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MSI PL62 Series

MSI PL62 7RC-268XESProcessor: Intel Core i5 7300HQ, Intel Core i7 7700HQ
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce MX150
Display: 15.6 inch
Weight: 2.2kg
Price: 1000 euro
Average Score: 82% - good
Average of 1 scores (from 5 reviews)
: - %, performance: - %, features: 80%, display: - %
mobility: 60%, workmanship: 90%, ergonomy: - %, emissions: - %

 

MSI PL62 7RC-001

Specifications

MSI PL62 7RC-001Notebook: MSI PL62 7RC-001
Processor: Intel Core i7 7700HQ
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce MX150 2048 MB
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 2.2kg
Price: 1000 euro
Links: MSI homepage
 MSI notebook section

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还不快上舰?搭载MX150的银色战舰已经整装待发
Source: PC Online.com.cn zh-CN→EN
Positive: Solid workmanship; impressive design; good cooling system; powerful hardware; high gaming performance.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 07/08/2017

 

MSI PL62 7RC-051XES

Whether you are a casual gamer or a user simply looking for notebook with reasonable specification without breaking the bank, MSI may have you covered with their P series line up and more specifically the PL62 7RC-051XES, which sports an Intel Core i7-7700HQ processor, 8 GB of RAM, 1 TB of storage, and last but not least the new Nvidia Geforce MX150, which was designed as the Geforce 940MX replacement. On the exterior the MSI PL62 7RC-051XES has a brushed finish which sadly is not aluminium but a mix of plastics and metal. The overall chassis flex is minimal and so is keyboard flex unless you press really hard. In terms of IO the MSI PL62 7RC-051XES is moderately equipped with 1 USB 2.0, 3 USB 3.0/3.1 Gen 1 ports with no thunderbolt support unfortunately or even Type C for that matter, 1 HDMI port, and 1 Displayport. One surprising thing of this notebook is that most of its spec are a little low although it is a mid-range model. However, userscan actually add another RAM module or even an NVMe based M.2 storage should they wish to upgrade later. The included Geforce MX150 may not be a GTX 1050 or even its bigger brethren, but it is actually quite decent considering that it is almost equivalent or better than the previous generation Geforce 950M. Thanks to lower power consumption than its predecessor, the MSI PL62 7RC-051XES might be an ideal ultra-portable or even multimedia device. Overall the GPU was able to run current titles smoothly on medium settings, which should satisfy undemanding gamers. The MSI PL62 7RC-051XES comes with a FHD IPS panel, which has good viewing angles but somewhat lacks brightness. However, for an IPS based panel it is still reasonably bright when used under optimal conditions. With its high contrast and deep blacks there really is not much to complain about. One thing media content creators should be aware of is that this panel scores about 94 % of the NTSC color pace, which is good. The SteelSeries keyboard means comfortable typing. The touchpad is somewhat rough, but it does not take away from the finger gliding over it. Moreover, it is not one of those integrated touchpads and clickpads; bonus points for having dedicated buttons. The MSI PL62 7RC-051XES features four 2-Watt speakers optimized by Nahimic, which offer a high level of volume although bass is practically non-existent. While the included GPU is not as power hungry as its larger brethren, the MSI PL62 7RC-051XES has an abysmal battery life of 3 hours even during light usage. Due to its battery life it seems like users may have to contend with it. Hands-on article by Jagadisa Rajarathnam

Specifications

MSI PL62 7RC-051XESNotebook: MSI PL62 7RC-051XES
Processor: Intel Core i7 7700HQ
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce MX150
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 2.2kg
Links: MSI homepage
 MSI notebook section

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MSI PL62 7RC-051XES. Portátil potente diseño convencional (799 €)
Source: Ofertaman Spanish ES→EN
Positive: Good price; impressive design; good hardware; nice gaming performance.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 10/15/2017
Portátil avanzado: MSI PL62 7RC-051XES
Source: Putoinformatico Spanish ES→EN
Positive: Decent hardware; large screen; excellent display; good connectivity. Negative: Short battery life.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 08/18/2017

 

MSI PL62 7RC-267XES

Specifications

MSI PL62 7RC-267XESNotebook: MSI PL62 7RC-267XES
Processor: Intel Core i5 7300HQ
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce MX150
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 2.2kg
Links: MSI homepage
 MSI notebook section

Pricecompare

 

MSI PL62 7RC-267XES. Portátil 15,6" FullHD equilibrado (699 €)
Source: Ofertaman Spanish ES→EN
Positive: Large screen; nice display; good price; decent hardware. Negative: Low gaming performance.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 03/23/2018

 

