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MSI P65 Series

MSI P65 Creator 8RE-028NLProcessor: Intel Core i7 8750H
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti (Laptop), NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 (Laptop), NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 (Laptop), NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 Max-Q
Display: 15.6 inch
Weight: 1.8kg, 1.88kg, 1.899kg, 1.9kg
Price: 1900, 2300 euro
Average Score: 85.52% - good
Average of 10 scores (from 17 reviews)
: - %, performance: 92%, features: 88%, display: 90%
mobility: 79%, workmanship: 88%, ergonomy: 77%, emissions: 86%

 

MSI P65 8RF-451 - Creator

Specifications

MSI P65 8RF-451 - CreatorNotebook: MSI P65 8RF-451 - Creator
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: 1.899kg
Price: 2300 euro
Links: MSI homepage
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Average Score: 90% - very good
Average of 1 scores (from 4 reviews)

 

87.2% MSI P65 Creator 8RF (i7-8750H, GTX 1070 Max-Q, 512 GB SSD, 144 Hz) Laptop Review | Notebookcheck
MSI's Prestige series promises desktop-level performance while maintaining maximum mobility at the same time. We have decided to take a closer look at whether MSI managed to keep its promises. At first glance, the device seems to keep its word, and a hexa-core CPU and GTX 1070 are great for much more than just working.
MSI P65 Creator
Source: PC Mag English
In the speedy, stylish P65 Creator, MSI reskins its GS65 Stealth Thin gaming laptop to appeal to 2D and 3D designers and animators—an audience that would appreciate a greater-than-1080p screen and a roomier SSD.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 01/04/2019
MSI GS65 Stealth 8SF: ora con GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q
Source: Leonardo.it Tech Italian IT→EN
Positive: High gaming performance; slim size; great built quality; long battery life.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 04/23/2019
MSI P65 Creator 8RF: pensato per i creativi. La recensione
Source: Leonardo.it Tech Italian IT→EN
Positive: Powerful hardware; high gaming performance.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 04/17/2019
90% Test MSI P65 Creator 8RF : de la puissance à revendre pour les joueurs et les pro
Source: Clubic French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 12/17/2018
Rating: Total score: 90% performance: 90% display: 90% mobility: 70% workmanship: 80%

 

MSI P65 Creator 8RF-445ES

Specifications

MSI P65 Creator 8RF-445ESNotebook: MSI P65 Creator 8RF-445ES
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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Portátil profesional 15,6": MSI P65 Creator 8RF-445ES Limited Edition
Source: Putoinformatico Spanish ES→EN
Positive: Big screen; powerful processor; nice display; good ergonomy. Negative: Relatively high price.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 10/10/2018
MSI P65 Creator: ноутбук с производительностью игровой станции
Source: Hi-Tech Mail RU→EN
Positive: Powerful hardware; compact size; nice gaming performance.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 10/18/2018

 

MSI P65 Creator 8RF-456NL

Specifications

MSI P65 Creator 8RF-456NLNotebook: MSI P65 Creator 8RF-456NL
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: 80% - good
Average of 2 scores (from 3 reviews)

 

60% MSI P65 Creator 8RF-456NL Review
Source: Tweakers Dutch NL→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 06/02/2019
Rating: Total score: 60%
100% MSI P65 Creator 8RF-456NL Review
Source: Tweakers Dutch NL→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 11/01/2018
Rating: Total score: 100%
Review MSI P65 Creator 8RF (White Limited Edition): Mewah untuk Content Creator
Source: Pemmzchannel ID→EN
Positive: Attractive design; powerful hardware; high gaming performance. Negative: Overheats while using; high price.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 11/30/2018

 

MSI P65 8RE-006ES

Specifications

MSI P65 8RE-006ESNotebook: MSI P65 8RE-006ES
Processor: Intel Core i7 8750H
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 (Laptop)
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 1.9kg
Links: MSI homepage
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Average Score: 90% - very good
Average of 2 scores (from 2 reviews)

 

95% ▷[Análisis] MSI Prestige P65 8RE-006ES, un potente portátil para creadores de contenido en rebajas
Source: Mi Mundo Gadget Spanish ES→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 03/05/2019
Rating: Total score: 95% features: 100% mobility: 80% workmanship: 100%
85% MSI P65 Creator, análisis y opinión
Source: Computerhoy Spanish ES→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 12/06/2018
Rating: Total score: 85%

