• CPU: Intel Core i7-8750H
  • GPU: NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 (Laptop)
  • Display: 15.6”, Full HD (1920 x 1080), 120 Hz, TN
  • Storage: 512GB SSD + 1000GB HDD
  • RAM: 32GB DDR4, 2666 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 8S - Specs

CPU Performance #8
  • 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 #11
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 (8GB GDDR5) 4%
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Max-Q (8GB GDDR5X) 6.5%
  • NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 (Laptop)
  • NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q 1.2%
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti (Laptop) 2.8%
Display
15.6”, Full HD (1920 x 1080), 120 Hz, TN
HDD/SSD
512GB SSD PCIe NVMe + 1TB HDD, 7200 rpm
RAM
32GB DDR4, 2666 MHz
OS
Windows 10
Battery
51Wh, 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 3.0 (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
  • Gifts MSI Clutch GM10 Gaming Mouse
  • Gifts MSI Shield Gaming Mouse Pad
  • Gifts MSI Force GC20 Wired Gaming Controller
  • Gifts MSI Wired Gaming Headset

 

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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 8S 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 RTX 2060 (Laptop)

Results are for the 3DMark: Fire Strike (Graphics) benchmark (the higher the score, the better)

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