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MSI PS42 8RC-072ES

Specifications

MSI PS42 8RC-072ES
MSI PS42 8RC-072ES (PS42 Series)
Memory
16384 MB 
Display
14 inch 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixel 157 PPI
Storage
,  GB 
, 512 GB SSD
Connections
3 USB 3.0 / 3.1 Gen1, 1 HDMI, Card Reader: undefined
Networking
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (a/b/g/n/ac), Bluetooth 4.1
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 16 x 322 x 222 ( = 0.63 x 12.68 x 8.74 in)
Operating System
Microsoft Windows 10 Home 64 Bit
Additional features
Keyboard Light: yes
Weight
1.2 kg ( = 42.33 oz / 2.65 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)

 

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Reviews for the MSI PS42 8RC-072ES

MSI PS42 8RC-072ES. Ultrabook 14,0" con nVidia GTX 1050 Max-Q y 16 GB RAM (1199 €)
Source: Ofertaman Spanish ES→EN
Positive: Compact size; powerful hardware; good price; high mobility; nice gaming performance.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 11/08/2018

Comment

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Max-Q: Efficient mid-range graphics card for thin and light laptops based on the same GP107 chip as the normal GTX 1050 for laptops but at slower clock speeds. Offers a approx. 10 - 15% lower performance than the laptop GTX 1050 but at a 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.  
8550U: Kaby-Lake-Refresh based low power quad-core processor. The four cores are clocked between 1.8 and 4 GHz (Turbo Boost) and support HyperThreading. The integrated GPU is clocked between 300 and 1,150 MHz. The SoC is manufactured in a 14nm+ FinFET process.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.
14":

Above all, this display size is used for subnotebooks, ultrabooks and convertibles. For all three types, this size is quite large. The biggest variety of subnotebooks is represented with this size.

Large display-sizes allow higher resolutions. So, details like letters are bigger. On the other hand, the power consumption is lower with small screen diagonals and the devices are smaller, more lightweight and cheaper.

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

This weight is typical for big tablets, small subnotebooks, ultrabooks and convertibles with a 10-11 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).


» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

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HP EliteBook 1050 G1-4QY20EA
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Devices with Same Screen Size and/or Weight

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GeForce GTX 1050 (Laptop), Core i7 8550U, 14", 0.0012 kg
MSI PS42 8RB-060
GeForce MX150, Core i5 8250U, 14", 1.2 kg
MSI P65 8RF-451 - Creator
GeForce GTX 1070 Max-Q, Core i7 8750H, 15.6", 1.899 kg
MSI PL62 7RC-268XES
GeForce MX150, Core i5 7300HQ, 15.6", 2.2 kg
MSI PS42 8RB-021ES
GeForce MX150, Core i7 8550U, 14", 1.2 kg
MSI Prestige PS42 8RB-073
GeForce MX150, Core i7 8550U, 14.1", 1.19 kg

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MSI GV62 8RD-011XES
GeForce GTX 1050 Ti (Laptop), Core i7 8750H, 15.6", 2.2 kg
MSI GS75 8SG-064ES
GeForce RTX 2080 (Laptop), Core i7 8750H, 17.3", 2.25 kg
MSI GL63 8SE-026XES
GeForce RTX 2060 (Laptop), Core i7 8750H, 15.6", 2.3 kg
MSI GL63 8RC-644XES
GeForce GTX 1050 (Laptop), Core i7 8750H, 15.6", 2.2 kg
MSI GT75 8SG-035
GeForce RTX 2080 (Laptop), Core i9 8950HK, 17.3", 4.56 kg
MSI PS63 Modern-091
GeForce GTX 1050 Ti (Laptop), Core i7 8565U, 15.6", 1.65 kg
MSI P65 Creator 8RF-442
GeForce GTX 1070 (Laptop), Core i7 8750H, 15.6", 1.88 kg
MSI GL63 8SE-071
GeForce RTX 2060 (Laptop), Core i7 8750H, 15.6", 2.3 kg
MSI GS75 8SE-073
GeForce RTX 2060 (Laptop), Core i7 8750H, 17.3", 2.25 kg
MSI Creator P65 8RF-453NE
GeForce GTX 1070 Max-Q, Core i7 8750H, 15.6", 1.9 kg
MSI GS65 8SG-055
GeForce RTX 2080 Max-Q, Core i7 8750H, 15.6", 1.9 kg
MSI GF72 8RD-081XES
GeForce GTX 1050 Ti (Laptop), Core i7 8750H, 17.3", 2.7 kg
MSI GE73 Raider 8RF-029ES
GeForce GTX 1070 (Laptop), Core i7 8750H, 17.3", 2.8 kg
MSI GE75 Raider 8RF-012XES
GeForce GTX 1070 (Laptop), Core i7 8750H, 17.3", 2.6 kg
MSI GS75 8SG Stealth
GeForce RTX 2080 Max-Q, Core i7 8750H, 17.3", 2.278 kg
MSI GT72S-6QF-012BE
GeForce GTX 980M, Core i7 6820HK, 17.3", 3.8 kg
MSI GS65 8RF-233NL
GeForce GTX 1070 Max-Q, Core i7 8750H, 15.6", 1.9 kg
MSI GE63 8RE-021XES
GeForce GTX 1060 (Laptop), Core i7 8750H, 15.6", 2.4 kg
MSI GF72 8RE-062XES
GeForce GTX 1060 (Laptop), Core i7 8750H, 17.3", 2.8 kg
MSI P65 8RE-042CZ
GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q, Core i7 8750H, 15.6", 1.8 kg
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Stefan Hinum, 2018-11-28 (Update: 2018-11-28)