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MSI Pulse GL66 11UGKV-231CA

Specifications

MSI Pulse GL66 11UGKV-231CA
MSI Pulse GL66 11UGKV-231CA (Pulse GL66 Series)
Processor
Intel Core i7-11800H 8 x 2.3 - 4.6 GHz, Tiger Lake H45
Graphics adapter
Memory
16384 MB 
, DDR4-3200
Display
15.60 inch 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixel 141 PPI, glossy: no, 144 Hz
Storage
512GB SSD
Connections
1 USB 2.0, 2 USB 3.0 / 3.1 Gen1, 1 HDMI, Audio Connections: 3.5mm
Networking
10/100/1000 LAN Card (10/100/1000MBit/s), 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax (a/b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4/ac = Wi-Fi 5/ax = Wi-Fi 6), Bluetooth 5
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 24.2 x 398 x 273 ( = 0.95 x 15.67 x 10.75 in)
Operating System
Microsoft Windows 10 Home 64 Bit
Camera
Webcam: Yes
Additional features
Speakers: Stereo, Keyboard: Chiclet, Keyboard Light: yes
Weight
2.3 kg ( = 81.13 oz / 5.07 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)

 

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

Reviews for the MSI Pulse GL66 11UGKV-231CA

82% MSI Pulse GL66 11UGKV-231CA Review
Source: PC Verge English
The MSI GL66 Pulse churns out butter-smooth 1080p gaming frame rates and looks as elegant as any gaming high-end gaming laptop should. Other positives are abundant, like a high-refresh screen, capable productivity performance and is priced well below similarly configured competitors, like the Acer Predator Helios 300 and the Blade 15 Base. That said, there are some drawbacks, especially its mostly plastic build, single-zone keyboard lighting, and general lack of special features at odds with its asking price. A small discount would take the sting out of those complaints, but you’d still have to deal with the Pulse’s scanty battery life. Overall, the MSI ‎Pulse GL66 11UGKV-231CA hits the mark in too many areas that make it easier for us to recommend it. Similarly, you can find many better midrange 15.6-inch gaming rigs to choose from, notably the latest refresh of the Acer Predator Helios 300 and (and for a few more money) the Lenovo Legion 5 Pro and Alienware m15 Ryzen Edition R5.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 04/05/2022
Rating: Total score: 82%

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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.


i7-11800H: Tiger Lake (H45 series) based high end octa-core SoC for gaming laptops and workstations. The eight CPU cores run at 2.3 GHz to 4.6 GHz. The integrated UHD Graphics GPU offers 32 EUs at up to 1.45 GHz. The chip is manufactured on the second-gen 10 nm Intel SuperFin process.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


15.60":

15-16 inch is a standard display size for laptops and offers the biggest variety of products.

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


2.3 kg:

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


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).


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.


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Stefan Hinum, 2022-06-12 (Update: 2022-06-12)