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MSI GE66 10SGS-074

Specifications

MSI GE66 10SGS-074
MSI GE66 10SGS-074 (GE66 Series)
Processor
Intel Core i9-10980HK 8 x 2.4 - 5.3 GHz, Comet Lake-H
Graphics adapter
Memory
32768 MB 
, DDR4-2666
Display
15.6 inch 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixel 141 PPI, IPS, 3ms, glossy: no, 240 Hz
Mainboard
Intel HM470
Storage
1TB
Connections
3 USB 3.0 / 3.1 Gen1, 1 HDMI, 2 DisplayPort, Audio Connections: 3.5mm, Card Reader: SD, 2 x USB-C
Networking
Killer E3100G 2.5 Gigabit Ethernet Controller (10/100/1000/2500/5000MBit/s), Killer Wi-Fi 6 AX1650x Wireless Network Adapter (200NGW) (a/b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4/ac = Wi-Fi 5/ax = Wi-Fi 6), Bluetooth 5.1
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 23.8 x 358 x 268 ( = 0.94 x 14.09 x 10.55 in)
Battery
99.9 Wh Lithium-Ion, 4-cell
Operating System
Microsoft Windows 10 Pro 64 Bit
Camera
Webcam: HD 720p
Additional features
Speakers: Stereo, Keyboard: Chiclet, Keyboard Light: yes, 24 Months Warranty
Weight
2.3 kg ( = 81.13 oz / 5.07 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)
Price
3400 Euro

 

Pricecompare

Average Score: 77.5% - good
Average of 4 scores (from 6 reviews)

Reviews for the MSI GE66 10SGS-074

80% MSI GE66 Raider review
Source: Techradar English
The MSI GE65 Raider was called “a beast” in our review earlier this year. From its powerful specs, stunning 240Hz display and great overall gaming performance, there was much to love about the gaming laptop. However, below standard speakers and battery life hurt the already outdated design. For its follow-up, the GE66 Raider 10SGS, there are three main enhancements that leave the GE65 in the dust. Gaming performance is fairly top-notch, the 15.6 inch FHD screen running at 300Hz is gorgeous and the battery improvements are significant.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 08/06/2020
Rating: Total score: 80%
75% MSI GE66 Raider review: A daring desktop replacement
Source: Good Gear Guide English
Armed with an Intel Core i9 processor and Nvidia’s GeForce RTX 2070 Super graphics tech, the GE66 Raider s the kind of laptop that declares open season on the notion that a laptop can’t replace your desktop PC.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/29/2020
Rating: Total score: 75%
75% MSI GE66 Raider review: A daring desktop replacement
Source: PC World Australia English
Armed with an Intel Core i9 processor and Nvidia’s GeForce RTX 2070 Super graphics tech, the GE66 Raider s the kind of laptop that declares open season on the notion that a laptop can’t replace your desktop PC.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/29/2020
Rating: Total score: 75%
MSI GE66 Raider Review
Source: Mobile Tech Review English
The Raider provides a nice balance between portability, slimness, price and performance. It’s not as skinny as the MSI GS66 Stealth so there’s more room for cooling and faster GPUs. It’s available with a 6 core i7 and an 8 core i9 overclockable processor and your choice of NVIDIA RTX 2070, RTX 2070 Super and RTX 2080 Super Max-Q graphics. The laptop has 2 RAM slots, 2 M.2 NVMe SSD slots, a SteelSeries per key RGB backlit keyboard and a new programmable light bar on the front edge.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 06/24/2020

Foreign Reviews

Review: MSI GE66 Raider -10SGS (i9-10980HK, RTX 2080 SUPER @ 240 Hz)
Source: El chapuzas Informatico Spanish ES→EN
Positive: Powerful hardware; high performance; excellent display; good ergonomy; nice connectivity. Negative: High price; noisy under loads.'
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 07/28/2020
80% MSI GE66 Raider Review - Onderweg e-Sporter worden
Source: XGN Dutch NL→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 09/12/2020
Rating: Total score: 80%

Comment

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Super Max-Q: High-End laptop graphics card based on the TU104 chip with 3,072 shaders. Runs at reduced clock speeds compared to a laptop RTX 2080 Super to achieve a much lower power consumption. The TGP is specified between 80 and 90 Watts with different clock speeds.

These graphics cards are able to play the latest and most demanding games in high resolutions and full detail settings with enabled Anti-Aliasing.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.


i9-10980HK: On Comet Lake architecture based processor for big and heavy laptops. Integrates eight processor cores clocked at 3.1 - 5 GHz that support HyperThreading. Manufactured in an improved 14nm process (14nm++). At the time of announcement, the i9-10980HK is the fastest Comet Lake-H CPU and fastest laptop CPU on the market. Thanks to the free multiplicator, the CPU can also be easily overclocked (but may not have much headroom).» 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.


2.3 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).


77.5%: This rating is not convincing. The laptop is evaluated below average, this is not really a recommendation for purchase.


» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

 

MSI GS66 10SGS-205
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Stefan Hinum, 2020-08-17 (Update: 2020-08-17)