MSI GF63 8RC (GF63 Series)
Graphics adapter
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 (Laptop) - 4096 MB, Core: 1354 MHz, Memory: 7008 MHz, GDDR5, 398.35, Optimus
8192 MB 
, DDR4-2666, 1333.3 MHz, 19-19-19-43, Single-Channel
15.6 inch 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixel 141 PPI, AU Optronics B156HAN02.1, IPS, ID: AUO21ED, glossy: no
Intel HM370
Seagate BarraCuda Pro Compute 1TB ST1000LM049, 1024 GB 
, 7200 rpm
Intel Cannon Lake-H/S - cAVS (Audio, Voice, Speech)
3 USB 3.0 / 3.1 Gen1, 1 HDMI, 1 Kensington Lock, Audio Connections: 3.5mm, Card Reader: SD
Qualcomm Atheros AR8171/8175 PCI-E Gigabit Ethernet (10/100/1000MBit), Intel Wireless AC 9462 (b/g/n/ac), Bluetooth 4.x
height x width x depth (in mm): 21.7 x 359 x 254 ( = 0.85 x 14.13 x 10 in)
51 Wh Lithium-Polymer, 3-cell
Operating System
Microsoft Windows 10 Home 64 Bit
Webcam: 720p
Additional features
Speakers: 2x 2W Speaker, Keyboard: Chiclet, Keyboard Light: yes, Dragon Center 2.2, SCM, 12 Months Warranty
1.86 kg ( = 65.61 oz / 4.1 pounds), Power Supply: 594 g ( = 20.95 oz / 1.31 pounds)
750 USD



Average Score: 79% - good
Average of 1 scores (from 5 reviews)
price: - %, performance: 91%, features: 42%, display: 83% mobility: 75%, workmanship: 76%, ergonomy: 76%, emissions: 81%

Reviews for the MSI GF63 8RC

79% MSI GF63 8RC (i5-8300H, GTX 1050) Laptop Review | Notebookcheck
The GF63 is nearly the same size and weight as the GS65 but for hundreds of dollars less. MSI has created an excellent budget gaming system that's also light enough for schoolwork and travel.
MSI GF63 first look: The best £1000 gaming notebook from Computex 2018
Source: Trusted Reviews English
It may not have the wow factor of many competing notebooks to arrive at Computex 2018, but by focusing on the fundamentals, MSI has managed to create one of the most impressive-looking affordable gaming laptops I’ve seen in quite some time.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 06/07/2018
MSI's GF63 laptop is a rig for gamers on a budget
Source: CNet English
Unveiled at Computex in Taipei, MSI's GF63 is a gaming laptop that's not too thick, not too heavy, has a gorgeous slim-bezel display and is only $999.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 06/07/2018
Hands on: MSI GF63 review
Source: Techradar English
The MSI GF63’s slim chassis, ample gaming performance and affordable price point have made thin-and-light gaming laptops more accessible than ever before.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 06/06/2018

Foreign Reviews

Gaming-Notebook mit starkem Preis-Leistungs-Verhältnis
Source: WinFuture German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 06/08/2018
MSI GF63 le gamer mobile pour jouer sans se ruiner
Source: Portables4Gamers French FR→EN
Positive: High mobility; powerful hardware; high gaming performance; large screen.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 06/05/2018


NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 (Laptop): Mainstream graphics card based on Nvidia's Pascal architecture and successor to the GeForce GTX 960M. Is manufactured in a 14nm process at Samsung and the technical specifications are very similar to the desktop version. 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.
8300H: On Coffee Lake architecture based processor for big and heavy laptops. Integrates four processor cores clocked at 2.3 - 4 GHz (3.9 GHz with 4 cores) that support HyperThreading. Manufactured in an improved 14nm process (14nm++). » Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.

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.
1.86 kg:

This weight is typical for very big tablets, subnotebooks, ultrabooks and convertibles with a 11-13 inch display-diagonal.

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).

79%: 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 GL63 8RC-255CZ
GeForce GTX 1050 (Laptop)
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GeForce GTX 1050 (Laptop)

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Stefan Hinum, 2018-06-23 (Update: 2018-06-23)