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MSI GE62-6QF16H21

Specifications

MSI GE62-6QF16H21
MSI GE62-6QF16H21 (GE62 Series)
Graphics adapter
Display
15.6 inch 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixel, glossy: no
Weight
2.4 kg ( = 84.66 oz / 5.29 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)
Price
1800 Euro

 

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Reviews for the MSI GE62-6QF16H21

MSI GE62 6QF
Source: Gaming Laptops Junky English
My conclusion is the same for the last months – wait for the new models with the new GPUs. Otherwise, the MSI GE62 6QF I5 version offers quite a performance for such a price, it uses no PWM mechanism, minimal throttling while gaming, even with games like Ashes of Singularity and Star Citizen, very nice and colorful keyboard and the laptop is quite under light load (even on “high performance” mode).
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/06/2016
MSI Apache Pro GE62 & GE72
Source: Mobile Tech Review English
The MSI Apache Pro models are relatively slim, yet they're powerhouse performers with all the bells and whistles laptops used to have--like Ethernet, a DVD drive and ample room for heatsinks and ventilation. In the $1,100 to $1,300 range well configured, they offer a lot of bang for the buck. Styling is decent, the laptops have aluminum lids and we love the easily serviceable and upgradable internals.
Comparison, online available, Long, Date: 12/22/2015

Foreign Reviews

MSI GE62 mit Skylake-CPU und GeForce GTX 970M
Source: HardwareLuxx German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/21/2015
Review: Portatil MSI GE62 Apache Pro 6QF
Source: Hispazone Spanish ES→EN
Positive: Attractive appearance; powerful performance; good set of components. Negative: High price.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 10/18/2015

Comment

Model: The MSI GE62-6QF16H21 is a gaming laptop with high-end hardware. It truly comes with high-performance hardware optimized for gaming with a 6th generation Intel Core i7 6700HQ processor, an Intel HM170 chipset, 32 GB DDR4-2133 RAM (2 slots), a GeForce GTX 970M with 3 GB GDDR5 VRAM, an NVMe PCIe Gen3 M.2 SSD, and a 2.5" HDD. The Windows 10 Professional system measures at 383 x 260 x 27~29 mm and weighs at 2.4 kg.

The gaming laptop features a 15.6” IPS display with Full HD resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels), which promises sharp and high contrast images. To enhance gaming experience, it has Dynaudio with Woofer built in with exclusive audio boost technology and Nahimic audio enhancer. For optimized Ethernet connection, it features a Killer E2400 Gigabit Ethernet with Killer Shield. WiFi and Bluetooth v4.0 is available for wireless connectivity. For input / output, it has a HDMI v1.4 port, a USB 2.0 port, two USB 3.0 ports, a USB 3.1 Type-C port, a mini DisplayPort v1.2, and a audio combo jack.

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970M:

Second fastest high-end graphics card based on the Maxwell GM204 chip from the GeForce GTX 900M series.

With these GPUs you are able to play modern and demanding games fluently at medium detail settings and HD resolution. » Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.
Intel Core i7: The Intel Core i7 for laptops is based on the LG1156 Core i5/i7 CPU for desktops. The base clock speed of the CPUs is relatively low, but because of a huge Turbo mode, the cores can dynamically overclock to up to 3.2 GHz (920XM). Therefore, the CPU can be as fast as high clocked dual-core CPUs (using single threaded applications) but still offer the advantage of 4 cores. Because of the large TDP of 45 W / 55 W, the CPU is only intended for large laptops.  
6700HQ: Skylake-based quad-core processor for notebooks. Offers an integrated HD Graphics 530 GPU and is manufactured in 14 nm.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.
15.6":

15-16 inch is a standard display size for laptops and offers the biggest variety of products.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.
2.4 kg:

Usually subnotebooks, ultrabooks and quite lightweight laptops with 12-16 inch display-diagonal weigh as much.


MSI: Micro-Star International (MSI), is a Taiwan based computer hardware manufacturer since 1986 best known for desktop computer motherboards. MSI also designs and manufactures graphics cards, barebone PCs, notebook computers, networking products, servers, multimedia, consumer electronics, and storage devices. MSI, as most Taiwanese computer manufacturers, sells products on OEM/ODM basis. It also sells products worldwide based on its own brand name "MSI". The market share of laptops with the MSI brand is rather low.

MSI is not present in the smartphone market. As a laptop manufacturer, MSI has a medium market share and is not among the Top 10 global manufacturers. The ratings of MSI laptops are above average in the tests (as of 2016).


» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.
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Stefan Hinum, 2015-10-31 (Update: 2015-10-31)