MSI launches in France a new multi-purpose, performance-oriented, gaming-oriented laptop that runs on Windows 10 and is currently on sale for 1429 euros , the MSI GP72MVR 7RFX-683FR. It includes a dedicated high-end NVIDIA Pascal GTX graphics card combined with Optimus technology, a hybrid storage solution combining dedicated SSD and a large capacity fast hard drive, a Kaby Lake i7 Quad Core processor, a 17-inch anti-glare 120HzFull HD display. , a USB 3.1 Type-C connection or a backlit chiclet keyboard.
It sports a relatively sober design for a gamer model with its black finish and red tips
Several technologies are on the menu, such as Nahimic, which improves sound reproduction, Cooler Boost, which optimizes cooling by automatically adjusting the speed of fans, and Matrix Display, which allows display on up to two external screens.
The SHIFT function (Fn F7) is also present, ensuring the possibility to switch between the Sport, Comfort and Eco modes.
MSI GP72MVR 7RFX-683 Specs
|Slab||17.3 ” Full HD LED 120Hz (1920×1080, anti-glare / matte)|
|Processor||Intel Core i7-7700HQ Kaby Lake (2.8 GHz, 4 cores)|
|RAM installed (max)||8 GB (1 x 8 GB) DDR4 2133 MHz (32 GB), 2 slots (1 free)|
|Storage space||SSD M.2 128 GB 1 TB at 7200 rpm|
|Graphic card||NVIDIA Pascal GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB dedicated DDR5, Intel HD 630 integrated into the processor and Optimus|
|Optical reader||DVD engraver|
|Audio system||4 speakers of 2W|
|webcam||Yes, HD 720p (1280×720) with microphone|
|Network||Wi-Fi ac Gigabit Ethernet (BigFoot Gamer Killer E2200)|
|Bluetooth||Yes, Bluetooth 4.2|
|Card reader||SD / MMC / xD|
|Video output (s)||HDMI 1.4 (4K2K support), mini DisplayPort|
|Entries exits)||Headphones, Micro (gold plated)|
|USB||2 USB 3.0 1 USB 2.0 1 USB 3.1 Type-C (Gen1)|
|Operating system||Windows 10|
|Drums||Li-ion 6 cells 4400mAh|
|Dimensions (mm)||419.9 x 287.8 x 29.5-33.5|
|Weight||2.7 Kg (with battery)|
|Other||Backlit Gamer SteelSeries chiclet keyboard with white keypad, multi-touch touchpad|
The MSI GP72MVR 7RFX-683 Leopard Pro targets those who wish to acquire a versatile performant large format notebook at ease in games.
It is indeed possible to play the latest titles and greedy in graphics resources with the dedicated map GeForce GTX 1060 high-end version 6 GB embedded.
In practice, the GeForce GTX 1060 is put to use by NVIDIA Optimus technology when it comes to performing graphic processing considered too heavy for the Intel HD 630 integrated processor.
Despite its modest performance, the Intel HD 630 is maximized by Optimus because it is energy efficient which promotes autonomy. As needed, Optimus switches automatically and in real time between the Intel HD 630 and the GeForce GTX 1060, both of which can of course view photos and videos.
The 16 / 9th format of the screen lends itself well to this use as well as the Full HD definition suitable for High Definition content. Anti-reflective coating, the screen also offers better visibility in bright environment than a glossy slab while being more restful for the eyes for a long time. In addition, the screen is distinguished by its refreshing rate of 120Hz 2 times above the average to improve the fluidity in games.
Dedicated SSD storage very fast also enhances responsiveness in games and more generally in everyday life. With its 128 GB, it can accommodate major games in addition to software. The rest will be able to take place on the hard drive with a large capacity of 1000 GB accompanying the SSD and being fast with its speed of 7200 rpm against 5400 rev / min usually.
Equipped with 8 GB of RAM and a Kaby Lake i7-7700HQ Quad Core processor, this notebook also delivers solid overall performance to satisfy a maximum of users.
It guarantees a daily operation far more responsive and fluid than a PC without a SSD with 4 GB DDR3 / 4 and a Dual Core processor, the difference is particularly sensitive under the demanding work in RAM and CPU resources exploiting the multicore architecture (eg video editing, rendering 3, photo editing).
Connectivity side, this computer is also well equipped. This includes Bluetooth 4.2 and Wi-Fi ac modules to communicate and connect wirelessly remotely, convenient VGA and HDMI video outputs to easily connect this PC to a TV for example, audio and Ethernet ports, a USB 3.1 Type-C not to mention 3 USB all compatible with both USB 2.0 and USB 3.0, USB 3.0 providing transfers up to 10 times faster than USB 2.0 if you connect USB 3.0 devices.
Finally, the backlight system chiclet keyboard is convenient to discern its keys in the dark.