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MSI GL72 Series

MSI GL72M 7RDX-1006XESProcessor: Intel Core i5 7300HQ, Intel Core i7 6700HQ, Intel Core i7 7700HQ
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 (Laptop), NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti (Laptop), NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 (Laptop), NVIDIA GeForce GTX 950M, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960M
Display: 17.3 inch
Weight: 2.7kg, 2.8kg
Price: 1000 euro
Average Score: 79.68% - good
Average of 10 scores (from 17 reviews)
price: 83%, performance: 87%, features: 81%, display: 76%
mobility: 67%, workmanship: 81%, ergonomy: 80%, emissions: 80%

 

MSI GL72 6QF

Specifications

MSI GL72 6QFNotebook: MSI GL72 6QF
Processor: Intel Core i7 6700HQ
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960M 2048 MB
Display: 17.3 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 2.8kg
Price: 1000 euro
Links: MSI homepage
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Average Score: 90% - very good
Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)

 

79.8% MSI GL72 6QF Xotic PC Edition Notebook Review | Notebookcheck
Big screen, affordable price. The MSI GT72 may be the flagship model, but there are plenty of mainstream options from the same manufacturer. We check out the new GL72 starting for just under $1000 USD with GTX 960M graphics to see how it compares in the budget gaming market.
90% Gaming Laptop unter 1000 EUR im Review
Source: Gaming PC Test German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 06/03/2016
Rating: Total score: 90%

 

MSI GL72 6QD-039XPL

Specifications

MSI GL72 6QD-039XPLNotebook: MSI GL72 6QD-039XPL
Processor: Intel Core i7 6700HQ
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 950M
Display: 17.3 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 2.7kg
Links: MSI homepage
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Average Score: 80% - good
Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)

 

80% MSI GL72 6QD - laptop do gier nie musi być drogi
Source: Benchmark.pl Turkish PL→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 03/31/2016
Rating: Total score: 80%

 

MSI GL72-6QFi781FD

The MSI GL72-6QFi781FD is gaming laptop designed and catered towards gamers and multimedia enthusiasts. It is also suitable for users who are looking for a high-performance laptop. The gaming laptop is completely covered in black color and has the typical red colored MSI logo on the lid. Unlike gaming laptops from other brands, the MSI gaming laptop looks quite uniform and business-like from the first impression. It comes pre-installed with Microsoft Windows 10 Home Edition operating system, has a 2.6 GHz Intel Core i7-6700HQ processor, which can be turbo boosted up to 3.5 GHz, an Nvidia GeForce GTX 960M 2GB DDR5 graphic card, 8 GB DDR4 RAM and a 1 TB hard disk for its internal storage capacity. The gaming laptop sports a 17.3-inch TN display with a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels and the size of the screen is suitable for gaming. Thanks to its matte finish, it is less glaring and reflective. The TN panel was chosen because it has lower manufacturing costs, but the downside of it is that it only has limited viewing angles and average colors. MSI claimed that the keyboard is carefully calculated and designed for the needs of professional gamers. The laptop is exclusively made by Steelseries and it offers optimum WASD zone, better responsive and tactile feedback and the support of multi-key inputs in order for gamers to gain full control over their games. However, the keyboard lacks a backlight. The sound for the gaming laptop is boosted by the Nahimic Audio Enhancer, a high definition sound technology that boosts the audio and voice of the gaming laptop and it is able to produce a virtual 7.1 surround sound. In addition, MSI also includes the MSI Audio Boost to enhance the output sound stage and sound detail by 30%. It has a gold flash jack that offers stable sound transmission, low noise, low distortions characteristics, enhanced headphone performance and reproduces each acoustic detail faithfully. The communication options of the gaming laptop include Wi-Fi 802.11a /b/g/n/ac and Bluetooth version 4.0. In order to control the temperature of the gaming laptop, MSI has included another exclusive technology known as MSI SHIFT, a technology that pushes the performance of the gaming laptop to the extreme while minimizing the temperature and noise at the same time. There are 3 different options to switch between which are Sports, Comfort and Green in order to get the perfect balance between decent system performance and comfortable user experience. On top of that, the exclusive Cooler Boost 3 technology also helps to actively and effectively cool down the gaming laptop. The innovative Matrix Display technology by MSI allows users to connect up to 2 external screens simultaneously in order to create a better gaming experience. The Matrix Display also supports 4K output that is capable of displaying up to 3840 x 2160 pixel resolution. Overall, the gaming laptop is reasonably priced for gamers and it does not compromise on its hardware specifications. Hands-on article by Jagadisa Rajarathnam

