• CPU: Intel Core i7-7700HQ
  • GPU: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 (2GB GDDR5)
  • Display: 15.6”, Full HD (1920 x 1080), TN
  • Storage: 128GB SSD + 1000GB HDD
  • RAM: 16GB DDR4
  • 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 (7TH GEN) - Specs

CPU Performance #56
  • Intel Core i7-7820HK 3.1%
  • Intel Core i7-7700HQ
  • Intel Core i5-8300H 5.5%
GPU Performance #76
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 (4GB GDDR5) 0.2%
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 (3GB GDDR5) 0.8%
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 (2GB GDDR5)
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Max-Q (40W) 1.2%
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Max-Q (34W) 1.7%
  • NVIDIA GeForce MX350 (25W) 4.3%
Display
15.6”, Full HD (1920 x 1080), TN
panel 1
N156HGA-EAL
Color accuracy 11 -> 2.1
HDD/SSD
128GB SSD + 1TB HDD, 7200 rpm
M.2 Slot
1x 2280 PCIe NVMe (M key) See photo
RAM
16GB DDR4
OS
Windows 10 Home
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 3.2 Gen 1 (5 Gbps)
  • 1x USB Type-C 3.2 Gen 1 (5 Gbps)
  • HDMI 1
  • Mini DisplayPort
  • 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
  • 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)

 

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CPU Performance: Intel Core i7-7700HQ

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

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