 

MSI P65 8RE-005ES

Specifications

MSI P65 8RE-005ESNotebook: MSI P65 8RE-005ES
Processor: Intel Core i7 8750H
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 (Laptop)
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 1.9kg
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Recensione MSI P65 Creator: il PC da youtuber.
Source: Andrea Galeazzi Italian IT→EN
Positive: High portability; nice performance. Negative: Uncomfortable touchpad.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 12/04/2018

 

MSI P65 8RE-042CZ

Specifications

MSI P65 8RE-042CZNotebook: MSI P65 8RE-042CZ
Processor: Intel Core i7 8750H
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 1.8kg
Links: MSI homepage
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MSI P65 Creator: Když notebook přejde z herního doupěte do kanceláře
Source: Zive CZ→EN
Positive: Powerful hardware; high gaming performance; long battery life; high mobility.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 12/04/2018

 

MSI Creator P65 8RF-453NE

Specifications

MSI Creator P65 8RF-453NENotebook: MSI Creator P65 8RF-453NE
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: 83% - good
Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)

 

83% Gruppetest: MSi Creator P65 8RF-453NE
Source: Lyd og Billede DA→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 02/06/2019
Rating: Total score: 83%

 

MSI P65 Creator 8RF-442

The MSI P65 is targeted for creators and the laptop is actually a rehash of the MSI GS65. Now, MSI usually designs very flashy and attractive gaming laptops and because the P65 is targeted for creators, where users will be in a productive and professional business environment, the laptop is designed to have a more vanilla and plainer look to it. As for the battery life on the device, if users have the device fully charged, they are able to get up to eight hours of runtime on the included battery. The MSI P65 has a white appearance that also carries through to the inside, including the keyboard and there’s no RGB backlighting, which helps keep that professional appearance. In addition, the P65 has a fingerprint reader located on the touchpad. The screen on the laptop is one of the stand out features, a standard 15.6-inch laptop with a very thin bezel. The P65 has an IPS screen, so it has a really great color reproduction and it also has a 144 Hertz refresh rate, which is usually targeted for gamers, but professionals are able to make use of those things too. Aside from this, the device has the standard integrated webcam and microphone. Regarding connectivity options, at the right-hand side of the device, users will find a USB 3, USB type C, one DisplayPort, HDMI output and the DC power input for charging and running off mains, and an exhaust port. As for the left-hand side of the device, there is a Kensington lock port, more exhaust for cooling, RJ45 for local network activity, two more USB 3 ports and two 3.5-mm audio jack; one for the headphone and one for the external microphone. The laptop has an NVIDIA GTX 1070 max Q edition and an Intel i7 8750H CPU. The device has a resolution of 1920 x 1080p at 144 Hertz. If users open up the laptop, they will find two RAM slots and two slots for PCI Express SSD. Hence, users can actually change or upgrade on their own. As for the rest of the system, the laptop has cooling fans, heat pipes, CPU, GPU and a very large battery that of course provides a long battery capacity. All in all, the MSI P65 Creator 8RF-442 is a fairly well laid out laptop. It definitely fits a lot into a small package, the laptop has lots of processing power and any content creators would be very satisfied with the MSI P65. Hands-on article by Jagadisa Rajarathnam The MSI P65 Creator 8RF-442 is a laptop targeted to creators, such as graphic designers, video editor and audio creators. With an Intel Core i7 processor and up to NVIDIA GTX 1070, users will have all the performance they need. It is also paired with a thin bezel screen and a battery life of over 9 hours. The body of the laptop is built from an ultra-light and brushed aluminium chassis. It claims to be ultra-light at 1,88 kg (4.14 lbs) and ultra-thin at 1,75 cm (0.69 inch). The design also includes exclusive Cooler Boost Trinity with triple enhanced Whirlwind Blade fans and 4 heat pipes, which stands out among the competition. It keeps the laptop cool even in intense usage. The laptop features a 15.6-inch anti-glare IPS display with native Full HD resolution (1,920 x 1,080 pixels), 16:9 aspect ratio, 100 % sRGB and 72 % NTSC colour gamut coverage,  144 Hz refresh rate, and 7 ms response time. With MSI’s True Color Technology, users can select different modes that allow them to get the optimal picture for their scene. Besides that, users can expand the vision through multiple displays with HDMI, mini DisplayPort, and Thunderbolt 3, and enjoy up to 4K (3,840 x 2,160 pixel) resolution output for extra productivity and fun. As for performance, it has an 8th generation 2.2 GHz Intel Core i7-8750H six-core processor, which is fast for intense rendering and multitasking. It is paired with 16 GB of 2666 MHz DDR4 RAM, which comes in a 1 x 16 GB configuration and helps to ensure smooth multitasking. As for graphics, it has an Nvidia GTX 1070, which is VR Ready. For storage of files, this P65 Creator is equipped with a 256 GB NMVe PCIe M.2 SSD. There is an additional M.2 slot for additional internal storage. As for input and output, users can transfer massive files faster with speeds up to 40 GB/s. More pixel pushing power with 4K displays can be gained and view can be extended with daisy chain capabilities. Users can also charge a mobile phone, tablet or any capable device faster with the support of up to 5V @ 3A. Users can enjoy true-to-life acoustics with Hi-Res Audio support, while Nahimic 3 enhances music into virtual surround sound over standard audio equipment. The laptop is powered by a 4-cell / 82 Wh lithium-ion polymer battery, which lasts for up to 9 hours before recharging is required. Furthermore, a built-in fingerprint sensor is designed for high privacy protection and business security. As a conclusion, the MSI P65 Creator 8RF-442 is a high performance and slim laptop. It is suitable for power users, especially creative workers. Even though the price point is slightly at the higher side, it is a great looking and good performing laptop to carry around with. Hands-on article by Jagadisa Rajarathnam

