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MSI GS65 Series

MSI GS65 9SF-445Processor: Intel Core i7 8750H, Intel Core i7 9750H, Intel Core i9 9880H
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 (Laptop), NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 (Laptop), NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 Max-Q, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 (Laptop), NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Max-Q
Display: 15.6 inch
Weight: 1.8kg, 1.838kg, 1.848kg, 1.88kg, 1.9kg, 1.97kg, 1.971kg
Price: 2100, 2300, 2400, 2500, 2600, 3100 euro
Average Score: 85.04% - good
Average of 56 scores (from 90 reviews)
price: 75%, performance: 88%, features: 75%, display: 87%
mobility: 78%, workmanship: 79%, ergonomy: 79%, emissions: 81%

 

MSI GS65 8RE-079 Stealth Thin

Specifications

MSI GS65 8RE-079 Stealth ThinNotebook: MSI GS65 8RE-079 Stealth Thin
Processor: Intel Core i7 8750H
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 (Laptop) 6144 MB
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 1.8kg
Price: 2100 euro
Links: MSI homepage
 MSI notebook section

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Average Score: 80% - good

Average of 1 scores (from 2 reviews)

 

80% MSI GS65 Stealth 8RE Review
Source: Kitguru English
Overall this is a sleek laptop with plenty to commend it, however it consistently falls short of the performance you get from the Gigabyte Aero 15X. Ordinarily we wouldn’t compare two laptops in the conclusion of a review but the fact is these two models have a huge number of features in common. We do not think Gigabyte did anything especially clever with the Aero 15X, which suggests that MSI might have got something wrong.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 05/23/2018
Rating: Total score: 80%

Foreign Reviews

Schlankes Gaming-Notebook
Source: WinFuture German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 04/05/2018

 

MSI GS65 8RF-078 Stealth Thin

The MSI GS65 8RF-078 Stealth Thin is one of the GS series, which has been one of the benchmarks for ultra-thin gaming laptops. Power users and gamers will find one of the most powerful 15.6 "notebooks stylishly packaged in the ultra-compact 14" model case. This is made possible by the extremely narrow screen frame that encloses the nimble 144 Hz screen, which is a unique innovation in the mobile gaming sector. With a large 15.6-inch screen, the compact notebook can hardly be packaged for anything more compact with a housing height of less than 18 mm and just 1.8 kg on the scale, the GS65 Stealth Thin comfortably accompanies the user throughout the day. Its hinge system, which allows an opening angle of 180°, is the only part of this model that is plastic. It keeps the screen in the selected position during normal use of the laptop. Despite the compact aluminum housing, the new generation of Intel Core i7 eight-core processor and the fast GeForce GTX 1070 Max-Q graphics deliver top-notch performance. It has 16 GB of DDR4 RAM at 2,400 MHz and a 512 GB SSD with an M.2 interface that is compatible with NVME. The PCI Express SSD ensures rapid system and program starts. The 144 Hz true-color screen ensures absolutely fluid performance in the game and allows an unrestrained response. Thanks to its matte finish and a good level of brightness, it would be possible to use this screen outdoors. It also offers an excellent level of contrast, very high color fidelity (far exceeds 100 % of the sRGB color space), and some angles of relatively broad vision. The cooling system of the GS65, which is called Cooler Boost Trinity, consists of three fans that offer a 45 % higher air displacement according to the manufacturer. It will make a little noise during light usage and it will raise its speed under load, where the noise will be clearly audible. The high capacity of its integrated battery of 4 cells with 82 Wh allows the GS65 to reach an autonomy of close to 5 hours under light usage, which is quite long for a gaming laptop model with these characteristics. The SteelSeries gaming keyboard sets the stage with programmable single button illumination. Using an included application, it is possible to individually configure the backlight color of each of the keys, as well as define effects and animations in the keyboard illumination. Data transfer to external media is achieved using Thunderbolt 3 or USB 3.1 Gen 2 at the highest data rates. It has very good networking capabilities, being compatible with Gigabit Ethernet, Wi-Fi ac and Bluetooth 5.0. The MSI GS65 8RF-078 Stealth Thin is a high spec-ed laptop made for gamers. For those who are in the market for one, this is definitely a worthy choice. Hands-on article by Jagadisa Rajarathnam

Specifications

MSI GS65 8RF-078 Stealth ThinNotebook: MSI GS65 8RF-078 Stealth Thin
Processor: Intel Core i7 8750H
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 Max-Q 8192 MB
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 1.8kg
Price: 2300 euro
Links: MSI homepage
 MSI notebook section

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Average Score: 82.75% - good

Average of 8 scores (from 14 reviews)

 

85% MSI GS65 Stealth Thin review:
Source: CNet English
A great laptop for the gamer who's all business during the day and all RPG at night, the MSI GS65 Stealth Thin 8RF balances both sides of you with aplomb.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 08/19/2018
Rating: Total score: 85% performance: 80% mobility: 70% workmanship: 90%
88% MSI GS65 Stealth Thin review: A milestone for laptop gaming
Source: Engadget English
While the laptop-gaming market is getting increasingly crowded, MSI's Stealth Thin stands out because it's lightweight but still offers more than enough power for solid 1080p gaming. It's the sort of laptop that would have been unimaginable a few years ago: a 4.1-pound machine that could easily go toe-to-toe with gaming desktops.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 05/19/2018
Rating: Total score: 88%
80% MSI GS65 Stealth Thin 8RE review: Stylish enough for work and powerful enough for play
Source: PC World English
Just a few years ago, if you said you wanted 1080p Very High or Ultra gaming performance in a laptop, you’d be lifting eight pounds of laptop. If you wanted a six-core CPU too, that’d be 12 pounds of laptop with a desktop chip inside. And decent battery life? Fuhgetaboutit.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 05/11/2018
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% MSI GS65 Stealth Thin
Source: PC Mag English
The MSI GS65 Stealth Thin is a slim Max-Q gaming laptop with fast performance, slick looks, and a long battery life. Only the less-than-stellar build quality keeps it from earning our top recommendation.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 05/10/2018
Rating: Total score: 80%
MSI's G65 Stealth Thin sports Max-Q and Intel 8th-gen chip
Source: CNet English
If you need a thin and light gaming laptop with style, the MSI G65 could be just what you're looking for.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 05/09/2018
85% MSI GS65 Stealth Thin Review
Source: Techspot English
The use of single-channel memory out of the box leads to reduced performance compared to a dual-channel setup, though this was also an issue with the Aero 15X. However the internal layout of the GS65 makes this problem difficult to fix on your own; it is fixable, just you’ll need to take the entire motherboard out and be very careful in the process.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 04/24/2018
Rating: Total score: 85%
MSI GS65 Stealth Thin First Impressions: Increase The Power, Retain The Figure
Source: Lowyat.net English
Lastly, there’s the 82Wh battery of the GS65 Stealth Thin. MSI says that the larger battery allows for the notebook to sustain itself for 10 hours off a single charge, but given that this is an engineering sample, we’ll put that to the test in a full review.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 04/04/2018
70% MSI GS65 Stealth Thin
Source: PC Mag English
The MSI GS65 Stealth Thin is a slim Max-Q gaming laptop with slick looks, long battery life, and the latest Intel Core i7 "Coffee Lake" processor. Disappointing build quality keeps it from earning top marks.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/03/2018
Rating: Total score: 70%
90% MSI GS65 Stealth Thin Review Editor's Choice
Source: Laptop Mag English
The MSI GS65 Stealth delivers great graphics and overall performance in a svelte, sophisticated chassis.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/03/2018
Rating: Total score: 90%

