• CPU: Intel Core i7-7700HQ
  • GPU: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 Max-Q (8GB GDDR5)
  • Display: 15.6”, 4K UHD (3840 x 2160), PLS (IPS)
  • Storage: 256GB SSD + 1000GB HDD
  • RAM: 16GB DDR4, 2400MHz
  • Weight: 1.80 kg (4 lbs)

MSI GS63VR - Specs

CPU Performance #16
  • Intel Core i7-7820HQ 0.3%
  • Intel Xeon E3-1505M v6 2.4%
  • Intel Core i7-7700HQ
  • Intel Core i5-7300HQ 0.2%
  • Intel Core i7-8650U 1.2%
GPU Performance #8
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 (8GB GDDR5) 6.4%
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Max-Q (8GB GDDR5X) 8.9%
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 Max-Q (8GB GDDR5)
  • 2x NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970M (6GB GDDR5, SLI) 0.7%
  • NVIDIA Quadro P4000 (8GB GDDR5) 7.7%
Display
15.6”, 4K UHD (3840 x 2160), PLS (IPS)
panel 1
Samsung FL156FL02
Color accuracy 6.16
HDD/SSD
256GB SSD M.2 SATA + 1TB HDD, 5400 rpm
M.2 Slot
1x 2280 PCIe 3.0 x4 NVMe
RAM
16GB DDR4, 2400MHz
OS
Windows 10
Battery
57Wh, 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
  • Microphone
  • Speakers
  • Optical drive
  • Security Lock slot

DISPLAY: 15.6-inch, 3840 x 2160, IPS (PLS)

Name Samsung FL156FL02
Diagonal 15.6"
Pixel density 282.42 ppi
Brightness 304 cd/m2
sRGB 90%
PWM frequency 1350 Hz
Panel Type IPS (PLS)
Resolution 3840 x 2160
Becomes "Retina" from 12 inches (31 cm)
Contrast -
dE Color Checker 6.16
PWM Rating 3.7: (undesirable)

 

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MSI GS63VR 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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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

CPU Performance: Intel Core i7-7700HQ

$3999.11
price
738.00-0.8%
performance
Results are from the Cinebench 15 CPU test (the higher the score, the better)
$3999.11
price
13986.00+0.2%
performance
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 1070 Max-Q (8GB GDDR5)

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