Specifications

MSI GL72-6QFi781FDNotebook: MSI GL72-6QFi781FD
Processor: Intel Core i7 6700HQ
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960M
Display: 17.3 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 2.8kg
Price: 1000 euro
Links: MSI homepage
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Average Score: 83% - good
Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)

 

83% MSI GL72-6QFi781FD
Source: 15 Zoll Notebooks Test German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 03/15/2016
Rating: Total score: 83% price: 83% performance: 83% features: 84% mobility: 82%

 

MSI GL72 6QF-410NL

Specifications

MSI GL72 6QF-410NLNotebook: MSI GL72 6QF-410NL
Processor: Intel Core i7 6700HQ
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960M
Display: 17.3 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 2.8kg
Links: MSI homepage
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Average Score: 66.67% - average
Average of 3 scores (from 3 reviews)

 

80% MSI GL72 6QF-410NL - Reviews
Source: Tweakers Dutch NL→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 08/01/2017
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% MSI GL72 6QF-410NL - Reviews
Source: Tweakers Dutch NL→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 04/20/2017
Rating: Total score: 80%
40% MSI GL72 6QF-410NL - Reviews
Source: Tweakers Dutch NL→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 01/08/2017
Rating: Total score: 40%

 

MSI GL72 7RD-075XES

Specifications

MSI GL72 7RD-075XESNotebook: MSI GL72 7RD-075XES
Processor: Intel Core i7 7700HQ
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti (Laptop) 4096 MB
Display: 17.3 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 2.7kg
Links: MSI homepage
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MSI GL72 7RD-075XES. Portátil 17,3" potente (997 €)
Source: Ofertaman Spanish ES→EN
Positive: Large screen; good hardware; solid workmanship.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/25/2017
[Análisis] MSI GL72 7RD-075XES, un portátil orientado al gaming sin límites
Source: Mi Mundo Gadget Spanish ES→EN
Positive: Large screen; decent hardware; good cooling system. Negative: No backlit keys.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 03/24/2017
MSI GL72 7RD-075XES. Portátil 17,3" potente (1049 €)
Source: Ofertaman Spanish ES→EN
Positive: Large screen; powerful hardware; high performance; excellent display. Negative: Short battery life; plastic case.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 02/23/2017

 

MSI GL72 7RD-028

Specifications

MSI GL72 7RD-028Notebook: MSI GL72 7RD-028
Processor: Intel Core i7 7700HQ
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti (Laptop) 2048 MB
Display: 17.3 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 2.7kg
Price: 1000 euro
Links: MSI homepage
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Average Score: 80% - good
Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)

 

80% MSI GL72 7RD-028 Gaming Laptop Review
Source: Tech For Pennies English
MSI GL72 7RD-028 is alright gaming laptop but not a flawless one. The graphics card is OK if you keep your expectations in check and are ready to lower settings on the most heavyweight of titles. General performance is good, the solid-state drive is sweet if a tad small. The display works for an avid gamer and few people have left positive comments about it. All in all, the MSI works as a solid low-mid range notebook choice.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 03/16/2017
Rating: Total score: 80%

 

MSI GL72 6QF-407NL

Specifications

MSI GL72 6QF-407NLNotebook: MSI GL72 6QF-407NL
Processor: Intel Core i7 6700HQ
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960M
Display: 17.3 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 2.8kg
Links: MSI homepage
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Average Score: 100% - very good
Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)

 

100% MSI GL72 6QF-407NL - Reviews
Source: Tweakers Dutch NL→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 04/21/2017
Rating: Total score: 100%

 

MSI GL72 7QF-1044XRU

Specifications

MSI GL72 7QF-1044XRUNotebook: MSI GL72 7QF-1044XRU
Processor: Intel Core i5 7300HQ
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960M
Display: 17.3 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 2.7kg
Links: MSI homepage
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MSI GL72 7QF: Игровой «Эконом»
Source: Notebook-Center.ru RU→EN
Positive: Large screen; nice display; good hardware; comfortable keyboard; decent speakers.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 04/14/2017