Specifications

MSI P65 Creator 8RF-442Notebook: MSI P65 Creator 8RF-442
Processor: Intel Core i7 8750H
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 (Laptop) 8192 MB
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 1.88kg
Price: 1900 euro
Links: MSI homepage
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Average Score: 80% - good
Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)

 

80% MSI P65 Creator 8RF Review
Source: Trusted Reviews English
Despite sporting a name that sounds like a Government tax form, the P65 Creator is a very interesting creative laptop. In most areas it succeeds, boasting dependable performance, a crisp and colourful display and impressive connectivity. I’d tweak a few little features here and there, but overall I’d be happy to pack this MSI machine in my bag every day.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 01/23/2019
Rating: Total score: 80%

 

MSI P65 Creator 8RD-095XES

Specifications

MSI P65 Creator 8RD-095XESNotebook: MSI P65 Creator 8RD-095XES
Processor: Intel Core i7 8750H
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti (Laptop)
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 1.9kg
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Average Score: 95% - very good
Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)

 

95% ▷[Análisis] MSI P65 Creator 8RD-095XES, un ultrabook Core i7 para creadores de contenido en rebajas
Source: Mi Mundo Gadget Spanish ES→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 06/01/2019
Rating: Total score: 95% features: 100% mobility: 90% workmanship: 100%

 

MSI P65 Creator 8RE-028NL

Specifications

MSI P65 Creator 8RE-028NLNotebook: MSI P65 Creator 8RE-028NL
Processor: Intel Core i7 8750H
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 1.8kg
Links: MSI homepage
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Average Score: 80% - good
Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)

 

80% MSI P65 Creator 8RE-028NL Review
Source: Tweakers Dutch NL→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 06/05/2019
Rating: Total score: 80%

 

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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.

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).


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 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. 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 1060 Max-Q: Efficient high end graphics card for thin and light laptops based on the same GP106 chip as the normal GTX 1060 for laptops but at slower clock speeds. Offers a approx. 15% lower performance but much lower power consumption. 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.With these GPUs you are able to play modern and demanding games fluently at medium detail settings and HD resolution.

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti (Laptop): Mainstream graphics card based on Nvidia's Pascal architecture and successor to the GeForce GTX 965M. Is manufactured in a 14nm process at Samsung and the technical specifications are very similar to the desktop version.» 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++).
» 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.

1.9 kg:


85.52%: 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.