Foreign Reviews

Schick, schnell, aber auch sehr heiß
Source: HardwareLuxx German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 06/19/2018
Portátil para juegos 15.6" MSI GS65 Stealth Thin
Source: Putoinformatico Spanish ES→EN
Positive: Large screen; powerful hardware; excellent display; light weight; nice connectivity. Negative: Relatively high price.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 04/08/2018
84% Recensione MSI GS65 Stealth Thin 8RF
Source: Smart World Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 06/29/2018
Rating: Total score: 84% price: 70% features: 90% display: 85% mobility: 70% workmanship: 80%
MSI GS65 Stealth Thin 8RF: il notebook gaming con Max-Q
Source: Leonardo.it Tech Italian IT→EN
Positive: Nice design; solid workmanship; powerful hardware; nice performance. Negative: Relatively high price.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 08/01/2018
MSI GS65 Stealth Thin : le nouveau PC gamer au châssis ultra-fin
Source: Portables4Gamers French FR→EN
Positive: Slim size and light weight; high gaming performance; frameless; nice display. Negative: Relatively high price.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 04/05/2018

 

MSI GS65 8RF-019DE Stealth Thin

Gaming laptops and slim builds don't go hand-in-hand. Mainly, it's because of the size of the GPUs and also the number of the cooling fans that are needed to keep the laptop calm and cool during its operations. However, it looks like MSI has finally broken that barrier with their latest gaming laptop, the MSI GS65 8RF-019DE Stealth Thin. Like its name, the MSI GS65 8RF-019DE Stealth Thin is well, really thin. The fully-gaming capable laptop is pretty compact for the power it packs under its hood; it measures only 17.7 mm thin and weighs just 1.8 kg. This stealth thin laptop has a lightweight aluminum housing that uses Mg-Li alloy for increased stability. Next, let's take a look under the bonnet of the MSI GS65 8RF-019DE Stealth Thin. The slim and compact laptop runs on an i7 8750H processor with a generous 16 GB of RAM and a powerful GeForce GTX 1070 with 8 GB of GDDR5 VRAM. It also has a super fast 512 GB SSD as internal storage. The combination of the listed hardware is more than sufficient for the gamers to run all current and upcoming games in high or ultrahigh settings effortlessly. The Stealth Thin laptop also comes with a SteelSeries RGB keyboard that is fully-optimized for gamers. It is worth mentioning that the Stealth Thin also comes with a 15.6-inch 144 Hz Full HD display with a 7 ms response time. The fast response time gives the gamers the ability to play their games at 144 frames per second. The monitor also has thin bezels to give way to a larger surface area for display. The colors are vivid, and the color reproductions are also very accurate. As for build quality, even though the Stealth Thin is made from aluminum, the chassis feels more like plastic. While there is not much to complain about build quality, it is not perfect. Some parts of the laptop, like the keyboard and the touchpad, feel loose whenever pressure is applied. However, the overall look of the laptop screams nothing but luxury and premium. Other than that, the laptop comes with three USB 3.1 Gen2 ports, an HDMI port, a Thunderbolt port, a Mini DisplayPort, a Kensington Lock and separate headphone and mic jacks. The Stealth Thin also deals with heat very efficiently. The cooling system has three fans and four heat pipes, and the heat management is pretty good overall. There is little doubt that the MSI GS65 8RF-019DE Stealth Thin is one of the most impressive gaming laptops out there. Besides the obvious powerful hardware that it packs, and contrary to the traditional outrageously-designed bulky gaming laptops, the subtle and minimalistic design of the Stealth Thin gives it an edge with gamers who also want to use their laptops for other use than gaming. Hands-on article by Jagadisa Rajarathnam

Specifications

MSI GS65 8RF-019DE Stealth ThinNotebook: MSI GS65 8RF-019DE Stealth Thin
Processor: Intel Core i7 8750H
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 Max-Q 8192 MB
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 1.848kg
Price: 2300 euro
Links: MSI homepage
 MSI notebook section

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Average Score: 85.08% - good

Average of 24 scores (from 40 reviews)

 

