• CPU: Intel Core i9-10980HK
  • GPU: NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 SUPER Max-Q (80W)
  • Display: 15.6”, Full HD (1920 x 1080), 240 Hz, IPS
  • Storage: 2000GB SSD
  • RAM: 32GB DDR4
  • Weight: 2.10 kg (4.6 lbs)


  • Responsive touchpad, Thunderbolt 3, and Wi-Fi 6 support
  • Takes up to 64GB of DDR4 memory and has two M.2 slots
  • The display is PWM-free above 25% brightness (and the frequency of the flickers is high-enough below that) (Sharp LQ156M1JW03)
  • 240Hz refresh rate and quick pixel response times (Sharp LQ156M1JW03)
  • 95% sRGB coverage and great color accuracy + a lot of customization options with the included software (Sharp LQ156M1JW03)
  • Capable hardware inside of a thin, relatively light, and well-built chassis
  • IR face recognition system on board


  • Lacks an SD card reader
  • The laptop gets pretty hot on the outside during gaming
  • The keyboard is a bit underwhelming, despite its Per-Key RGB backlight

MSI GS66 Stealth - Specs

CPU Performance #20
  • Intel Core i7-10875H 0.4%
  • Intel Core i9-10980HK
  • AMD Ryzen 5 5600H 2.4%
  • Intel Core i7-10870H 3.5%
  • Intel Core i5-11400H 5.8%
15.6”, Full HD (1920 x 1080), 240 Hz, IPS
panel 1
Sharp LQ156M1JW03 (SHP14C5)
Color accuracy 0.8 -> 0.7
M.2 Slot
2x 2280 PCIe NVMe 3.0 x4 See photo
Windows 10 Pro
99.9Wh, 4-cell
Body Material
359.9 x 245.1 x 18 mm (14.17" x 9.65" x 0.71")
2.10 kg (4.6 lbs)
Ports and connectivity
  • 3x USB Type-A 3.2 Gen 2 (10 Gbps)
  • 1x USB Type-C Thunderbolt 3, Power Delivery (PD), DisplayPort
  • 1x USB Type-C 3.2 Gen 2 (10 Gbps)
  • HDMI 2.0 ([email protected])
  • Ethernet LAN Killer E3100 Ethernet
  • Wi-Fi 802.11ax
  • Bluetooth 5.0
  • Audio jack 3.5 mm combo
  • Fingerprint reader
  • Web camera HD
  • Backlit keyboard
  • Microphone
  • Speakers 2x 2W, Dynaudio
  • Optical drive
  • Security Lock slot
  • Gifts WOOV 32GB Micro SD Card


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DISPLAY: 15.6-inch, 1920x1080, IPS

Name Sharp LQ156M1JW03 (SHP14C5)
Diagonal 15.6"
Pixel density 141.21 ppi
Brightness 281 cd/m2
sRGB 95%
PWM frequency 23000 Hz
Panel Type IPS
Resolution 1920x1080
Becomes "Retina" from 24 inches (62 cm)
Contrast 1040:1
dE Color Checker 0.8 0.7
PWM Rating 9.6: (safe)
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