• CPU: Intel Core i7-7700HQ
  • GPU: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 (2GB GDDR5)
  • Display: 15.6”, Full HD (1920 x 1080), TN
  • Storage: 4000GB SSD
  • RAM: 8GB DDR4, 2400MHz
  • 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 #48
  • AMD Radeon RX 560X (4GB GDDR5) 0.2%
  • NVIDIA Quadro M3000M (4GB GDDR5) 0.2%
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 (2GB GDDR5)
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 (4GB GDDR5) 0.2%
  • AMD Radeon R7 M460 (2GB DDR3) 0.3%
Display
15.6”, Full HD (1920 x 1080), TN
panel 1
N156HGA-EAL
Color accuracy 11 -> 2.1
HDD/SSD
4TB SSD
M.2 Slot
1x 2280 PCIe NVMe (M key) See photo
RAM
8GB DDR4, 2400MHz
OS
Windows 10 Home
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

 

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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)
price
738.00-0.8%
performance
657.00-11.7%
Results are from the Fritz chess benchmark (the higher the score, the better)
price
13986.00+0.2%
performance
13897.00-0.4%
Results are from our Photoshop benchmark test (the lower the score, the better)
price
9.75-10%
performance

GPU Performance: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 (2GB GDDR5)

Results are for the 3DMark: Fire Strike (Graphics) benchmark (the higher the score, the better)
Results are for the Unigine Heaven 4.0 benchmark (the higher the score, the better)
Results are for the Unigine Superposition benchmark (the higher the score, the better)
Results are for the Unigine Heaven 3.0 benchmark (the higher the score, the better)

Some games you can play on this laptop

Rise of the Tomb Raider
quality
average
98 fps
64 fps
44 fps
X
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
GTA V
quality
average
116 fps
58 fps
33 fps
20 fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
TC: Wildlands
quality
average
34 fps
30 fps
25 fps
X
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Far Cry 5
quality
average
41 fps
38 fps
35 fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
TC: Six Siege
quality
average
94 fps
81 fps
74 fps
58 fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
For Honor
quality
average
58 fps
55 fps
44 fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
DOTA 2
quality
average
134 fps
112 fps
103 fps
85 fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
CS:GO
quality
average
144+ fps
144+ fps
107 fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Hearthstone
quality
average
144+ fps
144+ fps
142 fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
World of Tanks
quality
average
144+ fps
107 fps
51 fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
FIFA 19
quality
average
141 fps
137 fps
108 fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Overwatch
quality
average
144+ fps
105 fps
62 fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Fortnite
quality
average
144+ fps
141 fps
47 fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
PUBG
quality
average
84 fps
69 fps
62 fps
50 fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
AC: Odyssey
quality
average
80 fps
52 fps
23 fps
X
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Shadow of the Tomb Raider
quality
average
53 fps
31 fps
28 fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)

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