MSI GT73VR 7RF-296
Average of 4 scores (from 5 reviews)
Reviews for the MSI GT73VR 7RF-296
Kaby Lake upgrade. MSI equips its most powerful 17-inch notebook, the GT73VR, with the brand-new CPU generation from Intel. The Core i7-6820HK is replaced by its direct successor, the Core i7-7820HK. Our review update will find out how that changes the performance, emissions, and the power consumption.
Source: Tech2 Archive.org version
The MSI GT73VR 7RF Titan Pro is the best gaming laptop we’ve ever tested bar none. It’s performance is exceptional and it’s really well-built.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 03/15/2017
Rating: Total score: 80% performance: 95% display: 85% mobility: 20% workmanship: 90% ergonomy: 85%
Source: HardwareLuxx DE→EN Archive.org version
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 02/18/2017
Source: Gameswelt DE→EN Archive.org version
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 01/27/2017
Source: Newesc ES→EN Archive.org version
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 03/31/2017
Rating: Total score: 78% performance: 88% display: 93% mobility: 69% workmanship: 93%
Source: Chip Online TR TR→EN Archive.org version
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 03/20/2017
Rating: Total score: 90%
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Mobile: Pascal based laptop graphics card using GDDR5 graphics memory. Should offer a similar performance to the deskto GTX 1080. However, there is also a more power efficient "Max-Q" version that performs worse than the normal GTX1080 and is used in thin and light laptops.
With these GPUs you are able to play modern and demanding games fluently at medium detail settings and HD resolution.
i7-7820HK: Quad-core notebook processor based on the Kaby Lake architecture running at 2.9 - 3.9 GHz. It is the second fastest model of the consumer H-series in the beginning of 2017. The chip also integrates the HD Graphics 630 GPU clocked at 350 - 1100 MHz and is manufactured in a 14 nm process (improved compared to Skylake). Compared to the Core i7-7820HQ, the 7820HK lacks business features like vPro or TXT support.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.
17.30": This display size is a standard format for desktop replacements (DTR). The DTR laptops are heavier to carry, need more power, but texts are easy to read and high resolutions are no problem. DTR are mainly intended for stationary desk use, where weight and energy hunger don't matter. In return, you enjoy the advantages of high resolutions (more details, better legibility).» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.
A laptop in this weight range is a heavyweight that you rarely carry around. This is meant for desktops and the devices tend to score with a large display and high performance and replace desktop devices.
MSI: Micro-Star International (MSI) was founded in 1986 in Taiwan. MSI is especially known as a manufacturer of motherboards and graphics cards for PCs, but also offers computer accessories, complete systems, motherboards, graphics cards, laptops, desktop PCs, monitors and other components. However, the Microstar brand name in Germany belongs to the Medion company. MSI is known for its gaming products and has developed a wide range of gaming laptops and desktop PCs. The company is also active in workstations, servers and industrial automation. MSI has offices in North America, Europe, Asia and Australia.
83.63%: This rating is slightly above average, there are somewhat more devices with worse ratings. However, clear purchase recommendations look different.
» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.