for Innolux N173HHE-G32 (CMN1747)

In addition to receiving efficient and health-friendly profiles, by buying LaptopMedia's products you also support the development of our labs, where we test devices in order to produce the most objective reviews possible.

Office Work - screen profile

Office Work

Office Work should be used mostly by users who spend most of the time looking at pieces of text, tables or just surfing. This profile aims to deliver better distinctness and clarity by keeping a flat gamma curve (2.20), native color temperature and perceptually accurate colors.

Buy Now
Design and Gaming - screen profile

Design and Gaming

This profile is aimed at designers who work with colors professionally, and for games and movies as well. Design and Gaming takes display panels to their limits, making them as accurate as possible in the sRGB IEC61966-2-1 standard for Web and HDTV, at white point D65.

Buy Now
Health-Guard - screen profile


THealth-Guard eliminates the harmful Pulse-Width Modulation (PWM) and reduces the negative Blue Light which affects our eyes and body. Since it’s custom tailored for every panel, it manages to keep the colors perceptually accurate. Health-Guard simulates paper so the pressure on the eyes is greatly reduced.

Buy Now
Buy Now


More MSI GE73VR configurations

See all MSI GE73VR configurations


MSI GE73VR in-depth review

The MSI Raider series of devices is positioned well in the hard-core gaming segment. Today we are going to look at the 17.3-inch GE73VR 7RF which has a pretty slim form factor for a machine that houses a GeForce GTX 1070 with 8GB of GDDR5 memory. It also boasts the almighty Core i7-7700HQ and 16GB of DDR4 RAM. Ok, so far nothing special because every self-respecting gaming device with a GTX 1070 would have the same parameters. MSI, though, has got you covered with two M.2 slots with RAID 0 suppo[...]

Read the full review


  • Sleek design for a gaming device of this size
  • Support of RAID 0
  • Vivid screen with great responsiveness
  • RGB keyboard
  • No aggressive PWM-adjustment
  • Hardware is easy to upgrade


  • Unacceptable battery life
  • Poor viewing angles

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 1070 (8GB GDDR5)

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

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

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.