85.5% MSI GS65 8RF Stealth Thin (i7-8750H, GTX 1070 Max-Q, Full HD) Laptop Review | Notebookcheck
All-out attack. With the GS65, MSI has released an uncompromising opponent to the Gigabyte Aero 15X. The GS65 is a 15-inch gaming notebook that impresses us with its combination of outstanding hardware housed in an ultra-thin and lightweight case, just like its main competitor. Who will win out in this battle between gaming notebooks?
85% MSI GS65 Stealth Thin 8RF notebook review: Copper-accented gaming beauty
Source: Hardware Zone English
It's for those who prize both mobility and performance, and that's a combination that isn't going to be cheap. Still, if you've the cash for it, the MSI GS65 Stealth Thin definitely deserves your consideration.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 10/07/2018
Rating: Total score: 85% price: 80% performance: 85% mobility: 85% workmanship: 80%
85% MSI GS65 Stealth Thin 8RF notebook review: Copper-accented gaming beauty
Source: Hardware Zone English
It's for those who prize both mobility and performance, and that's a combination that isn't going to be cheap. Still, if you've the cash for it, the MSI GS65 Stealth Thin definitely deserves your consideration.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 10/07/2018
Rating: Total score: 85% price: 80% performance: 85% mobility: 85% workmanship: 80%
80% MSI GS65 Stealth Thin 8RF notebook review: Copper-accented gaming beauty
Source: Hardware Zone English
It's for those who prize both mobility and performance, and that's a combination that isn't going to be cheap. Still, if you've the cash for it, the MSI GS65 Stealth Thin definitely deserves your consideration.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 09/25/2018
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 80% performance: 85% mobility: 85% workmanship: 80%
80% MSI GS65 Stealth Thin 8RF notebook review: Copper-accented gaming beauty
Source: Hardware Zone English
It's for those who prize both mobility and performance, and that's a combination that isn't going to be cheap. Still, if you've the cash for it, the MSI GS65 Stealth Thin definitely deserves your consideration.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 09/25/2018
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 80% performance: 85% mobility: 85% workmanship: 80%
90% Msi GS65 Stealth Thin 8RF Gaming Laptop Review: To Hell With Ultrabooks
Source: Tech2.in.com English
With gaming performance from an Ultrabook form factor, this is the on-the-go gamer's dream machine.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 06/22/2018
Rating: Total score: 90% performance: 90% display: 90% mobility: 95% workmanship: 85% ergonomy: 80%
90% Msi GS65 Stealth Thin 8RF Gaming Laptop Review: To Hell With Ultrabooks
Source: Tech2.in.com English
With gaming performance from an Ultrabook form factor, this is the on-the-go gamer's dream machine.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 06/22/2018
Rating: Total score: 90% performance: 90% display: 90% mobility: 95% workmanship: 85% ergonomy: 80%
85% This Msi Laptop Is Great For Gaming And Work
Source: The Verge English
Tally up all of the GS65’s wins and it’s hard to find a better laptop that combines portability, power, and general usability, while still maintaining the ability to power through basically any AAA game you throw at it. And while it’s not the least expensive option in this group, it’s still hundreds of dollars less than a comparably equipped Razer Blade.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 06/13/2018
Rating: Total score: 85%
85% This Msi Laptop Is Great For Gaming And Work
Source: The Verge English
Tally up all of the GS65’s wins and it’s hard to find a better laptop that combines portability, power, and general usability, while still maintaining the ability to power through basically any AAA game you throw at it. And while it’s not the least expensive option in this group, it’s still hundreds of dollars less than a comparably equipped Razer Blade.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 06/13/2018
Rating: Total score: 85%
First Looks: MSI GS65 Stealth Thin takes thin bezel gaming notebooks to new extremes
Source: Hardware Zone English
The MSI GS65 Stealth Thin recently hit our retail channels and you can get the top-end 8RF edition for S$3,799 that comes with a GeForce GTX 1070 Max-Q and a 512GB NVMe SSD. The 8RE goes for S$3,199 and only differs by the GPU and storage amount with a GeForce GTX 1060 and 256GB NVMe SSD.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 06/06/2018
First Looks: MSI GS65 Stealth Thin takes thin bezel gaming notebooks to new extremes
Source: Hardware Zone English
The MSI GS65 Stealth Thin recently hit our retail channels and you can get the top-end 8RF edition for S$3,799 that comes with a GeForce GTX 1070 Max-Q and a 512GB NVMe SSD. The 8RE goes for S$3,199 and only differs by the GPU and storage amount with a GeForce GTX 1060 and 256GB NVMe SSD.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 06/06/2018
80% MSI GS65 Stealth Thin review (Core i7-8750H, GTX 1070 Max-Q)
Source: Ultrabook Review English
The MSI GS65 has it where it counts in many ways. It looks a whole heck of a lot nicer than the previous MSI models, it gets a nice IPS 144 Hz screen with tiny bezels, a better keyboard and powerful hardware that actually performs well, with some tweaking. On the other hand, there are two big faults with the machine and that’s the build quality and the cooling system, which can be corrected to some extent. Read on for the whole story.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 06/01/2018
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% MSI GS65 Stealth Thin review (Core i7-8750H, GTX 1070 Max-Q)
Source: Ultrabook Review English
The MSI GS65 has it where it counts in many ways. It looks a whole heck of a lot nicer than the previous MSI models, it gets a nice IPS 144 Hz screen with tiny bezels, a better keyboard and powerful hardware that actually performs well, with some tweaking. On the other hand, there are two big faults with the machine and that’s the build quality and the cooling system, which can be corrected to some extent. Read on for the whole story.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 06/01/2018
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% MSI GS65 Stealth Thin 8RF Review
Source: NDTV Gadgets English
We're only just seeing the first of a new wave of slim and light gaming laptops that don't have to compromise much on performance. Sure, these will cost and arm and a leg initially, but so do standard gaming laptops. We hope that over time, they will become a lot more affordable.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 05/25/2018
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 70% performance: 80% display: 80% workmanship: 80%
80% MSI GS65 Stealth Thin 8RF Review
Source: NDTV Gadgets English
We're only just seeing the first of a new wave of slim and light gaming laptops that don't have to compromise much on performance. Sure, these will cost and arm and a leg initially, but so do standard gaming laptops. We hope that over time, they will become a lot more affordable.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 05/25/2018
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 70% performance: 80% display: 80% workmanship: 80%

