MSI GS65 8SG-055
Average of 2 scores (from 3 reviews)
Reviews for the MSI GS65 8SG-055
Source: Ultrabook Review
The 2019 iteration of the GS65 is pretty much a hardware bump of last year’s model, with a few minor refinements on the side. It builds on the strong points of the 2018 generation, keeping the design, IO, keyboard, screen, and battery-size, but at the same time does not majorly improve on that crucial aspect many have been complaining about: the build quality. The outer case and chassis still creak, which is hard to accept in such an expensive product. It also gets a fairly dim screen, and if you’re unlucky like we were, you might even draw the short stick and get uneven backlighting and light bleeding.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 02/13/2019
Rating: Total score: 85%
Source: Xataka ES→EN
Positive: Excellent display; high gaming performance; powerful hardware. Negative: High price.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 02/03/2019
Source: Giz.ro →EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 02/12/2019
Rating: Total score: 85%
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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.
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