MSI GE75 8SG-042 Raider
Average of 2 scores (from 3 reviews)
Reviews for the MSI GE75 8SG-042 Raider
Source: The Techy Archive.org version
Overall, the MSI GE75 Raider 8SG is an incredible gaming machine that suited well for pro gamers who keeps on traveling every week for work. So the question lies, is this worth the price? Honestly, the answer depends on your needs. If you want a portable gaming laptop and raw computing power on the go, then MSI GE75 Raider 8SG would be the best choice.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 04/25/2019
Rating: Total score: 82% performance: 85% workmanship: 85%
Source: PC Mag Archive.org version
MSI's GE75 Raider slims down and adds performance oomph in this GeForce RTX-based iteration, but this gaming laptop's loud fans and lack of G-Sync reduce its appeal for discerning players.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 03/29/2019
Rating: Total score: 60%
Source: 15 Zoll Notebooks Test DE→EN Archive.org version
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 03/05/2019
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Mobile: High-End laptop graphics card based on the TU104 chip with 2,944 shaders and 8 GB GDDR6 VRAM. Compared to the desktop variant, the GPU is clocked lower.
With these GPUs you are able to play modern and demanding games fluently at medium detail settings and HD resolution.
i7-8750H: On Coffee Lake architecture based processor for big and heavy laptops. Integrates six processor cores clocked at 2.2 - 4.1 GHz (4 GHz with 4 cores, 3.9 GHz with 6 cores) that support HyperThreading. Manufactured in an improved 14nm process (14nm++). » Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.
17.30": This display size is a standard format for desktop replacements (DTR). The DTR laptops are heavier to carry, need more power, but texts are easy to read and high resolutions are no problem. DTR are mainly intended for stationary desk use, where weight and energy hunger don't matter. In return, you enjoy the advantages of high resolutions (more details, better legibility).» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.
With this weight, a laptop is rather heavier than average. Devices in this range shine more with screen size and performance than with mobility.
MSI: Micro-Star International (MSI) was founded in 1986 in Taiwan. MSI is especially known as a manufacturer of motherboards and graphics cards for PCs, but also offers computer accessories, complete systems, motherboards, graphics cards, laptops, desktop PCs, monitors and other components. However, the Microstar brand name in Germany belongs to the Medion company. MSI is known for its gaming products and has developed a wide range of gaming laptops and desktop PCs. The company is also active in workstations, servers and industrial automation. MSI has offices in North America, Europe, Asia and Australia.
71%: This rating is poor. More than three quarters of the models are rated better. That is rather not a purchase recommendation. Even if verbal ratings in this area do not sound that bad ("sufficient" or "satisfactory"), they are usually euphemisms that disguise a classification as a below-average laptop.
» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.