Foreign Reviews

84% Schneller geht's kaum
Source: PC Go - 4/19 German
Comparison, , Long, Date: 03/01/2019
Rating: Total score: 84%
84% Schneller geht's kaum
Source: PC Go - 4/19 German
Comparison, , Long, Date: 03/01/2019
Rating: Total score: 84%
84% Leichtgewicht mit geballter Gaming-Power
Source: Chip.de German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 12/14/2018
Rating: Total score: 84% performance: 87% features: 85% display: 86% mobility: 95% ergonomy: 67%
84% Leichtgewicht mit geballter Gaming-Power
Source: Chip.de German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 12/14/2018
Rating: Total score: 84% performance: 87% features: 85% display: 86% mobility: 95% ergonomy: 67%
97% Review Portátil MSI GS65 Stealth Thin con GTX 1070 Max-Q
Source: Geeknetic Spanish ES→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 07/27/2018
Rating: Total score: 97%
97% Review Portátil MSI GS65 Stealth Thin con GTX 1070 Max-Q
Source: Geeknetic Spanish ES→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 07/27/2018
Rating: Total score: 97%
Msi Gs65 Stealth Thin 8Rf. Probamos Esta Joya De Msi
Source: Game IT Spanish ES→EN
Positive: Compact size; stylish design; metal case; great built quality; powerful hardware.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 12/04/2018
Msi Gs65 Stealth Thin 8Rf. Probamos Esta Joya De Msi
Source: Game IT Spanish ES→EN
Positive: Compact size; stylish design; metal case; great built quality; powerful hardware.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 12/04/2018
Review: MSI GS65 Stealth Thin 8RF
Source: El chapuzas Informatico Spanish ES→EN
Positive: Compact size; light weight; powerful processor; large screen; nice display; high autonomy; comfortable keyboard. Negative: High price; mediocre speakers; no card reader.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 06/15/2018
Review: MSI GS65 Stealth Thin 8RF
Source: El chapuzas Informatico Spanish ES→EN
Positive: Compact size; light weight; powerful processor; large screen; nice display; high autonomy; comfortable keyboard. Negative: High price; mediocre speakers; no card reader.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 06/15/2018
Recensione MSI GS65 Stealth Thin: l'evoluzione della specie
Source: HDblog.it Italian IT→EN
Positive: Compact size; light weight; elegant design; comfortable keyboard; nice display; high mobility; silent system. Negative: No G-Sync; no SD player.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 05/17/2018
Recensione MSI GS65 Stealth Thin: l'evoluzione della specie
Source: HDblog.it Italian IT→EN
Positive: Compact size; light weight; elegant design; comfortable keyboard; nice display; high mobility; silent system. Negative: No G-Sync; no SD player.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 05/17/2018
93% MSI GS65 Stealth Thin 8RF - Gaming in je rugtas
Source: Computer Totaal Dutch NL→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 05/31/2018
Rating: Total score: 93%
93% MSI GS65 Stealth Thin 8RF - Gaming in je rugtas
Source: Computer Totaal Dutch NL→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 05/31/2018
Rating: Total score: 93%
[Fiche P4G] MSI GS65 8RF Stealth Thin
Source: Portables4Gamers French FR→EN
Positive: High performance; nice display; beautiful design; solid workmanship; compact size; light weight; good cooling and silent system. Negative: Low autonomy; weak hardware.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 04/24/2018
[Fiche P4G] MSI GS65 8RF Stealth Thin
Source: Portables4Gamers French FR→EN
Positive: High performance; nice display; beautiful design; solid workmanship; compact size; light weight; good cooling and silent system. Negative: Low autonomy; weak hardware.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 04/24/2018
RECENZE: MSI GS65 Stealth Thin - herní notebook, 15.6 palců, tenký, elegantní, celokovový
Source: Notebook.cz CZ→EN
Positive: Slim size; nice display; elegant design. Negative: Noisy under loads.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/09/2018
RECENZE: MSI GS65 Stealth Thin - herní notebook, 15.6 palců, tenký, elegantní, celokovový
Source: Notebook.cz CZ→EN
Positive: Slim size; nice display; elegant design. Negative: Noisy under loads.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/09/2018
Nové výkonné šestijádro v tenkém herním notebooku: otestovali jsme MSI GS65 Stealth Thin
Source: Zive CZ→EN
Positive: High mobility; nice gaming performance; decent hardware. Negative: Relatively high price.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 04/23/2018
Nové výkonné šestijádro v tenkém herním notebooku: otestovali jsme MSI GS65 Stealth Thin
Source: Zive CZ→EN
Positive: High mobility; nice gaming performance; decent hardware. Negative: Relatively high price.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 04/23/2018
68% Test: MSI GS65 Stealth Thin – En grym gamingdator av usel kvalité
Source: Nordic Hardware SV→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 06/14/2018
Rating: Total score: 68% performance: 90% mobility: 50% workmanship: 65%
68% Test: MSI GS65 Stealth Thin – En grym gamingdator av usel kvalité
Source: Nordic Hardware SV→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 06/14/2018
Rating: Total score: 68% performance: 90% mobility: 50% workmanship: 65%
95% مراجعة لحاسب الألعاب المحمول MSI GS65 Stealth Thin مميز وقوي
Source: Unlimited Tech →EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 05/06/2018
Rating: Total score: 95%
95% مراجعة لحاسب الألعاب المحمول MSI GS65 Stealth Thin مميز وقوي
Source: Unlimited Tech →EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 05/06/2018
Rating: Total score: 95%
MSI GS65 Stealth Thin 8RF review: performanţă ridicată într-un corp compact şi uşor
Source: Go4it.ro →EN
Positive: Compact design; great built quality; nice display; full connectivity. Negative: No card reader; overheats while playing games.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 06/13/2018
MSI GS65 Stealth Thin 8RF review: performanţă ridicată într-un corp compact şi uşor
Source: Go4it.ro →EN
Positive: Compact design; great built quality; nice display; full connectivity. Negative: No card reader; overheats while playing games.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 06/13/2018

 

MSI GS65 8RF-040NL

Specifications

MSI GS65 8RF-040NLNotebook: MSI GS65 8RF-040NL
Processor: Intel Core i7 8750H
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 (Laptop)
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 1.9kg
Links: MSI homepage
 MSI notebook section

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Average Score: 100% - very good

Average of 2 scores (from 2 reviews)

 

100% Review: MSI GS65 Stealth Thin 8RF laptop
Source: PC Authority English
Ultimately, it’s powerful, but not overpowered, it’s great to interact with and it’s highly-portable – the perfect trifecta. The exoskeleton chassis can’t beat the likes of Apple or HP’s business machines on the catwalk, but it stomps on the pretty boys everywhere else. At $3,399 it’s good value yet not cheap... but then what do you expect from, what is very likely, the best laptop we’ve ever tested?
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 07/27/2018
Rating: Total score: 100%

Foreign Reviews

100% MSI GS65 8RF-040NL - Reviews
Source: Tweakers Dutch NL→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 05/16/2018
Rating: Total score: 100%

 

MSI GS65 Stealth Thin 8RE-016NE

Specifications

MSI GS65 Stealth Thin 8RE-016NENotebook: MSI GS65 Stealth Thin 8RE-016NE
Processor: Intel Core i7 8750H
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 (Laptop)
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 1.8kg
Links: MSI homepage
 MSI notebook section

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Average Score: 85.33% - good

Average of 3 scores (from 3 reviews)

 

Foreign Reviews

90% Review MSI GS 65 Stealth Thin 8re, una bestia de cuerpo ligero
Source: Newesc Spanish ES→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 07/08/2018
Rating: Total score: 90% price: 84% performance: 90% display: 94% mobility: 86% workmanship: 95% ergonomy: 97%
83% Test: MSi GS65 Stealth Thin 8RE-016NE
Source: Lyd og Billede DA→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 07/02/2018
Rating: Total score: 83%
83% Test: MSi GS65 Stealth Thin 8RE-016NE
Source: Ljud och Bild SV→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 08/16/2018
Rating: Total score: 83%

