• CPU: Intel Core i7-8750H
  • GPU: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti (4GB GDDR5)
  • Display: 15.6”, Full HD (1920 x 1080), TN
  • Storage: 256GB SSD + 1000GB HDD
  • RAM: 32GB DDR4, 2400 MHz
  • 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 #29
  • Intel Core i9-8950HK 5.6%
  • Intel Core i7-8750H
GPU Performance #48
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 (Laptop) 4%
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 (Laptop, 50W) 4.6%
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti (4GB GDDR5)
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti Max-Q (4GB GDDR5) 1.2%
  • AMD Radeon RX Vega M GL (Vega 870, 4GB HBM2) 1.5%
  • NVIDIA Quadro P2000 (Laptop, 4GB GDDR5) 2.5%
Display
15.6”, Full HD (1920 x 1080), TN
panel 1
N156HGA-EAL (MSI GL63 8RC)
Color accuracy
HDD/SSD
256GB SSD + 1TB HDD, 5400 rpm
RAM
32GB DDR4, 2400 MHz
OS
Windows 10 Home
Battery
41Wh, 6-cell
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 3.2 Gen 1 (5 Gbps)
  • 3x USB Type-A 3.2 Gen 1 (5 Gbps)
  • 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
  • Gifts MSI Clutch GM10 Gaming Mouse
  • Gifts MSI Shield Gaming Mouse Pad
  • Gifts MSI DS501 Gaming Headset
  • Gifts MSI Force GC20 Wired Gaming Controller

 

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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

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

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GPU Performance: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti (4GB GDDR5)

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CS:GO
 
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Fortnite
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PUBG
 
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Shadow of the Tomb Raider
 
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Darksiders Genesis
 
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Halo: Reach
 
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Metro Exodus
 
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Borderlands 3
 
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Resident Evil 2
 
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Team Fortress 2
 
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Far Cry New Dawn
 
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Gears 5
 
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The Witcher 3
 
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Apex Legends
 
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DOOM Eternal
 
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