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MSI GE66 Series

MSI GE66 Raider 10SGS-498XESProcessor: Intel Comet Lake i7-10750H, Intel Comet Lake i7-10875H, Intel Comet Lake i9-10980HK
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 Mobile, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Mobile, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Super Mobile, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Super Max-Q
Display: 15.60 inch
Weight: 0kg, 2.3kg, 2.4kg, 2.428kg
Price: 2600, 2680, 3400 euro
Average Score: 82.09% - good
Average of 7 scores (from 15 reviews)
: - %, performance: 94%, features: 68%, display: 88%
mobility: 65%, workmanship: 81%, ergonomy: 83%, emissions: 69%

 

MSI GE66 10SFS-072 Raider

Specifications

MSI GE66 10SFS-072 RaiderNotebook: MSI GE66 10SFS-072 Raider
Processor: Intel Comet Lake i9-10980HK
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Super Mobile 8192 MB
Display: 15.60 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 2.3kg
Price: 2600 euro
Links: MSI homepage
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Average Score: 80% - good

Average of 1 scores (from 3 reviews)

 

MSI GE66 Raider Gaming Laptop Review: The Exciting And Cheerier-Looking One
Source: Lowyat.net English
On that note, if ever I was asked to choose between the GS66 Stealth and GE66 Raider, my decision would sway towards the latter for a number of reasons. Firstly, it’s relatively cheaper – I’m using the word loosely – compared to the former laptop, yet the performance of the GE66 Raider is almost identical to the GS66 Stealth. Second is the GE66 Raider’s weight. At 2.38kg, it’s only ever so slightly heavier than MSI’s “thin and light” gaming laptop, and given that its more angular design doesn’t present a problem when stowing it away in my backpack. Recommending this gaming laptop to people isn’t all that difficult.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 09/11/2020
80% MSI GE66 Raider review
Source: Laptop Mag English
With the MSI GE66 Raider, you get the power of a desktop replacement in a more portable 15-inch chassis. For $2,999, you get a gaming laptop packed to the gills with power thanks to an overclockable Intel Core i9 processor and Nvidia 2080 Super GPU. It’s an undeniable powerhouse whether you’re questing or crunching numbers –– it’s definitely one of the most powerful 15-inch gaming laptops on the market. And it’s got good battery life for a gaming laptop.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/03/2020
Rating: Total score: 80%
Hands on: MSI GE66 Raider Review
Source: Trusted Reviews English
The MSI GE66 Raider looks set to receive a mixed reception. While it offers a brilliantly accurate display and a strong performance, all of that is overshadowed by overwhelming fan noise. Pricing is competitive with rival machines on the market, so key differences such as unique lighting setup and a middling keyboard could sway you either way.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/22/2020

 

MSI GE66 Raider 10SFS

Specifications

MSI GE66 Raider 10SFSNotebook: MSI GE66 Raider 10SFS
Processor: Intel Comet Lake i9-10980HK
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Super Mobile 8192 MB
Display: 15.60 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 2.428kg
Price: 2680 euro
Links: MSI homepage
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84.6% MSI GE66 Raider 10SFS Laptop Review: Premiere for the RTX 2070 Super | Notebookcheck
The MSI GE66 Raider 10SFS aims to appeal to passionate gamers who are looking for a particularly powerful 15-inch laptop. A GeForce RTX 2070 Super (without Max-Q design) and a 240 Hz panel are included in the package.

 

MSI GE66 Raider 10SE

Specifications

MSI GE66 Raider 10SENotebook: MSI GE66 Raider 10SE
Processor: Intel Comet Lake i7-10750H
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 Mobile
Display: 15.60 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 0kg
Links: MSI homepage
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Foreign Reviews

MSI GE66 Raider — игровой ноутбук с эталонным экраном и продуманным дизайном
Source: Hi-Tech Mail RU→EN
Positive: Elegant design; high performance; nice display; large battery capacity; good connectivity. Negative: Noisy under loads; mediocre speakers.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 06/09/2020

 

MSI GE66 10SGS-074

Specifications

MSI GE66 10SGS-074Notebook: MSI GE66 10SGS-074
Processor: Intel Comet Lake i9-10980HK
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Super Max-Q 8192 MB
Display: 15.60 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 2.3kg
Price: 3400 euro
Links: MSI homepage
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Average Score: 77.5% - good

Average of 4 scores (from 7 reviews)

 

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%
Обзор MSI GE66 Raider: спорткар в мире игровых ноутбуков
Source: 3DNews.ru RU→EN
Positive: Nice display; elegant design; solid workmanship; decent battery life. Negative: Noisy under loads.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 10/23/2020

 

MSI GE66 Raider 10SF-056XES

Specifications

MSI GE66 Raider 10SF-056XESNotebook: MSI GE66 Raider 10SF-056XES
Processor: Intel Comet Lake i7-10750H
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Mobile
Display: 15.60 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 0kg
Links: MSI homepage
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Average Score: 100% - very good

Average of 1 scores (from 2 reviews)