 

MSI GS65 Stealth Thin 8RE-051US

Specifications

MSI GS65 Stealth Thin 8RE-051USNotebook: MSI GS65 Stealth Thin 8RE-051US
Processor: Intel Core i7 8750H
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 (Laptop) 6144 MB
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 1.838kg
Links: MSI homepage
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Average Score: 80% - good

Average of 2 scores (from 6 reviews)

 

85.8% MSI GS65 Stealth Thin 8RE-051US (GTX 1060) Laptop Review | Notebookcheck
Thin, fast, and flimsy. Despite its drawbacks, the MSI GS65 remains one of the best slim gaming notebooks currently available. Today’s updated, less expensive configuration ($1,849) features a Core i7-8750H, 16 GB of RAM, a GTX 1060, and 256 GB NVMe SSD. How does it stack up?

Foreign Reviews

Msi Gs65 Stealth Recensione: Un Laptop Potente, Sottile E Con Display Borderless
Source: Everyeye.it Italian IT→EN
Positive: Powerful hardware; high gaming performance; slim size; high mobility; excellent display. Negative: Relatively high price; overheats while using; short battery life.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 09/26/2018
Msi Gs65 Stealth Recensione: Un Laptop Potente, Sottile E Con Display Borderless
Source: Everyeye.it Italian IT→EN
Positive: Powerful hardware; high gaming performance; slim size; high mobility; excellent display. Negative: Relatively high price; overheats while using; short battery life.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 09/26/2018
MSI GS65 Stealth Thin, a hordozható erőgép
Source: Prohardver.hu HU→EN
Positive: Compact size; high mobility; good price; nice performance; decent display.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 09/12/2018
MSI GS65 Stealth Thin, a hordozható erőgép
Source: Prohardver.hu HU→EN
Positive: Compact size; high mobility; good price; nice performance; decent display.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 09/12/2018
80% MSI GS65 Stealth Thin bærbar gamer PC
Source: Input DA→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 12/09/2018
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 70% performance: 90% workmanship: 80%
80% MSI GS65 Stealth Thin bærbar gamer PC
Source: Input DA→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 12/09/2018
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 70% performance: 90% workmanship: 80%

 

MSI GS65 Stealth Thin 8RF-038NL

Specifications

MSI GS65 Stealth Thin 8RF-038NLNotebook: MSI GS65 Stealth Thin 8RF-038NL
Processor: Intel Core i7 8750H
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 Max-Q
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 1.9kg
Links: MSI homepage
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Average Score: 92.5% - very good

Average of 2 scores (from 3 reviews)

 

MSI GS65 Stealth Thin 8RF Review
Source: Vortez English
All things considered, the GS65 Stealth Thin 8RF offers excellent performance, good battery life, a beautiful screen, great keyboard and it looks fantastic. We'd have one!
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 09/13/2018

Foreign Reviews

100% MSI GS65 8RF-038NL - Reviews
Source: Tweakers Dutch NL→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 09/29/2018
Rating: Total score: 100%
85% MSI GS65 Stealth Thin Review
Source: Tweakers Dutch NL→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 08/18/2018
Rating: Total score: 85%

 

MSI GS65 Stealth Thin 8RF-086TR

Specifications

MSI GS65 Stealth Thin 8RF-086TRNotebook: MSI GS65 Stealth Thin 8RF-086TR
Processor: Intel Core i7 8750H
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 (Laptop)
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 1.9kg
Links: MSI homepage
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Average Score: 95% - very good

Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)

 

Foreign Reviews

95% MSI GS65 Stealth Thin 8RF incelemesi
Source: Chip Online TR TR→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 09/03/2018
Rating: Total score: 95%

 

MSI GS65 8RF-233NL

Specifications

MSI GS65 8RF-233NLNotebook: MSI GS65 8RF-233NL
Processor: Intel Core i7 8750H
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 Max-Q
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 1.9kg
Links: MSI homepage
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Average Score: 85% - good

Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)

 

Foreign Reviews

85% MSI GS65 Stealth Thin Review - Een solide alleskunner in een compact jasje
Source: XGN Dutch NL→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 12/17/2018
Rating: Total score: 85%

 

MSI GS65 8SG-055

Specifications

MSI GS65 8SG-055Notebook: MSI GS65 8SG-055
Processor: Intel Core i7 8750H
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Max-Q
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 1.9kg
Links: MSI homepage
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Average Score: 85% - good

Average of 3 scores (from 5 reviews)

 

MSI GS65 Stealth (2019)
Source: PC Mag English
Not everyone can or will pay for a laptop that costs $2,000 or more, but many shoppers are only willing to concede to a point on performance. For those folks, the 2019 reboot of the MSI GS65 Stealth earns our Editors' Choice for midrange gaming laptops, thanks to its excellent combination of price, power, and portability.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 05/09/2019
85% MSI GS65 Stealth Thin 8SG review (2019 model – i7-8750H, RTX 2080 Max-Q)
Source: Ultrabook Review English
The 2019 iteration of the MSI GS65 Stealth Thin is pretty much a hardware bump of last year's model, with Nvidia Turing graphics and a few minor refinements on the side. It remains one of the lightest and most stylish devices in its class, and while Ray Tracing on its own might not be enough to justify the high pricing of the RTX models, combined with the roughly 20% performance gain in regular games and lower inner/outer temperatures, these updated models might offer enough to get on your map, as long as you're not shopping on a budget.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 03/07/2019
Rating: Total score: 85%
85% MSI GS65 Stealth Thin 8SG review (2019 model – i7-8750H, RTX 2080 Max-Q)
Source: Ultrabook Review English
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%

Foreign Reviews

MSI GS65 Stealth 8SG, primeras impresiones: esta es la experiencia que nos propone esta «bestia» con GPU GeForce RTX 2080 Max-Q
Source: Xataka Spanish ES→EN
Positive: Excellent display; high gaming performance; powerful hardware. Negative: High price.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 02/03/2019
85% MSI GS65 Stealth Thin 8SG review și teste (i7-8750H, RTX 2080 Max-Q, ecran 144 Hz)
Source: Giz.ro →EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 02/12/2019
Rating: Total score: 85%

 

MSI GS65 Stealth 8SF-051FR

The long awaited RTX models are coming. Will this change the way we are gaming? Definitely, yes, but on the other hand, there are still a few things missing.

