• CPU: Intel Core i7-8750H
  • GPU: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 (2GB GDDR5)
  • Display: 15.6”, Full HD (1920 x 1080), 120 Hz, TN
  • Storage: 128GB SSD + 1000GB HDD
  • RAM: 8GB DDR4
  • Weight: 2.20 kg (4.9 lbs)

Pros

  • Very good cooling system
  • Broad color range – 100% sRGB, 96% DCI-P3 in CIE1976 (N156HGA-EAL)
  • Great keyboard
  • More affordable than the MSI GP63 Leopard 8RD

Cons

  • Inaccurate colors (N156HGA-EAL, fixed by our profiles)
  • Poor battery life
  • All-plastic build

MSI GL63 8R - Specs

CPU Performance #7
  • 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 #43
  • 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), 120 Hz, TN
HDD/SSD
128GB M.2 SATA SSD + 1TB HDD
RAM
8GB DDR4
OS
Windows 10 Home
Dimensions
383 x 260 x 29.5 mm (15.08" x 10.24" x 1.16")
Weight
2.20 kg (4.9 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]
  • Displayport mini
  • Card reader SD, SDHC, SDXC
  • Ethernet LAN 10, 100, 1000 Mbit/s
  • Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11a/b/g/n/ac
  • Bluetooth 5.0
  • Audio jack 3.5 mm cobo jack, SPDIF + 1x Mic-in
Features
  • Web camera
  • Speakers 2x 3W
  • Security Lock slot

 

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DISPLAY: 15.6”, Full HD (1920 x 1080), 120 Hz, TN

Name 15.6”, Full HD (1920 x 1080), 120 Hz, TN
Diagonal 15.6"
Pixel density 141.21 ppi
Panel Type TN
Resolution 1920 x 1080
Becomes "Retina" from 24 inches (62 cm)

 

MSI GL63 8R in-depth review

Today we have another MSI notebook for you - the GL63 8RC. It's a very similar notebook to the MSI GP63 Leopard 8RD that we recently reviewed but it's more affordable. The design is almost the same and the hardware is very similar. However, there are a few differences that make the Gl63 8RC a unique device. The most distinguishing fact is that the GL63 8RC can only be configured with a GTX 1050 GPU rather than the more powerful GTX 1050 Ti. There are also some differences between the desi[...]

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CPU Performance: Intel Core i7-8750H

$6544.00+689%
price
1378.00+10.4%
performance
1187.00-4.9%
Results are from the Cinebench 15 CPU test (the higher the score, the better)
$6544.00+689%
price
14786.00-2.7%
performance
0.00-100%
Results are from the Fritz chess benchmark (the higher the score, the better)
$6544.00+689%
price
6.80-36.6%
performance
0.00-100%
Results are from our Photoshop benchmark test (the lower the score, the better)

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)
$3770.46+354%
price
1034.00+6.3%
performance
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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