MSI WE62 7RJ-1833US


MSI WE62 7RJ-1833US
MSI WE62 7RJ-1833US (WE62 Series)
Graphics adapter
NVIDIA Quadro M2200 - 4096 MB, Core: 1037 MHz, Memory: 1377 MHz, GDDR5
32768 MB 
, DDR4
15.6 inch 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixel 141 PPI, IPS, glossy: no
Intel HM175
,  GB 
, 512GB SSD
1 USB 2.0, 2 USB 3.0 / 3.1 Gen1, 1 HDMI, 1 DisplayPort, Audio Connections: 3.5mm, Card Reader: SD, NFC, USB 3.1 Type-C
Qualcomm Atheros AR8171/8175 PCI-E Gigabit Ethernet (10/100/1000MBit), Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 3168 (a/b/g/n/ac), Bluetooth 4.2
height x width x depth (in mm): 26.9 x 382.8 x 260 ( = 1.06 x 15.07 x 10.24 in)
51 Wh, 6-cell
Operating System
Microsoft Windows 10 Pro 64 Bit
Webcam: HD
Additional features
Speakers: Dynaudio Tech Speakers x 4 + Woofer x 1, Keyboard: Chiclet, MSI Steel Series, Keyboard Light: yes, 36 Months Warranty
2.4 kg ( = 84.66 oz / 5.29 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)
1800 Euro



Average Score: 50% - poor
Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)

Reviews for the MSI WE62 7RJ-1833US

50% MSI WE62 Review
Source: Computer Shopper English
After fully recharging the laptop, we set up the machine in power-save mode (as opposed to balanced or high-performance mode) and make a few other battery-conserving tweaks in preparation for our unplugged video rundown test. In this test, we loop a video—a locally stored MP4 file containing the full The Lord of the Rings trilogy—with screen brightness set at 50 percent and volume at 100 percent until the system conks out.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 05/11/2017
Rating: Total score: 50%


Model: It’s not every day a mobile workstation is taken seriously, taking a look at MSI’s release of the WE62 7RJ-1833US which is tad of a mouth full. But one digresses, normally a workstation be it portable or your average onsite workstation are meant for rendering complex 3D models or crunching numbers or even just plain 24/7 reliability. The WE62 is equipped with an Intel Core i7-7700HQ, 32 GB of memory, a 512 GB SSD and a Nvidia Quadro M2200 graphics solution. The display features FHD resolution and uses the IPS technology. The key here is its Quadro based GPU, which will be iterated on later. Because MSI is well known for making gaming notebooks it is no surprise that the WE62 would somewhat resemble its gaming cousins with its brushed magnesium-lithium chassis. It carries a rigid and sturdy look and feel with zero flex on the lid. No doubt the WE62 wasn’t designed with elegance in mind with its broad bezels encapsulating its 15.6-inch screen. Flanked on its right side is a DVDRW drive, which some users might find useful especially in 2017, a USB 2.0 port, a SD card slot and the power jack. On its left side, there are the usual myriad of USB 3.0 ports, headphone and microphone jacks, HDMI and a mini DisplayPort, and last but not least a USB C port. It should be noted that the ports of yesteryear are meant to satisfy the most demanding workstation users and not average consumers.

In terms of User inputs, the WE62 features a backlit SteelSeries keyboard, which has a decent key travel distance although, as some had suggested, the keys feel rather plastic instead of mechanical. Nonetheless, it remains firm enough. The touchpad is quite spacious with a reasonable smooth gliding experience. Going over to the audio setup, MSI has equipped the WE62 with 4 Dynaudio speakers and a subwoofer, which provides an adequate listening experience although it isn’t as loud as one would expect considering its quad speaker setup, fortunately audio remains quite accurate with minimal distortions even at max volume. Being powered by a Quadro means the WE62 is meant for professional use, which also translates to some professionals needing color accuracy. That being said, MSI has included their True Color utility app to tweak the color settings in accordance to the user’s requirements. One of the few important metrics for workstation class systems can be seen with Cinebench R15, Handbrake and Photoshop CS6 with Cinebench R15 score coming in at 741, a Handbrake 1080p test at 1 minute and finally the Photoshop CS 6 11 filter test coming in at 2 minutes 51 seconds. All in all, this is slightly better or on par with its competitors. Naturally as this is still a notebook, battery life must be taken into consideration with the MSI WE62 scoring a reasonable 3 hours and 26 minutes especially taking into account the hardware it is packing. In conclusion, the WE62 is generally an all-rounder. Its cheaper i7 was able to compete with the more expensive Xeons.

Hands-on article by Jagadisa Rajarathnam

NVIDIA Quadro M2200: Mid-range workstation graphics card based on the Maxwell architecture (28nm GM206 chip similar to the new revision of the Geforce GTX 965M). 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.  
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.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.

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.
2.4 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).

50%: This average evaluation is exceptionally bad. There exist hardly any laptops, which are rated so negative.
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Stefan Hinum, 2017-06-18 (Update: 2017-06-18)