MSI PL62 7RC-268XES

Specifications

MSI PL62 7RC-268XESNotebook: MSI PL62 7RC-268XES
Processor: Intel Core i5 7300HQ
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce MX150
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 2.2kg
Links: MSI homepage
 MSI notebook section

Pricecompare

Average Score: 82% - good
Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)

 

82% ▷[Análisis] MSI PL62 7RC-268XES, Opiniones y Review de un portátil gaming a precio ajustado
Source: Mi Mundo Gadget Spanish ES→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 09/02/2018
Rating: Total score: 82% features: 80% mobility: 60% workmanship: 90%

 

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 MX150: Pascal GP108 based laptop graphics card and mobile version of the desktop GeForce GT 1030. Offers 384 shader cores and usually 2 GB GDDR5 with a 64 Bit memory bus. Manufactured in 14nm.» 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.  

7700HQ: Quad-core notebook processor based on the Kaby Lake architecture. Besides four CPU cores (including Hyper Threading), the chips also integrates the HD Graphics 630 GPU and is manufactured in an improved 14 nm process.Intel Core i5:

7300HQ: Quad-core notebook processor based on the Kaby Lake architecture running at 2.5 - 3.5 GHz without Hyper Threading (which is supported by the faster i7 CPUs). The chip also integrates the HD Graphics 630 GPU clocked at 350 - 1000 MHz and is manufactured in a 14 nm process (improved compared to Skylake).
» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.

2.2 kg:

Usually subnotebooks, ultrabooks and quite lightweight laptops with 12-16 inch display-diagonal weigh as much.

2.2 kg:


82%: This rating should be considered to be average. This is because the proportion of notebooks which have a higher rating is approximately equal to the proportion which have a lower rating.» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

Devices from a different Manufacturer and/or with a different CPU

Acer Aspire 5 A515-52G-71LD
GeForce MX150, Core i7 8565U
Dell Inspiron 15 7580-4CDV1
GeForce MX150, Core i7 8565U
Dell Inspiron 15 7572
GeForce MX150, Core i7 8550U
HP Pavilion 15-cs0960nd
GeForce MX150, Core i5 8250U
Dell Inspiron 15 7000 2-in-1 Black Edition
GeForce MX150, Core i7 8565U
Huawei MateBook D 2018 53010BRU
GeForce MX150, Core i5 8250U
Medion Akoya P6685-MD60989
GeForce MX150, Core i5 8250U
Medion Akoya P6687-MD61005
GeForce MX150, Core i5 8250U
Dell Inspiron 15 5580
GeForce MX150, Core i5 8265U
Asus VivoBook S15 S530UN-BQ353T
GeForce MX150, Core i7 8550U
Acer Aspire 5 A515-52G-53PU
GeForce MX150, Core i5 8265U
Lenovo IdeaPad 330-15IKBR 81DE00WJMH
GeForce MX150, Core i5 8250U
Medion Akoya P6687-MD6100
GeForce MX150, Core i7 8550U
Lenovo Ideapad 520-15IKBR-81BF0074SP
GeForce MX150, Core i5 8250U
HP Pavilion 15-CS0007NS
GeForce MX150, Core i7 8550U
Lenovo Ideapad 320-15IKBRN-81BG00MNSP
GeForce MX150, Core i5 8250U
Acer Swift 3 SF314-52-74JS
GeForce MX150, Core i7 8550U
Acer Swift 3 SF315-52G-8376
GeForce MX150, Core i7 8550U
Acer Aspire A615-51G-59EA
GeForce MX150, Core i5 8250U
Lenovo Ideapad 530S-15IKB
GeForce MX150, Core i7 8550U
Acer Aspire 5 A515-51G-83LX
GeForce MX150, Core i7 8550U
Lenovo IdeaPad 520-15IKB-81BF00CXHV
GeForce MX150, Core i5 8250U
Huawei Matebook D 2018
GeForce MX150, Core i7 8550U
Lenovo Ideapad 320-15IKBR-80XL03MDSP
GeForce MX150, Core i7 8550U

Devices with the same GPU and/or Screen Size

Asus VivoBook S15 S510UN-BQ121T
GeForce MX150, Core i7 8550U, 1.5 kg
Asus VivoBook S K510UN-BQ297T
GeForce MX150, Core i5 8250U, 1.7 kg
Acer Aspire Nitro 5 AN515-31-561Q
GeForce MX150, Core i5 8250U, 2.7 kg
Asus VivoBook S15 S510UN-BQ256T
GeForce MX150, Core i5 8250U, 1.7 kg

Devices with the same GPU

Honor MagicBook VLT-W60A
GeForce MX150, Core i7 8550U, 14", 1.5 kg
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Stefan Hinum, 2017-07-18 (Update: 2017-07-18)