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MSI GL65 Series

MSI GL65 9SD-043ITProcessor: Intel Core i5 9300H, Intel Core i7 9750H
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti (Laptop), NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 (Laptop)
Display: 15.6 inch
Weight: 2.3kg, 3kg
Price: 1450 euro
Average Score: 79.4% - good
Average of 2 scores (from 4 reviews)
: - %, performance: 92%, features: 55%, display: 80%
mobility: 59%, workmanship: 73%, ergonomy: 82%, emissions: 73%

 

MSI GL65 9SEK

Specifications

MSI GL65 9SEKNotebook: MSI GL65 9SEK
Processor: Intel Core i7 9750H
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 (Laptop) 6144 MB
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 2.3kg
Price: 1450 euro
Links: MSI homepage
 MSI notebook section

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80.8% MSI GL65 9SEK Laptop Review: Much More Portable than the GL63 | Notebookcheck
The GL65 is a huge upgrade over the GL63 in terms of visuals, weight, performance, and size. On the other hand, other key aspects like battery life, ports, brightness, and display quality have barely changed at all. This $1500 mid-range gaming machine can sometimes feel like a budget gaming laptop at times.

 

MSI GL65 9SEK-210XES

Specifications

MSI GL65 9SEK-210XESNotebook: MSI GL65 9SEK-210XES
Processor: Intel Core i7 9750H
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 (Laptop)
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 2.3kg
Links: MSI homepage
 MSI notebook section

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Foreign Reviews

¡Chollo! MSI GL65 9SEK-210XES. Portátil 15,6" gaming con Intel Core i7-9750H y nVidia RTX 2060 (1249 €)
Source: Ofertaman Spanish ES→EN
Positive: Big screen; powerful processor; high gaming performance; attractive price.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 11/11/2019
MSI GL65 9SEK-210XES. Portátil 15,6" gaming completo (1349 €)
Source: Ofertaman Spanish ES→EN
Positive: Big screen; powerful hardware; high gaming performance; excellent display; attractive price.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 10/15/2019

 

MSI GL65 9SD-043IT

Specifications

MSI GL65 9SD-043ITNotebook: MSI GL65 9SD-043IT
Processor: Intel Core i5 9300H
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti (Laptop)
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 3kg
Links: MSI homepage
 MSI notebook section

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Average Score: 78% - good

Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)

 

Foreign Reviews

78% Msi Gl65 Recensione: Gtx 1660 Ti In Un Notebook Gaming Dal Prezzo Contenuto
Source: Everyeye.it Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 11/01/2019
Rating: Total score: 78%

 

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 2060 (Laptop): 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.With these GPUs you are able to play modern and demanding games fluently at medium detail settings and HD resolution.

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti (Laptop): Mid range dedicated graphics card for laptops based on the desktop GTX 1660 Ti and therefore the Turing architecture without raytracing and Tensor cores. The performance of the Max-P variant should be similar to an older GTX 1070.» 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.  

9750H: On Coffee Lake architecture based processor for big and heavy laptops. Integrates six processor cores clocked at 2.6 - 4.5 GHz (4 GHz with 6 cores) that support HyperThreading. Manufactured in an improved 14nm process (14nm++). Intel Core i5:

9300H: On Coffee Lake architecture based processor for big and heavy laptops. Integrates four processor cores clocked at 2.4 - 4.1 GHz (4 GHz with 4 cores) that support HyperThreading. Manufactured in an improved 14nm process (14nm++).
» 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.

3 kg:

This weight is representative for typical laptops with a 14-16 inch display-diagonal.


79.4%: 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.

