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MSI GT83VR-6RF-64SR451

Specifications

MSI GT83VR-6RF-64SR451
MSI GT83VR-6RF-64SR451 (GT83 Series)
Processor
Intel Core i7-6920HQ 4 x 2.9 - 3.8 GHz (Intel Core i7)
Memory
65536 MB 
, DDR4
Display
18.40 inch 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixel 120 PPI, IPS, glossy: no
Mainboard
Intel CM236 (Skylake PCH-H)
Storage
1TB HDD + 512GB SSD
Connections
5 USB 3.0 / 3.1 Gen1, 1 USB 3.1 Gen2, 1 Thunderbolt, 1 HDMI, 2 DisplayPort, 1 Kensington Lock, Audio Connections: 3.5mm, Card Reader: SD (XC/HC) Card Reader
Networking
10/100/1000 LAN Card (10/100/1000/2500/5000MBit/s), 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (a/b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4/ac = Wi-Fi 5), Bluetooth 4.1
Optical drive
Blu-Ray BD-ROM / DVD+-RW
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 69 x 458 x 339 ( = 2.72 x 18.03 x 13.35 in)
Battery
75 Wh, 5225 mAh Lithium-Ion, 8 cells
Operating System
Microsoft Windows 10 Pro 64 Bit
Camera
Webcam: FHD type ([email protected])
Primary Camera: 2 MPix
Additional features
Speakers: 4x3W speakers + 1 SubWoofer 3W, Keyboard: Mechanical Keyboard with Switch by Cherry MX Brown, Keyboard Light: yes
Weight
4.5 kg ( = 158.73 oz / 9.92 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)
Price
5500 Euro

 

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Average Score: 87.5% - good
Average of 2 scores (from 4 reviews)

Reviews for the MSI GT83VR-6RF-64SR451

85% MSI GT83VR 6RF Titan SLI GTX 1080 Laptop Review
Source: Kitguru English
The latest MSI Titan SLI is deeply impressive. However, it is clear the dual GTX 1080 GPUs have pushed the air cooling system to its limits. While the coolers have little trouble keeping the hardware below 90 degrees they can only do this by spinning the turbines at quite a rate and the consequence is noise. Lots of noise. As a portable solution, the Titan makes better sense than Asus GX800VH. But even so, it is big and heavy and you need to lug two large power bricks wherever you go.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/10/2016
Rating: Total score: 85%
90% MSI GT83VR Titan SLI Review
Source: Laptop Mag English
The MSI GT83VR Titan SLI delivers awesome speed and power with an excellent mechanical keyboard and upgradeable chassis that stand alone in the category.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 09/23/2016
Rating: Total score: 90%
MSI GT83VR 6RF Titan SLI
Source: Hexus English
Nvidia has reinvigorated the high-end laptop scene with the launch of its GeForce GTX 1080, GTX 1070 and GTX 1060 mobile GPUs. Offering practically the full might of their add-in-card counterparts, the new GeForce range blurs the line between desktop and mobile gaming.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 09/09/2016

Foreign Reviews

MSI zeigt Gaming-Notebook mit zwei Grafikkarten
Source: WinFuture German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 06/03/2016

Comment

Model: The latest GT83VR is built to capture the heart of gamers. Codenamed the “Titan”, it is powered by the latest GeForce GTX 10 series graphics. The GT83VR casts an imposing figure at first sight in particular with its prominent air vents at the back of the machine. The monstrous-racing design shouts 'Gaming' the moment it is turned on. Its dimensions measure 458 x 339 x 42~69 mm and it weighs a hefty 5.5 kg (with battery). Its chunkiness reigns over the likes of Acer’s Predator Series or even its rival sibling, the GT72VR. The keyboard which is illuminated with red backlight emits a menacing red glow under dim conditions. The silver lining printed keys are capable of being subject to long-term wear and tear. It boasts a whooping 18.4-inch FHD IPS display, which delivers true-to-life viewing experience. With the True Color technology and the True Color profile, colors are displayed in higher accuracy.

Sound quality is equally superb as it is enhanced with Sound by Dynaudio 4 + 1 Speaker System, which offers high definition sound technology. Similar to the GT72VR, the Titan is built VR Technology-ready. With the one-click VR solution, gamers can immerse themselves in a mind-blowing virtual reality, gaming experience. Powered by the latest 6th generation Intel Core i7 processors, the capacity of the GT83VR to play demanding games is top-notch. It supports up to 64 GB DDR4 RAM and comes with a 1 TB HDD and a 512 GB SSD. The Killer DoubleShot Pro technology, a software enhancement in all MSI gaming laptops, kills out unnecessary performance lags. Again MSI outperforms its rivals in the temperature control technology on the Titan. Users may also opt for easy overclocking with the MSI SHIFT Technology. The exclusive SHIFT Technology pushes the system clock speeds to the extreme while minimizing noise and temperature. The ability to keep the machine exceptionally cool is boosted by triple fans with 15 heat pipes.

The Titan is also packed with connectivity options, which include six USB 3.0 /3.1 gen. 1 ports, a USB 3.1 gen. 2 port, an HDMI port, two DisplayPorts, a Kensington Lock, and a card reader. Networking is enabled both by WiFi and Bluetooth. It comes pre-installed with Windows 10 Home. In a clash of the titans, the GT83VR certainly emerges fast and powerful albeit with a steep price tag. Its dimensions and weight certainly are not suitable for portability, but if for some reason a 18.4" screen laptop is needed, there aren't many laptops that can beat the MSI GT83VR-6RF-64SR451. It is certainly a beastly gaming machine.

Hands-on article by Jagadisa Rajarathnam

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 SLI (Laptop): Two high-end GTX 1080 graphics card combined in an SLI combination. The gaming performance depends on the SLI profile support for the used game and can range from nothing to nearly 90% gains compared to a single GTX 1080.

These graphics cards are able to play the latest and most demanding games in high resolutions and full detail settings with enabled Anti-Aliasing.

» 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.  


6920HQ: Skylake-based quad-core processor for notebooks. Offers an integrated HD Graphics 530 GPU and is manufactured in 14 nm.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


18.40":

This is a very large display size for laptops on a desk without mobile use.

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


4.5 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).


87.5%: 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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Stefan Hinum, 2016-09-14 (Update: 2016-09-14)