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Deal | MSI GL65 with Core i5-9300H, GTX 1650 GPU, and 512 GB SSD is only $599 right now after rebates

MSI GL65 with Core i5-9300H, GTX 1650 GPU, and 512 GB SSD is only $599 right now after rebates (Image source: Newegg)
MSI GL65 with Core i5-9300H, GTX 1650 GPU, and 512 GB SSD is only $599 right now after rebates (Image source: Newegg)
The 15.6-inch MSI GL65 is one of the lighter gaming laptops in its size category due to its narrow bezel design and no-frills approach. Its GeForce GTX 1650 GPU can play the latest games at native 1080p and decent graphical settings without much of a hassle.

Black Friday is merely two weeks away and most retailers are already celebrating early. The latest laptop deal is the MSI GL65 9SC equipped with Intel's latest 9th gen Coffee Lake-H Core i5 processor, Nvidia's GeForce GTX 1650 GPU, 8 GB of DDR4 RAM, 1080p display, and a roomy 512 GB SSD For $699 on NewEgg. The retailer will throw in a $100 rebate card for a final price of $599. When considering that laptops with the GTX 1650 launched earlier this year for about $900 to $1000 USD, the $600 sale price is a good Holiday deal for users interested in a a budget gaming laptop.

Of course, almost no deal comes without some catches. This particular GL65 SKU ships with just 8 GB of RAM that will likely be single-channel only. Furthermore, the 1080p display will likely have a narrow color space and so colors won't be as vibrant or accurate as most flagship Ultrabooks. Thirdly, fan noise can be pretty loud at about 51 dB(A) based on our time with the GL65 9SEK SKU and its more powerful RTX 2060 GPU.

See our review on the GL65 9SEK to learn more about the GL65 9SC since these two systems share the same chassis and features. Dell is also running a site-wide sale throughout the month of November.

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Allen Ngo, 2019-11-15 (Update: 2019-11-15)
Allen Ngo
Allen Ngo - US Editor in Chief
After graduating with a B.S. in environmental hydrodynamics from the University of California, I studied reactor physics to become licensed by the U.S. NRC to operate nuclear reactors. There's a striking level of appreciation you gain for everyday consumer electronics after working with modern nuclear reactivity systems astonishingly powered by computers from the 80s. When I'm not managing day-to-day activities and US review articles on Notebookcheck, you can catch me following the eSports scene and the latest gaming news.