Devices from a different Manufacturer and/or with a different CPU

Acer Aspire Nitro 7 AN715-51-70D6
GeForce GTX 1660 Ti (Laptop), Core i7 9750H
HP Omen 15-dh0015ns
GeForce GTX 1660 Ti (Laptop), Core i7 9750H
Acer Nitro 7 AN715-51-786X
GeForce GTX 1660 Ti (Laptop), Core i7 9750H
Acer Nitro 5 AN515-54-72T8
GeForce GTX 1660 Ti (Laptop), Core i7 9750H

Devices with the same GPU and/or Screen Size

Acer Predator Helios 300 PH315-52-52ZM
GeForce GTX 1660 Ti (Laptop), Core i5 9300H, 2.4 kg
MSI GL63 8SD-269ES
GeForce GTX 1660 Ti (Laptop), Core i7 8750H, 2.2 kg
Asus ROG Strix G531GU-AL018
GeForce GTX 1660 Ti (Laptop), Core i7 9750H, 2.4 kg
Acer Predator Helios 300 PH315-52-NH.Q53EA.007
GeForce GTX 1660 Ti (Laptop), Core i5 9300H, 2.5 kg
Lenovo Legion Y7000 2019-81NSCTO1WW
GeForce GTX 1660 Ti (Laptop), Core i7 9750H, 2.3 kg
Dell G3 15 3590-cn35907
GeForce GTX 1660 Ti (Laptop), Core i5 9300H, 2.4 kg
Lenovo Legion Y545-15-81Q6CTO1WWENMY0
GeForce GTX 1660 Ti (Laptop), Core i7 9750H, 2.3 kg
HP Gaming Pavilion 15-dk0205ng
GeForce GTX 1660 Ti (Laptop), Core i7 9750H, 2.28 kg
Asus ROG Zephyrus G GA502DU-BQ015
GeForce GTX 1660 Ti (Laptop), Ryzen 7 3750H, 2.1 kg
Dell G3 15 3590-G1DFD
GeForce GTX 1660 Ti (Laptop), Core i7 9750H, 2.34 kg
Asus ROG Strix G531GU-AL008T
GeForce GTX 1660 Ti (Laptop), Core i7 9750H, 2.4 kg
MSI GL63 8SD-270XES
GeForce GTX 1660 Ti (Laptop), Core i7 8750H, 2.3 kg
Acer Predator Helios 300 PH315-52-78VL
GeForce GTX 1660 Ti (Laptop), Core i7 9750H, 2.5 kg
Asus Zephyrus M GU502GU-XB74
GeForce GTX 1660 Ti (Laptop), Core i7 9750H, 1.99 kg
Asus TUF Gaming FX505DU-AL085T
GeForce GTX 1660 Ti (Laptop), Ryzen 7 3750H, 2.2 kg
Acer Predator Helios 300 PH315-52-79TY
GeForce GTX 1660 Ti (Laptop), Core i7 9750H, 2.311 kg
Asus ROG Strix G G531GU-AL061T
GeForce GTX 1660 Ti (Laptop), Core i7 9750H, 2.4 kg
Asus ROG Strix G G531GU-AL001
GeForce GTX 1660 Ti (Laptop), Core i7 9750H, 2.4 kg
Asus Zephyrus G GA502DU-AL025T
GeForce GTX 1660 Ti (Laptop), Ryzen 7 3750H, 2.1 kg
Lenovo Legion Y540-15IRH-81SX00B2GE
GeForce GTX 1660 Ti (Laptop), Core i7 9750H, 2.2 kg
Asus TUF FX505DU-BQ045
GeForce GTX 1660 Ti (Laptop), Ryzen 7 3750H, 2.2 kg

Devices with the same GPU

Asus ROG Strix Scar III G731GU-EV044
GeForce GTX 1660 Ti (Laptop), Core i7 9750H, 17.3", 2.9 kg
MSI GS75 Stealth 9SD-604ES
GeForce GTX 1660 Ti (Laptop), Core i7 9750H, 17.3", 2.3 kg
Gigabyte Aorus 7 SA
GeForce GTX 1660 Ti (Laptop), Core i7 9750H, 17.3", 2.5 kg
Asus TUF FX705DU-AU029T
GeForce GTX 1660 Ti (Laptop), Ryzen 7 3750H, 17.3", 2.7 kg
Current Prices
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Stefan Hinum, 2019-11- 7 (Update: 2019-11- 7)