• CPU: Intel Core i7-8750H
  • GPU: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti (4GB GDDR5)
  • Display: 15.6”, Full HD (1920 x 1080), TN
  • Storage: 128GB SSD + 1000GB HDD
  • RAM: 8GB DDR4, 2400MHz
  • Weight: 2.20 kg (4.9 lbs)

MSI GP63 Leopard 8RD - Specs

CPU Performance #4
  • Intel Core i9-8950HK 8%
  • AMD Ryzen 7 1700 10.5%
  • Intel Core i7-8750H
  • Intel Core i7-8850H 0.2%
  • Intel Core i7-8700 6.7%
GPU Performance #30
  • NVIDIA Quadro M5500 (8GB GDDR5) 3%
  • NVIDIA Quadro P3000 (6GB GDDR5) 3.7%
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti (4GB GDDR5)
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970M (3GB GDDR5) 0.4%
  • NVIDIA Quadro M4000M (4GB GDDR5) 0.6%
15.6”, Full HD (1920 x 1080), TN
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N156HGA-EAL (MSI GP63 Leopard 8RD)
Color accuracy
128GB SSD + 1TB HDD, 7200 rpm
M.2 Slot
1x 2280 M.2 PCIe NVMe slot See photo
8GB DDR4, 2400MHz
51Wh, 6-cell
Body material
Plastic / Polycarbonate, Aluminum
383 x 260 x 29 mm (15.08" x 10.24" x 1.14")
2.20 kg (4.9 lbs)
Ports and connectivity
  • 3x USB Type-A 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
  • 1x USB Type-C 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
  • HDMI
  • Displayport mini
  • Card reader SD, SDHC, SDXC
  • Ethernet LAN 10, 100, 1000 Mbit/s
  • Wi-Fi 802.11ac
  • Bluetooth 5.0
  • Audio jack 3.5 mm cobo jack, SPDIF + 1x Mic-in
  • Web camera
  • Backlit keyboard
  • Speakers 2x 3W

DISPLAY: 15.6-inch, 1920 x 1080, TN

Name N156HGA-EAL (MSI GP63 Leopard 8RD)
Diagonal 15.6"
Pixel density 141.21 ppi
Brightness cd/m2
sRGB 100%
Panel Type TN
Resolution 1920 x 1080
Becomes "Retina" from 24 inches (62 cm)
dE Color Checker
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MSI GP63 Leopard 8RD in-depth review

Today in our labs we have the MSI GP63 Leopard 8RD which is one of the brand's more budget oriented gaming notebooks from this year's lineup. This notebook is the natural successor to last year's MSI GP62 Leopard. In terms of design and construction, the new updated GP63 hasn't really changed much but it now updated with the 8th generation Intel six-core processors. Configurable only up to the GTX 1050 Ti, the GP63 Leopard 8RD is not meant for hardcore gamers but like any other MSI noteboo[...]

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  • Very good cooling system
  • Great keyboard
  • Broad color range - 100% sRGB, 95% DCI-P3 in CIE1976 (N156HGA-EAL)


  • High dE values (N156HGA-EAL, fixed by our profiles)
  • Subpar battery life
  • Not the best build quality

CPU Performance: Intel Core i7-8750H

Results are from the Cinebench 15 CPU test (the higher the score, the better)
Results are from the Fritz chess benchmark (the higher the score, the better)
Results are from our Photoshop benchmark test (the lower the score, the better)

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

Gameplay recordings with NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti (4GB GDDR5)

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