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MSI GS65 Stealth Thin 8RF-038NL

Specifications

MSI GS65 Stealth Thin 8RF-038NL
MSI GS65 Stealth Thin 8RF-038NL (GS65 Series)
Memory
32768 MB 
Display
15.6 inch 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixel 141 PPI, glossy: no
Storage
,  GB 
, 512 GB SSD
Connections
3 USB 3.0 / 3.1 Gen1, 1 Thunderbolt, 1 HDMI, 1 DisplayPort, Card Reader: undefined
Networking
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (a/b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4/ac = Wi-Fi 5), Bluetooth 4.0
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 18 x 357.7 x 247.7 ( = 0.71 x 14.08 x 9.75 in)
Battery
80 Wh
Operating System
Microsoft Windows 10 Home 64 Bit
Additional features
Keyboard Light: yes
Weight
1.9 kg ( = 67.02 oz / 4.19 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)

 

Pricecompare

Average Score: 92.5% - very good
Average of 2 scores (from 3 reviews)

Reviews for the MSI GS65 Stealth Thin 8RF-038NL

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%

Comment

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. 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.  
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++). » Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.
15.6":

15-16 inch is a standard display size for laptops and offers the biggest variety of products.

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

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


92.5%: Indeed, this rating is very goodl There do not exist many notebook models, which are rated better.
» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.
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Stefan Hinum, 2018-09-23 (Update: 2018-09-23)