 

100% MSI GE66 Raider review: a top-tier gaming laptop
Source: T3 English
With the MSI GE66 Raider gaming laptop you've got stacks of power, a great screen, and a compelling design – and that's just about everything you can ask for. While the fan noise and battery life could use some improvements, we've got no major complaints here.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/06/2020
Rating: Total score: 100%

Foreign Reviews

MSI GE66 Raider 10SF-056XES: El maquinón gaming definitivo
Source: Mi Mundo Gadget Spanish ES→EN
Positive: Big screen; nice display; decent hardware; good connectivity. Negative: Mediocre speakers.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 08/29/2020

 

MSI GE66 Raider 10SGS-498XES

Specifications

MSI GE66 Raider 10SGS-498XESNotebook: MSI GE66 Raider 10SGS-498XES
Processor: Intel Comet Lake i7-10875H
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Super Max-Q
Display: 15.60 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 2.4kg
Links: MSI homepage
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Foreign Reviews

MSI GE66 Raider 10SGS-498XES: Preparado para todo
Source: Mi Mundo Gadget Spanish ES→EN
Positive: Big screen; nice display; powerful hardware. Negative: Mediocre speakers.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 10/19/2020

 

Comment

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).


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

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Super Mobile: High-End laptop graphics card based on the Turing architecture. Refresh model of the RTX 2070 with a slightly higher performance.

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 Mobile: Mid range to high end laptop graphics card based on the Turing architecture with raytracing features and 1,920 shaders. Compared to the similar named desktop card it offers reduced clock rates.

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.

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Mobile: High-End laptop graphics card based on the TU106 chip with 2,304 shaders and 8 GB GDDR6 VRAM. Compared to the desktop variant, the GPU is clocked lower. The refresh version in April 2020 bears the same name, but is slightly higher clocked.

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


Intel Comet Lake:

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).

i7-10750H: On Comet Lake architecture (4th gen of Skylake) based processor for big and heavy laptops. Integrates six processor cores clocked at 2.6 - 5 GHz (most likely 4.3 GHz with 6 cores) that support HyperThreading. Manufactured in an improved 14nm process (14nm++).

i7-10875H: On Coffee Lake architecture based processor for big and heavy laptops. Integrates eight processor cores clocked at 2.3 - 5,1 GHz (all 8 cores up to 4.3 GHz) that support HyperThreading. Manufactured in an improved 14nm process (14nm++).

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


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


0 kg:

2.428 kg:

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


82.09%: This rating should be considered to be average. This is because the proportion of notebooks which have a higher rating is approximately equal to the proportion which have a lower rating.

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

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GeForce RTX 2060 Mobile, Coffee Lake i5-9300H, 14.00", 1.5 kg
MSI GE66 Raider 10SGS-498XES
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MSI GS66 Stealth 10SFS-440
GeForce RTX 2070 Super Max-Q, Comet Lake i7-10875H, 15.60", 2.1 kg
MSI Creator 15 A10SF-008
GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q, Comet Lake i7-10875H, 15.60", 2.1 kg
MSI GF65 Thin 9SEXR-249
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MSI Bravo 17 A4DDK-002XES
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MSI GP75 Leopard 10SDK-023PL
GeForce GTX 1660 Ti Mobile, Comet Lake i7-10750H, 17.30", 2.6 kg
MSI GL75 10SFK-060XES
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MSI GL75 10SEK-039ES
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MSI GF63 Thin 10SCXR-042XES
GeForce GTX 1650 Mobile, Comet Lake i7-10750H, 15.60", 1.9 kg
MSI GE66 Raider 10SF-056XES
GeForce RTX 2070 Mobile, Comet Lake i7-10750H, 15.60", 0 kg
MSI GF75 Thin 10SCSR-015NE
GeForce GTX 1650 Ti Mobile, Comet Lake i7-10750H, 17.30", 2.2 kg
MSI GF65 Thin 9SEXR-686XES
GeForce RTX 2060 Mobile, Coffee Lake i7-9750H, 15.60", 0 kg
MSI Creator 17 A10SFS-269
GeForce RTX 2070 Super Max-Q, Comet Lake i7-10875H, 17.30", 2.5 kg
MSI GL75 10SFR-221 Leopard
GeForce RTX 2070 Mobile, Comet Lake i7-10750H, 17.30", 2.6 kg
MSI GF65 10SER-690
GeForce RTX 2060 Mobile, Comet Lake i7-10750H, 15.60", 1.86 kg
MSI GF65 Thin 9SEXR-441RU
GeForce RTX 2060 Mobile, Coffee Lake i5-9300H, 15.60", 1.9 kg
MSI GL65 10SEK-241XES
GeForce RTX 2060 Mobile, Comet Lake i7-10750H, 15.60", 2.3 kg
MSI GF63 Thin 10SCXR-405XES
GeForce GTX 1650 Mobile, Comet Lake i7-10750H, 15.60", 1.9 kg
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Stefan Hinum, 2020-07- 5 (Update: 2020-07- 5)