Let’s start with the good parts. First of all, after a long wait, we are able to use Nvidia’s RTX graphic cards in laptops as well. The biggest advantage is, of course, that performance is way better now. The bad part? Well, since they are expensive, some cuts had to be made here and there. If you compare old GTX 1070/1080 laptop models with new RTX 2070/2080 laptops that are available, one thing in particular is common to them: Most of the time, there are no 4K screens. Now, this is a bummer in my opinion, because we were always told or at least reading in articles that RTX is mainly made for 4K gaming. Of course, you can use an external monitor to get that going, but hey, where is the gaming experience that I was promised?

Since MSI can be considered as the top gaming laptop manufacturer amongst all others, it is also the first one to jump on the RTX train and provide all new models with RTX graphics cards. So, the GS65 series is one of them. Is there something really different from last year’s models besides having an RTX graphics card? Well, to be honest, nope. We still have Intel 8th Gen. processors, 16 GB of RAM, a 512GB SSD, and Thunderbolt, which is nice. This is all good. Since this is MSI, I can not criticise the build quality or overall haptics much. This model is pretty lightweight, just 1.9 kg. Considering all the power it has, boy, it is a no-brainer to buy. Price-wise, I have to say, compared to last year’s models, which are still available for purchase, it is something that you should not miss.

Now, should you wait or really go and buy? There are rumours, as always, around Intel’s 9th Gen. processors, but to be honest with you, from 7th-Gen. processors on, there was not much focus on performance, just power consumption. This is a gaming rig, you will always need a power outlet nearby. Keeping this fact in mind, there is no reason to not buy this laptop. You can play all the games that are available in very high settings. For how long? I would say for the next 3-4 years. Only because this model has Max Q variation.

If you are really looking for something to replace your current gaming setup, you should go for it. It is not cheap, for sure, but it will be worth the money.

Hands-on article by Umit Yilmaz Gunes

Specifications

MSI GS65 Stealth 8SF-051FRNotebook: MSI GS65 Stealth 8SF-051FR
Processor: Intel Core i7 8750H
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 1.9kg
Links: MSI homepage
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Average Score: 81.33% - good

Average of 3 scores (from 4 reviews)

 

80% MSI GS65 Stealth 8SF review: Beautiful craftsmanship, raw power and practicality
Source: India Today English
Like most premium gaming laptops, the GS65 Stealth is quite a pricey affair. However, if you are reading this review piece, then you probably have a fat wallet. With the affordability factor out of the way, the GS65 appeals to the inner 9-year-old while keeping along with your 30-year-old public persona at a gamers meet or eSports event. MSI has shown that it is possible for a gaming laptop to be beautiful and practical at the same time -- two factors that gaming laptops mostly evade. And while its seductive design may keep on drawing eyeballs, it doesn't skimp on performance even by an iota. MSI has got it just right with the perfect combination of a great display, superb cooling system and a heavily satisfying keyboard.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 05/20/2019
Rating: Total score: 80%

Foreign Reviews

84% MSI GS65 Stealth 8SF, analisis: alto rendimiento con un peso contenido
Source: MuyComputer Spanish ES→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 04/23/2019
Rating: Total score: 84% price: 75% performance: 85% display: 90% mobility: 75% workmanship: 95%
Recensione MSI GS65 Stealth con Nvidia RTX-2070: maturità raggiunta
Source: HDblog.it Italian IT→EN
Positive: High performance; solid workmanship; elegant design; good cooling and silent system; nice speakers. Negative: No fingerprint sensor; heavy and bulky.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/04/2019
80% Test MSI GS65 Stealth 8SF : un coup d'éclat sous RTX 2070
Source: Clubic French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 02/22/2019
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 70% performance: 90% display: 80% mobility: 60% workmanship: 80%

 

MSI GS65 8SG-005

Nvidia’s Turing GPUs are starting to take over mobile gaming laptops; especially, the high-end ones. Now, compared to Pascal GPUs, there is definitely a performance gain, but is using them in every model possible? I find it a bit of an overkill. Just like the usage of the RTX 2080 Max-Q here. When you look at the case, it is very easy that nothing has changed from last year's model. Everything is the same, except the hardware. Now, it is the latest tech in an old body, which is by the way super thin and very light for a very high-end gaming laptop. Just 1.9 kg! So much power, very wow. Of course here comes the but. When you have something so powerful, yet so thin; thermodynamics gets into play. You need air flow, you need good coolers. What does the GS65 have in its thin case? Heatpipes and some fans. Do they perform well? Well, it depends. Meaning in terms of cooling, yes they do their job, but with a compromise, fan noise. Playing games can be a bit disturbing, if you don't have headphones with you all the time. You have the option to reduce the fan power of course through software, but then things get a bit hot. Other than that everything is good. I don’t think that I have to mention performance here. Because, well, you can’t currently get anything better than this. Actually, you can, but in a bigger case, so that does not count. This is one of the best laptops that you can get in this form. Period. Price? That is something else, we don’t want to talk about. It is definitely certain that the GS65-8SG is not a budget laptop and it will hurt you financially. Is it worth it? That is a question I cannot answer. Because it totally depends on your preferences. If you like the opportunity to be mobile and carry your rig wherever you go, then it is for you. Keep in mind, with this case you have to give up the chance to do future upgrades. Then the other option is buying a desktop machine, which is a totally different experience. Speaking of mobility. For gaming laptops, mobility means just being able to carry them around, not playing games far away from a power outlet. The same applies here. Even though the device has a 80 Wh battery, with RTX 2080 Max-Q and 8750H processor, it will only take 3-4 hours tops to drain the full battery. So, keep an eye on that. Overall, if you have the money and like playing games in very high details, well go buy it. I can not criticize the device that much, since it is really a high-end device and MSI apparently really tries to make its users happy. Besides small things like fan management all looks fine and improved over last year's model. Hands-on article by Ümit Yılmaz Güneş

Specifications

MSI GS65 8SG-005Notebook: MSI GS65 8SG-005
Processor: Intel Core i7 8750H
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Max-Q 8192 MB
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 1.9kg
Price: 2400 euro
Links: MSI homepage
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Average Score: 85% - good

Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)

 

85% MSI GS65 Stealth Thin 8SG review (2019 model – i7-8750H, RTX 2080 Max-Q)
Source: Ultrabook Review English
The 2019 iteration of the MSI GS65 Stealth Thin is pretty much a hardware bump of last year's model, with Nvidia Turing graphics and a few minor refinements on the side. It remains one of the lightest and most stylish devices in its class, and while Ray Tracing on its own might not be enough to justify the high pricing of the RTX models, combined with the roughly 20% performance gain in regular games and lower inner/outer temperatures, these updated models might offer enough to get on your map, as long as you're not shopping on a budget.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 04/11/2019
Rating: Total score: 85%

 

MSI GS65 Stealth 9SG

Specifications

MSI GS65 Stealth 9SGNotebook: MSI GS65 Stealth 9SG
Processor: Intel Core i7 9750H
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Max-Q 8192 MB
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 1.971kg
Price: 2500 euro
Links: MSI homepage
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83.8% MSI GS65 Stealth 9SG (i7-9750H, RTX 2080 Max-Q) Laptop Review | Notebookcheck
MSI has refreshed its eye-catching GS65 with faster graphics, faster processors, faster refresh rate, and an enlarged touchpad for more comfortable use. At $3000, however, we wouldn't expect anything less.

