MSI GP72VR 7RFX (GP72 Series)
Graphics adapter
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 (Laptop) - 3072 MB, Core: 1506 - 1708 MHz, Memory: 8000 MHz, GDDR5, - nVIDIA ForceWare 382.05, yes
16384 MB 
, DDR4
17.3 inch 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixel 127 PPI, CMN1747, TN LED, glossy: no
Intel HM175
Samsung SM961 MZVKW512HMJP m.2 PCI-e, 512 GB 
, 512GB NVMe SSD
Realtek ALC899 @ High Definition Audio-Controller
1 USB 2.0, 2 USB 3.0 / 3.1 Gen1, 1 USB 3.1 Gen2, 1 HDMI, 1 DisplayPort, 1 Kensington Lock, Audio Connections: 3.5mm, Card Reader: SD, Type-C USB3.1 Gen2
10/100/1000 LAN Card (10/100/1000/2500/5000MBit/s), Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 3168 (a/b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4/ac = Wi-Fi 5), Bluetooth 4.2
Optical drive
DVD +/- RW Double Layer
height x width x depth (in mm): 32 x 419 x 287 ( = 1.26 x 16.5 x 11.3 in)
41 Wh Lithium-Ion, 6-cell Li-Ion
Operating System
Microsoft Windows 10 Home 64 Bit
Webcam: HD ([email protected])
Primary Camera: 1 MPix
Additional features
Speakers: Stereo 4x 2W, Keyboard: Chiclet, Keyboard Light: yes, 12 Months Warranty
2.836 kg ( = 100.04 oz / 6.25 pounds), Power Supply: 752 g ( = 26.53 oz / 1.66 pounds)
1600 Euro



Average Score: 78.05% - good
Average of 4 scores (from 3 reviews)
price: - %, performance: 94%, features: 61%, display: 80% mobility: 61%, workmanship: 67%, ergonomy: 85%, emissions: 80%

Reviews for the MSI GP72VR 7RFX

82.2% MSI GP72VR 7RFX (i7-7700HQ, GTX 1060) Laptop Review | Notebookcheck
Deceptively lightweight… MSI’s latest 17.3-inch gaming notebook to reach our labs covers most of the bases just as we’d expect, with a little twist: it’s surprisingly light! How does this $1,600 mid-range gaming notebook stack up against its peers?
80% MSI GP72VR Leopard Pro Review
Source: Computer Shopper English
Indeed, with better battery performance we might be honoring the GP72VR with one of our coveted Editors' Choice tags. Given its GeForce GTX 1060 graphics, as we said, its 120Hz display is more of a nice-to-have than a change-your-life feature, but the screen looks terrific, the system isn't as heavy as most 17.3-inch rigs, and the price is right. If you'd like to get into virtual reality, or if you're convinced you're getting fragged time and again because you're seeing 60 instead of 65 or 70 frames per second, don't hesitate to check it out.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 07/14/2017
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% MSI GP72VRX Leopard Pro review
Source: Techradar English
With smooth graphics and high performance, the Leopard Pro makes gaming look good both in and out of VR – just be sure to bring headphones.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 06/02/2017
Rating: Total score: 80%
70% MSI GP72VR 7RFX Leopard Pro Review
Source: Laptop Mag English
The MSI GP72VR 7RFX Leopard Pro offers a vivid display, strong gaming performance and a comfortable keyboard, but its battery life is far shorter than the competition.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 05/06/2017
Rating: Total score: 70%


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.

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.

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.  

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.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


This large display size is used for laptops which are mainly intended for an use on a desk.

Large display-sizes allow higher resolutions. So, details like letters are bigger. On the other hand, the power consumption is lower with small screen diagonals and the devices are smaller, more lightweight and cheaper.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.

2.836 kg:

This weight is representative for typical laptops with a 14-16 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).

78.05%: 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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