• CPU: Intel Core i7-9750H
  • GPU: NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 (Laptop)
  • Display: 15.6”, Full HD (1920 x 1080), 120 Hz, IPS
  • Storage: 256GB SSD
  • RAM: 8GB (1x 8192MB) - DDR4, 2666MHz
  • Weight: 2.30 kg (5.1 lbs)

Pros

  • Exceptional performance
  • Great I/O connectivity with an SD card reader
  • Optional Per-key RGB backlight
  • Lack of PWM (AUO AUOD0ED)
  • Capable cooling solution and up to 64GB of DDR4 memory
  • Comfortable viewing angles and good contrast ratio

Cons

  • Quite bulky for 2020
  • Slow response times, despite the 120Hz refresh rate
  • Covers only 51% of sRGB (AUO AUO23ED)

MSI GL65 Leopard 9Sx - Specs

CPU Performance #27
  • Intel Core i7-10750H 0.6%
  • Intel Core i9-8950HK 0.8%
  • Intel Core i7-9750H
  • Intel Core i7-8750H 6.4%
  • Intel Core i7-9850H 13%
  • AMD Ryzen 5 4500U 16.2%
GPU Performance #14
  • NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Max-Q 6.9%
  • NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 (Laptop) 9.1%
  • NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 (Laptop)
  • NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q 4.1%
  • NVIDIA Quadro RTX 3000 (6GB GDDR6) 5.4%
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti (Laptop) 4%
Display
15.6”, Full HD (1920 x 1080), 120 Hz, IPS
panel 1
AUO B156HAN13.0 (AUOD0ED)
Color accuracy 4.2 -> 3.8
HDD/SSD
256GB SSD
RAM
8GB (1x 8192MB) - DDR4, 2666MHz
OS
No OS
Battery
51Wh, 6-cell
Dimensions
357.7 x 248 x 27.5 mm (14.08" x 9.76" x 1.08")
Weight
2.30 kg (5.1 lbs)
Ports and connectivity
  • 3x USB Type-A 3.2 Gen 1 (5 Gbps)
  • 1x USB Type-C 3.2 Gen 1 (5 Gbps)
  • HDMI [email protected]
  • Displayport mini
  • Card reader SD, SDHC, SDXC
  • Ethernet LAN GB Lan
  • Wi-Fi 802.11ac
  • Bluetooth 5.0
  • Audio jack 1x Mic-in, 1x Headphone-out
Features
  • Fingerprint reader
  • Web camera HD
  • Backlit keyboard
  • Speakers 2x 2W, Nahimic 3
  • Optical drive
  • Security Lock slotKensington Lock

 

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DISPLAY: 15.6-inch, 1920x1080, IPS

Name AUO B156HAN13.0 (AUOD0ED)
Diagonal 15.6"
Pixel density 141.21 ppi
Brightness 300 cd/m2
sRGB 51%
PWM frequency No PWM (Flicker-Free)
Panel Type IPS
Resolution 1920x1080
Becomes "Retina" from 24 inches (62 cm)
Contrast 1500:1
dE Color Checker 4.2 3.8
PWM Rating 10.0: (safe)
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