 

MSI GL72M 7RDX-680XES

Specifications

MSI GL72M 7RDX-680XESNotebook: MSI GL72M 7RDX-680XES
Processor: Intel Core i7 7700HQ
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 (Laptop)
Display: 17.3 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 2.7kg
Links: MSI homepage
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MSI GL72M 7RDX-680XES. Portátil 17,3" potente completo (1049 €)
Source: Ofertaman Spanish ES→EN
Positive: Large screen; powerful hardware; high gaming performance; backlit keys; good price.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 07/22/2017

 

MSI GL72VR 7RF-632XES

Specifications

MSI GL72VR 7RF-632XESNotebook: MSI GL72VR 7RF-632XES
Processor: Intel Core i7 7700HQ
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 (Laptop)
Display: 17.3 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 2.7kg
Links: MSI homepage
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MSI GL72VR 7RF-632XES. Portátil 17,3" gaming barato (1248 €)
Source: Ofertaman Spanish ES→EN
Positive: Good price; large screen; powerful hardware; high performance.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 01/05/2018
[Análisis] MSI GL72VR 7RF-632XES una experiencia de Gaming Inmersiva
Source: Mi Mundo Gadget Spanish ES→EN
Positive: Powerful hardware; nice display; good price. Negative: Low autonomy.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 11/21/2017

 

MSI GL72MVR 7RFX-864XES

Specifications

MSI GL72MVR 7RFX-864XESNotebook: MSI GL72MVR 7RFX-864XES
Processor: Intel Core i7 7700HQ
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 (Laptop)
Display: 17.3 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 2.7kg
Links: MSI homepage
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MSI GL72MVR 7RFX-864XES. Portátil 17,3" gaming barato (1199 €)
Source: Ofertaman Spanish ES→EN
Positive: Good price; large screen; powerful hardware; high gaming performance.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 05/15/2018

 

MSI GL72M 7RDX-1006XES

Specifications

MSI GL72M 7RDX-1006XESNotebook: MSI GL72M 7RDX-1006XES
Processor: Intel Core i7 7700HQ
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 (Laptop)
Display: 17.3 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 2.7kg
Links: MSI homepage
 MSI notebook section

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Average Score: 84% - good
Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)

 

84% ▷[Análisis] MSI GL72M 7RDX-1006XES, Opiniones y Review de un portátil para juegos de 10
Source: Mi Mundo Gadget Spanish ES→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 09/04/2018
Rating: Total score: 84% features: 80% mobility: 60% workmanship: 90%

 

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).


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

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960M: Upper mid-range graphics card of the GeForce GTX 900M series.NVIDIA GeForce GTX 950M: Mid-range graphics card of the GeForce GTX 900M series, based on the Maxwell architecture.NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti (Laptop): Mainstream graphics card based on Nvidia's Pascal architecture and successor to the GeForce GTX 965M. Is manufactured in a 14nm process at Samsung and the technical specifications are very similar to the desktop version.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.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 GTX 1060 (Laptop): The mobile GTX 1060 is based on the GP106 chip and offer 1280 shaders. Compared to the identically named desktop version it features a slightly lower clock rate. Games in Full HD and maximum details should run fluently on the card.» 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.  

6700HQ: Skylake-based quad-core processor for notebooks. Offers an integrated HD Graphics 530 GPU and is manufactured in 14 nm.7700HQ: Quad-core notebook processor based on the Kaby Lake architecture. Besides four CPU cores (including Hyper Threading), the chips also integrates the HD Graphics 630 GPU and is manufactured in an improved 14 nm process.Intel Core i5:

7300HQ: Quad-core notebook processor based on the Kaby Lake architecture running at 2.5 - 3.5 GHz without Hyper Threading (which is supported by the faster i7 CPUs). The chip also integrates the HD Graphics 630 GPU clocked at 350 - 1000 MHz and is manufactured in a 14 nm process (improved compared to Skylake).
» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.

2.7 kg:

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

2.8 kg:


79.68%: 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.
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Stefan Hinum, 2016-04- 6 (Update: 2016-04- 6)