• CPU: Intel Core i7-7700HQ
  • GPU: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 (6GB GDDR5)
  • Display: 15.6”, Full HD (1920 x 1080), 120 Hz, TN
  • Storage: 256GB SSD + 1000GB HDD
  • RAM: 16GB DDR4, 2400 MHz
  • Weight: 1.80 kg (4 lbs)

Pros

  • Fast and capable, despite the cooling limitations
  • Champion in mobility
  • Excellent TN panel with 100% sRGB coverage (96% DCI-P3) and 120Hz refresh rate
  • PWM-adjustment is not aggressive, hence less disturbing
  • Good enough battery life

Cons

  • Poor viewing angles for this kind of device
  • A bit pricey for a 15.6-inch gaming notebook
  • Questionable build quality
  • Difficult to upgrade

MSI GS63VR 7RF Stealth Pro - Specs

CPU Performance #24
  • Intel Core i7-7820HQ 0.2%
  • AMD Ryzen 5 3550H 1.2%
  • Intel Core i7-7700HQ
  • Intel Core i5-7300HQ 0.2%
  • Intel Core i7-8650U 1%
GPU Performance #17
  • NVIDIA Quadro P4000 (8GB GDDR5) 0.1%
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti (Laptop) 7.4%
  • 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), 120 Hz, TN
panel 1
Chi Mei N156HHE-GA1
Color accuracy 11 -> 2.2
HDD/SSD
256GB SSD PCIe + 1TB HDD, 5400 rpm
M.2 Slot
1x 2280 PCIe 3.0 x4 NVMe
RAM
16GB DDR4, 2400 MHz
Battery
65Wh, 3-Cell
Body material
Aluminum
Dimensions
380 x 249 x 17.7 mm (14.96" x 9.80" x 0.70")
Weight
1.80 kg (4 lbs)
Ports and connectivity
  • 1x USB Type-C 3.1 (3.1 Gen 2), Thunderbolt 3
  • 3x USB Type-A 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
  • 1x USB Type-A 2.0
  • HDMI
  • VGA
  • DVI
  • Displayport mini
  • Card reader SD
  • Ethernet LAN
  • Wi-Fi 802.11ac
  • Bluetooth 4.1
  • Audio jack
Features
  • Fingerprint reader
  • Web camera
  • Backlit keyboard RGB
  • Microphone
  • Speakers
  • Optical drive
  • Security Lock slot

 

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DISPLAY: 15.6-inch, 1920 x 1080, TN

Name Chi Mei N156HHE-GA1
Diagonal 15.6"
Pixel density 141.21 ppi
Brightness 351 cd/m2
sRGB 100%%
PWM frequency 26000 Hz
Panel Type TN
Resolution 1920 x 1080
Becomes "Retina" from 24 inches (62 cm)
Contrast 1230:1
dE Color Checker 11 2.2
PWM Rating 9.2: (safe)
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MSI GS63VR 7RF Stealth Pro in-depth review

You know what is really annoying? Why is it so that for a true gaming laptop to be a good one, it has to be bulky and fancy looking, so as to house all pipes and fans, as well as appeal to young and nerdy gamers (no offense)? Of course, it's great that the stereotype for "gaming on a laptop" is already dead, since the arrival of Pascal GPUs to the mobile market. But haven't you ever dreamt of a notebook on which you can play your favorite title then close it, put it in your backpack and go to [...]

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CPU Performance: Intel Core i7-7700HQ

price
738.00-0.8%
performance
657.00-11.7%
Results are from the Cinebench 15 CPU test (the higher the score, the better)
price
13986.00+0.2%
performance
13897.00-0.4%
Results are from the Fritz chess benchmark (the higher the score, the better)
price
9.75-10%
performance
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GPU Performance: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 (6GB GDDR5)

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)
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)

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