 

MSI GS65 8SE-060

Specifications

MSI GS65 8SE-060Notebook: MSI GS65 8SE-060
Processor: Intel Core i7 8750H
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 (Laptop) 6144 MB
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 1.9kg
Price: 2300 euro
Links: MSI homepage
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MSI GS65 Stealth review – 9th Gen Intel processors and RTX graphics cards, what could possibly go wrong?
Source: Laptop Media English
Our final word on this laptop is that it is one of the best laptops we’ve ever tried out. In terms of computing power and actually feeling it is a beast – super comfortable for use, a lot of customization options, an amazing 144Hz IPS panel (AUO B156HAN08.2 (AUO82ED)) that covers 95% of sRGB and doesn’t use PWM to adjust brightness.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 05/15/2019

 

MSI GS65 8SF-057

The MSI GS65 8SF-057 is a compact and lightweight gaming laptop. The GS series fulfills gamer’s diverse portability needs. The new battery design allows up to eight hours of use, giving uninterrupted productivity and entertainment. The laptop features a premium glass touchpad with an enlarged surface area and an extremely smooth finish, perfect for all click, scroll, and multi-touch gestures. Besides that, this slim laptop comes with an even slimmer power adapter, which is the last piece of the puzzle to ultimate portability. As for the keyboard, users can customize each key to their liking and receive real-time in-game status through keyboard lighting, or even watch the lights dance to their favorite tune. Cooling feature is essential to cope with heat generated from gaming. The newly designed Whirlwind Blade fans effectively increase air pressure and airflow at the same RPM. Separate thermal solution for CPU and GPU keeps gaming performance on top, even under extreme loads. Users can also switch between best performance or extended battery life with the exclusive MSI “SHIFT” to meet all scenarios. Delivering powerful performance is the Intel Core i7-8750H processor, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q graphic card, 16 GB DDR4 RAM and 512 GB SSD storage. As for display, it features a 15.6" Full HD (1,920 x 1,080) IPS-level gaming display panel at 144 Hz refresh rate. It claims to be the fastest gaming display bringing the most vibrant visuals so gamers never miss a beat. The latest and fastest Thunderbolt 3 supports up to 40 Gbps data transfer rates and 4K displays with daisy chain capabilities. Its USB 3.1 Gen2 ultra speed interface supports up to 5V and 3A current output for charging. Gamers can also stop losing games due to lag with its Killer DoubleShot Pro. It protects and prioritizes networking traffic while preventing lag spikes to always game at best. As for audio, the laptop features the world's 1st audio solution to bring the 7.1 sound to a regular stereo headset. With audio algorithms improving the 3D sound field drastically over HDMI and USB output, users can now enjoy breathtaking VR experience with 3D audio all together. Users can experience how sound is meant to be heard with the ESS Sabre Hi-Fi DAC (Digital-Analog-Converter). With the ability to support up to 24 bit / 192 kHz sampling, it doesn’t take an audiophile to tell the difference. As a conclusion, the MSI GS65 8SF-057 is an ultra thin and ultra light laptop. It is similar to its predecessor from last year with newer graphics, cooler thermals and a new clickpad. Gamers who game on the go can definitely benefit from its lightweight build. Hands-on article by Jagadisa Rajarathnam

Specifications

MSI GS65 8SF-057Notebook: MSI GS65 8SF-057
Processor: Intel Core i7 8750H
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 1.9kg
Links: MSI homepage
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Average Score: 70% - average

Average of 1 scores (from 3 reviews)

 

MSI GS65 Stealth 8SF laptop review: Beauty and the beast meets portability
Source: Business Standard English
Overall, at Rs 2,09,990, it does burn a significant hole in your pocket but if you are looking for performance and heavy gaming without compromising portability, this might be a great option for you. Nevertheless, it is gonna face fierce competition in this price range and in case you are willing to check out other options then Asus Zephyrus S is a great option to check out as well. The Apple Macbook Pro at this price range is also a great option if you are willing to shift to Mac OS.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 06/25/2019

Foreign Reviews

70% MSI GS65 Gaming Monster mit Kompromissen
Source: WinFuture German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/13/2019
Rating: Total score: 70%
MSI GS65 Stealth Thin 2019: l’upgrade di un già ottimo notebook gaming
Source: Smart World Italian IT→EN
Positive: Compact size; light weight; nice display; decent ergonomy. Negative: High price; no SD card slot.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 05/21/2019

 

MSI GS65 Stealth 8SE-037ES

Specifications

MSI GS65 Stealth 8SE-037ESNotebook: MSI GS65 Stealth 8SE-037ES
Processor: Intel Core i7 8750H
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 (Laptop)
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 1.9kg
Links: MSI homepage
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Foreign Reviews

MSI GS65 Stealth 8SE-037ES. Portátil 15,6" con nVidia RTX 2060 muy ligero (1682 €)
Source: Ofertaman Spanish ES→EN
Positive: Big screen; high portability; compact size; nice connectivity; good hardware.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 06/24/2019

 

MSI GS65 Stealth-666

Specifications

MSI GS65 Stealth-666Notebook: MSI GS65 Stealth-666
Processor: Intel Core i9 9880H
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Max-Q 8192 MB
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 1.97kg
Price: 3100 euro
Links: MSI homepage
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Average Score: 88% - very good

Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)

 

Foreign Reviews

88% MSI GS65 Stealth Thin (2019) Review
Source: PC Games German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 06/07/2019
Rating: Total score: 88%

 

