• CPU: Intel Core i7-8750H
  • GPU: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 (6GB GDDR5)
  • Display: 15.6”, Full HD (1920 x 1080), TN
  • Storage: 256GB SSD
  • RAM: 16GB 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 #9
  • Intel Core i9-8950HK 0.2%
  • Intel Core i7-9750H 0.2%
  • Intel Core i7-8750H
  • Intel Core i7-8850H
  • Intel Core i7-8700 0.1%
GPU Performance #19
  • NVIDIA Quadro P4000 (8GB GDDR5) 0.1%
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti Max-Q 1.6%
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 (6GB GDDR5)
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 (3GB GDDR5) 1.5%
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q (6GB GDDR5) 2.1%
Display
15.6”, Full HD (1920 x 1080), TN
panel 1
N156HGA-EAL (MSI GL63 8RC)
Color accuracy
HDD/SSD
256GB PCIe SSD
RAM
16GB 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
  • Backlit keyboard
  • Speakers 2x 3W
  • Optical drive
  • Security Lock slot

 

 

 

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DISPLAY: 15.6-inch, 1920 x 1080

Name N156HGA-EAL (MSI GL63 8RC)
Diagonal 15.6"
Pixel density 141.21 ppi
Brightness cd/m2
sRGB 100%
Panel Type
Resolution 1920 x 1080
Becomes "Retina" from 24 inches (62 cm)
Contrast
dE Color Checker
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MSI GL63 8R in-depth review

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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 1060 (6GB GDDR5)

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Some games you can play on this laptop

Rise of the Tomb Raider
quality
average
142 fps
102 fps
51 fps
34 fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Far Cry 5
quality
average
73 fps
68 fps
63 fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
GTA V
quality
average
144 fps
113 fps
62 fps
39 fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
TC: Wildlands
quality
average
67 fps
61 fps
53 fps
35 fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
TC: Six Siege
quality
average
144+ fps
138 fps
130 fps
110 fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
For Honor
quality
average
101 fps
97 fps
80 fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
DOTA 2
quality
average
133 fps
116 fps
108 fps
87 fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
CS:GO
quality
average
144+ fps
144+ fps
144+ fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Hearthstone
quality
average
144+ fps
144+ fps
144+ fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
World of Tanks
quality
average
144+ fps
144+ fps
96 fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
FIFA 19
quality
average
144+ fps
144+ fps
144+ fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
League of Legends
quality
average
144+ fps
144+ fps
144+ fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Rocket League
quality
average
144+ fps
144+ fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Overwatch
quality
average
144+ fps
144+ fps
121 fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Fortnite
quality
average
144+ fps
144+ fps
87 fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
PUBG
quality
average
119 fps
97 fps
87 fps
77 fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
AC: Odyssey
quality
average
65 fps
59 fps
48 fps
36 fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)

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