• CPU: Intel Core i7-8750H
  • GPU: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 (4GB GDDR5)
  • Display: 15.6”, Full HD (1920 x 1080), IPS
  • Storage: 1000GB SSD + 2000GB HDD
  • RAM: 32GB DDR4, 2666 MHz
  • Weight: 1.86 kg (4.1 lbs)

Pros

  • Sleek design for a gaming device
  • IPS panel with high contrast ratio (Innolux N156HCA-EAB)
  • Lightweight (1.86kg)
  • Lack of aggressive PWM (Innolux N156HCA-EAB)

Cons

  • Upgrading voids the warranty
  • The screen is super dim (Innolux N156HCA-EAB)
  • Terrible charging plug placement

MSI GF63 8R - Specs

CPU Performance #8
  • Intel Core i9-8950HK 5.7%
  • Intel Core i7-9750H 6.5%
  • Intel Core i7-8750H
  • Intel Core i7-8850H 0.5%
  • Intel Core i7-8700 5.5%
GPU Performance #46
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 (2GB GDDR5) 0.2%
  • AMD Radeon RX 560X (4GB GDDR5) 0.4%
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 (4GB GDDR5)
  • AMD Radeon R7 M460 (2GB DDR3) 0.1%
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 965M (2GB GDDR5) 0.5%
Display
15.6”, Full HD (1920 x 1080), IPS
panel 1
Innolux N156HCA-EAB
Color accuracy 4.1 -> 3.1
HDD/SSD
1TB SSD PCIe NVMe + 2TB HDD, 5400 rpm
M.2 Slot
1x 2280 M.2 NVMe slot See photo
RAM
32GB DDR4, 2666 MHz
OS
Windows 10 Home
Battery
51Wh, 3-cell
Dimensions
359 x 254 x 21.7 mm (14.13" x 10.00" x 0.85")
Weight
1.86 kg (4.1 lbs)
Ports and connectivity
  • 1x USB Type-C 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
  • 3x USB Type-A 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
  • HDMI [email protected]
  • Ethernet LAN
  • Wi-Fi 802.11ac
  • Bluetooth 5.0
  • Audio jack 1x Mic-in, 1x Headphone-out
Features
  • Web camera HD 720p
  • Backlit keyboard
  • Speakers 2x 2W
  • Optical drive
  • Security Lock slot

 

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DISPLAY: 15.6-inch, 1920x1080, IPS

Name Innolux N156HCA-EAB
Diagonal 15.6"
Pixel density 141.21 ppi
Brightness 210 cd/m2
sRGB 55%%
PWM frequency 26000 Hz
Panel Type IPS
Resolution 1920x1080
Becomes "Retina" from 24 inches (62 cm)
Contrast 1500:1
dE Color Checker 4.1 3.1
PWM Rating 9.8: (safe)
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CPU Performance: Intel Core i7-8750H

Results are from the Cinebench 15 CPU test (the higher the score, the better)
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GPU Performance: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 (4GB GDDR5)

Some games you can play on this laptop

Rise of the Tomb Raider
quality
average
80 fps
52 fps
24 fps
X
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
GTA V
quality
average
105 fps
62 fps
34 fps
X
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
TC: Six Siege
quality
average
90 fps
75 fps
70 fps
58 fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
CS:GO
quality
average
144+ fps
144+ fps
122 fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
TC: Wildlands
quality
average
39 fps
36 fps
31 fps
X
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Far Cry 5
quality
average
41 fps
37 fps
34 fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)

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