MSI GS65 9SF-445

Specifications

MSI GS65 9SF-445Notebook: MSI GS65 9SF-445
Processor: Intel Core i7 9750H
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q 8192 MB
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 1.88kg
Price: 2600 euro
Links: MSI homepage
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MSI GS65 Stealth (2019) Review: A Refresh In All The Right Places
Source: Lowyat.net English
As far as thin and light, game-ready notebooks go, MSI’s new GS65 Stealth is, in my personal opinion, in a class of its own. As the titles states, the hardware refreshes are in the places that count, but clearly loses out in other areas. It beats the competition with its 240Hz refresh rate display, but again, it seems a bit excessive, especially when 144Hz would more than suffice.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 08/15/2019

 

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 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.NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 Max-Q: Efficient high end graphics card for thin and light laptops based on the same GP104 chip as the normal GTX 1070 for laptops but at slower clock speeds. Offers a approx. 15% lower performance but much lower power consumption. 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 1070 (Laptop): Pascal based high-end mobile graphics card based on a cut down GP104 (like the GTX 1080) and GDDR5 graphics memory. Successor to the GTX 980M with a 10 Watts higher TDP. Similar to the desktop GTX 1070 performance wise, but with more shaders and lower clock speeds.NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Max-Q: High-End laptop graphics card based on the TU104 chip with 2,944 shaders and 8 GB GDDR6 VRAM. Runs at reduced clock speeds compared to a laptop RTX 2080 to achieve a much lower power consumption.NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q: High-End laptop graphics card based on the TU106 chip with 2,304 shaders and 8 GB GDDR6 VRAM. Offers reduced clock speeds to achieve a much lower power consumption.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.» 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.  

8750H: On Coffee Lake architecture based processor for big and heavy laptops. Integrates six processor cores clocked at 2.2 - 4.1 GHz (4 GHz with 4 cores, 3.9 GHz with 6 cores) that support HyperThreading. Manufactured in an improved 14nm process (14nm++). 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 i9:

9880H: On Coffee Lake architecture based processor for big and heavy laptops. Integrates six processor cores clocked at 2.9- 4.8 GHz (4.3 GHz with 6 cores) that support HyperThreading. Manufactured in an improved 14nm process (14nm++). Offers an unlocked multiplier that allows overclocking of the CPU.
» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.

1.8 kg:

This weight is typical for very big tablets, subnotebooks, ultrabooks and convertibles with a 11-13 inch display-diagonal.

1.971 kg:


85.04%: This is a good rating above average. Nevertheless you should not forget, that 10-15% of all notebook-models get a better rating.» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

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Devices with Same Screen Size and/or Weight

MSI GE65 Raider-052
GeForce RTX 2060 (Laptop), Core i7 9750H, 15.6", 2.27 kg
MSI GS75 Stealth-479
GeForce RTX 2080 (Laptop), Core i9 9880H, 17.3", 2.25 kg
MSI GE65 Raider 9SF-006
GeForce RTX 2070 (Laptop), Core i7 9750H, 15.6", 2.27 kg
MSI GL65 9SD-043IT
GeForce GTX 1660 Ti (Laptop), Core i5 9300H, 15.6", 3 kg
MSI GP63 Leopard 8RD-694XES
GeForce GTX 1050 Ti (Laptop), Core i7 8750H, 15.6", 2.2 kg
MSI GL63 8SD-269ES
GeForce GTX 1660 Ti (Laptop), Core i7 8750H, 15.6", 2.2 kg
MSI GF75 Thin 9SC-061XES
GeForce GTX 1650 (Laptop), Core i7 9750H, 17.3", 2.2 kg
MSI GL65 9SEK-210XES
GeForce RTX 2060 (Laptop), Core i7 9750H, 15.6", 2.3 kg
MSI GE75 Raider 8SF-032ES
GeForce RTX 2070 (Laptop), Core i7 8750H, 17.3", 2.65 kg
MSI Prestige 15 A10SC-011
GeForce GTX 1650 Max-Q, Comet Lake i7-10710U, 15.6", 1.6 kg
MSI GT75 Titan 8SG-051
GeForce RTX 2080 (Laptop), Core i9 8950HK, 17.3", 4.6 kg
MSI Alpha 15 A3DDK
Radeon RX 5500M, Ryzen 7 3750H, 15.6", 2.3 kg
MSI GF63 9SC-662
GeForce GTX 1650 Max-Q, Core i5 9300H, 15.6", 1.86 kg
Current Prices
MSI GS65 Stealth-666
MSI GS65 Stealth-666
MSI GS65 Stealth-666
MSI GS65 Stealth-666
MSI GS65 Stealth-666
MSI GS65 Stealth-666
MSI GS65 Stealth-666
MSI GS65 Stealth 8SE-037ES
MSI GS65 8SF-057
MSI GS65 8SE-060
MSI GS65 8SE-060
MSI GS65 8SE-060
MSI GS65 8SE-060
MSI GS65 8SE-060
MSI GS65 8SE-060
MSI GS65 8SE-060
MSI GS65 8SG-005
MSI GS65 8SG-005
MSI GS65 8SG-005
MSI GS65 8SG-005
MSI GS65 8SG-005
MSI GS65 8SG-005
MSI GS65 8SG-005
MSI GS65 Stealth 8SF-051FR
MSI GS65 8SG-055
MSI GS65 8RF-233NL
MSI GS65 Stealth Thin 8RF-086TR
MSI GS65 Stealth Thin 8RF-038NL
MSI GS65 Stealth Thin 8RE-016NE
MSI GS65 8RF-040NL
MSI GS65 8RE-079 Stealth Thin
MSI GS65 8RE-079 Stealth Thin
MSI GS65 8RE-079 Stealth Thin
MSI GS65 8RE-079 Stealth Thin
MSI GS65 8RE-079 Stealth Thin
MSI GS65 8RE-079 Stealth Thin
MSI GS65 8RE-079 Stealth Thin
MSI GS65 8RF-078 Stealth Thin
MSI GS65 8RF-078 Stealth Thin
MSI GS65 8RF-078 Stealth Thin
MSI GS65 8RF-078 Stealth Thin
MSI GS65 8RF-078 Stealth Thin
MSI GS65 8RF-078 Stealth Thin
MSI GS65 8RF-078 Stealth Thin
MSI GS65 9SF-445
MSI GS65 9SF-445
MSI GS65 9SF-445
MSI GS65 9SF-445
MSI GS65 9SF-445
MSI GS65 9SF-445
MSI GS65 9SF-445
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Stefan Hinum, 2018-04-13 (Update: 2018-04-13)