Devices with the same GPU and/or Screen Size

Asus Zephyrus M GM501GM-EI005T
GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q, Core i7 8750H, 2.5 kg
Dell G3 15 3579-CN35713
GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q, Core i7 8750H, 2.5 kg

Devices with Same Screen Size and/or Weight

MSI GS65 Stealth-666
GeForce RTX 2080 (Laptop), Core i9 9880H, 15.6", 1.97 kg
MSI GE63 Raider RGB-053
GeForce RTX 2060 (Laptop), Core i7 8750H, 15.6", 2.62 kg
MSI GE75 Raider 049-HID4-US
GeForce RTX 2070 (Laptop), Core i7 8750H, 17.3", 2.64 kg
MSI GE75 Raider 9SG-417
GeForce RTX 2080 (Laptop), Core i7 9750H, 17.3", 2.61 kg
MSI GS65 Stealth 8SE-037ES
GeForce RTX 2060 (Laptop), Core i7 8750H, 15.6", 1.9 kg
MSI GF62 8RE-041NL
GeForce GTX 1060 (Laptop), Core i7 8750H, 15.6", 2.2 kg
MSI GS75 9SE-278 Stealth
GeForce RTX 2060 (Laptop), Core i7 9750H, 17.3", 2.25 kg
MSI GE75 Raider 9SE-402NL
GeForce RTX 2060 (Laptop), Core i7 9750H, 17.3", 2.6 kg
MSI GE65 Raider-9SF, i7-8750H
GeForce RTX 2070 (Laptop), Core i7 8750H, 15.6", 2.27 kg
MSI GS65 8SF-057
GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q, Core i7 8750H, 15.6", 1.9 kg
MSI P65 Creator 8RD-095XES
GeForce GTX 1050 Ti (Laptop), Core i7 8750H, 15.6", 1.9 kg
MSI GL73 8SD-044ES
GeForce GTX 1660 Ti (Laptop), Core i7 8750H, 17.3", 2.9 kg
MSI GF63 8RC-069ES
GeForce GTX 1050 (Laptop), Core i7 8750H, 15.6", 1.9 kg
MSI GS65 8SE-060
GeForce RTX 2060 (Laptop), Core i7 8750H, 15.6", 1.9 kg
MSI GS75 Stealth 9SG
GeForce RTX 2080 Max-Q, Core i7 9750H, 17.3", 2.28 kg
MSI GT76 Titan DT 9SG
GeForce RTX 2080 (Laptop), Core i9 (Desktop) 9900K, 17.3", 4.167 kg
MSI GS75 Stealth 8SF-099FR
GeForce RTX 2070 (Laptop), Core i7 8750H, 17.3", 2.25 kg
MSI GL63 8RD-675ES
GeForce GTX 1050 Ti (Laptop), Core i7 8750H, 15.6", 2.2 kg
MSI GL63 8RD-643XES
GeForce GTX 1050 Ti (Laptop), Core i7 8750H, 15.6", 2.2 kg
MSI GE75 Raider 8SE-035XES
GeForce RTX 2060 (Laptop), Core i7 8750H, 17.3", 2.65 kg
MSI PS63 8SC-003NL
GeForce GTX 1650 Max-Q, Core i7 8565U, 15.6", 1.6 kg
MSI GS75 Stealth 8SF-099EN
GeForce RTX 2070 (Laptop), Core i7 8750H, 17.3", 2.25 kg
MSI GL73 8RD-099XES
GeForce GTX 1050 Ti (Laptop), Core i7 8750H, 17.3", 2.7 kg
MSI GL63 8SD-437ID
GeForce GTX 1660 Ti (Laptop), Core i7 8750H, 15.6", 2.2 kg
MSI GF63 Thin 9SC-047XES
GeForce GTX 1650 (Laptop), Core i7 9750H, 15.6", 1.9 kg
MSI PS63 Modern 8RC-013ES
GeForce GTX 1050 (Laptop), Core i7 8565U, 15.6", 1.6 kg
MSI GS75 Stealth 8SE-066ES
GeForce RTX 2060 (Laptop), Core i7 8750H, 17.3", 2.25 kg
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Stefan Hinum, 2018-11- 6 (Update: 2018-11- 6)