• CPU: Intel Core i7-8750H
  • GPU: NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 (Laptop)
  • Display: 17.3”, Full HD (1920 x 1080), 144 Hz, IPS
  • Storage: 512GB SSD + 1000GB HDD
  • RAM: 32GB DDR4, 2666 MHz
  • Weight: 2.61 kg (5.8 lbs)


  • A super bright panel that covers 95% of sRGB and produces accurate colors (Innolux N173HCE-G33 (CMN175C))
  • Adequate cooling
  • Very good keyboard
  • Per-key RGB keyboard backlight with a SteelSeries customization
  • Doesn't use aggressive PWM to adjust screen brightness (Innolux N173HCE-G33 (CMN175C))
  • Dedicated buttons for fan boost and customization


  • Average battery life
  • No Thunderbolt support

MSI GE75 Raider 8R - Specs

CPU Performance #9
  • Intel Core i9-8950HK 5.7%
  • Intel Core i7-9750H 6037.5%
  • Intel Core i7-8750H
  • Intel Core i7-8850H 0.5%
  • Intel Core i7-8700 5.5%
GPU Performance #11
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 (8GB GDDR5) 4%
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Max-Q (8GB GDDR5X) 6.5%
  • NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 (Laptop)
  • NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q 1.2%
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti (Laptop) 2.8%
17.3”, Full HD (1920 x 1080), 144 Hz, IPS
panel 1
Innolux N173HCE-G33 (CMN175C)
Color accuracy 2.5 -> 1.3
512GB SSD PCIe NVMe + 1TB HDD, 7200 rpm
32GB DDR4, 2666 MHz
Windows 10
51Wh, 6-cell
Body material
Plastic / Polycarbonate, Aluminum
397 x 269 x 27.5 mm (15.63" x 10.59" x 1.08")
2.61 kg (5.8 lbs)
Ports and connectivity
  • 1x USB Type-C 3.1 (3.1 Gen 2)
  • 1x USB Type-A 3.1 (3.1 Gen 2)
  • 2x USB Type-A 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
  • HDMI [email protected]
  • Displayport mini
  • Card reader SD, SDHC, SDXC
  • Ethernet LAN
  • Wi-Fi 802.11ac
  • Bluetooth 5.0
  • Audio jack 1x Mic-in, 1x Headphone-out
  • Web camera HD 720p
  • Speakers 2x 3W + 2x 3W Woofer
  • Optical drive
  • Security Lock slot
  • Gifts MSI Clutch GM10 Gaming Mouse
  • Gifts MSI Shield Gaming Mouse Pad
  • Gifts MSI Force GC20 Wired Gaming Controller
  • Gifts MSI Wired Gaming Headset
  • Gifts MSI Dragon Doll (Medium)
  • Gifts MSI Gaming String Bag


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DISPLAY: 17.3-inch, 1920x1080, IPS

Name Innolux N173HCE-G33 (CMN175C)
Diagonal 17.3"
Pixel density 127.34 ppi
Brightness 397 cd/m2
sRGB 95%%
PWM frequency 26000 Hz
Panel Type IPS
Resolution 1920x1080
Becomes "Retina" from 27 inches (69 cm)
Contrast 760:1
dE Color Checker 2.5 1.3
PWM Rating 9.0: (safe)
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MSI GE75 Raider 8R in-depth review

As usual, MSI has spent a lot of effort into their new gaming laptop. The GE75 Raider is a direct successor to the GE73 Raider, that we managed to cover last year. If you are not familiar with the device - it was a relatively light and thin 17-inch gaming laptop. Apparently, MSI has continued to work in this direction, making their new hardware both thinner and lighter than before. At the same time, they managed to pair it with beast hardware, maxing out with Intel Core i9-9880H and GeFor[...]

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CPU Performance: Intel Core i7-8750H

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)
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GPU Performance: NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 (Laptop)

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