• CPU: Intel Core i7-7700HQ
  • GPU: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 (4GB GDDR5)
  • Display: 15.6”, Full HD (1920 x 1080), TN
  • Storage: 256GB SSD + 1000GB HDD
  • RAM: 16GB DDR4, 2133MHz
  • Weight: 2.40 kg (5.3 lbs)

Pros

  • Reasonable price tag
  • Screen with exceptional color reproduction capabilities (100% coverage of sRGB and 96% of DCI-P3)
  • Uses the most of the GTX 1050, while keeping it cool enough
  • Backlit keyboard
  • PWM-adjustment is not particularly harmful to the eyesight (our Health-Guard profile eliminates this completely)
  • NVMe SSD support

Cons

  • Mediocre contrast ratio and poor viewing angles
  • Plastic design
  • Short battery life

MSI GL62M - Specs

CPU Performance #27
  • Intel Core i7-7820HQ 0.2%
  • AMD Ryzen 5 3550H 1.2%
  • Intel Core i7-7700HQ
  • Intel Core i5-7300HQ 0.2%
  • Intel Core i7-8650U 1%
GPU Performance #50
  • 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), TN
panel 1
N156HGA-EAL
Color accuracy 11 -> 2.1
HDD/SSD
256GB SSD + 1TB HDD, 7200 rpm
M.2 Slot
1x 2280 PCIe NVMe (M key) See photo
RAM
16GB DDR4, 2133MHz
OS
Windows 10
Battery
43Wh, 6-cell
Body material
Plastic / Polycarbonate (Matte black plastic)
Dimensions
383 x 260 x 27 mm (15.08" x 10.24" x 1.06")
Weight
2.40 kg (5.3 lbs)
Ports and connectivity
  • 1x USB Type-A 2.0
  • 2x USB Type-A 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
  • 1x USB Type-C 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
  • HDMI 1
  • Displayport mini
  • Card reader SD, SDHC, SDXC
  • Ethernet LAN 10, 100, 1000 Mbit/s
  • Wi-Fi 802.11ac
  • Bluetooth 4.0
  • Audio jack 2x 3.5 mm jacks for headset and external microphone
Features
  • Fingerprint reader
  • Web camera 720p HD
  • Backlit keyboard
  • Microphone
  • Speakers 4 x 2W
  • Optical drive
  • Security Lock slot
  • Gifts Cooling pad
  • Gifts Mouse
  • Gifts Mousepad
  • Gifts Rocket League Game

 

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DISPLAY: 15.6-inch, 1920 x 1080, TN

Name N156HGA-EAL
Diagonal 15.6"
Pixel density 141.21 ppi
Brightness 230 cd/m2
sRGB 100%%
PWM frequency 26000 Hz
Panel Type TN
Resolution 1920 x 1080
Becomes "Retina" from 24 inches (62 cm)
Contrast 330:1
dE Color Checker 11 2.1
PWM Rating 9.8: (safe)

 

MSI GL62M in-depth review

Recently we reviewed a lot of MSI gaming notebooks and every each of them had a distinctive feature that speaks for the device in general. For example, the Stealth Pro (GS63 review/ GS73 review) is chiefly characterized by a super light and thin form factor, while the Raider series adds a better cooling to the equation. On the other hand, GL62M 7RDX doesn't have anything that particular. It is on the more affordable side and while the company has made some cuts to keep the price down, they als[...]

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CPU Performance: Intel Core i7-7700HQ

Results are from the Cinebench 15 CPU test (the higher the score, the better)
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738.00-0.8%
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Results are from our Photoshop benchmark test (the lower the score, the better)
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9.75-10%
performance

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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